Car show fills parking lot

By Mary Glindinning Tim Pittz of Mineral Point wanted a GTO ever since the first time he rode in one. On Saturday, the 1970 Pontiac GTO that he “built from the ground up” won Best of Show at the Mineral Point Car Show.

MP School Board discusses possible operating referendum

By Mary Glindinning Mineral Point School Board members discussed a possible operating referendum timeline Monday night. “If and when the board decides it needs to go for an operating referendum,” language of the referendum question, including the amount and term, must be approved 70 days before the election, said Superintendent …

Long time guidance counselor retires, electrical work needs handled at Iowa-Grant School Board meeting

The Iowa-Grant School Board will be searching for a replacement for a long time guidance counselor who submitted her resignation Monday night.

Arena projects hits a snag

There is an issue between MG&E and JI Construction with the gas main, part of the sanitary sewer interceptor project, in Arena. During excavation on the sewer, the gas main fell into the trench, trustees Brittany Carney, Kathy Stoltz, Jim Doerflinger, Kristen Shea and Melissa Bandell and village president Kate …

Reckless homicide case receives updates

JoAnnna M. Ford, Mineral Point, appeared by video Thursday for a status conference in her first degree reckless homicide case involving the death of an infant. The court was informed that expert reports have been exchanged but another motion hearing date may be needed due to the unavailability of one …

Live Music Concert on September 9 in Dodgeville benefits Agrace patients Served by Agrace

If someone you know is aging, seriously ill, dying or grieving, they can turn to Agrace for support. A local, nonprofit, community-supported health care organization, Agrace is well-known for its hospice care and supportive (palliative) care services.

Dodgeville grad to be on TV show Golden Bachelor

Dodgeville High School graduate and daughter of Charles “Chuck” Halverson and the late Shirley Halverson, Renee Halversohn (Wright) will be …

Compensation packages approved for Iowa-Grant district employees

It turns out it really pays to listen. Iowa-Grant Superintendent Mike Shimshak had a plan for a compensation package for district professional staff but he decided he needed more input. So, he held two listening sessions with the district staff and he came up with a better plan.

Dodgeville School District approves retirement, hires

The Dodgeville School District will be replacing its head of food services, the Dodgeville School Board learned Monday.

Iowa County Fair promises 5 days of fun, entertainment

Your 2023 Iowa County Fair is a Labor Day Celebration for the whole family that you will not want to miss. Planning for the fair has been in full swing for the past year and now we approach just a few days until the best five days of Summer.

BaseCamp USA features Christian faith-based programs

A group of people with integrity conducts faith based training at BaseCamp USA outside of Mineral Point and has been hosting a series of workshops to fulfill their mission.

Mineral Point Council gives High Street celebration the go-ahead

The Mineral Point City Council gave permission to the Chamber of Commerce to have a family friendly grand re-opening of the newly constructed High Street.

Search for UTV thief or thieves continues

Ridgeway Marshal Michael Gorham is still interview people concerning the recently stolen UTV and is hoping to close the case soon.

Barneveld School Board raises borrowing limit, approves branding guide

The Barneveld School Board held a regular meeting last Tuesday. During reports, Principal Heather Schmitz reported the district is nearing the end of registration for the 2023-24 school year.

Dodgeville City Council approves contracts

The Common Council for the City of Dodgeville held a regular meeting Tuesday night. In addition to approving minutes from the July 18 meeting, the following claims were also approved: