Ridgeway’s “The Green” is scheduled for updates

If you are from Ridgeway or have spent time in Ridgeway you know about the area in the middle of the village known as “The Green.” Now “The Green” is scheduled for a new look

Iowa-Grant board approves new head lice policy

The Iowa-Grant School Board spent half their meeting Monday deciding on how to handle head lice if it appears in the district. The board ended discussion when they took action to adopt the Neola recommended policy revisions which updates their current policy.

Two men found dead under suspicious circumstances

The Iowa County Sheriff’s Office and Dodgeville Police Department are working two death investigations following separate incidents Saturday in the Dodgeville area and are awaiting toxicology results.

Plea deal reached in Wyoming Valley shooting

The 34 year old man who said he accidentality shot a woman at his residence earlier this year entered into a plea agreement Monday.

Air quality alerts continue

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources recommends that Wisconsinites limit their outdoor time due to Canadian wildfire smoke, Debbie Siegenthaler, Iowa County Health Department director/health officer, said June 15. The wildfires could worsen the week of June 19 and send additional smoke into the U.S.

Dodgeville school board moves to committee of the whole starting in August

A final discussion by the Dodgeville school board took place Monday on the “committee of the whole” concept moving forward. The first Wednesday after the first Monday of the month with a 5:15 start time was proposed with the idea that any committee could be separated if a special meeting …

Waiting for the budget, Highland board hears report

School districts across the state are waiting to see how the state budget treats them and Highland is no different. The Highland district was set to develop a pay program for substitute pay but they tabled the measure until the state budget is finalized.

Iowa-Grant will look for new boys basketball coach

Iowa-Grant boys basketball will need a new coach next season when the board accepted a resignation request from Nolan Krentz to be relieved of his duties. Besides the request from Krentz the board also approved resignations from fifth grade teacher Jessica Sigg and Special Ed Aide Gayle Thompson. Maintenance Report

Wind tower opponents set meeting for June 26

An event entitled “an open discussion and an opportunity to ask questions” is scheduled at the Belmont Convention Center June 26 at 7 pm A brochure announcing the event carries bug red letters asking to “Stop Land Grabs.” The event is sponsored by Farmland First and is hosted by Marti …

Three hunters receive WDNR Ethical Hunter Awards

Three deer hunters were selected for the 2022 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Ethical Hunter award, an annual award first …