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:

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 …