Sunday, July 27, 2014
After serving as a volunteer firefighter in Brooklyn since 2009, Tom Bowers took over as the village’s fire chief in January this year. Bowers had been a lieutenant and assistant chief with the Brooklyn Fire Department and stepped up to fill a vacancy at the top when former chief Leif Spilde... + continue reading
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Oregon Public Library held a Science Lab on Monday with the theme “Catapults.” Children made catapults out of craft sticks, rubber bands and the bottom of paper cups. They also built forts to launch the puff balls over. The next Science Lab will be held Monday, Aug. 11, at 1 and 2:30 p.... + continue reading
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Stan Gefke sat in awe on a bench outside of his front door Saturday, but it wasn’t because of the destruction the EF1 tornado left in his yard the night of June 29.  He was grateful to witness about a dozen expert volunteers joining together to tackle a cumbersome project with ease. An... + continue reading
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Kids got a chance to get a little messy Friday afternoon at the Oregon Public Library with “Gross Stuff” at the monthly Fuss With Stuff event. The kids played with slime, “blood” and “bird poop,” all made with household ingredients. + continue reading
Thursday, July 17, 2014
“Don’t Be Hatin’ Because I Shoot Like A Girl,” is printed in bold letters on the neon yellow shirt worn by Faith Majors-Culp. The 14-year-old steps to the line in her pink shoes, hair tie and ear protectors, yells “pull” and fires off five rounds with her shotgun... + continue reading
07/25/2014
At the conclusion of an Oregon School Board campaign that was well-advertised and highly contested, candidates poured in the money during the final days, according to recently released campaign... + continue reading

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07/25/2014
A proposal to build a radio tower in the Town of Rutland was shot down again last week by county officials. For the second time in three years, the Dane County Board of Supervisors voted last... + continue reading

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07/27/2014
Sunday’s 6-3 win at Monroe puts the Oregon Home Talent team (7-8) in a tie for sixth place in the Western Section playoff race with Hollandale (7-8). With one game left in the regular season,... + continue reading
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At the conclusion of an Oregon School Board campaign that was well-advertised and highly contested, candidates poured in the money during the final days, according to recently released campaign... + continue reading

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After serving as a volunteer firefighter in Brooklyn since 2009, Tom Bowers took over as the village’s fire chief in January this year. Bowers had been a lieutenant and assistant chief with... + continue reading

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Gov. Scott Walker stopped in Oregon Tuesday morning to tour the All-Color Powder Coating Inc. facility and talk with employees and managers. The stop was part of Walker’s campaign against... + continue reading

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