Tuesday, October 28, 2014
It may be just a temporary fix, but Oregon School District and Dane County public health officials are pleased at the new look outside Oregon’s two elementary schools.  Last Friday, with the help of Public Health Madison and Dane County, the district unveiled a new solution to the... + continue reading
Sunday, October 26, 2014
David Bloom began working as a professional firefighter 48 years ago. He’s been a half-time chief for the Oregon Area Fire/EMS District for nearly 10 years and plans to retire from the district next May – on the date of his 10th anniversary here. But he’s not going to retire... + continue reading
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Senior Josh Christensen repeated as a Badger South All-Conference boys cross country runner Saturday at Lake Farm Park. Christensen finished fifth overall in 16 minutes, 49 seconds and guided the Panthers to a runner-up finish in the process. “It’s a pretty awesome feeling,”... + continue reading
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Claude and Ellen Marendaz began running The Chocolate Caper in downtown Oregon 30 years ago and now plan to close that chapter of their lives. The couple ended the retail part of the business last year and have been selling only to a corporate customer since then. For the past couple of years,... + continue reading
Friday, October 17, 2014
Decision day on Nov. 4 for a pair of school district referendums, school board members have been busy talking with community members and making their final pitch for the district’s $54.6 million upgrade plan.  Members who spoke with the Observer – all of whom voted in favor of... + continue reading
10/27/2014
Oregon Municipal Court judge Beth Cox has “routinely” been invited to speak at Oregon schools to discuss the importance of voting. So she was surprised when a letter to the Observer last... + continue reading

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10/27/2014
If someone comes to your door over the next month and asks for a urine and blood sample, it might be for a good reason. The Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW) is focusing its study on Dane... + continue reading

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10/27/2014
The Oregon/Bellevelle co-op girls swimming team posted its top finish of the Fort Atkinson Invitational in the very first event Saturday, taking fifth place in the 200-yard medley.  Carolyn... + continue reading
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It may be just a temporary fix, but Oregon School District and Dane County public health officials are pleased at the new look outside Oregon’s two elementary schools.  Last Friday, with... + continue reading

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David Bloom began working as a professional firefighter 48 years ago. He’s been a half-time chief for the Oregon Area Fire/EMS District for nearly 10 years and plans to retire from the district... + continue reading

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It’s never too early – or too late – to start estate planning, and after having moved his office out of his home this spring, Dan Krause and partner Nelson Donovan are hoping to... + continue reading

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