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The DeForest Area Rotary and Rotary District #6250 have pledged a $10,000 grant to the Friends of MacKenzie Environmental Center. The Friends group supports the environmental education efforts of the MacKenzie Environmental Education Center, a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources facili…

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Family Dollar in DeForest held a grand re-opening celebration Saturday to show members of the public all the store improvements. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was part of the festivities, as Regional Manager Adam Spivey is joined by store employees.

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An exact date has yet to be announced, but it appears that a new Mexican restaurant could be opening in DeForest by the end of August.

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Work at the $6.3 million athletic complex just off River Road in the Village of DeForest is progressing, despite delays due to wet weather conditions.

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Preliminary planning is underway for a large solar farm in the Town of Vienna as a representative from the sustainable energy company, Invenergy, has been inquiring about leasing land from Vienna property owners.

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Paradise Paws Camp & Resort recently announced that construction will begin on its brand new, 6,000-square-foot facility specifically for dogs. Paradise Paws Camp & Resort will serve the residents of Windsor and surrounding communities and their pets by providing daycare, overnight b…

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The Wisconsin-based retail chain Fleet Farm was recently honored with one of Focus on Energy’s 2019 Energy Efficiency Excellence Awards, which recognize businesses and other groups that have made a commitment to reducing energy waste.

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In a tiny room inside a hair salon in Viroqua, Wisconsin, two women gaze over a glass case. They have driven 30-some miles down the Mississippi River from La Crosse just to check out Kickapoo Kind, a shop established last summer in the heart of the state’s politically liberal Driftless region.

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Nothing ruins an outdoor get-together like a horde of blood-thirsty mosquitos. It’s a common occurrence in Wisconsin, and this summer could be worse than normal.

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There was a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday for Wisconsin Dental Wellness, as the community welcomed Charles Lau and his team to their new office located at 821 S. Main Street, DeForest.

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The DeForest Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf outing at the Lake Windsor Country Club on Thursday, June 13. Members of Anytime Fitness looked to tee it up on the No. 10 hole, and participants were treated to a taco bar and meal after golfing.

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The DeForest Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf outing at the Lake Windsor Country Club on Thursday, June 13. Members of Anytime Fitness looked to tee it up on the No. 10 hole, and participants were treated to a taco bar and meal after golfing.

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Ever since she was a child, Kayla Rothstein wanted to work with animals. Today, as a veterinarian at Token Creek Veterinary Clinic, she is thrilled to get that opportunity every day.

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Adams Publishing Group, LLC (APG) announced today that it intends to acquire Bliss Communications, including two daily newspapers — The Gazette in Janesville and The Eagle Herald in Marinette – and its weekly community newspapers — The Janesville Messenger, The Wisconsin/Illinois Stateline N…

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Members of CrossFit: DeForest held a moment of silence to honor fallen military service personnel Monday during the gym’s first-ever Murph event on Memorial Day. The event drew participants from other area CrossFit gyms from Waunakee, Sun Prairie and Portage.

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At CrossFit: DeForest, around 70 people turned out for its first-ever Murph event on Memorial Day, as CrossFit places all around the country did the same. Held to commemorate Navy Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action, the event offers attendees the chance to do Murphy’s favorite work…

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Ellen Schaaf (center), Waunakee Area Chamber of Commerce Director, says a few words at the Waunakee and DeForest Windsor Chamber’s Business After 4 event held in conjunction with Fortifi Bank’s Fiesta May 7. The two Chambers collaborate on joint events for members in the DeForest, Windsor an…

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WMTV was at the ACE Hardware store in DeForest on April 16, as customers filled the store from 3-7 p.m. to either purchase a weather radio or to get one programmed. Store workers said they sold 120 weather radios and programmed 150.

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Attracting new businesses and industries to DeForest will certainly grab headlines. Michelle Lawrie knows that.

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CENTURY 21 Affiliated honored the achievements of their Wisconsin agents with their year-ending annual State of Affiliated awards ceremony on Feb. 22, as CENTURION Team Producer Mary Schultz, from DeForest, was named the No. 4 team producer in Wisconsin and No. 1 in Dane County.

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Tracy Whipple, of DeForest’s Travel On A Dream, was recently honored as a recipient of the 2018 Million Dollar Travel Advisor Sales Award by MAST Travel Network, a sales and marketing travel agency trade group based in Terrace, Illinois. The awards recognized the top travel consultants among…

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Five candidates running for spots on the DeForest Village Board appeared at a candidate forum Monday night, March 25, at the DeForest Area Public Library to discuss issues facing the municipality. From left to right are: Taysheedra Noll, incumbent Abigail Lowery, incumbent Jason Kramar, Adam…

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Although multiple speakers from different organizations stepped up to the podium during the DeForest Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Chamber breakfast last week, there was one theme central in the presentations: growth.

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After working in salons owned by others and gaining experience dealing with different types of hair, Angela Haug decided it was time to open up her own shop.