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On April 11, the Eagle Point Elementary School PTO sponsored an ice cream social for all EPES families. They partnered with the DeForest Area High School’s FFA program and the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board to provide ice cream sundaes for all participants. FFA members gave out stickers, col…

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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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Pictured above is the 2019 DeForest Area High School prom court, including the front row of (from left) prince and princess Dawson McMahan and Maddie Feldman, the middle row of Katy Worthman, Rachel Hawley, Darya Ellickson,Mandy Fitzgerald, Chloe Bernards,Alyssa Laufenberg, Leah Doucette, Ad…

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The DeForest Middle School held its Goofy Olympics on April 5. A Jello eating contest was part of the festivities, and the competition drew an audience that had fun watching it.

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At the April 3 grandparents’ at Yahara Elementary School in DeForest, first graders Carter Gentilli and Grant Stanosz had a fun time with Joseph Haas (far right) and Joanne Stanosz (far left). Haas is Gentilli’s grandfather and Joanne Stanosz is Grant Stanosz’s grandmother.

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Russ and Jean Bass, of Stoughton, share a laugh with their nine-year-old granddaughter, Sophie Bass, during the grandparents’ lunch at Yahara Elementary School in DeForest on April 3.

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A high-speed chase on the Interstate Thursday ended near River Road in the Village of Windsor with the arrest of a fugitive wanted by the U.S. Marshals.

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A 19-year-old DeForest man was pronounced dead at the scene of a fatal two-vehicle crash Wednesday, April 10, near the intersection of Hwy. CS and Wilson Road in the Town of Dekorra.

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“Arsenic and Old Lace” is the kind of play Jan Williams loves. It seems appropriate that it could be her last DeForest Area High School theatrical production, as Williams is planning to retire as a teacher in the district after 30 years.

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The DeForest Show Choir & Show Band Defortes finished their season with their show titled “Freak Show!” They took second Place at Milton Rock the Rock competition and they competed at Sauk Prairie Invitational placing fourth. They went on to win second place at Monona Grove SilverStage. …

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“The school was built in DeForest, Wisconsin in 1894 and operated first by the Town of Windsor. The Alumni Association was founded in 1899 to promote unity among graduates and to provide a social occasion in honor of each graduating class.” (Norbert Manthe)

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The villages of DeForest and Windsor are among several entities due to receive grants from Dane County through the Dane County Environmental Council’s Community Partners and Capital Equipment programs, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi recently announced.

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Plans to close Morrisonville Elementary School are now expected to move forward after passage of the DeForest Area School District referendum questions in the April 2 elections.

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Students from the DeForest Future Farmers of America chapter pitched in to pack 28,000 meals for the needy March 19 at its annual DeFo Fights Hunger event, done in conjunction with Food For Kidz. This is the third year for the program. About 5,000 of the meals will be kept in DeForest for lo…

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Students from the DeForest Future Farmers of America chapter pitched in to pack 28,000 meals for the needy March 19 at its annual DeFo Fights Hunger event, done in conjunction with Food For Kidz. This is the third year for the program. About 5,000 of the meals will be kept in DeForest for lo…

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The DeForest Area Public Library hosted an Open House on Sunday, April 7 to kick off National Library Week (April 7-13, 2019). Readers of all ages explored and learned more about their community library as they completed a scavenger hunt, took a peek behind-the-scenes of book processing, tri…

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The DeForest Area Public Library hosted an Open House on Sunday, April 7 to kick off National Library Week (April 7-13, 2019). Readers of all ages explored and learned more about their community library as they completed a scavenger hunt, took a peek behind-the-scenes of book processing, tri…

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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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Augustana College's 2018-19 winter term Dean's List

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Dave Haas, accounting teacher at DeForest High School in DeForest, has been awarded a 2019 Accounting Career Awareness Grant in the amount of $1,276 from the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) Educational Foundation, Inc.

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Hometown News has announced the promotion of Peter Lindblad, assistant editor of the Waunakee Tribune, to managing editor of the DeForest Times-Tribune.

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Two incumbents will return to the DeForest Village Board. They’ll be joined by a newcomer.

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The DeForest softball team kicked off the 2019 season on March 28 with a 4-0 Badger North Conference victory over visiting Portage. The Norskies are looking for their sixth straight conference title this spring. Above: Norski pitcher Taylor Shaw fires a pitch to the plate. Shaw pitched a two…

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There’s an old adage that says, “Write what you know.” While many writers have heard that and used it, author David Benjamin has taken that advice to new heights.

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When voters head to the polls next week, those in the DeForest Area School District will have choices to make about the proposed $125 million facility referendum and the $2.5 million operational recurring referendum.

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A 27-year-old Madison man was arrested Sunday in the Village of Windsor for his alleged fourth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with two passengers under the age of 16.