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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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DeForest Boy Scout Troop 35 recently held a Court of Honor at the Christ Lutheran Church in DeForest to recognize the achievements of its scouts and leaders.

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Parkside Assisted Living is hosting an educational workshop about VA benefits every Tuesday in July from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Nashville country music artist Ricky Lee put on a free family concert Saturday, June 15, in Veterans Memorial Park. The singer serenaded some in the audience, while others danced or simply applauded the performance. At one point, Lee brought the American flag into the audience and passed it …

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Christ Lutheran Church in DeForest held its confirmation on May 19. The class includes: Back row: Hallie Zell, Mia Campbell, Emily Worthman, Emma Blau, and Isabelle Oie; Front Row: Olivia Schultz, Samantha Mau, Caleb O’Connor, Keaton Coopman, and Pastor Sue Beadle.

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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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Recognition of the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference student participants took place at the June 10 DeForest Area School Board meeting. Students (from left to right in the photo): Beau Blackdeer, Audrey Williams, Mason Hoffman and Gift Chujor (missing was Cole Bayer, who …

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Melody Leung, the DeForest Area School District’s ELL Program Coordinator, presented the Meemic Foundation’s Meemic Masterpieces Art Award & 2019 Wisconsin Teacher’s of English to Speakers of Other Languages Writing and Art Contest Awards art awards to Augusto de Freitas, who is a junior…

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Nashville country music artist Ricky Lee put on a free family concert Saturday, June 15, in Veterans Memorial Park. The singer serenaded some in the audience, while others danced or simply applauded the performance. At one point, Lee brought the American flag into the audience and passed it …

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Dane County is cleaning up Token Creek this summer as part of the county’s Suck the Muck restoration program.

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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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600 painted lady butterflies, in the hands of students and staff, were released at Windsor Elementary School on Friday, June 7, as a culmination of their year-long Spectaculous Metamorphosis project where students learned about metamorphosis through a full arts-integrated approach. Said prin…

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600 painted lady butterflies, in the hands of students and staff, were released at Windsor Elementary School on Friday, June 7, as a culmination of their year-long Spectaculous Metamorphosis project, where students learned about metamorphosis through a full arts-integrated approach. Said pri…

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The Knights of Columbus sponsored the Brat Bust Fundraiser supporting the DeForest Area Community and Senior Center held on May 17-18 in front of Welhouse Flooring. Organizer Jerry Schwartz was able to present a check to the center for $1,000.

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The DeForest Area Foundation recently presented a check to the DeForest Area High School Band in the sum of $10,410.99 for the purchase a baritone saxophone and marimba. At present, six students are sharing two baritone saxophones, which creates logistical issues at Solo and Ensemble and oth…

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A source of civic pride for three communities, the DeForest Windsor Area Community and Senior Center is celebrating its 35th year of operation in June.

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The 15th Annual Dragon Art Fair was a success in its new home at Fireman’s Park in DeForest. Besides the many artists selling their works, the event included kids crafts, musical acts, a performance by the Ultimate Leap Dance Center dancers, Jolly Giants stiltwalkers, an appearances by Mayna…

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Local law enforcement officials will run and bike through southcentral and southwestern Wisconsin communities of Madison, Arlington, Poynette, Portage, Platteville, Belmont, Mineral Point, Ridgeway, Mt. Horeb, Verona, and La Crosse in an effort to raise awareness and raise funds for Special …

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Volunteers from DeForest Area High School served as emcee and ushers for the first-ever Story Slam at the DeForest Area Public Library.

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Those attending the first-ever Story Slam at the DeForest Area Public Library also had a chance to learn about The Women’s Place & Resource Center from Dr. Taysheedra Noll, pictured here with Story Slam organizer Sarah Stouffer-Lerch.

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The DeForest Area Public Library held its first-ever Story Slam recently, inspired by DAHS senior, Sarah Stouffer-Lerch. Five storytellers participated, with the winning piece shared by James P. Roberts. Volunteers from DeForest Area High School served as emcee and ushers. Those attending al…

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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 the DeForest Area High School class of 2019 celebrate at Saturday’s graduation ceremonies in the high school gymnasium. The class had 255 graduating seniors, including four foreign exchange students.

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Nathan Beyler recently received the Token Creek Lions scholarship from Faith Thomas during the Sun Prairie High School scholarship ceremony.

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The annual Memorial Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park in DeForest Monday was cancelled due to thunderstorms and potential lightning. Heavy rains that morning soaked the grounds of the park, where flags were planted in anticipation of the event. Organizers decided to cancel it due to the…

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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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Blessings in a Backpack recently partnered with the Windsor Elementary School, Morrisonville Elementary School, and the United in Christ Lutheran Church. The schools and church held food drives and then "stuffed" the Village of Windsor Police Department squad car with the food collected. The…

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Blessings in a Backpack recently partnered with the Windsor Elementary School, Morrisonville Elementary School, and the United in Christ Lutheran Church. The schools and church held food drives and “stuffed” the Village of Windsor Police Department squad car with the food collected. The kids…