In June 2018, the village of Mount Pleasant declared four square miles, about 2,800 acres, as blighted, giving the village board one more tool to force landowners to sell their property to make way for the Foxconn plant and associated development.
With homes largely cleared at the Foxconn site, a new group of nearby landowners now is worried that their homes and farms may be taken to widen a highway.
Associated Bank market manager, and former Lodi branch manager, Mark Larson, took a pie in the face at the Associated Bank in downtown Lodi on Oct. 16. The bank held a company-wide fundraiser for the United Way, and the Lodi branch bid the most on the ‘prize’ of throwing a pie in the face of…
The Good Samaritan Society is selling its rehab/skilled nursing locations and senior living apartments in Lodi, Fennimore and St. Croix Falls later this year, according to a news release from The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society.
Kristi McMorris loves community – the Lodi community – and is putting her love of her neighbors to use as the new executive director of the Lodi & Lake Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce.
On the heels of an active shooter situation in Middleton in Dane County that sent a handful of people to the hospital with gunshot wounds, local officials are gearing up for an active shooter preparedness presentation for the community.
About 275 people gathered last Wednesday, Aug. 22 at the Arlington University of Wisconsin Agricultural Research Center. Farmers, crop consultants and government officials, learned about the latest developments in crop pest management, grain production and other crop production matters at th…
Hometown Bancorp Ltd., parent company of Hometown Bank, has entered into an agreement to acquire United Community Bank, located in south-central Wisconsin. The Poynette and Harmony Grove locations will be included in the acquisition.
Megan Plumer and Doreen Brokmeier have taken a friendship formed in pastry school and turned it into a partnership in downtown Lodi, “Buttercream Bakery” located at 112 Main St.
Will Hensen doesn’t get to as many Dane County Breakfast on the Farm events as he’d like. Still, Hensen feels it is important to continue the tradition.
Nancy Elsing’s Dec. 28 retirement party saw a large turnout, which evidences how many people she’s impacted during her 22 years working for Columbia County.
The Reach Out Lodi (ROL) Community Store Support Fund has been selected to receive a $1,000 grant this fall from the Greater Sauk Community Foundation.
Alkar-Rapidpak-MP Equipment, Inc, a thermal processing company located at 932 Development Drive in Lodi, recently appointed Tim Moskal as president.
Alliant Energy retiree Bob Gebert presented a $400 Volunteer Grant check to the Lodi Youth Blue Wave Crew Swim Team program on behalf of Alliant Energy Foundation.
The Lodi School Board proposed its 2017-18 school year budget at its annual meeting Oct. 30, which has a 1.8 percent levy increase from the previous school year.
The state’s largest lobbying group for Wisconsin manufacturers is touting efforts to curb rising worker compensation medical costs.
The Town Board of West Point moved forward with rezoning a future subdivision Aug. 10, but it wasn’t without some hesitance among certain board members.
Main Street Market Piggly Wiggly brings local food providers even more local this weekend – specifically, right outside their front door. The supermarket is hosting a Local Food Expo on Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Jacob Hoffschneider has joined the cooperative’s commodities team for Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association. Hoffschneider will assist with commodity brokering, market Over-The-Counter (OTC) contracts and coordinate cattle contracts.
Christina Smith-Gallagher has been appointed agent for American Family Insurance Group’s Poynette location, according to Seth Rediger district sales manager for the company.
When Mallatt’s sold its pharmacy businesses in Waunakee and Lodi to Walgreens, many customers lamented the loss of an independent pharmacy in their community.
Six years ago, Tony Belay and Ben Colrud were employed as full-time Columbia County deputies and working on their business out of a garage in Poynette. About a month ago, the business they built, Belco Vehicle Solutions in Lodi, won the Columbia County Economic Development Corporation’s “Small Business of the Year” award.
Bell Ford in Arlington was recently awarded “Business of the Year” by the Columbia County Economic Development Corporation – a recognition that owner Nolan Campbell credits to an evolving atmosphere at the company, in addition to longstanding community support and hardworking employees.
MADISON, Wis. Rural Mutual Insurance, premier insurance provider of Wisconsin families, businesses and farms, announces its selection as a Ward’s 50â Property-Casualty Company for the eighth straight year. The honor is bolstered by Rural Mutual Insurance’s recently-designated A.M. Best Positive Outlook on their already strong A rating. A.M. Best is the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating source.
KMA Bodilly CPAs and Consultants, S.C., a well respected Madison-based full-service business accounting, tax and financial services firm recently acquired Stephen D. Brokish, CPA in Lodi. The acquisition will allow the combined firm to provide a wider range of services to a larger number of …
Dr. Angela Hall, from Hall Family Chiropractic, completed advanced studies in the holistic and natural management of Brain-Based Health Problems to offer a new service that brings hope to thousands of families in our community.
Fitz’s on the Lake has officially changed owners. The prior owners, Asta and Howie Blanchar had owned the business in Okee for 14 years. The new owners, as of June 1, are Mark Obois and Joe Hyland.