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The Humane Society of Jefferson County announces that The Fix Is In, a low cost spay/neuter clinic, will be offering cat and small dog spays and neuters on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 4 and 5. Surgeries will be performed at the Humane Society, W6127 Kiesling Road, in Jefferson, in The Fix Is…

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Wisconsin celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. live from the Capitol rotunda in Madison, Jan. 20, at noon. Produced, directed and hosted by Wisconsin Public Radio’s (WPR) Dr. Jonathan Overby, the 40th annual official state ceremony is the oldest state celebration in …

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Benjamin Kronberg was recognized by the Wisconsin Holstein Association as a Distinguished Junior Member. The Wisconsin Holstein Association held its annual Junior Holstein Convention in coordination with the Clark County Junior Holstein Association on Jan. 3-5 in Stevens Point.

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Alliant Energy is seeking applications for their 2019 Innovation Scholarships. They will award up to twenty-five $1,000 scholarships to students who think big and give back.

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The following students from Milton have been serving as UW-Whitewater’s 2019 peer mentors: Brooke DeSormeau, who has not declared her major; John Keller, who is studying finance; and Lauren Wallace, who is studying business.

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The Gathering Place is a non-profit senior activity center at 715 Campus St. All ages may participate. A sample of the upcoming activities are below.

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Dick Deasy came to Milton College in 1970 to succeed Red Oberbruner as head coach of the men’s basketball and baseball teams. Deasy also served as golf coach at the college. Deasy’s basketball team won the 1973-74 Gateway Conference championship and his baseball teams won four conference cro…

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It’s that time of year when we think about changes we want to make in our lives. For many people, those resolutions include a vow to eat healthy, exercise and/or lose weight.

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Looking back at 2019, the song “The 12 Days of Christmas” keeps going through my head and so I thought it would be appropriate to reflect upon my 12 newspaper columns of the year.

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My mother made a fruitcake every Christmas to give as a gift for my paternal grandmother. The cake was stored in a corner of the refrigerator for weeks, marinating in an alcohol-infused mixture.

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I love a hosting parties, but I find the best parties are the ones where everyone brings a great story and their favorite recipe to share. A cookie Christmas party checks all those boxes, and it’s an inexpensive way to entertain.

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I love cookies all year-round, but I especially love all the wonderful varieties of holiday cookies at Christmastime! Hosting family and friends for a cookie exchange party is a wonderful way to start or continue a holiday tradition. A cookie exchange is a great way to host a party and get a…

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension of Rock County is accepting applications for the Level I Training for the Master Gardener Volunteer (MGV) Program. This program is specifically designed through the University of Wisconsin to train people in topics in horticulture, w…

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Milton area resident Lt. Tim Hiers retired from the Janesville Police Department after over 30 years of service to the City of Janesville. Hiers served the city and the community as a member of the JPD since his he was hired in October 1989. Hier, who grew up in the Appleton area and has res…

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Milton United Methodist Women invite you to “Let us bake for you.” On Saturday, Dec. 14, doors will open at 8 a.m. The sale runs until about 10 a.m. or until cookies are gone. In fellowship hall you will be given a box to fill with your favorite kinds of homemade Christmas cookies and candie…

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When Thanksgiving is over, the most prominent reminders of the holiday are the abundant number of leftovers in containers in my refrigerator. Don’t waste those delicious leftovers — remix them! With some creativity and safe food handling, you can enjoy turkey-based meals that make delicious …

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Individuals of all ages and families are encouraged to construct gingerbread houses or buildings and enter them in the 6th annual gingerbread contest at Hoard Historical Museum, 401 Whitewater Ave., Fort Atkinson.

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With the 2019 deer hunting season underway, hunters are reminded to follow the deer carcass transport regulations and to dispose of deer carcass waste appropriately. The movement of deer carcasses infected with chronic wasting disease is a pathway for the disease to spread, and carcass parts…

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Girl Scout Troop 7452, Brownie Girl Scouts with members representing all Milton elementary schools, recently collected donated foods from family and friends to help two local families enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. The girls also used their S.T.E.M. skills to build an assembly line for organizin…

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It’s that most wonderful time of the year, and for the fourth consecutive season, The Badger Chordhawks Chorus will kick off Janesville’s local festivities with “Christmas with the Chordhawks”, their annual holiday musical celebration.

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November is traditionally about family, friends, food, feasting and abundance. While it may seem almost impossible to maintain healthy habits during the holiday season, the Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter has come up with some simple steps on ways to enjoy the festivities with…

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The Gathering Place is a non-profit senior activity center at 715 Campus St. All ages may participate. A sample of the upcoming activities are listed below. Also see www.gatheringplacemilton.com. To register for programs call 608-868-3500.

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Join the Humane Society of Jefferson County on Saturday, Dec. 14, for holiday festivities for the whole family. From 10 a.m. to noon bring pets to have their pictures taken with Santa. From 1-3 p.m. children of all ages can have their pictures taken with Santa while they enjoy a party. Child…

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My father is a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. His sacrifices for this country, along with thousands of other men and women, are recognized on Veterans Day.

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A Hiring /Job Fair has been set for Wednesday, Nov. 6, between 2-4 p.m. at the Rock County Job Center, 1900 Center Ave., Janesville. As of Oct. 28, a total of 50 employers had registered to participate, offering over 1,310 jobs.

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Tickets are on sale for the Milton High School production of “Legally Blonde The Musical” and for the first time tickets can be purchased online.Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16. The Sunday, Nov. 17, matinee begins at 2 p.m.

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A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye but one thing is clear – they affect a lot of people. 24 million Americans have visually significant cataracts, and about three million cataract surgeries are performed each year in the United States alone. While they can’t necessarily be preve…

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Through the Years is a look at headlines that appeared in past issues of the Milton Courier.

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Whenever I’m thinking about ways to add variety to chicken recipes, my spice rack always provides inspiration. Freshly ground peppercorns add a much-needed boost to the mild flavors of chicken, pork and fish. They come in a variety of shades, including white, green, pink, red and black. The …

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The Gathering Place is a non-profit senior activity center at 715 Campus St. All ages may participate. A sample of the upcoming activities are listed below. Also see www.gatheringplacemilton.com. To register for programs call 608-868-3500.

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Lisa Machtemes is the new executive director of KANDU Industries in Janesville. Machtemes comes to KANDU with a PhD in organizational development, an MBA in accounting and many years of nonprofit experience.

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JEFFERSON — Kids of all ages are invited to the first annual Howl-oween party from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31. Kids and adults will enjoy an evening of music, a photo BOO-th, costume contest, pumpkin painting contest, delicious treats, activities and a meet and greet with a few of our “cr…

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The Gathering Place is a non-profit senior activity center at 715 Campus St. All ages may participate. A sample of upcoming activities is listed below. Also see www.gatheringplacemilton.com. To register for programs call 608-868-3500.