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The speed limit on all portions of North Kennedy Road in the Town of Harmony is now 35 miles per hour. On Jan. 13, the town board passed an ordinance designating the new speed limit on North Kennedy Road from MH Townline Road south to the city limits of Janesville. The speed limit on portion…

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One year in and heading into his second year, Congressman Bryan Steil sat down for an interview with the Milton Courier at his Janesville office, 20 S. Main St., Suite 10.

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“Work is evolving and it’s always been evolving,” said Congressman Bryan Steil, a Republican who represents Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District.

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The city of Milton in a press release Monday, Jan. 13, announced that the three names of candidates running in April for three open city council seats will appear on the ballot in the following order: Ryan Holbrook, Devin John Elliott, and Lynda Clark. 

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After hiring engineering firm Mead and Hunt last month to design a crest gate for installation in between the Indianford dam powerhouse and spillway, the Rock-Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) Board of Commissioners approved a change in plans. The board opted instead for the removal of two wic…

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Voters in the School District of Milton will find two races on the Feb. 18 primary ballot, including those of Wisconsin State Supreme Court Justice and the Milton Board of Education.  

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Surrounded by shelves teeming with food, Milton Community Action Food Pantry, 36 Hilltop Drive, volunteers Kyla Wilson, Carol Hulburt and Gail Slepekis noted strong community support for the food pantry and shared goals and programming for 2020.

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The Town of Milton town board meeting will begin early on Monday, Jan. 13, starting at 6 p.m. for the annual dog license review. The town hall is located at 23 First St.

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One year ago, Bryan Steil was sworn into office as the representative for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District. 

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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Jan. 3 announced the state has seen 459 hospitalizations for influenza this season -- more than three times as many than at this time last year.

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Milton High School senior Tyler Leith was among the Rock County voters who got a chance to test a new voter verification process last month.

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Longtime Milton Town Board supervisor Marian Trescher has filed noncandidacy paperwork with the town clerk, indicating her intentions to not seek reelection in April.

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Construction blocks build walls; urban blocks build cities. Block by block, Milton grew in 2019. Changing hands repurposed existing buildings and survey maps and site plans made room for square feet.

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When enforcement of the REAL ID Act begins Oct. 1, 2020, the regular Wisconsin driver license or ID will no longer be accepted identification for domestic air travel or to enter a federal building or military base.

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The Rock-Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) Board of Commissioners has hired the Jefferson-based law firm of Thompson Legal, LLC, on an “as needed” basis.

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Community leaders in the town of Harmony are examining next steps regarding the placement of sex offenders in the former Pine Tree Inn in Janesville.

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The following business was conducted by the City of Milton Common Council on Nov. 19:  

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The City of Milton Common Council voted in favor on Nov. 19 of continuing its contract for legal services with Janesville-based Consigny Law Firm. City attorney Mark Schroeder is an attorney with the firm. The new contract period is from Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2022. 

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The City of Milton Common Council approved on Nov. 19 a three-year contract with members of the city of Milton police union, covering a period between Jan. 1, 2020 and Dec. 31, 2022. 

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2019 marks the second year the Milton Police Department has sponsored “Shop with a Cop,” said Milton Police Chief Scott Marquardt. The opportunity to sponsor the program came after Janesville Police Officer Chad Sullivan, who has applied for grants to sponsor the event in Janesville for the …

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2019 marks the second year the Milton Police Department has sponsored "Shop with a Cop," said Milton Police Chief Scott Marquardt. The opportunity to sponsor the program came after Janesville Police Officer Chad Sullivan, who has applied for grants to sponsor the event in Janesville for the …

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Senate Bill 380 authored by Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton; Sen. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield; Rep. Deb Kolste, D-Janesville; and Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Mason, was signed into law by Gov. Tony Evers on Nov. 25.

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The Milton Town Board and Planning and Zoning Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. Meetings are held at the town hall, 23 First St.

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The Town of Fulton will hold a joint meeting of Planning & Zoning and the town board on Tuesday, Dec. 10, starting at 6 p.m. Meetings are held at the town hall, 2738 W. Fulton Center Drive, Edgerton.

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The City of Milton Common Council approved on Tuesday, Nov. 19, the 2020 city budget. The approved budget includes a 7-cent increase per $1,000 in property value for taxpayers living within the city of Milton to help pay down long-term debt.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Rock County announced payments are now available to eligible producers who lost stored commodities due to natural disaster in 2018 or 2019. The On-Farm Storage Loss Program (OFSLP) was authorized by the Additional Supplem…

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The following actions were taken during the City of Milton Common Council meeting held Nov. 5:

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During this holiday season, a great way to connect with our deployed soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen is to send them festive letters and packages for their enjoyment this time of year.