The number of candidates running for Milton School Board necessitates a primary election. Five are seeking to fill two seats. In the Spring Primary on Feb. 18, the top four vote-getters will appear on the April ballot.
First, for those of you haven’t heard, the building at 513 Vernal Ave. is no longer the home of the Milton Courier. Today (Feb. 28) is our moving day. We are setting up desks at the Daily Jefferson County Union in Fort Atkinson. News and sports editors will be there on Tuesdays for productio…
We ask our kids to finish what they have started. If they sign up to be on a team, they should stay on that team and stick it out the entire season. Unfortunately, the Milton High School swimming pool might not last because its air handling equipment is failing. Either way, the pool is closi…
This year’s theme for National Newspaper Week, observed next week Oct. 7-13, is “Journalism Matters.” Look no further than the comments of Bruce Brown, executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, about why press freedom and journalism matters to all.
Hometown News considers its letters to the editor column to be a very important public forum. We make every effort to publish all letters, with those from persons in our readership area taking precedence.
Milton High School has outdoor no track. (A resurfacing company deemed the track unrepairable and the top surface of the track was removed, leaving the asphalt base.)
For many of us, it’s difficult to remember a day when Facebook didn’t exist, a day when we couldn’t tell you exactly how many friends we have, or a day when we didn’t feel compelled to tell you what’s on our mind.
In this week’s Milton Courier, there are several articles about the school district referendum. Our goal is to help you make an informed decision. When you vote, you should know what you are voting for or what you are voting against.
Civil asset forfeiture is the procedure by which law enforcement agencies can seize assets and property they suspect were the proceeds of a crime, purchased with the proceeds of a crime, or used in the commission of a crime. The idea is that criminals should not be able to profit from their …
Our Copycats column, which debuted last week, seems to be a hit. We are not the only ones who talk to our cats or appreciate our feline friends for never disagreeing with our take on politics.
We’ve visited most of the high schools in the Badger Conference and all of schools in the Badger South Conference. We’ve walked through every hallway at Milton High School. The facility is falling behind.
The Milton Board of Education’s choice to abruptly end Monday’s meeting because a district resident was videotaping it was surprising, particularly in light of recent meetings where board members and district staff have talked openly about the need for transparency.
The Milton Board of Education got an earful at its meeting this week when close to 80 people packed the room to let board members know how they feel about a $45 million referendum it was considering bringing to voters this April.
Editor’s note: Two Point is a new addition to The Milton Courier Community Voices page. While we at The Milton Courier don’t always share the same viewpoint, we do want what is best for our community. The first column presents a main point and the second column presents a counterpoint. As al…