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This Village of Waunakee Village Board Meeting will be held as a live virtual meeting due to the State of Wisconsin’s Safer At Home Order. The public can participate in one of four ways:

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In an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, several community events are being canceled. These include:

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The story from the Waunakee Tribune's April 2 edition, "For emergency responders, new protocols in place," contained an error. Police do make arrests during all domestic violence incidents. Not every domestic incident call results in arrest, however.

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A Karben4 employee delivers beer to a customer during a pop-up vendor event at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church April 1. Karben4, Lone Girl Brewing, Stalzy's Deli and Fischer Family Farm organized the event to offer dinner, food and beer to customers while collecting weekly envelopes for…

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Several area businesses teamed up to host a pop-up vendor event April 1 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Waunakee, inviting customers who are parishioners to bring their weekly envelopes for the church. Lone Girl Brewing served sandwiches, Karben4 sold beer and seltzer, Stalzy's De…

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While high schools across the state are unsure about whether graduation ceremonies will be held, the Waunakee Tribune is preparing to publish a salute to the class of 2020 in any case. We understand that our high school seniors deserve this after their years of hard work and dedication as students.

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Two candidates are running for one supervisor spot in the Town of Springfield. Dan Dresen has filed for reelection and Pam Krill has also filed for office in the April 7 election. Also on the ballot is Art Meinholz, who is running for another term.

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Madison and Dane County Public Health released this update to COVID-19 in the county on March 30. Health officials say the Safer at Home order is effective in helping to halt the spread. Those who have tested positive tend to have fewer high-risk contacts outside the home than earlier in March.

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While Wisconsinites are working from home, following Gov. Tony Evers’ Safer at Home order, firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians all must interact with the public as emergency responders.

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The Century Avenue and Main Street roundabout is experiencing far less use since Gov. Tony Evers issued a Safer-at-Home order, requiring many to work from home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Many people can be seen getting fresh air and walking in Waunakee.

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While the world is practicing social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, thousands have the illness and are quarantined as they try to get over the sickness.

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Western Technical College's Collegiate Distributive Education Club of America (DECA) chapter sent 19 competitors to the Wisconsin State Career Leadership Conference held recently in Delavan. Among those representing Western was Bryce Schiffman of Waunakee. Of the 19 competitors, 17 qualified…

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While many people are staying home to prevent COVID-19 spread, some Waunakee families got out to create sidewalk chalk art. The drawings are intended to be uplifting during this difficult time. This was created by the Gillingham family on Third Street.

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While many people are staying home to prevent COVID-19 spread, some Waunakee families got out to create sidewalk chalk art. The drawings are intended to be uplifting during this difficult time. This was created by the Gillingham family on Third Street.

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The Madison and Dane County Health Department has issued this update today, along with information about the first death from COVID-19. A 70-year-old has reportedly died from complications of the virus.

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The Waunakee Tribune and other Adams Publishing Group newspapers are reducing the hours of employees to compensate for lost advertising revenue resulting from business closures and event cancellations caused by the coronavirus crisis, a company official said.

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Children are sure to have questions about the recent coronavirus outbreak and all the measures being taken to prevent its spread.

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The Town of Westport has declared a state of emergency that will remain in effect until July 31, following the outbreak of the 2019 novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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News outlets across Wisconsin are reporting Gov. Tony Evers’ intention to issue a “Safer-at-Home” order on Tuesday, similar to shelter-in-place orders already in effect in several other states.

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The Arbor Day Foundation has named the Village of Waunakee a 2019 Tree City USA in honor of its commitment to effective urban forestry management.

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Waunakee school board member Mike Brandt shared a letter from school district administrator Randy Guttenberg with the Facebook group, Waunakee Can We Talk, Friday indicating a school bus driver has "reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)."

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The Town of Westport is continuing to monitor the status of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. At this point, town officials are encouraging the community to take the following measures regarding Westport business to reduce exposure. This updates our report from March 16, 2020.

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Mental health providers say getting outside for exercise will alleviate anxiety and improve mood during this time of social distancing.

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In this time of social distancing to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and news changing minute to minute, many people are experiencing anxiety. Parents with children at home now that schools are closed also may wonder how best to use that time.

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The Waunakee Fire Department and American Legion Post 360 honored longtime business owner Joe Meffert during his funeral at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church March 12. Meffert was a 28-year-fire department member and veteran.

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Greiber Heating & Sheet Metal in Waunakee was recently named a recipient of one of Carrier’s highest honors, the 2020 President’s Award.

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For the 32nd year, the Dane County Council of Snowmobile Clubs (DCCSC) has raised funds to support Easterseals Wisconsin Camps through their Blizzard Blast event. A total of $10,500 was raised from the event on Feb. 1 at Rex’s Innkeeper in Waunakee.

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Waunakee Village Park was empty the morning of March 18 even during spring break as most people stayed home, following the directives from state officials to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The inch or two of snow that fell further discouraged use of the park.

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The Waunakee Tribune and Chamber of Commerce hosted a public forum at the Village Center last week, to hear the views of candidates running in the upcoming election.

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The following events have been cancelled in accordance with COVID-19 advisories:

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Students learning to speak English sometimes come to Monique Mobley just as they’re getting used to the new school they’re attending – their classes, teachers, buildings and fellow students.

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To protect the health and well-being of employees, the Lodi Enterprise and Poynette Press is closing its office to non-employees effective immediately in our effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) to protect our associates, our customers and the community.

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In order to protect the well being of our APG employees, the Waunakee Tribune is closing its office to non-essential employees effective immediately in our effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) to protect our associates, our customers and the community.

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State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor issued a statement Friday regarding the Wisconsin Department of Health Services order under the direction of Gov. Tony Evers.