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National Volunteer Appreciation Week is April 19-25. One week is not long enough to show our volunteers how much we truly appreciate and thank them for their countless and unwavering dedication to the mission we serve here for all the animals that come into our care.

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The four of us have administered well over 175 elections in our careers, and we have never experienced anything like we did on Election Day, April 7.

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Your Deer-Grove EMS members are sitting here this morning, not only ready to respond, but better ABLE to respond, thanks to all the great members of our community. Last week, Chief Eric Lang asked our communities if they had any spare N-95 masks, surgical masks, gloves, or cleaning and disin…

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I first met Kate McGinnity over thirty years ago, when she was a special education teacher in Sun Prairie and my son John was one of her students with autism. I can’t fully express the gratitude I still have for “Katie” (as we knew her) to this day for the way she transformed my son’s life. …

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I first met Kate McGinnity over thirty years ago, when she was a special education teacher in Sun Prairie and my son John was one of her students with autism. I can’t fully express the gratitude I still have for “Katie” (as we knew her) to this day for the way she transformed my son’s life. …

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My name is Lisa Dawes and I’ve worked for 10 years as a public educator in Sun Prairie and Oconomowoc. I am currently the Director of Pupil Services in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. I want to tell you about my colleague, Kate McGinnity, who’s running to represent District #37 on the Dane County Board.

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In last week’s edition of the Cambridge News there was a Letter to the Editor which suggested that Invenergy’s donation to the Connector Bike Trail was given with ulterior motives.

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In regard to the new Fire and EMS building, I agree with the Cambridge Village Board members. We cannot afford this. It will be a long time before we need full-time firefighters. Design the building so it can easily be added onto when needed.

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With regard to Invenergy’s grant of $5,000 for the bike path, it would appear that Invenergy might be attempting to influence the village and town boards to look favorably on their projected solar farm. What do you think?

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On Sunday, February 9, 2020, 22 tables of card players showed up at Cambridge High School to play Euchre, enjoy a lunch, participate in a basket raffle of donated items and join in an auction to raise funds to provide scholarships, support FFA members and agriculture education. The Cambridge…

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I would like to respond to the recent article regarding fire and EMS expenses. I do so from the perspective of someone who spent 25 years in public safety serving in law enforcement, EMS and the fire service in two different states. Further I spent time as a fire protection district board me…

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Thank you to churches and all who generously supported the Cambridge Food Pantry by donating food and money toward the Thanksgiving and Christmas meal baskets that the Food Pantry put together and handed out to families coming to the Food Pantry.

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The Cambridge Area Lions Club would like to express our appreciation for all who came out to enjoy the annual tree lighting in Veteran’s Park. We are honored to be able to continue this tradition bringing the community together to kick off the holidays. Much appreciation goes to all who help…

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As we approach another holiday season, many people are focused on family gatherings, food and festivity. Within the law enforcement community, we’re asking everyone to focus on another vitally important issue: please travel safely and responsibly.

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Thank you to all the businesses and residents in Deerfield, Cambridge and Lake Mills that donated bingo and raffle prizes for our Community Family Bingo Night on Saturday November 23rd. The event was a huge success with roughly 250 bingo players in attendance.

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The 40th annual Cambridge FFA Alumni Pancake Breakfast on November 10 was a success yet another year. 827 people were served in 4-1/2 hrs. People from all around the area came to support the FFA and FFA Alumni.

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The 40th annual Cambridge FFA Alumni Pancake Breakfast on November 10 was a success yet another year. 827 people were served in 4 1/2 hrs. People from all around the area came to support the FFA and FFA Alumni. All the 50 plus volunteers from the alumni, FFA, Cambridge Fire Dept, community m…

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In reading the column in your paper about the budget adjustments made to the village budget especially regarding the Fire and EMS portion I felt it necessary to point out some things for the village residents.

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The Cambridge Area Lions Club would like to express our appreciation to all those who participated in this year’s annual gun raffle. The proceeds from this annual fundraiser benefit our local community groups and programs. The winners are Patty & Rick Haas, J. Bauns, Carroll Ehrke, Russ …

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The Friends of the Cambridge Community Library would like to express their appreciation to the many people who supported their 37th annual Art & Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 2. It was a wonderful event that supports our wonderful library! Ninety vendors with unique homemade-crafted items…

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The Deerfield Lions Club held their 6th annual Chili Fest community event at Fireman’s Park in Deerfield on September 28th. The day was an overwhelming success with community members, family, and friends from all over Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois in attendance. The day included a…

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The Oakland Town Board was dismayed to read (Aug. 8) that we had somehow muddied the waters regarding the Intergovernmental Agreement between the Town and the Village of Cambridge. On the contrary we believe that our action in petitioning to annex the three streets to the Village brought cla…

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This past July 27th and 28th saw Cambridge enjoy a wonderful local event put on by the Cambridge Arts Council. Of course I am referring to the Midwest Fire Fest. Very few communities our size can boast of the organization necessary to bring over 6,000 attendees celebrating the arts, wonderfu…

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Marge Peters received her reward Tuesday morning. It was a beautiful, sunny morning for the gates to welcome her spirit. Among us who mourn, I’m certain that her arrival is celebrated. Her time in this world was well used.

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The Town of Oakland wants to clarify the issue of the Intergovernmental Agreement between the Town of Oakland and the Village of Cambridge. The agreement deals with much more than the question regarding three streets. The issue of the streets takes up two and a half pages of an eleven-page a…

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The Cambridge Area Lions Club held our annual Spring Bowling Night on Friday, March 15 at Lake Ripley Lanes. We offered fun bowling, raffles, a silent auction as well as other shenanigans (it was almost St. Patrick’s Day).

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The Deerfield Cambridge VFW really appreciates the people who helped and donated money for the VFW poppy drive, and the people who were at the ceremony in London. Thank you all again.

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Aha, yes, in keeping with Cambridge’s image and spirit as a well-known vital art center, the renovation of the water tower presents a favorable opportunity to affirm that image.

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This year, as we embark on holiday trips to see our parents and grandparents, I’d like to offer a thought. If your loved ones are over 65, please take a moment to really check on them while you’re there.

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A Forever Peace seems impossible, especially in light of today’s political climate and worldwide unrest. It also seemed impossible to America’s Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow as America was coming thru the death ravages of its Civil War. At the start of the war Longfellow tragically lost hi…

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As I took a recent walk around town I noted that the CHPC had placed the final bench at the Cambridge Elementary School in honor of Mary Hommen, my sister-in-law. It continues to be overwhelming and humbling to see the effects of what Mary’s volunteering did for Cambridge and how she affecte…