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Three local municipalities are set to receive funding as Gov. Tony Evers and Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Secretary-designee Craig Thompson announced Tuesday, July 7, more than $160 million in transportation aid for local governments as part of the governor’s 2019-21 bienn…

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A drive-through pop-up food pantry was held in DeForest on Wednesday, June 24, and it served 78 families. Workers from a newly formed group called Mission Nutrition get ready to pack a vehicle with food in the Public Service Garage at 201 Commerce Street. The group, which is partnering with …

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DeForest Village Police Sgt. Chris Payne talks with locals at Coffee with a Cop at the library June 3.

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The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents President Andrew S. Petersen recently announced that former Governor Tommy G. Thompson has agreed to serve as UW System Interim President effective July 1. The decision comes after consultation with the Board of Regents, which offered unifo…

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The Village of DeForest will officially introduce the community to its new Athletic Complex with a drive-in movie. The parking lot of the new park will host vehicles for a showing of “Field of Dreams” on Friday, June 26.

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The Knights of Columbus had a pancake breakfast this past winter and raised money for the DeForest Windsor Fire & EMS Department. Jerry Schwartz (pictured) presented the donation check to the department on Friday, June 12, in the amount of $500. Pictured from left to right is Lindsey Moo…

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Dane County’s Renewable Natural Gas Station received its first delivery of biogas from the Town of Vienna manure digester Thursday, the result of a project that will allow 90,000 gallons of manure per day to be converted into vehicle fuel.

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In June, 2019, Mackenzie Clyde visited DeForest, with the police department fulfilling her wish of being a police officer through the MAAC Foundation, as June 18 was proclaimed Mackenzie Clyde day in the Village of DeForest. Clyde, who has a form of childhood cancer, made another visit to th…

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Road reconstruction for County Highway DM, Clinton Road and Willow Street has just begun. Work efforts by the Village of Windsor will include complete replacement of the roadway surface and base course, new water main, driveway replacements in the right-of-way, and drainage improvements on C…

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After being closed for 75 days, the DeForest Area Public Library reopened this week. Safety measures are in place for the public, the staff, and even some of the library props. Patrons may call the Library to schedule a 45-minute appointment to locate and check out library materials, make co…

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A Windsor woman who runs a salon and spa in the Village of Windsor is among 17 plaintiffs listed on a lawsuit asking a federal court to stop local health departments’ orders restricting social gatherings and businesses from opening and to cease enforcement of the orders.

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Six sites. Five phases. Four years. About $10 million-$15 million. That’s what makes up the Dane County sediment removal project in the Yahara Chain of Lakes aimed at mitigating the risk of flooding.

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Library staff lined the sidewalk in front of the DeForest Area Public Library to wave and say hello to patrons cruising by in the Drive-By Library Parade. Decorated cars, bikes, walkers, and even a dog were there to greet everyone. The officers who help with library programs such as Coffee w…

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Some residents of Revere Trails were hoping to gain support from the Village of Windsor in an effort to encourage the Village of DeForest to reconsider constructing connecting vehicular roads between the housing development and Fox Hills Estates.

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The Dane County Board will be meeting this evening at 7 p.m., remotely. This will be the first regular meeting of the 2020-2022 Dane County Board, following the April election of County Board members, and the initial meeting to elect leadership.