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The Lake Mills City Council approved the reconstruction of Mud Lake Road at a council meeting April 21, awarding the bid for $1,031,522.50 to Forest Landscaping and Construction of Lake Mills.

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Gov. Tony Evers today signed Executive Order #73 calling the Legislature to meet in Special Session on Sat., April 4, 2020 at 4 p.m. to take up changes to the upcoming spring election. Gov. Evers is urging the Legislature to take up legislation allowing an all-mail election, to send a ballot…

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A federal judge on Friday ordered that Wisconsin officials withhold reporting any results from Tuesday's election until extended absentee balloting is complete April 13.

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It was brought to the attention of the Lake Mills Leader printed ballots for the upcoming election in Lake Mills listed an incorrect candidate for Jefferson County Board of Supervisors District 13.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on an unprecedented $2 trillion emergency bill to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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The City of Lake Mills held a briefing Monday in regard to COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Lake Mills City Council met Tuesday, with everyone keeping their distance from one another amid the COVID-19 outbreak, approving several important agreements and projects to keep city services functioning as best as possible over the coming weeks.

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The Lake Mills City Council moved the zoning ordinance for the Tyranena Point subdivision to it second reading and approved the final plat for the project on Mud Lake Road at a meeting Tuesday, March 3.

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Jefferson County fire and dispatch services show high potential for achieving service level improvements and possible cost savings through enhanced service sharing or consolidation, while police and public works show more limited, but still beneficial possibilities, according to an analysis …

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The Lake Mills City Council voted to allow proposals for food trucks and food vendors at Sandy Beach during the summer at a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 18. The decision comes after the demolition of the Sandy Beach restaurant.

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They could be your neighbor, friend, son or daughter. It could be you. Addiction happens in Lake Mills.

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The U.S. Census Bureau is continuing its strong recruiting push in Wisconsin, as part of national recruiting efforts to hire up to 500,000 temporary, part-time census takers for the 2020 Census in communities across the country, to reach its goal of more than 2 million applicants. The Bureau…

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The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has hired Jayne Krull as the director of the Agriculture and Farm Center, a bureau of DATCP’s Division of Agricultural Development.

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State Representative Barbara Dittrich (R-Oconomowoc) voted Wednesday in support of a package of eight bills from the Speaker’s Task Force on Adoption. The legislation works to address the cost and extended timeline for adoption, moving children from instability to permanence.

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The Lake Mills City Council approved the first steps of a new subdivision to be located in the city near Mud Lake Road and Highway 89 at a meeting Jan. 7.

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Gov. Tony Evers announced Wisconsin has been awarded $10 million through the Preschool Development Birth to Five Grant to strengthen the state’s early childhood system. The grant focuses on addressing pervasive challenges around equity, access, quality, and affordability in early care and ed…

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Governor Tony Evers announced 62 agencies in urban and rural areas will receive awards totaling $5,128,447 in federal and state funds to enhance and support local transportation options for Wisconsin seniors and individuals with disabilities. The funds assist local public entities and privat…

JEFFERSON — In its ongoing effort to streamline personal identification, passport and other services in recent years, Jefferson County Register of Deeds Staci Hoffman has announced that, effective Jan. 2 residents will no longer have to travel to other counties to obtain their Wisconsin marr…

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JEFFERSON — In its ongoing effort to streamline personal identification, passport and other services in recent years, Jefferson County Register of Deeds Staci Hoffman has announced that, effective Jan. 2, 2020, residents no longer will have to travel to other counties to obtain their Wiscons…

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The Lake Mills City Council did not vote on a resolution, after no motion was made, recommended by the Parks Board to put a walkway in at Faville Park.

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The Lake Mills City Council approved the library needs assessment and feasibility study for the L.D. Fargo Public Library Nov. 19. The Library Board Ad Hoc Committee recommended FEH Design of Oconomowoc for the study at a cost of $19,305

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The Lake Mills Town Board approved its 2020 budget and tax levy Nov. 12 during a special meeting.

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Sheila Plotkin, retired teacher and founder of We the Irrelevent, a website devoted to open records requests, will speak on her recent campaign to access communication revealing the public’s opposition to actions taken by state lawmakers on Thursday, Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson Publi…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump ordered his staff to freeze nearly $400 million in aid to Ukraine a few days before a phone call in which he pressured the Eastern European nation’s leader to investigate the family of political rival Joe Biden, a revelation that comes as more Democra…

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Members of the Lake Mills City Council weren’t shy about sharing their displeasure with the bulk pickup program started at the beginning of the year at a meeting Tuesday where they were asked to approve next year’s almost 10% rate increase for the company.

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Jefferson County District Attorney Susan Happ is pleased that her staff will be growing, albeit slightly, for the first time in nearly three decades.

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The Lake Mills Town Board approved the ATV/UTV ordinance Tuesday, Sept. 10 after a public hearing with a 2-1 with Town Chair Hope Oostdik voting no.

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Following a recommendation by the Plan Commission Sept. 3 the Lake Mills Town Board unanimously approved the under-the-road permits for Daybreak Foods, but not the privilege for the overhead feed conveyor at a meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10.

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The Lake Mills area has been home to diverse groups of people over time even before the Aztalan people lived here. An archeological study completed at Sandy Beach recently unearthed artifacts dating back to AD 500, 500 years earlier than the Aztalan people indicating a group identified as Mi…

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The Lake Mills City Council approved a policy Tuesday night that will tighten the reigns on city departments using social media.

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The public is invited to hear former Senate Majority Leaders Tim Cullen and Dale Schultz, co-chairs of the Fair Elections Project Wisconsin Campaign, speak on nonpartisan redistricting and the effects of gerrymandering on Thursday, April 25, 6 p.m. at the Jefferson Public Library, 321 Main Street.