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Lodi Public Library is hiring a qualified individual as Library Page. The primary responsibilities of the position are to shelve library materials and maintain the order of the collection. Other duties include: filling holds for library patrons, preparing new materials for circulation, assis…

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Diana Karls was recently honored by the Lodi Community Action Team (LCAT) for her Lodi Pride and dedication to the community. Karls was the CREW/Pool Director within the Lodi School District and is currently a member of the Lodi Optimist Club. She is also involved in Activate Lodi and other …

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On May 21 at approximately 3:19 p.m., Columbia County dispatch received several 911 calls about a vehicle that had crashed on County Highway K near Dalton Road in the Town of Lodi. Shortly after initial reports came in, callers reported the operator of the vehicle fleeing on foot from the cr…

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Memorial Day is a day for me to remember all the men and women who have given their lives while in military service for their country. This day is especially important to me as two neighbor boys I grew up with gave their lives during World War II, as well as others from the small town of Joh…

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On Memorial Day, my thoughts go back to the day in February, 1944, when four Japanese suicide planes crashed into my ship, the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga off Iwo Jima, killing 120 and injuring many more. And, I think how lucky I was as a first loader on a quad 40 anti-aircraft gun, when o…

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As a veteran who served in France and Germany during World War II, Memorial Day to me, is a day to remember those who did not return home. Just after my graduation from high school and prior to being drafted into the Army, a telegram was delivered to my father stating that my cousin, James C…

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Recently, the Lodi community helped out the Prairie Valley Resale Store, located in downtown Lodi, which has been struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic. The community held a 12-hour walk-athon at the Lodi High School track, with at least one person running or walking the track during the …

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Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and Division of State Patrol are reminding motorists to be extra alert for deer along roadways. Deer activity typically increases during May and June as females search for places to give birth and young deer separate from their mothers.

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Food pantries, school meal programs, and other food security efforts throughout south central Wisconsin will be able to provide dairy, beef and pork products to families and individuals in need thanks to $4,500 worth of contributions from Vita Plus.

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The Lodi Valley Farmers Market is set to kick off its season on Friday, May 22. The annual market will once again take place next to Koltes Do-it Center o the “village green.”

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On Thursday May 14, shortly after 4 a.m., a Gray 2017 Ford Escape with Wisconsin license plate 886-ELZ was stolen from a residence in the 100 block of Elm St. in the City of Lodi.

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The Village of Dane farmer’s market is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 12 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Plans are to have the farmer’s market weekly in the parking lot in front of Lake Melvin Park.

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On May 1, the Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) joined forces to start a new program connecting Wisconsin pork producers to local meat processors, consumers and the growing number of people experiencing food in…

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Alliant Energy customers in Wisconsin would see steady electric and natural gas rates into 2021 under a proposal the company filed today with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW). This proposal delays the periodic rate review the company otherwise would have filed this month, wh…

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After sitting around the house for over a month, area residents can indulge themselves in the books that their local libraries have to offer.

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Golfers in the Lodi and Poynette areas can once again hit the links at Lodi Golf Club, Shepherds Meadow in Poynette or their other favorites. However, there are restrictions in play as the state is still under the “Safer at Home” order due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation joins transportation workers and officials throughout the country in observing the annual National Work Zone Awareness Week April 20-24.

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In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, while people are cooped up inside to remain healthy, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism is offering online activities to inspire travel plans for the future and virtually explore the state’s natural wonders.

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Two inmates were reportedly captured the morning of Friday, April 17 in Illinois, a little more than 24 hours after escaping from Columbia Correctional Institution.

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April 6: A 23-year-old female was given a warning for speeding during a traffic stop.

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Below are the final results from the April 7 election for the area, after all absentee ballots were counted April 13. Some results were noted as still being unofficial, per the Columbia County website.

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Dane County has posted the unofficial results of the April 7 election, showing that Mary Lou Hyatt has won the election for Dane Village President.

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Reach Out Lodi will deliver 10-pound food boxes to multi-family housing units in Lodi, Dane and Harmony Grove. On Friday April 17, these will be delivered by Reach Out Lodi in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin.