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McFarland Police Officer Jacqueline Statz recently helped McFarland Senior Outreach deliver some of the 332 boxes of food provided to local senior citizens. Dane County Area Agency on Aging provided all Meals on Wheels recipients a month’s worth of shelf stable food. Each box contained five …

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The coronavirus pandemic and the safer-at-home order has meant several spring and summer activities sponsored by the McFarland Lions Club have been postponed and rescheduled. They include:

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As with most meal sites these days, the McFarland senior citizen meal site is only providing home-delivered service due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Wisconsin’s safer-at-home order.

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NewBridge is coordinating free meals for anyone 60 or older. To get a meal, call NewBridge at 608-512-0000.

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Spring is almost here and one of the largest and most important fundraisers of the year for the McFarland Lions Club is now in progress – their annual rose and floral bouquet sale.

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The McFarland Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts will leave Scouting for Food fliers at homes throughout the village Saturday, March 7. The fliers will describe the types of foods and personal hygiene items the Scouts will collect on behalf of the McFarland Food Pantry.

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Solving a puzzle in a classroom turned escape room are from left, Sarah, Noah, Josephine, David, Gigi and Tyson May. The game was part of the Indian Mound Middle School Family Fun Night, a fundraiser for the McFarland Parent Teacher Organization, on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

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Lakestone Properties property manager Eric Danielson views raffle prizes at the annual McFarland Chamber of Commerce dinner at Maple Tree Supper Club on Thursday, Feb. 6.

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Kitty Brussock, left, speaks with McFarland Police Officer Jason Onken and Lt. Brian Redman (not pictured) about ways to make her neighborhood safer during Coffee with a Cop at the E.D. Locke Public Library on Wednesday, Feb. 5. McFarland Police Department officers enjoyed coffee and snacks …

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The McFarland Parent Teacher Organization is hosting a Family Fun Night fundraiser from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Indian Mound Middle School with dozens of free activities.

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The McFarland Lions Club is again partnering with Public Health Madison & Dane County to increase public awareness about the risks of radon and to disseminate radon test kits on Friday, Jan. 24, and Saturday, Jan. 25.

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In the midst of the snowfall on Wednesday, Jan. 15, Samantha Scott, left, eats an ice cream cone while walking back to McFarland High School with Annelise Gerbig.

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Stoughton/McFarland/Oregon Relay for Life will hold its kickoff meeting at Sons of Norway-Mandt Lodge, 317 S. Page St., Stoughton, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21. Anyone interested in having a team, participating individually or helped support the relay as a sponsor is welcome.

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Towing gear in sleds, two fishermen make their way onto Lake Waubesa from the shores of McDaniel Park on Friday, Jan. 3, after an unusually warm December.

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The residents of Skaalen Village ended 2019 on a giving note. Five organizations received gifts for the programs they support from the residents of Skaalen Village. Those organizations selected to receive gifts in 2019 included, McFarland EMS, McFarland Food Pantry, McFarland Senior Outreach…

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McFarland’s Christ the King Catholic Church hosted a food drive for the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in Madison. More than 1,450 pounds of groceries were donated at the pantry just in time for the holidays. A monetary donation was also given to purchase additional food. The St. Vincent de…

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Sipping hot chocolate and warming up around the bonfire are, from left, Lucy, Kate, Erik and Penny Greenfield during Christmas in the Village on Saturday, Dec. 7. Hosted by the McFarland Chamber of Commerce, the annual event featured open houses from area businesses and various events from M…

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Experimental Aircraft Association 93 metal project coordinator Don Jones, left, presented President Mike Williams, center, and mechanical designer Mike Swick with a completed Airplanish pen holder as a thank you gift. EAA Chapter 93 (Madison/Middleton) recently thanked Spartan Laser of McFar…

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Volunteers, from left, Melissa Pfohl, Anna Halverson, Eva Radomski and Julie Radomski wash bowls at the Bowls For Hunger fundraiser on Monday, Nov. 25. For $11 or $10 with a canned food donation, diners could choose one of more than 500 handmade bowls that would be washed and filled with soup.

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Christ the King Parish, 5306 Main St., McFarland, will host a pancake and sausage breakfast to benefit the local St. Vincent de Paul conference and food pantry on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon.

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Marilynn Wolle gets in some laps before Thanksgiving at McFarland’s Angie O’Donnell Aquatic Center on Wednesday, Nov. 27. Lap swim times are Monday through Friday from 5:15-7:45 a.m. and 10:15-11:15 a.m. Open, lap and family swim times are held every day of the week. A full calendar can be f…

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Christ the King Catholic Church in McFarland is sponsoring a Christmas gift shop aimed at providing a unique, yet affordable, shopping experience for children.

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E.D. Locke Public Library youth services librarian Heather Kent referees as Presley Ramos, left, and Evan Griffin, right, compete in a Minute to Win It inspired game. Players used chopsticks to pick up pompons, and whoever could place the most pompons in their cup won.

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Enjoying a Thanksgiving meal with friends are, from are, from left, Jordan Clarke, Reese Branchfield, Ren Glenn-Syoen, Joseph Olson and Blake Plunkett. The McFarland Youth Center hosted an annual Thanksgiving meal for students and their parents. MYC provided turkey and main dishes and famili…