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The 46th annual Arts and Crafts on the Lawn on the Milton House grounds has been canceled. It had been scheduled for August. The Milton Historical Society announced the are no plans to hold the event in a different format in 2020.

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Wisconsin farmers facing increased stress and other challenges can access additional free and confidential counseling resources by contacting the Farm Center at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP).

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Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) continues its focus on customer service and innovation by simplifying its most-used form, the Title/License Plate Application (MV1). DMV created a new online guide to walk customers through the detailed application and t…

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The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) July 8 announced that by significantly adding staff, it has markedly improved its customer service to unemployment insurance (UI) claimants, increased the rate at which UI-related calls are answered and the number of outbound/scheduled calls that…

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The heart of Milton comes in different sizes, colors and designs. Winners of the July 4 community parade of homes and businesses reflect that.

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When someone is sick or injured, the care EMTs and paramedics provide can mean the difference between life and death. But the information first responders gather doesn’t always make it to hospital caregivers in a timely and efficient manner.

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With the expansion of non-essential surgeries, procedures, and outpatient clinic visits, Rock County hospitals and clinics are slowly easing visitor policies implemented in March.

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The Wisconsin Department of Justice advised the Wisconsin Elections Commission on July 2, that the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in the One Wisconsin Institute case is not yet in effect. This is because the Court of Appeals has not yet issued a mandate in the case. The Department of Ju…

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With waves of heat come waves of boater traffic on Lake Koshkonong and the Rock River, and this year, perhaps due to increased interest in outdoor recreation resulting from COVID-19, boating traffic is on the increase, Rock River Safety Patrol (RRSP) Chief Ryan Peterson said.

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Rock County reported 26 new COVID-19 cases but no new deaths, according to figures released by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Sunday.

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A shortened version of a ceremony that would ordinarily have been held on Memorial Day was instead held July 5 at the Milton Junction Cemetery. The ceremony was held in conjunction with a similar veterans memorial event and a pavilion dedication ceremony held in Veterans Park, also on July 5.

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A Veterans Memorial Ceremony and Veterans Park Pavilion Dedication were held July 5 in Veterans Park. Some 150 event-goers and program participants arrived to remember and celebrate. The memorial ceremony included much of the program that would have been presented on Memorial Day, but was re…

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As we are hearing the sound of fireworks, the City of Milton reminds: "The laws of the State of Wisconsin and our city ordinances are very restrictive when it comes to fireworks. The only types of fireworks permitted by ordinance include toy pistol paper caps, sparklers, and toy snakes.

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Brenda Alexander retires from the Milton School District as a K-3 Physical education teacher at Harmony and Consolidated elementary schools.

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A sixth-grade teacher at Northside Intermediate School, Sharon Hamilton was at first excited to be retiring at the end of the 2019-20 school year. Now she said she is disappointed.

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Concerts on the Lawn is returning to The Gathering Place with Rainbow Bridge on Thursday, July 9. Hot dog meals will be served at 5:30 p.m. The band starts at 6:30 p.m.

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The City of Milton Common Council approved June 23 a special event permit and park use application made by the Milton Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC) to host Chicken Barbecue, and a special event permit for an arts and crafts event sponsored by the Milton House.

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The City of Janesville Recreation Division reopened several recreation facilities including the Riverside Park Splash Pad, the Town Square Bubbler, and Lions Beach on June 24. The city news release said remember there are no attendants on duty at the Splash Pad or Bubbler and no attendants o…

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The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) on June 24 released the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates of unemployment and employment statistics for Wisconsin metropolitan areas, major cities and counties in Wisconsin for May 2020.

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For the first time since March, state health officials reported no new COVID-19 deaths for a second straight day. But new cases continued to trend upward Monday.

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USDA’s Farm Service Agency will now accept applications for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) through an online portal, expanding the options available to producers to apply for this program, which helps offset price declines and additional marketing costs because of the coronav…

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As schools begin making decisions about when and how to reopen, Bryan Steil, a Republican in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District, is working with Republicans and Democrats to ensure students, teachers, and staff are safe while in the classroom. Steil cosponsored H.R. 7029, the Protect our…

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The 71-room Fairfield by Marriott hotel in Whitewater, Wisconsin is now open for business with a new décor that provides guests with a feeling of warmth and calm while traveling. Located at 1242 West Main Street, the Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites Whitewater will operate as a Marriot…