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Following a dedication ceremony held July 5 council officially accepted with gratitude and some contingencies the donation of the Veterans Park pavilion, officially making it public property. 

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The City of Milton Plan Commission recommended and the Common Council approved on July 7 changes to a city ordinance allowing one off-street parking stall for every 20 mini storage units developed within the city. Council approved the second reading of the amended ordinance, waiving the thir…

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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 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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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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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 Rock Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) Board of Commissioners authorized Commissioner Mike Shumaker to explore buoys, lights and other safety markings to better identify passable channels for boat traffic underneath the Edgerton railroad bridge. The bridge spans the Rock River between Newv…

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The City of Milton Common Council approved on June 16 the sale of 2.5 acres of city-owned vacant land to Capital Investments, LLC. The land is located along Gateway Drive, directly east of Kwik Trip, according to a memo to council from City Administrator Al Hulick.

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USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will begin accepting nominations for county committee members on Monday, June 15, 2020. Elections will occur in certain Local Administrative Areas (LAA) for these members who make important decisions about how federal farm programs are administered locally. A…

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The Social Security Administration announced the first of several steps the agency is taking to improve the public’s experience on its website. The newly redesigned retirement benefits portal, at www.socialsecurity.gov/benefits/retirement, will help millions of people prepare for and apply f…

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The City of Milton Common Council approved June 16 moving into Phase 2 of its reopening plan. The Rock County Public Health Department made the decision to move into Phase 2 of its three-phase reopening plan on June 10.

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The Rock Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) Board of Commissioners conducted the following business on June 18: 

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The City of Milton Common Council approved on June 16 a temporary Class B beer license and special event permit requested by organizers of the Veterans Park pavilion. The volunteer group is planning a July 5 dedication ceremony and celebration of the park pavilion’s completion.

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In the wake of George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis, use-of-force policies around the U.S. have come under more scrutiny. Here’s a look at the policies for several Rock County law enforcement agencies.

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Rep. Bryan Steil, representing Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District, urged the State Department to immediately address the backlog in U.S. passport applications. Numerous constituents of Wisconsin’s First Congressional District have reached out to Steil regarding delayed passport applicati…

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The City of Milton Common Council approved June 2 a three-phased reopening plan for the city’s public facilities.

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The City of Milton Common Council held a public hearing June 2 giving property owners along Elizabeth Street an opportunity to voice concerns and ask questions about a street resurfacing project scheduled to begin later this month.

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The Milton Town Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 8 at the town hall, 23 First St.

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The US Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday, May 26, toured four areas around Clear and Grass lakes where town of Milton residents have been battling flooding for over a year. 

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A long-time Milton Department of Public Works employee isn’t at work this week, although it is National Public Works Week. Mike Griffin hasn’t been to work at all this month. That’s not because of the COVID-19 pandemic or a Safer at Home order. After 27 years, Mike retired in April.

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Gov. Tony Evers on May 11 issued Executive Order #76, relating to a proclamation that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin be flown at Half-Staff as a mark of respect for Peace Officers who have given their lives in the line of duty.

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Milton High School senior Jakob Snow asked Congressman Bryan Steil, a Republican representing Wisconsin’s 1st District, about the economic side of the coronavirus pandemic. AP Gov students had the opportunity to ask questions of Steil on Monday during a video conference.

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State Rep. Don Vruwink, D-Milton, announced Saturday that he will seek another term as representative of the 43rd Assembly District.