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On Sunday, area families, in observance of Memorial Day weekend, brought flowers and visited with loved ones resting in Milton area cemeteries. The three cemeteries in Milton are: Milton Cemetery, North Janesville Street, founded in 1839; Milton Junction Cemetery, 41 N. John Paul Road, found…

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When school buildings closed in Milton in March, Milton West Elementary School first-grade teacher Mackensie Wade, like all the district’s teachers, prepared to teach her students from home. Wade said tending to the emotional needs of young students was high on the list of priorities, and, s…

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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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School District of Milton Superintendent Rich Dahman has announced that Milton Middle School Assistant Principal Tara Czerwinski will become the new principal of the middle school effective July 1. Czerwinski will be replacing current Principal Matt Biederwolf, who had announced his planned …

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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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The Milton Courier and APG Media are providing a free webinar for crisis business marketing in the COVID-19 era, especially timely as business restrictions slowly begin to lift, presented by Emmy-winning marketing expert Ryan Dohrn.

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As safer-at-home time grows longer, so, too, does children’s hair. While Milton-based hairstylist Emily Norem, owner of The Catwalk Salon, recommends doing as little as possible to alter your child’s hairstyle, she did offer some basic tips for parents looking to tidy loose ends.

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Milton resident Bill Drew remembers life’s stages through computer operating systems: when he lived in Texas and was an owner of an electronics store, he said, Microsoft’s DOS 3.0, introduced in 1984, was popular. By the time he’d moved to Milton, most computers were using Windows 95, releas…

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Milton and Milton Township Fire Department issued a burning ban, prohibiting burning debris in barrels, piles on the ground and grass or wooded areas. Chief Ernest Rhodes announced the ban in a statement April 8.

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The following business was conducted during the City of Milton Common Council meeting held by teleconference on April 8.

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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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The Milton Police Department is investigating a possible police impersonator. On Wednesday, April 1, at 6:15 p.m., a citizen reported that they were pulled over on South Janesville Street in the City of Milton near the Milton House. The car was white and described as similar to a Ford Crown …

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After the arrival of COVID-19, Kim Milligan, Janesville, mother of 10, said she, like everyone, noticed TP emptying from retail shelves. A neighbor gave her a 12-pack, saying: “now you have one roll for each member of your family.” 

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The Milton Public Library is closed, as of 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday issued a Safer at Home order that prohibits all nonessential travel. There are some exceptions

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Both gas and gas pumps are making headlines this week.

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Joshua and Margot Harris, Janesville, have been homeschooling their four children ever since the oldest, Sawyer, 16, became ready to learn.