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For behind-the-scenes commencement commentary, the Milton Courier turned to Red Hawk Media advisor Tim Hall and yearbook advisor Sarah Brechtl.

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The Milton House reopened for scheduled tours on Tuesday.

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UW-Health Health and Sports Distinguished Psychologist Dr. Shilagh Mirgain suggests creating consistency this summer to help children find healthy ways to manage stress. Outdoor play is among strategies she suggests as children return to more predictable summertime patterns. Maintaining COVI…

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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 Milton Area Youth Center plans to reopen on June 8 and will remain open for the entirety of the summer rolling right into the next school year.

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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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Many were outside enjoying the holiday over the Memorial Day weekend. On Sunday, with picture-perfect weather, recreational hot spots in Newville were in full swing. 

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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.