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

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Julia Nunes has been selected as Wisconsin’s 73rd Alice in Dairyland. In this position, Nunes will work as a communications professional for the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). Her job will be to educate the public about the importance of agriculture in Wisconsin.

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While the Rock County Public Health Department announced June 10 that “data dashboard benchmarks” indicated the county could move into Phase 2 of its pandemic reopening plan, it also identified long-term care facilities and senior centers as among entities that would not move forward, follow…

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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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Easter bunnies looking for eggs might consider a stop at the Whitewater City Market held during warm-weather months outdoors at the city's downtown train depot across from the City of Whitewater Municipal Building, 312 W. Whitewater St. Local food producers Margie and Rick Hammerl sell eggs …

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During the K-9 Veterans Day celebration held at the American Legion Post 166 Sunday, Jerry Witt — War Dogs Milwaukee member, veteran and Vietnam K-9 handler of two Army scout dogs, “Skip,” a German Shepherd/Collie mix who was killed in action, and “Satan,” a black lab — introduced his friend…

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Some 60 participants, including K-9 veterans, active and retired K-9 dogs and handlers, and those that came out to support them, attended Wisconsin’s 6th Annual K-9 Veterans Day celebration held Sunday at the American Legion Post 166 in Fort Atkinson.

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Wisconsin’s 6th Annual K-9 Veterans Day, recognized statewide as March 13, was celebrated Sunday at the American Legion Post 166, 201 S. Water St., followed by a wreath-placing ceremony at the Fort Atkinson K-9 Memorial monument in McCoy Park.

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State Democratic Party Chair Ben Wikler laid out his strategy for winning the presidential election in November during the Jefferson County Democratic Party’s Presidents Day Dinner.

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A 45-minute educational program, followed by the release of a rehabilitated young bald eagle, was held Saturday, Feb. 15. Some 250 event-goers packed the second-floor children's storytelling area at the Milton Public Library where Dianne Moller, director and founder of Hoo's Woods Raptor Cen…

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Debris removal from underneath the M/F County Trunk bridge in Indianford completed Wednesday, Jan. 29, and the bridge reopened Thursday, Jan. 30, Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) project development supervisor Kurt Johnson said.

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The County Trunk M/F bridge spanning the Rock River in Indianford closed Monday, Jan. 27, and will remain closed for as many as several days to perhaps two weeks, said Black River Falls-Based Lunda Construction Project Manager Neal Miller. How long the bridge will be closed rests largely on …

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The County Trunk M/F bridge in Indianford will be closed this week while crane operators from Black River Falls-based Lunda Construction, with help from a contracted three-man dive team from Kenosha-based Northern Diving, LLC, remove debris from the Rock River bottom. The materials fell into…

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The County Trunk Highway F/M bridge spanning the Rock River in Indianford will be closed beginning Monday, Jan. 27. The closure, which has been approved by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) for one week, is required to allow Black River Falls-based Lunda Construction to remove…

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After hiring engineering firm Mead and Hunt last month to design a crest gate for installation in between the Indianford dam powerhouse and spillway, the Rock-Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) Board of Commissioners approved a change in plans. The board opted instead for the removal of two wic…

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Voters in the School District of Milton will find two races on the Feb. 18 primary ballot, including those of Wisconsin State Supreme Court Justice and the Milton Board of Education.  

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One year ago, Bryan Steil was sworn into office as the representative for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District. 

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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Jan. 3 announced the state has seen 459 hospitalizations for influenza this season -- more than three times as many than at this time last year.

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When enforcement of the REAL ID Act begins Oct. 1, 2020, the regular Wisconsin driver license or ID will no longer be accepted identification for domestic air travel or to enter a federal building or military base.

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Trains have long been a part of the Milton landscape, Wisconsin and Illinois HO Modular Railroad Group member Bill Hueser said.

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“For a long time, my ring tone was Ossy’s ‘Crazy Train’ just because he yelled out ‘All aboard’ in the beginning,” said Bill Hueser, a Janesville resident and 23-year veteran of the Milton-based Wisconsin and Illinois HO Modular Railroad Group. The 12-member club meets and runs model trains …

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The Rock-Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) Board of Commissioners has hired the Jefferson-based law firm of Thompson Legal, LLC, on an “as needed” basis.

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A request for the removal of construction debris from underneath the County Highway M/F bridge is being drafted, according to officials from two state agencies: the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT). The bridge spans the Rock…

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Officials from two Wisconsin state agencies and the Rock-Koshkonong Lake District say surveying efforts are underway to determine how much and in what year debris recently found underneath the Indianford Bridge was placed in the Rock River.

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Rock-Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) newly elected treasurer Mark Meyer presented a financial report, outlining fund balances, potential dollars available for future projects, expenditures, both real and forecasted, and suggested areas of savings within the district’s budget. The report was …