Scott Peterson, managing editor of the Watertown Daily Times, has been promoted to group editor of APG Southern Wisconsin, Robb Grindstaff, general manager of APG Media’s Southern Wisconsin newspapers, recently announced.
The Monona City Council voted Monday, June 1, not to open the outdoor pool this season, citing concerns with patron safety and fiscal responsibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Landmark Services Cooperative (LSC) welcomes 11 summer interns to their staff, officials at the Cottage Grove-based company announced. The student interns started Monday, May 27, and will have assorted roles in several divisions throughout LSC’s trade territory.
A Monona restaurant is at the forefront of COVID-19 reopening tactics by using ultraviolet (UV) light treatment to protect customers from the virus.
The Dane County Chiefs of Police Association (DCCOPA) released a statement Thursday, May 28, strongly condemning the use of force by Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man Monday, May 25.
At the recent Monona Grove High School orchestra online recognition program, Hannah Wendorf received the National School Orchestra Award (NSOA). The award is the highest honor given to a senior member of the orchestra to recognize contributions to the ensemble, outstanding dedication and sup…
Singer and songwriter John Duggleby hasn’t had a paid gig since March 14, but you can still hear him perform when weekend weather is nice if you find yourself along the Lower Yahara River Trail in McDaniel Park.
Organizers of the Hot2Trot run and walk have changed the format to a virtual race, citing the health pandemic and the cancellation of the 2020 Cottage Grove Firemen’s Festival.
Late last month, Deer-Grove EMS was the recipient of a special piece of disinfecting equipment created by Bruce Winkler of Innovation Strategies, and built by Electronic Theatre Controls in Middleton.
VFW 7591 Auxiliary member Terry Soerens, left, and President Janey Owens plant flags at the graves of veterans at Monona’s Roselawn Memorial Park prior to Memorial Day. Several volunteers placed more than 3,000 flags in the cemetery.
Lacey Seibert is the new vice president of the Landmark Services Cooperative grain division, effective June 1. In this role, Seibert will lead the grain team focusing on strategic planning, business profitability, and employee growth and development.
As teachers continue to plan engaging and interesting assignments for their students, the Monona Grove High School social studies and U.S. History team of Scott Gudgel, Brian Jefferson and Kate Ziegelemaier wanted their students to consider history in the making.
After delaying a decision and hoping for the best, the MackFest event committee announced that MackFest 2020, planned for July, has been cancelled due to health and safety concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tim La Sage was deployed more than a dozen times in his 23 years with the U.S. Marine Corps. Retiring as a first sergeant, he first enlisted in 1992 and left in 2015.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Stacy Ellingen of Oshkosh lost two of the three caregivers she depends on to dress, shower, eat and use the bathroom. The helpers — all UW-Oshkosh students — returned to their parents’ homes when the university canceled in-person classes.
Monona Police Chief Walter Ostrenga congratulates Officer Vicki Peterson on her retirement at a celebration Friday, May 22. Peterson served the city of Monona for 23 years. Prior to her service in Monona, she served as a U.S. Army military police officer in Germany from 1988-92. Peterson beg…
As I contemplated the possible subject for this final story, I reviewed the many varied potential subjects: the wars, the branches of service, the countless battles. I have chosen to go a different direction, namely, the people. Some you may know, some you man not. They are the heroes that l…
Free Bikes 4 Kidz Madison will be doing a drive-through bike giveaway for frontline workers from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 6, near East Towne Mall.
At least two local restaurant owners say they will not be adding a surcharge to customers’ bills to make up for money lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Badger Boys State and Badger Girls State events were cancelled this year, but several Monona Grove High School students were already named as participants.
Monona Grove School Board member Susan Manning would like to see the school district do more to honor the graduating seniors of the class of 2020.
Progress continues on the extension of the Glacial Drumlin Trail in Cottage Grove to the Capital City Trail in Madison, but bike riders hoping to make the trek this year will have to wait a little longer.
Six sites. Five phases. Four years. About $10 million-$15 million. That’s what makes up the Dane County sediment removal project in the Yahara Chain of Lakes aimed at mitigating the risk of flooding.
Just after 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, Dane County sheriff’s deputies responded to an unresponsive female in the bathroom of a gas station at 4112 Milwaukee St. in the Town of Blooming Grove.
War is a terribly personal thing. The impression on the soldiers, their combat experience, their friends and fellow soldiers who did not return. The grief and sorrow from family members of the fallen. The nightmares that haunt the living, and the guilt of those who returned, forever question…
Monona Bank will donate $82,300 to 15 area food pantries and four other Madison-area nonprofits that are working to assist those in need during the COVID-19 crisis.
Replacement of three culverts on West Jargo Road in the Town of Cottage Grove is planned for Tuesday, May 26, depending on the weather.
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced a multimillion dollar effort to reduce evictions and improve access to housing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monona Grove High School graduate Bronz Geissler admits he was fearful the day he decided to become his own entrepreneur in the summer months when he wasn’t attending classes at UW-Madison.
The Monona Landmarks Commission is encouraging the public to take part in a self-guided biking or walking tour of Monona’s historic landmarks. May is both National Historic Preservation Month and National Bike Month.
Is MGE Energy Inc. prepared for the future? That’s the question on the minds of many shareholders as the MGE Energy annual shareholder meeting is held virtually, for the first time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.