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Residents around Lodi can once again peruse the bookshelves at the Lodi Woman’s Club Public Library. The library re-opened its doors on June 1, Library Director Alex LeClair announced recently.

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The Poynette Village Board approved to temporarily eliminate three operating license costs and drastically reduce two others.

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During the evening of Tuesday, June 2, between 7:30-10:30 p.m., the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office communications center received numerous telephone calls regarding weather related incidents.

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The Columbia County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) is taking the lead to establish the Columbia County Economic Recovery Team, with the purpose of building a collaborative effort with organizations across Columbia County. The Economic Recovery Team will meet the unique needs of the…

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Memorial Day is a day for me to remember all the men and women who have given their lives while in military service for their country. This day is especially important to me as two neighbor boys I grew up with gave their lives during World War II, as well as others from the small town of Joh…

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On Memorial Day, my thoughts go back to the day in February, 1944, when four Japanese suicide planes crashed into my ship, the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga off Iwo Jima, killing 120 and injuring many more. And, I think how lucky I was as a first loader on a quad 40 anti-aircraft gun, when o…

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As a veteran who served in France and Germany during World War II, Memorial Day to me, is a day to remember those who did not return home. Just after my graduation from high school and prior to being drafted into the Army, a telegram was delivered to my father stating that my cousin, James C…

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A parade was held Saturday to celebrate the graduating seniors of Poynette High School. Those who came out to support the class of 2020 lined both sides of the streets along the parade route.

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Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and Division of State Patrol are reminding motorists to be extra alert for deer along roadways. Deer activity typically increases during May and June as females search for places to give birth and young deer separate from their mothers.

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Food pantries, school meal programs, and other food security efforts throughout south central Wisconsin will be able to provide dairy, beef and pork products to families and individuals in need thanks to $4,500 worth of contributions from Vita Plus.

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Poynette’s public Memorial Day celebration has been canceled this year. The event is annually sponsored by the American Legion Post 271, the Women’s Auxiliaries of the American Legion and the Sons of the American Legion.

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On May 1, the Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) joined forces to start a new program connecting Wisconsin pork producers to local meat processors, consumers and the growing number of people experiencing food in…

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Alliant Energy customers in Wisconsin would see steady electric and natural gas rates into 2021 under a proposal the company filed today with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW). This proposal delays the periodic rate review the company otherwise would have filed this month, wh…

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After sitting around the house for over a month, area residents can indulge themselves in the books that their local libraries have to offer.

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Golfers in the Lodi and Poynette areas can once again hit the links at Lodi Golf Club, Shepherds Meadow in Poynette or their other favorites. However, there are restrictions in play as the state is still under the “Safer at Home” order due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation joins transportation workers and officials throughout the country in observing the annual National Work Zone Awareness Week April 20-24.

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In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, while people are cooped up inside to remain healthy, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism is offering online activities to inspire travel plans for the future and virtually explore the state’s natural wonders.

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Two inmates were reportedly captured the morning of Friday, April 17 in Illinois, a little more than 24 hours after escaping from Columbia Correctional Institution.

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Below are the final results from the April 7 election for the area, after all absentee ballots were counted April 13. Some results were noted as still being unofficial, per the Columbia County website.

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Columbia County Health and Human Services has reported five positive tests for the coronavirus as of March 23. Of the tests done, 122 have had negative results. The county has now been identified as having community spread, meaning people have been infected with the virus in an area, includi…

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News outlets across Wisconsin are reporting Gov. Tony Evers’ intention to issue a “Safer-at-Home” order on Tuesday, similar to shelter-in-place orders already in effect in several other states.

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Per the Library Board’s decision on Monday night, the Poynette Library is closed to the public, but it is extending these curbside services available Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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The Poynette Village Board approved a resolution awarding the 2020 Park Street Extension and Washington Street Stormwater projects to S&L Underground, Inc., based out of Lodi. The decision was made at its March 9 meeting.