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In Wisconsin, the first person to be diagnosed with COVID-19 was in Dane County, and since then, the county has worked to protect citizens, forging partnerships with farmers to deliver food where needed, funding for businesses and housing security.

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Each year, the American Legion William Lansing Post 360 offers two $1,000 scholarships to a Waunakee senior planning on attending a post-secondary institution and meets the following criteria:

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Park Bank, a locally-owned community bank founded in 1966, has announced that Ann Becker has joined the bank as Senior Mortgage Advisor. Becker’s experience makes her a concierge of lending to her clients.

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Many Waunakee residents are working on change now, engaging in research to understand the United States’ racist history, particularly its role in the numbers of Black men and women dying in police custody.

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A rumor circulating that Hy-Vee is no longer planning to build in Waunakee is just that – a rumor.

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Veridian Homes has broken ground on a mixed-use development west of Schumacher Farm Park. The 160-acre subdivision – Heritage Hills – will be built out over the next 10-12 years.

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While an article published in the June 24 edition of the Wisconsin State Journal reported rising nitrate levels in some Madison suburbs’ drinking water, Waunakee Utilities Manager Tim Herlitzka said this village’s water is safe and frequently tested.

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The Village of Waunakee has launched a survey in hopes of gauging residents’ perceptions of equity and inclusion. The survey is intended to help village government listen and learn about matters of equity and inclusion in the village and to help establish some baseline information from which…

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Many visitors to the Madison Area Builders Association’s Parade of Homes are wearing masks this year as a precaution against the coronavirus. This is the site at Carriage Ridge in the Town of Westport.

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Attendees line up at the Madison Area Builders Association’s Parade of Homes site at Carriage Ridge in Westport. This year, most wore masks, and all were required to sign a waiver as they entered each site. This is the first year Westport has been the location of a Parade of Homes site. For …

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Dane County Parks staff and the Friends of Indian Lake County Park have embarked on a project to restore 17 acres of oak savanna at the park just west of Waunakee, removing invasive species to encourage the growth of native prairie.

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The Waunakee Fire Department is celebrating 125 years of dedicated community service from 1895 through 2020, and is distributing postcards that tell its history. During this second featured era, the joint Waunakee Fire District was formed, to include the Village of Waunakee and parts of the …

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Every year, the Waunakee community celebrates those in the community who, through the dedication of their time and talent, help make the village a better place every day.

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The Waunakee school board has approved more than a dozen programs set to take place in July, following guidance released by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction on Monday.

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The Village of Waunakee has launched a survey in hopes of gauging residents’ perceptions of equity and inclusion. The survey is intended to help village government listen and learn about matters of equity and inclusion in the village and to help establish some baseline information from which…

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Amid concerns for student safety and quality of instruction at public institutions this school year, some parents have begun to consider alternative education options for their children in the fall.

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A Waunakee High School graduate now teaching at a Des Plaines, Illinois, high school was recently named the Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD).

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The four Rotary scholarship recipients attended the virtual Rotary meeting earlier in June to talk about their goals as they go on to college, along with their service to the community.

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For about two months, the coronavirus pandemic forced Wisconsinites to stay home, closing shops, restaurants, playgrounds and churches while people quarantined. How people interacted changed, in some cases, permanently.

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As protestors have filled city streets across the United States demanding racial equality and police reform in the wake of George Floyd’s death, area high school students can explore many of themes raised through a new book club.

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Dane County, in partnership with the Tenant Resource Center (TRC), has officially launched a more than $10 million emergency package to prevent evictions, County Executive Joe Parisi announced today. The program developed by the County with federal CARES funding, is projected to help stabili…

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The Dane County Board of Supervisors has voted to renew an agreement with the Waunakee School District, in which a county-funded social worker works from an office located inside Waunakee’s Heritage Elementary School.

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Four Waunakee teenagers are facing disorderly conduct charges in Dane County and are accused of driving in a Waunakee neighborhood with the windows open while yelling a racial slur.

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Woodland Drive will be closed in the next few weeks for road repairs and resurfacing beginning early next week. /the two separate road closures are outlined as follows:

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Alex Janis, a member of Troop 2298 in Girl Scouts of Wisconsin–Badgerland Council, has earned the highest awards available in Girl Scouting – the Gold Award.

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Dane County recorded its 1,000th case of COVID-19 on June 17, prompting a statement from County Executive Joe Parisi, who commended its citizens for rallying to support one another in the face of the global pandemic.

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The Waunakee Fire Department responded to a residential fire at 5323 Westport Road Tuesday morning, shortly before 8 a.m. No injuries to residents or emergency responders were reported.

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Waunakee school-board members approved administrative recommendations for summer school last week, agreeing that the second session should remain virtual with certain exceptions.

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Waunakee American Legion Post 360 members with Boy Scout Troop 46 participated in Retirement of Colors ceremony on Flag Day June 14 to retire tattered American flags. The chaplain said a prayer, and the flags were incinerated as Legion members and Boy Scouts saluted.