Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Upper Sugar River Watershed Association held its annual Paddle and Pig-Out event Saturday, Aug. 23, with music, food and activities at Paoli Park and 45-minute guided paddling trips down the Sugar River. The foggy day began with a full bus-load to take the first kayak and canoe trip. However, a... + continue reading
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Last Thursday, the Wisconsin Grocers Association surprised Carl Miller with a community service award in an informal ceremony at the back of his grocery store, the long-standing Verona institution known as Miller and Sons Supermarket. The small, brief ceremony – with fewer than 10 attendees... + continue reading
Sunday, August 24, 2014
From turning his westside garage into a make-shift training gym to traveling to Iowa the past two summers for the Annual Muay Thai Classic, when Verona resident Kent Hanna sets his mind on something he goes all in.  Two years after walking into a local martial arts studio looking for... + continue reading
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Law enforcement agencies from around the area worked with the Verona Area School District to stage a full-scale emergency exercise at Savanna Oaks Middle School Tuesday. The exercise included 11 agencies and more than 100 volunteers, some of whom got their “wounds” put on at Memorial... + continue reading
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Verona Area High School junior Ben Rortvedt had a few days off after a baseball tournament in Joplin, Mo., a few weeks ago and decided to go visit some colleges. After canceling a visit with Oklahoma State after he heard a player from his class was already offered a spot, Rortvedt decided to go to... + continue reading
08/28/2014
City and community leaders spent much time and effort in 2013 putting together a vision and a plan for growing and developing its downtown. Last Wednesday, some of those same people spent two hours... + continue reading

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08/29/2014
The state Department of Transportation will begin fixing one of the area’s biggest problem roads in September. The work is scheduled to begin Sept. 2, as Payne and Dolan will begin the... + continue reading

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08/30/2014
The Verona Area High School boys soccer team returns 10 players from last season’s 17-5-1 squad that fell in the regional final to Madison Memorial. And it is the midfield that looks to be the... + continue reading
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Schools

While no non-school district employees attended the Verona Area School District’s annual meeting Monday, the updated budget brought good news for district taxpayers. In June, when the district... + continue reading

Community

“The Wisconsin History Tour: Sharing Wisconsin’s Stories One Community at a Time” was held in August at the Verona Public Library. The Wisconsin Historical Society brought authors,... + continue reading

Business

Allison Plumer knows about child care, both from a professional side and from a “mom’s point of view,” so when she saw a need in the area for a new kind of daycare, she jumped right... + continue reading

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