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Jefferson County hosts state Supreme Court

The program gives people outside the Madison area, including students, teachers and the general public, an opportunity to observe the high court at work without having to travel to the state Capitol. Last year, the justices traveled to Bayfield County. Chief Justice Patience Roggensack believes the

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-09-21 16:16:00

Jefferson County Literacy Council offers tutor training

The Jefferson County Literacy Council (JCLC), a community-based adult education organization that provides free basic literacy, English as a Second language, Citizenship, Computer Literacy and pre-GED instruction, is seeking volunteers. The organization needs volunteers throughout Jefferson County

HNGNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Win wristbands to the Harry Potter Festival in Jefferson 2017

Here's how it works: from September 22-24, 2017, "Like" WKOW's page on Facebook and comment on our Harry Potter post HERE for a chance to win 4 wristbands to the Harry Potter Festival in Jefferson, Wisconsin October 20-22, 2017. Official Rules No purchase necessary. To enter "Like" the WKOW page on

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-19 19:56:00

Eagles finish 3-peat in RVC - Daily Jefferson County Union: Jefferson

The Eagles, who have only had a girls golf program for four years, needed to finish among the top five teams to secure the victory. "We didn't play our best round of the year by far but we still found a way to get it done," Jefferson head coach Jeff Schmidt said. Owen, who was named the conference's

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-09-20 03:08:00

Jefferson County offers another nice color drive

JEFFERSON - In anticipation of the arrival of vibrant fall colors across the state, Travel Wisconsin is asking fall foliage fans to join the fun and help pick this year's best fall drive in the state. Cast votes for the Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive on Travel Wisconsin's website through Oct. 2. The Ke

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 16:45:00

Workshop on social work ethics planned Oct. 26

JEFFERSON - Rainbow Hospice Care will host its first Ethics and Boundaries Workshop Thursday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Fort HealthCare Hospital Auditorium in Fort Atkinson. This program will provide four hours of continuing education and is pending approval from the National Associatio

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 16:45:00

Using nutrition to fuel workout is topic of class

A class on how to use nutrition to help one's workout performance will be held Thursday, Sept. 28, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Harvest Market Demonstration Kitchen at Watertown Regional Medical Center. A registered dietitian will provide information on how to fuel before a workout, eat during exercis

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 16:59:00

Tate family purchases another Piggly Wiggly

WATERLOO - Jeff and Cindy Tate, owners of Watertown's Piggly Wiggly, will soon own another Piggly Wiggly store, with this one in Waterloo. "We have experienced great successes at our Watertown location because of our dedicated employees and wonderful customers," Jeff Tate said in a telephone intervi

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 16:45:00

Horse trail group holds annual fall fundraiser

PALMYRA - The Southern Kettle Moraine Horse Trail Association held its eighth annual Fall Roundup fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 9, at Horseriders Campground in Palmyra. The group reported the event was one of its most successful fundraisers to date, netting $3,900. It was organized by coordinators Jean

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 16:45:00

Weekend Events: Comics, beer and bikes

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Whether you're a lover of comics, beer or bikes, you're in luck this weekend. Curt Lenz with the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau joined NBC15's Amy Pflugshaupt to talk about weekend events. The 2017 Wizard World Comic Con Madison is at the Alliant Energy Center

NBC15.COM - 2017-09-22 04:33:00

Man leads state patrol on chase near Watertown

A Madison area man is wanted by the Wisconsin State Patrol after leading them on a chase that ended just within the Watertown city limits Wednesday evening. According to State Patrol Sgt. Nate Clarke, a man suspected of committing retail theft in the city of Delafield refused to yield when pursued b

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 16:45:00

Council appoints Meltesen new city clerk/treasurer

Watertown will have a new clerk/treasurer following the unanimous appointment of Elissa Meltesen in Tuesday's Common Council meeting. Meltesen currently serves as the city's deputy clerk/treasurer, a position she's held since February of 2014. Before that she worked for the village of Johnson Creek

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 16:45:00

Future water system improvement recommended

Making the presentation on the study they conducted was Mark Fisher and Justin Bilskemper, of Strand Associates, the city's planning and engineering consulting firm. In summary, the study estimated future water usage, evaluated current and future water systems and storage, and made recommendations f

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-09-20 12:52:00

Jimmy Hartwig inducted into Polka Hall of Fame

Accepting the honor on his behalf was son Wayne Hartwig, a longtime member of the band who took over directing it two decades ago. The presentation took place during the final hours of the 47th annual Gemuetlichkeit Days German-heritage festival at the Jefferson County Fair Park, where the Jimmy Har

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-09-19 16:52:00

House hunting and credit: What you need to know

(BPT) - By now it is something of a cliche to call homeownership the American dream. But even if sitting on your own deck, looking over your picket fence and sipping lemonade doesn't move you, homeownership is still one of the best ways to build wealth. For many, owning a home is cheaper than rentin

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-09-19 16:31:00

Hazel E. Malvitz, Elkhorn/formerly Fort Atkinson, WI

June 30, 1916 - September 18, 2017 Hazel E. Malvitz, 101, of Elkhorn, formerly of Fort Atkinson, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 18, 2017, at Lakeland Health Care Center. The former Hazel Stork was born June 30, 1916, in Richmond, daughter of the late William and Anna Stork. She married

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Whitewater parents learn about cyberbullying

No students were allowed in the auditorium for Rich's presentation Monday night; however, he was scheduled to make age-appropriate presentations to middle and high school students today. With the goal of increasing awareness and educating adults on safety issues surrounding the Internet and mobile a

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-09-19 13:02:00

This Time Tomorrow to hold fundraiser Saturday

LOWELL - This Time Tomorrow Foundation, a charity started by Watertown native Cory Zimmermann that gives direct financial support to individuals and families fighting all forms of cancer, will hold a poker run and fundraising event Saturday at the Red Rooster Saloon in Lowell, W8178 State Road 16. T

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 16:45:00

Alpha Life Resource Center holds fall gala

An assortment of gift baskets will be featured in the silent auction at the Alpha Life Resource Center's annual fall gala Saturday. An assortment of gift baskets will be featured in the silent auction at the Alpha Life Resource Center's annual fall gala Saturday.Contributed photo The Alpha Life Reso

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 16:45:00

Clean Sweep event will accept local electronics

Jefferson County is hosting a hazardous chemical Clean Sweep event this weekend. It will be held at the city of Watertown Street Department located at 811 S. First St. During this time city employees will be on-site to accept electronics. The electronics drop-off is still only for city of Watertown

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 16:45:00