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Ben Ruck is Edgerton’s ‘Student of the Month’

Editor’s Note: following is supplied content from the Edgerton School District.  The Student of the Month for May is Ben Ruck. Ben was nominated by Mrs. Langan, Mrs. Tate, and Ms. Dresen. Mrs. Langan and Ms. Dresen each wrote on their nomination form about Ben’s character, particularly on class trip. Mrs. Langan said: “While on …

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Regional iron pour attracts Edgerton, Milton participants

Editor’s Note: A set of personal circumstances took me away from reporting last month, so this story is rather late in coming. It should be noted, however, that the following iron pour described is offered biannually, UW-Whitewater sculpture department instructor Teresa Lind said, once each semester, and the regional nonprofit Wisconsin Makers, Inc. facility, which co-hosted …

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Area families share ALS battles, walk for awareness on Saturday

Editor’s Note: The following story is linked, with permission, to its original place of publication: The Milton Courier. (Click on image to read full story.) Those interested in supporting ALS teams created by the Wendler and Johnson families as they participate in the Janesville “Walk to Defeat ALS” on Saturday or learning more about ALS and other fundraising …

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Southern Lakes Anthology to feature 19 works created by Edgerton students

By Kim McDarison Six of 19 Edgerton School District students in grades 3-8, all of whom will have their works published in this year’s Southern Lakes Anthology, were presented to members of the Edgerton Board of Education by gifted and talented teacher Sheila Fox during the board’s regular meeting held last night (May 8). Sponsored …

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Join Milton youth walking for Make-A-Wish foundation in September

Editor’s Note: The following story is linked, with permission, to its original place of publication: The Milton Courier. (Click on image to read full story.)Those interested in learning more about supporting 10-year-old BrieAnn Aurit as she participates in “Walk For Wishes,” or other fundraising initiatives may do so through her Facebook page found here.  

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Good Tidings: School District Administrator Dr. Dennis Pauli says ‘thanks,’ explains ‘soft lockdown’

Editor’s note: following is submitted copy from Edgerton School District Administrator Dr. Dennis Pauli.  Thank you to the Edgerton School District students and staff and to our Local Law Enforcement—job well done! I’ve heard it said that true character is demonstrated during times of adversity. The impeccable character of our students and staff was clearly …

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‘Respectful communication’ is the topic of an area workshop

Editor’s Note: The following story is linked, with permission, to its original place of publication: The Milton Courier. (Click on image to read full story.) Additional photographs can be found below this story.      Milton community members and officials listen as S.& J. Consulting, LLC, diversity workshop facilitator and Diversity Action Team (DAT) of …

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Eagle impression gives new business flight

By Kim McDarison While waiting in a deer stand during hunting season several years ago, John Rinehart, Milton, said he saw something majestic: a young eagle landed nearby. Taken by the creature’s beauty, he said, he thought to himself that reproductions of the bird he’d found available for purchase were often either very expensive or …

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Never again: maintaining vigil through education, and pennies

By Kim McDarison When Edgerton Middle School eighth-grade math teacher Dean Wanless mused over how he might best represent numerically the 11 million people who died in internment camps during World War II, he thought about pennies: he’d learned about a teacher within a different district who had engaged similarly with his students using paperclips, …

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Spring election April 4 2017 candidates guide

Following are races (opposed and unopposed) residents of Edgerton can expect to see on the general Spring Election 2017 ballot. The election will be held on April 4. Those interested in following unofficial returns as polls close on April 4 may do so by visiting the following websites: In Rock County, find results here; in …

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