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City of Stoughton Stoughton Area School District

Alders plan
to hash out
Trailers dispute
Sept. 13 meeting citys Finance committee.
The council decided instead
with RDA designed to convene a committee of
the whole meeting, involv-
to provide direction ing the entire council in an
informal format with no
BILL LIVICK action planned.
Unified Newspaper Group It might be held in the
EMS meeting room, but
A special meeting next city officials werent sure
month is aimed at settling last week if the space would
the future of the Highway be available.
Trailers building. Council president Tim
With four alders absent, Swadley (Dist. 1) and Ald.
the council voted 5-3 Tues- Kathleen Tass Johnson
day in favor of holding (D-2) opposed having the Photo submitted
a joint meeting with the meeting. Swadley noted Fourth-grade students work on Chromebooks earlier this year. Starting this fall, all 6-12 students in the district will get to
Redevelopment Authori- the council had given the use one of the devices for schoolwork.

5 things to know for

ty, which has been trying RDA direction July 25 to
to redevelop the building ask developer Gary Gorman
and the area around it. The whether hes still interested
RDA wants to demolish the in restoring the century-old
aging, unsafe structure, but building, and Gorman had
the council has indicated said hed like have a better

the 2017-18 school year

support for saving and reha- understanding of the citys
bilitating it because of its finances before discussing
historic value. the building again.
The meeting is 6p.m. Johnson said the council
Wednesday, Sept. 13, the should decide whether to
same day the RDA had
planned to meet with the Turn to Trailer/Page 14
Inquiry-based, digital learning emphasized at SASD
Swadley announces SCOTT DE LARUELLE
Unified Newspaper Group
The No. 1 topic is a wholesale
experiment over at Kegonsa Ele-
mentary School, where educators are 5 things to watch
For more than 3,000 Stoughton building off last years program to

bid for mayor Area School District students, Tues-

day marks the first day of the 2017-
18 school year.
bring inquiry-based learning to the
schools kindergartens. This year,
that program will expand to all the
1. Inquiry-based learning
2. Digital expansion
for the first time in April And this year, keeping up with grades. 3. Fab Lab at River Bluff
Olson announced 2016, joined the council technology and student well-being Second is an expansion of the dis-
will be a main focus. tricts plans to increase technology 4. New mental health team
she wont run earlier in 2011 after six years on
In the Hubs annual list of things to for students, as this year, all students
the Stoughton Area School 5. Continued focus on student
this month board. He has often pushed look for, all five either address keep- in grades 6-12 will be provided with
for better communication ing students ahead of the technology a district-owned Chromebook. More
JIM FEROLIE and collab- curve or providing them with care for
Verona Press editor oration with their basic health needs. Turn to 5 things/Page 16
SASD, which
Less than a month after has struggled
Mayor Donna Olson
announced she will not run
for a third four-year term as
financially in
recent years.
My pas-
Compensation committee likely to get six-month extension
mayor, Ald. Tim Swadley sion and SCOTT DE LARUELLE get more time to find a bet- The committee, com- with a final recommenda-
has announced his candida- experiences Swadley Unified Newspaper Group ter plan. prising district teachers tion to the board.
cy for the position. as a school sto-mug- While the matter was and administrators and led A l l o p t i o n s r e m a i n
He is the first candidate board member, Nearly a year into their open for discussion but not by district consultant Lynn in the table for explora-
to announce for the April c i t y c o u n c i ltimswad- work and more than two action at Monday nights Wood of Wood Communi- tion and consideration,
2018 election. If there are member, andley years since a new teacher meeting, board members cations, has been meeting including a more objective
more than two candidates, local busi- compensation plan created agreed to consider making for nearly a year to try to salary schedule frame-
there will be a primary in ness owner, gives me great considerable controversy a change to the commit- reach a consensus on a new work, as well as a perfor-
February. insight on how to provide among some educators, tees mission at their next teacher compensation plan. mance-based system, a
Swadley, 55, who became a Stoughton Area School meeting on Tuesday, Sept Monday, it asked for anoth-
Turn to Swadley/Page 14 5. er six months to come up Turn to Comp/Page 5
Common Council president District committee might

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City of Stoughton

Nordic Ridge
shelter plan
gets upgrade
base bid, but Tuesday, Ald.
Alders approve Tom Majewski, a mem-
bid, add $15K to for ber of the committee, said
hed like the city to install
better materials a metal roof on the shel-
ter, arguing the city would
BILL LIVICK save money in the long run
Unified Newspaper Group because a metal roof would
last 30 to 40 years longer
A shelter and splash pad than a shingled roof.
at Nordic Ridge Park should He also said installing
be ready by next spring, brick veneer on the full Photo submitted
after the Common Coun- height of shelter walls A performance by Michelles Magical Poodles concluded this years Stoughton Public Library Reading Program.
cil on Aug. 22 approved an would enhance its appear-

Busy summer at the library

agreement with a plumbing ance and be worth the
and construction contractor, roughly $2,000 cost.
including an extra $15,000 Finance director Tammy
to make the shelter nic- LaBorde said the council
er-looking and more dura- should specify where the
Planning director Rodney
extra money should come
from, and added it could
Reading program On the Web is a great pleasure and a
wonderful pastime, and
School was the winner
this year, with a 55 percent
Scheel said the contractor come from a Capital Outlay draws 750 area kids For more information on the because we want to prevent completion rate.
wants to begin building this fund. Stoughton Public Library, visit:
summer slide the loss They will display our
fall. That was good enough SCOTT DE LARUELLE of reading skills which may Summer Reading Achieve-
The council unanimously for Majewski, who moved Unified Newspaper Group occur when students are ment trophy at their school
accepted RHD Plumbing to amend the original away from the classroom for the upcoming 2017-
Inc.s bid of $392,710 to motion. The council unan- Well, that went by quick- for a few months, she told 2018 school year, she
build the park amenities, imously supported both the ly. the Hub in an email. said.
with $242,711.15 from in amendment and the final T h o u g h t h e r e s s t i l l program, entitled Build a Bosky said generous Earlier this month, the
developer impact fees and resolution. technically three weeks of Better World, reading for community donations library celebrated the end
the balance, from general The shelter and splash summer left on the calen- a combined 7,057 hours. allowed librarians to offer of the program with a fina-
funds. That share rose when pad are being built in the dar, with many kids going Youth services librarian plenty of prize drawings le, including free custard
the council decided to put park at 1300 Hoel Ave. The back to school Tuesday, the Amanda Bosky said the to keep people visiting the sundaes donated by a com-
a metal roof on the shelter shelter will be 3,880 square season is all but a memory. library offers the program library, checking out books munity member, and a per-
and extend a brick veneer feet, with area for bath- At the Stoughton Public every year including and logging those hours all formance by Michelles
cover the full height of the rooms, mechanicals and Library, it will be memo- incentives and prize draw- summer. Magical Poodles.
exterior walls, rather than concessions. ries full of summer reading ings to keep children Every year, the library
half the height. and fun. and teens motivated to read calculates the percent- Email Unified Newspaper
The finance committee Email Bill Livick at bill. This year, 750 kids and over the summer, for two age of reading program Group reporter Scott De
voted 3-1 to approve the teens registered for the reasons. completions for each area Laruelle at scott.delaruel-
We b e l i eve r e a d i n g school. She said St. Anns

The Stoughton Police Department on an outstanding warrant following disorderly conduct following a distur- Officers arrested a 37-year-old man an officer, bail jumping, and probation
logged 2,522, incidents in July. Cas- a fireworks disturbance. Subject was bance at a park. The woman was also on an outstanding warrant following holds following an investigation into a
es of interest for the month were; also cited for the fireworks violation. cited for underage alcohol. an officer seeing the subject whom theft from the library.
two robberies, six intoxicated driver Officers arrested a 38-year-old he knew was wanted.
arrests, four drug incidents, three July 4 woman for receiving stolen property July 20
batteries, five burglaries, 26 thefts, Officers arrested a 54-year-old and bail jumping following an inves- J uly 15 Officers arrested a 23-year-old man
11 frauds, nine domestic disturbanc- woman for battery and disorderly tigation into a report that the subject Officers arrested a 35-year-old on an outstanding warrant following
es, 66 disturbances, 23 disorderly conduct following a disturbance at a was violating her bail conditions. woman for disorderly conduct and a search by officers for the subject
conducts, 23 traffic crashes, 63 EMS private residence. Subject was also found to be in the resisting/obstructing an officer fol- that they knew was wanted.
assists, nine alarms, 19 juvenile inci- possession of stolen property. lowing a domestic disturbance.
dents, 74 9-1-1 calls, three runaways, J uly 5 Officers arrested a 21-year-old Officers arrested a 17-year-old man July 23
six warrant arrests, seven threats, Officers arrested a 23-year-old man for impeding breathing, false for battery with the use of a weapon Officers arrested a 20-year-old
32 animal complaints, and officers man bail jumping and an outstanding imprisonment, battery, intimidation following a domestic disturbance. woman for disorderly conduct follow-
responded to 62 suspicious activity warrant following a traffic stop. of a victim, criminal damage to prop- Officers arrested a 25-year-old man ing a disturbance.
calls. Officers also logged 154 assist erty, and violation of a no contact or- for child abuse causing great bodily
cases, 37 criminal charges, 50 ordi- July 7 der following a domestic disturbance. harm following an investigation into a July 27
nance violations, and 128 traffic ar- Officers arrested a 33-year-old man child that was injured in a home by a Officers arrested a 33-year-old
rests from 81 traffic stops. for a felony forth offense OWI, Felony J uly 11 non-parent. man for disorderly conduct following
The following were selected as sig- Bail Jumping, and traffic charges fol- Officers arrested a 22-year-old a domestic disturbance.
nificant cases by the department: lowing a traffic stop. man for robbery by force and delivery J uly 19
Officers arrested a 19-year-old of Schedule IV narcotic following an Officers arrested a 27-year-old wom- Compiled by Scott Girard
J uly 2 man and a 17-year-old woman for incident where the subject used force an and a 28-year-old man for theft of
Officers arrested a 20-year-old man to rob another of drugs. library materials, resisting/obstructing

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Town of Dunn City of Stoughton

Grant brings Outdoor alcohol service up for review Wal-Marts online- committee had concerns alcohol in its new free gro- alcohol servers and that

leaf vacuum
with both requests at their cery pickup service, which employees would get IDs
based grocery pickup Aug. 23 meeting. is starting Sept. 7. The new from everyone in each car,
Committee members service will allow cus- but the committee wasnt
begins next week were uncomfortable with tomers to order groceries moved.
Aldi selling hard liquor so days ahead and pick them A letter with Wal-Marts
Pilot program begins as 600 homes. EVAN HALPOP AND JIM
close to the doorway and
without security there, but
up outside the store with-
out leaving their vehicles.
application, written by a
legal firm, asked to add one
We w i l l b e g e t t i n g
this fall in limited homes that are in the Town Unified Newspaper Group they recommended approv- Its available in 37 states, 2,012-square-foot room
of Dunn all along Lake al of a license to serve beer according to the companys and 10 covered parking
area by Kegonsa Kegonsa, as well as the A request to allow cus- and cider-only hard liquor. website, but not yet Wis- spots next to its existing
houses directly across the tomers to pick up alco- An Aldi representative consin. pharmacy drive-thru ded-
BILL LIVICK street, she said. We wont hol from their vehicles pointed out that most of its A Wal-Mart represen- icated to the service to its
Unified Newspaper Group be going down side streets. at Stoughtons Wal-Mart wines are cooking wines, tative told alders liquor premises description on
The town is starting small Supercenter is headed to but the committee wanted could be excluded from the its alcohol license.
A $20,000 grant will help because officials want to the Common Council for to hold further discussion shopping list if alders were Police chief Greg Leck
pay for a pilot program to figure out how to do it debate Sept. 12. at the council level and uncomfortable with the warned the committee that
collect leaves and compost quickly and efficiently. It is one of two grocery postponed Aldis request idea, and they were. Most a denial would in effect be
them in the Town of Dunn. Hasslinger said officials store liquor licenses alders for a wine and hard liquor of the half-hour debate a citywide policy change.
Officials learned earlier have to make many deci- will review that day. The license. The committee over the Wal-Mart request If we say no to Wal-
this month of the grant from sions about the program new Aldi store is looking to also voted to postpone was on the ethics and Mart, we will say no to
the Madison Metropoli- before the leaf vac arrives serve beer, hard cider and action on whether to create legalities of whether and everybody, Leck said.
tan Sewerage District. The in October. wine, and the Wal-Mart is a liquor license specifically how they could deny the
money will help the town Were hoping to have a beginning a free curbside for grocery stores. license. Email Hub editor Jim Fer-
pay for a leaf vacuum, with conversation with residents grocery pickup service. The committee voted Jenny Welch, an assistant olie at stoughtoneditor@
the goal of reducing phos- at the next meeting (Sept. The Public Safety not to allow Wal-Mart, store manager, told alders
phorus entering Lake Keg- 18) about it, and well be 2600 Hwy. 138, to include the store had 10 licensed
onsa and the Yahara River looking for the board to
Watershed. give us some direction, she

Chamber transitions to two-person staff

T h e To w n B o a r d said. Were probably going
approved the purchase of to be looking at some sort
the $44,300 leaf vacuum of ordinance in September
July 7, contingent on the to really spell out how the
program operates. to professionals with Suess skills. the whole community, so she has been
town receiving the grant.
The equipment is expected We want to make sure McCormick, Suess leaving Tricia not only stepped in and invaluable that way.
picked things up when there was an Trotter will take over chamber mem-
to arrive in October. that anything that reduces part-time roles abrupt change in the bership and programming. It was a
The project will pick phosphorous in the lakes is
permissible in our project, position, but she really significant part of her previous role but
up leaves at the roadside
Hasslinger added. AMBER LEVENHAGEN elevated the position and the new position will allow her to focus
beginning this fall for a lim-
Among other things, offi- Unified Newspaper Group added another layer of more specifically.
ited area of homes along
cials will have to decide top-notch organization, Liimattas first day will be Sept. 6.
Lake Kegonsa. After the
whether to charge a fee for The Chamber of Commerce will have her social media skills The change in staffing might affect
pilot, the town plans to
people who get the service. a new face in a new position starting in were fantastic, she said. hours of operation, as both Trotter and
expand the program each
Research by the U.S. September. She really helped bring Liimatta could both be out working in
year to a larger area.
Geological Survey shows Susan Liimatta, new to the chamber, this position to that next McCormick the city at the same time. But Trotter
The purpose is to pre-
that removing leaf litter can will become a full-time events/visitor step professionally. emphasized that the chamber will still
vent leaves from sitting
reduce the concentration of services manager, taking the duties that The redefining of the be a visitor resource.
out in the rain and leaching
phosphorus in stormwater had previously held by two part-time positions led to Mickey Its going to be different around
phosphorus into the lakes,
by up to 80 percent. employees. McCormick, adminis- here, but I also feel strongly that this
said Dunn business manag-
If you encourage every- The transition started with the exit trative assistant, leav- is the right move, she said. To have
er Cathy Hasslinger.
body to pick up their leaves, of events coordinator Tricia Suess to ing the chamber after somebody bringing that visitor, tourism
The town applied for the
and instead of bagging become president at The Virtual Found- 13 years in the role. and event piece to another level is real-
grant in June and learned
them and taking them to ry, a manufacturing startup in Stough- The chamber will host ly important and will help free me up to
Aug. 7 it had been award-
the transfer site, they leave ton. a going-away party for Suess work on membership and their needs a
ed the funding, which was
them sitting at the roadside Executive director Laura Trotter told McCormick Thursday. lot more, too.
offered as part of MMSDs
and you dont pick them the Hub that when Suess announced her We are sad to see
Yahara WINS anti-phos-
up for three weeks, youre leaving, the board gathered to assess the Mickey go, Trotter said. She has been Contact Amber Levenhagen at
phorus program.
actually doing more harm chambers needs. They decided a full- a nice constant here at the chamber,
Hasslinger explained the
than good, Hasslinger not- time position would be more attractive very much a resource of information for
town is partnering with a
citizen-led group, Friends ed.
of Lake Kegonsa, FOLKS,
and together they plan to
collect leaves from as many
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Letters to the editor

Riverfront plan should not change
I am writing to encourage you which impacts city services and
to proceed with the already exist- our schools.
ing (and Council approved) RDA 5. The beautification of a
Riverfront Neighborhood Plan. blighted area will be unrealized.
For nearly a decade, the RDA and 6. The developer pool will be
City has put energy and resources limited due to limiting the devel-
into creating a plan, establishing opment possibilities, which has
a TIF district, acquiring proper- already occurred.
ties, requesting bids, choosing a 7. The city could get in a situ-
developer, and scheduling pub- ation where the plans you hope
lic feedback charrettes with the will happen for the riverfront
developer. wont materialize, and then the
Some think development could city will be willing to accept any
have started this year, most agree proposal just to get some kind of
that it would have commenced return on investment. Significant
next year. I do not know why the dollars have already been spent.
old trailer building is suddenly I do not understand why the
an issue, but I assume that the desire to save a building which
council is no longer in agreement has been abandoned for decades
with the RDA neighborhood is the reason for the stall, consid-
plan. That, of course, is your ering the negative consequences
prerogative. However, there are that can come from the delay.
significant impacts to this project The charrette events with the
being held up and changed after a chosen developer was met with
decade of progress: positive feedback from the public.
1. A dilapidated building will And according to the Hub dated
be left to stand that is a danger July 27, the developer backed
to the community as well as the
police and fire department per-
off because elected officials do
not agree on what they want to
Community Voices

Eclipse glasses were not

sonnel. include in the project.
2. A delay could result in the We have a plan a plan that has
TIF district reaching its expiration been in existence for years so
causing the city to have less TIF please do not change the scope at

everywhere and werent free

money to provide for a project. this late date. The city needs to
3. A payout to Mr. Wahlin will develop and grow sooner rather
be due in three years if a develop- than later.
ment is not underway.

4. A loss of significant tax Jerri Kittleson
our months ago, I began away our glasses at the Rotary libraries. No. Libraries bought
revenue opportunity will be lost, City of Stoughton
planning our eclipse pro- Park Gazebo as planned. Exactly those glasses and offered them for
gramming at the Stoughton 36 families came to get a pair of free to the public, same as we offer
Public Library. the binoculars! We were overjoyed free access to books, magazines,
See something wrong? I asked library patron and for-
mer NASA educator Ralph Win-
that this story had a happy ending.
What puzzles me is the medias
internet and other items and ser-
vices we purchase for our patrons.
The Courier Hub does not sweep errors under the rug. If you see rich to give a presentation about decision to speak for all libraries If a library didnt offer free
something you know or even think is in error, please contact editor eclipses. He graciously waived based on what theyd heard about eclipse glasses, it wasnt because
Jim Ferolie at 873-6671 or at so we his honorarium and offered his a few libraries. they were being a Scrooge. May-
can get it right. program for free. I also earmarked Libraries are not a monolith. We be they didnt have $55 to spare.
some of the programming money are not organized under some cen- Maybe they needed it to stock up
provided by the Friends of the tral authority, like a national chain on construction paper for story
Library to buy of coffee shops all observing Free time crafts or to buy a few extra
50 pairs of Donut Day. copies of the newest James Pat-
eclipse glasses Librarians across the country terson bestseller to meet demand.
from a source gathered on social media to com- They needed to maximize the
Thursday, August 31, 2017 Vol. 136, No. 6 which was rec- plain about patrons who responded impact of that $55 for their com-
USPS No. 1049-0655 ommended by a with disappointment and anger munity.
Periodical Postage Paid, Stoughton, WI and additional offices. different NASA when told there were no glasses, As much as librarians may
Published weekly on Thursday by the Unified Newspaper Group, educator. because a newscaster or radio DJ have complained about the flood
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Little did I breezily told them to find them at of phone calls, visits, and angry
The Stoughton Courier Hub, PO Box 930427, Verona, WI 53593. know that my Bosky
their local library. (Thanks to the demands during the weeks leading
Office Location: 135 W. Main Street, Stoughton, WI 53589 estimate of Hub, who only reported truthful up to the eclipse, I think theres
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Friday interest in this information given to them directly one thing we can agree on: This
Phone: 608-873-6671 FAX: 608-873-3473 phenomenon was wildly low. by us.) shows that libraries are still a vital
Over the coming months, we I was also puzzled by this idea part of the community. When
became flooded with questions of free eclipse glasses. Ours faced with the question Why fund
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about these free eclipse glasses wound up being free to us because libraries when we have Google? libraries would provide. For some of the generous donation of a we can reply Will Google give
This newspaper is printed on recycled paper. reason, many news sources decid- patron, but had the 50 pairs we you free eclipse glasses?
ed to report that all libraries would ordered arrived, we would have Were back to our regular-
General Manager Circulation be offering these glasses to anyone paid $50 for them (plus shipping). ly-scheduled services for now. But
Lee Borkowski Carolyn Schultz who asked for a pair. The American Library Asso- mark your calendars for the next Meanwhile, the glasses we ciation estimates that there are solar eclipse on April 8, 2024
Sales Manager News ordered from our reputable 119,487 libraries in the United and check in at the library a few
Kathy Neumeister Jim Ferolie source never arrived. States. Lets say each of those days in advance to see if we still Once again, we were thankful to libraries ordered 50 pairs of have any free eclipse glasses left. Winrich, who used his own money eclipse glasses at $55. That could
Advertising Sports to overnight us 36 pairs of solar have cost as much as $6,571,785 Amanda Bosky is the youth ser-
Catherine Stang Jeremy Jones binoculars from where he was of our nations tax dollars. vices librarian for the Stoughton vacationing in the path of totality I think people heard free Public Library.
Assistant Editor of the eclipse. eclipse glasses and thought
Scott Girard The day came, and we gave that meant they were donated to
Diane Beaman

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Samantha Christian, Bill Livick,
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Comp: An aim for consensus on the teacher compensation plan has slowed process
Continued from page 1 unwilling to rush into longevity included in any in state education budgets

committee statement read.

recommending something
until they are fully believ-
Former educator rips SASD new compensation plan.
When we get into mer-
makes a rigid compensa-
tion system untenable.
School board presi- ing that is the right step it-based pay increases We have real financial
dent Scott Dirks said he forward. Former Fox Prairie Elementary School music teacher and we start talking about implications to any rigid
will leave up to commit- Wo o d s a i d t h e p o i n t Paul Otteson, a parent of a Kegonsa kindergartener-to-be, the subjectivity of it, it system, he said. Were
tee members whether they that has caused the big- sharply criticized district officials for their dealings with just gets a lot harder for at a point right now where
insist on reaching a con- gest challenge and diver- teachers in recent years. Referencing the ongoing debate staff to know where they its probably best for our
sensus on a plan or would gence among committee stand, she said Theyre school district to view sal-
accept some kind of major- members is meeting the of the districts teacher compensation plan approved two all professional and feeling ary increases as a collec-
ity vote something that boards request to create years ago, he said its a symptom of a larger problem theyre doing a good job, tive pool of money we have
has proved impossible so an equitable, merit-based and a failure of leadership. and then to not get reward- available to us at any given
far. The committee will pay system, particularly ed for that, thats tough. school year, because it may
likely have more leeway to when results are subjec- (Teachers) are not at our best when we work under B o a r d m e m b e r Ti m change as quickly as any
examine other options they tive. a blanket of uncertainty and fear, he said. My daughter Bubon said he would given school year.
havent yet, including plans She said the committee deserves Stoughton teachers at their very best teach- like to see the committee H ow eve r, c o m i n g u p
that may be similar in some has also worked hard to ers who are fairly compensation by a plan that isnt vague explore a hybrid plan with a plan that gets uni-
ways to either the districts build consensus, which the including the boards for- versal approval should not
current compensation mod- board has said it prefers. or arbitrary, a plan that doesn pit teacher against teacher. mer steps and lanes and be an expected outcome,
el or the one it replaced in If there is a point of dis- Otteson said while he understands the cost of declin- the current career ladder Dirks said.
May 2015. agreement, we dont just plans. No matter what hap-
There is some urgency let that go, Wood said. ing enrollment is great, the districts compensation com- I do think that there is pens, there are going to be
to get this done, he said M ov i n g f o r wa r d , t h e mittee needs the time and flexibility necessary to develop merit to both of them, but people who dont like this
of the committees work. committee has recom- a coherent and fair alternative. I dont support going back and weve got to live
Its been going on a long mended all options remain to the way it was many with that, he said.
time Were no closer to on the table, she said, years ago, but clearly right Asked by Dirks if six
this than we were two years including a more objec- slowed us down a bit, she Schneider said some not there are some issues more months for the com-
ago. tive or incremental salary said. districts base salary on an and concerns with our cur- mittee to come up with
schedule model, as well as average of all teachers of rent model, he said. a r e c o m m e n d a t i o n wa s
Building consensus a performance-based sys-
Searching for a certain grade, while oth- Dirks also agreed with a realistic, Singletary said
While the process has tem. solutions ers use a modified steps hybrid model that takes yes, provided meetings are
taken longer than anyone B o a r d m e m b e r S t eve and lanes systems, similar from more than one type of scheduled rigorously.
Committee member Pat to the former SASD plan.
expected, it has remained Jackson asked if the board Schneider, a SHS social Still others look at the plan. Its a lot of work (but)
true and has continued to should continue to require studies teacher, said based score teachers received on What this really comes Im confident it can be
adhere to a type of consen- the committee come up on their findings, Stough- their three-year evaluation. down to this tension done, she said. If there
sus-building and consensus with a consensus on a new ton is not an anomaly in between a fair model that was a perfect model that
seeking, inclusive, inter- plan, given the problems So there are a million is predictable but also has brought no negative feed-
having troubles coming up different ways we could
active process that will be achieving that. with a workable teacher look at this, and Im not an element of account- back, that would already
what we recommend to the Wood admitted that goal compensation plan. ability and rewards bet- be in place. Weve learned
district overall, observed has been a stumbling sure our committee has ter-than-meets-expecta- a lot in the process about
There are as many plans fallen in love with any of
Lynn Wood of Wood Com- block for the committee, as there are as many dis- them, and thats also been tions performance, he what isnt the right way.
munications, a consultant and district director of cur- tricts; they vary a lot, he a problem, he said. said.
who has been leading the riculum Judy Singletary Email Unified Newspaper
committees work. agreed.
said. Youd like to take Board member Alison Staying flexible Group reporter Scott De
the best of all the plans, but Sorg said there should be
She noted members are The effort to be 100 theyre not all compatible. an expectation based on Board member Jonathan Laruelle at scott.
percent consensus has Coughlin said uncertainty

District in brief would improve student and faculty year, $650 in 2018-19 and $630 there- NOW FORMING

safety. The system would allow live after.
view access to Stoughton police and I suspect the reason the numbers
Security cameras could track an intruder in a building are bigger is because they are increas-
District director of information from camera to camera. ing the voucher program, so they need
systems Paul Vande Hei and district School board president Scott Dirks
said he plans to put the subject on the
to be able to support that, she said.
Definitely, theyre making (school)
school resource officer Todd Dovi-
chi updated the board on a propos- agenda for the boards next meeting choice more of an issue. REGISTRATION
al to add 47 cameras to Stoughton on Tuesday, Sept. 5. Ta r p i n i a n s a i d o n e m e a s u r e Saturday, September 16th, 2017
High School and 44 to be distributed approved by the JFC that could affect 12:00pm - 2:00pm
among River Bluff Middle School and
State budget update Stoughton is limiting future refer-
Sandhill, Kegonsa and Fox Prairie. Board member Donna Tarpin- endums to occur only during regular LEAGUE INCLUDES
ian updated the board on the Joint spring elections or fall general elec- 3 games of bowling Shoe Rental Sanction
The plan is proposed in two phases, City tournament Fun Days Coaching
with around $80,000 for the high Finance Committees work on school tions, which fall on even-numbered
years. If approved, it would go into Flexible League Schedules
school cameras and around $75,000 funding.
Pre-league day bowling and post bowling are available
for the other four schools. During Mondays executive session, effect Jan. 1.
SHS has 22 cameras, with 19 of representatives voted to pass the edu- NO ONE SITS ON THE BENCH
them exterior. The proposal would cation part of the budget, 12-4, along PBIS presentation
place new cameras in main hallways, party lines. She said vouchers were A quartet of educators brought LEAGUE STARTS
lunchrooms, gyms, auditoriums and increased, which was a main point of school board members up to date on September 23rd, 2017 at 12:00pm
entry/exits. Legally, they would not be discussion. the districts continuing efforts with Contact To Sign Up Or With Questions 608-873-5959

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classrooms or offices. increase of $639 million for K-12 The program has been going on for
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Coming up Community calendar

Gazebo Musikk costs for Jean Donowho, bartender Tickets are $14 in advance and $15 Thursday, August 31
at the post, who faces surgery and at the door. Carry-outs are available 4:30-630 p.m., Mickey McCormick going away party,
Blythe Gamble and The Rollin extended recovery. for $15. Children 6-12 are $5. Ages 5 Viking Brew Pub, 211 E Main St., 873-7912
Dice will perform for the next Gaze- Brats will be $3.50 with chips and and under are free. 6-7:30 p.m., Gazebo Musikk presents Blythe Gamble
bo Musikk series from 6-7:30 p.m. beans, burgers $3 with chips and For information, call 873-9456. and the Rollin Dice, Rotary Park, Rotary Park Gazebo,
Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Rotary beans, hot dogs will be $2.50 with 401 E. Main St.,
Park Gazebo, 324 S. Sixth St. chips and beans and $1 for an extra Golf lunch
Blythe Gamble and The Rollin Friday, September 1
sandwich. The Oregon Town and Country
Dice is a dynamic blues, rock, sing- For information, call Bob Hocking 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Stoughton Farmers Market, Stough-
Womens Club will host a luncheon, ton Plaza, 1050 W. Main St.,
er/songwriter band featuring guitarist or Dean Stenjem at 205-9090 or 516- open to area women, at the Stough-
Bill Roberts and bassist John Swad-
0071. ton Country Club, 3165 Shadyside
ley. Drive, Stoughton, at 12:30 p.m. 9:30-10 a.m., Family yoga, library, 873-6281
Bring your lawn chairs or blankets SVP auditions Tuesday, Sept. 12. Saturday, September 2
for the free concert; beer and wine Stoughton Village Players will host Entertainment will be provided by
are permitted, but no glasses. Food 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Stoughton Community Farm-
auditions for their November per- area line dancers. There will also be ers Market, Forrest Street (North of Main St.),
and beverages will be for sale at the formance Our Town at the theater, a 50/50 raffle.
255 E. Main St., at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Tickets are $10 per person. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Yahara River Hootenanny (repeats
For information, visit facebook. Sept. 5 and Wednesday, Sept. 6. To make a reservation, call Sue
com/gazebomusikk. first Saturdays through November), Yahara River Gro-
The performance will run Nov. 2-5 Capelle at 835-9421 no later than cery Cooperative, 229 E. Main St., 712-2976
Going away party and 9-11. Sept. 6. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stoughton Historical Society Muse-
For information, call 205-8480.
Viking Brew Pub, 211 E Main Freedom Through Forgiveness um open, 324 S. Page St., 873-1943
St., will host a going away party for Fish boil Registration is open for a free Sunday, September 3
Mickey McCormick from 4:30 to A Norwegian fish boil will be held series of classes offered at Stough- 1 p.m., American Legion Post 59 Labor Day cookout,
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. at West Koshkonong Church, 1911 ton Hospital, 900 Ridge St., called 803 N. Page St., 205-9090
McCormick worked at the Cham- Koshkonong Road, from 4:30-7:30 Freedom Through Forgiveness.
ber of Commerce for 13 years and is Tuesday, September 5
p.m. Friday, Sept. 8. The series of six classes will be
leaving as a result of transitioning in Boiled cod, potatoes, carrots, held from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, 7 p.m.,Stoughton school board meeting, SASD
the office. onions, cole slaw, bread and Nor- Sept. 20 through Oct. 25. Administration Building, 320 North St., 877-5000
For information, call the chamber wegian goodies will be available. Instructor Tim Markle will teach 7 p.m., Stoughton Village Players auditions for Our
at 873-7912. A portion of the proceeds will go methods of working toward forgive- Town, SVP Theater, 255 E. Main St., 205-8480
Labor day fundraiser to the Stoughton Special Olympics, ness and learning to live a forgiving Wednesday, September 6
Deerfield Community Center and St. life. 9:30-10 a.m., Family yoga, library, 873-6281
American Legion Post 59 will host Coletta of Wisconsin. A bake/craft To r eg i s t e r, v i s i t s t o u g h t o n
a Labor Day cookout fundraiser at 1 6:30 p.m., Foundation SciFi book group: The First
sale begins at 4 p.m. and click on classes Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North, library,
p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at the post, 803 Tickets can be purchased at the and events.
N. Page St. 873-6281
church office, Nordic Nook and All For information, call 873-2356. 7 p.m., Stoughton Village Players auditions for Our
Proceeds will go toward medical in the Family Hair Care. Town, SVP Theater, 255 E. Main St., 205-8480
Thursday, September 7
1-5 p.m., Personal Essentials Pantry, 343 E. Main St.,
Bahai Faith Covenant Lutheran Church Seventh Day Baptist
For information: Alfred Skerpan, 877-0911 1525 N. Van Buren St., Stoughton 873-7494 Church of Albion 6:30-8 p.m., Adult Craft Club: Dye it, library, 873-
or Gail and Greg Gagnon, 873-9225 616 Albion Rd., Edgerton 6281 Stoughton study classes. Saturday: 5:30 p.m. Worship 561-7450
Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship
Friday, September 8
Bible Baptist Church Worship Saturday 11- Sabbath School 10 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Stoughton Farmers Market, Stough-
2095 Hwy. W, Utica Ezra Church Fellowship Meal follows service on first Sabbath ton Plaza, 1050 W. Main St.,
873-7077 423-3033 515 E. Main St., Stoughton 834-9050 skmarket
Sunday: 10 a.m. - Worship; 6 p.m. - Worship Stoughton Baptist Church 9:30-10 a.m., Family yoga, library, 873-6281
Sunday:10 a.m. Corner of Williams Dr. & Cty. B, Stoughton 4:30 p.m. Fish Boil ( $14 advance, $15 at door, 6-12
Christ Lutheran Church 873-6517
700 Hwy. B, Stoughton First Lutheran Church $5, 5 and under free), West Koshkonong Church, 1911
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - Worship; Koshkonong Road, 873-9456
873-9353 e-mail: 310 E. Washington, Stoughton 6 p.m. - Evening Service
Summer worship times: 873-7761 Saturday, September 9
5:30 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. Sunday Sunday: 8:30 & 10 a.m. worship St. Ann Catholic Church 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Stoughton Community Farm-
323 N. Van Buren St., Stoughton
Christ the King Community Fulton Church ers Market, Forrest Street (North of Main St.),
873-6448 873-7633
Church 9209 Fulton St., Edgerton Weekday Mass: Nazareth House
401 W. Main St., Stoughton 877-0303
Sunday: 8 and 10:30 a.m. Worship Services
and St. Anns Church Tuesday, September 12 Sunday: 10 a.m. - Worship Weekend Mass: Saturday - 5:15 p.m.;
Coffee Fellowship: 9 a.m. 12:30 p.m., Golf lunch, Stoughton Country Club,
Sunday - 8 and 10:30 a.m. 3165 Shadyside Dr., 835-9421
Christian Assembly Church Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
1844 Williams Drive, Stoughton 873-9106 Varsity (High Schoolers): 12-3 p.m. United Methodist of Stoughton Wednesday, September 13
Saturday: 6 p.m. worship; Sunday: 10 a.m. AWANA (age 2-middle school): 3-5 p.m. 525 Lincoln Avenue, Stoughton
worship 9:30-10 a.m., Family yoga, library, 873-6281
Good Shepherd By The Lake Thursday, September 14
The Church of Jesus Christ Lutheran Church
of Latter-day Saints
Sunday: 8 a.m. - Short Service; 6:30 p.m., Thursdays With Murder: Mysteries of
1860 Hwy. 51 at Lake Kegonsa, Stoughton
825 S. Van Buren, Stoughton
10 a.m. - Full Worship Michael Connelly by Harry Bosch, library, 873-6281
877-0439 Missionaries 957-3930 Sunday Worship: 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. West Koshkonong Lutheran Church Friday, September 15
Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday school and Primary Adult Bible Study: 9:15-9:45 a.m. 1911 Koshkonong, Stoughton 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Stoughton Farmers Market, Stough-
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - Worship ton Plaza, 1050 W. Main St.,
Cooksville Lutheran Church LakeView Church
11927 W. Church St., Evansville 2200 Lincoln Ave., Stoughton
Western Koshkonong 9:30-10 a.m., Family yoga, library, 873-6281
Pastor Karla Brekke Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship
Lutheran Church
Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship and Sunday School 2633 Church St., Cottage Grove
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship
11 a.m. Bible study
Support groups
Diabetic Support Group Low Vision Support
6 p.m., second Monday, 1-2:30 p.m., third Thurs-
Stoughton Hospital, 628- day, senior center, 873-
How to Be a Better Lover 6500 8585
Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one an-
other, be compassionate and humble. Do not repay evil with evil or Dementia Caregivers Parkinsons Group
insult with insult. 1 Peter 3:8-9 NIV 2 p.m., second Thursday, 1:30-2:30 p.m., fourth
873-4590 senior center, 873-8585 Wednesday, senior center,
1358 Hwy 51, Stoughton To love others, you must first love yourself.This starts with 873-8585
Pete Gunderson accepting yourself,faults and all, and gently nourishing and taking Support Group Multiple Sclerosis Group
Mike Smits Dale Holzhuter care of yourself. Our primary responsibility is to take care of 5:30 p.m., third Wednes- 10-11:30 a.m., second
Martha Paton, Administrative Manager
ourselves. A person whose mental or physical health is seriously day, Stoughton Hospital, Tuesday, senior center,

Sara Paton Barkenhagen, Administrative Assistant

Paul Selbo, Funeral Assistant impaired will not be able to care for others,so it is vital that we 873-7928 873-8585 maximize our own health and well-being.Tending to ones own
happiness is also important, because with a sense of joy in our Grief Support Groups Anorexia and Bulimia Group
life,we have something worth giving to others, and indeed, others 2 p.m., third Wednesday, 6 p.m., first Thursday,
will be drawn to us. People are naturally drawn to happy healthy senior center, 873-8585 Stoughton Hospital, 628-
people. Besides being happy and healthy, we should strive to have 6500
an expansive heart that is filled with loving kindness and compas-
sion for everyone. This can be difficult; many people are admit-

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Reader leaders
Kids complete 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

The Stoughton Public Library wants to help children get

a head start on reading, and 16 youngsters completed a Kids who
program this summer to help do just that.
The library is continuing its ongoing 1,000 Books completed
Before Kindergarten challenge for children up to age 6.
The idea is for families to read the books to their children program
before they are old enough to enter kindergarten.
Children receive stickers to motivate them along the Al Braun, Maximus
way, as well as a free book when they finish 500 books Cocke, Minnie Cocke,
and another free book when they reach 1,000. To find out Pius Cocke, Emma D.,
more or to enter a child in the program, stop by the chil- Nora D., Amos Enerson,
drens desk at the library. Aurelia Groshan, Ethan
To sign your child up for the program, contact Chil- Groshan, Caitlyn Helm,
drens Librarian Amanda Bosky at Lucas Peterson, Hannah
Peterson, Matilda Plumb,
Caroline Rogers, Rebecca
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Addison Shechter and Abby Hopper, both 8 and students at Sandhill Elementary School,
held a lemonade stand with homemade cupcakes in July.

Summer in Stoughton
With summer winding down, some are reflecting back on summer in its prime.
Some Stoughton children ventured outside during the last few weeks of summer
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Recreation Department planted new trees around the community in July, and some Aurelia Groshan is one of 16 Stoughton children who recent- Stoughton Public Library at
residents took it upon themselves to help care for the new greenery. ly completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten pro-
gram at the Stoughton Public Library.

Local churches unite

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Christ the King, Ezra Church and Stough-
ton United Methodist Church collaborated
and held a prayer vigil for peace Sunday,
Aug. 20.
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Memory Walk by Virgin Lake Park.
In light of the recent events in our coun-
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A thrift store with a heart

SCAA Resale supports nonprofit that helps local pets
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SCAA Resale
Kari Aagerup has been an 1321 E. Main St.
animal lover her entire life.
Thats why, when Small 205-6636
Animal Advocates closed,
she took the opportunity to
keep the work of rescuing
animals alive with Second Hours:
Chance Animal Advocates Tuesday-Friday: 11a.m.
(SCAA). To help with that, to 7p.m.
Aagerup opened a thrift
store, SCAA Resale, at 1321 Saturday: 11a.m. to
E. Main St. last September. 5p.m.
SCAA is a nonprofit based Sunday-Monday:
in Stoughton that relies on Closed
volunteers and fundraisers to
provide financial assistance
to people with a pet that has money.
unaffordable medical needs. There is no prerequisite to
Items sold at the thrift store sign up. Individuals are able
directly contribute to provid- to apply for assistance, and
ing those funds for pets in the Aagerup works with both
Stoughton area. veterinary offices in town.
It was established as a Those vets have information-
nonprofit in 2015 and the al flyers at both offices, as
thrift shop, which supports well as at the thrift shop, for
a majority of the funding, anyone who might be inter-
opened Sept. 13 of last year. ested in signing up for the
Thrifting is, especially in financial assistance.
Stoughton, a part of peoples Photos by Amber Levenhagen If you need help, ask for
lives, Aagerup said. When Kari Aegerup owns Second Chance Animal Advocates Resale and her dog, Buddy, frequently visits the store. it, Aagerup said. A lot of
looking for a place to put the people tell me theyre on
store, I knew it had to come the thrift store opens up a guests that is, unless he is recently donated, and they while you are short, let me disability or limited income,
back to Stoughton. few more opportunities with sleeping at his moms feet. can be found in every cor- help you. which is all fine, but if for
Small Animal Advocates a more stable source of fund- The store operates com- ner of the shop including whatever reason you need
didnt have a thrift shop, but ing, she said. pletely on volunteer support handmade dog harnesses, Continuing the mission help, ask for it.
Aagerup said that opening it The store, with a heart whether its running the ornate jewelry, kitchen and Aagerup was a volunteer
with SCAA has been a huge shaped logo on the sign, has register or sorting through household items, and even for several years with Small Future plans
help with financially support- a special place in Aagerups and stocking items, all of an antique popcorn maker, Animal Advocates, a similar Aagerup has big dreams
ing its mission. heart. Buddy, the aging black which are donated. though that item isnt for nonprofit in Stoughton. That for SCAA.
Fundraisers were able to lab she rescued from an abu- Items rotate on a regular sale. organization ceased when its She works as a caregiver
provide a base, but opening sive home, welcomes all basis depending on what was That popcorn maker can be owners, Kathy and George as her fulltime job (every-
seen at the numerous fund- Thode, retired after more one who supports SCAA
raisers SCAA hosts around than 20 years of providing does so as a volunteer) and

43rd Annual Stoughton the bake sales education and support to she dreams of owning a
around Easter, Victorian Hol- both pets and pet parents in farm where she can rescue
iday weekend at River Bluff the Stoughton area. all sorts of animals and get

SHILLELAGH Middle School and the annu- Kathy and George really involved with foster care.
al plant sale, with plants that started something special, In the meantime, she has
are donated from the Oregon and they worked so hard on plans to look for some-

School District. it, and to just let it go when thing bigger than what can
When items are donat- they retired would have been be provided with the thrift
ed that cant be sold, either ridiculous, Aagerup said. store and fundraisers, like
because they are damaged or So I started Second Chance earning grants or finding
Sponsored by clothing items (which SCAA Animal Advocates. business backers to offer
doesnt sell), they are repur- After earning the nonprof- support.
Shillelagh Foundation, Inc. posed or donated to other it title in 2015, she said her Though shes looking
nonprofit agencies, like The and her team of volunteers for more community sup-
Clothing Center at Covenant Kate Grob, Cheri Towle, port, Aagerup emphasized
Lutheran Church.
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Jan DuBois, Amy Lally, Kel- how much volunteers have
SCAA helps cover medical ly Schappe and Kris Aagerup helped SCAA, and its thrift
visits, spay and neuters, and spent the next several store, get to this point.
up to $100 in surgery costs. months fundraising to help
18-Hole Scramble
It has been a whirlwind,
Since opening, SCAA has open the thrift store, but there she said. Animals need
helped 108 cats, dogs and was a slight detour after their love. Ive been wanting to
one rabbit, including a record first fundraiser. start something like this for
$100.00 Includes Cart and Lunch of 30 spays and neuters in
one month.
We made our first $300, the last 10, 15 years, and I
and I immediately spayed wouldnt have been able to
7:30 a.m. Shotgun Start Spaying and neutering is and neutered two cats, she do it without the support of
just so important, she said. said. I didnt even have a my volunteers and the city
The overpopulation of pets, checking account established of Stoughton.
Prizes & Gifts the fact that people do sil- yet.
ly things when theres not Aagerup said SCAA has Contact Amber Levenha-
Hole-In-One Prizes: $5,000.00 Cash much money, so if I can help never had to turn someone gen at amber.levenhagen@
take the burden so I can help away because of lack of
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Home Talent League Girls cross country

Vikings look
get back to
state as a team
Sports editor

Stoughton girls cross

country looks primed to
make another run at a Bad-
ger South Conference title
with the return of four of
the teams top five runners
from last season.
Fort Atkinson, Oregon
and Monona Grove all have
young teams too, and they
all have great programs
with great coaches, Zae-
misch. Our girls look to
defend their conference
title, yet we still have a big-
ger goal of team state this
year, rather than sending
three individuals to state
like last year.
Junior Anna Wozniak
earned her first Badger
South Conference title last
year. She then went on to
lead teammates Margaret
Ross and sophomore Grace
Jenny to the WIAA Divi-
sion 1 individual state met.
Wozniak finished 58th
Photo by Jeremy Jones
at the state meet and spent
Winder Fuentes goes with a pitch to drive in a second inning run for Stoughton on Sunday. The Merchants traveled to Dodgeville and beat the Knights 9-3 more time in the weight
in the opening round of the grand championship series. room this summer in prepa-

Merchants roll
ration for the upcoming
season. She will be a team
captain this season, along
with Ross, Jenny and Abby
Kittleson who all earned
first all-conference honors
last year.
taken umbrage with the move, Fuen- Dodgeville. Fuentes followed Fuller to the Jenny finished 60th at the
Fuentes drives in three tes knew it made the Merchants Ryan Nyhagen, who was named plate with the hardest hit of the state meet three seconds
from No. 7 spot in opening stronger. Southeast Section MVP after lead- inning, going with a fastball up the behind Wozniak while
Ross crossed the finish line
We dont have a weak spot in ing the division with a .468 bat- third baseline to plate Nyhagen.
round of championship their batting order, he said. Every- ting average and six home runs, got Early in the season, I was trying in 70th place.
one can hit well. Our 7-8-9 hitters things rolling early for the Merchants to hit everything far. I was pulling Kittleson was a state
JEREMY JONES could be 1-2-3 hitters on a lot of oth- against Dodgeville. everything, Fuentes said. Now Im qualifier as a freshman and
Sports editor er teams in the league. Nyhagen drew a walk off Dod- sitting back, waiting for my pitch junior Susan Zaemisch is a
As a result, Fuentes said, hes see- geville ace Danny Sullivan and was and trying to go the opposite way. four-year runner and team
Winder Fuentes began the season ing more fastballs now, and he turned promptly bunted to second by Dave Stoughton continued to get all the captain, who sees great
hitting third in the lineup, but the three pitches into RBIs Sunday in Hanson. Max Fuller then hit a ball rolls early as T.J. DiPrizio reached potential in this team.
Stoughton Merchant shortstop strug- the opening round of the Home Tal- off the end of the ball but managed base to load the bases and Fuller Sophomore Molly Olstad,
gled and was dropped to seventh. ent League grand championship to reach first base safely on a hit that scored on a ball misplayed at home
While some might have series as Stoughton rolled 9-3 over traveled less than five feet. Turn to Girls XC/Page 10
Turn to HTL/Page 12


Stoughton looks to continue success with scrappy defense

ANTHONY IOZZO remains intact.
Assistant sports editor Senior outside hitter
Olivia Panthofer, senior
Coach Kelly Sorensen middle blocker Sena Sper-
applauded the Stoughton loen, senior outside hitter/
volleyball teams intensi- defensive specialist/libero
ty after practice Thursday, Tessa Berry, junior defen-
as the Vikings prepared for sive specialist/libero Han-
Saturdays season opening nah Wirag, junior setter
tournament with a day of Megan Adams and junior
game drills. outside hitter/defensive
The girls emulated the specialist Alita Frick are all
game speed as close as they back.
could with quick serves Sorensen said the Vikings
and fast-paced volleys, and will be scrappy and tough
there were a lot of digs and to score on as one of the
blocks that got the girls best defensive teams in the
cheering, which is some- Badger South Conference.
thing Sorensen says we Right now, our biggest
should come to expect in strength will be defense,
2017. Sorensen said. I am confi-
Stoughton returns three dent that this team is going
starters and six returning to surprise a lot of teams
letterwinners from last sea- because we lost so many
sons 29-5 team, and while seniors, but also the pace Photo by Anthony Iozzo
it lost several offensive The returning letterwinners for the Stoughton High School volleyball team (front, from left) are: Alita Frick, Hannah Wirag
threats, a strong defense Turn to Volleyball/Page 12 and Tessa Berry; (back) Megan Adams, Olivia Panthofer and Sena Sperloen.
10 August 31, 2017 Stoughton Courier Hub

Girls cross country Boys cross country

Vikings win Glenn Herold invite to open season
Sports editor Whats next
Stoughton was without Stoughton travels to the annual Verona Invitational at
Anna Wozniak and Abby 10a.m. Saturday.
Kittleson but still man-
aged to race to a first- Among the field are defending Division 1 state cham-
place finish Saturday at pion Sun Prairie and team qualifier Madison Memorial.
the Glenn Herold Invita- Peyton Sippy finished fourth at state last year and leads
tional in Watertown, plac-
ing the teams top four a solid Janesville Craig team.
runners in the top 14 and
all five varsity scorers in
the top 25. A s h l ey P e t e r s o n , w h o and we already discussed
Sophomore Grace Jen- won the race in 20:11 and changes we could make at
ny led the team in place Fort Atkinson freshman practice to continue to get
of Wozniak and Kittleson, Lauren Haas (20:31). stronger.
racing to a third-place Grace ran a smart Junior Margaret Ross
finish. Jenny traversed race and had the lead at finished seventh as the
the 5k course in 20 min- two miles, coach Susan Vikings second runner,
utes, 33 seconds behind Zaemisch said. She is a
only Lakeland sophomore very competitive runner Turn to Stoughton/Page 12 Photo by Jeremy Jones
Returning letterwinners for the Stoughton boys cross country team (from left) are: Parker
Flint, Garrett Herbst, Hunter Zaemisch, Carson Fleres and Tanner Hanson; (not pictured)
Gavin Model.

Stoughton returns five of

top eight runners
JEREMY JONES teams No. 1 runner this season.
Sports editor Hunter Zaemisch, son of SHS girls
coach Susan Zaemisch, is a one-year
Stoughton boys cross country returns letterwinner who will also contribute on
five of its top eight runners from the Bad- varsity. Junior Garrett Herbst is a two-
ger South Conference meet. Unfortunate- year letterwinner who could step up this
ly for the Vikings, the three who gradu- season.
ated were the teams top runners the past Sophomore Gavin Model is the wild
couple of years in Garrett Model, Owen card. Model finished 37th at conference
Roe and Tristan Jenny. and went on to receive a varsity letter and
Model finished his prep career by final- Rookie of the Year honors.
ly reaching the WIAA Division 1 state Senior Ian Bormett, an SHS swim-
meet in Wisconsin Rapids, where he fin- mer and a triathlete, is also a bit of an
ished 55th. unknown as he tries cross country for the
Photo by Jeremy Jones Senior Carson Fleres is a three-year first time.
Returning letterwinners for the Stoughton girls cross country team (from left) are: Molly letterwinner and probably the most expe- Conference
Olstad, Anna Wozniak, Margaret Ross, Abby Kittleson, Gigi Zaemisch and Grace Jenny. rienced runner on the team. He finished
33rd at conference last year. Fellow Stoughton finished third at the Bad-
senior Tanner Hanson is a two-year let- ger South Conference meet last year and
Girls XC: Vikes look to defend conference title terwinner and finished one spot behind
Fleres at conference.
sixth at sectionals in DeForest.
Monona Grove remains the team to
Continued from page 9 be stronger with the addi- and senior Arianna Man- Sean McLaury is also a two-year let- beat as they return their entire varsity
tion of freshmen Maddie savage, who finished sec- terwinner. McLaury is coming off a very team from last year and add a few young-
successful track and field season where sters. All five Silver Eagles varsity run-
who missed all-conference Schneider and Gina Owen, ond and third respectively,
he was a member of the state-medlaing ners were either first- or second-team
honors by three spots last who both took advantage behind Wozniak last sea-
Viking 4x800 relay. all-conference last year.
year, put in a lot of miles of summer running. son. Oregon returns a trio
Junior Parker Flint is the top return- Stoughton head coach Pat Schneider
o v e r t h e s u m m e r a n d Conference of second team all-con-
ference runners in soph- ing finisher from conference last year, said the field is wide open behind MG.
hopes to be even better this placing 20th. The two-year letterwinner Everyone else lost fast runners to
season. Several Vikings Fort Atkinson and Ore- omore Zoe Frank (11th),
junior Kaity Kliminski should be one of the frontrunners as the graduation, he said.
actually took advantage of gon expect to be Stough-
putting in summer miles tons two biggest chal- (13th) and junior Lauren
this summer by attending l e n g e s i n t h e B a d g e r Beauchaine (16th). The
the UW Running Camp.
The Vikings should only
Fort Atkinson returns
sophomore Jenna Lovejoy
Panthers are also hoping
to get Bree Bastian back
to 100 percent.
Boys finish eighth at Watertown Invitational
Sports editor
Whats next
presents our 9th Annual The Vikings boys cross country team
opened the season Saturday at the Glenn Stoughton travels to the 22-team Vero-
Herold Invitational at Watertown High na Invitational on Saturday. The first varsity
School. Stoughton finished eighth with a race starting at 10a.m.
team score of 191 points.
Defending Division 1 state champi- Defending WIAA Division 1 state cham-
on Madison West won the meet with 29 pion state team Madison West leads an-
points 66 ahead of D2 state champion other very talented field.
Lakeland. Baraboo rounded out the top
three with 104. Few D1 state qualifiers Middleton, Sun

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Prairie and Monona Grove, D2 state quali-
Senior Emmett Post, a four-year runner,
led the way for the Vikings, covering the fier Monroe and D3 runner-up Aquinas will
5k course in 18 minutes, 30 seconds for
also compete.
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ger Conference, Schneider said. I have
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der said. run their best on Saturday.
Junior Parker Flint took 41st place in I am counting on the battle for who
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ished 44th in 18:43.
will be on our varsity to be competitive
throughout the season. This will push our
Booth reservations now being accepted. Underclassmen Tyler Kalagian and
Alexander Wicks rounded out the five
team into better performances.
Senior Tanner Hanson and sophomore
varsity scorers. Gavin Model pushed the top five but did

Kalagian, a sophomore, finished 49th not score.

It is difficult to replace our top three
To reserve your spot or to get more place in 18:54. Wicks placed 50th in
18:55. from last year. However, we have a lot
I am very happy with the gap between of depth, Schneider said. I think we
information, please contact us at 845-9559 our No. 1 and No. 5 runners. Howev- have at least 10 guys who can run in the
18:00s or better by the end of the year.
er, we need to move up as a group if we August 31, 2017 Stoughton Courier Hub 11
Girls swimming Football

Stoughton falls two points shy Running game, defense

help Vikings roll at Baraboo
Sports editor

Senior Maddie Kooima,

and her twin sister Abbie, JEREMY JONES
had a hand in four of the six
victories by the Stoughton
Sports editor
Whats next
girls swimming team Tues- Stoughton controlled both sides of the ball
through three quarters of action Friday, build- The Vikings (2-0 overall, 0-0 Badger
day at Badger South Con-
ference rival Oregon. ing a commanding lead on its way to a 33-14 South) open conference play at 7p.m.
The Vikings went back win over Baraboo. Friday in Stoughton against Madison
and forth with Oregon Senior Jordan DiBenedetto rushed the ball Edgewood (0-2, 0-0). The Crusaders are
through the dual meet but 19 times for 163 yards and three touchdowns
in the final Badger Conference crossover game coming off a 26-7 loss to Sauk Prairie.
were unable to close out the
win, falling 86-84. of the season.
We started the meet with Defense carried the Vikings through the
a team energy that was a lit- first quarter as Tommy McClain recovered a completion on his only attempt. Jonathan Mal-
Photo by Jeremy Jones fumble for a touchdown to open the scoring. ueg was 7-for-13 for 73 yards and an intercep-
tle low and I think the girls Freshman Sofia Bormett holds off Jenna Dobrinsky of
did an amazing job turning Stoughton missed the extra point but built a tion.
Oregon to win the 200-meter freestyle Tuesday. Stoughton 19-0 lead before halftime thanks to DiBene- Baraboos Brock Turkington completed
it around by the end of the lost the Badger South dual 86-84.
meet, coach Katie Tal- detto touchdown runs of 1 and 8 yards more 6-of-9 passes for 97 yards 31 of which came
madge said. than a minute apart midway through the sec- on a late touchdown pass to Cadem Blum
Maddie, a state qualifi- than I am, and I just think one another up, which I ond quarter. (two catches, 51 yards). Joe Zemanovic ran 18
er in the 100 backstroke its awesome that she came thought was awesome, she DiBenedetto added a 4-yard touchdown run yards for 91 yards and Mike Wech added 50
last year, won the event out for swimming. said. early in the third quarter before quarterback yards rushing and a fourth-quarter touchdown
in 1 minute, 10.8 seconds I just love having her on Its all part of this years Sam Wahlin iced the game with a 41-yard on 13 attempts.
against the Panthers. She the team. motto under Talmadge. touchdown pass to Sam McHone (six catches, Running back Brady Schipper and offensive
also won the 200 IM in Freshman Amy Schlicht We rise by lifting oth- 83 yards). lineman Elijah Krumholz didnt play but both
2:34. added the 100 butterfly in ers, Talmadge said. When Wahlin finished the game with one are expected to be back this week.
Abbie, who unlike her 1:10.8, and freshman Sofia youre feeling down in the
sister does not swim year Bormett won the 200 free in dumps around a race that
round, won the 100 freestyle
in 1:08.8 and then joined her
The Vikings best team
youve been put in or the
outcome of a race you had,
Girls golf
sister to close out the meet
with a meet-best 4:27.19 in
the 400 free relay.
finish was the 100 back
where Maddie Kooima and
Schlicht went 1-2.
you can turn it around by
pushing the person next to
you - lifting them up and
Vikes take first loss in Badger South Conference
Swimming on that relay Only the second meet of cheering them on. ANTHONY IOZZO
together tonight was really the season, Maddie said a In return you will be lift- Assistant sports editor Whats next
special, Maddie said. We lot of girls were nervous and ed up by that as well.
both swim different events. unsure about their events. Stoughtons JV team pre- The Stoughton High School Stoughton traveled to the Sheboygan invite at Black
Shes more of a sprinter We were all there to lift vailed 62-53. girls golf team hosted defend- Wolf Run Golf Course Wednesday after the Courier Hubs
ing Badger South Conference
champion Milton Thursday at deadline.
Coachmans Golf Resort, and The Vikings are off until Wednesday, Sept. 6, for a Bal-
Girls tennis the Vikings fell 162-189 to
ance and Believe Invitational at Blackhawk Country Club.
the talented, top-ranked Red
Girls unable to find fourth win against Watertown Hawks.
Freshman Caylie Kotlows-
The meet begins at noon.

JEREMY JONES ki continued her strong play

during her first varsity season
Sports editor Whats next and led Stoughton with a 40. Portage invite Stoughton 175,
Stoughton girls tennis
Sophomore Myranda Kot- The Vikings traveled to Por- Watertown 204
hosted Badger South Con-
Stoughton travels to Quann Park at 4:15p.m. Thurs- lowski followed with a 47, tage Country Club on Aug. 23 T h e Vi k i n g s h o s t e d
ference newcomer Water- day for a Badger South dual meet against defending and juniors Jenny Marshall for the Portage invite and fin- Watertown at Coachmans
Division 2 state champion Madison Edgewood. and Renee Anderson finished ished seventh out of 17 teams
town in a dual meet on the scoring with a 50 and a Golf Resort in a Badger
Tuesday and dropped the with a 394. South dual on Tuesday and
52, respectively. Junior Ashley Viken was absent from
match 4-3. Nelsons 53 was not counted won 175-204.
T h e Vi k i n g s e a r n e d and freshman Annika a hard-fought 7-5, 6-4 the varsity team, but Caylie Myranda Kotlowski led
Goetz fell 6-3, 6-3 at No. match at No. 3 doubles to toward the final score. Kotlowski shined tying for
wins at Nos. 2 and 3 sin- Junior Bre Viken did not Stoughton (2-1 Badger
gles and No. 2 doubles 4 singles. Katie and Sydney Linsk- a ninth-overall finish, shoot- South) with a 39. Viken fol-
Senior Paige Halverson eas. play Thursday. ing an 87. Oregons Andi
but were unable to earn a Mia Seeman led Milton lowed with a 43.
fourth and decisive win at and sophomore Karlie The Vikings JV team McCorkle and Osseo-Fair- Caylie Kotlowski was
Halverson had the teams fell 7-3 to the Goslings. with a 37, and Taylor Haka- childs Grace Edie also shot
the other four flights. la shot a 38. Claudia Seeman next with a 44, and Ander-
Senior Krissy Pohlod lone doubles victory, win- Stoughton has a busy 87s. son finished the scoring
ning 6-2, 7-5 at No. 2 week coming up, travel- and Callie Hakala finished the Myranda Kotlowski was
rolled 6-3, 6-0 over scoring with a 43 and a 44. with a 49.
Amber Choinski at No. 2 doubles over Sydney Coo- ing to Quann Park to take next on Stoughton with a Stoughtons JV team won
per and Katie Schleicher. on Madison Edgewood on Stoughtons JV team also 96. Marshall shot a 102, and
singles and junior Kay- lost, 211-233. 217-218.
la Rippe added a 6-2, Seniors Stacy Benoy Thursday before hosting Anderson finished with a 109.
6-3 win at No. 3 singles and Ashley Fisher lost an invitational at 9a.m.
against Michelle Stangler. 6-3, 6-4 to Celeste Bay- Saturday and then hosting
Stoughton junior Lydia er and Jenna Koepp at a scrappy Oregon team in

Bakken lost 6-1, 6-1 atop No. 1 doubles. Sopho- a conference dual meet at
the singles lineup to state mores Katie Zacharias 4:15p.m. Tuesday, Sept.
qualifier Rickie Budewitz and Taylor Nisius dropped 5.

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Volleyball Stoughton: Girls win first meet of season

Stoughton wins Wilmot Invitational Continued from page 10 this summer and proved
she is going to help the
third conference champi-
onship, we wanted to run
the course.
ANTHONY IOZZO Sophomore Molly Ols- Still, Zaemisch said the
Assistant sports editor Whats next taking seventh place in
20:51. tad finished 14th in 21:46 times where a little slow-
Margaret ran solid for and freshman Gina Owen er than expected.
The Stoughton High School volleyball Stoughton hosts Watertown at 7p.m. rounded out the top five The course is flat until
team began 2017 with a perfect 5-0 record us and proves to push the
Saturday to take first place in the Wilmot
Thursday in a Badger South Conference team in the right direc- varsity scorers, taking mile two, and we need to
match and travels to DeForest at 7p.m. tion, Zaemisch said. 25th place in 22.08. get mentally stronger on
Invitational. This was a great first flat courses since confer-
The Vikings defeated Badger (25-15, Tuesday, Sept. 5, for a Badger crossover. Freshman Maddie
Schneider, daughter of meet for the girls, Zae- ence and sectionals are
25-22), Beloit Turner (25-5, 25-14), Shore- misch said. As a team both flat, she said. We
land Lutheran (25-11, 25-18) and Wilmot boys coach Pat Schneider,
finished 10th in 21:15. they performed well. need to be able to pass
Union (25-22, 25-14) to make the finals in and three digs. Since conference is at runners on the straight-
a rematch against Badger. Senior Sam Beach and junior Katelyn Maddie had a strong
first race, Zaemisch said. Watertown this year, and aways and not wait for
Stoughton won the first and third sets in Nolan both had three aces. the team is going for a hills or turns.
a 2-1 (25-20, 18-25, 15-9) championship She put in a lot of miles
Fort Atkinson 3, Stoughton 0
Senior Tessa Berry finished with 19 kills, The Vikings traveled to Fort Atkinson
18 digs, 13 aces and 2 1/2 blocks in the
tournament, and senior Olivia Panthofer
Monday in a Badger South Conference
match and fell 3-0 (20-25, 23-25, 15-25). HTL: Middleton up next in game 2
collected 20 kills, 18 digs, 2 1/2 blocks and It was the third straight loss to Fort
two aces. Atkinson, as Stoughton (5-1 overall, 0-1 Continued from page 9
Junior Megan Adams had 46 assists, 19 Badger South) dropped two matches in the First round winners
digs, 14 kills, 10 aces and 4 1/2 blocks, and conference tournament finals in 2016.
junior Hannah Wirag picked up 38 digs, Panthofer picked up 10 kills and nine plate after Klitzke showed bunt. square off Sunday
six kills and five aces. digs, and Berry collected six kills and 12 Dodgeville continued to hurt itself as
digs. Wirag led the Vikings with 13 digs. Stoughton (1-0) hosts Middleton
Senior Lauren Jake tied Adams with 4 Klitzke got down a suicide squeeze on the
Adams added eight digs and 20 assists, (1-0) in the second round of the Home
1/2 blocks and added six kills, and senior next pitch, which Knights catcher Chris Cler-
and Brickson had six digs. Talent League grand championship
Sena Sperloen had 1 1/2 blocks. Junior kin picked up, not realizing it was a fair ball.
Sperloen had 2 1/2 blocks, and Wirag, series at 1p.m. Sunday.
Maddy Brickson had double-digit digs That allowed a run to score and the Stough-
Brickson, Berry, Panthofer and Adams all The 29ers are coming off an 7-0 vic-
with 13 and also had six aces, and sopho- ton center fielder to reach base safely.
had aces. tory over Montello in which Drew Far-
more Kat Eugster finished with eight kills Sullivan, one of the top pitchers in the rell threw a two-hitter.
league, typically touching the low 90s, Middleton beat the Merchants in the
worked out of the inning with a pair of championship game four years ago.
Boys soccer ground balls. But battling a series of arm
injuries, he was pulled before the third.
The winner of that game will be 2-0

Vikings pick up first win at Janesville quad

entering the final game Sunday, Sept.
That allowed Stoughton to tack on two 10. Stoughton travels to Montello in
more runs for a 5-0 lead on RBI singles from that game, and Middleton hosts Dod-
Fuentes and T.J. DiPrizio. geville.
ANTHONY IOZZO Winder struggled early, but hes been on a If two teams are tied (2-1) after week
Assistant sports editor Whats next tear ever since, Seffens said. T.J. has come
up with some big hits, and Tanner down in
three, the teams would go to a fourth
game on Sunday, Sept. 17.
The Stoughton High School boys soccer Stoughton travels to Janesville Parker at the No. 9 spot does his job.
team earned its first win of the season Saturday That lead ballooned out to 9-0 following
6:30p.m. Thursday in a non-conference RBI singles from Jake Wenzel and a single
in the second game at the Janesville quad 3-1
against Big Foot/Williams Bay. game and travels to Waunakee at 7p.m. by Chris Lund that was misplayed by Tan- Austin Larson led off the inning and then
The Vikings (1-4 overall) scored three times Tuesday, Sept. 5, for a Badger crossover. ner Solberg in center field to score Wenzel scored on a double by Jordan Larson who
in the second half after trailing 1-0 at halftime. and allow Lund to round the bases after the popped up on the throw to second base, mak-
Junior Jason Johnson scored twice with three-base error. Fuentes final RBI came on ing contact with Irvin Medina and causing
assists to senior Malec Scanlon-Laemmrich a groundout in the top of the ninth inning. tempers to flare. One out later, Solberg hit a
and freshman Aaron Mittlsteadt. Senior captain Evansville 4, Stoughton 0 While starter Ben Riffle was rolling, hold- third double for Dodgeville to make the score
Jake Deutsch added a goal in the 78th minute. ing a shutout through six innings, Stoughton 9-2.
The Vikings were shutout 4-0 on Thursday Fuentes then threw a ball away at first base
Senior goalie Matthew Read finished with six at non-conference Evansville, and all the goals manager Dale Seffens opted to call on Erick
saves. Sperloen to closeout the win. with two outs, allowing a third run to score
came in the first half. Read had six saves. before Sperloen got Nate Michek to fly out
Big Foot played to a one goal game with Ben was throwing a great game, but
Janesville, and it showed that we are able to Baraboo 4, Stoughton 3 were going to need Erick down the road and to end the game.
play, coach Dave Wermuth said. They moved I wanted to get him a few innings, Seffens Tempers continued to flare after the game
Stoughton hosted Baraboo on Tuesday in the as Fuentes sent his friend (Medina) to the
the ball around Big Foot better than they had all said.
Badger crossover and was edged 4-3. dugout. Some of the Dodgeville players took
year, and the defense did a good job stopping After an uneventful two innings of relief,
Senior Zander Hartberg had a goal and an exception about Medina sitting out the post-
the offensive threats. Sperloen and the Merchants saw Dodgeville
assist, and junior Ethan Wright and Deutsch game handshake before everyone eventual-
Stoughton lost the first game of the quad collect back-to-back doubles to lead off the
added goals. Senior Cameron Furseth collect- ly returned to their respective dugouts for a
Friday, 5-0 to Janesville Craig. Read had five ninth.
ed an assist, and Read had five saves. beer.

Volleyball: Season opened Saturday

Continued from page 9 1/2 blocks (eight solo, nine and sophomore right-side
Stoughton looks to defend Badger South title
assisted). hitter Kat Eugster, as well The Stoughton High School volleyball Sorensen said. The group improved through-
The offense will have as Sperloen, are expected team finished in a three-way tie for the Bad- out last season and also has talent coming up
of our game is even faster a little more to replace in to help out with the attack ger South Conference title last season with from the JV squad.
than it was last year. 2017. UW-Parkside fresh- in the front row, Sorensen Monona Grove and Fort Atkinson. The Red Hawks return a trio of honorable
Wi r a g w i l l l e a d t h e man Rachel Hedman, who said. The Vikings went 5-1 in the regular sea- mentions in senior Kailey Harbort (outside
Vikings defense. A sec- earned first-team all-con- We also have a lot of son, with the lone loss coming against hitter) and juniors Courtney Knutson (middle
ond-team all-conference ference and honorable newcomers besides them Monona Grove. They earned revenge against hitter) and Chloe Buescher (outside hitter).
libero, she finished with mention All-State honors that have a lot to offer as the Silver Eagles in the conference tourna- They graduate second-team libero Maddie
339 digs last season to lead as an outside hitter last well, Sorensen said. It ment to make the finals and put themselves Scalissi.
a talented collective in the season, is one of the big- will be exciting to see how in a position to win the conference outright, Edgewood (14-23, 3-3) is the third team
back row. She also added gest losses from last years everyone improves in the but Fort Atkinson upset Stoughton twice in Sorensen said will be a team to watch in
59 aces. team. next two weeks alone but the finals to force the three-way tie. 2017. The Crusaders return second-team
Berry was also impres- Hedman had 529 kills, also the entire season. Sorensen wrote in the Hubs preview ques- senior outside hitter Caitlin Link.
sive as a defensive spe- 273 digs, 36 aces and 15 Despite the loss of Mag- tionnaire she expects Milton and Madison Edgewood graduated first-team setter
cialist, with 244 digs, and blocks (eight solo, 14 gie Wirag, Adams brings Edgewood to be two of the tougher teams Hannah Schwenn and honorable mention
earned honorable mention assisted). back plenty of experience to beat in 2017, but she also added newly outside/right-side hitter Bri Foti.
honors. Berry also led the Also gone from last sea- at the setter position to arrived Watertown as the favorite. Monona Grove (27-6, 6-0) returns junior
team with 76 aces and add- son are second-team setter help the offensive attack. The Goslings played in the Little 10 Con- first-team middle blocker McKenna War-
ed 86 kills last year, and Maggie Wirag and senior Adams finished with 135 ference last season and finished 18-7 overall nock but graduates five others from the
she will be called upon to right-side hitter Maddie assists and 103 digs as a (11-3 conference) behind Oconomowoc (33- all-conference list first-team outside hit-
be even more versatile this Posick. Wirag finished with backup. She also added 19 5, 14-0). Watertown also won the Capitol ter Kylie Meinholz, first-team setter Maddy
season. 629 assists as the starting aces and 28 kills. Volleyball Academy summer league. Braun, honorable mention libero Stephanie
Sperloen is back as a setter and added 163 digs, Adams will be setting Watertown is tough, so it will be inter- Kachel, honorable mention right-side hitter
middle blocker after fin- 88 kills, 44 aces and eight the pace in a 5-1 volleyball esting because we open up with them in our Katherine Manthe and honorable mention
ishing with 15 total blocks blocks (two solo, 12 assist- rotation, which puts two second conference match, Sorensen said. setter/right-side hitter Hailee Hamer.
(seven solo, 16 assisted), ed). Posick collected 144 outside hitters, two middle They are an overall traditionally sound pro- Fort Atkinson (18-7, 4-2) brings back
and Frick returns after col- digs and 86 kills. blockers and a right-side gram. You have to welcome good competi- senior second-team outside hitter Sarah
lecting 49 digs, 12 aces Overall, yes we did lose hitter on the floor with one tion, and it will only make us better. Pfeifer and junior honorable mention set-
and two blocks. some offensive threats, but setter. The Goslings return second-team all-con- ter Grace Mans. The Blackhawks graduate
Middle blockers Lydia we are working on a cou- Panthofer will also help ference junior Lauren Burd and honorable first-team outside hitter Katie Frohmader and
Schultz and Emma Holtan ple of younger players that on offense as an experi- mention sophomore Brianne Korducki. They first-team middle blocker Miah Garant.
are two losses on defense have a lot to offer in the enced hitter. She collected graduated first-team selections Ellee Jensen Oregon (8-11, 1-5) brings back senior
and with the attack.. Schul- front row and are going to 111 kills and 74 digs and and Maya Roberts, second-teamer Carly second-team outside hitter Alyssa Milski
tz had 79 kills and 17 1/2 improve a lot during the earned honorable mention Brennecke and honorable mention Amanda and junior honorable mention libero Emily
blocks (eight solo, 19 season, Sorensen said. all-conference honors in Feder. Konop and graduated honorable mention
assisted), and Holtan fin- Sophomore middle 2016. Milton (8-12, 1-5) is another strong team, outside hitter Liz Andriacchi.
ished with 49 kills, and 12 blocker Amber Hodkiewicz August 31, 2017 Stoughton Courier Hub 13
Bruce A. Johnson Stoughton High School. is lovingly survived by his brothers, DuWayne, Larry Willard D. Hanson Brett (Jill) Hanson and Cole
He enlisted in the U.S. seven children, Deborah and Michael; and sister, (Lindsey) Hanson; two
Army and was honorably (Jason) Sornson of Flor- Paddy Argueta. great grandchildren, Micah
d i s c h a rg e d . U p o n h i s ida, Laura Woodhouse of Mass of Christian Buri- and Reese Hanson; he is
return to Stoughton Bruce Fitchburg, Kathryn (Al) al was held on Monday, also survived by his wife
worked a variety of jobs. Lindler of South Carolina, Aug. 28, 2017, at St. Ann Rosa Hanson, and many
He met his future wife Joanne (Robert) Thom of Catholic Church. Private nieces, nephews and cous-
at the Stoughton Restau- Lake Mills, Al (Sue) John- burial will take place in ins.
rant while working as son of Illinois, Connie St. Ann Cemetery. In lieu Willard was preceded in
a milkman. On Jan. 16, (Clayton) Geno of Min- of flowers, memorials death by his parents; wife,
1954, Bruce married Alice nesota and Patty Johnson may be made to St. Ann Sylvia; brothers and sisters,
Kane at St. Ann Catholic of Stoughton; nine grand- Parish, Heartland Hos- Earl (Arlin) Hanson, Arlene
Church. For many years children, Bryan (Jana), pice, or a local animal ( I ve r ) C h r i s t o p h e r s o n ,
they ran Johnsons Car- Todd and Erik (Jeremy shelter. A special thank Roselyn (Donovan) Wake,
Bruce Johnson pet Service together. They Salas) Woodhouse, Bon- you to the staff of Stough- Willard Hanson Marion (Julius) Dawes, and
were active members of nie and Andrew (Heath- ton Meadows and Heart- Howard (Esther) Hanson,
Bruce A. Johnson, St. Ann Parish. er) Lindler, Jakki and land Hospice for their brother and sister in-law
age 87, passed away on Bruce was an avid Kenzie Johnson, Ryan kind and compassionate Willard D. Hanson, age Giles (Janess) Anderson.
We d n e s d a y, A u g . 2 3 , sports fan, he especial- Thom and Trevor Geno; care of Bruce. Please 90, passed away on Friday Funeral services will be
2017, surrounded by his ly enjoyed the Badgers, five great grandchildren, share your memories of Aug. 25, 2017. held at 11a.m. Saturday,
family. Pa c ke r s , B r ew e r s a n d Ethan, Andrew, Caileigh, Bruce at CressFuneralSer- He was born on Feb. 1, Sept. 9, 2017, at Cress
He was born in Stough- Home Talent. He enjoyed Nathaniel, and Gregory; 1927, in Stoughton, the son Funeral Service, 206 W.
ton on March socializing and could be sisters, Virginia Doherty Cress Funeral Service of Anton and Nora (Gilbert- Prospect St., Stoughton.
23, 1930, found anywhere he could and Cheri Jones; and 206 W. Prospect Street son) Hanson. Willard grew Visitation will be held from
the son of fi n d a c u p o f c o ff e e . extended relatives. Stoughton, WI 53589 up on the family farmstead 9a.m. until the time of ser-
H a l vo r a n d Bruce took pride in hard H e wa s p r e c e d e d i n (608) 873-9244 in the Town of Dunkirk. He vices on Saturday. Willard
Charlotte Johnson. work and will be missed death by his parents; graduated from Stoughton will be laid to rest next to
Bruce attended by all who knew him. He wife of 42 years, Alice; High School in 1944. On his wife Sylvia at Luther-
March 31, 1946, he married an South Cemetery. Fol-
the love of his life Sylvia
Philip S. Christiansen He is survived by Barba- at the Karanda Mission service has influenced
Anderson. Willard always
lowing the services, fam-
ra, his loving and devoted Hospital in Zimbabwe, people all over the world. ily and friends are invited
Philip S. Christiansen, wife of nearly 62 years; 5 Africa for 10 years. He Visitation was held on stayed busy by working to a catered luncheon at
of East Troy, was wel- children Stephen (Karen), worked at the Stoughton Sunday, Aug. 27, at East the farm and at the same the Stoughton American
comed home by his Lord Jonathan Jon (Kathy), Community Hospital and Troy Bible Church, 2660 time for Warren Peterson Legion Post 59.
and Savior on Aug. 20, Dean (Maria Elena), Beth Aurora Lakeland Hospi- North St., Hwy 20 East Cement and was also the Memorials may be made
2017, after a long standing Anne (Jim) Struwing, and tal in Elkhorn as a Medi- Troy from 2p.m. until the city and rural postman for out to Alzheimers Associa-
illness. Ron (Kathy); 15 grand- cal Technologist and also celebration of life service 22 years. tion of South Central Wis-
Phil was born on Oct. children Lindsey, Ellen, wo r ke d a t Ti m b e r- l e e at 4p.m. A meal followed He enjoyed his bowling consin at
12, 1932, in Glen Ellyn, Lauren, Philip, Heidi, Christian Center as direc- the service. Burial was leagues, dart ball, pok- or the Stoughton Opera
Ill., son of the late Frank R u t h , J u l i e , Vi c t o r i a , tor of maintenance. Phil held on Monday, Aug. er with his friends, and House. Please share your
and Anne (Hoyer) Chris- Michelle, Renee, Jennifer, loved serving the Lord 28, at Oak Ridge Ceme- enjoyed his coffee group memories at cressfunerals-
tiansen. Grace, Caleb, Caroline, wherever he was, and tery, Hwy 20 East Troy at down at McDonalds.
Phil met his wife, Bar- and Libby; 4 great-grand- he faithfully taught and 10a.m. He is survived by his two Cress Funeral Home
bara, at Wheaton College, children Heath, Melva, served as an elder at the In lieu of flowers, a sons, Brian (Janet) Han- 206 W. Prospect St.
and they were married on Nola, and Jude. East Troy Bible Church memorial will be estab- son and Kevin and (Diana) Stoughton, WI 53589
Sept. 24, 1955. Phil and Barbara served for 30 years. His life of lished in Philips memory. Hanson; two grandchildren,

Stoughton History
for several hundred have Tobacco crops in the closer to to their goal Mon- project at Stoughton High Three weeks of drought-
already been taken, and t ow n s h i p s o f P l e a s a n t
day evening when they School, according to the like conditions in Dane
120 Years ago (1897) 1,500 sets are now in course Springs, Dunkirk and Albi- decided to purchase their latest numbers present- County in July and August
Mons Myron was of production. on, suffered thousands of school building from the ed by Steve Kieckhafer of left residents thirsty for
thrown from a load of All interested in foot dollars worth of damage Stoughton School District Plunkett Raysich Architects rain. But now that the area
tobacco while coming down ball are requested to meet Thursday afternoon when for the appraised value of during Mondays Stoughton is back to its green state,
the steep hill near the depot, at the Armory at 8 p.m. Sat- a long-needed and much- $2,150 plus the $30 real- Board of Education meet- residents wish it would
and considerably bruised. urday Aug. 28th. All having looked-for rain swept in on tors fee for inspecting the ing. Kieckhafer delivered stop. Thats because the
The team ran away, scatter- suits will please bring them Stoughton and Southeastern property and putting a fair a detailed presentation to wet stuff has been falling
ing the tobacco boxes pro- in. Dane County, accompa- value on it. board members and Stough- almost continuously for
miscuously along the street. nied by a devastating hail Stougthon public school ton Area School District several days, resulting in
After a weeks idleness 80 Years ago (1937) storm. The hail storm was will reopen next Tuesday, administrators, outlining a a pond-like backyards and
for want of the necessary Miss Enola Calhoun, the first in years, accordingSeptember 4th, with the 10-step, three-year renova- damp, wet basements for
power, the stone crusher has daughter of Mr. and Mrs. to reports Friday, and came largest enrollment in histo- tion plan for the high school Stoughton residents.
again been set in motion. Andrew Calhoun, resid- just as farmers were startingry. Approximately 25 rural costing upwards of $25 mil-
Hartley Criddle with his ing east of Stoughton, was the fall harvest. districts have merged with lion, if the board adopts the Compiled by Scott De
engine is keeping the boys proclaimed dairy queen of the Stoughton School Dis- current plan. Laruelle
busy and the work is now Dane County at the contest 55 Years ago (1962) trict during the past year
progressing finely. held Thursday at the Dane Obed Norem, superin- and total enrollment will be
A couple of inebriates County Fair Grounds. tendent of schools, states close to 2,600. Celebrating 25 Years in Business!
found a comfortable lodg- The City Hall grocery, that the new Kegonsa ele-
ing at the Hotel de Erdahl which had been owned and mentary school east of the 10 Years ago (2007) WisConsin MonuMent & Vault Co.

Wednesday night. The usu- operated by William Gil- city will not be entirely With city officials cur- 159 W. Main St. 873-5513
al $6.45, accompanied by bertson and Millard Wal- completed but that class rently working with con- Serving Stoughton since 1989.
a little of Judge Curriers len was dissolved Monday rooms will be ready to use sultants to hammer out the
good advice, set things morning with Mr. Gilb- beginning with the opening details of the 183-acre Lin-

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right the next morning - as ertson selling his interest of school on September 4th. nerud development, one of
far as the law in concerned. to Mr. Wallen. The store Mrs. Sharon Berg, 202 the key components yet to
We h ave ex a m i n e d is now known as Wallens E. Main St., is planning to be decided is what chang-
the new invention of T.G. Grocery. open a nursery school in the es will be made to USH 51
Mandt, the new anti-tipover A group of WPA work- Burritt school starting Sep- - and its key intersections
bob sleigh. The new device ers started work Monday tember 1. The nursery for in and around the city - to
locks the front bolster when on a project at Mandt Park children of preschool age accommodate the develop-
turned as to make it as rig- to repair and improve the will be known as Wee-Care ment.
Proud Partner of
id as the hind bolster. We g r o u n d s a n d bu i l d i n g s Nursery. Stoughton residents Wisconsin Athletics
believe the sleigh is bound which are used for the har- Residents of the Cooks- could be looking at a near-
to be a leader, as orders vest festival. ville area moved one step ly $25 million renovation

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Swadley: Interest is openness, transparency Trailer: Demolition debate continues

Continued from page 1 The mayors position on the Finance and Com- Continued from page 1 Street, Aug. 10 but did not master developer for the
in Stoughton is an oddity, munity Affairs/Council take action on designating area to withdraw from the
vision and leadership to a full-time job in a small Policy committees. save or demolish the build- it a Local Landmark, which project in June.
the City of Stoughton, he town with no administra- His announcement ing before it meets with the would have prevented its Historic architect and
wrote in an email he sent tor. The mayor is therefore pointed out an interest in RDA. Ald. Matt Bartlett demolition. Landmarks Commission
Saturday announcing his as much an administrative open and transparent gov- (D-4) also voted against the At question is whether member Steve Mar-Pohl
candidacy. position as it is political. It ernment that represents meeting because he cant to save the building, which e s t i m a t e d t h e bu i l d i n g
A project manager for is budgeted for a salary of the people, as well as make it on that date. has been vacant for 20 years shell could be restored at a
Fastenal and owner of Piz- $61,908 in 2017. improved communicating The majority agreed with and now presents a threat to cost of $2 million to $2.25
za Pit, Swadley has lived Stoughtons mayor gen- with businesses and citi- the proposal of Ald. Sid public safety, or demolish million, while demolition
in Stoughton for more than erally does not vote in city zens and fiscal responsibil- Boersma (D-1). it to make way for redevel- would be between $1 mil-
30 years. decisions, except when ity. Swadley said he wants opment. The city bought lion and $1.5 million. The
He has often been at there is a tiebreaker. How- The encouragement I to discuss the financial the building from Stough- city closed the 500 and 600
odds with Olson, partic- ever, it happened many have received from family, aspects of the building and ton Trailers for $150,000 in blocks of East South Street
ularly with respect to the times under Olson, mostly friends, my fellow council the larger riverfront rede- 2012. indefinitely July 27 after
controversial Kettle Park during the KPW approvals and community members velopment area. And May- The question of what to Mar-Pohl delivered a safety
West development and the process. has motivated me run at or Donna Olson said the do with the building actu- report on the building and
tax-increment financing Swadley has been this time, Swadley wrote meeting should include a ally a complex of six build- recommended closing the
that helped bring it here. involved in reorganization in the release. public safety report from ings on a 9.2-acre site in street in the buildings fall
He was outspoken in com- of city departments, most the police, fire and EMS the citys 12-acre riverfront zone.
plaining about the TIF pro- notably the creation of the Email Hub editor Jim Fer- departments. redevelopment area has
cess and the citys failure human resources office, olie at stoughtoneditor@ The Landmarks Commis- vexed city officials for the Email Bill Livick at bill.
to follow its own policy. and he holds key positions sion discussed the build- past six months, and the
ing, located on East South disagreement caused the

TOWN OF Stoughton, Wisconsin, 53589, to con- to MR-24 Multi-Family Residential, in all times. driveway aprons, carriage walks, sani- any technicality, and to accept any Bid
sider a proposed Conditional Use Permit the City of Stoughton, Dane County, WI, No person shall park, stop or leave tary sewer, storm sewer and water sys- which it deems advantageous. All Bids
PLEASANT SPRINGS Application by Joe Conant, Conant Au- more fully described: standing any vehicle, except temporari- tem improvements for Giles Street from shall remain subject to acceptance for 60
NOTICE OF SOLICITATION tomotive, for an expansion of a vehicle Part of Parcel number: 281/0511-082- ly for the purpose of and while actually Henry Street to Morris Street, and that days after the time set for opening Bids.
FOR FUEL BIDS repair and maintenance service use at 0710-2 engaged in loading or unloading or in the amount of the special assessments Published by the authority of the
The Town of Pleasant Springs is ac- 1324 US Highway 51 & 138, Stoughton, Legal Description: LOT 1 CSM 13551 receiving or discharging passengers for the improvements have been deter- City of Stoughton.
cepting bids for fuel for our 2018 usage Wisconsin. A building addition and other CS88/236-237 07/31/2013 F/K/A ORIGI- and while the vehicle is attended by a li- mined as to each parcel of real estate Lana Kropf, City Clerk
as follows: site improvements related to parking and NAL PLAT BLOCK 9 LOT 5, LOT 6 & W 33 censed operator so that it may be moved affected, and a statement of the assess- Dated August 25, 2017
Roadmaster/Wintermaster diesel property entrance reconfiguration are FT LOT 7 (0.511 A) promptly in case of an emergency or to ments is on file with the City Clerk of Published: August 31 and
fuel, including state tax and excluding planned. The property at 1324 US High- This property description is for tax avoid obstruction of traffic, upon any of the City of Stoughton. It is proposed to September 7, 2017
federal tax, price per gallon; and Gaso- way 51 & 138, Stoughton, Wisconsin is purposes. It may be abbreviated. For the the following highways or parts of high- collect special assessments larger than WNAXLP
line 87 octane unleaded including state more fully described as follows: complete legal description please refer to ways: $200 in installments, as provided for by
tax - price per gallon. Parcel Number: 281/0511-064-9329-2 the deed. (73) No parking on north side of Wis. Stat. 66.0715. All assessments ***
This bid assumes and requires that LOT 2 CSM 12832 CS81/187&189- Additional information including the 300 block of Taft Street from N. will be collected in installments as pro- STATE OF WISCONSIN,
the fuel must be delivered to our on-site 1/5/2010 F/K/A LOT 2 CSM 5764 a location map can be found at: http:// Page Street to 140 feet west as officially vided in City of Stoughton Resolution
tanks at the awarded price from January CSM27/116&118 R12512/81-83-2/17/89 marked. No. R-121-2017, which resolution is CIRCUIT COURT,
1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. & F/K/A PRT LOT 1 CSM 2478 CS10/1- mission/ 2. This ordinance shall be in full on file with the City Clerk of the City of DANE COUNTY, NOTICE TO
Please contact Clerk/Treasurer, Ma- 7/12/77 & ALSO INCL & DESCR AS SEC For questions related to this notice force and effect from and after its date of Stoughton, except assessments on prop- CREDITORS (INFORMAL
ria Hougan at 873-3063 if you have any 6-5-11 PRT SW1/4SE1/4 (2.50 ACRES) contact Michael Stacey at 608-646-0421 publication. erty where the owner files with the City
questions or need further information This property description is for tax Michael P Stacey Dates Clerk of the City of Stoughton, within 30 ADMINISTRATION) IN THE
concerning the calculation of your bid. purposes. It may be abbreviated. For the Zoning Administrator Council Adopted: August 22, 2017 days from the date of this notice, a writ- MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
Bids must be received no later than complete legal description please refer to Published August 24 and 31, 2017 Mayor Approved: August 22, 2017 ten notice that the owner elects to pay RICHARD E. SERSTAD
noon on Thursday, September 21, 2017. the deed. WNAXLP Attest: August 22, 2017 the special assessment on the owners Case No. 17PR538
Please submit your bid to: Town Additional information including Published: August 31, 2017 property, describing the property, to the PLEASE TAKE NOTICE:
Board of Supervisors, Town of Pleasant a location map can be found at: http:// *** WNAXLP City Treasurer of the City of Stoughton on 1. An application for Informal Admin-
Springs, 2354 County Rd N, Stoughton, CITY OF STOUGHTON, or before the November 1, 2018, unless istration was filed.
WI, 53589-2873. The outside of the en- mission/ *** the election is revoked. If, after making 2. The decedent, with date of birth
For questions regarding this notice 381 E. MAIN STREET, the election, the property owner fails to
velope must be marked with the words CITY OF STOUGHTON, April 2, 1936 and date of death July 14,
FUEL BID. The Town Board will discuss please contact Michael Stacey, Zoning STOUGHTON, WI 53589 make the payment to the City Treasurer 2017, was domiciled in Dane County,
Administrator at 608-646-0421 381 E. MAIN STREET, of the City of Stoughton, the City Clerk
and may take action on these bids at the ORDINANCE OF THE State of Wisconsin, with a mailing ad-
Town Board Meeting to be held on Octo- Michael P Stacey STOUGHTON, WISCONSIN shall place the entire assessment on the dress of 710 Taylor Lane, Stoughton, WI
Zoning Administrator COMMON COUNCIL following tax roll.
ber 3, 2017. The Town Board reserves the
Published August 24 and 31, 2017 Amending Chapter 70-176 (47) of the RESOLUTION OF THE Lana Kropf, City Clerk
right to reject any and all bids or to ac- City of Stoughton Municipal Code; relat- COMMON COUNCIL 3. All interested persons waived no-
cept that bid deemed most advantageous WNAXLP Published: August 31, 2017 tice.
ing to parking restrictions in Business Resolution authorizing improve- WNAXLP
to the town. Park North ments and levying special assessments 4. The deadline for filing a claim
Maria Hougan ***
Committee Action: Public Safety against benefited property in the City of ***
against the decedents estate is Novem-
Clerk/Treasurer PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE recommends approval 5-0. Stoughton for the improvement of curb ber 24, 2017.
Posted: August 04, 2017 The City of Stoughton Planning Fiscal Impact: N/A and gutter, retaining walls, sidewalks, ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 5. A claim may be filed at the Dane
Published: August 24 and 31, 2017 Commission will hold a Public Hear- File Number: O-8-2017 driveway aprons, carriage walks, sani- SUBSTATION County Courthouse, 215 S. Hamilton
WNAXLP ing on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 1st Reading: August 8, 2017 tary sewer, storm sewer and water sys- Street, Madison, Wisconsin, Room 1005.
6:00 oclock p.m., or as soon after as CONSTRUCTION Danell Behrens
2nd Reading: August 22, 2017 tem improvements for the 2017 Street
*** the matter may be heard, in the Council 1. The Common Council of the City and Utility Construction on Giles Street. STOUGHTON, WISCONSIN Deputy Probate Registrar
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Chambers, Public Safety Building, 321 S. of Stoughton do ordain as follows: Committee Action: Preliminary PROJECT NO. S11-16D August 4, 2017
The City of Stoughton Planning Fourth Street, Second Floor, Stoughton, Sec. 70-176 (47) is amended to allow Resolution R-107-2017 approved by the Attorney Thomas Lee Hebl
Wisconsin, 53589, to consider the pro- SPECIFICATION NO. 3022, Hebl, Hebl & Ripp, LLP
Commission will hold a Public Hear- parking on the inside lane of Business Finance Committee 4-0 and by the Com-
ing on Monday, September 11, 2017 at posed rezoning of the following parcel Park North Drive. mon Council 10-0 VOLUME XLII PO Box 46
6:00 oclock p.m., or as soon after as of land at 314 W. Main Street, Stoughton, * Sec. 70-176. - Parking prohibited at Fiscal Impact: N/A Stoughton Utilities will receive Sun Prairie, WI 53590
the matter may be heard, in the Coun- WI., owned by City of Stoughton. The all times. File Number: R-121-2017 sealed bids for Substation Construction. 608-837-4325
cil Chambers, Public Safety Building, property described below is proposed to No person shall park, stop or leave Date Introduced: August 22, 2017 Bids will be received at the office of For- Bar Number: 1013883
321 South Fourth Street, Second Floor, be rezoned from PB Planned Business standing any vehicle, except temporari- WHEREAS the Common Council of ster Electrical Engineering 550 N Burr Published: August 17, 24 and 31, 2017
ly for the purpose of and while actually the City of Stoughton, Wisconsin, held a Oak Ave Oregon, WI 53575 until 1:00 p.m. WNAXLP
engaged in loading or unloading or in public hearing for the purpose of hearing local time on the 15th day of September,

CALL NOW 1-608-338-1170

receiving or discharging passengers all interested persons concerning the 2017, at which time all bids will be public- ***
and while the vehicle is attended by a li- preliminary resolution and report of the ly opened and read aloud. STATE OF WISCONSIN,
censed operator so that it may be moved City Engineer on the following described The bids shall be addressed to: For-
promptly in case of an emergency or to area for benefits accruing to such proper- ster Electrical Engineering, Inc. CIRCUIT COURT,
avoid obstruction of traffic, upon any of ty within the project area: 550 N. Burr Oak Ave. DANE COUNTY, NOTICE TO
the following highways or parts of high- The improvement of curb and gut- Oregon, WI 53575 CREDITORS (INFORMAL
ways: ter, retaining walls, sidewalks, driveway And shall be marked: Sealed Bid
* (47) Both sides of Business Park aprons, carriage walks, sanitary sewer, Submitted by (bidders name) ADMINISTRATION) IN THE
Circle, Commerce Road and Progress storm sewer and water system improve- Substation Construction MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
Lane, except that parking is allowed for ments for Giles Street from Henry Street Specification 3022, Volume XLII NORIKO S. OLSON
on the inside lane from 200 feet west to Morris Street to include the following The work shall include furnishing Case No. 17PR570
of Commerce Drive to 500 feet south of parcels: the labor of construction and miscella- PLEASE TAKE NOTICE:
Progress lane as officially marked. Parcel #:, Street Address: neous material for the complete installa- 1. An application for Informal Admin-
tion of the new West Substation.
Proud Partner of 2. This ordinance shall be in full 281-0511-043-5191-6, 120 N Henry St istration was filed.
force and effect from and after its date of 281-0511-043-5202-2, 1117 Giles St Bidding documents may be exam-
Wisconsin Athletics publication. 281-0511-043-5213-9, 1109 Giles St ined at or obtained from the office of the
2. The decedent, with date of birth
September 27, 1932 and date of death
Dates 281-0511-043-5224-6, 1101 Giles St consulting Engineer. The nonrefundable May 4, 2017, was domiciled in Dane
Council Adopted: August 22, 2017 281-0511-043-5325-4, 1100 Giles St fee for these documents will be $20 (for County, State of Wisconsin, with a
Mayor Approved: August 22, 2017 281-0511-043-5336-1, 1108 Giles St an electronic copy) and/or $50 (for a mailing address of 624 N. Madison St.,
Attest: August 22, 2017 281-0511-043-5347-8, 1116 Giles St printed copy). Stoughton, WI 53589.
Published: August 31, 2017 281-0511-043-5358-5, 1124 Giles St Forster Electrical Engineering, Inc. 3. All interested persons waived no-

60-60-60 SALE!
WNAXLP NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RE- 550 N. Burr Oak Avenue tice.
SOLVED, by the Common Council of the Oregon, Wisconsin 53575 4. The deadline for filing a claim
*** City of Stoughton as follows: 608.835.9009 against the decedents estate is Decem-
1. That the report of the City Engi- No bid will be accepted unless ac- ber 1, 2017.
CITY OF STOUGHTON, companied by a certified check or bid
neer pertaining to the construction of the 5. A claim may be filed at the Dane
381 E. MAIN STREET, above-described improvements, includ- bond of at least five percent (5%) of the County Courthouse, 215 S. Hamilton
STOUGHTON, WI 53589 ing plans and specifications therefore is bid amount, payable to the Owner. If the
60% OFF INSTALLATION on new windows!
Street, Madison, Wisconsin, Room 1005.
hereby adopted and approved and it is successful bidder fails to execute and file Danell Behrens
ORDINANCE OF THE hereby directed that such work be car- the contract (and any required payment Deputy Probate Registrar
New orders only.
y Minimum purchase
p required.
q Does not include material costs. COMMON COUNCIL ried out in accordance with the report of or performance bonds or assurances) August 16, 2017
Creating Chapter 70-176 (73) of the the City Engineer. the amount of the check or bid bond shall Jonathan M. Hajny
City of Stoughton Municipal Code; relat- 2. That payment for said improve- be forfeited to the Owner as liquidated 221 Kings Lynn Road, Suite D
$0 Interest
ing to parking restrictions on the north damages.
Receive a FREE $60 ments be made by assessing the cost Stoughton, WI 53589

side of the 300 block of West Taft Street to the property benefited as indicated in Stoughton Utilities reserves the (608) 877-4081 gift right to reject any and all bids, to waive
Financing for
Committee Action: Public Safety said report. The assessment represents Bar Number: 1014429
irregularities and informalities there in
card with your ard
recommends approval 5-0 an exercise of the police power and has
and to award the contract in the best in-
Published: August 24, 31 and
60 months!
Fiscal Impact: N/A been determined on a reasonable basis
in-home estimate! File Number: O-9-2017 and is hereby confirmed. terest of the Utility.
September 7, 2017
1st Reading: August 8, 2017 3. That benefits and damages shown August 2017
2nd Reading: August 22, 2017 on the report are true and correct and are Published: August 24 and 31, 2017
hereby confirmed. WNAXLP

1. The Common Council of the City

of Stoughton do ordain as follows: 4. The assessment levied against STATE OF WISCONSIN,
*Visit for full offer details Sec. 70-176 (73) is created to restrict any parcel shall be paid in full on or be- *** CIRCUIT COURT,
parking on the north side of the 300 block fore November 1, 2018; or if over $200.00 ADVERTISEMENT TO BID
of Taft Street may be paid in five (5) annual install- MANDT PARK
* Sec. 70-176. - Parking prohibited at ments with interest at 3.50% per annum; CREDITORS (INFORMAL
or if over $1,500.00 may be paid in ten PICKLEBALL COURTS ADMINISTRATION) IN THE
(10) annual installments with an interest CITY OF STOUGHTON, WI MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
at 3.50% per annum; or may be deferred
Increase Your sales opportunitiesreach over 1.2 million households! only on such terms and in such manner
The City of Stoughton will receive
sealed Bids for the Mandt Park Pickleball
Case No. 17PR588
Advertise in our Wisconsin Advertising Network System. as prescribed by the Stoughton City
Council, as referred to in Section 2- 646
Courts project until 2 PM on Friday Sep- PLEASE TAKE NOTICE:
tember 15, 2017 at the City of Stoughton
For information call 835-6677. through 2-654 of the Stoughton Municipal City Hall, 381 East Main Street, Stough-
1. An application for Informal Admin-
istration was filed.
Code. ton, Wisconsin53589, at which time they
FOR SALE- MISCELLANEOUS MISCELLANEOUS 5. The City Clerk is directed to pub- will be publicly opened and read aloud.
2. The decedent, with date of birth
August 2, 1926 and date of death July
lish this resolution as a Class I notice in The work includes reconfiguring
DISH TV. 190 channels. $49.99/mo. For 24 mos. Ask About Ex- Stop OVERPAYING for your prescriptions! SAVE! Call our li- the Courier Hub. and expanding an existing basketball
13, 2017, was domiciled in Dane County,
clusive Dish Features like Sling and the Hopper. PLUS High- censed Canadian and International pharmacy, compare prices 6. The Clerk is further directed to court area to six pickleball courts.
State of Wisconsin, with a mailing ad-
dress of 400 N. Morris St., Stoughton, WI
mail this resolution and a statement
Speed Internet, $14.95/mo. (Availability and Restrictions apply.) and get $25.00 OFF your first prescription! CALL 1-866-936- of the final assessment against his/
Bids are to be addressed to the
City of Stoughton and shall be marked
TV for Less, Not Less TV! 1-866-936-8380. (CNOW) 8380 Promo Code CDC201725 (CNOW) her property to every interested person Sealed Bid- Mandt Park Pickleball
3. All interested persons waived no-
whose name appears on the assessment tice.
HELP WANTED- FARM, AGRICULTURAL DONATE YOUR CAR, TRUCK OR BOAT TO HERITAGE FOR roll whose post-office address is known Digital and paper copies of the Bid-
4. The deadline for filing a claim

MIDDLETON FARMERS COOPERATIVE, Middleton, Wisconsin is THE BLIND. Free 3 Day Vacation, Tax Deductible, Free Towing, or can with reasonable diligence be as- ding Documents may be obtained from
against the decedents estate is Decem-
ber 1, 2017.
seeking a qualified CEO/General Manager. Full service coop with All Paperwork Taken Care Of. CALL 1-855-711-0379 (CNOW) This is to certify that the foregoing
the City of Stoughton. Overnight mailing
of Bidding Documents will not be pro-
5. A claim may be filed at the Dane
County Courthouse, 215 S. Hamilton
sales of $22 million. Successful agricultural business management **STOP STRUGGLING ON THE STAIRS** Give your life a resolution was duly adopted by the Com- vided. Street, Madison, Wisconsin, Room 1005.
mon Council of the City of Stoughton at There will be no pre-bid conference
and financial experience desired.Apply: lift with an ACORN STAIRLIFT! Call now for $250 OFF your a meeting called for this purpose on the for this project.
Danell Behrens
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Deputy Probate Registrar
August 24, 2017
(CNOW) Published: August 31, 2017 companied by a cashiers, certified or Jonathan M. Hajny
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Published: August 31,
September 7 and 14, 2017
Notice is hereby given that con-
Term Disability Life Insurance $1000 Sign-On Bonus Pet/Passenger tracts have been let for the construction
days after the Notice of Award. WNAXLP
The City of Stoughton reserves the
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of street improvements including curb right to reject any or all Bids, to waive
and gutter, retaining walls, sidewalks, *** August 31, 2017 Stoughton Courier Hub 15
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September 20, 2017 Assemblers - 1st Shift &
WSTO Media Technician 8:00am - 1:00pm
Wolf Facility,
2nd Shift (4 x 10s)
The City of Stoughton, an Equal Opportunity
Doors 61 & 62
Employer, is seeking an individual to serve as
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is to provide camera coverage for events Maintenance Technician
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City Hall, 381 E. Main St., Stoughton, WI 53589 time, please complete our
or apply online at
online application at
All applicants must complete an application
for employment, even if submitting a re-
and contact Human Resources
sume and cover letter. Submit applications to
at 608-270-3254

Human Resources at City Hall. This position

will remain open until filled.
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5 things: Keeping up with technology, well-being is a main focus in the 2017-18 school year
Continued from page 1 the new system, the district professional development
will provide support resourc- for all staff on trauma and its
access to the hand-held es, including a web page effects.
computers will allow stu- accessible through districts The Stoughton Area
dents more time to work parent portal, workshops School District has been
with technology and help where parents can learn more faced with students who are
educators provide a more about Chromebooks, online coming to school with var-
personalized learning expe- tutorials and screencasts ious challenges, Melcher
rience. about the new program. said. Including mental
The third story to watch is health and trauma, and as
the recent expansion of Fab 3. Fab Lab at middle with any public school we
Lab equipment and spac- school accept all children in our
es into River Bluff Middle community of learners.
School. That process start- This will be the first year Dane County and SASD
ed earlier this year but will River Bluff Middle School will each pay $63,000 for
expand as students get more will have year-round use of two mental health experts to
opportunities to work with its new Fab Lab equipment serve 4-year-old kindergarten
state-of-the-art technology. and workspace. through eighth-grade stu-
The last two topics deal Last year, the school was dents with immediate mental
with student health and awarded a $25,000 grant health needs at River Bluff
well-being. The district is from the Wisconsin Econom- Middle School and Fox Prai-
partnering with Dane Coun- ic Development Corporation rie, Kegonsa and Sandhill
ty to provide a two-person to expand the Fab Lab into elementaries. Melcher said
mental health team to sup- the middle school. It was one around 24 students/families
port families and students in of 21 districts in the state to will be provided this sup-
crisis at River Bluff Middle receive such a grant. port during the school year
School and the districts three The equipment was used 12 per referral period in the
elementaries Fox Prairie, by Jessie Hagers eighth- fall and winter. There is no
Kegonsa and Sandhill.
Photo submitted grade Technology for 2D cost to families for services
Kegonsa Elementary will have some new-look classrooms, thanks to a change to inqui- and 3D Engineering and
The district is also continu- ry-based learning throughout the school for this year. Principal Erin Conrad said the new offered through the program.
ing its efforts to remediate Visual Design courses, with
the effects of poverty among
classroom layouts are intended to better facilitate student engagement, collaborative inqui- plans to expand the program 5. Continued focus on
ry, connection between educators and students and help us better meet the varying needs of to include sixth- and sev-
students, with ongoing work our learners. enth-graders, as well. student poverty
by a task force created in
February to help growing Kegonsa principal Erin told the Hub in an email. from the traditional desk at The high school Fab Lab, As the number of students
numbers of students eligible Conrad said over the past few Learning is something that the front of the classroom and established in 2013, has a 3D in the district eligible for free
for free and reduced lunches. months, the schools staff has happens over time and real- encouraging new settings for printer, vinyl cutter, two laser or reduced lunches continues
been working to reimagine ly does take a lot of courage. teaching for learning. cutters/engravers a milling to rise, the district is looking
1. Inquiry-based what school can look like We want our students to fall We want them to have machine and computer-guid- for ways to help.
ed router. Fab Lab Stough- In February, the school
learning for all of our learners, with in love with learning and fol- time to explore and to dis-
ton volunteer adviser Mike board voted to create a Pov-
a goal of asking students two low their curiosities. cover all that they bring into
Last year, one of the dis- questions. What are you curi- Kegonsa educators have our collective space, she Connor told the Hub earlier erty Task Force to assess
tricts Innovation Grants was ous about, and what have you also reimagined the schools said. It is our job to cre- this year district officials had needs and marshal resources
to institute inquiry-based done or might do to make learning spaces, which have ate learning environments decided to expand the pro- needed to help this grow-
learning in Kegonsas kinder- you courageous? been transformed with an that prepare our learners to gram into River Bluff after ing segment of the student
garten classes. Ultimately, one of our eye for design, Conrad said. be innovative and adaptable seeing how well students in population. District super-
This year, they are expand- most important jobs as edu- New, flexible tables were critical thinkers who have a that age group did with Fab intendent Tim Onsager said
ing it to the whole school, cators is to encourage brav- purchased to encourage col- strong sense of self-efficacy Lab technology during sum- the task force could be an
with the theme, Coura- ery and risk-taking, she laboration, freeing teachers and collaborative spirit. mer programs last school ongoing one, similar to the
geously Curious. year. boards standing committee,
2. Digital expansion They proved to us they offering guidance and rec-
Starting this fall, the dis- were more than capable of ommendations to the board
trict will provide Chrome- learning this advanced tech- as a whole.
books for all students in nology, he said. These stu- In the past decade, the
grades 6-12 and expand stu- dents were born into the digi- number of students eligible
dents digital learning plans. tal revolution. for reduced or free lunch has
increased from 11 percent
District community infor- 4. New mental health to 28 percent. School board
mation and resource coordi-
nator Derek Spellman said team president Scott Dirks told the
moves are designed to help Hub earlier this year he was
This year, the district will spurred to start the task force
meet the needs of todays have the added services of
students and to ensure they because of this very, very
two mental health workers, large increase, combined
are college and career ready. provided in part by a county
He said the Chromebooks with a notable uptick in dis-
program and funding from cipline problems among
will be an essential learn- Catholic Charities.
ing tool that will provide economically disadvantaged
The Building Bridges students.
students with access to cur- team started work in the dis- If youve got one kid

Kopkes is now open

riculum, information and trict this week. Its goal is to
resources at all times. whos being disruptive once
work with the school to a week, thats bad enough,
The plan has been adopt- connect students and their
ed from a call from the but if youve got half a doz-
families to resources, devel- en, thats a lot harder to try to
state Department of Public op and promote emotional

for the Fall Season!

Instruction for an equita- work with, he said. If you
wellness and provide school only have a handful of fam-
ble, personalized, applied, staff with professional devel-
and engaged digital learning ilies who need special help,
opment consultation on thats one thing, but if youve
experience for all students. mental health and trauma-re-
The plan has five compo- got dozens or even hundreds,
lated issues, district direc- thats another order of mag-
Opening September 1 nents: instruction, technolo-
gy, leadership, professional
tor of student services Keli
Melcher explained.
nitude altogether.

Let us be your one-stop development and data priva-

cy. This year, the district is
focusing on the technology
She said a referral pro-
cess has been established for
students in crisis to receive
Email Unified Newspaper
Group reporter Scott De
Laruelle at scott.

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