Thursday, August 21, 2014
Law enforcement agencies from around the area worked with the Verona Area School District to stage a full-scale emergency exercise at Savanna Oaks Middle School Tuesday. The exercise included 11 agencies and more than 100 volunteers, some of whom got their “wounds” put on at Memorial... + continue reading
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Verona Area High School junior Ben Rortvedt had a few days off after a baseball tournament in Joplin, Mo., a few weeks ago and decided to go visit some colleges. After canceling a visit with Oklahoma State after he heard a player from his class was already offered a spot, Rortvedt decided to go to... + continue reading
Sunday, August 17, 2014
When Diana Trowbridge was hired at Verona High School in 1984, the district and school were just beginning the switch to computerized systems. And the school’s other secretary did not want to “have anything to do with” them, Trowbridge recalled while sitting in her office Monday... + continue reading
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The Verona Police Department held its 31st annual National Night Out community event on Aug. 5, at Hometown Festival Park. The evening included games, music, food and appearances by local law enforcement agencies. + continue reading
Sunday, August 10, 2014
In brown overalls, work boots and gloves, Bill Keen carefully steps over a patch of purple loosestrife plants into the bank of the Sugar River. He carries a shovel and a wilting, weak plant. Sea Grant Institute videographer John Karl, on hand to chronicle the Upper Sugar River Watershed... + continue reading
08/19/2014
The city is making plans to get a new tenant for the old library building. With Sugar River United Methodist Church preparing to expand into the current Wildcat Lanes facility on West Verona Avenue... + continue reading

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08/19/2014
The city is making plans to get a new tenant for the old library building. With Sugar River United Methodist Church preparing to expand into the current Wildcat Lanes facility on West Verona Avenue... + continue reading

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08/21/2014
Each season has been better than the last over the past four years of the Verona Area High School girls golf program, and last season the girls finished WIAA Division 1 state runner-up. With four... + continue reading
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Schools

The Verona Area International School has a new director for the second time this year. Stacey Struessel, who had been hired in May, resigned from the position earlier this month due to “health... + continue reading

Community

Resurrection Lutheran Church in Verona held a health and safety fair and blood drive on Saturday, Aug. 16. The UW Med Flight helicopter made an appearance, as well as emergency vehicles from the... + continue reading

Business

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

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