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    Evansville, Orfordville, Brodhead, Albany, Footville, Afton, Town of Beloit, health

Gina Duwe

Multiple photo back-ups are key
- So you've taken thousands of digital pictures, but they're just sitting on your computer. How should you organize them? How should you store them? How do you make sure you don't lose them? Read more >>
More photographs but fewer prints
- People are taking more pictures than ever, yet many of the images they take are never printed. Read more >>
Man sentenced for fatal OWI crash
- A Brodhead man will spend 10 years in prison and five years on extended supervision for drunken driving that led to a crash that killed his passenger, a judge decided today. Read more >>
Parkview psychologist earns top state honor
- When school psychologist Jaime Harris talks with kids, she tells them she's “like the school problem-solver.” Read more >>
Parkview preparing for construction
- The Parkview School District plans to invite a select group of area construction companies to bid later this month on the remodel and addition for its Orfordville schools, the superintendent said. Read more >>
Evansville approves 4K
- Applause filled the room as the Evansville School Board unanimously approved starting a community-based, 4-year-old kindergarten program to start in the 2015-16 school year. Read more >>
Evansville continues plans for fall referendum
- A vote on whether to seek a fall school referendum could come next month after Superintendent Jerry Roth presented a possible referendum timeline to the school board Wednesday night. Read more >>
Evansville considers buying empty lot
- The city of Evansville is considering buying a vacant former restaurant property in downtown to build a connecting street. Read more >>
Four area schools in state DI competition
- Four area school districts will have teams competing in the state Destination Imagination competition Saturday at UW-Stevens Point. Read more >>
Hospitals taking notice of St. Mary's patient-care tracking system
- The idea seemed simple enough. Find an easy way for nurses to make sure they're checking in regularly with patients. Read more >>
In quest to improve radiation therapy, Mercy hires a physicist
- The addition of a physicist and an experienced radiation oncologist last year at the Mercy Regional Cancer Center is opening the door to state-of-the-art radiation treatment. Read more >>
Parkview voters OK referendums
- Parkview students will finally get their updated schools. A $17 million construction referendum passed by only 26 votes Tuesday, but the news brought tears, hugs, screams and clapping at a celebration party for supporters a... Read more >>
Two incumbents, former member, newcomer elected to Evansville School Board
- A strategic plan is key to the decisions that the Evansville School Board faces as it discusses going to referendum, two candidates elected Tuesday said. Read more >>
Challenger defeats Evansville City Council incumbent
- Challenger Gene Lewis beat incumbent Jon Senn for a seat on the Evansville City Council on Tuesday. Read more >>
Orfordville survey seeks income ranges
- A community survey asking for household income and ethnicity was mailed this week to a random selection of Orfordville residents as the village prepares to seek grants for infrastructure projects. Read more >>
Clerk explains sewer bill increase
- Orfordville residents are beginning to see the impact of a decision last summer in their sewer bills. Read more >>
Rock Co. 62nd in health rankings
- The overall health of Rock County residents won't significantly increase until area unemployment and poverty numbers fall, the county health officer said. Read more >>
Potential referendum top issue for Evansville school race
- Three incumbents, one former board member and two newcomers are seeking four seats on the Evansville School Board. Read more >>
One Evansville City Council seat contested
- Keeping taxes down and attract businesses are top issues for the two Evansville City Council candidates who make up the only contested city race. Read more >>
Parkview asks for building, operating expenses
- Parkview School District voters will decide April 1 whether now is the time to renovate and build additions to create an updated junior/high school through a $17 million referendum. Read more >>
Five seek three seats on Orfordville Village Board
- Five candidates are running for three seats on the Orfordville Village Board. Incumbents Russell Rucker, Kathy Schindler and Eugene Shoemaker are seeking re-election while former board member Terry Morris and newcomer Gary ... Read more >>
Brodhead fears election confusion
- The Brodhead city clerk/treasurer is hoping to prevent frustration at the polls next week by helping residents better understand the city's switch to an at-large city council. Read more >>
Will Parkview approve construction?
- Community members promoting Parkview's two referendums are optimistic this could be the time voters approve facility upgrades that could help keep students in the district. Read more >>
Wietecha leaving Evansville
- Evansville City Administrator Dan Wietecha informed the city council this week he has verbally accepted a similar position with a municipality in Michigan. Read more >>
Orfordville considers building options
- Public works employees have been taking apart the office portion of the former car dealership the village of Orfordville now owns as officials begin to think about what to do with the empty building. Read more >>
Orfordville feed company expanding
- An expanding feed and supply business will become the sixth business in Orfordville's industrial/business park. Read more >>
Teachers seek pay periods change
- Evansville teachers are continuing to seek a change over how they're paid after the school board this week voted down a request from teachers to receive paychecks during the summer. Read more >>
Fall Evansville school referendum recommended
- The Evansville School Board should consider a fall referendum that would address curriculum, safety and security, facilities and technology, the district's citizens advisory committee recommended Wednesday night. Read more >>
Committee: Start 4k in Evansville
- The Evansville School Board should approve a community-based, 4-year-old kindergarten program to start in the 2015-16 school year, a study committee recommended Wednesday night. Read more >>
Parkview presents referendum plans to residents
- In a school district where voters have turned down four of the last five referendums, Parkview officials and supporters said they hope this is the time that will be remembered as a shining moment in the district's history. Read more >>
St. Mary's finishes on top in survey
- St. Mary's Janesville Hospital came out on top in patient satisfaction results among area hospitals. Read more >>
Three Evansville referendums advised
- A citizen committee plans to recommend the Evansville School Board consider asking three referendum questions focused on improving curriculum, technology, facilities and safety after seeing the results of a community survey. Read more >>
Microsoft XP support in final days
- News that Microsoft will soon end support for its popular Windows XP operating system sent Mike McCarthy of Janesville computer shopping. Read more >>