Our network

Estimated $130K loss for Stoughton EMS

The Stoughton Area EMS lost money in 2013 and appears to be doing even worse this year.

Officials learned in June, after an audit of EMS finances, that the department had a shortfall in 2013 of more than $100,000. The loss for 2014 was estimated at $130,000, and officials are planning to begin billing municipalities that receive the service next year... Read More

Community Sponsors

Are you interested in promoting your business to local customers?
Trusted Neighbors Providing Trusted Healthcare Services
Beautiful and unique accessories, jewelry, and gifts.

Sheriff: $50K worth of pot found at North Freedom home

Sheriff: $50K worth of pot found at North Freedom home

A Sauk County man was arrested Friday on multiple felony drug charges in connection with a pot investigation, officials said.

The Sauk County Sheriff said 66-year-old Edward H. Aylsworth, of North Freedom, was arrested on suspicion of manufacturing marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, maintaining a drug dwelling, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm by a felon, according to a news release distributed Tuesday.

The sheriff's department said deputies searched a home on the 100 block of South Maple Street in North Freedom with a warrant Friday.

Officials said 33 cultivated marijuana plants and processed marijuana worth approximately $50,000 was found in the home.

Marijuana grow equipment, manuals, pipes, scales and other items used for pot cultivation and processing. Deputies also found a shotgun in the residence, according to the release.

Aylsworth was taken to Sauk County Jail.

Free workshop offers wealth of parenting support

Free workshop offers wealth of parenting support

Area families are invited to take part in workshops on topics from puberty to online safety this week at a free event presented by medical providers, local educators and community leaders.

Dean Clinic Oregon is joining forces with area educators and community leaders for Parent University on Wednesday from 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at Rome Corners Intermediate School, 1111 S. Perry Parkway in Oregon.

Parent University, for families with kids of all ages, will begin with a light supper and will include workshops and lectures on:

District ‘meets expectations’ in latest state report card

The Stoughton Area School District is meeting expectations, according to the state’s annual “report cards” on public school districts.

According to a release from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), the district received a 71.8 grade, the high cusp of the “meets expectations” category. The district received a 71.9 mark last year... Read More

Community Sponsors

Beautiful and unique accessories, jewelry, and gifts.
Trusted Neighbors Providing Trusted Healthcare Services
Are you interested in promoting your business to local customers?

Ken Wahlin named Trustee of the Year

The Wisconsin Hospital Association has named Ken Wahlin the recipient of its 2014 Trustee of Year award.

Wahlin, chair of the Stoughton Hospital Governing Board and Executive Committee, received the award in a surprise presentation Monday during the Governing Board’s regular meeting at the hospital. The award is presented to only one community hospital board trustee and one health system board trustee in Wisconsin annually... Read More

Board approves additions to critical staffing

Board approves additions to critical staffing

Responding to an uptick in student enrollment in two grade levels, the Stoughton Area school board approved adding four positions to its 2014-15 critical staffing plan at its Sept. 8 meeting... Read More

Girls golf: Vikings take third at conference

Girls golf: Vikings take third at conference

It was going to be difficult to repeat as Badger South champions, with the Stoughton High School girls golf team having lost duals to Madison Edgewood and Milton earlier this season.

The Vikings did what they could to bring the trophy back to Stoughton during Tuesday’s conference meet at Evansville Golf Club. But their two top 10 finishes weren’t enough to stop Edgewood and Milton... Read More