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City of Stoughton
City accepts donated bank building Mayor envisions expansion of city offices there BILL LIVICK Unified Newspaper Group
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From left, Luke Logan and Ben Solomon are two of the founding members of Live Undiscovered Music, a music streaming app designed to promote local artists instead of mainstream musicians.
Area grads develop music streaming app Designed to promote up-and-coming artists AMBER LEVENHAGEN Unified Newspaper Group
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The app is currently in its beta stage and is expected to be released on iOS in August. graduates from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, they wanted to find a unified direction to head after graduation and decided to start their own business within the music industry. The app combines a streaming service with social media. Artists are able to add their music,
promote shows and interact with fans, who in turn rank, share and stream the music. “We started doing a lot more research into the music industry and we realized it’s in a really weak state right now, there’s a lot of unrest, and a lot of it comes from the increase in digital content and the
Addressing a need Logan said the app was a response to an unmet need in the market. An avid music fan, he began taking a closer look at streaming services through the winter to try to learn more about shortcomings in the industry and how artists feel about them.
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City of Stoughton
Odd couple Alders reflect on government experience BILL LIVICK Unified Newspaper Group
Two alders who chose not to seek re-election last month came from different political perspectives but say they had more in common as city officials than differences. Two-term alder Mike Engelberger views himself as a political progressive, while Scott Truehl – who served three years as an alder and began working in local government
almost 10 years ago – comes from a more centrist position. Yet both think it’s important that citizens step forward to serve in local government. They told the Hub they took their roles in the city seriously, contributed what they could and are now content to allow
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The music industry is a harsh one. A select few artists rise to the top each year, while the rest struggle for attention. Luke Logan, a Stoughton High School class of 2014 graduate, wanted to make a difference and root for the little guys. He joined with a group of lifelong friends, including Stoughton’s Max Fergus, and other area grads Ben Solomon, Elijah Isenberger, Luke Kollman, Derek Zenger and Curtis Rollo, to create a music streaming app called Live Undiscovered Music that restricts big-name artists and instead works to promote the music from artists and producers at a local level. The app was born from a “think tank” session the group of friends had in November 2017. All students or recent
value gap that has been created because of streami n g p l a t f o r m s ,” L o g a n explained. “It’s a difference in the money these current streaming platforms are making, and that the money is not being put back into the industry.” Free to use, the app is in its beta stage and is planned to be released in full in August, when it will be ad-supported. In the meantime, the group is working on fundraising and finding more artists and investors to be a part of the project. “We have a really close group, and that’s able to give us the confidence and connection to really make something happen,” Logan said.
An old bank building could eventually provide more space for city staff. The Common Council voted 9-2 last week to accept McFarland State Bank’s offer to donate its building on South Forrest Street to the city for use as a municipal facility. The city plans to lease back a portion of the building for drive-through banking. Alders Pat O’Connor (Dist. 4) and Denise Duranczyk (Dist. 1) voted against accepting the building, saying it needs some work to retrofit it for city purposes, and with a whitewater park and riverfront redevelopment project in the offing, the city
can’t afford to take out more debt. But the majority agreed with Mayor Tim Swadley, who led the discussion about the building. “I feel at some point we’re going to need more space for city staff,” Swadley said, adding that City Hall “is not very customer-friendly.” At 11,960 square feet, the building is a bit larger than City Hall, Swadley said, noting a condition report found it to be in good shape with no major defects. The bank building was constructed in 1961 and remodeled in 2001. Last September, bank officials told the city the building no longer meets the company’s needs and offered to give the property to the city to use as a public parking lot. The council rejected
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The Live Undiscovered Music music streaming app was designed by area graduates with a goal to promote local music. The group frequently works from coffee shops and their homes around the Madison area.
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Logan found 99 percent of music streamed consists of only the top 10 percent of tracks, essentially the bigger artists that are played on the radio and selling out stadium shows. Those artists are able to profit, leaving the other artists, the 1 percent of streams, far behind. Making things worse, independent artists have to shell out ahead of time, and the return value per play is just cents on the dollar. Spotify, for example, pays $0.006 to $0.0084 per play. A Guardian report from 2015 suggests that the average payment a signed artist gets after their label takes its share is only $0.001128. “Without the support of a label, it’s coming out of their pocket, so for these artists that have to put their music on these platforms just so it’s out there, it doesn’t really come back to them and
it’s not getting circulated so they’re super limited in their exposure,” he explained. While smaller artists are being hit the hardest, bigname performers are also feeling the heat. Taylor Swift famously fought back against streaming platforms Spotify and Apple Music for not paying out artists and labels and removed her music from Spotify in 2014 before returning late last year. Big-name, mainstream artists like Swift can’t use Live Undiscovered Music, however. The app instead offer local artists the ability to put music into their community at no cost and without the shadow created by those bigger artists.
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always desire the ability to share their favorite music with their friends, and sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter don’t have a way of sharing music in a user-friendly way. Logan explained that there isn’t a one-stop-shop social media that allows sharing, listening and promoting music, because existing social media platforms use others to share music, such as YouTube or Vimeo. The app features a “discover” section, similar to what’s on Spotify, but it’s catered to regional artists and classified by genre. There will be an option to see who is playing where, and when, and rank artists based on a sliding scale of how much the fans enjoy their music. Because artists don’t have to pay to use the platform, Live Undiscovered Music is currently operating based off funding from investors and artists who plan on using the platform once it goes live. “It’ll be completely free, always,” Logan said. “We’re going to use ads, but we’re researching to find a way to use ads in a way that isn’t obnoxious and doesn’t disrupt the music stream.” Local artists in communities around the country have already signed on to the service, which will be officially released at a party at Monona Terrace on Aug. 17. It will available on iOS first, Logan said, and will later be released for Android. It exists in a beta stage online, liveundiscoveredmusic.com. “Music is our shared passion,” Logan said. “We love going to concerts together, so coming up with a plan to make the industry better is so rewarding.” Contact Amber Levenhagen at amber.levenhagen@ wcinet.com.
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City of Stoughton
Amplified music plan sent back Nauti Norske seeking to change ordinance BILL LIVICK Unified Newspaper Group
A proposal to allow outdoor amplified music at businesses in the Central Business District is going back to a committee for more work. At its May 8 meeting, the Common Council sent a proposed ordinance back to the Public Safety committee after the city attorney said changes the committee recommended were vague and unenforceable. The exceptions to the city’s noise ordinance were requested by the Nauti Norske, a bar and grill on South Water Street with a large patio along the Yahara River. Among the recommended ordinance changes were statements that “amplified sound or music shall not be permitted within the outdoor area of licensed premises” and that amplified music in the district “shall not be unnecessarily loud.” City attorney Matt Dregne said “unnecessarily loud” is too vague and added that noise standards in the city’s current zoning code can’t be defined or reasonably measured. A member of Public Safety said the committee
proposed the ordinance changes in hopes of bringing more customers to d ow n t ow n b u s i n e s s e s , but other alders opposed allowing amplified music because it would “disturb the peace and quiet” of residents living along the river. In a March 5 email to the Public Safety committee, Nauti Norske owners Kathy Jo Vike and David Eugster said their customers want to hear music on the business’s patio. “We have a petition that has been signed by hundreds of people from the area that join us in this request to allow the Nauti Norske to have amplified sound and music on their outdoor patio,” they wrote. But several homeowners in the area wrote to the council opposing the request. One of them, Mary Condon, told alders during the public comment period that if the ordinance is changed, other businesses will begin having amplified music outside, as well. She also argued the river itself amplifies sound and said such noise affects her “health and happiness.” “Amplified music will make it miserable for those of us who live along the river,” she said. Ald. Denise Duranczyk (Dist. 1) forcefully argued her point, saying she had visited the area twice the previous week between 7 and 8 p.m., and “heard
“ ... you would need scientific equipment to determine whether someone is in compliance.” Stoughton city attorney Matt Dregne constant noise” from people socializing on the Norske’s patio and conversations “amplified by the river.” “Imagine amplified music there – music that you cannot escape unless you leave your home,” Duranczyk said to her council colleagues. She noted the city adopted rules against amplified outdoor music several years ago when a different business along the river received complaints from neighbors for playing recorded music on a patio. “Can’t we learn from history?” Duranczyk asked. “ We ’v e a l r e a d y g o n e through this.” D r e g n e s a i d ev e n i f the council could determine what level of noise is acceptable in the downtown district, “you would need scientific equipment to determine whether someone is in compliance,” which would be difficult for the police. He suggested the best way to handle “this kind of problem … is to try to avoid
conflicting land uses,” such as homes near taverns. “This is more of a landuse issue than a sound-measurement issue,” he said. Dregne reasoned that if the city were to allow amplified music outside at a property that is next to another residential property, “you’ve got to know that you’re setting that residential property up to hear the music. “There is no ordinance that could solve that problem,” he said. Ald. Regina Hirsch (Dist. 3) said if the city can’t enforce an ordinance, “it’s useless” and should not be adopted. She suggested sending the matter back to Public Safety for more discussion. Ald. Greg Jenson (Dist. 3), chair of Public Safety, said he didn’t see how it would be “beneficial” for the committee to revisit the ordinance, but he joined the majority in voting to have the committee discuss it more after fellow committee member Ald. Kathleen Tass Johnson (Dist. 2) encouraged it. “I voted for this because it’s a downtown establishment and we need to bring some life to the area,” she said. “Could we reduce the hours that it’s allowed? I would like to see live music there.” Contact Bill Livick at bill. email@example.com
Nordic Ridge apartments approved Some not satisfied with location AMBER LEVENHAGEN Unified Newspaper Group
A plan for 77 new apartment buildings on 3.2 acres is heading to the Common Council for approval. Despite several complaints in the public hearing, the Planning Commission approved a site plan and recommended approval of a permit for two new apartment buildings at Nordic Ridge during its Monday night meeting. Both
votes were 4-2, with Alds. Tom Selsor (Dist. 4) and Phil Caravello (D-2) dissenting. The permit is necessary to allow two buildings and more than 12 units per acre; the plan is 24 per acre, the maximum allowed in its existing zoning designation. Residents who attended the meeting shared complaints about the size of the project. The subdivision plat was approved nearly a decade ago and indicated a single multifamily building with 38 units in that spot. Nine people spoke out against the plan, including Matt Bellin, who detailed
his concerns in a letter to the Hub – including density and traffic on Hwy. A and Hoel Avenue. “It will be a huge eyesore for many people who live out in the country specifically to get away from these types of buildings and population density,” Bellin wrote. “There are also farmers who, despite the current retention ponds in Nordic Ridge, are already having flooding issues in their fields.” Zoning administrator Michael Stacey wrote in an email to the Hub that the major issues discussed at the meeting were stormwater management, safety and
traffic concerns. “There did not appear to be any factual basis for claims of the project being unsafe or the traffic concerns that were brought up,” he said. “The recent state law, Act 67, requires a denial to be based on facts and information.” Todd Barman said he voted in favor because the zoning allows it and “this bu i l d i n g c o n fi g u r a t i o n allows for more landscaping and a more cohesive layout for the site.” Contact Amber Levenhagen at amber.levenhagen@ wcinet.com.
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Union cemetery tour highlights Stoughton history KIMBERLY WETHAL
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A historical tour of the Union Baptist Cemetery will showcase some of Stoughton’s history. The tour is being organized by the Evansville Grove Society and centers on a now-abandoned cemetery. It will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, will include headstones of Huldah Cheney Page, the mother of Stoughton founder Luke Stoughton’s wife, Eliza. Page had traveled to the Midwest with her adult children after her husband, Benjamin, a state legislator in Vermont, died and was buried there in 1840. It was the Stoughton couple’s letters, who were first to leave Vermont to come to Wisconsin, that later brought Page and other family members to the southern Dane County and northern Rock County region of the state. The cemetery, used from 1847-1920, is located along U.S. Hwy. 14 in the Town of Union, just southwest of the unincorporated town of Cooksville and the Town of Rutland. The
What: Union Baptist Cemetery tour When: 1 p.m., Saturday, May 19 Where: Union Baptist Cemetery Info: Jennifer Ehle, 3021722. cemetery is south of the Union Tavern and cannot be seen from the road. To u r a t t e n d e e s a r e encouraged to park in resident Dan Milz’s field on the north side of East Union Road east of the road’s intersection with Hwy. 14. Parking on Hwy. 14 is not allowed. A shuttle will be provided to bring attendees from the field to the cemetery. Attendees are advised to dress for “a walk in the country” and keep in mind that they will be walking on grassy, uneven terrain. For information, call Jennifer Ehle at 302-1722. Email reporter Kimberly Wethal at kimberly. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where to park Parking on U.S. Hwy. 14 is not allowed, so attendees will be able to park on a field at the home of neighboring resident Dan Milz, who lives on East Union Road, east of the intersection with Hwy. 14. A shuttle service will transport attendees to the cemetery.
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The Town of Pleasant Springs is set to begin road construction projects this spring, with five projects planned to start this month. Church Street, Shadyside Drive and Tracy Lane are the first up, slated to be pulverized and graded May 7 and paved the following. Oak Knoll Lane and roads in the Petty Acres subdivision will be pulverized and graded the week of May 14-18 and paved the following week. Town chair Dave Pfeiffer says the projects are part of a sweeping five-year plan
adopted after a 2016 town meeting, and that some of the roads slated for repairs are in “pretty bad shape.” “Shadyside (Drive) certainly had a lot of dips in the road that people notice when they drive; certainly an old road,” he told the Hub. “Petty Acres – those roads really took a beating from the tornado. All the roads in this neighborhood are pretty poor and crumbling.” The five-year plan calls for borrowing $300,000 each year and using it to pay for road maintenance that was put off, in some cases, for decades. Pfeiffer told the Hub in November that town boards
in the past were “frugal farmers that basically spent money when they had to and didn’t put money aside for the future.” He anticipated pushback against the borrowing campaign, but residents who “packed” the town meeting two summers ago overwhelmingly agreed with the plan and “understood that roads don’t pay for themselves.” Pfeiffer said that they worked to get bids out early this year, because last year they were forced to hold off on the Shadyside Drive project due to a late start and bad weather. The town has budgeted for the more expensive option
of pulverizing the top layer and then repaving it — a cost of around $600,000 vs. the estimated $200,000 it would cost to use the milland-overlay method. Pfeiffer says “the $200,000 just goes for naught because in three years it gets to cracking.” Preliminary tests look hopeful that there is enough of a base to use this method and Pfeiffer says by doing it right, the roads should last a long while. Contact Alexander Cramer at alexander.cramer@ wcinet.com.
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Duane “Tony” Thorsen died April 29, 2018. Duane was the husband of Corene “Corky” Wilcox Thorsen and father of daughters Karen, Wendy and Sue. He enjoyed being a grandpa to 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Duane was a Troop Carrier
pilot in Europe during WWII, and retired as Secretary-Treasurer of Stokely USA. He served on City Hall commissions for 40 years and had belonged to Oconomowoc Golf Club, Toastmasters, Rotary Club, and the Oconomowoc Historical Society. He loved to write and published several books, family trees, and wrote many articles and many, many letters. He especially loved Norway and his relatives there. He kept in touch with high school classmates and Sigma Chi brothers. He followed many hobbies and collections too numerous to mention. He loved art and music. A private family service is being planned. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Zion Episcopal Church.
Death notice Nancy Jean Christopher Nancy Jean Christopher, 74, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 within hours of returning from Arizona where she enjoyed winter's sun. A celebration of Nancy's life will be held from noon until 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Stoughton Country Club, 3165 Shadyside Dr, Stoughton. Please share your memories by posting Tributes at cressfuneralservice.com.
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Mary Elizabeth Hill Bittorf Cuff, 80, surrounded by her loving family, was peacefully called home to Jesus on the morning of May 10, 2018, after a threemonth battle with cancer. Mary was born October 1, 1937, in Grand Island, Nebraska, the fi r s t c h i l d o f R a l p h and Ber n ice (Yankton) Hill. When Mary was six, the Hills moved to a dairy farm near Juda, WI. Mary attended Dr. Martin Luther College, a Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) school in New Ulm, MN, and was credentialed to teach in 1956. She met Victor Bittorf while he attended Northwestern, the WELS pastoral college, i n Wa t e r t ow n . T h ey were united in marriage in 1958 in Monroe and soon moved to Denver, CO, when Victor was called to serve there as
and their growing family raised and rented out their horses to the community. A prosperous business that was active from 1905, until the 1920’s. Beanie’s father also forged his own career path, and built his thriving trucking business. Upon his release from the U.S. Navy, Beanie joined his father in the trucking profession. He launched Bjoin Tr a n s f e r i n S t o u g h ton, and Ward Bros. Transfer and Storage in Madison. Beanie ran both establishments with immense pride and was grateful for all the opportunities they brought him and his family. He retired happily in 1987. B e a n i e wa s a t r e mendous advocate for the Stoughton community. He served on the Stoughton City Council and Stoughton Fire Department. He was an active member of the Stoughton Lions Club, the American Legion Post No. 59, Masoni c L o d g e N o . 7 3 F. &A.M., Madison Scottish Rite Bodies, and the Zor Shrine. He also extended his support and knowledge to the Dane County Board of Supervisors. Beanie’s daily rout i n e wo u l d b eg i n a t
Dick and other friends were sometimes spent flipping quarters over w h o h a d t o p a y, h e would then get together with Bill and Myron before lunch, then making it back to Fosdal’s in the afternoon, for additional coffee and fellowship. He enjoyed traveling, and was grateful to be a part of the 2013 Badger Honor Flight trip to Washington D.C. Beanie also ventured to Japan with the Phoenix Lions Club. For the past 30 years, Beanie spent his winters in Arizona, where he was a memb e r o f M o u n t O l ive Lutheran Church; he leaves behind several dear friends, Dan N., Paul and Jewell R. and Pastor Stoney of Mount Olive. Beanie was an enthusiastic Badger football and Green Bay Packers fan. Gene is survived by h i s s i s t e r, G r e t c h e n (Tom) Hennessy; niece, Bridget (Don Gammon) Hennessy; and cousins Paul (Kathy) Bjoin and Mary Schultz. He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Bjoin; his mother, Gertrude (Donald) Witz; and cousins, Mike Bjoin, and Howard (Monyieene) Bjoin. A memorial service will be held at
ton, at 11 a.m., on Saturday, May 26, 2018, with the Rev. Richard Halom presiding, with military services by Stoughton American Legion. A luncheon will immediately follow at the American Legion Post No. 59, 803 N. Page St. Private burial will be held at Riverside Cemetery at a later date. Vi s i t a t i o n w i l l b e held at Gunderson Stoughton Funeral and Cremation Care, 1358 Hwy 51 on Friday, May 25, 2018, from 4 p.m. with Stoughton Fire Dept. Memorial Service at 6:15 p.m., followed by Masonic Service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will also be held at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Stoughton START Program, or the Stoughton Food Pantry. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
pastorfor a WELS congregation. They lived in the parsonage with their five children. Mary was widowed at age 30 and moved with her children to Madison, WI, where her parents lived. She resumed her teaching career at WELS schools including Eastside (Madison), St. Paul’s (Lake Mills), a n d ev e n t u a l l y O u r Redeemer (Madison), where she taught several lower elementary grades and art for 25 years. While teaching full- time and raising her family, Mary earned a Bachelor’s Degree in elementary education from UW-Madison. On June 17, 1973, she married David Cuff, a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Army National Guard. In their retirement, they moved to Stoughton, WI to live near their daughter. Mary’s primary passions were faith and family. Her faith in God was deep and sustained her throughout her l ife and final illness. She was a shining example of Christ’s message of love and compassion toward others. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, confidant and friend. Mary always took the time to listen, encourage others, and make them feel special and loved. A member of Eastside Lutheran Church in Madison, WI for nearly 50 years, she served on several committees
including the Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society, she and supported the church in many other ways. She also taught English as a Second Language f or many years to hundreds of Madison-area immigrants. Mary was an accomplished watercolor artist and became prolific in her retirement, c r e a t i n g m a ny wo nderful and award-winning pieces. She was an active member of 14 South Artists group and Madison Watercolor Society, and participated in several art shows, workshops and events throughout the year. She also enjoyed gardening, visiting with family and friends, traveling abroad with D av i d , a w e l l - m a d e dirty martini, Badger and Packer football, word puzzles, solitaire and water aerobics. Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 44 years, WWII veteran David Cuff (U.S. Army Ret.), S t o u g h t o n ; s i s t e r, Susan Prince (Stuart), Auburndale, Fla; children Steven Bittorf, Green Bay; Elizabeth O’Leary, Stoughton; James Bittorf (Jacalyn Salloum), Green Bay; Sara Downie (David), Stoughton; Paul Bittorf (Mary), Sauk City; stepdaughter Judy Bintliff (John), Greenfi e l d ; s p e c i a l n i e c e Beverly Feltz (Ruth Oren), Madison; and
grandchildren Graham Bintliff (Mandy Zahn) , Victor Bittorf, Torin O’Leary, Conlain Kelly, Logan O’Leary, Drew and Eve Downie, and Maia Smet. A funeral was held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Eastside Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2310 Independence Lane, with Rev Nathan Berg and Rev. Randy Hunter presiding. A visitation was scheduled from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15 at Cress Funeral Home, 206 W. Prospect St. Stoughton, and also from noon until the time of the service at the church. David Cuff and the family thank all o f M a r y ’s r e l a t ive s , friends, and acquaintances for their prayers and loving support during her illness. Special thanks to Dr. Hei of UW Carbone Cancer Center, Stoughton Home Health and all the fantastic caregivers and support workers with Agrace Hospice, who, along with her family’s unwavering service, enabled Mary to remain at home as her soul transitioned from Earth to Heaven.
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Helen Margaret Fossen
Helen Margaret Fossen
H e l e n M a rg a r e t Fo s sen, age 85, left this earth Monday, May 7, 2018. Born on Nov. 16, 1932, near Orfordville, to the late Sever and Clara Wolden. She married Earl Fossen on Sept 10, 1955. Helen was an amazing mother,
Barbara P. Pertzborn, age 90, of Stoughton, passed with peace and grace on Friday, May 11, 2018. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Barb was born on July 2, 1927, in Stoughton, the
Loel E. Nelson
Loel E. Nelson
Loel E. Nelson, age 91, passed away on Saturd a y, M a y 12, 2018, at Skaalen Magnolia
Richard Stephen “Steve” Grant
Richard Stephen “Steve” Grant, age 73, passed away on Thursday May 10, 2018 at UW Hospital
w i f e , h o m e m a k e r, a n d assistant librarian at Yahara School. Early in her working life Helen was a typist for USAFI. She loved her job at Yahara Elementary School’s library where she helped children find books to enjoy for 22 years. Helen always put others before herself, never said a bad word about anyone, never complained, had a beautiful soprano voice and sang in the church choir. Helen is a founding member of Covenant Lutheran church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and spent many hours reading books to them, Helen loved to travel, and could make any plant bloom. Helen is survived by her husband Earl Fossen; son Mark (Shelly) Fossen
o f M i lwa u ke e , R o x a n e (Joseph) Kobriger of Chilton, and son Dale (Paula) Fossen of Appleton; seven grandchildren, Erika (Drew) Romenesko, Marcie (John) Bollinger, Jens (Jessica) Fossen, Sever Fossen, Tia (fiancée Scott) Fossen, Bergen Fossen, D r ew Fo s s e n ; a n d o n e great-grandchild, Isla Fossen; her sister Mary (Dean) Althaus; brothers, Kenneth (Jean) and Philip (Luann) Wolden; sisters-in-law, Jeannette Fossen and Alice Ryan; and brother-in-law Russell Anderson; many nieces and nephews; close friends, Edwin and Shirley Kinnunen, Norval and Barbara Morgan. She was also proceeded in death by her brothers Don and Paul. A memorial service
will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Covenant Lutheran Church, 1525 Van Buren St., Stoughton. A luncheon will follow the service. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church on Saturday. I f y o u wo u l d l i ke t o donate a children’s book, her grandchildren are establishing “Helen’s Free Little Library” for others to share the love of reading with their own children and grandchildren.
only child of George and Klara (Olson) Berg. Barb graduated from Stoughton High School, Class of 1945, received her nursing degree from Methodist Hospital in 1948, and worked as a registered nurse for over 25 years at the VA Hospital in Milwaukee. This career suited her serving heart. Barb was an avid reader, enjoyed knitting and crocheting, cross-stitching, playing cards, table games and afternoon bus trips with friends to the casino. She also enjoyed shopping, had a love for growing orchids, and going to dinner and the movies. Barb took great pride in her Norwegian heritage, always looking forward to
the annual lutefisk dinner with friends. She especially loved holidays and family get-togethers; any chance to spend time with her family was important to her. B a r b w i l l b e l ov i n g ly remembered by her daughters, Kira, Kari (Gene) Rech, and Kelly Coloso; daughter-in-law, Lori Pertzborn; grandchildren, Daniel (Samantha and daughter, Sophia), Tony, Nick, Matthew, Lauren, Elizabeth and Scott; great-grandchild, Kaitlynn; and many other cherished relatives and long-time friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Daniel N. Pertzborn; and beloved son, Daniel.
A memorial service will be held at noon with visitation held prior to the service, starting at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018, at Gunderson Stoughton Funeral and Cremation Care, 1358 Hwy 51. Burial will be held immediately following the service at Riverside Cemetery, Stoughton. Memorial contributions in memory of Barb may be made to American Cancer Society or Agrace HospiceCare. Online condolences may be made at gundersonfh. com.
Gardens. He was born on Feb. 1, 1927, in Madison to Louis and Selma (Munson) Nelson. Loel served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany during World War II. He married the love of his life, Ann Hojnacki in 1951, in Madison. Loel worked his entire career for Wisconsin Bell Telephone Company and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. In addition to building the family home in Madison, he enjoyed working on his farm in Deerfield. Loel liked to problem solve, designing items and taking creative approaches to the task at hand. He also
made the most of any free time, spending time with family, dining out, going to country music concerts and vacationing throughout the U.S. Loel is survived by his l ov i n g w i f e , A n n ; five children, Linda Rose of Madison, Donna (Monroe) Smith of Pensacola, Fla., Jeff Nelson of Chicago, Ken (Lisa Soderberg) Nelson of Milwaukee and Judy Nelson of Madison; four grandchildren, Carrie, Michael, Wolfgang and Veronica; two great-grandchildren Annabelle and Charlotte; and his sister, Georgia of Virginia. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert
Joseph; his parents; and two sisters, Jean and Barbara. Visitation was set for 10 a.m. at Skaalen Home Chapel, 400 N. Morris St., Stoughton on Thursday, May 17, 2018, with funeral services at 11 a.m., including a reception at Skaalen Home. Burial with military rites at Sunset Memory Gardens was to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to farmaid. org/. Online condolences may be made at gundersonfh.com.
in Madison. He was born March 2, 1945 in Huntington, West Virginia to the late Richard and Anna Mae (Joy) Grant. Steve married Kathryn Williams on November 28, 1964. Steve married Stephanie Reynolds on March 10, 1984 in Dane County. Steve graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University, a Master of Science in Ocean Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was employed as a Water Resources Engineer. He was an avid sailor, and member of the Lake
Kegonsa Sailing Club, was a long time election volunteer, enjoyed genealogy, ice boating, and was a youth hockey and football coach. Steve was known for many years for clearing a hockey rink on Lake Kegonsa. Steve is survived by his wife Stephanie Reynolds; sons Drew Reynolds, Rick Grant and Zach Grant; brother Bob (Pam) Grant, sisters-in-law Michelle Shaw and Penny Reynolds (Dave Schulz) as well as nieces nephews and other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, and a brother Bill (Margret) Grant. A funeral was held
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Monday May 14, 2018 at Cress Funeral Home, 206 W. Prospect St. Stoughton. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin, or Agrace HospiceCare. Special thanks to the caring staffs at Stoughton Hospital, UW Hospital, and Agrace HospiceCare. Cress Funeral and Cremation Service 206 W Prospect St. Stoughton 873-9244 Please share your memories at CressFuneralService. com
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Alice B. Peterson Alice B. Peterson, age 86, of Stoughton, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018. She was born on March 4, 1932, in Stoughton, the daughter of Arthur and Mabel Strand. She graduated from Stoughton High School. Alice married Richard Peterson Sr. in Stoughton. She enjoyed going to the airport with her husband, going for rides in the car, bowling, playing BINGO and gambling, especially playing slots. Alice also kept busy reading and working on puzzles. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren, who she helped raise and kept busy playing cards and other games. Alice was especially close to her grandson Ryan.
Janet (Westby) Jensen
Mary Gertrude Wahl
She is survived by her three sons, Ron (Tami), Richard Jr. (Sally) and Robert (Patricia) Peterson; sister, Mary (LaVerne) Hack; four grandsons, Richard III, Christopher, Samuel, and Ryan; two granddaughters, Sarah and Katherine; and many relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and brothers and sisters. Per Alice’s wishes, no funeral services will be held. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com. Gunderson Stoughton Funeral & Cremation Care 1358 Hwy. 51 N at Jackson St. (608) 873-4590 J a n e t ( We s t b y ) J e n sen, age 81, passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 8, 2018, with her family by her side. She was a resident of Chandler, Ariz. Janet was born in Stoughton. She had a passion for her family, friends, and faith and love of God. Janet is survived by her two daughters and one son; one sister; grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews; and other beloved family members and friends.
and Mae, and many other nieces, nephews, other relatives, and dear friends. Mary is preceded in death by her husband Al Wahl. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Good Shepherd by the Lake, 1860 US-51, Stoughton, with a service beginning at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Good Shepard by the Lake Lutheran Church or the charity of your choice. The Wahl Family wishes to thank all “The Girls” that helped and supported Mary for these past years both at the house and at Skaalen Nursing Home. Without their help Mom would not have had as content a life in her final years. The care was conscientious, loving, and supportive.
Mary Gertrude Wahl, age 89, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Skaalen Nursing Home. Mary was born on May 18, 1928 in Stoughton to Otto and Ruby (Severson) Jasensky. She married Elgart “Al” Wahl on December 5, 1948 in Edgerton. Mary is survived by Cress Funeral & Creher children Daniel (Lisa) mation Services Wahl and Doug (Mary) 206 W. Prospect Ave. Wahl; grandchildren David Stoughton, WI 53589 (Elizabeth), Lauren, and Please share your C a r l , a n d A d a m ; a n d memories at CressFunergreat-grandchildren Caleb alService.com
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performance, “Lena Takes the Cake” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17. Performances will continue at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, at the SVP theater, 255 E. Main St. Ti c ke t s f o r t h e p e r f o r m a n c e are $13 and can be purchased at McGlynn Pharmacy and StoughtonVillagePlayers.org. For more information, visit stoughtonvillageplayers.org.
The Stoughton Area Senior Center is participating in a fundraising project sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and Cellular Recycler that recycles unwanted cell phones and now also laptops, cameras, mp3 players and video game consoles. Donations help the environment by keeping harmful chemicals out of our landfills and 90 percent of all proceeds benefit the senior center. Drop-off boxes can be found at the Parkinson’s fly fishing senior center and Hanson ElectronJon Hill, a Stoughton resident, ics, 2384 Jackson St. has organized a fly fishing event for For information, call 873-8585. those with Parkinson’s, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 23. The Computer class event will be at Rushing Waters FishThe senior center will offer a com- eries and Trout Farm in Palmyra. puter class from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Instruction is provided by Trout May 17. Unlimited and a picnic lunch will be The class will cover how to keep provided by Wisconsin Parkinson’s devices up to date, protect and speed Association. Registration is required. up your work, install reliable apps, For information and to register, browse the web safely, reduce data call 414-312-6990. charges and use private accounts. If you can’t attend, slides from the Theater show presentation can be viewed at goo.gl/ The Four Seasons Theater will GA0M6X. continue its “Best of Broadway: SteClasses are held the third Thursday phen Sondheim” series with a perforof every month. mance at the senior center at 1 p.m. For information, call 873-8585. Wednesday, May 23. Sondheim began his career as a Stoughton Village Players lyricist for classical musicals like The Stoughton Village Play- Gypsy and West Side Story. ers will debut their Syttende Mai The program will cover songs from
throughout his career. For information, call 873-8585.
Page Turners The Page Turners group will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at the senior center. This month’s book is “Last Bus to Wisdom” by Ivan Doig. For information, call 873-6281.
Travelogue Tour the world’s oceans via a documentary screening at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at the senior center. The documentary, narrated by Meryl Streep, explores the oceans by traveling to Palau, Hawaii, California, Oregon, Alaska, Nova Scotia and the Red Sea. For more information, call 8738585.
Raise The Flag The annual motorcycle run under the direction of Rick Gullickson and Dan Gallagher is set for June 9. Registration will be at Stoughton American Legion Post 59, with stops planned for the Orfordville VFW Post, the Shopiere Tap and the VFW Post at Fort Atkinson. The entourage will then assemble at the Stoughton Bowling Alley for a police-escorted parade downtown to the Stoughton VFW at 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 17
• 9:30-10:30 a.m., Qigong class (repeats every Thursday), senior center, 873-8585 • 1-5 p.m., Personal Essentials Pantry, 343 E. Main St., pepstoughton.org • 3 p.m., Computer Class: Web browsing, senior center, 873-8585
Friday, May 18
• 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Farmers market, Stoughton Shopping Plaza, 1050 W. Main St., localharvest.org/stoughton-farmers-market • 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Red Cross blood drive, Stoughton Hospital, 900 Ridge St., redcrossblood.org • 10 a.m., Scholarly Scoop: “Grammar, rules, revised?” senior center, 873-8585 • 1 p.m., Classic movie Friday: Citizen Kane, senior center, 873-8585 • 7 p.m., Stoughton Village Players performance of “Lena Takes the Cake,” ($12) SVP theater, 255 E. Main St.
Saturday, May 19
• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Stoughton Historical Museum “Stoughton’s Historic Homes,” 324 S. Page St. • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Arts and crafts fair, River Bluff Middle School • 2:30 p.m., Stoughton Village Players performance of “Lena Takes the Cake,” ($12) SVP theater, 255 E. Main St. • 3:30 p.m., “The Yellow Boat” presented by the Stoughton Center for the Performing Arts ($12), Stoughton Opera House, • 4 p.m., Stoughton Village Players performance of “Lena Takes the Cake,” ($12) SVP theater, 255 E. Main St. • 7 p.m., Stoughton Village Players performance of “Lena Takes the Cake,” ($12) SVP theater, 255 E. Main St.
Sunday, May 20
Covenant Lutheran Church
For information: Alfred Skerpan, 877-0911 or Gail and Greg Gagnon, 873-9225 us.bahai.org Stoughton study classes.
1525 N. Van Buren St., Stoughton • 873-7494 email@example.com • covluth.org Saturday: 5:30 p.m. Worship Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship, 10 a.m. School
Bible Baptist Church
2095 Hwy. W, Utica 873-7077 • 423-3033 Sunday: 10 a.m. - Worship; 6 p.m. - Worship
515 E. Main St., Stoughton • 834-9050 ezrachurch.com Sunday: 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Christ Lutheran Church
First Lutheran Church
700 Hwy. B, Stoughton 873-9353 • e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Sunday worship times: 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., 9:10 a.m. family express worship, 9:40 a.m. Sunday school.
Christ the King Community Church
310 E. Washington, Stoughton 873-7761 • flcstoughton.com Sunday: 8:30 & 10 a.m. worship
401 W. Main St., Stoughton • 877-0303 christthekingcc.org • Sunday: 10 a.m. - Worship
Christian Assembly Church
1844 Williams Drive, Stoughton • 873-9106 Saturday: 6 p.m. worship; Sunday: 10 a.m. worship
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
825 S. Van Buren, Stoughton 877-0439 • Missionaries 957-3930 Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday school and Primary
Cooksville Lutheran Church
11927 W. Church St., Evansville 882-4408 Pastor Karla Brekke Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship and Sunday School
Pete Gunderson Mike Smits • Dale Holzhuter Martha Paton, Administrative Manager Sara Paton Barkenhagen, Administrative Assistant Paul Selbo, Funeral Assistant Alyssa Halverson, Funeral Dir. Apprentice
221 Kings Lynn Rd. Stoughton, WI 53589 (608) 873-8888
Good Shepherd By The Lake Lutheran Church
1860 Hwy. 51 at Lake Kegonsa, Stoughton 873-5924 Sunday Worship: 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Education hour for all ages: 9:15 a.m. Adult Bible Study: 9:15-9:45 a.m.
2200 Lincoln Ave., Stoughton 873-9838 • lakevc.org Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship
616 Albion Rd., Edgerton 561-7450 • email@example.com forministry.com/USWISDBGCASD1 Worship Saturday 11- Sabbath School 10 Fellowship Meal follows service on first Sabbath
Stoughton Baptist Church
Corner of Williams Dr. & Cty. B, Stoughton 873-6517 Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - Worship; 6 p.m. - Evening Service
St. Ann Catholic Church
323 N. Van Buren St., Stoughton 873-6448 • 873-7633 Weekday Mass: Nazareth House and St. Ann’s Church Weekend Mass: Saturday - 5:15 p.m.; Sunday - 8 and 10:30 a.m.
United Methodist of Stoughton 525 Lincoln Avenue, Stoughton stoughtonmethodist.org Stoughtonumc@Wisconsinumc.org Sunday: 8 a.m. - Short Service; 10 a.m. - Full Worship
West Koshkonong Lutheran Church
Tuesday, May 22
• 3:30-4:30 p.m., Rock the Library music crafts (teens in grades 6 and up), library, 873-6281 • 6:30 p.m., Page Turners adult book discussion, library, 873-6281
Wednesday, May 23
• 1 p.m., Four Seasons theater show, senior center, 873-8585 • 1 p.m., Page Turners adult book discussion, senior center, 873-8585
Thursday, May 24
• 9:30-10:30 a.m., Qigong class (repeats every Thursday), senior center, 873-8585
Saturday, May 26
• 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stoughton Historical Society open, 324 S. Page St., stoughtonhistoricalsociety.org
Wednesday, May 30
• 3-4 p.m., Travelogue: The Living Sea, senior center, 873-8585
1911 Koshkonong, Stoughton Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - Worship
Western Koshkonong Lutheran Church
2633 Church St., Cottage Grove Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship 11 a.m. Bible study
Fasting “When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting…. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that it will not be obvious to others that you are fasting.” – Matthew 6:16-18 NIV
1358 Hwy 51, Stoughton
9209 Fulton St., Edgerton 884-8512 • fultonchurch.org Sunday: 8 and 10:30 a.m. Worship Services Coffee Fellowship: 9 a.m. Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Varsity (High Schoolers): 12-3 p.m. AWANA (age 2-middle school): 3-5 p.m.
Seventh Day Baptist Church of Albion
• 3-5 p.m., Stoughton Historical Museum, “Stoughton’s Historic Homes,” 324 S. Page St. • 3:45 p.m., Norwegian Dancer performance, Community Building, 320 North St., stoughtonnorwegiandancers.com
Fasting, which is abstaining from food, is a spiritual discipline which can profitably be done by almost everyone, though the extent to which one abstains should be carefully considered so that it matches the person’s ability to do so in a healthy way. Fasting should never damage one’s health. Fortunately, there is now considerable evidence that occasional fasting can actually improve one’s health. The purpose of fasting is not specifically to improve one’s physical health or to lose weight, but to improve one’s spiritual health. By fasting, one often humbles the heart and tempers loquacity. Fasting allows one to meditate and pray with a clear and sober mind and gives us the opportunity to test our resolve and offer our efforts to God and our fellow man. One can fast by simply giving up solid foods, drinking only water, juice and perhaps tea for a whole day. A good way to fast for those who may be new to the practice is to eat one moderate meal around mid-day, skipping breakfast and supper, and then eating again around mid-day the following day. One can abstain from eating meat, or sweets, as a discipline that puts one on the way to practicing a fast where one completely abstains from food. One can live for a long time on very limited amounts of food, but you should never abstain from water. And remember, fasting is a spiritual discipline, and as such it should improve our souls. – Christopher Simon
Support groups Diabetic Support Group • 6 p.m., second Monday, Stoughton Hospital, 628-6500 Dementia Caregivers • 2 p.m., second Thursday, senior center, 873-8585 Crohn’s/Colitis/IBD Support Group • 5:30 p.m., third Wednesday, Stoughton Hospital, 873-7928 Grief Support Groups • 2 p.m., third Wednesday, senior center, 873-8585 Low Vision Support • 1-2:30 p.m., third Thursday, senior center, 873-8585 Parkinson’s Group • 1:30-2:30 p.m., fourth Wednesday, senior center, 873-8585 Multiple Sclerosis Group • 10-11:30 a.m., second Tuesday, senior center, 873-8585
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May 17, 2018
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Alders: Engelberger, Truehl leave office respecting each other despite political differences Continued from page 1 others to pick up where they left off. They also agreed the city is poised to move forward with progress along the riverfront and in the river itself, in the form of a whitewater park. Both projects will take time to come to fruition, but Truehl and Engelberger feel the projects will be accomplished and greatly enhance the city center. While the former alders say they respect each other and worked well together, they have different interpretations of what occurred in city government over the past six to eight years.
Political differences The most obvious rift was over the Walmart-anchored Kettle Park West d eve l o p m e n t , a n d t h ey were also on opposite sides of a disagreement over what to do with the Highway Trailer building on East South Street in the riverfront redevelopment area. Yet even on KPW, the two men’s positions were not polar opposite. Engelberger didn’t oppose the development but objected to the city providing financial assistance to the developer. Truehl approved a
roughly $4.5 million tax-increment financing request for the developer for KPW’s first phase, but he did not support the developer’s later request for $11 million in TIF assistance for the project’s second phase. The two agree the KPW debate ultimately changed the composition and outlook of the city council, but they may not agree on the ramifications of that change. Tr u e h l f e e l s t h a t t h e KPW project “might get two votes” now, compared to a six-six split when he joined the council in 2015, which he said “is unfortunate because we need to continue to grow.” “I’m hoping that this council does work to try to make Phase 2 and Phase 3 happen, because that’s the residential stuff,” he said. “That was the part of the project that most people agreed that we needed. “Unfortunately, we had to work through the whole Walmart discussions and the like, and that clouded the true merits of what the developer was doing there. It’s performing well — better than they projected,” Truehl continued. “So I hope folks are willing to work to bring in the residential part of it.” Engelberger noted the
council changed dramatically because of KPW and “subsidizing a development that basically was not taking care of blight.” “It was just an annex development in a farm field, and that’s not really what TIF was intended for,” he asserted. “There’s a lot more vision and forward looking on the council now.” They also have different takes on other local politics. Engelberger thinks when he took office in 2012, the council did not represent the majority perspective of city residents, and it took six years to elect a council that did. Truehl is concerned that Stoughton’s politics have become too partisan. “The majority in this community votes 60 to 70 percent for people like Tammy Baldwin and Mark Pocan,” Engelberger observed. “It’s a pretty progressive bunch, in line with Madison and Dane County — one of the most progressive counties in the country. “The problem we had for years, I think, was that we had a minority position — conservative right-learning — running this town for many years,” he added. “And that’s changed.” Tr u e h l c o u n t e r s t h a t
l o c a l e l e c t e d o ffi c i a l s shouldn’t align themselves with a political party or an ideological point of view. “Especially when we’re talking about city council, you’re supposed to represent the neighborhood and look out for the interests of your neighbors and the community,” he said. At the same time, alders must be “concerned about where the city as a whole is going,” Truehl suggested. “You need that independence, and I’m hoping that the new alders will live in the grays and not see things in black and white.”
Different backgrounds, similar experience A two-term alder, Engelberger retired three years ago following a career as a labor-union leader. He worked in construction for almost a decade before being elected to represent the sheet metal workers union for “25 or 30 years” in grievances and contract negotiations. Truehl was appointed by the council to fill a vacant seat in District 4 in September 2015 and serve until a special election the following April. He was then elected to serve the remaining two years of the term.
But his government experience here goes back to 2009, when he took a seat on the Redevelopment Authority. He was appointed to the Planning Commission in 2011. Truehl and Engelberger served together for periods on the commission, the RDA and the council. Truehl is the co-owner of a statewide construction company, Friede and Associates – “a non-union bu s i n e s s ,” E n g e l b e rg e r pointed out – and before that worked eight years in management at Wisconsin Power and Light. Despite different political persuasions, Truehl and Engelberger found common ground while working on things like the city’s Comprehensive Plan. Truehl said that’s the way local government and politics should function. “Here I am, someone who owns a general cont r a c t i n g bu s i n e s s , a n d t h e r e ’s M i k e , w h o ’s a union organizer, and we found many opportunities through the years to work together for the best outcomes,” he said. For his part, Engelberger said he respected Truehl’s judgment on matters that came before the Planning Commission, RDA and Common Council because “he really understands
construction.” “That’s why I liked him as a Planning Commissioner and RDA member,” he said. But equally important, E n g e l b e rg e r s a i d , w a s Truehl’s willingness to keep an open mind and seek compromise. “He was willing to reach out and look at a different point of view,” he said. “That’s more than you can say about a lot of people. The best council members are flexible and try to do what’s right for the people because we are representing them.” While he may not agree entirely, Truehl does see a “vibrancy” in city government with the election of a new mayor and alders. “Right now, we have an opportunity to get things done,” he said. “We still need a balance, and that’s part of the role that I was trying to play. “ We n e e d n e w p e o ple because we need new ideas,” Truehl added. “ And frankly that’s why it’s time for me to step back. I’ve been involved for a long time, but there are other people who can step up and bring new ideas and new directions.” Contact Bill Livick at bill. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Boys track and field
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Name: Sydney Schipper Grade: Freshman Sport: Soccer Highlights: Schipper finished with three goals combined in three wins last week
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Senior Sam McHone won the lBadger South long jump title with a leap of 21 feet, 9 3/4 inches. He also added the 200- and 100-meter dash titles. His 100 time was a new conference record.
McHone wins three titles Stoughton takes fourth at Badger South meet ANTHONY IOZZO Assistant sports editor
Senior Sam McHone did all he could for the Stoughton boys track and field team Tuesday in the Badger South Conference meet at Monroe. McHone won three individual titles – 100, 200 and long jump – and also set a conference record in the 100 in 10.84 seconds. The Stoughton school
record is 10.7. “Everything is just clicking for (McHone),” coach Trevor Kramolis said. “You can see it in a meet or a practice. Everything is just going to plan. He hasn’t reached his peak yet, which is nice with sectionals and state coming up.” The Vikings finished fourth overall as a team with 99 points and had 22 top-eight finishes. Monona Grove won the meet with 160 points. After finishing second last season with 142 points, Kramolis said Tuesday’s finish did disappoint the Vikings, but
What’s next The WIAA Division 1 Verona regional is at 4 p.m. Monday, May 21. Beloit Memorial, Janesville Craig, Janesville Parker, Madison La Follette, Monona Grove, Mount Horeb, Oregon and Verona join the Vikings.
Honorable mentions: Alec Tomczyk (baseball) was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, a double and a run scored in a win over Monroe on May 8 Tom Sheehy (boys track) won the triple jump on May 8 in the Edgewood quad, reaching a PR of 39 feet, 1 1/2 inches Ellie Trieloff (girls track) won the 100 on May 8 in the Edgewood quad, finishing with a PR of 13.43 seconds, and took runner-up in the 200 in 27.59 Audrey Killian (girls track) won the shot put on May 8 in the Edgewood quad with a distance of 31 feet, 1/2 inch Samantha Jemilo (softball) had an RBI in Stoughton’s 6-2 loss to Oregon last week Nolan Meyer (boys tennis) won his match 6-2, 6-2 Thursday to help Stoughton beat Watertown 4-3
Boys golf there were some injuries and freaky occurrences that also hurt Stoughton’s chances of repeating what they did in 2017. Senior Jordan DiBenedetto, who is coming back from knee surgery after tearing his ACL
during football season, ran an 11.6 in the 100 prelims and made the finals. In the finals, however, DiBenedetto pulled his hamstring and
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Girls track and field
Vikings battle injuries, take seventh at conference ANTHONY IOZZO Assistant sports editor
Stoughton girls track and field had to battle several key injuries this season, and the Vikings couldn’t get 100 percent for Tuesday’s Badger South Conference meet. After winning the last seven conference titles, Stoughton ended up seventh with 60 points. Oregon won its first title in 21 years with 147 points. Stoughton coach Deanna Arnold could not be reached for comment. The Vikings still had 15 topeight finishes, with seven by underclassmen, showcasing the future of the program. Sophomore Micah Zaemisch took runner-up in the pole vault, reaching 9 feet. Fort Atkinson sophomore Lauren Bilau won with a height of 10-0. Junior Kyianna Baker reached 8-0 for the second straight meet, matching her personal record,
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Senior Tyler Anderson tees off on the eighth hole, his 17th, Tuesday in the Badger South Conference meet at The House on the Rock Golf Resort. Anderson finished with a 91, helping the Vikings finish with a 366. Stoughton tied for last in the Badger South with 11 points.
The WIAA Division 1 Verona regional is at 4 p.m. Monday, May 21. Beloit Memorial, Janesville Craig, Janesville Parker, Madison La Follette, Monona Grove, Mount Horeb, Oregon and Verona join the Vikings.
and took eighth in the pole vault. Freshman Piper Jensen reached a personal record of 15-7 1/4 in the long jump to take third. Oregon senior Alexis Jackson won the event (18-7). Senior Lauren Jake added a seventh place in the long jump in 15- 1/2, which was a personal record. Junior Abby Kittleson took
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Stoughton leaps into tie with Watertown at conference meet ANTHONY IOZZO Assistant sports editor
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Freshman Piper Jensen had a personal-best long jump of 15 feet, 7 1/4 inches to finish third in the long jump Tuesday in the Badger South Conference meet at Monroe High School. The Vikings finished seventh as a team with 60 points, ending a seven-year streak of conference titles.
Stoughton boys golf had one of its better rounds of the season Tuesday in the Badger South Conference meet. The Vikings shot a 366 and finished ahead of Watertown and Monroe at the House on the Rock Golf Resort.
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overall, 3-9 conference) are expected to be in the 10-11 rank out of a 14-team pool, Rain was once again coach Kristin Siget said. against local teams last Oregon 6, Stoughton 2 week, forcing cancellations A pair of errors kept the for everyone. Although the Stoughton softball had Vikings from a shot at earnone game moved due to ing their second Badger weather, the Vikings got in Conference win Thursday, both games against Bad- falling 6-3 at Oregon. Stoughton committed a ger South rival Oregon last one-out error in the bottom week, losing both. T h e W I A A p l a y o f f s of the first inning and the begins May 23. Westosha, Panthers capitalized with Wilmot, Union Grove, Bur- three runs off three straight lid Janesville Parker and singles. Samantha Mikkelson Janesville Craig are also in highlighted a three-run the Vikings’ bracket. Coaches got together inning for the Panthers, sinWednesday, after the Cou- gling through the left side rier Hub’s publication dead- of the infield to plate two line for their annual playoff runs. Stoughton made things seeding meeting. T h e V i k i n g s ( 3 - 1 2 interesting with one run in Sports editor
What’s next Stoughton n host nonconference River Valley at 5 p.m. Friday before traveling to Goodman Park at 5 p.m. May 21 to play Madison Edgewood to closeout the regular season. the top of the second and another in the third. The Vikings had a chance to tie the game in the third, when lead-off hitter Maddy Brickson singled. Brickson was thrown out by catcher Erin Newton trying to steal
Boys golf: Stoughton shoots a 366 at conference Continued from page 9 The Vikings scored five points in the conference minimeets during the regular season, and the finish Tuesday helped Stoughton jump into a tie for seventh place with the Goslings with 11 points. Junior Jack Gardner shot a 90 to lead the Vikings, and senior Tyler Anderson and junior Dan Sutton both shot 91s. Sophomore Jake Livingston shot a 94. Junior Drew Anderson’s 104 was not counted toward the final score. Edgewood won the conference with 48 points and won the tournament with a 310. Oregon was second in the meet with a 318 and runner-up in the Badger South with 38 points.
Stoughton girls soccer ran its win streak to three games Friday and Saturday with wins over Monroe and Cambridge. T h e Vi k i n g s ( 7 - 5 - 1 ove r a l l , 2 - 3 - 0 B a d g e r South Conference) also traveled to nonconference Baraboo on Tuesday.
Stoughton 3, Monroe 2
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Stoughton scored twice game. Schipper both scored in in the first half and went Senior Jackie Smith on to win 3-2 Friday at a n d f r e s h m a n S y d n e y Turn to Soccer/Page 11 Monroe in a Badger South Photo by Anthony Iozzo
Junior Jack Gardner putts on the 18th hole, his ninth, Tuesday in the Badger South meet. Gardner led Stoughton with a 90.
Schipper hits walk-off single to beat Edgewood ANTHONY IOZZO
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Team Mini-meets Conference Final Edgewood 32 16 (310) 48 Oregon 24 14 (318) 38 Milton 21 1/2 12 (332) 33 1/2 Monona Grove 23 8 (349) 31 Fort Atkinson 17 1/2 10 (343 27 1/2 Monroe 13 2 (379) 15 Stoughton 5 6 (366) 11 Watertown 8 4 (372) 11
Senior Brady Schipper hit a walk-off tworun single Tuesday to lead Stoughton baseball over Madison Edgewood 5-4. The Vikings (7-9 overall, 6-5 Badger South) trailed 4-1 in the bottom of the seventh. Senior Brock Wanninger doubled, senior Nick Waldorf singled and junior Hayden Schigur was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Senior Aaron Zimmerman then singled home Wanninger to make it a two-run game,
Team W-L Watertown 10-1 Oregon 7-5 Madison Edgewood 6-5 Milton 6-6 Stoughton 6-5 Fort Atkinson 4-5 Monona Grove 4-6 Monroe 0-10
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Final Badger South standings
Stoughton travels to the WIAA Division 1 Middleton regional at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 22. The Vikings are joined by Middleton, Verona, Oregon, Waunakee, Madison West, Madison Memorial and Sauk Prairie. The top four teams and top four individuals (not from qualifying team) advance to sectionals.
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Stoughton second baseman Megan Marggi stands in and tries to turn a double play ThursTurn to Softball/Page 11 day at Oregon. The Vikings lost the Badger South Conference game 6-2.
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Klongland shoots a 224 at NCAA DI Madison regional Stoughton graduate Becky Klongland finished tied for 54th with a 224 (74-76-74) May 7-9 at the NCAA Division I Madison regional at University Ridge Golf Course. Wi s c o n s i n f i n i s h e d ninth with an 874
(290-293-291). The top six teams at the meet advanced to the NCAA championships. Klongland’s teammate Gabby Curtis advanced as an individual with a 7-under par 209 (67-74-68). - Anthony Iozzo
Soccer: Freshmen lead offense Saturday Freshman Emma Solberg, Schipper and Smyth all scored goals for the first half. Senior Cas- Stoughton. Junior Peighsidy Bach and freshman ton Trieloff and Schipper Karmen Smyth had assists. had assists. J u n i o r M ega n A d a m s added a goal in the second Stoughton, half. Baraboo (n/a) Continued from page 10
What’s next Stoughton hosts Watertown at 7 p.m. Thursday, Monona Grove at 7 p.m. Monday, May 21, and nonconference Portage at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 22.
Stoughton 3, Cambridge 1
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Baseball: Stoughton falls to Madison West Continued from page 10
and senior Saxton Shore Stoughton travels to knocked home Waldorf to Oregon at 5 p.m. Thursmake it 4-3. day and to Watertown at Schipper (2-for-4) then knocked the ball into left field 11 a.m. Saturday. The Vito end the game. kings host Monona Grove Shore earned the win. He at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May allowed a hit and two walks in 22. 1 1/3 innings, striking out two. Senior Dillon Nowicki started and allowed two earned runs on six hits and three walks in 19, after a cold front brought 5 2/3 innings, striking out six. 40-degree temperatures and rain.
Follette was postponed. A makeup date wasn’t chosen by the Courier Hub’s deadline.
West 6, Stoughton 1
The Vikings hosted nonconference Madison West on Monday and lost 6-1. Schipper was 2-for-3 with two doubles and a run scored, and Nowicki added an RBI. Senior Alec Tomczyk was 2-for-3. Zimmerman took the loss. He allowed four runs, all unearned, on six hits and two Stoughton, walks. He struck out six. WanStoughton, Watertown (ppd.) ninger finished the game and La Follette (ppd.) allowed two unearned runs on The Vikings game at WaterSaturday’s nonconference two hits and four walks, striktown on Friday was moved to 11 a.m. Saturday, May game against Madison La ing out five.
Softball: Ramberg homers in loss to Oregon Continued from page 10 second. Center fielder Lela Brashi followed with a double after that, which would have plated a run, but instead Stoughton settled for an RBI single from shortstop Savanna Jemilo. “I was very pleased with our effort and fight all the way to the end of the game,” Siget said. “Unfortunately, we had some bad luck that cost us a few runs.” Oregon (13-5, 7-4) tacked on two runs in the fifth as designated hitter Sadie Gaberell had an RBI groundout and third baseman Kyrsten George singled off first base as the ball ricocheted off the bag and straight up. She later scored from first on an error after Meghan Detra’s sacrifice bunt.
Brickson took the loss for Stoughton, which was without ace Kailey Hammersly, out with a pulled hamstring. Brickson surrendered six runs on seven hits over six innings. She struck out three and walked one. Jemilo and Brickson each had multiple hits for the Vikings. Hannah Christensen earned the win for the Panthers, scattering seven hits over five innings. She gave up two runs and struck out six. Kenadee Nelson tossed two innings of scoreless relief.
Oregon 12, Stoughton 6 The Vikings hosted Oregon Tuesday and lost 12-6. McKayla Ramberg was 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBIs and a run scored, and Grace Ott was 3-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored.
Erin Broske earned the other RBI. Brickson took the loss. She allowed nine earned runs on nine hits and 10 walks in a complete game. She struck out three, Christensen won for the Panthers. She allowed six earned runs on 10 hits and two walks in a complete game, striking out seven.
Benoy runner-up at tourney JEREMY JONES
Stoughton boys tennis traveled to Brandt The Stoughton boys tennis team travQuirk Park in Watertown on Thursday and els to Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison dropped a Badger South dual meet 4-3 to the for the Badger Conference tournament conference newcomer Goslings. Nolan Meyer and Steven Benoy had con9 a.m. Friday. Winners advance on to vincing wins atop the singles lineup, as did play against Saturday morning. Ethan Wright at No. 4 singles. Stoughton was unable to earn a win at No. 3 singles or any of the three doubles flights, however, dropping each in straight sets. Meyer cruised 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 singles and Hartford Union tournament Benoy and Wright were down even quicker. Rain moved the Hartford Union tournaBenoy won 6-2, 6-0 and Wright only dropped ment indoors Friday and Saturday where one game, 6-0, 6-1. Benoy continued to play well last weekend, finishing second at No. 2 singles.
Vikings drop two games to Appleton and DeForest Stoughton boys lacrosse lost to Appleton 14-7 on May 5. Cam Furseth scored once and setup four other goals in the loss. Noah Ihm and Quinn Link each scored twice for the Vikings, who also picked up a goal and an assist from Carson Roisum. Jack Sunby had 11 saves. Stoughton followed that up with a 14-6 loss to DeForest on May 8. Furseth scored three goals and Link had
two. Sunby made 14 saves. Matt Krcma had five ground balls and three takeaways, and Adam Falk added three ground balls and two takeaways. Stoughton had its May 11 game against Waukesha canceled, as well as the Verona Bullrush tournament canceled over the weekend. - Article submitted
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Merchants and A’s play in annual Syttende Mai game The Stoughton (2-0) and Utica (1-1) Saturday as part of the Syttende Mai festiHome Talent teams were both rained val at Norse Park. out last weekend. They will play 1 p.m. - Jeremy Jones
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Stoughton, Edgewood (ppd.) Friday’s conference game at Goodman Park against Madison Edgewood was rescheduled to 5 p.m. Monday, May 21. The Badger Challenge, originally scheduled for Thursday, was canceled for most schools due to makeup conference games. Stoughton will be playing River Valley at home on Friday instead.
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Boys track: Stoughton scores 99 points, collects 22 top-eight finishes at conference Continued from page 9 had to walk to the finish line, taking eighth. DiBenedetto, who was supposed to run in the 4x100 was shutdown for the night and will be reevaluated over the weekend for regionals, Kramolis said. In another scary moment, senior Evan Ouk was injured in the pole vault Tuesday. Ouk’s pole bent too far when he planted on an attempted jump, and it threw him away from the mat. Ouk’s hand and arm landed on the mat, but the rest of him hit the ground. Ouk had the wind knocked out of him and had to be taken to the hospital. Kramolis said that Ouk texted him later and said he only had bruising and nothing else serious, so Ouk looks to be OK for regionals. Ouk was supposed to race in both the 4x100 and 4x200 Tuesday before the injury. “If healthy and nothing bad happened, I could see us easily finishing second,” Kramolis
said. “We could have made up the 20 30 points with Jordan and Evan alone.” All wasn’t bad at conference, however. There were several PRs and top performances. McHone beat out Monroe junior Jordan Montgomery in the 100 (11.14), beating DiBenedetto’s conference record from last season (11.0). He later added the 200 in 22.25, beating Montgomery again (22.84). McHone completed the trifecta with a long jump title in 21 feet, 9 3/4 inches, edging out Oregon senior Jahlil Turner (21-4 1/2). Senior Sean McLaury took runner-up in the 800 in 2:01.79. McLaury was in a close race until the finish line, missing a title by .22 seconds to Watertown senior Ben Schmied. Senior Tommy McClain took third in the shot put with a personal-best heave of 48-10. McClain and junior Jack True also medaled in the discus. True was fourth (1337), and McClain took fifth
Top-eight finishes in Badger South meet
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Tommy McClain finished fifth in the discus Tuesday with a toss of 131 feet, 7 inches. He was with third in the shot put with a personal-best throw of 48-10. (131-7). “With how well Oregon and MG are with throws, our guys did pretty good too,” Kramolis said.
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The 4x200 relay of seniors Jake Deutsch, Weston Beylor, Anders Goetz and freshman Brooks Empey added a fourth place in 1:36.11.
100: Sam McHone, sr, first (10.84); Jordan DiBenedetto, sr, eighth (32.64)* 200: McHone, first (22.25); Jake Deutsch, sr, sixth (24.16) 800: Sean McLaury, sr, second (2:01.79); Ian Bormett, sr, fifth (2:04.27) 1,600: Parker Flint, jr, sixth (4:41.39) 300 hurdles: Joey LePine, sr, fifth (43.42); Nathan Hutcherson, so, eighth (44.52) 4x100 relay: Quinn Arnott, so, Dwight Walker, sr, Tom Sheehy, jr, Weston Beylor, sr, sixth (46.08) 4x200 relay: Jake Deutsch, sr, Anders Goetz, sr, Brooks Empey, fr, Beylor, fourth (1:36.11) 4x400 relay: Brandon Wheeler, sr, Bormett, Goetz, Deutsch sixth (3:38.16) shot put: Tommy McClain, sr, third (48-10) discus: Jack True, jr, fourth (133-7); McClain, fifth (131-7) pole vault: Alex Wicks, fr, 11-0 long jump: McHone, first (21-9 3/4); Arnott, fifth (20-4); McLaury, eighth (19-4 1/2) high jump: Sheehy, fifth (5-10) triple jump: Hutcherson, sixth (39-1); Zak Finholt, so, seventh (38-3 1/2) * DiBenedetto injured his hamstring in the 100 final and had to walk to the finish line
Top-eight finishes in Badger South meet
third in the 1,600 in 5:34.24, and freshman Gina Owen was fourth 400: Ellie Trieloff, fr, seventh (1:02.83) with a personal record of 1,600: Abby Kittleson, jr, third (5:34.24); Gina Owen, fr, 5:39.13. Sophomore Molfourth (5:39.13); Molly Olstad, so, eighth (5:43.10) ly Olstad took eighth in 5:43.10, which was also a 3,200: Grace Jenny, so, fourth (11:51.89); Margaret Ross, PR. jr, sixth (12:00.71) Monona Grove freshman 4x100 relay: Matayla DeBruin, jr, Riley Roysten, so, KyianPeighton Nelson won in na Baker, jr, Piper Jenson, fr, seventh, (54.46) 5:27.64. 4x400 relay: Renee Anderson, jr, Alex Ashworth, jr, Owen, Sophomore Grace JenTrieloff, fifth (4:23.65) ny added a fourth place in the 3,200 with a per4x800 relay: Gigi Zaemisch, sr, Ross, Anderson, Ashworth, sonal record of 11:51.89. fourth (10:22.02) Edgewood senior Maddiscus: Chloe Silbaugh, jr, sixth (95-9) die McClimon won in pole vault: Micah Zaemisch, so, second (9-0); Baker, 11:46.63. eighth (8-0) Junior Chloe Silbaugh also PRed, finishing sixth long jump: Jenson, third (15-7 1/4); Lauren Jake, sr, in the discus with a throw seventh (15- 1/2) of 95-9. Watertown senior high jump: Amber Hodkiewicz, so, eighth (4-10) Alyssa Rivest won with a throw of 125-8. Sophomore Amber Hodkiewicz had a sea - to take eighth in the high Koester was first (5-2). son-best height of 4-10 jump. Monroe junior Faith
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written or oral notice of an intent to file an objection, except that upon a showing of good cause and the submission of a written objection, the board shall waive that requirement during the first 2 hours of the board’s first scheduled meeting, and the board may waive that requirement up to the end of the 5th day of the session or up to the end of the final day of the session if the session is less than 5 days with proof of extraordinary circumstances for failure to meet the 48-hour notice requirement and failure to appear before the board of review during the first 2 hours of the first scheduled meeting. 4. Objections to the amount or valuation of property shall first be made in writing and filed with the clerk of the board of review within the first 2 hours of the board’s first scheduled meeting, except that, upon evidence of extraordinary circumstances, the board may waive that requirement up to the end of the 5th day of the session or up to the end of the final day of the session if the session is less than 5 days. The board may require objections to the amount or valuation of property to be submitted on forms approved by the Department of Revenue, and the board shall require that any forms include stated valuations of the property in question. Persons who own land and improvements to that land may object to the aggregate valuation of that land and improvements to that land, but no person who owns land and improvements to that land may object only to the valuation of that land or only to the valuation of improvements to that land. No person may be allowed in any action or proceedings to question the amount or valuation of property unless the written objection has been filed and that person in good faith presented evidence to the board in support of the objections and made full disclosure before the board, under oath, of all of that person’s property liable to assessment in the district and the value of that property. The requirement that objections be in writing may be waived by express action of the board. 5. When appearing before the board of review, the objecting person shall specify in writing the person’s estimate of the value of the land and of the improvements that are the subject of the person’s objection and specify the information that the person used to arrive at that estimate. 6. No person may appear before the board of review, testify to the board by telephone, or object to a valuation if that valuation was made by the assessor or the objector using the income method of valuation, unless the person supplies the assessor with all the information about income and expenses, as specified in the assessor’s manual under s. 73.03 (2a), Wis. stats., that the assessor requests. The City of Stoughton has an ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the assessor under this paragraph that provides exceptions for persons using information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or the duties of their officer or by order of a court.* The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determined that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under s. 19.35 (1), Wis. stats. 7. The board shall hear upon oath, by telephone, all ill or disabled persons who present to the board a letter from a physician, surgeon, or osteopath that confirms their illness or disability. No other persons may testify by telephone unless the Board, in it’s discretion, has determined to grant a property owner’s or their representative’s request to testify under oath by telephone or written statement. 8. No person may appear before the board of review, testify to the board by telephone, or contest the amount of any assessment unless, at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the board, or at least 48 hours before the objection is heard if the objection is allowed under s.70.47 (3) (a), Wis. stats., that person provides to the clerk of the board of review notice as to whether the person will ask for the removal of a member of the board of review and, if so, which member, and provides a reasonable estimate of the length of time the hearing will take. Notice is hereby given this 3rd, 10th, and 17th day of May, 2018. Holly Licht City Clerk, City of Stoughton Published: May 3, 10 and 17, 2018 WNAXLP *** CITY OF STOUGHTON-NOTICE OF ALDERMANIC VACANCY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE CITY OF STOUGHTON, IN DANE COUNTY, WISCONSIN, THAT: Applications will be accepted from qualified individuals living within the City of Stoughton Aldermanic District 1 for appointment to a vacant seat on the Common Council. The appointment term will cover a period from the date of appointment until the Spring Election in April 2019. The seat will be up for election in April 2019 to fill the remainder of the term which ends in April 2020. If interested in being appointed, please submit your resume and an aldermanic appointment questionnaire to the City Clerk’s Office by 4:30 pm on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The questionnaire is available on the City’s website or by request in the Office of the City Clerk, 381 E. Main Street. Candidates will be interviewed at a regular meeting of the Common Council on June 12, 2018. It is anticipated that the appointed candidate will be seated and sworn into office at the selected meeting. If you have questions, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (608)8736677 or email@example.com. Published: May 10 and 17, 2018 WNAXLP *** TOWN OF RUTLAND NOTICE ALCOHOL LICENSE APPLICATIONS Notice is hereby given that the following alcohol license application has been received by the Town of Rutland. The licenses applied for are for the period beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Class B Fermented Malt Beverage: Eugster’s Farm Market, Inc., Joseph Eugster, agent. License Location: 3865 Hwy 138, Stoughton WI 53589 Class C Wine: Eugster’s Farm Market, Inc., Joseph Eugster, agent. License Location: 3865 Hwy 138, Stoughton WI 53589 Class B Fermented Malt Beverage: Madison Speedway Inc., 1750 Beach Road Verona, WI 53593 License Location: Madison International Speedway, 1122 Sunrise Road, Oregon, Wisconsin 1. Pit Area and 2. Grandstand Area Class B Fermented Malt Beverage and Class B Liquor: Grueneberg Enterprises, DBA Daves’s White Rock, 596 State Road 14, Brooklyn, WI 53521 License Location: White Rock Bar
Class A Fermented Malt Beverage and Class C Wine: Stoughton Lumber Company Inc. Agent: James M Gerber, 404 West Wilson St. Stoughton WI 53589 License Location: Stoughton Lumber Company Inc., 3188 Deer Point Drive, Stoughton WI 53589 Dawn George, Clerk Published: May 17, 2018 WNAXLP *** MEETING OF: COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF STOUGHTON DATE/TIME: TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2018 @ 7:00 P.M. LOCATION: COUNCIL CHAMBERS (2ND FLOOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING) 321 SOUTH FOURTH STREET, STOUGHTON, WISCONSIN Members: Mayor Tim Swadley, Matt Bartlett, Sid Boersma, Phil Caravello, Denise Duranczyk, Regina Hirsch, Greg Jenson, Kathleen Johnson, Tom Majewski, Pat O’Connor, Lisa Reeves, and Nicole Wiessinger CALL TO ORDER Mayor Swadley called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Roll Call, Communications, and Presentations: Clerk Licht called the roll and noted that there were 9 alders present. Boersma and Majewski were absent and excused. Minutes and Reports: The following minutes and reports were entered into the record. A. Landmarks Commission (3/8/2018), Planning Commission (3/12/2018), Finance Committee (3/27/2018), Redevelopment Authority (3/14/18), Tree Commission (3/8/2018), Utilities Committee (3/19/2018), Library Board (3/21/18) Public Comment Period: Beverly Thompson registered in support of R-87-2018. Roger Springman, 812 Kriedeman Street, spoke in favor of R-85-2018. Carl Chenoweth, 409 Garfield St, spoke in favor of R-87-2018. Linda Muller, 208 N. Gjertson St., member of HATS, spoke in support of R-87-2018. She added that Stoughton does have homelessness; it is just not as visible as it is in larger cities and the city’s support will help families in the community. CONSENT AGENDA A. April 10, 2018 Council Minutes B. April 17, 2018 Council Reorganization Minutes C. Stoughton Utilities Payments Due Report, Stoughton Utilities February 2018 Financial Summary, Stoughton Utilities 2018 Statistical Report D. R-84-2018 – Resolution Authorizing and directing the proper city official(s) to issue Operator Licenses to various applicants. Motion by Jenson, second by Duranczyk to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried 9-0. OLD BUSINESS None NEW BUSINESS R-85-2018 – Resolution to Approve the Redevelopment Authority’s application for the Idle Sites Grant for the Riverfront Development area Motion by Duranczyk, second by Jenson to approve R-85-2018 Approving the Redevelopment Authority’s application for the Idle Sites Grant for the Riverfront Development area. Motion carried 9-0. R- 86-2018—Resolution to Approve Application for a Stewardship Grant through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Motion Duranczyk, second by Jenson to approve R-86-2018 approving an application for a Stewardship Grant through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Motion by Hirsch second by Duranczyk to amend the motion to include up to $1,118,587.72 as the fiscal impact of the project. Motion carried 9-0 on roll call. On roll call vote, the original motion carried as amended 9-0. Discussion and possible action regarding hiring of a Finance & Economic Development Director Motion to table by Reeves, second by Duranczyk to table. Motion carried 9-0. R-87-2018 – Resolution to Approve the request for city participation and contribution to partner with the Wisconsin Partnership for Housing Development (WPHD), Stoughton Area Resource Team (START) and the Housing Advocacy Team of Stoughton (HATS) to support development of rental housing for families to address homelessness in Stoughton Motion by Duranczyk, second by O’Connor to approve R-87-2018 Approving the request for city participation and contribution to partner with the Wisconsin Partnership for Housing Development (WPHD), Stoughton Area Resource Team (START) and the Housing Advocacy Team of Stoughton (HATS) to support development of rental housing for families to address homelessness in Stoughton in the amount of $15,000 from the contingency fund. Motion by Duranczyk, second by O’Connor to amend the motion and make the $15,000 donation from the City contingent upon WPHD receiving the grant monies. On roll call, motion carried 9-0. On roll call, original motion carried 9-0. R-88-2018 – Resolution Authorizing and Directing the proper City official(s) to write off the 2011 to 2016 Delinquent Personal Property tax bills that have been proven to be uncollectible for a total amount of $12,011.38 Motion by Duranczyk, second by Jenson, to approve R-88-2018 Authorizing and Directing the proper City official(s) to write off the 2011 to 2016 Delinquent Personal Property tax bills that have been proven to be uncollectible for a total amount of $12,011.38. Motion carried 9-0. R-89-2018—Resolution approving an extra-territorial jurisdictional (ETJ) CSM request by Tim Thorson for property located at and adjacent to 3318 Quam Drive, Town of Dunn, Dane County, Wisconsin Motion by Bartlett, second by Hirsch to approve R-89-2018 approving an extra-territorial jurisdictional (ETJ) CSM request by Tim Thorson for property located at and adjacent to 3318 Quam Drive, Town of Dunn, Dane County, Wisconsin. Motion carried 9-0. R-90-2018—Resolution Confirming the Mayor’s Citizen Appointment to Boards, Committees and Commissions Pursuant to 2-127 of the Municipal Code Motion by Duranczyk, second by Hirsch to approve R-90-2018 Confirming the Mayor’s Citizen Appointment to Boards, Committees and Commissions Pursuant to 2-127 of the Municipal Code. Motion carried 9-0. Discussion and possible action regarding the aldermanic seat vacancy in District 1 due to the election of Tim Swadley as Mayor Motion by Jenson, second by Duranczyk to fill the vacancy until April 2019 and order a special election in April of 2019.
Motion by Jenson, second by Duranczyk to amend the motion to include the appointment date of June 12, 2018. Motion carried 9-0. Original motion as amended carried 9-0. R-91-2018—Resolution to approve the Lifting of Council-Imposed Demolition Moratorium for 217 S. Van Buren Street Motion by Jenson, second by Duranczyk to approve R-91-2018 approving Lifting of Council-Imposed Demolition Moratorium for 217 S. Van Buren Street. Director Scheel said that the penalty would most likely be a double permit fee. Motion carried 9-0. Discussion and possible action regarding Planning Commission Composition Motion by Hirsch, second by Reeves to send the matter to CA CP for further review. On roll call, motion carried 6-3 with O’Connor, Bartlett and Duranczyk voting ‘no’. ADJOURNMENT Motion by O’Connor, second by Jenson to adjourn at 8:10 pm. Motion carried 9-0. Published: May 17, 2018 WNAXLP *** MEETING OF: COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF STOUGHTON - SPECIAL DATE/TIME: MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2018 @ 6:00 P.M. LOCATION: COUNCIL CHAMBERS (2ND FLOOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING) 321 SOUTH FOURTH STREET, STOUGHTON, WISCONSIN Members: Mayor Tim Swadley, Matt Bartlett, Sid Boersma, Phil Caravello, Denise Duranczyk, Regina Hirsch, Greg Jenson, Kathleen Johnson, Tom Majewski, Pat O’Connor, Lisa Reeves, and Nicole Wiessinger CALL TO ORDER Mayor Swadley called the meeting to order at 6:00p.m. Roll Call, Communications, and Presentations: Finance Director LaBorde called the roll and noted that there were 10 alders present. Bartlett was absent and excused. NEW BUSINESS R-92-2018—Resolution Authorizing and directing the proper city official(s) to approve Option B for the Finance Director position description update, department restructure, and hiring of a Finance Director Motion by Reeves, second by Boersma to approve R-92-2018 Resolution Authorizing and directing the proper city official(s) to approve Option B for the Finance Director position description update, department restructure, and hiring of a Finance Director. Motion carried 10-0. ADJOURNMENT Moved by Boersma, second by Jenson to adjourn at 6:25 pm. Motion carried 10-0. Published: May 17, 2018 WNAXLP *** MEETING OF: COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF STOUGHTON DATE/TIME: TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018 @ 5:30 P.M. LOCATION: MCFARLAND STATE BANK 207 S. FORREST STREET, STOUGHTON, WISCONSIN Members: Mayor Tim Swadley, Matt Bartlett, Sid Boersma, Phil Caravello, Denise Duranczyk, Regina Hirsch, Greg Jenson, Kathleen Johnson, Tom Majewski, Pat O’Connor, Lisa Reeves, and Nicole Wiessinger CALL TO ORDER Mayor Swadley called the meeting to order at 5:30p.m. Roll Call, Communications, and Presentations: Clerk Licht called the roll and noted that there were 10 alders present. Johnson was absent and excused. NEW BUSINESS Tour McFarland State Bank Building at 207 S. Forrest Street in consideration of the potential donation of the building to the City of Stoughton Mike Moderski gave a tour of the McFarland State Bank building. There was no discussion and no action was taken by the Council. ADJOURNMENT Motion by O’Connor second by Majewski to adjourn at 5:46 p.m. Motion carried 10-0. Published: May 17, 2018 WNAXLP *** ADVERTISEMENT TO BID YAHARA RIVER RECREATIONAL TRAIL/BJOIN PARK TENNIS COURT CITY OF STOUGHTON, WI The City of Stoughton will receive sealed Bids for the Yahara River Recreational Trail/Bjoin Park Tennis Court project until 2 PM on Friday June 1, 2018 at the City of Stoughton City Hall, 381 East Main Street, Stoughton, Wisconsin 53589, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. The work includes installing a 10foot wide asphalt recreational trail for 1,361 linear feet extending from the existing gravel path north of Skogdalen Drive to the existing gravel trail north of Stoughton Hospital and west of Skogdalen Drive. The work also includes installing a new tennis court surface and sidewalk in Bjoin Park. Bids are to be addressed to the City of Stoughton and shall be marked “SEALED BID- YAHARA RIVER RECREATIONAL TRAIL/BJOIN PARK TENNIS COURT.” Digital and paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the City of Stoughton. Overnight mailing of Bidding Documents will not be provided. There will be no pre-bid conference for this project. No Bid will be received unless accompanied by a cashier’s, certified or bank check or a Bid Bond equal to at least 10% of the maximum Bid, payable to the OWNER as a guarantee that after a Bid is accepted, Bidder will execute and file the Agreement and 100% Performance and Payment Bonds within fifteen days after the Notice of Award. The City of Stoughton reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive any technicality, and to accept any Bid which it deems advantageous. All Bids shall remain subject to acceptance for 60 days after the time set for opening Bids. Published by the authority of the City of Stoughton. Holly Licht, City Clerk Dated May 17, 2018 Published: May 17 and 24, 2018 WNAXLP ***
NOTICE APPLICATIONS FOR ALCOHOL BEVERAGE LICENSE YEAR 2018--2019 (JULY 1, 2018 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2019) CITY OF STOUGHTON, WISCONSIN Please take notice that the following retailers have applied for alcohol beverage licenses within the City of Stoughton, Dane County, Wisconsin. The Public Safety Committee will meet to consider application recommendations to the Common Council on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. The City Council will consider their applications at the Regular Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 7 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard. MARILYN J. BECKMAN dba ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE, located at 160 E MAIN STREET, has applied for a “Class A” Liquor and Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. BOTTLED PLEASURE, INC., ROBERT D SAVASKE JR, AGENT dba STOUGHTON SPIRITS, located at 965 N PAGE STREET, has applied for a “Class A” Liquor and Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. BECCO INC., SUKHRAJ BHARYA, AGENT dba Best PLAZA LIQUOR, located at 1056 W MAIN STREET, has applied for a “Class A” Liquor and Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. ULTRA MART FOODS, LLC, Stephanie Whetsel, AGENT dba PICK ‘N SAVE #6390, located at 1750 HWY 51/138 has applied for a “Class A” Liquor and Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. YAHARA RIVER GROCERY COOPERATIVE, CINDY CWIK, AGENT dba YAHARA RIVER GROCERY COOPERATIVE Located at 229 E Main St, has applied for a “Class A” Liquor and Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. WAL-MART STORES EAST, LP, TERRA HANSON, AGENT dba WAL-MART STORE #1176, located at 2600 HWY 138, has applied for a “Class A” Liquor and Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. JAGAT PETROLEUM, LLC, GURINDERDEEP SINGH DHILLON, AGENT dba JP MARKET, located at 1009 W MAIN STREET, has applied for a Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. KWIK TRIP, INC., Breonna Pitera, AGENT dba KWIK TRIP #893, located at 1359 US HWY 51, has applied for a Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. KWIK TRIP, INC., ERIK HEBBLE, AGENT dba KWIK TRIP #738, located at 1231 E MAIN STREET, has applied for a Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. KWIK TRIP, INC., SCOTT GALSTON, AGENT dba KWIK TRIP #739, located at 517 W MAIN STREET, has applied for a Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. DIAMOND JUBILEE, INC., MIRZA AKHTAR BAIG, AGENT dba FOOD PANTRY, located at 981 N PAGE STREET, has applied for a Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. KWIK TRIP, INC., JENNIFER WENTELA, AGENT dba KWIK TRIP #967, located at 2400 ROBY ROAD, has applied for a Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. WALGREEN CORPORATION, JEREMY IVERSON, AGENT dba WALGREEN’S #07519, located at 1705 US HWY 51, has applied for a Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. FIRE & EIS, LLC, SCOTT SOWLLES, AGENT dba FAHRENHEIT 364. located at 364 E MAIN STREET, has applied for a “Class B” Beer & Liquor license. PURPLE OCEAN LLC, ROBERT VIETS, AGENT dba CULLY’S COCKTAIL LOUNGE, located at 210 S WATER STREET, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. DEAK’S PUB & GRILL, LLC, JAIME D. BUSH, AGENT dba DEAK’S PUB & GRILL, located at 1017 NYGAARD STREET, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. THE KOFFEE KUP RESTAURANT LLC., KENDALL L. GULSETH, AGENT dba THE KOFFEE KUP RESTAURANT, located at 355 E MAIN STREET, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. LAZ BISTRO & BAR, LLC, CARY R. LAZZARO, AGENT dba LAZ BISTRO & BAR, located at 419 E MAIN STREET, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. MANDT COMMUNITY CENTER, INC., BART M QUALE, AGENT dba MANDT COMMUNITY CENTER, located at 400 MANDT PARKWAY, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. LYNN M, HULL dba NEVER MIND, located at 201 S SIXTH STREET, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. AMOVI VENTURES, LLC, WENDY BRIGHAM, AGENT dba BANUSHI’S BAR & GRILL, located at 800 NYGAARD STREET, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. GIMPY & GAPPY, LLC, REBECCA HALBACH, AGENT dba REV. JIM’S, located at 317 S DIVISION STREET, has
applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. VFW BADGER POST 328 INC, JEAN TORGENSON, AGENT dba VFW BADGER POST 328, located at 200 S VETERANS ROAD, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. VIKING BREW PUB, LLC, VIK MALLING, AGENT, dba VIKING BREW PUB located at 211 E MAIN STREET, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. NEL-CAR CORPORATION, ROBERT BLOXHAM, AGENT dba VIKING LANES, located at 1410 HWY 51/138, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. DANNY K. AABERG dba WHATEVER, located at 508 E MAIN STREET, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. FAMOUS YETI’S, LLC, CALE RYAN, AGENT, dba WENDIGO TAVERN located at 121 E MAIN STREET, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. VIKESTER HOLDINGS, LLC, DAVID EUGSTER, AGENT, dba THE NAUTI NORSKE located at 324 S WATER STREET, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. EL RIO GRANDE RESTAURANT LLC, CESAR CERVANTES, AGENT dba EL RIO GRANDE RESTAURANT, located at 524 WEST MAIN STREET, has applied for a Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage & Reserve “Class B” Liquor license. DHWANI LODGING, LLC., RAKESH PATEL, AGENT dba BRICKHOUSE, located at 111 CHALET DRIVE, has applied for a Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage & Reserve “Class B” Liquor license. AMERICAN LEGION POST 59, ELVIN “SONNY” SWANGSTU, AGENT, dba AMERICAN LEGION POST 59. located at 803 N. PAGE ST, has applied for a Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage & Reserve Class “B” Liquor license. PIZZA HUT OF MADISON, INC., SCOTT COOK, AGENT dba PIZZA HUT, located at 1424 HWY 51/138, has applied for a Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage & Class “C” Wine license. BIG SKY LLC, SEAN CROWLEY, AGENT dba BIG SKY RESTAURANT, located at 176 E Main Street, has applied for a Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage & Class “C” Wine license. PACO’S TACOS LLC, CELSO XELHUA, AGENT dba PACO’S TACOS, located at 135 W Main Street, has applied for a Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage & Class “C” Wine license. FAMOUS YETI’S LLC, CAITLIN RYAN, AGENT, dba FAMOUS YETI’S PIZZA, located at 971 N. Page Street, has applied for a Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage license. MERSHONIAN CIDERY LLC, AARON BLOOM, dba MERSHON’S CIDERY, located at 280 Business Park Circle 7 & 8, has applied for a “Class B” Winery License. LON’S TAILGATERS, LLC, LONNY PASTORIUS, AGENT, dba LON’S TAILGATERS located at 151 E Main St., has applied for a “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License. ALDI, INC., ANDREW KAID, AGENT dba ALDI #05, located at 1399 US HWY 51, has applied for a “Class A” Liquor and Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage License. PANCAKE CAFÉ STOUGHTON WI 53589, GARY TIERMAN, AGENT dba PANCAKE CAFÉ STOUGHTON, located at 2420 STATE HWY 138, SUITE 106, has applied for a “Class B” Liquor Fermented Malt Beverage License and “Class C” Wine License Submitted by: Holly, City Clerk Published May 17, 2018 WNAXLP ***
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BOARD OF REVIEW TOWN OF PLEASANT SPRINGS Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Town of Pleasant Springs, Dane County, Wisconsin, shall hold its first meeting on Thursday, May 24, 2018, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Town Hall, 2354 County Highway N, Stoughton WI 53589. Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the board of review and procedural requirements if appearing before the board: 1. No person will be allowed to appear before the board of review, to testify to the board by telephone, or to contest the amount of any assessment of real or personal property if the person has refused a reasonable written request by certified mail of the assessor to view the property. 2. After the first meeting of the board of review and before the board’s final adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the board of review may contact or provide information to a member of the board about the person’s objection, except at a session of the board. 3. The board of review may not hear an objection to the amount or valuation of property unless, at least 48 hours before the board’s first scheduled meeting, the objector provides to the board’s clerk written or oral notice of an intent to file an objection, except that upon a showing of good cause and the submission of a written objection, the board shall waive that requirement during the first 2 hours of the board’s first scheduled meeting, and the board may waive that requirement up to the end of the 5th day of the session or up to the end of the final day of the session if the session is less than 5 days with proof of extraordinary circumstances for failure to meet the 48-hour notice requirement and failure to appear before the board of review during the first 2 hours of the first scheduled meeting. 4. Objections to the amount or valuation of property shall first be made in writing and filed with the clerk of the board of review within the first 2 hours of the board’s first scheduled meeting, except that, upon evidence of extraordinary circumstances, the board may waive that requirement up to the end of the 5th day of the session or up to the end of the final day of the session if the session is less than 5 days. The board may require objections to the amount or valuation of property to be submitted on forms approved by the Department of Revenue, and the board shall require that any forms include stated valuations of the property in question. Persons who own land and improvements to that land may object to the aggregate valuation of that land and improvements to that land, but no person who owns land and improvements to that land may object only to the valuation of that land or only to the valuation of improvements to that land. No person may be allowed in any action or proceedings to question the amount or valuation of property unless the written objection has been filed and that person in good faith presented evidence to the board in support of the objections and made full disclosure before the board, under oath, of all of that person’s property liable to assessment in the district and the value of that property. The requirement that objections be in writing may be waived by express action of the board. 5. When appearing before the board of review, the objecting person shall specify in writing the person’s estimate of the value of the land and of the improvements that are the subject of the person’s objection and specify the information that the person used to arrive at that estimate. 6. No person may appear before the board of review, testify to the board by telephone, or object to a valuation if that valuation was made by the assessor or the objector using the income method of valuation, unless the person supplies the assessor with all the information about income and expenses, as specified in the assessor’s manual under s. 73.03 (2a), Wis. stats., that the assessor requests. The Town of Pleasant Springs has an ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the assessor under this paragraph that provides exceptions for persons using information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or the duties of their officer or by order of a court.* The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determined that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under s. 19.35 (1), Wis. stats. 7. The board shall hear upon oath, by telephone, all ill or disabled persons who present to the board a letter from a physician, surgeon, or osteopath that confirms their illness or disability. No other persons may testify by telephone unless the Board, in it’s discretion, has determined to grant a property owner’s or their representative’s request to testify under oath by telephone or written statement. 8. No person may appear before the board of review, testify to the board by telephone, or contest the amount of any assessment unless, at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the board, or at least 48 hours before the objection is heard if the objection is allowed under s.70.47 (3) (a), Wis. stats., that person provides to the clerk of the board of review notice as to whether the person will ask for the removal of a member of the board of review and, if so, which member, and provides a reasonable estimate of the length of time the hearing will take. Notice is hereby given this 12th day of March, 2018. /s/ Maria Hougan, Town Clerk/Treasurer Published May 10 and 17, 2018 WNAXLP
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402 Help Wanted, General DISHWASHER, COOK, WAITRESS, & DELI STAFF WANTED. Applications available at Sugar & Spice Eatery. 317 Nora St. Stoughton. NEED TRUCK drivers and combine operators for harvest crew. Call for detail 405-833-3183. No Experience necessary, Apply at Quality Inn for Front Desk Clerk and House Keeping. Please call 608-8779000 ask for Gloria Stoughton, WI
449 Driver, Shipping & Warehousing FURNITURE DELIVERY Belleville Warehouse. We are now accepting applications for part-time and full-time positions working in our Belleville warehouse and assisting on furniture deliveries. This position involves loading and unloading trucks, assembling furniture, shipping and receiving merchandise and general warehouse work. We are looking for responsible, self motivated person who has a good driving record who enjoys working with their hands. If you have some downhill skiing experience this could be year round job working in our ski shop in Madison. Chalet is fun and friendly place to work with good advancement opportunities in our Belleville warehouse and our Madison Store.Chalet is locally owned with a long standing reputation for quality merchandise and good customer service. We offer a generous base salary along with great benefits, paid training and free skiing at local hills. Chalet Warehouse is located at 245 Remy Road in Belleville, WI. Apply in person at: Chalet Ski & Patio Store 5252 Verona Road, Madison, WI 53711 608-273-8263
VEHICLE FOR SALE Stoughton Utilities is soliciting sealed bids for the following surplus vehicle: 2003 GMC S-10 Extended Cab with approximately 54,000 miles. This is a 4.3L V6 with an automatic transmission and is rear wheel drive. The tires are new. There is some front-end damage and minor surface rust. Sealed bids must be received by Stoughton Utilities at the address below by 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 28, 2018. All bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “SEALED BID SU TRUCK NO. 8.” Bid submission address: Stoughton Utilities SEALED BID SU TRUCK NO. 8 P.O. Box 383 600 South Fourth Street Stoughton, WI 53589 This vehicle is available for inspection at the Stoughton Utilities Administration Building, 600 South Fourth Street, Stoughton, and can be viewed at any time in the Stoughton Utilities parking lot. This vehicle will be sold AS-IS with no warranties expressed or implied. Stoughton Utilities reserves the right to reject any or all bids. The successful awarded bidder will be required to take possession of the vehicle within five business days of the award. Cash or certified bank check in the full amount of the award bid is required to take immediate possession.
451 Janitorial & Maintenance NOW HIRING TORNADO CLEANING LLC is now taking applications for residential cleaning staff in the Stoughton and surrounding areas. Please contact Garth at 608-873-0733
452 General OFFICE CLEANING in Stoughton MonFri 5pm-9pm. Visit our website: www. capitalcityclean.com or call our office: 608-831-8850 QUALITY HOUSEKEEPER WANTED. Experienced, references. Every Saturday all summer and other days. Crown Point Resort 608-873-7833
548 Home Improvement A&B ENTERPRISES Light Construction Remodeling No job too small 608-835-7791
HELP WANTED- TRUCK DRIVER OTR DRY VAN & FLATBED Drivers- Run the Midwest Region – We pay up to .49 cents a mile – Yearly increase - Paid Vacation/ Holidays, Health/Dental Insurance, Short-term Disability, Life Insurance. Also - $1000.00 sign on bonus. Call (608)-873-2922 firstname.lastname@example.org (CNOW) STOUGHTON TRUCKING is looking for a Flatbed driver with two years tractor trailer experience and one year flatbed experience. Must have class A CDL and Medical card, weekends off. Call Curt (608)-873-2922 (CNOW) MISCELLANEOUS A PLACE FOR MOM. The nation’s largest senior living referral service. Contact our trusted, local experts today! Our service is FREE/no obligation. CALL 1-855-385-8739 (CNOW)
RECOVER PAINTING currently offering winter discounts on all painting, drywall and carpentry. Recover urges you to join in the fight against cancer, as a portion of every job is donated to cancer research. Free estimates, fully insured, over 20 years of experience. Call 608-270-0440.
SPRING CLEAN UP, LAWN MOWING, GARDEN WORK, HEDGE TRIM, HANDYMAN PAINTING, CLEANING, GOOD RATES. 608-446-6969
554 Landscaping, Lawn, Tree & Garden Work ART'S LAWNCARE: Mowing, trimming. Weed Control. Rough mowing available. 608-235-4389 LAWN MOWING Good work. Reasonable. 608-873-5216 LAWN MOWING Residential & Commercial Fully Insured. 608-873-7038 or 608-669-0025 RIGHT HAND MAN SERVICES lawn mowing & trimming, clean up, etc. 18 years experience. 608-898-0751s DANE COUNTY’S MARKETPLACE. The Courier Hub Classifieds. Call 8736671 or 835-6677.
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city budgets are “handcuffed by the state Legislature.” But, he said, the council should look beyond the next four or five years and imagine how the city will grow. He said the possibility of acquiring the building for a small investment “is a golden opportunity for us to look forward.” “The city will expand and will have expanded budgets as it grows, and we will need more services and more people to handle the growth,” Majewski said. “City Hall is well beyond capacity,” he added. “We are not going to find a building or other space in the city center. If we want to keep the city viable, we need to keep services in the city center.” Contact Bill Livick at bill. email@example.com
650 Furniture STOUGHTON- N Page (storage unit behind Citgo Food Pantry), Friday/8am-3pm,. 2-area rugs, antiques, more
652 Garage Sales FITCHBURG: BRIARWOOD Neighborhood Garage & Moving Sales.Friday & Saturday, May 18th & 19th, 8-4. 15 locations 1/4 mile E of Fish Hatchery Rd. on County RD M. Tools (carpentry & car), lawn & garden equipment, furniture (home, office patio), horse memorabilia & decor, household, art glass & paintings, supplies (office, sewing & craft), books, CDs, old Fisher Price toys, pack & play, baby items, Packer memorabilia, 6 stained glass cabinet panels in bird motif, radial arm saw, tool chests, drill press, engine lift & stands, compressors, Baldor metal buffer, rototiller, file cabinets, riding lawn mower, snowblower, motorcycle, depression glass, silver plate, computer desks, king bed frame, carpet cleaner, kitchen table w/4 chairs, side-by-side refrigerator, stereo system w/5 disc CD player and dual cassette player, tanning bed, prom dresses & fancy wear, plants and much more.
Vintage Harvest Sale 1024 Skogdalen Rd., Stoughton, WI Vennevol Condos. (off of East Main Street) Sat., May 19th • 10am- 3pm Sun., May 20th • 11am- 3pm
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building amounted to about $2,000 per month on average, according to city documents. Ald. Regina Hirsch (Dist. 3) suggested the city could acquire the building and rent it to generate revenue until the city determines its purposes. Ald. Lisa Reeves (Dist. 1) also supported accepting the donation, saying the planning department, the human resources department and the Opera House all need more space. “I think it would be very short-sighted to just let this building go, especially if we can lease space to the bank,” Reeves said. “This kind of in-fill makes sense to me.” Council president Tom M a j ew s k i a g r e e d w i t h Duranczyk that the city is “beginning to hit the borrowing ceiling” and that
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the idea of turning it into a parking lot, and last month it voted to spend up to $3,000 to get a condition report on the building. Last week, alders discussed a variety of potential uses for the building. Some offices in City Hall could be relocated in it, alders said, opening the possibility of adding offices and expanding operations for the Opera House. Swadley said as the city grows, it will need another municipal building. He noted that a questionnaire former Mayor Donna Olson sent to department leaders last year identified several departments that need more office space. The building could also provide office and meeting space for the city’s social
service groups, alders said. “Rather than building another facility in three to five years, which could be $1 million to $2 million, we have an opportunity to acquire a building that’s in fine shape for $5,000,” Swadley said. “It’s a wonderful opportunity.” Duranczyk said while it’s “a beautiful building” that should be preserved, the city doesn’t need more space anytime soon. “I feel that we have to take a look at the space that we have already,” she said. “We have had tight budgets for years, and the idea that we’re going to be able to add a lot of people (staff) in three to five years isn’t going to happen.” She asserted the bank building would be “a liability” to reconfigure and pay utilities on. Past utility bills for the
To limit the amount of people in the sale at one time, we begin to hand out numbers for admittance one hour before sale starts. No early arrival lists are accepted. Thank you A mix of fun items for the house and wonderful decorative. Queen Anne style smaller size dining table and four chairs, (perfect for apartment or condo); country style open hutch; sofa; side chairs; poster double bed; double bureau with mirror in traditional style; lady’s writing desk; rosemaling; kitchenwares; patio furniture chairs & small table; sofas; 1970s side chairs and table with chrome trim; antique parlor set, very nice with damask style royal blue fabric; antique oak bureau, nicely refinished; table lamps; sewing machine in cabinet; linens & lace; costume jewelry; men’s watches; pottery; kitchenwares; tools & more; large collection of books on collectibles & antiques; dolls; glassware; pottery & more. Also combined to this sale are items that were left from our sale in Mineral Point. If you missed the sale, this is an opportunity to buy some of the best decorative such as country style décor, holiday and more. Yo u will like this sale and the prices are very good. Terms: Cash, credit card only. Buyers must bring help to move heavy items. Later pick-up day can be arranged. All sales are final. See our website vintageharvest.com for updates and photos.
Semi Truck Driver
Wisco Industries, a metal stamping and fabricator and manufacturer of food service equipment located in Oregon, WI is accepting applications for the position of Semi Truck Driver. Applicants must have the following: • Current class A CDL and current experience operating tractor/van trailers and flatbeds • Experience driving in metropolitan areas such as Milwaukee and Chicago • Be at least 25 years old with a clean driving record and satisfactory attendance and work record • Experience utilizing a variety of dock equipment and must comply with state, federal and DOT rules and regulations • Possess a basic working knowledge of gasoline and diesel engines. • Ability to bend, reach, climb, stand, and sit as the job requires. • Ability to load and stack boxes weighing up to 75 lbs. and maneuver barrels and tote boxes of parts. • Able to pass a DOT physical examination, including drug test.
Wisco offers a competitive wage and benefit package which includes 401k, health, dental, life and disability coverage. Driver home daily. Apply at 736 Janesville Street, Oregon. EOE/MF
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STOUGTHON- 2151 Blue Heron Court MOVING/ESTATE SALE. Everything must go. 4-7 every Thursday. 10-2 every Sat/Sun thru to June 3rd. CASH/YOU HAUL VERONA- 204 Industrial Dr.,Unit 1 Capitol City Transfer. May 17-18 9am-5pm, May 19 9am-noon.
666 Medical & Health Supplies FOR SALE Pride Legend XL Mobility Scooter. Like new, 608-921-5342
672 Pets MALE dog 10lbs or less to breed w/small female. 608-882-1213.
676 Plants & Flowers VERONA- 205 Paoli St. 5/17 3pm-7pm, 5/18-5/19 10am-6pm Perennials, Hostas, Grasses, Day lilies, Prairie, Rockbed, Pond, Iris, Peonies. Biodynamic sprays used.
696 Wanted To Buy WE BUY Junk Cars and Trucks. We sell used parts. Monday thru Friday 8am-5:30pm. Newville Auto Salvage, 279 Hwy 59 Edgerton, 608-884-3114
705 Rentals GREENWOOD APARTMENTS Apartments for Seniors 55+, currently has 1 & 2 bedroom units available starting at $795 per month, includes heat, water, and sewer. 608-835-6717 Located at: 139 Wolf St., Oregon, WI 53575 OREGON 2-Bedroom in quiet, well-kept building. Convenient location. Includes all appliances, A/C, blinds, private parking, laundry, storage. $200 security deposit. Cats OK $715/month. 608-219-6677 THEY SAY people don’t read those little ads, but YOU read this one, didn’t you? Call now to place your ad, 873-6671 or 835-6677.
ROSEWOOD APARTMENTS for Seniors 55+. 1 & 2 bedroom units available starting at $795 per month. Includes heat, water and sewer. Professionally managed. Located at 300 Silverado Drive, Stoughton, WI 53589 608-877-9388 STOUGHTON SENIOR Apts, Cottage style 1&2 bdrrm. $610&$745 plus utilities. Private entrance and patio All Appl inc/ W/D. No Pets No Smoking. 608-873-0884
OREGON SELF-STORAGE 10x10 through 10x25 month to month lease Call Karen Everson at 608-835-7031 or Veronica Matt at 608-291-0316
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RASCHEIN PROPERTY STORAGE 6x10 thru 10x25 Market Street/Burr Oak Street in Oregon Call 608-520-0240
750 Storage Spaces For Rent
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UNION ROAD STORAGE 10x10 - 10x15 10x20 - 12x30 24 / 7 Access Security Lights & Cameras Credit Cards Accepted 608-835-0082 1128 Union Road Oregon, WI Located on the corner of Union Road & Lincoln Road
ALL SEASONS SELF STORAGE 10X10 10X15 10X20 10X25 10X30 Security Lights-24/7 access OREGON/BROOKLYN CALL (608)444-2900 C.N.R. STORAGE Located behind Stoughton Garden Center Convenient Dry Secure Lighted with access 24/7 Bank Cards Accepted Off North Hwy 51 on Oak Opening Dr. behind Stoughton Garden Center Call: 608-509-8904
801 Office Space For Rent OFFICE SPACES FOR RENT In Oregon facing 15th hole on golfcourse Free Wi-Fi, Parking and Security System Conference rooms available Kitchenette-Breakroom Autumn Woods Prof. Centre Marty 608-835-3628
DEER POINT STORAGE Convenient location behind Stoughton Lumber. Clean-Dry Units 24 HOUR LIGHTED ACCESS 5x10 thru 12x25 608-335-3337
935 Farm: Land For Rent FARM LAND LOW COST. 9+ acres. Town of Verona. 608-206-5947
FRENCHTOWN SELF-STORAGE Only 6 miles South of Verona on Hwy PB. Variety of sizes available now. 10x10=$60/month 10x15=$70/month 10x20=$80/month 10x25=$90/month 12x30=$115/month Call 608-424-6530 or 1-888-878-4244
990 Farm: Service & Merchandise RENT SKIDLOADERS MINI-EXCAVATORS TELE-HANDLER and these attachments. Concrete breaker, posthole auger, landscape rake, concrete bucket, pallet forks, trencher, rock hound, broom, teleboom, stump grinder. By the day, week, or month. Carter & Gruenewald Co. 4417 Hwy 92 Brooklyn, WI, 608-455-2411
NORTH PARK STORAGE 10x10 through 10x40, plus 14x40 with 14' door for RV & Boats. Come & go as you please. 608-873-5088 ALL ADS SUBMITTED SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY PUBLISHER OF THIS PAPER.
CLASSIFIED AD DEADLINE IS Noon Friday for The Great Dane and Noon Monday for the Courier Hub unless changed because of holiday work schedules. Call now to place your ad, 873-6671 or 835-6677.
Dunkin’ Donuts is coming soon to Stoughton!
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Hiring for crew members, shift leaders and management. Open Interviews: May 15th, 22nd and 26th Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Stoughton Days Inn - 1124 W. Main St, Stoughton, WI 53589 www.pleaseapplyonline.com/DunkinWI
Account Executive Can you build relationships with customers? That’s what we need to sell our award-winning, community-oriented publications in Oregon, Fitchburg, Verona and Stoughton, WI. We have an established account list and an abundance of new business potential. Eyeballs in our communities are glued to our must-read print and digital products. Reaching those readers makes our advertisers successful. We are seeking a professional with a can-do attitude. We can help a quality learner become a star or give a seasoned pro a great territory. A career with the Uniﬁed Newspaper Group provides you with: • ownership in our organization • the ﬂexibility to succeed in life and career • competitive compensation • comprehensive beneﬁts • an environment that encourages an entrepreneurial spirit
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To learn more about this opportunity, submit your application and resume today at www.wcinet.com/careers Woodward Communications, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WCI maintains a tobacco-free campus.
EARN APPROX. $1,000 A MONTH WORKING JUST A FEW HOURS PER DAY! $500 BONUS AFTER 6-MONTHS
For more information call Pat at 608-212-7216
Rehabilitation Administrative Assistant Skaalen Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is looking for a Receptionist in our Therapy department. This person will manage the Reception desk, assist clients with the Wellness Center and outpatient services. Duties also include contacting insurance companies, scheduling appointments, preparing charts, and assisting the Business Office with billing functions. This is a 40-hour per week position, Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. It comes with a full benefit package that includes medical and dental insurance, 7 paid holidays and personal holidays, sick time, vacation time, 403b pension plan, and company-paid life insurance along with short-term disability. We also offer voluntary benefits that include Flex Spending, vision, additional life insurance and long-term disability. Other things available to our staff include an onsite fitness center, a scholarship program, and more. The successful candidate must have at least two years of clerical experience, but prefer an associate’s degree in business or business administration. Must possess strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and have at least one year’s experience with Excel and Word. Complete an online application at www.skaalen.com or send a resume to: Nancy Martin, Director of Human Resources Skaalen Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 400 N Morris St., Stoughton, WI 53589 (608) 873-5651 ext. 308 firstname.lastname@example.org Equal Opportunity Employer Smoke free/Tobacco free campus adno=572600-01
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is looking for a carrier to deliver in the Stoughton area. Must be available early A.M.s, 7 days a week, and have a dependable vehicle.
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ORFORDVILLE- 3516 S Dickey Rd (corner of 11 & Dickey Rd. Friday 5/18 8am-6pm & Saturday 5/19 8am-noon. BARN SALE-Multi-family Furniture, front load washer and dryer, girls toys, girls clothes, milk bottles, milk cans, womens clothing, mens clothing, household. FREE COFFEE and there will be a small bake sale.
OREGON- MULTIPLE addresses in Raven Oaks. Fri-Sat May 18-19. Cleaning out garages basements and garden/ shed.
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Come and Visit Wisconsin’s Premier Grower of Quality Bedding Plants & Hanging Baskets
Quality bloomers at reasonable prices. We offer a complete line of Proven Winner® and a good supply of Wave Petunias®.
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Check out our Organic Line of Vegetable Plants, Seeds, Soils & Fertilizers! We now sell USDA Certified vegetable plants! Sale Dates May 16-21, 2018 SYTTENDE MAI KOUPON
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Limit 6 per Koupon. Valid May 16-21, 2018 only at Kopke’s. One Koupon per Kustomer per day.
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Any Premium Potting Soil
Limit 6 per Koupon. Valid May 16-21, 2018 only at Kopke’s. One Koupon per Kustomer per day.
Receive a $100 Kopke Gift Card with your purchase of an E-Bike from Crazy Lenny’s E-Bikes! 6017 Odana Rd., Madison now thru May 21st VISIT OUR STOUGHTON LOCATION IN THE DOLLAR GENERAL PARKING LOT!
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Directions from Stoughton: Take 138 toward Oregon. Go past Eugster’s Farm Market, one mile and turn right on Sunrise Rd. Go one more mile then turn left on Town Line Rd. Continue on to Sand Hill Rd. (approximately one mile) and turn right. Directions from Fitchburg: Take Fish Hatchery Road south to Netherwood Road. Turn left and go through Oregon past Walgreen’s to a left on Sand Hill Road. Directions from Verona: Take Cty. M to Fish Hatchery Rd. Turn right and go to Netherwood Road. Turn left at Netherwood Rd. through Oregon past Walgreen’s to a left on Sand Hill Rd.
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