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Local businessman Jamie Bush hopes to open his new single-story restaurant/ bar and volleyball facility – Headquarters Bar and Grill – on the village’s south side by mid-September, after the Village Board finally approved his building plan Monday. Bush has been working to win the board’s approval for more than a year. He’s made numerous changes to his plan, including moving from the original proposed site to another lot nearby – and then
moving back to the original site at the corner of Concord Drive and Wolfe Street. Much of the difficulty has been with earning the village’s financial support, which it offered in March after he agreed to a deadline for adding a banquet hall to the facility. The board approved the plan for the 5,940 squarefoot building on a 5-1-1 vote, with Village President Steve Staton and trustees Jerry Bollig, David Donovan, Jeanne Carpenter and Phil Harms in support while Eric Poole voted against the motion. Trustee Darlene Groenier abstained. “It’s been an unbelievable amount of effort to get this thing pushed through,” he
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Lisa and Jeff Arndt are surprised by a wave as they stand in waters of the Atlantic Ocean near St. Augustine, Fla. The couple started their biking journey at a beach near San Diego just under 50 days earlier.
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It was a fundraiser for Custom Canines Service Dog Academy, and their goal was to raise $40,000 to pay for training companion service dogs for kids with autism who are on the service’s waiting list in the next year. Lisa and Jeff Arndt didn’t reach the fundraising target, but they did accomplish another goal: cycling coast to coast – almost 3,000 miles in 47 days of riding. And they managed to raise about $10,000 for the service dog academy in Madison. Along the way, the Arndts learned much about parts of the country they’d never seen. And Lisa, in particular, learned that she’s tougher than she knew. “We’ve kind of talked about doing another ride in another section of the country, maybe going north to south,” she said last week, a day after returning from Florida. “It’s amazing that I’m even talking like that, whereas two months ago I didn’t know if I could complete a whole day. But I’m so glad we did it.” The Oregon couple’s first longdistance bike ride began March 8 in San Diego and ended April 29 in St. Augustine, Fla. They joined 22 other cyclists on a ride organized by Bubbas Pampered Pedalers, a Missouribased business that began offering bicycle trips about 10 years ago. As volunteers, the Arndts have been raising and training companion service dogs for autistic children for the past six or seven years.
When Jeff began looking into a cross-country bike ride last year, Lisa said she would go along only if they turned it into a fundraiser for the Service Dog Academy. When she learned that her employer would not allow the 52 days off she needed to do the ride, Lisa quit her job. The couple shipped their tandem bicycle to San Diego, met their riding companions seven weeks ago and set off for their grand adventure.
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Jeff said his favorite part of the ride came in the first few days, as the couple pedaled from the Pacific Ocean up through the mountains of southern California.
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The Village Board Monday authorized about $1.8 million in borrowing, which will fund a host of projects, including improving a downtown parking lot, purchasing public works equipment and paying for three years of the village’s annual street projects. The money will also help the village buy radios for the new DaneCom communications system and build a segment of a planned recreation trail on the north side. Financial consultant Jim Mann, of Ehlers and Associates, met with the board on April 15 and gave a detailed presentation of the options, noting that the village could save about
$47,000 by refinancing three state trust fund loans, which are coming due in June, because of extremely low interest rates. The board then signaled its intention to go ahead with the borrowing. Mann returned Monday to recommend that the village execute the sale of $1.8 million in bonds as soon as possible because the interest rate had dropped even lower – to 1.14 percent over a 10-year period. “That’s almost like getting free money,” he told the board. The borrowing is expected to increase the average property tax bill by about $14, increasing the current average bill of $254 to $268, Mann said. Village administrator Mike Gracz said this is a good time to borrow not only because of the low interest rate, but also
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Bush: Plans for restaurant, banquet hall, volleyball court approved after more than a year
Continued from page 1 said Tuesday. “I never expected this level of difficulty. I understand why nobody else has built here (in the village) in a long time.” In explaining his opposition, Poole said he had earlier been concerned about the many versions of the plan that Bush had presented over the past year. Bush said many of those changes were in response to the board’s concerns. On Tuesday, Poole said he voted against the proposal because he wanted to remain consistent. “I voted against this from the start, and if I changed my vote now people would wonder why,” Poole said. “But now that it’s approved, I really hope he builds the facility and that his business succeeds.” he suspects it will fail, as other large restaurants (Valentine’s, the Waterfall) in the area have. He said he doesn’t want to see another vacant building across the street from his home. Bush, who has owned Deak’s bar and restaurant in Stoughton for the past five years, responded that Valentine’s had opened at the wrong time – just as the recession hit in 2007. He promised the neighbors that “we’re doing everything we can to eliminate noise and lights” in the area. “We’ve done everything we can to make this familyfriendly,” he said. He explained that Oregon needs a facility like this. As a coach of his children’s sports activities, he said, when families want to get together following their kids’ games there is no place to go that’s local. Rendering courtesy of DM Architecture He added that volleyball is a healthy activity and that most games would be done by placing some conditions on 9 p.m. Bush’s operation, all of which the board approved. The com- The building plan mission recommended a 10 The project is a scaled-back p.m. time restriction on out- version of what Bush first prodoor volleyball and amplified posed a year ago. He plans to music. The restriction does build the facility in two phasnot apply to customers using es. the facility’s outdoor patio. The first phase will include And if cars begin to “spill the restaurant, bar and two over” from the planned volleyball courts that can 80-stall parking lot to public serve as indoor or outdoor streets, Bush will be required courts. to build the second parking Construction on Phase 1 lot – which is supposed to go will begin as soon as the site with the banquet facility – is prepared, Bush said. That sooner than planned. could take a few months due One resident of the neigh- to poor soil conditions that borhood said he opposed the will require surcharging the 100-plus seat project because land, a process in which oneand-a-half times the weight of the building is placed on the lot to squeeze out water and compact the soil. Bush said he began the surcharging the week of April 14, almost immediately after he purchased the 2.3-acre lot. The second phase involves building a 2,400-square-foot banquet hall. Bush said one of the most unusual things about his current plan is the indoor/outdoor volleyball courts he’s designed. “We have an outdoor area that has all four walls that can actually be removed,” he explained. “In the summertime, the only wall that you have is a wall between the main building and the volleyball area. So it’s completely outside, like a patio. “But then in the winter, you open that wall and close the other three walls and it becomes an extension of the main building. So I can also have an indoor/outdoor fire pit,” he added. “I worked really hard on that design. It’s awesome.” Other features of the project include “very tall” ceilings in the main bar of 16 feet. The main dining room will have about 60 seats, with another 50 or 60 in the bar, Bush said. “It’ll be around 100 seats, plus more on the left side of the patio,” he explained. “On the south side of the patio it’s going to be lower seating, and then as you go north toward the court you run into this indoor-outdoor facility. There will be a bar and then two fire pits as kind of a natural barrier, and then seating on the patio, and then the seating to watch the volleyball.” Bush said he plans to have about 50 employees when the business opens; most would be part-time. He also plans to continue his ownership and operation of his business in Stoughton, Deak’s Pub and Grill.
Headquarters Bar and Grill will get $67860 in taxpayer assistance.
In March, the board offered Bush a total of $67,860 in TIF assistance in the form of three grants, all but $9,000 of which will be paid back through the increased taxes the project generates. “The $9,000 TIF grant is because he’s in a TIF District, and that’s appropriate,” village administrator Mike Gracz explained in March. Bush will also receive a $42,860 grant to build the banquet hall and up to $16,000 for permit and connection fees.
Gracz said the $42,860 is “the incentive” for Bush to build the banquet hall. “The board feels there’s a need for that in the community, and so they’re giving him an incentive to build one,” he said. The financial assistance was offered on the condition that Bush provide the village with a letter of credit for about $42,000 and that he has the restaurant substantially complete by Dec. 31 of this year. He is also required to build the banquet hall by Dec. 31, 2015. If he doesn’t meet the deadlines, he’ll have to repay $42,860 grant to the village,
according to the terms of the agreement.
The Planning Commission held a public hearing on the project last Thursday before voting unanimously to recommend that the Village Board approve it. Several neighbors living in condominiums and apartments near the site raised concerns. Most said they feared that noise and traffic would interfere with the residential character of their neighborhood. In response, village planner Mike Slavney recommended
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Sidewalks are empty. Everything is too far away to walk. Roads are too dangerous to bike. It’s too hot, too cold, too wet, too dark. The bottom line is: “I’m not going anywhere without my car.” As though people who can’t drive don’t have to cope with these obstacles every day. As though people who drive everywhere don’t make life worse for those who can’t. What’s true for the motoring majority is even more true for very important people like legislators and the governor. Walk to the grocery store? Roll a wheelchair to the bus stop? Push a baby stroller to the library? Ride a bicycle to church? On a regular basis? This is a joke, right? No, we need public servants who know first-hand what life is like for people who can’t drive. But redressing the injustices wrought by more than a half-century of automotive self-segregation will take more than self-locomoted politicians. We, the people, need to put our skins in the game too. Our first step is to reject a vision of community access which grovels to speed, power and armored “self-defense.” It is not merely unjust for us to focus on making life as convenient as possible for persons who wish to frequently move large amounts of personal property over long distances at high speeds (i.e. to drive everywhere). It is ruinous financially, crippling socially and unsustainable ecologically. Our second step is to commit to ourselves to attitudes and habits that make our own street, our community and the world around us safe, practical and welcoming for other people to walk, roll wheelchairs, push baby strollers, ride bicycles and share motorized forms of transportation. And our third step is to start stepping. Those of us who are physically able need to learn firsthand what life is like for people who can’t drive … to live where we live. That means we need to regularly walk and bike and push baby strollers and ride the bus – and spend some time in a wheelchair too. The point isn’t to never drive
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After 34 years, accordion festival is no more
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If you missed the annual Rudy Burkhalter Memorial Jamboree last weekend, it’s not your fault. For the first time in 35 years, the gathering of area accordionists did not take place. Burkhalter and some friends started the jamboree in 1978 as a way to get together and play their accordions and concertinas. The event was held in the Oregon High School Performing Arts Center since about 2001 – no one seems to know for sure what year it was first held in Oregon – but the group of players is getting on in years and decided last year to disband the event. After Burkhalter – who started the well-known Burkhalter Travel in Madison – passed away in 1994, the jamboree became a memorial for the master accordionist. Eighty-seven-year-old
came to the United States from Switzerland in 1928, was a great musician and music teacher and once played at the Chicago World’s Fair. “He had a lot of students, hundreds from around Madison and the area,” McDermott recalled. “He had a degree in music, and many of us took lessons from him. It was a real going thing.” McDermott spoke with the Observer last week and answered some questions about the event and its founder.
the Oregon PAC. The first one we had out there was a full house. There were hardly any empty seats. It kept going quite well, but all of us are getting older. I wish we could have the 35th, but we got tired.
How did the jamboree get started? Shirley Armstrong and I used to go out to the Chalet St. Moritz in Middleton. One time we were dancing to his music and Rudy File photo thought about the idea of an annual accordion jamThe Rudy Burkhalter Memorial Jamboree had been held at Oregon boree. The first one was High School for the past decade, but ceased to exist this year. in 1978 in the basement of What was the jamboree D o n M c D e r m o t t , o f jamboree and has fond the Chalet. We had a jamMadison, was one of the memories of it. boree at Waunakee, and like? You were allowed so founding members of the He said Burkhalter, who later on we wound up in
many minutes. Usually after three numbers, we’d have someone else step in, so everybody got a chance to be on stage. And there was one family – a husband and wife and child – who used to play and sing. I remember Do you still play? them well. But basically it I used to be a collector was the accordion and conand it’s rare now that I do certina. play the accordion, and I regret it. I ought to be What did you like doing it in spite of my age, about playing the instrubecause I have a choice of ment? about a dozen of them. The accordion is just fun. People don’t underIn addition to being a stand that, like we always fantastic musician and say the trouble side – the having the travel agency, right side – each key has what do you remember about four reeds, so with about Rudy? one hand you can play 20 Oh I don’t know. He’d notes at one time. I don’t tell the same jokes all the know of any other instrutime, but you always had ment you can do that with. to laugh. But he was one hell of a good musician – played piano accordion and chromatic accordion.
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Whether you are strapped for gardening space or have thought about growing plants and flowers in containers, Gary Kuzynski will help you get started. He will discuss techniques that work well and alert you to some common mistakes about container gardening at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 9. Kuzynski is offering this class free to the Oregon Area Senior Center, but space is limited. Call 835-5801 to register. Come to the Waterman Park Shelter in downtown Oregon to purchase a wide assortment of perennials, annuals, vegetable and herb packs, and hanging baskets for the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Garden Club members will be on hand to answer questions. All proceeds will benefit the OregonBrooklyn Food Pantry and the Habitat for Humanity Oregon-Brooklyn satellite. Also, any donations of non-perishable foods and baby or personal care items will be welcomed. To register, e-mail staff@oregonwi. com or call 835-3697.
BROOKLYN LUTHERAN CHURCH 101 Second Street, Brooklyn (608) 455-3852 Pastor Rebecca Ninke SUNDAY 9 a.m. Holy Communion 10 a.m. Fellowship COMMUNITY OF LIFE 845 Market St., Oregon (608) 835-9030 www.communityoflife.us Pastor Eric Wenger Weekly Life Groups SUNDAY 9 a.m. Celebratory Worship COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Brooklyn (608) 455-3344 Pastor Gail Brown SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. Worship FAITH EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH 143 Washington Street, Oregon (608) 835-3554 Pastor Karl Hermanson SUNDAY 9 a.m. Worship Holy Communion 2nd & last Sundays FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 408 N. Bergamont Blvd. (north of CC) Oregon, WI 53575 608-835-3082 fpcoregon.org Pastor Le Anne Clausen de Montes SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m. Blended Worship 10:30 a.m. Coffee Bar/Fellowship 11 a.m. All-ages activity FITCHBURG MEMORIAL UCC 5705 Lacy Road, Fitchburg (608) 273-1008 www.memorialucc.org Pastor: Phil Haslanger, Leah Lonsbury SUNDAY 8:15 and 10 a.m. Worship GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA Central Campus: Raymond Road and Whitney Way SATURDAY 5p.m. Worship SUNDAY 8:15, 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. Worship West Campus: Corner of Hwy. PD and Nine Mound Road, Verona SUNDAY 9 & 10:15 a.m., 6 p.m. Worship (608) 271-6633 HILLCREST BIBLE CHURCH 752 E. Netherwood, Oregon Eric Vander Ploeg, Lead Pastor (608) 835-7972 www.hbclife.com SUNDAY 8:30 & 10:15 am Worship service at the Oregon High School PAC HOLY MOTHER OF CONSOLATION CATHOLIC CHURCH 651 N. Main Street, Oregon Pastor: Fr. Gary Wankerl (608) 835-5763 holymotherchurch.41pi.com SATURDAY: 5 p.m. Worship SUNDAY: 8 and 10:15 a.m. Worship PEOPLE’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 103 North Alpine Parkway, Oregon Pastor Jason Mahnke (608) 835-3755 www.peoplesumc.org Communion is the 1st & 3rd weekend SATURDAY 5 p.m. Worship SUNDAY 9 and 10:30 a.m. Worship ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH 625 E. Netherwood, Oregon Pastor Paul Markquart and Pastor Emily Tveite (608) 835-3154 5 p.m. Saturday evening Worship 8 a.m. Traditional Sunday Worship 9:15 a.m. Sunday School & Coffee Fellowship 10:30 a.m. New Community Worship (10:00 a.m. Summer) VINEYARD COMMUNITY CHURCH Oregon Community Bank & Trust, 105 S. Alpine Parkway, Oregon Bob Groth, Pastor (608) 835-9639 SUNDAY 10 a.m. Worship ZWINGLI UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST - Paoli At the Intersection of Hwy. 69 & PB Rev. Sara Thiessen (608) 845-5641 SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. Family Worship
The Dane County UW-Extension will host a class on eggs at 9 a.m. Monday, May 13, to learn whether you are consuming a good egg or a bad egg. No registration required–walk-ins welcome to this class at the Oregon Senior Center.
The Oregon Area Senior Center’s fifth annual Brat Bash will take place from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Friday, May 10. Stop in for a fun break from a busy day shopping at the community-wide garage sales. For just $3, enjoy a fresh-grilled, fullsized brat and chips. Or for $2 have a fresh-grilled, full-sized hot dog & chips. Beverages are only $1 each. Live entertainment begins at noon. The Fourth Annual Charitable Garden Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, by the Oregon “Dirty Knees” Garden Club.
Storytime is on break until June 18 but the library is hosting fun, simple proA car show next weekend will double grams for young children. as a fundraiser to find a cure for two Dance and play with bubbles from the digestive diseases. big bubble machine at 10 a.m. May 14 The third annual “Cruizin’ for a Cure” and 15. car and bike show to benefit the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America will Artisan cheese class be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Enjoy a monthly evening of cheese May 11, outside Prairie View Elemen- tasting and storytelling with Jeanne Cartary School, 300 Soden Dr. penter, founder of Wisconsin Cheese The rain date is May 12. Originals, an organization dedicated to telling the story of Wisconsin’s artisan Social Security Class and farmstead cheese renaissance. Jeff Collins of Financial Services CenThis month’s class, “Alpine Style ter will offer at talk on Social Security Cheeses: The Taste of Terroir,” starts at from 5-7 p.m. May 13 at Union Bank and 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Firefly CofTrust, 833 N. Main Street. feehouse. The class is free to Oregon Chamber Classes include a tasting and storytellof Commerce members and $12 for non- ing of artisan cheeses, a glass of wine, members. and appetizer.
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• 1 p.m., Container gardening, Oregon Senior Center, 835-5801 • 7 p.m., student-written play, “Basest of Companions,” OHS Performing Arts Center Community-wide garage sales • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Brat bash, Oregon Senior Center, 835-5801
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• 5-7 p.m., Social Security class, Union Bank & Trust, 835-3697 • 10 a.m., Bubbles playtime, Oregon Public Library, 835-3656 • 1:15- 2 p.m., Continuing piano class, Oregon Senior Center, 835-5801 • 2:15- 3 p.m., Beginning piano class, Oregon Senior Center, 835-5801 • 7 p.m., Artisan cheese class, Firefly Coffeehouse, $22, wicheeseclass.com
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Community-wide garage sales Wednesday, May 15 - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., “Cruizin’ for a Cure” Car and Bike Show, Prairie View Elementary School, 300 Soden Dr. • 10 a.m., Bubbles playtime, Oregon Public Library, Rain date May 12. 835-3656 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., 4th Annual Charitable Plant Sale at Friday, May 17 Waterman Park Shelter in downtown Oregon, Oregon • 9:30 a.m., UW-Extension nutrition class, Oregon Dirty Knees Garden Club Senior Center, 835-5801 Sunday, May 12 - 6-8 p.m., ‘Open Mic’ night led by OHS drama stuMother’s Day dents, Firefly Coffeehouse, 835-6238 • 9 a.m., Egg class, Oregon Senior Center, 835-5801 • 5 p.m., Village of Oregon finance, Village Hall
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• 7 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous meeting at First Presbyterian Church, every Monday and Friday • 7 p.m., Al-Anon meeting at First Presbyterian Church, every Monday • 7 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous closed meeting, People’s United Methodist Church, every Tuesday
• 6:30-7:30 p.m., Diabetes Support Group meeting, Evansville Senior Center, 320 Fair St. Call 882-0407 for information. Second Tuesday of each month • 6:30-8 p.m., Parents Supporting Parents, LakeView Church, Stoughton. Third Tuesday of every month
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Love All of God’s Creation
Love all of God’s creation, even that which seems unlovable. It’s easy to love kittens and bunnies and roses and rainbows. But, we have trouble when it comes to loving the cockroach or the rat, or the stench from the sewer. But, that stench is God’s creation too, microscopic life doing exactly what God created it to do. That doesn’t mean you want to bathe in it. The stench may be nature’s way of telling us to keep our distance. There may be good reasons why we are naturally repulsed by spiders, snakes and other venomous critters. But, that doesn’t mean we can’t love and admire them on some level. Most of us will never have the same warm fuzzy feeling for a rat, a bat, or a snake that we will have for a kitten, but that doesn’t keep us from admiring the amazing way in which bats navigate their environment or the amazing way in which rats have managed to survive despite our best attempts to wipe them out. All of God’s creation is lovable, every grain of sand and every creepy crawly thing and every prickly plant and every form of radiation. We should strive to love all of God’s creation without bias. “Love all God’s creation, the whole and every grain of sand of it. Love every leaf, every ray of God’s light. Love the animals, love the plants, love everything.If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things. Once you perceive it, you will begin to comprehend it better every day. And you will come at last to love the whole world with an all-embracing love.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Friday, May 10 Friday, May 10 “Down Memory Lane” RCI Band Concert (of May 6) Program at Oregon Senior Center (of May 6) Saturday, May 11 OMS Band Concert (of May Saturday, May 11 7) Author H. Klecker of “Pure Kitchen” Talk @ Oregon Sunday, May 12 Library (of May 7) OMS Chorus Concert (of May 9) Sunday, May 12 Worship Service: People’s Monday, May 13 United Methodist Church 6:30 pm--LIVE--Oregon School Board Meeting Monday, May 13 “UW Band & Melly C” Music Tuesday, May 14 @ Oregon Senior Center (of “Basest of Companions” May 10) Play by OHS student Mack Tubridy (of May 9) Tuesday, May 14 Movie: The Wizard of Oz” Wednesday, May 15 (1939) “Special Olympics” Hilites (of May 11) Wednesday, May 15 “Scrapbooking” with Nike Thursday, May 16 Loomis (of Jan. ‘06) Oregon School Board Meeting (of May 13) Thursday, May 16 “Quilt Stories” @ Oregon Senior Center (Dec. ‘10)
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Student’s play, open mic to benefit musical non-profit
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Two local events will benefit Far Corners Community Musical Theater, a non-profit group that helps stage dramatic productions in poor or isolated regions worldwide. “Basest of Companions,” an original play written by OHS student Mackenzie Turbidy When: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9 Where: OHS Performing Arts Center How much: Free, but $5 donation suggested ‘Open mic’ night with OHS Drama Club When: 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 17 Where: Firefly Coffeehouse How much: Free, but donations welcomed. Learn more about Far Corners at farcornersmusicals.org, where OHS drama teacher Kathleen Tissot is writing a blog.
Mackenzie Turbidy got his first taste of theater last winter, when he played the role of Tic Toc the Time Machine in the Oregon High School production of “Ozma of Oz: A Tale of Time,” in February. On Thursday, Turbidy will tackle a new theatrical challenge when he directs “Basest of Companions,” a play he wrote in just under two months after “Ozma” wrapped up. Tickets are free, though organizers are suggesting a $5 donation to benefit a Hawaii-based non-profit organization, Far Corners Community Musical Theater, that helps stage dramatic productions in poor or isolated communities worldwide. OHS drama supervisor Kathleen Tissot is directing and producing a Far Corners play in Costa Rica for the group this summer. The suggested donation was Turbidy’s idea, Tissot said. “He’s a super creative guy and humble and I think it was really big-hearted of
said. The 17-year-old junior said he and some friends were inspired by a studentwritten play last year, “The Prank Committee,” by then-senior Alice Gehrke. Encouraged by his classmates, he offered to write a play himself. He decided on a mystery that mixes suspense with some comedic lines, similar to the movie “Clue.” The plot involves a wealthy, old inventor named Nicholas
A play written and directed by OHS junior Mackenzie Turbidy will be him to offer that,” Tissot Sinclair who, to ensure that performed Thursday at the school’s Performing Arts Center.
his wealth will be looked after properly after he dies, invites several guests to a dinner party on a rainy night, Turbidy said in a plot synopsis. “But as the rain strengthens into an aggressive storm the party takes a turn for the worst,” the summary said. The 70-minute production has a 12-person cast – including a one-line cameo by Turbidy himself – that has been rehearsing roughly two hours a day after school
since mid-March. Turbidy said that while theater piques his interest, his passion is for film. With friends, he has made some short films already, including one shown at the high school’s recent Fine Arts Week. After high school, he hopes to study film and directing at Tribeca Flashpoint Academy in Chicago.
two events this month to help Far Corners. The other, an open mic night at Firefly Coffeehouse, is set for 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 17 at the Firefly Coffeehouse. Students will perform songs, jokes or skits and open the microphone to audience members, too, Tissot said. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Tissot, a 13-year teachCosta Rica connection ing veteran at OHS, found Turbidy’s play is one of out about the organization
through a former OHS exchange student, Luis Dario Villalobos, a Far Corners alum from Monteverde, Costa Rica, who was active in theater during his year at OHS in 2010-11. “Dario said that this program changed his life, and I wanted to be part of something that powerful,” Tissot said in an email. Villalobos put Tissot in touch with Far Corners organizers in Monteverde, and the group flew her to Costa Rica over spring break. On June 17, Tissot will leave again for Costa Rica for nearly two months to direct and produce a musical, “In the Heights,” for Far Corners. The cast will consist of kids from five area schools ranging from ages 11 to 19, she said. The organization has a shoe-string budget, Tissot said, that depends on volunteers, college interns and donations like those she hopes to raise in Oregon this month. She hopes to broadcast the open mic event online so the Costa Rican group can watch and perform their own acts, too.
Two fourth grade classes from Brooklyn Elementary helped plant two trees in Legion Park to celebrate Arbor Day on April 26. Students also helping install mulching, received Arbor Day pins and ate sack lunches in the park afterward.
Teacher earns award
Dale Schultz, fourth grade teacher at Brooklyn Elementary, was recently presented a certificate at the Wisconsin Math Council conference in Green Lake recognizing his 32 years of teaching.
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Chocolate Caper owners to retire
Popular store to end retail operations this year
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Chamber outing set for May 21
For the past quarter century, area chocolate lovers have been drawn to the little shop in downtown Oregon where they still make homemade chocolate by hand, one batch at a time. But a good business, like a delicious piece of chocolate, doesn’t last forever. And the owners of the Chocolate Caper, Claude and Ellen Marendaz, are beginning to wind down their operation. “Basically, we’ll be closing to the public at the end of the year,” Ellen Marendaz said last week. Ellen explained that she and Claude will both soon be turning 68 and they find themselves very tired at the end of each season. They’ve traditionally taken a break during the summer months, both because of the high cost of air conditioning their shop and also because they’re sensible people who think there’s more to life than work. The couple began making chocolate out of their Oregon home in 1984 and sold the product at the Dane County Farmers Market. They opened their first retail store here in about ’87 or ’88 – they couldn’t remember for sure off the top of their heads. Since then, The Chocolate Caper has gained a sort of regional fame for the quality chocolate and also for Claude and Ellen’s personal approach to doing business. The boxes of free
The Oregon Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual golf outing will take place May 21 at the Legend at Bergamont golf course. The chamber is now accepting registrations for the event, which is also a fundraiser for the chamber. Registration costs $135 per golfer or $500 for a foursome and includes dinner and hole prizes. Hole sponsorships are also available. This year’s outing also features a traveling trophy (handicaps and average scores will be taken into account), the chamber said, while features like the ball drop, silent auction and pin prizes also return. The event begins with registration at noon, followed by a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The cocktail hour starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by a barbecue buffet at 6 p.m. and the award presentation at 6:30 p.m. For more information or to register for the event, visit the chamber website at oregonwichamber.com or call 835-3697.
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Claude and Ellen Marendaz, owners of The Chocolate Capers, plan to close to the public by October. Their business has been a popular chocolate shop for people of all ages in Oregon since the late 1980s.
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samples that sit on a counter next to the cash register have delighted kids and adults alike for years. As in years past, The Chocolate Caper will close for the summer after Memorial Day. The shop will reopen for retail business on Sept. 17, but will close somewhat permanently on Oct. 12. Between mid-October and mid-December, the couple will work on making chocolate for Thanksgiving and Christmas. But in order for you to buy some, you’ll have to place
an order by July 1. That’s the deadline. If you want chocolate for both holidays, Ellen and Claude ask that you fill out two order forms – one for each celebration. “It’s the only way we could think to do it so that people could have a chance to get what they wanted, because if we just put what we make out for retail, somebody could come in and take 15 boxes and they’d be gone,” Ellen explained. “If people don’t get their order in, there’s nothing
we can do. If we can produce more than people order, then we will, but we can’t guarantee anything. If there’s anything left over, we’ll put it on the table for the dates we’ll be open.” Those dates are: Nov. 23, 25-27 and Dec. 9-14. Customers can get an order form from the Chocolate Caper website – chocolatecaper.com – and mail it or drop it off at the store at 105 S. Main St. by July 1. They ask that customers do not order by phone or email. In their annual letter to
customers and friends, the couple explained their plans and reasoning, and noted that “present customers get priority.” “We’re both going to be 68 this year, and you can’t make chocolate forever,” Ellen told the Observer . “Lately we’ve had reminders that everyone is mortal and you can’t work forever.” To find an order form or learn more details, visit chocolatecaper.com.
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Mark Mortensen, founder of Oregon’s All-Color Powder Coating, is the newest member of the board of directors for Oregon Community Bank & Trust, the bank said in a news release. Mortensen started All-Color Powder Coating in January 1996, and the company has grown to be one of the largest in the village, the bank said. He also previously served as a president of the village’s board of trustees. “Mr. Mortensen has a long and valued relationship with Oregon Community Bank & Trust,” Steve Peotter, president and chief executive officer of Oregon Community Bank & Trust, said in the release. “He is a wellknown business person in the community and will make a great addition to our Board of Directors.”
Masons on Main, the upscale yet welcoming new restaurant that’s coming to downtown Oregon, will open later this month. So says Bonnie Thiel, who along with her husband, Jerry, and their son Hans, will own and operate the new business on South Main Street in downtown Oregon. Thiel said they plan to have two dining rooms in the 3,600-square-foot
a good selection of locally brewed beers on tap. The south dining room will be “elegantly casual,” with tin ceilings and an open kitchen. In addition to the craft beers, the restaurant will offer a full selection of fine wines. The Thiels are partnering with executive chef Jonathan Cross and plan to offer lunches, daily specials, smaller entrees and
walls. Thiel said there will be a heavy focus on history and the history of Oregon in the room. Lunches will run from $6 to $13 and dinners from $12 to $28. The owners expect about 45 seats in the south dining room and about 65 seats in the bistro. Thiel said she hopes to begin operating the restaurant by mid-May.
A seminar on Social Security will take place at 5 p.m. Monday, May 13, at Oregon’s Union Bank and Trust office at 883 N. Main St. The program, offered by the Oregon Area Chamber of Commerce, will be led by Jeff Collins, of the Financial Services Center, the chamber said on its website. The seminar will cover subjects such as how the Social Security
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Knowing household dangers can save your pet’s life
Household pets are adorably curious, but they can’t read labels or plant their own gardens. One of the biggest mistakes pet owners can make is to underestimate a pet’s curiosity and overlook dangers of common household items, both indoors and outdoors. It’s up to us to read labels for them, make sure cleaning chemicals and other toxins are out of reach and maintain gardens that stimulate our pets’ curiosity with safety in mind. “Responsible pet ownership is about more than feeding your pet nutritious meals and going on walks. It’s more holistic – it’s a lot like caring for a child,” says Dr. Tiffany Bierer, health and nutritional sciences manager at Mars Petcare US. “You need to anticipate certain dangers and remove them from the realm of possibility. That’s what we did in our office, and it only takes a little effort to do the same at home.” Mars Petcare US knows all about designing spaces with pet safety as a top priority. Safety measures are fundamental since the company’s employees are encouraged to bring their dogs to work each day. Pet owners could borrow a few tips from the makers of Pedigree, Cesar and Sheba pet foods: • Be mindful of toxic plants. Many common plants, such as Azaleas, Oleander, Daffodils, Lilies, Tulips and Hyacinth, are toxic to pets and should be avoided in indoor and outdoor areas where pets are free to roam. Many mushrooms also present dangers, including death. It’s important to do your research since mushrooms can be difficult to identify. • Use caution when applying garden poisons, insecticides and fertilizers. Many gardeners use traps for small rodents, snails and slugs. These are extremely toxic if consumed, requiring immediate veterinary attention. • Most over-the-counter insecticides and fertilizers
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Look inside this issue for photos and kind words from local owners about their favorite pets, including: • Ralf, a Daschund who insists on driving • Buddy, a cat who’s not afraid to show a little affection • Baxter, a snow-loving Labradoodle • Zeus, who despite his mighty name, isn’t above showing his belly for a quick rubdown • Charlie, a snoring Pug • Buck, a goldendoodle who likes to make sure squirrels keep out of the birdfeeders • Big Red, a snuggly Walker Coonhound • Emmy, a tiny Shorkie who is full of energy
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Owner name: Kerry Vogel Pet name: Ralf Vogel Pet’s age: 1 year, 5 months What kind of pet do you have? Daschund How long have you had your pet? Since he was a few months old What makes your pet special? The Dachshund breed is known for their stubbornness and aggression towards unknown people and dogs. Luckily, Ralf has none of these qualities. He is aggressive towards no one and is very accepting of other people and dogs. Another special quality about Ralf is that he loves to drive. He insists on being on the drivers lap with his paws on the steering wheel. Of course this is unsafe so the passenger must hold him. He gets over it rather quickly as long as the passenger window is rolled down so he can put his head out of the window. Lastly, I would like to mention that Ralf is a proper gentleman. When Ralf is being held he insists on sitting in the crook of your arm and sitting upright like a little human. Funny or cute story about your pet? I took Ralf to a cookout one summer for a play date. I knew the people throwing the party also had a wiener dog and I figured they would have a great time playing. However, I was a bit surprised to learn that they ALSO had a Bull Mastif named “Tiny,” a Saint Bernard, and two New Foundland mixes. I was a bit worried that Ralf would be intimidated or scared of several big dogs. Surprisingly, Ralf hardly noticed the size difference. (see picture of Ralf and his friend “Tiny”). All of the bigger dogs simply laid down for Ralf to smell them and give them kisses. After all the sniffing was done they would roll around and Ralf would crawl all over them.
Owner name: Lisa and Norm Draeger Pet name: Buddy Pet’s age: six, end of May 2013 What kind of pet do you have? Buddy is our domestic shorthair cat. How long have you had your pet? We have had Buddy five years. He was adopted as a stray, at a year old by vet’s estimate. What makes your pet special? Buddy is very affectionate, not at all “stand-offish” as cats often are thought to be. He is very bright and inquisitive. He sleeps in bed with us every night. He is a bit shy around strangers, until he gets to know them. Funny or cute story about your pet? We have oak cabinets in kitchen and bath that opens just by pulling on the edge of a door -- no latches. One evening, my wife told me that Buddy was in the main bathroom, playing with a cabinet door. Sure enough, a few minutes later, he was in the small powder room off the master bedroom. I
heard “thump-thump” as he opened a lower cabinet door and let it close again. You could see by the expression on his face that he was fascinated by this. He has never repeated this (that we know) -- guess he figured it out to his satisfaction, and the novelty wore off!
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Owner name: Sarah Burkel Pet name: Baxter the wonder dog! Pet's age: 8 What kind of pet do you have? Labor-dummy How long have you had your pet? 8 years What makes your pet special? Loves kids, plays doggie dodgeball with the kids at my martial arts school! Funny or cute story about your pet? Baxter loves the snow!
Owner name: James & Angie Damon Pet name: Zeus Pet's age: 7 What kind of pet do you have? Yellow Lab How long have you had your pet? 7 years, since he was 6 weeks old What makes your pet special? He is a big baby and is really friendly. Whenever anyone goes to pet him, he lays down so you can rub his belly. Funny or cute story about your pet? When you are drinking anything out of a bottle, he will sit there and wait for you to get done so he can have it to chew on. He will also want to play tug of war with you when he has it all chewed up.
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Owner name: Michele Priegel Pet name: Buck Pet’s age: 8 What kind of pet do you have? Goldendoodle How long have you had your pet? 8 wonderful years What makes your pet special? He gets along with everyone and every dog he meets. He looks like Chewbaca from Star Wars. Funny or cute story about your pet? Buck loves to keep the squirrels off the birdfeeders and keeps a diligent watch out the windows for them. He will stare at them until we open the door and he chases the intruder up the nearest tree. We cannot say the “S-word” without Buck running to the window looking for the next squirrel to run off.
Owner name: Andrea, Derek, Lily and Alexander Below Pet name: Big Red Pet’s age: ~ 2 What kind of pet do you have? Walker Coonhound How long have you had your pet? About 1 year What makes your pet special? He was really shy and scared when we got him and he has made huge progress ever since. He is loyal and loving and the biggest snuggle bug. Funny or cute story about your pet? He likes to sleep in his dog bed with 2 blankets, which he will pull all the way over his head if it is cold. He loves the outdoors, but prefers to be curled up in front of a fire.
Owner name: Marion Kindstrom Jocelyn & Junior Pet name: Emmy Pet’s age: 10 month What kind of pet do you have? Shorkie (sht tzu/yorkie mix) How long have you had your pet? Since August What makes your pet special? She is a 5-lb, vertically challenged sweetheart who loves all people especially her owners Jocelyn and Junior. The breeder told us she would never be able to jump up on the furniture, but her motto is “when there is a will there is a way.” She is such a good puppy and has stolen our hearts. Funny or cute story about your pet? Although Emmy is only 5 lbs she loves to challenge her cat brother who is nearly 20lbs and she is able to run laps around him continuously, needless to say, she has a lot of energy.
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Owner name: Jason and Johanna Mahnke Pet name: Charlie Pet's age: 3 What kind of pet do you have? A Pug! Cutest. Dog. Ever. How long have you had your pet? We just got him in the beginning of February. What makes your pet special? Pugs are special in general but we find Charlie especially charming. He loves every person and dog he meets and thinks they all want to be his friend. He looks a bit dejected when we are on a walk and someone chooses to just walk on by without admiring him and meeting him. He also snores louder than Jason, which is saying
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Continued from page 10 can upset a pet’s stomach, but some contain more dangerous chemicals that can cause death if consumed. It’s important to follow directions when applying a chemical to your yard and keep pets away from the area. Inform neighbors when applying insecticides and fertilizers since these products can drift in light winds, and always store them in controlled areas. • Always store household cleaning supplies in controlled spaces. Like insecticides and fertilizers, household cleaners should be stored in controlled spaces since they can cause death very quickly. Batteries, fire logs and glue should also be kept out of reach of pets. • Keep toxic foods and medicines out of reach. Chocolate, raisins, sugarfree gum, star fruit and grapes are toxic to pets and should be kept out of reach, just like ibuprofen and amphetamine medications. “Following these tips is the next best thing to teaching pets to read labels,” says Dr. Bierer. “It not only makes your home a safer place for your pets, it makes it safer overall.” If you suspect your pet has consumed a toxic substance, immediately contact your veterinarian or the Pet Poison Hotline at (800) 231-6680. To learn more about preparing your home for pets, visitbanfield.com or petpoisonhelpline.com. – StatePoint
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Domestic Short Hair Black, Mix Located: Verona 203 W. Verona Ave., Verona 845-6700 www.vetcor.com/verona
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Domestic Short Hair Gray & White Mix, FIV+ Located: Verona 210 S. Main St., Verona 608-845-6478
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View all of our animals and detailed descriptions at giveshelter.org Dane County Humane Society 5132 Voges Rd., Madison, WI 53718 • 838-0413 These pets are sponsored by the following businesses:
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COOKIE - 13145409
Female, New Zealand Rabbit Located: DCHS Mounds East 2384 Jackson St., Stoughton 877-9548
MEL - 19201507
PEACHES - 18883556
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HONEY - 19372520
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Female, Dutch Rabbit Located: DCHS Mounds East 18 Maple St., Evansville 882-5330
Female, Domestic Longhair Located: Dane County Humane Society 5396 King James Way, Ste 210, Madison 608-442-1898 • www.comfortkeepers.com
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Male, Goat Located: Dane County Humane Society 210 S. Main St., Verona 608-845-6478
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Female, Pit Bull Terrier Located: Dane County Humane Society 233 W. Main St., Stoughton 877-0075 • www.savingthyme.net
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Female, Black/White Shorthair Located: DCHS Mounds Middleton 203 W. Verona Ave., Verona 845-6700 www.vetcor.com/verona
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Panthers all tied up at Verona
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A link to the future
Rebuilding year starts to show potential
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Things looked bright for the Oregon girls soccer team during a sunny Tuesday contest at Verona. The Panthers were up one goal with three minutes to play, and time was ticking away. But then Verona freshman Shelly Wing struck. Wing split the Oregon defense with a pass up the middle of the field to freshman Ellery Roark in the 78th minute, and Roark finished the play with a fast roller past senior goalie Brit Peckham to tie the game. That 1-1 score remained after two overtimes. “We got caught defensively, got caught out a place,” Oregon head coach Julie Grutzner said. “(Wing) had a nice touch, and (Roark) had a nice finish.” Oregon struck first in the 70th minute after senior forward Annie Zavoral found junior midfielder Eliza Neidhart’s head. Neidhart smashed the ball into the goal for a 1-0 lead. Oregon had other opportunities to score in both the second half and in overtime but came up empty handed. That is something Grutzner said is going to be important in the final weeks of the season. “We had some chances that we should have put in the back of the net,” she said. “We had some crosses where we passed right to the keeper. “We have to make it a bit more dangerous and be a bit more dynamic offensively.” Peckham finished with 12 saves, while Verona senior goalie Sarah Schoeberle collected 11. Oregon (9-1-1 overall, 3-0 conference) plays three conference games this next week as it vies for its second straight Badger South title. Grutzner said that one of the Panthers’ goals is to defend that title. Oregon travels to Stoughton at 7 p.m. Thursday, and it hosts Monroe at 7 p.m. Friday.
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Senior midfielder Sarah Jacobs (4) defends against Verona’s Emily Krogman Tuesday in a non-conference game at Badger Ridge Middle School. The Panthers and Wildcats played to a 1-1 tie.
The Panthers then welcome Sophomore forward Kelsey Madison Edgewood at 7 p.m. Jahn and freshman forward Jen Monday to close the conference Brien each had assists. season. Peckham collected four saves.
Team W-L-T Madison Edgewood 3-0-1 Oregon 3-0-0 Monona Grove 2-2-0 Monroe 1-2-1 Milton 1-3-0 Fort Atkinson 1-2-0 Stoughton 1-3-0
Oregon 2, Milton 0
The Panthers shut down Milton last Thursday 2-0 to remain undefeated (3-0) in the Badger South Conference. Senior midfielder Jenny Deegan and senior forward Haley Engelhart each picked up goals in the win.
Oregon 2, Janesville Craig 0
Oregon hosted Janesville Craig last Saturday and won 2-0. Zavoral picked up both goals, while junior forward Hailie Schnabel and Brien tallied assists. Peckham finished with two saves.
Proceeds from Alumni tourney benefit pancreatic cancer research
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Hockey with a cause
times with friends. He remembered Becky Temple always being at tournaments when he was younger, and her husband Gene coached him from when he was eight years old. “I was close to her when I was younger, and for the tournament as a whole, I think it puts a more positive light on it,” Cowan said. “This just isn’t about hockey and drinking beer. It is about coming together, being with your friends, sharing those old memories and supporting a cause that is worth fighting for.” This is the fourth year for the alumni tournament but the first as a fundraiser to fight pancreatic cancer. Cowan said the tournament belongs to Becky now. “We want to raise a bunch of money, and hopefully, we can find a cure,” he said. The Bucky’s Rental Tent features the band Super Tuesday and
If you go
What: Labatt Blue Alumni Hockey Tournament When: May 10-12 Where: Oregon Community Sports Arena What: Super Tuesday When: 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, May 11 Where: Bucky Rental Tent near the arena Cost: $7 opens at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 11, with the band playing from 9 p.m. to midnight. The cover for the 21-and-over show is $7, and the tent will be serving Budweiser, Bud Light, Labatt and Pepsi Products. All proceeds from the tent
Becky Temple, the wife of former Oregon High School head coach Gene Temple, passed away on May 9, 2012 from a battle with pancreatic cancer. Becky Temple was a “hockey mom” to many of the community hockey youth, including alumnus Ben Cowan, and helped out when she could. So this year, the Labatt Blue Alumni Hockey Tournament at Oregon Community Sports Arena is honoring her by attempting to raise $10,000 or more for the UW Carbone Cancer Center Pancreas Cancer Research Fund with the tournament, May 10-12, and a 9 p.m. Saturday concert in a Bucky’s Rental Tent by the arena. For Cowan, who helped organize the event, this means a lot more than just reunions and good
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Young is one word to describe the Oregon boys golf team this season. Rebuilding is another. Head coach Ben Cowan said that the Panthers are primed for success in 2014 and 2015 – when he said he expects the best team in school history, or at least one as good as the 2000 squad that made state. But with only two seniors on the squad this season, there have been flashes of potential, as seen by Torhorst No. 1 sophomore Carson Torhorst’s 4-under par 32 against Monona Grove on May 1 at The Oaks Golf Course. The Panthers lost 150167, but Cowan said that is the Carson he knows. “(Carson) puts a lot of pressure on himself to play well,” Cowan said. “He has been at that No. 1 spot half of last year and all of this season, so he expects to play well – maybe a little too much pressure on himself. But he really broke out at The Oaks … blew the field away.” Add freshman Grant O’Donnell, who is No. 2 on the Oregon depth charts, and his consistent scores between 39 and 43 this season, and Oregon is shaping up to have a formidable duo along with the other freshmen and sophomores who are learning about playing the game and balancing school life as the youngest team in the conference. O’Donnell shot a 1-over par 37 against the Silver Eagles. Cowan said that his early career success stems from his time on the ice for the Oregon boys hockey team. “(O’Donnell) is not intimidated by anyone,” Cowan said. “He is not going to go up there and shoot a 46 because he is worried of who he is up against, which I love. He just wants to win. “He is a consistent, good ball striker.” Sophomore Tyler Hake, another young varsity golfer, shot a 46 against Monona Grove, while senior Zach Eyers finished with a 52. Oregon finished the conference dual season 1-4. But besides the young players, senior Charlie Groenier, who has played
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Oregon tennis can’t keep pace with Waunakee in crossover dual
year ago. Despite showing some flashes, Sports editor Schneider and Onesti fell 6-3, 6-3 and Panthers’ head coach Ben Conklin 6-0, 6-3, respectively. was hoping for a slightly better showing than Wednesday’s 5-2 loss at Oregon, MG (PDD.) Oregon got its conference dual at Waunakee’s Ripp Park last Wedneshome against Monona Grove last day. Despite the loss, there were plenty Thursday before being rained out. The Panthers eventually finished of reasons for Conklin and the Panthers to remain optimistic, including the dual later in the week, 6-1. Schneider, 6-3, 6-0, Onesti, 6-1, what the Warriors already did earlier this season, defeating Oregon’s Bad- 6-2, Tollakson, 6-1, 6-0, and Christofger South Conference rival Madison ferson, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, swept the singles flights. Edgewood 5-2 earlier this season. Hepner and Johnson and Alex “We hung in there, but they were just a little better up and down the Nasserjah and Adam Bessemer both lineup,” Conklin said of the Warriors, prevailed, 6-1, 6-0 and 6-0, 6-2, who have won four of the last five respectively. Badger North Conference titles. Coming off a rather surprisingly Oregon, Reedsburg (PPD) close 4-3 win at Monroe the day The Panthers’ non-conference dual before, the Panthers were only able Friday against Reedsburg was postto pick up wins at No. 3 singles and poned. doubles. Dakota Tollakson took his 3 singles Stoughton Invitational match 6-4, 6-3 against junior Bradley Schneider, Onesti, Tollakson and Pagnucci, while juniors Brady Beh- Drew Christofferson nearly comrend and Jackson Wilhelm added a pleted a singles championship sweep 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 victory at 3 doubles. at Saturday’s Stoughton Invitational Oregon seniors Nick Hepner and despite a nearly four hour rain delay Brian Johnson also forced a third set, that saw several teams leave. but fell 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 to fellow seniors Schneider defeated Big Foot 6-2, Jack McCarthy and Jason Ripp. 6-3 at 1 singles. Tollakson, meanPanther juniors Jackson Schnei- while, rattled off three straight set der and Alec Onesti faced two of the wins for the title at No. 3 singles, and area’s top players in senior Calvin Christofferson won both of his matchClack, a returning state qualifier at es at 4 singles. No. 1 singles, and junior Joey SchneiOnesti finished second at 2 singles. der, a state qualifier at 1 doubles a Brady Behrend and Jackson
Continued from page 15 for the junior varsity, and Eyers are just as important to a rebuilding team. The balance of sports and school can be difficult for some of the younger players. For example, the Panthers’ golfers miss Wednesday and Thursday this week to compete in the Morgan Stanley Shootout at Hawk’s Landing Golf Course. Next week, they miss Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for the Spartan Invitational (Monday), the Badger Cup (Tuesday) and the Badger South Conference Tournament (Wednesday, May 15). With grades to worry about, family and social life and finals on the horizon, this stretch is one of the toughest on any student golfer. “It is tough, especially for these young guys, to miss so much school and play good golf,” Cowan said. “For these guys to be freshman and sophomores playing varsity and missing school, it is really going to open their eyes to how hard they are going to have to work while they are there.” As for expectations for the finish to this season, Cowan said he doesn’t have any. He just would like the team to have fun and compete to the best of its ability. “I just want them to work on getting comfortable out there and their short game – eliminating the big numbers. That has been one of our issues this year,” Cowan said. “They will go out and have mostly birdies, pars and a couple of bogeys, but then there will be one big number. It seems like that one big number, especially in ninehole matches, just kills you.” The second round of the Stanley Morgan Shootout is at 8 a.m. Thursday, while the Spartan Invitational is at 12 p.m. Monday at Blackhawk Country Club. The Badger Cup is at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at The House on the Rock Resort Golf Course. The conference tournament is also at the House on the Rock. That meet begins at 8:30 a.m.
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Oregon No. 3 doubles team of Brady Behrend (left) and Jackson Wilhelm talk between points last Wednesday at Waunakee. The Panthers dropped the Badger Conference crossover dual, 5-2.
Wilhelm added the 3 doubles title as match after a dominating the first set, eventually winning 6-1, 7-6 (7). well. Wilhelm and Behrend dominatOregon 6, Stoughton 1 ed their No. 3 doubles match, 6-1, The Panthers took every match 6-0, while Nasserjah and Bessemer except 1 doubles Tuesday as Oregon capped the evening with a 6-2, 6-2 win. defeated Stoughton, 6-1. Oregon travels to Milton on ThursSchneider defeated Tanner Kahl 6-3, 6-4 atop the singles lineup, while day before hosting fellow undefeated Onesti dropped Elijah Thunell 6-1, conference rival Madison Edgewood in a make-up dual on Monday, May 6-4. Tollakson rolled 6-1, 6-1 at 3 13. Reedsburg comes to town the folsingles. Christofferson, meanwhile lowing day. All matches are set for 4:15 p.m. struggled to close out his 4 singles
Alumni Hockey: Group looks to raise $10,000 for cancer research
Continued from page 15 will go to the cancer fund. There will also be a raffle – which includes a children’s bike, two signed USA Hockey jerseys – Mark Johnson and Bobby Sutter – some Labatt jerseys and gear and a photo of Clay Matthews tackling Brett Favre with Matthews’ signature. As for the goal of at least $10,000, Cowan said some big sponsors stepped up, and it looks like the goal is realistic and he expects to raise even more for years to come. “I think if we can raise $10,000-$20,000 a year, it will be fantastic,” Cowan said. The tournament itself begins 2 p.m. Friday, May 10, and goes throughout the weekend with the championship at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 12. The games are free to attend, which is another change from previous years. There are 16 teams, including two from Oregon, that are participating in the tournament. “It is a blast,” Cowan said. “If you come this year, you will come next year for Submitted sure. It is that much fun.” For more information, The fourth annual Labatt Blue Alumni Hockey Tournament begins Friday and continues through Sunday. Super Tuesday is also playing visit alumnihockeytourna from 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday in a Bucky’s Rental Tent with all proceeds going to the UW Carbone Cancer Center Pancreas Cancer Research Fund. ment.com.
Madison Edgewood 165, Oregon 168
The Panthers concluded the Badger South dual season Thursday against Madison Edgewood at Foxboro Golf Course and lost 165168. O’Donnell led Oregon with a 40, while Torhorst shot a 41. Sophomore Austin Busler was next with a 42, while sophomore Collin Bundy shot a 45. Johnny Decker shot a 36 to lead the Crusaders. Joey Kemnitz added a 39.
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May 9, 2013
Track and field
Sprint relays power boys to Stoughton Invitational title
Panthers head coach Ned Lease knew entering Friday’s Stoughton Invitational that the Panthers were in for a big test – perhaps their biggest to date. Oregon showed no signs of wilting under the pressure though, winning the meet, which was pelted by constant rain, with 114.5 points. Only four points separated second-place Sun Prairie (98), who finished 16.5 points back from Oregon, and the host Vikings (94). Waunakee rounded out the top three with a score of 97. Once again the Panthers’ sprint relays led the way as freshman Lucas Mathews, sophomores Brock Buckner and Lucas Knipfer and junior Jawon Turner took both the 4x100 (45.71) and 4x200 (1:35.46) relays. Oregon continued to get strong showings from its underclassmen sprinters as Buckner (11.66) and Mathews (11.80) finished third and fourth in the 100-meter dash. Turner (41-4) and Buckner (1811) also came through big in the jumps, finishing second and fourth in the triple and long jump, respectively. Sophomore Christian Alcala won the 110-high hurdles (16.60) and classmate John Hermus came away in fifth. Freshman Alex Duff
Photos by Anthony Iozzo
Above, junior Jack Maerz winds up for a discus throw last Friday in the Stoughton Invitational. Maerz finished third with a throw of 127 feet, five inches. Right, junior Bailey Adkins (right) and freshman Lauren Tower race in the 100-meter dash. They finished 11th and 12th, respectively.
(42.42) took the 300 hurdles, while Alcala came in sixth. Senior Graham Otis cleared 5-10 to finish runner-up by two inches behind Stoughton junior Luke Logan. Mathews placed fourth at 5-8 based on jumps. Seniors Jared Novinska (55.20) and Jeff Jaeggi (2:03.27) finished
third in the 400 and 800, respectively. Junior Jack Maerz turned in Oregon’s top throwing efforts, placing third in both the shot put (42-5) and discus (127-5). The Panthers traveled back to Stoughton on Tuesday were they dropped not only their first dual of
the season, but the second as well, falling 81-65 to Stoughton and 82-63 to Fort Atkinson in a Badger South Conference triple dual. Maerz secured a pair of field event wins to pace the Panthers, bringing home the shot put (48-4) and discus (128-1 1/2) titles. Knipfer, Buckner, Turner and
Matthews added the first of two relays titles for the Panthers, claiming the 4x100 in 45.2. Senior Jared Novinska, juniors Joe Milz and Nicholas Kapusta and sophomore Peter Kane capped the evening by winning the 4x400 in
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Edgren plays in NJCAA softball tourney
Madison College hosted the NJCAA Division III regional IV softball tournament May 3-4 at Edgren the Madison College Softball Complex on the Madison College Truax campus. Oregon’s Heather Edgren was a sophomore first baseman for the WolfPack. The WolfPack defeated the Harper College Hawks 10-3 and 13-1 to win the tournament play-in game series and advance to the tournament against Elkhorn for May Both matches are at 5 13 and against Waukesha p.m. at Oregon Middle for May 22. School.
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Girls lacrosse drops close game to Westside
Oregon girls lacrosse traveled to Garner Park April 29 to play Westside, where they fell, 12-10. Sophomore attack player Kenzie Torpy led Oregon with four goals and two assists. Junior attacker Katie Glover added two. Junior midfielder Hannah Kane added two goals and an assist, while sophomore midfielder Kari Bertler scored once. Sophomore goalie Tasha Martin had 19 saves. Oregon traveled to Schenk School on Wednesday to take on the La Follette Lancers, winning 12-4. Torpy led the way with four goals and two assists, while Glover added three goals and two assists. Kane also scores twice. Bertler and sophomore attacker Hunter Klus each added one goal. Sophomore defender Emily Schwartzstein forced three turnovers and had one interception. Martin finished with nine saves. Play continued in Waunakee on May 2, and Oregon lost 14-7. Glover and Torpy each had a hat trick. Kane added one with an assist by Bertler. Martin had 13 saves on 28 shots on goal. The Oregon youth girls team took on Kettle Moraine last Saturday winning, 19-9.
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Oregon’s boys lacrosse team dropped to 0-5 on the season last week with a 21-0 loss at the hands of rival Stoughton. The Panthers were competitive in their four games up to last Thursday, falling 10-6 to Madison Memorial, 12-3 against La Crosse and 15-6 against Deforest.
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Trevor Klemke fights for a loose ball last Thursday for the Oregon boys lacrosse team against Stoughton. The Panthers lost the game, 21-0.
Oregon rugby moves final home games
May 9, 2013
Panthers shut down Vikings Oregon still searching for answers after loss A constant offense attack for Badger South victory by Badger South Conference
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Team W-L Stoughton 6-2 Milton 6-2 Madison Edgewood 3-2 Fort Atkinson 4-3 Monona Grove 2-4 Oregon 3-6 Monroe 0-5
The last time junior pitcher Logan Laski faced Stoughton, he was on the losing end of a one-run game. Oregon baseball head coach Kevin Connor said he knew that Tuesday’s game against the Vikings would be just as close as Laski took the mound once again. This time, Laski shut down Stoughton, and the Panthers used a four-run sixth inning to top Stoughton 4-0. Junior Will Reinecke started the scoring with an RBI bunt single. Junior Austin Adams added an RBI on a fielder’s choice, while senior Simon Maurice capped the inning with a two-run double. Stoughton never reached third base. Oregon (3-7 overall, 3-6 conference) was only the second team in the Badger South to knock of firstplace Stoughton (8-6 overall, 6-2 conference) this season. “If we can keep battling and getting some clutch hits like we did tonight, then we can play with anyone,” Connor said. Laski went all seven innings and allowed three hits. He struck out two.
The Panthers hosted Milton in a doubleheader last Thursday, the first game being the final few innings of a game played on April 9. Oregon lost that game 6-3, and it dropped the second game 9-1. In the second game, the Panthers were held to two hits and only one run in the bottom of the seventh. Zach Ragels picked up the loss. He went five innings and allowed one earned run on three hits. He struck out five and walked three.
rival Stoughton was more than the host Panthers could handle Tuesday, falling 12-1 in six innings. Oregon managed just three hits off Vikings’ ace Sarah Seaton but still managed to leave six runners on base in the loss. “It was the same old story,” Oregon head coach Mike Derrick said. “We’re competitive. We just can’t get over the hump.” The Panthers lost by one run at Stoughton earlier this season. – Jeremy Jones
Team W-L Monroe 7-0 Fort Atkinson 7-2 Milton 6-3 Stoughton 3-4 Monona Grove 3-5 Madison Edgewood 2-7 Oregon 1-8
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Oregon third baseman Sarah Anderson fields a ground ball Tuesday against Badger South Conference rival Stoughton. The Panthers dropped the game 12-1 in six innings.
Beloit 4, Oregon 0
Oregon traveled to Beloit Memorial Monday and lost 4-0. Simon Maurice picked up the loss. He went 2 1/3 innings and allowed one earned run on three hits. He struck out two and walked two.
Track: Panthers drop triple dual with Fort and Stoughton
Continued from page 17 3:44.8. Jaeggi captured the 1,600 title in 4:49.25. Turner added the triple jump (40-6 1/2), while Otis took the high jump (5-10).
Junior Bailey Adkins’ effort of 32-5 3/4 was good enough for first place in the triple jump Friday evening at the Stoughton Invitational. Adkins’ victory
was one of two secured by the Panthers last weekend as Oregon tied Waunakee for fourth place with 79 points. Sun Prairie (142.5) distanced itself from the host Vikings (104) to take the title, while Madison West (80) rounded out the top three. Oregon juniors Ruby Carpenter, Valerie Jones, Jamie Wood and senior Danielle Steinberg held off Sun Prairie’s 4x400 relay to close out the Stoughton Invitational in first place with a time of (4:12.38). The quartet figured prominently in the Panthers’ scoring throughout the meet. Jones won the 800-meter run in 2:22.55. She was joined in the top five by Steinberg. Jones (4-10) and Steinberg (4-8) also helped Oregon out in the field events, placing runner-up and sixth overall in the high jump. Wood and Jones posted a pair of top-five finishes in the 400-meter dash. Wood led Jones to
the finish line of the 400 in 1:01.63 before adding another third-place finish in the 200 (27.48). Carpenter added a fifthplace finish in the 300 hurdles (51.65) and placed sixth in the pole vault (8 feet). The Panthers traveled back to Stoughton on Tuesday for a Badger South Conference triple dual, dropping both ends to the Vikings and Fort Atkinson. Two-time defending champion Stoughton posted a 103-34 win over the Panthers, which also fell 84-62 against the Blackhawks. Oregon picked up wins from Steinberg in the 400 (1:03.8) and Wood in the 800 (2:25.8). Jones finished runner-up in the mile (5:41) and 200 (27.1), as did Wood in the long jump (15-2 1/2). Oregon’s top relay finish was also second place as Halie Osborne, Bailey Adkins, Taylor Anderson and Wood ran to a time of 1:52.8.
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Village of Brooklyn
Former public works director sues village, officials
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Bonds: Low interests rates help fund projects
Continued from page 1 because pre-2005 borrowing will soon be paid off, and the roughly $114,000 the village was making in payments won’t be able to be “recaptured” in the levy because of a state law passed last year. That means the levy would likely drop sharply, but then the village would have to borrow for projects at a higher interest rate and cause a spike in the levy. “We’re amortizing debt very quickly,” Mann told the board. “The goal is to smooth out the debt burden on the village. The most difficult thing for any community to deal with is peaks and valleys along the way. When you have a tax burden that drops and then goes back up, it’s always difficult to explain why.” Another advantage to selling bonds is that the
Projects, purchases the borrowing will be applied to: $150,000: Annual street program for 2014-16 $100,000: Bike Trail, segment A $200,000: Downtown parking lot improvements $217,000: Miscellaneous equipment/projects $185,000: Replace public works dump truck/snow plow $25,000: Resurfacing S. Main Street parking lot $55,000: Purchase DaneCom radio $56,000: Purchase public works toolcat $37,000: Purchase public works tractor money is flexible and can be used for a variety of projects that village officials think need to be accomplished. That includes resurfacing the parking lot behind South Main Street businesses, possibly reconfiguring that lot, and doing additional mill and overlay projects, plus resurfacing South Main Street and South Burr Oak Avenue from Jefferson Street to the Badfish Creek. The year, the village budgeted $137,000 for mill and overlay on Cledell Street, Cherrywood and Hayler Court. The village spent a total of $362,517 on mill and overlay projects from 2008-12.
The Village of Brooklyn has been sued by the former longtime public works director it fired in December 2010. In a lawsuit filed March 29 in Dane County Circuit Court, Robert M. Anderson alleges that village president Nadine Walsten and village clerk-treasurer Carol Strause sabotaged his attempt last fall to be hired as public works director in the city of Darlington. And the suit claims Walsten damaged Anderson’s reputation with false, negative public comments about his job performance. Anderson worked 24 years for the village, including more than 20 as its public works director. He was verbally reprimanded by the village Board of Trustees in December 2009 for what Walsten at the time said were “disturbing behaviors” that undermined “the public trust” in local government. A year later, the board voted 5-2 to fire Anderson after a village committee claimed he engaged in “unprofessional conduct” that included fudging time sheets, missing key deadlines for testing village wells, being verbally aggressive toward the village clerk and Walsten and not following bidding
policies. Anderson, however, disputed those claims, as did several supporters who felt Anderson was being unfairly targeted as a result of a personal feud with Walsten. According to a complaint filed April 16 by Anderson’s attorney, Jessica M. Kramer: Anderson was orally offered the public works director job in Darlington last October by Darlington officials. But the offer was rescinded later that month after Walsten and Strause allegedly told “one or more” Darlington city council members not to hire him, the complaint alleges. Lori Lubinsky, an attorney representing the village, declined to comment on those specific allegations, citing pending litigation. But in court documents filed April 19, she denied all of Anderson’s key allegations. Darlington Mayor Dave Breunig told the Observer last week that no one from Brooklyn discouraged Darlington officials from hiring Anderson. He confirmed that Anderson was a finalist for the job, but said attempts to talk to Brooklyn employees about Anderson were met with silence. “I tried to make some contact with some employees,” he said. “They were basically under a gag order not to talk to us.”
Breunig said any comments about Anderson by village officials came from past articles of the Oregon Observer. Anderson’s claim also alleged that Strause told Darlington clerk Phil Risseeuw last October the city should not hire Anderson. Risseeuw and Strause each declined to comment. Anderson is seeking an undisclosed amount in damages, according to the complaint. Citing state law, Kramer declined to say the amount Anderson is seeking. “I will say that Mr. Anderson has suffered, at a minimum, loss of income and opportunity as a result of the actions of Ms. Walsten, Ms. Straus, and the Village of Brooklyn,” Kramer wrote in an email. Anderson unsuccessfully challenged Walsten in the April 2011 election for village president. The next month, a judge for the state’s division of unemployment insurance ruled against a village appeal to stop paying $363 a week in unemployment to Anderson. The judge in that ruling found no evidence that Anderson “was grossly negligent” in his duties or that he engaged in “misconduct” before his firing.
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May 9, 2013
Lisa and Jeff Arndt pedal up mountains and through desserts to raise money for autism companion dogs.
Arndts: Oregon couple bike
from Calif. to Florida
Continued from page 1 “The best experience for me was to finally be able to bike in the mountains and experience 10-mile climbs being surrounded by snowcapped mountains,” he recalled. “But once we got out of the mountains we experienced the desert, which went on for days. “The headwinds were one of the biggest surprises,” he added. “Riding west to east, you expect to have a tailwind at least half the time. But that wasn’t the case. The first three days going up and down the mountains were what I most wanted to experience.” Lisa suffered some leg muscle cramping during those first few days, but after that neither of them had any physical problems. Beyond the mountains, the Arndts agreed that greeting and interacting with people they met along the way was a trip highlight. Bubba Barron organized the journey and knew exactly where the group would be spending each night. That included camping in RV parks and other campgrounds most of the time, but also staying in National Guard Armories, schools, churches, a couple of hotels and once in a bed and breakfast. Bubba employed a team of about 10 support staff to assist the riders – including a traveling chef and assistant chef who prepared breakfast and dinner each day. The company also did things like setting up and taking down tents, carrying the riders’ personal items, and establishing stations every 20 – 25 miles with snacks and water. A staff mechanic serviced the bikes every day, lubricating bike chains and inflating tires. The Arndts said they were overwhelmed with people’s kindness and generosity. “Each day we’d meet people and talk to them about the ride,” Jeff said. “It was great to find out what life is like for them, and they were willing to share their stories along with food and water to help us out as much as they could.” For Lisa, the entire trip was “just amazing,” from the people they met to the diversity of scenery along the southern-most part of the U.S. The couple crossed mountain ranges and deserts, and marveled at the lush green landscapes of Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida.
The hard parts
The trip wasn’t all easy riding. Persistent headwinds and camping almost every night got old, as did the long stretches of desert. And there was the occasional motorist who did not want to share the road with cyclists. “We all kind of complained about going through New Mexico and west Texas – that whole dry area with very little in between but sand and heat,” Lisa remembered, quickly adding that despite those conditions, “it’s really a beautiful part of the country.” “People in cars in Texas were probably the worst,” Jeff said. “They didn’t want to share their roads with us non-taxpaying bikers, but that’s probably one of out every 100 people.” The cyclists averaged 65 miles a day, but maxed out at 95 miles one day with a tailwind. “We had a couple 86-mile days and some under 60,” Lisa said. “Mostly we had headwinds. That was a challenge, and some days you were so sick of the wind you could hardly stand it.” Both struggled to find the words to explain their feelings as they neared the East Coast and the journey’s end. “It felt like such an accomplishment, and to be there with all these people who had become our friends was amazing,” Lisa said. “To do that together was something we’ll never experience again.” “Just achieving our goal was quite awesome,” Jeff added.
Mildred M. Shedivy
Mildred M. (Millie) Shedivy, age 93 died peacefully at home on Sunday, May 5, 2013. A funeral mass will be held at Holy Mother of Consolation Catholic Church at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 10, preceded by a visitation at 9 a.m. Lunch will follow. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Tisch Mills at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11. A full obituary will appear at a later date.
May 9, 2013
vide as follows: (4) Sign, Community Service. Any sign displayed by a church, the Oregon School District, or a charitable or nonprofit organization operating within the Village of Oregon. Community Service signs shall not exceed forty square feet. A permit for a Community Service sign shall be issued for not more than one year, and shall be exempt from the permit fee. 2. Section 17.807 of the Village Code of Ordinances is amended to provide: CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT. The following signs may be allowed as a conditional use pursuant to the procedures and standards in section 17.905: Offpremises Community Service Signs. For purposes of this section, “off-premises” means that the sign is not located on the premises where the church, school district, charitable or non-profit organization is operating. Off-premises Community Service Signs are not limited to forty square feet. 3. Section 17-808 (1) of the Village Code of Ordinances is amended to provide as follows: (1) Limitations on Purposes. All signs shall be limited to the owner’s, tenant’s or occupant’s name or business name, profession or trade; approved art work such as seals, symbols and crests; and the services offered or products sold within the building or on the premises to which the sign is to be attached or on which the sign is to be erected. This section shall not apply to exempt signs, billboard signs, and off-premises community service signs for which a conditional use permit has been issued. 4. This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication. The foregoing ordinance was adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Oregon at a meeting held on May 6, 2013. APPROVED: Steven L. Staton, Village President ATTEST: Peggy Haag, Village Clerk Published: May 9, 2013 WNAXLP for the Villages of Foxboro Lot 1,” which is Applicant’s proposed General Development Plan (“GDP”) for Lot 1, CSM No. 13493 (“GDP”), and which is attached as Exhibit B hereto. 4. Applicant has submitted a document entitled “General Development Plan for the Villages of Foxboro Lot 1A,” which is Applicant’s proposed General Development Plan (“GDP”) for Lot 2, CSM No. 13493 (“GDP”), and which is attached as Exhibit C hereto. 5. On May 2, 2013, the Village Plan Commission conducted a public hearing on the application, recommended changing the zoning classification of the Property to PDD, and recommended approving the GDP for Lot 1 of CSM No. 13493 and the GDP for Lot 2 of CSM No. 13493, subject to certain conditions. 6. On May 6, 2013, the Village Board considered the application for changing the zoning classification of the Property to PDD, and considered approving the GDP for Lot 1 of CSM No. 13493 and the GDP for Lot 2 of CSM No. 13493. 7. The Village Board finds that, subject to certain conditions being satisfied, the proposed GDP for Lot 1 of CSM No. 13493 and the proposed GDP for Lot 2 of CSM No. 13493 further the purposes of the Village’s zoning regulations as outlined in Section 17-005 of the Village Code by mitigating and compensating for the zoning flexibilities away from the otherwise applicable development requirements in the Planned Business (PB) District and the TR-6 District, and further the purposes of the Village’s Comprehensive Plan by providing for the proposed Mixed Use development of Planned Business and Residential land uses. NOW THEREFORE the Village Board of the Village of Oregon, Dane County, Wisconsin adopts the following ordinance: Section 1. The recitals set forth above are material to and are incorporated in this ordinance as if set forth in full. Section 2. Subject to the conditions set forth in Section 11 below, the zoning classification of the Property is changed to Planned Development District, and the GDP for Lot 1 of CSM No. 13493 and the GDP for Lot 2 of CSM No. 13493 are approved, pursuant to Section 17-914 of the Village Code and Wis. Stat. § 62.23(7)(d). Section 3. Development of the parking area (described in the GDP for Lot 2, CSM No. 13493, as a parking area containing up to 20 stalls to be developed on “Lot 1A”) shall comply with all requirements of the Planned Business (PB) zoning District, including landscaping; shall be limited to an on-site parking area; and shall be subject to Village Staff review and approval prior to any disturbance or development activity. Section 4. The proposed reduced Paved Area Setback of 0 to 10 feet along Concord Drive, as depicted on Applicant’s Site Plan, is permitted, subject to providing at least 20 feet of Paved Area Setback along Wolfe Street, and subject to providing a continuous landscaped hedge along the southern edge of the parking lots. Section 5. All exterior lighting shall comply with the requirement to limit lighting levels to a maximum of 0.5 footcandles over ambient lighting conditions at all property lines, with the exception of the property line along the north side of the Property if under the same ownership as the Property. Section 6. All noise requirements of the Village shall be adhered to, with the exception of the property line along the north side of the Property if under the same ownership as the Property. Section 7. No reduction of the stormwater capacity of the lot to the north shall occur, whether or not the lot to the north is in the same ownership as the Property, and any alteration of the stormwater basin on the lot to the north shall be subject to Village staff review and approval prior to any site disturbance or development activity on the property to the north of the Property. Section 8. Development within the Duplex/Twin Home area on Lot 2 of CSM No. 13493 shall comply with all requirements of the TR-6 Zoning District, and shall be limited to the principal and accessory land uses permitted by right within the TR-6 Zoning District. Section 9. On Lot 1 of CSM No. 13493, there shall be no outdoor volleyball or outdoor music after 10:00 p.m. Section 10. No uses not expressly authorized by the GDP for Lot 1 of CSM No. 13493 and the GDP for Lot 2 of CSM No. 13493 are allowable without an amended GDP. Section 11. The change in the zoning classification of the Property to Planned Development District shall not be effective until certain land located Northerly of Lot 1 of CSM No. 13493 is added to Lot 1 of CSM. No. 13493, and part of Lot 2 of CSM No. 13493 is added to Lot 1 of CSM No. 13493, all as illustrated on Exhibit D. Applicant shall obtain Village approval of, and record, a Certified Survey Map incorporating the changes to the boundaries of Lot 1 and Lot 2 required by this Section. Section 12. The Property shall be developed and used in full compliance with the approved General Development Plans and approved Specific Development Plans. The General Development Plans and Specific Development Plans shall constitute the zoning regulations for the Property, and may be enforced as any other zoning regulation in the Village of Oregon. A copy of the General Development Plans and Specific Development Plans shall be maintained and kept on file by the Village Clerk. Section 13. If the conditions in Section 11 of this Ordinance have not been satisfied by 12:00 noon on August 6, 2013, then this Ordinance shall automatically, and without any further action, become null and void and of no further force or effect. The above and foregoing ordinance was duly adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Oregon at its meeting held on May 6, 2013, by a vote of 5 in favor, 1 opposed, and 1 not voting. APPROVED: By Steven L. Staton, Village President ATTEST: Peggy Haag, Village Clerk Published: May 9, 2013 WNAXLP ***
ORDINANCE #13-02 AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT AMENDMENTS TO THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE VILLAGE OF OREGON, WISCONSIN.
WHEREAS, the Village of Oregon is authorized to prepare and adopt a comprehensive plan as defined in sections 66.1001 of the Wisconsin Statutes; and WHEREAS, the Village Board originally adopted a comprehensive plan in 2004 entitled “Village of Oregon Comprehensive Plan,” and most recently amended the comprehensive plan in 2007; and WHEREAS, the Village Board adopted and has since followed written procedures designed to foster public participation in every stage of the preparation of a comprehensive plan as required by §66.1001(4)(a) of the Wisconsin Statutes; and WHEREAS, the Plan Commission of the Village of Oregon, by a majority vote of the entire Plan Commission recorded in its official minutes, has adopted a resolution recommending to the Village Board the adoption of amendments to the Village’s comprehensive plan as identified in the “Village of Oregon Comprehensive Plan Draft: April 22, 2013”; and WHEREAS, the Village of Oregon has, in compliance with the requirements of section 66.1001(4)(d) of the Wisconsin Statutes, provided opportunities for public involvement pursuant to its adopted public participation plan; and WHEREAS, the Village Board and Plan Commission held a joint public hearing on the proposed amendments on April 22, 2013, and considered the public comments made at the public hearing; and WHEREAS, the Village Board has considered the recommendations of the Plan Commission and staff, and has determined to approve the recommended amendments to the comprehensive plan. NOW, THEREFORE, the Village Board of the Village of Oregon, Wisconsin, does ordain that the proposed text and map amendments as identified in the Village of Oregon Comprehensive Plan Draft: April 22, 2013, are hereby adopted as amendments to the Village’s Comprehensive Plan pursuant to section 66.1001 of the Wisconsin Statutes. Enacted this 6th day of May, 2013. Steven L. Staton, Village President Attested By: Peggy Haag, Village Clerk Published: May 9, 2013 WNAXLP
The 2013 Town of Oregon Board of Review will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To appear at the Board of Review, it is required that an appointment is scheduled 48 hours prior to the start of Board of Review. Appointments are scheduled with the Clerk’s Office at 835-3200. Denise Arnold Town Clerk Published: May 9 and 16, 2013 WNAXLP
TOWN OF OREGON BOARD OF REVIEW 1138 Union Road Oregon, WI 53575 Saturday, May 18, 2013 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Notice is hereby given to each and every person who owns, occupies or controls land in the Town of Oregon, Dane County, State of Wisconsin, is required by law to cut or destroy all noxious weeds, including all Canada thistle, leafy spurge, and field bindweed (creepin Jenny) before such weeds bloom, bear seed and spread to adjourning properties, as required in Section 66.0407 of the Wisconsin States Statutes. (Photos available here http://dnr. wi.gov/files/pdf/pubs/fr/FR0464.pdf.) If property is found not in compliance with the above Notice, the Town of Oregon shall issue an Official Notice stating that action must be taken within five days of the witten notice or the Town of Oregon will destroy the weeds at the responsible person’s expense. Dated this 7th of May, 2013. Darryl Weber, Town Chairman Posted: May 7, 2013 Published: May 9 & 16, 2013 WNAXLP
TOWN OF OREGON NOXIOUS WEED NOTICE
The Village Board of the Village of Oregon, Dane County, Wisconsin, ordains as follows: 1. Section 17.802(4) of the Village Code of Ordinances is amended to pro-
ORDINANCE NO. 13-06 VILLAGE OF OREGON AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 17.802(4), 17.807, AND 17.808 (1) OF THE VILLAGE OF OREGON CODE OF ORDINANCES, RELATING TO COMMUNITY SERVICE SIGNS
RECITALS 1. JAD Partnership, LLC (“Applicant”), has requested that the zoning classification of Lots 1 and 2, Certified Survey Map No. 13493 (the “Property”), be changed to Planned Development District (“PDD”). A copy of CSM No. 13493 is attached as Exhibit A. 2. The Planned Development District is intended to provide a voluntary regulatory framework designed to encourage and promote improved environmental and aesthetic design in the Village by allowing for greater design freedom, imagination and flexibility in the development of land while insuring substantial compliance with the basic intent of the Village’s Zoning Ordinance and Comprehensive Plan. 3. Applicant has submitted a document entitled “General Development Plan
ORDINANCE NO. 13-07 VILLAGE OF OREGON DANE COUNTY, WISCONSIN AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 201 CONCORD DRIVE TO A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (PDD)
Order of Business Call to Order Roll Call Proof of Notice of Meeting and Approval of Agenda AGENDA A. CONSENT CALENDAR NOTE: Items under the Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted under one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items prior to the time the Board votes unless
OREGON SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION NOTE: 6:00 P.M. Distinguished Achievement Awards Reception DATE: MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013 TIME: 6:30 PM PLACE: ROME CORNERS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
a Board Member requests an item be removed from the calendar for separate action. 1. Minutes of Previous Meeting 2. Vouchers 3. Treasurer’s Report, if any 4. Staff Resignations/Retirements, if any 5. Staff Assignments, if any 6. Field Trip Requests, if any 7. Acceptance of Donations, if any B. COMMUNICATION FROM PUBLIC 1. Public: Board Policy 180.04 has established an opportunity for the public to address the Board. In the event community members wish to address the Board, 15 minutes will be provided; otherwise the agenda will proceed as posted. C. ACTION ITEMS 1. 2013-2014 Open Enrollment Applications 2. Consideration of Cancelling the May 27, 2013 Board Meeting and Authorization of Payment of Vouchers 3. 3 Year DPI Technology Plan 4. Consideration of Calling a Special Meeting to Purchase and Sale of School Construction Class Lots for Three Years 5. HAC Recommendation on Health Insurance D. DISCUSSION ITEMS: Student Achievement 1. NKE Task Force E. DISCUSSION ITEMS: Other Topics-no items F. INFORMATION ITEMS 1. Personalized Learning Update 2. 4K Update 3. Employee Handbook Section 6.05.06 A 4. Board Attendance at Graduation 5. OEA President G. CLOSING 1. Future Agenda 2. Check Out H. EXECUTIVE SESSION 1. Negotiations 2. Personnel Matters Consideration of Adjourning to Closed Session on Item H.1 & 2 as Provided Under Wisconsin Statutes 19.85 (1) (c) & (e) I. ADJOURNMENT Published: May 9, 2013 WNAXLP
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National Nursing Home Week
In observance of Nursing Home Week, May 12-18, Oregon Manor is hosting a series of events designed to celebrate the lives and relationships of residents, families, staff and volunteers. Each resident has lived a full life and we would like to take the time to honor and thank them for allowing us to be part of the journey. This is a wonderful opportunity for our community to get together and share the respect for the elderly and disabled that live among us. We have many fun things planned for both residents and staff. The calendar below highlights some of the special activities that will be happening throughout the week. Come join us and help us celebrate this important week! Sunday, May 12 is Mother’s Day Monday, May 13 Henry Vilas Zoo Comes to Oregon Manor at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 Birthday Bingo Wednesday, May 15 All American Grill-Out at Noon Thursday, May 16 Caricatures, Local Artist will Visit and Sketch Portraits Friday, May 17 Live Entertainment with Allen Russell at 2:00 p.m. Tom Graves, Administrator, would like to say Thank You to all of the staff for their hard work and dedication this past year!
843 & 847 Liliana Thursday-Friday 7:30-4:00, Saturday 8-12. Boys clothes size 8-14, Toddler boys size 3T-4T, baby girl clothes and girl clothes up to size 18 and some Junior- (Justice, 420 Ash St. Thursday-Friday 8am- Aeropostale, Hollister, American Girl 4pm, Saturday 8am-12pm. Multi-family and more) maternity clothes, costumes, name brand boys, girls, adult clothing books, video’s, gymnastics mat, Barand toys, household, bedroom items, bie’s, American Girl and Build a Bear clothes, pack and play, household comp. desk, golfclubs. items, holiday items, window blinds, ab 240 Ash St Saturday only. See craig- rocker, dishes and much more. slist for hours and listings. Multi-family. 5822 Madsen Circle. Friday and Sat857 Ashworth Dr. Friday 7-5, Saturday urday 7-5. Snowblower, Shoes, Holiday 7-2. Couch and loveseat, freestanding yard items. Beads, Stampin’Up. basketball hoop, golf balls, crafts, toys 266 N Main St. Friday and Saturday and more. 8-5. Several families combined some5221 County Rd CC. 5/10 & 5/11, Girls thing for everyone! 4T-7, housewares, Trek bike, antiques, 327 Market St. Friday 7-4 and Saturgolf clubs 712 and 714 Edenberry Ln. Friday 3-7, day 7-12. Divas Snow Gear Warehouse Saturday 7-3. Huge Sale! All proceeds Sale Blowout! Woman’s snowmobile/ski jackets, pants/bib, gloves, casual wear benefit Oregon Library. and sale samples. We accept credit 902 Foxfield Rd. Saturday 9-3. Name cards. brand boys (8-16) and girls (4-8) clothes and toys, sporting goods, furniture, an- 1842 Cty MM. Sneak peak on Thursday, 3:30-5:00, Friday 8-4, Saturday tiques. Most clothes 50 cents. 8-1. Multi-family lots to choose from 689 French Ct. Thursday through Sat- baby items to furniture. urday, 8-5. Adult clothes, Girls clothes infant-7, Boys clothes infant-3T, Pre- 665 E Netherwood Saturday 8-3. cious Moments, Boyd Bears, house- LaPetite Academy multi-family. Toys, hold items, kids toys, slot machine, clothes, children, adult, tvs, computer desk, miscellaneous. taxidermy. 1367 Hampton Hills between Oregon 5494 W Netherwood Thursday-Friday and Verona. Twin bunk beds, Little 8-5, Saturday 8-12. Huge Sale! HouseTykes play equipment, kids and wom- hold items, tools, scrapbooking stamps, en’s clothes, Badger wear, suits, fishing plus size clothing, fabric, children’s books, toys, vintage, antique items and boat. more! Most items ½ price on Saturday. 1756 Hawkinson Rd. Thursday-Friday 10-6, Saturday 7am-?. Outdoor crafts, 395 Nygaard St. Saturday 8-1. Desk, unfinished pine furniture, garage sale freezer, bathroom vanity w/sink-countertop, dresser, clothes, pet cages, items, 2 enclosed trailers 12 ft & 18 ft. 746 & 782 Heather Ln. Friday & Satur- DVD’s, baby item, miscellaneous. 130 Ash St. Friday-Saturday 8-5. Glass artist selling jewelry, garden art, mosaics, more. Make your own fused glass pendant $15. Great chance to buy a unique Mother’s Day gift.
OregOn Citywide garage Sale
Saturday, May 11, 2013
773 Pleasant Oak Dr. Thursday 5-8, Friday 8-5, Saturday, 8-1. Name brand boys’ clothing 0-8 years. Toys, bedding, bike, new cosmetics. Ladies clothing size 2/4. Costume jewelry galore!
326 Prairie View Ct. Thursday-Friday 8-4, Saturday 8-2. Multi family dining table w/chairs, desks, card table w/ chairs, crafts, window A/C, 90cc Honda ATV, misc.
354 & 369 Prairie Grass Rd. May 9-11 7:30am. Kids, miscellaneous, household, adult and children clothing. See craigslist. 385 E. Richards Rd. Thursday noon8, Friday and Saturday 8-5. Millie’s floral arrangements, decorative vases, household items, dried flowers, Christmas items, ceramics, so many items to mention.
698 Ridgeview Ln. Saturday 8-5. Kid’s Electric car, toys and clothes for ages 2-4, 24’ extension ladder. 200 Robinson Rd. Friday-Saturday 8am-5pm. Entertainment Center, microwave, lots of miscellaneous, crafts, camping items, chain saw, leaf blower, Polan’s Snowmobile.
625 Scott St. Saturday 8-2. Bikes, tools, cat carrier, Lia Sophia jewelry, books, stereo, camera, baby, kitchen and household items.
159 State St. Saturday 8-4. Australian Shepherd puppies, new clothing, household and lawn items, piano, bikes, hunting. See craigslist under garage sale. Come see us!
day 8am-5pm. Children’s clothing, fur- 550 Oakwood Drive. Thursday, Friday, niture and toys, 6-pc patio set, electric Saturday. Boys and girls name brand fireplace, cookware, furniture. clothes sizes 5-12. Boys and girls toys. 681 Hillcrest Dr. Friday-Saturday 8-3. Household items. Huge Garage Sale! Household items, Kids, Sports, Clothes, lots of stuff. 132 Onyx Ct. Thursday 5pm-8pm, Friday 8am-6pm, Saturday 8am-2pm. 249 Janesville St. Jewelry and crafts. Multi-family sale. Please see Craigslist Bake sale; donations for Bikes for Af- for full details. rica. Miscellaneous household items. 148 Onyx Ct. Thursday 3pm-6pm, 21 Jenna Ct. May 10th 7-4, May 11th Friday-Saturday 8am-4pm. No more 7-4; Multi-family Sale. Kids clothes, ma- babies sale, multi-family moving sale, furniture, housewares, clothes. ternity, furniture, books. 126 Johnson St. Friday-Saturday 9-5. Huge selection of children’s books, puzzles, equipment, storage cabinets and various other items from daycare closing.
1018 Vineyard Dr. Baby boy clothes size 0m-2T, crib mattress, Pack-n-Play, jogging stroller, changing table, Excersaucer, Graco Snugride 35 car seat with extra base, portable highchair, crib bedding set, infant toys and books.
837 Taft St. Friday and Saturday, 8-4. First time ever sale! Furniture, antique trunk, Men’s and Women’s clothes, many household items.
870 Violet Ln. Friday & Saturday 8am6pm. Tons of clothes and toys, boys infant-6, girls infant-8, walk behind toys and more, books, miscellaneous. Call 628-4402 with questions. 143 Washington Street – Faith Lutheran Church: Friday 5/10 7am-4pm, Saturday 5/11 7am-2pm. Neighborhood yard sale, kids clothes, baby, concessions.
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850 N Perry Parkway, Thursday 3-7, Friday 7-6, Saturday 7-4. High quality Wood Patternmaker Gouges and Turning Tools, tools, couch and loveseat, 1510 Woodvale Dr. Friday 8-4, Saturday 8-12. Three families, New wakesteins, books, Avon, crafts. board, kneeboard, luggage, 30 black 552 Lexington Dr. May 10 and 11, 8-4. 1013 S Perry Parkway, Thursday- landscape fences, remote control car, Furniture, wicker, leather, Victorian and Saturday, 8-5. Baby, Baby! Clothes for pictures, 8 double pressed back angirls and boys, maternity, toys, chang- tique chairs, spinning wheel, shipping much more. chest, beanie babies, yarn, embroidery 844 Liliana. Thursday-Saturday. Dress- ing table, dishes, toys. er/Bookshelf, Electric Piano, Bellset, 385 Pine Way. Saturday 8am-3pm. floss, new landscape lights, 3 golf bag Sportnets, Handchair, Legos, Nerf, Multi-family. Tools, household items, cat wheeled travel cases, golf balls, small dog kennel, electric guitar. Northface, Teenboys Clothes. towers, children’s items.
May 9, 2013
990 Farm: Service & Merchandise 340 Autos
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508 Child Care & Nurseries
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342 Boats & Accessories
Estate Sale and Gold Buying May 13th - 18th
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554 Landscaping, Lawn, Tree & Garden Work
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576 Special Services
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NEED HOST Parents for German/Swiss High School Students, for all or part of 2013-14 school year. Reflections Int'l 608-583-2412 www. reflectionsinternational.org (wcan) STOUGHTON- 1510 Vernon St. May 10-11 8am-4pm. :Leather recliner, reclining loveseat, solid wood end tables, LP's CD's, DVD's, books, planters, numerous household items STOUGHTON- 1541 Johnson St (corner Page & Johnson) Plant & Garage Sale. Friday, May 10 & Saturday May 11. 8amnoon. Perennials, house plants, misc.
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688 Sporting Goods & Recreational
VERONA 1 BEDROOM Upper small apartment. Off Street parking. Heat, water, sewer, stove, refrigerator and electric included. No Pets. 1yr. lease. $500/month plus deposit. 608-575-2607 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 VERONA SELF-STORAGE 502 Commerce Pkwy. 10'x5', 10'x10', 10x15', 10x20, 10'x30' 24/7 access, security lit. Short/long term leases. Call Jim: 608-334-1191 or fax 608-845-7165
432 Computers & Info Tech
115 Cemetery Lots & Monuments
WE BUY Boats/RV/Pontoons/ATV's & Motorcycles! "Cash Paid" NOW. American Marine & Motorsports Super Center, Shawno. 866-955-2628 www.americanmarina.com (wcan).
3 MAJESTIC lots together. Riverside Cemetary Stoughton. $1400/OBO 608201-7114
CEMETARY LOTS for 12 family members. Riverside Stoughton. $1500/OBO 608-201-7114
STOUGHTON- 1892 Barber Dr. 5/3-5/5 & 5/10-5/12 9am-4pm Huge Two Weekend Yard Sale. Clothes, Furniture, Electronics, toys, Antiques and a lot more. No Early Birds STOUGHTON- 2212 Colladay Pt. Dr Friday-Saturday May 10-11 8am-5pm. Boys Clothes 0-4T. Toys and something for everyone
FLEA MARKET VENDORS needed. Green County Pickers Antique & Flea Market, Monroe, WI Fairgrounds. June 8 & 9th and Sep 7 & 8th. Booths starting $30. Application at: www.greencountyfair.net or call 608-325-9159. ROTARY MEMBERS area worldwide network of inspired individuals who improve communities. For more information visit www.rotary.org. This message provided by PaperChain and your local community. (wcan)
STOUGHTON- 2709 Rolling View Rd. Fri 5/10 8-5, Sat 5/11 8-1. Huge 3 family sale. Twin mattress (like new), 1X-2X women's, jewelry, Miche bags and covers (not dealer), girls sz 8-junior, build-abear animals & accessories, linens, kitchen, kids sleeping bags, shoes (sz.10), purses, pictures STOUGHTON- 3066 Shadyside Drive, Thurs, 5/9, 3-7pm, Fri, 5/10 8am-2pm. All high quality, name brand clothes. Youth sizes 10-16. Men's and Women's clothing. Household items, luggage, books, furniture, athletic apparel and equipment. STOUGHTON- 323 Silverado Dr 5/105/11 7am-5pm. Dining room table, couch, end tables, treadmill, clothes youth-adult, lots of misc.
DONATE YOUR CARFAST FREE TOWING 24 hr. Response - Tas Deduction United Breast Cancer FOUNDATION Providing Free Mammograms and Breast Cancer Info. 866-343-6603 (wcan)
OREGON-2 BDRM, 1 bath. Available spring/summer. Great central location, on-site or in-unit laundry, patio, dishwasher and A/C. $700-$715/month. Call Kelly at 608-255-7100 or visit www.stevebrownapts.com/oregon ROSEWOOD APARTMENTS for Seniors 55+, has 1 & 2 bedroom units available starting at $695 per month. Includes heat, water and sewer. Professionally managed. 608-877-9388 Located at 300 Silverado Drive, Stoughton, WI 53589 STOUGHTON ONE Bedroom Upper + garage. $550/month plus utilities. 608576-7037 please leave message
436 Office Admin & Clerical
VACANCY! VACANCY! VACANCY! NETWORK ENGINEER and RADIO ENGINEER urgently needed. Qualified applicants should forward their detailed resume as ATTACHMENT to firstname.lastname@example.org within 2 weeks of this advertisement stating position applied for as subject.
DISH NETWORK STARTING at $19.99/ mo for 12 mos. High Speed Internet starting at $14.95/month (where available) SAVE! Ask about SAME DAY installation! Call 888-719-6981(wcan)
760 Mobile Homes
PART-TIME OFFICE Assistant needed. Well organized person with excellent office skills, must work well with people. Duties include telephone, computer, filing, tenant communication. Send resume to: Office Assistant, 230 S Oak St, Oregon, WI 53575.
HIGHSPEED INTERNET EVERY WHERE By Satellite! Speeds up to 12mbps! (200x faster than dial-up). Starting at $49.95/mo. Call Now & Go Fast! 888-709-3348 (wcan) SAVE ON CABLE TV, Internet, Digital Phone. Packages start at $89.99/mo (for 12 mo's) Options from ALL major service providers. Call Aceller today to learn more! 866-458-1545 (wcan)
740 Houses For Rent
WE PAY CASH for your used Mobile Home. Home Source One. Text or call today 920-889-7440 or Barbara. Schauf@assetdevelopment.com (wcan)
440 Hotel, Food & Beverage
WCAN (Wisconsin Community Ad Network) and/or the member publications review ads to the best of their ability. Unfortunately, many unscrupulous people are ready to take your money! PLEASE BE CAREFUL ANSWERING ANY AD THAT SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE! For more information, or to file a complaint regarding an ad, please contact The Department of Trade, Agriculture & Consumer Protection 1-800422-7128 (wcan)
BROOKLYN/OREGON COUNTRY living, 3 bedroom, 2 car garage, A/C 1 bath $1100+ utilities $1100 Security deposit. Credit check and references. No Smoking. 1 small pet under 25lbs ($25/mo) 608-217-9186 THEY SAY people don’t read those little ads, but YOU read this one, didn’t you? Call now to place your ad, 845-9559, 873-6671 or 835-6677.
801 Office Space For Rent
BEST LOCATION in Stoughton. Retail space for rent. 211 E Main 4,000+ sq ft. Beautifully renovated. Available Now $1900/mo.Call Connie 608- 271-0101 VERONA- OFFICE/WAREHOUSE 1000 Sq Ft.$500 +Utilities. 608-575-2211 or 608-845-2052
BIG SKY RESTAURANT is now excepting applications for line cooks, dish/prep and front house staff, Experience preferred, will train. Located on Main St Stoughton Contact Sean at 608-234-0486
696 Wanted To Buy
163 Training Schools
STOUGHTON- 648 Taylor Ln 5/10 8am3pm, 5/11 8am-2pm. Futon frame, furniture, over the range microwave, kitchen misc, tools, 5'x8' enclosed utility trailer. New 5'x5' Kolbe casement window baby/ clothes, and more. STOUGHTON- 716 S Page St. May 10 & 11 8am-4pm. Baby clothes, cribs, strollers and more! STOUGHTON- 817 Larvik May 9, 1pm7pm May 10 8am-4pm. Annual MultiFamily, Name brand kids/adult clothes, household, furniture and much more. See Craigslist STOUGHTON- DEMTRA'S Sale 624 W Jefferson Fri May 10th 8am-noon. Artist 2nds, yard art and jewelry Vintage Maple full bed and dresser. Also other hand made nick knacks and planted floral arrangements for Mother's Day, Visa & MC accepted. Free cat hair with every purchase VERONA- 200 NOEL WAY. May 10-11. Downsizing Sale. Including books from Tom Gering’s personal library
AIRLINE CAREERS: become an Aviation Maintenance Tech. FFA approved training. Financial aid if qualified. Housing available. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 888-242-3193 (wcan)
DENTAL ASSISTANT Be one in just 10 SATURDAYS! WeekendDentalAssistant. com Fan us on FACEBOOK! Next class begins 9/7/2013. Call 920-730-1112 Appleton (Reg. WI EAB) (wcan)
WE BUY Junk Cars and Trucks. We sell used parts. Monday through Friday 8 am - 5:30 pm. Newville Auto Salvage, 279 Hwy 59, Edgerton, 608-884-3114.
TOP PRICES Paid. Any kind of Scrap Metal. Cars, Batteries, Farm Equipment, Free Appliance Pick Up. Property Cleanouts. Honest. Fully Insured. U Call We Haul. 608-444-5496
750 Storage Spaces For Rent
ALL SEASONS SELF STORAGE 10X10 10X15 10X20 10X30 Security Lights-24/7 access BRAND NEW OREGON/BROOKLYN Credit Cards Accepted CALL (608)444-2900 C.N.R. STORAGE Located behind Stoughton Garden Center Convenient Dry Secure Units in all sizes 5x10 thru 10x30 Lighted with access 24/7 Bank Cards Accepted Off North Hwy 51 on Oak Opening Dr. behind Stoughton Garden Center Call: 608-509-8904
805 Commercial & Industrial Lots
VERONA INDUSTRIAL Park 2600 sq ft. shop, warehouse, office space. Available April 1, 2013 845-7630
870 Residential Lots
453 Volunteer Wanted
OTR TEAM and SOLO DRIVERS * Above Average Mileage Pay *Teams Avg 6000 Miles per Week* *Solos Avg 2500-3500/wk* * Flexible Home Time * 100% No Touch/Drop&Hook * Full Benefit Pkg CDL/A * 12 Months Exp. Preferred 1-888-545-9351 Ext. 13 Jackson WI www.doublejtransport.com (wcan)
ALPINE MEADOWS Oregon Hwy CC. Call for new price list and availability. Choose your own builder! 608-215-5895
2 BEDROOM 1 1/2 bath laundry included. Large yard. $650/mo 2 bedroom 1 bath, 1st floor. Fenced yard. $650/mo. 608-628-9569
402 Help Wanted, General
FULL TIME Laborer for concrete foundation work. Must have DL. Experienced preferred. Call between 8:30am-11:30am 608-695-2191 RESIDENTIAL CLEANER needed to work 2 to 3 days per week. $8.50 per hour. Days only . Experience helpful. Non smoker 835-0339 CLASSIFIED AD DEADLINE IS Noon Friday for The Great Dane and Noon Monday for the Oregon Observer unless changed because of holiday work schedules. Call now to place your ad, 8459559, 873-6671 or 835-6677.
602 Antiques & Collectibles
NORWEGIAN COLLECTABLES Ethel Kvalheim corner hanging cupboard, rosemaled in and outside; large bowl; covered oval boxes; knit dolls on stands; Dale of Norway sweaters, children & adult; misc 608-692-3548 McFarland
DUPLEX OREGON/STOUGHTON Area, June 1st. Ideal for single senior. 2206416 GREENWOOD APARTMENTS Apartments for Seniors 55+, currently has 1 & 2 Bedroom Units available starting at $695 per month, includes heat, water, and sewer. 608-835-6717 Located at 139 Wolf St., Oregon, WI 53575 ON LAKE KEGONSA Home to share with single person w/private bedroom. Cable & internet, utilities, included. No/Smoking/Pets. $465/mo. 815-238-1000 OREGON 2-Bedroom in quiet well kept building. Convenient location. Includes all appliances, A/C, blinds, private parking, laundry and storage. $200 Security deposit. Cats OK. $650/month. 608-2196677
632 Clothing: Formalwear
638 Construction & Industrial Equipment
STORE CLOSING SALE All Prom Dresses 20-75% off Over 400 dresses Princess Prom 410 Mall Drive, Appleton 920-933-4500, ediths.com (wcan)
664 Lawn & Garden
3'-12' EVERGREEN & Shade Trees. Pick up or Delivery! Planting Available! DETLOR TREE FARMS 715-335-4444 (wcan)
DEER POINT STORAGE Convenient location behind Stoughton Lumber Clean-Dry Units 24 HOUR LIGHTED ACCESS 5x10 thru 12x25 608-335-3337 FRENCHTOWN SELF-STORAGE Only 6 miles South of Verona on Hwy PB. Variety of sizes available now. 10x10=$50/month 10x15=$55/month 10x20=$70/month 10x25=$80/month 12x30=$105/month Call 608-424-6530 or 1-888-878-4244 NORTH PARK STORAGE 10x10 through 10x40, plus 14x40 with 14' door for RV & Boats. Come & go as you please. 608-873-5088 RASCHEIN PROPERTY STORAGE 6x10 thru 10x25 Market Street/Burr Oak Street in Oregon Call 608-206-2347 CLASSIFIED AD DEADLINE IS Noon Friday for The Great Dane and Noon Monday for the Oregon Observer unless changed because of holiday work schedules. Call now to place your ad, 8459559, 873-6671 or 835-6677.
SPRING IS here and Oak Park Place needs your help. After months of winter our grass and garden beds need a little sprucing up. Join our maintenance department in general yard work like raking, pruning and bagging weeds etc. If possible please bring your own rake and gloves. Volunteers are the heart of Home Health United’s Hospice program. Volunteers care for individuals and their families by providing patient support, administrative support, assistance with fundraisers/special events or grief and bereavement support. Candidates should be compassionate and dependable. The next training session will be held on May 18. Volunteer involvement is the key to the success of the American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure event on May 18. We need your help with event set up, registration, accounting, greeters, medical assistance, route support, safety and clean up. Please feel free to invite your friends, family, and co-workers to join you. Call the Volunteer Center at 246-4380 or visit www.volunteeryourtime.org for more information or to learn about other volunteer opportunities.
666 Medical & Health Supplies
Church Nursery Attendant Needed
for Sunday mornings year-round, plus Wednesday evenings and other events during school year. Full details on our website, www.fpcoregon.org. Please send letter of interest and resumé to First Presbyterian Church, 408 N. Bergamont Blvd., Oregon, WI 53575 or via email: email@example.com.
FARMI 3PT Logging Winch's, Valby 3pt PTO Chippers, New 3pt Rototillers, Loader Attachments and 3pt Attachments, New Log Splitters. www.threeriversforestry.com (866) 638-7885 (wcan)
ATTENTION JOINT & Muscle Pain Sufferers: Clinically proven all-natural supplement helps reduce pain & enhance mobility. To try HydrAflexin Risk Free for 90 days. Call 888-550-4066 (wcan) ATTENTION SLEEP APNEA SUFFERERS with Medicare. Get FREE CPAP Replacement Supplies at NO COST, plus FREE Home Delivery! Best of all, prevent red skin sores & bacterial infection! 888797-4088 (wcan)
648 Food & Drink
100% GUARANTEED Omaha Steaks - Save 69% on the Grilling Collection. Now Only $49.95. Plus 2 Free Gifts & to-the-door-delivery in a reusable cooler. Order today. 1-888-676-2750 Use Code: 45102DJW www.OmahaSteaks.com/ gcoffer83 (wcan)
OREGON 3 bedroom, ranch style modern DUPLEX, 2 car garage. C/A. Great location near school, park. Available June 1. $910. per month plus utilities. No pets. 608-575-5000 STOUGHTON- 105 West ST. 2 bedroom, appliances, water, heat, A/C, ceiling fan, on site laundry. Well kept and maintained. On site manager. Next to Park. $725 per month. 608-238-3815 STOUGHTON- 1 bedroom upper, W/D, stove and refrigerator inc. No Pets. $525+ utilities+ security deposit. 608873-6711 STOUGHTON 3 Bedroom Duplex in quiet neighborhood near Fox Prairie School. $850 Month +Utilities. Water/ Sewer Included. 608-843-7098
SHARI'S BERRIES: ORDER mouthwatering gifts! 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Hand-dipped berries from $19.99 + plus s/h. Save 20% on qualifying gifts over $29! Call 888-479-6008 or visit www.berries.com/happy (wcan)
MEDICAL ALERT FOR SENIORS - 24/7 monitoring. Free Equipment. Free shipping. Nationwide Services. $29.95/month Call Medical Guardian today. 877-8636622 (wcan)
668 Musical Instruments
652 Garage Sales
496 CLEDELL St. #2, Oregon May 10&11 7am-6pm. ENORMOUS sale! Like new sofa/lounge chair 4pc set, recliners, more furniture, Sango Japan 12 piece place settings-Dawn Rose China, 26 pieces of pink depression glass, carnival glass, dishes, 2 Edwin Knowles plates, antiques, tons of trivets, Rocking horse collection, horse collar w/mirror & hames, 100yr. old vice, log chains, western saddles, frames, seasonal items, kids toys & games, toddler desk w/chair, kids art easel, craft supplies, Barbie townhouse, boat, RV, furniture, clothes, adult exercise stepper, girls' clothes size 10-16, shoes, books!, decorative items and more! THIS IS A MUST SEE. STOUGHTON- 1125 West Milwaukee 5/9 12pm-5pm, 5/10 8am-4pm. Adult / kid clothes , much more. See Craigslist
AMP: LINE 6 Spider IV 75 watt guitar amp. Tons of built in effects, tuner, and recording options. Like new, rarely used, less than 2 years old. Asking $250 OBO. call 608-575-5984
GUITAR: FENDER American made Standard Stratocaster guitar. Tobacco burst finish, mint condition. Includes tremelo bar, straplocks, and custom fitted Fender hard-shell case. Asking $950 OBO. Call 608-575-5984
NSDR AUSTRALIAN Shepherd Puppies, 10 weeks old, males. Tails and dew claws removed. Vet checked, first shots. 574-606-6363
676 Plants & Flowers
PROFLOWERS -THRILL MOM Enjoy 50% Off the All the Frills Bouquet $19.99. Plus take 20% off your order ovwer $29! Go to www.Proflowers.com/Act-Now or call 877-592-7090 (wcan) THEY SAY people don’t read those little ads, but YOU read this one, didn’t you? Call now to place your ad, 845-9559, 873-6671 or 835-6677.
STOUGHTON- LARGE 2 BR + Den in award winning Restored Victorian. Beautiful refinished woodwork, French doors, family kitchen, appliances, laundry, C/A. No smokers. 608-238-1692 DANE COUNTY’S MARKETPLACE. The Oregon Observer Classifieds. Call 845-9559, 873-6671 or 835-6677.
STOUGHTON-LARGE 2-BDRM unit in quiet, owner managed 10 unit. All appliances, C/A, gas heat. Close to shopping, off street parking, large yard. Laundry. $665/month. Water included, elec/gas extra. Approx. 850 sq ft. Available June 1. Call 608-772-0234
Attention College Students and 2013 HS Grads! Summer Work, $17 base-appt, FT/PT customer sales/service, no exp nec, conditions apply, all ages 17+, call now for interview 608-662-2092 or apply online at www.summeropenings.com
YMCA of Dane County
Child Care Lead Teachers
Realize your dream to make a difference in a child’s life. Part time and full time positions available. Experience in licensed child care preferred. Child Development, Child Psychology, or related coursework may be required. Locations in Madison, Sun Prairie, Oregon, Middleton, Verona and DeForest. Contact Stephanie Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-664-9622 x1016. More info and application on www.ymcadanecounty.org
CLASSIFIED AD DEADLINE IS Noon Friday for the Oregon Observer unless changed because of holiday work schedules.
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City of Sun Prairie Recreation, FT clerical M-F (8-4:30). Front counter work, program enrollment/fee collection, etc. Requires 3 yrs clerical and customer service experience, MS Office applications with 45+wpm. Desktop publishing/website design preferred. Start: $13.95-14.46/hr with benefits package. See complete job description and apply online at: www.cityofsunprairie.com (608) 825-1192
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Quality Bloomers at Reasonable Prices.
Come Visit Wisconsin’s Premier Grower of Quality Bedding Plants & Hanging Baskets.
Save up to $3 ¢
At Kopke’s with koupon. Limit 6 per koupon. Limit 1 koupon per kustomer per day. Valid 5/8/13 - 5/13/13.
Mother’s Day Gift CertifiCates available!
Any Plant for Mom
At Kopke’s with koupon. Limit one per koupon. Limit 1 koupon per kid per day. Age 16 or under. Valid 5/8/13 - 5/12/13.
MOTHER’S DAY KOUPON
Congratulations to our Grand Opening winners!
$200 — Kay Argue $100 — Don Bates $50 — Veronica Foistad $50 — Shane McOwen Basket Winners: Stefan Schneider • Jason Magaw • Lois Seitz Laura Jacobson • Michelle Roehl
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30aM-7:30pM; saturday 8:30aM-5pM; sunday 9aM-4pM Visit the Stoughton Area Farmers Market on Friday mornings in front of Dollar General
Any Hanging Basket
At Kopke’s with koupon. Limit one per koupon. Limit 2 koupons per kustomer per day. Valid 5/8/13 - 5/13/13.
1828 Sandhill Rd. • Oregon, WI • 608-835-7569
When in Stoughton, visit our sales house located in the Main Street Plaza parking lot
Koupons & sale prices honored at both locations
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.
Support Local Agriculture. Shop Outside the Box Stores!
FISH HATCHERY RD.
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