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Officials: Demographics, the time commitment or a satisfied electorate are possible reasons

The Common Council has been trying since May to find someone to fill a vacant seat in Aldermanic District 4 that was created when Eric Olstad resigned from the council on May 31. But despite the city repeatedly running ads in the Hub and Mayor Donna Olson asking alders to encourage people to step forward, no one has applied so far. The council has twice set deadlines for residents of Dist. 4 to apply. The last deadline expired July 31. The council then removed any deadline and is simply asking anyone who lives in the district and is interested to apply. Its not uncommon for the 12-member council, with three representatives from each of four aldermanic districts, to have a vacant seat.

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The boys of fall Helmets and pads were cracking the past two weeks at Stoughton High School as new head coach Jason Thiry and the Vikings football team continued to
gear up for their first game Aug. 30 at Reedsburg. The team has been practicing since Aug. 6. The Vikings JV and varsity teams travel to Sun Prairies Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School for a 3:30 p.m. scrimmage Friday against the Cardinals.

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Roasters face off at Coffee Break


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Partnership aims to improve district leadership


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What: Coffee Break festival When: 9 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 Where: Mandt Park, 400 Mandt Pkwy. Info: stoughtonwi.com

The 16th annual Coffee Break festival in Stoughton is a week later this year, but the java is still hot. Organizer Dave Gasner said pushing the festival back a week allowed them to add two new roasters this year. Anodyne out of Milwaukee and Berres Brothers of Watertown will join the band of brewers. Otherwise, the event will be pretty much the same as last year, Gasner told the Hub. There will be a coffee tasting brew-off, kids entertainment, a car show and a bean spitting competition. The event kicks off with a run on Saturday, Aug. 15, followed by events at Mandt Park.

The brew-off

Last year, a few roasters had to back out of the competition at the last minute. Still, Stoughtons own True Coffee took the title as the best coffee at the festival, ending Door County Coffee and Cheesers three-year reign. This year, Anodyne

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A festival-goer fills up his cup at the annual Coffee Break festival last year. The event takes place Aug. 15 this year.

While most students are still enjoying summer vacation, Stoughton Area School District board members and staff have been busy planning to improve the educational experience when classes resume next month. Theres nothing like hearing job well done to motivate people, and that was the happy message delivered to board members and administrators at an Aug. 5 meeting by two members of StuderEducation, a Florida-based leadership group the district is working with for the next three years, at the cost of $12,500 per year. Earlier in the day, staff and administrators

participated in an all-day session with Dr. Robin Largue and Dr. Janet Pilcher from StuderEducation, who talked about the companys EvidenceBased Leadership process, and how they can work to improve Stoughton schools. Pilcher, who gave the main presentation, said the companys school clients are generally good districts who just want to be great ones. And I think thats where you are here today, she said. You have some really good aspects to your district. StuderGroup was founded in the late 1990s and works with more than 1,000 health care organizations around the

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Backyard games Families frolic in the sun during a backyard games morning hosted by the Stoughton Wellness Coalition last Saturday at Stoughton High School. Clockwise; parents and kids enjoyed playing with a large para-

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District to hold central registration


The Stoughton Area School District will hold its 2013-14 central registration for all students from 5-year-old kindergarten through 12th grade this week. The two sessions are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15 and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20 at Stoughton High School, 600 Lincoln Ave. People are asked to use the Devonshire Road entrance to the parking lot and enter through Pool Door #24. Parents and students will receive attendance information, school ID photos and information specific to each school. Find more info on the districts website: stoughton.k12.wi.us. Students are asked to wear comfortable clothing and no dresses, as students will be sitting on the ground in groups. More than 280 freshman are expected at the program, which will be led by more than 80 junior and senior Link leaders. Link Crew is a high school transition program that welcomes freshman and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their high school experience. Built on the belief that students can help students succeed, Link Crew trains grades junior and senior students to be Link Leaders. As positive role models, Link Leaders are motivators, leaders and teachers who guide the freshman to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to high school and help facilitate their freshman year success.

Schools: Partnership will measure districts progress


Continued from page 1 country. A few years ago the company expanded to include school districts to help them be the best they can be, Pilcher said, and is now working with nine, with new ones joining every three or four months. District Administrator Dr. Tim Onsager said while administrators had heard of StuderEducation and its themes, what hammered it home was when some staff members saw a company presentation at a conference last spring and decided to give it a try. It will be a systematic approach, and they will help us on our journey, he said. Were a good district, and we should be proud. But like any good district, there are things we need to work on; there are things we need to improve. Onsager said partnering with StuderEducation will help the district facilitate surveys and work with staff to help develop and apply Evidence-Based Leadership (EBL) practices. The contract includes annual surveys of parents, employees and school leaders, training meetings and conferences and tuition for up to 15 district leaders to attend company workshops and online resources. We continually strive to provide an innovative and excellent education so that all students are career and college-ready, he said. The EBL framework supports our efforts to improve processes and focus on goals and measures so that the Stoughton Area School District will be a great place for students to learn, teachers to teach, employees to work, and parents to send their children to get a great education. Pilcher credited the work Onsager and his staff have done in improving Stoughtons schools, and said creating a positive working relationship with district decision-makers is crucial to the companys ability to help make improvements. Its hard to make the evidence-based leadership model work if we dont have board and superintendant cooperation throughout that process, she said.

District reading goals rise


Stoughton Area School District superintendent Tim Onsager said the schools use standardized tests like the Fountas and Pinnell or SRI that are used to alert teachers when students might need additional help. He said more than 78 percent of SASD students read at grade level, according to those benchmark tests, and the rest are put on an accelerated program. Any student whos not reading at or above grade level; were doing interventions with them and were re-assessing them in December to see if the interventions weve tried are working, he said. If theyre not, were trying something else. If theyre working great, well keep going down that path. And then well reassess everybody in the spring. Our goal is to get everybody reading at or above grade level. Onsager said the goal for next year is to raise the number to 81 percent of students reading at grade level. Board members, youve heard me talk about the ultimate goal is 90 percent, then 100 percent, he said. That hasnt changed (but) were going to step our way up to it. of the districts 407 fulland part-time employees, SASD scored higher than all eight other districts the company works with, with most questions focusing on peoples working relationship with their direct supervisor. You are starting in an extremely good place, Pilcher said. So theres got to be some good work thats been done to put you at that particular place. The districts 97 percent graduation rate was particularly remarkable, she said. Onsager noted that in 2005, the percentage was 85. I thought this was a mistake when I looked at this, she said. Lets just maintain that. Thats an incredible accomplishment for what you all have done. Largue said the survey says great things about the district. Your parents had very promising things to note, as well as your employees, so this is just such a good place to be, she said. You have such potential to be a showcase district, and we are so pleased to be able to partner with you to do that.

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The Stoughton High School Link Crew will be on hand for freshman orientation, scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Aug. 22.

Anchor Bank holding company files for bankruptcy


The 55 locations of AnchorBank in Wisconsin including one in Stoughton will continue as usual after the banks holding company announced in a news release Tuesday that it has raised $175 million from investors and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The move was hailed as a win for Madison-based AnchorBank, which has struggled with losses since the economic downturn five years ago. The holding company owes $183 million for a 2008 loan from a group of lenders led by U.S. Bank and $139 million to the U.S. Treasury through the Troubled Asset Relief Program in 2009, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. Through a new agreement, those creditors have agreed to accept much less than what is owed, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported. Chris Bauer, AnchorBank president and CEO, told the State Journal that none of the companys 700 employees will lose their jobs as a result of the transactions. AnchorBank is not part of the Chapter 11 filing, Bauer said in a news release. The Chapter 11 filing includes only the Holding Company and does not affect AnchorBank, its people, or its services, he said. It will be business as usual at the Bank. Our customers will continue to work with the same employees, our leadership team remains in place and all customer deposits remain safe and insured to the fullest extent possible by the FDIC. As such, there will be no interruption of AnchorBank services and customer programs, and there will be no changes in employment or leadership within the Bank. The Stoughton branch is at 1720 U.S. Hwy. 51.

Pilcher said when improving school districts, its important to have established ways to measure success or failure. For board members, thats really important, because you want to know, Are we trending in the right direction? she said. The company used several factors to take a baseline reading on the district, Pilcher said, including results from the most recent state standardized achievement test, an employee engagement survey, parent satisfaction survey and school leader satisfaction survey. Opinions about leadership was a main focus of measurement. We cannot have great organizations without great leaders, she said. We can have great teachers, but if we dont have great leaders guiding and supporting those teachers and staff, its really difficult to achieve excellence. In the school districts that StuderEducation works with, the need for better communication is always at the top of the list, Pilcher said. Districts also need to establish ways to recognize good work. Were trained to look for problems, because were trying to correct problems, and sometimes we forget there are some really good things going on, she said. We need to take just as much time and look at those good things as well. In a recent survey of 213

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Pesticides in parks are poisons


Special thanks to Ald. Jenson for having the courage of his convictions in standing up to the Mayor and the beholden good ol boys club on the city council. Ald. Jenson has reviewed the well-documented research and correctly classified these pesticides/herbicides as poison. Unlike the others, he genuinely cares about the health and welfare of our children. Chemical-free natural lawns, as nature intended, look as good as the toxic green lawns that are saturated with harmful chemicals. Kids and pets can play on them without becoming seriously ill. In Chicago, herbicides are not applied to any neighborhood parks. (Also, dandelions are placed on this earth for the explicit purpose of providing essential nutrients to the soil. Leave them alone and theyll soon be on their way.) Parents, never allow your children to play on grass that has been treated to any degree with chemicals, including throughout the year following the treatment as the chemical residue remains very potent. Research has proven that kids are very susceptible to cancer and other anomalies. Ask your pediatrician. The American Academy of Pediatrics warn in their Policy Statement that children are especially vulnerable to pesticides. Fortunately, we have a legal system in this country to protect us from wayward representation. The local group of concerned parents, Naturally Stoughton, should now consider filing a lawsuit against the city for contaminating our taxpayer-owned public parks and placing our kids at substantial risk. Norman C. Granvold Stoughton

Flower baskets improve downtown appeal


What happened to the beautiful draping flower basket/planters that used to adorn our Main Street light poles? Nothing is more inviting both to visitors and local citizens than a splash of seasonal color. It serves as an example that the city cares enough to invest a bit extra in time and money to welcome those who visit our downtown area. How do you sell a house? Improve its curb appeal. That is exactly what the flower baskets offer - high impact for a low investment. If the city is too cash-strapped from all of the street/curb improvements perhaps they can develop an adopt a flower basket program. I would certainly offer to chip in for a basket of color. Kay Rashka Stoughton

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ur nation was founded on the Rule of Law. We declared independence from England and fought the Revolutionary War to bring this idea to reality. The Rule of Law is enshrined in our Declaration of Independence and Constitution. This concept means politicians at all levels of government must be held accountable for following the laws we as a nation have created. The oath of office politicians take is to uphold the rule of law. And yet we are more lenient with politicians, Davis especially presidents, who break laws than we are with youths, adults and businesspersons. Our Founders studying history saw a long string of murderous dictators (caesars, kings, emperors, caliphs) who monopolized power. Their solution, to prevent future dictators like Britains King George, was dividing power between three equal branches of government, the checks and balances system we all learned about in school. Elected representatives, acting openly in legislatures, pass our laws. An elected executive vetoes or signs the laws. The judiciary tries law-breakers and has the power, if needed, to declare laws unconstitutional. And if a leader significantly breaks laws, consolidates power or tries to become a dictator, the Founders gave us remedies, as well, to avoid bloody revolutions. The first was to vote such leaders out at the next election. The second, if crimes are too serious, is that Congress can impeach and immediately remove a president from office. This is what we should give serious consideration to now, and Ill

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explain why. On Sept. 11, 2001, a gang attacked people in the United States and thousands died. Legally, those perpetrators should have been tracked down and brought to trial by law-enforcement officers. Instead, President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney chose to start two wars Afghanistan and Iraq based on lies. More than a million people have died since, and millions are homeless. Both wars are illegal under the Constitution and U.S. and international law. Democrat and Republican leaders went along with these crimes and thus are complicit. The Bush administration and allies practiced torture. Our nation illegally spied upon Americans. Bush was not the first president to start illegal wars. LBJ started Vietnam based on lies; Richard Nixon, promising to stop the war, carried it on and started his illegal war in Cambodia. But neither was impeached for these illegal wars. Nixon resigned under threat of impeachment for his Watergate scandal spying on political opponents. By 2007, millions of Americans believed Bush and Cheney should be impeached and removed from office for illegal wars, torture and spying. The House Judiciary Committee was poised to start an impeachment inquiry. But Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi ruled, Impeachment is off the table. Impeachment was killed by Democrats. Today, we repeat history Bush started two wars and Obama continues them saying he is winding them down. Obama continues torture and expands spying. Veterans for Peace (VFP), a national organization comprising of men and women who believe that making war is not the way to solve political problems, passed

resolutions in 2005 calling for Bush and Cheneys impeachment and in 2011 calling for Obamas impeachment: Resolved that VFP call on the U.S. House of Representatives to immediately begin impeachment proceedings against President Barack H. Obama for failure to uphold his sworn oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America from all enemies foreign and domestic, and for his commission of war crimes, crimes against humanity, obstruction of justice and the violation of numerous national and international laws, treaties and conventions. It is difficult for a nation to live under the Rule of Law. But we must try for if we do not, our nation may again live under a dictatorship not of a king but of a president. If Obama is impeached or resigns under threat of impeachment, Vice President Joe Biden becomes president and appoints a new vice president. Obama, Bush and Cheney may then be prosecuted for committing war crimes. As citizens we must set politics aside. Using impeachment, not weapons, we must remove from office those who break the Rule of Law and conduct illegal war. This is the genius of the founders of our Constitution: They have given us the tool of impeachment to create a revolution removing a national leader without firing a shot. Our Nation has been in illegal wars for 12 years. Starting war is the ultimate crime. Because of this, we should consider all options, including impeachment, to ensure that the Rule of Law is held sacred. Buzz Davis is a Stoughton resident and retired state government planner who served in South Korea during Vietnam. He is a member of Veterans for Peace.

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Kathy Horton, right, and Jean Gohlke share a drink while rehearsing for the Stoughton Village Players performance of Collected Stories.

Fact and fiction blurred at new SVP show


Do you remember the first time after high school when a former teacher told you to call them by their first name? Suddenly, they looked more like a real person than a teacher. This often-confusing scenario of heroes with human frailties is at the heart of Stoughton Village Players new production, Collected Stories. Collected Stories is at Stoughton Village Players Theater at 7 p.m. Aug. 22-24 and Aug. 29-31. Tickets are available at StoughtonVillagePlayers.org and McGlynn Pharmacy: $10 for Thursday performances and $12 for Fridays and Saturdays. This provocative play, based in modern times, is the work of Pulitzer Prizewinning playwright Donald Margulies (and contains adult content). The story takes viewers through a sixyear timeframe in the interconnected lives of Ruth (Kathy Horton), a professor and famous writer, and Lisa (Jean Gohlke), her admiring student and aspiring writer herself. Their ever-shifting relationship runs the gamut from mentor to colleague to competitor as they struggle to deal with trust and betrayal. Audiences will have moments of surprise where one characters motives are questioned and doubt creeps in. Horton labelled acting in a two-person show a real challenge for an actress. With the multi-year scope of the character, you need to show some changes in her perspective and approach to life in a realistic way, Horton said. I enjoy playing Ruth because shes so different than me. Likewise, Gohlke needed to find areas from her own life experience to tap into to fully capture Lisas mindset. People in their 20s have a drive that my character embraces but the consequences of her ambition are not clear to her, Gohlke said. My job is to make that emotion come alive for the audience. The show opened recently on Broadway and was an instant favorite for director Stephanie Robey. I really enjoyed the flow

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What: Collected Stories presented by Stoughton Village Players When: 7 p.m. Aug. 22-24 and Aug. 29-31 Where: Stoughton Village Players Theater, 255 E. Main St. Tickets: $10 Thursdays, $12 Fridays and Saturdays Info: StoughtonVillagePlayers. org

of language and incisive dialogue of the play, Robey said in a news release. The characters are so complex and yet well-drawn that I know audiences will be captivated and moved.

The Stoughton Police Department is holding its second annual K9-unit fundraiser Saturday at Claws 2 Paws Animal Supply on East Main Street. The departments police dog, Ole, will be on hand with his handler, officer Chad ONeil, to meet and greet residents and donors to the program. The department will sell barbecued chicken sandwiches and other food at the event, which will also feature a dog wash. People can bring their dog in and for a $12 donation, they can get their dog washed, shampooed and dried, ONeil told the Hub. Last year we did 93 dogs. Its a lot of work for the volunteers. We have people from the community and the department that help us out. ONeil said the police department hopes people will also grab something to eat for a $10 donation. The food got great reviews last year, and were using the same food vendor, ONeil said. We had a lot of success last year and actually sold out of the barbecued chicken. We hope to have the same success this year. All the proceeds will go to fund the K9 unit. ONeil said the department has been able to operate the unit with out any city funding. We want to continue that for the program as long as we can, he said. We dont want to cost the city anything, especially with the tight budgets they have now. The police department does continuous fundraising with T-shirt sales throughout the year to cover K9 units cost.

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An Aug. 17 fundraiser at Claws 2 Paws Animal Supply will benefit Stoughton K9 Ole, above, and the police department he supports.

ONeil said last years big fundraiser, which was also held at the Paws 2 Claws store, 1305 E. Main St., grossed just over $5,000. None of this would be possible without the community support, he noted. Claws 2 Paws has been a big supporter of the K9 unit program, ONeil said. The store donates Oles food. We have a great partnership with them, he said. They have a dog washing station in the back of the store, which is where all the dogs will get their baths. Ole is the departments first police dog. ONeil said Ole has been busy and undergoes continuous training. Weve done a lot of narcotics work, both in and out of Stoughton, ONeil said. Weve worked with some state and federal agencies on narcotics cases. Hes come a long way with the socialization, ONeil added. We continue to work on his obedience and social skills, because

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What: Annual K9 unit fundraiser, including food and a dog wash Where: Claws 2 Paws Animal Supply, 1305 E Main St., Stoughton When: 8 a.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 More info: call 873-3374 hes not even 2 years old yet. We train every week with an emphasis on drugs and tracking. Hes really fit in well and is just another member of the police department at this point. ONeil said when he and others at the police department scheduled this years fundraiser, they didnt realize it would fall on the same day as the citys annual Coffee Break event. Were hoping the Coffee Break works to our advantage and doesnt hurt us, he said.

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There will be an American Red Cross blood drive from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Stoughton Hospital. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org to register. will be provided by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - East Dane County Chapter. Entertainment will be provided in the Skaalen Chapel. If people have any questions, they can contact Dawn Zaemisch at 873-5651, extension 240. knowledge and understanding onto the community. Join us for this months informative presentation about Nepal. This event is open to the public. Cummins offices are located at 1801 U.S. 51 in Stoughton.

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7 a.m. - 6 p.m., Central registration for Stoughton Area School District, Stoughton High School, stoughton.k12.wi.us 5:30 p.m., Stoughton Kiwanis Club, Vennevoll Clubhouse, stoughtonkiwanis.org 7 a.m. 1 p.m., Farmers Market, 1050 W. Main St., Stoughton Plaza, 873-9443 8 a.m. 1 p.m., Blood drive, Stoughton Hospital, 1-800-733-2767 8 a.m. 4 p.m., K9 unit fundraiser, Claws 2 Paws Animal Supply, 1305 E Main St., 873-3374 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Coffee Break festival, Mandt Park, stoughtonwi.com 6 p.m., Bingo, Sons of Norway - Mandt Lodge, 317 S. Page St. 7 a.m. - noon, American Legion breakfast, 803 N. Page St., 205-9090 8 a.m., Senior golf outing, Stoughton Country Club, $22.50, 873-8585 2-3:30 p.m., Skaalen Auxiliary Ice Cream Social, Skaalen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 400 N Morris St., 873-5651, extension 240. 6:30 p.m., Optimists, Pizza Hut, 1424 Hwy. 51, info@stoughtonoptimist.org 7 p.m., Town of Dunkirk board, Town Hall, 873-9177 7 p.m. Town of Dunn board, Town Hall, 838-1081 7 p.m., SASD board meeting, Administrative and Educational Services Center, 877-5000 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., Central registration for Stoughton Area School District, Stoughton High School, stoughton.k12.wi.us 1 p.m., Exploring world cultures: Nepal, senior center, 873-8585 6 p.m., Town of Pleasant Springs board meeting, Town Hall, 873-3063 6:30 p.m., VFW Post 328, 200 Veterans Road, 8739042 6 p.m., Finance Committee, City Hall 7 p.m., Common Council, Public Safety Building 8 a.m. - noon, Freshman orientation, Stoughton High School, stoughton.k12.wi.us 7 p.m., Collected Stories, Stoughton Village Players theater, 255 E. Main St. StoughtonVillagePlayers.org 7 a.m. 1 p.m., Farmers Market, 1050 W. Main St., Stoughton Plaza, 873-9443 7 p.m., Collected Stories, Stoughton Village Players theater, 255 E. Main St. StoughtonVillagePlayers.org 7 p.m., Collected Stories, Stoughton Village Players theater, 255 E. Main St. StoughtonVillagePlayers.org 6:30 p.m., American Legion dinner, 803 N. Page St., 205-9090 7 p.m., Collected Stories, Stoughton Village Players theater, 255 E. Main St. StoughtonVillagePlayers.org

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The social is scheduled for 2-3:30 Exploring World Cultures: p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 at the Skaalen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Nepal This event will be held from 1-2 located at 400 N Morris St. HomeBaked Pies, Schoeps Ice Cream and p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, presented by beverages will be available at $3 per employees from Cummins, Inc. who person. Matching funds for the event are from Nepal. With such a diverse group of employees, understanding and respecting cultural differences Get is essential for success. Cummins ConneCted in Stoughton would like to pass this
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Kids aged 12-17 are invited to the Stoughton Public Library at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 to watch a movie and enjoy popcorn, pizza and drinks provided by the Stoughton Optimists Club. Staff recommends bringing a pillow so people can stretch out on the floor. No registration is required. The library is located at 304 S. Fourth St. For more information, call 873-6281.

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For information: Alfred Skerpan, 877-0911 or Gail and Greg Gagnon, 873-9225 www.us.bahai.org Stoughton study classes. All are welcome. 2095 Hwy. W, Utica 873-7077 423-3033 Sunday: 10 a.m. - Worship; 6 p.m. - Worship 700 Cty Tk B, Stoughton 873-9353 e-mail: office@clcstoughton.org Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Worship 10:00 a.m.- Coffee and Fellowship Saturday: 5:30 p.m. Worship with Holy Communion

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Christ Lutheran Church

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Covenant Lutheran Church

Worship Saturday 11:00 Sabbath School 10:00 Fellowship Meal follows service on first Sabbath each month Phone: 561-7450 or email: albionsdb@gmail.com forministry.com/USWISDBGCASD1

Stoughton Baptist Church

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First Lutheran Church

323 N. Van Buren St., Stoughton Weekday Mass: At Nazareth House and St. Anns Church - Check the weekly bulletin or call 873-6448 or 873-7633. Weekend Mass: Saturday - 5:15 p.m.; Sunday - 8 and 10:30 a.m.

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1860 Hwy. 51 at Lake Kegonsa, Stoughton 873-5924 Sunday: 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Education Hour for All Ages: 9:15 a.m.

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2633 Church St., Cottage Grove, Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship 11 a.m. Bible study

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2200 Lincoln Ave., Stoughton 873-9838 www.lakevc.org. Sunday: 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. - Worship

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Thought for the week


Pope Francis
In his first official meeting with journalists, the new pope gave some insight into why he chose the name Francis. After the two-thirds vote was reached, a fellow cardinal from Brazil, Claudio Hummes, embraced him and said to him Dont forget about the poor. This stuck with him, he said, and immediately made him think of St. Francis, who was devoted to the poor, renouncing his fathers considerable wealth as a young man and living essentially as a poor beggar. St. Francis was known as Il Poverello, the little poor man. Pope Francis went on to say that as the vote-counting continued he thought about war, and St. Franciss devotion to peace. The first line of the prayer of St. Francis says Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. And finally, St. Francis was enamored of nature and saw Gods hand in all of physical creation. Pope Francis summarized his choice of names by saying Francis of Assisithe man of poverty, the man of peace, the man who loves and guards creation. This was a good choice of names, and inspiring ideals for the man leading the worlds largest Christian denomination. Christopher Simon via Metro News Service Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked. Psalm 82: 3-4

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Kate Zobel plays Elle as she sings her way into Harvard Law School.

Legally Talented The production of Legally Blonde, a show formed from members of the Stoughton High School Theatre Department and Aligning Stars
Above, Ben Kregness sings as Emmett as Stoughton High School graduates Erica Nett and Shannon Fields, seniors Natalie Clerkin and Lauren John and junior Kristen Nett chorus behind him.

Theatre of McFarland, ran for three consecutive nights last week starting on August 1. Filled to the brim with plenty of humor and musical numbers, the show filled the Stoughton High School auditorium each night with a gifted cast.

Shannon Fields and Natalie Clerkin sing in one of the final musical numbers of the show.

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Works by more than 100 artists, including Stoughton photographer Cassius Callenders landscape photos, above, will be on display. Lynne Diebel, Jann Kalscheur and Becky Guzman will have their work on display, too.

When the band kids go marching in


For the week of July 29 through Aug. 2, Stoughton High School band students attended band camp, where they pulled out their marching skills out and dusted them off to learn a new marching show for the 2013-14 season. Students also polished three of their new pep band tunes that they played at a picnic at the end of the week. Above: Chandler Hellenbrand keeps her row of saxophones and clarinets in step with one another. Right: Brandon Brabender rotates his upper body during a satellite drill.
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The work of more than 100 Wisconsin artists including three from Stoughton will be showcased in the fifth annual Fitchburg Agora Art Fair Saturday. The juried fair is set amid the impressive architecture of the Agora complex in Fitchburg and the natural prairie landscape of southern Wisconsin. It will feature local and regional artists from every medium: painting, ceramics, jewelry, photography, glass, metals, woodwork, mixed media, fiber and sculpture. There will be plenty of other activities in addition to art, including live music on two stages, a Capital Brewery beer and wine garden, a childrens art yard, local food and beverages, retailer specials, and a flower show. Cassius Callender, of Stoughton, will present examples of his landscape photography for the fourth time at the Agora Fair. He photographs mostly sunrises and sunsets and presents the images in a way that causes viewers to see the area in a different light. The majority of my work is in the Madison area, he said. A lot of times people think that in order to see a beautiful sunrise or sunset, they have to take a vacation

and go to the Caribbean or to Hawaii. People have told me that Ive been able to show them Madison in a way that they hadnt seen before. Callender said hes always been interested in photography but never had the time to pursue it. Oddly enough, once we had our boy, he gave me a chance to go out early in the morning, he recalled. Thats why most of my work is of sunrises, because I got used to getting up early in the morning and I could sneak out of the house while he was still sleeping. Once he began photographing landscapes with a serious eye, Callender was hooked. He developed his talent by taking lots of pictures. And I took advantage of the Internet, he said. Theres a lot of forums where you can post your pictures and ask for critiques. Thats pretty much what I did. The biggest thing is just going out and practicing as much as possible. While Callenders lens focuses on the broad landscape, Stoughton photographer and author Lynne Diebel zeroes in on smaller things hidden in nature. In 2003, she and her photography partner Jann Kalscheur, published their book, ABCs Naturally, which featured 26 things in nature shaped like letters of the alphabet. Since the books publication, the pair have taken over 300 more photos of letters in nature. They mat and

If you go
What: Agora Art Fair, featuring the work of more than 100 Wisconsin artists When: 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 Where: Agora Fitchburg, 5500 East Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg Cost: Free admission More info: agoraartfair. com and on Facebook frame the images to spell names and other words. Diebel and Kalscheur will display their images at the Agora Fair for the at least the third time Saturday. Diebel described Agora as almost the perfect art fair. Its a beautiful fair, she said. The people who organize it take care of every detail. Its a very welcoming scene and comfortable for the customers. Theres good food and live music and assuming the weathers good, its like the perfect art fair. Becky Guzman, owner of Diakonos Designs in Stoughton, makes handcrafted jewelry and is returning to Agora for the third time. She called it a great little fair. Agora is my favorite art fair, she said. It is so well organized and run. The quality of the art is really high, and they always have a nice variety. I used to love going to the Art Fair on the Square, but its so crowded, she continued. This is never crowded. There are plenty of people and its busy its one of our best shows but its not over the top. Guzman describes her work as earthy and organic. She incorporates such materials as clay, Roman glass, copper, leather and precious stones into her art. Along with the art, fair organizers have lined up live music for the entire day. The Capital Brewery Beer Garden will be set up next to the Capital Stage. The event is free to attend and open to the public, and will take place rain or shine. Plenty of free parking will be available with free shuttles running throughout the day from the surrounding parking areas. The Agora is located two miles south of Highway 12/18 (the beltline) off Fish Hatchery Road.

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The 2013 Stoughton High School fall season is about to start with games and matches scheduled for this week. Everything gets underway Saturday with the first girls tennis meet of the season, and then girls golf and soccer begin Monday and Tuesday, respectively. Look for results in next weeks paper.

Girls golf

Aug. 19: 9. a.m., Stoughton invitational at Stoughton Country Club Aug. 20-21: 7:15 a.m., Wisconsin Dells invitational at Trappers Turn and Christmas Mountain
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Ben Riffle carried a two-hitter into the eighth inning Sunday for the Stoughton Merchants Home Talent team. Riffle helped the Merchants shut out the host Jefferson Blue Devils, 4-0, to advance onto the Southeast Section championship game. Stoughton hits the road again this Sunday as the team travels to Fort Atkinson looking to avenge an early-season home loss to the Generals.

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Riffle shuts out Jefferson, Fort Atkinson next after 1-0 win over Orfordville
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Aug. 17: 8:30 a.m. at McFarland invitational at Quann Park Aug. 20: 7 p.m., vs. Sun Prairie at home

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Stoughton ace Ben Riffle eliminated the Jefferson Blue Devils for the second time in three seasons Sunday, tossing a four-hit shutout at Fischer Field. A notoriously slow starting team offensively, Riffle found himself locked in a pitchers duel with Jeffersons Tom Klug through the first

five innings, allowing only four baserunners over that span. Klug was nearly as impressive, giving up only four hits while allowing four runners to reach base before Stoughton broke through with two runs in the sixth. Its been like this for the past couple of years, Riffle said. We kind of relax in the early part of the game and things pick up in the middle. I just try to do my best to keep us in every game. Catcher Rory Menzer, who doubled twice in the win, started things off for the Merchants, one-hopping his second double of the game to the center-field fence. Two batters

later Jake Wenzel was hit by a pitch before T.J. DiPrizio doubled in both runners with two outs. Riffle, who carried a two-hitter into the eighth, saw Stoughton put up two more runs in the seventh on a Tanner Klitzke single and Menzer suicide squeeze. It was hanging but smooth sailing for the Merchants from there, however, as Riffle saw Jeffersons Brian Klug led off the eighth with a first-pitch bloop single to right. Riffle then fell behind to Jason Thiede, who singled past second to bring Stoughton manager Dale Seffens to the mound. I was basically just trying to get

give him a break, Seffens said. Hes been a gamer all year long and thrown a lot of innings. Wed be in a world of hurt this year without him. Whatever Seffens message was, it seemed to work despite a walk to lead-off hitter Zach Wellnitz that loaded the bases with no outs as Riffle struck out the next two Blue Devil hitters looking and induced clean-up hitter Chris Folbrecht to hit into an inning-ending fielders choice. Riffle didnt allow another hit from there, striking out five in the complete-game shutout.

Look for previews of all the teams in the upcoming issues of the Couier Hub and coverage all season. The annual football guide will come out Aug. 29 and will have previews on the Vikings and the conference. You can also follow our Twitter @CourierHub and like us on Facebook for scores and updates from games all season.

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Athletics makes minor improvements to polish look at SHS


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Stoughton athletics capped the 201213 season with a bang, this fall Athletic Director Mel Dow is hoping to contine where the Vikings left off. To that end, Stoughton has made several improvements of varying degrees around SHS. Among them include new bleachers in the main gym and ground graphics leading to Collins Field, along with a few other changes to present a more polished public image of the community. The last couple of years weve put some pretty good teams on the field, Dow said. Its been pretty good entertainment for the dollar. With baseball and boys basketball

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Ground graphics, such as the We are Stoughton, that adorn the entrance to Collins Field are just a few of the upgrades at Stoughton High School..

turning in a pair of state tournament appearances, registration is up five percent from 30 to 35 percent for student/ athletes this fall. Were hoping to continue to grow that excitement, Dow said. Its something the community should be very proud of.

Senior passes will again be available at the high school, district office and the Senior Center. A shuttle service will also be available for seniors from the high school parking lot to the north side bleachers. New head football coach Jason Thiry

kicks off this falls coffee with coaches Q&A session at 10 a.m. inside the Stoughton Senior Center on Thursday, Aug. 22. A new coach will follow the fourth

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Continued from page 9 Thursday of each month. In preparation for football games this season, the district has taken steps to ensure the safety of all spectators. Two items that are being addressed are: moving the location of middle school students and informing them of the expectations of behavior, Dow said. All middle school students will be on the north (home) side of Collins Field, located east of the pressbox on the hilltop behind the main grandstand. Students without a parent/guardian escort are expected to enter Collins Field through the east (community) gate. Students are reminded to be respectful of the game, fans and staff. Footballs, soccer balls and etc. will no longer be allowed. Running, tag, wrestling and the like are also not acceptable.

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Second baseman Simon Maurice applies the tag to would-be Jefferson baserunner Steve Winter in the bottom of the second inning. Maurice played solid defense and laid down a sacrifice bunt in the seventh to help the Merchants ice the host Blue Devils.

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Continued from page 9 I wanted the shutout, Riffle said. I wanted to be the guy out there finishing the game. I wanted it on my shoulders. Jeffersons Tom Klug (9-4) pitched all nine innings, striking out four while walking three and gave up four earned runs to suffer his first loss since June 23. We had a lot of guys all season long, but we didnt have the same lineup very often until the last few weeks, Seffens said. That comes as most teams are losing a couple of guys going back to school like Stoughtons Max Fuller, who returned to Minnesota for Bemidji State football camp. The departure allowed veteran Steve Pennekamp to step into right field where he came up with a great diving play in the sixth. Simon Maurice, who had been on vacation, stepped in and played great defense in place of designated hitter Dave Hanson not to mention a great sacrifice bunt that helped Stoughton get two more runs in the seventh.

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Right fielder Steve Pennekamp tracks down a fly ball in the bottom of the sixth inning.

We have a great group of guys, just about all of which could start on any Sunday, Riffle said. Everyone on the team has a role and finds a way to contribute. Hanson finished the game 3-for-5 at the place, while Menzer was 2-for-3. Stoughton travels to Fort Atkinson to face the Generals, who defeated topseeded Orfordville 1-0, at

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Night League

Wenzel finished 3-for4 at the plate with a pair of towering doubles and four RBIs as the top-seeded Merchants defeated fourth-seeded Lodi 11-2 last Thursday in the round of Central Division Night League playoffs. DiPrizio (2-for-4) and Maurice each knocked in a pair of runs. Fuller went 2-for-3 in his final game with the team, while Gerber (2-for-3) scored three times. Erick Sperloen went the distance, scattering five hits and striking out five over seven innings. Lodi committed four errors. The win moved the host Merchants onto the division finals against Middleton at 6 p.m. Thursday from Norse Park.

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A recurring issue

How to apply
To apply for the seat, which is open to residents in District 4 Wards 9 and 10 applications and questionnaires are available at City Hall or the citys website. For information or to have the materials mailed, contact acting city clerk Pili Hougan at 646-0423 or mhougan@ ci.stoughton.wi.us. sure why nobody wants to serve, but maybe everybodys just satisfied. He also noted the time commitment required and pointed out that the area is a newer district without as many historic Stoughtonites. Most of the homes in this district were built in 1995 to 2005, he said. People that Ive talked to and tried to get involved have kids and dont have time, or theyre just not interested in it. Its one of those jobs you dont do for the money. No matter what you do, theres going to be somebody whos not entirely happy. Ald. Greg Jenson (Dist. 3) also thinks the problem may have to do with demographics. He speculated that the other districts may have residents with stronger ties to the community or who may have lived here longer. Or, he said, perhaps District 4 is composed of younger families, with parents who dont feel they have the time. People in the fourth district are living here and working in Madison, he said. Thats why theyre

Time to downsize?

In August 2011, Larry Weiss died and left an opening in District 1. Three applicants stepped up to fill the vacancy, and the council selected former Ald. Steve Tone. When Tone decided not to run for the seat in the April 2012 election, Ald. David Kneebone ran and won the seat. In that same election period, former Ald. Carl Chenoweth was successful in his bid for a seat on the Dane County Board of Supervisors. That created an opening in District 3 that was filled by Ald. Tom Majewski. Chenoweths term would have expired in April 2013, and Majewski subsequently ran for the seat and was elected for a full threeyear term. When former Ald. Larry Peterson resigned from his Dist. 4 seat in December 2012, Tom Selsor was the sole applicant for the seat. The council had extended the application deadline by a month before making an appointment in hopes of having more than one applicant to choose from, but unanimously supported Selsors bid for the seat.

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Aldermanic District 4 is made of Wards 7 and 8 on the citys northwest side. The area is roughly east of Hwy. 51 to Lincoln Ave. The area extends north from Hwy. 51 to the city limits on the north end of town along Hwy. B.

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With a seat in District 4 again vacant and no one applying to fill it, people are wondering why. Is there something about District 4 thats different from other districts in the city? Or is the vacancy simply a temporary issue thats not worth fretting about and will be resolved eventually? Some say its because the council and the city are operating well and people dont sense a need to fill the vacancy. Others think its the time commitment required to be an effective alder. And some feel the council may be too large for a city of a bit more than 12,000. Mayor Olson said shes not sure what the reason is. I wish I had an answer, because then I would be able to go find somebody, she said. We continue to put the word out and talk to folks that live in that district and encourage our alders to talk to people that they may know. It is a lot of work, she added. I have to be honest about that. She noted that the council meets twice each month and that alders typically are also assigned to two committees that meet at least once a month. And of course, it takes time to prepare for the meetings. It takes a commitment, but there have been people in the past able to do that and Im certain there are people who can do that today, she said. We just havent found that right person yet. Council president Eric Hohol, who along with Selsor represents District 4 on the citys northwest side, said hes not

living on the west side. I may be totally wrong on this, he added, but I just dont know that they have the same interest in the city that the other three districts do. By saying that Im probably offending some people who live there and do have a strong commitment to the city but just dont have the time. Selsor thinks the time commitment is the biggest hurdle. You end up with three or four nights a week with something related to the council.

I enjoy it mainly because its a good learning experience, Hohol said. Selsor added that not everyone is suited to be an alder. You do have to be willing and able to read this material and know what youre talking about, or you feel really bad that youre not doing your job, he observed. I feel a responsibility and I enjoy trying to do what I can to make a contribution and improve the city.

Selsor thinks lots of people want to live in a nice city and pay their taxes, but they dont want to run the city. I dont have any resentment about that, he said. It is unfortunate, I guess, that more people dont want to get involved, but I dont feel its unreasonable. If I was 35 years old and doing what I did then, I wouldnt even remotely be able to do something like this.

Like others interviewed, Chenoweth speculates that people are generally happy with the way the city is run and dont feel a need to change things: I think people are satisfied with the leadership in the city and the council. He also cited the time commitment, but thinks the problem may be related to the councils size. Chenoweth noted that two years ago during the redistricting process, the council debated reducing the number of alders and was equally divided on the matter. There was discussion about reducing the council to a body of eight or nine. But after considerable discussion and a vote, the majority with Mayor Olson casting a tiebreaking vote decided to maintain the status quo. I think it is an issue that needs to be addressed, Chenoweth said. In the short time Ive been on the County Board you hear that too, that theres too many members. Yet there is no shortage of candidates for a seat on the County Board, he said. Jenson doesnt agree that the council has too many members. He thinks thats not the reason for the vacancy in District 4. I would argue the point that if we only had eight or nine alders, we would probably still be looking for somebody, he said.

A rewarding time commitment

Hohol and Selsor both said they enjoy serving on the council because its an opportunity to learn about the city and make decisions on how its run.

Advantages to filling the Dist. 4 seat


There are some advantages to filling the vacant seat in District 4 now. Mayor Donna Olson noted that right now is a great time because youre not running for election. You would be appointed to the council, and then you kind of have a trial period to see if you like it and if it works out for you. If so, then we would encourage you to run again for the next term. Ald. Tom Selsor (Dist. 4) made the same point. He said its not as stressful taking the seat now because you wont have to run for it in a contested race. I dont think anybody enjoys campaigning for a seat and going around asking your friends to vote for you, he added. Selsor is speaking from experience. When he replaced former Ald. Larry Peterson on the council, part of his thinking was he dreaded having to campaign. It was in the back of my mind that if Im not elected for a full term, I could leave in April next year and not feel bad about it. Its a nice way to pick up a little experience and not disappoint anybody if you cant continue, but on the other hand not be committed for three years. Thats a big plus.

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Check out our book sale with a great selection of NEW items.
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Coffee Break festival organizer Dave Gasner said this years logo competition for the festival brought in nearly 40 entries. Almost half of those were from the Stoughton High School art classes taught by Howard Roloff. Their logos just keep getting better and better, Gasner told the Hub. Theyre looking like professional graphic design work. This years logo was designed by Ali Head, a graphic designer from Oregon, Gasner said. She is a senior designer for Killarney Golf Media, graphic designer for Dunlop Associates, and a freelancer, according to information from the Stoughton Chamber of Commerce. Gasner said hes grateful for the submissions from the students and hes

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Continued from page 1 Coffee Roasters, Farmer Brothers, Valentine Coffee Roasters, True Coffee, Door County Coffee & Tea Co., Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters, European Roasterie and JavaMania Coffee Roastery are set to compete. Festival attendees can purchase full-size tasting mug for $6. The winner will be announced around 3:15 p.m., Gasner said.

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This years clear tasting mug will feature a logo designed by Oregon graphic artist Ali Head.

impressed by their work. Theyve never had one win, Gasner said. Its a good real-world experience for them. Someday, one of them is going to win it the level of what they give has improved to true graphic-design levels.

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Festival attendees will have a chance to set a new, unofficial world record again this year as they see how far they can spit a coffee bean. Last year, the mens competition was taken by Jeff Turner of Stoughton, who spit a coffee bean 29 feet, 5 and inches. The womens champion, Terry Osgood of Stoughton, nearly matched the mens record with a spit of 29 feet and 1 inch. Sheboygan Falls resident Ben Hiles grabbed the top spot in the 11-15 year old division with a spit of 16 feet and inch. In the 5-10 year old competition, Adam Anderson of Stoughton won with a 12 foot, 7 inch spit. Those who wish to spit can make a donation to the Kiwanis Club from 1-3 p.m. near the baseball diamond in the park.

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True Coffee Roasters employees hand out samples of the companys coffee during last years Coffee Break festival in Mandt Park. True took home the top roaster award last year.

to get their blood moving before the event, the festival will once again host the Java Jog 5K run and 1-mile fun run. The routes take runners on a tour of the city, starting at 9 a.m. at the baseball diamond in Mandt Park and finishing near there. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in four divisions: adult men and women (15 and older) and boys and girls. The 5K race costs $20 to participate, and the fun Java Jog For attendees who want run is $12. Each participant gets a T-shirt, race bib and post-race refreshments. Race-day registration begins at 7 a.m. Pre-registered participants can pick up their race packets at the chamber building between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16.

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During the festival, visitors will have a chance to peruse the cars at the annual car show. The festival will again feature a car and motorcycle show. More than 100 vehicles, from classic cars to modern race cars, will be on display. The public will get a chance to vote for a fan favorite car or bike. There will also be a panel of judges awarding other prizes to the entries. The event runs from 9 a.m. until awards are handed out after 3 p.m. Festival-goers can also check out the craft fair, which will have more than 30 vendors. Younger visitors can burn off some energy on

A young Coffee Break attendee tries to spit a coffee bean as far as she can. The bean spitting competition, introduced last year, is a fundraiser for the Kiwanis club.

the inflatable climbing wall and in the 65-foot long obstacle course. Kids can get a wristband for $7 (discounts given for multiple purchases in the same family) or they can purchase tickets for $2 apiece. There will be music and

refreshments throughout the day. For more information, visit stoughtonwi.com or search for Coffee Break Festival on Facebook.

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Coffee cake contest set for Saturday


To celebrate Stoughton's Coffee Break Festival, All Through The House in downtown Stoughton is hosting their third annual coffee cake contest. Bakers should prepare a pan of their favorite coffeecake and bring it, along with the recipe, to All Through the House by 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. Sorry, no scones or muffins will be accepted. Judging will begin at 11:30 a.m. Judges will be looking at the appearance and overall deliciousness of each cake. At about 12:30 p.m., after the judges make their selections, the public will be invited to sample all the cakes and vote for their favorite. After sampling the cakes, the judges will award the overall winner two pieces of USA Pan Bakeware of the winner's choice. For bakers 12 years old or younger, a special prize for their best coffeecake is a grouping of Curious Chef tools from Giggles. All Through The House is a gift, home decor and kitchen store located at 160 E. Main Street in Stoughton. For more information, please call 877-9403, check the website shopthehouse. com or e-mail info@shopthehouse.com.

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Herbert A. Zimmerman services in the church fel- seven brothers and four sis- 1959. From 1959 to 1968
lowship hall. Burial will take place in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass on Friday. Memorials may be made to St. Ann Parish. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Harmony House in Stoughton and Agrace HospiceCare Inc. Cress Funeral Service 206 W. Prospect Street Stoughton, WI 53589 873-9244 cressfuneralservice.com ters. Inez inspired her family and all who knew her with her beautiful, sweet smile, infinite spirituality, compassion, kindness, and love, and will be so missed. The family wishes to thank all those at St. Clare Meadows who helped make her stay there more comfortable and home like. Your efforts are greatly appreciated. Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Center 2201 Chestnut Street Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 (715) 423-5460 he went to work for Northwest Airlines in Madison as a Ticket Agent. In 1963 he started selling insurance for Rural Mutual part time, and started his own insurance agency in 1964. In 1968 he partnered with Ted Pertzbom to form Don & Teds Insurance and built a very successful independent insurance business in Stoughton until retirement. Don worked hard and lived a very active life. He loved his family, rural life, traveling, motor home touring, house boating on the Mississippi and snowmobiling wherever there was snow. He was a very generous father and grandfather that provided great opportunity for his entire extended family. Don is survived by special friend Judy Smith of Palmyra; sister Marian (Gerald) Pontel of East Troy; three sons, Bruce (Jackie) of Edgerton; Mark (Cheryl) of Stoughton; Brad (Cathy Reilly) West Bend; ex-wife Ruth Rostowfske of Stoughton; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father Julius in 1971; his mother Sophia in 1995; one brother who died at birth. A memorial service for Don was held on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Millard Community Covenant Church with Rev. Lyle Heinitz officiating. Private interment at a later date at Hillside Cemetery in Palmyra. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice would be greatly appreciated. For an online guest registry: haaselockwoodfhs.com. Haase Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes 320 West Main Street PO Box 404 Palmyra, Wisconsin 53156 262-495-2127

Herbert Zimmerman

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Herbert A. Zimmerman, age 97, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. He was born in Cross Plains on March 20, 1916, the son of Frank and Anna Zimmerman. On June 23, 1938, Herbert was united in marriage to Anastasia Sutter in Mt. Horeb. Herbert was a past member of the Downtown Rotary Club and proud owner of the Meuer Photoart House on State Street. He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Stoughton and charter member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Madison. Herbert was well known for his woodworking skills, especially for his walking canes, Bola ties, Roundtoits and tax shelters. He is survived by his children, Jerome (Carol) of Mt. Horeb, Jeannie LaBansky of Lone Rock, Mary Paegelow of Sanford, Fla. and Thomas (Anne) of Madison; grandchildren, Heidi (Eric) Smedal of Stoughton, Trudy (Joel) Stensaas of Stoughton, Steve (Theresa) Manhart of Los Angeles, CA, Timothy (Kari) Manhart of Stoughton, James Zimmerman of Madison, Jeffrey (Bonnie) Zimmerman of Barneveld, John (Linda) Zimmerman of Mt. Horeb, Christina Pacholski of Sanford, FL, Lisa (Gary) Stottlemyer of Sanford, Fla., Anthony (Deborah) Paegelow of Ripon, Patrick Zimmerman of Verona and Kelli Zimmerman of Madison; and 19 great grandchildren. Herbert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Anastasia; infant son, Michael; and brothers and sisters. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 323 N. Van Buren St., Stoughton, with Fr. Randy Budnar and Msgr. Gerard Healy officiating. Friends and relatives are invited to a luncheon immediately following the

Inez Lois Anderson

American Legion award Mary Lloyd of Stoughton American Legion Post 59 received a
prestigious award The Gung Ho Award (Legionnaire of the Year). This award is presented to one American Legion member in Wisconsin every year. Currently there are more than 73,000 American Legion members in Wisconsin. Mary has devoted much of her time to working with local veterans and troops.

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STATE OF WISCONSIN, CIRCUIT COURT, DANE COUNTY, NOTICE TO CREDITORS (INFORMAL ADMINISTRATION) IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Robert J. Swenson
Wisconsin. The property at 819 N. Page Street is owned by Ben Di Salvo, and is more fully described as follows: Parcel number 281/0511-052-98303, with a legal description of: SEC 5-511 PRT SE1/4NW1/4 & PRT SW1/4NE1/4 BEG N PAGE ST C/L 33.1 FT W OF NW COR BLOCK 18 SARAH E TURNERS ADDN TH N6DEGE 100 FT ALG SD C/L EXT TH S89DEGE 486.4 FT TO SW LN RR R/W TH S29DEGE 114.2 FT ALG SD R/W TO NE COR SD ADDN TH N89DEGW 551.2 FT ALG N LN SD ADDN TO POB SUBJ TO UTIL ESMT TO WP&L CO AS DESCR IN R9250/79; and Parcel number 281/0511-053-0573-2, with a legal description of: SARAH E TURNER ADD CORRECTED SURVEY N 10 FT OF LOT 32 & N 10 FT OF LOT 33 ALL IN BLOCK 18. For questions regarding this notice please contact Michael Stacey, Zoning Administrator at 608-646-0421 Michael P Stacey Zoning Administrator Published August 15 and 22, 2013 WNAXLP

Inez Lois Anderson

Inez Lois Anderson (nee Schneidewent), 83, died peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at St. Clare Meadows in Baraboo. Services were held at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Rev. Douglas Schalow officiated. Visitation was from 3:30 p.m. until the time of services on Friday at the funeral home. Inez was born Jan. 27, 1930, in the town of Larabee in Waupaca County, the youngest of twelve children born to Wilhelm Carl and Artie (Pence) Schneidewent. Inez was united in marriage to Earl R. Anderson on June 2, 1950 in Edgerton. The couple was blessed with thirty seven years of marriage and five children.Earl died on May 3, 1987. Inez and Earl farmed and raised tobacco around the Stoughton, Lake Mills, and Fort Atkinson areas. Survivors include her children: Russell (Kathy) Anderson, Wisconsin Rapids; Lynnette Anderson, Baraboo; Duane (Teressa) Anderson, Baraboo; Ralph (Mary) Anderson, Wisconsin Rapids; and JoAnn (Carl, Jr.) Hoff, Portage; 15 grandchildren; 25 greatgrandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Earl,

Donald J. Rostowfske

Donald J. Rostowfske, age 81, of Palmyra, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. He was born on Dec. 24, 1931, in Whitewater to parents Julius and Sophia (Mallvitz) Rostowfske, in the home of his grandma Mallvitz. He married Ruth Rowley on Jun. 26, 1952, and they had three sons and were divorced in October 1984. He shared his last twenty-two years with special friend Judy Smith. Don went to Ward School, a one-room schoolhouse on Highway 67, through 8th grade and Whitewater City High School until graduation in 1949. He started his career as a Depot Agent for Chicago Northwestern Railroad from 1950 to

Case No. 13PR528 An application has been filed for informal administration of the estate of the decedent, whose date of birth was August 23, 1927, and date of death April 11, 2013. The decedent was domiciled in Dane County, State of Wisconsin, with a mailing address of 1509 North Johnson Street, Stoughton, WI 53589. All interested persons have waived notice. Creditors claims must be filed with the probate registrar on or before November 1, 2013. Lisa Chandler Probate Registrar July 24, 2013 Jonathan M. Hajny 828 Roby Road Stoughton, WI 53589 608-877-4081 Published: August 1, 8 and 15, 2013 WNAXLP

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Case No. 2013PR553 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: 1. An application for Informal Administration was filed. 2. The decedent, with date of birth August 28, 2013 and date of death July 23, 2013, was domiciled in Dane County, State of Wisconsin, with a mailing address of 925 West South Street, Stoughton, WI 53589. 3. All interested persons waived notice. 4. The deadline for filing a claim against the decedents estate is November 8, 2013. 5. A claim may be filed at the Dane County Courthouse, Madison, Wisconsin, Room 1000 Lisa Chandler Probate Registrar August 2, 2013 David. M. Houser 301 W. Main Street PO Box 347 Stoughton, WI 53589 608-873-7781 Bar Number: 1013777 Published: August 8, 15 and 22, 2013 WNAXLP

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The City of Stoughton Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 6:00 oclock p.m., or as soon after as the matter may be heard, in the Council Chambers, Public Safety Building, 321 S. Fourth Street, Second Floor, Stoughton, Wisconsin, 53589, to consider the proposed request by Ben Di Salvo to rezone the following parcels of land at 819 N. Page Street, Stoughton, WI. The request proposes to rezone the property at 819 N. Page Street from GI General Industrial to PB Planned Business to allow the property to be converted from primarily a storage use to primarily retail sales and indoor commercial entertainment uses (restaurant), in the City of Stoughton, Dane County, WI, more fully described: Parcel number 281/0511-052-98303, with a legal description of: SEC 5-511 PRT SE1/4NW1/4 & PRT SW1/4NE1/4 BEG N PAGE ST C/L 33.1 FT W OF NW COR BLOCK 18 SARAH E TURNERS ADDN TH N6DEGE 100 FT ALG SD C/L EXT TH S89DEGE 486.4 FT TO SW LN RR R/W TH S29DEGE 114.2 FT ALG SD R/W TO NE COR SD ADDN TH N89DEGW 551.2 FT ALG N LN SD ADDN TO POB SUBJ TO UTIL ESMT TO WP&L CO AS DESCR IN R9250/79; and parcel number 281/0511-053-0573-2, with a legal description of: SARAH E TURNER ADD CORRECTED SURVEY N 10 FT OF LOT 32 & N 10 FT OF LOT 33 ALL IN BLOCK 18. For questions related to this notice contact Michael Stacey at 608-646-0421 Michael P Stacey Zoning Administrator Published August 15 and 22, 2013 WNAXLP

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Case No. 13PR552 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: 1. An application for Informal Administration was filed. 2. The decedent, with date of birth May 7, 1935 and date of death July 10, 2013, was domiciled in Dane County, State of Wisconsin, with a mailing address of 1772 Oak View Drive, Stoughton, WI 53589. 3. All interested persons waived notice. 4. The deadline for filing a claim against the decedents estate is November 8, 2013. 5. A claim may be filed at the Dane County Courthouse, Madison, Wisconsin, Room 1000 Lisa Chandler Probate Registrar August 5, 2013 Michael D. Rumpf PO Box 1 Cambridge, WI 53523 608-423-3254 Bar Number: 01015663 Published: August 15, 22 and 29, 2013 WNAXLP

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The City of Stoughton Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 6:00 oclock p.m., or as soon after as the matter may be heard, in the Council Chambers, Public Safety Building, 321 South Fourth Street, Second Floor, Stoughton, Wisconsin, 53589, to consider a proposed Conditional Use Permit Application by Ben Di Salvo, for an indoor commercial entertainment use (Restaurant) at 819 N. Page Street, Stoughton,

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Please take notice that Ben Di Salvo, owner of the property at 819 N. Page Street, Stoughton, Wisconsin, has requested a variance from zoning code section 78-105(4)(b)8bF, Building to nonresidential side lot line: Ten feet, zero feet on zero lot line side, 40 feet for lot adjacent to a street officially mapped as being equal to or exceeding 100 feet and zoning code section 78-105(4) (b)8bL, Minimum building separation: 20 feet, zero feet where property line divides attached buildings, 40 feet for a lot adjacent to a street officially mapped as being equal to or exceeding 100 feet. The property at 819 N. Page Street is formally described as follows: Parcel number 281/0511-052-98303, with a legal description of: SEC 5-511 PRT SE1/4NW1/4 & PRT SW1/4NE1/4 BEG N PAGE ST C/L 33.1 FT W OF NW COR BLOCK 18 SARAH E TURNERS ADDN TH N6DEGE 100 FT ALG SD C/L EXT TH S89DEGE 486.4 FT TO SW LN RR R/W TH S29DEGE 114.2 FT ALG SD R/W TO NE COR SD ADDN TH N89DEGW 551.2 FT ALG N LN SD ADDN TO POB SUBJ TO UTIL ESMT TO WP&L CO AS DESCR IN R9250/79; and parcel number 281/0511-053-0573-2, with a legal description of: SARAH E TURNER ADD CORRECTED SURVEY N 10 FT OF LOT 32 & N 10 FT OF LOT 33 ALL IN BLOCK 18. The applicant is requesting the variance to allow rezoning the property from General Industrial to Planned Business with the intent to convert the use from storage to retail sales and restaurant. Notice is hereby given that the Board of Appeals will conduct a hearing on this matter on August 26, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Second Floor, Public Safety Building, 321 S. Fourth Street, Stoughton. For questions related to this notice contact the City Zoning Administrator at 608-646-0421 Published: August 15, 2013 WNAXLP

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PERSONAL CAREWORKER needed for girl with disabilities in Verona. MondayFriday 7:00am-8:30 am and 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, weekends flexible. Assist to get ready for school, bus comes to home. Call for more information: 608-238-8119 SIENNA MEADOWS- OREGON, has immediate job opportunities to join our compassionate Care Specialist Team. We offer competitive wages designed to attract and retain quality staff. Various shifts available both full and part time. Preferred candidate will have a C.N.A. and all state mandated courses completed. Go to www. siennacrest.com to print an application today! Turn in your completed application to: 116 Spring St, Oregon, WI 53575 608-835-0040 E.O.E.

ASPHALT SEAL COATING Crack filling and striping. No job too small. Call O & H at 608-845-3348 or 608845-8567 DECK STAINING & power washing fast and efficient. Also house washing. Free quotes 608-669-7879 Green Gro Design HALLINAN-PAINTING WALLPAPERING **Great-Summer-Rates** 30 + Years Professional Interior-Exterior Free-Estimates References/Insured Arthur Hallinan 608-455-3377 NIELSEN'S Home Improvements/ Repairs, LLC Kitchens/Bathrooms Wood & Tile Flooring Decks/Clean Eaves *Free Estimates* Insured* *Senior Discounts* Home 608-873-8716 Cell 608-576-7126 e-mail zipnputts@sbcglobal.net RECOVER PAINTING offers all carpentry, drywall, deck restoration and all forms of painting. Recover urges you to join in the fight against cancer, as a portion of every job is donated to cancer research. Free estimates, fully insured, over 20 years of experience. Call 608270-0440. SENSIBLE PAINTING 20 years experience. Great quality at a sensible price. Free estimates, Insured, Polite, Professional. 608-873-9623 TOMAS PAINTING Professional, Interior, Exterior, Repairs. Free Estimates. Insured. 608-873-6160

560 Professional Services


APPLIANCE REPAIR We fix it no matter where you bought it from! 800-624-0719 (wcan)

MY COMPUTER WORKS - Computer Problems? Viruses, Spyware, Email, Printer Issues, Bad Internet Connections - FIX IT NOW! Professional, US based technicians. $25 off service. Call for immediate help. 888-885-7944 (wcan) ONE CALL Does it All! Fast and Reliable Electrical Repair and Installations. Call 800-757-0383 (wcan)

150 Places To Go

RENTALS WAVERUNNERS Pontoons - Ski Boats - Fishing Boats Outboards Canoes - Kayaks. Daily or weekly. American Marine & Motorsports Fun Center, Shawano 715-526-8740 (wcan) SHOREMASTER DOCK & Lift Headquarters! New & Used. We do it all. Delivery/Assembly/Install & Removals. American Marine & Motorsports, Schawano = SAVE 866-955-2628 (wcan)

576 Special Services

ONE CALL Does it All! Fast and Reliable Plumbing Repairs Call 800-981-0336 (wcan)

GUN SHOW August 16-18th. LaCrosse Fairgrounds, West Salem, WI. Friday 3-8pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. Large selection of guns and ammo. Conceal & Carry classes available at the show. Info: 563-608-4401 (wcan)

444 Construction, Trades & Automotive

355 Recreational Vehicles

163 Training Schools

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) TRAINING FOR CNA And Computer and Clerical Early bird discount. www.newaydirections.com or Call Neway Directions for class schedules 608-221-1920

ATVS SCOOTERS & Go-Karts. Youth ATV's & Scooters (80mpg) @ $49/mo. Sport & 4x4 Atv's @ $69/mo. American Marine & Motorsports, Schawano =Save= 866-955-2628 www.americanmarina.com (wcan)

GENERAL LABORER positions available. Must be able to lift 100 lbs on a regular basis. Must have valid drivers license and references. Please mail letter of application and resume to All Dry Waterproofing, INC. 621 E South St, Stoughton, WI 53589

BANKRUPTCY- STOUGHTON and surrounding area. Merry Law Offices. 608205-0621. No charge for initial consultation. "We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the bankruptcy code."

586 TV, VCR & Electronics Repair

447 Professional

360 Trailers

TRAILERS @ LIQUIDATION Pricing. Boat, ATV, Sled or Pontoons. 2 or 4 Place/Open or Enclosed. American Marine, Shawano 866-955-2628 www. americanmarina.com (wcan)

340 Autos

402 Help Wanted, General

DONATE YOUR Car, Truck of Boat to Heritage for the Blind. Free 3-Day Vacation. Tax Deductible. Free Towing. All paperwork taken care of! 888-439-5224 (wcan) CLASSIFIED AD DEADLINE IS Noon Friday for The Great Dane and Noon Monday for the Courier Hub unless changed because of holiday work schedules. Calnow l to place your ad, 845-9559, 873-6671 or 835-6677.

2004 FORD Taurus Wagon SE. Good condition. One owner! New battery. 87,800 miles. $3995. OBO. Metallic grey. 608-239-3201

BIG SKY RESTAURANT- In Stoughton. Experienced line cooks and servers needed. Call Sean 234-0486

508 Child Care & Nurseries

OTR DRIVERS NEEDED * Above Average Mileage Pay * Avg 2500-3500/wk * Flexible Home Time * 100% No Touch * Full Benefit Pkg CDL/A * 12 Months Exp. Preferred 1-888-545-9351 Ext. 13 Jackson WI www.doublejtransport.com (wcan)

REDUCE YOUR Cable Bill! Get wholehome Satellite system installed at NO COST and programming starting at $19.99/mo. FREE HD/DVR Upgrade to new callers, so call now. 888-544-0273 wcan

590 Wanted: Services

601 Household

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)

EXPERIENCED CONCRETE Finisher Must have valid drivers license. Competitive wages. Health, dental available, 608-884-6205 HOUSE CLEANER: Must be thorough and quick . 4-8 hours per week. References 873-7833 Crown Point Resort

BROWN DEER Family Daycare Stoughton / Pleasant Springs Licensed Family Childcare 22 yrs. exp. Quiet acre lot. Summer & Fall Openings Available Summer Field Trips - Kindergarten Readiness Music Program - Indoor Platform & Slide Teacher Directed Call: 873-0711 Location - Experience - Rates All on our website at: www.browndeerdaycare.com OREGON- LICENSED in home family child care has immediate openings. Ages 6 weeks through 5 years. Call 608-445-3217

NEW MATTRESS SETS from $89.All sizes in stock! 9 styles. PlymouthFurnitureWI.com 2133 Eastern Ave. Plymouth, WI Open 7 days a week (wcan)

550 Insurance

606 Articles For Sale

MADISON AREA Road Maintenance Company accepting applications for CDL drivers and laborers. Full time beginning now thru October. For more information call 608-842-1676.

516 Cleaning Services

554 Landscaping, Lawn, Tree & Garden Work


SHREDDED TOPSOIL Shredded Garden Mix Shredded Bark Decorative Stone Pick-up or Delivered Limerock Delivery Ag Lime Spreading O'BRIEN TRUCKING 5995 Cty D, Oregon, WI 608-835-7255 www.obrientrucking.com

SAVE MONEY On Auto Insurance from the major names you trust. No forms. No hassle. No obligation. Call READY FOR MY QUOTE now! 888-708-0274 (wcan)

BRINKMANN SMOKER Charcoal grill. Slow cook BBQ for moist, delicious flavor. Used a few times, like new. Asking $60. 608-669-2243 BUTTERFLY CHAIRS Black canvas. Made in the USA! Metal frame fold up for easy storage. Comfortable. Indoor/ Outdoor. $20 for the pair. 608-669-2243

AUCTIONS August 24th! 30+ properties up for auction. All types. Opening bids below list prices! Bid Online! AugustAuction.com 866-643-1984 Registered Auctioneer Wade Micoley #2647-052 (CNOW)

Drivers - Day Cab Drivers Wanted. Competitive Pay, HOME DAILY. Join the deBoer team now! deBoer Transportation 800-825-8511 Apply Online: www. deboertrans.com (CNOW) Gordon Trucking CDL-A Drivers Needed Up to $3,000 Sign-on Bonus! Starting Pay Up to $.44 cpm Full HELP WANTED- TRUCK DRIVER Benefits, Excellent Hometime, No East Coast. Call 7 Knight Refrigerated CDL-A Truck Drivers Needed. Get Paid days/wk! GordonTrucking.com 866-565-0569 (CNOW) Daily or Weekly. Consistent Miles. Pay Incentive & Benefits! MISCELLANEOUS Become a Knight of the Road. EOE. 855-876-6079 (CNOW) Get more home time on Transport Americas regional THIS SPOT FOR SALE! Place a 25 word classified ad runs. Great miles, equipment + extras. Enjoy Transport in 180 newspapers in Wisconsin for $300. Call 800-227Americas great driver experience! TAdrivers.com or 7636 or this newspaper. Www.cnaads.com (CNOW) 866-204-0648. (CNOW)

Increase Your sales opportunities reach over 1.2 million households! Advertise in our Wisconsin Advertising Network System. For information call 845-9559 or 873-6671.

WANT SOMEONE to clean your house? Call DOROTHY'S SWEEP CLEAN. We are Christian ladies that do quality work. Dependable and have excellent references. Call 608-838-0665 or 608-2192415. Insured.

ARTS LAWNCARE- Mowing, trimming, rototilling ,etc. 608-235-4389

648 Food & Drink

FIREWOOD DRY Crab apple, Ash and Maple. Small to giant sizes. $6. per bundle or large piece. Verona 608-669-2243

532 Fencing

CRIST FENCING FREE ESTIMATES. Residential, commercial, farm, horse. 608-574-1993 www.cristfencing.com

ENJOY 100%GUARANTEED, delivered to the door Omaha Steaks! SAVE 74% plus 4 FREE burgers - The Family Value Combo - ONLY $39.99. ORDER today. 888-676-2750 Use Code 48643XMT or www.OmahaSteaks.com/mbff79 (wcan)

548 Home Improvement

ALL THINGS BASEMENTY! Basement Systems Inc. Call us for all your basement needs! Waterproofing? Finishing? Structural Repairs? Humidity and Mold Control? Free Estimates! Call 888-9298307 (wcan)

A&B ENTERPRISES Light Construction/Remodeling No job too small 608-835-7791

SNOWMARE ENTERPRISES Property Maintenance Bush Trimming Powerwash Houses Spring/Fall Clean-Up Lawncare, Gutter Cleaning 608-219-1214 THE Courier Hub CLASSIFIEDS, the bestplacetobuyorsell.Call845-9559,873-6671or835-6677.

SHARI'S BERRIES- Order MouthWatering Gifts for Any Occassion! SAVE 20% on qualifying gifts over $29. Fresh dipped berries starting at $19.99! Visit www.berries.com/happy or Call 888-4796008 (wcan)

650 Furniture

SPACESAVER BUNKBED/DESK COMBINATION. With mattress/ shelves. Like new. $100. 608-835-9725 CLASSIFIEDS, 845-9559, 873-6671 or 835-6677. It pays to read the fine print.

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EDGERTON 1408 County Rd A, Moving Sale. 8/17 8am-3pm. Toro Snow Blower, treadmill, ping pong table, holiday decorations, antiques, misc

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VERONA DUPLEX 3 bedroom. 1-1/2 bath, garage, A/C. 845-7041 VERONA ONE Bedroom Available immediately. Heat Included, $520/Month. Dave 608-575-0614 C.N.R. STORAGE Located behind Stoughton Garden Center Convenient Dry Secure Lighted with access 24/7 Bank Cards Accepted Off North Hwy 51 on Oak Opening Dr. behind Stoughton Garden Center Call: 608-509-8904 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 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 X 5 - 10 X 30 24/7 Access/Security lit. Short/long term leases 608-334-1191

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676 Plants & Flowers

OREGON 4711 Holm road 8/16-8/17 9am-5pm. Many great items for everyone. See Craig's list. OREGON 4796 Schneider Dr. Aug 14-16, 8am-5pm. Queen bed, tent, toys, crib, changing table, clothes, etc. OREGON 6296 Onwentsia Trl. 8/16 and 8/17, 8am-5pm. Baby4 years clothes and gear.

PROFLOWERS Send bouquets for any occasion! Birthday, Anniversary or Just Because! Take 20% off your order over $29! Go to www.Proflowers.com/ActNow or call 877-592-7090 (wcan)

945 Farm: Land For Sale

688 Sporting Goods & Recreational

720 Apartments

60 ACRES of highly productive farmland. $5000. per acre, land contract and lease back possible. Call 608-558-0933

WE BUY Boats/RV/Pontoons/ATV's & Motorcycles! "Cash Paid" NOW. American Marine & Motorsports Super Center, Shawno. 866-955-2628 www.americanmarina.com (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

801 Office Space For Rent

970 Horses

OREGON 532 Lexington Dr. August 15-17, 8am-4pm. Household, jewelry, couch, love seat, mirrors, toys, post cards, Halloween, Red wing crock, excersize cruncher, china cabinet.

690 Wanted

810 Commercial & Industrial For Sale

VERONA- OFFICE/WAREHOUSE 1000 Sq Ft.$500 +Utilities. 608-575-2211 or 608-845-2052

REGISTERED QUARTER Horses. 12th Annual Production Sale. Saturday August 24, 6pm. Blair, WI 17 foals. 608-989-9300 www.capouchlivestock. com (wcan) WALMERS TACK SHOP 16379 W. Milbrandt Road Evansville, WI 608-882-5725

STOUGHTON- 2602 Iverson Rd 8/158/17 7am-5pm Antiques, tools, toys, linens, household misc. furniture, lawn mowers. Cash Only

STOUGHTON- 2704 & 2685 Rolling View Rd. 8/15 5:00pm-?, 8/16 8am-? 8/17 8am-12pm. Teen boys/girls, name/brand clothing, plus/sizes, household, riding lawn mower. STOUGHTON- 3144 Cty Hwy A 8/168/17 7am-3pm. 8/18 8am-12pm. Number system on Fri numbers given at 6am. Antiques: primitive/cabinets, iron/beds, wicker, collectibles, household items, tools. Cash & charge cards accepted. Sorry No checks. See Craigslist, State Journal. STOUGHTON- 528 & 532 Nygaard. 8/16 12pm-4pm, 8/17 9am-4pm. Reduction sale. Lots of misc.

692 Electronics

DONATE YOUR CARFAST FREE TOWING 24 hr. Response - TaX Deduction United Breast Cancer FOUNDATION Providing Free Mammograms & Breast Cancer Info. 866-343-6603 (wcan)

VERONA 514 Topp Ave, 2 bedroom, spacious, off street parking, A/C. Laundry hookup, heat included. Available September 1. $690. rent/security deposit. 845-7057

820 Misc. Investment Property For Sale

VERONA CONTRACTOR'S Center 2400 sq. ft. shop with 2 bays Radiant heat - Hot/Cold water Bathroom/Shower 600 ft mezzanine 2 separate offices rented in front. 608-513-6273

DIRECTV OVER 140 channels only $29.99 a month. Call now! Triple Savings. $636.00 in Savings, Free upgrade to Genie & 2013 NFL Sunday ticket free! Start saving today. 800-320-2429 (wcan) 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 now 888-719-6981 (wcan)

740 Houses For Rent

LAKE KEGONSA- 3/bed, 2/bath, screened porch, washer/dyer, pier, carport. No/Smoking. 15-20 minutes to Madison. Lease available. $1500/mo. 608-217-6954 STOUGHTON 4-BDRM, 2 1/2 bath raised ranch. 2 1/2 car garage. Newly renovated. No pets. No smoking. $1450 plus utilities. 608-209-8816 STOUGHTON N MONROE St. Comfortable 2 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath. Appliances included: main floor washer/ dryer, central air, 1 car attached garage w/extra storage space, large deck overlooking spacious back yard. Very nice neighborhood. $895. + 1/2 month rent security deposit. Call Brady at 608-286-5282.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Near Copper Harbor & Lake Medora, MI. 40 wooded acres. $32,000 OBO. CFR taxes. Terms available. More land available 715-4782085 (wcan) FOR SALE by Owner: Near Copper Harbor, MI. 80 wooded Acres. $70,000 OBO. Montreal River runs thru land. CFR Tax. Terms available. More land available. 715-478-2085 (wcan)

RENT SKIDLOADERS MINI-EXCAVATORS TELE-HANDLER and these attachments. Concrete breaker, posthole auger, landscape rake, concrete bucket, pallet forks, trencher, rock hound, broom, teleboom, stump grinder. By the day, week, or month. Carter & Gruenewald Co. 4417 Hwy 92 Brooklyn, WI, 608-455-2411

990 Farm: Service & Merchandise

870 Residential Lots

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664 Lawn & Garden

3'-12' EVERGREEN & Shade Trees. Pick up or Delivery! Planting Available! DETLOR TREE FARMS 715-335-4444 (wcan)

696 Wanted To Buy

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) TOP PRICES Any kind of scrap metal Cars/Batteries/Farm Equipment Free appliance pick-up Property Clean Out Honest/Fully Insured/U Call-We Haul 608-444-5496 WE BUY Junk Cars and Trucks. We sell used parts. Monday thru Friday 8am-5:30pm. Newville Auto Salvage, 279 Hwy 59 Edgerton, 608-884-3114.

ALPINE MEADOWS Oregon Hwy CC. Call for new price list and availability. Choose your own builder! 608-215-5895 TOWN OF PLEASANT SPRINGSSPRING HILL 1st Addition. .70 wooded lot. Has well on property. $70,000. Bob 608-873-8267 CLASSIFIEDS, 845-9559, 873-6671 or 835-6677. It pays to read the fine print.

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

666 Medical & Health Supplies

ATTENTION SLEEP Apnea sufferers with Medicare. Get FREE CPAP replacement supplies at little or no cost. Plus Free home delivery. Best of all, prevent red skin sores & bacterial infection. 888797-4088 (wcan) MEDICAL ALERT FOR SENIORS - 24/7 monitoring. Free Equipment. Free shipping. Nationwide Services. $29.95/month Call Medical Guardian today. 877-8636622 (wcan)

705 Rentals

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668 Musical Instruments

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

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 SPECTACULAR 2BR Stoughton. Quiet historic neighborhood, Master bedroom balcony overlooks 2-story living room. Hardwoods, designer ceramic bath, skylights, C/A. No Smoking. 608-238-1692 STOUGHTON- 2 b/4 unit on dead end st. One up, remodeled bath, kitchen, dishwasher, micro-stove-ref. window blindsoak-floors storage coin laundry. Heat, water/sewer included. $715/mo 1 month deposit. One cat okay. 561-310-5551

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Tractor-trailer drivers needed for the Walgreens Private Fleet Operation based in Windsor, WI. Drivers make hand deliveries to Walgreens stores within a regional area (WI, IL, IA, MN, ND, SD). Workweek is Tuesday-Saturday. All drivers must be willing & able to unload freight. Earn $21.25/hour (OT after 8 hours) or $0.4650/mile Full Benefit Pkg. includes Life, Dental, Disability, & Health Insurance with Prescription Card 401k Pension Program with Company Contribution Paid Holidays and Vacation Home every day except for occasional layover

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2 BEDROOM Townhouse apartment w/ full basement on Racetrack Rd-Stoughton $775/mo includes utilities. No Pets. Security deposit and references are required. Available Now for an approved applicant. Call 608-241-6609

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672 Pets

Cats and Kittens for adoption. Healthy, friendly. 608-848-4174 www.AngelsWish.org. Verona. CLASSIFIEDS, 845-9559, 873-6671 or 835-6677. It pays to read the fine print.

Nazareth Health and Rehabilitation Center, a 99-bed skilled nursing facility in Stoughton, is looking for a Part-Time Driver. This candidate will drive residents to and from appointments in our company van or car. The schedule is very flexible and will be Monday through Friday. Please apply online at nazarethhealth.com or submit an application to:

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Support your favorite teams all season long with this guide to Stoughton High Schools 2013 match-ups!
VARSITY FOOTBALL
DATE Aug. 23 Aug. 30 Sept 6 Sept. 13 Sept. 20 Sept. 27 Oct. 4 Oct. 11 Oct. 18 OPPONENT Sauk Prairie Reedsburg Fort Atkinson Edgewood Monroe Portage Monona Grove Oregon Milton LOCATION Stoughton Reedsburg Fort Atkinson Stoughton Monroe Portage Stoughton Stoughton Milton

BOYS VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY


DATE Aug. 30 Sept. 7 Sept. 12 Sept. 17 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Nov. 2 OPPONENT Appleton West Verona Invite Madison West Badger Challenge Janesville Craig Invite Stoughton Invite Albany Invite Conference meet Sectionals State LOCATION Pierce Park Verona Yahara Course Fort Atkinson Janesville Stoughton Albany Yahara Course Verona Wis. Rapids

GIRLS VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY


DATE Aug. 30 Sept. 7 Sept. 12 Sept. 17 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Nov. 2 OPPONENT Appleton West Verona Invite Madison West Badger Challenge Janesville Craig Invite Stoughton Invite Albany Invite Conference meet Sectionals State LOCATION Pierce Park Verona Yahara Course Fort Atkinson Janesville Stoughton Albany Yahara Course Verona Wis. Rapids

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DATE Aug. 19 Aug. 20/21 Aug. 23 Aug. 27 Aug. 28 Sept. 4 Sept. 5 Sept. 7 Sept. 9 Sept. 10 Sept. 12 Sept. 14 Sept. 16 Sept. 18 Sept. 25 OPPONENT Stoughton invite Wis. Dells invite Onalaska invite Madison Edgewood Portage invite Milton invite Monona Grove Beaver Dam invite Portage Oregon Fort Atkinson Janesville Parker invite Milton Badger Cup Conference meet LOCATION Home Away Away Away Away Away Away Away Home Home Away Away Home Away Away

BOYS VARSITY SOCCER


DATE Aug. 20 Aug. 22 Aug. 24 Aug. 26 Aug. 27 Aug. 30 Sept. 3 Sept. 5 Sept. 10 Sept. 12 Sept. 13 Sept. 17 Sept. 21 Sept. 23 Sept. 24 Sept. 27 Sept. 28 Oct. 3 Oct. 8 OPPONENT Sun Prairie McFarland Appleton West triple Madison East Portage Beaver Dam DeForest Watertown Monroe Madison Edgewood Evansville Oregon Lodi Verona Fort Atkinson Monona Grove Beloit Memorial Janesville Parker Milton LOCATION Home Home Away Home Away Home Away Away Away Home Away Home Away Away Away Home Home Away Away

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DATE Aug. 23 Aug. 27 Sept. 3 Sept. 10 Sept. 21 Sept. 24 Oct. 1 Oct. 8 Oct. 12 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 24 Nov. 1 OPPONENT Edgerton Elkhorn Stoughton Invite Monona Grove Milton Invite Fort Atkinson Milton Monroe Waunakee Oregon McFarland Portage Badger Conference LOCATION Edgerton Stoughton Stoughton Stoughton Milton Fort Atkinson Stoughton Monroe Waunakee Stoughton McFarland Portage Fort Atkinson

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DATE Aug. 17 Aug. 24 Aug. 27 Aug. 29 Sept. 3 Sept. 5 Sept. 7 Sept. 10 Sept. 12 Sept. 17 Sept. 23 OPPONENT McFarland Invite Monroe Invite DeForest Baraboo Monona Grove Oregon Stoughton Invite Monroe Fort Atkinson Edgewood Milton LOCATION Quann Park Monroe Stoughton Baraboo Stoughton Stoughton Stoughton Monroe Stoughton Quann Park Milton Nielsen T.S.

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DATE Aug. 27 Aug. 29 Aug. 31 Sept. 5 Sept. 9 Sept. 12 Sept. 14 Sept. 17 Sept. 19 Sept. 21 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 12 Oct. 15 OPPONENT Sauk Prairie Reedsburg Cedarburg invite Monroe Elkhorn Fort Atkinson Janesville Parker Baraboo Oregon Middleton invite Milton Monona Grove Madison Edgewood Conference meet Whitewater LOCATION Home Away Away Home Away Away Away Home Away Away Away Away Home Away Home

Sept. 27/28 Badger Conference

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