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Three professional consultants will answer
questions from the public at an informational
open house next week about Stoughton’s proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hosting the event to
display plans and solicit feedback on the proposal, spokeswoman Delia Garcia explained.
“The purpose of the open house is for our
team to present some concepts to the community and to get the feedback on what we’re
proposing for the new Supercenter in Stoughton,” she said.
The open house
will be held 4-5:30
p.m. Monday, Aug.
What: Wal-Mart
11, in the Hanson Supercenter informaRoom of the EMS tional open house
Garage, 516 S.
When: 4-5:30 p.m.
Fourth St.
Monday, Aug. 11
There will be no
Where: Hanson
formal group presentation, but Wal- Room of EMS Garage,
Mart officials and 516 S. Fourth St.
its consultants will
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be on hand to show 342-9721
plans and respond to
comments about the
anchor tenant of the multimillion-dollar Kettle Park West development. The development
has drawn criticism from some in the community both for its proposed use of tax-increment financing (TIF) and for the presence of a
“We’ll have our team of consultants (an
architect, civil engineer and a public affairs
director) on hand to meet one-on-one, answer
questions, present our ideas and get feedback from the community,” Garcia said. “We
designed the open house to encourage that
Those attending will have an opportunity to
view renderings of the proposed building and
the site plan, talk with the experts and express
ideas or concerns.
Wal-Mart has proposed building an approximately 152,000-square-foot store to replace an
existing 41,000-square-foot Wal-Mart on U.S.
Hwy. 51 in the city. That store was built in 1988.
“We’ve outgrown the ability to serve our
customers with all of the products and services that they want and need,” Garcia said.
She noted that the nearest Supercenter is in
Monona, and she added that Wal-Mart wants
to make “one-stop shopping more convenient
for our Stoughton customers.”
The Supercenter would carry a full line of
groceries, a pharmacy and general merchandise.
She estimated it would create about 85 new
jobs, in addition to the jobs already provided
at the existing store.
“It’s about job growth – that’s full and

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Photos by Samantha Christian

Vik Malling, above, describes the design of the ship bar, the top of which is made of reclaimed
wood from a 100-year-old Stevens Point silo.
Left: The dragon’s head at the front of the ship bar can actually blow smoke and was carved
from butternut wood by Mitchell Brickson.
Scott De Laruelle
Unified Newspaper Group

Downtown Stoughton has an “old”
look that provides it with much of its
charm and unique personality. In the
next few weeks, though, that look will
be infused with some businesses sure to
bring some new looks – and tastes – to
the area.
The most prominent is the Viking
Brew Pub, which has been in the works
for more than a year and takes over a
spot next to the Yahara River Grocery
Co-op. It will eventually feature its
own in-house brewery, with a modest
selection of craft beers.
The Main Street Pour House closed
its doors earlier this year, in essence
making way for two new businesses –
one in its old location (Wendigo) and
the other created by a former general
manager (Fahrenheit 364). Wendigo,
operated by the owners of Famous
Yeti’s Pizza, is scheduled to open later
this month, and will continue Yeti’s
fun, monster-style theme. Fahrenheit
364, set to open next month, is located

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Photo by Jeremy Jones

Pulling into
Utica Fest
Truck and tractor pulls where
the highlight of the annual
Utica Fest last weekend. See
more pictures from the weekend on page 8 and online at

Main Street pubs
opening soon
• Viking Brew Pub, 515 E. Main St.
• Wendingo, 121 E. Main St.
• Fahrenheit 364, 364 E. Main St.
at the former site of the fire station,
and will offer a variety craft beers and

Viking Brew Pub
The Viking Brew Pub (515 E. Main
St.), owned by Lori and Vik Malling, is
all about Nordic tradition, even though
Vik’s side of the family came from
Denmark and tagged him with his distinctive name.
“Sometimes it’s been more trouble
than it’s worth,” he chuckled.
Besides eventually brewing its own
beer, the pub will be very distinctive to the area for its hand-carved
artwork, including a smoke-blowing
hand-carved dragon and a ship-themed

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Photo by Samantha Christian

The Stoughton City Band performed under the direction of
Roger Gohlke following an ice
cream social at the senior center
July 24. The band wrapped up
its seven-concert season at the
Skaalen Home last week.


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Fun for the whole family
is in store Saturday, when
the Stoughton Area Youth
Center hosts a family festival. Fête de Famille will be
inside the Mandt Community Center and will feature
many games and prizes for
the young and old, including a musical chairs tournament for adults and children. In addition to games,
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Election 2014

Stoughton Area School District

Work projects to give new look in 2014-15 Polls open Aug. 12

for partisan primary

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Mark Ignatowski
Unified Newspaper Group

The bulk of the work is
at the high school, including removal of tiles and
improvements to the cafeteria. The “Fab Lab” has been
moved, and school’s former
darkroom has been renovated to make room for gifted
and talented programming.
“It was a messy place,
and we reconverted that to a
really nice office area, and
we did that internally,” he
Adams and his crew created re-seeding plans for
each school and created a
germination chamber to
help reduce germination
time to five days, but the
summer weather has prevented full-scale implementation.
“Unfortunately the
weather has been horrible,”
he said. “We had a great

start of the (summer), but
mid-summer has been pretty bad.
We’re going to wait until
fall or early next year to
finish that.”

Facade update
Stoughton High School
will have a new look for the
upcoming 2014-15 school
year, as workers have been
busy constructing a new
facade for the building. The
work is part of a regular
10-year maintenance plan
approved last year by the
school board.
District director of buildings and grounds Scott
Adams said the work is
“primarily structural,” with
crews re-facing the brick,
installing safety pillars
outside the main entrance,
updating the canopy,

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A plan to make improvements to the Norse Park
shelter will need some
tweaking after bids for the
project were higher than
City Parks and Recreation director Tom Lynch
said staff members planned
to meet this week to discuss
how to move forward with
the plan.
The city had originally
budgeted about $138,000
for the project with hopes
that it would be completed
by volunteers. But Lynch
said as they began to plan
more, staff realized the
project should be professionally bid and built.
The shelter, originally
built in 1979, is in need of
repair and is not compliant
with the Americans with
Disabilities Act standards,
Lynch told the Hub. The
new shelter designs that
were bid out would have
nearly doubled the shelter size to a total of about
3,400 square feet. The new
space would have room for
up to 18 picnic tables under
the canopy and twice as
many bathroom facilities.

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The new shelter design
also updated the bathroom
areas to be more accessible.
Specifically, the doors were
moved to the outside of
the building to allow park
users to access the restrooms without having to
go through the middle of a
group that had reserved the
main shelter building. Plans
also called for the addition
of a family restroom.
Staff also included a bid
option that would extend

the park shelter by about
12 feet to give groups even
more space.
Lynch said the project
would be a complement
to other plans for the park.
The Stoughton Inclusive
Dream Park group is raising
money to make a park that
is accessible to people of all
ability levels. Lynch said
the shelter improvements
are necessary on their own,
and wouldn’t affect plans
for the dream park.

District administrator
Tim Onsager noted that the
district and city of Stoughton will be featured in the
September issue of “In
Business” magazine.
“It’s a good issue to be
in,” he said. “A lot of people hold on to it.”


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Stoughton-area races
Stoughton-area voters
will be able to cast votes
for Assembly District 43
and Senate District 15.
The towns of Dunkirk
and Rutland are covered
by Dist. 43. Republicans
Herschel Brodkey and
Leon L. Hebert are vying
for a spot on the November ballot against Democrat incumbent Andy Jorgensen.
There will also be a
Democratic primary for
Senate District 15 - an
area that covers part of the
Town of Dunkirk and all
of the Town of Rutland.
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Workers have been busy constructing the new facade at Stoughton High School.

Bids come back too high for Norse Park shelter
City will update

improving roof and water
drainage and adding new
signage to more clearly designate the main entrance.
Eventually, an electronic
sign will be installed near
Lincoln Avenue to keep
people aware of events and
Adams said the brick
structure, which dated back
to the 1960s, was starting to “compromise the
entire wall,” as it was never
intended to last this long.

Voters will be able to
cast ballots Aug. 12 during the partisan primary
election to see who will
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The biggest statewide
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Democrats facing off in
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Racine Democrat John
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Summer vacation may be
in its third month for many
Stoughton Area School
District students, but construction workers have been
plenty busy in the meantime, helping to build or
upgrade a variety of facilities in preparation for the
new school year to start
next month.
From remodeling the
Stoughton High School
facade and improving lighting on the football field
to reconfiguring rooms at
River Bluff Middle School,
work has been ongoing
since students’ last day of
the season in June.
District buildings and
grounds supervisor Scott
Adams updated the school
board Monday night on a
variety of projects; most
finished, and some nearing
“It’s been a busy summer; a very productive
summer,” he said.
Traffic marking is underway at the schools, as workers re-stripe the pavement,
and about 30 new projectors are being installed in
various schools. Rooms
were re-configured at River
Bluff Middle School after
much planning.
“We’re really smashed
for space there,” Adams
said. “We took three rooms
and converted it to two
counselor areas, a meeting
room and a conference area.
That allows more accommodations that make logical sense in the front office
area, and prepares us for a
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Letters to the editor

More community discussion
needed about sex offender release
I find it strange that there has
been no discussion regarding the
release of a “violent sex offender”
into Stoughton.
It is not simply that this man
has served his time and has come
to live in Stoughton. He is still
considered a “sexually violent
person” and will have DHS supervision for one year along with a
GPS monitor for life.
He has moved to a property in
Stoughton that has been purchased
by the government to house violent sex offenders who will be
released from a Mauston facility.
He is the only person there now,
but there is room for more.
Over the last few years we have
had endless debate in Stoughton
over the addition of “big box”
stores and a radio tower to our
community. Yet, the purchase of
a property with taxpayer money
to house “violent sex offenders” gets a small notice in the

paper on the day that this criminal is moving into Stoughton.
Who is paying for this house and
this man to live comfortably in it?
I do not mind my tax dollars going to keep this man
incarcerated, but I do mind
paying when he is free to roam. A
GPS monitor lets you know where
he, but not what he is doing.
I am disgusted that this can happen without any community conversation.
Holly Tangeman
Editor’s note: The community
was notified about the meeting via
a story in the Hub on June 26. The
sheriff’s office sent a news release
about the meeting six days before
the meeting was held, but after the
Hub’s deadline for the previous

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Legislative opinion

Make sure our OWI
policies actually work

isconsin needs to
reevaluate its approach
to drunk driving.
Our current OWI (operating
while intoxicated) laws are an
enormous patchwork of sanctions
and diversion programs, some of
which are effective and others of
which do very little to prevent
drunk driving or reduce recidivism.
Most legislators would likely
agree that our OWI laws should
Because of a production error, the previous three issues of the Hub had the achieve the following goals:
reduce OWI-related injuries and
wrong issue number. Last week’s should have been Vol. 132, No. 52.
fatalities; reduce OWI recidivism; hold offenders accountable; and address the underlying
issues of substance abuse that
lead to habitual drunk driving.
While most legislators share
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no consensus among legislaUSPS No. 1049-0655
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Coordinating Council (CJCC).
The CJCC consists of the Attorney General, the Secretary of the
Department of Corrections, other
state agency secretaries, the State
Public Defender, a district attorney, a victim rights advocate, a
mental health
expert, a judge,
a law enforcement officer
and a local government representative. The
CJCC works to
improve coordination between
the wide array
of actors within
the statewide criminal justice
system and provide recommendations about how to improve
the system. I believe that this is
a worthy model that should be
enacted into law.
In addition to the CJCC’s other
responsibilities, AB 789 would
require the CJCC to comprehensively review Wisconsin’s current OWI policies and make specific OWI-related policy recommendations to the governor and
the legislature within 18 months
of the council’s creation. This
review would include essential
information about what existing
Wisconsin policies actually work
and what current policies need to
be changed. It would also include

important data about effective
policies implemented by other
states and countries. This data
would inform the CJCC’s recommendations to the legislature and
the governor. The legislature and
governor would then be responsible to take the necessary actions
to implement OWI policies that
efficiently spend taxpayer money
to enhance public safety and
reduce recidivism.
This model is designed to
ensure that the legislature begins
to approach the very serious
problem of drunk driving in a
deliberative, comprehensive and
non-politicized manner.
I believe that members of the
legislature have a duty to our
constituents to get these important policies right and that it is
worth taking our time so we can
make informed decisions.
Given the massive amounts of
taxpayer dollars that are allocated
to our criminal justice and corrections systems to combat drunk
driving, I believe that it is certainly worthwhile to expand the
CJCC’s current role so that it can
provide much-needed coordination and guidance to policymakers.
State Representative Gary Hebl
(D- Sun Prairie) represents the
46th Assembly District.

Letter to the editor

TIF district will hurt other businesses, homeowners
Tax Incremental Financing
(TIF) districts have been around
for many years.
Cities have traditionally used
them to invest in redevelopment
of blighted areas, or to create
industrial parks. The idea is that
when the property is made more
valuable, the increased taxes on
the property can be used to pay
for the expense of improvements
made by the city.
But there are down sides to TIF
The Kettle Park West developer
is asking the city to create a TIF district, and have the city pay for more
than $5 million of the developments cost. This is a great deal for
the developer and owners of businesses that move into Kettle Park
West. The developer can provide
cheaper leasing rates, and cheaper

ownership costs for businesses.
However, these cheaper costs
give Kettle Park businesses an
unfair advantage over existing
retail businesses in Stoughton.
Many cities will not use TIF’s
for retail developments because
of this unfair advantage over
existing retail establishments.
Pick ‘n Save, Stoughton Lumber,
Asselson’s and other retail establishments, that have paid taxes
for years, will be hurt because
Kettle Park West businesses will
have cheaper operating costs.
This advantage will cause some
existing tax-paying businesses to
It will also drive down the
value of existing retail property
throughout the city, reducing
the taxes paid on these properties, and increasing taxes for

In addition, the city, school
district, county and technical college are all being short changed
by not being able to collect taxes
on these properties until the TIF
is paid off. This means they lose
out on millions of tax dollars that
should be used to educate our
kids and keep our taxes down.
The Walton family, which still
controls Wal-Mart, is the richest
family in the world, with assets
of over $150 billion. They don’t
need Stoughton taxpayers to foot
the bill for their new store. They
do it because they can, and getting someone else to pay your
bills is one of the easiest ways to
make money.
John Hallinan


August 7, 2014

A Stoughton Story

Local shares community influence in writing success
When Angie Stanton was
a first-grader she walked
through the doors of Stoughton Public Library and
signed up for her first library
On Aug. 12, Stanton will
once again walk through
Stoughton Public Library’s
doors. Only this time it will
be for her own “Meet the
will discuss
her most
recently published book,
“I’m really looking
forward to coming to the
library in August and seeing
that space I first walked into
again,” Stanton told the Hub.
“And I’m looking forward to
meeting the kids and reminiscing back.”
After she discusses her
newest book and sharing her
journey to authorhood, participants will craft map necklaces using Mod podge, old
maps and beads.
Registration is not
required. The event is catered
toward teens entering grades
6-12, though it is open for
anyone interested.

What: Meet the Author
and Map Necklace Craft
When: 3:30-4:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 12
Where: Stoughton
Public Library
Info: 873-6281

Close to home
While Stanton’s most
recent book is set in Europe,
most of them take place in
the Midwest.
Having spent first grade
through high school in
Stoughton, Stanton based the
town in one of her popular
novels, “Rock and a Hard
Place,” off of Stoughton.
“While it’s called Rockville, in my mind it was
Stoughton,” Stanton
explained. “I had in mind the
A&W Drive-In where the
waitresses wore rollerskates,
and the movie theater and all
that kind of stuff.”
Other Wisconsin places
that have made subtle and
not-so-subtle debuts in Stanton’s works include Parfrey’s
Glen in Devil’s Lake State
Park and Moon Beach Camp
in Wisconsin’s Northwoods.

written six contemporary
romance young adult novels. Her best-selling titles
include “Snapshot” and
“Snowed Over.”
Her most recent book,
“Royally Lost,” was published on May 6 by HarperTeen and follows teenage girl Becca as she is
dragged throughout Europe
on a bothersome family
trip. Becca’s boring vacation takes a wild turn when
she unwittingly finds herself
with a runaway prince.
Like “Rock and a Hard
Place,” the locales used in
the book were places familiar to Stanton, given that
they were modeled off one
of Stanton’s own European
“My husband and I took a
riverboat cruise in Europe,”
explained Stanton. “It started in Budapest and ended in
Germany, with a side trip to
Throughout the trip,
Stanton kept asking herself, “What if I were a teenager who didn’t want to be
there?” in order to best create a believable character.
While Stanton admittedly did not take any crazy
motorcycle rides or run off
with a prince, personally
experiencing each location
allowed her to realistically
depict them as she wrote,
she said.

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Former Stoughton resident Angie Stanton will speak about her new
book ‘Royally Lost’ Aug. 12, at the Stoughton Public Library.

Despite lacking a natural
inclination toward writing,
Stanton was always an avid
reader and daydreamer.
“That stuck with me into
adulthood,” Stanton said. “I
got to a point where I had
a story in my head and it
wouldn’t go away, so I tried
to write it down.”
It took a few failed
attempts but eventually she
wrote her first story.
Since then her imagination

has continued to reel.
“One of the most fun parts
about being an author is
being able to dream up new
people and new adventures
for them to be on,” Stanton
Stanton’s advice for aspiring writers draws from her
own experience.
She calls it simple and
silly but, “the most useful”
advice she has is, “just sit
down and write.”

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Writing roots

While Stanton has proven
to be a successful author,
her journey to becoming a
young adult novelist was far
from simple.
According to her website,
“Stanton never planned on
writing books – she wanted
to be a Rockette. However,
growing up in rural America
with her brothers’ 4-H pigs
as pets, she found that dance
didn’t quite work out.”
Writing Success
In fact, “I never had any
Including “Rock and a interest in being a writer,”
Hard Place,” Stanton has Stanton said.



If you go

and Daughters of the Nile Bake Sale
Stoughton Conservation Club
984 Collins Road, Stoughton



Directions: Follow the signs starting at corner of CTH N & Hwy. 51

Friday, August 15 • 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Serving boiled fish, carrots, potatoes, onions,
coleslaw, rolls, butter, and coffee or milk

No matter what your age or ability,
we have the perfect league for you.
Men’s, Women’s, Mixed, Couples, Senior
& Junior Leagues. Come join the fun!
1410 Hwy 51 • Stoughton, WI
(608) 873-5959 •

$12.00 Adults
$6.00 Children
10 years & under
All You Can Eat


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Kathryn Chew


There will be two opportunities to mingle with
your fellow classmates. Friday evening 8/15
at the vFW and Saturday 8/16 Starting
around 5:00 at BBg’S - No formal invitations
will be sent, so help spread the word. Others who
would like to attend are welcome as this is a casual
event. Hope to see you there. If you want a meal,
order off the menu.

Proceeds from this event are for the benefit of the Lakeland Shrine Club.
Payments are not deductible as a charitable contribution.

Thank You!
August 9 • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Shaw Building & Design

Thank you Joe Conant - Conant Automotive for buying our pigs at
the Stoughton Fair Meat Animal Sale. Your continuous support of
youth in our community is greatly appreciated.

Help support the Stoughton High School Norwegian Dancers fund their
2015 Norway Tour by joining them at Shaw Building and Design at 3185
Deer Point Drive in Stoughton for a chance to test drive a Dodge Vehicle
and get your car washed for $10. Snow cones and cotton candy will be
available for purchase.

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Coming up
Bus" with school supplies and books from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Stoughton Wal-Mart parking lot.
The Sons of Norway-Mandt Lodge, 317 S. Page St., is School supplies and books can also be dropped off in bins
offering a summer youth rosemaling class for students at Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Dollar Store, McFarland State
ages 9-14. The classes will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Sat- Bank-Downtown, Stoughton Hospital and the Blackhawk
urdays, Aug. 9 and 16.
Community Credit Union now through Aug. 9.
Students will review/learn brush control and technique,
complete a basic scroll and will complete a flower form in Center to host large family festival
the Ryfylke style. The final task will be to paint a Ryfylke
The Stoughton Area Youth Center is hosting a large
design of at least 3-4 inches in both height and width. The family festival. Fête de Famille will be inside the Mandt
class will be taught in oils, and we will work on practice Community Center from 1-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9. The
boards. The supplies will be provided for the students. family festival will feature many games and prizes for the
The cost for the three classes is $20 to help defray the cost young and old, including a musical chairs tournament for
of the supplies. The class will be limited to 10 students. adults and children.
For more information or to register, contact Nancy Odalen
at 873-0890 or
Meet the author and crafts
From 3:30-4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, people can go
Albion Craft Fair
to the library and hear young adult author and former
The 19th annual Albion Craft and Gift Fair will be Stoughton resident Angie Stanton talk about how she
held from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 9, at Albion became an author and discuss her newest book “RoyalPark, Edgerton. The fair will include a handmade arts ly Lost” (HarperTeen), a book about a girl who meets a
and crafts show, a farmer’s market and a bake sale. Food prince during her summer vacation in Europe.
and drink will be available for purchase and live music
Afterward, you’ll use an old map to make a pendant
will be played for a few hours in the afternoon. The event to wear. This event is designed for teens entering grades
raises money to buy playground equipment and make park 6-12. No pre-registration is required.

Youth rosemaling class

Telemark University College in Bø, Norway. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with lodge announcements and
refreshments. Tupper, daughter of Todd and Christy
Tupper, is a Stoughton High School graduate and student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she
is double majoring in Gender and Women’s Studies and
Legal Studies and minoring in Scandinavian Studies. To
learn more about her experiences, visit her blog at rtupper. For more information, contact Lodge
President Darlene Arneson at
or 873-7209.

Summer Library Program finale
The library wants to celebrate summer reading achievements by holding a program finale from 6-7:15 p.m. on
Thursday, Aug. 14, at Christ Lutheran Church, 700 Hwy.
B. The theme of the event is “Get Excited about Science,”
featuring Steve Belliveau’s fast-paced science show full
of large props, music, humor and audience participation.
Free sundaes will be provided by Culvers. No pre-registration is required, and all ages are invited to attend.

Gazebo Muzikk

Paul Otteson and Faux Fawn will perform from 6-7:30
p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14, at the Stoughton Rotary Park
Gazebo. This is the fifth show for the new Summer Music
Rachel Tupper speaks about Norway
Series and is presented by Coldwell Banker. Members of
Stuff the Bus
Rachel Tupper will present a program at the Sons the local folk band include Paul Otteson, vocals and guiThe Stoughton Lions and Lioness Clubs are teaming up of Norway - Mandt Lodge meeting, 317 S. Page St., on tar; Audre Rae Krull, autoharp and vox; Luke Bassuener,
with the Stoughton Area School District and area busi- Wednesday, Aug. 13 about her semester studying at drums; and Tom McCarty, bass.
nesses inviting the community to help them "Stuff the
Baha’i Faith

For information: Alfred Skerpan, 877-0911
or Gail and Greg Gagnon, 873-9225 Stoughton study classes.

Bible Baptist Church

2095 Hwy. W, Utica
• 873-7077 • 423-3033
Sunday: 10 a.m. - Worship; 6 p.m. - Worship

Christ Lutheran Church

700 Cty Tk B, Stoughton
• 873-9353
• e-mail:
Saturday 5:30 p.m. worship
Sunday: 9 a.m. worship;
10 a.m. coffee and fellowship

Christ the King Community Church
401 W. Main St., Stoughton 877-0303 - Sunday: 10 a.m. - Worship

Christian Assembly Church

1844 Williams Drive, Stoughton
Saturday, 6 p.m. worship; Sunday, 10 a.m. worship

The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-Day Saints

825 S. Van Buren, Stoughton
Missionaries 877-0696
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday school and Primary

Cooksville Lutheran Church

Office: 882-4408 - Sunday: 10 a.m. - Worship and
Sunday School

Covenant Lutheran Church

1525 N. Van Buren St., Stoughton • 873-7494 •
Saturday: 5:30 p.m. Come As You Are Worship
Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship

Ezra Church
129 E Main St, Stoughton | 834-9050 - Sunday: 9
and 10:30 a.m.

First Lutheran Church

310 E. Washington, Stoughton • 873-7761 - Sunday: 8:30 & 10 a.m. worship

Fulton Church

9209 Fulton St., Edgerton
Worship services 8, 9:30 a.m. coffee hour 9 a.m. - Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Varsity 12:07 p.m. - AWANA 3 p.m.

Good Shepherd By The Lake
Lutheran Church

1860 Hwy. 51 at Lake Kegonsa, Stoughton
Sunday Worship: 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Education Hour for all ages: 9:15 a.m.

LakeView Church

2200 Lincoln Ave., Stoughton
Sunday: 10 a.m. service starting June 8 - Worship

Thought for the week
Kindess or cruelty?


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Ultimately, there are only two
basic motives which animate us,
kindness or cruelty. On the side of
kindness is everything that unites
and uplifts us: the kind or encouraging word, the helping or healing
hand, the invitation to join the group
and to be a part of the great family of God. On the side of cruelty is
everything that divides and debases:
the mean or cutting remark, the
discouraging word, the clenched fist
and the hand which pushes away,
the barrier to inclusion which says
you aren’t welcome here. There is
love and there is strife. Love unites;
strife divides. Love is kind; strife
is cruel. There is no third option
here. You cannot be indifferent to
the choice between kindness and
cruelty. We should pray that we
steadfastly choose to be on the side
of kindness.
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world but once. Any good therefore
that I can do, or any kindness that I
can show to any fellow creature, let
me do it now. Let me not defer it or
neglect it, for I shall not pass this
way again.
William Penn

Seventh Day Baptist
Church Of Albion

616 Albion Rd., Edgerton
Worship Saturday 11- Sabbath School 10
Fellowship Meal follows service on first Sabbath
Phone: 561-7450 or email:

Stoughton Baptist Church

Corner of Williams Dr. & Cty. B, Stoughton
873-6517 Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - Worship;
6 p.m. - Evening Service

St. Ann Catholic Church

323 N. Van Buren St., Stoughton
Weekday Mass: At Nazareth House and
St. Ann’s Church - call 873-6448 or 873-7633.
Weekend Mass: Saturday - 5:15 p.m.;
Sunday - 8 and 10:30 a.m.
April 17 mass 7 p.m., April 18 service 1 p.m., April
19 mass 8 p.m. April 20 8 a.m.,10:30 a.m. masses

United Methodist of Stoughton

525 Lincoln Avenue, Stoughton
Sunday: 8 a.m. - Short Service; 10 a.m. - Full Worship

West Koshkonong Lutheran Church
1911 Koshkonong, Stoughton
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - Worship

Western Koshkonong
Lutheran Church

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

Community calendar
Thursday, August 7

• 6:30 p.m., adult craft club: Henna, library, 873-6281

Friday, August 8

• 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. farmer’s market, Stoughton
• 9:30-10 a.m., toddler storytime (ages 0-3), library
• 10 a.m. to noon, technology expo, senior center

Saturday, August 9

• 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Albion Craft and Gift Fair, Albion
Park, Edgerton
• 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Kids Chef: strawberries,
Stoughton Area Youth Center
• 1-4 p.m., Sons of Norway youth rosemaling class,
317 S. Page St.
• 1-7 p.m., Fete de Famille festival for Stoughton Area
Youth Center, Mandt Community Center
• 4-7 p.m., VFW Corn Boil (cost is $6.50), 200
Veterans Rd., 873-9042

Sunday, August 10

• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mandt Marketplace, Mandt Park
• 1 p.m., Sons of Norway Lodge picnic at Arneson’s
farm, 2056 Skaalen Rd.

Monday, August 11

Doctors Park
Dental Office
Dr. Richard Albright
Dr. Phillip Oinonen
Dr. Thor Anderson
Dr. Thane Anderson

1520 Vernon St.
Stoughton, WI

• 1 p.m., Book Buddies, library
• 4-5:30 p.m., Wal-Mart informational open house for
proposed Kettle Park West Development, Hanson
Room, EMS garage, 516 S. Fourth St.

Tuesday, August 12

• 1 p.m., Exploring World Cultures presentations by
Cummins, Inc., senior center
• 3:30-4:15 p.m., Meet author Angie Stanton and Map
Necklace Craft (for teens in grades 6-12), library

Wednesday, August 13

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• 9:30 a.m., Garden Tour, Memory Garden on South
Page Street in Mill Pond Park
• 10 a.m., preschool storytime (ages 0-5), library
• 2-3:45 p.m., Summer Family Movie (PG), library
• 6 p.m. Friends of the Library meeting, library
• 7 p.m., Sons of Norway: Rachel Tupper, Mandt Lodge

Thursday, August 14

• 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Stoughton Area School District
Central Registration for students for 2014-15 school
year, Stoughton High School gym, 877-5000
• 6-7:15 p.m., Summer Library Program Finale: “Get
Excited About Science,” Christ Lutheran Church
• 6-7:30 p.m., Summer Music Series: Paul Otteson &
Faux Fawn, Stoughton Rotary Park Gazebo
• 6:30 p.m., Thursdays with Murder: “The Talented
Miss Highsmith,” library

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15 Seconds of Fame
Stoughton and McFarland drama companies came together to put
on the musical “Fame” at the Stoughton High School auditorium,
with shows running from July 1 through Aug. 2. The musical is
about student actors developing their characters as they pass
through all four years at the performing arts school.
Below, SHS graduate Erica Nett leads dance students during a
musical number early in the show.
Photos by Kimberly Wethal

Above, the whole cast of “Fame” lifts their arms at the
end of a song.
At left, SHS junior Connor Roisum and McFarland theatre member Katelyn Curtin lead a dance on stage.
Below, SHS senior Kristen Nett, who played a drummer in the show, sings during one of the show’s
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pitch softball tournament, horse pull, live music, craft fair and tractor and truck pulls. There was also a
kids’ “Wide Open Pedal Pullers” event on Saturday.
Top left, tractor pulls were a highlight of Utica Festival.
Above, Nemetz’s Nemesis blows smoke over a large crowd during the festival.
At left, Cindy Thompson weighs in her tractor.
Below, The Crypt Keeper waits for his pull during Utica Festival.

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Home Talent League

Firing on all cylinders

Merchants lock up homefield advantage with win
over A’s at Utica Fest
Jeremy Jones
Sports editor

Stoughton ace Jeremy Dunnihoo
went the distance while Dave Hanson, Rory Menzer and TJ DiPrizio
each drove in a pair of runs Saturday as the Merchants locked up
home field advantage throughout the
Southeast Section playoffs.
Dunnihoo, one of only a handful of players new to the Merchants
rivalry with Utica (growing up in the
Fox Cities), allowed nine hits and
walked six, but only allowed one
earned run en route to the 8-2 victory.
“I’ve kind of learned about the
rivalry the past two years,” said Dunnihoo, who made his pitching debut
in Utica on Saturday.
A unique field with only a backstop and an outfield fence pushed
up against a cornfield – the up-closeand-personal fans enjoyed the rivalry
with a combination of cheers and
jeers rivaling that of the players – all
amidst the smoke and continuous
tractor pulls that signify Utica Fest.
“Everyone told me that the sidelines would be packed, but I guess I
didn’t really put much into it,” Dunnihoo said. “But it’s a great rivalry.”
That’s what is nice about playing
Utica in the final game of the year,
Dunnihoo continued. “Both teams
come to play no matter what their
records are.”
With the win, top-seeded Stoughton (14-2) hosts Albion, who they
defeated twice during the regular season, in the first round of the
playoffs at 1 p.m. Sunday at Norse
Park. Despite finishing third in the
West Division with an identical 12-4
record, the Tigers were able to steal
second-place Clinton’s playoffs
spot via tiebreaker (WHICH TIEBREAKER?).
“To get home field throughout (the
playoffs), it’s kind of big,” Stoughton manager Dale Seffens said.
Though Stoughton was on the
road throughout its run to the Final
Four last year, Seffens said, “It’ll be
nice to play in front of our fans and
make a few dollars in our concession
Fort Atkinson received the top

Photos by Jeremy Jones

(Above) Rory Menzer celebrates scoring one of eight runs the Stoughton
Merchants scored in an 8-2 win over
the Utica A’s. Jeremy Dunnihoo (right)
pitched a complete game nine-hitter
and walked six en route to helping
Stoughton secure the top-Southeast
Section playoff spot.

seed in the East Division and hosts
Utica at 1 p.m. Sunday at Jones Park.
The winner of Stoughton/Albion
and Fort Atkinson/Utica games
square off Aug. 17 with a shot at
advancing to the HTL Final Four on
the line.
“I’ll think we’re a little more solid
than last year,” Seffens said. “Last
year we came on a little at the end of

in the bottom of the second and
advanced to second after Chris Lund
hit a one-out ground ball to short that
was mishandled by DiPrizio. With
runners on the corners, Christian
Stokstad dropped an RBI single on
the right-field chalk, which got past a
diving Max Fuller. One batter catcher later Kevin O’Donnell grounder
out to plate a second run.
The Merchants’ elder statesman,
Hanson answered by crushing a tworun double to right center in the top
of the third, scoring Rory Menzer
and Ben Gerber.
“We’ve been struggling a little bit
here lately, but we’re going to score
the year, and played a little over our
Despite the lopsided final, it was some runs,” Seffens said. “If we get
heads. This year I think we expect a Utica that struck first.
little bit more.”
Hildebrandt drew a leadoff walk
Turn to HTL/Page 10

Third round of Triple Crown Challenge set for Friday
By John Wells
Special to the Courier Hub

Photo submitted

Success on the golf course
Senior Ashli Stolen (left) finished first for the first time on July 31
at Evansville Country Club. Stolen shot a 6-over par 78. Her senior
teammate Tayler Wise tied for eighth at the tournament with an 87.

The third round of the Super Late
Model Triple Crown Challenge is
Friday night at Madison International Speedway. The Dave’s White
Rock Sportsman and the Pellitteri
Waste Systems Bandits will also be
in action.
Dave Feiler leads the Triple
Crown standings with a 13-point
advantage over Chris Wimmer (216203). Defending champion Casey
Johnson is in third with 189 points.
This will be a 100-lap race paying
$2,500 to win and $500 to start.
Feiler is also the leader in the season points for the Super Late Models at Madison as points for the Triple Crown events also count in the

season championship standings.
Feiler is looking for his fourth
track championship after titles in
1998, 2002, and 2003. He is sixth on
the all-time list of Super Late Model
feature winners at Madison.
There is a tie for the top spot in
the B and B Lawn Care Dash Series
for the Super Late Models between
Bobby Kendall and Feiler, who each
have 42 points.
Kody Hubred is looking for his
first ever track championship at
Madison in the Dave’s White Rock
Sportsman, but so are Ryan Goldade
and Will Rece who are close behind.
The racing in this division has
been very competitive all season
long and with three races remaining on the schedule it’s going to go
down to the final lap on Aug. 29.
Another driver looking for his first

track championship is Dan Snyder who leads the way in the points
chase in the Pellitteri Waste Systems Bandits.
Pit gates open at 3:30 p.m. with
practice at 4:45, qualifying at 6,
opening ceremonies at 7:15 and racing at 7:30. Adult admission is $15.
Seniors and students are $13. Kids
11 and under are free. Grandstand
ticket stubs from Aug. 1 are good
for this race.
The Late Models return on Aug.
15 along with Trucks, Sportsman,
Bandits, and Legends. The ARCA
Racing Series is back at MIS on
Aug. 23-24 with the Herr’s Live
Life with Flavor 200 set for the 24th
at 2 p.m.
Season championship night
rounds out the 2014 racing schedule
on Aug. 29.


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Trio selected for
National Festival
Stoughton’s Madeline Posick (right), Brittyn Fleming
of Oregon and Hailey Redders of McFarland were
among 52 forwards selected from a national pool of
camps in USA Hockey districts to participate in the
USA Hockey National Festival in St. Cloud, Minn.
July 18-24.
The week long sessions provides many of the
United States’ best young hockey players with onand off-ice training and coaching, as well as the
opportunity to compete against their peers.

Photos by Jeremy Jones

(Above) Stoughton right fielder Max Fuller is unable to come up with a diving catch in the second
inning; (below) Utica’s Kyle Bates fires a strike to Stoughton hitter TJ DiPrizio.

HTL: Stoughton looking to seal deal this season
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everyone to show up to the
park on the same page, we’re
a tough out.”
Menzer led off the inning,
lining a shot up the box off
second baseman Doug Vike.
Gerber then legged out an
infield single before Eric Gerber sacrificed the runners up
to second and third.
Following a single to center
by eldest brother Sean Gerber,
DiPrizio sacrificed in a third
Stoughton run.
The Merchants, who never
trailed from that point, added
another two runs in the fourth
and one more in the sixth
thanks to a Menzer RBI double single and a wild pitch by
Kyle Bates leading into the
ninth inning.
“We need to start hitting
the ball,” Utica manager Dale
Vike said. “We didn’t need
to really play small-ball early
with the lead and then we dug
ourselves into too big of a
hole to get back out.”
Utica left 10 runners on
base, including six in scoring
position in the loss.
“If I hold the opposition
under seven runs, I feel we
have a good shot to win,”
Dunnihoo said. “We have
a good offense and we play
good defense too. We have a

few guys that can make some
unbelievable plays, and everyone is steady.
“It’s a very comfortable
feeling as soon as we get a
lead, or even if we go down,
that we can bounce back.”
Though Bates didn’t have
his best stuff on the mound,
allowing five earned runs on
10 hits, Utica didn’t make the
switch to reliever Dane Schultz until the eight inning.
“Stoughton’s going to
get their hits, they’re a good

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team,” Vike said. “But we
also had a couple defensive
errors that hurt us.”
Schultz sat Stoughton
down in order for just the second time in the eighth inning
before the Merchants capped
the win with a pair of superfluous runs in the top of the
ninth as Ben Gerber cracked
a one-out home run into the
right-field cornfield. Following a ground out by brother
Eric Gerber, the Merchants
strung together their final
three hits, culminating with an
RBI single to DiPrizio.
Despite cruising throughout
most of the game, Dunnihoo
ran into a bit of trouble after
getting lead-off hitter Andy
Martin and Brad Ashmore
to ground out to DiPrizio at
shortstop. Dunnihoo followed
that up by walking Doug Vike
before Bates hit safely back
up the middle before Merchants manager Dale Seffens
called timeout.
Nearly as soon as Seffens
took a step toward the infield,
however, Dunnihoo motioned
his skipper back to the bench.
After a short talk on the
mound, Dunnihoo remained
in the game and got Ben Hildebrandt to hit a soft chopper
back to him for the final out.
Stoughton’s goal in the
playoffs this year is a simple
one this season, Dunnihoo
said, “We want one more win
than last year. We made it all
the way to the Final Four and
had a shot at the championship. We just came up short
in that last game. This year we
want to get over the hump and
seal the deal.”
Stoughton received a third
seed in the Central Section of
the Thursday Night League
and travels to Fort Atkinson,
the top seed in the East, at
7:30 p.m. Thursday. The winner moves on to play the winner between Cazenovia and
Evansville on Aug. 14.

August 7, 2014

Police report
Due to a change in records
management systems, the
Hub has had delays getting
full reports from the Stoughton
Police Department. The following reports were listed as
significant cases in the city’s
monthly leadership team
The Stoughton Police
Department logged 2,385
calls, of which 1,070 were
cases in April.
Cases of interest for the
month were: 11 intoxicated
driver arrests, six drug arrests,
one battery, two burglaries,
21 thefts, two frauds, seven
vandalism, 10 domestic disturbances, 42 disturbances,
15 disorderly conducts, two
intoxicated persons, 23 traffic crashes, 32 EMS assists,
five alarms, 38 juvenile incidents, 63 911 calls, one runaway, two warrant arrests, six
threats, 60 check welfares, 16
animal complaints and officers responded to 28 suspicious activity calls. Officers
also logged 194 assist cases,
64 criminal charges, 38 ordinance violations, 266 traffic
stops and issued 82 traffic
citations during this month.
April 3
• Officers arrested a
43-year-old man for disorderly conduct following a
domestic disturbance.
April 4
• Officers arrested a
19-year-old man for unlawful
use of a credit card, forgery,
and warrants for contempt
of court, bail jumping following an investigation into
the fraudulent use of a family
member’s credit card.
April 8
• Officers arrested a
52-year-old man on an

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Wal-Mart: Company touts job growth
April 18
• Officers arrested a
27-year-old man for theft and
a probation violation after the
officer observed the subject
on a stolen bicycle.
April 10
• Officers arrested a
• Officers arrested a 24-year-old woman for dis37-year-old man for disor- orderly conduct following a
derly conduct following a domestic disturbance.
domestic disturbance.
• Officers “showed great April 14
restraint” when they respond• Officers cited a 41-yeared to a cellular 911 call of a old man for operating while
subject threatening suicide under influence and disorand also threatening to shoot derly conduct, and also cited
officers if approached. The a 40 woman for disorderly
suspect told the 911 Center conduct following a road
that he was armed and would rage incident.
shoot anyone that came near
him. The person was spotted April 22
• Officer arrested an
near the detention basin off
Paradise Drive and refused 18-year-old man for unlawful
to comply with officers. The use of a computer, threats to
man threatened to shoot injure and disorderly conduct
them while concealing a hand following a texting threat
in his pocket while entering incident.
the detention pond. Subject
continued to threaten offi- April 23
cers and was subsequently
• Officers arrested a
“bean-bagged” and “Tased” 56-year-old woman for disbefore being taken into cus- orderly conduct following a
tody. The 26-year-old man forced eviction from a home.
was charged with threats to Subject was also referred to
injure, resisting arrest, disor- Dane County Crisis.
• An officer arrested a
derly conduct and was later
committed for mental health 32-year-old man for an outtreatment.
standing warrant after the
subject came into the police
April 12
department for another mat• Officers arrested a ter and the warrant was dis37-year-old man for battery, covered.
false imprisonment, intimi• Officers arrested a
dation of a victim, disorderly 52-year-old woman on an
conduct and criminal dam- outstanding warrant followage to property following a ing a traffic stop.
domestic disturbance.
• An officer arrested a April 30
25-year-old man for battery
• Officers arrested a
and a probation violation fol- 56-year-old man for stalking
lowing a disturbance at an and disorderly conduct following an incident where the
apartment complex.
suspect was going to the vicApril 15
tim’s residence and peeping
• Officers arrested a 28-year- in the windows. The suspect
old woman for disorderly con- was identified using video
duct following a disturbance.
outstanding parole violation
• An officer arrested a
52-year-old man on a probation violation warrant.

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part-time positions with
benefits and competitive
pay, including affordable
health care, a companyfunded 401K, 10 percent
merchandise discount and
education assistance,” Garcia said.
She said Wal-Mart covers about two-thirds of an
employee’s health-care premium.
“That enables Wal-Mart
to lower the cost to all our
associates,” Gracia said.
“The most affordable health
care coverage starts at
about $18 per pay period –
about the price of a movie
She declined to say what
Wal-Mart pays for a starting wage.
“It depends on the particular person and their experience and the position,”
she said, but she added that
the average hourly full-time
wage for Wal-Mart associates in Wisconsin is $12.74
per hour.
The company has been
flirting with the idea of
building a Supercenter for
more than 10 years, and has
met considerable opposition, all the while steadily
gaining approvals from city
Verona-based Forward
Development Group, the
firm that’s proposed developing Kettle Park West on
the city’s west side, has
been assembling businesses for the project and has
been working with the city
since 2009. FDG revealed

Liquor request to get more review
The city got a first look at a request for a liquor
license at Wal-Mart’s proposed new store but no
approval was given after city officials requested more
The city’s Public Safety Committee didn’t vote on
the proposed liquor license because officials wanted
more information about the plans, Ald. Paul Lawrence
(Dist. 3) told the Hub.
The company had submitted the request for the committee’s July 23 meeting.
City of Stoughton police chief Greg Leck wrote in a
memo that staff would recommend a conceptual approval at this point because no store has been approved yet.
Leck wrote that the store should require that the liquor
section be under 24-hour-per-day surveillance and that
it be able to lock the area off when carryout sales are
In a letter with the request, a lawyer for the company
said gates would be installed at the ends of the aisles to
restrict sales during certain times of the day.
Leck also requested in his memo that the store
“restrict the display and sale of small individual serve
liquor containers to reduce the likelihood of retail theft
by underage individuals.
Lawrence said the company will likely come back
with more detailed plans at the next meeting.
– Mark Ignatowski
in January that its anchor
tenant in the first phase of
the proposed development
would be Wal-Mart.
The Common Council
narrowly approved a development agreement with
FDG in late January featuring up to $5.1 million in
taxpayer funding, but it has
yet to approve the creation
of a TIF district or a TIF
project plan. The council
put those required steps on
hold until it sees the results
of an economic impact
study that’s currently in

Opposition to a new WalMart store ranges from
those who feel it would put
a strain on locally owned
businesses to some who
think the business would
have a competitive advantage to those who oppose
the company’s wage and
benefits policies.
Company officials project a store opening in late
2016, Garcia said.

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Stoughton Trailers acquires
Oklahoma company

August 7, 2014

Stoughton Trailers acquired a new trailer company in
early July.
Barrett Trailers, located in Purcell, Okla., is a leading
manufacturer of gooseneck stock trailers, groundload
livestock trailers and semi livestock trailers, with the
primary purpose of hauling hogs and cattle, according
to a news release from Stoughton Trailers.
“We are very pleased to add Barrett to our portfolio,”
said Stoughton Trailers president Robert Wahlin in the
release. “Barrett’s commitment to quality fits very well
with our vision, and we plan on increasing production
in this marketplace.”
The company will retain the Barrett name.

In brief
Leadership Stoughton class graduates
A dozen Stoughton-area business leaders participated
in the 2013-14 Leadership Stoughton program this past
During the nine-month class, participants got to hear
from a broad range of Stoughton leaders and worked
together on service projects that ranged from helping
the Stoughton Library with cataloging life events to
helping the Shalom Free Clinic with marketing materials to populating a database with contact information on
all Stoughton businesses. The next Leadership Stoughton class will start in September 2015.
The following graduates participated in this year’s
• Jim Alonzo, Cummins
• Jennifer Willger, Universal Acoustic & Emission
Technologies, Inc.
• LaRae Gavic, Harmony Living Centers
• Eric Christoffersen, David F. Grams & Associates,
• Laura Trotter, Stoughton Chamber of Commerce
• Laura Mays, Stoughton Hospital
• Kelly Verheyden, Stoughton Public Library
• Fauna Sellnow, Skaalen Health & Rehabilitation
• Stacey Wright, Supreme Court of WI-CCAP
• Jennifer Johnson, Nazareth Health & Rehabilitation
• Keith Wise, Stoughton Trailers
• David Enstad, Unified Newspaper Group

Photos by Scott De Laruelle

Deborah Myren and Darlynn Hoare operate Believe on Main Street. In addition to a variety of products, the store offers classes and workshops on topics like Reiki healing, ionic foot baths, soul ray colors and meditation.

Finding Their Path
Stoughton women ‘believe’ and more

Scott De Laruelle
Unified Newspaper Group

Badger State Drilling wins safety award
Badger State Drilling Co. of Stoughton was presented
with the Acuity Safety Award. This award is given to
businesses that are exemplary in their partnership with
Acuity to help ensure a safe workplace.
The plaque was presented by Rick Salzwedel, Senior
Loss Control Representative for Acuity, to Mark Garwick, President of Badger State Drilling Company.
“Badger State Drilling Co. Inc. has always prided
itself on maintaining an excellent record for workplace
safety,” said Garwick. “We’re pleased to partner with
an insurance company that works just as hard to ensure
the safety of our employees.”
Badger State Drilling Co. Inc. was established in
1994 and is celebrating their 20th anniversary.

Summit Credit Union gives back
As part of Summit Credit Union’s grand opening
in Stoughton, folks who joined Summit in Stoughton between June 16 and 21 were given $50 for themselves and were also given the option to choose from
three Stoughton beneficiaries to which Summit donated
another $50.
The effort raised $8,500 for the community, specifically:
· Stoughton Area School District - $2,900
· Stoughton Library - $4,100
· Stoughton Area Community Foundation - $1,500

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Something about handmade tu-tus hanging above
a bar table adorned with
beer bottlecaps next to
books on Reiki, crystal
healing and the paranormal
seems right at place along
Stoughton’s colorful Main
Deborah Myren and Darlynn Hoare have lived in
Stoughton for decades, and
operate “Believe,” (155 W.
Main St.), a “metaphysical
gift shop” and much more.
The store has morphed from
an art gallery of the same
name to include a variety
of products and services
– everything from incense,
oils and crystals to books,
music and bird feeders.
There is also plenty of
artwork and other items
for sale from nearly 50
local artists, including a
wide spectrum of paintings,
clothing and more.
“We’ve got a little bit of
everything, and everything
that our consigners bring
in is hand-made,” Myren
said. “One of the reasons
we started this is to give
people an opportunity to get
the things they make out to
the public. A lot of people
make some really cool
stuff, and they just didn’t
have an outlet.”
The store also offers
classes and workshops on
topics like Reiki healing,
ionic foot baths, soul ray
colors, pendulum classes,
how to douse, medita tion, how to use essential
oils and more. The store
has a contracted psychic
who also conducts past-life
regressions and pet readings, and Myren and Hoare
are always looking for more
options for customers.
“Were still setting up the
store and trying to figure
out how to get in this one
room, all of these things we
want to have done,” Myren
said. “If people go to our
website, they can leave suggestions – ‘I’m looking how
to do this, or I have these
issues, can you help me
some way?’ We’re looking

155 W. Main St.,
Hours: Wed. - Sat.
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
for more people to come
and do more services.”

Not by accident
Hoare said she’s been “on
the path” to all things metaphysical, in part thanks to
her genetics, and also to her
first husband, who introduced to her to a psychic in
the 1980s, changing her life
“I was very parochial –
there was no life after death,
and anything like that was
kind of ‘woo-woo’ and he
was very holistic minded,”
she said. “Our son was born
in ‘93 and I really got into
the oils and how they were
healing and beneficial to
children, versus antibiotics
and vaccinations.”
Meeting that first psychic
really “opened the gate,”
Hoare said, as she learned
more about the abilities
passed along in her family.
“My mother was a psychic and my grandmother
- it’s like four or five generations,” she said. “At first
I was like, ‘No, it can’t be,’
but I got to thinking about
it. My great-grandmother
was very open about it.
My grandma, who got into
organized religion, was
more sequestered about
it but would say things,
and my mother was really guarded, because she
thought she would be
damned for life if she said,
‘I know what kind of baby
you’re going to have.’
“It’s been a lifestyle; it’s
just being a truth-seeker.”
As a non-denominational
minister since 2002, Hoare
offers spiritual counseling and performs weddings
and civil unions. She also
blesses and “clears” areas
as needed.
“People sometimes have
paranormal things going on

Visitors to Believe on Main Street can find a wide variety of products and services – everything from incense and oils to books and
bird feeders.

in their homes, and not only
do they want it cleared,
they want it blessed after
that,” Hoare said.
Hoare said she’s always
been a teacher at heart, and
is motivated to “lead people
to greatness.”
“I’ve always taught some
kind class or workshop,”
she said. “I’ve always
wanted to let people know
there’s more than what you
can see - gravity works,
you know – you jump off
the garage, and you can
count on it every time, and
you cant put it in a test

New beginning
Hoare, who was friends
with the previous owner
who had an art gallery
in the store (also called
“Believe”) moved into
the back of the building in
January 2013 to do organic
hair coloring, manicures
and pedicures. The two met
when Myren took classes
from her, and before long
they started talking about
expanding things.
“I had always wanted to
have a store, and Darlynn
had always wanted a store,
but neither one of us knew
the other thought that way,”
Myren said. “It just clicked,
and we kept talking how it
would be really nice if we
could open the store again.”
In April, the two visited
the Rose Gallery in Lake
Mills, where they learned
a lot during an all-day factfinding mission.

“We said we’re thinking about this what do you
think, and (the staff) were
so wonderful,” she said.
“They said, ‘Let us show
you how we do it,’ they
gave us copies of their contacts, showed us the software they use – they gave
us all this information.
“When we got done, we
walked out and we were
both kinds of dazed, but we
both said at the same time,
‘I think we can do this.’”
With some hard work,
they had the store ready and
open for business for last
year’s Syttende Mai celebration.
“We really felt we were
divinely guided to do this,”
Myren said.
As the year has gone
along, the pace has picked
up at Believe, as well as
the amount of customers,
Myren said. Some know
what they’re getting into
when they open the door,
while others are in for a bit
of a surprise.
“Some people hit the door
and ‘Oh, my head hurts,
what is this place?’ and
there are others who come
in and say, Oh, we needed a
place like this,” she chuckled. “Every month our sales
get better, so we really feel
wonderful about the whole
thing. The winter was not
kind to us, but we hung
in there, and now that the
weather is nicer, people are
finding us, which is wonderful.”

August 7, 2014


Samantha Lee Cannady

Samantha Lee Cannady, age 4 of Stoughton,
passed peacefully at home
with family by her side
on Wednesday, July 30,
2014. She has courageously
fought brain cancer since
January of 2013.
Samantha, the daughter of Kevin and Jennifer
(Ott) Cannady was born
Nov. 17, 2009. In addition
to her parents, Samantha
is survived by her brother,
Jackson and half-sister,
Lainee; her grandparents,
Edward and Karen Ott; her
great-grandparents, Elton
and Rachel Ott; her aunt
Michelle Ott-Harbort; cousins Cassondra and Ashley;
aunt Kelly (Cannady) and
Gary Dvorak; cousin Cody
and Dystiny; and Godfather
Jesse Mason. Samantha was
preceded in death by her
grandparents Michael Cannady and Jan Cannady.
Samantha’s life on the
earth was too short but it
was filled with many special adventures.
Samantha became a Wish
Child when the Make-AWish Foundation provided
for her and her family a trip
to Disney World last July.
The Badgers Childhood
Cancer Network sponsors
many activities. One of
Sammy’s favorites was to
go fishing with her Daddy
on Lake Waubesa.
Samantha’s dream to be
a ballerina came true when
she participated in her first
ballet recital last April with
the Stoughton Center of

Performing Arts.
Samantha attended Martin Luther Child Care Center and was loved by all.
She enjoyed spending time
with her friends and always
came home sharing all that
she had learned.
Covenant Lutheran
Church was one of her
favorite places to go; in
fact, it became her second
home. The congregation
and Pastor Mark Petersen
have been an instrumental
part of Sammy’s life since
the day she was born.
One of Sammy’s favorite pastimes was creating
songs and then singing
them to her Mommy.
Samantha’s smile could
light up a room. Anyone
who has had the opportunity to meet Sammy, have
become better people. She
had a way of touching
everyone’s heart and soul.
Samantha will be dearly
missed. She will want you
to remember her infectious
giggle and kind heart.
Memorial services will be
held at Covenant Lutheran
Church, 1525 N Van Buren
Street, Stoughton, at 6 p.m.
on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014,
with Pastor Mark Petersen
officiating and a dinner to
follow. Visitation will be
held at the church from 3
p.m. until the time of service on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, the
Cannady family would
appreciate donations be
made to Make-A-Wish
of Wisconsin, 13195 W.
Hampton Ave, Butler WI,
53007; Badger Childhood
Cancer Network, PO Box
5624 Madison WI 53705
or to Covenant Lutheran
Church, in Samantha’s
“Love you to the moon
and back and all around the
stars” Forever, Mommy and
Online condolences may
be made at gundersonfh.
Gunderson Stoughton
Funeral & Cremation Care
1358 Hwy. 51 at Jackson

Deborah Johnson
Deborah “Debbie” Johnson, age 64 of Stoughton,
died suddenly at St. Mary’s
Hospital in Madison on July
21, 2014. She was born in
Wild Rose to Laurel “Stub”
and Verna Thompson.
For most of Debbie’s
life she worked as a nursing assistant, her contagious laugh and back massages always a pleasure for
her residents and coworkers. Debbie also was a talented baker, and enjoyed
baking cookies, pies and
cakes for neighbors, family
and friends.
She is survived by her
only daughter, Michelle
Johnson (Erdahl); son-inlaw Stefano Martiradonna
of Italy; grandchildren,
Sanford, Justen,and Teala
Erdahl of Madison, Kimberly Missall and Cassie
Thostenson; sisters, Donna
Schultz of Baraboo and
Dixie Burnard of Stoughton; brother, Dennis
(Diane) Thompson of Wild
Rose; and many many nieces and nephews. 
Debbie was preceded in
death by her parents.
At Debbie’s request there
will be no funeral service,
the family will hold a private celebration of her life.

James C. Anderson
James C. Anderson of
Janesville, formally of the
Edgerton/Stoughton area,
passed away at his residence July 21, 2014. James
was born on Jan. 9, 1970,
in Edgerton to the late Raymond & Norma (Schenck)
He is survived by his
brothers, Raymond (Sheryl), Arne (Candy), David
and John (Kathi) Anderson; and sisters, Rosanne
a n d L o r i A n d e r s o n . 
A private service was held.

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Isabel Gretebeck 

Isabel Gretebeck

Isabel Gretebeck, age
96, passed away on Friday,
Aug. 1, 2014, at Stoughton
Hospital. She was born on
the family farm in Janesville on June 6, 1918, the
daughter of Walter and
Lenore Broege. 
On Oct. 26, 1940, Isabel
married Joseph Gretebeck
in Dubuque, Iowa. Together
they farmed in the Town
of Albion until the Century
Farm was passed on to their
son Tom in the early 1970s.
Isabel was a member of
First Lutheran Church. She
was an excellent seamstress
and enjoyed quilting and
sewing for missions. Isabel
was active in many community organizations including 4H, Mothers Club and
Philomathean Club. Isabel
enjoyed travelling with her

husband and friends, playing cards and most of all
spending time with her family. 
She is survived by her
three children, Stanley
(Kathy) of Westby and
Tom (Sharon) and Bette
Schieldt, both of Albion;
five grandchildren, Gunnar,
Tucker (Becky), Danika
(Nathan), Paul (Mandy) and
Sarah (Michael); and 10
Isabel was preceded in
death by her parents; her
husband, Joe; grandson,
John Paul “J.P.”; son-inlaw, Steven Schieldt; and
brother, Charles Broege. 
Funeral services were
held on Tuesday, Aug.
5, 2014 at First Lutheran
Church, Stoughton.  Burial took place in Lutheran
Cemetery South. Memorials
may be made to the Edgerton Community Outreach,
106 S. Main Street, Edgerton, WI, 53534.  A special
thank you to the staff of
Evansville Manor Nursing
Home for their care and
compassion of Isabel for
the past three years. Please
share your memories at:
Cress Funeral Service
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, WI  53589


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Town of Rutland 2014
August 27, 2014 – 6:00 p.m.

Notice is hereby given that the
Town of Rutland 2014 Board of Review
will meet on Wednesday, August 27,
2014 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Any person wishing to appear at
the Board of Review should have attended the Open Book meeting with the
assessor (August 20, 2014) and contact
the Clerk at 455-3925 to set an appointment to appear at the Board of Review.
1. Roll Call and swearing in of
Board of Review members.
2. Review Assessment Roll.
3. Appearances.
According to sections 70.47(7)(aa),
(ad), (ae) and (af), Wis. Stats.
• No person shall be allowed to
appear before the Board of Review, to
testify to the board by telephone or to
contest the amount of any assessment
of real or personal property if the person has refused a reasonable written
request by certified mail of the assessor
to view such property.
• After the first meeting of the Board
of Review and before the board’s final
adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the Board of Review may contact, or provide information to, a member of the board about that
person’s objection except at a session
of the board.
• No person may appear before the
Board of Review, testify to the board by
telephone or contest the amount of any
assessment unless, at least 48 hours
before the first meeting of the board or

at least 48 hours before the objection is
heard if the objection is allowed under
sub. (3)(a), that person provides to the
clerk of the Board of Review notice as to
whether the person will ask for removal
under sub. (6m) and, if so, which member will be removed and the person’s
reasonable estimate of the length of
time that the hearing will take.
• When appearing before the Board
of Review, the person shall specify, in
writing, the person’s estimate of the value of the land and of the improvements
that are the subject of the person’s
objection and specify the information
that the person used to arrive at that
• No person may appear before the
Board of Review, testify to the board
by telephone or object to a valuation, if
that valuation was made by the assessor or the objector using the income
method, unless the person supplies to
the assessor all of the information about
income and expenses, as specified in
the manual under s.73.03(2a), that the
assessor requests. The municipality or
county shall provide by ordinance for
the confidentiality of information about
income and expenses that is provided to
the assessor under this paragraph and
shall provide exceptions for persons using the information in the discharge of
duties imposed by law or of the duties

of their office or by order of a court. The
information that is provided under this
paragraph, unless a court determines
that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the
right of inspection and copying under s.
Dawn George, Clerk
Posted: July 31, 2014
Published: August 7, 2014

August 20, 2014
4:00 P.M. TO 6:00 P.M.

The Town of Rutland Open Book
will be held at the Rutland Town Hall, 785
Center Rd., on Wednesday, August 20,
2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Open
Book is an informal meeting with the assessor to ask questions and review assessment records. Property Owners are
encouraged to attend this Open Book to
verify the assessment of their property.
Dawn George, Clerk
Published: August 7, 2014


For the election to be held on August 12, 2014 in the City of Stoughton,
and Towns of Dunkirk, Pleasant Springs
and Rutland, the following polling place
locations will be used for the wards indicated:
Location:, Wards:
First Lutheran Church, Aldermanic
District 1, Census Wards 1-2, 310 E.
Washington St., City of Stoughton
Stoughton Fire Station, Aldermanic
District 2, Census Wards 3, 4, 10, 11, 12,
401 E. Main St., City of Stoughton
United Methodist Church, Aldermanic District 3, Census Wards 5-6, 525
Lincoln Ave., City of Stoughton
Lakeview Church, Aldermanic District 4, Census Wards 7-8-9, 2002 Lincoln
Ave., City of Stoughton
Dunkirk Town Hall, Town of
Dunkirk, 654 County Highway N South
Pleasant Springs Town Hall, Town
of Pleasant Springs, 2354 CTH N, Census Wards 1-4
Rutland Town Hall, Town of Rutland, 785 Center Road
If you have any questions concerning your polling place, contact your mu-

nicipal clerk:
Kim Richmond, Deputy Clerk,
City of Stoughton
381 E. Main Street
Stoughton WI 53589
Hours: M-F 7:30 am-4:30 pm
Melanie Huchthausen, Clerk,
Town of Dunkirk
654 CTH N
Stoughton WI 53589
Hours: Mondays from 2-5 pm
Cassandra Suettinger, Clerk/Treasurer,
Town of Pleasant Springs
2354 CTH N
Stoughton WI 53589 608-873-3063
Hours: 10-am-4 M-Tu; Noon-6 Thur.
Dawn George, Clerk, Town of Rutland
4177 Old Stage Rd.
Brooklyn, WI 53521
No set hours, call above # to schedule
Published: August 7, 2014

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C.N.R. Storage holds a lien on and
intends to sell the personal property
owned by Michelle Mikkelson stored in
Unit #28 on August 11, 2014 at 9:00 am
at 1457 Oak Opening Dr., Stoughton, WI
A brief and general description of
items stored: Kitchen Table & Chairs,
household goods, Couch, End tables,
Microwave, T.V., Kids toys and cars,
Playstation games and videos, toddler
and youth 2 wheel bikes, kids books,
many boxes and plastic bins.
Terms of the sale CASH. Items may
be viewed at 8:45 am on the day of the
sale. All items sold as is whereas with
no warranties expressed or implied. All
items must be removed from the unit the
day of the sale. Sale subject to adjournment.
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143 Notices

150 Places To Go

355 Recreational Vehicles

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402 Help Wanted, General
ALBANY SCHOOL District is looking
for someone to assume the duties
of Handicapped Special Education
Aide beginning with the 2014-15
school year. The job description
is for an individual to assist in the
care of a special education student.
Applicant must possess a current
CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)
licensure. Hours of the position are
7:30am-4:00pm daily that school is in
session. Interested persons should
apply immediately at the District Office
of the Albany Schools, located at 400
5th St, Albany, WI 53502. Application
Deadline: Until filled.
ARE YOU a people person? Giggles, a
family-friendly toy store, is looking for the
perfect outgoing person for a permanent,
part-time sales associate. Required availability 2-3 weekdays plus weekends. Call
877-9403 for more information or come to
144 East Main St. to apply.
averaging 20 hrs/week. Mainly morning
and alternating weekends. Excellent for
retired persons. Must be 18 and able to
work outside in the elements, lift heavy
items and mop cars. Customer service
skills, mechanical aptitude and computer
experience a plus. Inquire at Baywash
Car Wash, 1704 Hwy 51, Stoughton; or
send resume to 548 Hillside Rd, Edgerton, WI 53534
The School District of Albany is
looking for someone to assume the
duties of classroom aide for the 201415 school year.
The job description is for an individual
to supervise, provide tutorial
assistance and special education
assistance and assist certified staff
with the education of students.
Wisconsin teacher's aide licensure or
the ability to obtain a teacher's aide
licensure is preferred. Hours of the
position are 7:30am-3:15pm daily
that school is in session. Interested
persons should apply immediately
at the District Office of the Albany
Schools located at: 400 5th Street,
Albany, WI 53502
Application deadline: Until filled.
P/T evenings, must pass background
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FOUR WINDS Manor, Inc. is currently
seeking a Full Time Housekeeper and
Part or Full Time Dietary Aide for the
AM shift for our 60 bed Skilled Nursing
Facility. This shift would include every
other weekend and holiday. If you are
dedicated and committed to working
with the elderly, a team player, and if
you share our commitment to a positive
attitude and respect for residents and
colleagues, please consider joining
us. Applications available at www. or
303 S. Jefferson St Verona, WI 53593.
We are now accepting application for
part time and half time sales positions
in our Casual furniture and Winter
Clothing departments. If you enjoy
working with people and have a flair
for color, design, and fabric please
visit our store and apply in person.
Chalet is a fun and friendly place to
work and we have great appreciation
for our employees and customers.
All positions are year round jobs
with flexible shifts on weekdays or
weekends. We offer a generous
base salary along with commissions,
incentives and other great benefits.
Apply in person or send resume to:
Chalet Ski & Patio
5252 Verona Road, Madison, WI
53711 608-273-8263
HIRING COOK $9 to start. Friday night,
Saturday and Sunday days. Call 608576-8909

GUN SHOW August 15-17. Stoughton Mandt
Community Center. Air/Con South 4th Street. Friday
3-8pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. FREE
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PINNACLE OF STANLEY/Tioga ND is seeking a
qualified CEO/General Manager. This is a successful
retail/bulk energy, and agronomy cooperative with sales
of $200 million with two retail locations. Financial and
personal management experience is required. Email: or fax (888-653-5527) resume
to: Larry Fuller, 5213 Shoal Drive, Bismarck ND 58503.

We are now accepting applications
for a full time position in our ski
department during the winter and
furniture during the summer. This
position involves sales and service
work on downhill ski equipment and
outdoor furniture. If you have downhill
skiing experience and like working
with people please visit our store and
apply in person. Chalet is a fun and
friendly place to work and we have
great appreciation for our employees
and customers. We offer generous
base salary plus commission, great
benefits, paid training and free local
ski passes. Apply in person at:
Chalet Ski & Patio,
5252 Verona Rd.
Madison, WI 53711 608-273-8263
Helping with food pickup from local restaurants. The volunteer will bring food to
the station to feed the volunteers working
on our pledge drive August 9-18. This is
a great family volunteer opportunity. Also
a great way to learn about WPT and see
behind the scenes at the station. The
City of Madison and Madison Parks
"Ride the Drive-Eastside" event is being
held on August 24. Many volunteer positions are available including Area Captain, Bike Ambassador, Donation Stand,
Information Station, Merchandise Tent
and Set-up. All volunteers will receive a
t-shirt. United Way 2-1-1 is seeking new
volunteers to staff our telephone lines,
answering questions about resources
available in the service area. Training is
provided. If you are looking for an opportunity to learn more about community
resources and would like to assist people
in finding ways to get and give help, United Way 2-1-1 may be the place for you!
Call the Volunteer Center at 608-2464380 or visit
for more information or to learn about
other opportunities.
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449 Driver, Shipping
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DRIVERS: MIDWEST Dedicated Routes.
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548 Home Improvement
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No job too small

Systems Inc. Call us for all your basement needs! Waterproofing? Finishing?
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Problems? Viruses, Spyware, Email,
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586 TV, VCR & Electronics

Crack filling, striping.
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601 Household

554 Landscaping, Lawn,
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Lawn Mowing
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Powerwash Houses
Spring/Summer Clean-Up
Gutter Cleaning

560 Professional Services
Your local plumbing professionals!
Have plumbing problems?
We have the solution.
Call us 24/7. 800-605-4582 (wcan)
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NEW MATTRESS SETS from $89. all
sizes in Stock. 9 styles.
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602 Antiques & Collectibles
ANTIQUE OAK Hall tree $225, Oak
icebox $400, 4 Oak armchairs $400. Oak
bookcase $350. Oak wardrobe $275.
Oak china cabinet w/mirror $500. Walnut
marble top parlor table $275. 5pc upholstered 1960's sun porch furniture; sofa,
chair, rocker, coffee table and end table
$800. Much more! 608-835-0559
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Enter daily 8am-4pm 78,000 SF
200 Dealers in 400 Booths. Customer
Appreciation Week
20% discount on all items $10 and
over Aug 4-10.
Third floor furniture, locked cases.
Location: 239 Whitney St., Columbus,
WI 53925
Saturday, August 9, 8am-6pm.
60+ Advertising Signs- Thermometers
Gas Oil Soda Beer Farm
Old tools, tobacco tins,
100+ oil cans, pedal cars, holiday, milk
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Call for an appointment today!


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Huge Gun Auction - Sat. Aug. 16th Prairie du Chien,
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your favorite photos from
local community and sports events.

All orders will be
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Volume discount. Will deliver. 608609-1181

648 Food & Drink
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652 Garage Sales
OREGON 315 N Perry Pkwy.
August 7-8-9, 6am-5pm. Merchandise
from "Light House Lamp Repair" glass
shades, bulbs, table/floor lamps, light
fixtures. Lamps that were not picked up
at store may be picked up days of sale.
Salmon fishing equipment, poles, lures,
life vests.
STOUGHTON 118 E Washington,
August 7,8,9, 8am-5pm. Cabbage Patch
STOUGHTON 1300 Schefelker Lane,
Friday, August 8th, 7am-noon. Teen
boys clothing, bean bag chairs, microwave cart, mini fridge, antique school
desks, books, games, toys, framed
prints, Christmas stuff, household. Great
STOUGHTON 2126 Colladay Point
August 7-9, 8am-4pm. Adult clothing,
youth bike, Artwork, toys, electronics,
camping gear, furniture, kitchenware,
STOUGHTON 2211 Colladay Point,
August 7-9. Antique cabinet, Christmas
houses (excellent), tools, bike, metal
toys, stove & much more miscellaneous

664 Lawn & Garden
42" Cut w/bagger, 18.5hp Briggs &
Stratton Asking $600. 608-833-7221

666 Medical & Health Supplies
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OREGON N Main Street Two
bedroom second floor apartment.
No pets. $675/month plus utilities.

676 Plants & Flowers

STOUGHTON 110 N Forrest
Beautiful huge 2 BR, 1.5 BA.
3 story townhouse, overlooks river,
newly renovated, new flooring,
appliances, windows and laundry.
Organized closets, plenty of cabinets.
Great yard w/ 2 decks, 2 porches. $945.
Water/Hot Water, Sewer included.
Available 8/1.
Call Connie 271-0101

blooms of Peruvian Lilies with free glass
vase- your price $19.99 plus s/h. Plus
save 20% off your order over $29! Visit or call 800615-9042 (wcan)

STOUGHTON 1616 Kenilworth Ct.
Large 2-BR apts available now.
Pets welcome. Many feature new wood
laminate flooring.
$775-$825/mo. 608-831-4036

688 Sporting Goods &

$1100/month plus utilities and security
deposit. No smoking.
No pets. Available September 15.
608-205-2380 Mary

672 Pets
AKC GERMAN Shephard puppies: 1
male, 1 female, sable, beautiful. Call Ron

FISH CANADA Kingfisher Resort.
$75. per person/day. Call for specials.
800-452-8824 www.kingfisherlodge.
com (wcan)
FOR SALE 17' aluminum canoe. Good
shape. $550. OBO.
WE BUY WE BUY Boats/RV/Pontoons/
ATV's & Motorcycles! "Cash Paid" now.
American Marine & Motorsports Super
Center, Shawano
866-955-2628 (wcan)

696 Wanted To Buy
TOP PRICES Any Scrap Metal
Cars/Batteries/Farm Equipment
Free appliance pick up
Property clean out. Honest
Fully insured. U call/We haul.

705 Rentals
3 BEDROOM UPPER flat. Stoughton
Heat + water included close to downtown
$750/month. No Pets.
No smoking. Contact: 239-4981
Available 8/24/14
EVANSVILLE- LARGE 2 and 3 bedroom
duplex with new kitchen, appliances
and bath. Historic district. Security and
reference required. Available now.
No pets. Call 608-295-6665
GREENWOOD APARTMENTS Apartments for Seniors 55+, currently has 1
& 2 Bedroom Units available starting at
$725 per month, includes heat, water,
and sewer. 608-835-6717 Located at 139
Wolf St., Oregon, WI 53575

2-bedroom, upper flat. Hardwood floors,
view of river, W/D, $790/mo includes
heat. Available September 1.
608-333-4836 Tenaya

2-Bedroom, 2 Bath, All Appliances
including W/D, FF Laundry, C/A.
Basement. Attached garage. $885/
Month. No pets. No smoking. 835-8806
VERONA ONE Bedroom Available now.
Heat Included, $525 month. Dave 608575-0614

720 Apartments
OREGON-2 BDRM, 1 bath. Available
for spring/summer. Great central location. On-site or in-unit laundry, patio,
dishwasher and A/C. $720-$730/month.
Call 255-7100 or www.stevebrownapts.
Monday FOR THE Stoughton Courier

750 Storage Spaces For Rent
10X10 10X15 10X20 10X30
Security Lights-24/7 access
Credit Cards Accepted
CALL (608)444-2900

Central Wisconsin, lot rent $132.
14X70 fully furnished, A/C, all
appliances, private wooded lot, pier.
$19,900. 920-295-0185

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

820 Misc. Investment
Property For Sale
19.5 ACRES Certified survey, beautiful
building site over looking 600 acre Federal Wild Life Land. Perked, approved
drive way. Can have horses, cattle, etc.
Intersection Hwy 14 & 92. Brooklyn.
August 23, 3pm at E4098 Bags Hill
Waupaca, on a 98 Acre Wildlife Paradise
w/custom log home and several ponds,
offered in parcels. See www.nolansales.
com for details. Nolan Sales LLC,
Marion, WI
800-472-0290 Reg Auctioneers
#165 and #142 (wcan)

Convenient location behind
Stoughton Lumber.
Clean-Dry Units
5x10 thru 12x25
Only 6 miles South of
Verona on Hwy PB.
Variety of sizes available now.
Call 608-424-6530 or

845 Houses For Sale
3 Bedroom 1 Bath Ranch Home
Renovated & updated, including flooring,
kitchen cabinets, counters, sink and
fixtures. SS appliances included.
Unfinished full basement with rough in
for bath, new hot water heater. 1 Car
attached garage, new roof in 2012, large
corner lot. $138,500
134 Marlboro St, Edgerton, WI
608-931-3502 or 608-884-3502

10x10 through 10x40, plus
14x40 with 14' door for
RV & Boats.
Come & go as you please.

850 Houses, Open

6x10 thru 10x25
Market Street/Burr Oak Street
in Oregon
Call 608-206-2347
Friday for The Great Dane and Noon
Monday for the Courier Hub unless
changed because of holiday work
schedules. Call now to place your ad,
873-6671 or 835-6677.


Wolf Appliance, Inc., the premier provider
of quality appliances is seeking Fabricators
(3rd shift) and Material Handlers (1st shift) to join
our team at our Fitchburg facility. We offer a
clean, climate controlled environment.

10x10 - 10x15
10x20 - 12x30
24 / 7 Access
Security Lights & Cameras
Credit Cards Accepted
1128 Union Road
Oregon, WI
Located on the corner of
Union Road & Lincoln Road

760 Mobile Homes

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9659 Perry Center Rd. Mt. Horeb
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870 Residential Lots
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AUCTION AUGUST 23, 11am. Spring
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Wendigo, 121 E. Main St., plans to open by mid-to-late August and
will feature products from local farmers and meat producers.

Viking Brew Pub, 515 E. Main St., was scheduled to open its Nordic
pub the first week of August.

Fahrenheit 364, 364 E. Main St., is slated to open in September as
a cocktail bar with craft beers.

Brewing: New Main Street bars opening soon; aim to offer craft drinks, local ingredients
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bar. Lori’s brother, Mitchell Brickson, was the artist who created it all, using
soft butternut wood.
“He’s a master craftsman
who moved from Florida and I had been thinking about a u-shaped bar
and different things, and
bounced an idea off him
about a longship; a dragon
ship,” Malling said. “He
didn’t say no, so I told him
to basically build it. He’s
extremely talented.”
Malling first got the idea
for starting a brew pub from

taking trips to area breweries with family members.
“I would travel with
my father-in-law to The
Grumpy Troll in Mount
Horeb or Madison, and one
day he said, ‘Somebody in
Stoughton is going to build
a craft brewery so we won’t
have to drive so far to have
a beer and a sandwich,’”
Malling said.
The Main Street location
is “the best” in Stoughton
for foot traffic, he said, and
he hopes to get plenty of
it this week; the pub was
scheduled to open Wednesday, Aug. 6.

“We’re relying on a lot
of people’s help,” said Lori
Malling, who hopes to open
the kitchen sometime in
A brew house in Oconomowoc is making the
kettles for the pub and a
Ho-Chunk artist is creating taps. Later this fall, the
pub will start brewing its
own beer, which it so far
has been contracting out to
brewers in Madison. It will
offer three Viking-themed
brews to start – a Nordic Blond lager, Midnight
Sun cream ale and Soot
in My Eye IPA (a twist on

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Syttende Mai), with more to
“They cover a broad
spectrum of craft beers,”
Vik Malling said of the first
three. “Eventually, we’ll
have six or seven of our
own, and they will change
through the season – a winter beer, Oktoberfest, something for summer.”

Cale Ryan and Caitlin
Way are some busy people. The owners of Famous
Yeti’s Pizza (971 E. Page
St.) not only just got married in July, the couple is
planning to open a new restaurant next month called
“Wendigo,” in the building
vacated by the closing earlier this year of Main Street
Pour House, 121 E. Main
Ryan said the last few
weeks and months have
been busy with renovations.
Plaster has been removed
down to the exposed brick,
among other changes.
“We’re just trying to
brighten it up and make it
more ours,” he said.
While Famous Yeti’s has
been successful, the couple
had always talked about
opening a second place,
Ryan said.
“We wanted to do a rustic Wisconsin deal, and
we always liked the name
‘Wendigo’ – it’s like a
monster that lived in the

woods; a famed mythical
creature that’s a little more
local and backwoodsy,
more local Wisconsin.”
The restaurant, which the
two hope to have open and
ready for customers by midto-late August, will feature
lots of products from local
farmers and meat producers.
“If anyone is interested,
contact us, even if it’s to
sell a couple herbs or veggies,” Ryan said. “We hope
to be known for the variety, and also an interesting
take on things. It’s just the
comfort, a Wisconsin feel,
and hopefully stuff people
haven’t had in town before,
like sauces, cheeses and
Ryan and Way can be
reached at Famous Yeti’s
Pizza at 877-1544.

Fahrenheit 364
After the Main Street
Pour House closed its
familiar location at 121 E.
Main St., general manager
Scott Sowlles was looking
to start and own his own
He found the answer in
the former fire station on
364 E. Main St., a former
tattoo parlor that is slated
to open in September as
“Fahrenheit 364.” The
name is both a reference
to the site’s history and a
takeoff on Ray Bradbury’s
famous book-burning sci-fi

novel “Fahrenheit 451.”
“I wanted to stay with the
firehouse theme,” Sowlles
The establishment will
start off as a “cocktail bar
with craft beers,” he said,
with hopes to add a kitchen
in the near future. Sowlles,
who worked for years as the
bar manager of the Madison
Club, said he has a strong
background in wine, as
well, so that will also be a
staple on the menu.
“I’m going to try to bring
that all together,” he said.
“I don’t want to step on any
toes, because I’m sure the
(Viking) brew pub will take
a lot of the craft beer market, but I look forward to a
synergy between the three
of these new places opening at the same time. Hopefully it will bring people to
Sowlles said he hopes the
new pubs can be the start of
a “renaissance” in downtown Stoughton, citing how
Cambridge used to be a dining destination.
“I’m hoping this will do
the same for people coming
into the area,” he said. “We
also have the opera house,
which is right across the
street, so I’m looking forward to serving those people coming in for shows.”
Sowless said he hopes to
have a liquor license in place
for the opening of opera
house season on Sept. 20.


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