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Route switch
Mixed not slowing
marks on parade
Verona Press editor

South Main Street will be
open throughout Hometown
Days, but with sidewalks
and part of the road torn up,
the annual Sunday parade is
topics that also included taking a detour.
Survey: Schools personalized learning and This year’s parade, set for
noon Sunday, June 4, will
doing better in preventing bullying.
travel along Franklin Street
The survey was conduct-
most areas ed in February and ear- instead of South Main. The
ly March this year, along route turns east at Valley
SCOTT GIRARD with a similar survey sent View Road – near the south-
to district staff, and 1,318 ern border of the construc-
Unified Newspaper Group
parents responded. It was tion – takes a left at Franklin
the second year the dis- and then heads back west at
M o s t Ve r o n a A r e a East Verona Avenue.
School District parents are trict partnered with School
Perceptions to administer None of the construction
proud of their children’s should affect any part of that
schools, according to a the survey, with a goal of
finding weaknesses and route, other than making
recent districtwide survey, parking even more limited
but many also saw room areas of strength for each
school. than it usually is, and pub-
for improvement. lic works director Theran
That holds especial- The district hopes
its new “site councils,” Jacobson told the Press that
ly true for Badger Ridge the plan for the route change
Middle School, which which will likely soon
be renamed Continuous has been in the works for
had 86 percent of par- nearly a year.
ents “agree” or “strongly Improvement Teams, can
help continue that growth. Verona Area Chamber of
agree” they were proud Commerce executive direc-
of the school, but just 40 The teams will be designed
to take specific focus areas tor Le Jordan said the tem-
percent supported how the porary route change hasn’t
school manages discipline. and create subgroups that
focus on those issues. reduced the number of
That topic was consis- Photo by Scott Girard entrants.
tently among the low- Behavior A city employee fastens one of the new student-designed banners to a light pole along the “We have a lot of fun acts
est-supported across the north side of East Verona Avenue. that are going to be in the

A banner day
district, with percentages Discipline has been dis- parade like always,” Jordan
between 40 and the low cussed at length over the said. “It should be a lot of
70s at six schools. past two years. Complaints fun for everyone.”
The good news for the to the school board in May The construction on Main
district is that at every 2015 – when more than Street has been restricting
school, those responses 100 people showed up traffic since the first week
were an improvement or at a meeting – prompted City of Verona public works employees USA” theme. The banners will remain on of April and is expected to
held flat, compared with a review of the district’s spent May 18 replacing nearly 40 banners display at the library through May 31. continue until August. It
when the survey was taken changing philosophies and along East Verona Avenue with new ones A “walking tour brochure” will be cre- will shut down part of South
in 2016. That was a pat- practices. designed by Verona Area School District ated to explain more about the artist who Main Street entirely for
tern across nearly every students. created each of the banners and the stories up to six weeks this sum-
response on a range of Turn to Survey/Page 18 Students and their families celebrated behind their piece. The brochure will be mer, though good weather
the honor that evening at the Verona Public available online through the VAEF, VASD the past few weeks has put
Library with a reception. and city websites and also printed for dis- some of the work ahead of
The banners – from students in 4K all the tribution at some businesses along the East schedule.
Inside way up to high school – were part of a col-
laboration between the Verona Area Educa-
Verona Avenue corridor.
Assistant editor Scott
tion Foundation and the city that asked stu- – Scott Girard Girard contributed to this
Your Family dents to design banners with a “Hometown story.
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Local productions recognized at ‘Tommy Awards’
SCOTT GIRARD Side Story.” Awards” next month.
M ee tU Every Unified Newspaper Group Between the Verona Area High VAHS’ “Into the Woods” is also
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School and Verona Area Community one of the 16 Wisconsin shows rec-
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The final curtain fell on their shows Theater performances of those shows, ognized with an “Outstanding Musi-
respectively, five students will be cal” designation. The cast included
Bewa thousan
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Campout collects 2K pounds of food for BPNN
Event benefits On the web
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Despite the rainy weath-
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Verona Area High School
students spent their Saturday the VAHS Aid group, set up
and part of Sunday camped a tent in the parking lot early
out in the Miller and Sons Saturday morning and stu-
Supermarket parking lot. dents took shifts joining him
The group, VAHS Aid, was throughout the day and over-
raising awareness of child night into Sunday morning.
poverty through its “Camp Some students stood under
Out to Stamp Out Hunger.” the tent offering information
The event went beyond on child poverty, resources
awareness, though, as they about how to help, and the
collected 2,333 pounds of United Nations’ Sustain-
food to donate to the Badger able Development Goals,
Prairie Needs Network food which focus on sustainabil-
pantry from shoppers and ity worldwide, while others
an additional $1,040 for the stood near the entrance to
Wisconsin Council on Chil- Miller’s offering lists of what
dren and Families. BPNN food donations BPNN was
received an additional 500 looking for.
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United Vaccines opens facility
‘Lunch angels’ JIM FEROLIE
Verona Press editor

GoFundMe pages On the Web Dozens of people toured
United Vaccines’ new $30
raise money for To donate to either effort, visit: million facility Monday, but
they had to use their imag-
overdue lunch inations to see how things
accounts overdue-lunch-account- really work inside.
forgiveness The biotechnology firm
won’t be starting manufac-
turing at its Verona Technol-
Unified Newspaper Group ogy Park location until this
lunch-accounts-in-verona fall, and when it does, the
A recent effort to help pay laboratories will be sealed
off overdue lunch accounts off from anyone not fully
in the Verona Area School covered in a sterile suit.
District has raised more than initially take away a la carte Monday’s invitation-on-
$1,300. privileges and send emails ly open house celebrated
Though the deadline for home to alert parents about the end of contract work on
the school year is approach- the negative balance. the building and the start of
ing, the effort is not done yet, If the account continues to a five-month migration of
either. grow in the negative direc- employees from the com-
Organizer Beth Tucker tion, they send letters home pany’s Fitchburg facility,
Long explained that she start- and begin talking to the where they didn’t have
ed the GoFundMe account school principal and social room to expand. It was two
after reading about an anon- workers to try to help the years and two weeks after
ymous donor who paid off family with any underlying the company, which makes
more than $1,000 at Sugar problems that may exist. If vaccines for the mink farm- Photo by Jim Ferolie
Creek Elementary School in the problem continues for ing industry, broke ground
a long time — which Mag- United Vaccines quality assurance team supervisor Kristy Rucker explains the “unidirec-
December. on the facility with a cere- tional flow” of work in the laboratory area, which remained mostly empty in advance of the
“I read that and it’s some- li and Kloepping said was
“rare” — the district will
mony full of similar com- company’s shutdown at its Fitchburg location and eventual move to Verona. Behind her is
thing I’d never thought of ments on an equally rainy a sterile suit all visitors and employees in the area will need to wear to enter.
before,” she told the Press. serve a cheese sandwich, day.
With a $5,000 goal, it joins milk and fruit to a student. Monday, managing direc-
a similar effort started in Long said she imagined tor Rebecca Kearns thanked the company is bringing. commissioning process, sterilization and manufac-
December by Sarah Gaskell getting those regular notic- all the employees and con- The company’s headcount which takes around six turing will work and show-
that has raised $1,825 and es could be “hugely stress- tractors who contributed to is still 55 employees, with weeks to get full regulatory ing them live minks (which
remains open. ful,” so she called the nutri- the opening of the facility the existing facility unable approval. won’t actually ever be on
Once the funds are given tion services department and glowed about the team- to accommodate more, with Monday, the manufac- site for testing, as it’s actu-
to the district, it will help pay and worked out a plan that work required. Wim Verha- employees squeezing into turing areas were clean and ally done with mice and
down the average $12,000 offered “something happy to gen of the Dutch Fur Breed- tight spots already. The new mostly empty as employ- other rodents).
in overdue accounts dis- focus on.” ers Association cracked building is capable of at ees took a select group
trictwide. She said she’s been “super jokes about buying an emp- least 50 percent more than of business partners and Email Verona Press editor
District public informa- excited” to see the response ty facility and having just a that, and the 6-acre site is community members on Jim Ferolie at verona-
tion officer Kelly Kloepping so far to the idea, especially couple of key employees, designed for expansion. a tour, describing how the​
called the organizers “lunch as her 7-year-old son gets to including Kearns, when the But it will be September
angels,” and said it shows see what they’re doing. association bought United in before they’re all here.
VASD has a strong commu- “Just talking about why 2006. And Mayor Jon Hoch- The Fitchburg facil-
nity behind it. we’re doing this and who kammer talked about how ity shuts down manu-
“It’s wonderful when a we’re trying to help,” she commercial and industrial facturing at the end of
community wants to pull said. facilities are important for this month, and after Ever get a helping hand?
together,” Kloepping said. Long said she planned diversifying city’s tax base equipment is moved, the
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Say ‘no’ to big box stores
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City of Verona
Memorial Day observances,
Unfinished Hwy. M purchases workout set for May 29
could require eminent domain
Ve r o n a ’s A m e r i c a n
Legion Mason-Lindsay
Post 385 will hold its If You Go
annual Memorial Day trib- What: Memorial Day observances
JIM FEROLIE known as eminent domain, Two other properties were ute to veterans at the Vero-
na Area High School gym When: 10 a.m. Monday, May 29
Verona Press editor begins with a jurisdictional in similar situations, one for
offer, something that’s deter- .17 acres of right-of-way and at 10 a.m. Monday, May Where: Verona Area High School, 300 Richard St.
Nearly half of the remain- mined after the city and the another for .39 acres of right- 29. Info: 845-7028
ing necessary purchases for property owner both produce of-way. Rev. William F. Vernon,
the city’s part of the massive appraisals. City administrator Jeff pastor of St. Christopher
County Hwy. M/PD intersec- While some could be ready Mikorski explained that the Parish, St. Andrew Church
tion upgrade planned for next for sale next month, three of city is still hoping to come to in Verona, will give the
memorial address. The
If You Go
year are still in flux, with just them required a closed ses- agreements with the property
weeks remaining before an sion to debate negotiating owners and can do so right Legion Auxiliary will do What: Murph charity event and cookout
important deadline. strategy, including the pur- up until the deadline, but a candle lighting presenta- When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, May 29
With federal grant money chase of a 3.25-acre parcel because of the project sched- tion and veterans remem-
on the southwest corner of ule, there’s no more flexibili- brance with poppies being Where: CrossFit Adept, 501 S. Nine Mound Road, Unit C
at risk, the city must have
right-of-way cleared by June the current intersection. ty with the timing. placed in a basket. Cost: $25
12 – the date of its next Com- The city had in January “We always want to work Fo l l ow i n g t h e c l o s - Info:
mon Council meeting and offered $311,000, based on with the property owner the ing, the ceremony will
an extension from its origi- its appraisal, for that property best way possible,” he said. be moved to the Verona
nal deadline of June 1. That plus nearly two acres of ease- “But usually the jurisdic- Cemetery, featuring a rifle
could be accomplished either ment, city attorney Bryan tional offer is the last effort.” salute. the Lt. Michael Murphy run. Scaled and modified
through signed agreements Kleinmayer explained. But a The public is invited to Foundation, and the goal versions of the workout
or the beginning of the con- firm counter offer, including Email Verona Press editor bring a dish to pass for a is to raise over $1,000. will be available for par-
demnation process. an appraisal, has yet to be Jim Ferolie at verona- potluck meal at Legion The workout was named ticipants based on ability
That process, otherwise delivered, he said.​ H a l l , 2 0 7 L eg i o n S t . , after and created in hon- level.
around noon following the or of Murphy, who was Kids can also partici-
observances. killed during Operation pate in their own version
City in brief Supreme Court, ruling that
illegal sex discrimination
of spending. That enables a
bond auction, and the coun- Charity workout Red Wings (later depict-
ed in the 2013 film “Lone
of the workout for free
at 12:30 p.m., including
includes sexual orientation. cil will find out next month Break a sweat for vets Survivor”) in Afghanistan five rounds, 100-meter
Plan Commission The council unanimous- what interest rates will be by participating in the in 2005. run, nine kids pull-ups, 12
stalemate continues ly added the terms to its available and make the final annual Murph charity The day will include push-ups and 15 air squats.
non-harassment and non-dis- approval. workout from 10 a.m. to completing the follow- The cost for adults to
T h e s t a l e m a t e o v e r crimination policies, to The package includes $5.3 3 p.m. Monday, May 29, ing workout (with heats at participate is $25, which
choosing a Plan Commis- “ensure we’re being compre- million in 20-year bonds – at CrossFit Adept, 501 S. 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 and includes a recovery drink,
sion representative from hensive,” Doyle explained. for long-lasting items such Nine Mound Road, Unit C. 2 p.m.) while wearing a raffle drink and T-shirt if
the Common Council has as street work – and $3.1 There will also be a cook- 20- or 14-pound vest or pre-ordered. To register,
stretched into a fourth con- Bond redemption million in 10-year promisso- out and raffle at noon. body armor: 1-mile run, visit
secutive meeting, meaning The city will spend near- ry notes, which include such All proceeds will benefit 100 pull-ups, 200 push-
the absence will continue ly half of its extra funds items as the library remodel, ups, 300 air squats, 1-mile – Samantha Christian
through June at least. from the closing of the Epic utility work and a replace-
Alders once again vot- tax-increment financing ment EMS vehicle.
ed 4-4, with a minimum of district to save itself about
six votes needed to confirm, $800,000 in interest. Sale of city land
between Alds. Jack Linder The council voted Monday The council agreed to sell
(Dist. 2) and Luke Diaz to make an early redemption 1.3 acres of unused land for
(D-3). As with the first two of 10 years’ worth of bonds, $55,000 to a Nine Mound
votes, there was no discus- with interest rates ranging Road property owner who
sion. from 4.25 percent to 4.6 per- has an interest in using the
The impasse leaves the cent, something that has been land. The sale was contingent MUSIC BY STEELY DANE, THE JIMMYS, VO5,
commission with only six planned since last October, on rezoning to a residential THE ROUSERS, YID VICIOUS, UNIVERSAL SOUND
members, including Mayor during the budget process.
Jon Hochkammer, who can The city will make a call
classification, an easement JUNE 2-4 5 MCKEE FARMS PARK & JOE SCALISSI
for driveway access and oth-
still deliver a report to the Aug. 1 for the 2008 bonds, er considerations. A CELEBRATION OF FAMILY, FOOD, CULTURE, AND MUSIC BEER, WINE, FOOD & CULTURE, COOKING

maturing in years 2018- A larger parcel, formerly
TID 7 has been a spec- purchased nearly two years
nondiscrimination tacularly successful district, ago for the Nine Mound
The city has added the and when it closed earlier Road expansion, which
terms “gender identity” and this year, it returned leftover turned most of that road into
“gender expression” to two funds of about $6 million to Northern Lights.
city policies, in accordance the city and around $11 mil-
with a 7th Circuit Court deci- lion to the school district. No streaming
sion last month. Because of a staff vacan-
The ruling, which per- Bonding approved cy, the next two meetings,
sonnel chair Ald. Elizabeth The council approved a on June 5 and 12, will not
Doyle (Dist. 1) said is like- resolution for its 2017 bor-
ly to advance to the U.S. rowing package, which
will cover a wide variety
be streamed live on You-
Tube and will not be posted
until the middle of June.
James Dolister
1938 - 2017
In Memoriam
Town of Verona
Town Hall open house June 2
SCOTT GIRARD finding a site for a new build-
Unified Newspaper Group
If You Go ing.
The town purchased 43 As the founder of Capitol Bank, Jim created a legacy based on a
Though Town of Verona What: Town of Verona acres of land in 2014 after a culture of empathy, professionalism, and integrity.
officials have been meeting open house foreclosure, and sold all but
at the new Town Hall since six to Epic at a much higher Jim contributed greatly to the success of Capitol Bank over the
February, the community When: 4-9 p.m. Friday, per-acre price, which helped
will officially be welcomed June 2 cover the cost of the building. past 23 years and his efforts have made a lasting impression on
into the new building at an Where: Town Hall, 7669 Architects for Epic’s build- those associated with the Bank.
upcoming open house. County Hwy. PD ings also donated their ser-
From 4-9 p.m. Friday, June Info: vices in helping design the More than an influential Madison businessman, Jim was a kind
2, the building at 7669 Coun- building.
ty Hwy. PD will be open with The open house will gentleman who treated others with respect. He listened more than
a cash bar, free appetizers, include the unveiling of the he talked and valued his personal and professional relationships.
live music and tours starting folk music duo, and attend- first set of pavers on the back
every half hour. ees are encouraged to bring a patio of the building, which We will miss him dearly.
Town Chair Mark Geller lawn chair. overlooks farmland and Epic

will address attendees at The town moved out of its in the distance.
5:30 p.m. Entertainment will old location at 335 N. Nine Capitol Bank
be provided by Jeff Rohl- Mound Road, which was sur- Contact Scott Girard at Employees & Board of Directors
wing and Ed Boswell of the rounded by City of Verona
J.EDS, an American Indie land, in February after years and follow him on Twitter
Member FDIC
of searching and eventually @sgirard9.
6 May 25, 2017 The Verona Press

Coming up Churches
All Saints Lutheran Church Paoli
Brat sale Boot camp for BPNN asked to make a tax-deductible gift or 2951 Chapel Valley Rd., Fitchburg Sunday: 9 & 11 a.m., St. Andrew,
collect pledges of $30 or more. (608) 276-7729 Verona
The library will be holding a brat Verona’s Gym 608 is holding a For information or to register, visit Daily Mass, Tuesday-Saturday: 8
sale fundraiser from 5:30-8:30 p.m. “Boot Camp for a Cause” high-en- Pastor Rich Johnson a.m., St. Andrew, Verona
Friday, June 2, at Wisconsin Brewing ergy workout from 8:30-9:15 a.m. Sunday: 8:30 & 10:45 a.m.
Company, 1079 American Way. Saturday, June 3, at Hometown USA Sugar River Ramble The Church in Fitchburg
St. James Lutheran Church
The evening will include live music Community Park. Nonperishable food Rob’s Sugar River Ramble will 2833 Raritan Rd., Fitchburg 427 S. Main St., Verona
from Moondance, brats, hot dogs, items or monetary donations will be be held Sunday, June 4, at Grundahl (608) 271-2811 (608) 845-6922
chips and beverages. All proceeds collected for the Badger Prairie Needs Park, 400 Blue Mounds St., Mount
Sunday: 8 & 10:45 a.m. Pastors Kurt M. Billings and Peter
from food sales will benefit the Vero- Network. Horeb. Narum
na Public Library Endowment. For information, call 622-9100. People can explore the Upper Sug- Fitchburg Memorial UCC Office Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon-
For information, call 845-7180. 5705 Lacy Rd., Fitchburg day, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 8
Hike-a-thon ar River Watershed by land and water, (608) 273-1008 a.m.-noon Wednesday
‘Taming of the Shrew’ biking through Mount Horeb and pad-
The Dane County Chapter of the Ice dling the river to Paoli by canoe or Saturday Worship: 5 p.m.
Pastor Phil Haslanger Sunday Worship: 9 a.m.
The Fair Verona Shakespeare Com- Age Trail Alliance will hold the sixth kayak. Lunch will be served back at Sunday: 8:15 and 10 a.m.
pany will present “The Taming of annual hike-a-thon entirely along the the park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Salem United Church of Christ
Good Shephard Lutheran 502 Mark Dr., Verona
the Shrew” at the Verona Area High Ice Age Trail on Saturday, June 3. The cost is $45 for adults and $10 Church ECLA (608) 845-7315
School Performing Arts Center, 300 There will be a 20-mile “hike-a- for children 12 and under. Advanced (608) 271-6633
Richard St. thon” from Brooklyn State Wildlife registration only through Central: Raymond Road & Whitney Rev. Dr. Mark E. Yurs, Pastor
Performances will be held at 2 p.m. Area back to Badger Prairie Coun- ramble. Way, Madison Laura Kolden, Associate in Min-
Sunday: 8:15, 9:30 & 10:45 a.m. istry
and 7 p.m. Saturday, June 3, and 2 ty Park in Verona starting at 8 a.m. West: Corner of Hwy. PD & Nine Sunday School: 9 a.m.
p.m. Sunday, June 4. There is a sug- and a 6-mile “prairie-to-prairie hike” Post office cleanup Mound Road, Verona Sunday Worship: 10:15 a.m.
gested donation of $5. from Prairie Moraine County Park to Sunday: 9 & 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m. Fellowship Hour: 11:30 a.m.
Anyone interested in assisting with
This is the company’s second Badger Prairie County Park in Verona the cleanup and beautification of the Damascus Road Church – West Springdale Lutheran Church
show of 2017, with Kelsey Pacetti starting at 12:30 p.m. Both hikes meet Verona Post Office can attend an orga- The Verona Senior Center ECLA
as director and Morgan Sandler as at Shelter #1, 4654 Maple Grove Dr., nizational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, 108 Paoli St., Verona 2752 Town Hall Rd. (off Hwy ID),
tech director. For information, visit Verona. (608) 819-6451 Mount Horeb
June 5, at the library., (608) 437-3493
fairveronashakespearecompany. The event is a fundraiser for the Ice For information, contact Steve Age Trail Alliance, so participants are Reinen at 335-6033. Pastor Justin Burge Pastor Jeff Jacobs
Sunday: 10 a.m. Sunday: 8:45 a.m. with communion

Community calendar Memorial Baptist Church
201 S. Main St., Verona
Sugar River United Methodist
(608) 845-7125 415 W. Verona Ave., Verona
‌Thursday, May 25‌ Market, Hometown Junction Park, org ‌ (608) 845-5855
• 4-5:30 p.m., Teen Gaming (ages‌ • 8:30-9:15 a.m., Boot Camp for a Lead Pastor Jeremy Scott,
Sunday: 10:15 a.m.
11-18), library, 845-7180‌ ‌Thursday, June 1‌ Cause, Hometown USA Community Pastor Gary Holmes
• 6:30-8 p.m., Beginning Java for Park, 622-9100‌ Redeemer Bible Fellowship 9 & 10:30 a.m. contemporary
• Verona Hometown Days‌
Adults (register), library, 845-7180‌ • 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Prairie Kitch- 130 N. Franklin St., Verona worship.
• 9 a.m., Summer reading program en free community meal, BPNN, (608) 848-1836 Sunday School available during
‌Friday, May 26‌ sign-up begins, library, 845-7180‌‌ worship. Refreshments and fellow-
Pastor Dwight R. Wise ship are between services.
• 9:15-9:45 a.m., Sensory-friendly • 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Red • 2 and 7 p.m., Fair Verona Sunday: 10 a.m. family worship
storytime (ages 3-5), library, 845- Cross Blood Drive, library, red- Shakespeare Company West Madison Bible Church
7180‌, 1-800-733-2767‌ presents “Taming of the
Resurrection Lutheran Church 2920 Hwy. M, Verona
– WELS (608) 845-9518
• 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Red Cross • 6-7 p.m., Evening Caregiver Sup- Shrew,” VAHS, 300 Richard St., 6705 Wesner Rd., Verona
Blood Drive, State Bank of port Group (repeats first and third fairveronashakespearecompany. (608) 848-4965 Pastor Dan Kukasky Jr.
Cross Plains, 108 N. Main St., Thursdays; refreshments 5:30-6‌ Sunday Worship: 9:15 a.m., 1-800-733-2767‌ p.m.), senior center, 845-7471‌ Pastor Nathan Strutz and Assistant Sunday School: 10:45 a.m.
• 1-3:15 p.m., Movie: “Manchester ‌Sunday, June 4‌ Pastor Benjamin Phelps
‌Friday, June 2‌ • Verona Hometown Days‌
Thursday: 6:30 p.m. Zwingli United Church of
by the Sea,” senior center, 845- • Verona Hometown Days‌
Sunday: 9 a.m. Christ
7471‌ • 8:30 a.m., Rob’s Sugar River Hwy. 92 & G, Mount Vernon
• 4-9 p.m., Verona Town Hall open Ramble, Grundahl Park, Mount St. Christopher Catholic Parish (608) 832-6677
‌Monday, May 29‌ house, 7669 County Hwy. PD, town. Horeb, ‌ St. Andrew Church Pastor Brad Brookins
301 N. Main St., Verona Sunday: 10:15 a.m.
• Library closed ‌ • 2 p.m., Fair Verona Shakespeare St. William Church
• 10 a.m., Memorial Day obser- • 5:30-8:30 p.m., Library brat sale Company presents “Taming of the 1371 Hwy. PB, Paoli Zwingli United Church of
vances, Verona Area High School, fundraiser, Wisconsin Brewing (608) 845-6613 Christ
Shrew,” VAHS, 300 Richard St., Hwy. 69 & PB, Paoli
300 Richard St., 845-7028‌ Company, 1079 American Way, fairveronashakespearecompany. Fr. William Vernon, pastor (608) 845-5641
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Murphy Foun- 845-7180‌‌ Saturday: 5 p.m., St. Andrew, Rev. Sara Thiessen
dation charity workout, CrossFit Verona Sunday: 9:30 a.m. family worship
‌Saturday, June 3‌ ‌Monday, June 5‌ Sunday: 7:30 a.m., St. William,
Adept, 501 S. Nine Mound Road, • Verona Hometown Days‌
Unit C,‌ • 6:30 p.m., Plan Commission,
• 8 a.m., Ice Age Trail Alliance hike- Verona City Center, 848-9943‌
‌Tuesday, May 30‌ a-thon, Badger Prairie County Park,
• 3:30-7:30 p.m., Verona Farmers 4654 Maple Grove Dr., iceagetrail.
Taking Up Your Cross
What’s on VHAT-98 The gospels of Matthew and Luke both recount the
narrative of Jesus telling his followers that “Whoever
Thursday, May 25 11 a.m. – Verona ‘91-’92 4 p.m. – Harp Music at 10 p.m. – Identity Theft at wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and
7 a.m. – Identity Theft at Boys Basketball Senior Center Senior Center take up their cross daily and follow me.” (Luke
Senior Center 1 p.m. – 2015 Wildcats 5 p.m. – 2015 Wildcats 11 p.m. – Storytelling at 9:23 NIV) Both gospels stress that “taking up
8 a.m. – Zumba Gold Football Football Senior Center your cross” is an act of self-denial, that one must
9 a.m. – Daily Exercise 4:30 p.m. – Local 9 p.m. – Hindu Cultural Hour Thursday, June 1 renounce one’s selfish interests and put the inter-
10 a.m. – Storytelling at Archaeology at Historical 10 p.m. – Identity Theft at 7 a.m. – Identity Theft at ests of God and your fellow man first. In everyday
Senior Center Society Senior Center Senior Center life that means putting up with the many things
2 p.m. – Zumba Gold 6 p.m. – Common Council 11 p.m. – Storytelling at 8 a.m. – Zumba Gold that annoy you, and we have many opportunities to
3 p.m. – Daily Exercise from 5-08-17 Senior Center 9 a.m. – Daily Exercise do this every day. From people imposing on us at
4 p.m. – Men of Blackhawk 9 p.m. – Verona ‘91-’92 Boys Tuesday, May 30 10 a.m. – Storytelling at home, at work, and at school, to putting up with the
at Senior Center Basketball 7 a.m. – Identity Theft at Senior Center annoying habits of our families and friends, we can
5 p.m. – Harp Music at 10 p.m. – Local Archaeology Senior Center 3 p.m. – Daily Exercise daily take up our cross and emulate the long-suffer-
Senior Center at Historical Society 10 a.m. – Zumba Gold 4 p.m. – Men of Blackhawk ing forbearance of Jesus, even if we aren’t literally
6 p.m. – Salem Church 11 p.m. – Storytelling at 9 a.m. – Daily Exercise at Senior Center carrying a cross. And it probably helps to keep in
Service Senior Center 10 a.m. – Storytelling at 5 p.m. – Harp Music at mind that these crosses we bear are minor incon-
7 p.m. – Natural Nutriants at Sunday, May 28 Senior Center Senior Center veniences which aren’t destined to kill us, unlike the
Senior Center 7 a.m. – Hindu Cultural Hour 2 p.m. – Zumba Gold 6 p.m. – Salem Church cross which Jesus bore.
8 p.m. – Daily Exercise 9 a.m. – Resurrection Church 3 p.m. – Daily Exercise Service
9 p.m. – Arbor Day/Sleep 10 a.m. – Salem Church 4 p.m. – Men of Blackhawk 7 p.m. – Natural Nutriants at – Christopher Simon
Changes at Senior Center Service at Senior Center Senior Center
10 p.m. – Local Archaeology Noon – Common Council 5 p.m. – Harp Music at 8 p.m. – Daily Exercise “For whoever wants to save their life will lose it,
at Historical Society from 5-22-17 Senior Center 9 p.m. – Arbor Day/Sleep but whoever loses their life for me will save it.”
Friday, May 26 3 p.m. – Verona ‘91-’92 Boys 6 p.m. – Resurrection Changes at Senior Center
7 a.m. – Men of Blackhawk Basketball Church 10 p.m. – Local Archaeology – Luke 9:24 NIV
at Senior Center 4:30 p.m. – Local 8 p.m. – Natural Nutriants at at Historical Society
1 p.m. – Arbor Day/Sleep Archaeology at Historical Senior Center
Changes at Senior Center Society 9 p.m. – Arbor Day/Sleep
3 p.m. – Verona ‘91-’92 Boys 6 p.m. – Common Council Changes at Senior Center Support groups
Basketball from 5-22-17 10 p.m. – Local Archaeology
4 p.m. – Harp Music at 9 p.m. – Verona ‘91-’92 Boys at Historical Society • AA Meeting, senior cen-
Senior Center Basketball Wednesday, May 31 ter, Thursdays at 1 p.m.

5 p.m. – 2015 Wildcats 10 p.m. – Local Archaeology 7 a.m. – Men of Blackhawk

• Caregivers Support
Football at Historical Society at Senior Center Group, senior center, first 430 E. Verona Ave.
8:30 p.m. – Men of 11 p.m. – Storytelling at 1 p.m. – Arbor Day/Sleep and third Tuesday, 10 a.m.
Blackhawk at Senior Center Senior Center Changes at Senior Center 845-2010
10 p.m. – Identity Theft at Monday, May 29 3 p.m. – Verona ‘91-’92 Boys • Healthy Lifestyles
Senior Center 7 a.m. – Men of Blackhawk Basketball Group meeting, senior Call 845-9559
11 p.m. – Storytelling at at Senior Center 5 p.m. – Common Council center, second Thursday
Senior Center 1 p.m. – - Arbor Day/Sleep from 5-22-17 from 10:30 a.m. to advertise on the
Saturday, May 27 Changes at Senior Center 7 p.m. – Capital City Band • Parkinson’s Group, Verona Press
8 a.m. – Common Council 3 p.m. – Verona ‘91-’92 Boys 8 p.m. – Men of Blackhawk senior center, third
from 5-22-17 Basketball at Senior Center Friday at 10 a.m. church page
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Photos by Scott Girard
Kids and some parents sprint to the finish line of the Kids’ Run while others collect their finishing ribbons.

On the web
on the See more photos from the Verona
Public Library’s Kids’ Run:

Nearly 200 people turned Parker Curran, 5, and Waylon Powers, 5, begin the Kids’
out to run or walk in the Run.
“Word on the Street” 5K
event hosted by the Verona

Public Library on Saturday
despite the questionable
weather forecast. The rain
mostly held off during the
event and the Kids’ Run
that followed. In total, the
event raised $12,555 for the
library’s endowment fund,
$100,000. The “Gingerbread Man” and his running partner near the
finish line as Christopher Gleason, 7, center, bears down on JUNE JUNE August
– Scott Girard them before passing them and finishing in first place. 1 Thursday 22 Thursday 2 Wednesday
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‘Alrededor de la mesa grande’ Ceremonia de
Graduación el
Tal como crece la población
hispana, también aumenta
la representación
Unified Newspaper Group 11 de Junio
Justo antes de que la nombraron a SCOTT GIRARD
la comisión de policía y bomberos el
mes pasado, Rosa Aguilu escuchó a
Unified Newspaper Group Si vas
los concejales discutir sus credencia- La Clase de la Escue- Qué: Graduación VAHS
les. la Secundaria del Área de
Toda la discusión sobre la puertor- Cuándo: A las 3
Verona de 2017 será el mingo, 11 de Junio
riqueña era buena, solo un intercambio domingo 11 de junio.
se escuchó un poquito diferente de los La ceremonia de dos Dónde: Voyager Hall,
demás de las conversaciones dentro horas comenzará a las 3 pm Epic, 1979 La Vía Láctea
de las cámaras de consejo- no solo en en el Voyager Hall de Epic, Info:
Fitchburg sino por muchos lugares en el mismo lugar que se ha
Wisconsin. celebrado desde 2008.
“Bienvenida a la comisión de Fitch- La instalación, que nor-
burg,” dijo la concejala Julia Ara- malmente lleva a cabo Epic pide que ningunas
ta-Fratta (Distrito 2) en español, dán- reuniones para la com- cornetas de aire o globos
dole la bienvenida a la comisión. p a ñ í a d e s o f t wa r e d e sean llevados al auditorio.
Mientras el español no se habla salud, es lo suficiente- Después de la ceremo-
regularmente en la sala de asambleas mente grande como para nia interior, los gradua-
(Gonzalez dijo que el no quiere exclu- que la escuela no necesite dos se moverían afuera al
ir a la mayoría presente ahí), hubo un boletos para la ceremonia. césped para el lanzamien-
momento en que a niveles altos en la El estacionamiento tam- to anual de sus gorras de
ciudad se vio la influencia y el crec- bién es gratuito. graduación.
Foto de Scott Girard
imiento rápido de la población hispana
más que cualquier otra. Ald. Julia Arata-Fratta (Dist. 2), a la derecha, se convirtió en el primer aliso de la
Fitchburg ya tiene la población Ciudad de Fitchburg cuando fue elegida en 2015, y el alcalde Jason González se
hispana mas alta per capita en el con- convirtió en el primer alcalde latino de la ciudad con su victoria en abril.
dado de Dane, y se espera que cres-
ca cerca de 1,000 del 2016 al 2021, importante para González que llene en en español con Arta-Fratta durante su
de acuerdo a la datos demográficos un momento en que muchos estereoti- nombramiento, incluso aunque gen-
del “Wisconsin Economic Develop- pos negativos acerca de los latinos han eralmente trata de hablar en inglés
ment Corporation.” Ningún otra grupo llegado a la política nacional. Ella dijo ante grupos más grande de nativos
demográfico se projecta a crecer mas que espera alcanzar más allá de sus anglohablantes.
de 267 en este momento. Y eso no es constituyentes del Distrito 2 a las áreas “Hoy en día se escucha mucho
todo, y es que además de funcionarios de la ciudad que tienen poblaciones decir, ‘hablen en inglés aquí,’” dijo
electos ha habido un gran crecimien- latinas más altas. ella. “Se sienten amenazado por el
to Latino en esta zona. A una semana “Es nuestro trabajo romper el español. Simplemente no entendía
después de que González ganara la estereotipo de los latinos,” dijo ella. porque las personas se sienten así,
Alcaldía, La Cámara Latina de Comer- Por supuesto, hay más en una identi- que eso les moleste.”
cio se trasladó a la Ciudad. “Parece dad que una herencia, como subrayan También es un buen momento para
que se trata de una conexión para los algunos de los que habló el Star con la aceptación, ya que el debate políti-
negocios latinos y para las familias que esta historia. Pero cada uno reconoció co nacional sobre los latinos y la
desean tener éxito.” La directora ejec- la importancia de lo que los resultados inmigración en general se ha vuelto
utiva de LCC (La Cámara Latina de de la elección dijeron sobre Fitchburg más controversial después de haber
Comercio) Jessica Cavazos le comen- como una comunidad acogedora. sido un tema de enfoque durante la
to a la estrella. Arata-Fratta, una ex Para Aguilu, un oficial de policía elección presidencial de 2016.
Presidenta del Consejo de LCC previa- jubilado de Madison que ha vivido en “Ahora estamos en un momento de
mente y después quien fuera elegida Fitchburg desde 1999, ver a González miedo,” dijo Aguila. “Es de benefi-
como una consejera, estuvo de acuerdo y Arata-Fratta sentados en esos papeles cio tener a personas en posiciones en
con esta afirmación. de liderazgo es un significativo, pero que los ciudadanos saben que pueden
“Se dieron cuenta del potencial de inevitable, pasó. venir y por lo menos hablar con algui-
la población que tenemos aquí”, dijo. “Representa lo mismo que ha estado en, recibir consejos, hablar en su idio-
“Está en el mejor lugar que la cámara sucediendo en todo el país,” dijo. “Esa ma materno. El contar con ese contac-
puede estar en este momento.” ola acaba de llegar a Wisconsin.” to significa mucho para las personas.” Foto de Scott Girard
Arata-Fratta también ve a las González reconoce que existe Luis Acosta, a la izquierda, y Sofía Abreu miran dentro del
cámaras de consejo como el mejor
Momentos de ‘Miedo’ “muchísimo odio o palabras que libro que recibieron como dos de los tres primeros grad-
lugar para ella en este momento y el Aguilu dijo que sintió que fue uados para cruzar el escenario en la ceremonia de gradu-
asiento del alcalde como un puesto “muy positivo” tener la interacción Turn to Latino/Page 9 ación 2016 de la Escuela Secundaria de Verona dentro de

Corre la voz mientras creamos un periódico comunitario
SCOTT GIRARD eventos que impactan a sus hijos, lo cual es boletín de noticias escolar que contiene esa preguntas, las cuales he tenido en mente
Unified Newspaper Group información que normalmente los nativos información. desde mi primera reunión con un miem-
anglohablantes o aquellos con dominio del Es por eso que nosotros aquí en Unified bro del personal de VASD Jennifer Schultz
Durante los últimos cuatro ciclo esco- inglés conocen. Newspaper Group (UNG por sus siglas en hace más de tres años. Ese día, hablamos
lares, he estado escribiendo sobre el Distri- Entre esta información inglés) hemos decidido redactar ediciones sobre el Programa de TAREA, el cual ella
to Escolar del Área de Verona (VASD por comúnmente conocida se en español con la finalidad de reportarles creó para poder contactar a este mismo
sus siglas en inglés), y también he sabido incluyen las discusiones a aquellas familias. Por esa razón hay dos grupo de hispanohablantes. Durante nues-
que las familias de 13 por ciento de los de las reuniones de la páginas en esta edición del Verona Press tra conversación, ella indicaba que desafor-
estudiantes probablemente no podían leer Mesa Directiva cada dos específicamente para que usted las pueda tunadamente el artículo que yo redactaría
mis reportajes. Dicho 13 por ciento está lunes, los innumerables leer. estaría solo en inglés.
compuesto de los 715 estudiantes (hasta el eventos pequeños que A pesar de que VASD hace un buen tra- Ocasionalmente, hemos tenido conv-
año pasado) que se consideran estudiantes se llevan a cabo en las bajo en general en cuanto a la publicación ersaciones internas en UNG sobre lo que
que tienen el inglés como segundo idioma escuelas que luego son de información en inglés y español, no es podemos hacer para cerrar la brecha de
(ELL por sus siglas en inglés), muchos de destacados en nuestras Girard suficiente. ¿Qué otro factor podría explicar comunicación, pero nunca hemos llegado
ellos provienen de hogares de padres his- páginas cada semana, por qué tan solo 6 por ciento de los partic- a una solución sostenible hasta hace poco.
panohablantes nativos. Si está leyendo este incluso hasta cómo le fue ipantes de una reciente encuesta de padres Esta primavera, la Sra. Schultz y algunos
artículo, significa que usted probablemente al equipo de fútbol en su torneo durante el fueron de familias ELL? ¿O la baja partic- estudiantes de estas mismas familias
es uno de ellos. fin de semana. ipación en los eventos de graduación cada de VASD que esperamos poder servir,
Muchas veces me he preguntado cómo es La realidad es que usted no se entera de año? se comprometieron a ayudarnos a pon-
que los padres que no se sienten cómodos esta información. Por lo menos no a través Esperamos que lo que estamos planean- er a prueba una idea. Realmente será un
con la lectura en inglés leen sobre las deci- de los medios en los que el distrito públi- do sea de ayuda.
siones tomadas, así como las tendencias y ca. Y muchos de ustedes ni siquiera ven el Queremos dar una respuesta a todas estas Turn to Corre la Voz/Page 9 May 25, 2017 The Verona Press
La exposición de intereses lanza proyectos en Savanna Oaks Corre la Voz: Este periódico
EVAN HALPOP es de ustedes
Unified Newspaper Group
Continued from page 8 se comparte información e
Cualquiera que se detuvo para la pre- ideas con los padres sobre
sentación del proyecto de Kenz Waites esfuerzo comunitario – los las escuelas.
el 4 de mayo se fue con algo más que estudiantes nos ayudarán a Su nuevo periódico se
una comprensión de su interés por el traducir y eventualmente enfocará en información
dibujo. harán los reportajes y importante sobre la edu-
Waites, quien estaba entre más de tomarán fotografías por cación de parte de la Mesa
150 alumnos de octavo grado de la nosotros, y algunas de las Directiva, tanto como en
escuela secundaria Savanna Oaks para familias en la comunidad eventos que se aproxi-
presentar sus “exposición de intereses” nos ayudarán a determinar man y del pasado, además
la semana pasada, permitió a los asis- el contenido. de algunos momentos
tentes ver una presentación de algunos Igual como lo diji- destacados de los eventos
de sus últimos dibujos mientras ella mos cuando lanzamos el deportivos y otra infor-
hacía un dibujo personalizado para periódico de Fitchburg mación que su comunidad
cualquiera que quisiera uno. Star hace tres años, este necesita o desea saber.
Los futuros artistas, científicos, periódico es de ustedes. Por su puesto que la
músicos, técnicos de información y Estas dos páginas que comunidad hispano-
muchos otros campos de profesiones, se imprimirán en españo hablante cuenta con otros
se reunieron en la Escuela Secundaria Foto de Evan Halpop incluyen artículos que se recursos, como La Comu-
Savanna Oaks cuando los estudiantes Amy Gonzalez, estudiante de octavo grado de la Escuela Secundaria Savanna han publicado en las pági- nidad, un periódico muy
de octavo grado organizaron su segun- Oaks, presentó un proyecto de dibujo sobre enfermedades mentales. González nas del periódico Verona respetado del área de Mad-
do conjunto anual de presentaciones de está interesado en la psicología y piensa que podría convertirse en un terapeuta o Press o el de Fitchburg ison por casi 30 años, pero
proyectos para sus compañeros y padres un científico en el futuro. Star durante el último mes no cuentan con suficiente
el 4 de Mayo. sobre el distrito escolar motivo para reportar sobre
L o s p r o y e c t o s va r í a n d e s d e que gastar $1,500 en una computadora investigación, el aprendizaje de fondo, y la comunidad latina en el Distrito Escolar del
fotografía, bocetos y música hasta de juego”, dijo Sweeney. “Lo construyó y luego los juntaron para hacer una pre- Fitchburg. Área de Verona de manera
temas deportivos, científicos y tec- todo por su cuenta usando viejas piezas sentación, para crear algo,” añadió. Esta edición es solo la regular.
nológicos, que la profesora de artes de de computadora.” Los maestros planean continuar el primera de muchas. Por lo que se queda en
lenguaje de octavo grado, Sarah Swee- El proyecto comenzó el año pasado, proyecto el próximo año, dijo Swee- Este otoño, planeamos nuestras manos.
ney, dijo que “unieron a los niños.” cuando los maestros decidieron que los ney, aunque todavía están trabajando publicar una periódi- Reportar sobre VASD
“Tenemos niños que son artísticos, estudiantes dedicarán el 20 por cien- en la estructura. c o ex c l u s iva m e n t e e n es nuestro fuerte. La
otros que son tecnológicos, un niño inc- to de su tiempo a “hacer algo que les español una vez al mes y creación de un periódico
luso construyó su propia computadora encanta”, explicó Sweeney. Las citas de esta historia fueron tra- expandirlo a por lo menos en español es algo nuevo
de juego, demostrando que no tienes “Ellos reunieron los resultados de la ducidas del inglés. cuatro páginas. Por ahora, para nosotros. Ocupare-
el enfoque del contenido mos de cualquier ayuda
será igual como la edición que se pueda brindar para

Latino: 'Hay diversidad dentro de la cultura latina'
en inglés, traducido al que sea un éxito.
español, pero el contenido Si tiene alguna pregunta,
se adaptará a las necesi- preocupación o ideas para
Continued from page 8 materna es mexicana y mi con empleados latinos o en esta ciudad enfrentan dades de su comunidad. nosotros, por favor avíse-
familia paterna es puertor- están tratando de atraer al desafíos de pobreza entre Hemos titulado el nos. De mientras, corre la
lastiman,” hacia los latinos riqueña…hay un estereo- mercado latino.” otros. periódico Corre La Voz, voz.
y musulmanes. Pero él dijo tipo que la mayoría de los “Esto simplemente nos un nombre que fue selec-
que la ciudad puede ayudar latinos son mexicanos,” dijo Creación de muestra que si uno sigo el cionado por algunos Scott Girard ha reportado
a pelear contra eso, por lo González. “Hay diversidad oportunidades camino recomendado, es miembros de esta comu- sobre el Distrito Escolar
menos a nivel local, al tener dentro de la cultura latina, decir, asistir a la escuela, nidad y hace referencia a del Área de Verona desde
muy claras intenciones, en también.” Arata-Fratta espera que graduarse de la preparato- las reuniones mensuales 2013. Puede ser contact-
particularmente en la rama A alguien que frecuente- al tener líderes latinos, eso ria, ir a la universidad… que la Sra. Schultz lleva a ado en
policiaca. mente le hacen una pregun- ayude a despertar la esperan- si uno cumple con eso, hay cabo con los padres de los communityreporter@
“Necesitamos que las per- ta específica de “Cómo se za entre una población creci- posibilidades y opciones en estudiantes ELL en donde
sonas que no confían en la siente ser un latino en Fitch- ente.” la que pueden involucrarse
policía, que sí les tengan con- burg?” — puede que conteste Si se logra, puede que en la política, para poder
fianza ya que la policía no “cansado de ser considerado sea debido a que pudieron ser un líder en tu comuni-
investigará su estatus migra- diferente,” dijo Aguilu. mostrarle a la comunidad que dad,” dijo González. “Para
torio si llegara usted a ser “Llegas a un punto en “hay personas que hablan su mí, yo tengo que publicarme
idioma” o debido a la “com- y mostrarle no solo a los
Corre la Voz
una víctima de algo o un tes- el que, como siempre, te Jueves, 25 de mayo, 2017
tigo de algo,” dijo González. señalan debido a tu origen petencia cultural” que tienen, niños latino, también a los
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La cámara también es un Mena, Mariane Morales-Arzate
car una variedad de cosas, proceso a largo plazo.
algo que González dice que lugar que cuenta con diver- “No hay muchas comuni-
sidad y puede abogar por la “Necesitamos estar sen- dades que cuentan con lid-
no siempre es reflejado en las tados en la mesa directiva,” erazgo latino que tenemos
discusiones sobre la comuni- comunidad, dijo Cavazos,
enfatizando que tiene asocia- ella dijo. “Se queremos que en Fitchburg,” dijo Cavazos.
dad latina. nos escuchen, necesitamos “Existe una necesidad para
Pero eso fue lo que resaltó ción con empresarios latinos
y no latinos, cada uno impac- postularnos para estas posi- tener más, más diversidad.
de las interacciones durante ciones.”
el nombramiento de Aguilu. tan de manera diferente. Eso nos fortalecerá.”
“Si son una compañía González también espera
“Lo más interesante de que al ser electo que pueda
todo es que Rosa es de no-latina, entonces cuen- La mayoría de las citas de
tan con dos factores,” dijo inspirar a algunos jóvenes esta historia fueron tra-
ascendencia puertorriqueña, latinos, muchos de ellos
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Boys tennis
Player of the
From May 16-23

Name: Will Tennison

Grade: Sophomore
Photo by Jeremy Jones
Verona boys tennis won its first team title last title since moving to the Big Eight Conference in 2008. Will Tennison secured the title with his
first victory over Madison Memorial’s Colt Tegtmeier. Sport: Tennis

Acing the Big 8
Highlights: Tennison beat Madison
Memorial junior Colt Tegtmeier for
the first time in five tries Thursday to
win his first Big Eight Conference title
at No. 1 singles. The win also helped
the Wildcats claim their first confer-
Tennison’s title fuels Cats to first too much other than that,” Tennison said. “I
knew a lot was riding on this match, so I ence tournament title as well, holding
off Sun Prairie 37-36.
team conference championship ‌ just brought as much intensity as I could.”
Sun Prairie knew the score as well and
JEREMY JONES began cheering for Tegtmeier. Honorable mentions:
Sports editor ‘I just told myself that I am a good player Cale Rufenacht (boys golf) won the
and I know I can hang with him,’ Tennison individual Big Eight Conference title
Will Tennison said all the right things said. “I stayed mentally focused for each with a 75 at Evansville Golf Club
after his Big Eight Conference champion- point and tried to put everything together Tucker Teskey (baseball) finished
ship-clinching win, but this win appeared for my team.” 3-for-5 with two runs scored and
to mean a little more than the sophomore Verona had gone undefeated last year to five RBIs in two Big Eight games last
let on. win the dual meet season title, but it fin- week
After all, a quarter of his 12 prep losses ished second at the conference tournament. Savanna Rainey (softball) doubled
over the past two years had come against Last week, the Wildcats, who had finished home a run against Sun Prairie
Madison Memorial’s Colt Tegtmeier, and third during this season’s dual meet season,
Will Haessig (boys track) finished
his first win over Tegtmeier on Saturday in flipped the script, winning titles at Nos. 1 Sophomore Will Tennison reacts after beating
and 4 singles and playing at or above their fourth in the 100 to move on to
five tries secured a 37-36 victory over Sun Madison Memorial’s Colt Tegtmeier for the sectionals
Prairie. That gave the Wildcats their first seeds at all but one of their seven flights. first time Thursday afternoon. Tennison’s 6-4,
“I think the biggest thing with these guys Leah Remiker (girls track) finished
title since moving to the Big Eight in 2008. 6-2 victory secured Verona’s first tournament
“I knew it was a tight race. I didn’t know title since moving to the Big Eight in 2008. second in the 800 at regionals
Turn to Conference/Page 14

Boys track and field Boys golf

Raising the bar, senior hopes to work for NASA Clutch back nine
​Sports editor leads Cats to
It’s almost like losing consciousness.
“The weird thing, and it’s the same for most
people when they get it down,” Verona senior
Jack Herkert explained, “is the second your
foot leaves the ground, you have no idea what ANTHONY IOZZO
you’re doing in the air. You kind of just black Assistant sports editor
out and then you’re back on the mat.”
What Herkert was describing, of course, was Steven Kellerman said the coach-
the high jump, the event where he was crowned es let him and Will Zunker know the
state champion in last June in La Crosse. Verona boys golf team was in danger
Standing at a little more than 6 feet, 3 inches, of not advancing to sectionals as a
Herkert is capable of clearing a bar close to 7 team Tuesday at the WIAA Division
feet above the ground. But that is far from the 1 Madison Memorial regional.
Verona senior’s loftiest goal. He wants to reach The seniors were told to help lead
for the stars. the team, and they both rallied to lead
His dream job is working as an engineer for Turn to Regionals/Page 13
NASA, something that came about after he
gained an interest in robotics about nine years
ago while working on a robotics team. About a
year later, he developed an interest in space and
What’s next
combined those two passions together. Verona travels to the WIAA Divi-
His ideal job, he said, would be to work in
space exploration or on a planetary rover. sion 1 sectional at 10 a.m. Tuesday,
Now as a result of his track and field prow- May 30, at Reedsburg Country Club.
ess, the Verona senior will have a chance to
Photo by Jeremy Jones
pursue that dream this fall while attending Senior Jack Herkert, the defending WIAA Division 1 state champion in the high jump, will be The top two teams and top three
individuals advance to state.
continuing his track and field career at the University of Stanford in the fall.
Turn to Herkert/Page 15
12 May 25, 2017 The Verona Press

Baseball Girls track and field

Cats lead before rain Mitchell leads Cats into sectional
Assistant sports editor What’s next Sports editor

The Verona baseball team Verona concludes the Senior Sie’anna Mitchell car-
grabbed a 2-0 lead over Sun ried three events through Monday’s
Prairie on Tuesday in the first regular season at 5 p.m. WIAA Division 1 regional girls track
inning at Stampfl Field, but Thursday against Janes- and field meet in Verona.
heavy rain in the third inning ville Craig at Stampfl Field. Mitchell finished second in both
forced the game to be moved the 100- and 200-meter dash and
to Wednesday. The No. 3 Wildcats helped the Wildcats’ 4x400 relay to
The Wildcats scored twice will open the playoffs at the team’s lone regional title.
in the first inning against the 5 p.m. Thursday, June “I think I was trying to go all out,
fifth-ranked Cardinals. Jeff but I also wanted to save something
Bishop doubled home Tristan
1, against the winner of for my next race tonight and section-
Largent and Tucker Teskey, No. 6 Madison Memorial als on Thursday,” Mitchell said.
who both reach on singles and No. 11 Stoughton at The Wildcats finished fourth out
with two outs. Stampfl Field. of the nine teams competing, with
Bishop was pitching for 92 points. Oregon won the meet with
Verona and allowed a hit 108 points. Stoughton was second
in two innings, striking out (99) and Janesville Craig (94) took
two. The game was resumed
Wednesday at Summit Field
Big Eight third.
Michell took second to Oregon
in Sun Prairie after the Press’ Team W-L sophomore Scarlet Egwuonwu
Tuesday deadline. Go to Janesville Craig 14-2 in both the 100 and 200. Mitch- for full ell (12.67) finished second only to
Sun Prairie 13-3 Egwuonwu (12.5) in the 100 and Photo by Jeremy Jones
results and look for them in
next week’s paper. Madison West 10-6 again in the 200 (25.87) with a time Freshman Leah Remiker finished second in the 800-meter run in 2 minutes,
of 26.11. 25.05 seconds and will advance on to Thursday’s WIAA Division 1 sectional
Indian Trail 5, Verona 0 Verona 10-6
“I’m capable of carrying all my meet in Stoughton.
The Wildcats traveled to Beloit Memorial 7-8 events to state,” Mitchell said. “I’ve
Miller Park in Milwaukee
Wednesday and fell 5-0 to
Janesville Parker 6-9
Middleton 6-9
just got to try and beat Scarlet or just
go with her the whole time.” What’s next
nonconference Kenosha Indi- Verona’s 4x400 relay of Eme-
an Trail. Madison Memorial 6-10 lia Lichty, freshman Leah Remiker, Verona travels to Stoughton at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, May 25, for the WIAA
Grant Kelliher took the loss. Madison East 5-11 Ashley Kundinger and Mitchell Division 1 sectional meet. The top three competitors in each race advance
He allowed two earned runs Madison La Follette 1-14 on to the state tournament June 2-3 at Memorial Stadium at UW-La Crosse.
Turn to Baseball/Page 14 Turn to Girls track/Page 15

Wildcats get No 3 seed, bye Boys track and field
The Verona Area High School baseball team is one
win away from making it back to sectionals after earn-
Verona advances nine events to sectionals
ing the No. 3 seed in the WIAA Division 1 playoffs. JEREMY JONES Teammates Jared Biddle
The Wildcats play the winner of No. 6 Madison Sports editor and Jack Herkert both qual-
Memorial and No. 11 Stoughton on Thursday, June 1, ified for sectionals in the
in the regional final. Verona boys track and 110-meter high hurdles after
Janesville Craig is the top seed. Madison Memorial field moved athletes through finishing 1-2 in 14.96 and
is No. 2, and Beloit Memorial is No. 4. The top four Monday’s WIAA Division 1 15.06, respectively.
seeds all have a bye to the regional final. regional meet in nine events “I’ve known Jared since
Craig plays the winner of No. 8 Fort Atkinson and and won the meet by one- fourth or fifth grade and
No. 9 Janesville Parker. Madison West plays the win- and-a-half points over Mad- we’ve always been racing
ner of No. 7 Elkhorn and No. 10 Milton. Beloit plays ison La Follette 115.5-114. against one another,” Herk-
the winner of No. 5 Oregon and No. 12 Madison La Stoughton rounded out the ert said. “We’ve always kind
Follette. top three with 110 points. of had that rivalry. He’s the
Sectionals is on Tuesday, June 6, at Stampfl Field in The Wildcats advanced reason I did the hurdles in the
Verona. The first semifinal is at 11 a.m., and the sec- two athletes on in the 110- first place.”
ond is at 2 p.m. The sectional final is at 5 p.m. high hurdles, high jump and The duo has the goal to
shot put. medal at state, which Verona
hasn’t done since 1992, and
has never done as a Division
1 team.
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Herkert tied for first-place Jared Jenkins helped Verona’s 4x800-meter relay advance
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in the high jump, clearing on to sectionals by finishing third place in 8 minutes, 18.10


6 feet on his only attempt. seconds.

Sophomore teammate J.T.
Hawkins got back on track jump (22-8). He is now sec- 47-5. Bourne also advanced
and gave Verona a third-place ond only to Derek Stanley. in the discus with a sec-
finish based on attempts, Senior Hunter Bourne won ond-place throw of 147.
tying his personal-best 6 feet. the shot put title with a four- “There were certain field
Herkert also had a person- foot personal-best toss of events like the discus where
Minutes walk to everything al-best jump of eight inches
to finish second in the long
50-2, while classmate Aus-
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Girls soccer
Nelson stops eight shots as Cats tie
Assistant sports editor

The Verona girls soccer
team has battled Madison
West to ties the past few sea-
sons, and Monday’s game at
MATC was no exception.
Rachel Nelson fin-
ished with eight saves, and
Regents’ goalie Lissy Kettle-
son finished with five saves
as the two teams finished in
a 0-0 tie through 90 minutes.
The tie kept Madison West
from winning the Big Eight
“It was a good game for us
Photo by Anthony Iozzo and a good confidence build-
er as we head into region- Photo by Evan Halpop
Freshman Cale Rufenacht tees off on the 12th hole Tuesday in the WIAA Division 1 Madison
Memorial regional at Blackhawk Country Club. Rufenacht, who won the Big Eight Conference als, knowing we can play Verona senior midfielder Kate Melin (right) blocks Madison
West senior defender Celeste Kaspar’s (left) kick after the
tournament, finished with an 86. Verona advanced to sectionals as a team with a fourth-
place 329. Turn to Soccer/Page 15 ball got into West’s zone Monday at MATC.

Regionals: Verona moves on to sectionals Softball
Continued from page 11 shot 11 strokes better on sectionals as an individual.

the Wildcats finish with a
the back, and Kellerman
was seven strokes better on
his final nine holes to finish
Oregon’s John Klus and
Ryan Candell finished with
an 82 and an 83, respec-
Wildcats don’t show cards in loss to Cardinals
329 - 19 strokes ahead of JEREMY JONES single and doubles from Kellyn Herwig
fifth-place Oregon (348). with an 83. tively, and Madison West’s
Zunker was only a stroke Owen Crandell shot an 83 ​Sports editor and Erin Vertz in the inning.
“We knew we had a good Sun Prairie had 14 hits in the game,
shot coming in, but after better on the back, but he to round out the individual
shot an 85 to round out sectional qualifiers. Verona softball struggled in all fac- including multiple from Alyssa Blaire
nine holes, my coach told ets of the game Thursday in a 11-2 loss (3-for-5), Katie Tews (2-for-5), Vertz
me we were sixth, which is the team score. Freshman Verona hopes to bounce
Cale Rufenacht shot eight back now with a better against Sun Prairie in the Big Eight (3-for-4) and Kromke (2-for-5). Vertz
unacceptable for us,” Kell- Conference finale. drove in four runs for the Cardinals,
erman said. “Coach told me strokes better on the back overall round at Reedsburg
nine to finish with an 86, Country Club Tuesday. Potentially facing the Cardinals down while Kromke and Herwig each plated
and Zunker to basically put the road in the playoffs, Wildcat coach two.
the team on our backs and but his score was thrown Kellerman said he thinks
out. a score in the 310s would Todd Anderson didn’t want Sun Prairie Savanna Rainey doubled and Sydney
to keep grinding. It worked to see too much, however. Schaefer singled as each drove in one
out in the end.” “To bring the team to be enough to advance to
the sectional this year feels state, but the Wildcats were The host Wildcats had four hits and run for Verona.
Junior Jack Bates led four errors in the loss, which saw Sun Nelson took the loss for Verona,
Verona with an 80, but really good, but we still capable of scoring in the
have another meet to win,” 300s. Prairie scored five runs in the top of the allowing three earned runs on 14 hits
all five golfers had vast fourth inning to go ahead 9-1 against and two walks over 3 2/3 innings. Sun
improvements on the back Kellerman said. “I think if we play like
Middleton won the we did on the back nine Verona’s Quin Nelson. The Cardi- Prairie scored two more unearned
nine. The Wildcats shot a nals drove in runs on a Maddy Kromke
175 and sat in sixth place regional with a 311, and today, we will have a real- Turn to Softball/Page 14
after nine holes. They shot a Waunakee was second with ly good shot of advancing,”
154 on the final nine holes. a 326. Madison Memorial Kellerman said. “I haven’t
Bates shot a 39 on the took third with a 328, and personally played Reeds-
back nine, two strokes bet- Verona took the last sec- burg, but I heard it is a
ter than the front. tional spot with a 329. pretty playable course that
Junior Garhett Kaegi, Stoughton’s Jack Gard- I think we should do really
who finished with an 81, ner shot an 81 to also make good on.”

Boys golf
Cats fall short of Big 8 title in three-hole playoff ON HIGHWAY 69N IN BELLEVILLE

ANTHONY IOZZO and he also birdied the par-5 second hole.
Assistant sports editor Rebholz said that for a freshman to win
the title in a conference loaded with talent,
All season long, the Verona boys golf it is a little extra special.

team has been in close tournaments with “For a freshman, this is quite a big deal,”
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The Wildcats tied Middleton with a 324, at it like any youngster will do, and he just
forcing a playoff to determine the team
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goes and hits it again. That is part of what
makes him successful.”
nals edged Verona for the title, winning the Senior Steven Kellerman finished with a

third hole by one stroke. Madison Memori- 79, which was good for sixth overall. Kell-
al finished third overall with a 331. erman shot a 39 on the back nine with pars
Coach Jon Rebholz said it was a little bit on both the 17th and 18th holes.
disappointing to come in second, especial- Junior Garhett Kaegi finished 10th over-

ly since the Wildcats knew they belonged all with an 81. Kaegi was at 9-over par
at the top with Middleton and Madison after 11 holes, but he bounced back with
Memorial. two birdies and four pars on his next six
“We had it in our grasp, and we just holes. He had a double bogey the 18th
didn’t get over the hump in the end,” Reb- hole.
holz said. “But I told the guys after the “Steven has been steady all year. He has
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Girls lacrosse Conference: Fan adds No. 4 singles title at conference meet
Cats move into second place Continued from page 11
Big 8 finals results
T h e Ve r o n a g i r l s Verona 15, Oregon 10 is that they didn’t give up,” Engen said.
lacrosse team returned “They kept getting better and better.” No. 1 singles: Tennison (V) beat
to second place in the Seven graduating Engen said the win was a big step Tegtmeier (MM) 6-4, 6-2; 3rd place:
MALA conference after seniors and their parents toward the team’s ultimate goal of return- Schutter (SP) beat Gold (Mid) 6-4,
two victories last week. were recognized at the ing to the WIAA Division 1 state team 6-2
The Wildcats defeated final home game of the tournament for the second straight year. No. 2 singles: Baldwin (SP) beat
Madison La Follette 18-3 regular season Thursday, “This is a big step. We beat some peo- Queoff (V) 6-2, 6-4; 3rd place: Wil-
on May 16 and Oregon as Verona defeated Oregon ple today and set ourselves up for a decent lauer (MW) beat Dai (Mid) 7-5, 6-1
15-10 on Thursday. Unde- 15-10. subsectional run,” he said. “Seeing top-ti- No. 3 singles: Gallagher (MW) beat
feated Middleton remains Jenna Acker, Blaisdell, er schools and improving throughout the
Sigal Felber, Herman, Nagpal (V) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4; 3rd place:
in first place. year. I think everyone is now ready for the
Meyers and Ellie White, Men (MM) beat Foreman (SP) 6-4,
The Postseason begins postseason.”
May 30. a l l f o u r- y e a r p l a y e r s , Still, the conference championship 6-3
along with manager Will would never have been had Tennison not No. 4 singles: Fan (V) beat So-
Verona 18, Cioci, a former boys var- found a way to scrape together a 7-5, 6-7 masundaram (Mid) 6-2, 6-4.
Madison La Follette 3 sity player, were honored (7), 6-4 victory over third-seeded Aidan No. 1 doubles: Schimelpfenig/Olson
prior to the start of the Schutter in the quarterfinals. (SP) beat Dettman/Sanga (Mid) 6-4,
The Wildcats scored a game. Tennison, who led 6-1 in the second-set
decisive 18-3 win over a 6-3; 3rd place: Swaminath/Hutch-
Lois led the scoring in tiebreaker, began to let the match slip croft beat Dunn Loken (LaF) 6-4, 6-3
young Lancer team May the win with five goals, away and had to recover. Photo by Jeremy Jones
16 at Dominion Park in and Zahler found the net “I just kind of broke down a little bit Verona sophomore Kevin Fan won the No. 2 doubles: Katta/Blair (SP) beat
Madison. four times. Meyers and and Aidan was playing really good ten- No. 4 singles title Thursday with a 6-2, Pyle/Schreiberler 6-3, 6-1; 3rd place:
F r e s h m a n Ya s m e e n Khalid each contributed nis,” Tennison said. “I just tried to take it 6-4 victory over Nitin Samasundaram Disch/Pugh (LaF) beat Beilin/Ruggie-
Khalid led the scoring two goals, and freshman one point at a time and not look too far of Middleton. ro (MW) 2-6, 6-4, 6-2
with four goals, and senior Gillian Cartwright and ahead from that point.” No. 3 doubles: Scher/Yen (Mid) beat
captain Makena Meyers Schmidt each scored once. That’s ultimately what allowed me to win
and freshmen Paige Zahler
The No. 1 singles championship felt Weinbach/Barquin (MM) 4-6, 6-1,
On defense, Blaisdell much better than last year’s final for Ten- today.” 6-4; 3rd place: Gungurthi/Venigalla
and Mackenzie Schmidt caused three turnovers, nison, who was upset in the quarterfinals Second-seeded Chris Queoff played to
each scored three goals. (SP) beat Dugan/Schmidt (V) 6-3,
and senior Herman caused and played to a third-place finish. a runner-up at No. 2 singles for Verona, 2-6, 6-0.
Senior captains Kelli two. Jeddeloh had five “Last year didn’t turn out the way I falling 6-2, 6-4 to top-seeded sophomore
Blaisdell and Elena Her- saves. wanted,” Tennison said. “This year, I Josh Baldwin of Sun Prairie in the cham-
man, junior Megan Lois, Herman will play Divi- wanted to win the title and I was able to pionship match. Queoff flew through his
and freshmen Erin Long
and Kiersten Pelletier
sion III lacrosse at Car- get it done for our team.” first two rounds, beating Beloit 6-0, 6-2
and Madison West 6-2, 6-3.
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thage College (Kenosha). Tennison (24-2) has only lost this sea-
each found the net once. First-year varsity player Kush Nagpal
Sophomore goal keeper
son to 2016 WIAA Division 1 state run- Verona returns to Nielsen Tennis
- Article submitted ner-up Robert Krill (20-0) of Brookfield also played his way to a second-place
Sofia Jeddeloh had four finish. The second-seed at No. 3 singles,
Stadium at 1 p.m. Thursday for the
East and Tegtmeier (30-2), who was a
saves. fifth-place finisher this year and hopes to Nagpal beat La Follette 6-1, 6-0 and WIAA Division 1 Madison Memorial
earn a top-three seed in the state tourna- Madison Memorial 6-3, 6-1 to reach the sectional meet. The team with the
ment. championship match. Top-seeded junior most combined points through the
“That’s the goal. I’m just trying to bring Quin Gallagher prevailed in a third set subsectional and sectional tourna-
Softball: Playoffs up next the intensity I brought from this match to
individual state,” he said. “If I can do that,
over Nagpal though, winning 6-2, 2-6,
6-4. ment will advance to the WIAA Di-
I think things will turn out really well for vision 1 state team tournament June
Continued from page 13 Maddie Gardner earned Doubles 9-10 at Nielsen Tennis Stadium. Ve-
the win for Sun Prairie, With Sun Prairie moving on to a dif- Fourth-seeded juniors Vivek Swami- rona advanced through for the first
giving up one earned run ferent sectional, Tennison said Madi- nath and Jordan Hutchcroft played their
runs off reliever Emily on four hits over seven way up to a third-place finish after falling
time in 12 years last season.
son Memorial and West expect to be the
Bloomfield, who threw 3 innings. She walked two teams to beat in order for the Wildcats to 7-6 (4), 6-1 to eventual champions Eli-
1/3 and only gave up four and struck out five. return to the state team tournament. jah Schimelpfenig and Andrew Olson.
hits. Swaminath and Hutchcroft, who beat Brookfield Sweet 16 tournament, where
“Team state is the next goal,” he said.
Madison West 6-3, 6-3 in the first round, the team lost 6-1 against eighth-ranked
“Hopefully, we can win a couple of
fought back to beat Madison La Follette’s Arrowhead, 6-1 to 10th-ranked Madison
rounds this year.”

Cats earn No. 5 seed
Kevin Dunn and Evan Loken 6-4, 6-3 for West and 6-1 to New Berlin Eisenhower
Other singles third place. playing mostly JV guys.
Third-seeded Connor Dugan and Evan Hutchcroft got the team’s lone win
Verona played its way into at least a in a shuffled lineup against Arrowhead,
second-place finish in the other three sin- Schmidt finished fourth at No. 2 doubles,
Ve r o n a e a r n e d t h e DeForest earned the top after falling to Madison Memorial and beating Johnny Dassow 6-0, 7-5 at No. 4
fifth seed in its WIAA two seeds and received gles flights with sophomore Kevin Fan singles. Fan played No. 2 singles and won
adding a title at No. 4 singles. then Sun Prairie 6-3, 2-6, 6-0 in the third-
p l a y o ff b r a c k e t a n d first-round byes. Hol- place match. 7-6 (3), 7-6 (8) against Eisenhower.
hosts 12th-seeded Mad- men (third), La Crosse Fan beat top-seeded sophomore Tennison played one match all week-
Andrew Glasgow of Madison West 6-2, Aaron Young and Jonah Berry played
ison Memorial at Coun- Central (fourth), Vero- their way to back to a consolation cham- end and beat Alex Poland from West 6-0,
try View Elementary na (fifth), Middleton 6-4 in the championship match. 6-0.
“It means a lot because last year I was pionship at No. 3 doubles with a 5-7, 6-3,
School in a game that (sixth), Waunakee (sev-
came after the Tuesday enth), Monona Grove playing JV 3 singles. To make the jump 7-5 victory over Madison East. Subsectional
up to varsity and win a conference title, “You never know who’s going to
evening deadline of the (eighth), Madison East get the points we need,” Engen said. Tennison, Queoff and Nagpal moved
Press. If the Wildcats (ninth), Baraboo (10th), that was really nice,” he said. “I didn’t get
“Everybody needed to score points and through Tuesday WIAA Verona subsec-
win that game they will Tomah (11th), Madison scared in the moment. I played confident
did, winning a couple of backdraws and tional inside Nielsen Tennis Stadium at
face either fourth-seeded Memorial (12th), Mad- and hit my shots.”
third-place finishes. Our goal was just for the top three singles spots. Hutchcroft and
Central in La Crosse on ison La Follette (13th) Fan had lost to Glasgow 6-3, 6-4 earlier
everybody to try and get as many wins as Swaminath also moved on at No. 1 dou-
Friday, May 26, or host a n d M a d i s o n We s t this season.
possible.” bles.
13th-seeded Madison La (14th) complete the “I believe I’ve improved a lot, espe-
Number 1 singles and doubles can
Follette. bracket. cially mentally since then,” he said. Sweet 16
automatically qualify for state with a win
Sun Prairie and “There were definitely times where
Verona followed the conference in their first round Thursday at sectionals.
mentally, I fell into my opponent’s game
Other flights need to win their draw or
and didn’t play the way I usually play. tournament by traveling Friday to the
earn a special qualifier.

Memorial Day Baseball: Verona falls to Madison East
Early Deadlines Continued from page 12

on six hits in two innings, striking out two.
Tucker Teskey (2-for-3) stole home, and Con-
nor McGowan scored on a dropped third strike.
Jacob Slonim brought home Largent on a
sacrifice fly in the third, and Aaron Faga (dou-
Due to the Memorial Day holiday, Tristan Largent started and struck out one and ble) scored on a error to make it 4-0.
walked one in three innings. The Wildcats added a run in the fourth. Tyler
the display ad deadline for the May 31, 2017 Brandon Ellestad and Brad Laufenberg both McClure doubled home Teskey.
pitched an inning and both finished with two Madison East came back with four runs in
Great Dane Shopping News strikeouts and a walk. the bottom of the fourth. Schlichting had an
will be Wednesday, May 24 at 3 p.m. Senior Ryan Hoerter earned a com- RBI single to score Tomony, and Lance Bre-
plete-game two-hit shutout. He finished with itnauer doubled home Isaac Ballwahn and
Classified ad deadline will be Thursday, May 25 at Noon. 10 strikeouts. Schlichting.
Sam Heiman later singled home Breitnauer
Madison East 6, Verona 5 to make it 5-4.
Deadlines for the June 1, 2017 Ellestad took the loss. He allowed an earned
Verona took on Madison East Thursday and
Oregon Observer, Stoughton Courier Hub lost 6-5. run on two hits in 2/3 of an inning. Laufenberg
The Wildcats led 5-0 but allowed six unan- started and allowed five earned runs on seven
and Verona Press swered runs, including a walk-off RBI single hits and a walk in 5 2/3 innings, striking out
will be Friday, May 26 at Noon. by Conor Schlichting that scored Carson Tom- five.
ony. Verona triangular

The Purgolders tied the game at 5-5 in the
In observance of the holiday, with an RBI single by Schlichting to score The Wildcats were supposed to host Kau-
our offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017. Cameron Cratic. kauna and Beaver Dam in a triangular Satur-
Verona scored two runs in the first. day but rain forced the games to be canceled. May 25, 2017 The Verona Press
Boys track: Verona wins regional title on home track Soccer: Cats are fifth in Big 8
Continued from page 12 Sophomore Mason Jor- Continued from page 13
What’s next dan also moved on, finishing
fourth in the 400 dash (52.92).
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guys lit it up tonight,” coach with one of the top teams in
Verona travels to Stoughton at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Despite all the team’s the conference,” coach Jen Regionals begin June 1
Joff Pedretti said. “Hunter had accomplishment, the evening
a big PR himself and was one May 25, for the WIAA Division 1 sectional meet. The top was not without its share of
Faulkner said.
of those guys who were able three competitors in each race advance on to the state The Wildcats (4-8-4 over-
disappointment. all, 4-3-2 conference) finished nonconference Waunakee at
to advance.” tournament June 2-3 at Memorial Stadium at UW-La Senior Chudi Ifediora,
Senior Will Haessig, how- fifth with 14 points in the con- Reddan Soccer Park and won
Crosse. who was looking to make his ference. 1-0.
ever, was the surprise of the return, was unable to com-
evening of Verona. Middleton (11-2-2, 8-1) Hoeve scored the
pete in the 100-meter dash, won the Big Eight with 24 game-winner with an assist
“I was able to sneak in fastest preliminary time, dis- 43.18. pulling himself out during
there,” Haessig said. “Being a qualified and the door wide Peter Barger, Corey Peder- points. Madison West (7-5-4, from Bainbridge.
warm-ups. He won’t be back 7-0-2) finished runner-up with “I think we are finally play-
senior, it’s a really good feel- open for Haessig to take sen, Jared Jenkins and Jordan before state, where he could
ing to be going on to section- fourth place in 11.57 seconds. also moved on, finishing third 23 points. ing with some good intensity
run as an alternate, if Verona and matching the intensity of
als, especially with qualifying Biddle joined the Verona’s in the 4x400 with a time of qualifies either the 4x100 and Craig 1, Verona 0
the 4x100 as well.” 4x100 relay with the Ifediora 3:27.77. our opponents,” Faulkner said.
4x400 relay. The Wildcats traveled to Stacey Giese finished with
Chudi Ifediora pulling brothers out and helped the T.J. Manning, Barger, Jen- Twin brother Obi was able
himself out of the 100 during team of Haessig, Tim Soko kins and Pedersen were the Janesville Craig on Thursday one save and Nelson collected
to run in the 200 preliminary and lost 1-0. Nelson finished six.
warm-ups left Haessig fifth and Brian Murphy post nearly first sectional qualifiers for round but pulled up at the fin-
after the preliminaries. The a second PR to finish second Verona, posting a third-place with 10 saves, The girls soccer seeding
ish line. He ran in the finals, meetings were held Wednes-
finals saw Stoughton’s Sam in 43.81. Only Stoughton was time of 8:18.10 in the 4x800 but didn’t move on, finishing Middleton 5, Verona 1
McHone, who had the second faster, stopping the clock at relay. day after the Press’ Tuesday
ninth. deadline.
Verona traveled to Firefight-
er’s Park to take on Middleton The Wildcats are in the Sun
Friday and lost 5-1. Prairie Division 1 sectional
Herkert: Senior headed to Stanford to compete in decathlon Chandler Bainbridge scored
the lone goal for the Wildcats.
Many of the teams are in the
Big Eight, which Faulkner
Mia Hoeve had the assist. said will make the playoffs a
Continued from page 11 the first time that I put my full effort The fact that Stanford has a great Pac Middleton jumped out to a challenge.
into track,” he said. “I don’t do a win- 12 track program on top of that was a 4-0 lead at halftime. “We are certainly hoping
ter sport, so I worked out and Coach K bonus. Nelson finished with 11 to end up in the top eight so
(Mike Kundinger) saw some potential One of the main things that Herkert saves. we can host our first round,”
Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. Faulkner said. “But we will
and began putting a lot of focus on me said athletically attracted him to becom-
Before last season, such a journey
in practice.” ing a Cardinal was the school’s philos- Verona 1, Waunakee 0 have a tough road in the play-
seemed a lot more daunting. offs based on how we match
His presence on recruiters’ radar peak- Wisconsin and Notre Dame were the ophy of recruiting athletes that can go The Wildcats concluded the
first universities Herkert seriously con- somewhere. regular season Tuesday against up with some of the teams in
ed when he won the state high jump title the sectional.”
last June. But it was the work in the off- sidered, with Georgia Tech coming in as “They care a little less about confer-
season that really set him apart. a dark horse late in the recruitment pro- ence and stuff, and more about getting
cess. their athletes to the highest level possi-
Herkert carried his state title momen-
tum to the national stage at the New Sometime over the summer, Herkert’s ble. NCAAs and past to the Olympics.” Big Eight
mother suggested reaching out to coach Team W-L-T Points
Balance Outdoor Nationals last summer,
Michael Eskind at Stanford. Looking ahead
where he cleared a lifetime best 6-10 Middleton 8-1-0 24
¼ to finish fifth in high jump and earn “He was actually at the Olympic Tri- With the next four years laid out in
als at the time, but two hours later I got front of him, Herkert has been able to Madison West 7-0-2 23
youth All-American status.
Monday, the Verona senior began the a call back,” Herkert said. “He was real- turn his full attention to his senior sea- Janesville Craig 6-3-0 18
quest to defend his WIAA Division 1 ly interested in getting to know me and son, where he has already defended his
recruiting me. Big Eight Conference title and hopes to Sun Prairie 6-3-0 18
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final meet on his home track. “I was very surprised. Before I even do the same at state.
Herkert cleared 6-8 during the indoor started the process, I was expecting to In addition, he is also hoping to carry Verona 4-3-2 14
season but hopes to clear 7 feet, 1 inch at go DII or DIII to just play football and the 110-meter hurdles and the long jump
track. It kind of progressed so fast. It was into the state meet for the first time this Beloit Memorial 3-6-0 9
state in June – a goal that would not only
tie Fox Valley Lutheran’s Ben Gucinski surreal.” season. Madison East 2-7-0 6
state record set last year – but a mark that Herkert visited Notre Dame, Wiscon- “I want to go to state in at least three Janesville Parker 1-8-0 3
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Finding success in adversity
Local winery relocates from Mount Horeb, expands in Verona’s Liberty Business Park
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Fisher King
Relocating an entire win-
ery in the middle of winter
wasn’t how Alwyn Fitzger- 1105 Laser St.
ald imagined he’d expand his
business, but the reward has 497-1056
been worth the battle. Hours:
Fitzgerald is an expe- Mondays-Wednesdays:
rienced winemaker who Noon to 7 p.m.
turned his passion into his
livelihood in 2011 when Thursdays-Friday:
he established Fisher King Noon to 9 p.m.
Winery in Mount Horeb. He Saturdays: 11 a.m. to
moved to Liberty Business 9 p.m.
Park in December and offi-
cially opened a month later. Sundays: Noon to 4 p.m.
The biggest problem, he said,
was the 500-gallon fermenta-
tion tanks.
“It was the worst possi- Wisconsin Brewing Com-
ble time of year to move the pany’s Friday night music
wine, because we weren’t events.
yet bottling, so our tanks “The live music is real-
were at their fullest,” he told ly our staple, so we want
the Press, explaining how an to work with (Wisconsin
issue with his previous land- Brewing Company) to figure
lord and the village forced out the best way to continue
the timing. “It was an added Photo by Amber Levenhagen
hosting that,” he said. “We
complexity to the process.” Alwyn Fitzgerald opened Fisher King Winery in 2011, and the new location in Verona opened at the end of January. hope to work together and
But after months of arrang- make it a destination.”
ing fermentation tanks, lay- Local artists are also able
ing the space for a future “Space was so small that recognized the value of mov- Sugar River Pizza and Vero- parties, business meetings to exhibit their art as part of
patio and doubling the size we were losing business,” he ing to a beautiful and grow- na Woods have recently and other private events. the rotating art display. Bar-
of the bar to accommodate told the Press. “We were hav- ing city like Verona,” Fitz- added. That will need city Wi t h i n t h e n ex t f ew bara Westfall has a glass art
more customers at the new ing a hard time with produc- gerald said. “Everyone so far approval in the coming months, Fitzgerald hopes to exhibit on display and from
location, Fitzgerald said the tion because of the cramped has been very receptive, and weeks. introduce a rotating menu of 5-8:30 p.m. Saturday, May
winery is ready for the reg- space, and we didn’t have we look forward to seeing Windows in the tasting items like panini sandwiches, 27, there will be a closing
ularly busy summer months, any room to expand because some new faces.” room let visitors see into the salads and homemade soups. reception for her exhibit.
which will kick off with a demand has us making more And as Fitzgerald settles in production room, where the “We’re not trying to be a Fisher King is also a desti-
grand opening celebration wine each year.” and business picks up during wine is fermented, smashed restaurant, so we don’t want nation stop on the Southwest-
this weekend. That’s a good problem to the summer, he said he looks and bottled on location. to have a fixed menu, but we ern Wisconsin Wine Trail, a
He now has extra fermen- have, but when he was ready forward to the opportunity to “People want to know want to see what we can do series of local wineries that
tation room, a new caterer to expand, he was unable to expand in their new space. where their food and bever- with the new space,” he said. often have events spread out
kitchen and extra space for find a suitable spot in Mount “Now we have the oppor- ages come from, and it’s an “But the first step is to really between the groups. This
art exhibits and live music Horeb. He eventually decid- tunity to accommodate that experience to go to a win- settle in.” weekend marks the start of
performances. ed being closer to Madison, (growing demand),” he said. ery,” he said. “So we wanted the summer trail, and the
The change in location is and his new spot at 1105 to have that transparency and Music and art weekend-long event features
already paying off. Fitzger- Laser St., in an area bustling Food and drink make sure we have that kind Fitzgerald said that their a special chocolate pairing.
ald said that sales this month with new growth that hosts With an additional 2,000 of space.” live music on Friday nights Tickets are available for
were “significantly” higher several other restaurants and square feet, Fitzgerald said Another goal is to accom- was a popular attraction for this event at the winery, and
than this time last year in its businesses, is almost double he is looking forward to modate catering events. The people in Mount Horeb – so more information for future
original location in Mount the size of the previous loca- the winery’s new business winery now has a complete- popular that they often end- events can be found online at
Horeb, in part due to no tion. opportunities. ly separate kitchen space – ed up having to turn people

longer needing to turn away “I tried to stay in Mount He plans to start with an previously, wine and cheese away because of the small winetrail.
business because of the pre- Horeb because that’s where outdoor patio, something platters were prepared at the space.
viously “cramped” space. we built our brand, but I that both nearby restaurants bar – that can accommodate The music nights might Contact Amber Levenha-
caterers. And the winery is face some changes, though, gen at amber.levenhagen@
booking wedding receptions, as Fitzgerald said he doesn’t

graduation and birthday want to compete with nearby

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East Verona Avenue got
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The family-owned restau-

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Tommys: Four VASD students, VAHS show recognized for performance excellence
Continued from page 1

an “Outstanding Leading If You Go
Performance” winner in What: Tommy Awards
Nathan Lucas, who played
the Baker, and a “Spirit When: 6 p.m. Sunday,
Award” recipient, Kelsey June 11
Pacetti. Where: Overture Center,
“We had a very talent- Madison
ed cast with strong leader- Tickets: $25
ship,” VAHS Theatre direc-
tor Steve Nibbe told the Info:
Press in an email. “They
developed a good chemistry thought he was very whiny
together. Also, we have a and generally unlikeable,”
great production team who Lucas explained in a ques-
enjoy working together.” tionnaire to
VACT’s “West Side Sto- the Press.
ry” also had two “Outstand- “I found
ing Leading Performance” so much to Photo by Logan Friese Photography
winners in Olivia Foght, like about Derek Argall, left, and Kate Veak, right, won Tommy Awards
who played Maria, and Kate the Baker for their performances in Verona Area Community Theater’s
Veak, who played Anita. throughout production of “West Side Story.”
Derek Argall won a “Spirit the process
Award” for his work in the that he’s actu-
VACT show, as well as an ally ended up Pacetti
“Outstanding Supporting File photo by Scott Girard
being one of Nathan Lucas won an “Outstanding Leading Performance”
Performance” award in his my favorite
role of Action. award at the Tommy Awards for his portrayal of the Baker in
roles I’ve ever played.” Verona Area High School’s “Into the Woods.”
T h e a n n u a l To m m y Pacetti is a newcomer to
Awards recognize “excel- the Tommys, winning her
lence in high school musi-
cal theater” through judges
first award this year. The Verona award winners
Exploration Academy senior
attending productions at said she was “very honored” Outstanding Musical: “Into the Woods,” Verona Area High
more than 70 high schools to win the “Spirit Award,” School
in 23 counties around the which is voted on by the cast
state. The awards show, Outstanding Leading Performance: Olivia Foght, Maria,
of each participating pro- Verona Area Community Theater’s “West Side Story”; Kate
set for 6 p.m. Sunday, June duction. That “made me feel
11, at the Overture Center, Veak, Anita, VACT’s “West Side Story”; Nathan Lucas,
a part of a community,” she Baker, VAHS’ “Into the Woods”
includes brief performances wrote in her questionnaire to Photo by Logan Friese Photography
from winners. the Press. Olivia Foght, left, won an “Outsanding Leading Performance” Outstanding Supporting Performance: Derek Argall,
award for her role of Maria in Verona Area Community The- Action, VACT’s “West Side Story”
‘Into the Woods’ “I had a very small role, so
I was mostly excited to pro- ater’s production of “West Side Story.” Spirit Award: Derek Argall, VACT’s “West Side Story”;
While the VACT show duce and to be backstage,” Kelsey Pacetti, VAHS’ “Into the Woods”
featured more individual questionnaire to the Press Tommy Award ceremony,
Pacetti wrote. “Watching
award-winners, the entire that she enjoyed the oppor- and I’m excited to be able to
everything get put together
ensemble of VAHS’s “Into tunity to “do everything I meet so many other people
from props to lighting was
the Woods” will get to per- love most in the world: act- my age who are as interested
form a four-minute medley Pacetti said the show
ing, singing and dancing.”
“Anita is such a multifac-
in musical theater as I am.”
The 15-year-old Argall,
or song from the production helped her find her passion
on stage at the awards show. for directing and producing,
eted character, and I really who also has performed in AMERICAN LOG HOMES IS ASSISTING FINAL RELEASE
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Lucas will attend the Hartt
out one.” “means the world” to be rec- tionnaire that he loved the
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School of Music at the Uni-
versity of Hartford next year
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where he plans to major in
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he was “disappointed” that ‘West Side Story’ nine years” in theater, and
recalled being “ecstatic”
“Some parts of the show
called for the extreme inten-
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more individual performanc- Three teens who shared
es were not recognized. when she found out she sity and aggression, while
the stage all made an won. others required exuberant
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included a pair of seven-year “It means so much to me comedy and burlesque,”
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Survey: 100 percent of respondents at GE, NCS, VAIS proud
Continued from page 1
Key topics 2017 (2016)*
S i n c e , t h e d i s t r i c t ’s School Proud of school Discipline Preventing bullying Personalized instruction
Behavioral and Emotional
Support Team has worked CV 89 (87) 61 (56) 68 (63) 71 (70)
to bring more consistency GE 100 (98) 91 (86) 95 (89) 86 (83)
to schools’ use of practic-
es like the Nurtured Heart SC 98 (96) 86 (80) 87 (84) 82 (80)
Approach, Positive Behav- SP 80 (86) 53 (53) 68 (78) 69 (81)
ior Interventions and Sup- CKCS 98 (98) 83 (77) 87 (84) 84 (82)
ports, Non-Violent Crisis
Intervention and Restor- NCS 100 (96) 81 (76) 80 (75) 93 (91)
ative Practices. VAIS 100 (96) 89 (60) 92 (67) 86 (82)
All of that work seems to BRMS 86 (68) 40 (30) 59 (43) 62 (47)
have brought improvement,
as every school around the SOMS 77 (71) 61 (54) 73 (66) 61 (55)
district had as many or EA 94 (94) 71 (64) 69 (64) 88 (78)
more parents on the survey
“agree” or “strongly agree” VAHS 90 (81) 61 (46) 76 (61) 65 (48)
their school did enough to
address discipline. That
still left some schools, like *Percentage of respondents marking “Agree” or “Strongly Agree” with positive state-
BRMS (which was up from ments on the topic
30 percent), with room to Photo submitted
improve further. district’s move to person- improved by at least one The exception was Ston- Third-grader Sophie Trias, left, and fifth-grader Emilia Kel-
The next-lowest score on alize learning for each of percentage point of parents er Prairie, which saw drops ley paint at the May 9 event.
the survey for discipline its students, and schools who answered “Agree” in some key categories like

Paint Night event raises
was Stoner Prairie Ele- around the district had a or “Strongly Agree” that discipline, personalized
mentary School, at 53 per- range of survey results on a school’s teachers were learning and pride in their
cent responding “agree” or how they’re doing on that doing enough to personal- school.
“strongly agree.” Country

$1,560 toward new kiln
as well. ize learning for their child. Every other school saw
View Elementary School, Both of the middle improvements in most cat-
S a va n n a O a k s M i d d l e
schools were in the low 60s Showing improvement egories for the percent-
School and Verona Area in a key question on this I m p r ove m e n t s h ow e d age of parents respond-
High School each had 61 topic – whether teachers up across the survey for ing “Agree” or “Strong-
percent in those categories. Stoner Prairie Elemen- A local paint night
were doing enough to per- most schools, especially at ly Agree” with positive tary School students will company, Artful Escapes,
VAHS notably increased sonalize learning for each BRMS, VAHS and VAIS. statements covering topics
from 46 percent the previ- likely have a new kiln for that recently went out of
child. As with the topic B R M S , f o r ex a m p l e , like communication, the their pottery work next business donated leftover
ous year. of discipline, GE, SC and showed marked improve- amount of homework given
The highest scorers were school year. brushes and painting sup-
all of the charters were in ment on all categories. In out and cleanliness. The school has been plies, which Johnson said
Glacier Edge and Sugar the 80s or 90s, with oth- addition to its 10 percent They all saw an increase
Creek elementaries and raising money for the was key to the event mak-
er schools somewhere in jump in discipline, its pre- or the same percentage kiln purchase through a ing a profit.
each of the three charter between. vention of bullying went of parents agree they
schools. GE had 91 per- GoFundMe since Febru- The school’s current kiln
The district has estab- from 43 percent to 59 per- felt pride in their school, ary, and got a big boost is 30 years old, according
cent “agree” or “strongly lished a goal of creating a cent of parents agreeing the including 100 percent of
agree” with their handling toward the $3,500 goal to the GoFundMe page.
personalized learning plan school had done enough, parents from NCS, VAIS with a “Paint Night” May “The old kiln is out of
of discipline, followed by for every student by the and pride in the school and Glacier Edge.
89 percent at Verona Area 9 that raised $1,560 with date, the temperature must
2018-19 school year – a jumped to 86 percent, from While Stoner Prairie more than 100 attendees. be adjusted manually every
International School, an two-year delay from the 68 percent last year. saw a drop in that catego-
improvement over the 60 Families gathered in the two hours,” the post reads.
original 2016-17 goal. That VAIS had a similar jump ry, from 86 percent to 80 school’s art room and gym “This makes firing during
percent on that question delay was approved in July on behavior issues, with a percent, it remained high-
last year. Next were 86 per- to paint different nature the school day extremely
2015 after administrators 29 percent increase in dis- er than the percentage for scenes. difficult as it takes away
cent at SC, 83 percent at acknowledged the plan to cipline and a 25 percent SOMS, which rose from 71
Core Knowledge Charter “Many families worked time and attention from
have them in place by this increase on preventing bul- percent to 77. together to make their our students.”
School and 81 percent at school year was unlikely. lying. VAHS increased by
New Century School. work of art,” art teacher For more information on
Most schools are mov- 15 percent in both disci- Contact Scott Girard at Tina Johnson wrote in an the project, visit gofund-
Personalized learning ing in the right direction, pline and preventing bully- email. “It was amazing
according to the parent ing and 17 percent in per- and follow him on Twitter to see entire families and
Another oft-discussed responses. Every school sonalized instruction. @sgirard9. parents with their children – Scott Girard
topic in recent years is the e x c e p t S t o n e r P r a i r i e working together.”

NOTICE *** Brar Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Verona MENTED MALT BEVERAGE & RESERVE d/b/a Jordandal Cookhouse, Carrie John- 3571 and the Point of Beginning;
The City of Verona Plan Commission NOTICE TO ELECTORS Mobil, Gurprit Brar, Agent, for Verona Mo- INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE son, Agent, for Jordandal Cookhouse, Thence S 1°51’48” E, 36.93 feet;
will hold Public Hearings on June 5, 2017 bil, 101 E. Verona Avenue Black Dog Holdings, Inc., d/b/a The 600 W. Verona Avenue, Suites 5 & 6 Thence S 88°08’12” W, 150.30 feet;
OF THE CITY OF Casey’s Marketing Company d/b/a Verona Woods Restaurant, Steve W. M & K Kubly, d/b/a Tuvalu Coffee- Thence N 2°51’48, 46.16 feet;
at City Hall, 111 Lincoln Street, at 6:30
PM for the following planning and zoning VERONA, WISCONSIN Casey’s General Store #3586, Emma Turner, Agent, for The Verona Woods house & Gallery, Michelle L. Kubly, Agent, Thence S 88°22’13” E (recorded as
matters: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Monheim, Agent, for Casey’s General Restaurant, 958 Liberty Drive for Tuvalu Coffeehouse & Gallery, 300 S. S 89°00”17” E), 151.39 feet to the Point
1) Zoning map amendment to rezone the following initial resolution has been Store #3586, 103 Prairie Oaks Drive GRG Management LLC, d/b/a Monk’s Main Street of Beginning.
lots 1 through 11 and outlot 1 located adopted at the meeting of the Common KGN Acquisitions, LLC, d/b/a Vero- Bar & Grill, Greg Hedrich, Agent, for Mr. Brews Taphouse III, LLC, d/b/a Said parcel contains 0.144 acres
within the proposed Cross Point Estates Council of the City of Verona held May na Wine Cellar, Richard E. Dearworthy, Monk’s Bar & Grill, 1050 North Edge Trail Mr. Brews Taphouse, Gregg Day, Agent, (6258 sq. feet). Subject to a Permanent
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Neighborhood Residential (NR) and Ur- Resolution No. R-17-026 Edge Trail Sean Foley, Agent, for Gray’s Tied House, Circle portation Project Plat No. 250-56501-210-
ban Residential (UR). The proposed Zon- INITIAL RESOLUTION AUTHORIZ- Kwik Trip, Inc., d/b/a Kwik Trip #456, 950 Kimball Lane “CLASS B” WINERY LICENSE 052NM-4.01
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to Neighborhood Residential (NR) and BONDS FOR STREET IMPROVEMENT #456, 2145 County Road PB LLC, d/b/a Bar & Restaurant at the Hyatt er King Winery, Alwyn Fitzgerald, Agent, No. 1319, less that part shown on Trans-
outlot 1 to Public Institutional (PI). PROJECTS Kwik Trip, Inc., d/b/a Kwik Trip #837, Place, David Reinke, Agent, for Bar & for Fisher King Winery, 1105 Laser Street portation Project Plat No. 250-56501-210-
2) Zoning text amendment to amend RESOLVED that the City of Vero- Carol S. Cutler, Agent, for Kwik Trip #837, Restaurant at the Hyatt Place, 846 Liberty The above applications will be con- 052NM-4.01. Located in part of the South-
Section 13-1-47(c)(2)h. relating to the na, Dane County, Wisconsin, borrow 400 E. Verona Avenue Drive sidered by the City of Verona Public Safe- east Quarter of the Northwest Quarter,
maximum living space requirements of an amount not to exceed $5,340,000 by Madison Oil, LLC, d/b/a Verona Li- LBO, Inc., d/b/a 5th Quarter Sports ty and Welfare Committee on June 12, Section 9, Town 6 North, Range 8 East,
residential homes in the Community Res- issuing its general obligation bonds for quor, Lakhvir Kaur, Agent, for Verona Bar, Leann Butts, Agent, for 5th Quarter 2017 at 6:00 p.m., and the City of Verona City of Verona, Dane County, Wisconsin,
idential (CR) zoning district. the public purpose of financing street im- Liquor, 103 S. Main Street Sports Bar, 161 Horizon Drive Ste. 110 Common Council of June 12, 2017 at 7:00 described as follows:
3) Ordinance text amendment to cre- provement projects. Miller and Sons, Inc., d/b/a Miller and Madison Epicureans, LLC, d/b/a p.m. at City Hall, 111 Lincoln Street, Vero- Commencing at the South Quarter
ate Section 2-4-14 (Joint Planning Com- The Wisconsin Statutes (s. 67.05(7) Son’s Supermarket, Carlton Miller, Agent, Pasquals Cantina, Seth D. Wilson, Agent, na, WI 53593. corner of said Section 9;
mittee) and repeal and recreate Section (b)) provide that the initial resolution for Miller and Sons Supermarket, 210 S. for Pasquals Cantina, 100 Cross Country ANYONE HAVING AN OBJECTION Thence N 0°42’16” E, 1322.07 feet;
14-1-37 (Procedures and Criteria for Land need not be submitted to the electors Main Street Road to the granting of such licenses shall Thence N 88°26’05” W, 655.56 feet
Divisions within the Extraterritorial Plat unless within 30 days after adoption of Schultz Vending, LLC, d/b/a Schul- MIRK, LLC, d/b/a Drafthouse Bar & file that objection in writing with the City to the northeast corner of Lot 1, Certified
Approval Jurisdiction). the initial resolution a petition is filed in tz Vending, Chris J. Schultz, Agent, for Restaurant, Mark A. Franklin, Agent, for Clerk, City of Verona, 111 Lincoln Street Survey Map No. 1319 and the Point of
4) Conditional use permit for an the City Clerk’s office requesting a refer- Schultz Vending, LLC, 535 Half Mile Road Drafthouse Bar & Restaurant, 1010 Enter- before June 9, 2016 during regular office Beginning;
outdoor display land use incidental to endum. This petition must be signed by Tommaso Vincenzo, LLC, d/b/a Vin- prise Drive hours. Thence S 0°37’07” W (recorded as S
indoor sales and service that would allow electors numbering at least 10% of the cenzo Citgo, Courtney C. Weis, Agent, for Sugar River Pizza Company – Vero- Published: May 25, 2017 0°01’05” E), 115.44 feet;
a 20-stall bicycle shelter to be located at votes cast for governor in the City at the Vincenzo Citgo, 991 Kimball Lane na, LLC, d/b/a Sugar River Pizza Compa- WNAXLP Thence N 88°22’13” W (recorded as
200 Keenan Court. last general election. Walgreen Company d/b/a Walgreens ny, Sarah Thomas, Agent, for Sugar River N 89°00’17” W), 407.44 feet;
Interested persons may comment Dated May 22, 2017 #01159, Michael J. Waldvogel, Agent, for Pizza Company, 957 Liberty Drive *** Thence continuing N 88°22’13” W
on these planning and zoning matters By Order of the Common Council Walgreens #01159, 104 N. Main Street Toot & Kate’s LLC, d/b/a Toot & ORDINANCE NO. 17-893 (recorded as N 89°00’17” W), 151.39 feet;
during the public hearings at the June Ellen Clark, City Clerk CLASS “B” RETAIL FERMENTED Kate’s Wine Bar, Ryan T. Biechler, Agent, Thence N 2°51’48” W, 2.42 feet;
5th Plan Commission meeting. The Plan Published: May 25, 2017 MALT BEVERAGES LICENSE for Toot & Kate’s Wine Bar,109 S. Main AN ORDINANCE REZONING Thence N 13°47’48” E, 115.00 feet;
Commission will make recommendations WNAXLP Jordandal Farmstead Foods, Ltd., Street THE HEREIN DESCRIBED Thence S 88°26’05” E (recorded as
for these matters, which will then be re- d/b/a Jordandal Cookhouse, Carrie John- “CLASS B” COMBINATION FER- PROPERTY IN THE S 89°00’17” E), 532.75 feet to the Point of
viewed by the Common Council for final *** son, Agent, for Jordandal Cookhouse, MENTED MALT BEVERAGES & INTOXI-
decisions on Monday, June 12th. NOTICE 600 W. Verona Avenue, Suites 5 & 6 CATING LIQUOR LICENSE Said parcel contains 1.44 acres
Contact Adam Sayre, Director of NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that ap- M & K Kubly, d/b/a Tuvalu Coffee- American Legion Mason-Lindsay The Common Council of the City of (62870 sq. feet). Subject to a Permanent
house & Gallery, Michelle L. Kubly, Agent, Post 385, Richard Zurbuchen, Agent, for Verona, Dane County, State of Wisconsin, Limited Easement as shown on Trans-
Planning and Development, at 608-848- plications for alcohol beverage licenses
9941 for more information on these items for the period from July 1, 2017 through for Tuvalu Coffeehouse & Gallery, 300 S. American Legion Mason-Lindsay Post does hereby ordain as follows: portation Project Plat No. 250-56501-210-
Main Street 385, 207 Legion Street 1. That Section 13-1-42, “Zoning 052NM-4.01
or to receive copies of the submittals. June 30, 2018 have been filed with the Map” of Title 13, Chapter 1 “Zoning
Ellen Clark, City Clerk, CITY OF VERONA, by the Mr. Brews Taphouse III, LLC, d/b/a Avanti Italian Restaurant, LLC, d/b/a 2. That the City Clerk is directed to
Mr. Brews Taphouse, Gregg Day, Agent, Avanti Italian Restaurant, Vito Cerniglia, Code”, of the Code of Ordinances of the forthwith make the above change in the
City Clerk following named individuals or corpora-
Published: May 18 and 25, 2017 tions and for the following premises: for Mr. Brews Taphouse, 611 Hometown Agent, for Avanti Italian Restaurant, 119 City of Verona be amended by repealing zoning district boundaries on the official
Circle S. Main Street the existing zoning of Rural Agricultural map of the City of Verona pursuant to
WNAXLP “CLASS A” RETAIL LIQUOR AND (RA) on the described parcels in the City
MALT BEVERAGES LICENSE “CLASS B” COMBINATION FER- It’s Time Grill and Pub, LLC, d/b/a Section 13-1-42 of the City ordinances af-
It’s Time Pub and Grill, Tim McRoberts, of Verona and assigning the following ter passage and publication as required
Agent, for It’s Time Pub and Grill, 608A zoning classification: by law.
W. Verona Avenue Lands to be rezoned to Neighbor- 3. The approval of the zoning map
Increase Your sales opportunities…reach over 1.2 million households! JPM Investments, LLC, d/b/a Dok’s hood Residential (NR): amendment shall become effective upon
Part of Lot 1, Certified Survey Map
Advertise in our Wisconsin Advertising Network System. Klassik Tavern, Bruce J. Meier, Agent,
for Dok’s Klassik Tavern, 410 W. Verona No. 3571, less that part shown on Trans-
the City completing the sale of the sub-
ject property no later than April 10, 2018.
For information call 835-6677. Avenue
Tavern and Bar, LLC, d/b/a Cahoots,
portation Project Plat No. 250-56501-210-
052NM-4.01. Located in part of the South-
The foregoing ordinance was duly
adopted by the Common Council of the
FOR SALE- MISCELLANEOUS WANTED TO BUY OR TRADE Kurt Jurewicz, Agent, for Cahoots, 102 east Quarter of the Northwest Quarter,
Section 9, Town 6 North, Range 8 East,
City of Verona at a meeting held on May
Railroad Street 22, 2017.
KILL BED BUGS & THEIR EGGS! Buy Harris Bed Bug Killers/ GUITAR WANTED! Local musician will pay up to $12,500 for Treads LLC, d/b/a Treads Bar & Grill, City of Verona, Dane County, Wisconsin, CITY OF VERONA
described as follows:
KIT Complete Treatment System. Available: Hardware Stores, pre-1975 Gibson, Fender, Martin and Gretsch guitars. Fender Mark R. Tuescher, Agent, for Treads Bar
& Grill, 407 W. Verona Avenue Commencing at the South Quarter
Jon Hochkammer, Mayor
The Home Depot, (CNOW) amplifiers also. Call toll free! 1-800-995-1217. (CNOW) The Heights of Verona, LLC, d/b/a corner of said Section 9; (seal)
The Heights, Chadwick A. Leppien, Thence N 0°42’16” E, 1322.07 feet; _______________________
MISCELLANEOUS FREON R12 WANTED: We PICK UP and pay CA$H for R12. Agent, for The Heights, 411 Prairie Thence N 88°26’05” W, 655.56 feet Ellen Clark, City Clerk
to the northeast corner of Lot 1, Certified
Stop OVERPAYING for your prescriptions! SAVE! Call our Cylinders or case of cans. EPA certified. (312) 291-9169; sell@
Heights Drive ENACTED: 5-22-2017
Survey Map No. 1319;
licensed Canadian and International pharmacy, (CNOW) “CLASS C” WINE LICENSE
Hop Haus Brewing Company, LLC, Thence S 0°37’07” W, (recorded as S
Published: May 25, 2017
compare prices and get $25.00 OFF your first prescription! MOTORCYCLES WANTED 1970s: 2-stroke & 4-stroke,
Phillip S. Hoechst, Agent, Agent for Hop 0°01’05” E) 115.44 feet;
Haus Brewing Company, LLC, 231 S. Thence N 88°22’13” W, (recorded as
CALL 1-866-936-8380 Promo Code CDC201725 (CNOW) Running & Not-Running. CA$H to you: 612/720/2142 (CNOW) Main Street N 89°00’17” W) 407.44 feet to a point on
adno=523393-01 the north line of Certified Survey Map No.
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340 Autos 652 Garage Sales C.N.R. STORAGE 970 Horses
2006 MERCURY Grand Marquis. Load- STOUGHTON- 708 Patterson June 1-3 Located behind WALMERS TACK SHOP
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STUFF. EVERYTHING MUST GO! MOV- Convenient Dry Secure Evansville, WI
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TIME. Great Salon,. great people, great hardware and lots of other cool stuff Off North Hwy 51 on 975 Livestock
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Call: 608-509-8904 26TH, 2017 1:00 PM TAH LIVESTOCK • Garage Floor Coating
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finisher Competitive wages, insurance We sell used parts. Convenient location behind BIG CROSSBREDS AND 1 RED AND
Stoughton Lumber. • Preparation for DIYers

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Newville Auto Salvage, 279 Hwy 59 Clean-Dry Units AND MILK OUT GREAT. FROM PRE-
NEED HANDYMAN. Full-time, basic
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Edgerton, 608-884-3114 24 HOUR LIGHTED ACCESS
5x10 thru 12x25
Call Scott at 608-515-8651
apartment repairs. Need own vehicle. 705 Rentals 608-335-3337 MOSTLY FRESH, FEW BRED BACK. Locally Owned - Verona
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3-bedroom. Lower of 2-flat. Hardwoods, SELF-STORAGE
large deck,washer/dryer in unit. AC. Extra IS WELCOME. ALSO 7 FAIRLY CLOSE
436 Office Only 6 miles South of BRED HEIFERS AND 7 OPEN HEIFERS
large garage Large backyard. Cats/dogs
Administration & Clerical ok. $1260 inc. heat and electric. Available
Verona on Hwy PB. FROM 500 TO 650#. 3 OPEN HEIFERS
Variety of sizes available now. 775#. CHECK OUR WEBSITE.TAHLIVE-
mum 20 hours per week. The Administra-
August 1 Call Jim: 608-444-6084. 10x10=$60/month STOCK.COM CLOSER TO SALE DAY SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2017 @ 9:00 AM
BROOKLYN/EVANSVILLE Country 10x15=$70/month
tive Assistant will provide administrative 2 bedroom, 20 min. south of Madison 10x20=$80/month
support to the pastor and the director of $950+ utilities. CA. Appliances. W/D 10x25=$90/month 815-291-5604. THANK YOU FOR YOUR
Little Pilgrims Christian Learning Center.
The position would suit a candidate with
hookup, Non-Smokers. No Pets. June-or-
July 608-843-7098
Call 608-424-6530 or
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be able to work independently and be
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14x40 with 14' door for SHEEP/LAMBS FOR Sale: feeder lambs Skid Steers & Attachments ▪ Trucks & Trailers
ground check will be required. Interested heat, water, and sewer. breeding stock-Leicester X or Finewools;
persons should send resume with cover 608-835-6717 Located at: RV & Boats.
young Pea Fowl. See Rainbow Fleece Advertising Deadline: Fri., June 16, 2017
Come & go as you please.
letter to heritageoffice@heritagemadison. 139 Wolf St., Oregon, WI 53575
608-873-5088 Farms on FB. 608-527-5311 Consignment Deadline: Tues., June 27, 2017
org Heritage Church, 3102 Prairie Road, OREGON 2-Bedroom in quiet, well-kept
Madison, WI 53719. building. Convenient location. Includes all OREGON SELF-STORAGE 990 Farm: Service Live & Online Bidding Available:
appliances, A/C, blinds, private parking, 10x10 through 10x25 & Merchandise or
444 Construction, laundry, storage. $200 security deposit. month to month lease

RENT SKIDLOADERS (There will be a 10% Buyers Premium for online purchases only – 10% Buyers Premium will be
Trades & Automotive Cats OK. $690/month. 608-219-6677 Call Karen Everson at MINI-EXCAVATORS capped at $1,500.00 per item purchased online)
HORIZON MANAGEMENT is hiring a STOUGHTON 1616 Kenilworth Ct. 608-835-7031 or TELE-HANDLER
part-time Property Manager in Verona. Large 2-BR apts available now. Veronica Matt at 608-291-0316 and these attachments. Concrete Powers Auction Service: (608) 439-5761 or (608) 966-3767
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NEEDED FULL Time Sding Installer with 6x10 thru 10x25
or without experience. Madison area. grinder. 608-439-5761 or
Market Street/Burr Oak Street By the day, week, or month.
608-219-0481 VERONA 1&2 Bedroom Apartment in Oregon
$655-$820. Available May 1 and June 1. Carter & Gruenewald Co.
ROUGH CARPENTERS Looking for Call 608-520-0240 4417 Hwy 92
Small 24 unit building. Includes heat, hot
2-3 individuals for residential framing,
Experience preferred, but will train. Pay
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call: 855-217 7557 on golfcourse
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53589 608-877-9388
Security System • Sidewalks Stop by 8210 Highview Drive

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experience. Good driving record with Kitchenette-Breakroom • Decorative Concrete in Madison or apply at

good work references. Pays weekly, $12/ 750 Storage Spaces For Rent Autumn Woods Prof. Centre
hr plus benefits. Serious inquiries only. Marty 608-835-3628 Phil Mountford 516-4130 (cell)
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548 Home Improvement 835-6677. or 835-6677.
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554 Landscaping, Lawn,
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etc. Over 17 years experience. 608-352-

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Annual Decorative Take 138 toward Oregon. Go past Eugster’s Farm Market, one mile
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Container Auction
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Directions from Fitchburg:
. Take Fish Hatchery Road south to Netherwood Road. Turn left
A live auctioneer will help us CTY. M  and go through Oregon past Walgreen’s to a left on Sand Hill Road.

auction our coveted sample con- Directions from Verona:
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tainers you’ve seen displayed all Road. Turn left at Netherwood Rd. through Oregon past Walgreen’s
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