Thursday, January 22, 2015
The Oregon Public Library held an Art Time! program for toddlers and preschoolers this week. Projects, books and games were inspired by author Eric Carle, who starts paintings for his children’s books using tissue paper and brushes. Another session of the program will be open to all ages from... + continue reading
Monday, January 19, 2015
The Oregon/Belleville boys swimming team went into Friday night’s dual meet winless over the past two years and the past five years in Badger South conference action. That came to end Friday night, however, with boys winning 10 of the 11 events en route to an 86-80 victory against eighth-... + continue reading
Sunday, January 18, 2015
For the past decade, Rev. Emmanuel Okoye has served as chaplain of Oakhill Correctional Institute north of Oregon. From an A-frame chapel at the northeast corner of the 100-acre grounds, Okoye leads church services, organizes religious study groups and counsels prisoners one on one. The son of a... + continue reading
Friday, January 16, 2015
Freshman Danica Keisling and the rest of the Oregon High School girls basketball team weren’t going to let Tuesday’s game at Monona Grove slip away. Oregon went 14-for-17 from the free-throw line after the Silver Eagles cut the Panthers’ lead to just three in the fourth quarter,... + continue reading
Thursday, January 15, 2015
On a lark, she composed a melody, recorded it and put it on YouTube. In so doing, 16-year-old Kathleen Leone generated a bit of a buzz. The online video of Leone singing “The Hanging Tree,” the lyrics of which were taken from a song in Suzanne Collins’ book “Mockingjay,... + continue reading
01/23/2015
After talking things over with a group of teachers and administrators at a special meeting Monday night, it appears the Oregon School Board will postpone a proposed teacher compensation referendum... + continue reading

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01/19/2015
The Village Board approved a cost-sharing agreement with Dane County Monday for repaving a bad section of Janesville Street near its intersection with Wolfe Street. The village and county are... + continue reading

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01/24/2015
The Oregon High School boys basketball team is just a game back of first in the Badger South Conference after Tuesday’s 44-27 win at Monroe. The Panthers (10-2 overall, 4-2 conference) only... + continue reading
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After talking things over with a group of teachers and administrators at a special meeting Monday night, it appears the Oregon School Board will postpone a proposed teacher compensation referendum... + continue reading

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The Oregon Public Library held an Art Time! program for toddlers and preschoolers this week. Projects, books and games were inspired by author Eric Carle, who starts paintings for his children’... + continue reading

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After 14 years, a consignment store on Netherwood Street has closed. The Treasure Box opened in 2000 but slow sales, a change in building ownership, and “family obligations” all... + continue reading

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