Saturday, October 25, 2014
Senior Josh Christensen repeated as a Badger South All-Conference boys cross country runner Saturday at Lake Farm Park. Christensen finished fifth overall in 16 minutes, 49 seconds and guided the Panthers to a runner-up finish in the process. “It’s a pretty awesome feeling,”... + continue reading
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Claude and Ellen Marendaz began running The Chocolate Caper in downtown Oregon 30 years ago and now plan to close that chapter of their lives. The couple ended the retail part of the business last year and have been selling only to a corporate customer since then. For the past couple of years,... + continue reading
Friday, October 17, 2014
Decision day on Nov. 4 for a pair of school district referendums, school board members have been busy talking with community members and making their final pitch for the district’s $54.6 million upgrade plan.  Members who spoke with the Observer – all of whom voted in favor of... + continue reading
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Though the two Oregon School District referenda on the Nov. 4 ballot total nearly $55 million in various project costs, they are intended to be far more than just a “wish list.” District superintendent Brian Busler said the need for the projects included in the referenda has been... + continue reading
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
A major Dane County park acquisition in the Town of Oregon that began taking shape more than five years ago is starting to come together as volunteers work on the land. While the overall project to bring the 380-acre park to its ultimate use, which could include an agriculture center and campsites... + continue reading
10/23/2014
Oregon School District officials have been busy in recent weeks and months getting the word out on the $55 million referenda heading to the ballot in less than two weeks. While attendance has been... + continue reading

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10/21/2014
Village of Brooklyn voters will get a chance to weigh in Nov. 4 on the future of the village’s municipal court system. A set of three advisory referendum questions offer citizens the... + continue reading

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10/25/2014
Junior Emma Hughes earned the final Badger South second-team all-conference spot Saturday, finishing 16th overall at Lake Farm Park. Hughes, who battled a hip injury throughout the race, covered the... + continue reading
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Oregon School District officials have been busy in recent weeks and months getting the word out on the $55 million referenda heading to the ballot in less than two weeks. While attendance has been... + continue reading

Community

The Yahara River Chorus, a local chapter of Sweet Adeline International, will perform “Which Betty Are You?” at 2 p.m.  Saturday, Oct. 25 in the Oregon High School Performing Arts... + continue reading

Business

It’s never too early – or too late – to start estate planning, and after having moved his office out of his home this spring, Dan Krause and partner Nelson Donovan are hoping to... + continue reading

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