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
Monday, October 6, 2014
Claire Massey and the Oregon girls tennis team’s No. 1 doubles duo played their way to third-place finishes at last week’s Badger South Conference tournament inside the Nielsen Tennis Stadium. Massey rolled 6-3, 6-3 at No. 4 singles over MG’s Leah Bischel. She went on to defeat... + continue reading
10/16/2014
While most of the Oregon School District’s proposed $22.5 million tax levy for 2014-15 has been decided, the school board made a few final tweaks Monday night. District business manager Andy... + 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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10/20/2014
The Oregon High School volleyball team might not have the best record, but Saturday’s Badger South Conference meet results showed the Panthers can play with anyone. The Panthers knocked off... + continue reading
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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... + continue reading

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Mary Jo Harris, of Madison, leads a class on how to knit Portuguese style Thursday, Oct. 2, at Netherwood Knoll Elementary School. + continue reading

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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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