Sunday, July 20, 2014
Stan Gefke sat in awe on a bench outside of his front door Saturday, but it wasn’t because of the destruction the EF1 tornado left in his yard the night of June 29.  He was grateful to witness about a dozen expert volunteers joining together to tackle a cumbersome project with ease. An... + continue reading
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Kids got a chance to get a little messy Friday afternoon at the Oregon Public Library with “Gross Stuff” at the monthly Fuss With Stuff event. The kids played with slime, “blood” and “bird poop,” all made with household ingredients. + continue reading
Thursday, July 17, 2014
“Don’t Be Hatin’ Because I Shoot Like A Girl,” is printed in bold letters on the neon yellow shirt worn by Faith Majors-Culp. The 14-year-old steps to the line in her pink shoes, hair tie and ear protectors, yells “pull” and fires off five rounds with her shotgun... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The 12 months Oregon native Anna Wangen had spent in Sweden in the past year had a profound effect on her and opened a window to possibilities she’d never considered. Wangen returned to the United States the last week in June after spending her time as a foreign exchange student in Lund,... + continue reading
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Mike Brant and Joshua Sebranek knew they were getting married in 2014. They just weren’t sure whether it would be in the state where they live. The couple had already bought plane tickets to California for October because same-sex marriage is legal there and they were ready. But thanks to U... + continue reading
07/18/2014
More than two years after voters rejected a pair of Oregon School District referendum questions, district officials are continuing to gather information about a potential Nov. 4 referendum that... + continue reading

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07/22/2014
A month ago, the Village Board approved turning the historic pump house in downtown Oregon into a welcome center. Now the project organizer says he’s passed the halfway point in his fundraising... + continue reading

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07/21/2014
Oregon boys tennis coach Ben Conklin was named the 2014 Division 1 Wisconsin High School Tennis Coaches Association Coach of the Year earlier this month in a vote of his peers. Conklin said he only... + continue reading
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Though the 2013-14 Oregon School District budget has been approved and in place for several weeks, school board members expressed concern Monday night about recent teacher resignations and the need... + continue reading

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The Courier Hub is looking for submitted photographs from the Dane County Fair of area youths’ participation. If you have a camera, bring it along and snap a few photos. We’re looking for... + continue reading
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Gov. Scott Walker stopped in Oregon Tuesday morning to tour the All-Color Powder Coating Inc. facility and talk with employees and managers. The stop was part of Walker’s campaign against... + continue reading

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