Senior midfielder Hailie Schnabel (second from right) celebrates with sophomore forward Makena Fanning (11) after a PK goal in the 73rd minute Tuesday against Verona at Oregon High School. Fanning added another goal later in a 2-0 win. [Photo by Anthony Iozzo]
Monday, April 14, 2014
Possession and control was not yielding goals for the Oregon High School girls soccer team Tuesday against non-conference Verona, but that all changed in the final 10 minutes in a 2-0 win. Sophomore forward Makena Fanning was tackled in the penalty box in the 73rd minute following a disallowed... + continue reading

Photos by Jeremy Jones. Jamie Bush used lots of local contractors to build his new restaurant and bar on Concord Drive, including Supreme Structures of Oregon, architect Dave Manganero, and Thysse Printing, as well as local carpenters and builders.
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Owner Jamie Bush shows off the smoker that is used to tenderize and add flavor to pork shoulders, beef brisket and chicken wings. The restaurant dedicates and extensive portion of its menu to the “smokehouse.”
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The bar at Headquarters Bar and Restaurant is made from locally salvaged barn wood, with the same wood used in decorative flourishes behind the bar. The bar room features a 20-foot-high ceiling, giving it a spacious feel.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Businessman Jamie Bush can’t estimate the number of times he questioned whether it was worth all the time, effort and frustration. But now that his new Headquarters Bar and Restaurant is finally open at the corner of Concord Drive and Wolfe Street on the village’s south side, Bush is... + continue reading

Third baseman MacKenzie Kressin attempts to tag out Monona Grove baserunner Brianna Ling (4) in the bottom of the fourth inning last Thursday at Taylor Elementary School in Cottage Grove. The Panthers rolled 16-6 in six innings. [Photo by Jeremy Jones]
Friday, April 11, 2014
The Oregon softball team looked anything but a team that struggled to score runs a year ago last Thursday in a 16-6 road win over Monona Grove on a frigid and windy night. Senior Cee Cee Herale drove in four runs and earned the win in the circle in her varsity return as Oregon rolled to a 10-run... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Oregon youth got a chance to enjoy the finer things at a Oregon Public Library "Spa Day" event held at the Oregon Area Senior Center. + continue reading

Photos by Scott De Laruelle. Rome Corners Intermediate School math teacher Kay Kissling works on problems with, from left: Kirsten Oppliger, Angela Hessler and Sam Peterson. While at school, the students are learning material that is traditionally considered homework as part of the personalized learning program.
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Joel Hanner gets some tips on his math studies while working one-on-one with RCI teacher Celia Paczwa. Since starting personalized learning methods earlier this year, students and teachers have more time to spend in small groups or working individually.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Moms and dads are some of the greatest people in the world. But sometimes, when it comes to assisting with homework, they’re not always the best resource. In the “old way” of instructing students, teachers would give lessons during class, then assign homework to be completed for... + continue reading

Senior midfielder Hailie Schnabel (second from right) celebrates with sophomore forward Makena Fanning (11) after a PK goal in the 73rd minute Tuesday against Verona at Oregon High School. Fanning added another goal later in a 2-0 win. [Photo by Anthony Iozzo]

Photos by Jeremy Jones. Jamie Bush used lots of local contractors to build his new restaurant and bar on Concord Drive, including Supreme Structures of Oregon, architect Dave Manganero, and Thysse Printing, as well as local carpenters and builders.
,

Owner Jamie Bush shows off the smoker that is used to tenderize and add flavor to pork shoulders, beef brisket and chicken wings. The restaurant dedicates and extensive portion of its menu to the “smokehouse.”
,

The bar at Headquarters Bar and Restaurant is made from locally salvaged barn wood, with the same wood used in decorative flourishes behind the bar. The bar room features a 20-foot-high ceiling, giving it a spacious feel.

Third baseman MacKenzie Kressin attempts to tag out Monona Grove baserunner Brianna Ling (4) in the bottom of the fourth inning last Thursday at Taylor Elementary School in Cottage Grove. The Panthers rolled 16-6 in six innings. [Photo by Jeremy Jones]

Photos by Scott De Laruelle. Rome Corners Intermediate School math teacher Kay Kissling works on problems with, from left: Kirsten Oppliger, Angela Hessler and Sam Peterson. While at school, the students are learning material that is traditionally considered homework as part of the personalized learning program.
,

Joel Hanner gets some tips on his math studies while working one-on-one with RCI teacher Celia Paczwa. Since starting personalized learning methods earlier this year, students and teachers have more time to spend in small groups or working individually.
04/15/2014
After getting nudged off the Village Board by a mere 26 votes, four-term incumbent trustee Phil Harms wasn’t sure what to attribute his disappointing loss to. Maybe something as simple as the... + continue reading

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04/15/2014
After getting nudged off the Village Board by a mere 26 votes, four-term incumbent trustee Phil Harms wasn’t sure what to attribute his disappointing loss to. Maybe something as simple as the... + continue reading

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04/15/2014
The host Oregon boys tennis team had little trouble against non-conference McFarland Tuesday evening, sweeping the Spartans 7-0. Jackson Schneider cruised 6-1, 6-3 at 1 singles while his younger... + continue reading
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Submitted photo. Members (kneeling), Lindsey Chamberlain; from left: Nathan Mahr, Tim Panietz, Erik Haakenson, Anita Koehler, Al Miller, Deb Elmer, Rae Vogeler, Greg Granberg, Larry Mahr, Ryan Stace, and Bill Urban gather around Brillion’s Technology & Engineering program’s High Mileage Vehicle. This vehicle was built by Technology Engineering students with guidance from the Brillion teachers and community. support Ariens Corporation engineers and parents. They have made it possible to build a hybrid vehicle getting more than 140 miles per gallon.
In an ongoing effort to develop a stronger STEAM  (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)program in Oregon, teachers, community members, a school board member, school-to-work... + continue reading

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The Oregon Area Wellness Coalition has organized an event Saturday to promote fitness in the Oregon community. Walk/Run with a Doc is designed to get people outside and moving, said Dr. Bill Heifner... + continue reading

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Photos by Scott Girard. The new 20,000-square-foot greenhouse will include up to 5,000 hanging baskets with more plants on the ground. The company hopes to expand next year, and plans to have a corn maze behind the greenhouse this fall.
Floral and garden enthusiasts will have another option near Oregon beginning this month. Fitchburg Farms, located just off the intersection of Hwys. 14 and MM, will open its 20,000-square-foot... + continue reading

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