Thursday, July 31, 2014
John Duggleby brought his “Beat Generation” kitchen band to the Oregon Senior Center Friday, July 25. Duggleby’s music incorporates random items, like pans, pill bottles or empty containers, to help fill out the tunes. After setting a beat for others to follow, Duggleby himself... + continue reading
Monday, July 28, 2014
Oregon Youth Baseball held its annual 13U, 12U, 11U and 10U tournament at Oregon High School, Jaycee Park and McGaw Park (Fitchburg) last weekend, and the 10U Oregon National (team photo on page 10) won the championship. The 10U team defeated Sun Prairie 7-4 in the title game, and it defeated... + continue reading
Sunday, July 27, 2014
After serving as a volunteer firefighter in Brooklyn since 2009, Tom Bowers took over as the village’s fire chief in January this year. Bowers had been a lieutenant and assistant chief with the Brooklyn Fire Department and stepped up to fill a vacancy at the top when former chief Leif Spilde... + continue reading
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Oregon Public Library held a Science Lab on Monday with the theme “Catapults.” Children made catapults out of craft sticks, rubber bands and the bottom of paper cups. They also built forts to launch the puff balls over. The next Science Lab will be held Monday, Aug. 11, at 1 and 2:30 p.... + continue reading
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
08/01/2014
The Village Board decided unanimously Monday to place a referendum on the November election ballot that if passed would direct state and federal representatives to work for an amendment to the U.S.... + continue reading

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The Village Board decided unanimously Monday to place a referendum on the November election ballot that if passed would direct state and federal representatives to work for an amendment to the U.S.... + continue reading

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07/28/2014
Oregon Youth Baseball held its annual 13U, 12U, 11U and 10U tournament at Oregon High School, Jaycee Park and McGaw Park (Fitchburg) last weekend, and the 10U Oregon National (team photo on page 10)... + continue reading
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At the conclusion of an Oregon School Board campaign that was well-advertised and highly contested, candidates poured in the money during the final days, according to recently released campaign... + continue reading

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John Duggleby brought his “Beat Generation” kitchen band to the Oregon Senior Center Friday, July 25. Duggleby’s music incorporates random items, like pans, pill bottles or empty... + continue reading

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Village of Brooklyn residents have a new option for last-minute gifts, household accessories and other knick-knacks with a new Dollar General store. The store opened its doors July 4 after... + continue reading

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