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Riverway board received Highway project update

With warmer weather, the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway is on the road as they meet throughout the Riverway region for the summer. They met in Boscobel last Thursday at the city hall conference room, with a pair of presentations on the agenda – one addressing planning developments for the Highway 60 project between Muscoda and Gotham slated for 2021; the other a presentation from Dan Goltz, DNR wildlife biologist, on wildlife management in the Riverway.

May 19, 2017 | Erin Martin | Government


Council mulls economic development proposals

Read about alternate proposals in the May 18, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

May 17, 2017 | | Government


Multi-Use sets tentative dates

DARLINGTON - At the Multi-Use Facility Committee meeting held Monday, May 1, 2017, Gerald Heimann, chairman, called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.

May 05, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


Darlington Police talk about immigration

DARLINGTON – A small crowd gathered at the Darlington High School auditorium on Wednesday night, April 26, to discuss immigration and how it has affected Darlington.

May 05, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Government


City approves paint bid, adds sidewalk

SHULLSBURG - At the Shullsburg City Council meeting Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Mayor Gloria Swenson called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

April 27, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


Darlington gives Mayor lease authority

DARLINGTON – With a new council member, Erin Gallagher, the Tuesday, April 18, 2017 regular meeting of the common council of the City of Darlington was called to order by Mayor David Breunig at 7:00 p.m.

April 27, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


County approves revised Farmland Preservation Plan

DARLINGTON – The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday, April 18 and approved Resolution 4-17, the adoption of the revised 2016-2026 Lafayette County Farmland Preservation Plan.

April 27, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Government


Multi-Use planning wrapping-up

LAFAYETTE COUNTY - At the Multi-Use Facility Committee meeting held Monday, April 17, 2017, Gerald Heimann, chairman, called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Keith Dalsing from KD Engineering had a complete set of plans with very little to update. He announced the Wisconsin State review date is May 16, 2017. The official title of the plans will be changed from Storage Building to Multi-Use Facility.

April 20, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


IT and GIS department look into new web page

DARLINGTON - The Lafayette County IT/GIS meeting was called to order Monday, April 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. by chair David Hammer.

April 20, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


Highway department sells land, updates projects

At the Lafayette County Highway Dept. meeting held Wednesday, April 13, 2017, chair Dwayne Larson called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.

April 20, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


Statewide tornado drills are this afternoon, evening

Schools, businesses, families, and individuals have two opportunities to test their emergency plans during statewide tornado drills on Thursday.

April 20, 2017 | | Government


Library Block work delayed

The completion of the new Platteville Public Library will be delayed for four to six weeks after a state inspector found a problem with the building's fire walls.

April 19, 2017 | Steve Prestegard | Government


Democratic lawmakers announce state budget listening session

With the state legislature preparing for the 2017-19 State Budget, Democratic lawmakers will host a Budget Listening Session at Dodgeville City Hall on Saturday, April 22, at Dodgeville City Hall, 100-198 E. Fountain St., Dodgeville.

April 19, 2017 | | Government


City approved plat changes, alley paving

SHULLSBURG - At the Shullsburg City Council meeting Wednesday, March 1, 2017, Mayor Gloria Swenson called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

April 13, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


B&I sells lot through bids

LAFAYETTE COUNTY – Ted Wiegel, chair of the Lafayette County Building and Insurance called the meeting held Tuesday, April 11 at 9:00 a.m. to order.

April 13, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


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Governor declares state of emergency in Southwest Wisconsin counties

Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of emergency for six Southwest Wisconsin counties as a result of this week's torrential rains.

July 21, 2017 | | Government


Multi-Use Facility open second round of bids

DARLINGTON – The Multi-Use Facility Committee met on Monday, July17, 2017 for their second go-round opening bids. The committee received thirteen bids and without further ado ...

July 20, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


Shullsburg approves application for COPS Hiring Grant Application

SHULLSBURG - The Shullsburg City Council meeting Wednesday, July 5, 2017, was called to order. The council heard from Chief Josh Jerry regarding submitting an application ...

July 13, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


Settlement reached between Town of Kendall, Darlington Community Fire Commission

DARLINGTON – The Darlington City Council approved a settlement agreement between the Town of Kendall and the Darlington Community Fire Commission for the amount of $9 ...

July 13, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Government


New roof needed, possible concerns with Argyle Clinic

DARLINGTON – Members of the Hospital Committee discussed a need for a new roof at Memorial Hospital and having possible issues with the Argyle Clinic building ...

July 06, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Government


Shullsburg will treat phosphorous with chemical SorbX at WWTP

SHULLSBURG - The Shullsburg City Council meeting Wednesday, June 21, 2017, was called to order.

June 29, 2017 | | Government


Multi-Use Facility unhappy with construction bids received

DARLINGTON – The Multi-Use Facility Committee met on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The bids by the general contractors did not meet the expectations of the committee ...

June 29, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


Possible governor candidate not happy with state budget

The state budget, the first version of which was created by Republican Gov. Scott Walker, is being determined largely by Republican state senators and representatives.

June 29, 2017 | by Elyssa Vondra | Government


Grand opening ceremony held at Wastewater Recycling Facility

Read all about the event in the June 29, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

June 28, 2017 | | Government


Shullsburg to seal arsenic lumber in playground

SHULLSBURG - The Shullsburg City Parks Committee meeting held Monday, June 19, was called to order by chair Duane Wedige. The meeting was convened to find ...

June 21, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


Highway Safety discusses ATV-UTV issues

The quarterly Highway Safety Committee met on June 15, 2017, a discussion regarding ATV-UTV routes began with Lafayette County Sheriff, Reg Gill talking about a ...

June 21, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


Antennae approved for north water tower

DARLINGTON – A lease agreement between the city and ComElec was discussed. ComElec is proposing to use the north water tower to mount wireless internet equipment ...

June 16, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


Bids opened for Multi-Use Facility

DARLINGTON – Bids were opened at the Multi-Use Facility Committee meeting on Monday, June 12, 2017. The committee received five general contractor bids, two electrical bids ...

June 16, 2017 | Brian Lund | Government


‘Disappointed’, ‘confused’ board members discuss issues

DARLINGTON – Leon Wolfe prepared a speech to give at the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday night, June 6, that discussed issues that have ...

June 16, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Government


Boscobel economic development director speaks at tourism meeting

Tim Jacobson, Boscobel's economic development director, gave a tourism-related presentation to some members of Congress, their staffers, and a range of other stakeholders from ...

June 05, 2017 | | Government


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