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Williams to retire after 30 years as DeForest teacher

Jan Williams is soon going to be taking her last curtain call as a teacher in the DeForest Area School District.

DeForest STEAM Camp focuses on hands-on learning with real-world applications

The fourth annual STEAM Camp, run by DeForest School District staff, featured activities such as 3D printing, forensic science and work with programming and ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Portage struggles to find gaps in season-opening 4-0 loss to DeForest  Portage Daily Register

DEFOREST — Sometimes in softball it's all about being able to find the open grass.

BOYS HOOPS: Beaver Dam rallies, edges DeForest, thanks to blocked shot at buzzer  WiscNews

Beaver Dam's boys basketball team trailed much of the night — and at times the deficit teetered on the brink of becoming a mountain, not just a mole hill.

DAHS spring play 'Arsenic and Old Lace' a dark comedy

Arsenic and Old Lace” is the kind of play Jan Williams loves. It seems appropriate that it could be her last DeForest Area High School theatrical production, ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Old habits hinder Portage in 65-45 loss to DeForest  Portage Daily Register

DEFOREST — Old habits die hard, and the Portage girls basketball team's old habits spelled doom again Tuesday night.

Graduation 2019: Where and when to catch this year's high school graduations in Dane County

Congratulations to the Class of 2019. While some area high schools have already held commencement ceremonies, most plan to recognize graduates over the ...

Leonhardt, Beverly J. "Bev"

DEFOREST—Beverly J. “Bev” Leonhardt, age 68, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 at UW Hospital, Madison from a pulmonary embolism. She was ...

Police: Threat made by Sun Prairie student connected to DeForest Area High School lockdown  WMTV

Police are investigating a potential weapons violation involving a Sun Prairie High School student that was connected to a lockdown at DeForest Area High ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Reedsburg's regional run ends with overtime loss to DeForest  Reedsburg Times Press

DEFOREST — The Reedsburg prep boys basketball team fell a couple baskets short of its first regional title since 2000.

Photos: Waunakee defeats DeForest in a girls volleyball match

DeForest and Waunakee compete in a Badger North Conference girls volleyball match at DeForest High School in DeForest, Wis., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

DeForest Area 4th of July Celebration | Holiday Events

4th of July Celebration Events. Tuesday, July 3 - Family fun and Main Stage entertainment always free. 6:00 PM Park Opens! Activity Booths | Food Court | Beer ...

Pederson, Cynthia Claire Walton "Cindy"

DEFOREST / WESTBY—Cynthia Claire Walton “Cindy” Pederson, of DeForest, 57, passed away on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, surrounded by her family and lots of ...

Waunakee's Sarah Malone, Bridget Daniels make college choices for volleyball

Waunakee seniors Sarah Malone and Bridget Daniels have made college commitments for women's volleyball, Waunakee athletic director Aaron May ...

UPDATE: After threats DeForest schools re-open Tuesday  WMTV

The Dane County Sheriff's Office says the two suspects for the threats are 14-year-old males and they go to Deforest High School. One was arrested on August ...

BASEBALL: Beaver Dam's Adam Chase comes through to help team win one for ailing grandpa  WiscNews

Adam Chase flew out his first time up on Monday against DeForest, and he grounded out to shortstop in his next at-bat.

Lady Norskies capture a pair of lopsided victories

The DeForest girls lacrosse team is starting to pick up steam. The Norskies garnered two more victories last week to move to 5-2 overall and 4-1 in league play.

Jean Ann Hamilton - WISC - WISC-TV3

DEFOREST, WI – Jean Ann Hamilton, age 77, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019. She was born on August 28, 1941 in Viola, WI to John and Alice ...

Haswell, Rosalind Henriette

DEFOREST—Rosalind Henriette Haswell passed away on Feb. 8, 2019, in Tehachapi, Calif. She was born to George Jacob Heinrich Schneider and Amelia ...

Waunakee-DeForest gymnasts best Sauk Prairie | Waunakee Tribune

Another meet, another win for the Waunakee-DeForest gymnastics team.

Special day teaches students about Hmong culture

Fifth-grader Jazmine Vang enjoyed wearing her traditional clothing for Hmong Day at Bird Elementary School, where she performed in a fashion show.

GIRLS HOOPS: Empty possessions down stretch sting Markesan in sectional semifinal loss to Belleville  WiscNews

DEFOREST — In a close prep basketball game, especially the playoffs, every last possession counts.

Wagner, John H.

MAZOMANIE—John Howard Wagner, 61, of Mazomanie (formerly of Madison) passed away Monday, June 17, 2019 at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg after a brief ...

BOYS TENNIS: Beaver Dam enjoys smooth ride in Badger North Conference win over DeForest  WiscNews

There were some long faces on the bus ride home from the Brookfield Central Invite Saturday after Beaver Dam's prep boys tennis team endured a day filled ...

Keller and Powers compete at State | Waunakee Tribune

It's a program on the rise. Last year, Caylee Powers marked the first Waunakee-DeForest gymnast in six years to qualify for the State meet in Wisconsin Rapids.

Prep sports: Doug Pickarts resigns posts as DeForest girls basketball and volleyball coach

Pickarts had coached the Norskies for 28 years, earning WIAA state trips in both sports.

Tony Pharo takes over as Belleville girls basketball coach

Pharo most recently was an assistant coach in the Mount Horeb program.

HOME TALENT LEAGUE: Montello, Rio suffer setback to playoff hopes with pair of losses  Portage Daily Register

In the thick of the Home Talent League Eastern Section playoff race, Montello and Rio each suffered a setback on Sunday.

Prep football preview: Defending state champion Waunakee picked once again to rule Badger North

Regular season, overall: Waunakee 7-0, 14-0; Mount Horeb/Barneveld 6-1, 9-2; DeForest 5-2, 6-4; Beaver Dam 4-3, 4-6; Portage 2-5, 2-7; Reedsburg 2-5, 2-7; ...

Safety and Sundaes 2017 | DeForest Times

Before enjoying ice-cream sundaes on Saturday, Aug. 19, Windsor Deputies Steven Day and Hayley Collins-LaFevre and a crowd of kiddos talked safety tips ...

Madison West leads state with 26 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Madison West High School has more National Merit Scholarship semifinalists than any other high school in Wisconsin, with Madison Memorial High School a ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Portage unable to hold on, falls to DeForest 7-6 on walk-off triple  WiscNews

DEFOREST — Hanging on to a two-run lead, the Portage softball team was three outs away from besting the biggest thorn in its side the last five years: ...

New faces appear in community policing | News

Two of three new DeForest officers are DAHS grads; third is enjoying her adopted community.

Girls volleyball: Waunakee moves up in state coaches' weekly Division 1 rankings

Still unbeaten, the Waunakee girls volleyball team marched up one place to the No. 6 position in this week's Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association Division ...

Hemauer caps off historic career with second state title

By Sam Rodriguez. Special to the DeForest Times Tribune. When Jackson Hemauer walked off the mat Saturday night at the Kohl Center in Madison, he closed ...

Faust, Curtis Douglas

DEFOREST - Curtis Douglas Faust, age 47, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015.

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Portage unable to capitalize on runs in 59-53 loss to DeForest  WiscNews

DEFOREST — When a team is on a run and has a chance to retake the lead, it has to seize the opportunity.

Students selected for national leadership conference | Milton Courier

Milton Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students have qualified to represent Wisconsin at the FBLA-PBL (Phi Beta Lambda) National Leadership ...

Waterloo FBLA members compete at regional leadership conference

Waterloo will send 10 high school students to the 2019 Wisconsin FBLA State Leadership Conference on April 8-9 in Green Bay as determined by their ...

The Week In Photos: Capitol Tulips, Edgewood College and more

(Published on 5/17/2019) The Epic Systems campus in Verona is one of the area's largest employers and a leader in the Madison region's booming tech ...

Prep Profile: Taylor Legried, DeForest  Capital Times

The DeForest senior, a multisport athlete who especially excels at cross country, talks about her fond memories of an exchange program visit to Germany, her ...

Vietnam veteran stresses importance of sharing war stories

Vietnam War veteran Victor Elliott never had a problem sharing the stories of how he and his buddies went skiing down the Saigon River with snipers shooting ...

Reigstad, Douglas Russel

DEFOREST - Douglas Russel Reigstad, age 85, passed away on Aug. 24, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg, with his son, Steve, by his side.

Norskies finish third at Badger North Relays | DeForest Times

After flooding issues in Baraboo caused a rare postponement, the DeForest girls swim team and the rest of the Badger North were in the pool on Aug. 28 for the.

Lenz, Kyler James

DEFOREST - Kyler James Lenz, age 14, of DeForest, died Saturday, July 1, 2017, while living out his passion and dreams. He was born Aug. 26, 2002, to Kevin ...

Fourth of July celebrations in Dane County

Locations across Dane County will be hosting Fourth of July celebrations on Tuesday.

TV's Pickers make local stop | Local

Folks out and about in DeForest last Saturday afternoon might have seen some unique activity happening at the home of Mark Sumner at 324 Market St.

DeForest teen dies in ATV race accident | DeForest Times

A 14-year-old DeForest teen who aspired to be a professional racer died in an ATV accident July 1.

Gold Medal wrestling has three place at state

The DeForest Gold Medal Wrestling Club had a great showing at the Wisconsin Wrestling Federation Folkstyle State Championships at the Alliant Energy Center ...

Wisconsin Kenworth unveils new facility as parent company CSM continues to grow

The expansive $10 million facility is showcase and respite for truckers along the interstate.

Mother hopes son's story of heroin overdose will save lives  Wisconsin State Journal

Carol Buege was enraged after finding her son sick on the bathroom floor from shooting heroin. It was his second day home after more than a month of $13000 ...

Madison 4th Of July Fireworks: 2017 Guide

Madison 4th Of July Fireworks: 2017 Guide - Madison, WI - Here's your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks shows, parades and other festive events in and ...

GOING OUT: Music and more at Capitol Christmas Pageant

Celebrate at the Capitol Christmas Pageant in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda, 2 E. Main St., with two musical performances at 4:15 and 5:15 p.m. Sunday.

Tribune Profile: Joe Henry: From his farm comes bourbon

Joe Henry's roots run deep into the soil of the family farm his father bought in 1946. He tried to move on, but the pull was too strong. Today he.

Prep baseball outlook: Sun Prairie takes aim at defending state champion Janesville Craig

1, Sun Prairie: Only in Sun Prairie can a 19-8 season, a runner-up finish in the Big Eight Conference and a loss in sectional play be seen as a rebuilding year.

Backstroker Gabby Loeck Verbally Commits to Bowling Green  Swimming World Magazine

Gabby Loeck has given her verbal commitment to Bowling Green State University. Loeck is from DeForest, WI where she is a strong backstroker.

Former Madisonian turned 'Hot Tub' screenwriter is in a new league  Wisconsin State Journal

In "She's Out of My League," a nerdy guy draws the romantic interest of an incredibly beautiful woman. He can't figure out what he's done to attract her, and is ...

WHS earns honors at forensics meet  Watertown Daily Times

Watertown High School students competed Saturday at the Rock River Forensics Meet, which was co-hosted by the high school and Luther Preparatory School.

Portage FBLA takes 1st in regional competition, sends 37 to state  WiscNews

La Crosse is next, but Baltimore is the preferred destination for Portage students who survived FBLA competition in Columbus.

Fort Atkinson school district lauds retiring educators, support staffers  Daily Union

The ringing of the afternoon bell Tuesday signaled the end of the 2012-13 school year for Fort Atkinson students .... and the end of their careers for eight retiring ...

A shootout for Dane County sheriff between Dave Mahoney and Shawn Haney  Isthmus

Shawn Haney insists he's not holding a grudge. But it's hard to see the Nov. 2 race for Dane County sheriff outside the context of what happened back in 2007, ...

2017 Spring Election Voter's Guide | Jackson County Chronicle  Jacksoncountychronicle

April 4 marks the 2017 spring election, where many seats in Jackson County are up for re-election on the city, village, town and school boards.

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