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State Report Card: Cambridge, Deerfield students doing well

As a new school year approaches, it's easy to compare our small Cambridge and Deerfield school districts with larger districts that purportedly do better.

Cambridge charter school gives students real taste of agriculture

CAMBRIDGE — To get to the new Koshkonong Trails School classrooms, first you have to pass the pigs. The school, which has a focus on agriculture and the ...

Aug. 1 Art and Life Calendar | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

A look at upcoming community events in Cambridge and Deerfield. If you have an event to add, please email it to: Upcoming events are ...

2018 Cambridge headlines : a new charter school, economic development and rising fire and EMS costs

Change ... and tradition... kept walking hand-in-hand in Cambridge in 2018. Grace Lutheran Church celebrated its 125th anniversary. A dual commitment to ...

Cambridge High School seniors honored at Academic Awards Program

Cambridge High School held its 2019 Academic Awards Program for graduating seniors on June 3, at the high school. Recipients of scholarships and other ...

Ongoing project: Cambridge's project-based charter school grows | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Cambridge eighth-grader Gunnar Sperle spends his school days a little differently than he used to. This year, the Koshkonong Trails charter school student bred ...

Nelson, Irene Genevieve

DEERFIELD—Irene Genevieve Nelson, age 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at Skaalen Heights. She was born November 19, 1930.

Cambridge high school students visit Europe | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

On March 31, 47 Cambridge juniors and seniors returned from their travel experiences in Italy and Switzerland.

Stingy defense lifts Blue Jays from skid | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

The Cambridge High School girls basketball team used a stellar defensive effort and a balanced offensive attack to earn a convincing 48-19 victory over rival ...

Village stands its ground on Blue Jay Way

An article in the July 18 Cambridge News and Deerfield Independent incorrectly said Cambridge High School is in the Town of Oakland. In fact, it is in the Village ...

Cambridge Sports in Review | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Jan. 4. In a 77-72 victory over Bonduel, the Cambridge boys basketball team wins the Hall of Honor Holiday Tournament at CHS. The Cambridge girls also earn ...

March for public schools kicks off in Palmyra, crossing county  Daily Union

PALMYRA — Dozens of teachers, students, parents and advocates gathered at Palmyra-Eagle High School and Middle School Saturday to kick off a 60-mile ...

'Footloose' on stage at CHS | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Cambridge High School's fall musical, “Footloose,” will be staged Friday and Saturday nights, Nov. 9 and 10, at 7 p.m. and at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. Tickets are ...

Cambridge teen charged with videoing pool co-workers

A Cambridge teen is facing two felony counts in Dane County Circuit Court for allegedly, intentionally, recording two female lifeguards changing their clothes.

Cambridge High School fall musical Nov. 10-12 | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Urinetown is about peeing. Let's get that out of the way. It's also richly satirical, with a Tony Award-winning musical score, cast members at Cambridge High ...

Nikolay Middle School March Assembly | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent  The Cambridge News

Nikolay Middle School held its monthly assembly March 21. Students were honored for their involvement in sports, clubs and classes.

We Shall Not Forget: Donald Larson, Cambridge | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

This is the first of six articles about Deerfield and Cambridge veterans that will appear in the newspaper this year. All six will be reprinted in “We Shall Not Forget ...

New Moo: Cambridge farm tasks robots with milking, other jobs

The robots have upended everything, Tina Hinchley says.

Two students will go to DECA State Competition

Two members of Cambridge DECA qualified for the state competition this year after a meet in Sun Prairie on Jan. 12, where the entire club scored highly.

WIAA track and field: Cambridge wins boys regional for third year in a row

CAMBRIDGE — Rudy Hommen returned to first-place form for the Cambridge Blue Jays in their WIAA Division 3 regional at home on Monday night.

2019 Cambridge Prom Court and miniature royalty | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Above left: Members of the 2019 Cambridge High School Prom Court are (front row from left) Meghan Bolger, Olivia Williams, Gracie Korth, Katie Woletz and ...

Krull, Keith D.

CAMBRIDGE—Keith D. Krull, 66, of Cambridge passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 24, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison after dealing with ...

Cambridge School Board approves outdoor charter school petition

The Cambridge School Board has given a green light to a planned outdoor-agriculture charter school.

Spouting Acres farm heats up summer with wood-fired pizza

Land that once grew trees is now sprouting pizza. It's been 15 years since Cambridge High School alumnus Andy Watson and his wife, Kelly Bratt, began ...

Second and third generations carry Cambridge boys to WIAA Division 3 state track and field title

The Lodi boys finished second in the Division 2 team race.

On the front lines: The changing role of school counselors  WMTV

MIDDLETON, Wis. (WMTV) -- The struggles on the playground just aren't what they used to be. What many think of including smoking, drinking, and sex are ...

Furseth, Blue Jays down rival Demons | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

A big night from Cambridge guard Bailey Furseth and a consistent defensive effort made for a recipe of victory for the Blue Jays Saturday night against rival ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Wisconsin Dells' first half woes continue in 49-19 loss to Cambridge  WiscNews

CAMBRIDGE — It's tough enough to beat a strong team when its playing well, but it's even tougher when the losing team is working against itself.

Cambridge's Living Well Studio focuses on the whole person

At The Living Well Studio in Cambridge, you can get your heart rate up swinging kettle bells in a specialty fitness class. Or take it down as you focus on.

DHS Dance Team places at state | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

The Deerfield High School Dance Team earned a trophy at the state dance competition in La Crosse last weekend.

A tragedy, an unbeaten season, odd coincidences and the 'perfect' community celebration  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The "Dip for Dozer" is a celebration of life and community that started in memory of a Cambridge High football player killed in a motorcycle accident.

Nelson family has long shown -- and shone -- at summer fairs

This is the second in a series of articles, to be published July in the Cambridge News and Deerfield Independent, about local families who have shown at area ...

Days after meeting, sex offender home plans fall through

Days after local residents packed a Christiana Town Board meeting to protest a possible sex offender home, plans for the home have dissolved.

Prep track and field: Cambridge wins third regional in a row  Daily Union

CAMBRIDGE — Rudy Hommen returned to first-place form for the Cambridge Blue Jays in their WIAA Division 3 regional at home on Monday night.

Zentner, Carlton E. | Local Obits

FORT ATKINSON—Carlton E. Zentner passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at 5:25 a.m. at Rainbow Hospice in Johnson Creek. He was born on ...

Cambridge News and Deerfield Independent office moving to Lake Mills

On Feb. 6, the Cambridge News and Deerfield Independent will consolidate its office with two other community newspapers at a single hub location in Lake Mills ...

Public education advocacy march starts in Palmyra Saturday  Daily Union

Wisconsin's largest public education advocacy group will be leading a four-day march from Palmyra to Madison starting Saturday to protest cuts from ...

Village Board okays distillery expansion | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

The Cambridge Village board has backed a planned expansion at the Dancing Goat Distillery.

Deerfield's new teachers introduce themselves | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

The Deerfield schools are welcoming seven new teachers this fall. They are Clara Losse, first-grade; Nathan Karraker, fourth-grade; Amanda Wycklendt, ...

UPDATE: Cambridge High School students prevented from giving National Walkout Day speech

Cambridge High students who participated in National Walkout Day are speaking out after claiming they were silenced by Fulton County Schools. The school ...

Deerfield 2018 Sports in Review | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Jan. 11. Despite the best efforts of Hustisford's star player, Justin Kuehl, the Deerfield boys basketball team wins on the road, 65-56… With nine freshmen, and ...

DNR probing Melster Candies cleanup | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is questioning whether debris from the demolished Melster Candies Co. remains illegally buried on the ...

Prep football preview: New Glarus/Monticello is seen as the early favorite in the Capitol South

The league coaches pick the Warriors as the conference favorite this fall, thanks in part to QB Jack Monis and WR Will DeNoyer.

Cambridge golf coach resigns after racist tweets | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Cambridge High School head boys' golf coach Brent Nottestad resigned Thursday after targeting an black NASCAR driver with racist tweets. “The Cambridge ...

HTL: Jarlsberg powers Cambridge offense in victory | Sports  Daily Union

LAKE MILLS — Chase Jarlsberg provided all the fireworks necessary for the Fourth of July Thursday afternoon. Jarlsberg drove in a game-high eight runs as ...

Swain, Albert Marvin

VERONA—Albert Marvin Swain, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, while on vacation in Maui, Hawaii. Al was born on Dec. 1, 1940, in ...

Constant change: Leadholm retires after 36 years as teacher, dean, coach

It's a different world from John Leadholm's first Cambridge Junior High science class 36 years ago.

Cambridge's Lloyd Dillon Scout Camp was founded generations ago

Lloyd Dillon Scout Camp is a 5-acre wooded property off U.S. Highway 18, owned by the Cambridge Foundation. It's maintained by Cambridge Boy Scout Troop ...

Oakland residents question sex offender placements | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Local residents filled the Oakland Town Hall Nov. 15 to hear from Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Wisconsin Department of Corrections ...

Kersten to leave post as high school principal after 26 years

An uncanny ability to remember students' names has served Brian Kersten well in his 26 years as principal at Waunakee High School.

Nikolay Assembly 6 | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Nikolay Middle School honored its science olympiad team Feb. 28. (From left) Front row: Aiden Sperle, Max Willard, Miles Nickelsburg, Kyla Tobias, Sarah ...

High school football: Lutheran's Kraus brothers are pillars of strength  Journal Times

RACINE — The games were intense and they were usually called on the grounds of parental discretion.

Herbert Birk | Obituaries  Journal Review

Herbert Birk, 89, of Crawfordsville, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at home, with his family by his side. Herb was born May 1, 1929, at Madison, ...

Cambridge School Museum receives structural renovations | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

If books can transform one's reality, imagine what a museum can do.

Glarner Knights utilize depth against Blue Jays | Jefferson County Area |  Daily Union

CAMBRIDGE — Trailing by 15 points at half, the Cambridge boys basketball team had to push the pace on New Glarus.

Dancing Goat plans would nearly double distillery's footprint

Eighteen months after opening in Cambridge and four months after buying a rival company, Dancing Goat Distillery is planning a major expansion of its building ...

Crash victim was from Cambridge | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

A former Cambridge High School student was one of two people who died May 15 in a fiery head-on crash on U.S. Hwy. 12-18 west of Cambridge.

New Little Dipper ice cream shop taps longtime Watertown dairy

It was a fluke, really, says Sheila Palinkas, owner of the Little Dipper Sweets & Treats, a new ice cream and candy shop opening Aug. 18 in Cambridge.

Lake Mills High School honors winter athletes | Lake Mills Leader

The Lake Mills winter sports teams looked back on their seasons last week during the banquet in the auditorium at Lake Mills High School (LMHS).

Jefferson Speedway: Nottestad, Jarlsberg star on Saturday  Daily Union

CAMBRIDGE — The defending and five-time Jefferson Speedway Late Model champion returned to victory lane on Saturday night at Wisconsin's Action Track.

High school hosts first referendum open house | News

Cost was among the major concerns for attendees at the first of two Referendum Open Houses on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Sun Prairie High School library.

Throwing Strikes for Mary a day for memories, fundraising

Now in its fourth year, Throwing Strikes for Mary is becoming a significant funder of college scholarships for Cambridge graduates.

Science Olympiad performs at state | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

The Cambridge Science Olympiad teams competed at the state tournament at UW-Stout March 15-16. CHS placed 11th out of 46 teams overall.

Prep soccer: Miles nets hat trick in win  Daily Union

Fort Atkinson finally got going in the first half as the Blackhawks took advantage of a beat up Cambridge/Deerfield United team, winning 7-2 in a non-conference ...

Prep softball roundup: Beck shutout takes down Turner  Daily Union

JEFFERSON — Sophomore Claire Beck reached on an error to lead off a six-run third inning and pitched a complete game shutout as the Jefferson Eagles took ...

Touch-A-Truck is Saturday in Cambridge | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Touch-A-Truck is back in Cambridge for its 15th year. The free event, put on by the Cambridge Community Activities Program (CAP), will be 10 a.m. to noon ...

New Deer-Grove EMS chief looks ahead | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

A month after assuming the helm of Deer-Grove EMS, Chief Eric Lang says he's settling into the job and looking forward to two new initiatives the department ...

Dale Breitlow was always for the kids | Sports

Former Cambridge teacher and coach Dale Breitlow's biography from the school district tells the story of a quality educator and avid sports lover.

HTL: Early homer lifts McFarland against Cambridge | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

It wasn't the most ideal pitch to swing at, but the strong hands, arms and upper body of Nick Schreiber still got the job done.

Cambridge EMS applies for new state paramedic designation

The Cambridge Area EMS is among the first applicants for a new state designation, that would allow it to respond to paramedic-level calls on a per-call basis.

Cambridge native buys, renames downtown salon | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

A longtime downtown Cambridge salon has a new owner and a new name. Shear Technique, 220 W. Main St., is now Salon 220 owned by Cambridge native ...

Regge, Nichelle "Nicki" (Paquette)

SUN PRAIRIE—Nichelle “Nicki” (Paquette) Regge passed away peacefully at Agrace HospiceCare in the early morning hours of May 15, 2019, following an ...

Two incumbents, three write-ins running for school board

Three seats on the Waunakee School Board are up for grabs in the upcoming spring election on April 2.

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.

Sun Prairie Community Schools show success, city releases $30000 in additional 2019 funding

City of Sun Prairie alders released $30000 in promised extra funding to Sun Prairie Community Schools last week after programs showed academic success ...

Retirement luncheon set for Pastor Larry Sexe | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Pastor Larry's unique skill in drama and story-telling has been a highlight since 1993 when he introduced children's sermons featuring hand puppets Gilbert, The ...

Chocolate Shoppe store will open in Deerfield in the spring

An ice cream shop is coming to Deerfield. In June, Greg and Beth Welsh bought a historic Main Street building at 23 N. Main St. that most recently housed ...

Jerome Swenson | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Jerome (Jerry) Victor Swenson, age 80, passed away peacefully on November 27, 2018, at home on the family farm. He was born August 15, 1938, the only ...

Community supports second high school, grade reconfiguration

The Sun Prairie Area School District presented the results of its community survey at Sun Prairie High School on Wednesday, Oct. 3, when residents had a ...

District welcomes new staff, presents recognition awards | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

The School District of Cambridge held its Welcome Back/Employee Milestone Breakfast on Aug. 29. Superintendent Bernie Nikolay welcomed staff back along ...

Lake Mills celebrates FFA week | Lake Mills Leader

National FFA Week 2019 is being celebrated Feb. 16-23. The week of George Washington's birthday was formally designated as National FFA Week in 1947.

Prep soccer: Hawkins wins it in 64th | Sports  Daily Union

In a 12-minute stretch, the Fort Atkinson Blackhawks had five point-blank opportunities against East Troy.

New football coach named at Milton High School

Rodney Wedig has been named head coach of the Milton High School football program.

Lady Jays scrape past Eagles | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Anyone who saw the grin on Olivia Williams' face as she drew a foul off Barneveld's Kyla Ihm with just 11 seconds on the clock last night likely could feel.

New Cambridge fitness studio aim to blend exercise, wellness

A new fitness studio in Cambridge is offering classes for tweens to seniors, a members-only workout room, massage therapy, foot reflexology and general ...

MPI expanding, adding jobs | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

A year after it won a prestigious Ford Motor Company award, growth continues at MPI Products in Deerfield with the installation this summer of a new $2 million ...

Prep soccer: Jefferson beats Palmyra-Eagle in shootout  Daily Union

JEFFERSON — The Eagles picked up their second win of the season in a shootout as Jefferson defeated Palmyra-Eagle, 2-1, in a non-conference prep girls ...

2017 Deerfield graduates collect awards | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Deerfield High School held its Senior Dinner and Awards Program last Wednesday night. The event honored Deerfield's 2017 graduating class and recognized ...

Cambridge Memorial Day Parade and Service | Festivals

Enjoy your Memorial Day in downtown Cambridge.

Father's surprise visit inspires Cambridge's Korth | Sports  Daily Union

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Mollie Korth has been the surprise of the Southeastern Conference women's gymnastics scene. But last Friday night, she was the one who ...

Kohl Foundation awards: 191 students, 100 teachers, 16 principals awarded scholarships  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Thousands of dollars in scholarships was granted to students, teachers and administrators who have gone above and beyond. The first of the ...

Lakeside Lutheran musicians medal at WSMA State Festival

Lakeside Lutheran High School announces that 14 entries involving more than 50 student musicians received first or second place medals at the Wisconsin ...

Cambridge Wrestling Club sends two to state championships

A pair of young Blue Jay grapplers headed into Madison last weekend to compete in the Wisconsin Wrestling Federation's Kids' Folkstyle State Championships.

Cambridge hires new elementary principal | School

The School District of Cambridge recently announced the hiring of Christopher Holt as the principal for Cambridge Elementary School, effective July 1.

Cambridge EMS rescues triathlete nurse | News  Daily Union

CAMBRIDGE — Alicia Bravo stepped back after hugging, then squeezing, Bob Salov, at the 26th Cannonball Run Saturday morning, July 8.

Polar Plunge, Dip for Dozer set for Jan. 10 | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Members of Deerfield High School's Club Unify will be 'freezin' for a reason' on Feb. 10 as they take part in the Polar Plunge in Whitewater.

Cambridge Furniture Traders is closing | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

Less than a year after opening Cambridge Furniture Traders on Main Street in Cambridge, owner Matt “Huck” Gent is closing its doors.

Lodi High School announces first semester honor roll

The following students have been named to the first semester Lodi High School honor roll:

Hoopla a success, despite the weather | Sports

It takes true dedication to a sport to show up to play in a three-on-three tournament in a snow storm.

Obituary: Patrick Michael Sullivan | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

On Sunday, April 15 Patrick found eternal peace. He was born on August 22,1962, to Edward and Irene (Alderson) Sullivan. He graduated from Cambridge High ...

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