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Verona Public Library

New loop
VPDs first police dog finishes training, starts patrolling
Unified Newspaper Group
aids hearing-
Drea followed Verona police officer
Matt Kile step by step and jumped in
a black squad car, ready for a night
patrol around Verona.
Last week was the first patrol for
the German Shepard, part of the first HELU WANG Its like the person
K-9 unit in the Verona Police Depart- Unified Newspaper Group
is standing right
ment. She and handler completed a
six-week training in Pennsylvania on For 20 years, much of in front of you
Aug. 4. Ruth Jensens hearing has and talking to you
Dreas primary duties include been interfered with by
detecting drugs such as meth, mar- any background noise. personally.
ijuana, heroin and cocaine, as well Even when she sat in the
as tracking suspects of crimes and front row at a public event Ruth Jensen
missing people. Compared to 5 mil- or presentation, the prob-
lion scent receptors humans have, the lem persisted.
250 million receptors dogs have make But now the 79-year- magnetic and wireless
them more capable of recognizing and old doesnt have to worry signals that can be picked
locating scents. about that when attending up by a hearing aid. As
Kile said especially at night, when events in the Verona Pub- long as speakers use the
its hard for officers to rely on their lic Librarys community paired microphone, people
own senses, the dogs can guide them room. within the loop can hear
to track things by using their noses. The librarys new hear- clearer and sharper sound
Lt. Mark Horstmann, who devel- ing loop, a hearing-en- by setting their devices to
oped the VPD K-9 program, said the hanced sound system T or Telecoil mode.
goal is to get drugs off the street and installed in May, can min- Library director Stac-
keep people safe. imize background noise ey Burkart said in a news
A $19,500 grant from Epic covered and bring the sound release the hearing loop
the initial training, purchase of the directly in the ears. is a positive step for the
dog and squad equipment, making it Its like the person is library to better serve the
possible for the department to have its standing right in front of community members who
own dog. you and talking to you need hearing assistance.
While the outside of Dreas car personally, Jensen said. She hopes patrons who
looks similar to regular squad cars, The wire loop installed
the inside is entirely customized for u n d e r f l o o r, p r ov i d e s Turn to Loop/Page 3
her. The air conditioner maintains the
temperature at a certain level to make

Looking for life

her stay cool, with a metal cage for
Drea to ride in, taking up the back
seat and the trunk for equipment.
Unlike other nearby cities that run
their K-9 programs from fundraisers
and taxes, Horstmann said Verona VAHS grad studying planets outside our solar
runs it at no cost to the public, as all
Dreas living expenses (food and vet- Drea hugs her handler, officer Matt Kile, when they take a rest.
Photo by Helu Wang
planets under natl I was going to call my
mom, but
erinary services) are donated by local fellowship at Yale it was too
businesses Madisons Pet World and
Veronas True Veterinary Care. Challenging but rewarding skills by practicing in daily patrol and early in
In the past, the department has to Kile recalled the first time he met participating in a monthly 16-hour SCOTT GIRARD the morn-
borrow police dogs from other depart- Drea, when she walked on her own training organized by regional K-9 Unified Newspaper Group ing so I
ments when tracking drugs and sus- pace and didnt obey his orders. units, like the Dane County Sheriffs had to wait
pects, but they had to wait for the Six weeks later, Drea had built the office and Madison police depart- Sarah Millholland got awhile, she
dogs to get to Verona, and sometimes bond with him and acted more like an ments. some of the best news of said with a
they were unavailable. intimate friend, walking by his side at The training never stops, Horst- her life in late March. laugh. Millholland
For now, Drea works with Kile on the same pace and hugging him while mann said. Theyre building skills on I was just like shak- On June
a rotating basis eight hours per day theyre taking a rest. what theyve already learned. ing, the 2011 Verona 1, she began that work
for six night shifts, and three days off. It was a very challenging training, Kiles patience and positive atti- Area High School grad- under the National Sci-
Although the department might still but its well-worth it, Kile said. tude should help them going through uate recalled. Ive never ence Foundations Gradu-
need to borrow dogs from other agen- Before the two met, the two-year-old that process, and its what impressed really had that experience ate Research Fellowship.
cies occasionally, Drea provides more dog had already been trained to detect Horstmann when he picked the depart- where my body started Shes focused on whats
flexibility. narcotics and track humans for six ments K-9 officer. Having worked shaking in response to c a l l e d P l a n e t N i n e ,
Shell also provide another way for weeks. The training she went through in the department for five years, Kile news. which she described as
the department to interact with the with Kile allowed them to learn how understands how to be a good handler As excited as she was, this hypothetical planet
community at events, K-9 presenta- to work with each other, including and realizes its gonna be a lot of work she had to wait to tell her that we think exists in a
tions and demonstrations. the dogs obedience, how the officer to handle a dog and keep training, parents she had received distant solar system.
Shes a sweetheart, Kile said. should give commands and how to Horstmann said. a fellowship to continue To determine whether it
Shes social, but she knows when its read the dogs behavior changes. her study of astronomy at
time to work. The training is just a start, though, Yale University where
as Kile and Drea have to hone their Turn to K-9/Page 3 shes searching for life on Turn to Millholland/Page 12

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City of Verona Loop: Hearing aid system
minimizes background noise
Continued from page 1 He wanted to include them
in the activities and con-
hesitated to attend presen- versations.
tations because they have Its unfortunate that
a hard time hearing will they cant hear what the
be encouraged to come speakers saying. The
out and join in future pro- hearing loop should be
grams and events. something we move for-
The system was initi- ward in future, Hochkam-
ated by Mayor Jon Hoch- mer told the Press.
kammer when the library The $3,200 hearing loop
planned on replacing was funded by a grant
carpets in the communi- from Epic.
ty room in May. Having
worked with many people Contact Helu Wang at
with hearing disabilities, helu.wang@wcinet.com.
Hochkammer knows some
people were embarrassed
Rendering courtesy Forward Development Group to admit they cant hear.
The revised FDG plan for senior apartments at 841 N. Main St. is two stories with a gabled roof, rather than the three stories
in previous plans.
K-9: Drea adapts very well
Smaller senior apt plan to new environment
Continued from page 1 to give it a try.

gets favorable feedback

The little things we
New environment take for granted might be
something a dog has never
H a v i n g a n t i c i p a t - experienced before in their
ed the challenges, Kile life, Kile said.
was committed to doing
good in the community Contact Helu Wang at
JIM FEROLIE generally receptive to a plan with Drea. Working as
to carve out a portion of the helu.wang@wcinet.com.
Verona Press editor a police dog handler is
Farm and Fleet parking lot what Kile always want-
C o m m i s s i o n e r s g av e for a Starbucks coffee shop. ed to do since he was in EMERALD INVESTMENTS
mostly positive feedback At the Aug. 7 meeting, law enforcement. Now MINI STORAGE
last week to a reduced- commissioner Patrick Lytle he works and lives with 5'x10' $38 Month
size proposal for up to 100 called the existing lot over- Drea every day. 10'x10' $60 Month
senior housing units that built with traffic compli- Despite the fact he has 10'x15' $65 Month
would replace an existing cations that might actually already raised two dogs 10'x20' $80 Month
farmhouse at 841 N. Main improve with the addition. at home and is familiar 10'x25' $90 Month

St. He and others agreed the with dogs, bringing Drea At Cleary Building Corp.
Though it was the third business should not be to his family is an adjust- 190 S. Paoli St., Verona WI
proposal for a senior facil- allowed to use any stand- ment. Since Drea is new (608) 845-9700
ity in the past year on that alone monument signage, to his home, he hasnt
same lot, the Aug. 7 discus- but rather be added to exist-
sion was still a conceptual ing Farm and Fleet signs.
introduced his own dogs
to Drea and would like to WERE
initial review, as it has
changed significantly each
The conceptual discus-
sion completed the first
wait until she is comfort-
able with the new envi- ALL
time. The plan would need
to return to the Plan Com-
stage of a planned-unit
development, which takes
The dog is part of my
mission for a public hear- Map courtesy Forward Development Group at least three months to life now, Kile said. Its
ing and then go through The senior apartments at 841 N. Main St. would put 80-100 complete. It would need just like one more family
the Common Council for units in a 3.1-acre spot and would use existing city right-of- to return for a public hear- member you have to take
approval. way for a vegetative buffer from the adjoining neighborhood. ing at a future month on care of.
The plan grew in size the general idea of the lay- A Holland native, Drea
and switched to a different agreed, three months after such as stormwater, shared out and then come back a has only been in the Unit-
developer, Verona-based some of them and planning access, vegetation and the third time to get both the ed States for 12 weeks. Questions?
Forward Development director Adam Sayre said condition of existing oak commission and Common Although everything is
Group, for the second ver- 120-140 units was too many trees. A company represen- Council approval on details new to her, Kile said she Comments?
sion and has been reduced on the 3.1-acre lot. tative noted that the origi- such as architecture, mate- has adapted to the new Story Ideas?
back to the original number This is a very nal northern access to the rials usage and landscaping. environment very well.
of units but a significantly good-looking project, its a property was removed at On Monday, alders gave During the first week, Let us know how
lower profile. reasonable fit for the neigh- a neighbors request and feedback on some details, Kile gradually introduced were doing.
FDG representative Ron borhood, commissioner makes for simpler engineer- such as parking flow and her to new working plac-
Henshue told the commis- Steve Heinzen said. ing, anyway. bicycle racks, but were es and employees. Kile Your opinion is something
sion one of the reasons for I like the changes that The next step would be generally supportive of the recalled the first time we always want to hear.
the change was because of a were made, commissioner a change in zoning, subject project. Drea went to the elevator
market study. He also noted Jeff Horsfall added. to a public hearing, and a with him, she was hes- Call 845-9559 or at
that neighborhood feedback Commissioner Pat Lytle site plan and conditional Email Verona Press editor itant to get in. But now connectverona.com
showed discomfort with a cautioned that the devil is use permit for the property. Jim Ferolie at verona- she has gotten used to it
three-story that would allow in the details regarding the Public hearings would be press@wcinet.com. after Kile encouraged her
some residents to peer over design, and commissioner held at a future Plan Com-
the entire neighborhood. Scott Manley lamented that mission meeting and all but
The plan is now two stories such a great development the site plan would be sub- VERONA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

and 80-100 units, depend- should be elsewhere in the ject to Common Council
ing on some configuration city, rather than on a high- approval. NOTICE OF ANNUAL DISTRICT MEETING
options, and is more com- ly desirable commercial
fortable and appealing, he spot on Main Street. Thumbs up on (Section 120.08[1])
told them. Commissioners also Starbucks Notice is hereby given to the qualified electors of the Verona Area School District, Dane
Commissioners generally questioned details on items
Commissioners were County, that the Annual Meeting for the transaction of business of said district will be
held at the Administration Building, 700 North Main Street in Verona, on the 21st day of
August, 2017, immediately following the Budget Hearing, which begins at 6:00 PM.
Dated this 10th day of August, 2017.
City in brief 4 Sisters liquor Thomas Duerst, Clerk
A new restaurant, 4 Sisters, earned Verona Area School District
Plan rep stalemate approval Monday for a liquor license,
including its 56-seat patio area.
Alders made no headway on the stale-
mate for choosing a Plan Commission rep-
The restaurant, in Liberty Business Park, VERONA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
on the citys southeast side, earned a per- NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING
resentative. mit for operating in February. Its modeled
With Mayor Jon Hochkammer and Ald. after a restaurant of the same name in La (Section 65.90[4])
Sarah Gaskell (Dist. 2) absent, the coun- Crosse. Notice is hereby given to the qualified electors of the Verona Area School District,
cil voted 4-2 in favor of Ald. Jack Linder
Dane County, that the Budget Hearing will be held at the Administration Building, 700
(D-2), but the position requires six votes. Cathedral Point shelter North Main Street in Verona, on the 21st day of August, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., which is the
The council has voted futilely at all eight The Cathedral Point park shelter will be
meetings since Gaskell defeated Scott Stew- time and place of the Annual District Meeting. Copies of the budget are available at the
built by local builder KSW after the coun- Administration Building, 700 North Main Street, Verona, Wisconsin. Dated this 10th day
art in the April election, evening the councils cil awarded it a $339,462 contract, paid by

balance on controversial matters. And at every of August, 2017.

parkland dedication funds from the subdi-
election, the vote has been the same four votes visions developer. Thomas Duerst, Clerk
for Linder and four for Ald. Luke Diaz (D-3),
other than when there are absences.
Completion date is set for May 1. Verona Area School District
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Community Voices

Japanese show ingenuity

Send it in!
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And we know you all have cameras.
So if you have a photo of an event or just a slice of life you think the

when dealing with death

community might be interested in, send it to us and well use it if we can.
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tor Jim Ferolie at veronapress@wcinet.com or drop off electronic media
at our office at 133 Enterprise Drive. Questions? Call 845-9559. s he speaks, the Buddhist Ocean, and he uses it to talk to not considered to be dead, but
monk waves his hand the dead. He calls it kaze no rather, resting in a state of eter-
across a maze of over denwa or the wind telephone, nal meditation inside his mauso-
20,000 moss-covered tomb- and once people figured out leum.
stones that are partially illumi- what he was doing, they started As we reach the mausoleum,
Correction nated by small stone lanterns. showing up and asking to talk to another monk appears along-
Anyone can be buried here, their lost loved ones, too. side our guide. Together, they
In the Aug. 10 edition of the Press, the Community Voices column he explains. We dont care A Japanese TV station actual- break the stillness of the night
used the incorrect mugshot. The mugshot was of Mike Peters. about your religion, we care ly asked permission to tape some by chanting a sutra that pays
The Press regrets the error. about your peace. of those calls, and on the pod- respect to their spiritual leader.
After six months of road-trip- cast, you can hear the Japanese When they finish, they thank
ping in New and translated English conversa- us for our attention and disap-
Zealand, I tions of people sorting through pear into the trees. We are left to
had decided their sadness on this dead tele- walk back through the cemetery
to check out phone line. It is a deeply moving alone, deep in our own reflec-
Thursday, August 17, 2017 Vol. 53, No. 13 another island experience, because so many of tions.
USPS No. 658-320 nation: Japan. them never got to say goodbye. I pass a small pile of little
Periodical Postage Paid, Verona, WI and additional offices. And so, on this The idea of a direct telephone statues dressed up in red hats
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POSTMASTER: Send Address Corrections to standing in fetched for the Japanese either. I have seen, but these are tucked
The Verona Press, PO Box 930427, Verona, WI 53593. the middle of Both Shintoism and Buddhism, lovingly into the hollow of a
Office Location: 133 Enterprise Drive, Verona, WI 53593 Japans larg- Dresser the two main religions in Japan, tree.
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday est cemetery, maintain a strong connection Those are Jizo statues, the
Phone: 608-845-9559 FAX: 608-845-9550 Okunoin, nes- with the dead. monk had explained earlier.
e-mail: veronapress@wcinet.com tled high in the peaks of Mount It is not uncommon to find a They are brought by women
Circulation customer service: (800) 355-1892 Koya. shrine to a deceased loved one in who have suffered a miscarriage.
Towering thousand-year-old a Japanese home, and their sum- They leave them here so that
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Lee Borkowski Carolyn Schultz thickened the midnight air, but I I didnt have a chance to visit When I return to the ceme-
lborkowski@wcinet.com ungcirculation@wcinet.com felt no fear; only admiration. the wind telephone while I was tery the next morning, daylight
Sales Manager News For the second time in my life, in Japan, but I was able to spend reveals a massive 15-meter pyra-
Jim Ferolie the Japanese were teaching me a a night at the holy mountain mid of maternal grief that leaves
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Photo by Helu Wang nary budget. The board president, vice
VACT moved to a new building at 103 Lincoln St. after three years of fundraising and almost one full year of construction. Business manager con- president, treasurer and
sultant Chris Murphy will clerk each are paid more

In the spotlight
go over the preliminary than other trustees (about
2017-18 budget the board $600 more for the president
approved in June. The and $350 more for the rest),
2.82 percent increase from but current president Noah
last year cant be finalized Roberts and vice president
until October, however, Meredith Stier Christensen
when the district gets offi- have pushed to have all
VAHS to celebrate 25 years of community theater cial attendance numbers
from the state.
board members paid at an
equal rate. That propos-
It includes a 77-cent al which would have
Twenty five years ago, three Verona
women organized a small showtunes On the Web increase in the mill rate, to each board member make
performance for a public audience If You Go $12.77 per $1,000 of prop-
erty value, the rate project-
$3,902 for their next year
of service will be present-
in the step room of the newly built For information about the Verona Area Historical
What: Verona Area Historical Society Society, visit: ed by the district through- ed to district residents, but
Verona Middle School (now Badger any resident in attendance
Ridge). August meeting out the lead-up to the April
veronahistory.com. referendums for a new can propose an alternative.
What started with just a handful of When: 10a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19
people would eventually grow into an high school and associated
Where: Verona Senior Center, 108 projects. Contact Scott Girard at
organization that today puts on nine Paoli St. ungreporter@wcinet.com
shows a year involving hundreds of to construct the carriage house; most District residents can
Info: veronahistory.com also vote on school board and follow him on Twitter
Veronans and opened a $2 million of which came from a Rhineland- @sgirard9.
building this fall. er mill. One door is from an 1835 salaries. The board usual-
One of those founders of Verona Stoughton building, and the four main ly gets a raise at the same
Community Theater, Dee Baldock, doors are from an actual old carriage
will be the guest at the Verona Area July update house. August 17-20, 2017
Historical Societys next monthly The Victorian Home on South Main Jensen said the house had been
meeting, set for 10a.m. Saturday, Street built in 1909, for years referred beautifully restored by Mary and Angell Park, Sun Prairie
Aug. 19. She had acted in plays in to as the Blizzard house, is one of Jake Wirmerscherchen prior to Grit-
high school and when she moved to the last remaining stately homes in tiths purchase of it. Includes: Parade on Thursday; carnival,
Verona in 1976 as there was no the city, VAHS secretary Ruth Jensen The woodwork, especially the Car Show Friday, family entertainment stage,
community theater she joined the said in an email to the Press. scrollwork set into the two archways craft fair, petting zoo, beer shelter, bands Friday
Oregon community theater. There, she Tom Griffith, the current owner, leading from the living room, drew & Saturday, food and vendor booths, kid-
learned the behind-the-scenes work- provided a tour of the grounds, home everyones attention, she said. Tom Questions? die korner, midget auto racing Sunday.
ings of a community theater group, explained the uniqueness of the hard- Sweet Corn served Sat. & Sun.

and the newly constructed carriage (608) 837-4547

which eventually led to her teaming house at last months VAHS meeting. wood floors as they were created by $7 per tote, $2.00 per single ear
up in 1992 with Jeannie Pitsch and Jensen said around 50 people in alternating maple and oak boards. The spchamber@frontier.com or Parking $5 (includes admission)
Karen Rogness to start VACT. attendance were treated to a fun group was appreciative of getting a sunprairiechamber.com Admission: $1.00 Sat. & Sun. only
On Saturday, Baldock will share morning, as Tom regaled the group peek into one of last majestic homes
her personal stories and memories of with tales of his hobby of collecting in Verona.
how a small group can grow into a
successful organization that enhances
the lives of both young and old Vero-
old barn wood and items, unusual
pieces such as a 100-year old kay-
ak frame, and antique cars which he
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Coming up Churches
All Saints Lutheran Church Sunday: 7:30 a.m., St. William,
Music on Main Sugar Ridge. Beverages and sand- The event is scheduled at 10 a.m. Fri- 2951 Chapel Valley Rd., Fitchburg Paoli
wiches will be provided. In addition day, Aug. 18. (608) 276-7729 Sunday: 9 & 11 a.m., St. Andrew,
The final Music on Main concert, fea- to aircraft, people are encouraged to For information, call 845-7471. allsaints-madison.org Verona
turing Derek Ramnarace, will close showcase their vintage vehicles. Interim Pastor Daily Mass, Tuesday-Saturday: 8
out the concerts 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. For information, call Tom Kret- College students fundraiser Sunday: 8:30 & 10:45 a.m. a.m., St. Andrew, Verona
18, at Hometown Junction Park. schman at 845-6230. A fundraiser for TOPS College Suc- The Church in Fitchburg St. James Lutheran Church
For information, visit business. Backyard beer cess, an organization made up of first 2833 Raritan Rd., Fitchburg ELCA
generation, minority and low-income (608) 271-2811 427 S. Main St., Verona
veronawi.com/events/details/music- livelifetogether.com (608) 845-6922
on-main-543. Wisconsin Brewing company will college students will be held from 2-5 Sunday: 8 & 10:45 a.m. stjamesverona.org
host Backyard for beer from 6-9 p.m. p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at Wisconsin Pastors Kurt M. Billings and Peter
Paoli farmers market Friday, Aug. 18 at the company, 1079 Brewing Company, 1079 American Fitchburg Memorial UCC Narum
5705 Lacy Rd., Fitchburg Office Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon-
A farmers market with fresh pro- American Way. Mascot Theory band Way. There will be food, beer, game (608) 273-1008 day, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 8
duce, jams, honey and herbs as well will live music. Miller and Sons brats tournaments, a silent auction and memorialucc.org a.m.-noon Wednesday
as meats and eggs will be held from and hot dogs will be sold with pro- live music by the Ryan Mauer Band. Interim Pastor Laura Crow
Sunday: 8:15 and 10 a.m.
Saturday Worship: 5 p.m.
Sunday Worship: 9 a.m.
4-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Paolis ceeds benefiting a local charity. The Basic entry ticket is $15.
historic mill lower patio between The event is free and open to the public. For information, visit wisconsin- Good Shephard Lutheran Salem United Church of Christ
Hop Garden and Paoli Bread & Brat For information, visit wisconsin- brewingcompany.com. Church ECLA 502 Mark Dr., Verona
Haus. There will be live music, beer brewingcompany.com. Food preservation
(608) 271-6633
Central: Raymond Road & Whitney
(608) 845-7315
and food. VACT founder Way, Madison Rev. Dr. Mark E. Yurs, Pastor
For information, visit facebook. Local author and creative garden- Sunday: 8:15, 9:30 & 10:45 a.m. Laura Kolden, Associate in Min-
com/events/260755841087502/?ac- The senior center will host a talk er Megan Cain will discuss how to West: Corner of Hwy. PD & Nine istry
featuring Verona Area Community preserve food without canning at the Mound Road, Verona Sunday Worship: 9 a.m.
tive_tab=about. Sunday: 9 & 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m. Fellowship Hour: 10:15 a.m.
Theater director Dee Baldock, who library from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug.
Wings and wheels will share how she founded the VACT 22. Cain will share techniques for Damascus Road Church West Springdale Lutheran Church
A Community Potluck Gathering started from a small group to an orga- using basements, fridges, and freezers The Verona Senior Center
108 Paoli St., Verona 2752 Town Hall Rd. (off Hwy ID),
will be held 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. nization that puts on nine shows a to preserve excess produce. (608) 819-6451 Mount Horeb
17, at the Sugar Ridge Airport, 7550 year involving hundreds of members. For information, call 845-7180. info@damascusroadchurch.com, (608) 437-3493
damascusroadonline.org springdalelutheran.org
Pastor Justin Burge Pastor Jeff Jacobs

Community calendar
Sunday: 10 a.m. Sunday: 8:45 a.m. with communion

Memorial Baptist Church Sugar River United Methodist

Thursday, Aug. 17 tion Park, veronawi.com Thursday, Aug. 24 201 S. Main St., Verona
(608) 845-7125
415 W. Verona Ave., Verona
10-11:30 a.m., Fire safety presen- 6-9 p.m., Backyard beer, Wiscon- 4-5:30 p.m., Teen Gaming, library, MBCverona.org (608) 845-5855
tation, senior center, 845-7471 sin Brewing company, 1079 Ameri- 845-7180 Lead Pastor Jeremy Scott sugar.river@sugarriverumc.org,
4-5:30 p.m., Anime and Manga can Way, wisconsinbrewingcompa- 4-5:30 p.m., Anime and Manga Sunday: 10:15 a.m. sugarriverumc.org
ny.com Pastor Gary Holmes
club, library, 845-7180 club, library, 845-7180 Redeemer Bible Fellowship 9 & 10:30 a.m. contemporary
4-8 p.m., Paoli farmers market, Saturday, Aug. 19 Friday, Aug. 25 130 N. Franklin St., Verona worship.
Paolis mill lower patio, facebook. (608)848-1836 Sunday School available during
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Prairie Kitch- 8:30-10 a.m., Free blood pres- redeemerbiblefellowship.org worship. Refreshments and fellow-
com/events/260755841087502/?ac- en free community meal, BPNN, ship are between services.
tive_tab=about sure checks, blood sugar screens, Pastor Dwight R. Wise
bpnn.org medication checks, senior center, Sunday: 10 a.m. family worship
5-8 p.m., Wings and Wheels, West Madison Bible Church
1-3:30 p.m., Audition for The 845-7471 Resurrection Lutheran Church 2920 Hwy. M, Verona
Sugar Ridge Airport, 7550 Sugar Donation, library, 845-7180
Ridge, 845-6230 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Pontoon boat WELS (608) 845-9518
6705 Wesner Rd., Verona www.wmbiblechurch.org
Sunday, Aug. 20 ride at Temmu Locks pier, 845-7471
6-7 p.m., Evening Caregiver Sup- (608) 848-4965 Pastor Dan Kukasky Jr.
port Group (repeats first and third 2-5 p.m., College students fund- 10 a.m., Reading with Kiddos rlcverona.org Sunday Worship: 9:15 a.m.
Thursdays; refreshments 5:30-6 raiser, Wisconsin Brewing compa- (repeats every Fridays), senior cen- Pastor Nathan Strutz and Assistant Sunday School: 10:45 a.m.
ter, 845-7471 Pastor Tim Priewe
p.m.), senior center, 845-7471 ny, 1079 American Way, wisconsin- Thursday: 6:30 p.m. Zwingli United Church of
brewingcompany.com 1 p.m., Movie: Wild Oats, senior Sunday: 9 a.m. Christ
Friday, Aug. 18 Monday Aug. 21 center, 845-7471 Hwy. 92 & G, Mount Vernon
10 a.m., Reading with Kiddos St. Christopher Catholic Parish (608) 832-6677
(repeats every Friday), senior cen-
2:30-4:30 p.m., Open Art Studio: Saturday, Aug. 26 St. Andrew Church Pastor Brad Brookins
Outer Space, library, 845-7180 8 a.m.- 12 p.m., Blood donations, 301 N. Main St., Verona Sunday: 10:15 a.m.
ter, 845-7471 St. William Church
6:30-8:30 p.m., Adult coloring Resurrection Lutheran church, Zwingli United Church of
10 a.m., VACT founder presenta- club, library, 845-7180
1371 Hwy. PB, Paoli
tion, senior center, 845-7471 6705 Wesner Rd., redcrossblood. (608) 845-6613 Christ
Tuesday, Aug. 22 org stchristopherverona.com Hwy. 69 & PB, Paoli
11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Chamber golf Fr. William Vernon, pastor (608)845-5641
outing, Edelweiss Country club, 1 p.m., 3D Movie: The Lego Monday, Aug. 28 Saturday: 5 p.m., St. Andrew, Rev. Sara Thiessen
4764 W Edelweiss Rd., New Glarus, Verona Sunday: 9:30 a.m. family worship
movie, senior center, 845-7471 10:30 a.m., Womens Group
845-5777 7-8 p.m., Food preservation, (repeats every fourth Monday),
11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Old country library, 845-7180 senior center, 845-7471
music, senior center, 845-7471 3:30-7:30 p.m., Verona Farmers 7 p.m., Common Council, Verona
5-8 p.m., Music on Main concert: Market, Hometown Junction Park, City Center, 845-6495
Derek Ramnarace, Hometown Junc- facebook.com/veronamarket How to Be a Better Lover
Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic,
love one another, be compassionate and humble. Do
Whats on VHAT-98 not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. 1 Peter
3:8-9 NIV
Thursday, Aug. 17 11 a.m. Verona 91-92 Senior Center Senior Center
7 a.m. Social Security at Boys Basketball 5 p.m. 2015 Wildcats 11 p.m. Home Safety at To love others, you must first love yourself.This
Senior Center 1 p.m. 2015 Wildcats Football Senior Center starts with accepting yourself,faults and all, and
8 a.m. Zumba Gold Football 9 p.m. Hindu Cultural Hour Thursday, Aug. 24 gently nourishing and taking care of yourself. Our
9 a.m. Daily Exercise 4:30 p.m. Historical Society 10 p.m. Social Security at 7 a.m. Social Security at primary responsibility is to take care of ourselves. A
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Senior Center 6 p.m. Common Council 11 p.m. Home Safety at 8 a.m. Zumba Gold impaired will not be able to care for others,so it is vi-
2 p.m. Zumba Gold from 8-14-17 Senior Center 9 a.m. Daily Exercise tal that we maximize our own health and well-being.
3 p.m. Daily Exercise 9 p.m. Verona 91-92 Tuesday, Aug. 22 10 a.m. Home Safety at Tending to ones own
4 p.m. Trippers Music at Boys Basketball 7 a.m. Social Security at Senior Center happiness is also important, because with a sense
Senior Center 10 p.m. Historical Society Senior Center 3 p.m. Daily Exercise of joy in our life,we have something worth giving
5 p.m. Harmonica Hour at Meeting/Lustron Home 10 a.m. Zumba Gold 4 p.m. Trippers Music at to others, and indeed, others will be drawn to us.
Senior Center 11 p.m. Home Safety at 9 a.m. Daily Exercise Senior Center People are naturally drawn to happy healthy people.
6 p.m. Salem Church Senior Center 10 a.m. Home Safety at 5 p.m. Harmonica Hour at Besides being happy and healthy, we should strive
Service Sunday, Aug. 20 Senior Center Senior Center to have an expansive heart that is filled with loving
7 p.m. Police Procedures 7 a.m. Hindu Cultural Hour 2 p.m. Zumba Gold 6 p.m. Salem Church kindness and compassion for everyone. This can be
at Senior Center 9 a.m. Resurrection 3 p.m. Daily Exercise Service difficult; many people are admittedly hard to love.
8 p.m. Daily Exercise Church 4 p.m. Trippers Music at 7 p.m. Police Procedures But by having an open heart that truly desires to love
9 p.m. Sound Factory at 10 a.m. Salem Church Senior Center at Senior Center
Senior Center Service 5 p.m. Harmonica Hour at 8 p.m. Daily Exercise everyone, your kindness and compassion will be
10 p.m. Historical Society Noon Common Council Senior Center 9 p.m. Sound Factory at mirrored in others.The frown or scowl of the person
Meeting/Lustron Home from 8-14-17 6 p.m. Resurrection Senior Center in front of you is more easily turned around by a
Friday, Aug. 18 3 p.m. Verona 91-92 Church 10 p.m. Historical Society gentle smile than by scowling back at them. This is,
7 a.m. Trippers Music at Boys Basketball 8 p.m. Police Procedures Meeting/Lustron Home after all, the purpose of our lives,to love, and to
Senior Center 4:30 p.m. Historical Society at Senior Center love without limits. Christopher Simon
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Emerson Kuehnel, 2, plays peekaboo.

Photos by Amber Levenhagen

Esther Ender and Cora Ender, 3, play peekaboo.

Moving to the music

The Musical Pathways Foundation held Kindermusik, a music
and movement class at the library on Tuesday, Aug. 15.
Children ages 2-5, and their accompanying adult, were invited
to sing, dance and move with the music.
Kindermusik is a developmental program that promotes cogni-
tive, physical, language, social, emotional and musical develop-
ment in young children, according to its website.
The Musical Pathways Foundation is a nonprofit with several
locations around the state, including one in Verona.
For more information, visit musicalpathways.net.

Amber Levenhagen

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Noah Davis plays peekaboo during Kindermusik at the seeds into dirt.

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Scullions garden wins beautification award

The garden of Jerry and
Madonna Scullion at 1027
Tamarack Way has been
selected for the Sugar River
Garden Clubs annual civic
beautification award.
This award aims to rec-
ognize residents who beau-
tify their property and help
make Verona a great place
to live. The Scullion garden
enhances the neighborhood
with a cheerful greeting,
whether walking or driving
past it.
Madonna made it very
clear that Jerry does the
majority of gardening on
their property. The garden
extends across the front
of their two duplexes. It is
very colorful due to a nice
blend of perennial and
annual flowers. The patio,
highlighted by a bright red
climbing rose and chairs, is
most inviting for entertain-
ing and relaxing.
The Scullions moved to
their home in 2001, so the
garden is well established.
Jerry said he grew up in
Dodgeville, but he did not
know much about garden-
ing until he worked profes-
sionally, managing super-
market produce. This led to
making floral arrangements
for weddings, funerals, and
social events. His garden- Photo submitted
ing interest grew from these The garden of Jerry and Madonna Scullion, who live at 1027 Tamarack Way, was selected to receive the Sugar River Garden Clubs annual civic beautifica-
experiences. tion award.
Jerry is half Norwegian
and he attributes his atten- glass work, as well. Many which he does, primarily in quilter and there are flower shows in Madonnas many Submitted by Sue Smith,
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Home Talent League Girls golf

Still alive in the Night League Cats look

Cavs defeat Fort Atkinson to take
5-3 in playoff opener
Assistant sports editor
next step
A n e a r l y t h r e e - r u n d e fi c i t
wasnt enough to end the Vero-
in 2017
na Home Talent baseball teams ANTHONY IOZZO
Night League season Thursday at Assistant sports editor
Stampfl Field.
Alan Kopp pitched out of a bas- The Verona Area High
es-loaded jam in the fifth, and the School girls golf team
Cavaliers scored three times with went from rebuilding at
two outs in the bottom half of the the start of 2016 to just
inning as Verona defeated Fort missing state as a team,
Atkinson 5-3. falling two strokes shy of
I have to trust my team, Kopp Oregon for the final qual-
said. They are back there behind ifying spot.
me. I just had to throw strikes and With five letterwinners
keep the ball in play and get outs. back, including four of
The Cavaliers were upset in the five starters from regionals
Sunday League Western Section and sectionals, the Wild-
playoffs, but that loss has turned cats are hoping to take the
into a motivation to fight for the next step in 2017 and push
Night League title. not only for a Big Eight
They came up big in the bottom Conference title, but for a
of the fifth despite Fort Atkinson trip to state as a team.
pitcher Andrew Holzli starting the This years team will
inning by striking out Mitch Flora have more overall depth,
and Derek Murphy. and a year of big match
Alex Olson was hit by a pitch, experience to fall back
and Klayton Brandt walked. Jacob on, coach Jon Rebholz
Slonim then hit a high pop out wrote in a preview ques-
to the pitcher that was lost in the Photos by Anthony Iozzo
tionnaire. The goal will
lights and fell in for an RBI dou- Alan Kopp throws a pitch in the sixth inning Thursday in a Night League playoff against Fort Atkinson. Kopp pitched be to make state as a team
ble. 2 2/3 scoreless innings to earn the victory in a 5-3 win. this year. In order to reach
Brandt later scored on a passed that goal, we will have to
ball, and Justin Scanlon walked. continue to do a good job
Scanlon then attempted to steal
second and the ball was thrown
Whats next of managing our rounds
take advantage of scoring

into center field, allowing Slonim Verona hosts Cross Plains at opportunities while limit-
to score to make it 5-3. ing damage, become more
In the top of the inning, starting 7:30p.m. Thursday at Stampfl consistent with our short
pitcher Brad Laufenberg walked Field in the Night League quar- game and play with confi-
Bryan Wallace with one out and terfinals. The winner takes on the dence each time out.
Kopp was called in to finish the winner of Sauk Prairie at Reeds- Seniors Lauren Shorter,
inning. Courtney Shorter, Alexis
Although Kopp wasnt hit hard, burg in the semifinals on Aug. 24. Gaillard and Claire Swain
he allowed two singles to load the and junior Nicole Thom-
bases. Kopp sawed off Tim Brokl, Keeping the hitters off balance as are all back for Verona.
who was able to use his strength is key, Kopp said. I just got kind Kailey Olson (21st at sec-
to knock the pitch through the of lucky. They werent able to see tionals) is the lone gradu-
hole between first and second, and the curveball. The lights here are ate.
then Tyler Sexton had a swinging pretty tough. Lauren Shorter, a Divi-
bunt die on the third-base line and Kopp struck out four in the final s i o n I U W- G r e e n B a y
remain fair for an infield single. two innings, and he was able to recruit and 2016 first-team
Instead of panicking, Kopp strand two walks in the seventh to All-Big Eight Conference
struck out the next batter and got earn the victory. Kopp allowed no selection, is back as the
a fielders choice grounder to end runs on two hits and two walks in Klayton Brandt fields a groundball up the middle Thursday in the first inning No. 1 starter. She qualified
the inning unscathed.
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Girls tennis

Verona aims to remain in top half of Big Eight Conference with nine returners
Sports editor

Verona Area High School has a

solid girls tennis team returning this
season, but unfortunately, so do all of
the top teams in the Big Eight Con-
The Wildcats return their top
four singles players, led by special
state qualifier Meredith Conley and
the No. 1 doubles team of Meghan
Anderson and Eve Parker.
The Wildcats were 5-4 in confer-
ence duals last year and finished fifth
at the conference tournament.
Hopefully, we can finish in the
top five again, head coach Mark
Happel said. Our girls will have
had to put in a lot of off-season court
time to improve.
Conley fell at subsectionals but Photo by Jeremy Jones
received a special state qualifier Returning letterwinners for the Verona Area High School girls tennis team (front, from left) are: Kasie Keyes and Kayla Johnson; (back) Claire John-
Turn to Tennis/Page 11 son, Meghan Samz, Meredith Conley, Allison Blessing, Eve Parker, Meghan Anderson and Angie Sutter.
10 August 17, 2017 The Verona Press ConnectVerona.com

Girls golf 2017 Big Eight schedule

Cats finish third at Verona invite Date Opponent(s) Course Time/Result
Aug. 14 Sun Prairie, Janesville Craig Sun Prairie CC V 365; SP 385; JC 398
ANTHONY IOZZO Aug. 21 Madison East, Middleton Monona GC 2p.m.
Assistant sports editor Sept. 4 Madison Memorial, Madison West Edelweiss CC 2p.m.
The Verona Area High Sept. 13 Parker, Beloit, La Follette Riverside GC 2p.m.
School girls golf team Sept. 19 Big Eight meet Evansville GC 8:30a.m.
opened the 2017 season
Thursday in the Verona
Invitational at Edelweiss
Country Club.
Rain forced the meet
Golf: Conference meet set for Sept. 19 at
to be scored as a 15-hole
tournament, and the Wild- Evansville Golf Course
cats finished third with a Continued from page 9 (15th at sectionals) is going to be anoth-
307, behind Milton (275) er leader for Verona and will be the No.
and Middleton (283). 2 golfer after earning an honorable men-
Verona would have fin- for state last season and finished tied for tion in the Big Eight last season. Rebholz
ished with a 364 if the 34th. Lauren Shorter also competed in wrote she can hit the ball about as far
meet was scored for all eight Wisconsin Junior PGA events this as anyone in the girls game and that her
18 holes. Seniors Lauren past summer including a tournament scores will come down as she works on
and Courtney Shorter both title at Edelweiss Country Club on June her short game.
finished with 82s for 18 29 and is currently 25th in the Player of Gaillard, Thomas and Swain all started
holes. Sophomore Caitlyn the Year standings. at times during last season, though Swain
Ott had a 96, and senior (Lauren) is a great competitor and has wasnt in the varsity lineup at regionals
Claire Swain had a 104. some solid experience in big matches and sectionals. All three are expected to
Madison Edgewoods and tournaments, Rebholz wrote. She be starters in 2017, but senior Mykenzie
Grace Welch finished with Photo by Anthony Iozzo manages her game well, and I expect her Erstad, juniors Celia Donny and Meredith
a 62 in 15 holes, and Mia Senior Courtney Shorter putts on the 10th hole Friday in to continue to lead by example and be a Voss and sophomores Caitlyn Ott, Andrea
Seeman was runner-up the WPGA/Madison Edgewood invite at Yahara Hills Golf good resource for the younger players. Schleeper and Alli Albert will also com-
with a 63 in 15 holes. Course. Shorter finished with an 88. Laurens twin sister Courtney Shorter pete to be in the lineup.
Edgewood invite Friday for the WPGA/ out of 20 teams with a
Ve r o n a t r a v e l e d t o Madison Edgewood Invi- 363.
Yahara Hills Golf Course tational and finished 12th Turn to Cats/Page 11
Verona comes in as favorite in the Big Eight
The Verona Area High School girls (tied for 47th at state) and Lindsay Cal-
golf team has lofty goals in 2017, and lahan (tied for 53rd at state) all graduat-
winning a Big Eight Conference title is ed.
on the Wildcats radar. Parker just missed state by a few
With four of five starters and five strokes like Verona, but the Vikings
overall returners with varsity experience return just one of five starters from last
back, coach Jon Rebholz wrote in a pre- season. Junior Sophia Dooman (tied for

Now borrow it back view questionnaire that he sees Verona

as the favorite, followed by Middleton
and Janesville Parker.
The Wildcats finished third behind
fifth at sectionals) will be looked upon to
lead a new group of five.
Keara Richards (eighth at sectionals),
Emily OLeary (tied for 19th at section-


defending conference champion Middle- als), Jackie Polglaze (tied for 21st at
ton and conference runner-up Janesville sectionals) and Kameron Blaser (26th at
Parker last season. sectionals) all graduated.
Middleton, which finished D1 state Sun Prairie graduated all five of its


runner-up as well, returns two of five starters from last seasons fourth-place
starters from last season. Senior Payton finish. Some of the other top returners in
Hodson (tied for 30th at state, 2016 indi- the Big Eight are Madison West junior
vidual Big Eight champion) and sopho- Lillian Knetter (tied for 15th at section-
more Kate Meier (33rd at state) will be als), Beloit Memorial senior Chloe Day

1.99% 3.99%
called upon to lead the Cardinals. (tied for 14th at sectionals) and Janes-


State and Big Eight individual run-
ner-up Alexis Thomas, Morgan Miles
ville Craig sophomore Sara Nerad (39th
at sectionals).



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Tennis: Hoping for another top five finish in the conference
Continued from page 9
Whats next
based on her wins throughout
the record season. She fin- Verona girls tennis played at the Stevens Point Invitational on Wednesday and hosts
ished the season 15-10, los- Janesville Parker at 4p.m. Thursday to open the Big Eight Conference season.
ing to 11th-seeded freshman
Andie Weise of Homestead The Wildcats will participate in the two-day Madison/Milwaukee 10-team challenge
(35-3) at the individual state Friday and Saturday.
Allison Blessing, Kayla Arrowhead, Homestead, Kettle Moraine, Madison Memorial, Madison West, Middleton,
Johnson and Meghan Samz Oak Creek, Waunakee and Whitefish Bay are all competing.
also return.
Blessing finished 12-14 at Verona hosts Oak Creek at 9a.m. Friday, Homestead at noon and Kettle Moraine at
No. 2 singles and earned a 3p.m. The Wildcats hosts Arrowhead at 9a.m. Saturday before closing out the tourna- Photo by Anthony Iozzo
fifth-place finish at confer- ment at noon against Whitefish Bay. Senior Claire Swain putts on the 10th hole Thursday in
ence. Johnson was 13-12 at the WPGA/Madison Edgewood invite at Yahara Hills Golf
No. 3 singles and took sixth at Course. Swain finished with a 101.
conference. Samz went 13-13 including Meghan Anderson Keyes team was put together half of the Wildcats No. 2
overall and placed fifth at con-
and Eve Parker who went
10-14 at No. 1 doubles and
late in the season. They went
2-3 at No. 3 doubles and fin-
doubles team. She was
13-12 last year on her way Cats: Verona tops Big 8 foes
Verona returns five of its six finished fourth at conference. ished fourth at conference. to a fourth-place finish at
doubles players from last year, Angie Sutter and Kasie Claire Johnson returns as conference. Continued from page 10
Whats next
Big Eight stacked once again for 2017 season
Lauren Shorter tied
for 12th with a 79, and Verona travels to
Courtney Shorter tied for Monona Golf Course
36th with an 88. Ott fin- at 2p.m. Monday, Aug.
The always-difficult Big Eight enter this season with a new partner. for the Spartans this season. ished tied for 59th with a
Conference is not about to get any Senior Ellie Kaji will also be a Junior Ingrid Goldstrand joins 95, and Swain was 77th 21, for a Big Eight triple
easier this season. key part to the Regents success. Olson and Zhou as Memorial returns with a 101. Schleeper fin- dual against Madison
Six of the top 20 players, who fin- Middleton should be solid once its top three singles players from a ished tied for 78th with East and Middleton.
ished first or second at last years again, while Madison Memorial and team that finished fourth at confer- a 102, but her score was
conference tournament, return this Sun Prairie cant be counted out. ence. not counted with the team The Wildcats also
season. Junior Kai Heineman finished last Senior Lats Sysouvanh of Sun score. travel to Portage Coun-
Madison West is picked by many season a 17-12 record and will be a Prairie returns as the conferences Miltons Taylor Hakala try Club at 9 a.m.
to be the conferences top team key part of an always strong Cardi- top player, while the Cardinals also and Milwaukee Home-
steads Speedy Kent tied Wednesday, Aug. 23,
despite the graduation of its No. 1 nal team. welcome back No. 3 singles cham-
singles and half of its doubles teams. Middleton had won five consec- pion Katie Tews to a team that fin- for first with 71s. Milton for the Portage invite.
Karolina Lungova graduated fol- utive conference titles before being ished third in the conference and won the meet with a 319.
lowing last season, but the Regents dethroned by Sun Prairie in 2015 qualified for the teams second Sun Prairie triangular Lauren and Courtney
return plenty of firepower to defend and Madison West in 2016. Juniors straight team state tournament. Shorter finished with a
their title. Maddie Clark and Michelle Chi Sysouvanh went 28-4 overall last The Wildcats traveled pair of 86s, and Swain
Seniors Laura Nicholas and Hoi return with Heineman looking to year and advanced to the state quar- to Sun Prairie on Mon- shot a 96.
Ming Lee McVey (18-7) won the help the Cardinals regain the crown. terfinals before falling to Stough- day for a Big Eight trian- Ott rounded out the top
Big Eight No. 1 doubles title to Madison Memorial sophomore tons Sarah Benoy. She and Tews gular against Sun Prairie four with a 97. Schleep-
clinch a conference championship Grace Olson qualified for the Divi- will serve as co-captains this season and Janesville Craig and ers 114 was thrown out.
for the Regents. They went on to sion 1 individual state tournament for Sun Prairie. defeated both teams with Kallie Lux led Craig
advance to the round of 16 at state. as a freshman, going 23-7. Fellow The Cardinals welcome another a 365. with an 84, and Morgan
Lee McVey sustained an injury pri- sophomore Julia Zhou went 20-1 at talented freshman in Lauren Hope Sun Prairie was second Jambord led Sun Prairie
or to the season and Nicholas will No. 3 singles and figures to move up Bruemmer. with a 385, and Craig with an 87.
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Obituary Millholland: Fellowship allows freedom in academic research

Alan R. Freitag He enjoyed hunting, Continued from page 1
fishing at his lake home
Ta l l O a k s o n L o n g does, Millholland spends a
Lake, making wine, Texas lot of time with computer
sized Manhattans, pok- programming to determine
er, golf, gardening, and where in the sky to point a
snowmobiling. Al also telescope to find this poten-
was a Badger and Packer tial planet.
fan and raised St. Ber- Its inferred to exist
nards with his wife Jean. from the effects that we see
Al is survived by his on these very distant aster-
sister Carolyne McNary, oid-like bodies, Millhol-
nephews Steve McNary; land explained.
Scott McNary; Dan (Lin-
da) Freitag and their chil- Final opportunity
Alan Freitag dren Michael, Robbie, This was her third time
Katie; Hal (Shelly) Fre- and final chance applying
itag and their daughter for the fellowship, Mill-
Abby; DJ (Kate) Schuett holland said, which was
Alan R. Freitag, age 85, and sons Darris, Drew,
of Verona, passed away awarded to just more than
and Declan; nieces Sta- 2,000 people in 2017. It
Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 cey McNary; Kelly Iver-
at his home. offers an annual stipend
son; Terri (Mike) Gill and of $34,000 for three years,
He was born on Aug. her daughter Carrie (Pat)
10, 1932 along with $12,000 to help
Mess and grandson Silas; with tuition and fees at a
at home Madelyn Martinez and her
in New university.
sons John and Michael; For Millholland, that
Glarus, the grandnieces Molly and
son of Terrance and Frie- meant the opportunity to
Laura Beecher. He is fur- have freedom with who
da (Luchsinger) Freitag. ther survived by a sister- Photo submitted
Al graduated from and what I want to work
in-law Molly Freitag and with. Verona Area High School Class of 2011 graduate Sarah Millholland presents to a group of
Monticello High School special companion Virgin- high school students visiting Yale in July.
in 1950. Following high If you want to work
ia Urness. with (an adviser) but they
school he entered into the H e wa s p r e c e d e d i n dont have funding for you,
United States Navy and
served for three years.
On April 10, 1954 he
death by his parents; wife
Jean; brother Harold Fre-
then you cant work with
them, Millholland said.
About the fellowship
itag; sister Marty Quest; Having a fellowship real-
was united in marriage to nephew AJ Schuett; and a The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vital-
Jean Schuett at the E & R ly opens the door to work- ity of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and
niece Susan Beecher. ing on whatever you want.
Church in New Glarus. A memorial service was reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate
After his military ser- Millholland graduat- students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disci-
held at 11a.m. Wednes- ed from the University of
vice Al worked at Badger day, Aug. 16, 2017, at plines who are pursuing research-based masters and doctoral degrees at accredited
Ordnance, then Borden Saint Thomas in Minnesota United States institutions.
the Zentner-Beal Funer- with bachelors degrees in
Dairy, and selling insur- al Home, 29 Sixth Ave., As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the GRFP has a long history of
ance. In the 1960s he physics and applied math selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic
New Glarus, Wis. with a before spending her first
purchased Creative Wood- Celebration of Life to fol- and professional careers. The reputation of the GRFP follows recipients and often
crafts which he operated year of graduate school at helps them become life-long leaders that contribute significantly to both scientific
low. the University of California
for over 35 years. Al was a An online memorial innovation and teaching. Past fellows include numerous Nobel Prize winners, U.S.
past president of the Wis- Santa Cruz to pursue the Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu, Google founder, Sergey Brin and Freakonomics
with guestbook is avail- study of astronomy, spe-
consin Builders Associa- able at bealfuneralhomes. co-author, Steven Levitt.
tion and was a member of cifically extrasolar planets, Source: NSFGRFP.org
com. which she said became a
the Madison Area Build-
ers Association. field of study in the last
two decades. Extrasolar Discovering astronomy inspired by thinking about
planets, or exoplanets, On the Web While Millholland did a
this planet in the context
are those that are outside of all sorts of planets in the
little research on astronomy
Get Connected
Read more about Sarah galaxy.
of our solar system that the summer after her fresh-
Millhollands work: It helps that shes work-
orbit a star like our sun. man year, she still jumped
Find updates and links right away. Soon after, the professor campuspress.yale.edu/ ing toward a very kind of
around to other topics grandiose discovery.
she went to Santa Cruz to smillholland during her time at college.
Add us on Facebook and work with had an opportu- The goal of the whole
But by her junior year, thing is to try to find a plan-
Twitter as Verona Press nity to move to Yale, which she had figured out she
led Millholland to follow be doing with their entire et where we also know that
wanted to go to gradu- life is present, she said.
him there. career, she said. A lot of ate school, and just kind
Since then, shes found times it can kind of feel People can kind of connect
of realized that studying with that and understand
a lively place for study- lonely if youre just work- astronomy was what she
ing her topic and had the ing with your data but that sort of big overarching
wanted to do. goal of the whole thing.
chance to share her work then having opportunities Its an amazing time
with visiting high school- to talk with students kind to be studying what solar
ers. of makes it worth it and Contact Scott Girard at
systems look like apart ungreporter@wcinet.com
Its really inspiring to shows that youre expand- from our own, how ours is
give kids some of their first ing your impact. and follow him on Twitter
unique, she said. Im just @sgirard9.
taste of what they could

Theoretical physics: a Millholland

male-dominated field inspired at VAHS
Sarah Millholland first became interested in math and
Sarah Millholland expects to keep searching for life out- science at Verona Area High School.
side the solar system for the next three years, but after that While she did not know at the time it would lead to
she hopes to become a professor in astronomy and inspire looking for other planets with life at Yale University, her
students to find their interest the way she did. senior year Advanced Placement calculus class with Jim
She knows it wont be easy. Guy was extremely inspiring, she said.
Theres more people in grad school than there are pro- He was showing us that math is not just a bunch of
fessor jobs, so its a competitive field for sure, she said. equations but its really a tool to understanding how the
And much of that competition is among men. physical world works, she said of Guy.
The female ratio is quite small, especially in theory, She advised other high school students to look at it in
Millholland said. the same way.
That can create stressful moments. Dont get dragged down by math and science think-
Sometimes, when someone asked me what I do, I ing of it as something you do for a class, but thinking
would tell them I do physics, they would be like, Oh real- of it as the broader things you can do with that knowl-
ly, thats surprising, Millholland recalled. Getting those edge, she said.
kinds of reactions is never pleasant. Her time running for the cross country and track
But she has had supportive mentors throughout her teams for three years at VAHS were also very forma-
time in school, which was really helpful, and has seen tive, she said.
leaders in the field dedicate time to solving that gap, like

Developing the discipline of those sports was real-

at a recent conference where they discussed the reasons ly helpful for me, Millholland said. Running is chal-
behind it and why it needs to be fixed. lenging. The fact that I had that going on in high school
Even though it is still male-dominated, theres definite- helped formulate my studious habits as well.
ly open dialogue to try and remedy this over the years,
she said.
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Verona History
50 years ago pick to sign, but the only
guaranteed amount was his
Expansion of the pool $27,900 signing bonus. He
and treatment with copper would go on to have one spec-
sulphate led to increased tacular, 80-yard touchdown
attendance at Firemans Park catch in 2008 but mostly
beach, the manager of the played on special teams in a
swimming pool and reported two-year career.
to the Park Board. A 3:30a.m. call from a
At seasons end, attendance local resident helped foil an
was more than 30 percent attempted burglary at the
higher than the previous Verona Wine Cellar on North
years record mark of Edge Trail. Two 18-year-olds
10,000, with it accommodat- were arrested at the scene
ing about 160 people a day after attempting to flee from
for a total of 13,293. police, who approached from
The Verona Area school both sides, cornering one and
district approved a $1.1 catching the other minutes
million budget, 25 percent later when he approached the
higher than the year before. getaway car.
Its levy grew from $569,000 Police arrested two teens
to $789,000, and the mill ages 15 and 19 for a series
rate shot up by $3 to more of burglaries at two locations.
than $21, most of which was Three of the burglaries were at
earmarked for the building the Firemans Park conces-
of the new Verona High sions and the other two were
School. at Avanti Italian Restaurant.
The Village Board set the Other recent burglaries and
asking price of land at the vandalism, including at
industrial park at $5,000 Stampfl Park and Landgraf
per acre, which it was Construction, remained
estimated would come to unsolved.
about $10,000 per acre fully Zach Coons, a 14-year-old
developed. motocross rider, qualified for
a national competition in Ten-
nessee after scoring in the top
40 years ago six in a regional competition
Verona held its sixth annual in Iowa weeks before to earn
Hometown Days festival an alternate spot.
over the Fourth of July Local construction company
weekend in a new location. Fischl won the contract for
Now in the park next to the File photo the new Verona City Center
fire station, it drew almost Veronas Jack Vaughan, the district administrator for the fledgling Fitch-Rona Emergency Medical Services Commission, is with a bid of $6.3 million,
20,000 spectators. working to establish a volunteer ambulance service. Vaughan, who will work part time, is in charge of EMT training, schedul- beating out a Stevens point
The event later moved to ing, supply and vehicle maintenance, as well as supervising day-to-day work of the district. company by $1,280. The total
Harriet Park, then eventual- cost, including architect fees,
ly settled permanently in a 30 years ago traffic lights but suggested as the mid-1800s. discount to Verona Commu- furnishings and contingencies
location of its own a spot that painting the islands could Savanna Oaks fifth-grade nity Betterment for the raffle. would be $7.5 million.
known as Festival Park, The Plan Commission gave make a difference in the teacher Lori Corey, 37, was Construction on South Main The SuperTarget opened just
which is behind Verona City preliminary approval for traffic patterns. killed in a car accident near Street began causing delays a few blocks outside Verona,
Center. Hardees to build a restaurant A traffic light was installed in her home in the Mount Horeb on the road that lasted until in Fitchburgs Orchard Pointe
Village administrator Wil- at the corner of Main and July 2017. area. September. shopping center.
liam Wachtendonk warned Verona. John Kuehl and Michael The school district reluc- Kenny Schillo and C.J. Mill-
the board to prepare for ex- The business wouldnt last Dix purchased the former tantly eliminated the James- er participated in the statewide
plosive growth in the next long, however, with the U.S. Standard Oil station on West town location for its next 10 years ago All-Star charity football game
five years, telling trustees 18-151 bypass changing driv- Verona Avenue, eventually school because of neighbor- at UW-Oshkosh.
Former VAHS star wide
to be ready to add to city er habits, and by 2005, the converting the property into hood opposition and con- Virginia and Jim Schumann
building had been torn down the Michaels Frozen Custard cerns about City of Madison receiver Derek Stanley signed
services and facilities. a three-year, $1.1 million celebrated their 50th anniver-
Were probably going to see and replaced by Park Bank. shop there today. approval. The district would deal with the NFLs St. Louis sary
a need for expansion in the Residents in the neigh- instead build Stoner Prairie Rams.
fire department, the village borhood of South Main and elementary and upgrade Compiled by Jim Ferolie
He became the teams first
hall, the police station, the Paoli streets called for the 20 years ago Savanna Oaks to a middle
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Reports are taken from the log J uly 1 ing on the freeway. He refused a July 11 If you have news youd like
book at the Verona Police Depart- 10:53 a .m.: A woman on the breath test and was booked in jail 1:54 p .m.: A man on the 400 to share with readers of The
ment. 100 block of Main Street called po- on a 12-hour hold. block of Todd Street reported that Verona Press, there are many
lice to request they perform a wel- 11:06 p.m.: A woman observed an unknown person entered his ways to contact us.
J une 19 fare check on her uncle because two juvenile girls exiting out of home around 5 a.m. that morning For general questions or
2:31 a.m.: Houses on the 1100 she had not heard from him. Po- the open garage door when she and stole his 55 inch television. inquiries, call our office at
block of Willow Run, the 300 and lice informed the woman that he stopped by her parents home on 9:34 p.m.: A 28-year-old Madi- 845-9559 or email verona-
500 blocks of E Whispering Pines no longer lived at the address she the 1200 block of Gateway Pass son man was arrested for battery press@wcinet.com.
Way, the 1300 block of Hidden was looking for him at and that the while they were out of town. The and damage to property after he Our website accepts story
Valley Road and the 1400 block of polices last contact with her uncle woman found a plastic bag contain- punched another patron at Treads ideas, community items, pho-
Ashburn Way were the victims of occurred in May when they provid- ing tobacco and marijuana inside Bar multiple times before push- tos and letters to the editor, at
burglaries or trespassing. Vehicles ed him with information regarding her parents home directly after- ing over and damaging the mans ConnectVerona.com. Births,
inside and outside of garages had homeless shelters in Madison. wards. It was determined that the motorcycle. The man turned over engagements and anniver-
been rummaged through and items 10:39 p .m.: A woman at the womans younger sister had given a small amount of marijuana and saries can also be sent to the
taken included purses, wallets and corner of Verona Avenue and Main the girls permission to hang out a pipe before his arrest. He was website.
cash. Street reported a male with a bag at her home while they were away, booked into Dane County Jail. Several types of items have
over his head attempting to get her and provided them with information specific emails where they
June 22 to stop her vehicle as he held a sign on where spare keys were hidden July 12 can be sent directly.
8:49 a.m.: A man was arrested that said Support Verona Volley- and what the garage door opener 10:33 a.m.: A man flagged down Advertising inquiries
and booked into the Dane County ball. combination was. police on the corner of North Edge
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disorderly conduct after an inci- July 2 July 6 inform police that he saw four to
dent last night with a woman on 11:24 a.m.: Police received a re- 3:08 a.m.: Police noticed a ju- five teenage boys with a can of Business
the 1000 block of Acker Lane. The port of potential human remains be- venile boy walking down the 1100 Rust-oleum earlier in the morning. announcements
woman told police that the man had ing found in a garbage bag near the block of Pinehurst Drive with bro- He told police that he was afraid
strangled her, placed packing tape John P. Livesey cul-de-sac. It was ken egg on his pants. The boy ad- that the boys were going to huff ungbusiness@wcinet.com
over her mouth and had thrown a determined the remains were from mitted to egging a home belonging the contents of the spray can, so
used diaper at her. a raccoon or other small animal. to a teacher at the high school with he confronted them and confiscat- College notes/
10:16 p.m.: Police found a group friends. Officers found the vandal- ed the can. The can was not turned graduations
of five people having a fire near the July 4 ized home, which turned out to not over to police, and the description
boat landing at Firemans Park. The 11:53 p .m.: A 31-year-old in- belong to the teacher the boys were of the boys was vague to where ungcollege@wcinet.com
suspects ran upon police arrival, toxicated Madison man who was targeting. they could not be located. Community news
but one person was caught and re- insistent on driving himself home 4:17 p.m.: Management at Miller
ceived citations for having a fire in was arrested for resisting an offi- July 10 and Sons grocery store requested communityreporter@
the park and violating park hours. A cer outside of the Drafthouse. His 4:04 p.m.: A woman on the 800 extra patrol from the police depart-
backpack that was left abandoned friends at the restaurant asked him block of North Edge Trail report- ment on Saturday and Sunday eve-
by the fire had marijuana inside of not to drive home, but tried to go to ed someone driving through the nings after they have consistently Upcoming events
it. his vehicle as police left. Police then area every day with a loud Dukes found empty alcohol bottles near
stayed until the man got into a cab, of Hazard horn that continuously the picnic table on Monday morn- ungcalendar@wcinet.com
June 27 but once friends were out of sight, wakes up her newborn baby. Police ings.
7:07 p .m.: A 34-year-old Bel- he then got out of the cab and tried made contact with the man who has 4:28 p .m.: An employee for a Website questions
leville man called for police assis- to run for his vehicle again. He was the horn, and while he admitted to restaurant on the 100 block of ungweb@wcinet.com
tance from the Farm and Fleet Park- eventually detained and was booked using it, he was not happy that po- Cross Country Road reported that
ing lot after his gas tank fell off his into jail. lice warned him for the use of the eight teenagers set off a firework Any other news tips or
vehicle while driving on Hwy PB. horn. inside the establishment last week-
Half of the tanks carrying capac- July 5 8:30 p.m.: A man reported that end. questions
ity of gas was spilled out onto the 5:35 a.m.: A man was arrested five pistols had been stolen from his ungeditor@wcinet.com
parking lot, which the Verona Fire for his first OWI offense after he residence on the 600 block of Ethan Kimberly Wethal
Department cleaned up. was stopped on Hwy 18 for speed- Terrace during the last month.

NOTICE storm. On roll call: Alder McGilvrayLinder, Al- NOTICE OF PENDING and a public informational hearing, if re- mail. If you are submitting general com-
The City of Verona Plan Commission 8. Engineers Report der ReekieDiaz, Alder StinerLinder, quested. The Department will determine ments on the proposal, they must be
* New traffic lights have been in- Alder TouchettLinder, Alder Diaz APPLICATION FOR whether the proposal complies with ss. emailed or postmarked within 30 days
will hold Public Hearings on September
5, 2017 at City Hall, 111 Lincoln Street, at stalled in the construction area on S. Diaz, Alder DoyleDiaz, Alder Gaskell PROPOSED DREDGING 1.11 and 30.20(2), Stats., and ch. NR 150, after the date this notice is published on
6:30 PM for the following planning and Main St. Diaz, Alder LinderLinder. 4 votes for The City of Verona, 410 Investment Wis. Adm. Code, and ensure that the re- the Departments website. If you are re-
zoning matters: * Parking lot reconstruction plans Linder, 4 votes for Diaz. Motion failed. Court, Verona, WI 53593 has applied to quired mitigation meets the standards in questing a public informational hearing,
1) General Development Plan (GDP) will be available in August for a late Au- 11. New Business the Department of Natural Resources for s. 281.36(3r), Stats. if the project impacts the request must be emailed or post-
for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) gust bid. A. Discussion and Possible Action a permit to remove materials from the wetlands. marked within 20 days after the date this
to be located at 102/104 Lincoln Street 9. Committee Reports Re: Approval of Operator Licenses. Mo- bed of a tributary to Badger Mill Creek. The Department has made a tenta- notice is published on the Departments
that would allow for the construction 114 A. Finance Committee tion by McGilvray, seconded by Touchett, The project is located in the SE1/4 of the tive determination that it will issue the website. A request for hearing must in-
multi-family units in 3-buildings. (1) Discussion and Possible to approve the operator licenses as pre- SE1/4 of Section 15, Township 6 North, permit with conditions for the proposed clude the docket number or applicant
2) Precise Implementation Plan (PIP) Action Re: Payment of Bills. Motion by sented. Motion carried 8-0. Range 8 East, City of Verona, Dane Coun- activity. name and specify the issues that the par-
for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) Linder, seconded by Doyle, to pay the 12. Announcements ty. If you would like to know more about ty desires to be addressed at the informa-
located at 720-730 Schubert Street and bills in the amount of $1,178,197.01. Mo- * Alder Stiner thanked Recreation The proposed Lincoln Street Lower this project or would like to see the appli- tional hearing.
specifically located on lots 33 through 36 tion carried 8-0. Assistant Ali Tackett for her years of ser- Channel Maintenance and Rehabilitation cation and plans, please visit the Depart- If no hearing is requested, the De-
of the Hometown Grove Subdivision. The (2) Discussion and Possible vice in the Recreation Department and Phase II project will dredge approximate- ments permit tracking website at https:// partment may issue its decision without a
proposed PIP would allow for the con- Action Re: Acceptance of City 2016 Fi- congratulated her on being accepted to ly 4,200 cubic yards of sediment and permits.dnr.wi.gov/water/SitePages/Per- hearing. If a public informational hearing
struction of a four-unit townhouse. nancial Statements. Motion by Linder, UW-LaCrosse for graduate school. remove an obsolete drop structure from mit%20Search.aspx and search for WP- is held, comments must be postmarked
3) Precise Implementation Plan (PIP) seconded by Doyle, to accept the 2016 13. Adjournment: Motion by Reekie, the existing channel. The proposed sec- IP-SC-2017-13-X06-05T10-07-59. no later than 10 days following the date
for a Planned Unit Development (PUD), Financial Statements. Motion carried 8-0. seconded by Touchett, to adjourn at 7:26 tion of the channel to be dredged is south Reasonable accommodation, in- on which the hearing is completed.
known as Sugar Creek Commons, lo- 10. Old Business p.m. Motion carried 8-0. of Verona City Hall on property within the cluding the provision of informational The final decision may be appealed
cated at 501 West Verona Avenue, 503 A. Discussion and Possible Action Published: August 17, 2017 City of Verona owned by the City and material in an alternative format, will be as indicated in the decision document.
West Verona Avenue, 507 West Verona Re: Selection of a City Council Represen- WNAXLP Dane County. The project purpose is provided for qualified individuals with Docket Number
Avenue, 513 West Verona Avenue, 100 tative to the Plan Commission. Alderper- to maintain the existing flow line of the disabilities upon request. IP-SC-2017-13-01880 & 01881
Legion Street, and 501-522 Topp Avenue son Touchett nominated Jack Linder as *** channel, address channel incising by Any person may submit comments Published August 17, 2017
that would allow for the construction of the City Council Representative to the grading more gradual side slopes and re- and/or request a public informational WNAXLP
243-apartment units, and 23,495 square Plan Commission. Alderperson Doyle move the non-functioning drop structure. hearing by emailing
feet of commercial space. nominated Luke Diaz as the City Council The Department will review the wendy.peich@wisconsin.gov or ***
4) General Development Plan (GDP) Representative to the Plan Commission. proposal provided by the applicant and writing to Wendy Peich, 3911 Fish Hatch-
for a Planned Unit Development (PUD), any information from public comments ery Road, Fitchburg, WI 53711 by U.S.
known as Festival Foods, to be located at
660 Hometown Circle that would allow for NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND JOINT REVIEW BOARD
the construction of a 67,867 square foot
Interested persons may comment TAX INCREMENTAL DISTRICT NO. 9 IN THE

on these planning and zoning matters CITY OF VERONA, WISCONSIN
during the public hearings at the Septem- Notice is Hereby Given that the City of Verona will hold an organizational Joint
ber 5th Plan Commission meeting. The Review Board meeting on September 5, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Verona City Hall, lo-
Plan Commission will make recommen- cated at 111 Lincoln Street. The purpose of this meeting is to organize a Joint Review
dations for these matters, which will then Board for purposes of considering the proposed creation of, and proposed project

be reviewed by the Common Council for plan for, Tax Incremental District No. 9 (the District).
final decisions on Monday, September Notice is Hereby Given that the Plan Commission of the City of Verona will hold
11th. a public hearing on September 5, 2017 at 6:30p.m.at the Verona City Hall, located at
Contact Adam Sayre, Director of 111 Lincoln Street, for the purpose of providing the community a reasonable oppor-
Planning and Development, at 608-848- tunity to comment upon the proposed creation of the Project Plan for the District.

Labor Day Week

9941 for more information on these items The proposed boundaries of the District would be within an area generally de-
or to receive copies of the submittals. tailed on the map below.
Ellen Clark,
City Clerk
Published: August 17 and 24, 2017

September 6 Great Dane Shopping News
JULY 24, 2017
Display ad deadline: Wednesday, August 30 at 3 pm.
1. Mayor Hochkammer called the
Classified ad deadline: Thursday, August 31 at Noon.
meeting to order at 7:04 p.m.
2. Pledge of Allegiance

September 7 Oregon Observer, Stoughton Courier Hub

3. Roll Call: Alderpersons Diaz,
Doyle, Gaskell, Linder, McGilvray, Reekie,
Stiner, and Touchett present. Also pres-
ent: City Administrator Mikorski, DPW
Jacobson, City Engineer Montpas and
Deputy Clerk Licht.
and Verona Press
4. Public Comment:
None Display & Classified ad deadlines:
Friday, September 1 at Noon.
5. Approval of Minutes from the July
10, 2017 Common Council Meeting:
Motion by Linder, seconded by
McGilvray, to approve the July 10, 2017
Common Council minutes. Motion car- Proposed projects costs include various public improvements and cash grants
ried 8-0. to owners or lessee or developers of land located within the district (development
In observance of the holiday,

6. Mayors Business: incentives) and professional and organizational services, administrative costs, and

A. Mayor Hochkammer appointed finance costs. The proposed costs include projects within the proposed boundary

our offices will be closed


Clark Solowicz to the Zoning Board of and within a mile radius of the proposed boundary of the District.


All interested parties will be given a reasonable opportunity to express their

Monday, September 4, 2017.

Motion by McGilvray, seconded by views on the proposed creation of the District, the proposed boundaries of the Dis-
Touchett, to approve the mayors ap- trict, and the proposed Project Plan. A copy of the Project Plan, including a de-
pointment of Clark Solowicz. Motion car- scription of the proposed boundaries, will be available for viewing in the offices of
ried 8-0. the City Clerk at the Verona City Hall, located at 111 Lincoln Street, during normal
* Mayor Hochkammer thanked City business hours and will be provided upon request.
Staff for their work during the storm Such hearing shall be public and citizens and interested parties shall then be
clean up. heard. This hearing may be adjourned from time to time.
7. Administrators Report By Order of the City of Verona, Wisconsin
* Mr. Mikorski also thanked the City Published: August 17 and 24, 2017
Staff for their work during and after the WNAXLP
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Q. I recently had an MRI that shows I have a bulging disc. Q. Outdoor Activities, are you safe?
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disc at some point in their life and never even know it. An MRI about training and safety measures including maintenance of equipment. The owner and operator of these activities has
Jill Unwin, Lee Unwin, will not show strained muscles or pulled ligaments, which are responsibilities to ensure the safety of their attractions. The organization that organizes sports or camp activities has a
more often the source of pain. Many times patients receive an responsibility to supervise, to implement safety measures and to adhere to the accreditation standards for camps. Look
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MRI during a time of pain, the MRI may show a multitude of
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A. Tooth whitening has remained quite popular in the United States. An estimated 10 million Americans to get my child up early again. How can I make it
will spend staggering 1.7 billion dollars on tooth whitening pastes, products and services this year alone. easier?
Although teeth can stain or discolor for a variety of reasons, the yellowing that many of us dislike occurs
from exposure to a variety of foods and drinks and from age. Tooth enamel is hard and durable but it is also A. The simple answer is to start gradually moving up bedtime
porous, making it susceptible to stains. Surface stains can often be polished off by a dentist and sometimes
by whitening toothpastes. Pastes utilize a more aggressive abrasive to serve their function. They do not
and begin waking your child up a little earlier throughout the
actively whiten. Below surface discoloration can often be treated with topical whitening gels through the weeks leading up to school resuming. Summer nights stay
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ening gels are carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide based chemicals that get into the enamel layer and produce a chemical reaction convince children its time to go to bed. Try to keep the routine as uniform as possible,
or oxidation that breaks down the staining compounds. When used properly, they are safe and effective. Whitening can cause some tooth even on weekends and your child will struggle less when the morning alarm goes off in
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Elders with dementia who are still living at home may require extra assistance So, consider putting a certain amount per month into a college savings vehicle, such as a
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Q. How is the condo market? Q. How efficient is my air conditioner, and should I consider
replacing it?
Condos took a huge hit from 2008-2012. At that point, there were many
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inventory as the market turned down. However, today is a completely different how well it has been maintained. Air conditioners that are 15 years old or
story. While theres been a rebound in the construction of apartments and houses, more probably fall into the 6-8 SEER rating range. A new 13-16 SEER
not as many builders or developers are currently building condos. This means air conditioner could give you savings in the 35-60% range over your
that the inventory of available condos is now extremely low. In the Madison area existing unit. Even air conditioners installed as little as 5 years ago could
Keith & Kinsey Schulz condo inventory is at 1.8 months, which indicates a strong market for selling. The Dave Kaltenberg cost 20-35% more to operate than todays models. Any repairs needed
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