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District: Principal put on leave after drunken driving arrests

Oregon High School principal arrested 3 times in December, letter says

Oregon High School's principal has been put on administrative leave after being arrested three times in December on suspicion of drunken driving, according to a letter sent by Superintendent Brian Busler to parents Monday.

Former Oregon police chief charged with tax fraud

Pettit was being investigated in August by village board for misconduct

A former Oregon police chief was charged Tuesday with two counts of filing a false or fraudulent tax return, according to a release from the Department of Justice.

Area Christmas farms donate trees for troops

The holidays can be bittersweet for many military families as they celebrate away from home - but a group of area Christmas tree farms is helping to make their military bases feel more festive this year.

4 arrested in monthslong investigation following heroin death

More than 50 guns, heroin, prescription drugs seized in drug searches, sheriff says

Two men are charged with reckless homicide and two others were arrested following a monthslong drug investigation after the overdose death of a town of Dunkirk man, officials said.

Early voting begins statewide

Voters have until Oct. 31 to vote early in person

Voters headed to clerk's offices to vote Monday, just two weeks before Election Day.

Cryptosporidium prompts pool closing

Person falls ill

A case of cryptosporidium prompted the closing of a pool in Oregon late last week, according the Public Health Madison and Dane County.

Meeting scheduled to discuss Highway 14 improvements

WisDOT will present proposed alternatives between highways 138, 92

A public meeting will be held to discuss updated design plans and gather input on possible improvements for Highway 14 between highways 138 and 92 in Dane County, according to a release.

Former Oregon police chief under investigation

Chief allegedly used village resources while working off-duty

The former village of Oregon police chief is being investigated by the Wisconsin Department of Justice over allegations that may rise to the level of misconduct in public office, according to a statement.

Sub shop robbed; Oregon man arrested

Man fled with cash, police say

An Oregon man was arrested after a Madison sandwich shop was robbed Sunday night, according to a release from Madison police.

2 motorcycles going over 100 mph crash following pursuit

State Patrol: Motorcyclists failed to yield to trooper

The Wisconsin State Patrol says charges are pending against two motorcyclists who failed to yield to a state trooper after he caught them going more than 100 mph on a county road near Belleville Thursday night.

4 area districts receive STEM education grants

DPI awards Cambridge, Columbus, Oregon, Verona districts grant to enhance programs

Four area school districts will receive one-time grant funding to help enhance science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs, according to a Department of Public Instruction release.

Severe weather threatens summer crops

Downpours, possibility of hail has strawberry farmers preparing for the worst

Any farmer knows the business is a risky one, one that relies on Mother Nature doubling as a sort of Lady Luck.