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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 governor Doyle to teach at UW next spring

Jim Doyle will teach class on politics of state policy issues

Former Gov. Jim Doyle will teach a class next spring at the University of Wisconsin's Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, the school announced last week.

School District of Milton employee arrested at school

Arrest was for domestic incident that didn't happen at school, officials say

An employee of the Milton School District was arrested at an intermediate school Thursday morning, according to a release from the district.

Dodgeville voters say no to $48 million referendum

District officials hope new ideas will come from community

Several big referendums were on ballots across the state Tuesday, and while Oregon and Waunakee residents approved theirs, Dodgeville voters rejected theirs.

2 students suspected in Mount Horeb Adderall case

Several students admitted to taking Adderall, police said

Two students are facing potential charges after an investigation into the use of Adderall at Mount Horeb High School, according to a release from Mount Horeb police.

3 area schools have school-based mental health teams

Districts, Dane County collaborate on program focused on younger students

New teams of mental health professionals are helping students and families in a creative program based in area schools, according to a release.

Walker opens slight lead in new poll

Poll focuses on likely voters rather than registered voters

Gov. Scott Walker has pulled ahead slightly in the race for governor, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

Pheasants killed in vandalism replaced by DNR

100 birds died when vandals hit school sheds

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has donated 110 young pheasants to the Richland Center High School after vandalism lead to the death of pheasant chicks, according to a release.

Threat prompts school to hold students in classrooms

16-year-old in custody after allegedly making threats Wednesday

A 16-year-old Wisconsin Dells student is being held by police after they received information about threats made toward another student Wednesday, according to a release.

Elementary schools receive first MMSD Innovation Grants

Grants will fund project to support School Improvement Plans

Two Madison elementary schools will receive grants to plan and implement an innovative school-based project to support their School Improvement Plan, according to a release.