Sunday, August 17, 2014
Verona Area High School junior Ben Rortvedt had a few days off after a baseball tournament in Joplin, Mo., a few weeks ago and decided to go visit some colleges. After canceling a visit with Oklahoma State after he heard a player from his class was already offered a spot, Rortvedt decided to go to... + continue reading
Sunday, August 17, 2014
When Diana Trowbridge was hired at Verona High School in 1984, the district and school were just beginning the switch to computerized systems. And the school’s other secretary did not want to “have anything to do with” them, Trowbridge recalled while sitting in her office Monday... + continue reading
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The Verona Police Department held its 31st annual National Night Out community event on Aug. 5, at Hometown Festival Park. The evening included games, music, food and appearances by local law enforcement agencies. + continue reading
Sunday, August 10, 2014
In brown overalls, work boots and gloves, Bill Keen carefully steps over a patch of purple loosestrife plants into the bank of the Sugar River. He carries a shovel and a wilting, weak plant. Sea Grant Institute videographer John Karl, on hand to chronicle the Upper Sugar River Watershed... + continue reading
Friday, August 8, 2014
The fifth annual Verona Fest at the Eagles Nest Ice Arena had some rough weather on Friday, but Saturday was a beautiful day, and lots of people came out to enjoy the activities both indoors and outdoors. The event was hosted by Ice Inc., a volunteer group for arena operations, Verona Ice Hockey,... + continue reading
08/19/2014
The city is making plans to get a new tenant for the old library building. With Sugar River United Methodist Church preparing to expand into the current Wildcat Lanes facility on West Verona Avenue... + continue reading

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08/19/2014
The city is making plans to get a new tenant for the old library building. With Sugar River United Methodist Church preparing to expand into the current Wildcat Lanes facility on West Verona Avenue... + continue reading

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08/17/2014
Verona Area High School junior Ben Rortvedt had a few days off after a baseball tournament in Joplin, Mo., a few weeks ago and decided to go visit some colleges. After canceling a visit with... + continue reading
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The Verona Area School District’s first charter high school was one of 51 statewide charter schools to receive a grant from the state Department of Instruction. The $150,000 grant, part of... + continue reading

Community

Eric Anderson, director of bands and music department chair at Verona Area High School, will conduct the orchestra for Four Seasons Theatre’s production of “Kiss Me, Kate.” The... + continue reading

Business

Allison Plumer knows about child care, both from a professional side and from a “mom’s point of view,” so when she saw a need in the area for a new kind of daycare, she jumped right... + continue reading

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