As Gov. Evers’ early October order to keep bars and restaurants indoor capacity limited bounces through the courts, a few Spring Green businesses reflect on how the constantly changing COVID-19 mandates and restrictions have affected them.
Sauk County officials say hospitals in the county are at risk of being overrun with COVID-19 patients if cases continue to rise at the current rate.
The building of a 250 foot cell tower off of Highway 14 was approved unanimously at a joint meeting of the Village of Spring Green Plan Commission and Joint Extraterritorial Zoning Committee (JEZC) at its Oct. 21 meeting.
Clerks in villages and townships around the area have said they are seeing a high number of absentee ballots requested, but are prepared for in-person voting for the Nov. 3 election. Clerks throughout the area have reported having plenty of poll workers to take on in-person voting on election day, many with enough for alternates.
Madison, Wis. – Last week, the The Plain Village board approved contracts for development of a housing subdivision and project on Nachreiner Avenue at its Oct. 14 board meeting.
Madison, Wis. – Last week, the Wisconsin Water Alliance (WWA) presented its first ever Outstanding Water Legislator of the Year Award to five state lawmakers, including Representative Todd Novak (R-Dodgeville). However, Novak’s Democratic opponent questioned the motive behind the award and the organization granting it.
With a gubernatorial proclamation declaring October 18 as “Wisconsin Hemp Day”, the Wisconsin Hemp Alliance recognized six legislators for, “their outstanding leadership in promoting hemp and their unwavering commitment to fighting for our state’s hemp farmers.”