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Monona Grove School District seeks new elementary school as part of $57 million referendum

The district is also asking voters for $930000 annually to operate the proposed $33.5 million elementary school in Cottage Grove.

Student raises funds to battle blood cancers | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Samantha Probelsky has a full plate. A junior at Monona Grove High School, she maintains a high GPA, is involved in athletics and holds down a part-time job.

On the Ballot: Monona Grove School District referenda  WMTV

November 6 is a big day for school referenda across southern Wisconsin. Monona Grove has a referendum on the ballots asking for more than $57 million for ...

Monona Grove School Board votes to retain 'To Kill a Mockingbird' in curriculum

Board members voted 6-1 on Wednesday to retain the Harper Lee novel in the ninth-grade English curriculum while allowing teachers to further examine its ...

Video: Monona Grove's Kyle Nett hits the big free throws

Monona Grove's Kyle Nett made two free throws with 0.6 seconds left to lift the Silver Eagles to a 63-61 victory over Stoughton in a Badger South Conference ...

Kyle Nett delivers at crunch time as Monona Grove tops Stoughton in boys basketball

MONONA — An offensive rebound and two free throws might not seem like a highlight-reel moment.

Middleton, Monona Grove among school districts taking part in big year for referendums

Of the 61 school districts that will ask voters on Nov. 6 for more money to build and staff facilities, two of the biggest asks will come from districts in the ...

Photos: Monona Grove vs Stoughton football | High School Football

Monona Grove and Stoughton compete in a Badger South Conference football game at Monona Grove High School in Monona, Wis., Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.

Monona Grove School Board deadlocks on 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' postpones decision

The Monona Grove School Board was at an impasse Wednesday night on whether “To Kill a Mockingbird” should remain in the district's curriculum for the ...

Monona Grove names new coaches for girls volleyball, girls swimming, girls golf

Melissa Hahn takes over the Silver Eagles' volleyball program after coaching at Watertown. Kelly Engbring is named the girls swimming coach and Matt ...

Monona Grove parents' request to remove Harper Lee book denied

A review committee recommended keeping "To Kill a Mockingbird" as required reading at Monona Grove High School, and Superintendent Dan Olson agreed.

Badgers miss out as Monona Grove's McKenna Warnock commits to Iowa for basketball

Warnock averaged 28.5 points and 12.9 rebounds per game last season as a junior for the Silver Eagles.

17-year-old boy shot on bus in Monona  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 16-year-old suspect is at large and one person has been taken to the hospital, Madison police said.

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sauk Prairie routed in season opener at Monona Grove  WiscNews

The Sauk Prairie High School girls basketball team couldn't do anything to slow McKenna Warnock and Monona Grove on Friday night.

Monona Grove basketball standout McKenna Warnock nears college announcement

Stanford, Arizona, Marquette, Iowa and the University of Wisconsin made her final list.

Fair resolution of 'racist' book debate at Monona Grove High School pledged

Monona Grove School Board president Jenifer Smith said the district would fairly resolve the furor over a request to remove "To Kill a Mockingbird" from the ...

Monona Grove's Jordan Bishop, Oregon's John Klus earn top honors on Badger South all-conference football team

Stoughton's Jack Nelson is offensive lineman of the year. Monona Grove's Sam Gronski is defensive lineman of the year.

School safety grants awarded to 16 southern Wisconsin districts, private schools

Almost $4 million in state funds were awarded to 89 school districts and private schools in Wisconsin Thursday, the latest round of school safety grants ...

Prep football preview: Defending Badger South champion Monona Grove reloads for another title chase

Stoughton and Watertown are the preseason favorites to challenge MG in the conference race.

Parents appeal decision that keeps 'To Kill a Mockingbird' in Monona Grove curriculum

The Monona Grove School Board will hear an appeal next month after a complaint seeking to remove Harper Lee's novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” from the school ...

Monona Grove School District ponders construction, remodeling for growing enrollment

An advisory committee tasked with helping the Monona Grove School Board manage growing enrollment will soon start narrowing recommendations for ...

Glacial Drumlin Middle School gets new principal

The Glacial Drumlin Middle School in Cottage Grove will be welcoming a new principal through its doors July 1.

Monona Grove's Jake Schroeckenthaler plans to continue athletic career at Viterbo University

Former Monona Grove athlete Jake Schroeckenthaler, who will be a freshman at Viterbo University, is listed on the V-Hawks' roster for men's golf in 2018-19.

WIAA state track and field meet: Monona Grove's Ali Dorn looks for big things in Division 1 sprints  La Crosse Tribune

MONONA, Wis. — Years from now, Monona Grove High School junior sprinter Ali Dorn will remember all she loves about the moments when it's time to race.

MG wins big at Model UN conference | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

A refugee crisis from any number of nations in the world is requiring national governments to look closely at their policies, while staying true to the international ...

New principal looking forward to school year | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

After being an associate principal for the past four years at Monona Grove High School, Kristen Langer is looking forward for her new principal role at Glacial ...

Room for improvement | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Despite an 84-45 Badger Conference crossover win over visiting Sauk Prairie on Friday, Monona Grove High School girls basketball coach Tyler Kuehl saw a lot ...

Family requests classic novel be removed from Monona Grove curriculum - WISC-TV3

Tujama and Jeannine Kameeta filed a formal petition with Monona Grove School District over concerns they have about Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" ...

Chadesh excited about coming season, despite key senior losses

State championship swimmers such as Ben McDade, Eric Storms, Bronz Geissler and Shane Sackett have graduated from high school, but Monona Grove boys ...

Third place at Fort Atkinson | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Monona Grove High School boys swimming coach Kelly Chadesh knew her team faced a major challenge heading into Saturday's Blackhawk Invite at Fort ...

Be informed when voting on the MGSD referendum

On the Nov. 6 ballot, Monona Grove School District residents will be asked to decide whether the district should receive $57 million to build a grade 3-5 school in ...

Silver Eagles soak Stoughton | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The uniforms were covered in mud but the smiles were plentiful among the Monona Grove High School football team after its 42-7 victory over Stoughton in last ...

One afternoon, two champions | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Her voice was a little bit hoarse from shouting encouragement at her team, and her eyes appeared misty from joy as Monona Grove High School girls ...

'Mockingbird' appeal denied by board | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The Monona Grove School Board voted 6-1 to uphold the recommendation to keep “To Kill A Mockingbird” in the freshman English curriculum at Monona Grove ...

WIAA state boys swimming preview: Madison West, three-time defending champ Monona Grove are favored

A slew of area individuals are expected to make news on Friday and Saturday, including Monona Grove's 11-time champ, Ben McDade.

Andrew McKinney Looking to Bring his Unique Experiences, Skills to Monona Grove School Board

Andrew McKinney has spent a good portion of his career and adult life teaching students, coaching kids, mentoring young people, and fighting for children.

Challenging curriculum policy debated by board | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Last year's debate about the Monona Grove School District's use of “To Kill A Mockingbird” in a freshman English class was contentious to say the least. Now ...

Parents Seek to Remove "To Kill a Mockingbird" from Monona Grove Curriculum, Citing Racial Slurs

The Monona Grove School District is reviewing a parent request to remove the Harper Lee novel To Kill a Mockingbird from the high school English curriculum, ...

Students briefly evactuated due to smoke at Monona Grove High School  WMTV

MONONA, Wis. (WMTV)---The Monona Police Chief says that a fan belt on the roof of Monona Grove High School burned, causing some smoke to fill the school ...

PeeWee football reaches 50th and final season | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Ryan Huemmer's smile is practically contagious as he thumbs his way through scrapbooks filled with yellowed newspaper clippings from his days of playing ...

Four Silver Eagles named to first team | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Two talented and respected seniors on the Monona Grove High School boys soccer team ended their careers with selection to the All-Badger South Conference ...

'The Prince & the Pauper' featured at Family Fun Night

PlayTime Productions' version of “The Prince & the Pauper” will be performed Saturday as part of the Family Fun Night at Monona Grove High School.

Cottage Grove residents want high school considered for village

More than a dozen Cottage Grove residents voiced support for the Monona Grove School Board to consider moving Monona Grove High School to the village ...

Officials ID teen shot, killed at east side gas station - WISC-TV3

The teenager shot at gas station on Madison's east side last week has died, Dane County officials said.

Final plat for West Drumlin approved | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The Cottage Grove Village Board had little discussion before approving the final plat for the West Drumlin subdivision Oct. 15.

Monona Grove high school students craft paper dress with edge for literacy fundraiser

Students from a Monona Grove alternative high school modeled around project-based learning and public *service* are putting their training to the test Saturday in ...

Former high school band keeps on playing | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

It's 45 years and counting for a garage band that made its debut at the 1973 Monona Grove High School talent show.

Charging racism, Cottage Grove parents want Harper Lee book barred from classroom

To Cottage Grove parents Tujama and Jeannine Kameeta, whose son is a freshman at Monona Grove HS, the novel "provides no educational value."

Monona Grove's Ben McDade wraps up his storied prep swimming career with history in sight

The Silver Eagles will seek their fourth consecutive WIAA Division 2 state title, while McDade hopes to add to his total of 11 titles.

Students from Beaver Dam participated in Badger Conference Honor Band  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

Six students from Beaver Dam High School were chosen to participate in the Badger Conference Honor Band earlier this week.

Teen charged with felony in connection with Dane County girl's apparent accidental shooting death  WKOW

A Chicago teenager appeared in Dane County court Monday to face the felony charge of intentionally giving a dangerous weapon to a minor, in connection to ...

Boys eighth, girls 10th at Midwest Invite | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The best high school cross-country runners gathered Saturday for the Midwest Invitational at the Blackhawk Golf Course in Janesville, and the Monona Grove ...

Monona Grove junior McKenna Warnock becomes Silver Eagles' all-time scoring leader for girls basketball

Warnock surpasses 1400 points in her third season in the Monona Grove program.

Team on the upswing | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The Monona Grove High School gymnastics team did not come away with a victory in Saturday's dual meet at Madison Memorial.

49 apply for city administrator job | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

More than four dozen people applied for the vacant job of city administrator in Monona, said Leah Kimmel, director of administrative services.

Women's a cappella group to perform Monday | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Jordan Gerlach performed with the Monona Grove High School Silver Connection show choir for four years. The following year, at UW-Madison, she was one of ...

PREP BOYS SOCCER: Baraboo runs into tough Monona Grove team  WiscNews

MONONA — The Baraboo boys soccer team knew it was in for a challenge on Saturday.

2019-20 school calendar adopted | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The Monona Grove School District e 2019-20 calendar is set, with students first reporting for classes Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Swimming at the center of the McDade family's busy, successful lives

With his family looking on (and helping out), Ben McDade will swim in his final Madison All-City Swim Meet this weekend.

Fabu: Get 'Mockingbird' out of the classroom in Wisconsin

Don't ban "To Kill a Mockingbird," but take it out of Monona Grove's English curriculum.

Touring children theater performs 'The Reluctant Dragon' | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

PlayTime Productions' “The Reluctant Dragon” will be performed at several venues across Dane County, including shows in Monona and McFarland in the ...

From Monona Grove to the prince's palace, 'Cinderella' shows off a new star in Tatyana Lubov

Lubov, a 2011 graduate of Monona Grove High School, stars in the national tour of "Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella" in Madison through Sunday.

GDS principal announces retirement | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

After 20 years in the Monona Grove School District, Renee Tennant, principal at Glacial Drumlin School, will retire at the end of this year. She has served as ...

Former lifeguard pleads guilty to taking videos of underage girls

A Cottage Grove man pleaded guilty Monday to secretly video recording four underaged females in the lifeguard locker room at the Monona Grove High School ...

Mayor mulling finalist choices for city administrator | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Final interviews are completed, reference checks are underway and a few more conversations will take place in the coming days before Mayor Mary O'Connor ...

Prep girls basketball: Tyler Kuehl takes over as Monona Grove's new head coach

Tyler Kuehl knows a good situation when he sees one.

Nelson, MG triumph at Mount Horeb | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The Badger Challenge for high school boys and girls cross-country at Mount Horeb on Sept. 11 used a different system where juniors and seniors, and ...

Gadow named new city administrator | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Bryan Gadow will be the next city administrator in Monona, following a successful background check that is expected to take another week or so.

Burn Boot Camp enjoying early success | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Burn Boot Camp, a fitness center catering to busy women, is up and running at the former Ben Franklin store in the Lake Edge Shopping Center on Monona ...

Monona Grove schools ban racist gang symbols  Wisconsin State Journal

MONONA - With racial tension continuing in the Monona Grove School District, middle and high school officials are cracking down on students displaying ...

Woman charged with providing gun that 'went off,' killing teen outside convenience store

A Middleton woman was charged Friday with giving a gun to a 15-year-old girl who died after apparently shooting herself outside a Far East Side convenience ...

Teenager injured when gun goes off on city bus near La Follette High School, Madison police say

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg Wednesday afternoon when a firearm went off on a Metro Transit bus, prompting three nearby schools to go into lockdown, ...

Trick-or-treat times, other Halloween activities announced

Children in Cottage Grove will be out trick-or-treating from 4:30-7 p.m. Wednesday. McFarland and Monona do not have set trick-or-treat hours, although it is ...

Hard up  Isthmus

On April 5, Monona Grove School District will ask voters to accept a tax hike so the schools can have an extra $13 million over the next five years to pay for ...

Turnbull, William "Bruce"

PORTAGE—William “Bruce” Turnbull passed peacefully at home on Dec. 1, 2018, with his wife, Rhonda, by his side. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., the eldest ...

Prep sports: Monona Grove athletics icon John Klement dies at 87

After being named Monona Grove's athletic director before the school opened in 1955, John Klement grew the department unlike anyone else could have.

'She left an impression wherever she went': Mom remembers 15-year-old killed after shooting - WISC-TV3

Family and friends are remembering 15-year-old Amariah Kimbrew after she died as a result of a shooting on Madison's east side.

Monona's Eric Storms reigns at home on final day of All-City Swim Meet

MONONA — When Eric Storms was 4 years old, he brought his toy Matchbox cars to the Monona Grove High School pool while he watched his older sister, ...

Updated: Team-by-team 2018 football schedules for each conference in the area and region

2018 prep football schedules for every varsity team in the area and region:

Monona Grove graduate killed in Afghanistan  Wisconsin State Journal

A Monona Grove High School graduate who joined the Air Force has been killed in Afghanistan, according to a statement released Wednesday from his unit's ...

Women's fitness center to replace Ben Franklin | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Galway Companies announced that Burn Boot Camp, a fitness center for women, will be the newest tenant in the Lake Edge Shopping Center. It will replace ...

Best Sports High Schools In Wisconsin And Their National Rank  Brookfield, WI Patch

Best Sports High Schools In Wisconsin - Brookfield, WI - A new list ranks the top high schools for athletes across Wisconsin and how they compare nationally.

Prep football: Monona Grove loses another legendary coach with the passing of Dick Rundle

“Coach” has passed on. Dick Rundle, who lost only 30 football games during a 25-year period of his 34-year coaching career, died early Thursday morning at ...

City Hall losing two employees | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The Monona Finance and Personnel Committee was scheduled to hold a special meeting Wednesday morning to discuss how to fill the soon-to-be-vacant post ...

San Damiano is worse than the 'dark store' loophole

San Damiano case is worse than dark store loophole for businesses. To the editor,. On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 92 percent of Dane country voters sent a clear message ...

Get ready for Mackfest 2018 | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The annual Pat Mackesey Memorial Scholarship Fund fundraiser, MackFest 2018, is scheduled for Saturday, July 14, at the Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove.

Photos: Sun Prairie Memorial Invitational Swim Meet | High School Swimming

Eleven high school teams from Wisconsin and Iowa compete during the 9th annual Boys Swimming Memorial Invitational Meet at Sun Prairie High School.

Shady Grove rezoning decision tabled | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The rezoning of the 36.47 acres that make up the Shady Grove subdivision on Cottage Grove's west end was tabled from the Nov. 14 Cottage Grove Plan ...

Buck & Honey's to open in Monona | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Buck & Honey's Restaurant, located in Sun Prairie, announced Tuesday it will begin construction on its second location in January.

In-house resources to be used for administrator search

Monona city officials aren't wasting any time in beginning their search for a new city administrator.

Jamaican restaurant settles in its new location | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

When customers of David's Jamaican Cuisine learned the restaurant was leaving its location, they thought it was closing.

Excitement over youthful MG girls swimming team | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

While the Monona Grove High School girls swimming team lost its opening season dual meet to Badger South Conference foe Monroe, head coach Amber ...

Photos: Badger Conference Wrestling Tournament | High School Wrestling

The Badger Conference Wrestling Tournament at Monona Grove High School in Monona, Wis., Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017.

Johnson, John Clifford

BYRON CENTER, Mich.—On Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, John Clifford Johnson slipped peacefully into the arms of his loving Savior, Jesus Christ. John, known as ...

Sheriff's department investigates sexting scandal involving local high school students - WISC-TV3

The Dane County Sheriff's Office confirmed to News 3 Monday that it is investigating a sexting case involving Monona Grove High School students. Investigators ...

Memory of Cottage Grove teen lives on  WMTV

While friends and family will never forget what happened, Dane Rogers' memory lives on, benefiting the community.

Soldiers bridge gap between chaos, order | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

It is what it is. You go there, do the best that you can, hope that everybody returns safely and make the most of your opportunity.”

Stoughton's Brady Schipper, Madison La Follette's Tyra Turner named athletes of the year for 2017-18

Schipper was a standout in football, basketball and baseball, while Turner was a four-sport athlete: volleyball, gymnastics, softball and track and field. Schipper ...

Eugene “Gene” Zeman | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Gene Zeman, 83, of Monona, passed away peacefully Dec. 24, 2018, in Phoenix, Arizona, surrounded by his loving family.

Madison-area show choirs enjoy ‘Glee’-fueled moment in spotlight  Wisconsin State Journal

For many of the students in area show choirs, "Glee," a cult hit about the struggles and triumphs of a fictional high school glee club, validates their passion.

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