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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.

Monona Grove School District to get $190K school safety grant

The Monona Grove School District has been awarded a $190806 grant in the second round of funding for enhancing school safety in Wisconsin schools.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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.

Monona Grove basketball standout McKenna Warnock nears college announcement

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

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'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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Mother wants Monona Grove High School to give son athletic letter - WISC-TV3

MONONA, Wis. - A mother is asking the Monona Grove School District to award her son a varsity football letter she says he deserves. Ciara Zimprich said ...

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.

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" ...

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.

'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 ...

Schools placed on lockdown after shooting near La Follette

A shooting near La Follette High School prompted Monona Grove High School, MG 21 and the Monona Grove School District offices to be put on lockdown ...

Prep football: How the races for conference championships in the area and region are breaking down

No team in the 14-conference region has already clinched an outright title, though 12 leagues have teams that have clinched at least a tie.

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.

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."

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Youth Apprenticeship provides real life experience | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Nearly 30 Monona Grove High School juniors and seniors are gaining practical hands-on paid job training while completing related academic classes at ...

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 ...

Wisconsin's musical all stars — with a solid pipeline from Monona Grove — continue to pack the house

The Kids From Wisconsin have been playing the Wisconsin State Fair and touring the state for nearly 50 years.

MG makes Edgewood pay for mistakes | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The Monona Grove High School football team took an easy 36-0 win at Madison Edgewood in a Friday night Badger South Conference showdown. But two key ...

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.

Droster, Wesley R.

POYNETTE / MADISON—Wesley Raymond Droster, age 78, of Poynette, passed away Friday, July 27, 2018, peacefully at home with his loving wife, Pam, at his ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

LIST: Local Memorial Day parades, services  WMTV

Here is a list of Memorial Day parades and services in the area, May 28, 2018.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Dane Handmade  Isthmus

press release: Dane Handmade is a local craft show featuring makers of beautiful things, organized by two crafty moms, Melissa Badini and Jessica Nordskog ...

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 ...

Lowering the boom on Logan | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

La Crosse Logan still hasn't cracked the code on how to beat the Monona Grove High School boys soccer team. For the third straight year, the host Silver Eagles ...

New technology club provides student a chance to experiment

Glacial Drumlin School sixth grader Ethan Warnke loved it when he and his father, Aaron, would dismantle a computer, either for fun or to repair it. Even when he ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'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.

Prep girls basketball: Monona Grove sophomore McKenna Warnock turning heads

As someone who sees McKenna Warnock every day in practice, Tyler Kuehl begs to differ with those who describe her as one of the best sophomore girls ...

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, ...

MGHS students help share extracurricular history | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Members of Monona Grove High School's National Honor Society (NHS) volunteered their time last month to help gather information and load data to the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Warnock selected to all-conference first team | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Senior McKenna Warnock may be playing women's basketball at Iowa next year, but she left her mark on the Monona Grove volleyball program. The 6-foot-1 ...

Prep sports: Madison Edgewood rallies from slow start to beat Monona Grove

After losing the first set, the visiting Madison Edgewood girls volleyball team rallied to take the next three and defeat Monona Grove 24-26, 25-16, 25-20, 25-21 ...

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 ...

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

Tyler Kuehl knows a good situation when he sees one.

John R. Thompson - WISC - WISC-TV3

MADISON-John R. Thompson, of Madison, completed his earthly journey on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. He was born on June 16, 1948, in Madison, to Alma (Rocca) ...

Police arrest 15-year-old in accidental Wednesday bus shooting

Police on Thursday arrested a 15-year-old boy who they say accidentally shot two other teenagers Wednesday afternoon on a Madison Metro bus near La ...

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:

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.

Prep girls basketball: Pairings for inaugural Badger Conference Challenge are determined

The first event for the girls will be Jan. 12 and 13 at Stoughton High School.

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 ...

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 ...

John "Jack" Olson - WISC - WISC-TV3

SUN PRAIRIE - John R. “Jack” Olson, age 76, passed away on September 1, 2018 due to complications of ALS. He was born on May 9, 1942 and raised in ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Man sought in robbery of Associated Bank | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Madison police reported a robbery at Associated Bank, 1574 W. Broadway, at 9:34 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17.

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.

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 ...

Prep boys basketball: Tyler Blang, Monona Grove best Cuba City in season opener

MONONA — Nine days ago, Tyler Blang quarterbacked the Monona Grove football team past Greendale as part of a comeback that figures to go down as one of ...

How to honor a veteran this Memorial Day  WMTV

Memorial Day was created to honor those who lost their lives fighting for American freedoms.

Dark store, school funding and marijuana referendums on November ballots

Voters in 23 counties, cities and villages across the state are poised to vote this month on referendums urging the Legislature to address the dark store loophole.

Nuestro Mundo to receive excellence award | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

The staff at Nuestro Mundo Community School will be rewarded for their work in developing an inclusive and welcoming curriculum for all students. Nuestro ...

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.

Pomp and circumstance: Where and when to catch high school graduations in Dane County

While some area high schools have already held commencement ceremonies, most are planning to recognize graduates over the first two weekends in June.

Editorial: Vote 'yes' for Monona Grove schools

The referendum, which will provide $2.6 million in each of the next five years, will prevent teacher layoffs and provide resources so the district's class sizes can ...

All-Area prep football: Monona Grove's James Conner lives life to the fullest every day

MONONA — James Conner is pondering his future like the rest of his peers in the Monona Grove High School senior class.

Giftos, Anderson, Nelson going to state | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Monona Grove seniors James Giftos and Reed Anderson will be making return trips to Saturday's WIAA Division 1 boys cross-country state title meet in ...

Groundbreaking announced for Monona Riverfront project | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Monona officials announced a groundbreaking ceremony for the Monona Riverfront redevelopment project will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 1.

MG girls golf qualifies for sectionals | Monona / Cottage Grove Herald-Independent

Junior Klaire O'Reilly-Dye's 81 tied for the best 18-hole score and helped the Monona Grove High School girls golf team finish third in the WIAA Division 1 ...

Colin John Robert Donahue - WISC - WISC-TV3

Madison - Colin J. R. Donahue, age 24, passed away unexpectedly becoming another victim of the opioid crisis on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

New social music platform to help new artists

The launch date of Live Undiscovered Music (LÜM), a new social music platform, is looming around the corner, and Madison vocal artist Nick Coleman is ...

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.

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.

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