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Mary G. Femrite - WISC - WISC-TV3

Stoughton- Mary G. Femrite, age 97, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019 at Stoughton Meadows Assisted Living.

Vehicle hits back of Stoughton High School, no students injured

A call came into Stoughton Police around 10:40 a.m. Monday. An ambulance was directed to the rear lot near the school's gym.

Charles Edward Hoff - WISC - WISC-TV3

STOUGHTON - Charles E. Hoff, passed away on March 25, 2019 at Stoughton Hospital.

Stoughton, Craig wrestling programs pay fitting tribute to Richard Mullen  Gazettextra

Janesville Craig head wrestling coach Mark Mullen lost his father, Richard, on Jan. 14. Richard Mullen was a captain on the first-ever Stoughton High wrestling ...

Students with disabilities excluded from Stoughton High School graduation pamphlets  WMTV

Parents were outraged when they noticed their children were excluded from the program pamphlets. Since Sunday, the school has apologized.

GALLERY: Portage football faces Stoughton in season opener  Portage Daily Register

Photos of the Portage football team squaring off with Stoughton in a non-conference season opener on Friday, Aug. 17 at Stoughton High School. The Warriors ...

Stoughton Norwegian Dancers perform LIVE on Wake Up Wisconsin, talk about annual event  WKOW

The internationally known Stoughton High School Norwegian Dancers are gearing up for another "Norse Afternoon of Fun" this weekend.

Stoughton High School principal named a Wisconsin principal of the year

Mike Kruse was named the 2018 Secondary School Principal of the Year by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Defensive miscues pile up on Portage in season-ending loss to Stoughton  Portage Daily Register

STOUGHTON — Small defensive breakdowns can be begin to add up, especially in big games.

GALLERY: Portage boys basketball squares off with Stoughton in regional quarterfinal  WiscNews

Photos of the Portage boys basketball team squaring off with Stoughton in a WIAA Division 2 regional quarterfinal game on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Stoughton High ...

Destination: Stoughton  Isthmus

Dune Gift + Home adds vitality to Stoughton's main street. The store mixes handcrafted items from North American craftspeople with curated vintage items.

PREP FOOTBALL: Early hole proves too deep for Portage in 56-15 season opening loss to Stoughton  Portage Daily Register

STOUGHTON — A slow start made for a long night for the Portage football team on Friday night.

GIRLS HOOPS: Stauffacher hits 1000 point milestone as Beaver Dam blows out No. 9 Stoughton  WiscNews

Another ranked foe, another lopsided victory. Beaver Dam's prep girls basketball team continued its bulldozing ways Saturday night in the Badger Conference ...

CC Strong: How a Stoughton High School Cross-Country Team Tragedy Became a Story of Resilience  Milwaukee Magazine

On this postcard-perfect early September evening, with the sun lingering in the clear blue sky, a black Jeep Cherokee makes its way north on Skyline Drive ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Baraboo can't hold on to first-half momentum in Stoughton  Baraboo News Republic

STOUGHTON — It was a tale of two halves in Stoughton on Thursday night.

Photos: Watertown vs Milton championship volleyball match | High School Volleyball

Watertown and Milton in compete in a championship match in the Badger South Conference girls volleyball tournament at Stoughton High School in Stoughton, ...

Stoughton officials unsure about future of 1892 high school

Years after plans to partially renovate and lease the building fell apart, Stoughton officials are once again trying to determine the future of the school district's ...

Rowe, Edward Wesley "Eddie"

DEFOREST / STOUGHTON—Edward Wesley “Eddie” Rowe, age 66, of DeForest, passed away on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at his home. He was born on Oct. 20, ...

‘Worst Nightmare’: Four Teens Killed In Crash Were Stoughton High Students  CBS Boston / WBZ

EAST BRIDGEWATER (CBS) – Four teenagers killed and one injured in an East Bridgewater crash were students at Stoughton High School. The crash ...

Lila Jean (Nelson) Riley - WISC - WISC-TV3

VERONA- Lila Jean Riley passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018. She was born August 19, 1934 in Stoughton, WI, to Raymond and Olga (Wethal) Nelson.

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 ...

WIAA wrestling: Waunakee wins sectional with record contingent of six state qualifiers

A record-setting performance propelled the Waunakee wrestling team to next week's WIAA Division 1 state individual tournament on a high note.

Stoughton Norwegian Dancers presents "Norse Afternoon of Fun"  WMTV

On Sunday February 11th, 2018, the internationally known Stoughton Norwegian Dancers will present their annual “Norse Afternoon of Fun”.

Mullen, H. Richard

STOUGHTON—H. Richard Mullen, beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Jan. 14, 2019 at his daughter's ...

Stoughton High School blazes a trail with digital fabrication lab  Isthmus

High school shop classes that help students gain technical skills are nothing new, but what about a course called "How to Make (Almost) Anything" that actually ...

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.

Bortz, Elizabeth A. (Norgaren) "Bette" | Local Obits

MADISON—Elizabeth A. “Bette” Norgaren Bortz passed away on Jan. 25, 2019, at her home from complications of COPD, surrounded by her loving family.

Luther Selbo  La Crosse Tribune

Luther Warren Selbo, born March 2, 1946, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.

Stoughton's Max Fernholz makes college basketball choice; Monona Grove's McKenna Warnock reaches another milestone

Fernholz plans to play men's basketball at Edgewood College.

Watertown repeats as Badger South girls volleyball tournament champs

STOUGHTON — As a starting setter for the Watertown girls volleyball team, junior Isabelle Schauer is responsible for running the attack.

Stoughton teen creates prosthetic hand for 11-year-old

Using a 3D printer at his high school, a Stoughton teen makes a prosthetic arm for an 11-year-old boy he had never met.

High school wrestling: Evansville/Albany continues Rock Valley reign  Gazettextra

Evansville/Albany's wrestling team continued its reign atop the Rock Valley Conference. The Blue Devils won the title match at four different weights at ...

Loftus, Dorothy M.

DEERFIELD—Dorothy M. Loftus passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. She was born on Jan. 29, 1922, the daughter of Olav and Konstense ...

Girls cross country team second at Stoughton  Middleton Times Tribune

In 1991, a group of five freshman basketball players arrived at the University of Michigan. The quintet — dubbed “The Fab Five” — was widely regarded as the ...

Badgers football: Stoughton's Brady Schipper commits to Wisconsin as preferred walk-on

Stoughton athlete Brady Schipper committed to the University of Wisconsin as a preferred walk-on Thursday night via Twitter.

Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in crash involving Stoughton cross country team members

TOWN OF PLEASANT SPRINGS — A teenager suffered life-threatening injuries Friday afternoon in a crash involving two cars carrying members of the ...

Prep football: Stoughton defensive lineman Tommy McClain makes college choice

Stoughton senior Tommy McClain announced via Twitter that he has orally committed to play football at St. Cloud State in Minnesota.

High school: Saturday's sports results  Appleton Post Crescent

Boys and girls basketball were among the sports in action.

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.

Monona Grove beats Stoughton in boys basketball

STOUGHTON — The Monona Grove boys basketball team had the Badger South Conference title in its sights all season.

Betsy M (Zeimet) Taake - WISC - WISC-TV3

Verona/Anchorage-Betsy M. Taake, age 61, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018.

Stoughton students walk out of class to protest Walker’s moves  Wisconsin State Journal

STOUGHTON — About 100 Stoughton High School students walked out of class Monday morning to protest Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to limit the collective ...

Know Your Madisonian: Teaching life's lessons through football — and dance

It's always football season at Randall Elementary School — during recess, that is, when Philip Watters is on the playground with cheering teams of exuberant ...

Diocesan Choir to perform with Ripon College singers  Catholic Herald

The Madison Diocesan Choir will join the Ripon College Chamber Singers on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m..

Prep girls cross country: Sun Prairie facing a challenge in its quest for a third consecutive state title

Graduation losses have put a lot more responsibility on what had been the supporting cast for coach Matt Roe's Cardinals.

Lund, Matthew P.

MIDDLETON—Matthew P. Lund, age 54, of Middleton, passed away on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at UW Hospital. He was born on July 15, 1964, in Chicago, Ill., ...

Janesville School District brings a boat, a girl and some fun with "Anything Goes"  Gazettextra

Students in the Janesville School District Summer School performance of "Anything Goes" enjoy taking part in a whimsical show full of toe-tapping tunes and ...

Stoughton High School students can make nearly anything with high-tech Fab Lab  Wisconsin State Journal

Students at Stoughton High School already can take classes that teach them how to weld, fix a car, remodel a home, create an architectural blueprint or produce ...

Incredible efforts keeping homes dry as Lake Kegonsa's water level keeps rising

Residents, volunteers and town and county officials working together to keep homes dry as Lake Kegonsa's water level nears record high.

High school wrestling: Caledonia native and legendary coach LaVerne Pieper's impact remembered  La Crosse Tribune

Dan Spilde was a state champion wrestler and a member of Stoughton High School coach LaVerne Pieper's final state championship team in 1988.

Stoughton park to honor area veterans

The Stoughton Area Veterans Memorial Park will be dedicated on Oct. 14 at 11 a.m..

Court papers: Former Stoughton teacher, coach sent photos of genitals to teens  WISC Madison

A former Stoughton teacher and coach was charged Wednesday with sex crimes involving a child earlier this summer.

O'Connor, Julie L.

STOUGHTON / DEERFIELD—Julie L. O'Connor, age 48, of Deerfield, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at home surrounded by family and friends, after a ...

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:

How to support Jayme Closs after safe return home  WKOW

BARRON (WKOW) — As Jayme Closs settles back in at home in Barron after her kidnapping, people across the country are showing their support. A Facebook ...

Found Footage Fest culls from collection of 10,000 videotapes

The Barrymore Theatre holds a special nostalgia for Stoughton native Nick Prueher, who brings his Found Footage Festival to the theater Friday.

Photos: Oregon vs. Stoughton football game | High School Football

Stoughton and Oregon compete in a Badger South Conference football game at Stoughton High School in Stoughton, Wis., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

Prep cross country: Sun Prairie's Ash Francis has worked all year for the next three Saturdays

The leader of the Cardinals' boys team is ready for the Big Eight Conference meet and the WIAA sectional and (hopefully) state meets that follow.

Stoughton teen in Sept. 1st crash dies from injuries  WMTV

The Stoughton teen who was seriously injured in a crash that happened on September 1st has died.

New program connects Albanian students to their language, culture

A new program is offering Madison-area students a chance to meet weekly to learn the Albanian language, history and culture and to get to know others with ...

WIAA state wrestling: Led by UW recruits Tyler Dow and Garrett Model, Stoughton has high hopes

STOUGHTON — As Tyler Dow walked off the Kohl Center mat a year ago, he already was taking steps to return to the WIAA Division 1 state wrestling ...

Photos: Stoughton 51, Madison Edgewood 44 | Girls basketball

Stoughton girls overcome 34 point effort from Madison Edgewood's Caitlin Link in Badger South Conference home victory.

Olson, Ruth Mary

EDGERTON—Usually Ruth the traveler—yes that really was her email name—was the most organized traveler, always letting Terri, Ron, Sheri and Jeanne ...

Donna Jean (Sissons) Dixon - WISC - WISC-TV3

FORT ATKINSON / STOUGHTON-Donna Jean (Sissons) Dixon, age 62, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 22, 2018, with her son, David, parents, and ...

Leikness, S. Duane

STOUGHTON—Selmer Duane Leikness, age 80, passed away on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at St Mary's Hospital in Madison, Wis., with his wife and daughter at his ...

Prep cross country: State powers to converge at Saturday's Big Eight Conference meet

Fans and families are urged to take park at Madison La Follette and ride a shuttle bus to the grounds at Lake Farm County Park.

Carpenter, Michel Lee

STOUGHTON - Over 100 people have benefited from Michel's donated gift of life. Michel Lee Carpenter, age 17, of Stoughton, passed away on Wednesday, Aug ...

High school musical takes on challenge of no auditorium

A group of students stand at old-fashioned microphones in the band room, rehearsing a scene from “Annie.” The cast has been practicing for several weeks, ...

Stoughton mourns as friends, family remember 2 girls

STOUGHTON — Sydnie Kwiatkowski was turning 16 Monday, and her family had planned to celebrate her birthday in style. There was going to be a dinner, ...

Median panhandler who falsely claims his house burned down arrested, police say

Madison police arrested a 73-year-old panhandler who falsely claimed his house burned down after continued efforts to move the man from a busy median ...

Prep cross country: Wisconsin Dells' Laura Beghin has done all she can to overcome injuries in time for the big meets

The junior, who has taken second in the past two WIAA Division 2 state meets, returned from a hip flexor injury last week.

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 ...

Catholic Charities holds Faith in Action Celebration  Catholic Herald

MIDDLETON -- Catholic Charities (CC) in the Diocese of Madison held its 23rd annual Faith in Action Celebration November 8 at the Madison Marriott West in ...

WIAA state wrestling: Stoughton's storied program sends 7 to the Kohl Center

The Vikings, led by senior Collin Kraus at 145 pounds, begin Division 1 competition on Thursday.

Metz, Derek R.

STOUGHTON - Derek Metz, age 30, of Stoughton, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at the Metz Family home. He was born on March 20, 1986, ...

Lightning Bolt Explosion Cheer and Dance Appleton, Wisconsin  Appleton Post Crescent

The Lightning Bolt Explosion Cheer and Dance competition takes place Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Appleton North High School in Appleton, Wis.

SPRING SPORTS: Busy Friday for Beaver Dam has many highlights  WiscNews

PORTAGE — Not nine holes. Not 18, either. It didn't matter to Beaver Dam prep boys golfer Zak Kulka, who finished at 2-over par to land in a four-way tie for ...

PREP BOYS SWIMMING: Baraboo swimmers take second at home invitational  WiscNews

The Baraboo High School boys swim dove back in the water on Thursday.

Prep sports: Stoughton tabs Dan Prahl as new varsity football head coach

Dan Prahl was named as the new varsity football coach at Stoughton High School on Friday, taking over for Jason Thiry who accepted a new job in Prairie du ...

WIAA football preview: Arch rivals Oregon, Stoughton meet again in playoff opener

Seven Big Eight teams play in Division 1 games on Friday night.

Funding model approved for $2.8M East High gym renovation and addition

East High School is to see a $2.8 million upgrade and expansion of its fieldhouse starting next year aimed at creating what Madison School District planners ...

Ex-teacher gets probation, jail for Snapchat exposure to teens

A former Stoughton teacher and coach who exposed himself to former students on Snapchat last year will spend six months in jail as part of his sentence after a ...

UPDATE: Bodies Of Missing Teens Recovered; Services Held Today & Wednesday  WMTV

UPDATE: A memorial *service* was held this morning for Emma Maurer. Maurer and Sydnie Kwiatkowski were recovered from Lake Kegonsa on Friday afternoon.

Hanson, Donald V.

SARASOTA, Fla.—Donald V. Hanson of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Madison, Wis., died unexpectedly on July 15, 2018. Don, aka “The King of Norway,” was born ...

Monona Grove basketball standout McKenna Warnock nears college announcement

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

Red Hawks run middle of the road in Stoughton

After a strong showing at the Midwest Invitational at Blackhawk Golf Course last week, the Milton cross country team struggled slightly at the Stoughton Invite on ...

Stoughton struggles to keep Norwegian heritage alive  Wisconsin State Journal

It's easy to claim some Norwegian pride this weekend when up to 30000 people flood Stoughton streets to sample lutefisk and admire rosemaling during the ...

Stoughton Opera House  Isthmus

The historic Stoughton Opera House is located in Stoughton, WI just a few minutes south-east of Madison. The theater plays host to a wide variety of musical and ...

Prep boys basketball: Stoughton coach Matt Hockett decides to step down

Matt Hockett has always thrown his heart and soul into his animated work as Stoughton High School's boys basketball coach.

A look back at Marshfield High School's Class of 2018, in pictures  Marshfield News-Herald

Check out our photo galleries to remember the community's seniors as they head into their next chapter this summer.

'Smash-and-grab' burglar made off with $2,500 in cigars, cigarettes at East Side gas station

A man made off with an unspecified amount of cash and nearly $2,500 worth of cigarettes and cigars early Sunday morning at an East Side gas station, Madison ...

Home Talent League update: Utica, Stoughton programs gather to honor the memory of Kyle Bates

Last Saturday, Home Talent League President Pat Reilly handed the microphone to Don Bates at the annual Utica Fest game, hoping the longtime umpire would ...

Kohl Foundation awards: 191 students, 100 teachers, 16 principals awarded scholarships  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Thousands of dollars in scholarships was granted to students, teachers and administrators who have gone above and beyond. The first of the ...

37-year-old snowmobiler dies in northern Wisconsin crash over weekend

A 37-year-old man riding a snowmobile in northern Wisconsin died in an alcohol-involved crash over the weekend, authorities reported.

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Monona Grove, Warnock pose challenge for Portage at Badger Challenge  WiscNews

It's taken some time, but it looks like the Portage girls basketball team has found its groove.

Wisconsin Dells woman arrested for 4th OWI, authorities say

Troopers pulled her over after seeing her swerve from her lane on Highway 23, just west of Interstate 39-90, in Sauk County.

'Give me all your stuff!' Robbery reported on city's Far East Side, police say

A man returning home to his apartment was stopped in the parking lot by a man with a handgun.

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.

Friends, faith and Facebook help Verona family find lost heirloom  WMTV

A Verona family had a lucky sendoff to 2018. The family is thanking friends, faith, and Facebook for the return of a priceless item.

Syttende Mai celebrates Stoughton's Norwegian heritage

Say this much for Norwegians, they sure know how to celebrate their heritage. At least that's the case every year about this time, when Norwegian history is ...

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