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A Dane County judge on Tuesday ruled that a 21-year-old Mount Horeb man is not currently competent to stand trial for the alleged killing of Nicholas Day.  Riley Berg was charged with First-Degree Intentional Homicide and Use of a Dangerous Weapon for allegedly shooting and stabbing Day, who...
“I like to make people laugh,” says Mount Horeb resident Paul Nesja. It’s a simple statement, but one with perhaps unprecedented meaning during the current global climate of disease, strife and anxiety.  Nesja has found a unique outlet for his humor. He’s not standing on a stage, setting up...
Wisconsin’s April 7 election took place in person, following a day filled with twists, turns and uncertainty for voters and clerks across Wisconsin. Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order on the morning of Monday, April 6, suspending in-person voting. This came after a Federal District Court...
The Mount Horeb Village Board unanimously approved an emergency declaration last week authorizing village president Randy Littel and village administrator Nic Owen to wield joint executive authority during the COVID-19 pandemic. The vote came just a few days before the community learned that a...
When a new virus was discovered in Wuhan City in China’s Hubei Province early this year, it likely seemed very far away to most people in Mount Horeb.  So much has changed in the ensuing weeks, and now people in Mount Horeb are experiencing the global COVID-19 pandemic firsthand.  The toll it will...
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and Public Health Madison & Dane County are issuing a public health alert due to an increase in suspected opioid drug overdose activity in Dane County from March 29 to April 4, 2020. DHS identified 11 reports of suspected opioid drug overdoses...
Wisconsin's April 7 election is back on--and back to its standard format--after a day filled with legal twists and turns. Governor Tony Evers issued an executive order on the morning of Monday, April 6 suspending in-person voting. This came after a Federal District Court ruled last Thursday in...
Governor Tony Evers on Monday signed an executive order suspending in-person voting the following day. The resolution effectively rescheduled the Tuesday, April 7 election to June 9, 2020, although many voters have already cast their ballots by mail and in early voting at village and city halls...

Patrick Durkin with his daughter, Leah. 

“The trail I used to follow on all my adventures is long since buried beneath cement,” says Patrick Durkin. He’s remembering childhood days when he would haul glinting fish out of area lakes and stalk wild game with a bow and arrow. Those paths may now be entombed in lifeless pavement, but the...

Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell.

As states across the U.S. delay their primary elections in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Wisconsin decided to stay the course — and found itself in complete disarray. On Friday, Democratic Gov. Tony Evers called on the Legislature to meet in a special session Saturday to decide the fate of...

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