The Oregon Observer sent questionnaires to each of the candidates for Brooklyn Village Board. The April 7 ballot includes one candidate, Dan Olson, for an at-large seat.

The Oregon Observer sent questionnaires to each of the candidates for the Town of Oregon board. The April 7 ballot includes two candidates for two at-large seats on the board.


As March came to a close, Wisconsinites and the rest of the United States began accepting the reality that we’ll all stay in our semi-quarantine for several weeks or more because of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

For the upcoming spring election, city, town and state officials would prefer you stay home – but if you do, they’d want you to still send your ballot in from there.

The direct route from Oregon to Stoughton, and a major road leading to Madison, will shut down completely due to U.S. Hwy 14 improvements starting April 6 and continuing into next year.


The Oregon Police Department is using citations as a last resort to make sure Oregonians abide by the state's Safer at Home order amid COVID-19 concerns.


Public works director Jeff Rau updated Village Board trustees about the situation Monday, March 16 and later told the Observer in an email the water was beginning to encroach on the north side of the road.

In an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 illness, the Dane County Board of Supervisors will continue to hold its meetings remotely, with people able to participate through phone calls or online teleconferencing platforms.

UW Health is consolidating its primary care clinics to keep staff safe during the COVID-19 health crisis.

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