The city’s preliminary 2017 budget shows homeowners paying about $16.67 less per $100,000 of value on a home on their property tax bills. That’s a 1.9 percent decrease in the city portion of homeowners’ property tax bills, along with a $.17 decrease in the mill rate.
Tax-increment financing is a key economic-development tool for cities in Wisconsin, but the way it works is not well understood by the general public, says Laura Trotter, executive director of the Stoughton Chamber of Commerce.
The Common Council last week voted to waive an environmental assessment and instead close on the purchase of the MillFab property on the Yahara River before the end of the year.
For the first time since 2002, the Stoughton High School volleyball team will bring some hardware home in the Badger South Conference.
Stoughton’s girls cross country traveled to the Baertschi Invitational in Albany on Saturday where they finished near the middle of the pack.
The Stoughton High School boys cross country team traveled to Albany on Saturday for the Baertschi Farm Invitational without two of its top runners and placed third.
Americana musicians Kagey Parrish and Laura Wortman – a nationally touring husband-and-wife duo known as The Honey Dewdrops – make their Stoughton Opera House debut Friday fueled by the success of their latest CD, “Tangled Country.”
Stoughton High School performed “The Little Mermaid” the weekend of Oct. 20-23. The cast of 90, the largest in school performance history, followed the Disney tale of a mermaid who wishes to experience the world on dry land.
Stoughton United Methodist Church hosted the Eyes of Hope and Stoughton United Ministries celebration and meal Saturday, Oct. 23. More than a dozen attendees took part in cake walks, a game of trivia, pumpkin decorating and face painting.
The steady, slow enrollment decline continues at the Stoughton Area School District. Numbers released last month by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction have the district’s 2016-17 o…
The Stoughton Area School District will receive a bit less state aid for the 2016-17 school year than last year.
University of Wisconsin Badgers football players P.J. Rosowski and Alec Ingold visited River Bluff Middle School Oct. 4 to talk about the importance of literacy. The pair talked about their fa…
The City of Stoughton’s largest employer will get a bit larger soon when an expansion of its Stoughton Parts Sales warehouse opens early next year.
Forty years ago, Craig and Nancy Fuller mortgaged their house.
A new upscale bar and restaurant opened on Water Street two weeks ago where the Water’s Edge used to operate downtown on the Yahara River.