June 8th, 2016

Grant from Platteville Community Fund Supports Agriculture Project

PHS FFA members (left to right) Katelyn Templeton, Kaylen Kruger, Amber Lancaster, Marty O’Neal, Brandon Loeffelholz, Lucas Johnson, Brigid Reimann (teacher and FFA advisor), Cody Shambow, Alex Sonsala are set to distribute tomato plants to the PMS 6th graders.

By Gary Munson Platteville Main Street Program – Sustainability Committee

Teaching and Doing: The Best […]

May 19th, 2016

Death of Prince shows importance of estate planning

By Ann Heiden, Executive Director

Ann Heiden, Executive Director

Pop music star Prince apparently died without writing a will, and it’s likely that his relatives will be fighting in a Minnesota court for years over his estate, estimated at between $150 million and $300 million. It turns out, Prince was in good company. According […]

April 14th, 2016

Crawford County Community Fund Announces 2016 Leadership Award Recipients

Eight awards will be presented at the 6th Annual Crawford County Leadership Awards program, hosted by the Crawford County Community Fund. The event, honoring the awardees, will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2016, in the Village of Wauzeka at Century Hall. It will begin with an hors d’oeuvre reception at 6 p.m., followed by […]

March 25th, 2016

Women's Fund Essay Contest Winners Inspire Others

Back in January, the Women’s Fund, in partnership with Community Read Rock County, asked youth, “What specifically has Malala done to inspire you?” based on the remarkable story, I Am Malala, for their chance to win $250. Last month, two local students learned they were the winning entries.

I Am Malala is the tale of […]

February 8th, 2016

Seven Siblings Establish Scholarship Endowment to Honor Their Parents

Dr. Ralph and Madge Day

Dr. Ralph and Madge Day were well-known and highly regarded residents of the Platteville community for more than 55 years. Dr. Day, who established his veterinary practice in Platteville in 1957, died in April of 2015; Madge passed away 3 years earlier.

Both Dr. Ralph and Madge were born […]