Celebrate Halloween with the Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums This Year | Oct 20, 2016
Halloween Memories Exhibit, October 15—November 1, 2016 A special exhibit of Halloween memorabilia from our collections and community partners. Oddities from the Rollo Jamison Collection including Rollo’s stuffed pet skunk, coffins, and vintage costumes will be on display. Admission applies. Sweet Treats, October 29, 2016, 11:00 am—2:00 pm Bring your little ghouls and goblins for…
Jamison Museum Association Annual Meeting to feature Stephanie Saager-Bourret as Speaker | Oct 18, 2016
The Jamison Museum Association Annual Meeting will be Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at the First English Lutheran Church, 215 W. Pine St in Platteville. A Pasty Dinner fundraiser will be at 6:00 pm, followed by the meeting at 6:45 pm. At 7:30 pm curator Stephanie Saager-Bourret will present on Survey in an Instant: Autumn Ramblings…
Multiple Charges Filed After Traffic Stop | Oct 12, 2016
On October 11th at 1:48 am, Platteville Police Officers observed a vehicle being driven erratically in the City of Platteville. A traffic stop was conducted and contact was made with the driver, Michael Ryan Jones, 34 of Platteville. An Officer administered field sobriety tests and determined that Jones was operating while impaired by alcohol or…
Poll Workers Needed! | Oct 06, 2016
The City of Platteville is currently recruiting Poll Workers for the Tuesday, November 8 General Election. Poll Workers are paid minimum wage ($7.25/hr) with no benefits. If you are interested in working at least a 7 hour shift and able to attend a 1½ hour training session on either October 24 or 28, please contact…
Library Block Project Update 9-27-2016 | Sep 27, 2016
Work is progressing on roofing the Library, installing steel wall studs and getting it closed in. Contractors are working to have the surface parking lot ready and the first layer of blacktop paved this fall. The weather has been a hindrance to progress this past week. NCI is reviewing the schedule to see if the extensive rains have impacted the overall schedule.
Library Block Project Update - 8-26-2016 | Aug 26, 2016
If you haven't been by the library block, you should go check it out! There is a lot of progress on the building. There may be additional closures on Main, Elm and Pine Streets to disconnect water lines at the water main for the old buildings. Work is progressing on roofing the Library and installing steel wall studs.
Library Block Project Update - August 19, 2016 | Aug 19, 2016
A little rain won't stop this project! A new sign was added at the intersection of Pine Street and Main Street showing how much money has been raised for furnishings in the new Library. Check it out soon! Lane Closures on Chestnut have been consolidated to two days and may be moved up to Wednesday or Thursday, August 24 and 25. There may be additional closures on Main Street, Elm Street, and Pine Street to disconnect water lines at the water main for the old buildings. Work is progressing on back filling along Chestnut and roofing on the library portion.
Street Construction Updates 8-15-2016 | Aug 15, 2016
Richard Street: All work is complete! Furnace Street: Underground and concrete work is complete. Paving is scheduled for Wednesday August 17 – weather dependent. Final landscaping will be after that. Bonson Street: Everything is complete except final landscaping! Short Street: The contractor is continuing work on underground utilities and will begin street excavation after that. Cedar Street: Work has begun on sanitary sewer starting at Water Street and continuing west.