Explore Horicon
Written by Melissa Manske   
The greater Horicon area includes Brown's Corner, Burnett, Burnett Corners, Farmersville, Herman, Herman Center, Horicon, Hubbard, Kekoskee, Mayville, Minnesota Junction, Neda, Rolling Prairie, Theresa, Theresa Station and Williamstown, Wisconsin.

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Horicon Facts & Places

  • Horicon, Wisconsin is in Dodge County
  • Zip code for Hartford is 53032
  • Area code for Horicon is 920
  • Population for the city of Horicon is 3,775 (2000 Census)
  • The Horicon Marsh is approximately 31,653 acres and is the largest freshwater marsh in the United States. [points of interest guide]
 

Horicon Headlines

Horicon Marsh nest box seminar set for March 3

For Wisconsin's birds, nesting season is just around the corner - join Department of Natural Resources staff and guest speakers Saturday, March 3 at Horicon Mash Education and Visitor Center for a close look at many of our feathered friends. Guest speakers will present about many popular cavity-nesters - new this year, attendees can learn more about black-capped chickadees, one of Wisconsin's most popular backyard songbirds.



Jan. 20 Governor Dodge State Park candlelight event cancelled

A candlelight ski and hike scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20 at Governor Dodge State Park has been cancelled. Warm temperatures are melting the snow that fell this week and is creating icy conditions on the trails.



Department of Natural Resources makes preliminary decision that...

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has made a preliminary determination that no further environmental analysis is needed before proceeding with funding a public drinking water improvement project by the City of Horicon. The project is for total street and utility reconstruction of South Wind Trail in the city's distribution system.



Attorney Asks For Delay in Van Den Heuvel Sentencing

Two weeks after a convicted businessman wrote a judge asking for his sentencing to be delayed, which was rejected because his attorney didn't file the motion, Ron Van Den Heuvel's attorney has now made the same request. Van Den Heuvel is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 5 after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud in connection with a loan for his business, Green Box.



 

Wisconsin Headlines

Wisconsin tweaks dairy insurance program

The La Crosse Tribune reports that the Margin Protection Program for Dairy allows farmers to buy insurance that pays out when the cost to produce milk becomes too close to milk's selling price. More than 6,500 dairy farmers signed up for the program in its first year, but participation fell to less than 5,300 last year, with most farmers buying coverage for when margins fell below $4.



PHOTOS: Flooding and ice in southern Wisconsin

There is a Winter Weather Advisory for icing through Tuesday afternoon for: Crawford, Richland, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Juneau, Adams, Marquette, Green Lake. There is a Flood Warning for southwestern Grant until 1:15 p.m. A Flood Warning is also in effect for southeastern Dane, Green, Lafayette, Rock, and northern Walworth Counties until 9:45 a.m. Additionally, a Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday afternoon for Green, Rock, Jefferson and Walworth Counties.



PHOTOS: 10 Safest Cities in Wisconsin

Flood Warning issued February 20 at 10:16AM CST expiring February 22 at 6:00AM CST in effect for: Racine Flood Warning issued February 20 at 10:16AM CST expiring February 21 at 9:00AM CST in effect for: Milwaukee Flood Warning issued February 20 at 10:16AM CST expiring February 27 at 12:00AM CST in effect for: Kenosha Areal Flood Watch issued February 20 at 9:50AM CST expiring February 20 at 6:00PM CST in effect for: Green, Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, Rock, Walworth, Waukesha Areal Flood Warning issued February 20 at 9:46AM CST expiring February 20 at 6:45PM CST in effect for: Dane, Dodge, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette, Rock, Walworth, Waukesha Winter Weather Advisory issued February 20 at 9:36AM CST expiring February 20 at 3:00PM CST in effect for: Columbia, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Sauk, Sheboygan Flood Watch issued February 20 at 4:32AM CST expiring ... (more)



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