2018 Spring Election

The Spring Election will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Sample ballots are posted on the Election page by clicking here.

Primary Election 02-20-18

A primary election will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. For more information go to the Elections page.

A public test of the voting equipment will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 3:00 pm -4:00 pm


Due to the snow coming later this evening and overnight  A SNOW EMERGENCY has been called BEGINNING AT 10PM (tonight) THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2018. NO PARKING on village streets for 24 HOURS AFTER THE SNOW HAS STOPPED.

Residents Needed

The Village of Ridgeway is in need of few good residents. We are looking for residents to become election workers and residents to be members of the Planning & Development Committee.
Election workers are paid hourly for training and elections. We offer split shifts on most election days. If you have an interest in elections and would like to help out, this is for you!
Committee members are paid for each meeting attended. The committee meets monthly and provides information to the full board at the next board meeting. If you have an interest in the growth of the Village and your community this committee is for you!
Please call the village office at 608-924-5881 if you are interested in either of these or would like more information.

2017-2018 Alternate Side Parking

Alternate side of the street parking shall be in effect between the hours of 12:01 AM and 6:00 AM, from December 1st of each year until April 1st of the following year. During this time there shall be parking of cars on the Village streets of the Village of Ridgeway only on the even numbered side of each street on the even numbered calendar days on and on the odd numbered side of each street on the odd numbered calendar days. After March 15th the Village of Ridgeway has the right to enforce alternate side parking with measurable snowfall.

11-1-17 West Exit re-opening


The beam guard and the grading around the new pier columns should be completed by tomorrow (Thursday). The contractors will be pulling the concrete barrier off of USH 18/151 and open up the west intersection on Friday. County will patch some bad areas in this intersection before it opens.

So…………come the end of the week, the concrete barrier will be off the 4-lanes and the west intersection for Ridgeway will be opened back up. This will remain open through the winter until spring. At that time, this intersection will be closed again for good. It is closed for stages 2 & 3 next year and then it is removed before we are done as traffic will use the new interchange when the project is complete.

10-18-17 Notice of Ordinance changes

This is notice to inform the residents of the Village of Ridgeway that an amendment to Ord. 10.11 has been done and a new ordinance, Ord. 10.11.1 has been created and approved. The amended ordinance and the new ordinance will be adopted and effective 30 days from today, November 17, 2017. Please contact the Village office if you have any questions.

Amended Ord. 10.11
New Ord. 10.11.1
Vil of Ridgeway Chicken application

Below is a link to the DATCP for more information regarding the Premises Registration.
Premises Registration

Temporary closure of the US 18-151 access & US Hwy 18-151 Ridgeway Interchange Project

NOTE: As of today, September 25th, there is no access to or from US Hwy 18-151 at the west end of Ridgeway. The will be closed for up to 5 weeks.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation project to construct an overpass and an interchange West end of Ridgeway has begun. The speed limit has been reduced to 55 mph at all times. For more information on the project you can visit the Department of Transportation website by clicking here. For a detailed map of the project click here.


Labor Day 2017

This Sunday, September 3rd is the 49th Annual Labor Day Celebration! Come visit Ridgeway and watch the parade, have chicken BBQ, listen to music and many other activities. Stay safe and take advantage of the SAFE RIDE being offered. For more information on the day’s activities and other details check out the Ridgeway Advancement Facebook page here.