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St. Joseph's To Hold Annual 5K/10K Run/Walk

Back in the 1990s, the team at Gundersen St. Joseph’s Hospital and Clinics began to organize an annual 5K race for residents in their service area. The race was held each year on Labor Day …

Area Communities Plan For American Rescue Funding

On March 11, 2021, nearly a full year since the onset of COVID-19, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law. The act called for $1.9 trillion in funding to help combat the impacts …

Juneau County Drug Court Celebrates First Recovery Program Graduate

Right before the onset of COVID-19, Juneau County decided to implement a new program designed to help those convicted on drug-related charges overcome their addictions and rebuild their lives. The …

And The Smokehouse Makes Three

On Thursday, September 2, the Bisarek family welcomed local officials to the site of their new business to celebrate the opening of Mr. B’s Smokehouse.

Wonewoc Holds Public Hearing On Future Of Wastewater Facility

On Monday, August 30, the Wonewoc Village Board held a public hearing regarding a proposed plan to reconstruct the village’s wastewater treatment facility.

Masking Mandate Debated At Special School Board Meeting

The Wonewoc-Center School Board conducted a special meeting on Wednesday, August 25, to address a few items that had not been completed at their regular meeting on Monday, August 16.

Hillsboro Pastor Retires After 33 Years of Service

After 33 years serving Hillsboro’s evangelical Lutheran congregation, Pastor Conrad Prell has made the decision to step down from Hillsboro’s pulpit and retire from the congregation.

Local Lutheran Churches To Merge Following Church Vote

During a church meeting on Sunday, August 8, discussion was held regarding the possible merging of the St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Churches in Hillsboro and Wonewoc.
Obituaries
Sun Prairie - Edith Elaine (Degner) Ziesch, age 86, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at the Legacy of DeForest Memory Care. She was born on April 18, …
BARABOO - Donald Arlan Granger, 93, of Baraboo, WI died on July 29, 2021, at Aspirus Devine Savior Hospital in Portage, WI with family at his side. Donald was born August 8, 1927, to Asa and Sarah …
BARABOO – Bill Turnipseed, age 80, beloved and cherished by many, began his heavenly journey on Thursday, July 29, 2021, surrounded and held tightly by his family. Bill was born June 8, 1941, …
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Honoring our Graduates
Taking On Life's Challenges
For Cherish Rafajko, challenges have always served as motivation rather than obstacles. Rajako’s unique approach to challenges has …
The Benefits of Confidence
Molly Crneckiy’s high school career will come to an end on Saturday, May 29, as she and her classmates cross the stage to receive …
Helping Others Through Difficult Times
Growing up, Deena Degner’s involvement with her local 4-H group helped to instill the importance of community service and the value …
Making A Positive Impact
For Faith Krueger, positivity is key. Krueger has utilized positive thinking throughout her time at Wonewoc-Center, looking to find …
Finding Silver Linings
As a child, Andrea Auel spent a lot of time exploring the Great Outdoors with her family, enjoying activities such as hiking, camping, …
The Best Possible Version Of Myself
Mitch Huntley, salutatorian for Hillsboro’s Class of 2021, has spent his time at Hillsboro High School focusing on what he considers …
Focusing On What's Important: Hillsboro's Salutatorian Reflects
For salutatorian Trent Thorson, and for seniors all across the country, this school year was supposed to be full of fun memories and …
A Last Time For Everything: Hillsboro's Valedictorian Reflects
While the COVID-19 crisis has impacted virtually every facet of life as we know it, time marches on and for the Class of 2020, …

A Neighborly Show Of Support For Local Education

For the past four years, the Neighbors Sandwich Bar and Deli in Wonewoc has organized a back-to-school donation drive for the Wonewoc-Center School District.

NOTICE OF PARTISAN PRIMARY ELECTION

NOTICE OF PARTISAN PRIMARY ELECTION AUGUST 11, 2020 HOURS THE POLLS WILL BE OPEN: To the Voters of the City of Hillsboro: At the Election to be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in the City …

Vernon County Sheriff Releases Statement on Safer At Home Order

Recently Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers released his “Safer at Home Order” to the people of Wisconsin in an effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Law Enforcement leaders have been …

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Sports

Back-to-back wins extend Lady Wolves' winning streak to three games

The Lady Wolves extended their winning streak to three games with back-to-back home wins. After snapping a two-game skid with a victory at North Crawford back on Jan. 27, the Wonewoc-Center girls …

Tigers top Kickapoo and Brookwood

After a round stretch of games, four losses in five tries, the Hillsboro girls’ basketball team got back on track with a pair of victories last week. Coach Scott Egan’s Tigers …

Third Match of The 2019 State Championship Tournament

The third match of today's game has Hillsboro beating Catholic Central, 25 to 22! Match Four is just about to begin!

Second Match of The 2019 State Championship Tournament

The second match of today's game saw Hillsboro losing, 13 - 25. The third match is about to begin!

First Match of The 2019 State Championship Tournament

The first match of today's game saw Hillsboro losing, 19 to 25. The second match of the day is just about to begin!
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