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Hillsboro Looks To Relocate Trains This Summer

In the fall of 2019, city officials were informed of the discovery of a pair of engines that had once operated along the Hillsboro railway. Then-city administrator Adam Sonntag shared pictures of the …

Charges Dismissed Regarding Deadly Union Center Fire

During his April 13 court appearance, a Juneau County judge dismissed the charges levied against 45-year-old Travis J. Yirka of Union Center. Yirka had been charged with first-degree intentional …

Weekend Blaze Leaves One Dead In Union Center

On Saturday, March 19, the Juneau County Communications Center received reports at approximately 7:34A.M. regarding a house fire located in the Village of Union Center. The Union Center Fire …

Governor Evers Visits Hillsboro

Gundersen St. Joseph’s welcomed Governor Tony Evers on Tuesday, March 8, for a press conference related to the hospital’s Elroy clinic project. The project, which will see a new clinic …

Royall Superintendent To Take On Johnson Creek Position

After twelve years with the Royall School District, superintendent Mark Gruen has been selected to fill a vacancy in the Johnson Creek School District. While Gruen is currently waiting on a contract …

Local Couple Out Standing In Their Field

Jill and Bob Stekel certainly know their way around a garden, at one point taking care of up to two acres of fresh produce. Today, they maintain a pair of half-acre plots, from which they grow a …
Obituaries
VIRGINIA - Virginia Marie Evans, 85, of Viroqua, WI, after a prolonged illness, went to be with her Savior on Monday, May 16, 2022. Virginia was born June 14, 1936, to Avery and Gena (Tollackson) …
HILLSBORO - Roger L. Brey, age 91 years, of rural Hillsboro, Wisconsin, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Elroy Health Services after a brief illness. He was born at home in Ontario to …
On May 8th, Mother’s Day, Jesus kept His promise to Norma Jennings (Edge) when he reunited her with her son Kevin and her childhood sweetheart and best friend Roderick in Heaven. She was 98 …
Community News
School Course Teaches Community Engagement Through Service Projects
This year, Wonewoc-Center eighth grade students had the opportunity to sign up for a special class called Citizenship. This class …
Spring Celebration Organizers Seek Community Suggestions
Community members gathered at the Hotel Hillsboro on Tuesday, March 15, to continue discussions regarding the upcoming spring …
Super Bowl Hype Brings A Soup-er Donation Opportunity To Hillsboro
Super Bowl fever made its way through America’s football fanbase over the past few weeks, and while the Pack may not have been …
Woodworking A Solid Hobby For Area Resident
Each of us has a passion in life, something that we love that makes our spirits sing and our days brighter. Some of us can spend …
Hillsboro Lions Welcome First Leader Dog For Blind Resident
Lions International has been dedicated to supporting and assisting the blind, and championing vision and eye health, since 1925, when …
Filling Freezers For The Good Samaritan
After a conversation with Tom Hotek, local business owner and school superintendent Curt Bisarek and his family decided to organize a …
U.S.S. Arizona Flag On Display At Hillsboro Public Library
On December 7, 1941, the United States was rocked by news of an attack on a military base located in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The attack, …
Art Students Create New Mural For Wonewoc-Center
After completing a substantial mural project at the Wonewoc Legion Hall, encompassing two different murals, perhaps you’d think that …

Get Fit In 2022 With Group Exercise Classes

For many of us, the New Year brings with it the tradition of New Year’s Resolutions, goals we set that we want to achieve in the new year. Among the more common resolutions are those regarding …

Fourth Grade Students Raise Funds For Refugee Donations

During November, the theme for Hillsboro’s fourth grade students was gratitude and empathy, as detailed by the school’s Purposeful People program. The program is an elementary-focused …

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Sports

Wolves' State Debut Sullied

GREEN BAY — The Wonewoc-Center volleyball team’s unforgettable run to the state tournament brought them to heights never before summited in program history. That run would fall two …

Wonewoc-Center Volleyball’s State Run Harkens Back To 1992 Team’s Close Call

These opportunities don’t come around often for Wonewoc-Center volleyball. They don’t come around often for Wonewoc-Center athletics in general.

Royall’s Gruen Advances To State

Royall’s Marah Gruen has cemented herself as one of the top runners in the region during her stellar sophomore campaign. That only continued with a spectacular showing at sectionals. Gruen …

Sweet Sweep: Wonewoc-Center Captures First Volleyball Regional Title Since 2011

Trailing 10-2 in the second set, Wonewoc-Center didn’t look like a team primed to sweep its way to a regional title Saturday night. But rather panic and allow Hillsboro to roll its way to a …

W-C Awarded No. 1 Seed In Postseason Volleyball Brackets

The Wonewoc-Center Wolves are riding a phenomenal run to end the regular season into the playoffs, which included them capturing a share of the Scenic Bluffs title. Thanks to their efforts, …

Hillsboro Football Ends Season With Loss To Ithaca

The Hillsboro Tigers scored their second-most points of the 2021 season, but it ultimately wasn’t enough to manufacture a season-ending victory. The playoff bound Ithaca Bulldogs (6-3 …
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