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Hillsboro ReStart Committee To Reconvene In December

At the Hillsboro School Board meeting on Monday, November 8, board members opened up the floor for public comment. Several members of the community had the opportunity to speak with regards to the …

Three Arrests Made In Rural Hillsboro

On Friday, November 5, members of the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, Richland County Sheriff’s Office, Richland Center Police Department, and Hillsboro Police Department executed a …

Wisconsin's First Champion Rider Opens New Horse Training Facility

Ever since he was a child, BJ Schumacher’s life was all about horses. His father and grandfather both made a living trimming hooves for area horses, and the Schumachers trained their own horses …

First Time Bar Owners To Bring Back Mount Tabor Bar

Back in 1946, the Mount Tabor Bar opened its doors for the first time, welcoming in locals and visitors alike.

Royall Administrator Awarded Rural Administrator of the Year

Royall Schools entered the 21st century experiencing some difficult times. Declining enrollment rates were pushing the district into increasingly dire financial straits, resulting in the district …

City of Hillsboro Issues Correction To DNR Notice

Earlier this week, Hillsboro residents received notices regarding the quality of the city’s drinking water. The notice, posted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), referred …

Wonewoc-Center Inducts Two Coaches Into Hall Of Fame

Back in the summer of 2019, the Wonewoc-Center Booster Club announced their picks for admission into the Wonewoc-Center Athletic Hall of Fame in 2020: Coach John Benish and Coach Cyndi Gade. Benish …

Alternate Side Parking To Go Into Effect In November

October is nearly over and that means local municipalities will be switching into alternate side parking for those residing within city or village limits. Alternate side parking is typically enacted …
Obituaries
ONTARIO - Donna Rae DeWitt, 83, of rural Ontario, WI, passed away Friday, November 19, 2021, at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse. Donna was born April 5, 1938, to Frank and Olleen (May) …
WONEWOC - Carl Wayne Degner, age 73 of rural Wonewoc, Wisconsin, passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021. Carl was born on October 8, 1948 to Laurence and Bernece (Borrmann) Degner in Sauk …
ELROY - Verna M. Thompson of Elroy, Wisconsin, age 94 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at Tomah Health-Hospice Touch. Verna was born on July 7, 1927 to Herbert & …
Community News
Hillsboro Local Reflects On Vietnam Experiences
Born and raised on a farm in Mt. Tabor, Duane Bloor began his military career at 20 years of age, though his entry in to the U.S. …
Oh, How Sweet It Is!
Among the knitted and floral crafts at the Wonewoc Area Lions Fall Fest Saturday, there was one very sweet exhibit: the Wanna-B …
Wonewoc-Center FFA And Art Department Team Up For 2nd Annual Soup Drive
The Wonewoc-Center FFA and Art Department are teaming up once again this year to put on their second annual Soup Drive.
Roosters Host Car Show At Milestone Senior Living
Back in the spring of 2021, the Roosters Car Club had been discussing hosting a car show for the residents of Milestone Senior Living …
Local Family Collects Tabs For Kabuki Syndrome Awareness
October is Kabuki Syndrome Awareness Month, geared at raising awareness of and educating the public on the condition.
Wonewoc-Center Wolves To Celebrate Homecoming 2021
Wonewoc-Center will be celebrating their annual Homecoming during the week of October 3 through October 9.
Wonewoc Badgers Celebrate National 4-H Week
National 4-H Week is here, and the Wonewoc Badgers are excited to spend the weekly promoting 4-H in their community!

Hillsboro High School Coach Speaks On Military Experience

Students, staff, and community members gathered in the Hillsboro High School gymnasium on Thursday, November 11, to celebrate and honor veterans during their annual Veterans’ Day …

Local Communities Announce Trick Or Treat Hours

The final week of October has arrived, and that means that Halloween is mere days away. Local goblins, ghouls, and spooks of all kinds will take to the streets on Sunday, October 31, to score some …

Area Resident Cites Evacuation Experiences In Afghan Donations

In late August, the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan resulted in a resurgence of the Taliban. Afghan civilians who had aided U.S. troops during the course of the war fled the country, …

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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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