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Hillsboro Schools Select New Superindent

The Hillsboro School District has selected a new superintendent to replace current superintendent Curt Bisarek. Bisarek submitted his intention to step down as Hillsboro’s superintendent …

City Parks Examined In Next Phase Of Park Management Plan

On Wednesday, April 12, Hillsboro City Administrator Josh Finch and a pair of MSA representatives examined Hillsboro’s parks to collect ideas and build the foundations of a park management plan …

Stocking Up On Fish And Knowledge

Wisconsin’s lakes, rivers, creeks, ponds, and streams are home to more than 160 different species of fish. It’s always fishing season here, though what there is to catch and the equipment …

Saving Lives By Giving Blood

The American Red Cross visited Hillsboro once again on Tuesday, April 11. These blood drives work to supply critically needed blood and plasma to hospitals around the country, saving lives …

Royall Project Moves Into Next Phase

The bids are in. Kraemer Brothers vice president Kyle Kraemer shared the final tallies from an extensive bidding process with the Royall School Board on Tuesday night for the referendum project. He …

Unofficial Election Results Released Following Spring Elections

On Tuesday, April 4, Wisconsin voters took to the polls in order to cast their votes for a variety of state, regional, and local offices, as well as on several referendums. Municipalities have …
Obituaries
DeKalb - Mildred Kaczmarek, age 96 of DeKalb died Friday May 26th, 2023, in Davenport, Iowa. She was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin February 10th, 1927, the daughter of Harry and Faye (Paisley) Ristow. …
Hillsboro - Nancy Lee Waterman Hotek, of Hillsboro, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at the Weber Haus in Wonewoc, Wisconsin. She was born on February 8, 1942 in Hillsboro to Harvey Lee and …
Wonewoc - Sharon M. Burch, age 82 years, of Wonewoc, Wisconsin, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2023 at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She was born on March 24, 1941 to …
Community News
Hillsboro Students To Bring Classic Tale To Life This Weekend
For years, the students at Hillsboro High School were able to get involved with the fall musical and develop their theatrical skills under the direction of Paula Parker, music teacher at Hillsboro …
Growing A Community
Residents in the Village of Wonewoc supported each other during the floods of 2018.  Last year, they had the chance to use that flooded land in a positive way ... they planted a community …
Local Communities To Celebrate Easter With Egg Hunts
April is here and Easter is practically upon us! With spring (mostly) in the air and snowstorms shifting to rain and thunderstorms, hopefully the weather is as bright and sunny as the forecast …
Young Readers Take Second At Battle Of The Books
March is Read Across America Month, a month dedicated to promoting literacy and interest in reading. What better opportunity would there be for a competition focused exclusively on reading? …
A Night of Musical Entertainment Planned For Hillsboro Library
Music is one of the great pillars of culture. Since the earliest days of human history, cultures and civilizations across the globe have found ways to make music. Today, music exists as a medium as …
FFA Students Participate In CDE and LDE Sectionals
Since its inception in the early 20th century the FFA (Future Farmers of America) has been working to help children build and develop key leadership skills, foster personal growth, and prepare them …
Hillsboro Students Prepare For Solo and Ensemble
Each spring, music students throughout Wisconsin take the opportunity to show off the skills and talents they’ve been working on in their music classes. This opportunity is known as Solo and …
Rolling Pins To Rolicky
Join the members of Cesky Den for a uniquely Czech experience that is certain to entertain your taste buds as well as captivate your minds. On the evening of Saturday, March 25, the upper level of …

Local Authors To Speak At Youth Authors Celebration

March is National Read Across America Month, celebrating literacy and engaging children across the county with events and activities focused on the joys of a good book. Here in the Hillsboro area, …

New Program To Offer $5 County Driver Incentives

Transportation can be a challenge in rural communities and Juneau County is no exception. Mauston has a city cab service with only a couple of vehicles and there are a few transportation …

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Sports

Royall On A Roll

The Royall girls’ basketball team will carry a seven-game winning streak with them into the new month, which they will kick off with a shot at redemption in the most crucial game yet in the …

Hillsboro Girls Rebound From Back-To-Back Losses

Coming off back-to-back losses for the first time all season, the Hillsboro girls’ basketball team hoped for a return to form to put a bow on January. They got just that with an excellent …

Hillsboro Wins In OT Against Brookwood

The Hillsboro boys’ basketball team now owns a four-game winning streak following a week that saw them win a trio of contests. Late last week, the Tigers went on the road and scored a …

Wolves’ Win Sandwiched Between SBC Losses

The Wonewoc-Center girls’ basketball team suffered a pair of losses in conference play over the last week, but they did manage to sandwich a non-conference win between them. To end the …

Royall Completes Season Sweep Of Hillsboro With Home Win

The Hillsboro girls’ basketball team is through 14 games in the 2022-23 season with only two losses on the ledger. However, both of those defeats came at the hands of the same opponent: the …

Royall Cruises To Wins Over Wonewoc-Center, Brookwood

Heading into a key conference clash with Bangor in the race for the Scenic Bluffs boys’ basketball title, Royall appears to be firing on all cylinders. ROYALL 72    …
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