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Fall Into Fun

From raffles and chili cook-offs to cow pie bingo and walking tacos, the Wonewoc Area Lions are hoping to raise funds and have some fun at their annual Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 16, from 8 a.m. to …

Royall Inducts Three Alumni Into Hall Of Recognition

On Saturday, September 18, the Royall Alumni Association celebrated former Royall graduates who have gone on to make significant contributions to their communities.

Area Resident Reaches #2 Overall In State Horse Pulling

Every summer, lovers of horsepower—both organic and mechanical—flock to fairgrounds, tracks, and grand stands across the county to enjoy a variety of pulling events.

Celebrate National 4-H Week With The Hillsboro Hotshots

National 4-H Week is from Sunday, October 3, to Saturday, October 9, this year, and serves as a way to recognize the kids, parents, and volunteers who participate in the organization each year.

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!

It's Crunch Time!

Rick and Barb Jasper have been “all about apples,” for over a decade, but their apple orchard, Jasper Apples on Byington Road in Wonewoc, almost never existed.  “I had to be …

Hillsboro Tigers to Celebrate Homecoming 2021

The start of the school year can only mean one thing: Homecoming Week is just around the corner. This year, Hillsboro High School will be celebrating their Homecoming next week, beginning with the …

Hillsboro Care For Kids To Revitalize Hygiene Donation Initiative

The 2021-2022 school year is here, and students have returned to the classroom for another year of learning. School officials have made masking optional, and so far, students have been able to remain in class full-time.

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 …

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.

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.

Taking On Life's Challenges

For Cherish Rafajko, challenges have always served as motivation rather than obstacles. Rajako’s unique approach to challenges has led her to being named valedictorian of her graduating class …

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 their diplomas. With the ending of an era comes a need for …

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 of leadership. These have been core components of …

Making A Positive Impact

For Faith Krueger, positivity is key. Krueger has utilized positive thinking throughout her time at Wonewoc-Center, looking to find ways to help make another person’s day just a bit better. …

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, and kayaking. Her time spent outside instilled a deep …

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 to be the two major aspects of school: academics and …

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 …

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 last times for everything while he planned to take the next step …

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