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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 …

Building A Tradition Of Mathematical Excellence

Ten Hillsboro sixth grade students got to show off their math skills last week at this year’s Math 24 competition. Two teams of four, each with an alternate, traveled to Tomah Middle School in …

The Dog House Reopens Under New Management

In the early days of summer, Minneapolis residents Erica Blanchard and Dakota Deringer were traveling through Wisconsin Dells when they happened to take notice of a piece of property listed for sale …

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 …

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. Armed Forces was atypical. A few of his friends had been drafted to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 Honey-B booth! Wanna-B Honey-B is run by Shelly and Gene Astel of …

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.

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, …

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 in Hillsboro. Due to circumstances beyond the club’s …

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.

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.

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