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Local Youth Take On Mission Work During Church Trip

Last summer, Jennifer Thompson organized a short mission trip for youth in the First Congregational Church, where her husband preaches. The young missionaries spent five days in Sioux Falls, South …

Funds Raised During Fun Day

Saturday's Family Fun Day in downtown Wonewoc was a rainy one, but prior to the midday rain, the street was filled with unique sights, sounds and smells.  From beautiful flowers and crafts …

Kendall Remembers The Fallen

People lined the inside of St. Luke’s Church, fanning away the mugginess of the day. The benches of the restored Glendale church creaked and the floor groaned as Doug Rogalla’s audience …

The Power Station Set To Open Saturday, June 11

A new business is coming to Hillsboro on Saturday, June 11. Named ‘The Power Station,’ this new business will be setting up shop in what was previously The Kitchen, and prior to that, …

Hillsboro Area Ambulance Service Revels New Logo

The Hillsboro Ambulance Service now has a logo to call their own! The team organized a design contest to determine what the Hillsboro Ambulance Service logo should look like, as the service has …

H.O.P.E. Returns With Annual Walk Friday, June 17

H.O.P.E. (Helping Our People Everyday) organized their first H.O.P.E. Walk in 2005, and the annual walk has become the organization’s key fundraiser. Proceeds collected from the walk enable …

Hillsboro Remembers The Fallen At Memorial Day Service

The Hillsboro community gathered at the Hillsboro Veterans’ Memorial on Monday, May 30, to commemorate and honor those who died in service to their country. Members of the Hillsboro American …

Royall Student Selected As WEA Art Contest Finalist

Each year, the Wisconsin Educators’ Association (WEA) hosts an art contest for students all across Wisconsin. This year, students in grades K through 12 submitted 100 entries for consideration. …

Hillsboro Fourth Graders Dig Into Area History

The Heritage Fair is an annual celebration of Wisconsin’s history, development, and culture. Students who participate are tasked with selecting a topic relevant to Wisconsin and developing a …

For One Family, Elroy Museum Connects Generations

Ann Konlock wound her way through the displays of lights and photographs with her family in tow, following guide John F. Weger to a massive near-scale replica of an Elroy long-since passed. Before …

Hillsboro Legion Supports Community Endeavors Through Donations

The Hillsboro American Legion has been an active supporter of the local community, from providing scholarships to graduating Hillsboro students to helping fund and complete projects in and around the …

Polished To A Shine

Since April, members of the Hillsboro Orioles youth baseball team have been hard at work in Fireman’s Park, bringing some shine and polish back to the park’s ball diamond. The Orioles saw …

Eagle Eye Takes Flight

Vince and Liz Sinkule had always talked about owning a business someday. So when Ridge Revels was looking to move on from the Double R, they jumped at the chance to take it over. There was just one …

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 focuses on finding ways to serve others and the community, utilizing …

Wonewoc To See New BBQ Place Open This Weekend

Who doesn’t love a good barbeque? Area residents will now be able to enjoy some delicious BBQ close to home with the opening of Rebel 1895 BBQ in Wonewoc. Previously known as The Market, …

Find Something For Everyone At Prairie Ave. & Co Boutique

Originally from the small town of Spring Grove, Minnesota, Lisa Bornholdt decided to return to the small town atmosphere she’d grown up in, relocating here to Hillsboro. For Bornholdt, the …

Spring Celebration Organizers Seek Community Suggestions

Community members gathered at the Hotel Hillsboro on Tuesday, March 15, to continue discussions regarding the upcoming spring celebration first proposed by local resident Nancy Miller on Facebook …

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 …

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 in the running to bring home that coveted trophy this year, …

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 years—a lifetime, even—figuring it out, and some are lucky …

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