Community

Digging Right Into Community Service

Students from Linda Bisarek’s Servant Leadership class spent their Tuesday morning helping the City of Hillsboro to plant new trees in three of the city parks. Each year, the city plants …

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 …

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 …

It's A (Therapy) Dog's Life

There will soon be a new dog in town. Deputy Jessica Meyer of the Juneau County Sheriff's office has confirmed a therapy canine dog will be provided to the area through the Heel to Heal …

Wonewoc-Center Students Offer Solutions To School Issues

Last spring, Wonewoc-Center English teacher Dawn Ertel applied to re-work her English 12 class as one that could offer college credit. Her application proved successful, and this year her English 12 …

Friends of the 400 Planning 30th Birthday Celebration For Trail

Grease up your bike chains and air up your tires – the Friends of the 400 State Trail are planning a celebration of the trail's 30th year of operation that will span its entire length and …

"An Extra Few Steps" Saves Life Of Union Center Resident

In his forty years with the UPS, Hillsboro area resident Patrick Shore spends most of his days delivering mail and packages in and around Lake Dalton. He runs what’s called a ‘bid …

Local Youth Volunteer At Madison Shelter

At the end of January, a youth group from the First Congregational Church opted to spend their weekend down in Madison, assisting at a shelter focused on assisting families with young …

Librarians Check Out Madison

Last week, librarians and library directors from all over Wisconsin made their way over to Madison to participate in the Capitol’s Library Legislative Day. These legislative days are common at …

It Takes A Village To Raise A Park

Like the world’s strangest canoe, the roof of Kendall’s gazebo floated down the submerged Railroad Street as water five feet deep rushed past storefronts and family homes. It was a moment …

Local Church Wards Off 'Chili' February Weather

Right before the pandemic hit, the First Congregational Church in Hillsboro hosted a chili cook-off. The cook-off was a friendly competition to see who could make the tastiest batch of chili, and …

Work-Based Learning Provides Opportunities For Local Students

February is National CTE Month. CTE—standing for career and technical education—focuses on teaching students through work-based learning, preparing them for a variety of different careers …

Hillsboro Woman's Civic Club Donates Framed Piece To Library

The Hillsboro Woman’s Civic Club recently presented the Hillsboro Public Library with a framed poem from Ripon College’s poet-in-residence Dr. Steve Bellin-Oka. Bellin-Oka’s …

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