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Local Schools Enact Masking Mandates Following COVID Concerns

After having to spend time under virtual learning due to COVID-19 concerns, multiple school districts in the area have opted to utilizing masking mandates until conditions in the area show signs of improvement.

Wonewoc-Center Approves 2021-22 Budget Proposal

The Wonewoc-Center School District conducted their annual meeting on Monday, September 20, with all board members present but Cory Wohlrab. Duance Tracy was elected as the meeting chairperson and Jon …

Hillsboro Brewing Company A Hub Of Charitable Goodwill

In August, it was announced that Afghan refugees fleeing from the Taliban’s takeover following U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan would be temporarily housed at three U.S. military bases across the country, with one of the three bases being Ft. McCoy here in Wisconsin.

State Legislators Call For Agencies to Finish Flood Recovery Efforts

In late summer of 2018, a series of extremely heavy storms triggered extensive flooding throughout southern and southwestern Wisconsin. The floods destroyed crops, damaged buildings, dismantled dams, …

Hillsboro EMTs See Good Turnout For First-Ever Poker Run

In an effort to develop fundraising strategies following the difficulties brought on by the COVID-19 global health crisis, Hillsboro EMT Mike Downing brought up the idea of hosting a poker run. …

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 …

Royall Superintendent To Speak On Superintendent Of The Year Award

When Royall Superintendent Mark Gruen received a call from the state superintendent, he was anticipating a discussion regarding his work with the child advocacy group he’d been helping to …

Gundersen St. Joseph's Named 2020 Top Project

Each year, The Daily Reporter’s Top Projects award aims to recognize outstanding achievements made by Wisconsin builders, business owners, engineers, and architects. Construction projects from …

Gundersen St. Joseph's Announces Drive-Thru Vaccination Clinics

Gundersen St. Joseph’s Hospital and Clinics saw a good deal of success at their drive-thru flu clinics last autumn, with area residents driving by to get vaccinated against 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 …

Area Communities Plan For American Rescue Funding

On March 11, 2021, nearly a full year since the onset of COVID-19, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law. The act called for $1.9 trillion in funding to help combat the impacts …

Juneau County Drug Court Celebrates First Recovery Program Graduate

Right before the onset of COVID-19, Juneau County decided to implement a new program designed to help those convicted on drug-related charges overcome their addictions and rebuild their lives. The …

Charity Tractor Pull To Air On Major Networks

On August 13 and 14, the Hillsboro Charity Tractor Pull returned to Hillsboro Firemen’s Memorial Park for three sessions of trucks and tractors competing to see who could pull the farthest.

And The Smokehouse Makes Three

On Thursday, September 2, the Bisarek family welcomed local officials to the site of their new business to celebrate the opening of Mr. B’s Smokehouse.

Wonewoc Holds Public Hearing On Future Of Wastewater Facility

On Monday, August 30, the Wonewoc Village Board held a public hearing regarding a proposed plan to reconstruct the village’s wastewater treatment facility.

Masking Mandate Debated At Special School Board Meeting

The Wonewoc-Center School Board conducted a special meeting on Wednesday, August 25, to address a few items that had not been completed at their regular meeting on Monday, August 16.

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.

ReStart Committee Re-Vamps Reopening Plan For Upcoming School Year

With the new school year nearly here, the ReStart committee has reconvened to discuss how the Hillsboro School District should proceed this fall.

Local Lutheran Churches To Merge Following Church Vote

During a church meeting on Sunday, August 8, discussion was held regarding the possible merging of the St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Churches in Hillsboro and Wonewoc.

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