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Hillsboro Graduates Make Good Showing At National Robotics Competition

After winning a SeaPerch competition in February, Hillsboro students Emma Cherubini, Hunter Osorio, and Mackenzie Krajco set to work preparing their winning robot for the next challenge: competing at …

Elroy Fair Returns For 125th Year

Schultz Park will come alive with the smell of funnel cakes and the sound of carnival rides for the 125th time at the end of this month with the return of the Elroy Fair. The five-day event will run …

AGR Report Highlights Improvements In Hillsboro Students

In his last school board meeting as elementary principal, Steve Christianson delivered a report to the Hillsboro School Board regarding the data collected over the 2021-2022 school year as part of …

Wonewoc Village Board Appoints New Trustee

During the May 25 meeting of the Wonewoc Village Board, board members voted on appointing a new trustee to the board, filling a spot vacated by Ridge Revels. There were two candidates considered for …

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, …

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 …

Royall School Plan Takes Shape

After voters in the Royall School District approved a nearly $11 million referendum for an array of improvements to the campus, planning began in earnest. Now, the outline of that plan has been …

School Board Votes To Move Forward On COPS Grant

At a special meeting on Monday, May 23, the Hillsboro School Board voted to move forward on efforts to apply for the COPS grant in conjunction with the City of Hillsboro and the Hillsboro Police …

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 …

Hillsboro Assault Case Moves Forward With Preliminary Hearing

The 17-year-old Hillsboro High School student charged with assaulting a fellow student during an altercation on Friday, April 29, 2022, made his first court appearance on Tuesday, May 24. This …

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 …

Ocooch Dairy Storage Shed Deemed Total Loss Following Blaze

On Wednesday, April 27, at around 6:30P.M., Jim Mlsna and his family stepped outside to find every farmer’s worst nightmare: a fire raging in one of their buildings. “All three of us …

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 …

Hillsboro Looks To Relocate Trains This Summer

In the fall of 2019, city officials were informed of the discovery of a pair of engines that had once operated along the Hillsboro railway. Then-city administrator Adam Sonntag shared pictures of the …

Charges Dismissed Regarding Deadly Union Center Fire

During his April 13 court appearance, a Juneau County judge dismissed the charges levied against 45-year-old Travis J. Yirka of Union Center. Yirka had been charged with first-degree intentional …

Assault At Local High School Prompts Concerns Over Student Safety

On Friday, April 29, at approximately 11:55A.M., Chief Patrick Clark of the Hillsboro Police Department responded to reports from the Hillsboro High School involving an altercation that had occurred …

Weekend Blaze Leaves One Dead In Union Center

On Saturday, March 19, the Juneau County Communications Center received reports at approximately 7:34A.M. regarding a house fire located in the Village of Union Center. The Union Center Fire …

Governor Evers Visits Hillsboro

Gundersen St. Joseph’s welcomed Governor Tony Evers on Tuesday, March 8, for a press conference related to the hospital’s Elroy clinic project. The project, which will see a new clinic …

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