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Fire In The Hills Returns To Yuba Labor Day Weekend

Six years ago, the Roosters Car Club hosted their first-ever Fire in the Hills car show here in Hillsboro. Hosting the show came as a group decision by the newly-formed club, who had enjoyed their …

Union Center Completes Village Memorial

Roughly five years ago, Darrell and Tammy Becker decided to donate a portion of the property to the Village of Union Center. This donation came with the condition that a memorial for the village be …

Meating Community Needs

Earlier this year, local business owner and school superintendent Curt Bisarek and his family decided to organize an ongoing charity drive designed to help The Good Samaritan meet the needs of the …

Gundersen Aims To Help Those Facing Food Insecurity

Gundersen Health Systems has announced the availability of resources to help patients, families, and other area residents facing food insecurity. Rising costs have been a growing concern among …

Hillsboro Spanish Class Makes It To Costa Rica

After two years of attempting, Hillsboro’s Spanish students were finally able to visit Costa Rica this summer. The trip was originally planned for the summer of 2020, but due to the onset of …

Hillsboro Elementary Welcomes New Principal

Following the announcement of Steven Christianson’s resignation from the Hillsboro School District earlier this year, citing a career opportunity with the Viroqua School District, the Hillsboro …
Obituaries
HILLSBORO - Elaine B. Myers, age 97 years, of Hillsboro, Wisconsin, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022. She was born on February 20, 1925 to Barnett and Leona (Gerwing) Standiford. Elaine …
YUBA - Willard Jindrick, age 91, of Yuba Wisconsin, died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Milestone Assisted Living in Hillsboro, Wisconsin. Willard was born January 25, 1931 …
WONEWOC - Willis “Willie” Clinton Doering, age 88 years, of Wonewoc, Wisconsin, died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Willie was born January 29, 1934, in La Valle …
Community News
Area Youth Raises Funds For St. Jude's
At age three, area resident Evan Williams complained of headaches and experienced random bouts of vomiting. Concerned, his parents …
Vendors Needed For Union Center Fire Department Fundraiser
The main organizer of the upcoming Union Center Fire Department Poker Ride fundraiser, Curtis Regelin, is hoping to build upon the …
Former Hillsboro Resident To Lead Hillsboro Prayer Walk
Last spring, former Hillsboro resident Rudy Rott organized and led a prayer walk through Hillsboro. The walk featured several stops, …
Canning Water In Support Of Local Emergency Responders
With the exception of 2020, due to COVID-19, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office has hosted a National Night Out event in Viroqua …
Hillsboro Resident Recognized For 63 Years Driving School Bus
Bus drivers play an important role in our community. During the school year, bus drivers take to the streets every morning and …
Turning Donations Into Dollars
Thousands of dollars were raised for new playground equipment when Carol Wagenson donated her services to a live auction, which took …
Hillsboro Trap Shooter Takes 5th Overall At Nationals
On Saturday, June 11, the Hillsboro Trap Team competed at the Conference 1A State Tournament in Rome, Wisconsin. Each team member shot …
Survey Results Indicate Favorable Response To Potential Referendum
Earlier this year, the Hillsboro School District put out a survey through School Perceptions, LLC. During their July 11 school board …

Royall Community Steps Out In Support Of Teacher

In their lifetime, one in eight women will face a breast cancer diagnosis. Statistics published by the National Breast Cancer Foundation estimate as many as 287,500 new cases of invasive breast …

Bike Safety Day Held In Wonewoc

Summertime equals bicycle riding for a lot of children in the Wonewoc area and several children will be riding safely, thanks to a recent event.  Bicycle Safety Day was held Friday, June 24, …

Celebrating the Class of 2022
Learning The Value Of Time
If there’s one thing Mackenzie Krajco has learned as a student at Hillsboro High School, it’s the value of time. Time with …
Making The Most Of Each Moment
It can be difficult to decide what you want the future to hold when you’re still in high school. Malia Liska, salutatorian for …
The Value of Experience
For Wonewoc-Center valedictorian Kyleigh Neuschwander-McDermott, her time at Wonewoc-Center can be best characterized by the …
Setting Your Course and Finding Your Direction
Ever since she was a child, Shelby Justman has lived by the water. It’s been a constant presence in her life, and she’s spent a …
Deciding What Comes Next
There’s a lot that involvement in sports can offer students, from building the importance of teamwork to encouraging academic …
Finding Your People
Perhaps one of the most important parts of finding happiness and success in life is finding the people who motivate and inspire you. …
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Sports

Wolves' State Debut Sullied

GREEN BAY — The Wonewoc-Center volleyball team’s unforgettable run to the state tournament brought them to heights never before summited in program history. That run would fall two …

Wonewoc-Center Volleyball’s State Run Harkens Back To 1992 Team’s Close Call

These opportunities don’t come around often for Wonewoc-Center volleyball. They don’t come around often for Wonewoc-Center athletics in general.

Royall’s Gruen Advances To State

Royall’s Marah Gruen has cemented herself as one of the top runners in the region during her stellar sophomore campaign. That only continued with a spectacular showing at sectionals. Gruen …

Sweet Sweep: Wonewoc-Center Captures First Volleyball Regional Title Since 2011

Trailing 10-2 in the second set, Wonewoc-Center didn’t look like a team primed to sweep its way to a regional title Saturday night. But rather panic and allow Hillsboro to roll its way to a …

W-C Awarded No. 1 Seed In Postseason Volleyball Brackets

The Wonewoc-Center Wolves are riding a phenomenal run to end the regular season into the playoffs, which included them capturing a share of the Scenic Bluffs title. Thanks to their efforts, …

Hillsboro Football Ends Season With Loss To Ithaca

The Hillsboro Tigers scored their second-most points of the 2021 season, but it ultimately wasn’t enough to manufacture a season-ending victory. The playoff bound Ithaca Bulldogs (6-3 …
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