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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 …
Obituaries
ELROY - LaRamie D. Dank, Elroy, age 87, died Thursday, June 23, 2022, with his family at his side. He was born in Hillsboro on November 7, 1934 to the late Frank J. and Mildred S. (nee Havel) Dank. …
Dolores Ann Wilhelm went home to be with Jesus on Friday, June 17, 2022. She was born on Monday, August 20, 1934. On Thursday, May 7, 1953, she married Donald Wilhelm. At first, they lived in …
HILLSBORO - Patsy Kay Hofmeister, age 73 years, of Hillsboro, Wisconsin, died peacefully on Saturday morning, June 11, 2022 at home, with her husband by her side. A time of visitation will be held …
Community News
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 …
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, …
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 …
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 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 …
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, …
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 …
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 …

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 …

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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