Mayor Greg Kubarski (left) and Red Cross coordinator Scott Friell (right) presented Theresa Nemec (center) with a plaque honoring her many years of work coordinating blood drives in Hillsboro. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
In 1940, the U.S. government established a national blood collection program, with the Red Cross establishing their National Blood Donor Service in order to collect blood for the U.S. military.
Election Day for the Spring 2021 General Election took place on Tuesday, April 6. Hillsboro residents were able to vote in-person at the Hillsboro City Hall, checking in with poll workers Dave and Debbi Popp. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
Tuesday’s Spring Election saw several local elections take place, alongside with an election for State Superintendent.
Members of the Hillsboro Fire Department were able to extinguish the flames of a reignited debris fire, preventing further damage to a neighboring residence. Contributed photo.
On Tuesday, March 9, at approximately 4:00P.M., the Hillsboro Police Department was dispatched to 524 High Avenue in Hillsboro regarding reports of a fire.
District Administrator Dr. Sharon Ennis (left) and Administrative Assistant Ann Lankey (right) are among the district officials currently working to determine community interest in a new 3-year-old preschool program. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
At their January board meeting, the Wonewoc-Center School Board discussed the possibility of establishing a 3-year-old preschool program. Currently, the district offers a 3-year-old preschool option for children who qualify as special needs.
Bob Hora poses with the 1939M he restored to showroom glory, and a copy of the magazine which features the tractor. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
Long-time Hillsboro resident Bob Hora has recently achieved a bit of fame with a tractor he’s been restoring.
Roughly 14 chairs (and a nightstand) will be put up for auction over the next few months to help benefit the fine arts program at Wonewoc-Center Schools. The auction, which was originally meant to take place last April, was put on hold due to COVID-19 and has been reformatted for an online medium. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
The sudden arrival of COVID-19 drastically altered the spring semester for students in the 2019-2020 school year.
Mayor Greg Kubarski (left) and Red Cross coordinator Scott Friell (right) presented Theresa Nemec (center) with a plaque honoring her many years of work coordinating blood drives in Hillsboro. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
Election Day for the Spring 2021 General Election took place on Tuesday, April 6. Hillsboro residents were able to vote in-person at the Hillsboro City Hall, checking in with poll workers Dave and Debbi Popp. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
Members of the Hillsboro Fire Department were able to extinguish the flames of a reignited debris fire, preventing further damage to a neighboring residence. Contributed photo.
District Administrator Dr. Sharon Ennis (left) and Administrative Assistant Ann Lankey (right) are among the district officials currently working to determine community interest in a new 3-year-old preschool program. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
Bob Hora poses with the 1939M he restored to showroom glory, and a copy of the magazine which features the tractor. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
Roughly 14 chairs (and a nightstand) will be put up for auction over the next few months to help benefit the fine arts program at Wonewoc-Center Schools. The auction, which was originally meant to take place last April, was put on hold due to COVID-19 and has been reformatted for an online medium. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
Evidence collected by the Hillsboro Police Department during the execution of a search warrant on Saturday, May 1, included amounts of marijuana and cocaine as well as various pieces of drug paraphernalia. Photo contributed by the Hillsboro Police Department.
On Saturday, May 1, as part of an ongoing investigation into drug sales and use in the City of Hillsboro, officers with the Hillsboro Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence located at 720 Lake Street in the City of Hillsboro. During the search, officers found marijuana, cocaine...
On Tuesday, April 27, at approximately 7:24A.M., the Vernon County Sheriff’s 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a 9-1-1 call reporting a two-vehicle head-on collision that had taken place on State Highway 56 near County Highway K in the town of Genoa. According to reports, a 2007 Ford Escape was...
After taking up a teaching position at Wonewoc-Center Schools focused on business education courses, Palmer Schroeder scouted for possible projects he could integrate into his classes. A tip from one of his coworkers lead Schroeder to the Madison College Pitch Competition. The competition, put on...
Mayor Greg Kubarski (left) and Red Cross coordinator Scott Friell (right) presented Theresa Nemec (center) with a plaque honoring her many years of work coordinating blood drives in Hillsboro. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
In 1940, the U.S. government established a national blood collection program, with the Red Cross establishing their National Blood Donor Service in order to collect blood for the U.S. military. Over the years, methods of collecting, preserving, and distributing donated blood have been improved and...
Election Day for the Spring 2021 General Election took place on Tuesday, April 6. Hillsboro residents were able to vote in-person at the Hillsboro City Hall, checking in with poll workers Dave and Debbi Popp. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
Tuesday’s Spring Election saw several local elections take place, alongside with an election for State Superintendent. In the statewide race, Jill Underly achieved victory over Deborah Kerr. Underly won 2,853 votes to Kerr’s 1,779 in Vernon County and 1,725 to 1,529 in Juneau County. Voters in the...
Members of the Hillsboro Fire Department were able to extinguish the flames of a reignited debris fire, preventing further damage to a neighboring residence. Contributed photo.
On Tuesday, March 9, at approximately 4:00P.M., the Hillsboro Police Department was dispatched to 524 High Avenue in Hillsboro regarding reports of a fire. When law enforcement arrived on scene, they discovered a large pile of scrap building materials in the backyard of the property that were...
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) established the Achievement Gap Reduction (AGR) program in the 2015-2016 school year in order to replace the retiring Student Achievement Guarantee in Education (SAGE) program by the 2017-2018 school year. As part of the program, schools are...
At their March 8 board meeting, the Hillsboro School Board discussed the possibility of expanding opportunities for students to utilize the school’s facilities for extracurricular activities. The feasibility of holding prom this year and reinstating open campus for lunch periods were also addressed...
District Administrator Dr. Sharon Ennis (left) and Administrative Assistant Ann Lankey (right) are among the district officials currently working to determine community interest in a new 3-year-old preschool program. Photo taken by Nicolette Nauman, HSE Editor.
At their January board meeting, the Wonewoc-Center School Board discussed the possibility of establishing a 3-year-old preschool program. Currently, the district offers a 3-year-old preschool option for children who qualify as special needs. District officials who brought the proposal forward aim...
At a recent board meeting, members of Hillsboro School District’s administrative staff re-negotiated their employment contracts. Items included in the contracts range from administrative salaries to benefits to provisions regarding performance evaluation and contract termination. Current...

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The Lady Wolves extended their winning streak to three games with back-to-back home wins. After snapping a two-game skid with a victory at North Crawford back on Jan. 27, the Wonewoc-Center girls...

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Jean Schroeder, 68, passed away December 13, 2020 in La Crosse.  A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, April 24th, 2021 at 10:15 am at St.

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