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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 booked him an appointment to see a doctor towards the end of 2011. …

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 annual event. "Our goal is always to make it bigger and bigger," …

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 …

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, at which participants would stop and pray. Prayer subjects …

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 each year since 2019, celebrating the various emergency response …

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 afternoon in order to ensure that our children make it to and from …

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 place in the Wonewoc American Legion Hall Friday …

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 …

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 four rounds of 25, with the top five shooters placing sixth …

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 meeting, a representative of the company presented on the data …

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, …

A Musicale Evening Planned For July 14

Each year, in the month of July, the Friends of the Hillsboro Library organize an outdoor concert event for residents of and visitors to the Hillsboro area. This yearly tradition features a variety …

Bids For The Kids

Another fundraiser for the Wonewoc Baker’s Field Park playground equipment is being held next month. This time, organizers are collecting donations for a live auction to get closer to the …

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 preaches. The young missionaries spent five days in Sioux Falls, South …

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, sounds and smells.  From beautiful flowers and crafts …

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 creaked and the floor groaned as Doug Rogalla’s audience …

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