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Cashton’s Brett Hemmersbach and Bangor’s Chase Horstman took part in some unforgettable clashes on the gridiron as part of a golden age of the Bangor-Cashton football rivalry. Before they …

Home Grown

There are no goats going to the fair this year for the Kleins, but they’ll have plenty of other wares for judging. Especially garlic. For this year’s Monroe County Fair, five of the …

Cashton’s Wall stepping down as boys basketball coach

Cashton’s Brett Hemmersbach and Bangor’s Chase Horstman took part in some unforgettable clashes on the gridiron as part of a golden age of the Bangor-Cashton football rivalry. Before they …

NEW! Weekly Events List These events happen every week unless otherwise posted... Mondays 1 p.m.–1:45 p.m. - Tai Chi Exercise at Bethel Home Fellowship Hall, 614 S. Rock Ave., Viroqua …

Summer heats up with bevy of events

There’s no shortage of   things to do in the area, and with the second half of summer in full swing, local events and festivals just around the corner. PASTURE PRIDE OPEN HOUSE …

NEW! Weekly Events List These events happen every week unless otherwise posted... Mondays 1 p.m.–1:45 p.m. - Tai Chi Exercise at Bethel Home Fellowship Hall, 614 S. Rock Ave., Viroqua …

Splash pad informational session on July 18

Hot summer days are ahead, and options for a quick cool down in Cashton are far and few between. Unless you count a trip to an air-conditioned business, like Hansen’s IGA, the nearest …

Strawberries, shortcake, and social time

It was all hands on deck. Members of the Immanuel Lutheran Church hosted their annual Strawberry Shortcake Plus on Wednesday, July 10. The event usually takes places in the basement of the …

Pet Fun Run 5K gets blessing from village board

Miss Cashton hopeful Makaya Stanke presented the Village of Cashton board of trustees with her plan for a pet-friendly 5k fun run. The goal of the fun run is to raise money for her ‘No …

Events slated for the Fourth of July

While Cashton may not have an official celebration, there are plenty of activities around the area to get into the Independence Day spirit this Thursday, July 4. ONTARIO In Ontario on …

Horsin’ around for a good cause

The first summer horse auction for the Wisconsin Community Hospital Fund Enhancement (WCHFE) went off without a hitch. On Saturday, June 29, the auction raised over $315,000. Once fees and …

Detoured for the Summer: Westby still open for business

Despite a mess of orange cones, torn up roads, and signs saying ‘lane closed’ – Westby’s downtown businesses are open. To help guide drivers, the Westby Chamber of …

County Hwy F closed through September

County Trunk Highway (CTH) F in the towns of Jefferson and Sheldon in Monroe County, between CTH U and CTH T, was closed to through traffic effective Monday, June 24, 2023 to facilitate re-surfacing …

Another re-construction project is in the works just down the highway from Westby. Part two of a two-year improvement project for Viroqua’s Main Street is scheduled to begin in August …

Wednesday, July 3 6 p.m. - Coon Creek Community Watershed Council Meeting at Highland Farm, E7630 Rognstad Ridge, Cashton. Dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Bring …

New officials elected at Jolly Joiners’ June meeting

The 4Hers arrived 30 minutes before the meeting was to start to enjoy pizza and root beer floats. June’s meeting was suspenseful because of the officer elections that were to occur. Other …

June 23 • A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on US Highway 14 in the town of Viroqua for speeding.   The driver was eventually arrested for Operating While Under the …

On June 27, 2024, at 8:15 a.m., the Vernon County Sheriff's Office 911 Dispatch Center was notified about a bicyclist who collapsed near the intersection of County Highway P and Dell Road in the town …

Around 2,400 plates, 400 steaks, 600 pounds of pancakes, and 35 stuck vehicles later; the Vernon County Dairy Breakfast is deemed a success. Weather forecasts of flash flooding for the morning …

Westby is a work in progress. Since April 1 of this year, Westby has been in destruction mode. Trees were removed and roads were chopped up to make room for new. The project is currently in …

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