N-O-W continues to investigate shorted Title aid

Posted July 23, 2014 at 7:46 pm

By KAREN PARKER | County Line Publisher

Freedom of information isn’t free, the Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton School Board learned at its meeting July 14.

It took a check for $641.33 from the district to the Department of the Census before research could be done regarding why the district had been shorted federal Title I funds after the Wilton detachment from the Elroy-Kendall-Wilton School District (now Royall School District) 14 years ago.

The N-O-W District is attempting to determine if correct information about the total student count ever was sent from the Wisconsin Department of Instruction to the Census Bureau. That information is then used by the federal government to determine the amount of Title I funds to disburse to each district. N-O-W administration believes that the Royall

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    Second Wilton medallion is hidden

    Posted July 23, 2014 at 8:31 pm

    Contributed by the Wilton Wood Turtle Committee

    The first medallion was found after the release of the first clue.

    Stacy Brandau and Kristen Pasch need to become detectives. Congratulations to them! We are getting some mighty good

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    Monroe County added to EAB quarantine

    Posted July 23, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection last week placed Monroe County in the emerald-ash-borer quarantine area, as the destructive insect had been found in Oakdale, near the Interstate on-off ramps, according to a press release prepared by the University of Wisconsin-Extension office

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    Community Hunger Solutions supported by United Way funding

    Posted July 23, 2014 at 11:27 pm

    Contributed by VERNON ECONOMIC


    With technical and writing assistance from Vernon Economic Development Association, Community Hunger Solutions recently obtained $9,000 in funding through the Great Rivers United Way Venture Grant program.

    The project,

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    Manpower hiring for 200 jobs in the Tomah area

    Posted July 23, 2014 at 11:10 pm

    Manpower announced in a recent press release that it is hiring for more than 200 positions in the Tomah area.

    “It’s exciting to see the growth area businesses in the Tomah area are having and the vast opportunities

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    Van Der Molen criminal counts found valid

    Posted July 23, 2014 at 8:22 pm

    Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced that at a hearing on July 21 at the Monroe County Circuit Court, Judge Todd Ziegler found that the criminal counts of racketeering and securities fraud against Illinois resident Edward Van Der Molen were validly charged by Wisconsin

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    Kendall gathering, reunion set for Aug. 30

    Posted July 23, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    Designed to promote the spirit of Kendall, the fifth annual Kendall Area Gathering and All-School Reunion will again be a part of the village’s Labor Day celebration.

    The event will be Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Kendall

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    An occasion for millinery

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 8:56 pm

    Annette Strazdins of Cashton takes part in the Ontario Public Library Hat Luncheon, a library fundraiser that was offered at the Wilmer Pearson home in late June.

    Lyme disease support group meets Friday

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 8:28 pm

    A Lyme disease support group for Vernon, Juneau, Monroe, Sauk and Richland counties will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, July 25, at the Hillsboro Public Library meeting room, 819 High Ave.

    For more information,

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    Brookwood names athletes of the month

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    Four Brookwood High School students were named athletes of the month for May/June. They are listed below, with coaches’ comments following the names.




    • Josh Marten: ”Josh batted .438 down the stretch for the Falcons. He was a major factor in our success this season and ignited a number of rallies for

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    N-O-W Summer Rec Schedule for July 21–25

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 8:29 pm


    • 9–10:30 a.m. — Senior Softball practice at Brookwood. Bus leaves Ontario at 8:30 a.m., Norwalk at 8:40 a.m. and Wilton at 8:50 a.m. Kelly Wallace will coach. Tournament times will be announced.

    • Majors Baseball tourney at Hillsboro. Times will be announced at July 19

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    Brookwood names athletes of the year

    Posted June 25, 2014 at 6:56 pm


    Brookwood athletic director

    It has certainly been an outstanding school year for Brookwood athletics.

    In addition to capturing five conference team titles (football, boys cross country, girls cross count

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Brookwood High School graduate Torri Johnson does a belly dance May 5 at the school's Multicultural Night.
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