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    Norwalk’s tractor-pull weekend

    The Norwalk Lions Club hosted its annual truck and tractor pull last weekend.

    Royall presents ‘Urinetown’

    Last weekend Royall High School students presented “Urinetown,” a satirical musical comedy that addresses such subjects as the legal system, capitalism, and social irresponsibility.

    Norwalk Public Library to host eclipse party

    The Norwalk Public Library will have an eclipse party from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, when Americans in the continental U.S. will experience a total eclipse of the sun for the first time since 1979. 

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  • Wilton, 1880s

    May 10th, 2017

    This Monroe County Local History Room photo depicts Wilton in the 1880s.

    Elmwood School, 1950s

    March 23rd, 2017

    Elmwood School (town of Glendale) students and teacher in the 1950s (left to right, front to back): Roger Leis, Esther Leis, Joe McCracken, Bob Leis, Charles Rochowsky, Charles McCracken, Joan Manske, Delbert Bloor, and May Dwyer.

    Picture from the past

    March 16th, 2017

    Mount Pisgah Rural School students gather in 1946.

    Picture from the past

    March 2nd, 2017

    In this 1960s photo, Royall High School students receive their FFA awards (left to right): Roger DeChant, Don Kaus, Bob Leis, Lyle Genz and Duane Wolfgram.

    Kendall kittenball, 1937

    February 23rd, 2017

    Pictured is the 1937 Kendall High School kittenball team. The sport of kittenball later became known as softball.

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  • Ontario farm, 1964

    February 15th, 2017

    Do you recognize the now-gone buildings of this farm, shown here in a December 1964 photo?

    Ontario singing group, 1938

    February 8th, 2017

    They were called “the Happy Hustlers,” which was possibly the name of the Ontario singing group or the local 4-H club.

    Ontario, 1998

    January 19th, 2017

    In 1998, Ontario resident Marv Johnson (left) and Police Chief Dave Rynes stand in front of the Ontario squad.

    C&NW Depot in Norwalk, 1906 and 1970

    December 1st, 2016

    The Chicago & Northwestern ceased all operations on the line between Elroy and Sparta in July 1964.

    Picture from the past: Remembering on Thanksgiving

    November 23rd, 2016

    Here is a photo of the Ontario senior-citizens group in 1991. It is believed just two are left now.

    Picture from the past

    November 16th, 2016

    A truck parked outside the Kendall Co-op Exchange in the 1960s […]