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    Falcon grapplers send team, individuals to sectionals

    The 2016–17 season continues to be a seminal year for the Brookwood wrestling team, as the Falcons are headed to the team sectional for the second time in school history after winning Saturday’s regional at Royall.

    Brookwood boys basketball suffers back-to-back losses

    Despite a strong 56–33 win over Hillsboro last week, the Brookwood boys basketball team suffered tough losses to Bangor and Westby on opposite ends of the weekend.

    Nelson, Falcons finish sweep of Royall

    Scenic Bluffs Conference scoring leader Allyson Nelson led all scorers with 22 in last week’s 63–35 win over Royall.

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  • Kickapoo Teen Drop-In set for Sunday in Ontario

    February 15th, 2017

    The Kickapoo Teen Drop-In group’s monthly event will be from 3–6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, in the Ontario Public Library basement.  

    Vernon County to offer immunization clinic

    February 9th, 2017

    The Vernon County Health Department’s immunization clinic will be from 9–11:30 a.m. and from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at the health department, 318 Fairlane Drive (County Hwy. BB), Viroqua.

    UPDATED: One fatality in town of Wilton snowmobile crash

    February 4th, 2017

    UPDATE: Police have released information on the snowmobiler killed Saturday in the town of Wilton. Michael T. Melde, 29, of Sparta died after his machine struck the concrete end of an overpass.

    Brookwood Special Olympics basketball plays home game

    February 1st, 2017

    Brookwood Special Olympics hosted a basketball game Saturday.

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    Ontario Community Club to begin planning July 4 celebration

    February 1st, 2017

    It’s time to begin planning the big Fourth of July Celebration in Ontario.

  • Kendall police identify perpetrator of various crimes: burglary, arson and more

    January 30th, 2017

    Police identified a 23-year-old, rural Monroe County man Jan. 26 as being responsible for a range of crimes in Kendall, including burglary, arson, criminal damage to property, theft, trespassing and graffiti.

    Man hurt in Clifton snowmobile crash

    January 28th, 2017

    One person was hurt Friday in a town of Clifton snowmobile accident, according to Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins.

    Monroe County WIC to issue benefits

    January 25th, 2017

    The Monroe County Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children will issue benefits and offer nutrition-education days for February.

    Need for blood is urgent

    January 25th, 2017

    The American Red Cross has issued a severe blood-shortage notice in view of the winter weather and the inability of donors to attend drives.

    Two hurt in Ridgeville crash

    January 21st, 2017

    Two people sustained injuries Saturday after a woman lost control of her vehicle and hit a power pole in the town of Ridgeville, according to Monroe County police.