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  • Book review: ‘The Color of Lightning’ by Paulette Jiles

    17 hours ago
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    By LARRY BALLWAHN | Wilton I ordered “The Color of Lighting” from the library because I had read that it […]


    KVR Winter Festival is Saturday

    January 6th, 2022
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    The Kickapoo Valley Reserve will host its 21st annual Winter Festival on Saturday, Jan. 8. 


    Donations, sponsorships sought for Norwalk flower baskets

    January 6th, 2022
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    One of the highlights of driving through Norwalk in the summer are the flower baskets hanging from the light poles and the planters lining the street. 


    Man injured in Clinton logging accident

    January 4th, 2022
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    A 41-year-old man was severely injured in an Amish logging accident Monday in the town of Clinton, according to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office.


    Hawthorne named CEO of Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers

    December 24th, 2021
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    Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers recently announced that Kim Hawthorne has been appointed as chief executive officer of the organization. 


  • Royall Education Notes: Booster Club Alumni Weekend set for Jan. 14–15

    December 24th, 2021
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    By MARK GRUEN | Royall School District superintendent Happy holidays!  As we roll into the holiday season, I want to […]


    Monroe County Health Department offering free Covid-19 vaccines

    December 24th, 2021
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    The Monroe County Health Department will offer appointments for free Covid-19 vaccinations at its office location, 315 W. Oak St., Sparta, on Monday, Dec. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


    Gundersen Health System: ‘The situation is serious. We need your help.’

    December 21st, 2021
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    We are facing a dire situation together. Gundersen Health System hospitals are at or near capacity with patients struggling with Covid-19 and other serious illnesses and injuries.


    Cashton residence considered loss after overnight fire

    December 16th, 2021
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    The Monroe County 911 Communications Center received a report of a residential fire on Mascot Avenue in the town of Jefferson at 2 a.m. Thursday.


    After the storm

    December 16th, 2021
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    Storm cleanup is underway this morning in Ontario, where damage consisted mainly of downed trees and branches, along with scattered damage to siding and roofs.


    Kendall love lights

    December 16th, 2021
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    The Kendall Public Library recently sold Love Lights as a fundraiser. The following lights were purchased in memory or in honor of individuals.