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New sporting goods store opens - Triggers n Tackle ready for outdoorsmen

One year ago, Brad Mellen, Cashton, and Jason Bohnert, Sparta, didn't know one another. That changed one day when Brad invited Jason to hunt on some land in the area. They both shared a passion for...

Chuck Johnson nominated Cashton Fall Fest parade marshal

The Cashton Community Club proudly presents to you the 75th Annual Cashton Fall Festival Parade Marshal, Chuck Johnson. Chuck has been an integral part of the parade for the past 43 years, since the...

45th Annual Melvina Frog Days Highlights

45th Annual Melvina Frog Days...

Board hears request for street closures and manure pipeline

The Cashton Village Board met last Wednesday, Aug. 3, for the regular board meeting. Street closures and traffic patrol were approved for the annual Cashton Library, Fall Festival, 5k run/walk. The event is one of the regular fundraisers for the...

Johnson, Local Winner in the National Competition

Local resident Taylor Johnson, of Cashton, Wisconsin, won a White Ribbon in the annual "National Norwegian-American Folk Art Exhibition" at Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American museum and Folk...

Dairy farmers head to DC to push for Dairy Revitalization Plan

A coalition of farmers from throughout the country took time away from the farm and field recently to gather for a Dairy Together Fly-In to Washington, D.C. Representing key dairy states and a coalition of farm groups under the umbrella of Dairy...

Man injured in Viroqua UTV accident

On August 4, 2022, at 8:12 PM, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from Mitchell Bass, reporting that he could hear a male party screaming in the woods near Weber Road in Viroqua. Mitchell, along with his parents, Alan and...

more... Melvina Frog Days Highlights

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Schmitz Graduates from RCTC

Bennet Schmitz of Cashton, graduated from Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) at the end of Spring Semester 2022. Bennet received Associate of Applied Science for Sport/Athletic Field...

UW-Madison Announces 2022 Spring Graduates

About 7,700 students received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison on May 13 and 14, including students from your area. There were two live ceremonies: one at the Kohl Center on May 13 for doctoral, MFA and medical students; and one at...

Gearing up...

The Cashton Eagle Football team held their first day of practice in full gear last Friday, from 5-7 p.m. as temperatures reached into the upper 80s. It didn't stop the team from putting in a...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor… I read the obituary of Jon Torkelson with great sadness. He has been a good friend for 75 years. I first met Jon when I moved to Cashton when I was 11 years old. Jon was three years older, a freshman in high school. We both...

Looking Back

70 Years Ago Week of Friday, August 8, 1952 Miss Imelda Degenhardt left Wednesday and will sail from New York to Germany on the S. S. United States. Cashton’s first Polio case this summer is Albert Speath. 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Speath. 60...

Hanley's Helpful Hints

Cheeseburger and Fries Casserole 2 pounds ground beef 1/4 cup chopped onion Salt, pepper, garlic powder to taste 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 can cheddar cheese soup 1 package (20 oz.) frozen crinkle cut French fries Preheat oven to 350 degrees....

An Outdoorsman's Journal

Hello friends, This week's column is dedicated to Michelle Chiaro. Michelle was my bear hunting, winter camping, bow hunting, all forms of fishing, gardening and "Date Night" part-ner. Michelle was...

Fanning Files

At the ripe old age of three, our grandson made his rookie debut at the Melvina Frog Days this past weekend. He participated in, and won the first race of the day, netting him three bucks and a huge freeze pop. I’m not sure which put a bigger...

Charlene (Char) Margaret Romfoe

Charlene (Char) Margaret Romfoe, age 79, passed unexpectedly from this world and into Heaven on July 14th following a head injury caused by a fall at home. She was born in 1942 to Anna and Peter...

Victor Allen Gutierrez

Victor Allen Gutierrez, 71, of Cashton, WI, passed away at his home Friday, August 5, 2022. He was born October 7, 1950 to Hector and Eileen (Schreier) Gutierrez in Lima, Ohio. Victor graduated from...

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