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Ridgetop Revolution Show Choir starts season strong

_ Cashton High School's Ridgetop Revolution Show Choir is back and in their 2nd year of existence, with 31 members and many new members as well. They have a show band that is composed of 8 members....

Vernon County Sheriff's Report

1/22 - Owen Thomas, Westby, was traveling eastbound on State Highway 162, town of Bergen. Thomas slid off the road and into the ditch due to the snow-covered road. Kerri Moser, Stoddard, pulled the Thomas vehicle out of the ditch. Once freed,...

Scenic Bluffs Receives Walmart Community Grant

Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers was awarded a $250 Community Grant from Mormon Coulee Walmart in La Crosse. The grant will be used to support the purchase of an interpreting tablet for the Scenic Bluffs’ La Crosse Dental location. Since...

Cashton Police Report

Jan. 17 Community Relations- South Street Paper Service Building Check- Park Building Check- Main Street Building Check- Front Street Jan. 18 Community Relations- Front Street Phone Complaint Paper Service Building Check- Main Street Building...

Two vehicle collision near Cashton sends one to hospital

A two-vehicle collision occurred Monday morning, January 24, 2022, at approximately 11:15 AM, southeast of Cashton, WI, in the town of Clinton. Diane M. Brown, age 67, of rural Richland Center, WI...

Watershed Councils announce upcoming meetings

Three local farmer-led watershed councils in the Tainter Creek, Bad Axe River and Coon Creek watersheds have announced upcoming meetings: Tainter Creek The Tainter Creek Water-shed Farmer-Led Council will meet on Thursday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m., at...

CouleeCap delivers over $8.6 million in emergency rental and energy assistance payments to low-income households affected by COVID in the Coulee region

The Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program, or WERA, was launched in February 2021 to help households experiencing a financial hardship and housing insecurity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Couleecap, the local poverty-fighting community...

Cashton School District Menu

Cashton Elementary Breakfast Mon., Jan. 31 – Rise & shine breakfast kit, fruit cup, milk. Tues., Feb. 1– Assorted WG muffins, string cheese, applesauce cup, juice, milk. Wed., Feb. 2 – WG mini donut, fruit cup, juice, milk. Thurs., Feb. 3 ...

Vernon County Dairy Youth Participate at the State Jr. Holstein Convention

The Vernon County Jr Dairy Club was proudly represented by 15 youth at the Annual Wisconsin Jr Holstein Convention, held in Appleton, WI, December 28-30. Members participated in several activities...

Area students named to Dean's List at UW-River Falls

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls fall semester Dean’s List honoring 1,670 students has been released by Registrar Kelly Browning. To be named to the Dean’s List, a full-time undergraduate must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5...

Korn steps up to take All-Around Title

The Viroqua/Cashton gymnastics team hosted their annual Tami Effinger Memorial Invitational last week, welcoming a field of 8 area tumbling teams to the Viroqua High School Gymnasium on Friday,...

Boys hockey still in search of first win after pair of road losses

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby boy’s hockey team hit the road for a pair of non-conference games last week. The Blackhawks are still in search of their first victory of the season after losing 6-3 in a game versus Baraboo/Portage on Tuesday and...

Ladies withstand second half three-point barrage to hold on for 1-point win

The lady Eagles were forced to fend off a furious second half assault by visiting Wonewoc-Center last Tuesday, Jan. 18 as the Wolves outscored Cashton 28-19. Fortune favored the Eagles in the final...

Boys hoops drop first conference game at Bangor

Cashton fell 59-40 on the road at Bangor last Thursday, marking the team’s first loss in to a Scenic Bluffs Conference opponent so far this season. The Eagles scored just 16 first half points and trailed 27-17 at halftime. Cashton was outscored...

5-game win streak snapped

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby girl’s hockey team saw their five-game winning streak come to a halt last week, as the Blackhawks faced off against a pair of tough non-conference foes. The Hawks sitting atop the Badger Conference with a 6-1 record...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor… I smile over Ziegahn’s “They’re not your Parents’ Republicans” Letter to the Editor on January 19, 2022, Cashton Record. In actuality, no “current political party” is the same as it was in our parents’ era....

Looking Back

70 Years Ago Week of Friday, January 25, 1951 A fields of crack riders will compete Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Snowflake Ski Club’s sixth Annual jumping competition at Westby. Harv Opsahl bowled a men’s league high 224, while Leone Seitz led the...

Hanley's Helpful Hints

Instead of rolling out Christmas cookies this year, my daughter shared this bar recipe with me. Christmas sugar cookies without having all the extra work. Enjoy! Sugar Cookie Bars 1/2 cup salted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon...

An Outdoorsman's Journal

Hello friends, This past week I fished, and winter camped on backwaters of the Mississippi River near Prairie Du Chien. My good buddy Gary Howe former long-term owner (I think four generations) of...

Fanning Files

By Me Like most kids, when I was in school, I liked having a reason to be excited to go. And, when the social side of attending wasn’t enough to motivate Me to get out of bed there were always amazing opportunities to create that energized Me ...

Bernice Agnes (Hemmersbach) Brueggen

Bernice Agnes (Hemmersbach) Brueggen, 89, of Cashton, WI, passed away January 21, 2022, at the Tomah Care Center in Tomah, WI. Bernice was born November 9, 1932, to Hubert and Gertrude (Haas)...

Craig L. DeWitt

Craig L. DeWitt, 54, of Elroy, WI, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Craig was born April 14, 1967, to Michael Lee and Ilene (Martin) DeWitt, in Janesville, WI. Craig was born with creativity...

James (Jim) Paul Kingslien

James (Jim) Paul Kingslien, 74, of Cashton, WI, passed away Sunday, January 23, 2022, at his home surrounded by all his special loves, wife, daughters, sister, grandkids and the comfort and prayers...

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