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Cashton Senior Athlete Spotlight

In lieu of our spring sports season each week we’re going to feature our Cashton senior athletes. Isaac Hemmersbach has varsity experience dating all the way back to his freshman year. Even though...

Cashton Police Chief resigns

www.wordsbyreese.com The Village Board of Cashton received a letter of resignation from police chief, Ron Rader, that was presented at their latest board meeting held on Wednesday, July 1. Rader’s letter was quite short, thanking the board for...

Conservation project directs Little La Crosse River back to original course

Years ago, there was a halfhearted, in jest comment made that old Cashton Sewer Plant was the source of the Little La Crosse River. That wasn’t far off. An official United States Geological Survey...

Village Board Minutes

PROCEEDING OF THE CASHTON, WI VILLAGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES June 3, 2020 President Robert Amundson called the regular meeting to order at 7 P.M. Roll Call. All Present. Minutes of the May board meeting were read. Motion made by Byers 2nd by Dickman to...

Frog Days the latest festival to undergo substantial changes due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The list of festivals and community events that have been canceled, or significantly altered, continues to grow. And after holding out hope that the annual Melvina Frog Days celebration might be spared, the Frog Town Sports Club made the decision...

UTV accident injures two

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears and the Wisconsin DNR report a UTV rollover which occurred on Thursday July 2nd at approximately 10:30p.m. The accident occurred on Clinton Ridge Rd just north of...

Cashton Boy Scouts perform flag retirement/burning ceremony

The Boy Scouts of America Handbook says, “A national flag that is worn beyond repair may be burned in a fire. The ceremony should be conducted with dignity and respect and the flag burned...

July 1 general school aid estimates released

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, as required by state law, released an estimate of the general school aids each public school district will receive for the 2020-21 school year. Cashton School District will receive an estimated...

UW Platteville announces Spring Chancellor's List

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announced its Chancellor’s List, honoring those with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages for the spring 2020 semester. Students from this area who earned the 4.0 grade-point average include Sierra Hanley,...

Killdeer winding up ready for the pitch

There was some action at the Cashton Baseball field Monday when a pair of ground nesting Killdeer took position on the pitcher’s mound. One appeared to be winding up on the rubber. With no high...

Looking Back

70 Years Ago Week of Friday, July 7, 1950 The 75th Anniversary of North Noon Prairie Lutheran congregation will be observed Sunday, July 9. The Rev. N. R. Hjermstad serves as the fourth regular pastor of the church. The Jersey Valley pasture of Ray...

An Outdoorsman's Journal

Hello friends, My desire to catch a salmon on Lake Michigan while paddling a canoe makes almost zero sense to a person that knows how to fish salmon. Paddle trolling a canoe on Lake Michigan while...

Hanley's Helpful Hints

My Mother shared this week’s recipe with my daughter. It came from my Grandmother’s cookbook. It is nice to bring back the old recipes. Cocoa Rocks 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup melted butter 1 egg 1 cup milk 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 cup hot water...

Jean Marie Koessler

Jean Marie Koessler, 69, of West Salem, WI, passed away July 6, 2020. Jean was born May 12, 1951, the second daughter of Paul and Olive Koessler in Cashton, WI. Jean grew up on the family farm and...

Fanning Files

By Me An old friend stopped in last week when I was out of the office, and I wish I would have been there. He stayed and visited for about an hour, Mrs. Me said, with his daughter who was chauffeur for the day. I didn’t get to see him, and...

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