Remembering an old friend has strong community feel

Society looks for ways to adapt to social distancing rules while trying to bring some sense of normal into life. It can be challenging. But one gathering last Friday in Cashton highlighted the spirit...

Vernon County Museum Notes

By Kristen Parrott, curator Week of March 29 – April 4, 2020 We have done this before. Getting through an epidemic is something we have done before here in Vernon County. As we discussed in this...

Absentee voting on the rise amidst COVID-19 threat

So far, the scheduled election set for April 7 will be held as planned. But that doesn’t mean the COVID-19 threat is being taken lightly by either the voters, government agencies, or poll workers. As of Monday afternoon, Cashton Village Clerk...

School lunches for homebound students

Lunches prepared by school food service employees await pickup near the front door of the high school as the school district, parents, and students continue to cope with extreme changes to the year....

Join us if you can…

Outside bright lights bring joy to our senses. Let’s, as a village, put a string of Christmas lights outside. Turn them on from 6 to 8 p.m. daily. In lighting up our homes, we can show we are all together at this difficult time. God Bless and...

Wisconsin's Impressive State Park System could be just the medicine during crisis

There are 66 state parks and recreation areas in Wisconsin, covering more than 60,570 acres. Those properties, while not fully operational, are being kept open in order to give people access to open...

Second Confirmed COVID-19 Case in Monroe County

On March 31st, Monroe County Health Department received notification of a second confirmed case of COVID-19 by positive lab test. Individual is a female in her 50’s with mild to moderate symptoms who is currently isolating at home. The health...

Cashton Police Department

Cashton PD Logs March 22-28, 2020 Mar 22 Drive Up Complaint (Was Civil) – Referred to Another Jurisdiction Mar 23 Community Relations (Drug Take Back Pick Up) – Scenic Bluffs Clinic Suspicious Activity / Persons (Coe St) – Person Sending a...

Couleecap Offering Revolving Loan Funds to Rural Businesses in Response to COVID-19

Couleecap is making USDA revolving loan funds available to businesses in rural parts of its service area for businesses who have been adversely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Businesses who have suffered severe economic injury as a result of...

Official Records Online Announcement

The Monroe County Register of Deeds Office is happy to announce it has partnered with Fidlar Technologies (Davenport, IA) to make requests for vital records easier and more convenient with the use of their Official Records Online (ORO) software for...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Fairmaps is an advisory referendum asking for a change in the process used for voter redistricting, which is done after each census. This referendum is on the Monroe County April 7 ballot. In Wisconsin, the majority party after the...

Looking Back

70 Years Ago Week of Friday, March 31, 1950 Cashton was second in percentage of tax payments in Monroe County. Wilbert Schroeder, village treasurer, recently made his returns to the county treasurer, L. H. Larson totaling 98.83 percent of the total...

An Outdoorsman's Journal

Hello friends, Like everyone else on the planet I have been a bit confused and concerned about COVID-19 and what it can do as far as my job is concerned as an outdoor adventure writer. I could see...

Hanley's Helpful Hints

Last week I had a ham recipe, this week is a recipe you can use any leftover ham in. I found it in the April/May 2020 “Taste of Home” magazine. Creamy Noodle Casserole 1 package (12 oz) egg noodles 1 package (16 oz) frozen broccoli cuts 3 cups...

Richard Frederick Paul Miessler

Richard Frederick Paul Miessler, 95, of Rural Norwalk, WI, formerly of Addison, IL, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Mayo Health Center, in Sparta, WI. He was born December 7, 1924 to... Full story

Fanning Files

By Me The ground was covered with a heavy blanket of leaves. Not crunchy, though, the ground beneath them was still soft and damp from the winter snow that had melted recently. With each step acorns rolled beneath our feet. It was impossible to...

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