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 By Paul Fanning    News    May 18, 2022 

The Town Of Clinton Recall Election Has Been Canceled

According to information released by Town of Clinton Chairman, Corey Leis, a recall effort over a road construction dispute has been canceled. On May 22, 2022, the Town Clerk, Sandy Schweiger, filed a Letter of Sufficiency and Order after the recall...

 

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By Me She was the sort of person you never dreaded seeing. Always with a smile on her face, even at work, and happy to see everyone. A long time ago, this cancer “survivor” walked in for a visit at work when I was still at Sparta. She was making...

 
 By Paul Fanning    Sports    May 18, 2022 

Eagle Softball topples conference competition

The Cashton Softball team has had a flurry of action with back-to-back, double-headers. The ladies came away with four wins, defusing the New Lisbon Rockets 8-1 and 14-8 on May 9, and taming the Royall Panthers 3-2 and 16-6 on May 12. Cashton 14 ...

 
 By Paul Fanning    Sports    May 18, 2022 

Baseball battles through double headers

The Eagles pulled off a pair of squeakers during Scenic Bluffs Conference action, taking three out of four against both New Lisbon and Royall in a pair of double headers. Cashton 9 – New Lisbon 4 Cashton rallied for seven runs in the final three...

 
 By Paul Fanning    News    May 11, 2022

"Giving Back To Cashton" - Dick Neuheisel's return

When Dick Neuheisel’s parents left Cashton for Milwaukee, they left behind a decades-long legacy. The Neuheisel family was key in getting the Cashton Lions Club started and donated land to Sacred...

 

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By Me For a few years we had a garden in the back corner of the back yard. It wasn’t a large plot by any definition, but it started with a small strawberry patch and expanded slightly to accommodate a salsa garden that included tomatoes, hot...

 
 By Paul Fanning    News    May 11, 2022

Bids for new park shelter expected in June

After acknowledging the Cashton Police Department is still negotiating with Norwalk to join its court system, and that the wastewater treatment plant received high marks from a recent inspection, the Cashton Village board moved on to other business...

 
 By Paul Fanning    News    May 11, 2022

School board approved music department projects

The Cashton School Board began the meeting last Tuesday, May 3, with the election of officers. Dave Amundson was elected President, Dave Brueggen – vice president, Nick Brueggen – treasurer, and K...

 
 By Paul Fanning    Sports    May 11, 2022

Eagle baseball dominates double-header against Wolves

The Eagles won easily twice in a double-header sweep of the Wonewoc Center Wolves last Thursday, May 5. Cashton finished with 11 hits – including 5 doubles and a triple - and 10 RBI in game one to...

 
 By Paul Fanning    Sports    May 11, 2022

Eagle softball ears split with Wonewoc-Center in conference double-header.

After an offensive shoot out that featured a five RBI effort from Ella Brueggen (HR) and a 16-12 win against Necedah, Eagle softball battled the Wonewoc-Center Wolves on Thursday at Cashton. The two...

 

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By Me You hold your child gently, carefully the first time you meet them. They are so small. They are smaller than you could ever have imagined. Then they cry, and you can’t figure out how to make it stop! You think to yourself, “Oh my God, how a...

 
 By Paul Fanning    Sports    May 4, 2022

Eagles hold off Bangor - Rally for a win over Brookwood

Brookwood 1 – Cashton 8 Jack Kleba went 4-4, scored, and drove in three runs to lead the Eagles to a win over Brookwood on Thursday, April 28. Kleba's two-run double in a four-run, fourth inning hel...

 
 By Paul Fanning    Sports    May 4, 2022

After falling to Bangor, Eagles hold off Falcons for home thriller to end last weeks action

Brookwood 5 – Cashton 6 The first time around, at Brookwood, the Eagles won easily over the Scenic Bluffs rival Falcons. Thursday, April 28, was a different ballgame. Cashton held on for the win,...

 
 By Paul Fanning    News    April 27, 2022

Stray Souls Animal Rescue find new home at Cashton

Stray Souls, a canine rescue program, has a new home in Cashton. Dozens of area residence turned out last Sunday to greet a caravan destined for Cashton with several dogs rescued from being...

 

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By Me Growing up in my family, anyone who wanted to learn how to play an instrument could start taking lessons at the Sparta Music Center at the age of 12. This was the same age at which we were encouraged to take up an instrument for school band...

 
 By Paul Fanning    Sports    April 27, 2022

Baseball adds two more to the win column

Cashton 6 – Hillsboro 4 Cashton rallied from a 4-2 third inning deficit to score four runs in the final four frames to topple the Tigers at Hillsboro last Thursday, April 21, in Scenic Bluffs...

 
 By Paul Fanning    Sports    April 27, 2022

Softball ladies rack up 5 straight wins

Cashton 12 - Brookwood 2 Sarah Schroeder struck out 11 and gave up just two runs on two hits over six innings in a 12-2, Scenic Bluffs Conference win over Brookwood on April 11. The Cashton freshman was hit for a double in the fifth, but that was...

 

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By Me Stumbling around in the dark was fun when I was in high school, looking for a way out of the of an obscure hallway of the local haunted house. Getting back to my feet after a fall in those days didn’t require handles or a handy countertop as...

 
 By Paul Fanning    Sports    April 20, 2022

Softball ramps up offense for back-to-back blowout wins

Cashton 12 – Brookwood 2 Sarah Schroeder struck out 11 and gave up just two runs on two hits over six innings in a 12-2, Scenic Bluffs Conference win over Brookwood on April 11. The Cashton freshman...

 
 By Paul Fanning    News    April 13, 2022

New houses, new fence, library... topics of discussion

Plans are in the works to build four new, single-family houses across the alley from the Bank of Cashton on a lot previously owned by Hundt Implement. Scot Wall, bank president, presented the plan...

 

Fanning Files

We had two of our favorite visitors last weekend. Our daughter, Two, and Arti made the trek to Cashton for a friend’s, son’s birthday party. As is typical, it was an action-packed weekend that included a softball game, an afternoon at the park...

 
 By Paul Fanning    Sports    April 13, 2022

Finding offense, but Eagles fall short at home against Viroqua

Cashton 1 – Bangor 8 Grace Leis singled and scored on an RBI sacrifice by Teagan Hundt in the top of the first inning to give the Cashton Softball team its only lead of the game last Monday, April 4...

 
 By Paul Fanning    Sports    April 13, 2022

Baseball falls short at Bangor

Cashton 1 – Bangor 7 Bangor opened the scoring in the bottom of the third inning last Monday, April 3, on their home diamond, to take a 2-0 lead over the Eagles. The Cardinals extended it to a 7-0 lead with a three-run sixth to up end Cashton 7-1....

 
 By Paul Fanning    News    April 13, 2022

Bank event hits all the right notes for a trip through time

There were plenty of artifacts on loan last week, Wednesday, when the Bank of Cashton hosted a history of Cashton music night. Local historian, Mike Hanson provided a treasure trove of information,...

 

Fanning Files

By Me Monday… I should have taken it as a sign on Monday morning when I ran over a skunk on my way to work, to turn around and go back to bed. But I kept driving. I reached work ready to take another stab at a printing job that had been put on hold...

 

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