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A Dad in Need: Cancer benefit on Sunday for family of five

This Father’s Day will be   unlike any Jess Crocker has had before. “Usually, it’s just another day,” said Crocker. On Sunday, June 16, a cancer benefit is …

Vernon County Dairy Breakfast coming up June 22

June marches on, and another dairy breakfast is right around the corner. Next Saturday, June 22, the Vernon County Dairy Breakfast will take place at the Goede Acres farm at S3787 Wire Hollow …

On June 11, Attorney General Josh Kaul, in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), announced that Monroe County Judge Mark L. Goodman …

School’s out. Which means summer is officially here. Which also means that the future generation of Eagle sluggers will be honing their skills in Village Park over the next two months. …

Village board hears need for noise ordinance change

One of the hot topics of Cashton’s Village Board meeting on Wednesday, June 5 was a part of the police report, delivered by Chief of Police Brente Knutson. For the past 3 weeks, the police …

Gluch takes second in high jump

For the third-straight season, Westby’s Erin Gluch earned her way onto the medal stand in the high jump competition at the WIAA state track and field championships. This year, though, the …

Stop by our office in downtown Viroqua to meet some of our Board members, enjoy treats and coffee, and learn more about how we work with community members to protect our local watershed habitat and …

04/29 Ian Mickelson, Lancaster, was driving northbound on State Highway 35, town of Genoa, when he struck a deer.  Mickelson did not report any injuries.  The vehicle was towed due to …

Museum Notes

A new exhibit has recently been completed entitled Civil Defense in Vernon County .  It is located on the third floor of the Vernon County Museum & History Center. The United States …

Vernon County Sheriff Roy Torgerson reports on Tuesday afternoon, April 30, 2024, at approximately 2:30 PM, the Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch Center was notified of a single vehicle crash the …

Mark your calendars this year for Memorial Day, May 27th. Every year, the Cashton VFW Post 8584 and Auxiliary head to every cemetery surrounding Cashton to give honor to veterans who have passed with …

On Saturday, May 4 the VFW of Wisconsin held an informational session for veterans at the Cashton Community Hall. The session focused on navigating health concerns with veterans. Monroe County …

Village Meeting From The 1st of May

May’s village meeting occurred last Wednesday on the 1st. The lengthy meeting went well over an hour to ensure the full agenda was properly addressed. The meeting started with a visit from …

Adding a Bit of Color

Mural Artist Julie Vornholt with the help of her mother and Cashton art students began painting the community mural on the side of the Maple Valley building. Vornholt is based out of Madison, …

On Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at approximately 11:00 AM, the Sheriff's Office 911 Dispatch Center was notified of a three-vehicle crash on US Highway 14 at the intersection of East Smith Road, in the …

Madison, WI – This week, State Senator Brad Pfaff (D-Onalaska) received the Dairy Business Association Legislative Excellence Award. After receiving the award, Senator Pfaff issued the …

The Monroe County Highway Department has been notified by the United States Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), that Monroe County has been awarded a $506,000.00 …

TWO INJURED IN TWO-VEHICLE CRASH

Vernon County Sheriff Roy Torgerson reports early Saturday evening, April 27, 2024, at 5:51 PM, a deputy sheriff on patrol came upon a serious, two-vehicle crash on US Highway 14, near Offerdahl …

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