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Coon Valley Deer Collision

On Thursday evening, January 18, 2024, at approximately 6:00 PM, the Vernon County Sheriff's Office 911 Dispatch Center was notified of a vehicle versus deer collision on US Highway 14, near County …

Tainter Hollow Turnover

On Thursday night, January 18, 2024, at approximately 9:15 PM, the Vernon County Sheriff's Office 911 Dispatch Center was notified of single-vehicle crash on State Highway 27, near Tainter Hollow …

Dorian Choir Festival

01/14 The Zzip Stop in La Farge reported a gas drive-off in the amount of $46.44.  A deputy responded.  The license plate was registered to someone in Illinois.  A short time later, it …

Museum Notes

We are making plans for our first free public program of the year, which will be held on Tuesday, February 6, at 7PM, at the Vernon County Museum and History Center.  Since there’s now …

QUILTS WANTED

The 24th annual Sparta Butterfest Quilt Show is seeking quilts and any quilted items for the show to be held June 8th and 9th. Quilts MUST have a 4" sleeve; pinned or basted is okay. Please attach a …

Cashton Elementary School is taking part in a Do Good Wisconsin Cereal Box Domino Challenge.  This contest was launched to promote Do Good Wisconsin’s philanthropic efforts in communities …

Looking Forward- Events around Cashton

The holidays may be over, but there is still lots to look forward to and get involved with this time of year. On the 26th, this Friday, the Cashton VFW will host its first of three annual smelt …

The Future of Housing in Cashton

Cashton isn’t impervious to the effects of a tumultuous housing market, but Simonson Real Estate is hoping the future spells growth for Cashton in the coming years.  Although any …

As we continue to encourage students and families reading at home, the elementary school kicked off a two month reading incentive program called Reading Through Winter. As students read at home they …

BROOKINGS, S.D. (01/11/2024)-- South Dakota State University announces Wynn Sandman of Westby, Wisconsin, (54667) has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2023 semester. Overall, 3,475 …

01/07 A deputy came across a steer in the road on County Road OK, town of Harmony.  He attempted to make contact with the owners, but due to the time of night, he was unable to wake anyone …

Museum Notes

Winter is a good time to do research, especially when snowstorms curtail our regular activities.  Several people are currently working on local history projects using the resources here at the …

COON VALLEY, Wis. - Since 2007 residents of the Coon Creek and West Fork Kickapoo watersheds have experienced minor to major flood events about every two years. In August of 2018, a storm system …

Cashton Roots and Shoots Making a Difference in Our Community

Cashton High School Roots and Shoots, a club dedicated to being the change in our community, has been working hard to make a positive impact in the community. So far this year, they have had the …

Snowmobile trails now open

As of Wednesday evening, all snowmobile trails in Monroe County are now open. Most of the trails throughout the county were open over the weekend, with a couple exceptions but now they are all …

School Board meets Tuesday

On Tuesday, January 24, the Cashton School Board will meet as normal and at the end of the meeting will go into an executive session to discuss employee performance evaluations, consider …

Local students named to Dean's List at UW-Superior   SUPERIOR, Wis. (January 3, 2024) - The following students have been named to the University of Wisconsin-Superior Dean's List for …

Today, Monroe County District Attorney Kevin D. Croninger announced that on  January 05, 2024, Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Todd L. Ziegler sentenced 44 year old, Eric L. Wirth to 25 years …

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