Thursday, October 29, 2020

Bangor WI

Susan Kneifl recently took over as postmaster at the Bangor Post Office. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 9:30am
The United States Postal Service can trace its roots back to 1775 when Benjamin Franklin was appointed the first postmaster general. Since then, the USPS has undergone many challenges and changes, but one single principle remains: that every person in the United States, no matter who or where, has...
The Old Baptist Church in Bangor is undergoing some much-needed restoration in an effort to get it back to its original luster. Contributed photo
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 8:58am
In the past, many have read about the attempts to restore the Old Baptist Church in Bangor. Phase-One of the restoration has begun with the steeple and roof on the Old Baptist Church Community Center.   It is finally getting some long overdue love. For many years, there has been discussion as to...
The Shell-Bells have selected a 30-foot tree that will be the center of attention in Bangor during a tree lighting ceremony on Sunday and throughout the holiday season. Contributed photo.
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 10:17am
It was always a dream of former village administrator Shelly Miller to have a Christmas parade and/or a tree lighting ceremony in the Village of Bangor. Something she never accomplished due to her unexpected passing on Dec. 1, 2018.  Miller’s good friend Staci Tenner, along with a group of eleven...
A big crowd took advantage of the Sparta Community Thanksgiving last year at the Sparta American Legion. Volunteers help make the area’s community  dinners a success. Herald file photo
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:02am
Several area communities will be holding Thanksgiving dinners this Thursday, including Sparta, Bangor, Tomah and Wilton. Sparta's will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sparta American Legion. The menu includes turkey, dressing and potatoes with gravy, yams with brown sugar and butter, corn,...
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 9:47am
The Bangor Village Board decided last week to extend its garbage contract with its current hauler to give residents time to mull whether to move to a new system. According to Village President Gary Althoff, the village put the contract out for bids with the current hauler, Harter's of La Crosse,...
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 9:44am
In 1954, Congress passed a bill that changed the name of Armistice Day, which celebrated the end of World War I, to Veterans Day, a “day dedicated to the cause of world peace.” It is still commemorated on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11 month, which this year is next Monday. Many area...
From left - Lady Cardinals Taylor Jacobson, McKenna Riley and Karsen Kershner celebrate after capturing the first set of Thursday’s Scenic Bluffs Conference volleyball match at Bangor High School. Bangor went on to win the next two sets to sweep the Lady Eagle spikers in three sets. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:08am
In a Scenic Bluffs shocker at Bangor High School Thursday night, the Lady Cardinal spikers upended conference rival Cashton in straight sets. In one other area SCB volleyball match Thursday, Brookwood suffered a 3-1 loss to Necedah. Bangor 3, Cashton 0 Bangor got off to a strong start and never...
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 9:59am
The Bangor School District will once again be hosting the Cardinal Hall of Distinction Induction Ceremony, honoring three community members who have served or contributed to the district. Helen Friel, Conrad McClurg and Karen Althoff will be inducted during a ceremony to be held at Bangor High...
Family members of the late Shelly Miller, Bangor's first administrator, were on hand last Thursday for the ground breaking of a new village addition named in her honor. From left are Christopher Miller, Roger Wilger, Caleb Miller, Carrie Miller, Lillian Wells and Todd Miller. Contributed photo
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 10:35am
On Thursday, Sept. 26 a crowd gathered on the Bangor's west side to break ground on a new subdivision and to honor the village's first administrator. Shelly Miller died of pancreatic cancer on Dec. 1, 2018, but she left a positive mark on the community, serving as its administrator since 2013. To...
Pictured is the 2019 Bangor Senior Homecoming Court. Front row, from left, Cassidy Bores, Karsen Kershner, Harley Barajas, Caitlyn Clark. Back row, from left, Carter Horstman, Grant Manke and Jayden Nachtigal. Not pictured is Colin Christensen. Contributed photos.
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 10:10am
It's Homecoming week for the Bangor School District, with a lot of fun to look forward to. This year's homecoming theme is "Hollywood," with lots of fun dress up days throughout the week.  Dress up days include: Caught By the Paparazzi (PJ Day) on Monday, ESPY’s (Jersey/Sports Day) on Tuesday, Get...


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