Tuesday, November 24, 2020


Pies are just one of the many baked goods available to purchase at Clark Family Bakes. Kimberly Clark, pictured, and her husband Jack run the business. Contributed photo by Deana Protz
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 8:26am
It’s important to treat yourself every now and again.  It’s not selfish to enjoy a small indulgence—it’s good for you. Treats boost your mood making you feel happy, indulged, and contented, which in turns boosts self-esteem. Take a drive to Camp Douglas, Wednesday–Saturday, to taste treats from...
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 8:23am
It's been working for Canadian dairy for decades. And as dairy producer numbers in Wisconsin and the nation continue to dwindle there is an ongoing effort to rally support for supply management. In simple terms supply management is a mandated milk production to limit the amount of milk on the...
Sarah Lapp
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 8:20am
Jasmin Lapp had a positive experience when she competed in a Miss Beautifully You pageant in 2017. But when she learned the pageant had an age division for adults, Jasmin convinced her mother Sarah to enter. Hesitant at first, Sarah Lapp decided you only go around life once and decided to enter....
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 7:57am
With the number of COVID-19 cases steadily rising in Monroe County, the Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) continues to recommend avoiding large gatherings with people you do not live with. Furthermore, the department advises that traveling increases the chance of getting and spreading the...
Sharon Nelson
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:44am
Almost exactly one year ago, Sharon Nelson, Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) director/health officer, decided to cap a long, fulfilling chapter of her life in public health and retire on April 1, 2020. She thought that would be a great date to welcome some free time, so she could do some of...
Jarrod Roll and Hannah Scholze put the finishing touches on the new exhibit now open at the Monroe County Local History Room. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:41am
In years past, the Monroe County Local History Room (MCLHR) has put together a display depicting a 1970s living room during Christmas as well as a 1950s Christmas display, which were both very popular with the public, as the museum saw record breaking amounts of visits.   Last year, museum staff...
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:36am
The Sparta City Council Wednesday approved bonding $5.2 million to finance the new police station and to refinance some of its existing debt at a lower interest rate.  The city secured a 1.72% interest rate, which, for some of the debt refinancing portion of the bonding, replaces a 2.75% interest...
Monroe County’s COVID-19 cases have drastically increased since the pandemic began in March and continue to rise daily.
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:33am
On Wednesday, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers outlined the latest efforts to fight COVID-19 as the state continues to see a surge in cases and deaths related to COVID. On Tuesday, health officials reported that the seven-day average for new reported virus deaths has increased 880 percent in two months...
Ryan Alderson
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:31am
As everyone has come to learn in Monroe County’s current condition, things change rapidly as cases continue to rise. Due to the number of Cashton Middle School students and faculty currently quarantined, District Administrator Ryan Alderson announced on Sunday that the instructional format for...
Aaron Scott
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:29am
Aaron Scott's experience on The Voice ended Monday in the Battle Round. Scott performed with another Team (Blake) Shelton member, Ian Flanigan. Both performed a duet to the Credence Clearwater Rival classic Have You Ever Seen the Rain. Flanigan and Scott were part of Team Shelton after both were...


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