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Road Closures During New Glarus Oktoberfest

New Glarus Oktoberfest will draw visitors to downtown New Glarus from Thursday, September 21st through Sunday, September 24th, for music, food, a 5K/10K Run and 2-Mile Walk, tapping of the Wooden...

Silvers Honored at Wisconsin State Fair

Donald and Marlis Silver, Monticello, were recently honored at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair for their Sesquicentennial Farm. The Sesquicentennial...

Honoring Fallen Soldiers With Wall of Faces

This October, the Behring Senior Center and the Monroe Public Library have partnered to present “Wall of Faces: A Face for Every Name,” a traveling exhibit from the Wisconsin Veterans Museum....

Belleville Fall Clean-Up Day

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, is Belleville’s annual fall clean-up day. This is the time to place items that do not fit in your trash cart at the curb to dispose of them (see list of acceptable...

Monticello Fall Clean Up to be Held

All items for Monticello’s Fall Clean Up must be separated/sorted and curbside by 7:00 a.m., Monday, October 16, 2017. Refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, air conditioners and anything...

German Band to Perform in New Glarus

As part of the continuing partnership with Bad Arolsen (Hesse, Germany), a group of 17 adults will be visiting New Glarus from October 14 - 16. Bernd ...

Layaway: Read Up Before You Put Money Down

Forget about Halloween…with Labor Day behind us, it is time to start talking about holiday shopping. How is that even possible? Layaway. Many businesses offer layaway programs to give shoppers a...

Green County 4-H to Host Free Explore 4-H Event

Have you ever been interested in getting involved in 4-H but didn't know how? Have you ever been curious about the different types of projects...

National Awards Program Seeking America's Top Youth Volunteers of 2018

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking for the top youth volunteers of the year in each U.S. state and the District of Columbia through November 7, 2017. Students in grades 5-12 are...

Take Back Your Life With Healthy Living With Diabetes

Did you know that the average individual has diabetes 7-10 years before they are diagnosed? And one of every 12 Americans is affected by diabetes. In Wisconsin alone, there are 475,000 adults with...

Swiss Church Hosting Annual Kilby Supper

Swiss Church will be hosting their annual 2017 Kilby Supper on Saturday, September 23rd. Food will be served from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Dining will be at Swiss Church, in Fellowship Hall. Carry...

Mental​ ​Illness​ ​Awareness​ ​ Week​ ​is​ ​October​ ​1–7,​ ​2017

​Each​ ​year,​ ​the​ ​first​ ​full​ ​week of​ ​October​ ​provides​ ​an​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​fight​...

St. Francis of Assisi Raffles and Silent Auction

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Belleville will hold raffles on Sunday, October 1, 2017 in conjunction with the Annual Roast Pork and Chicken Dinner. The major raffle tickets are $10.00...

Belleville Community Blood Drive

Many people want to give back to the community but may not have a lot of time to volunteer. In only about an hour, volunteer blood donors can help save lives and feel instant gratification. The...

Belleville Public Safety Day

On Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., everyone is invited to Sugar River Park in Belleville for a Public Safety Day with your community public safety partners. All activities...

Road Rally 2017

We have started planning the route but have very important information for all of those who join in the Road Rally. We have a new start LOCATION. You will be starting from the old Francois Sales...

St. Francis to Hold Annual Dinner

St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Belleville, is hosting its annual church dinner on Sunday, October 1, 2017, in the St. Mary of Lourdes Church Hall located at 227 Frederick Street. Carry out orders and...

September Meeting of the Monticello Area Historical Society

The Monticello Area Historical Society (MAHS) will meet at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28, 2017, in the Zwingli UCC lounge, 416 E. Lake Avenue, Monticello. The program is titled “If Walls Could...

New Glarus Community Foundation New Glarus Excellence in Education Fund Announcing New 2017-2018 Grant Cycle

The New Glarus Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations that provide direct service to the New Glarus community and from local government entities...

"Dying to Golf" Swiss Church Cemetery Fundraiser

The New Glarus Swiss Church Cemetery has been in existence over 150 years and is open to anyone regardless of religious affiliation. The cemetery is solely maintained by Swiss United Church of...

Wildcats Clobber Knights

The Highway 69 rivalry between the Knights and the Wildcats has been going on for decades, and according to the website of the Wisconsin Sports...

Sugar River Has Winning Week

The Sugar River soccer team hosted Watertown Luther Prep for a conference match on September 12, winning 4-0. Brock Kelly scored the first goal at...

Ponies Lose to Panthers

On September 14th, Monticello hosted Juda, losing 3-1. Hannah Zanow led the team with 15 kills, while Abby Wicker had eight kills and five blocks. Alaya Hummel had six kills. Alyssen Noriega had 34...

Knights Lose to Heights

The New Glarus volleyball team hosted Wisconsin Heights on Thursday, September 14th, losing in three, 10-25; 17-25; 15-25. Leading the team in kills was Willow Lee with five. Julia Barnaby led with...

Belleville Hosts Cross Country Meet

It was a warm day for our Belleville Home meet. The heat and humidity played a role in the results for many athletes. We also had a slight course...

Ah-Choo!

"Charlie Bit My Finger" goes viral and everyone enjoys it. "Ultimate Dog Tease" goes viral and everyone enjoys it. A real virus, not so funny. The...

Sugar River Soccer Club Competes in Oregon Fall Fury

The Sugar River Soccer Club had boys from four different communities compete in the Oregon Fall Fury Tournament September 16-17, and placed first!...

Wildcat Volleyball Beats New Glarus

The Belleville volleyball team hosted New Glarus on September 12, winning in three, 25-15; 25-17; 25-13. Belleville's Rachael Heittola had nine...

Student News

UI Welcomes Frankowski to the Class of 2019 Emily Frankowski, Monticello, has enrolled at the University of Iowa for the fall 2017 semester. To learn more about the University of Iowa, visit...

Belleville High School's 2017 Homecoming Court

Freshmen: Regyn Jelle and Jaxson Pier; Sophomores: Jenna Shrader and Ogden York; Juniors: Rylee Hubbard and Danny Enloe; Seniors: Eve Palmer and...

Belleville Announces National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

For the first time in school history, Belleville High School has two National Merit Scholarship semifinalists in the same year. They are seniors...

Belleville Homecoming

The Homecoming Pep Rally will be held on Thursday, September 21st, at 7:00 p.m., in the Belleville High School Gym. The Homecoming Parade begins at 2:30 p.m., on Friday, September 22nd, and the...

Monticello School District Receives Funds For Fuel Up to Play 60

The Monticello School District has been chosen to receive $500 to support its Fuel Up to Play 60 initiative. Monticello was selected from several...

Utilizing the Outdoor Classroom Space

Mr. Belknap's Spanish class took advantage of the beautiful weather last week by using the recently created outdoor...

Parade Entries Needed

New Glarus Homecoming is just around the corner, the New Glarus/Monticello Knights will face the Iowa-Grant Panthers. The homecoming parade will be held on Friday, September 29th. Line-up will start...

New Glarus Homecoming Schedule

Monday, September 25: 5:00 p.m., JV football vs Marshall. Tuesday, September 26: 5:00 p.m., JV soccer vs Lodi. 5:15 p.m., JV and JV2 volleyball vs Waterloo. 5:15 p.m., Freshman Volleyball at...

New Glarus Knights Clothing Available

Are you a fan of the New Glarus Knights? Show support for your team by ordering clothing with the Knights logo on it! Simply visit www.eastbayteamsales.com and enter the Personal Team Code OFMWNGS4...

CHARLES G. MODAFF

Charles G. Modaff, age 85 of Monroe, formerly of the Monticello area, died Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Monroe Manor. He was born on April 4, 1932, ...

You Can Help Protect Our Water For Future Generations by Speaking Out

Dear Editor, The DNR has evolved into the Department of Exploiting our Natural Resources. It is underfunded, understaffed, and ill equipped to monitor manure from the eight thousand cows that...

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