Village of New Glarus 2018 Garbage/Recycling News

The Village of New Glarus will be changing garbage/recycling haulers starting in January of 2018. Due to cost efficiencies, the Village will switch from our current provider, Advanced Disposal, to...

Green County Steer Weigh-In

The annual Green County Steer Weigh-In will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at Equity Livestock, located south of Monroe, from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. In case of inclement weather, the snow...

Green County Humane Society Holiday Open House

The Green County Humane Society invites everyone to join them for their Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 10, 2017, from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. The GCHS is located at N3156 State Road 81 in...

"Safety First in Choosing Great Gifts"

Picking the perfect gift for the little ones on your holiday list is never as simple as pulling the first toy off the shelf that catches your eye. You end up weighing many factors, like whether or...

Mail Early, Mail Often

With the holiday mailing season officially underway, the New Glarus Post Office encourages customers to mail early and often by using postal blue collection boxes located within the area and at the...

Harsdorf Encourages Farmers to Complete Ag Census

Tis’ the season when mailboxes and front porches are overflowing with holiday cards and wrapped packages. Through all the hustle and bustle, farmers should also look for their 2017 Census of...

Homebound Delivery Service

The New Glarus Public Library is thrilled to announce the launch of their newest service, in-home book delivery for patrons who are unable to travel to the library due to disability. This service is...

Dance Wisconsin Celebrates Forty-One Years of The Nutcracker and Still Crackin'

This is a special year for Dance Wisconsin! JoJean Retrum is celebrating 41 years of her classic version of the original Nutcracker in Shannon Hall...

Monticello Sports Boosters 2018 Alumni Tournament

The 2018 Monticello Sports Boosters Alumni Tournament will take place on Saturday, January 6, 2018, and begins at 10:00 a.m. in the Monticello Schools gyms. The entry fee is $75 per team, which...

Street Trees Available to New Glarus Residents

Village of New Glarus property owners interested in getting new terrace trees are invited to participate in the village’s 22nd Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting. Plans are now under way for this...

Letters To Santa

Kids – send your Letters to Santa to us now! We will publish them in the newspaper on December 21, 2017, and will forward them on to Santa in the North Pole in time for Christmas. You may mail...

It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!

Last weekend Santa visited both Belleville and New Glarus. There was also a Holiday Gift Shop and Scholastic Book Fair in Belleville. It was St....

Are You A Belleville Library Lover?

Do you love our library? Would it be even more wonderful if it had more room for people, learning, and things to borrow? Do you want more community...

Firefighters Complete RIT Training

In early November, 15 students from surrounding fire departments completed RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) training. A RIT is a group of firefighters...

"Tapestry of Light," A Celtic Christmas Celebration

Primrose Lutheran Church choir presents “Tapestry of Light,” a Christmas Cantata, on December 10, 2017, 10:00 a.m., at 8770 Ridge Drive, Belleville. This Cantata, by Joseph M. Martin, is...

Santa to Visit Monticello

Santa Claus is coming to town!!  Santa will make his annual pre-Christmas visit to Monticello on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the Monticello Fire Station. While Santa greets the children there...

Lunch With Santa

The New Glarus Youth Committee invites you to Lunch With Santa on Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at the New Glarus Elementary School. Please enter at the rear or outside door...

Belleville Storytime Kids Make "Bear Caves"

The Storytime kids at Belleville Public Library made "bear caves" so their bears would have a snug place to hibernate.  The children enjoyed...

Annual Belleville Community Club Holiday Decoration Contest

The Belleville Community Club is holding their annual Holiday Decoration Contest this year, with judging to take place on December 17, 2017.  The entry form is available on the Belleville Community...

Sugar River Euchre

For the first time this year, the high score for the week was a perfect 120 points. In the match between Kleeman’s and J&M Bar, two Kleeman couples, Steve Sponem and Don Williams and Rick Skindrud...

Knights Improve Record With Win Over Columbus

The New Glarus Knights boys basketball team played at Columbus on November 28th, beating the home team 83-62. Coach Travis Sysko commented, “I thought we played real well in spurts tonight.  Our...

Avalanche Wins In Overtime

The Monroe Avalanche Co-op hockey team hosted Madison La Follette on November 28th. Despite the Eastside Lakers taking an early lead in the game, the Avalanche played hard and won in overtime, 3-2....

New Glarus Monticello Football Team Awards

Recently the New Glarus-Monticello Football Team celebrated the 2017 season.  The 2017 team became only one of five teams in NGM Football history to ...

Sugar River Wrestling Places 5 out of 5 at Black Hawk Invitational; Gerner Wins Championship

The Sugar River Wrestling team opened their season with a Dual at Lancaster on November 30th, losing to the host team 18-54. Sugar River's Max...

Ponies Score First Varsity Win in Three Years

On Tuesday, November 28th, the Monticello girls basketball team played at Benton. The Ponies were only down by 3 points at halftime but despite their efforts, lost to Benton, 40-51. “It was great...

Lady Wildcats Claim Victory Over Parkview

The Belleville girls basketball team hosted Parkview on November 30th, winning 71-42. The Wildcats were in the lead early as they were up 6-0 in the...

Wildcats Beat Parkview

The Belleville boys basketball team hosted Parkview on November 28th. The Wildcats led by 6 at the half, and won the game. The final score was...

Knights Fall to Warriors

The New Glarus girls basketball team hosted Black Hawk on Tuesday, November 28th. The Knights were down by 20 at the half, and lost the game 36-77. Leading the team in scoring were Willow Lee with...

Parkview Too Much for Monticello

The Monticello boys basketball team played at Parkview on Monday, November 27th. After being down by only 8 points at halftime, the Ponies lost momentum when Parkview went on a 16-3 run at the...

Village of New Glarus Nomination Procedure For Running For Village Offices

Candidates for local office in the Village of New Glarus can begin circulating Nomination Papers on December 1, 2017. The Spring Election will have three Trustee positions up for election....

Upcoming Winter Concerts

Belleville Schools Winter Concerts Thursday, December 14: Middle and High School Winter Choir Concert in the High School Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 19: Middle and High School Winter...

Monticello Schools Holiday Luncheon

The Monticello School District is hosting its Annual Holiday Luncheon on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. This luncheon is for the entire district of Monticello. All students, parents, younger...

Belleville High School Jazz Band Receives Madison Jazz Society 2017-18 Wisconsin School Grant

In November, the Madison Jazz Society awarded grants totaling $5,915 from its School Grant Fund to music programs in fifteen Wisconsin schools. The...

New Glarus High School Starts A Skills USA Chapter

This year, New Glarus High School is piloting the first year of a SkillsUSA chapter.  The start-up organization is under the leadership of Mr. Jake...

Monticello School District Exceeds Expectations

The Monticello School District recently received the results of the school district report card from the DPI for the 2016-17 school year.  We are...

New Glarus Earns High Scores on State Report Cards

The New Glarus School District and each of the individual schools in the district earned 4 or 5 stars on the state report cards recently released from the Department of Public Instruction. Based on...

Monticello Selected to Participate in Home Team Advantage Program

Want to support the Monticello Pony basketball teams? Like wings? You’re in luck! Any time you eat at the Fitchburg Buffalo Wild Wings location, at 6227 McKee Road, the restaurant will donate 10%...

Fowler Dental Clinic Launches Hospital-Based Dental Program

Fowler Dental Clinic of Monroe is thrilled to announce the launch of their new hospital-based dental program. This program will provide access to...

ELDA SCHIESSER

New Glarus lost a longtime resident on November 26, 2017. Elda Strahm Schiesser was a prominent local historian who was born in the Town of York,... Full story

December A Month To Remember Loss of Loved Ones That Died By Suicide

Dear Editor, December is a month to remember the loss of loved ones that have died by suicide. Leading into the holiday season is a tough time for family and friends of loved ones that have passed... Full story

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