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A New Definition of "Health Food"

Everybody eats. Food can be contentious. Food is often identity; what a culture eats, ritual and rules exist around meals and specific foods. Some foods provide comfort, bring back pleasant...

New Glarus FCCLA Raises Money for Ben Jackson Foundation

Throughout the past several weeks, New Glarus FCCLA has hosted events to support the Ben Jackson Foundation. The Ben Jackson Foundation is a...

New Glarus Welcomes New Police Officer

New Glarus Police Chief Burt Boldebuck with Logan M. Lange, who has been hired as a full-time police officer with Village of New Glarus beginning...

Wolff's Bellefontaine Farms Shed Fire in Basco

In dense fog, nine fire departments responded to a fire at Wolff’s Bellefontaine Farms Inc., on Henry Road near Basco on the evening of Saturday, February 2nd, including Belleville, New Glarus,...

Monticello's Track & Field Takes Team Traditional Fundraising "To the Mats!"

The most unique fundraising concept to come along in a very long while is quickly gaining popularity across the country. National organization, Custom Fundraising Solutions, creator of “The...

Beekeeping Workshop Presented by the Sugar River Beekeepers

Join Dan Ziehli, Wisconsin State Bee Inspector, and the Sugar River Beekeepers for a FREE hands-on Beekeeping Basics workshop at the New Glarus High School Auditorium on Saturday, March 2, 2019....

University of Wisconsin Madison Division of Extension to Offer "Shifting Gears"

“Shifting Gears” is a three-day program looking at where farmers are now, where they want to be, and how they get to where they want to be. The first day focuses on family living costs, current...

Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation Awards Grant to Green Cares Food Pantry

The Green Cares Food Pantry was recently notified of a grant award through the Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation. The Foundation will be providing Green Cares with 720 toothbrushes and...

Transparent Languages Online is Now Available Free at the New Glarus Public Library

Planning a trip to Italy to celebrate your anniversary? Collaborating with your Chinese counterparts in your company’s Beijing branch? Just want to brush up that language you studied for four...

Free Invasive Species Workshop

Join the Town of New Glarus Parks Commission for presentations on invasive species that affect our ecology here in southern Wisconsin. There will be presentations from two speakers who are...

Kids Donate Lemonade Stand Profits to New Glarus Fire Department

Several children sold lemonade at the New Glarus Firefest in 2018, to raise money for the New Glarus Fire Department's Building Fund. The kids raised...

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest

Participants in the Knights of Columbus Council 6630 Free Throw Championship, held at the New Glarus High School. The winners will move on to shoot...

Winter Bingo

Duppler-Smith American Legion Post #460 Belleville will be holding Winter Bingo on Sunday, February 24th, and Sunday, March 31st. Doors open at Noon, Bingo starts at 1:00 p.m. Cash Prizes determined...

Euchre Card Party

The Sugar River Senior Center, located at 21 S. Vine Street in Belleville, will be hosting two Euchre Card Parties on Saturday, February 23, 2019, and Saturday, March 30, 2019. The cost to play is...

Relay For Life Culver's Night

Visit the New Glarus Culver’s on Wednesday, February 27, from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., and they will donate 10% of sales to the Relay For Life of Green County. Enjoy a delicious meal, benefit a great...

Knights Make Second Half Comeback to Defeat Marshall

The New Glarus Knights hosted Marshall on February 4th. After a close first half, Marshall was ahead by one at halftime, 48-47. New Glarus, however,...

Heittola Achieves Career Milestone

Belleville high school senior Rachael Heittola scored her 1,000th career point in the Lady Wildcat's win over Waterloo on Tuesday, February 5th....

Four Raider Wrestlers Head to Sectionals

On February 9th, the Sugar River Wrestling Team participated in the WIAA Division 2 Regional at Evansville High School. The Raiders crowned two...

Belleville Dominates Waterloo

The Belleville Lady Wildcats hosted Waterloo on February 5th. After leading 41-24 at halftime, the Wildcats went on to win the game. The final score was Belleville 83, Waterloo 43. Leading the team...

Monticello Tramples Over Belmont

The Monticello Ponies girls basketball team played at Belmont on February 4th. Leading 30-16 at halftime, the girls went on to win the game. The final score was Monticello 58, Belmont 34. Leading...

Wildcats Lose Two Road Games

The Belleville Wildcats boys basketball team played at Palmyra-Eagle on February 5th. Only down by 4 at the half, the Wildcats ran out of steam in the second and lost the game. The final score was...

Ponies Have Heartbreaking Week

On February 5th, the Monticello Ponies boys basketball team played at Black Hawk. Only down by 4 points at the half, the Ponies played hard in the second half, but ended up with a loss. The final...

Knights Defeat Heights

On February 5th, the Lady Knights of New Glarus traveled to Cambridge. After leading at halftime by 7 points, New Glarus won the game. Final score, New Glarus 61, Cambridge 46. Coach Kim Burton...

Sugar River Euchre

Only two teams, It’s Time Mounties and S’Wisco Taphaus Cheese Eaters, were tough enough to brave the cold wind and icy roads on February 7th. The remaining teams decided it best to reschedule...

Attention Candidates!

The Spring Election will be held on April 2, 2019. Next week the Post Messenger Recorder will be sending out questionnaires for local candidates for the Spring Election. The questionnaires allow...

Monticello High School Homecoming

Monticello High School's Homecoming Dance, themed Winter Wonderland, was held on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The Homecoming court included, from...

Monticello High School Quarter 2 Honor Roll

High Honors (3.7-4.0) Grade 12: Jennifer Curry, Cole Femrite, Austin Koch, Lindsey Pence, Hannah Zanow. Grade 11: Sarah Blumer, Miah Brokopp, Robert Burt, Emily Curry, Garrett Grossen, Devin Holtz,...

Six FBLA Members Place at Regionals

Monticello High School FBLA members competed at Regionals recently, and six members placed. Jennifer Curry took 1st in Personal Finance and the teams...

VFW Voice of Democracy Winners Announced

Mr. Paul Burk, Monticello High School English Teacher, encouraged his students to enter the VFW Voice of Democracy contest held recently. Misty...

CURTIS BROWN

Curtis "Curt" Brown, 53 of Sparta, died Sunday, February 3, 2019, at his home. He was born to Gerald and Janette (Duckert) Brown in Belleville, WI....

PATRICIA M. GEDDEN

Patricia Marie Gedden passed her gentle soul on to God in the early morning hours of February 7, 2019, after a long and debilitating illness. She was...

LAWRENCE J. HEFTY

Lawrence J. Hefty, age 89 of New Glarus, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home. He was born on September 19,...

Winter Road Conditions Not Good in Washington Township

Dear Editor, My statement is short and to the point. Our roads this past cold and icy spell have been more than pathetic. I wish I could pick and choose NOT to pay my township taxes as they seem to...

Have You Heard of QPR?

Dear Editor, Have you heard Of CPR? Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), explained by the American Heart Association as, “An emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating....

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