Friday Fun Day

Green County Genealogical Society is holding a Friday Fun Day, February 10, 2023, from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., at the GCGS center. The center is located in the lower level of the Monroe Public Library,...

February is Heart Health Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. Making nutritious food choices and being physically active are two factors we can control to help keep our heart beating strong. Eating...

Child Care Matters to the Community: Community Conversation for Change

On Thursday, February 2, at 5:30 p.m., Green County Child Care Network and Child Care Matters presents a FREE event: Community Conversation for Change, hosted at The Growing Tree Child Care Center,...

Genealogy Group Discussion

The Green County Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting Saturday, February 4, 2023, at the Monroe Public Library at 10:00 a.m. The program is “Who, What, Where are YOU in Your...

New Glarus Fourth and Fifth Grade Students Donate to Green Cares Food Pantry

New Glarus fourth and fifth grade students created clay ornaments in art class as a fundraiser for Green Cares Food Pantry. The ornaments were sold...

Larry Daehn Excellence in Music Scholarship Awarded

Dale Atkinson (left) recently awarded 2022 New Glarus High School graduate Ben Lukszys with the first annual Larry Daehn Excellence in...

Monticello Community Club Holds 24th Winter Chickaree

On Sunday, January 29, 2023, the Monticello Community Club held the 24th Winter Chickaree. Volunteers from the Community Club grilled 500 half...

Outstanding Members of Monticello Athletics Awarded

NGM Cross Country Coaches Steve Wehrley and Coach Ann DeNure were presented with the 2023 Outstanding Members of Monticello Athletics award on...

Silent Auction to Benefit Jeremy Bigler Scholarship and Candy Cane Hill

Sunday, March 5, 2023, marks the 7th Annual “Go Bigs or Go Home” Trivia Event to benefit the Jeremy Bigler Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded each spring to a New Glarus High School student...

The Remembering Balloons

The book, The Remembering Balloons by Jessie Oliveros, was recently donated to our collection by The Friends of the New Glarus Public Library in...

Shepherd of the Hills Offers Pantry Hours Inside During Winter Months

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, located at 506 12th Avenue in New Glarus, provides a free outdoor “Food Pantry” that we lovingly call the “Blessing Box”. The pantry, located near the...

New Location for Horse and Pepper

Horse and Pepper games are now held at J&M Bar, 127 W. Main Street in Belleville. Game play starts at 1:00 p.m. Everyone is...

Lake Montesian Fisheree

The Lake Montesian Fisheree will take place on Sunday, February 5, 2023, from 7:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at Lake Montesian in Monticello. The Fisheree is sponsored by the Monticello Lions Club. There is...

Community Sledding Party to Benefit Candy Cane Hill Project

Please join us this Saturday, February 4th, from Noon-3:00 p.m., for a sledding party to support New Glarus Cares fundraising efforts to preserve the 2.2 acres of greenspace adjacent to Candy Cane...

Lady Knights Beat Cambridge Twice Last Week

On January 24th, the New Glarus Lady Knights played at Cambridge and won, 61-43. Leading New Glarus with 26 points was Lindsey Schadewalt, who also...

Knights Win Over Mineral Point and Marshall

On January 23rd, the New Glarus Glarner Knights boys basketball team hosted Mineral Point. The Knights led at the half, 34-13, and went on to win the game 59-48. Ethan Friedrich led the Knights with...

Wildcats in First Place in Capitol South

The Belleville Wildcats boys basketball team hosted Dodgeville on January 24th. The Wildcats held a 37-17 halftime lead and cruised to a 66-42 victory. DeMarcus Conner led the team with 15 points...

Ponies Fall to Orioles

On January 26th, the Monticello Ponies boys basketball team hosted the Argyle Orioles. Monticello was down 22-34 at the half, and couldn’t muster enough offense in the second to get anything...

Sugar River Euchre

All four of the Nork Cowboy couples roped 100 plus calves away from the J&M Bar River Rats. Don Field and Steve Dower lost only their first and sixth games to ride point for the Cowboys, with 116...

Lady Ponies Defeat Lady Warriors and Lady Vikings

The Monticello Lady Ponies hosted Black Hawk on January 24th. Monticello took a 25-11 lead into halftime and played hard in the second half to win the game. The final score was Monticello 51, Black...

Raiders Place Third at Wisconsin Dells Invitational

On Saturday, January 28th, the Sugar River Raiders wrestling team competed at the Wisconsin Dells Invitational against 14 other teams. Blake Endres (32-7), wrestling at 113 lbs, placed first and...

Inquiry-based Learning – A Teaching Strategy for Success in Today's Social Studies Education

How do we better engage our learners? The simple answer is through inquiry. To parents of elementary-aged learners, it is not uncommon to hear the...

Monticello High School Homecoming Court

The Monticello High School Homecoming Dance was held on Saturday, January...

Monticello to Host Solo & Ensemble Music Festival

Students from area schools will participate in a Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) sanctioned District Solo & Ensemble Music Festival hosted at Monticello High School on Saturday, February...

New Leadership at the New Glarus Home

The New Glarus Home is excited to announce recent changes to their leadership across their locations in New Glarus and Monroe. Effective January 2,...

ROGER L. GEMPELER

Roger Lee Gempeler, age 75 of Monticello, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023, at SSM Health Monroe Hospital. Roger was born on June 1, 1947, at...

GERALD R. ZIMMERMAN

Gerald R. "Jerry" "Pee Wee" Zimmerman, age 88 of Basco, WI, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023, at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. He was born...

Samaritan's Purse Grateful For Area Residents

Dear Editor, I am writing to thank New Glarus-area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Generosity throughout contributed to a...

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