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Articles from the September 6, 2018 edition

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Wilhelm Tell Festival Goes On With a Little Help From Friends

Since 1938, the story of Wilhelm Tell has been celebrated on Labor Day Weekend in New Glarus. Since 1953, the presentation of the play was held at...


Attention Parents!

Send us your children’s first day of school photos, along with their first names and the grade they are in, to by September 7th at Noon, and we will publish some of them in our...


Monroe Clinic Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)

On Wednesday, August 22nd, over 45 community leaders in public health, health care, law enforcement, community outreach and faith organizations met to...



Dorothy A. (Lichtsinn) Zorn, age 92, died on Friday, August 31, 2018, at the New Glarus Home. She was born January 7, 1926, to Walter and Flora (Dreie... Full story


Schmalbeck's Opinion on Library Board

Dear Editor, There is an old saying – “There are educated people with no common sense.” The Monticello Public Library Board proved that saying correct. Marlene Schmalbeck, Rogers,... Full story


Kuenzi Jr. Offers Congratulations

Dear Editor, Congratulations to Randy Dreger, Your private investment, creativity and ingenuity in developing the Fest Haus has enhanced our community. Where the gods of government wouldn’t attempt... Full story


Tschudy Gives Praise to Dregers

Dear Editor, A big hats-off to Randy and Sherry Dreger, for the job they’ve done renovating the former New Glarus Lumber Company property into the newly established Fest Haus. Walking into the Fest... Full story


Swiss United Church of Christ Announces New Fundraising Event

Dear Cemetery Friends and Supporters, Normally we stop in and visit you around this time of year to ask for donations and sponsorship for the annual Swiss Church Cemetery fundraiser “Dying to... Full story


Landmark Praises Business and Property Owners

Dear Editor, Just want to give a “Shout out” to all downtown New Glarus business and property owners who make New Glarus so beautiful. Not only are your store fronts polished and pretty, the back... Full story


Skatrud's Challenge to O'Brien

Dear Editor, A couple of weeks ago, Patrick O’Brien of New Glarus posed a number of questions in a letter to the editor concerning my candidacy for Green County Sheriff. In response, I would... Full story


Gregg Finds Red Flags During Marklein's First Term

Dear Fellow Citizens of Wisconsin’s 17th Senatorial District, For the past four years, we have been represented in the state senate by Howard Marklein of Spring Green. As Senator Marklein’s first... Full story


Belleville School District Welcomes New Staff

The 2018-2019 school year started on September 4th, and the Belleville School District wishes to welcome and introduce new staff members. Rebecca John...


Grants Available From the Monticello Excellence in Education Fund

The Monticello Excellence in Education (EIE) Fund is now accepting grant applications. Projects that serve the Monticello School District area are eligible. Requests from individuals are not...


Students Presented With Scholarships

Several members of the New Glarus High School Class of 2018 were presented with scholarships from the New Glarus Youth Committee during the August...


National FCCLA Conference – Haiden Zimmerman, Wisconsin State FCCLA President

New Glarus student and Wisconsin State FCCLA President, Haiden Zimmerman, represented the state of Wisconsin at the National FCCLA Conference in...


Announcing 2018-2019 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...


New Glarus Public Library to Hold Costume Exchange

Tired of shelling out big bucks for a costume your child will only wear once? We hear you! We invite you to join us for the library’s very first Halloween Costume Exchange. How it Works Drop off...


A Successful Friends of the New Glarus Library Book Sale

The Friends of the New Glarus Library had another successful day with their book sale on September 2nd in the Village Hall Community room. The final...


Help Save Lives, Donate Blood in September

The New Glarus Area EMS is hosting a Patriot Day Blood Drive on Saturday, September 8, 2018, from 8:00 a.m.-Noon, at the New Glarus Area EMS Building, 401 3rd Street. Completion of a RapidPass online...


Green County Alzheimer's Walk to Hold Silent Auction

The Green County Alzheimer’s Walk is hosting a silent auction to raise money to support valuable local programs and services provided by the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin (ADAW)....


Whine In The Woods

The Green County Humane Society is hosting the fifth annual Whine in the Woods on Sunday, September 9, 2018, from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., at Barrett’s Cabin, N3802 State Road 59, Monroe. Monies raised...


Green County Farm Bureau Hosts Annual Meeting

Members of the Green County Farm Bureau will hold their annual meeting on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at PepperCorn Banquets and Catering in Monroe. The meal is at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting...


Wildcat Cross Country News

The Belleville Wildcat Cross Country Team is off to a great start. We have returning senior runners Rachel Markhardt, Michelle Ayala, Caden O'Rourke,...


Swimmers Face Tough McFarland Team

The Monroe-New Glarus co-op swim team swam in McFarland on August 28th. The JV team lost, 62-79, and the Varsity team lost 55-115. “The girls knew it was going to be a tough meet, and it was....


Wildcats Win Over Wisconsin Dells

The Belleville Wildcats football team traveled to Wisconsin Dells on Thursday, August 30th, and after a 21-0 halftime lead, won the game, 35-6. Coach...


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