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Firefighters assess the damage of a Rockland area home after a fire early Sunday morning. The home is a complete loss after firefighters were called to the home twice over the course of the morning. Contributed photo
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 9:54am
An early morning fire on Sunday destroyed a Rockland area home. The Cashton Fire Department was dispatched at 2:35 a.m. to a home on 26025 Magnum Road. Cashton fire chief Al Erickson said firefighters were on scene for “a short time” during the first call. It appeared the fire was extinguished. But...
‘Down a Country Road’ owner Kathy Kuderer will share information on Monroe County’s horse-drawn community at the Best Western Hotel in Sparta on Thursday.
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 9:47am
Monroe County’s Amish community will be the topic of a presentation this coming Thursday at the Sparta Best Western Hotel meeting room. Kathy Kuderer will be giving the presentation from 6 to 7 p.m.  The program was originally scheduled at the Sparta Barney Community Center but had to be moved...
Cashton senior Austin Schaldach on his way to the 200-meter dash title at the 2019 Scenic Bluffs Conference track and field meet. A two-time state qualifier, Schaldach won’t get a chance for a third state berth this season. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 10:16am
With all due respect to the rest of the Scenic Bluffs Conference, it was a pretty safe bet that Cashton was poised to repeat its track and field championship sweep this spring. The Lady Eagle thinclads captured the 2019 title outright to win their second straight SBC championship, while the Cashton...
Tonya Schendel looks on from the front stoop of her home, as Cashton District Administrator Ryan Alderson (left) and Cashton High School Principal Jennifer Butzler (right) honor the Cashton graduate Wednesday. Because Cashton’s annual senior banquet was canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions, administrators, teachers and coaches took to the road last week to recognize the members of the Class of 2020. Herald photo by Jenny Schendel.
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 10:47am
It may not have been a traditional senior banquet, but it's one the Cashton High School class of 2020 won't soon forget. Cashton normally honors its graduates with a mid-May luncheon and scholarship banquet, but with school closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, a gathering of that size wasn't...
Mari Freiberg
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 10:25am
With the help of a recent $212,359 grant, Scenic Bluffs Health Center of Cashton plans to ramp up testing for COVID-19. Mari Freiberg, Scenic Bluffs CEO/executive director, said the grant was part of the Paycheck Protection Program funding to support community health providers in testing the...
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 10:12am
Ever since he graduated from UW-La Crosse in 2013 in digital broadcast communications, Chance Dickman has been racking up the accolades as a sports broadcaster. A 2009 Cashton High School graduate, Dickman broke into the sports broadcasting field at WXOW Channel 19 in La Crosse as a sports...
Downtown Cashton
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 10:06am
“Together We Are Cashton” is a group of Cashton area non-profit organizations that have banded together for the greater good of the community. Through the support of The Bank Of Cashton and these groups a fund has been established to be used for matching donations. The donations will be used to...
While it wasn’t a traditional birthday for Cashton’s Angel Mytas, having a family photo taken as part of Cashton photographer Jenny Schendel’s Front Porch Project gave her and her children something to look forward to over the weekend. Mytas is pictured in front, flanked in back by her children (from left) Quinn, Isaiah and Eliza. Herald photo by Jenny Schendel.
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:24am
In the midst of doom and gloom for many, a Cashton photographer is choosing to focus on the positives. Jenny Schendel, owner and operator of Schendel Photography, spent her free time last week participating in the Front Porch Project as a way to brighten up the days of area families. The nationwide...
Lester “Slim” Johnson was taken to his final resting place in the North Coon Prairie Cemetery by his beloved Belgian draft horse hitch Friday afternoon. Slim’s son, Chuck (right) drove the hitch and was accompanied by Slim’s grandchildren, Sara Waughtal (left) and Kyle Hanson (center). Herald photos by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 11:10am
It may not have been the funeral Lester Johnson had in mind, but it was fitting nevertheless. Known to most around Cashton as “Slim”, Johnson passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on March 23 at the age of 90. He was laid to rest Friday afternoon next to his wife Milly, who passed...
The crew at B&E’s Trees are family, pictured from left are Larkin Breckel, Dan McCarren, Eric (E) Weninger and Bree (B) Breckel. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 10:21am
With such a short production season and the massive amounts of sap required to make the smallest amount of syrup, maple farming is not for the faint of heart.  Bree Breckel and Eric Weninger, owners of B&E’s Trees located south of Cashton, both come from families with farming backgrounds. As...

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