The Monroe County Fair’s carnival is by far its most popular attraction during the five-day event. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
The Monroe County Fair concluded Sunday afternoon following five days packed full of action and beautiful summer weather. After the fair was cancelled last year due to the COVID pandemic, the Monroe...

Spc. Jordan Yoder, 463rd Engineer Battalion, 412th Theater Engineer Command, answers questions during an interview with Sgt. David Barrette, a public affairs Soldier acting as a media personality as Spc. Frank Acala, another media roleplayer, records while at Warrior Exercise 86-21-02 hosted by the 86th Training Division, June 5-19. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Debralee Best/86th Training Division)
While operations for the Army Reserve and the 86th Training Division did not come to a complete halt during the COVID-19 pandemic, operations were limited. The 2021 Army Reserve training exercise...

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With COVID cases on the rise in all 50 states, health experts are concerned of a new wave of infections brought on by the Delta variant, which accounts for 70% of new infections in Wisconsin. In...

Pictured is Sol’s mother with him and his litter mates. Sol will officially join the Brighter Tomorrows staff at the end of August. Contributed photo.
In Monroe County, Brighter Tomorrows provides a wide array of services and support to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, which are free, confidential and accessible to any and all...

Members of the St. Pat’s Archery team capped their season with a first-place finish at the NASP Wisconsin State Bullseye Tournament held virtually on April 11. Contributed photo
The archery team from St. Pat’s School in Sparta was on a roll this spring, taking first place in the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) Wisconsin State Bullseye Tournament middle school division...

Construction of the new Dollar General store in Wilton is moving along. Herald photo by Greg Evans
Construction on the Dollar General store in Wilton is well on its way. The Stevens Point engineering firm Point of Beginning presented design plans to the village board in February. The 130-by-70-foot structure is being built on the west side of the intersection of Hwy. 131 just up from Hwy. 71....
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