Transforming a tired, old Farm into “Cannon Valley Farmstead”

Cannon Valley Farmstead
Over the past several years our family has done a lot of traveling and when we travel, we try to bypass the old cliché hotels and search for unique vacation rentals, usually through AirBnB or …

County halts moving forward on selling/disposing of foreclosure properties

At the Wednesday, January 10 Monroe County Property and Maintenance Committee meeting, one of the agenda items was what the county will do with the tax delinquent foreclosed properties that they now …

Russell M Finch Wanke

   HIXTON - Russell M Finch Wanke passed away at the age of 52 in his home in Hixton on February 22, 2024.    Please come and celebrate Russell’s life and share stories …

All About: Sheriff Sales in Monroe County

Deputy Matt Hoskins at the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is the one who handles any sheriff sales for Monroe County properties. Hoskins has taken classes and has been certified to commence …

Property taxes throughout Monroe County

In gathering data from the Monroe County Treasurer, the Herald requested a list of mill rates for each township and the different school districts. The Herald put this data together in a map that is …
Fixer Upper of the Month

January Fixer Upper of the month

$139,900 910 Mill STREET, Sparta, WI 54656 3 beds 1 baths 1,120 sqft Just right! This solid brick built 3BD 1BA has an excellent floor plan with all bedrooms & bath …

Fixer Upper of the Month

$32,500 3  bd 1  ba 1,220  sqft 519 Glendale, Tomah, WI 54660 March 15, 2023 there was a fire that damaged the front porch. This also caused smoke and some water …

Embracing the Bounty of Rural Property Ownership

Monroe County, Wisconsin – Nestled in the heart of the Midwest, Monroe County offers a tranquil and picturesque landscape that captivates the hearts of many. Amidst the rolling hills, fertile …
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The 50 places where homes are selling the fastest

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The 10 best US cities for hybrid workers

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These 10 US cities attract the most Gen Z adults aged 18-24

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Can landlords be held responsible for criminal activities on their properties?

Belong outlines where a landlord's responsibilities regarding crime on their properties begin and end. 

Where can parents affordably raise a child from infancy to teenhood?

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Trends in homebuying: Understanding today’s real estate landscape

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