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June 30 Upcoming Events Calendar

A listing of local events in Cottage Grove, Monona, McFarland and surrounding communities. Read more

District anticipates $770,000 deficit

The Monona Grove School Board approved its preliminary $7.4 million budget for the 2022-23 school year with an anticipated deficit of about… Read more

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School nutrition support program’s complicated requirements often leave families out

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For the past two years, every student in participating schools had free meals, equalizing the lunchroom experience. Read more

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Monona Diversity and Equity report recommends affordable housing, hiring changes, community engagement

Monona’s lack of racial diversity presents some significant challenges in its efforts to improve inclusiveness, according to a report issue… Read more

Monona diversity and equity group to discuss new report in community forum

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Monona’s Ad Hoc Workgroup on Diversity and Equity Issues will host a public forum Thursday, July 14, to discuss the group’s new report on r… Read more

Sports

WIAA does not approve shot clock or changes to state tournament for boys basketball

The National Federation of State High School Associations approved a 35-second shot clock on a state association adoption earlier in 2021. Read more

Cole Lindwall earns first team all-conference; first team all-district at UW-Whitewater

Cole Lindwall, a member of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men's tennis team, was recognized by the New Jersey Athletic Conference for its Men's Tennis Divisional All-Conference Teams. Read more

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Spartan Clay Busters wrap up season at state

The co-op features 33 students from McFarland, Cottage Grove, Oregon, Monona, Sun Prairie, Madison and Cambridge, ranging from sixth to 12th grade. Read more

Avery Poole competes in the WBCA All-Star Game; Division 2 South team defeats North team

Poole competed on the South team, scoring a three-pointer in the first half. Read more

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Lake Ripley Country Club women's organization results from June 21

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The Lake Ripley Country Club Women’s Organization 18-hole golfers had a great time forming two-man teams to compete against each other in a best ball competition on Tuesday, June 21. Read more

Community

Herald Ind. Senior News

Monona Senior CenterExpand your circles with the Monona Senior Center Read more

June 30 Worship Calendar

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A directory of local places of worship, including contact information, addresses and service details.  Read more

Opinion

Economist: Focus on mom-and-pop businesses to help the rural economy

An economist with UW-Madison argues the state should focus more on developing “homegrown” businesses rather than recruiting companies to move to Wisconsin. Read more

Wisconsin’s public sector employment continues to fall

In 2021, Wisconsin’s combined state and local governments counted just less than 277,800 full-time equivalent employees, the fewest relative to the state’s population in at least two decades. Read more

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A Father's Day flood

When it rains, it pours; especially when you push your luck. Read more

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Mostly clear

Today

85° 64°

Humidity:45%
Cloud Coverage:21%
Wind:S at 7 mph
Chance of Rain:4%
UV Index:9 Very High
Sunrise:05:21:39 AM
Sunset:08:40:21 PM

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Partly cloudySat
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