MONROE - Freeport senior Sydney Ohrtmann got some clutch timely hits and the Pretzels handed the Cheesemakers their first loss 5-2 in the championship of the Monroe Invitational Saturday at Twining Park.
It was Kenlyn Walmer's civics teacher at Albany High School who first noticed the amount of passion she showed when there was an issue about which she cared deeply.
The Green County Beef Producers burger contest has reached its fifth year and is calling on area restaurants to once again submit their best creations; this time, with an emphasis on cheese.
Kira Schmidt, 9, Monroe, waits as Joe Snow, also of Monroe, performs a preliminary safety check on her bicycle during the Bike Rally at the Green County Family YMCA April 21. The Bike Rally was sponsored by the Monroe Optimists, which Snow is a part of. He has been volunteering at the Bike Rally for about four years. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)