MONROE - The clock tower and a section of roof at Monroe Middle School will get a facelift after the Monroe school board voted unanimously Monday to hire Building Envelope Professionals Group Inc. LLC for $15,440 to complete engineering and design development work for the two projects.
Letters to Santa from area children are published below, unedited and in the children's own words, for your enjoyment.
K-9 officer for the Darlington Police Department Ben Conway talks about his best friends Kilo, an 8-year-old German shepherd and Belgian malinois mix, and Arrieta, a 2-year-old Dutch shepherd.
JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP - The Town Board of Jefferson agreed to an advisory referendum over whether an ATV trail should be created along town roads after arguments with Green County ATV Club members discussing whether it should be a vote that would enact local law.
Eighth-graders Zander Coulthard and Ryan Richards talk to Loni Schilt, support staff at the Monroe Middle School, while she donates blood for the middle school's blood drive Wednesday. Schilt said she donates blood usually twice a year. The annual blood drive hosted by the Junior Optimists and Builders Club was at 94 percent capacity by 2 p.m.
(Times photo: Marissa Weiher)