Meanwhile in Oz -- the Blog: Understanding the state's sports 'border war' Growing up along the Wisconsin/Illinois stateline is unique Copies of the Monroe Times are stacked for sale. Matt Johnson Publication for Monroe Times Updated: Aug. 7, 2018, 9:10 a.m. COPY Growing up so close to the border with Illinois brings with it an understanding of the Stateline area and the strong feelings people have about professional sports with our neighbors in Illinois. ∞ views Would you like to read this article and use one of your 0 remaining views? ∞ views Read Enjoy great local journalism? Subscribe We hope you enjoyed your FREE preview of TheMonroeTimes.com Subscribe to access more great content! Subscribe or log in Meanwhile in Oz -- The Blog: Election 2018 Meanwhile in Oz -- Adding our new website Seeing the kindness in local folks What's up with those gray photo boxes on the website?