Mead on the Rise

By Brandon LaChance Walking through the downtown, business streets of Dwight, you’ll see restaurants, bars, hair salons, shops and then a sign …Unpossible Mead. Mead is a type of alcohol Brian Galbreath (38 from Coal City) has been creating, doctoring,…

Straight to the Consumer

By Brandon LaChance Local Farmers Change Their Business Strategy The world is always changing and moving towards something different. Even in farming. Once upon a time, a farmer raised animals, grew vegetables and oats, and then sold them to a…

A Main Street Gem

Ready for Life after Jewelry By Brandon LaChance Wanting to prove to his dad he could work and be useful, 8-year old Del Hancock accepted the job of raising four pigs in 1939. Hancock, who lived in Marion, took the…

Justin Fox Receives WIAC Max Sparger Scholar-Athlete Award

University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s team captain, and former Dwight Trojan, Justin Fox – a senior from Emington – has earned the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Max Sparger Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete Award for 2021. Fox, majoring in agriculture business and animal science…

Cat Clausen to Return to WGN Airwaves

Following a feature this past October on “Backstory with Larry Potash”, area artist Cat Clausen, Dwight, will once again be on WGN during the “Closer” segment of Potash’s “Backstory”. The episode will air Saturday, April 10, at 10:30 p.m., then…