Category: News

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…

Artistry through Renovation and Restoration

Tech-Ni-Kolor Owner Larry Seabert Retires by Bridget DeWaard “I started out working an hour or so after school, doing little things like taking bumpers off and putting things together,” Nathan began, remembering the first time he stepped foot in Tech-Ni-Kolor…

Dwight ALDI Seeks Power from the Wind

A 41-meter (134.5 feet) tall wind turbine was erected at the ALDI warehouse in Dwight during November. It will become operational early in 2021 and provide up to 40% of the company’s electrical power. The Dwight wind turbine is the…