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Thu
28
Apr

Westfield Junior Class announces Prom Court

The Westfield Junior Class will host its 2022 Prom on Saturday, April 30th, from 8:00-11:00 p.m. at Pioneer Park in Westfield. This year’s theme is “Enchanted Forest.” The grand March is set to take place at 8:30 p.m. Members selected for the Court are:

Thu
28
Apr

Germania Benefit event takes place Saturday, April 29th

Germania will be the hub of all things fun this Saturday, as the community will host their 28th Annual Parade & Benefit event.

Activities run from 9 a.m. to midnight, starting with a 5K run/walk at 9 a.m. Registration information is available at the Longbranch Saloon.

Thu
28
Apr

Brakebush employee is among 4 to be inducted into Driver Hall of Fame

ARLINGTON, VA – Four drivers, who collectively have driven for more than 165 years while racking up nearly 15 million miles of service without a chargeable accident or a moving violation, have been inducted into the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Driver Hall of Fame sponsored by Navistar’s NEXT Solutions.

Thu
21
Apr

Montello Lions spruce up the waterfalls

In anticipation of Spring, members of the Montello Lions Club and a few extra helpers spent a very cold Saturday morning cleaning up around the waterfalls in downtown Montello on April 16th. They cleared quite a bit of brush from the site, making it look extra-nice for our seasonal visitors! (Photo by Chuck Harsh)

Thu
21
Apr

Westfield Veterans groups donate to Orphan Grain Train project

Perry Drew (far left) from Westfield’s American Legion Post 244 and John Abbott (far right) from Westfield’s VFW Post 8718 presented Dave and Cathy Robinson, representing the Orphan Grain Train, with checks from their respective Posts totaling $700.00.  The Orphan Grain Train collected donations to purchase medical supplies that will be sent to

Fri
15
Apr

Fish-N-Fun Button Winner is named

Josey Gilbertson, a junior at Montello High School, was named the winner of this year’s Fish-N-Fun Button Design Contest. Josey received a $100 check from the Montello Area Chamber of Commerce, presented by members Bill and Carol Faulkner. Dakota Dedrick, a sophomore at MHS, was named this year’s runner-up. (Photo submitted)

Fri
15
Apr

Marquette County off-duty deputy is charged in investigation

Marquette County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, Travis Bittelman, was arrested April 6th on charges relating to an ongoing investigation into allegations that the deputy was engaging in potentially inappropriate sexual behavior.

Fri
08
Apr

Preliminary Election Results Reported

Marquette County’s Spring Election on April 5th resulted in a light turnout this year. There was a total of 2,197 voters at the polls, representing a 17.5% voter turnout.

Fri
08
Apr

WAHS to present The Little Mermaid Jr.

Come “Under the Sea” with us THIS WEEKEND! Tickets sold at the door; seats at a first-come, first-served basis. Concessions will be available, including limited-edition cookies (same designer as our HS show), cake pops and candy bars.

Fri
08
Apr

Area Firefighters Compete in Dodgeball Contest

On March 23rd, some of the area fire departments got together and held the First Annual Dodgeball Tournament. Westfield, Montello, and Oxford played each other in turnout gear and air packs. A big thanks to Chief Stauffacher and the Westfield Fire department for hosting. (Photos submitted)

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