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Monona Public Library to hold cookie building event

The Monona Public Library will be hosting a special event for crafters on Dec. 6.

To recognize the library's 50 year anniversary, they are inviting the community to design and decorate mini libraries out of graham crackers and lots of candy fixings.

This event is for adults and teens only. There is limited space due to supplies. Organizers suggest to come ten minutes early to ensure a spot.

You must be registered to enjoy this fun and free activity. To register, click here.

Cottage Grove Food Pantry meets vital needs in new economy

Like many other communities, urban and rural, Cottage Grove has a food pantry; however, unlike most, its pantry is operated at a church, the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church (BMPC), to be exact... Read More

MGHS students to ‘trick-or-can’ for hunger

Student members of three organizations at Monona Grove High School will host their 24th annual Halloween Food Drive next week... Read More

Most municipalities set Halloween trick-or-treating hours

Most municipalities set Halloween trick-or-treating hours

When will the ghosts and goblins be out?

Find below a list of the trick or treating hours for communities in southern Wisconsin:

Oct. 31

Celebrate fall with trips to apple orchards, pumpkin patches

Shorter daylight hours and crisp, cool air remind us that fall is here, not just on the calendar but literally in the air... Read More

Firefighters host open house Sunday

The Monona Fire Department will host an open house Sunday afternoon.

The city of Monona said firefighters will have fire trucks on display and demonstrate firefighting equipment at the station from noon to 3 p.m.

Organizers said there would be balloons and refreshments at the open house.

The Monona Fire Department is at 5211 Schluter Road.

Local fire departments in need of more volunteers

Adding appeal to a volunteer position isn’t an easy task, but it’s one facing the Monona Fire Department... Read More