• Kristen Dresen found peace and connection while gardening with her father (above) when he was suffering from dementia. As the new owner of Olson’s Flowers, she believes flowers possess the power to help people heal and connect.

    The powerful personal story behind Olson’s Flowers’ new owner
    When Kristen Dresen’s father was diagnosed with dementia, the man she loved so dearly started slipping away. It is a long and erratic goodbye that many people are forced to say to their parents. But when he would work in the garden with his daughter, he would return to her, becoming more fully... Continue Reading
  • On Tuesday, September 19 at 6 p.m., Mount Horeb’s Driftless Historium (100 S. 2nd St.) will host Corey Geiger (pictured above in 1983), dairy farmer, 28-year Hoard’s Dairyman editor, and author of On a Wisconsin Family Farm: Historic Tales of Character, Community and Culture and its recently... Continue Reading


In this Jan. 30, 1939 file photo, members of the Ku Klux Klan, wearing white hoods and robes, watch a burning cross in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/File) ORG XMIT: NY764 The Plain Dealer

People often associate the infamous Ku Klux Klan (KKK) with acts of bigotry-fueled domestic terrorism that occurred exclusively in the American South... Continue Reading
The village board reviewed the 2024 Fire Department and EMS budget, considered pollination gardens, approved the senior center remodel bid, added a... Continue Reading

Shannon Hadac pulls weeds at the Happy Place on Monday of last week. Photo by Matt Geiger.

Facing immeasurable pain and loss thirteen years ago, a group of people in Mount Horeb needed something to smile about. They wanted a place free from... Continue Reading

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