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The Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NHN) community resource hub  here in Mount Horeb is seeing firsthand the pain that rising prices for essentials such as food, gas and rent is having on local families. The number of people served monthly by the Food Closet has doubled since January, from 401 to 884...
The annual Springdale Car Show took place August 27, 2022 at Springdale Lutheran Church. Here are this year’s winners.  Pre War Class: 2nd: John Hastings, 1935 Ford Sedan Best of Class: Randy Danz,1932 Ford Coupe   Stock Class: 2nd: Zac Johnson, 1968 Dodge Charger               Best of Class: Tom...
Roughly 30 people attended Music in the Park event at Blue Mound State Park on Saturday, August 27. The group was Hoot ‘n Annie and pictured above is fiddle player Daithi Wolfe. Photo by Noah Guenther. 
Monarch and viceroy butterflies look somewhat alike, but monarchs are larger. Monarch males are slightly larger than females while viceroy females are the larger of the two in viceroys.  Viceroys have a black line across on the hind wings; monarchs to not.  Monarch males have a small black dot (a...
At their August 18 regular meeting, the Mount Horeb Area School Board approved the referendum question which would authorize the school district budget “to exceed [the] revenue limit by $4,820,000 for recurring purposes.” The referendum question will appear on the November 8 ballot.  The resolution...

Volunteers place hundreds of flags on each of four holidays in Mount Horeb. Photo contributed. 

There is plenty of new love for Old Glory in Mount Horeb these days, thanks to a volunteer program that installs flags around the village on special holidays and raises thousands of dollars for local non-profits in the process.  When Kelly Deterding founded the Community Flag Program in 2015, she...
On Saturday, August 13, the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the City of Madison Police, held their first Gift Cards for Guns event at the Alliant Energy Center. During the four-hour event, a total of 577 weapons were surrendered in exchange for $43,380 in gift cards for gas and...
Twelve-year-old Aly Anderson started riding horses at age six when her mom’s coworker invited her to the Highland Rodeo Club spring fun show to ride their pony. She fell in love with being on horseback and began taking lessons shortly thereafter. At age 10, Anderson began barrel racing...
Bridget Dickler of Dodgeville, Nicole Brauer of Belleville and Kate Hook of Mount Horeb recently won the annual Hands All Around Quilt Guild Raffle during the July Art Fair 2022.     The Civil War reproduction quilt, “Dreaming of Home,” was donated by Sue Thompson and pieced by Sue Thompson and Sue...
On August 10 volunteers held a fundraiser at The Walk On Bar and Grill for the FDMH Student Volunteers. The high school program is set to resume this coming spring with a high school fire academy. FDMH is very excited to partner with Mt. Horeb Area School District and Madison College to hold the...

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