October 21st, 2016

North Crawford Community Education Foundation Established

It’s highly likely that you’ve heard the famous Margaret Mead quote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

That quote most assuredly describes the work of the newly formed North Crawford Community Education Foundation advisory board. This very dedicated and […]

August 2nd, 2016

PHS Scholarship Fund and Platteville Community Fund Honor Volunteers

Sheri Stewart

The annual Platteville Hometown Festival, through an initiative promoted by the Platteville Regional Chamber of Commerce, presents an opportunity for area non-profits to publicly honor those who have provided a ‘spark’ to our community by freely giving of their time, talent, and resources.

The PHS Scholarship Fund is honored to recognize Sheri […]

February 22nd, 2016

Scholarship Endowment Honors Milton R. Rewey

Phyllis and Milt Rewey, 2004

Milton R. Rewey was well-known in the Platteville community. Milt (Bud as he was known in high school) grew up on a farm, graduated from PHS in 1942 and had one career goal. He did not want to milk cows the rest of his life, so enrolled at Platteville […]

February 8th, 2016

Seven Siblings Establish Scholarship Endowment to Honor Their Parents

Dr. Ralph and Madge Day

Dr. Ralph and Madge Day were well-known and highly regarded residents of the Platteville community for more than 55 years. Dr. Day, who established his veterinary practice in Platteville in 1957, died in April of 2015; Madge passed away 3 years earlier.

Both Dr. Ralph and Madge were born […]

July 14th, 2015

Hillsboro EIE Premiere’s People-Powered Tractor Pull

Submitted/written by Bob Potter, Hillsboro EIE Advisory Board Member

2015 WINNERS of the People Powered Tractor Pull: the Hillsboro Boys pulling a 8150 lb tractor the length of our track in 22.72 seconds! Second place went to the Royall boys with a pull in 24.99 seconds.

The world premiere of the “Hillsboro People-Powered Tractor […]