• For at least a thousand years, people have played lacrosse on this soil. Through times of famine and plenty, through war and peace, through and across the broad, messy, perplexing and breathtaking spectrum of the human experience, people have found joy and solace in the games they play. Lacrosse is... Continue Reading
  • As Mount Horeb worked to come to terms with the events of May 1, parents of students in the school district learned that the local school district and law enforcement were dealing with troubling comments made the following week.    “This afternoon, we learned of a situation involving a student who... Continue Reading


May 4 2024-MOUNT HOREB, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is continuing to investigate the... Continue Reading

Pictured are Dane County Sheriff's Office therapy dogs who helped calm parents and siblings who waited for students to be released from lockdown on Wednesday. 

Police use deadly force to stop armed student
Melissa Ingold was in her garden when she heard the bang. It was a beautiful, sunny spring day as she tended to her many upcoming flowers in a... Continue Reading

Nathan Mergen with his daughter, Beatrice. Photo by Matt Geiger.

A ‘supper club-ish’ experience in downtown Mount Horeb
If you get Nathan Mergen to talk about trussing and roasting a chicken, it’s plain to see that food is more than just his profession. It’s his... Continue Reading

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  • 130 Years Ago- April 26, 1894 The creamery is taking in milk Sundays, not later than 9 o’clock. A very sad accident occurred Sunday to Mrs. Keisa... Continue Reading
  • The Village Board held its regular meeting April 3, welcomed the new wastewater superintendent, Michael Brace, heard the library annual report and... Continue Reading
  • Photo by Matt Geiger.

    Local sheep get a trim just in time for the year’s first heat wave
    Joe Huber sheered 70 sheep and nine llamas and alpacas on Saturday at Havens Petting Zoo in Blue Mounds. Huber, who resides in Wisconsin Dells, has... Continue Reading
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    This week’s edition marks the beginning of a special series in the Mount Horeb Mail. In the coming weeks and months, we will shine a spotlight on an... Continue Reading
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