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In memory of Nicole

The Bangart family photo shoot. Nicole and Brady are on the right. Brady Kees is doing something special to memorialize his late girlfriend Nicole Bangart, a 2010 Chilton High School graduate and straight-A co-salutatorian. Five years after her tragic death, Brady and Nicole’s mother Cindy have created a scholarship fund as well as a donor […]

Generous donors help foundation impact the Chilton community

The Chilton Area Community Foundation Fund awarded LEAVEN a $5,000 grant to help our Chilton neighbors who are most in-need during these difficult times. Funds like this have helped LEAVEN provide uninterrupted service. By  Derek McDermott, Chilton Area Community Foundation board chair Greetings from the Chilton Area Community Foundation! Our mission is to preserve and […]

Census Mini-Grants Help Chilton Library Reach Out

Census results are used to target more than $675 billion in federal funds to states/counties for programs that support local residents, guide community decision-making affecting schools, housing, health care, emergency services and more. Make sure you are counted in the 2020 U.S. Census! By Rebecca Barry, assistant director, Chilton Public Library Thanks to a $774 […]

Grants help old maps go digital

Posted on Aug 23, 2017, by

There’s a certain historic charm to the one-room schoolhouse of your parent’s or grandparent’s stories. One of a series of old, cloth maps digitally reproduced recently by the Calumet County Historical Society can show you just where the county’s one-room schools were located. Maybe you’d like to track 19th century grain prices or check the boundaries […]

Scholarship helps others fulfill life cut short

Posted on May 24, 2017, by

Ethan Zwiers has a life full of potential to fulfill. Luckily, he’s not alone in that assignment. Ethan, a Stockbridge High School graduate from Hilbert, is this year’s recipient of the Katie Hemauer Memorial Scholarship, with our Chilton Area Community Foundation partner. The scholarship fund was set up by Katie’s family in honor of the […]