The Verona Lions Club held a food drive for Badger Prairie Needs Network on the morning on Saturday, Feb. 20, at Miller and Sons Supermarket. Collection boxes were placed near the entrance of the store, and shoppers were handed lists of food and non-food items needed by the pantry.

This month’s photo from the Verona Area Historical Society shows a group of young students at Verona's former McPherson rural school. Society president Jesse Charles said the photo is a copy that made its way to the group via the library, so they are trying to find the original photo.

Upper Sugar River Watershed Association is set to host a volunteer day next weekend to burn excess brush accumulated through last year.

Lightly falling snow and frigid temperatures were a fitting complement to the pickup hockey game that broke out at the outdoor ice rink next to Verona Ice Arena on Saturday, Feb. 13.

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