Wilton Wood Turtle medallion clue

Posted July 17, 2014 at 11:01 am

Contributed by the Wilton Wood Turtle Committee

The 2014 Wilton Wood Turtle medallion has been hidden. Start your hunt to win $100. It is hidden in the village of Wilton. It is accessible day or night. People of any age can hunt. Please respect public and private property; no damage needs to be done. If you find it, call Mary at (608) 633-2296 or Terry at (608) 633-1404.

Join us on Facebook throughout the weekend of Wood Turtle Days for clues. Clues also are posted at the Wilton Community Center doors starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1. Enjoy your hunt.

Clue No. 1

“I’m made of a mineral

And hard

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    Police chief says his resignation is uncertain

    By SARAH PARKER | County Line Managing Editor

    Though Norwalk Village Board President Mike Wiedl indicated last week that Police Chief Steve Johnson’s resignation was imminent, Johnson told the Wilton Village Board at its meeting Monday that the matter was unsettled.

    Last week Wiedl did say that Johnson, who serves as the police chief for Wilton and Norwalk’s joint department, had not officially given notice, though he hoped Johnson would delay his resignation until after the Norwalk Lions Tractor Pull in August.

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    On Campus

    • The following local students graduated from Viterbo University in May: Ashley Brown of Elroy, bachelor’s degree in social work; Amy Buchen of Ontario, bachelor’s degree in organizational management; Amanda Crowe of Ontario, master’s degree in business administration; and Alex Hefner of Wilton, bachelor’s degree in

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    South Ridge News


    Although I’ve never seen a Broadway production, I think I got close to the experience while watching “Annie” at Tomah High School on Sunday afternoon. Audience members saw such talent: the cast, music, sets, choreography and directors were outstanding. Wow! How lucky we are to have the chance to enjoy such a great musical.

    They are miracles, and it was the first time this doctor had delivered twins with such

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    South Side News


    It’s the middle of July already, and by the time you read this, we’ll be well into the second half. Today we are having October-like weather and looking out at mid-summer foliage. However, by next week they tell us we’ll be back in the oven again. This summer has sure been different.

    On Wednesday, I drove to Evelyn Zirk’s and joined her and Frieda Jacobson for a trip to the north side of Kendall, where the Hill Country Belles were

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    Senior menus for July 21–24


     Meals are served at the Milk Jug Café, 103 N. Garden St. To make a reservation, call 337-4448.

     Monday, July 21: Waffles with strawberries, sausage patties, eggs, cantaloupe, applesauce and pineapple bars

    Tuesday, July 22: Liver and onions, hash browns, mandarin oranges, whole-wheat bread and carrot cake

    Thursday, July 24: Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, fresh-fruit cups, whole-wheat rolls and cookies

    Friday, July 25: Shrimp, baked potatoes, broccoli, whole-wheat rolls and pecan pie


    Call 463-7622 (Kendall), 343-3158 (Norwalk) and 487-6130 (Wilton) by noon the day before to reserve a meal. Meals are served at 11:30

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    New novel available at Norwalk Public Library

    By JEANNE RICE | Norwalk librarian

    The Norwalk Public Library has a new novel, “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline.

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    The mystery-book group’s next meeting will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, when we’ll discuss William Kent Krueger’s “Mercy Falls,” the fifth book in the “Cork O’Connor” mystery series. 

    MG&E offers magic show at Elroy Public Library

    By MARY WAARVIK | Elroy librarian

    Well, we’re having fun now! MaGicEnergy man Bob Kann put on a terrific show for kids Thursday at the Elroy Public Library. It took the audience a while to figure out that he wasn’t a bad magician: He was a tricky, clever one. He juggled scarves, tricked the audience and almost poured water on a volunteer while delivering a useful message about the value of energy and conservation. Thank you, MG&E.

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    Next week our readers can come for events on

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    Ontario Joy of Gardening of Evening set for Monday

    By LAURIE ERICKSON | Ontario librarian

    Our next Joy of Gardening Evening will be at 5 p.m. Monday, July 21. We will start with a potluck supper, and then Lauren West will talk about yogurt making and fresh-cheese basics. Come and learn how to make yogurt at home without any special equipment. It’s fun and easy! We also will learn how to make ricotta cheese.

    If you can’t make the potluck, the program will begin about 5:30 p.m.

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    Next week

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