New books available at the Norwalk Public Library

Posted August 27, 2014 at 5:12 pm

By JEANNE RICE | Norwalk librarian

The Norwalk Public Library has new books:

Picture Book

• “My First Christian ABC Book” by Bryant C. Buck


• “Private L.A.” by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan

• “Invisible” by James Patterson and David Ellis

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The mystery-book group’s next meeting will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, when we’ll discuss William Kent Krueger’s “Copper River,” the sixth book in the “Cork O’Connor” mystery series. 

    Elroy Public Library will be closed this weekend

    By MARY WAARVIK | Elroy librarian

    The Elroy Public Library will be closed on Saturday, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept. 1, for the Labor Day weekend. Enjoy your holiday weekend.

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    A grubby but happy group divided the library’s Stella D’Oro lilies on Saturday and replanted them all along the parking lot bank. It was organized by Sarah Huggins, library assistant and master gardener. And thanks also belong to Sam and Christi Williams, Diane Clark and Neil Jensen. Good job, gang.

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    Wilton Public Library to resume delivery to daycare providers

    By GINA RAE | Wilton librarian

    As the school year approaches, we will resume delivery to our in-home daycare providers. If you provide childcare in your Wilton-area home and would like to have library books delivered to your house twice a month, contact the library at or 435-6710.

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    Thank you for the kind response to our yarn drive for the charity knitters at the Jackson Correction Institution. We

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    OHS class of ‘46 reunites

    The Ontario High School class of 1946 met for supper at the Milk Jug Cafe in Ontario on July 19. The group viewed Palen Park, and some of the class took photos. Front row, left to right: Merlin and Maxine Vieth. Back row: Roger Parr, Harlan Witt, Jane Giese, Dolores Sullivan, Cozy Gabrielson and Stacy Dobbs. Those who were unable to attend were Beverly Stenerson, Dessie Arlene Adams and Burdette Cole. (Contributed photo)

    Elroy meal site to host September events

    Contributed by KAREN NELSON

    Elroy meal site

    It’s hard to believe that September is almost here. The kids will soon be back in school again. The neighborhoods will grow quiet – no laughter or shouting from the kids. We hope everyone had a very enjoyable summer.

    The senior bus will go to Baraboo on Friday, Sept. 12. Call the ADRC office at 847-9371 to reserve a spot on the bus.

    Grace Lutheran Church in

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    Senior menus for Sept. 1–5


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

    Monday, Sept. 1: Closed for Labor Day

    Tuesday, Sept. 2 (music day): Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, fresh-fruit cups, whole-wheat rolls and cookies

    Thursday, Sept. 4: Liver and onions, hash browns, mandarin oranges, whole-wheat bread and carrot cake

    Friday, Sept.

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    Ontario Harvest Fest, set for Sept. 13, to feature tomato taste-off

    By LAURIE ERICKSON | Ontario librarian

    Find your recipe now for the tomato taste-off at the Ontario Library Community Garden Harvest Fest, an event set for Saturday, Sept. 13.

    The recipe can be for anything that has tomato as an ingredient. Bring enough so that others can taste and vote on your entry. A prize will be rewarded for the best-rated recipe. If you bring a printed copy of the recipe, we will make it available so others can make it.

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    South Side News for Aug. 28


    Labor Day weekend is imminent, and Kendall will celebrate with its usual activities, beginning with the corn and beer bust Friday night, pancake breakfast Saturday morning and the Kendall gathering and all-school reunion later in the day. The parade and tractor pull will be Sunday, so come out and enjoy some good times with us.

    Now for the local news, beginning at the west end of the neighborhood, where we find Lynette Vlasak and Sally Dana busy as usual. On Tuesday

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    South Ridge News for Aug. 28


    Aaron Pasch spent his entire life, 88 years, living on South Ridge. The only child, he was obliged to help his parents continue farming. His wife Hazel was his steadfast companion for 64 years. They raised eight children, who, as they were growing up, also helped them operate the farm. Their son John has carried on the tradition. To help supplement income, Aaron spent some time driving milk trucks and worked at Tillman Produce in Wilton.

    A combination of

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