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    Hawk High Dairy hosts open barn

    Hawk High Dairy in rural Norwalk hosted an open barn Thursday.

    N-O-W names Falcon Five

    Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton Elementary School has named its Falcon Five winners for May. Students receive the award for modeling good behavior.

    Children take rides in Norwalk fire truck

    The Norwalk Public Library’s summer reading program, “Build A Better World,” started June 14 when 20 children took rides in the Norwalk Area Volunteer Fire Department fire truck. 

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  • Trust in government continues to stagnate

    June 22nd, 2017
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    Wow, maybe we shouldn’t celebrate the 4th of July. Consider this from Pew Research: The public’s trust in the federal government continues to be at historically low levels.

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    Classifieds for June 15

    June 16th, 2017
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    FAITH FEST Faith United
    Methodist Church Methodist Church S3297 Salem Ridge Road
    La Farge, Wi. La Farge, Wi.

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    Social media’s ugliness could possibly lead to lawsuits

    June 16th, 2017
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    I sometimes wonder how much of my gray hair can be directly attributed to the hours of agony I have suffered from choosing to be the bearer of bad news.

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    Village of Norwalk might have fired employee

    June 16th, 2017
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    It remains an official mystery who — if anyone — is leaving the employ of the Village of Norwalk.

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    Are state parks ‘commodities’?

    June 7th, 2017
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    I have never heard of Wisconsin state parks referred to as a “commodity” until a May 31 press release from state Sen. Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) filtered to my email.


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  • Remember World War II veteran John F. Kennedy’s accomplishments this Memorial Day

    June 1st, 2017
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    On Monday, John F. Kennedy would have turned 100. I listened for a mention of his name in the Ontario Legion’s Memorial Day service, but it was not spoken. Did any World War II veteran other than JFK carve a larger niche in the wall of history?

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    Obituaries of yesteryear were more revealing

    May 25th, 2017
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    Once upon a time, when a community member died, the local newspaper editor would sit with the bereaved family and stitch together a detailed narrative of the deceased’s life.

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    Heed the fate of Kekoskee

    May 18th, 2017
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    Just one year prior to Ontario’s 2007 sesquicentennial celebration, the Wisconsin village of Kekoskee also celebrated its sesquicentennial.

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    Clifton passes ordinance regarding horse-manure road deposits

    May 18th, 2017
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    “We were getting so many complaints, we had to do something,” Town of Clifton Clerk Mary Cook said to justify the board’s resolution banning the deposit of horse manure on town roads.

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    Could Ivanka identify with farm wives?

    May 11th, 2017
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    About 10 percent of the time I think my writing is at least okay, or mostly passable, and on the very rare occasion, it has a tiny flash of brilliance.

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    Norwalk approves library expansion

    May 11th, 2017
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    Norwalk’s small public library is poised to double in size in 2017.

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