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    Programs slated for Memorial Day | Wilton to honor Vietnam veterans

    Wilton American Legion Post 508 welcomes Vietnam veterans for a special ceremony at 1 p.m. on Memorial Day.

    1949 Wilton band members identified

    Two weeks ago, the County Line ran this 1949 photo of the Wilton High School band, asking readers to identify the students.

    BHS girls hold off Cashton, take place at top of track standings

    Numbers and talent, key elements for the Brookwood girls track and field team all season long, proved to be enough to overthrow Cashton and capture the program’s first conference title in more than 20 years last week.

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  • June is time to celebrating dairying, but numbers are dwindling

    May 19th, 2016
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    Ah, yes, here we are again, coming up to June Dairy Month. Unlike some of our other obligations, writing a story on the family hosting the June Dairy Month never grows old.

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    Of cats and infrastructure

    April 28th, 2016
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    Last week was a good week for cats, but not so great for those pesky infrastructure issues that simply will not go away no matter how we wish they would.

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    Concerns over money in politics straddle the political divide

    April 14th, 2016
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    If Donald Trump is not named the Republican nominee for president, he promises us that a regular old donnybrook will occur at the convention in Cleveland.

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    Wisconsin has brief moment in media spotlight

    April 6th, 2016
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    That giant sucking sound you heard Wednesday was the sudden departure of people leaving the state.

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    Moving to the Kickapoo Valley was the right decision

    March 30th, 2016
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    I announced to my daughters over the Easter holiday that this week is significant in our family’s history.

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  • We should encourage, not condemn immigrants

    March 24th, 2016
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    One of the best lines in a movie surely must be near the end of “The Big Short,” when a main character considers the ravages of the 2008 recession and says, “I have a feeling, in a few years, people are going to be doing what they always do when the economy tanks. They will be blaming immigrants and poor people.”

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    Bout with flu leads to immersion in 2016 election

    March 16th, 2016
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    Allow me, your elderly and very wise newspaper editor, to offer some advice. As winter fades into spring and March roars in, do not say to yourself, “Oh, heck, I got this far without a flu shot. Why bother now?”

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    Investigative reporting needed more than ever this election season

    March 2nd, 2016
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    Here at this yappy little local rag, we do not pretend to move in the same circles as the major daily newspapers. But we could not avoid a bit of chest thumping when the movie “Spotlight” walked away with the Oscar for Best Picture of the Year on Sunday evening.

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    The downfall of telecommunications

    February 24th, 2016
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    On Monday afternoon, I came home from the office, pulled out a glass and some ice, and splashed back two very stiff drinks. What drove me to do something I rarely do?

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    Snowmobile trails the result of much effort, coordination

    February 18th, 2016
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    Not many people would wait two years for a date with me. Two minutes would probably be enough for most folks. Some would argue that two seconds ought to be more than adequate.

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