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  • Book review: ‘The Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer

    May 9th, 2019
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    Guernsey Island is one of the Channel Islands between Great Britain and France. During World War II, it was occupied by the Germans in their attempt to invade Great Britain as part of their effort to gain control of all of Europe.


    Book review: ‘The Guise of Another’ by Allen Eskens

    May 2nd, 2019
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    James Putnam is killed in traffic accident through no fault of his own. The cause is strange, to say the least, but since its only bearing on the story is the demise of James, whoturns out not to be James, we’ll leave it alone.


    Clifton road closed for bridge replacement

    May 2nd, 2019
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    County Highway N, 0.4 mile south of County Highway A and the townsite of Clifton, closed May 1 to enable bridge replacement over the Little Lemonweir River.


    Book review: ‘How the Light Gets In’ by Louise Penny

    April 25th, 2019
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    Inspector Beauvoir is no longer Chief Inspector Gamache’s right-hand man.


    Some common myths about preservation

    April 19th, 2019
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    From the Wisconsin Historical Society
    (wisconsinhistory.org) Many myths and bits of misinformation about historic houses and buildings are widely repeated and believed.


  • Book review: ‘The Nightingale’ by Kristin Hannah

    April 19th, 2019
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    As Germany began to flex its muscles in 1940, France mobilized.


    Monroe County’s special waste cleanup is April 27

    April 19th, 2019
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    Monroe County’s “Clean Sweep” special waste cleanup is set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Monroe County landfill, 20448 Junco Road, Norwalk.


    KVR to offer ‘Curiosity on Mars’

    April 19th, 2019
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    As part of its Ralph Nuzum Lecture Series, the Kickapoo Valley Reserve will host “Curiosity on Mars” on Wednesday, April 24, at the KVR Visitor Center.


    An odyssey: Greece awes Brookwood group

    April 19th, 2019
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    History that most people only read about in textbooks came alive for the Brookwood students who recently traveled to Greece as part of Education First’s Grecian Odyssey experience.


    N-O-W’s Community Service Day slated for May 8

    April 15th, 2019
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    The Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton School District will host its Community Service Day on Wednesday, May 8.


    Book review: ‘The Feather Thief’ by Kirk Wallace Johnson

    April 11th, 2019
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    A few birds you won’t find around your bird feeder are the red-ruffed fruit crow, the Spangled Cotinga, the Resplendent Quetzal or the Greater Bird of Paradise.