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  • Book review: Louise Penny’s ‘Bury Your Dead’

    November 15th, 2018
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    Prologue: I often review books from mystery series. Since each book is usually written as standalone story (that make sales more likely), my suggested approach is that if a review interests you, get the book and read it.


    Free use of copier available for Ontario flood victims

    November 15th, 2018
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    At the Village of Ontario clerk’s office, a copier is available for flood victims to copy receipts, forms, etc., that they need to file their claims.


    Flood-recovery meeting slated for Tuesday at KVR

    November 9th, 2018
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    A flood-recovery follow-up meeting is set for 4–6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center meeting room, 10 miles south of Ontario and one mile north of La Farge on Highway 131.


    Book review: ‘The Cruelest Month’ by Louise Penny

    November 9th, 2018
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    Finally! The Arnot case has been hanging over Chief Inspector Gamache since the first book in the series.


    Mr. Owl gets plucked

    November 8th, 2018
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    An owl found in Wilton on Oct. 16 that had suffered a gunshot wound continues to reside at the Coulee Region Humane Society in Onalaska, where the staff this week plucked all of the feathers around the wound to foster better cleaning and faster healing.


  • Monroe County and World War I: ‘The War to End War’ | Part V: Loyalty and anti-German sentiment on the homefront

    November 8th, 2018
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    Author’s note: The United States is recognizing the centennial of its involvement in World War I (April 1917 until the armistice on Nov. 11, 1918).


    Election 2018 results

    November 6th, 2018
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    A breakdown of local election results


    Local schools’ Veterans Day programs set for Monday

    November 6th, 2018
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    Local school districts will offer Veterans Day programs at the following times on Monday, Nov. 12.


    Monroe County Disaster Recovery Center open through Friday

    November 5th, 2018
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    The center will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 545 Front St. in Cashton WI, 54619.
    At the Disaster Recovery Center, representatives from FEMA, U.S. Small Business Administration, Wisconsin


    Book review: ‘The President Is Missing’ by James Patterson and Bill Clinton

    November 4th, 2018
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    Based on the title of the book, I expected President Jonathan Ducann to be kidnapped or otherwise taken from the scene and a crisis to ensue.


    Monroe County and World War I: ‘The War to End War’ | Part IV: ‘The Terrible War’

    November 4th, 2018
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    During our time at the front I was on detailed service with the 125th Reg. as [liaison] between the 125th and 128th. They have non-commissioned officers to carry messages between Regiments.