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  • Book review: ‘Kitchens of the Great Midwest’ by J. Ryan Stradal

    September 16th, 2020
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    It is helpful to know that “Kitchens of the Great Midwest’’ has a goodly number of characters described in different stages of their lives.


    KVR managed-grazing program set for Sept. 26

    September 16th, 2020
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    The Kickapoo Valley Reserve will host a Ralph Nuzum Lecture Series program entitled “Can Managed Grazing Improve Soil Health and Water Quality in the Driftless Area?” on Saturday, Sept. 26.


    Monroe County Local History Room in Sparta wants you to vote for your favorite toys

    September 16th, 2020
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    The Monroe County Local History Room’s polls are now open to cast your vote for the most beloved toys made from the 1940s through 1990s.


    Book review: ‘Margaret’s War’ by Bill Stokes

    September 11th, 2020
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    World War II was well underway, and 13-year-old Billy Forrest was missing it. He had no chance to be a war hero, and what chance would he have with the girls when the heroes returned?


    KVR to host demonstration on copper bullets Sept. 19

    September 10th, 2020
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    The Kickapoo Valley Reserve will host a copper-bullet demonstration Saturday, Sept. 19.


  • Book review: ‘Akin’ by Emma Donoghue

    September 3rd, 2020
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    Noah Selvaggio would turn 80 in a few days. As a personal birthday present, he was booked on a flight to Nice, France, the community of his birth.


    Scenic Bluffs to operate La Crosse dental clinic

    September 1st, 2020
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    A new dental clinic operated by Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers is set to open Sept. 3 next to Gundersen Health System’s La Crosse Campus.


    Brookwood receives matching-funds offer for the replacement of stage curtains

    August 31st, 2020
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    Brookwood has received a dollar-for-dollar matching-funds offer from String Swing of rural Ontario for the replacement of the school’s stage curtains.


    Scenic Bluffs announces its decision on fall sports season

    August 28th, 2020
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    The Scenic Bluffs Conference today released its official plans for the fall sports season, according to commissioner Steve Atkinson.


    Monroe County WIC benefits will be offered in September

    August 27th, 2020
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    The Monroe County Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will issue benefits and offer nutrition education in September.


    Book review: ‘River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey’ by Candice Millard

    August 27th, 2020
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    Theodore Roosevelt was a progressive Republican. He was elected vice president in the McKinley administration, taking office in March 1901.