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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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  • 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.


    Letter to the editor: Help sought to pull garlic mustard along Elroy-Sparta State Trail

    June 7th, 2017
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    Jumping Worms are indeed a real thing. They don’t exactly jump, but more so “thrash about” when disturbed.


    Letter to the editor: It is time to reconsider energy usage

    June 7th, 2017
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    Forty people traveled from eight counties in Wisconsin to tour sand mining operations around Jackson County.


    Letter to the editor: Why isn’t dog put down?

    June 1st, 2017
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    These are my questions to the dog owner of Simba. Are you waiting until a child is bitten, mauled or killed by this dog?


    Letter to the editor: Making a community thrive is everyone’s business

    June 1st, 2017
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    Bhutan is a small country in the Himalayan Mountains that measures its wealth in the happiness of its people. Its economic structure includes self-reliance, environmental conservatism, cultural survival and good governance.


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  • Letter to the editor: It is only a matter of time before dog injures someone

    June 1st, 2017
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    My name is Sharon Baldwin. My husband, Mike, was the “individual in Norwalk” who was bitten by the same dog that now bit Robert Smith in Ontario.


    Letter to the editor: La Crosse task force offers facts on sex trafficking

    May 25th, 2017
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    During a recent event held by Pax Christi in Viroqua, Sr. Marlene Weisenbeck of the La Crosse Task Force to Eradicate Modern Slavery introduced some very interesting facts.


    Letter to the editor: ‘Amish obstacle course’ improves motorcycling

    May 25th, 2017
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    Just a small comment on the diapering of horses. I have a cousin from Virginia who makes a yearly trip here to visit us (on his way to Sturgis, S.D.).


    Letter to the editor: Horse ‘deposits’ are few and far between

    May 25th, 2017
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    While I was reading the County Line last week, a manure truck was depositing its load on the field adjacent to our backyard, another was spouting manure in a field across the road, and a fleet of trucks was continually jake-braking down the road, hauling manure from the corporate farms in our area.


    Your right to know: Lawmakers abuse budget-fix motion

    May 25th, 2017
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    It’s been nearly two years since Republicans in the state Legislature tried to use a secretive, last-minute measure just before the July 4 holiday weekend to gut Wisconsin’s open records law.


    Editorial cartoon

    May 19th, 2017
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