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  • Dairy breakfasts have seen changes

    June 9th, 2021
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    It’s been about a year and a half since auctioneer Bob Brandau of rural Wilton departed this life and now is presumably pitting one bidder against another in heaven, where enthusiastic buyers with good checks or cash never end.

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    Why are we suspicious of vaccines?

    May 19th, 2021
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    Not long ago, I stamped my dainty little foot at the doctor at Mayo Clinic.

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    Can Facebook replace community festivals?

    May 6th, 2021
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    At long last, after a year of cowering under the covers, avoiding the coronavirus, community celebrations are back. It appears once again we are willing to breathe the same air and lick the same ice cream cone.

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    KVR’s West deserves praise for creating a gem of a property

    April 14th, 2021
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    Why is it when you are a kid life drags on forever? You’ll never get out of grade school and then high school.

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    Baraboo is scene of new controversy

    April 8th, 2021
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    Baraboo — the name brings forth images of circuses and the famous Ringling brothers.

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  • Newspapers have a special function

    March 24th, 2021
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    It has been nearly a generation (if you count generations in 20-year increments) since Frank Wendt of Wilton hung up his pica stick and brought the era of the Shopper’s Digest to an end.

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    ProPublica offers database of PPP recipients

    March 16th, 2021
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    It’s Sunshine Week, which celebrates openness in government.

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    No, Dr. Seuss books aren’t contraband now

    March 10th, 2021
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    No, contrary to what you might have heard, the thought police will not raid our homes and snatching your Dr. Seuss books.

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    ERA brought bold opposition

    March 4th, 2021
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    Who would have thought becoming a Baby Boomer relic would make my generation so attractive to Hollywood?

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    CenturyLink upgrades its internet service

    February 17th, 2021
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    Ah, the power of the press, fake news as we are and “enemy of the people.” But sometimes it pays off.

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    The end of Norwalk Lioness Club is loss for the village

    February 10th, 2021
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    I suppose we might have seen it coming. After all, it was 1987 when Lions Club International became the first service club to admit women.

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