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  • Book review: ‘The Good Lord Bird’ by James McBride

    October 22nd, 2020
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    What do you remember learning about the abolitionist John Brown? “The Good Lord Bird” is a book of fiction that is more than anything John Brown’s story.


    Wilton native performs on ‘The Voice’

    October 21st, 2020
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    Aaron Anderson (stage name Aaron Scott), a Tomah resident and a Wilton native, performed in a blind audition on NBC’s 19th season of “The Voice” on Tuesday.


    La Farge man arrested for fifth offense OWI

    October 21st, 2020
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    Randy A. Volden, 58, of La Farge was arrested Oct. 15 by the Wisconsin State


    Book review: ‘The Stranger in the Woods’ by Michael Finkel

    October 15th, 2020
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    What is the longest time you have gone without human contact? Christopher Knight was totally alone for 27 years.


    BHS to host two meets

    October 14th, 2020
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    Brookwood will host a cross country sub-sectional meet on Monday, Oct. 19.


  • Book review: ‘Lost’ by James Patterson and James O. Born

    October 7th, 2020
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    Detective Tom Moon is the leader of an FBI task force charged with combating international crime.


    Scarecrow at the depot

    October 7th, 2020
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    Kids got together at the Kendall Depot on Saturday to create a scarecrow decoration.


    ‘Backtalk’: Dispatches from a Covid-19 hospital bed — Take this virus seriously!

    September 30th, 2020
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    I had hoped that the Covid-19 virus would miss us. After all, all we are in an isolated valley, and for so long, things were very, very quiet, but we should’ve known it was not meant to last.


    Book review: ‘The Sherlockian’ by Graham Moore

    September 30th, 2020
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    From Wiktionary: Sherlockian (plural Sherlockians) — A Sherlock Holmes scholar or fan; one who studies and/or appreciates the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.


    Monroe County to offer WIC benefits

    September 30th, 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 October.


    Town of Wilton crash results in fatality

    September 29th, 2020
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    A rural Tomah woman died today in a two-vehicle traffic crash at the intersection of Highway 131 and County Highway A in the town of Wilton.