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Ross Parisi, who owns Ross's Pizza and Vintage Arcade in Monona along with partner Kevin Zamastil, said it's one of only a few places to have a copy of Death Race. Unlike more modern arcades, Rossi's uses quarters only instead of tokens and there are no redemption tickets. Visitors come for …

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Odessa Schwei, 13, was at Rossi’s Pizza and Vintage Arcade with her mom and brother the day before Thanksgiving. Odessa’s favorite game was air hockey and said her mom, Rebecca Schwei, enjoyed playing Ms. Pac-Man. The business prides itself on being the only area arcade where quarters are us…

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Q is for quarters, and the silver coins reign at Rossi’s Pizza and Vintage Arcade. Owner Ross Parisi said the business, which he owns along with partner Kevin Zamastil, prides itself on being the only area arcade that doesn’t use tokens or exchange tickets for prizes.

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Actor, musician, author and horse aficionado William Shatner will make his second appearance at Wizard World Comic Con on Sunday, Dec. 2 at the Alliant Energy Center, but in an exclusive interview, he talked about his acting, his recording of “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” and even his annu…

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P is for puns, and anyone who’s driven on Interstate 94 past the Cottage Grove/Sun Prairie exit has probably seen a few doozies like, ‘So easy a paveman can do it’ or ‘Holy plow.’

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M is for money, and while most of the coins we have jingling in our pockets are worth only face value, there are those worth thousands – and even millions – of dollars.

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G is for garden, and Monona’s Kathy Borchardt volunteers at the most beautiful gardens in the area. She has nothing but praise for Obrich Botanical Gardens, which consists of 16 acres of outdoor gardens, the indoor Bolz Conservatory and a host of special events for members and the public.

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F is for faith, which is the dominant aspect of the daily lives of the six women who call the Sisters of Mary Morning Star convent, affiliated with Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Monona, home.

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E is for eyebrow, and pesky, unwanted hair in the eyebrow area is common, but professional waxing is one way to manage this facial intruder.

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B is for bocce. For nearly 10 years, people have been visiting William McFarland Park to play bocce ball.

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When Barbara Voelker installed a rain garden with milkweed at her home last summer, she noticed a caterpillar among the plants. A check on the internet informed her it was a monarch in its second phase of life. Each day, Voelker and her neighbors would watch the caterpillar and then discover…

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Rebecca L. (Gillette) Arttus, 45, of McFarland, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born May 9, 1973, to Wayne and Nancy (Robinson) Gillette in Tomah. Becky was a 1991 graduate of Tomah High School. She loved music, show choir and softball.

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Local author Michael Edmonds will discuss his newest book, “Taking Flight: A History of Birds and People in the Heart of America” at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 14 at Barnes and Noble West, 7433 Mineral Point Road

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On Saturday, Feb. 17 the Madison Area Woodland Owners Conference will feature presentations focusing on: prescribed burning – when is it the right tool?, timber stand improvement following thinning or harvest, incentive programs to help pay for management practices, reptile and amphibian con…

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Korean War & Korean Defense Veterans Association Chapter 245 (South Central Wisconsin Chapter) will hold its semi-monthly meeting at 1 p.m. at VFW Post 1318, 133 S. Lakeside St. Madison, Wi. 

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Joyce and Roland Budnar, of McFarland, will celebrate 60 years of marriage July 15. Family and friends are invit- ed to help the pair celebrate with the noon Mass at Christ the King Catholic Church, 5306 Main St., McFarland, followed by a 12:30-3:30 p.m. open house in the church hall. The co…