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JEFFERSON — Kids of all ages are invited to the first annual Howl-oween party from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31. Kids and adults will enjoy an evening of music, a photo BOO-th, costume contest, pumpkin painting contest, delicious treats, activities and a meet and greet with a few of our “cr…

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The Gathering Place is a non-profit senior activity center at 715 Campus St. All ages may participate. A sample of upcoming activities is listed below. Also see www.gatheringplacemilton.com. To register for programs call 608-868-3500.

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Veterans will eat free at the Milton United Methodist Church Veterans’ Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Serving will start at 4:30 p.m. and run until 6:30 p.m. Other adults will pay $7. For children 3 to 10, the cost is $4, and children 2 and younger eat free of charge.

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KANDU's Fish Fry & Harvest Buffet is to be held at The Armory located at 10 S High St., Janesville on Friday, Oct. 11, and Friday, Nov. 15 from 5-7:30 p.m. No reservations required.

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The Gathering Place is a non-profit senior activity center at 715 Campus St. All ages may participate. A sample of the upcoming activities are listed below. Also see www.gatheringplacemilton.com. To register for programs call 608-868-3500.

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Fruits and vegetables are easier to come by in the summer months than in the fall and winter. But to stay healthy and ward off diseases, it’s important to include fruits and vegetables in your diet year-round.

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Join Vicki Buening, CPA, CVA, MST, partner at Reilly, Penner & Benton, LLP to learn about new tax planning strategies. Under the new tax laws it is expected that 94% of Americans will no longer itemize due to the increase in standard deductions. Learn how to support your favorite chariti…

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Collect prairie wildflower seeds with the Rock County Conservationists. Seeds will be collected from planted prairies in Milton’s Tower Hill on Saint Mary Street, Saturday, Oct. 12, and Crossridge Park, Saturday, Oct. 19. Both are 10 a.m.-noon. The seeds are best collected in large paper gro…

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WHITEWATER – Snakes, rabbits, turtles, lizards and more amazing wild creatures will call Young Auditorium home when Animal Quest visits on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 3 p.m.

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On Friday, Oct. 4, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Hoard Historical Museum in Fort Atkinson will celebrate World Cheese Day. The event is part of the Mornings @ the Museum programs. Preschoolers and families are invited to listen to stories, enjoy cheese snacks and make a fun mouse craft to take…

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The ALS Association Wisconsin Chapter will host its first Madison Walk to Defeat ALS on Saturday, Oct. 26. The Walk allows ALS patients, families and supporters to walk in honor of those currently battling ALS and in memory of those we have lost to ALS.

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JEFFERSON — Cats, especially when they are kittens, can be relentless with their claws. Scratching serves a number of vital purposes for your cat, including stretching, claiming territory, and self-defense. Providing appropriate surfaces for your cat to scratch can prevent destructive scratc…

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Janesville Little Theatre is preparing to celebrate its 90th season. According to a news release announcing the celebration, it is Wisconsin's oldest continuously operating community theatre company, and the third oldest in the United States.

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The Gathering Place is a non-profit senior activity center at 715 Campus St. All ages may participate. A sample of the upcoming activities are listed below. Also see www.gatheringplacemilton.com. To register for programs call 608-868-3500.

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The Aging & Disability Resource Center will host a free Rock County Caregiver Boot Camp on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Job Center, 1900 Center Avenue, Janesville. Cori Marsh, dementia care specialist at the Aging & Disability Center and Bonnie Beam-Stratz of the Al…

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You know that you’re a grown-up when you fall in love with foods you disliked as a child. I never liked sweet potatoes, but we were raised to eat what was on our plates without complaint. My mother usually served them in the wintertime, so I had to endure them only a few months out of the ye…

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Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Wisconsin, is seeking nominations for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District’s Veteran of the Year Award. The Veteran of the Year Award is an opportunity for a veteran to be honored for his or her service and contributions in the First District. 

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In observance of Suicide Prevention Month, the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital is bringing awareness to its #BeThere campaign by encouraging community leaders, colleagues, and Veterans’ families and friends to help prevent suicide by showing support for those who may be going…

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I adore eating a perfectly ripened Bosc or Anjou pear. That first bite through that firm, greenish-golden skin into the sweet juicy fruit is a delight for the senses. Best of all, pears are a good source of fiber, antioxidants and vitamin C. Pears seldom cause allergies and are usually safe …

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JEFFERSON — The annual Fall Rabies Vaccination Clinic, sponsored by the Humane Society of Jefferson County and Badger Veterinary Hospital of Cambridge, will be held at the Jefferson County Fair Park on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 1-3 p.m. Cost is $15 per animal and payment must be made with cash …

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I’ve prepared lunches for my family for several years, and one thing I know for sure, you’ve got to have a plan! Eating out every day is not only too expensive, the meal choices are typically unhealthy. And if your child is a picky eater like mine, buying school lunches are a waste of money.

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The Gathering Place is a non-profit senior activity center at 715 Campus St. All ages may participate. A sample of the upcoming activities are listed below. Also see www.gatheringplacemilton.com. To register for programs call 608-868-3500.

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Registration for the 1958-59 school year at Milton College was held in late August at Main Hall. Milton College had a total of 304 students enroll for 1958’s fall semester. Pictured here is Gladys Drake as she assists students Ken Whitford, Mayville; John Balogh, West Allis; and Betty Baldwi…

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At our house, we're always searching for ways to eat healthier ... on a budget. One way to do just that is to add healthy seafood to your menu at least twice a week. This includes both fish and shellfish as the main protein on your plate. Seafood is available in a variety of price points, so…

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The Gathering Place is a non-profit senior activity center at 715 Campus St. All ages may participate. A sample of the upcoming activities are listed below. Also see www.gatheringplacemilton.com. To register for programs call 608-868-3500.

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The Janesville Choral Union will begin rehearsals for their December concerts starting 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at Cargill United Methodist Church, 2000 Wesley Ave., Janesville. Rehearsals continue every Monday night until the concerts on Dec. 7 and 8. The program this year will be Howard Boa…

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Students across the School District of Milton returned to classes this week to begin the 2019-2020 school year. This undated photo shows a group of students posing in front of the Milton Junction grade school, perhaps during the 1940s. The Junction school, located at the current site of Milt…

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The Milton Union High School Class of 1949 held their 70th-year reunion on Aug. 23, at the home of Jim and Mari Anne Warren. Seven of the original class members attended. There are currently 20 members surviving. Front row, from left: Phyllis (Clark) Bingham, Dolores (Manogue) Hergert and Ro…

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As fall approaches, The Gathering Place is preparing for its biggest fundraiser of the year. Dave’s 7th annual Brat Bash will be held on Friday, Sept. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. TGP invites the entire Milton area community including all local businesses to join us in this fundraising event.

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Throughout the month of September, the UW-Whitewater Department of Music will present faculty and guest artists concerts. The performances will be held in the Light Recital Hall, and will feature guest artists Project Trio; Illinois Chamber Music Festival, SONICT presents Acromusical, and Gi…

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Editor’s note: Sgt. Bernadette (Wildes) Plouffe is a 2015 graduate of Milton High School. She received first place in the 2018 Defense Media Awards for the following information story. She also received first place in the photojournalism category.

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”Though the Years” gives readers a glimpse of what appeared in the Milton Courier in years past. Bound volumes of most Milton Couriers are available at the Milton Public Library and at the Milton House Museum.

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Most people have heard about e-cigarettes, but many are unaware of what e-cigarettes are and how harmful these can be to our health. This article will address some concerns.

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William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital and Clinics, in partnership with UW-Madison Student Affairs and UW-Madison Veteran Services & Military Assistance Center, will host the 7th annual VA Community Mental Health Summit. The event will take place at the UW-Madison Memorial Union…

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Theatre Unlimited, Inc.’s (TUI) annual fundraiser returns 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at . in the Janesville Performing Arts Center gallery. The show this year celebrates 30 years of performances and features TUI alumni performing musical favorites from their past.

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NAMI Rock County will offer a fall Family-to-Family Education Program starting Monday, Sept. 23, at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center, 1000 Mineral Point Ave.

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One of my dearest friends loves all things watermelon. It’s always a challenge to think of new ways to serve her favorite melon. Watermelon is a delicious, fresh ingredient that shouldn’t be restricted to just fruit platters and buffet tables. Its versatility is astounding. Botanically, a wa…