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Warm weather has arrived, which means it’s time for yard work and outdoor activities. Spring is the beginning of peak tick season, and in the past few years, the number of deer ticks in the area have increased significantly. A bite from an infected deer tick can transmit Lyme disease and als…

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It might still be dull and gray outside, but if you walked into many of the libraries in Waukesha and Jefferson County recently, you saw nothing but vibrant color. Rows of paintings, photographs, sculptures, and more line the walls and the bookshelves at the public libraries in Watertown, Fo…

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Each year, the Dane County Extension Committee awards scholarships to high school graduates and continuing college students who live in Dane County and intend to pursue a career in agriculture or a related field, exhibit a strong sense of community volunteerism and service, maintain high gra…

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Dodge County Association for Home and Community Education (Dodge County HCE) upcoming learning session will focus on “ Where there’s a Will, There’s a Way.” The program will be offered on Tuesday, March 19, starting at 6p.m., at the Dodge County Administration Building Auditorium, 127 E. Oak…

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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days (WFTD) Jefferson County is seeking local farming artifacts for Innovation Square during the show on July 23-25, 2019 hosted by Walter Grain Farms.

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The Jefferson County Health Department is sponsoring a special Car Safety Seat Check event on Saturday, March 9, at the Jefferson Fire Station, 351 E. Racine St., Jefferson. There is no charge for the car safety seat checks.

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The Hoard Historical Museum has announced the theme for this year’s Collector’s Show to be held on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the museum. This year’s show will focus on quilts, both handmade and machine-made, old and new.

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The Hoard Historical Museum has announced the theme for this year’s Collector’s Show to be held on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the museum. This year’s show will focus on quilts, both handmade and machine-made, old and new.

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The WorkSmart Network will host two resume and interview clinics to support local job seekers. These free events are “walk-in” style and are open to all who are looking for job fair tips, assistance with building a resume or a resume review, or interview practice. No appointments are needed.

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Legacy Investments & Insurance Services Inc., owned by Homer and Sandra Braden, donated $1,000 to the Karl Junginger Memorial Library in sponsorship to continue a special service for library patrons. To know more about how the donation will be benefit all library patrons, stop in the lib…

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January is National Radon Action Month, and the Jefferson County Health Department is warning citizens about exposure to this colorless, odorless, radioactive gas is the nation’s leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers and second leading cause of lung cancer among smokers.

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In January, the idea goes, the clock resets and we can start again. With the best of intentions, we make promises to ourselves to stay away from the cookies or stick to a budget, hoping that the new year will bring new results. But resolutions, anyone can tell you, are hard to keep. It helps…

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Illusionist Tristan Crist comes to Council for the Performing Arts theater at Jefferson High School to perform his award-winning magic and illusion show at 1 p.m. Jan. 20.

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The Humane Society of Jefferson County will offer a free workshop for those who got a new dog for the holidays or are considering getting a new dog or puppy.

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Each July and December, hundreds of new textbooks, novels, movies, and more are sorted and packed into cardboard boxes. No, this isn’t Santa’s workshop. The books and materials are donations from the Bridges Library System for use at the Jefferson County Jail. While stacks of Dan Brown novel…

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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days (WFTD) Jefferson County will have extended show hours for the first time in show history.

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Sam Battenberg, a senior at Waterloo High School and granddaughter of member Carol Battenberg, entertained the Watertown American Association of University Women members and their guests at the annual holiday party on Dec. 11 at the Watertown Country Club. Sam Battenberg sang a number of Chr…

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Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Cheese assumes people are probably going to be serving cheese at get-togethers this holiday season, and offers some harmonious suggestions to add to the playlist that will complement their artisan cheeses.

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The Marshall Leos Club and Marshall High School’s Athletes for Excellence group will host a fundraiser for Mikey Kowski, a freshman with leukemia, at the boys’ basketball game Thursday, Dec. 20. There will be a tailgate before the game which includes steak sandwiches, brats and hot dog plate…

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Santa Claus made an early visit to the Waterloo American Legion Post 233 hall on State Highway 89. Children who attended the ham dinner on Dec. 8 received toys left by the jolly-old man from the North Pole. Some of the children attending the dinner and receiving gifts were Amelia Kail, Charl…

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Hoard Historical Museum will offer festive fun Saturday, Dec. 8 with its annual open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities include holiday treats, vintage toys, children’s crafts, making traditional gifts, holiday music, and voting for the gingerbread village contest.

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To minimize the spread of influenza this fall and winter, Watertown Regional Medical Center is encouraging all employees, medical personnel and community members to get vaccinated as soon as possible. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends annual flu vaccination…

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Mr. Fred Rogers told a story several times throughout his life that many people have been repeating lately: “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’”

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Along with the weekly blood pressure screening at the Marshall Community Library, Monday members of the Marshall Lions Club provided information on diabetes as November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Lions International has taken up diabetes as a charitable activity and Marshall Lions have joi…

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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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The governor has asked art teachers, parents, and children from across the state to help decorate the 2018 State Capitol Christmas Tree by making ornaments for this year’s tree. The theme for the 2018 Capitol Christmas Tree will be “America’s Dairyland.”

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Jefferson County Economic Development Consortium in Jefferson will be offering a seminar to assist local residents to understand and master the home buying process and possibly locate down payment assistance funding to help with the process.