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The Marshall Community Library held its summer reading program kick-off party on June 10. This year’s theme is space. Jordan Moen-LaCrosse, with the leopard face paint, won the Fortnite Dance Competition held during the kick-off. There were many other activities and crafts offered along with…

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Relay For Life of Rock River will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20 in the Brandenstein Room at the Watertown Senior Center.

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The Marshall Area Historical Society has a special window display this month called “I Spy.” The window is filled with farm related objects. Hidden among them are special items for the I Spy contest. Print off or pick up at Steven’s Rocks or the museum on Saturdays, an official entry form th…

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Who should kiss the cow? A Penny War will decide. The Karl Junginger Memorial Library is hosting a penny war to determine who will kiss a cow on June 21 during the city band concert on the library lawn. Patrons visiting the library through June 19 will have the opportunity to vote. Coins and…

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The first farmers’ market in the Village of Marshall’s Fireman’s Park kicked off Sunday, May 26, with about 10 vendors selling from flowers, honey, vegetables, potatoes, flowers, beef and crafts. About 18 vendors are signed up to sell items in the park every Sunday through Sept. 1 from 8 a.m…

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The Marshall Lions Club will hold its first community Brat and Burger Fry of the season on Friday, May 31, 4 to 8 p.m. at Lions Park on Hubbell Street in Marshall.

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In recognition of National Poppy Day, Friday, May 24, members of the Waterloo American Legion Auxiliary will be distributing poppies at local businesses that have allowed the organization the use of their property.

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The Marshall High School Alumni Association held its 119th banquet on Saturday, May 4. There were 84 members and guests in attendance. Alumni who graduated 70 or more years ago include, from left, Joyce (Strasburg) McGovern, Class of 1944; Berdine (Hebl) Fiebiger, Class of 1936, Marian (Gmei…

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The Dodge County Master Gardener Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23 in the Dodge County Administration Building Auditorium, 127 E. Oak St., Juneau.

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Fort Atkinson and the surrounding Jefferson County area have a rich history, about which much has been written. If you are interested in reading and learning more about the Black Hawk War, the Indian Mounds that populate our vicinity, the tiny communities that were settled long ago and have …

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Marshall is inviting community members who have recently held a garage/rummage sale, or plan to hold such a sale, to bring their left over, gently used items in good condition to the church.

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I dumped the backpack on the floor and started unzipping it. “Look what I got,” I called to my two-year-old, who came running from the living room. As I pulled out the backpack’s contents, he shrieked with delight and grabbed the first item within reach. We spent the next half hour on the ki…

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The Hoard Historical Museum in Fort Atkinson has announced it will again host the Mary Hoard Art Show this year. The 2019 Mary Hoard Art Show will take place at two separate times to ensure that all artists in the community are able to display their art.

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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…