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R-rated coming-of-age comedies like “Good Boys” have tapered off in the past decade, at least in the mainstream. There have been a number of small-scale successes like “Lady Bird,” “Eighth Grade,” and this summer’s “Booksmart,” but those films fared better critically than commercially. I thi…

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With over 100 volunteers, FPC hosted 345 children at this year’s ROAR VBS June 23-June 27. The week was filled with ferocious fun, delicious meals, safari friends, Bible adventures, crafts, games, music, skits and more!

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Dane County Sheriff's Deputy Lucas Gustafson blows up a balloon during the Cops on the Rooftop event at Dunkin' Friday morning Aug. 16. The event raised funds for Special Olympics Wisconsin.

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Waunakee Police and Dane County Sheriff’s Deputies were at Dunkin’ on Friday morning, Aug. 16, to support Special Olympics Wisconsin.

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The last few “Fast & Furious” movies have gotten a little heavy on the number of characters. The franchise isn’t as crowded as, say, the MCU, but it’s becoming increasingly reasonable to say that “anybody who’s anybody” has been in one of these movies.

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The Waunakee-Westport Lions Club has announced the winners in the 2019 WaunaFest Raffle. The list of winners, prizes and sponsors is as follows:

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A dancer from Waunakee will perform in the Central Ballet Academy production of “Pineapple Poll,” a comic ballet danced to music from the Gilbert and Sullivan canon.

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Many know Mike Heller from his weekday sports talk show on The Big 1070 in Madison. He explained, “I’m an open book on the radio. I think it’s important for people to feel like they know me.”

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The Waunakee Whirlwinds 4-H club has selected Alyssa Beery as a recipient of the participation award. She will receive $145 for her five years of membership in 4-H. In 4-H, Alyssa served as club president, vice president, secretary, and historian. She was very active in photography, videogra…

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It has been a disappointing couple of weeks. Last weekend I had to watch a contemptable reimagining of a childhood favorite in the imagination-less remake of “The Lion King.” And this weekend I had to watch one of the biggest misfires in the career of one of my favorite filmmakers, Quentin T…

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The rides were a big attraction among young people during WaunaFest Saturday.

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Lots of kids enjoyed the giant slide at the WaunaFest carnival grounds on Saturday, July 27. See more Waunafest pictures on page A10.

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Jan Kelvin keeps her pups warm with her handmade doggie jackets, which she showed during this year’s Arts and Craft Fair at WaunaFest. The Waunakee Lioness Club sponsors the event each year.

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One of the participants in the Waunakee Veterinary Clinic float hands out candy during the WaunaFest Parade Sunday, July 28. Main Street was lined with families watching the festive procession.

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Spotlight Dance Academy performs for the crowds lined up on Main Street for the WaunaFest Parade July 28.

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WaunaFest weekend was filled with music and entertainment. Top: The rides were a big attraction among young people. Above: Parade Grand Marshal Brian Kersten waves to the crowds on Main Street during the WaunaFest Parade Sunday, July 28. Left, top, The WaunaFest Parade featured lots of enter…

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The WaunaFest Parade featured lots of entertainment, candy and floats Sunday. Here, a cheer squad member dazzles the crowd.

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The Madtown Mannish Boys played the blues for the last concert in the Live from Park series on July 23. Katie Lowery, who has been organizing the Tuesday concerts in June and July for the past five years, announced that she is looking to step down from that role and is looking for someone to…

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Little did Jessica Marking know that a birthday gift she created for her dad a few years ago would one day turn into an idea that would go viral on social media. It began four years ago when Marking and her sister, Angie, made a travel map of the United States for their father out of foam co…

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Back in 1870 over in Norway, a man by the name of Carl Christopher “C.C.” Menes was born. When he turned 16, he would make his way over to the United State and begin his career as a carpenter.

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It’s time for the latest entry into the trend of Disney live-action remakes, and this week we have a doozie. The 1994 “The Lion King” is one of the most beloved and successful 2D animated movies of all time. I was 8 years old when that movie came out – right in the target demographic, not th…

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After cutting down the dead ash tree in his front yard, Dan Turnquist stared at the two-and-a-half-foot stump sticking out of his lawn and wondered what to do with it.

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Hot sun beat down on the back of my neck, and a mosquito pricked at my elbow. Still, I held my breath and clicked the camera’s shutter-release button twice more before straightening up out of my crouch and swatting the mosquito. The tiny wasp I’d been trying to catch in the act of nectaring …

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Hot sun beat down on the back of my neck, and a mosquito pricked at my elbow. Still, I held my breath and clicked the camera’s shutter-release button twice more before straightening up out of my crouch and swatting the mosquito. The tiny wasp I’d been trying to catch in the act of nectaring …

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Waunakee’s Farmers Market had local flowers, produce, canned and baked goods available last week. The market runs Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. in the Waun-A-Bowl parking lot.

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“Crawl” is a horror movie with a simple enough premise: Haley (Kaya Scodelario) has to rescue her father (Barry Pepper) from the basement of their Florida home during a hurricane. Obstacles include steadily rising flood waters, the impending threat of a surge of water if a levee breaks, the …

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This cake, depicting the Center for Rural History, the prairie and other beautiful sights at Schumacher Farm Park, was baked for the July 14 grand opening.

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The Waunakee Community Band plays under the direction of Jan Tweed during the grand opening of Schumacher Farm Park’s Center for Rural History July 14.

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Jim Ableidinger, vice president of the Friends of Schumacher Farm Park, gives a group hug after speaking during Sunday’s grand opening of the Center for Rural History. Ableidinger said the Friends wants the park to “become a destination, a place to come and and enjoy.”

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Carol Bleifield, president of the Friends of Schumacher Farm, welcomes those to Sunday’s reception for the opening of the Center for Rural History.

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Rosa Ropers, secretary of the board, talked about the dedication of the Dane County parks department, the Village of Waunakee and Town of Westport, and all of the Friends to complete the Center for Rural History the farm park.

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Several longtime supporters and board member of Schumacher Farm Park had a chance to reunite during the reception during Sunday’s grand opening of the park’s Center for Rural History. Shown are John and Maureen Van Dinter chatting inside the completed facility.

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Schumacher Farm Park's long-awaited Center for Rural History opened to the public Sunday with a ribbon cutting and reception. The facility can host meetings and receptions inside what has been called the Red Barn, shown here. It will also host groups for educational programs on Wisconsin far…

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Following “Avengers: Endgame,” the MCU needs someone new at its head. Iron Man and Captain America will not be returning, Thor and the Guardians of the Galaxy are off in space somewhere, Ant-Man and Captain Marvel just had movies in the past year, and Black Panther… has a country to run. I c…

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Gabriella Rivera, 5, and her sister, Adriana, 4, get their faces painting at WaunaBoom July 4. The event offered a number of activities for children of all ages.

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A large crowd danced to the sounds of Boogie and Yoyoz during WaunaBoom July 4.

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Ara Cychosz and his brother, Ezren Cychosz, beat the heat with some cool treats during WaunaBoom July 4. Several food carts offered a variety of dishes.