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In preparation for “Bad Boys for Life,” I watched the previous two “Bad Boys” films from 1995 and 2003. This research coincided with the “Jeopardy!” Greatest of All Time tournament, which featured especially hard clues designed to challenge the brainiac players.

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Gerry and Mary Kruschek are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 30. They were married at St. Patrick Church in Madison in 1960.

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Kylee Phalin and her father, John Phalin, were among those working on electronics and robotics during the Waunakee Public Library's drop-in program Saturday, Jan. 18.

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Families visited the Waunakee Public Library Saturday afternoon, Jan. 18, for Robotics and Electronics Day. Here Kamalakanta Sahoo and daughter Kanisha Sahoo explore one of the programs.

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Back in 2014, my favorite movie of the year was “Birdman,” a chaotic comedy about a Broadway show gone wrong. The Academy agreed with me, awarding it the Oscar for Best Picture. The film took a unique approach to storytelling, making several weeks’ worth of action appear to take place in one…

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This is a time of new beginnings for Karli Pagliughi. In January 2019, she began a new position as property manager for Hovde Properties. Hovde is a real estate management company that owns Village Crossing (home of Lone Girls Brewing Co.) and the new Lamphouse Apartments across Main Street.…

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The Waunakee Public Library’s History Hall contains three exhibits on different topics of the community’s past, but after the first three rotating display cases were completed last July, one will take on a new form, with artifacts to depict a new area of life in the village.

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I never saw the 2004 version of “The Grudge” or the 2002 Japanese horror film that served as its basis. I didn’t even watch either film for research before seeing this new film. I figured that if this film was going the remake route, it might hurt to know when the scares were coming. Similar…

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Laurie Gerner, the Office Manager and Race Director (of the WaunaFest Run) with the Waunakee Chamber of Commerce, has spent most of her career serving others and connecting people to resources they need. She was a social worker for 15 years prior to taking her new role at the Chamber this pa…

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Moon Walk – The IATA Lodi Valley Chapter full moon hike is ​Saturday, Jan. 11. Meet at Robertson Trailhead on Lodi/Springfield Road at 7 p.m. For more information, call Bill at (608) 843-3926. For directions visit: ​https://goo.gl/maps/RE2C5

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Fred Ziegler sits at ease for an interview as comfortably as if he were sitting playing a game of Sheepshead. As soon becomes clear, his is an equally contented life amid family, among friends and steeped in Waunakee’s farm community.

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The new big-screen version of the Louisa May Alcott literary classic “Little Women” pulled off something of an upset at the Christmas box office. No, it couldn’t overcome the juggernaut that is “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” in its second week or agreeable franchise piece “Jumanji: The N…

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Jacob Kaltenberg has created a show with a few favorites, along with songs that are tribute to his new home, New York.

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As a student at Waunakee High School, Jacob Kaltenberg loved performing. He was in “Fiddler on the Roof,” “The Music Man” and several one-act productions.

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“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” was one of the more successful reboots in recent memory. The 2017 film managed to make over $400 million at the domestic box office despite opening in the shadow of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” The appeal was apparently a combination of nostalgia for the 1995 …

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Jeff Curwick, the Building Maintenance Supervisor at the new Waunakee Public Library, says he knows he is doing his best job when people don’t even notice he is around. Much of his work is behind the scenes, making sure everything is working properly at the library for patrons and staff.

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Kari and Mike Heller (center), with Waunakee Chamber of Commerce members and Waunakee village officials, cut the ribbon on their Red & White Wine Bar on Dec. 16. Serving wine, bourbon and beer, the bar focuses on locally produced products. It is located at the corner of Cross and Main st…

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Waunakee High School vocal music students perform their Winter Concert on Thursday, Dec. 12. Their songs highlighted the importance of our voices in creating our identity, our sense of belonging, our connection to each other, and our connection to our natural world. The next choir concert wi…

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Luke Plotz rehearses the role of Jaques for the upcoming Waunakee Middle School production of "As You Like It." The public performance of the Shakespeare comedy will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 13.

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Students narrate in the song, “Light the Candles,” during the Prairie Elementary School 1st grade concert Dec. 6 under the direction of Anna Peck, at left. Shown is Cordelia Savard addressing Mrs. Peck and the audience.

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First-graders from Prairie Elementary School perform their winter concert with the song, “One Snowman, Two,” on Dec. 6.

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Waunakee Middle School students rehearse for their Dec. 13 performance of Shakespeare’s comedy, “As You Like It,” last week. Above: Phebe (Madalyn Pence), Rosalind (Carmel Wilkinson-Comella) and Silvias (Ian Fleck) show great emotion. Below are Lady Page (Meghan Williams), Duchess Serena (Ma…

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As Waunakee heads into the Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa seasons, concerts, parties and other events are planned throughout the community.

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Today the winds are whipping fine crystals into drifts, and the world has transitioned to its winter white. While I love watching clouds of snow dance and swirl off the roof, a recent question from some Museum visitors has my thoughts drifting back to summer.

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“Knives Out” bills itself as a whodunit mystery, and to a degree it is, but the “it” in question isn’t what it appears to be. The advertising has let it be known that the film revolves around the death of wealthy mystery author Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) from an apparent suicide. …

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Marcus Richter has always had a love for the game of basketball, both as a player and a coach. Growing up in Owatonna, Minnesota (about an hour south of the Twin Cities), he played hoops and baseball in high school, and coached during the summers at the parks and recreation department.

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Midwest Performing Arts will present The Nutcracker and “Experience the magic” with its cast of 105 dancers ages 5 to adult from the Waunakee, Madison, Middleton, DeForest, Sun Prairie, Cottage Grove, Dane, Lodi, Verona, and Lake Mills communities.

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You won’t find many adults on the planet who are less of a gearhead than yours truly. I live in New York specifically because I don’t drive. I gave up on learning after five lessons, one of which saw a cop car behind me (I can’t say I got “pulled over” because what I did was slam on the brea…

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There were things about 2013’s “Frozen” that instantly made it a Disney classic: the spectacular ice-and-snow animation, the engaging princesses Anna (Kristen Bell) and Elsa (Idina Menzel), and of course, the rightfully iconic Oscar-winning musical number “Let It Go.”

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Veterans Day is not a holiday one typically associates with new movies, either in terms of box office or subject matter. With box office, there’s a clamor over which movie gets to dominate Christmas weekend, Thanksgiving, Easter, even the similarly military-themed Memorial Day, but ironicall…