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As the temperature continues to climb, and the sun shines hotter, brighter and longer, it’s important to consider all of the ways that you can protect your skin.

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Ronald Jr. and Susan (Hergert) Lovelace of Milton are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. The couple were married on June 21, 1980, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Milton.

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From the city block to the suburban backyard to the backcountry, Girl Scouts has a long and storied history of getting girls outdoors. This summer, when kids and parents are faced with limited safe, accessible, and affordable camp and outdoor options due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Girl Scouts…

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In the City of Janesville, Parks including Camden Playground and Peace Park are now open.

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“Case of the Mondays,” a short film by Milton High School students (Red Hawk Media), was recognized for Best Use of Genre and received fifth place in The 10 Day Film Challenge. Three hundred schools participated.

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One of the most recognized symbols of the Fourth of July celebration is the American flag. The American flag began with 13 stars, and today, 50 stars are displayed to represent the number of states now in the union.

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During stressful times like these, I’ve grown to have an added appreciation for the two men who have been pillars of love and support in my life, my dad, Howard, and my husband, Michael. I was blessed to be raised in a home with my diligent, book-loving father and my wonderful mother.

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To help with overcrowding at our most popular parks, the Department of Natural Resources is encouraging state park visitors from across the state and beyond to explore Wisconsin’s hidden gems off the beaten path.

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While Wisconsin Sea Grant and the University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute have been involved in podcasting for years—from the current series Wisconsin Water News to older programs like Earthwatch Radio. A new podcast “Introduced” will be devoted to aquatic invasive species (AIS). I…

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There’s nothing sweeter than tasting the first berry of the season you’ve pulled right off the vine.

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Living during a pandemic teaches all of us lessons. We look at the world in new ways, we try new things. We remember what we forgot even though it was important. We learn many lessons and we’re not done learning.

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The arrival of June means people across Wisconsin can expect hotter temperatures across the state in the months ahead. To help encourage everyone to be prepared, Gov. Tony Evers has declared this Wednesday, June 3 Heat Awareness Day in Wisconsin.

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With a 45% increase in turtle crossing reports in the last year and a growing number of landowners taking action to protect turtle nests from raccoons, state conservation biologists are hopeful for the next generation of these hard-shelled reptiles.

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If it were any other year, students, parents, grandparents and anyone else going to Milton High School’s graduation would have had one question: What’s the weather going to be like on Sunday?

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Instrumental letter winners at Milton High School for the 2019-2020 school year include:

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Drama 4-Year Awards (for participation in musical/drama productions all four years at Milton High School) were awarded to:

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions in almost every aspect of our lives, including how we receive our food supply. Because of the large-scale closing of restaurants, farmers and ranchers have an over-abundance of meats, dairy and vegetables, but few customers left to buy their goods…

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Five Milton area students were named to Wisconsin Lutheran College’s Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester:

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will host the 8th annual Wisconsin Free Fun Weekend. Park admission fees, fishing license and trail pass requirements will be waived on June 6-7 to encourage Wisconsinites to take advantage of and enjoy Wisconsin’s outdoors.

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The unrelenting barrage of bad news and stress can have a negative impact on both your body and your mind. Need a boost? According to recent research, some foods have the same effect on your body as taking a prescription mood-enhancing drug.

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If you live in the Milton School District you can get help from the Milton Food Pantry, 36 Hilltop Drive, once a month. Call 608-868-1166 or stop in.

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Garden plots are available to rent . The 3.5-plus-acre Rock County Community Garden is located off of Highway 14 in Janesville near the Rock County Sheriff’s department. Plots are 20 feet by 25 feet and cost $35 for one or two for $60. Payment is due with a completed application. Rental form…

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The term “forest bathing” may bring up some odd images and a few questions, but in Japan, forest bathing, called “Shinrin-yoku” in Japanese, is a leisurely visit to a forest. Shinrin means “forest,” and yoku means “bath.” So Shinrin-yoku means bathing in the forest atmosphere, or taking in t…

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For many people, social distancing brings concern about summer plans. In previous years, summertime was when families planned their vacations. The kids would be out of school, the weather could be fantastic, and the days are longer — allowing optimal time to venture to new places, catch some…

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Before you head out for the weekend, let’s chat boating safety. U.S. Coast Guard statistics show that drowning was the reported cause of death in four out of every five recreational boating fatalities in 2018. Eighty-four percent of those who drowned were not wearing life jackets.

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UW-Whitewater’s Media Arts and Game Development (MAGD) program is holding the Annual MAGD EXPO 2020 exclusively online this year. In the past the MAGD EXPO is normally held in early May as a one day event featuring a juried show of interactive entertainment in 3D, 2D, aural, virtual, and ani…

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The smell of charcoals burning, the sound of Wisconsin beef sizzling, and the sight of perfect grill marks are truly hard to beat. As the sun sets later and later and the temperature rises higher and higher, grilling season has officially made its arrival. Whether cooking on gas or charcoal,…

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With families at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Adams Publishing Group asked Connie Gavinski at the Waunakee Village Center to share some activities parents and children can do together at home. 

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What I have always loved about being an American is that through it all, we somehow manage to keep the faith, persevere and stand together.

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UW-Whitewater’s Media Arts and Game Development (MAGD) program has a student group GAMED (Game and Media Entertainment Developers) that held their first-ever virtual Game Jam on April 24-26, 2020. During this 48 hour period from Friday at 5 p.m. to Sunday at 5 p.m., three groups of students …

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The Milton food pantry received a $14,000 donation from Charter NEX Films. Representing Charter NEX in the back row, from left are facilities manager Cliff Dmitruck, plant manager Brett Triebel and Mariah Miller (human resources). Front row, from left: food pantry secretary Connie Brouillett…

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During these uncertain times when so many are ill, have lost their jobs and are frightened about what the future may hold, it’s easy to feel hopeless or become depressed. Remember, even though things may look bleak, have faith that this too shall pass, that you’re not alone, and that help is…

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By Kylie Cole, Milton High School Art 1 student