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Anna Marie Lux

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Anna Marie Lux

Milton artist's cows are Dairy Expo hit
- When World Dairy Expo kicks off in Madison later this month, artist Larry Schultz will be there selling original paintings and prints featuring dairy breeds. Read more >>
Pioneer families topic of new film
- A new documentary by Tom Edwards provides insight into the life of Edith Bartlett, a pioneering woman doctor who once had a thriving practice on West Main Street in Janesville. Read more >>
Peace Day event Sept. 21 in Janesville
- Four area groups are sponsoring an International Peace Day celebration at Janesville's Peace Park on Sunday, Sept. 21. Read more >>
One simple act can dramatically help kids, doctor says
- Dipesh Navsaria believes the simple act of reading to small children every day can dramatically improve the outcome of their lives. Read more >>
Are AIDS lessons of the past lost on today's teens?
- Jenny Shafer of the AIDS Network worries that the lessons learned by earlier generations about HIV/AIDS may be lost on teenagers. Read more >>
Photos honor Vietnam vets
- The publisher of a community newspaper is behind a recent push to locate photos of every service member on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Read more >>
Passenger pigeon topic of new Beloit exhibit
- A pair of mounted passenger pigeons from the 1880s highlight a new Beloit College exhibit telling a heartbreaking tale of extinction. Read more >>
With 9/11, Mindset List takes a dark turn
- Readers of the Beloit College Mindset List released Tuesday may find themselves both smiling and thinking hard about the future. Read more >>
Couple holding backyard fundraiser to help the homeless
- Tom Hathaway and his wife, Lori, decided to turn their annual Labor Day gathering with friends and family into a public event to raise money for the homeless. Read more >>
Army trailblazer to speak at UW-W
- Marcia Anderson never thought of herself as a role model until she became the first African-American woman to earn a second star as a U.S. Army general. Read more >>
Whitewater house promotes sobriety
- Dan Sable has kept the doors open at the nonprofit Sable House for 25 years. At age 80, he carries on the dream started by his late wife, Jean. Read more >>
Vintage baseball a gentleman's game
- Mike VanderBunt of Williams Bay will tell you that 19th-century baseball had little in common with the game played at Miller Park. Read more >>
Letters arrive almost 70 years late
- The mystery of why letters to Dorothy Bartos Carlberg arrived almost 70 years after they were mailed might never be solved. Read more >>
Clinton parade offers glimpse into past
- Clinton's annual Prairie Days Parade of antique wagons and buggies pulled by horses, mules and ponies gives people a glimpse into the past. Read more >>
Owner wants to display 1963 Impala
- Gary Leidich of Ohio wants to bring a 1963 Impala made in Janesville to Rock County. But he needs a venue to display it. Read more >>
Club combines love of God and horses
- Kim Shanks started the Christian Horse Lover's Club, which combines the love of God with the love of horses. Read more >>
Campaign managers vital to primary races
- Campaign managers guide the daily activities of many candidates in the Aug. 12 primary elections. Read more >>
Master naturalist training starts Aug. 28
- Lena Verkuilen and Dan Bartlett want to share marvels of the natural world with a small group of adults. They begin teaching a Wisconsin master naturalist class Aug. 28. Read more >>
Brodhead woman protects historic oak
- Nancy Carney has been keeper of the historic Half-Way Tree near Brodhead for 45 years. Read more >>
State bander studies tiny hummingbirds
- Avian researcher Mickey O'Connor hoped to band hummingbirds in the yard of a rural Whitewater couple last week. Read more >>
Artificial legs do not stop Janesville man
- Tom McCool of Janesville hopes to walk a mile with artificial legs at the Bert Blain Memorial Heart Walk on Aug. 24 in Janesville. Read more >>
Janesville woman praises Peace Corps experience
- Along with resiliency and patience, Crystal Hester of Janesville learned self-sufficiency during her two-year assignment with the Peace Corps in Kenya. Read more >>
Rock County hikers explore Ice Age Trail
- Since late May, Dennis James and about 30 others have hiked weekly on up to five miles of the Ice Age Trail in Rock County. Read more >>
Re-enactment to feature warriors, not soldiers
- Michael and Karen Colweck are military re-enactors who specialize in the armor and weaponry of Greek and Roman warriors. They will be at Operation Ooh-Rah's biggest fundraiser of the year. Read more >>
Effort will connect vets, shelter animals
- The private group Operation Ooh-Rah plans to connect veterans and shelter animals in a new effort to help both. Read more >>