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Walker says he wants schools to have Common Core choice
Walker says he wants schools to have Common Core choice
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker is backing off his call for the Legislature to repeal Common Core academic standards, saying he simply wants to insure there is no mandate they be used.Walker in July during his re-election campaign called...

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Weekly Walk: Bounding deer, blaze orange and ice cleats
Weekly Walk: Bounding deer, blaze orange and ice cleats

I did not attend the Tuesday walk last week, but Norwin reported that four hikers and a canine companion walked around Lake LaGrange on Ice Age Trail and horse trails. They found the 28-degree weather damp and cloudy. The trails were icy in spots.

Beloit's ABC Supply Co. acquires Siding World

BELOIT--Building products distributor ABC Supply Co., Inc. has acquired the assets of Siding World, a distributor of siding and other exterior building products including roofing, windows, doors, decking and gutters. The 40-year old company has...

Indiana county says nativity scene lawsuit violates its rights
Indiana county says nativity scene lawsuit violates its rights

BROOKVILLE, Ind. — The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that a nativity scene that's been erected each winter for more than a half-century on a southeastern Indiana county's courthouse lawn violates the...

Traffic task force plans more patrols, adds Delavan PD
Traffic task force plans more patrols, adds Delavan PD

ELKHORN--In its second extra patrol on the lookout for dangerous driving, a county-wide traffic task force wrote 46 citations, 26 warnings, made three arrests for drunk driving, and arrested someone on an outstanding warrant.  Five arrests for drunk...

BCPL loan of $800,000 covers Bloomfield's budget shortfalls
BCPL loan of $800,000 covers Bloomfield's budget shortfalls

MADISON – The Board of Commissioners of Public Lands (BCPL) approved a State Trust Fund Loan totaling $800,000 to the Village of Bloomfield to finance budget shortfalls.

State Trust Fund Loan monies come from the principal of the...

Staging the perfect holiday gift
Staging the perfect holiday gift

Are you still looking for the perfect gift for that hard-to-buy-someone? How about giving them an experience instead? ?

The Time is Now: Gratitude and health replace despair and sickness for single mother and family

Editor's note: The Time is Now to Help was founded by a local businessman who knew extreme poverty as a child. With the help of donations from the community, The Time is Now is able to help local residents in need.
 
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Pendragon Specialties joins East Troy Chamber

EAST TROY--Pendragon Specialties LLC, recently joined the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce.

Rural women's group hosting gathering event

Wisconsin Rural Women's Initiative, Inc. will hold a Gathering Circle event for women 55 and older on Wednesday, Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Armory, 10 S. High St., Janesville.

Gold coin again found in McHenry red kettle
Gold coin again found in McHenry red kettle

Mixed among the spare change and singles in the Salvation Army red kettle in Crystal Lake in McHenry County, Illinois last week was a gold South African Krugerrand, according to a story in the