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Winter Solstice Tradition Continues at Frank’s Hill

MUSCODA—The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County on Dec. 21 when the setting sun on the shortest of day of the year will be viewed from a small knoll peppered with effigy mounds, according to Three … Continue reading

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Still Haven’t Been to The Sh*tty Barn?

By Nath Dresser The incomparable David Olney and his sidekick, guitar-slinger Sergio Webb, will be holding forth in The Sh*tty Barn in Spring Green tonight, Sept. 18. Townes Van Zandt himself included David Olney in a list of his favorite … Continue reading

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UW-Richland Theatre Plans for Fall Zombie Invasion

Press Release RICHLAND CENTER—Zombies will come to life on the University of Wisconsin-Richland Coppertop stage this fall, just in time for Halloween. And you could be among them. “Night of the Living Dead,” a play based on the 1968 classic … Continue reading

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Foundry Books Hosts Haiku Gathering Aug. 11

Press Release MINERAL POINT—The Foundry Books, 105 Commerce St., hosts its next haiku gathering at 2 p.m. Aug. 11 with a “Conversation with Richard Gilbert,” Faculty of Letters, Kumamoto University, Japan. Gilbert is a distinguished haiku scholar, poet and author … Continue reading

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Local high school mentors help Japanese teens adapt to U.S. culture and language

Press Release RICHLAND CENTER—For a group of 81 Japanese teens, Richland Center and UW-Richland figure significantly into their first impressions of the United States. The students arrived on campus July 30 and are here through Aug. 8 taking part in … Continue reading

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Save the date for Oct. 5 Delicious Driftless Fare

Press Release DODGEVILLE— Folklore Village and the Platteville-based Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission are collaborating to host the Delicious Driftless Fare, the first annual local food festival on Oct. 5 at Folklore Village, 3210 Cty Hwy BB in Dodgeville.  This regional … Continue reading

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Festival Book Signing Featuring 25 Regional Authors

Press release Mineral Point—Authors from Wisconsin and neighboring states have been selected to participate in the book signing event at the third annual Southwest Wisconsin Book Festival to be held Sept. 14 in Mineral Point. Participating authors this year include … Continue reading

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Mark Croft Headlines Shake Rag Alley Fundraiser

Press Release Mineral Point—Mark Croft appears for the first time at Alley Stage at Shake Rag Alley in a July 20 fundraiser for the Shake Rag Alley Quonset Hut Renovation. Croft, a popular singer-songwriter from Madison who has been featured … Continue reading

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Wyoming Valley Church Hymn Sings Continue for 34th Season

Contributed Press Release The tradition of Sunday afternoon hymn sings at the historic Wyoming Valley Church began its 34rd season June 2 and continues on the first Sunday of each month through October. Singing begins at 2 p.m. and refreshments … Continue reading

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Mineral Point Hosts 3-Day Haiku Retreat

Mineral Point’s Foundry Books hosts a free three-day haiku retreat beginning Friday. The retreat will feature a launch party for Brambles, the anthology from last year’s Cradle of the American Haiku Festival, writers reading their haiku, an hour of silence … Continue reading

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