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December 23, 2014
Ready to Roll: Messes starts new campaign
December 23, 2014 - 8:46am
December 18, 2014
The Whitesidewalls perform their Love Potion #10 show for a packed house during a recent concert. The band will be performing the show at the Old Gem Theater on Friday, Dec. 26, in New Richmond. (Submitted photo)
Whitesidewalls coming to Old Gem Theater
December 18, 2014 - 11:38am
Fifteen-year-old Conner Simon pauses for a moment on Tuesday, Dec. 9, near one of his lighted trees at his Town of Star Prairie home. His annual Christmas light display has grown to include 50,000 lights and two shows, not to mention over one mile of extension cords to hold it all together. (Photo by Sarah Young)
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Crazy for Christmas: Teen's holiday display boasts 50,000 lights set to music
December 18, 2014 - 11:24am
October 2, 2014
Longtime Somerset resident Patrick D. Grengs published his first novel, “Wounds of Our Hearts,” in May. (Submitted photo)
Realizing an author’s dream
October 2, 2014 - 12:40pm
September 18, 2014
Faith Lowell, a resident at American Heritage Care Center in Hammond, is one of the featured artists for the Heritage Court/Hammond Arts Alliance Art Show on Tuesday, Sept. 23. (Submitted photo)
Heritage Court Art Show set for Sept. 23
September 18, 2014 - 1:55pm
August 21, 2014
Claire Hueg, one of five St. Croix Central High School students chosen in December by the Roberts Lions Club to travel overseas as part of the Lions Club foreign exchange program, is pictured in front of Mont Blanc in the Swiss Alps. (Submitted photo)
On top of the world
August 21, 2014 - 1:49pm
July 31, 2014
A large crowd waits for the show to begin during a Heritage Hillside Series concert earlier this summer. The series is in its 10th season and is still going strong.
Heritage Hillside Series celebrates 10 years of music
July 31, 2014 - 10:12am
July 24, 2014
Library teams up with AmazonSmile
July 24, 2014 - 10:18am
July 17, 2014
Somerset High School students analyze bat droppings to see which seeds bats disperse and where in the rainforest in the central region of Costa Rica. The group travelled to the Central American country June 15-21. (From left) Somerset High School Spanish teacher Sara Turner, Mikaela Barger, Kiersten Kupczak, Nicole Lange and Jami Kupczak. (Submitted photo)
The trip of a lifetime
July 17, 2014 - 3:25pm
Jodi Mealey sings during the first Heritage Hillside Series event of the summer on Wednesday, July 9, at the New Richmond Heritage Center. (Photos by Jordan Willi)
Mealey opens Heritage Hillside Series
July 17, 2014 - 10:54am
May 28, 2014
What's it Worth?
May 28, 2014 - 10:32pm
May 22, 2014
Local sign maker Mike Murtha (left) and Hammond Arts Alliance treasurer Paulette Anderson proudly display the sign Murtha made and donated to Foster Hall and the HAA. The sign is an almost exact duplicate of the one that originally hung there the first nine years of the HAA’s existence. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Foster Hall has a new/old look
May 22, 2014 - 6:25pm
May 16, 2014
Wheels
May 16, 2014 - 7:44am
April 17, 2014
The tree wrappings put up for Random Acts of Art could be seen on the trees across the street from the Veterans Memorial on West Fourth Street near Westfields Hospital during the second week of April. (Photo by Jordan Willi)
Spreading the art around
April 17, 2014 - 11:14am
April 10, 2014
Pictured are (from left) Mark Singerhouse, representing son Jacob, judges Bill Driscoll and Kelly Duncan, Nichols, VFW Auxiliary President Mary Simonds, judge Scott Plourde and Hoyt. The winners received cash prizes and have a chance to move on to the state level competition if they are sponsored by a Ladies Auxiliary group from the area. The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 10818, which can sponsor just one artist, will sponsor Hoyt at the state level. (Photo by Jordan Willi)
Art contest winners
April 10, 2014 - 9:58am