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Wisconsin State Patrol officials are warning about a phone scam in which a caller identifies himself as a sergeant from the State Patrol Green Bay office and asks for money to resolve a car crash involving a relative of the person called. The State Patrol has received information that people on at least two occasions were called by a man who identified himself as “Sergeant Walker of the State Patrol office in Green Bay.” The fake sergeant asked
CLAYTON—Cabbage rolls, ham and homemade pies are on the menu at the upcoming Holy Trinity Orthodox Church annual harvest festival. Serving will begin at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 15. Both the church and dining area are wheelchair-accessible. The event also features a bake and craft sale, ethnic foods, homegrown produce, a raffle, a fish pond and games for kids. The public is invited to arrive early and attend the Divine Liturgy worship service at 9:30 a.m. The church is located about five miles southeast of Clayton at 523 First St. From Hwy.
England’s Edwardian Era is a fascinating one, indeed. It succeed the staid Victorian era and with the death of Victoria around the turn of the century, her aged son Edward VII ascended the throne and a whole new way of life for the English opened up. Well, not for everybody, but for the upper class, who began to enjoy the wonders of electricity, motor cars and a less morally strict ethos. It’s also known as the age of modernism, when writers like T.S.
The Wisconsin Working Stock Dog Association is bringing its 28th annual Labor Day stock dog trial to Hudson Aug. 30-Sept. 2. The sheep herding competition will feature some of the country’s best stock dogs and dog handlers. The judge is 11-time USBCHA National Champion, Alasdair MacRae of Vichy, Mo. The event is open to the public at Badlands Sno-park, 772 Kinney Road. Hours are Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Monday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 80 dogs and handlers from seven states will compete at the Badlands Sheep Dog trial.
Kevin Alderson is a retired high school history teacher over in LaFarge.
You can do it: Age and be brainy The public is invited to participate in and learn about “brain health” at the Baldwin Senior Center at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. The event is sponsored by the Aging & Disability Resource Center of St.
The world’s largest relay series returns to Minnesota and Wisconsin this weekend, Aug. 16-17, when over 2,600 runners from over 300 teams take part in the 203-mile long Ragnar Relay Great River from Winona to Minneapolis. The two-day overnight relay race will take participants through southeast Minnesota and western Wisconsin, including both River Falls and Hudson. Runners will begin in downtown Winona Friday, Aug.
Just about the time you think you’ll scream if you’re confronted with another monumental biography, another epic movie, an enigmatic play about T.E. Lawrence, along comes journalist Scott Anderson with a monumental tome, titled “Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of The Modern Middle East” (Doubleday, $28.95).
Twenty years ago, when I was made book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, I wrote a column in which I described to my readers what kind of books and authors I liked and didn’t care for, so they would know my prejudices from the get-go. In one paragraph, I mentioned that I was a fan of T.S. Eliot’s poetry. My boss, the managing editor, a New York City transplant, called me in. He said — and I swear this is true — “Dave, I know who T.S. Eliot is and you know who T.S.
The Phipps Children’s Theater will hold auditions for area students entering grades 7 through 9 at 6 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, July 29-30, for the fall production of “The Little Luncheonette of Terror.