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Articles from the September 28, 2017 edition

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Can an iPod change your life?

The Rosemary Garfoot Public Library in Cross Plains and the Black Earth Public Library are now...

 

Schwoerer Acres in Black Earth awarded top certification

The flock of laying hens at Schwoerer Acres is now Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World. This certification and food label lets...

 

ACES starts the year with E.A.T.

Arena Community Elementary School (ACES) kicked off the school year with the theme Engineering,...

 

Changes go into effect for deer and turkey tagging plus goose harvest registration

The 2017-2019 biennial budget recently signed by Governot Scott Walker includes changes in deer and turkey tagging that are going into effect...

 

Apply now for 2018 Healthy Life grants

The Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation will be accepting Healthy Life grant applications through November 10, 2017.  A total of $20,000 will be...

 

Metal mania pickup to be held on Saturday, Oct. 7

Time to search your garage, basement, yard, attic, etc. for all your metal items you need to get rid of - bikes, bed frames, swing sets, car ramps,...

 

Miller steps down from editor position

I have decided to leave my position as editor of the News Sickle Arrow with my last day being Friday, Sept. 29. I’ve spent almost the last two yea...

 

Actors sought for RVP production

River Valley Players (RVP) seeks actors for their production of “The Cricket on the Hearth,” adapted from the Charles Dickens Christmas story by d...

 

Flu season underway already

State health officials say the flu season is getting an early start in Wisconsin. “We’ve already had reports of flu cases and hospitalizations due...

 

Find out if you need flood insurance

Flood insurance is available to everyone and may be purchased from your local insurance agent. If your property is located in a floodplain and you...

 

Coffee with a Cop

October's Coffee with a Cop event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at...

 

Oktoberfest will be Oct. 7

The Cross Plains Lions are sponsoring the fifth annual Oktoberfest Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. The event will be held at the Cross Plains...

 

Conversations on the 4th quarter of our lives

Did you spend the first quarter of your life preparing for the “rest of your life?”    Are you now in the middle half of your life and looking...

 

Support Heights Unlimited and the Packers on September 28

On September 28, enjoy great food and a Thursday night Packer vs. Bears football game at Monk’s Bar and Grill, 8313 Murphy Drive in Middleton....

 

Valley Home Cemetery Association annual meeting

The annual meeting of the Valley Home Cemetery Association will be held on Monday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church in Cross...

 

Homecoming get-together

Steve Schmitt, Wisconsin Heights Class of 1965 and owner of Rookies, invites one and all players, parents, alumni, family, and guests to Rookies...

 

Mazo family fun night on Oct. 13

What are you doing on Friday, Oct. 13? Head on out for a fun-filled evening. Family fun night will include a tour of the Mazomanie Library at 5:30...

 

Punt, pass, kick competition

Head on over to the Wisconsin Heights practice football field on Friday, Oct. 6 for the punt, pass, kick competition sponsored by Knights of Columbus...

 

St. Paul hosting pork dinner

Come and enjoy a pork dinner on Sunday, Oct. 1 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, located at 8748 State Road 19, Mazomanie, from 11-2 p.m. The church...

 

Trivia night set for October 7

It’s time to organize a team for trivia night, which will be hosted by the Friends of the Black Earth and Mazomanie Libraries. This year’s event...

 

Dine on Harvest Moon slated for Sept. 28

Gather with friends, family, and community business partners amid the rustic elegance of Sugarland, a magnificent 1800s farm outside Arena, to taste...

 

Diane Acker

Diane Florence Acker, born December 14, 1941, passed away peacefully in her home in Cross Plains,... Full story

 

Fire department breakfast and open house to be held Oct. 1

The Cross Plains Firefighters' annual breakfast and open house is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 1 from...

 

Expressing their creativity

Wigglers and Gigglers expressed their creativity with chalk next to the children's garden at the...

 

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