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Melanie McManus talks about hiking the Ice Age Trail

Author Melanie McManus will talk about her journey hiking the Ice Age Trail on Thurs., Sept. 21, at 6pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater). Her 2013 journey, which began at the western end … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Mammal Images

The American Society of Mammalogists hosts a digital mammal image library containing more than 2,500 images. Browse a numbered list for a random delight, select a mammalian order (e.g., Proboscidea) at the bottom of the screen, or search the image … Continue reading

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Bicycle Season Safety

The snow season seems to have made way for spring at last, so everyone’s bikes are emerging. It’s important to ride safely, however, and to share the roads and sidewalks lawfully and politely. The March 2015 newsletter from UW-Whitewater Police … Continue reading

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Driving Safely

It’s been winter for a while now, but it’s never too late to start driving more responsibly in response to weather and road conditions, and you’ve got plenty of time to practice since winter isn’t going away soon. Even the … Continue reading

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Know the rules of the road!

If you have already earned your driver’s license, you know what you’re doing, right?! Well-l-l-l-l-l, maybe we could all use a refresher once in a while. Who hasn’t seen something another driver is doing that “drives” us crazy? Or scares … Continue reading

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What to do about emerald ash borer

The emerald ash borer is a lethal threat to ash trees, and has been found just 20 miles from Whitewater. This is bad news for anyone (like me) who has an ash tree in their yard. Bill McNee from the … Continue reading

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WI in numbers

There are lots of statistics available about Wisconsin, and here are a few examples: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Wisconsin District and School Performance Reports Wisconsin Energy Statistics Public Health Profiles (for each county, region, or for the State as a whole) … Continue reading

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WI Budget Information Session Wed May 4

“Potential Local Impacts of the Proposed Wisconsin Budget: An Informational Forum” will be presented on Wed., May 4, from 7-9pm at the Cravath Lake Community Center in Whitewater. This informational opportunity is provided by League of Women Voters of the … Continue reading

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Info on the WI state budget

UW-Madison library school student Kim Pittman and Beth Harper, Government Documents Reference Librarian @ Memorial Library, created a research guide to the “Wisconsin State Budget.” This guide includes information about the state budget process as well the the 2011-13 biennial … Continue reading

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State of the State address Feb 1

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will deliver his first State of the State address on Tues., Feb. 1, at 7pm, followed by the Democratic response provided by Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca. The speech will be broadcast live on Wisconsin public … Continue reading

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