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Local veterans receive Quilts of Valor


Quilts of Valor were awarded to nine veterans at the Thurber-Greenwood VFW Post 1916 on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Annual Member Dinner. From left are Daniel Clark, Andrew Rauch, Ross Bach, Jessica Stelling (she also accepted the award for her husband, David Stelling), Marvin Lehman, Jerry Janzen (accepting the award for his father, Eber Janzen), Josh Carmichael and Scott Smith. (Submitted photo)

Quilts of Valor were awarded to nine veterans at the Thurber-Greenwood VFW Post 1916 on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Annual Member Dinner.

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On the Same Page: Fall session of youth programming begins Sept. 26 at Reedsburg Public Library

Reedsburg Public Library’s fall programming session begins on Sept. 26 and runs through Nov. 18, with a full slate of fun-filled youth events for toddlers to teens. Beginning on Monday, Sept. 26, the younger set will want to look for a stuffed animal Froggy from the “Froggy” character books by Jonathan London, hiding in the Children’s Area.

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Sep

North Freedom man arrested on charges of 5th OWI, indecent exposure


Daniel W. Cloyd. (Reedsburg Police Department photo)

A North Freedom man was taken into custody on Sept. 18 following a complaint to local police.

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Sep

Steak Challenge brings in just over $35,000 for school activities

The 2022 Great Steak Challenge sold more meals and raised more money than last year’s event.

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26
Sep

White Mound County Park featured in latest ‘Discover Wisconsin’ episode

A Sauk County park is one of the featured locations in the most recent “Discover Wisconsin” episode.

White Mound County Park is among the stops made by show staff. The episode, which premiered Sept. 21, showcases interesting places to check out autumn and winter scenery.

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Sep

ATV ride raises money for Rock Springs Memorial Pavilion


Baraboo Bluffs ATV and UTV motorists rode from Rock Springs to Hub City on Sept. 17 to raise money for the Rock Springs Memorial Pavilion. (Submitted photo)

Baraboo Bluffs ATV and UTV riders gathered Sept. 17 to travel from Rock Springs to Hub City.

Funds raised from the event were designated for the Rock Springs Memorial Pavilion fund.

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15
Sep

WisDOT seeks input on Highway 23 near Loganville

Officials are accepting opinions and concerns regarding a stretch of roadway in the area.

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15
Sep

Sixth Annual Hill and Valley Exploration Tour begins this weekend


Volunteers man the grilled cheese stand at a past Hill and Valley Exploration Tour. (Reedsburg Independent file photo)

A showcase of rural businesses and farms in Sauk and Richland counties kicks off on Saturday.

The Hill and Valley Exploration Tour will be held Sept. 17-18 and 24-25. An assortment of locations will be open to provide tours, offer information and sell their wares. Admission is free. Sites will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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15
Sep

Reedsburg organization holds Tootsie Roll Drive


In the past, the Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive has raised money to benefit students with intellectual disabilities. One of the initiatives was new uniforms for athletes with special needs. (Submitted photo)

The Knights of Columbus will hold its Annual Tootsie Roll Drive the weekend of Sept. 23 and 24.

Knights members will be stationed at Reedsburg businesses to collect donations for people with intellectual disabilities. Participating locations include Viking Village Foods, True Value, Quillin’s and Walgreens.

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15
Sep

Reedsburg motorist faces 5th OWI charge

A Sept. 10 traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a Reedsburg man.

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