Monthly Archives: January 2014

This Land Is Your Land

Last spring, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources acquired 360 acres just outside Mineral Point.  It’s now part of the Southwestern Wisconsin Grassland Stream and Conservation Area (SWGSCA). We heard about the purchase in passing and did a google search … Continue reading

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Writers In Our Midst

If you see a visitor in town in the middle of the week, in the middle of winter, odds are, she’s an award-winning writer. This is the third year that Shake Rag Alley has sponsored the Winter Writers Series. Not only … Continue reading

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Reconstructing Kitto’s Crossing

“Well the bridge at Kitto’s Crossing is a wreck. … Sooo… today and tomorrow I’m going to start demolition. Hope community will join in. Thanks if you can help:)  – Facebook post from June 27, 2013 Everyone is talking about … Continue reading

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Having Fun In The Polar Vortex

The extreme freeze presents a rare opportunity for some quick experiments. Here are a few we tried yesterday: Throw Boiling Water Of course this is a popular activity in Canada.  And be careful!  Throw it away from yourself and make … Continue reading

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