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getting out
Knight Life: Milkweed key to boosting monarch population

As I made my way through Putnam Park one evening in early summer, I was distracted by two women plucking milkweed leaves.

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Field Notes 8/28/15

Many seasons start in September

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lifestyles
Experts: Dial into your kids’ phone use

For many tweens heading into middle school, the transition from elementary school won’t be marked only by new teachers, class schedules and locker assignments, but also…

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Tips help kindergartners through college students cope with school stress

Going back to school is exciting, invigorating — and stressful.

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at home
Around the House 8/29/15

Owner of Down to Earth Garden Center John Polzen will speak to the Dunn County Master Gardeners Association during the upcoming meeting Tuesday, Sept. 15. …

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Carving new styles

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Michelangelo might have been tempted to pick up a few things at this year’s Spring High Point Market. There was a clear sculptural influence on…

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health
Health Matters 8/26/15

COLLECTION & SALE: The Partners of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital will collect new and used books and sell them to raise money for the group’s scholarship fund. …

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Making the Rounds 8/26/15

NEW POSTS: The following recently have joined area facilities:

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food
Morsels 8/29/15

Program sprouts fast meals

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Chill out with icebox desserts 

When Bobbie Crew was growing up, her favorite treat was her mom’s lemon icebox pie.

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food inspections
Food Inspections 8/31/15

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram…

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Food Inspections 8/24/15

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram…

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on campus
UW-Eau Claire duo helps find ancient synagogue

AUW-Eau Claire geography and anthropology professor and a senior geography student at the university were part of an international team of researchers who helped discover the…

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Discovery Center at UW-Stout helps bring products to market

MENOMONIE — When Kay Widule was a young mom, her baby daughter had a painful diaper rash. 

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travel
Crossing the Mississippi: Cassville is home to one of 11 remaining public ferries on Old Man River

What makes the “bucket list” for Don and Janice Robins of Oak Creek? A 17-minute ride across the Mississippi River. 

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Wisconsin's Rustic Roads program turns 40 years old

Many times while traveling Wisconsin’s Great River Road, I’ve passed a plain brown “Rustic Road” sign along a narrow gravel lane just north of Maiden…

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religion
Matter of Faith: Pastor talks about society's fraud

What a day and age we live in. It is a so-called “day of prosperity” for our nation. There are more creature comforts available to more of us today than ever…

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Religion Notes 8/29/15

VEHICLE & AUDIO SHOWDOWN: The King of the Hill All Vehicle and Car Audio Showdown will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at Calvary Baptist Church, 3036…

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