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Folk singer to perform at Bradford Church

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Yes, it’s cold outside, and yes, gardening season is weeks away. But isn’t it fun to plan? I’ve been reducing the size of my garden for the last few years and it’s quite a relief not to have the huge vegetable garden awaiting hours of work. So, let’s dream about gardening and think of ways t…

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As winter drags into overtime — as of this writing on March 4, it is minus 2 degrees with an unspeakable wind chill — it is high time for a holiday.

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Since 2010, no horse in the world is taller than Big Jake, a Belgian gelding that is 6 feet, 10.75 inches (without shoes). He is 17 years old this year and weighed 240 pounds at birth.

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WILMOT — In honor of their first anniversary as a congregation, River Ridge Church in Wilmot will be hosting the Chorale and Repertory Singers of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago on Sunday.

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I have been treating myself to cut flowers this winter, to keep my spirits up when I can’t be outdoors without it hurting. It’s amazing how a pot of pink and yellow tulips or bright yellow daffodils lifts the mood.

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Despite the cold, I know many people are anxious to get into their gardens and landscapes. There is certainly work to be done, and if the cold doesn’t scare you, consider winter pruning. With the spring equinox rapidly approaching on March 20, there’s no time to waste!

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Here in Wisconsin we take cheese seriously. Very seriously.

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Let’s be honest — none of us is perfect. Including the vegetables we so carefully nurture in our gardens. But why should the forked carrot, the split beet or the knobby tomato be shunned in favor of their more perfect counterparts?

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Bradford Community Church Unitarian Universalist leaders the Rev. Erik David Carlson and student intern minister Denise M. Cawley applaud the American Civil Liberties Union for their yearlong investigation of the Tremper High School cheerleading 2018 Awards Banquet and similar events at prev…

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Before Wisconsin was established as a state and when Kenosha was known as Southport, Irish Catholic immigrants living in the Racine and Kenosha area met at various homes for Mass when missionary priests were in the area.

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When planning seed starting, it really is critical to have a schedule. If you start plants too early, you will end up with stretched, overgrown transplants that will have a really hard time adjusting to being planted outdoors.

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Regardless of how eager we are to rush the season and see tiny translucent green transplants peeking above the soil, it’s critical to plant and care for them appropriately in order to have stocky, tough transplants for the garden.

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Jennifer Meixelsperger recently took a journey “Into the Beautiful North” and hopes members of the public want to join her.

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David and Barbara Lyons of Kenosha will mark their 50th anniversary on Friday.

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Thomas and Nancy Wood of Pleasant Prairie recently celebrated their golden anniversary with a family dinner.

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Sandra and Jim Perone of Kenosha celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Friday.

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Apart from Christmas, Valentine’s Day is likely the most commercial time of the year, when lovers, parents and friends spend an average of $143 on flowers, jewelry and chocolates in lacy, heart-shaped boxes to express their affection for one another.

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With all the snow and other wintry weather we’ve been having, spring might seem far, far away and cabin fever might be intense — but this is the time for planning and prep work! Seed catalogs are arriving in mailboxes everywhere and our imaginations have no limitations. Here are some things …

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I don’t need much prompting to feel old these days, especially when interviewing high school students, but the great divide between my own teen years and the present really hit home at a rehearsal for “Ghost: The Musical.”

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A local event as part of this year’s Kindness Week aims to encourage people of all faiths — even no faith — to gather in harmony in the community and break bread together.

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In our busy world we often hear our clients tell us that they are “too busy” for planning, organizing, taking care of themselves, and more.

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I just have to show off my amaryllis. These immense bulbs hold the promise of magnificent tropical blossoms that will take your breath away. All they need is some potting soil, warm water and a warm home to bring them into lovely bloom.

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Connecting with nature is predicted to be the garden trend for 2019, according to Garden Media Group’s 2019 Garden Trends Report: “Rooted Together — Reconnecting with the Natural World.” Link that prediction with findings from a research summary, “Urban Nature for Human Health & Well-Bei…