The Arts

Juneau County's Teenagers of Today: Dante Spence
Dante Spence is a 17-year-old who attends iLEAD Charter school in Mauston. I asked him what school activities he takes part in and he told me, “I'm...


Fiddler on the Roof comes to New Lisbon
“A fiddler on the roof! Sounds crazy no?” But on the roof of Tevye’s house on the New Lisbon High School stage is that Fiddler “scratching out a...


Photo: Diane Dahl The Colors of Klempay Road - Art Inspires Art
Mauston is home to a beautiful road. At just under 2 miles it's short in length but long in stature. It's reputation has been quietly but surely...


Photo courtesy of Institute for Justice Judge rules Wisconsin home bakers free to sell baked goods directly...
Press Release | October 5, 2017 After years of waiting, the people of Wisconsin can finally buy homemade cookies, cakes, muffins and...


The Battles of Antietam and Gettysburg and the Iron Brigade had...
This past Sunday, September 17 was the 155th anniversary of the bloodiest single-day battle in the United States Civil War - Antietam - and believe...


Delegation from Kazakhstan in Mauston September 29 – October 8
MAUSTON, Wisconsin – An Open World delegation from Kazakhstan arrives in Mauston on Friday, September 29th for a week-long program to promote...


Anna’s Test Kitchen: Apple Dumplings
If you didn’t make it to Elroy’s Apple Dumpling Days, shame on you. However, we have a recipe for the Apple Dumplings if you may have missed the...


14th Annual Scarecrow Contest Will Be Stuffed with Fun!
For the past 14 years, the staff and residents of Heritage Manor in Elroy have looked forward to October and the ghoulish displays that begin...


Anna’s Test Kitchen: Bang Bang Shrimp
Ingredients 1 lb of spaghetti or your favorite pasta of choice 1 1/2 lbs of medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (or 1 pound boneless chicken,...


Peggy Krzyzewski putting the finishing touches on a monument. You can
step inside 3 trees and hear the sounds of nature recorded from Terese's land
with the voice over of an Ojibwe Chief. Created by Rob Danielson, retired
UWM Professor of Sound and Video. Rob is Terese's husband. Juneau County Residents Collaborate on a Monumental Art Exhibit
Terese Agnew, an artist and La Farge resident was strolling through the cemeteries by her home, when the idea for “Writing in Stone” took hold. ...


Apple Dumpling Day in Elroy September 9
Elroy’s Apple Dumpling Day Fest, and the taste of delicious Apple Dumplings that many of you have been longing for since last year’s event, is...


Hustlerfest - big things happening in a small town
Hustlerfest is fast approaching and is scheduled for August 25-27 in Hustler. The highlight event this is year is the Mini Rods. “They are the...


Recipes from Yesteryear: Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte or Black...
Black Forest Cake, or in this case Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, was something I would make for my sister when she would come home to visit. My...


Outside the Classroom- Belle LaFollette: an amazing lady’s...
Several years ago, I received a couple of fellowships from the UW-Eau Claire and the Chippewa Valley Museum to study a three-year program called...


The best of our community cookbooks - Sloppy Joes
Sloppy Joes 1 lb. Ground Beef 1⁄3 Cup Chopped Green Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon Salt 16-oz. Bottle of Heinz Chili Sauce 1⁄2 Cup Chopped Onion 1...