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Riveting Thriller


The young adult novel “Firekeeper’s Daughter” by Angeline Boulley generated lots of buzz after its publication in 2021.  Recently I’ve heard so much praise from adults that it’s clearly found an audience with them as well.  

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The happiest place on earth?



“The Year of Living Danishly” was written by Helen Russell, who was curious about the claim that the happiest people live in Denmark.  Although a non-fiction work, the author’s layout and style makes it seem more like an easy-to-read novel.

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Stormy marital seas


Tragedy, troubled marriages and large bodies of water are common themes shared in two books featured today.  One takes readers back to England in the mid-1800s while the other follows a modern family who take to the sea for a year.

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Strengthen Our Voting Rights and Elections


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A newborn baby girl was abandoned in a cardboard egg box, in deep snow, in -20 Celsius weather outside Novosibirsk two weeks ago. Her life was saved by five teenage boys who spotted the box and picked her up as they walked on the evening of January 7.

It was Orthodox Christmas Day.

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Secrets and Suspects


Fans of psychological thrillers or ”whodunnits” will find lots of intrigue in Lucy Foley’s murder mystery “The Hunting Party”.

From the Mazomanie Historical Society

Alden Sanborn

Alden Sanborn, Early Mazomanie Lawyer


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Someone must have broken into our house…

My eyes pop open in the dark when I hear footsteps in the house. The rest of my body remains still, but those orbs, their powers completely stripped away by the night, stand at futile attention while I lie in bed.

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I would like to extend a huge thank you to all who helped make the Sauk Prairie Volleyball Season another successful year.  We could not do it without your help…the Sauk Prairie Sports Boosters, Julie in the office, Josh, Jeff, Chad, Aaron, Shane, Marcia, Joleen, Marsha and Angie and Todd at the table, Mary for your assistance and unending suppo


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