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Recently in Wisconsin we’ve had parents bullying public school teachers and schoolboards about school curriculum and book banning. These bullies, small in number, are noisy gongs clanging to create alarm and using the public platform for their own cause, not their children’s.

From the Mazomanie Historical Society

DeWitt C. Scott – Early Mazomanie Medical Doctor

 

By Fred Wolf

 

The Sauk County Gardener

Selecting and Growing Dahlias

 

“August is ripening grain in the fields blowing hot and sunny, the scent of tree-ripened peaches, of hot buttered sweet corn on the cob. Vivid dahlias fling huge tousled blossoms through gardens and joe-pye-weed dusts the meadow purple.”

--Jean Hersey

 

Geiger Counter

My wife, who exists

 

From time to time, people tell me they are under the impression I am a single parent, because I never mention my wife in these columns. Actually, my wife, who exists and is named Greta, doesn’t appear here for one particular reason. 

Cody's Movie Minute

Nope Review

 

The Sauk County Gardener

August Garden Care

“Gardening requires lots of water — most of it in the form of perspiration.”

-Lou Erickson

 

The Book Nook

A Labor of Love

From the Mazomanie Historical Society

Early Mazomanie Post Office

 

By Fred Wolf

 

Letter to the Editor

The Friends of the Black Earth Library would like to thank all who donated pies, and who purchased pies, at our 10th Annual Silent Pie Auction at the Concert in the Park on Tuesday, July 26 at the Veterans Park in Black Earth. Great weather, great band, great fun! We appreciate your support.

 

Gary Olsen

The Sauk County Gardener

Caring for Hydrangea

“A dead hydrangea is as intricate and lovely as one in bloom.”

―Toni Morrison

 

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