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Hustisford Annual Toilet Bowl Festival

By Jim, Dec 16, 2016, Categories: Community, Local History, Things To Do

Everyone knows about the Rose Bowl - But who knows about Hustisford’s annual Toilet Bowl?

BDUSD 2016 Wall of Fame Induction

By Jim, Nov 14, 2016, Categories: Community, Today, People, Local History

The Beaver Dam Unified School District recently inducted the 2016 Wall of Fame Award recipients

Importance of the Ledge Throughout History

By Jim, Sep 16, 2016, Categories: Community, Today, Local History, Things To Do

The "Importance of the Ledge Throughout History" will be presented Dwight Weiser at the September 21, Rock River Archeological Society meeting

Rock River Archeology Weekend

By Jim, Sep 16, 2016, Categories: Community, Local History, Things To Do

The Rock River Archeological Society (RRAS) hosts a weekend historical/educational event annually. This year the event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9

Ice Cream Social and Civil War Band Concert to Benefit Octagon House Museum

By Jim, Jul 07, 2016, Categories: Community, Local History, Things To Do

The historic Octagon House Museum will be the setting of the Watertown Historical Society’s annual ice cream and homemade cake social.

Hilgen Spring Mound Site Revisited

By Jim, May 26, 2016, Categories: Community, Local History, Things To Do

Join us as archeologist Kurt Sampson leads us on a reexamination of one of Wisconsin's oldest known conical burial mounds site

Mr. Ackerman & The Spring

By Erik Dittmann, Jan 13, 2016, Categories: In Print, Local History

On the south side of Beaver Dam and the west side of Swan City Park is an old structure painted white, known locally as the Spring House

The Cool Man Who Left Amazing Footprints In The Sand

By Jim, Nov 17, 2015, Categories: In Print, Today, Local History

Something special was happening during the 1920s to the 1950s. A fellow named Charlie Starkweather might be seen around town carrying a funny looking square box with a hand crank on it.

Cookie

By Jim, Nov 17, 2015, Categories: In Print, Local History

For the past 47 years, kids of all ages in the Mayville area know just one man as Santa. His is the face held up against all other faces of Santa.

Feature: The Passion Of An Entrepreneur For Business, And Life!

By Jim, Nov 17, 2015, Categories: In Print, Local History

Dad’s philosophy was very simple, “Treat people like you want to be treated.” In everyday life and in business! Everyone is created equally and should be treated the same.

  • On Site Job Fair

    02/25/2017
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Now Hiring: Engineers - Estimators - Welders - Fabricators. You’re Strong, Now Grow and Becom...


  • FAMILY EVENT: Moove and Groove

    02/25/2017
    09:30AM — 12:00PM

    Get out of the house on this cold, winter weekend and get moving in our inspiring space! Susan Ne...


  • Youth Expo

    02/25/2017
    11:00AM — 03:00PM

    Interactive booths, demonstrations from Martial Arts America and BD PD Canine Unit, door prizes a...


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  • Spring Storytime: Family Storytime

    02/27/2017
    09:30AM — 10:15AM

    Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement, dramatics and more with Miss Sarah while building early l...


  • Spring Storytime: Toddler Time

    02/27/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement, dramatics and more with Miss Sarah while building early l...


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  • Leadership Luncheon

    03/02/2017
    12:00PM — 12:45PM

    Join us on Thursday March 2nd from 12 noon to 12:45 pm in the Chamber Conference Room for an edu...


  • On Site Job Fair

    02/25/2017
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Now Hiring: Engineers - Estimators - Welders - Fabricators. You’re Strong, Now Grow and Becom...


  • Youth Expo

    02/25/2017
    11:00AM — 03:00PM

    Interactive booths, demonstrations from Martial Arts America and BD PD Canine Unit, door prizes a...


  • Leadership Luncheon

    03/02/2017
    12:00PM — 12:45PM

    Join us on Thursday March 2nd from 12 noon to 12:45 pm in the Chamber Conference Room for an edu...


  • Sweet Thanks

    03/03/2017
    05:30PM — 08:30PM

    People Against a Violent Environment (PAVE) invites you to be a part of our tradition and attend ...


  • BDACT Auditions for The Odd Couple, comedy play

    03/05/2017
    06:30PM — 08:30PM

    THE ODD COUPLE AUDITIONS: March 5 & 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Roles: 6 men & 2 women Winner! 1965...


  • BDACT Auditions for The Odd Couple, comedy play

    03/06/2017
    06:30PM — 08:30PM

    THE ODD COUPLE AUDITIONS: March 5 & 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Roles: 6 men & 2 women Winner! 1965...


  • Natural Family Expo

    03/12/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Come Have Fun, Learn, & Explore Your  Local Resources for Parenting & Wellness!  FREE! T...


  • Chicken Dinner

    03/12/2017
    11:00AM — 01:00PM

    The Peace Lutheran Church Men of Peace are sponsoring a Chicken Dinner on Sunday, March 12, 2017 ...


  • Wayne the Wizard

    03/12/2017
    03:00PM

    Wayne caught the magic bug at age 11 and still hasn’t shaken it! For over 25 years, this astonish...


  • You're Invited to... Come together as a community at the SAGES’ Community Night and Jim Heuer Ch...


  • In this hilarious comedic romp, four friends have sworn to keep the promise they made on the nigh...


  • Yesterday and Today

    03/18/2017
    03:00PM

    There's no denying that everyone has a Beatles song attached to an event in their life — relive t...


  • Annual BDAAA Used Book Sale

    03/23/2017
    08:30AM — 05:30PM

    Beaver Dam Area Arts Association 7th Annual Book Sale Thursday, March 23rd 8:30 - 5:00 Fri...


  • Annual BDAAA Used Book Sale

    03/24/2017
    08:30AM — 05:30PM

    Beaver Dam Area Arts Association 7th Annual Book Sale Thursday, March 23rd 8:30 - 5:00 Fri...


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