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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.

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  • Spring Storytime: Toddler Time

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  • Area High School Art Exhibit

    03/29/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    In celebration of Youth Art Month, the Beaver Dam Area Arts Association hosts its annual Area Hig...


  • Area High School Art Exhibit

    03/30/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    In celebration of Youth Art Month, the Beaver Dam Area Arts Association hosts its annual Area Hig...


  • Wayland Academy Spring Open House

    04/01/2017
    08:30AM — 01:00PM

    Wayland Academy, a co-educational college preparatory boarding and day school, invites interested...


  • The Willis Clan

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    03:00PM

    If you haven't heard about the Willis Clan, you will! Discovered on America’s Got Talent and feat...


  • The Willis Clan

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    07:30PM

    If you haven't heard about the Willis Clan, you will! Discovered on America’s Got Talent and feat...


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