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In This Issue NovemberDecember 2015 - Nov 17 2015 1242PM

In This Issue: November/December 2015

The Holiday Issue of 2015. This issue is sure to give you the Holiday nostalgia. The cover features Mayville's Santa "Cookie" who has played the role for 50 years. Read More » 


In This Issue September  October 2015 - Sep 17 2015 0211PM

In This Issue: September / October 2015

The fall issue is a wonderful collection of local food producers, famous locals and brushes with Hollywood. In addition we get to see some wonderful art from Earl Ritter and Elyse Rennhack. Read More » 

In This Issue JulyAugust 2015 - Jul 23 2015 1135AM

In This Issue: July/August 2015

The annual car cover issue features a 1957 Chevy Bel Air. Inside we learn about the history of The Dodge County Fairgrounds Speedway, BDACT show Man of La Mancha, and a tribute to Emily L... Read More » 

In This Issue MayJune 2015 - May 22 2015 0358PM

In This Issue: May/June 2015

Summer is on it's way and there is lots to be excited about. Check out the numerous events and activities going on in the latest issue of LocaLeben. Read More » 

Cover photo by Brian Wolf  Northern Lights - Gunflint Trail

In This Issue: March/April 2015

In this issue you will see some awesome contributions. Like every issue, the stories that you see are all brought to us by people in the community just like you. The type of story you wou... Read More » 

Cover By Joel Nisleit

In This Issue: January / February 2015

Three years goes by pretty quick. An anniversary creates pause - a time to reflect and be grateful for everyone who has helped along the way... Read More » 

Photo By Linda Chipman

In This Issue: September/October 2014

The Beaver Dam Pepper, Audubon Days, The Riverside Regulars, Scuba Diving at Wayland Academy and the Muskie Poet makes his debut! Read More » 

Photo By Noah Katsma

In This Issue: July/August 2014

These enormously generous people, who are creating great things for you, live in our community! Read More » 


Thumb_screen-shot-2014-05-21-at-35330-pm In This Issue: May/June 2014
What does community mean to you? There is nothing better than the feeling we get from the place we call home. Read more


Thumb_monarchcovera-copy In This Issue: March/April 2014
Return to the time when a city built Monarch Malleable, Chef Chanse food artist, Noah Katsma as the viewfinder feature and much more! Read more


Thumb_cover-compositeicewebIn This Issue: January / February 2014 
We now begin the third year of LocaLeben – and we like to start the New Year off with a huge splash. Read more


Thumb_julie_zahn_clydesdales-frontIn This Issue: November/December 2013 
The Holiday Issue! James Milton Smith returns as the feature artist. BD's favorite dad is revealed and we see some Christmas memories. Read more



In This Issue: September / October 2013 

Feature Artist Jan Richardson, The World Orphan Fund, AxMAX Tremolo, Passionate People Promenading - The Swingin' Beavers, A tale of classic Read more

Thumb_localeben-july-aug-2013-issueIn This Issue: July/August 2013 
Indian Burial Mounds beneath our feet, the Must-Skis impressive history, a new member of the community and impressive Beaver Dam natives. Read more


Thumb_griffcoverffvawIn This Issue: May/June 2013 
Women and Pants, Artwork - soul filled and rich with passion, Cheese Wheel 450, Kites, 100 Years of BD Chamber of Commerce. Read more

Thumb_bc_20v2_20jd_20In This Issue: March / April 2013 
Shame and A Railroad, The Early Days of BDACT, The Waterworks Park Project, BD Scouting Heritage, Eighth Generation Family Farm and more! Read more


Thumb_cover7-f_b-zIn This Issue: January / February 2013 
The Great Horicon War, a place to skateboard freely, the most gratifying thing you will ever do, life disruption, family and true art. Read more


Thumb_cover-spreadlcfIn This Issue: November / December 2012 
A Beaver Dam Sleigh Ride, BDAO, PAVE, Church Health Services, Feature Artist Michael Belongie, and a unique tour of Downtown Beaver Dam. Read more

Thumb_great_20egret_20flight_20at_20sunsetc5_20jd_20In This Issue: September/ October 2012 
The History at our Feet, Terrill Knaack, The Tanzanian Education Project, Retired, Now What?, Community Optimism and a young fiction writer. Read more

Thumb_cover1In This Issue: July / August 2012 
A Treasure of Beaver Dam's Past, Lucy Enos' glass work, Corban, For Our Generation, The American Heroes Music Festival and Heart and Home. Read more


Thumb_wraparoundIn This Issue: May / June 2012 
Historical fiction recounting polio in small town america, a young sketch artist, Chelli Bri, A local Baseball legacy, and BD Lake Days. Read more

Thumb_cover-2--101In This Issue: March / April 2012 
A Tarnished Jewel, The Mary Poppins of Art, Swazz, A Tree Hero, The Horicon Marsh Bird Festival and 65 years of unique entertainment. Read more


Thumb_bigcover In This Issue: January/February 2012
Our inaugural issue. The beginning of Beaver Dam, artist Jerry Baskfield, Therapy Dogs, and an interview with The Lucas Cates Band. Read more


  • Area High School Art Exhibit

    01:00PM — 04:00PM

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

  • Spring Storytime: Family Storytime

    09:30AM — 10:15AM

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

  • Spring Storytime: Toddler Time

    10:30AM — 11:00AM

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

  • Area High School Art Exhibit

    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

    01:00PM — 04:00PM

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

  • Easter Brunch At Old Hickory

    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Get together with your family and friends to celebrate Easter with a delicious brunch at Old Hick...

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