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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












 


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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

 



  • Walking Moai Launch

    04/29/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    Moai (pronounced "Mo Eye") are groups of 5-8 people that meet regularly to walk, share a potluck ...


  • "Forget Me Not" Dementia Storytime

    04/29/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Presented by Judy Wiese, Dementia Care Specialist Aging and Disability Resource Center of Dodge ...


  • Back to the 80's

    04/29/2017
    05:30PM

    Put on your 80’s best and join us for a totally rad party as we go “Back to the 80’s.” Event f...


  • Beaver Dam Area Orchestra

    04/29/2017
    07:30PM — 09:30PM

    The BDAO will conclude it's 62nd season Saturday, April 29th in the Beaver Dam High School Audito...


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  • Better than ever, Monica Giles zooms through the beginning stages of her musical career. Though s...


  • Walking Moai Launch

    04/29/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    Moai (pronounced "Mo Eye") are groups of 5-8 people that meet regularly to walk, share a potluck ...


  • "Forget Me Not" Dementia Storytime

    04/29/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Presented by Judy Wiese, Dementia Care Specialist Aging and Disability Resource Center of Dodge ...


  • Back to the 80's

    04/29/2017
    05:30PM

    Put on your 80’s best and join us for a totally rad party as we go “Back to the 80’s.” Event f...


  • Beaver Dam Area Orchestra

    04/29/2017
    07:30PM — 09:30PM

    The BDAO will conclude it's 62nd season Saturday, April 29th in the Beaver Dam High School Audito...


  • A complete one man show! Grayling performs with guitar, foot drum, bass, Harmonica and vocal harm...


  • The Odd Couple

    05/05/2017
    07:30PM — 09:45PM

    This classic comedy play opens as a group of guys assemble for cards in the apartment of divorced...


  • Teen Tuesday: Shrink Art

    05/09/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    Make keychain charms, backpack tags, jewelry, and more. Light snack is served. Ages 11 and up.


  • The WhiskeyBelles

    05/12/2017
    08:00AM

    With Hank Williams passion, Carter family harmonies, and a little “Hee Haw” mixed in for good mea...


  • Zumba Party

    05/12/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Open to the community (Ages 16 and up) 6:00 pm - 8:00pm Check-in begins at 5:45 pm in the gymna...


  • Zumba Party

    05/13/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Open to the community (Ages 16 and up) 6:00 pm - 8:00pm Check-in begins at 5:45 pm in the gymna...


  • Zumba Party

    05/14/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Open to the community (Ages 16 and up) 6:00 pm - 8:00pm Check-in begins at 5:45 pm in the gymna...


  • Comedy Night: MKE vs CHI

    06/02/2017
    08:00PM

    Brew City and the Windy City square off in this night full of laughs! See Milwaukee comedian Mike...



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