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JANESVILLE MESSENGER -- Way before Toyland opened and Christmas decorations appeared in every store, a group of young performers was getting in the swing of the season.

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Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00

High school art hits the road at a show near you

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If you go: Rock Valley Conference traveling art show

Nov. 26 through Dec. 10: Beloit Turner
Dec. 10 through Jan. 5: Clinton
Jan. 5 through Jan. 21: Big Foot
Jan. 21 through Feb. 11: East Troy
Feb. 11 through March 4: Palmyra-Eagle
March 4 through March 25: Whitewater
March 25 through April 22: Jefferson
April 22 through May 13: McFarland

WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Ben Haegele’s charcoal drawing of the famous photograph showing boxer Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston is just one of the pieces on display at the annual Rock Valley Conference traveling art show.

The art show features drawings, paintings, jewelry, pottery work and sculptures from Evansville, Parkview, FJ Turner, Brodhead, McFarland, Palmyra-Eagle, Big Foot, East Troy, Clinton and Whitewater high schools.

Thursday, 20 November 2014 00:00

5 ways to ring in the holidays in the Stateline

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Update: The Light Up the Parks Holiday Parade has been rescheduled due to the weather forecast. The 2014 parade will be held Nov. 30. The story has been updated below.

With Thanksgiving on Thursday, the holiday season begins in earnest. For many of us, that means long shopping trips to load up on gifts, but it doesn’t all have to be all work and no play.

There is no better way to ring in the holiday season than to get out and experience the great seasonal events going on throughout the Stateline. Yes, meteorologists agree it will be cold, but this time of year relies on the warmth of family, community and hot chocolate. These things can be found in abundance at our top five holiday events this year.

More photos by Sharon Wisen and Richard Rifenbery are on the Town of Beloit Fire Department Facebook page.

Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00

Making connections through language

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WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Delavan resident Mary Humphrey saw the advantages a dual language class could offer her grandson, Dylan, immediately and enrolled him as soon as it became available earlier this fall at Turtle Creek Elementary School.

“I think it’s important for all of our kids to be bilingual,” Humphrey said. “It wasn’t an option when my kids were going to school, so I decided to take advantage of it for Dylan.

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