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WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Red beets and green lettuce, tart cherries and sweet peas -- they all sprout from the soil each Wisconsin summer.

As myriad the varieties of plants, so too are the reasons that small-scale farmers and growers work the soil and share the bounty at local markets.

JANESVILLE MESSENGER -- Social media is becoming an important tool for police to communicate with the community and to help solve crimes.

The Janesville Police Department uses a variety of social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Nixle, to get information out to the public.

WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- He’s put on plenty of miles in 20 years of "My Classic Car," and TV host Dennis Gage is ready to put on a few more as he cruises into Delavan for the 12th annual Cars Time Forgot show.

BELOIT -- Taking a stroll through Beloit’s Riverside Park on Friday evenings throughout the summer, walkers can enjoy the sounds of jazz or blues music playing in the background. If they return Monday, they’ll notice dancers twirling the night away.

Friday, 26 June 2015 09:19

Culture, romance mingle in Mexican memoir

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WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Sonette Tippens wrote in her journals figuring that she would read them later in life and recall all the things she’d done, the fun she’d had. But when the retired Big Foot Union High School teacher kept hearing from former students that she should write her stories down in a book, Tippens looked at those journals and decided to put them to good use.

“When I was teaching Spanish, first in Elkhorn and then East Troy, my students always enjoyed my stories about Mexico,” Tippens said. Her new book is based on those stories and her journals and is now available in paperback.

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