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Planning begins for 2017 bird festival

JANESVILLE-Planning is already underway for the 2017 Bird Day Festival.

Those wishing to volunteer or learn more about Bird City Janesville should call Neal Deupree at 608-752-8342.

Bird City Janesville's goal is to educate...

Bowling fundraiser to help infant

CLINTON-A fundraiser for Ellie Mae Thompson will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Cougar Lanes, 204 Mill St.

The fundraiser is a doubles bowling event. Cost is $20 per double and includes shoe rental.

Ellie was...

BWW fundraiser to benefit Scout troop

JANESVILLE-Milton Boy Scout Troop 454 will host a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at Buffalo Wild Wings, 2929 Milton Ave.

Anyone who eats during that time can present a flier to donate 10 percent of the bill to the Boy ...

Buy butterflies for memorial by May 27

Those wishing to buy a personalized "butterfly" for the Agrace Butterfly Memorial to honor or memorialize someone may do so by Friday, May 27, by visiting agrace.org/butterfly.

A ceremony to dedicate butterflies added this year will occur...

Chamber choir to sing Sunday at Cargill

JANESVILLE-The Wisconsin Chamber Choir will present "Songs In a New Land" at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at Cargill United Methodist Church, 2000 Wesley Ave.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students.

Advance tickets are...

Badger student notches a first

Braden Kundert of Badger FFA won first place in the Prepared Speech category at the Section 10 Speaking Contest held March 17 in Lake Mills.

He now will advance to the state level of competition in June at the Wisconsin FFA Convention.

Beckman Mill opening event is May 7

BELOIT-Opening day at Beckman Mill County Park will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 7. The park is at 11600 County H.

The event will include tastings of chili and homemade corn muffins made from corn ground at the grist mill, corn...

Kids' clothing sale to benefit school

DELAVAN-St. Andrew School's annual Children's Clothing Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24, in the school gym, 115 S. Seventh St.

Items from 90 sellers include like-new maternity clothes, children's clothes...

Asbury church hosts April 22 concert

JANESVILLE-Asbury United Methodist Church will host a concert by the Alleluia Sound High School Choir and the Good Vibrations Handbell Choir of First Congregational Church of Crystal Lake, Illinois.

The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday,...

Applicants sought for Santy scholarship

The United Way of Walworth County is accepting applications for the James S. Santy Memorial Scholarship.

Last year, the United Way of Walworth County Board of Directors established the scholarship to recognize the contributions of young...