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Mark the calendar: Lori’s Diner holds anniversary celebration March 4

It’s been just a little more than a year since Lori Stowers opened Lori’s Diner, 205 West Fulton Street, and her touch and devotion to her establishment and craft — she loves to cook, she said — have soaked into every aspect of the warm and cozy eclectically-themed diner. If you’re looking for a quaint downtown …

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Rooftop ready: development moves forward in Edgerton (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: following is a two-part series about economic development in Edgerton. The first part will focus on the various development sites throughout the city, both those in the planning stages and those that have already begun or are expected to begin the groundbreaking process this spring. Part 2 will focus on economic development strategies, …

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From Edgerton to the Big Apple, the trip that Rumor made

Editor’s Note: Yes, sorry for the confusion, this story is posted twice: The Facebook share button with the first posting is malfunctioning. This one is not. Edgerton Online apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused. Thank you for your patience.  By Kim McDarison It was big news, the kind that no one wanted to contain; …

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From Edgerton to Manhattan, the trip that Rumor made

Editor’s Note: The Facebook share button (above) is not operating correctly. The problem has been fixed, and the story reposted here: http://edgertononline.com/2017/02/23/from-edgerton-to-the-big-apple-the-trip-that-rumor-made/ Please follow the new link and use the associated Facebook share button. Thank you for your patience.  By Kim McDarison It was big news, the kind that no one wanted to contain; not even Edgerton’s Mayor Chris Lund …

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Edgerton’s own ‘Rumor has it’

Editor’s Note: A German Shepherd Dog called “Rumor,” so named after the Adele song “Rumor has it,” won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show after competing in two days of Best of Breed and Show competitions held February 13-14 in New York City. It was later reported in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel …

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Lambeau bound: Rock County man travels 170 miles by wheelchair

Editor’s Note: While interviews for the following story were collected in advance and during the first day of Dennis Schulze’s journey (February 8 and 9), Edgerton Online has been in touch with his friend and support van driver, Joan Sohn, by phone. She offers this update: As of 10:45 this morning, Dennis is in Watertown. “He …

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Writing on the wall: library gets new signage

For any longtime resident of Edgerton, finding your way to the public library, 101 Albion Street, might seem easy, but when Kirsten Almo became the library director almost a year ago, she said, she learned something different: as she began organizing new programming opportunities for area residents, people would say they didn’t know where the …

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Ahead of the field; one man’s pathway to success

By Kim McDarison A class of 10, nine men and one woman, many of whom had traveled from various points across the country, filled a room recently within the Dan Rinehart Taxidermy Studio and School, 83 Artisan Drive. Each worked intently on a deer head, in taxidermy terms, a mount. While students examined the details …

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Local snowmobiler Erica Keehn is new reigning Miss Snowflake Queen

By Kim McDarison Locally, she’s known as Erica Keehn, but to folks across the state of Wisconsin she is making her debut as the newly crowned Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs’ (AWSC) Miss Snowflake Queen, and while she wears a traditional tiara, she was presented, for one year’s use, with a most fitting chariot: a …

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