Spinning sparklers on Saturday while waiting patiently were siblings Kara, Kameron, and Karson Schurman.

Though the fairgrounds were closed and the parade was canceled, the City of Wautoma and the Waushara Area Chamber of Commerce knew the fireworks show must go on.

Spinning sparklers on Saturday while waiting patiently were siblings Kara, Kameron, and Karson Schurman.
Long-time Wild Rose resident Doris Klusmeyer was joined by some family members for a special photo during the July 4 sale in Wild Rose. Pictured are great-granddaughters Kathryn, 8, and Olivia Nowicki, 11, great-grandma Doris, granddaughter Elizabeth Nowicki, and aunt Sue Stecker, one of Doris’ daughters.

The St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wild Rose continued their yearly Schaum torte sale this year. The sale was hosted on July 4, featuring the delicious treat. Families came out to enjoy a Schaum torte and good company.

Long-time Wild Rose resident Doris Klusmeyer was joined by some family members for a special photo during the July 4 sale in Wild Rose. Pictured are great-granddaughters Kathryn, 8, and Olivia Nowicki, 11, great-grandma Doris, granddaughter Elizabeth Nowicki, and aunt Sue Stecker, one of Doris’ daughters.
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Friends of Coloma meet every Wednesday at the Coloma Village Park around 8 a.m. to volunteer their time to keep the park looking its’ best. If anyone would like to volunteer bring your shears and some garden gloves.

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Guy Kaplan, of Black Hawk Folk Society, tunes up for his daily 9 a.m. “Kitchen Songs” session.  All performances are available on his or Black Hawk Folk Society’s Facebook page, or on YouTube (search for Guy Kaplan).

Of course, live music is the best, but when that’s not an option, Black Hawk Folk Society is stepping up to the plate (or should they say the mic) with lots of ear-pleasing streamed music.

 

Guy Kaplan, of Black Hawk Folk Society, tunes up for his daily 9 a.m. “Kitchen Songs” session.  All performances are available on his or Black Hawk Folk Society’s Facebook page, or on YouTube (search for Guy Kaplan).
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The Redgranite AMVETS hosted a Brat Fry at StoneRidge on July 4.

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Spinning sparklers on Saturday while waiting patiently were siblings Kara, Kameron, and Karson Schurman.
Long-time Wild Rose resident Doris Klusmeyer was joined by some family members for a special photo during the July 4 sale in Wild Rose. Pictured are great-granddaughters Kathryn, 8, and Olivia Nowicki, 11, great-grandma Doris, granddaughter Elizabeth Nowicki, and aunt Sue Stecker, one of Doris’ daughters.
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Guy Kaplan, of Black Hawk Folk Society, tunes up for his daily 9 a.m. “Kitchen Songs” session.  All performances are available on his or Black Hawk Folk Society’s Facebook page, or on YouTube (search for Guy Kaplan).
Sue DeLain showcases some of her favorite paintings. She is always experimenting with different canvases and techniques to create something unique.
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Earthworms are great bait and easy to find in rich garden soil.

Perhaps you recall July evenings after a warm rain, when robins sing their evening song and long slanting sunrays light up pastures and brighten the aspen groves – that was the time to grab a shade

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