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What do miniatures horses and potato chips have in common? It’s hard to have just one! Trudy and Tim Burke of Rockton are raising the wee wonders and sharing their experiences.

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Award-winning author Ann Bausum has released her newest book “Ensnared in the Wolf's Lair: Inside the 1944 Plot to Kill Hitler and the Ghost Children of His Revenge” and is planning a virtual event at 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 24 at the Hedburg Public Library. To participate in the evening people can go to the library’s Youtube Channel.


The Beloit School District Board of Education is planning to reopen with some type of in-person learning option on term 4 which begins in early April. In the early Wednesday hours, the board voted unanimously for interim Superintendent Dan Keyser to bring back a revised reopening plan addressing concerns shared by staff, families and board members.


The Beloit School District Board of Education is moving forward with search for a permanent superintendent as scheduled despite the resignation of President Kyle Larsen on Tuesday night. Board President Megan Miller said she will maintain her role as vice president and act as president until officer elections are scheduled within the next week or two. When the board conducts its officer elections, it’s also going to decide whether or not it will appoint a board member to fill the vacant spot as it’s so close to the election.


The Beloit School District reported 22% minority staff in the 2020-2021 school year; 22% in 2019-2020; and 24% in 2018-2019. According to data from the 2020-2021 school year, 31% of students are white; 30% are Hispanic; and 25% are Black.


SOUTH BELOIT—Everett’s Wine, Spirits and Beer, 426 Gardner St., began offering customers a drive-up window service on Jan. 2, much to the deli…

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