Arts & Entertainment

Wiley and the Hairy Man The Milaca High School Drama Department performed its fall production, Wiley and the Hairy Man, Thursday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Nov. 2 at the high school’s Dahlager Theater. Pictured above, A.J. Coughlin, playing young Wiley, confronts the Hairy Man, played by Tristan Maetzold. Wiley’s character is seriously scared of the […]

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Any combat veteran would say they share a special bond with the soldiers they serve alongside. They eat together, sleep together, fight together and some of them die together. After Vietnam, many of these brothers-in-arms were scattered all over the country. The distance and time between them haven’t been enough to erode those bonds that […]

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According to The American Heritage Dictionary (Fifth Edition) in the Milaca Community Library’s reference collection, gratitude is defined as “The state of being grateful; thankfulness.” Let’s enter November, the month of Thanksgiving (and turkey), with a sense of gratitude, taking time to acknowledge all we have to appreciate. I’ll get us started: I’m thankful to […]

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1 1/2 cups oats 1 1/2 cups boiling water 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup margarine 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 eggs 1 3/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Topping 1/4 cup evaporated milk or 1/2 and […]

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Pastor Beverly Robinson of the Emanuel Lutheran Church of Bock shares a hearty laugh after kissing a llama outside the church on Sunday, Oct. 5. Members of the congregation were challenged to help raise $2,000 for fuel oil to get the church through the upcoming winter.  If the congregation hit the $2,000 benchmark, Robinson had […]

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This is a great soup for a cool night,  It’s also a great way to get some vegetables in your diet, but in a yummy way! Serve with a little buttery toasted bread and you’ve got yourself a tasty supper. 3 T olive Oil 1 Clove garlic, minced 3 stalks, celery, chopped 3 carrots, peeled […]

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