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Not Your Mother’s Baby Doll: Technology Puts a Twist on Classic Toys - Daily Union
(StatePoint) As more technologies enter the market that are durable, affordable and designed specifically for kids, playtime has been revolutionized. New twists to classic playroom staples are helping foster independent play, motor skills, imagination and ...
Modern-Day Party Do's and Don'ts - Daily Union
(NewsUSA) - It starts when you receive the invitation in the mail -- either your computer's Inbox or the one that your junk mail gets delivered to. That complex social conundrum of being asked to a party. Do you bring wine or beer? Is wine too pretentious?
Taking Care of Your Child's Eyes in Today's Digitally Dependent World - Daily Union
(NewsUSA) - According to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2015 American Eye-Q survey, 41 percent of parents say their kids spend three or more hours per day using digital devices, and 66 percent of kids have their own smartphone or tablet.
PSC approves Cambridge water rate hike - Daily Union
MADISON — Rates will increase 33 percent, or by about $8 a month, for average residential customers of the Cambridge Water Utility, according to Wisconsin Public Service Commission order issued last week. Residential customers currently paying $24.15 ...
Elaine V. Brown, 93, Fort Atkinson - Daily Union
Elaine V. Brown, 93, of Fort Atkinson, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2015, at the Mercy Hospital in Janesville. She was born on March 13, 1922, in Shadyside, Ohio, the daughter of the late James and Rhea (Roscoe) Forsythe. Elaine married Robert K.
Whitewater’s Hale relives pilot days on Oshkosh warbird flight - Daily Union
WHITEWATER — A Whitewater man who piloted bomber airplanes in World War II recently took to the sky once more in a “flying boat” similar to that which he flew seven decades ago. Don Hale, now 91 years old, was pilot from 1943-47. During the war, he ...
Fort electors adopt school tax levy - Daily Union
Electors in the School District of Fort Atkinson on Tuesday night approved a $15.5 million property tax levy to help operate schools during the 2015-16 year. Next year’s proposed total levy of $15,541,665 is up $581,812, or 3.89 percent, from the current ...
Board of education sets length of school day - Daily Union
The School District of Fort Atkinson established the length of the normal school day for the 2015-16 school year during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night. The school day schedule is unchanged from this year. Morning four-year-old kindergarten (4K ...
Whitewater names new football coach - Daily Union
WHITEWATER — Whitewater High School announces the hiring of Tom Grosinske as the new head football coach Grosinske is currently in his eighth year as principal of Washington Elementary School in the Whitewater Unified School District. Previous to his ...
Will the Movie Studio be the Next Heavy Hitter? - Daily Union
(NewsUSA) - Gordon Scott Venters thrives on challenges. As CEO of The Movie Studio (TMS) in Hollywood -- that's Florida, not L.A. --he's been in the entertainment industry for more than 20 years and has carved out a career where others have failed.
Help the environment by reducing your water use today - Daily Union
(BPT) - The temperature isn’t the only thing rising during the summertime – your outdoor water use is probably rising as well. And, unfortunately, so can water waste. If that sounds familiar, you’re not alone. US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ...
America's heroes often suffer from dry eye symptoms - Do you? - Daily Union
(BPT) - First responders often work in conditions that can take a toll on their eyes. Exposure to heat, smoke, wind and dust may cause Dry Eye symptoms, such as irritated and painful eyes, according to All About Vision. This is part of the day-to-day ...
Splurge versus save: High end kitchen design that won't break the bank - Daily Union
(BPT) - Ninety-eight percent of people believe good design enhances their daily lives, and they’re willing to pay more for products that truly reflect their own personal style and aesthetic, according to a new study from Dwell. Drawing the line between ...
Toe to bikini: the best below-the-belt beauty tips - Daily Union
(BPT) - Whether it’s sharing tips on the latest skincare, make-up or hair trends, a woman’s daily beauty routine is often a hot topic of conversation among her friends, but they rarely discuss “below the belt” maintenance. This area is such a vital ...
Jefferson school board advances Fischer Field improvements study - Daily Union
JEFFERSON — The School District of Jefferson Board of Education on Monday authorized a planned community group to have a study done on potential improvements to Fischer Field, at no cost to the district. Because the school district owns the property, the ...