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Sterling Hall Memories

It has been 40 years (August 24, 1970) since the bombing of Sterling Hall at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. In recognition Oral History Project at UW Madison and Wisconsin Story Project are taking up the task of collecting memories from those who remember that day. A booth has been set up at Memorial Library […]

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Civil War Sesquicentennial

2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Many events are being planned across the US in the next four years to commemorate the war. Although no major battles were fought here, Wisconsin still played a large part in the war. More than 91,000 men from Wisconsin fought and more than 12,000 died. Regiments from […]

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Getting on the bus for Virginia

Three buses loaded with 121 Scouts and adult leaders left the Samoset Council Service Center this morning on their 16 day adventure at the National Scout Jamboree. The Jamboree, held at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia is a quadrennial gathering of Scouts from around the Nation. Approximately 35,000 Scouts are expected to attend this year’s […]

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