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East Branch Library Hard Hat Tour

By Beth on Jul 17, 2014 2:28 PM

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 a group of city officials, neighborhood and business district leaders and members of the media got a glimpse of the library construction progress highlighting some of the special features of the new East Branch Library.

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John Muir

By brett on Apr 17, 2014 9:54 AM

Today is the birthday of John Muir, the world-renowned naturalist and author with ties to Wisconsin. Born on April 21, 1838 in Dunbar, Scotland, he moved to Wisconsin with his family at age 11. He grew up on his family's farm near Portage and later attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His keen interest in botany, piqued at the UW, led him to begin hiking throughout…

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