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Family lured Jerrianne and her husband to South Milwaukee in 2002 from Southern California where she worked as, first, a journalist, then, as a court information officer. She now stays busy with media-relations consulting, playing with her three grandchildren (part of the lure), writing, discovering her new environs, and hoping her garden will produce before the first fall frost.

Keeping Tabs on State Legislation

Sen. Chris Larson, state Legislature, notifications

 In his reply to my email urging his action on a series of voter-restricting measures moving through the state Legislature, Sen. Chris Larson included this information:

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Vote Tuesday, April 1. No Foolin'!

Erik Brooks, South Milwaukee, mayor

 Tuesday, April 1, is election day. Please don't forget to vote.

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GMP Celtic Band does March Gigs

 Here's South Milwaukee's Garlic Mustard Pickers gig lineup for the rest of March:

Saturday March 15 - "Pullin' O the Green" Irish party
Location:  Grant Park Golf Course Clubhouse 
(at the far east end of Hawthorne Ave in South Milwaukee)
Performance time:  4:30, 6:30 (two seatings)
Corned beef, Irish Stew, or Potato-Kale Soup (vegetarian)
$13 for adults, $5 for kids under 12.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at Guardian Credit Union or Parkway Floral (both on Milwaukee Ave in South Milwaukee).
For more info on tickets call 764-7262

Friday, 21 March 2014
Contra Dance at the Falcon Bowl, 810 East Clark, Milwaukee, WI (across from RiverWest Food Co-op). 
Lesson starts at 7:00 pm. Dance starts at 8:00 pm. Ends at 11:00 pm. All welcome. No partner necessary. 
$8 at the door

Saturday, 29 March 2014
Ostara celebration
Milwaukee Pagan Unity Council
Location:  Elf Stone, 2046 N. 2nd Street
Milwaukee Wis.
GMP's performance time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm

Mayoral Primary Election Tomorrow, Feb. 18

Erik Brooks, primary election

Here's Erik Brook's post on his South Milwaukee blog about tomorrow's mayoral primary election.

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"Golden Eagles" Tops in 4th-Grade Girls Division at Basketball Tourney

South Milwaukee Rec Department, "Golden Eagles", Tom Spaltholz, Marty Johnson, Terry Schmidt Memorial Basketball Tournament

 South Milwaukee Rec Department's "Golden Eagles" -- coached by Tom Spaltholz (left) and Marty Johnson (right) -- take 1st place in the 4th-grade girls division at the Feb. 16-17 Terry Schmidt Memorial Basketball Tournament at South Milwaukee High School's Terry Schmidt Fieldhouse.

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