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Caring Crafters

to meet Tuesday

The Caring Crafters group will meet Tuesday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Watertown Senior and Community Center, 514 S. First St.

This is a group of crafters who want to put their talents to use for others in the community. Crafters are asked to bring a project to work on, such as scarves, hats, mittens, lap robes, prayer shawls, etc. The group is open to everyone. There will also be fellowship and pattern sharing.

For more information, call Leslie Krueger at 920-285-7278 or Lori Fort-Hoerig at 920-988-7434. Donations of yarn may be dropped off at the senior center.

Walk Watertown

planned outdoors

Walk Watertown will hold a walk Saturday at 9 a.m. at the front sidewalk of the Octagon House, 919 Charles St. The group walks from 9 to 10 a.m. Participants will be able to choose between 1-, 2- and 3-mile routes. Weekly maps are available. Participants are able to walk at their own pace. Walk Watertown is a noncompetitive, recreational walking program open to people of all ages at no charge. For more information, email


meetings set

Plattdeutscher Verein and Auxiliary meetings will be held tonight at 8 p.m.

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Area News Makers

Gabrielle Eller of Watertown has been accepted for admission at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota.

Stephanie Doerfert of Rubicon and John McGorey of Watertown were among the students in St. Norbert College's 2019 graduating class.

Taylor Loew of Burnett, Emily Glazewski of Ixonia and Lauren Jones of Watertown are set to receive degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato Saturday.

Kenneth Ryan of Horicon and Carlee Wuchterl of Watertown are part of the 2019 Emerging Choreographers concert at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Bella Reichardt from Watertown is among the 40 University of Wisconsin-Madison students who were awarded Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation.

Jeremiah Maxfield of Watertown was the male recipient of the 2018-19 American Legion Citizenship Award at Howard College's annual award convocation in Big Spring, Texas.

Andrea Knoelke of Ixonia graduated with a doctor of chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic's main campus in Davenport, Iowa, on Feb. 22.


Brian Fritsch, the son of Doug Fritsch and Diann Hosp Fritsch of Lake Mills, and Eveline Chang, the daughter of Dr. Joseph and Louise Chang of DuBois, Pennsylvania, were united in marriage on June 16, 2018, at the University Settlement Camp in Beacon, New York.

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