The Lone Rock Bistro and Tap Room opened recently in downtown Lone Rock, offering different local tap beers, elevated American style food and cocktails. Valley Sentinel had the opportunity to ask some questions of Head Chef and Kitchen Manager, Justin Scofield, to introduce the restaurant.
We are excited to introduce longtime columnist and outdoorsman Mark Walters as Valley Sentinel’s newest regular contributor. We spoke with him about his background, what he enjoys most about being an outdoors writer and canoeing down the Lower Wisconsin Riverway. Below are his responses, edited for clarity and space.
Follow along each week on the adventures of Mark Walters, a syndicated outdoor adventure columnist who lives in Necedah, Wisconsin. He began writing his column, An Outdoorsman’s Journal, in 1989. It includes hunting, fishing, lots of canoeing and backpacking. He currently writes for around 60 newspapers on a weekly basis. He hopes you enjoy reading about his adventures!
On Dec. 28, the RV girls squared off with Barneveld in a non-conference matchup. The Blackhawks came into the game looking for their second win against five losses, while Barneveld was playing their first game of the season. Unfortunately for the RV girls, this game would be close throughout, but Barneveld ultimately prevailed 42-37.
Media Gallery Sauk Prairie Healthcare in Prairie du Sac recieved its first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 30, and began vaccinating healthcare workers as part of the Phase 1a distribution model. Both healthcare workers pictured were of the first healthcare workers to recieve the shot at the hospital. Contributed photos
For the past month we’ve asked the community to share with us some ideas they have to better the community. We asked to figure out the services/offerings/events, etc. that an area would need to have to want to settle down there. We asked what some things are that every community should offer its residents? Not just now during COVID, but in normal times too. What things represent that concept of community? Some things you’d wish your hometown had?
In response to a column published in last week’s Valley Sentinel speculating about Santa’s Christmas Eve stops at breweries in Wisconsin, Lake Louie Brewing submitted the following letter to the editor.
We’re right in the middle of the season where I like to re-watch one of my all-time favorite shows, “Gilmore Girls”, which is exactly what I was doing last week when I realized just how active the Connecticut small town setting and its characters are in their community.
For most people, the start of this week was the first day back to a regular work schedule following the winter holidays, and despite the holidays looking a little different this year, going back to work is never easy.
Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced last week an opt-in program that would expand regular COVID-19 testing in assisted living and nursing homes in the state. Valley Sentinel reached out to facilities in the area regarding the program and how it might impact their COVID-19 response.
Every three years, Wisconsinites like you have the chance to weigh in on what the future of deer hunting will look like in your county. Between now and Jan. 13, let us know your thoughts on proposed herd-size objectives in your county.