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CGA trumps Culver in OT in rough crosstown contest

December 8, 2011

CULVER — If she were a basketball coach, Gertrude Stein might have described Wednesday’s crosstown rivalry game between Culver Community and Culver Girls Academy like this: "A win is a win is a win."

Anyway, that’s how CGA Head Coach Gary Christlieb summed up his team’s overtime victory against Culver Community at home at The Academies.

Maxinkuckee Singers Christmas Spectacular

December 7, 2011

The Maxinkuckee Singers, under the direction of Beth Webster, cordially invite everyone to enjoy their annual Christmas concert, presented publicly in six performances. The group looks forward to sharing standards, contemporary, sacred numbers, comedy routines and featured soloists, sure to please an audience of all ages.
All shows (except in North Judson) will begin at 7:30 p.m. EST (6:30 CST in Knox) and there is no admission charge. A freewill offering will be accepted.

New AHS site launches first wave of searchable, vintage Culver Citizens

December 6, 2011

Many months of planning and hard work are coming to fruition as the first ten years' worth of a planned digitization of the complete back catalog of The Culver Citizen newspaper is now available, fully searchable and readable, online.

The collection is part of the launch of a new website for the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver, www.culverahs.com (replacing the past site, culverhistory.com, though that address will remain active for a time during transition to the new site).

‘Painter and Poet’ bid Culver farewell

December 6, 2011

After more than a quarter Century documenting the beauty of Culver’s landmark structures and scenery, Esther and Ward Miller, proprietors of Painter and Poet Gallery at 307 N. Main Street near downtown Culver, are setting sail for other shores - more specifically into a Condo at Robin Hood affiliated with with Grace Village Retirement Community. “ We love Culver dearly, and are very sad to leave,” says Esther, “ but at 82, with all of our children scattered, we think this is a wise decision for us.”

Culver councilman alleges wind turbine photos mislead - owner defends

December 3, 2011

A few weeks ago, Culver resident Hank Bilsland defended photographs he’d commissioned of wind turbines placed at Lake Winnebago in Wisconsin following a suggestion by Culver town council member Ralph Winters that the photos could have been digitally enhanced to give the turbines a more ominous appearance. At last week’s regular town council meeting, Winters revisited the debate with a set of photographs he’d taken himself at the same site, accompanied by wife Barbara on what he called a “road trip” the two recent undertook to the Wisconsin site.

So much to do this December wkd (and coming days) in Culver...

December 2, 2011

Community tree lighting, caroling Friday
The annual Culver community tree lighting and caroling event will return Friday, Dec. 2, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., starting at the train station-depot on Lake Shore Drive.

Rochester holds off Cavs

December 1, 2011

CULVER — After Mickella Hardy exploded for 23 points Saturday, Rochester’s defense made her a point of emphasis headed into Culver.
The Lady Zebras held the 5-11 freshman forward to 2 of 5 from the field and just five points, and Rochester’s veteran squad held off the young Cavaliers late for a 47-41 victory at John R. Nelson Gymnasium Wednesday night in a make up of a snow-out Tuesday.

Purses galore -- for a cause (and Dec. 9 event for cancer fighters)

November 30, 2011

Some 500 purses are overflowing storage space at Michelle’s Headquarters and elsewhere, but they’re not for Michelle Allyn (BELOW, LEFT) and Susan Elizondo (RIGHT). Instead, they’re part of an unusual fund raising event for “Hello Gorgeous!” which treats cancer-fighting women to a spa event with new attire and more, as reported in a recent edition of this newspaper.

Culver area murder suspects' actions revealed in court docs

November 29, 2011

The Fulton County court has given some insight into the events of last Tuesday, Nov. 22, when police say murder suspects Roy Bell, William Scroggs, and Jason Miller robbed and killed 81 year old Wilma Upsall in her home near Leiters Ford. The event led to a tense manhunt Wednesday night through Friday afternoon in the Culver and Monterey area, during which all three were eventually captured and transported to the Fulton County jail in Rochester.

Bus tour of historic churches of Culver offers warm holiday spirit, concluding concert

November 29, 2011

The Antiquarian & Historical Society of Culver is teaming up with several local churches for a "hands-on" historic tour of several of the community's places of worship, with a holiday-themed Advent/Christmas slant to the event.

On Sunday, Dec. 4, starting at 2 p.m., a bus-driven tour will start outside Wesley United Methodist Church on School Street. Attendees will enter each of several Culver church buildings for a brief look at the architecture of, and talk about the history of, that particular church, primarily led by Jeff Kenney of the AHS.

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