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Events feature new book on local Swiss political history
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MONROE - A newly published political history of Green County's Swiss settlers will be introduced at two book signing/book reading events at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 at the Turner Hall of Monroe, 1217 17th Ave., as part of Turner Hall's Swiss Heritage Series, and at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at the Swiss Center of North America, 507 Durst Road, New Glarus. "Sauerkraut, Suspenders, and the Swiss" was written by Duane H. Freitag, who grew up in New Glarus and is a retired reporter and editor for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Freitag will speak about and read from the book, as well as including a slide presentation.