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Welcome critters in the backyard
Times photo: Brenda Steurer Seth Borgman, 13, from front to back, Austin Dickau, 13, and Nichole Lattin, 15, all of Browntown, help paint a wall for Don and Marilyn Rutsch, Monroe, Tuesday. The teens are members of the Peace United Church of Christ in Browntown. The churchs youth group helped paint the wall to make the Rutsches backyard a little more cheery. Order photo
MONROE - Don and Marilyn Rutsch, Monroe, wanted to look at something a little more colorful in their backyard than a drab gray wall.Teens at Peace United Church of Christ in Browntown, where Don and Marilyn are members, wanted to do some volunteer work.The result is a backyard wall that features pictures of butterflies, bears, raccoons, cows and ducks, drawn by Caroline Sowersby and painted by the teens in the church's youth group.