Saturday, October 21, 2017

History of the Civic Auditorium

This article is the seventh in a series of eight stories to shed light on the history of the Civic Auditorium, most importantly the...

Musings of a worn suit: Zombie nation

One of the documents released by Edward Snowden was a National Security Agency slide-show presentation for new recruits. The first slide showed a group...

Peter Kwong | Wok & Roll

My wife and I drove five hours to Iowa to watch our nephew’s homecoming game a couple of weeks ago. What we’ll do for...

State Senate 10th District: Sheila Harsdorf

State budget sent to governor The state Senate completed work on the state budget late last week and the bill now goes to the governor for...

75th Assembly District: Romaine Quinn

Local control for frac sand mines  Over the last few months, a group of legislators has been working on a negotiation between the Aggregate Producers...

State Senate 25th District: Janet Bewley

We’re better than this:Foxconn giveaway a burden and an embarrassment for Wisconsin Almost everywhere I go, people ask me about the massive tax breaks the governor gave Foxconn...

Healthy Minute: It’s not too late to seek help

Suicide remains a significant public health problem in Wisconsin and nationwide. In 2014, 42,773 suicides were reported, making suicide the 10th leading cause of...

Beyond the Office Door | Time for another season

By Suzanne Johnson With Labor Day weekend on our horizon, so is Shell Lake's annual celebration, Town and Country Days. While discussing this with someone...

2 Paddling 5 update: Saxon Harbor and on to Bayfield

LAKE SUPERIOR - Peggy Gabrielson, Frederic, and Joe Zellner, Grand Marais, Minn., made the best of several rain days, met a senator and enjoyed...
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Beyond the Office Door | Pencils

by Suzanne Johnson Coming home after a day’s work in the office one afternoon, I couldn’t drive my vehicle into the garage. I couldn’t continue...