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  • Pigs
    Animal Activists Plan 3rd Protest Against Abusive Church
    GREEN BAY, Wis. - On August 10 of this year, a small parish in Stephensville, Wisconsin hosted an illegal animal fighting event in which 37 pigs were severely beaten and brutally slaughtered. The Diocese of Green Bay has remained silent on this...
  • Door County Coffee
    Visit Door County Coffee & Tea Company for great coffee and breakfast
    I love a great cup of coffee but must admit that many times I find my coffee is either ordinary, stringent, too strong, or bitter (think Starbucks). So when I had a chance to taste test coffee at Door County Coffee & Tea Company, I was eager...
  • Marriage Equality
    Group to Give Away Vegan Wedding Cake to Celebrate Gay Marriage Victory
    WATERTOWN, Wis. - Animal advocacy organization Global Conservation Group released a statement today announcing that they will pay for one lucky couple's wedding cake...so long as it is vegan. The organization says they were pleased with the...
  • Bear cubs stuck inside of tree in Wisconsin: Rescue video
    Bear cubs stuck inside of tree in Wisconsin: Video of rescue
    Two bear cubs were frightened and stuck inside a hollow tree and the only way out was to trust those humans in uniforms to rescue them. When a Polk County, Wisconsin resident heard strange noises coming from a tree she went to investigate. There...
  • Music
    Watertown Musician to Perform Free Concert
    WATERTOWN, Wis. - Singer and songwriter David Bines will be performing at Watertown's Rose Garden on Friday, September 19th. Admission is free and families are welcome to attend. The concert will start at 8:00pm and go through 11:00pm.David...
  • Bayfield Apple Festival
    Take a bite of family fun at the Bayfield Apple Festival
    Bayfield’s Apple Festival has been hailed as the “Best Festival in Wisconsin” by Wisconsin Trails Magazine and one of the “Top Ten Autumn Festivals in North America” by the Society of American Travel Writers. So make...
  • Gay marriage news: Indiana, Wisconsin appeal gay marriage cases to SCOTUS
    Gay marriage news: Indiana, Wisconsin appeal gay marriage cases to SCOTUS
    The states of Wisconsin and Indiana are attempting to take the marriage equality battle to the high court. According to Reuters, both states filed petitions on Tuesday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold their ban on gay marriage. The 7th U.S....
  • the depot at the Mid-continent railway museum
    Exploring the mid-continent railway museum
    North Freedom, Wis, The sounds of a distant train whistling its approach meets my ear as I stand with the Museum staff. She explains that we have a few minutes before the train is due back and takes me on a tour of the large Depot and nearby...
  • Appeals court rules against same-sex marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin
    Appeals court rules against same-sex marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin
    Same-sex marriage is now legal in 21 states. In a unanimous decision, a U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday that the gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violate the U.S. Constitution. The courtroom victory comes a day after a federal judge...
  • My Top 10 Websites for Genealogy
    My Top 10 Websites for Genealogy
    There is nothing like sitting in an old, dusty courthouse or library poring over documents in search of your ancestors. I enjoy holding them in my hand; studying every word and line to decipher its meaning, or looking for familiar names. As a...
  • Andrew Steele
    Former Deputy Steele charged in Wisconsin double homicide, motive unclear
    Today a former Wisconsin Sheriff’s Deputy, Andrew Steele, 39, was charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide. Steele is accused of killing his wife, Ashlee Steele, 39, and her sister, Kacee Tollefsbol, 38.On August 22,...
  • Rick Perry Mugshot
    Perry indictment is part of campaign of harassment against conservatives
    The news of the indictment against Texas Governor Rick Perry on charges of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public official surprised the country and shook up the early presidential race for 2016. Debate ranged from how the charges...
  • Gay marriage: Same-sex marriage bans in Wis. and Ind. head to federal court
    Gay marriage: Indiana, Wisconsin lawsuits to be reviewed by court of appeals
    The same-sex marriage fight in the states of Wisconsin and Indiana has shifted to a federal appeals court in Chicago on Tuesday. Attorneys in both states are appealing previous rulings that have struck down each state’s ban on gay marriage....
  • Nora Collins is the 2014 WAMI singer-songwriter of the year
    Milwaukee musician Nora Collins balances on the cusp of fame in country music
    The buzz about Nora Collins and her burgeoning music career began as a murmur in Milwaukee music circles a few short years ago. That murmur has since developed into a roar. The 20 year old singer-songwriter and country music artist began her...
  • Dog
    Animal Rescue Group Warns of Heat Wave
    WATERTOWN, Wis. - Today is expected to be a hot and humid day in Wisconsin, reaching up to the mid 90s in some places throughout the state.Animal rescue organization Global Conservation Group is warning pet owners to ensure their companion animals...