recent offbeat stories
Katy Stevens has been a high school teacher, marketing professional and stay-at-home mother of three.
Not wanting people to have to choose between feeding themselves or their pets, two area organizations have teamed up to collect pet food and cat litter, which will be donated
Cody Matthes wanted the proposal to his girlfriend to be a memorable one.
It was an intriguing invitation. A local writer’s group was gathering to read and discuss their latest assignment: Compose your own obituary. Would someone from the
Never mind the fact that they’re too young to vote. Fifth-grade students in teacher Vance Mead’s class at Northwoods Elementary School are learning plenty about
Sara Martinek considers herself lucky.
Patrons of the arts numbering in the tens of thousands saw the work of Cade Sikora at American Players Theatre this summer.
One night shortly before Christmas 2013 I ventured from the warmth of the Leader-Telegram office where I work out into the bitter subzero air, making my way to the nearby
From the time I was a young boy, the concept of harnessing the sun’s free energy to power homes and devices seemed more like science fiction than reality TV.
The recent bomb explosions in New York and New Jersey, along with a knife attack closer to home at a mall in St. Cloud, Minn., should remind us all to be vigilant and report
The Chippewa Valley Trail System is unquestionably one of the gems that has improved the region’s quality of life over the past two decades.
Two accidents changed two dogs’ lives.
For 33 years a 10-foot-tall fiberglass and wood statue of the fabled Paul Bunyan greeted visitors to the logging camp museum that bears his name in Carson Park, a larger-than
Another school year is nearing for the Chippewa Valley and reaches beyond western Wisconsin.
My arms swung forward, stretching to my front and right, followed by a small splash of water. Then I pulled back toward myself, lifted the paddle slowly and leaned forward