recent offbeat stories
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
Pulling up to Bob’s House for Dogs recently, I expected to be greeted by three familiar faces — Bear, Scooter and Midnight.
On this 100th birthday of the National Park Service, I can’t resist reminiscing about unforgettable visits to such American treasures as Yellowstone, Acadia, Everglades
Planning his wedding to Stephanie Larson, Jason Parker knew who he wanted to be part of the nuptials — his beloved 9-year-old black Labrador, Gunnar.
MINNEAPOLIS — Before me was the emerald green of a finely manicured ballpark outfield flanked by glittering skyscrapers.
‘Hands to set head rails,” bellows a crew member.
The gentleman with graying hair settled into his chair, one of 11 people seated on an eclectic collection of furniture in the great room of the country log home. They were
When North High School senior Jackson Lindquist took the court at UW-Madison’s Nielsen Tennis Stadium last weekend after qualifying for his third straight WIAA state
Just after 9 p.m. Oct. 22, 1989, Jacob Wetterling, his brother, Trevor, and a friend left a video store in St. Joseph, Minn., hopped on their bikes and headed for home.
The successful effort to find photographs for 450 Wisconsin military service members killed in the Vietnam War was born of one man’s broken heart and his desire to