A couple weeks ago I introduced myself and asked for feedback on what people like about The Country Today and what they’d like to see done dif…

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As the new editor for The Country Today, I have just one thing to say to our readers: Help!

The first rule of road trips is to never embark upon a road trip. At least not one like ours: 10 days and 2,500 miles of tent camping in the n…

To the left of the stainless-steel elevator in Eau Claire’s Christ Church Cathedral hangs a plaque which reads: “The Frank and Miriam Carr Car…

It’s a rite of summer to fire up the grill and enjoy burgers and steaks cooked to sizzling perfection. Or, in sadder cases, charred to an unre…

Our recently vaccinated family hit the highways and waterways in a major way this last month. Thanks to public investment, we have highways an…

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It is well after midnight and I’m standing in the dewy grass of our backyard. A puppy has been leading me by a blue leash in erratic circles f…

A vegetarian walks into a bar for the meat raffle and air conditioning. I know it sounds like the start of bad joke, but I recently visited He…

Of all the phrases in the English language, none are more beautiful than “summer camp.”

It had been 20 years since I had backpacked like this. Not a daypack filled with some granola bars, bottled water, a camera and a rain jacket.…

Here on Lake Hallie we have homemade docks held up by barrels or docks wheeled into the water each May and wheeled out in November. We’ve got …

We watched the Doppler radar all Sunday morning and early into the afternoon. No rain had fallen, and yet we remained cooped up. Finally, a de…