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A new path, a grand adventure
The past several days have been a bit hectic as I've received well wishes and congratulations from friends, family and former co-workers scattered across the country. But for those who haven't heard,...
3/13/13 at 5:46 AM Back to bare pavement 3/4/13 at 6:19 PM
Counting laps 2/28/13 at 6:15 PM
90 Years Ago
It was 90 years ago today that one of the worst blizzards in modern times was moving through the region. It started as a weak Alberta Clipper that moved along the Rocky Mountains, reformed in Colorado...
2/13/13 at 10:30 AM
Ammann Awards 2012 Results
Midwestern Bridges take center stage, Cooper and Newlon win Lifetime Legacy, Thuringia on the map for Best Kept Secret After the last of the votes have been tallied, it is now time for the results ...
12/23/12 at 10:32 AM Eau Claire Bridge to open to pedestrians; National Register listing on the way? 10/10/12 at 1:20 PM
Hastings High Bridge in Hastings, Minnesota 9/21/12 at 5:32 PM
Chutzpah! There is no other way to characterize what a woman in Superior, Wisconsin did today. Shebrought traffic on her street to agrinding haltas folks stopped to take photos "of a pile of boxes and...
5/16/12 at 10:05 PM
Double Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Puffs Take the Cake
Choux pastry is one of the most important kinds of pastry in French cooking. The translantion of the word "choux" is cabbages. Actually, "my little cabbage" is a term of endearment in France. With c...
5/15/11 at 9:26 AM A new baby on the block! Meet Apple Baby Cake on a Shortbread Crust 10/23/09 at 5:22 AM
Wisconsin Buck and Bear Club publishes new record book
If you want to know the largest bow-killed non-typical buck in say, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, you'll find it in the "Wisconsin Trophy Record Book, Volume 9, 1840-2008." That covers a lot of bucks....
9/28/10 at 12:37 PM
UPDATE: Big Ten Hockey
Below is a News Tribune story on the possibility of Penn State adding varsity hockey and where that leaves the Division I men's sport. One quote from Minnesota coach Don Lucia, not used in the story c...
9/13/10 at 6:27 PM Badgers Finalize 2010-11 Roster 7/22/10 at 6:15 PM
Wisconsin Gains a Player 7/9/10 at 5:05 AM
Farm fight sprouting over Wisconsin products
A city farm family in Minnesota that sells pumpkins and Christmas trees grown in Wisconsin plans to file a federal lawsuit Tuesday in the Twin Cities, claiming its constitutional right to engage in fr...
6/10/10 at 3:19 AM
Black bear facts and tips for getting along with bears
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. -- Ursus americanus, the American black bear, is a large and exciting creature. It can swim and climb trees with ease, smell food a quarter mile away and reach a bursting speed of 30 ...
7/13/09 at 3:50 AM Recent bear encounters underscore importance of keeping wildlife wild 7/12/09 at 7:25 PM