All adults know that life consists of the good, the bad and the ugly. We’ve all learned — in our own ways — how we deal with, ignore, or become seriously affected by those parts of our experiences.
The rap of the gavel echoed through Room 412 East in the State Capitol building on Feb. 5, signaling the first of what promises to be many contentious moments and meetings.
At last, squirrels have gotten the justice they deserve. After years of being held up as scapegoats for power outages, the rodents have been exonerated by the courts.
We just finished the 2018 midterm elections, but already a feverish race is underway as potential Democratic candidates size up a presidential run in 2020, taking on President Donald Trump.
Wisconsinites are a trusting people. A lot of us leave our front doors unlocked. Some even leave the keys in the snowmobile when they park outside the tavern. We take people at their word, unless they serve in the Legislature.
There is a scene in the movie “The Green Book” in which the main character goes to the piano in a bar. In this rowdy environment, he sits down, pauses and begins to play a Frédéric Chopin etude. The room goes quiet, and the camera pans to the pianist’s rather uncultured driver who is hearing…
In his State of the State address Jan. 22, newly inaugurated Gov. Tony Evers stressed the value of working together to bring needed changes to Wisconsin.
An estimated 650,000 participants walked the streets of our nation’s capital Jan. 18 during the March For Life to stand up for those unable to speak for themselves.
Opinions vary on whether England should leave the European Union, but I’ve decided to embrace the Brexit concept. Not the British exit, but a Brexit of another kind: A Bromley exit.
When choosing the next biggest threat to mankind, one might not immediately think of straws. Yet in the last year or so, straws topped the list of villains on the planet to be scorned, banned and eliminated.
In case President Donald Trump's speechwriter was furloughed as part of the ongoing government shutdown, I decided to help him out and write his State of the Union address. Since we know he hates scripted speeches, I wrote it in his own, unique style. Here it is:
Wisconsin residents learned more about the goals and plans of newly elected Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul in their inaugural addresses Jan. 7.
I didn’t sleep soundly last night. Oh well, at least I have an hour and a half until my alarm goes off. Just enough time for a quick snooze. Time to go back to sleep …
We all know raising children is not the easiest job in the world. Yet it is fun to choose a topic of family life that makes us feel like we actually have gone through a stage of parenting somewhat unscathed and are mostly happy with our results.
While we were being bombarded by political dramas in October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report finding the earth and its oceans are warming much faster than earlier studies had predicted.
It isn’t that I, like a member of the clergy, am revered and upstanding and loath to make off-color remarks. It’s that newspaper columnists, like pastors, are thought to work only one day a week.
It isn’t hard to imagine how Republican lawmakers, right-wing political pundits and almost every host on Fox News would have reacted if President Barack Obama had said and done even a couple of things the current president has. Their rants would be non-stop, and the GOP majority in Congress …
The final two months of 2018 brought an unprecedented level of attention to Baraboo, as the school and community were thrown into the spotlight as the result of a photo that went viral.
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