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 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    June 20, 2019 

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Russian doll I turned 40 last week. Luckily for me, I got my mid-life crisis out of the way early...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    June 13, 2019

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Step back in time Some readers seem reluctant to try science fiction and I decided to look into why that is. I was aware that not everyone is...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    June 13, 2019

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We need to talk about racism Last week I authored an article about a former officer from the Sauk Prairie police department. Given the content, I...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    June 13, 2019

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Summer festivals A fish died and a kid threw up. That’s the most succinct description I can come up with from the weekend. We attended one of those...

 

Letters to the editor

This Father’s Day Hope House would like to thank all father figures for the important role they play in their children’s social and emotional...

 

Letters to the editor

Dear Editor, Some of us are old enough to remember where we were and what we were doing on the first Earth Day in April, 1970. As we approach the...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    May 30, 2019

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Sturgeon Bay Smallmouth Most anglers will agree that the smallmouth bass is the best or one of the best fighting freshwater fish. It is hard to beat...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    May 30, 2019

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Multiple-Genre Adventure When I was first tried Japanese cuisine, I was struck by the presentation. The meal wasn’t only about how food tasted, but...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    May 23, 2019

Gary Engberg Outdoors

2019 Kids Fishing Day by the Yahara Fishing Club Charities “The Yahara Fishing Club is a multi-species fishing club that focuses on the lakes of...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    May 23, 2019

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“It’s happening again” Lyndon township was always a strange place for me. Weird vibrations in the air. Twenty years ago I covered board...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    May 23, 2019

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When I was little, and I’d get hurt, soiled or sodden, my dad would saunter toward me, searching around in his pockets. His stroll lacked urgency,...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, The Bridges Elementary School Staff would like to thank the many parents, guardians and families of our students for making Teacher...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    May 16, 2019

Gary Engberg Outdoors

This spring, I’ve talked about the roller-coaster ride that we’ve been on with fronts and cold weather, rain, wind, and even snow happening...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    May 16, 2019

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Note: The following was written in 1999, just a few months after I was first hired as a reporter. The Hallucinatory Lament of a Tired Journalist Odd k...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    May 16, 2019

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Shortly after we brought the new puppy home, I discovered my daughter dresses like an elaborate fishing lure. One of those fancy ones you see...

 

Letter to the editor

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10, 2019 with Tuesday, May 7, 2019 designated as National Teacher Day. National Teacher Day has been celebrated sin...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    May 16, 2019

The Book Nook

Less is More Recently I found myself in an interesting dilemma. The book originally slated for this column turned out to be too awful to inflict on...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    May 9, 2019

Gary Engberg outdoors

Weather Has Hampered Many Outdoor Activities If you go back to the winter with the heavy snow and cold temperatures one can see how the adverse...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    May 9, 2019

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Critics of drinking often claim that it doesn’t actually make you happy. “Those kinds of things don’t really make you happy,” they’ll say. ...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, Building transmission infrastructure is necessary to keep up with the demands of our society’s growing dependence on electricity. Trans...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Gary Engberg outdoors

Almost Time for Panfish Soon the inland waters fishing season will open on Saturday, May 5th. The ice from a long winter is finally gone and it is...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    May 2, 2019

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Are you really happy, or do you just think you are? Critics of drinking often claim that it doesn’t actually make you happy. “Those kinds of thing...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    May 2, 2019

The book nook

Solving a family secret When I ask readers why they enjoy mystery novels, I receive a wide variety of answers, although there are some common themes....

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    April 25, 2019

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A long time ago, I ran across an aphorism that every new baby should be given two things for life: free education through college, and a therapist. Ir...

 

Letters to the editor

To the Editor: On April 6, Sauk Co. HCE with support from UW Extension presented “Get Ready, Get Set, Garden”. Garden and craft classes provided...

 

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