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 By Joe Block    Opinion    April 18, 2019

Around the Block

Yesterday I watched Notre Dame Cathedral burn. It was emotional for me, and I think for many...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    April 18, 2019

The Book Nook

Adventurous Tale of Endurance Would you apply to the following advertisement?: “MEN WANTED: FOR HAZARDOUS JOURNEY. SMALL WAGES, BITTER COLD, LONG...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    April 18, 2019

Gary Engberg Outdoors

Bluegills are Coming With Warmer Soon, the Madison Chain of Lakes, Crystal Lake, and Lake Wisconsin will have some very good water for catching Americ...

 

Letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor: Re: the name change of August Derleth Park. I agree the name should be August Derleth Riverside Park rather than one or the...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    April 11, 2019

Gary Engberg outdoors

Lake Wisconsin Crappies Should Be Getting Lake Wisconsin which is known for its walleye fishing also has a good population of slab-size crappies that...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    April 11, 2019

The Book Nook

Midwest memoir When it comes to reading someone’s memoir, I have certain expectations. Does the story come alive or have a specific focus? It’s di...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    April 4, 2019

Geiger Counter

Our narrative species We are a narrative species. Each animal has its own special adaptations that allow it to survive, and sometimes even thrive, in...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    April 4, 2019

Around the block

We are bombarded daily about the evils of social media. From outright incorrect news, to breaking stories with incorrect information, to foreign...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    April 4, 2019

Gary Engberg Outdoors

Spring Turkey Hunting Preparation The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has mailed out the 2019 spring turkey hunting permits to successful...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    March 28, 2019

Geiger Counter

There are people who’ve won the Boston Marathon with less supplemental hydration than most of the kids walking around in America these days. I knew...

 

Letters to the editor

Letter to the Editor, On behalf of the students, staff, and School Board of the Wisconsin Heights School District, I write this informational piece...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    March 21, 2019

Around the Block

Last Wednesday, when temperatures peaked at 60 degrees, I told a friend I was going to go outside and smell a goat. I don’t usually seek out goats...

 

Letters to the editor

To the editor, I have worked at Wisconsin Heights School District as a counselor for the past 31 years. Over the course of my years here I have spent...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    March 21, 2019

Gary Enberg Outdoors

Time for Walleyes and Saugers, Part 2 This is Part 2 of my catching walleyes and saugers article. Part 2 will concentrate on equipment and the spring...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    March 21, 2019

The Book Nook

Jealousy and Obsession The last two novels I finished recently were in different locations and were by authors of vastly different ages and writing...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

Time for Early Walleyes and Saugers Part 1 Finally, it’s beginning to warm up and it’s time to start fishing for the river walleyes and saugers. F...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    March 7, 2019

Around the Block

About two weeks ago we were preparing for a wet weekend. Over an inch of rain was forecast, there wa...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    March 7, 2019

Geiger Counter

Baby shoes A bunch of writers are sitting around a table in a bar, debating who can write the most powerful story in the fewest words. They all throw...

 

Letter to the editor

Thank you for local coverage Dear Editor, Thank you for the excellent coverage of recent meetings of the Mazomanie Village Board and the “Coffee...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    March 7, 2019

Gary Engberg outdoors

It’s Seminar Time This is the time of the year when anglers and outdoors people are caught between seasons. It’s difficult to find any “good...

 

Geiger Counter

When I paid for my clown nose, the woman behind the counter began stuffing it into a noisy little brown paper bag. “No thanks,” I said, waving at...

 

Letters to the editor

Wildlife Friever says thanks Dear editor, Wildlife Forever ATV Club would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their donations...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

Scout Now for Spring Turkeys Finding turkeys is one of the most important parts of preparing for the spring season, and it’s never too early to...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

Two days ago, Ferry Bluff Eagle Council Members, Tim Moermon and Gary Engberg decided to try and fin...

 

Geiger Counter

Cold doesn’t exist. There is no such thing. What we think of as cold, really, is simply the absence of heat. While heat is real, it’s a...

 

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