It’s a warm August Thursday at Farmstead. Pizzas are rolling from the wood-fired oven, the parking lot is crowded, and the hat full of prompts…

Executive Director of the Wisconsin River Alliance Raj Shukla will speak Aug. 23 in Cable on how to be a water champion. He will explore the w…

A forty-five minute wait at 4:30pm? Hmm, what does this tell me? 1. I have chosen a good eating establishment. 2. I have chosen to arrive too …

After my spectacular hike up to the Harding Ice Field in Kenai Fjords National Park, I wanted to do more than just look down onto the complex …

I must open with a correction. It is too late for the primary election; however, my readers should know for the November vote: You contact you…

An art workshop for adults, Plein Air: Pastel Painting, will take place Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at CHARAC Art Center, 42790 Highway 63 …

Bright sun poked through scattered clouds as I boarded a bus at the Denali Park Depot. Ever since my graduate advisor and then a classmate tol…

Sitting in my little back porch, the one with the tall screens, I am outdoors but not outside. The outside is in, but the bugs and rain are ou…

The Washburn Plan Commission has begun a review of our zoning ordinances. This is a topic that has caused much comment in our city. Some may q…

The second annual Fashion Extravaganza Event at will be held Aug. 9 at the Lakeside Pavilion on the waterfront in Bayfield. Organizers are par…

It is good to see so many visitors to our beautiful Chequamegon Bay. The sparkling waters are so welcoming. We chatted with Mayor Gordy Ringbe…

“Welcome to Alaska (soon)!” wrote Kat O’Brien in response to a post I made on the listserv for the Ecological Society of America. In preparati…

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It’s Summertime, and one tradition in the summertime is the summer vacation. Yes, we here on the peninsula live in our own little vacationland…

Saturday, we decided to drive to Lake Vermilion near Ely, Minnesota to view some land near the shore. This is Mike’s memory lane, as he spent …

Many hands helped push, pull, and stabilize the hollow metal pipe and its plunger until a cylinder of mud extruded from the far end like a gri…

My youngest son gave me a flower one day. Love in his shining blue eyes, little arm extended. “Here mommy!” he said, with a big-little-boy smi…

Spoken word on Thursdays, Fiber Arts classes on Wednesdays, Locally Grown Summer Music Series on Saturdays, Creativity Workshops on Tuesdays, …

There is a unique thrill wrapped within a trip abroad. The joy of meeting new people and sharing a peek into their values and customs, the fas…

Dr. Katie Spellman’s left eyebrow arched into an exclamation point above the wide frames of her glasses. “What happens in the Arctic doesn’t s…

“There she was… Madeline Island”. If you have teens in your house, you’ll be able to hum that new little tune from Owl City. You might not be …