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While the changing picture of the Foxconn development signals trouble to some, supporters have framed it as just the company’s way of adapting to ensure long-term success. Read more

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As long as Wisconsin’s elected public officials aren’t greatly increasing their support of local road projects, it’s hard to believe they would have ever halted the ongoing general trend toward the adoption of county wheel taxes. Read more

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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other sources recently compiled a statistical rating of 381 major U.S. metropolitan areas in order to identify the 20 drunkest cities in America. Incredibly, or maybe not, 10 of the nation’s 20 most ... Read more

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Only open a few months so far, we sat down with Jordan, Alex, and Marvin to taste their flagship beers and discuss their plans for the future. Read more

Tap Takeover Podcast

We meet with Owner/Brewer Brad Stillmank to cover his beginnings as a homebrewer and his decision to settle in northern Wisconsin and start his own brewery. Read more

Tap Takeover Podcast

Living in a place that cherishesfootball as much as Wisconsin does has given us the secondhand joy of SuperBowl triumph, and that’s nice, but we’ve also had to watch a lot of athletesblundering through local endorsements. From Reggie White rasp.. Read more


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With the Packers preseason getting ready to start in oneweek, now is the perfect time to look back on what the team's colorful characters have been doing in the offseason to prepare for the upcoming season.Aaron Rodgers:Appeared on Jeopardy .. Read more

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17 year after releasing his breakthrough debut withMos Def as Black Star, Talib Kweli remains one most visible and active rappersof the conscious rap movement. As is usually the case, the Brooklyn rapper hassome new music in the pipeline for th.. Read more

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Coming into Sunday’s game, the primary question in Packerland was in regard to how backup Seneca Wallace—who had not started a game since 2011—would fare in his first full game replacing inju,Sports Read more

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As many predicted prior to Monday night’s Packers and Bears game, the oldest NFL rivalry of all-time was decided by the victor taking advantage of its opponent’s need to resort to a backup quar,Sports Read more

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Back on the East Coast, Frank needed details about the Packers’ third straight win. And these days the biggest question about any game doesn’t involve the scoreboard... Read more

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Playwright/Actor Doug Vincent's A Day For Grace is an autobiographical story about a man on his journey to become a first-time father. As the due date for his daughter approaches, he considers elements of his past and what they might mean for him.. Read more


Friday’s Linneman’s lineup was a statewide affair, featuring bands from Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay, all linked by the ubiquitous Bobby Hussy and his label Kind Turkey. And while I had come,Concert Reviews Read more

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NFL free agency is back, and with it the mind-crushing task of calculating how player moves affect a team's standing under the league's salary cap. Best advice for Packers fans: Don't even try to understand the rules, just Read more

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Weeks off don't always come at a good time for football teams, but the breaks broke right for the Badgers and Packers. A bye last week gave UW a chance to recover from a painful loss to Michigan State and prepare Read more

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Oh, there were dark clouds above Packer Nation last week, with a 2-3 team trying to forget an ugly loss in Indianapolis and facing a huge test against 5-0 Houston. But... Read more

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If many of Wisconsin's alt country/Americana practitioners skew toward honky-tonk good times and general hilarity, Green Bay's Midwestern Charm brings grim equilibrium on the band’s self-titled debut. Loneliness, regret, angst... Read more

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It looked like a great series when the Brewers' schedule came out last fall: the star-packed Phillies in four games at Miller Park, echoing the 2008 playoffs and perhaps previewing a rematch in October... Read more

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The Olympic marathon has ended for bleary-eyed fans who tried to navigate through hundreds of TV hours. The Observers' viewing was more of a middle-distance jaunt, but that doesn't mean they've run short on commentary... Read more

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