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Possession or sale of small amounts of cannabis are barely punished in Minnesota, but bigger amounts are severely repressed. Read more

Cannabis Connection

While most states, including our nearest neighbors, move quickly toward cannabis reform, Wisconsin is lagging far behind. Read more

Hemp 9 Comments

While Minnesota residents can expect lower health insurance premiums in 2018, many Wisconsinites will endure insurance prices that continue to rise dramatically. What can we do? Read more

Issue of the Week 3 Comments

Residents of Milwaukee and Racine are paying 23% more or an extra $1,810 annually for large-group health insurance than Madison-area residents, according to a new analysis by Read more

News Features

Tragically, shootings in small town America have become all too frequent. Author Thomas Maltman chronicles one community’s reaction to a deadly shooting in his new book Little Wolves. This meditation on violence centers Read more

Books

The Packers' 24-10 playoff romp over Minnesota earned them a trip to San Francisco and a chance for double payback against the 49ers for an opening-day loss, and against the Bay Area for Wisconsin's 20-14 Rose Bowl Read more

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Minnesota-based Milwaukee expatriate Scott Wooldridge prepares for a solo album with this single, a peaceable piece of folk rock protest against fractious political invective. Facebook discussion threads and partisan divides inform Read more

Album Reviews

Set along the shores of Lake Superior in Duluth, Minn., The Lighthouse Road by Peter Geye recreates life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as it tells the tale of backwoods logging and bootlegging through tragic characters... Read more

Books

Born in a German basement during an air raid in 1942, artist Derk Hansen later immigrated to America. His art has evolved from his diverse life experiences: window stylist, art restorer, art gallery owner, photographer... Read more

Visual Arts

Not everyone is cut out for the big time. Musician Tom Russell put it best when an A&R flack pressed... Read more

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The Badger womens hockey team was dominant in the National Semifinal Friday night as they beat Boston College 6-2 to advance to the National Championship game Sunday at 5 pm.The National Championship game will be available via webcast on NCAA.com.. Read more

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It was going to be a rough weekend for the Badgers with the Gophers coming to town, but now there's added pressure because Minnesota is ranked #1 in both the USCHO.com poll and the USA Today/US Hockey poll.The Border Battle always brings added pr.. Read more

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It’s one thing for several songwriters to grab their acoustic guitars and play a couple collaborative shows, but Deerhunter, Dan Deacon and No Age’s ambitious “round robin” tour provides far greater logistical challenges: Three blo Read more

Today in Milwaukee

So Summerfest is over, and you still have the musical festival itch... what can you do? Easy, travel out to Minnesota of course! The 10,000 Lakes Festival will be featuring such groups as Dave Matthews Band, Wil,Sponsored Events Read more

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The Milwaukee Rep's Stackner Cabaret takes a rare stab at a show that isn't a musical wit Greater Tuna ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

 How cool...More than one rivalry SaturdayMADISON, Wis.Over 260 miles separate Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Stadium and Minnesota’s TCF Bank Stadium. Rather than drive to this weekend’s Badger football game in Minnesota, members of the Wisconsin ch.. Read more

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