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In The Making of Pioneer Wisconsin: Voices of Early Settlers, Wisconsin State Historian Emeritus Michael E. Stevens examines the paper trail the settlers left behind, largely through the letters they wrote and the diaries they kept. Read more


To paraphrase Kurt Vonnegut, modern Republican conservatives believe in doing whatever the people who have all our money, drunk or sober, sane or insane, want them to do today. Read more

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Here in southeastern Wisconsin, it's sometimes difficult to grasp the enormity of the changes the proposed iron mine in northern Wisconsin will create. On Saturday, a great documentary called Fault Lines will explore the impact of the $1.5 billion.. Read more

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When Mark Denning, 52, steps out of his Muskego house—his long, black hair pulled back in a ponytail and an earring dangling from each ear—he doesn’t see the neutral-toned Read more

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The insistence of some high schools, colleges and even one professional sports franchise in our nation’s capital that they have a right to use racially offensive Read more

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Boulevard Theatre closes its 24th season with the Midwest premiere of Patricia Durante and Betsy Tuxill’s warm family comedy It’s Your Mother , a play about the distinct (and sometimes tested) bond between mothers and daughters. Read more

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No wonder so many architecture students fail to go the distance, or if they do manage to drag themselves through the minimum 7 years it takes to qualify with a few shreds of their ego still intact, eventually decide to surrender themselves to a le.. Read more


Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum debuts its latest exhibit, “The Grandeu They Came to Bowl ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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