Wisconsin State Assemblywoman Katrina Shankland launches U.S. House of Representatives bid
Katrina Shankland has entered the Democratic primary in the race for a seat in the United States House of Representative from the 3rd District of Wisconsin. The seat in question is currently held by Republican Derrick Van Orden. Van Orden was elected to the U.S. House in 2022. Longtime Democratic incumbent Ron Kind had opted for retirement instead of seeking another term.
In the Heartbeat of America: Guess Which City Has Been Named America's Friendliest?
Have you ever dreamt of residing in a city where every face greets you with warmth, where the gesture of lending a cup of sugar is as commonplace as sharing infectious smiles? Then, my dear readers, pack your bags and make a beeline to Madison, Wisconsin.
Wisconsin's Free Camp American Legion
Nestled upon the shores of Big Carr Lake - in Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin - sits a unique place where Veterans, military members, and their families can “come together in a safe place” to find “rest, relaxation, regeneration, and rehabilitation at no cost”. Per its namesake, Camp American Legion strives to help Wisconsin Veterans - and their families - transition into their communities and/or maintain a positive quality of living after their service.
Escape to Washington Island: Explore Door County's Best-Kept Secret
Imagine a land where friendly people don smiles, alluring scenery surrounds you, and you can eat all the rich, creamy cheese curds and tart cherry pie you want. Door County, Wisconsin, offers all this and more. You can take a quick ferry ride from this dreamland to Washington Island, where you will discover more treasures. It may be Door County's best-kept secret. We will cover everything you need to know about Washington Island and help you find an adventure that best suits your family.
Anti-Abortion Groups Push for Enforcement of 1849 Abortion Law in Wisconsin
In a recent development in Wisconsin, anti-abortion groups are calling for the enforcement of a 1849 abortion law. The controversy centers around whether this century-old law should be upheld or not, and it has sparked a heated debate in the state. In this blog post, we will delve into the details of this issue, providing an overview of the situation without taking any sides.
Experts Say this Wisconsin Restaurant is the Best Chain Restaurant in the State
When it comes to chain restaurants, your quantity of options is never an issue in a country like America. What you really need to watch out for is quality. With that in mind, the editors over at Mashed have conducted a study to find each of the 50 states' best chain restaurants.
Wisconsin “Old Farmer’s Almanac” Advice for October 1-7, 2023
This post includes content written by AI. As the leaves turn vibrant shades of red and orange, Wisconsin welcomes October with open arms. The Old Farmer's Almanac has some delightful advice for residents and visitors alike for the week of October 1-7, 2023, focusing on vegetable and flower gardening, as well as astronomy.
Wisconsin man arrested for actions during Jan. 6 Capitol riot
A Wisconsin man has been arrested on felony and misdemeanor charges, including destruction of property, for his actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. He and others helped to disrupt a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to count the electoral votes of the 2020 presidential election.
A Wisconsin Woman Receives Life Sentence for Grisly Murder
In a gripping courtroom scene, Taylor Schabusiness, a Wisconsin resident, was recently given a life sentence without the possibility of parole for the brutal murder and dismemberment of her boyfriend. The shocking proceedings, including Schabusiness' disruptive behavior and an attack on her defense attorney, have stunned the nation. Let's delve into the details of this crime, exploring the motives behind such a horrifying act.
Discover Why Peninsula State Park is Wisconsin's Most Complete Park
Door County, Wisconsin, abounds with beautiful parks. Peninsula State Park proudly stakes its claim as Wisconsin’s most complete park due to its abundance of recreational activities. We will cover everything you need to know to make the most of your Peninsula State Park visit.
Taylor Schabusiness, Unveiling the Gruesome Tale: A Shocking Murder Case
In a harrowing and gruesome turn of events, Taylor Schabusiness, a 25-year-old woman from Wisconsin, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the chilling murder of her lover, Shad Thyrion. The details of this heinous crime are nothing short of horrifying, as it involves not only the murder itself but also the subsequent se*ual abuse and di*memberment of the victim’s corpse.
Addressing the Construction Worker Shortage in Madison, Wisconsin
In Madison, Wisconsin, the construction industry is facing a significant challenge — a severe shortage of skilled workers. This problem isn’t unique to Madison; it’s a nationwide issue that’s been exacerbated by various factors. In this blog post, we’ll explore the ongoing worker shortage in Madison’s construction industry and how one local construction firm, Riley Construction, is working to combat this issue and recruit the next generation of construction professionals.
Republican Setbacks in Wisconsin: Eric Toney & Jennifer Dorow's Electoral Failures
The Republican Party in Wisconsin has recently witnessed a series of disappointing electoral defeats, raising serious doubts about its ability to secure victories in crucial state-level races. Attorney General candidate Eric Toney and his endorsed Supreme Court candidate, Judge Jennifer Dorow, both fell short in their respective campaigns, leaving the party reeling from the negative fallout.
This City in Wisconsin Was just Named One of the Most Educated Cities in America
The cornerstone of individual development, societal advancement, and economic prosperity is education. It equips people with opportunity, critical thinking abilities, and knowledge.
Floridian Flamingos Take a Sunshine State Vacation... to Wisconsin!
In a twist that even Mother Nature herself would find amusing, a group of five fabulous flamingos from the sunny shores of Florida decided to take an unexpected vacation all the way to Wisconsin's Lake Michigan beach.
Wisconsin Democrats Propose Recreational Cannabis Legalization
In a significant step towards modernizing cannabis laws, Democratic leaders in Wisconsin recently introduced groundbreaking legislation aimed at legalizing recreational marijuana. Spearheaded by the state's Senate Democratic Leader, Sen. Melissa Agard, and Rep. Darrin B. Madison, the bill is touted as a game-changer that will bring Wisconsin in line with almost two dozen other states that have already ended the criminal prohibition of cannabis.
Wisconsin Woes: The Impact of Harsh Winters on Road Safety
Wisconsin, affectionately known as "America's Dairyland," is home to picturesque landscapes, amiable citizens, and a multitude of charming small towns. However, it is also infamous for its harsh winters, marked by extreme cold, substantial snowfall, and perilous icy conditions. The severity of Wisconsin’s winters has consequential impacts on road safety, affecting both the residents and the state's economy.
Slang words to use when you travel to Wisconsin: No one will know you're a tourist!
Heading to Wisconsin and want to fit in like a local? Understanding the local slang can help you navigate the Badger State with ease. From ordering a drink at a supper club to cheering on the Packers, here are some Wisconsin slang words and phrases to make you feel right at home. Following are some slang words and phrases I learned when I visited, along with using useful sources cited below, to help you fit right in and make the most of your getaway:
Popular food chain opens another location in Wisconsin
A major food chain recently opened another new location in Wisconsin this past week. Read on to learn more. On Thursday, September 21, 2023, the popular bakery-inspired food chain Panera Bread celebrated the grand opening of its newest Wisconsin location in West Bend, according to local sources.