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February 27, 2009
State gets pounded with ice to the south and heavy snow north
Parts of southern Wisconsin are a massive ice rink, thanks to Thursday's late-winter storm that dumped freezing rain. Meanwhile, the far north is digging out from up to 9.5 inches of new snow. And Door County endured winds up to 56 mph. Gile in Iron County had the most snow Thursday...
February 27, 2009 - 9:00am
February 11, 2009
More birds staying in Wisconsin during winter
If you think you're seeing more birds in Wisconsin this winter, you're right. The National Audubon Society says 305 species of birds in North America are spending their winters further north than they did 40 years ago. The purple finch has moved the farthest. Finches that used...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Willow River State Park open for winter activities
Feeling a little supersized after massive doses of holiday delicacies? How about some outdoor fun at Willow River State Park in Hudson to firm up that silhouette? Your choices include ice fishing, cross country skiing, sledding and winter camping. Trails maps can be snagged at the...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
County highway department gears up for an 'old-fashioned' winter
The December snowfalls may have some veteran weather watchers calling for an "old fashioned winter" in Wisconsin this year, and they may be right. The...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 28, 2008
Joe's Prose: Denim Days and dressing up in other ways
You've never seen denim quite like this, and maybe that's a good thing. The start of this edition of my quintessential entertainment column could be seen as faded (pardon the newsprint/Janis Joplin reference) as the jeans of Denim Days.
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am
July 4, 2008
Joe's Prose: Of all the contests, was karaoke king?
What would a Hudson entertainment column be without references to killer karaoke and other kinds of contests? A karaoke-singing assistant director for SOS Players said she's been acting since age 4, but avoids musicals like the plague since she fears singing in front of groups. She...
July 4, 2008 - 12:00am
April 28, 2008
Snow expected in winter that won't leave
It's the winter that won't let go. The National Weather Service says most of Wisconsin will get a mix of snow and rain today (Monday) mainly in the afternoon. Up to an inch could stick to grassy areas in southern Wisconsin. And central areas might get up to 2 inches. Lesser amounts...
April 28, 2008 - 12:00am