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This Just In: Why Obama is getting cozy with Republicans on international trade
Don't feel bad if you don't understand the latest hoopla surrounding a proposed trade deal with Europe and Asia. Usually, you can give politicians credit for simplifying even the most complex issues into something average citizens, and even...
This Just In: How Ryan's faith guides his policies
This Just In: How Ryan's faith guides his policies
After Rep. Paul Ryan was named Mitt Romney's running mate in the 2012 presidential election, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely candidate in 2016, had a few words of advice for his fellow Wisconsinite.
This Just In: Only a hope, not a plan, for Obamacare
This Just In: Only a hope, not a plan, for Obamacare
With six weeks to go before millions could find themselves without affordable health care, Republican leaders in Congress still don't have a plan to respond to the potential disaster for many families.
Big Event Blog: Memorial Day, brats and corn, and all things chocolate
Big Event Blog: Memorial Day, brats and corn, and all things chocolate
What are you doing this holiday weekend? Get your chocolate fix in Burlington, pick up one of 100 varieties of hostas in Walworth, or cook with morels in Lake Geneva. Don't forget
Big Events Blog: Bird walks, Black Point Estate tours, and brunch with mom
Big Events Blog: Bird walks, Black Point Estate tours, and brunch with mom
What are you doing this Mother's Day weekend? Why not talk to the animals in Burlington, take a bird walk in Williams Bay, learn about remarkable mothers--and other women--in Lake Geneva, or have a special brunch with Mom in...
Big Event Blog: Gal pals, Earth Day activities and a ski swap
Big Event Blog: Gal pals, Earth Day activities and a ski swap
What are you doing this weekend? Why not gather with girlfriends in Lake Geneva, go fly fishing in Kansasville, or celebrate at an Earth Day fair in Elkhorn?
Tasty in Southern Wisconsin: It's all, always tasty at Hernandez
The enchiladas are delicious. I also love the burritos, tacos, chimichangas and tostadas from Hernandez El Sarape.  Everything I've ever had at Hernandez has been delicious so I've concluded that it's all tasty at Hernandez.
Tasty in Southern Wisconsin: Experience this joint's tasty steaks
Readers of my tasty stories have two types of comments. In addition to regularly receiving recommendations on places I should try next, occasionally someone will ask about the identity of my partner.  I recently informed Geneva Smith that...
Tasty in Southern Wisconsin: Tasty pies a perfect gift
I have never been as popular as the day I showed up at one of our newspaper offices with seven pies from the Elegant Farmer in Mukwonago.  It was a great treat for a team that was just recognized with a General Excellence Award by the Wisconsin...