Skiers and snowboarders were able to fly high at Wilmot Mountain over the weekend without fear of serious injury thanks to U.S. AirBag.
The Lake Tahoe-based business tours ski hills around the country, bringing a large, inflatable air bag placed at the end of a ski ramp. It allows skiers and snowboarders to practice tricks without fear of hitting the ground.
RACINE — There would be no back-to-back big comebacks for the Shoreland Lutheran girls basketball team.
Twenty-four hours after overcoming a 16-point deficit against rival St. Joseph, the Pacers were outscored in every quarter as top-ranked Racine Prairie pulled away for a 48-32 victory in a WIAA Division-4 regional final on Saturday night before a large crowd at the Johnson Athletic Center.
In his last ministry, the Rev. Jeffrey Halldorson served lattes along with the Lord’s blessings. Literally.
Halldorson had an urban ministry in Calgary, Alberta in Canada, a city with a multi-ethnic population of over a million people. The large coffee shop he operated was a community hub which offered classes in English as a second language.
DART — To Gov. Scott Walker for asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs for a six-month extension on the Menominee Nation’s proposal to build a Hard Rock casino in Kenosha. The BIA approved the Menominee’s application in August 2013 and since then the tribe has announced a partnership with Hard Rock International, which is owned by the Seminole tribe and would help build an $800 million facility in Kenosha. The governor ran for office promising jobs and this project does it.
The Carthage College theater program will perform a world premiere play written by a prominent playwright and screenwriter, starting today.
“No Name” takes place in a Victorian-era society and focuses on a sheltered, well-to-do young English woman and her sister, who are thrown into poverty overnight by a distant relative who lays claim to their inheritance. Desperate to protect her family, the daring young Magdalene bands together with a shifty con-man and hatches an outrageous plot to reclaim her wealth.