One visit is enough for some places, but that’s not how I view New Orleans. The city has a flashy array of personalities, none boring.
If I could be anywhere in the country as this month ends, it would be The Big Easy, and the Oct. 26 Packer-Saints football game is just one reason why.
Lots of chefs develop farm-to-table menus to showcase local ingredients, but these restaurants go one step further. Each is on a Wisconsin farm and open all year.
North Star Homestead Farms, 11077N Fullington Road, Hayward: A trio of women — Ann Berlage with daughters Laura and Kara — operate a cafe, market and creamery on a 1919 farm in Sawyer County and Chequamegon National Forest.
Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel — unusual because of its appearance, architecture, attitude and location — soon goes into hibernation for six months. The Michigan summer resort, a National Historic Landmark, is among the Midwest’s most precious getaways.
It’s among the pricier, too, but there are exceptions if you know how to time a visit. Schedule a weekday overnight this month, and the overnight rate could be quite affordable, as in $310 per room for up to four people (the Fall Bed and Breakfast Package). Breakfast goes far beyond cold cereal and pre-packaged muffins.
What, besides corn and cows, might you find in farm fields near Reedsburg next month?
A. A woodwind quintet and ballet dancers.
When fall colors hit their peak, we hit the road in search of the most brilliant blaze of hues. That part is expected.
What adds surprise to the awe of autumnal landscapes? Plan it right, and rural sculpture parks pop up amid the flaming oaks, maples, birches and sumacs.
Outside are the tools and materials of a welder. Inside is the precarious pirouette of a dancer, the menacing glare of a warrior.
The unusual combination of what you see is as unexpected as the story of how Sara Balbin leaves her mark in the Northwoods, between Drummond and Cable in Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.
Once a month on a Tuesday night, the basement at Monroe’s Turner Hall fills.
Fans of all things Swiss devour Schublig sausages, potatoes with melted Raclette cheese, Hasli-filee pork medallions, cheese pie, fondue and more.
In the world of pastry production, Danish kringle ranks among the most difficult and time-consuming of challenges. To do it right takes three days from start to finish.
That’s because of the number of times dough is rolled, folded with butter and set aside to rest. “The best quality kringle require patience,” notes a Food Network online recipe, for advanced bakers.
The half-mile walk between northern Iowa cornfields leads to a pinwheel of copper Jell-O molds and, lower to the ground, stainless steel cutouts of a guitar and a pair of wings.
People who make this fence-line trek tend to leave a little something behind: loose change, notes, scarves, ribbons, flags, beads, needlepoint, necklaces, flowers.
Kenosha Unified School District voters will decide in April whether to fund a $16.7 million plan to improve high school sports facilities, including building a stadium for Bradford High School.
Mikey Stoczanskyj wanted to spend some time knocking down figures in a game inside a haunted maze Tuesday night.
BRIGHTON — A slight increase in the Brighton School tax levy was approved Tuesday, partly the result of a decrease in state aid to the rural district.
Fire officials were investigating the cause of a roof fire Tuesday night at a home at 7304 First Ave.
Two local women have been arrested for the theft of sports memorabilia that was caught on surveillance video.
PARIS — Despite a significant drop in state aid, Paris Consolidated School District was still able to decrease its tax levy.
A Kenosha man threatened to detonate a bomb at a state office building in Madison last week, according to police, leading to local felony charges.
The son of a retired Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested in connection with the Aug. 25 robbery at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 6618 39th Ave.
The Nov. 4 open race for Wisconsin’s 21st Senate District pits a former senator against a political newcomer.
More voters are casting in-person absentee ballots than in prior gubernatorial elections.
KENOSHA — The Kenosha outpatient clinic of the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center will host an open house 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at 8207 22nd Ave., Suite 150.
Some Kenosha County officials believe employees should be contributing more toward their health plan.
Kenosha County’s golf division is expected to end the year with a small profit, but board supervisors believe it can be even more lucrative.
Two weeks after the outdoor open market season has ended, plans for a permanent indoor HarborMarket are still in the works as officials hope to have a feasibility study and state grant funding in place soon.
The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce, after last year’s successful launch, is starting its second Business and Education Partners Program for high school freshmen.
Kenosha Police are investigating an accident in front of Goodwill, 6100 75th St., that sent a woman and a 6-year-old boy to the hospital.
A 24-year-old Kenosha man has been identified in a fatal motorcycle crash involving a deer at 11:18 p.m. Saturday in the 12800 block of Highway 45 in Bristol.
Friday is the last day for in-person absentee voting in Wisconsin, while mailed absentee ballots must be requested by Thursday, according to the Government Accountability Board.
KENOSHA — A ballroom dancing class for ages 10 and older begins Thursday at the Kemper Center, 6501 Third Ave.
Question: How many pages comprised the first edition of the Kenosha Evening News?
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside master plan released today hints at how the campus will change, and what its leaders think will be important going forward.
Conor Caloia, Vern Stenman and Steve Schmitt comprise Big Top Baseball, the parent group that owns four Northwoods League franchises: the Madison Mallards, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, the Green Bay Bullfrogs and the Kenosha Kingfish.