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One month later, long recovery remains for flood-damaged northern Wisconsin
Fire damages two homes
Northern Minnesota city councilor found guilty of groping assault in bar
Videos shows good Samaritan saving Wisconsin bicyclist after she fell into draw bridge crack
Sex offender moves to South Range
Beer and wine will now be sold at Bulldog home hockey games
Huskies win fourth straight
12 Wis. counties are being fed Vikings games over Packers on TV. A U.S. Senator introduced legislation to change that
Walpole dominates mini-track meet opener
Huskies hold off Border Cats
The lost decade
Hey leadership: Let Congress work
Democrats not good for Wisconsin
Youth wave making history in politics
History lesson needed
Minnesota State Fair touts new food and beer building, restrooms, rides
Sitek Thank You
Autobiography relates life of Duluth's Grant Merritt: Environmental pioneer helped lead charge to stop dumping mine waste in Lake Superior
Lake Superior Writers announces contest winners
Irish tenor performs benefit concert at Pilgrim Lutheran
School library offers community books
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September 8, 2013
Stand-up comedian takes routine from Carlton to 'Conan'
Audience members at the Cobalt Lounge at Black Bear Casino in Carlton on Wednesday got a sneak peek of an upcoming episode of "Conan" -- well, kind of. Stand-up comedian Tony Deyo performed the same six-minute set he plans to do Monday on the late-night talk show on TBS. "He did...
September 8, 2013 - 12:00am
September 6, 2013
'Riddick': Vin Diesel returns in this violent, but fun, sci-fi thriller
'Riddick': Vin Diesel returns in this violent, but fun, sci-fi thriller Stephanie Merry, The Washington Post Twelve years after bringing the...
September 6, 2013 - 8:58am
August 31, 2013
Superior figure skater takes the ice with Disney
Mickayla Lindberg of Superior has been figure skating since she was 4, but she never aspired to compete professionally in the sport. Instead...
August 31, 2013 - 12:00am
August 30, 2013
'Getaway' could have been an excellent two-minute film
"Getaway" could have been an excellent two-minute film. As the action movie rattles toward its conclusion, there is one car chase filmed so expertly...
August 30, 2013 - 7:00am
August 26, 2013
Elvis is alive and well in Fond du Lac
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) -- It has been more than 36 years since Elvis Presley's death, but the King appears to be alive and well in Fond du Lac. Dale Dalka Sr. can occasionally be found strolling around the city dressed as Elvis, proudly showing off his elaborate costume in memory...
August 26, 2013 - 7:00am
August 25, 2013
Volunteers keep dragon boat paddlers in line at races' start (with video)
Dragon boats lined up off Barker's Island on Saturday, each packed with 20 paddlers primed to propel their narrow, 45-foot watercraft in a furious...
August 25, 2013 - 12:00am
August 14, 2013
Wisconsin ranks 48th in nation in arts spending
Wisconsin invests less money in the arts than most other states, according to a new study from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA). The preliminary report from NASAA finds that Wisconsin is ranked 48th in per capita spending on the arts. It says the state budgets...
August 14, 2013 - 8:30am
August 11, 2013
Food and friends complement music for bluesfest attendees
Blues music originated in the Deep South, and thanks to the Rampagin' Cajun food truck, Bayfront Blues Festival patrons can taste the cuisine...
August 11, 2013 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
'Planes': Propelled by blandness
"Planes" is the story of a plucky crop duster (voice of Dane Cook) who desperately wants to compete in an international air race and prove that...
August 9, 2013 - 7:00am
'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters' is a slog
"Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters," the second film based on Rick Riordan's immensely popular books about a dyslexic boy who discovers he's a demigod,...
August 9, 2013 - 7:00am
Each year, bluesfest brings friends together in Duluth
As Bob Strand zipped around the parking lot Thursday on his gas-powered bar stool, people couldn't help but wave and say hello to "Barstool Bob." After...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 6, 2013
Scary carnival rides: A time-honored Wisconsin rite of passage
All across Wisconsin, children are flocking to state and county fairs to test themselves on scary carnival rides. Here at the Wisconsin Valley Fair there are big name national recording artists every night in the grandstand, hundreds of animals raised by 4H kids, and lots of fair...
August 6, 2013 - 8:41am
July 31, 2013
Tears of a 'Bachelorette'
The widely expected disaster came to pass on this week's "The Bachelorette" when, like a really slow tidal wave that finally reached land, contestant Brooks fessed up to his lack of passion for Desiree Hartsock and left the show -- thereby teasing us with the very real possibility...
July 31, 2013 - 8:48am
July 26, 2013
'The Wolverine': Logan's curse is our blessing
A refreshing summer cocktail of action-movie staples, "The Wolverine" combines the bracingly adult flavor of everyone's favorite mutant antihero -- tortured, boozy X-Man Logan, a.k.a. Wolverine -- with the fizzy effervescence of several mixers from the cabinet of Japanese genre cinema:...
July 26, 2013 - 7:00am
Funny story: Jim Gaffigan talks tour, life
Jim Gaffigan has conjured laughter from audiences in myriad ways -- through movies, TV shows and even a book ("Dad is Fat") -- but the 47-year-old...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am