Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

In today’s Waukesha Freeman: PEWAUKEE Kelin Olson May 31, 1966 – Sept. 25, 2013 Kelin Olson, 47, passed away suddenly Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. He spent most of his life in the Waukesha area, attending St. Mary’s Elementary School andCatholic Memorial High School. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Kelin got his law degree from […]

Steve Prestegard reminds us what happened 21 years ago today: About this time 21 years ago, the Packers hosted the Cincinnati Bengals (ironically, Sunday’s opponent) at Lambeau Field in their third game of the 1992 season. Almost three hours later, the Packers looked to be 0–3, losing to Cincinnati 23–17 and having lost their starting […]

Alba’s scarlet letter City adds adultery charge against chief Waukesha Freeman Page A6 Opinion 9/19/13  The problem is sex, as in too many of us are obsessed with it. When we’re not obsessed with our own sex lives, we have the sex lives of public figures to fill the time. The city of Waukesha Fire […]

“Nature teaches beasts to know their friends.” Coriolanus Act II, Scene I I remember when my wife Doreen first mentioned Nelson to me. “Doreen, I just can’t have a dog named Nelson.” Former city of Waukesha Mayor Larry Nelson was out of office less than a year when my wife decided we needed another dog, […]

Milwaukee County Supervisor David Bowen’s proposal to create “a living wage” requirement for contractors and subcontractors that do business with the county is bad for workers, bad for employers, and bad for taxpayers. Over at the MacIver Institute, I explain why. Here is an excerpt: Bowen’s proposal for county contractors and subcontractors promises to “end […]

Flags are to be flown at half staff until sunset, September 20, 2013. The text of the Presidential Proclamation follows: As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on September 16, 2013, at the Washington Navy Yard, by the authority vested in me as President of the United […]

WISN-AM’s Mark Belling had an interesting segment on Wednesday’s broadcast about the employee parking at the Waukesha Public Library. It was so interesting even I was mentioned. But seriously, Belling wonders in what other possible business would the customers have to scramble for parking while the employees have spots reserved for them. The employee/customer parking […]

Driving around doing errands and I saw this beauty today. The only way this work could have been improved is if it had been painted on black velvet. Seriously, we have some people downtown with awful taste. This looks like they bought a picture frame because they liked the tacky sample picture inside and threw […]

A scientist is exploring the chemistry of whiskey, scotch and bourbon, to learn what makes them so different from each other. When it comes to the magic of whiskey, their complex profiles might be explained the chemical fingerprints that separate them from one another — and change the way that they taste. It’s an idea […]

So Michelle Obama was in Watertown today urging people to drink more water because that extra cup of water is supposedly good for you. Except.. you know, science says that’s just quackery. But that’s never stopped the Obamas before, especially when there’s a good marketing opportunity. As I explain over at RightWisconsin, to hell with […]