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Wisconsin picked to win Big Ten in media vote

ROSEMONT | When he found out Rutgers was joining the Big Ten, Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan was a happy man. He loves the Jersey shore.

October 16, 2014 8:30 pm
QB woes could swing Illinois-Wisconsin game

QB woes could swing Illinois-Wisconsin game

Uncertainty at quarterback this late into the season can mean problems for an offense.

October 10, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Sights and sounds abound at House on the Rock

Sights and sounds abound at House on the Rock

Tourists will easily feel they've been catapulted back in time while visiting Wisconsin's House on the Rock.

September 28, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Kenosha development rush delivers benefits

Kenosha development rush delivers benefits

Bouncing basketballs, splashing water and the swoosh of blades on ice are the sounds of economic development in Kenosha County, Wis.

September 15, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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All hands on deck for growth in SE Wisconsin

All hands on deck for growth in SE Wisconsin

Economic development in booming Kenosha County, Wis., involves local government from the get-go, avoiding some of the ugly rifts that have typified the effort in Northwest Indiana.

September 14, 2014 10:00 pm
Sign Welcoming Guests to Ten Chimneys Estate in Genesse Depot, Wis.

Sign Welcoming Guests to Ten Chimneys Estate in Genesse Depot, Wis.

A simple shingle sign welcomes guests to Ten Chimneys Estate, the home of Broadway stars Alfred Lunt and wife Lynn Fontanne, in Genesee Depot, Wis.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
Wisconsin's Broadway Landmark: A hidden rural jewel, Ten Chimneys Estate offers glimpse at stage royalty's beloved home.

Wisconsin's Broadway Landmark: A hidden rural jewel, Ten Chimneys Estate offers glimpse at stage royalty's beloved home.

The late stage legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne are still referred to as "the first couple of the theater."

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Wisconsin region kickstarts economy with lessons NWI could use

Wisconsin region kickstarts economy with lessons NWI could use

Economic developers in Wisconsin's Kenosha County like to boast about their region's proximity to Chicago and O'Hare airport, its major interstate expressway, and the state's business-friendly climate.

September 13, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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DOUG ROSS: Same-sex married with children

DOUG ROSS: Same-sex married with children

When I heard about Thursday's two federal rulings on the legality of same-sex marriages, Jim and Paul immediately came to mind.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Related
Wedding bells not yet ringing for gay Hoosiers

Wedding bells not yet ringing for gay Hoosiers

INDIANAPOLIS | Despite Thursday's federal appeals court ruling that Indiana's prohibition on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, gay Hoosiers still may have to wait nearly a year or more before they can walk down the aisle.

September 05, 2014 11:45 am Photos

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Crossing the Line -- College tuition

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: College tuition.

August 31, 2014 5:09 pm

Eight ways Indiana could improve voter turnout

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's 58 percent voter turnout in the 2012 presidential election was among the worst in the country. Just 11 states saw fewer eligible voters cast a ballot.

August 30, 2014 9:00 pm
Bristol Renaissance Faire set to close for season

Bristol Renaissance Faire set to close for season

If you're looking for a way to entertain the family this Labor Day weekend, take a journey to Bristol, Wis. for The Bristol Renaissance Faire.

August 29, 2014 1:00 am
Tourists come to Indiana despite, not because of, state efforts

Tourists come to Indiana despite, not because of, state efforts

A recent news story made it appear Indiana is gaining more tourists by spending less, but region tourism leaders say the article virtually ignored how much is spent at the local level to make up for the lack of state dollars.

August 26, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Dramatic retreat: American Players Theatre beckons with classical, modern works

Dramatic retreat: American Players Theatre beckons with classical, modern works

Midwestern tourists with a passion for plays need not automatically think of Broadway for their theatrical enjoyment.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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S'ville Shock works to stay sharp for Babe Ruth World Series

S'ville Shock works to stay sharp for Babe Ruth World Series

SCHERERVILLE | Schererville Shock manager Dan Bosold likens his Babe Ruth 15-year-old World Series qualifier to a bowl-bound college football team after the end of the regular season.

August 11, 2014 10:00 pm Related
Hurricanes battle weather, wardrobe issues on way to Babe Ruth World Series

Hurricanes battle weather, wardrobe issues on way to Babe Ruth World Series

HAMMOND | Need volunteers for a makeshift grounds crew?

July 29, 2014 5:00 pm
Biden makes historical visit to Porter County airport

Biden makes historical visit to Porter County airport

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | For the second time in two years, the Porter County Municipal Airport served as host to Vice President Joe Biden.

July 24, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Former Strongbow chef a finalist on Hell's Kitchen

Former Strongbow chef a finalist on Hell's Kitchen

One of the two finalists on tonight’s season finale of Fox Network’s Hell’s Kitchen is a former chef at Valparaiso’s Strongbow Inn.

July 24, 2014 4:15 pm
VALPARAISO TRIATHLON NOTEBOOK: Age just a number at triathlon

VALPARAISO TRIATHLON NOTEBOOK: Age just a number at triathlon

VALPARAISO | With 168 years combined on Earth, Bill Pauley and Robert McKeague might have been the most experienced duo competing in Saturday’s Valparaiso Triathlon at Rogers-Lakewood Park.

July 12, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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