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Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008

Another Bret Yanking Our Chain

"This is the seventh year in a row that we'll be bowl eligible. That puts us as (the) No. 2 longest (streak) in the Big Ten. Ohio State has the longest at eight. It says a lot about your program and being able to sustain things for a long time. We definitely had expectations coming into this year to have more victories than we do at this point in the season. But bottom line is we've scraped and put ourselves in a position to be bowl eligible, and what we do this Saturday has a lot to do with what we could do in the future."
News
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008

Expert Tips from MilwaukeeJobs.com

Phone interviews are a common practice along recruiters as they save time and offer screening opportunities. So, it's up to the job searchers to prepare for and execute the call presenting themselves in the best light. When you are job hunting, it's a lot like being "on call." Being aware of the positions you have applied for and anticipating calls from prospective employers is your responsibility.
Traveling Shepherd
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008

Thrifty Travel Blog

While rules around Sturgeon fishing keep getting tighter and the deadline just passed for the 2009 season, for those of you who purchased a license, or are wishing you had. There are a few new stories that are must reads for avid fishermen getting prepared for life on the ice in 2008/09.
Traveling Shepherd
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Wisconsin's regular nine-day gun deer season opens this Saturday and runs through Sunday, Nov. 30. State wildlife officials say hunters should be able to look forward to a good season. Even after a pretty tough winter in parts of the state, and a harvest of more than 520,000 deer last year, the deer herd is still a good deal larger than established population goals in much of Wisconsin.
News
Monday, Nov. 3, 2008

Election Weirdness in Michigan

A Grosse Pointe, Michigan woman has doled out political tricks by refusing Halloween treats to children whose parents support Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Shirley Nagel passed out candy Friday — but only to those who shared her support for Republican presidential candidate John McCain and running mate Sarah Palin.
Traveling Shepherd
Monday, Oct. 13, 2008
While Door County is best known for Spring, Summer, and Fall vacations, there's more to see and do in the off-season than you might imagine. Before the bitter cold shows up and the snow blankets I-43, make sure you make it "up nort."
Traveling Shepherd
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008

Thrifty Travel Blog

If you like fishing tournaments, but don't like having to drive up north every single weekend, you now have an option in your own backyard. Not only that, but you have a chance to win $100 cash for each winning fish in any of six categories.
Sports
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008

Baseball and the Election in November?

With two of the four remaining playoff teams being in colder weather cities (Boston and Philadelphia) it would only take one rainout to move a world series game into November. So, it's possible that I'll actually have something more exciting to watch than the paint-drying like experience of this presidential political race. I thought it would be interesting to take a look at how the hometown newspaper of each of the four remaining playoff teams treats the upcoming presidential election online.
Traveling Shepherd
Monday, Oct. 6, 2008

Thrifty Travel

With gas prices going up and down like a yo-yo it's hard to imagine that a trip anywhere could be cheaper by driving. Get ready, because in some cases it's true. I'll be exploring driving vs. train, driving vs. plane, and any other transportation in the next few columns. Take our near neighbor to the south, Chicago. Whether you decide to brave the roads, which are often torn up with construction, or to take Amtrak, you can find lots of bargain ways to travel to and in this great city.
Traveling Shepherd
Friday, Sept. 12, 2008

Thrifty Travel Blog

Looking to save money on travel? If you're up for some adventure and surprises, why not bike to Chicago and back again? 90 miles is the distance from downtown to downtown, but there's plenty to see in-between. This is a great ride any time of year, but especially in the fall. Below is a story written by John Greenfield of the New City Chicago publication that I'm sure you'll enjoy.

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