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09.05.2013 | | Posted at 02:21 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Folks—I’ve got a problem.  I’m going through Gov. Scott Walker’s use of the state plane this year. And I’m scratching my head over his whereabouts on March 14, 2013. The plane left Madison with a security guy and Walker’s deputy chief of staff, Scott Matejov. They flew to Milwaukee, where they picked up the governor and his traveling press aide, Chris Walker (no relation, I...
07.25.2013 | | Posted at 12:18 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Wisconsinites have gotten precious little information about the travels of Gov. Scott Walker. We know from second-hand sources that he’s constantly crisscrossing the country as he sets up a run for president in 2016 (and, oh yeah, get re-elected governor in 2014).  And that’s all that we knew. Until now. Walker’s just-released 1,695-page campaign finance report reveals a bit more abo...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Day trips to Milwaukee's southern neighbor

The next time you're zooming along I-94 between Milwaukee and Chicago, take the time to discover...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Enjoy these free or inexpensive destinations all summer long

No need to scrap your summer vacation because of budget-guzzling gas prices. These nine good-value options won't drain the tank. Free attractions are noted; others require a reasonable fee or donation...
Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010
My family celebrated Thanksgiving early this year. If your family is anything like mine, you can expect to have at least one dinnertime conversation about the new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport rules regarding pat-downs and scanners, both of which are far more physically invasive than they...
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008
Need something to look forward to in 2008? Start planning your next trip with these suggestions. Wisconsin Destinations Point Beach State Forest: This beautiful, 6-mile, sandy and serene beach on Lake Michigan just north of Manitowoc-Two Rivers allows you to soak up the sun and listen to the waves.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Discovering the world in an intimate way

Going “green” is red-hot, and we have many ways to execute the noble mission of being Earthfriendly, sustainable and environmentally smart when traveling. Reusing towels and sheets, turning down the thermostat and recycling are the easiest and most obvious options. Investing in solar or geothermal...