I saw the owner of a large marketing firm slam this ad on Facebook, and indeed it seems to be sort of a love-it-or-hate-it type of commercial. So I thought I would put it out here and see what you … Continue reading
This was shared on Facebook by our cops reporter Shereen Skola and it is neat. The YouTube user, Bruce Schaepe, has uploaded a few other old movies of the Wausau area that are probably fun, too.
Here’s the full text of a press release from state Rep. Don Pridemore, R-Hartford, who is running for state Department of Public Instruction superintendent: HARTFORD – Rep. Don Pridemore issued the following statement Monday: “I am appalled that the leadership … Continue reading
These sculptures of turtles by fifth-grade students are on display at the Marathon County Public Library’s Wausau branch. They are amazing: There are paintings of turtles by fourth-graders on display, too. Go look!
On Tuesday these point-counterpoint editorials on raising the minimum wage got a lot of conversation going among readers. This is a complicated topic and it’s a good idea to be suspicious of any argument that goes “minimum wage is a … Continue reading
Jack Craver wrote the book on Graeme Zielinski, and you can’t understand the background behind the Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s decision today to relieve him from official spokesman duties without reading Craver’s June 2012 post about Zielinski’s history of intemperate … Continue reading
This man is out to get me. I have gotten 28 emails from listeners to the Jerry Bader Show since he put me on blast Wednesday morning. Not a bad showing! And while they haven’t quite persuaded me that I … Continue reading
In the abstract, I am pretty open to the prospect that school vouchers would be an effective policy. And I would have thought they’d work a lot better in Milwaukee than the data show. My column today: (I)t is a … Continue reading
The Appleton Post-Crescent Editorial Board recently slammed Gov. Scott Walker’s voucher plans — the edited version Daily Herald Media ran is here; the (much!) longer P-C version is here. I basically agree with the piece though I have my quibbles. … Continue reading
A story on the front page of Sunday’s New York Times had a Wausau dateline: WAUSAU, Wis. — The ice fishermen spent a week on the frozen lake, and on the last day, after emptying perch and bluegill from their … Continue reading