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This Week in Wisconsin: Extra! Extra! Edition

Welcome back to This Week in Wisconsin. This week’s slate of Wisconsin history has all been thoroughly vetted according to the high journalistic standards of the Muskrat House staff. 819 more words


This Book Has Just Been Declared the Best Business Book of the Year

(Source: www.inc.com)

The end of the year brings many pleasures – festive gatherings, holiday cheer, fireside snuggles – but one of the best benefits of the season has nothing to do with… 418 more words

Money Matters

Mr. Martin Militzer

In February of 1856, Johann Christian Militzer married Caroline Wachter at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna.  They were married when Rev. Christoph Loeber was the pastor at that church.  622 more words

What can we learn about Career Preparation from Janesville Wisconsin?

Washington Post social policy journalist Amy Goldstein’s Janesville, an American Story is a book about a once prosperous Wisconsin town with a General Motors plant as its long-time major employer. 957 more words

Septuagenarian traveling U.S. with anti-Trump sign makes Wisconsin stops

A 74-year-old convivial Texan who grew up in Oklahoma is traveling the country these days with a big sign that reads: “Trump: That boy don’t act right.” That self-proclaimed “old man with a sign” was in Madison this week, and Janesville before that. > Cap Times

Sheriff: Man Takes Toddler On 100 MPH Police Chase

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 21-year-old man is in custody after driving in excess of 100 miles per hour in a police chase — all with a toddler in tow. 115 more words


Touring the Lincoln-Tallman House in Janesville, WI

Coming from the UK, touring old mansion houses is something I’ve done plenty of.  You may know the drill, standing behind a rope, trying to peer through a doorway with 20 other people all standing on tip toes trying to look over your shoulders.   1,259 more words

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