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Wis. pole vaulters Olivia Mabry, Olivia Fabry trying to make a name for themselves

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Olivia Fabry has gotten some weird looks when she checks in at the pole vault pit this year.

Olivia Mabry receives them, too. 497 more words


Chiwaukee Prairie, SNA #54 (189/675)

Chiwaukee Prairie features a variety of prairie and wetland natural communities bordered by Lake Michigan on the east and Illinois on the west.  Through the cooperative efforts of The Nature Conservancy, the Wisconsin DNR, and the Chiwaukee Prairie Preservation Fund, a large portion of this landscape has been preserved.   366 more words

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Entrance Fee:  See Waukesha County Page

This county park dog exercise area off of Sunset and Racine Avenues on the southeast side of Waukesha is incredibly popular with good reason.  242 more words


Parents Being Fined For Their Child's Bullying

A new law in the town of Shawano, Wisconsin has people talking.  They have implemented an ordinance that would fine parents if their child is bullying another child.   59 more words


CrashPrez on Everything

Michael Penn, under the name CRASHprez, dropped his first full-length album, “more perfect.” The second part in a four-part series of EPs and albums asks, “What does it mean to be a young Black man existing in the United States of America right now with middle-class roots… Why can people with my skin die on a snack run or a night drive or in our sleep?” The story picks up where “fear itself.,” his last EP, left off — with a failed murder attempt leading to a public resurrection. 1,158 more words


An Interview with Tyler Fassnaught of Fire Retarded, The Hussy

Tyler Fassnacht is one of the recognizable features of the Madison Wisconsin punk underground. He’s been in a ton of bands, and the one he fronts, Fire Retarded, is a staple of the local punk scene, having opened for the likes of Cloud Nothings and Jeff the Brotherhood. 1,598 more words


Creative Shark: An Interview with Claire Nelson Lifson

Claire Nelson-Lifson is a stalwart of the Madison underground community. As we talked about her creative career, I quickly became overwhelmed at the number of projects she’s participated in. 1,861 more words