Category Archives: Wisconsin

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Meijer Should Buy Out Roundy’s

It looks like Meijer, a store chain from Grand Rapids Michigan will open four stores in Wisconsin in 2015. If you watched the men’s Badger basketball games, you should of noticed Meijer already advertising along the scoring table. New stores are planned beyond 2015.

Having worked for Roundy’s in our past life, we have to ask why Meijer does not buy out Roundy’s? Chairman Bob must be asking a premium price for the Wisconsin food chain. It would be a good fit for Meijer since it would give them a distribution center in Oconomowoc.

Since Pick n’ Saves and Copps Food Centers have been sliding for some time, we think customers and Roundy’s employees throughout Wisconsin deserve better.  Continue reading Meijer Should Buy Out Roundy’s

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With Tax Season, Remember There Are Tax Scams

With everyone getting ready to do their taxes, remember, tax scams are out there. Don’t be naive or take for granted that even with the IRS and your taxes, you can be vulnerable.

The following from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

DATCP NEWS RELEASE:  Tax Scam Avoidance Starts with Awareness Continue reading With Tax Season, Remember There Are Tax Scams

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Wisconsin Mine Protester Gets 9 Months Jail Time

Does the time fit the crime?

HURLEY — An environmental activist from Weston who wants to stop a proposed iron mine in northern Wisconsin will serve nine months in jail for disrupting mine workers in 2013.
Katie M. Kloth, 27, formerly of Stevens Point, was among a group of about 20 protesters, many wearing bandanas covering their faces, who threw cans and water bottles at workers in an effort to intimidate them as they drilled exploratory holes, according to court records.

Read full story via Penokee mine protester gets jail time.

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Harrington Beach State Park Torch Light Hike, Ski, Feb. 7

Even if there is no snow, you can still take advantage of Harrington Beach State Park which is located along Lake Michigan near Belgium Wisconsin. February 7th is the date to hike or if snow permits cross country ski to a torch lighted trail.

The following from The Wisconsin DNR. Continue reading Harrington Beach State Park Torch Light Hike, Ski, Feb. 7

Wisconsin Legend Jerry M. Dufek, R I P

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We see this in the Green Bay Press Gazette.

For most high school athletes in Northeastern Wisconsin that grew up in the 1970’s and later, a legend has died.  Jerry Dufek has passed away at the age of 84. Continue reading Wisconsin Legend Jerry M. Dufek, R I P

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Walker Stops Kenosha Casino

We have to wonder if Presidential aspirations were a factor in this decision.

From the office of Scott Walker.

Governor Scott Walker Announces Non-Concurrence with Bureau of Indian Affairs on Kenosha Casino

Continue reading Walker Stops Kenosha Casino

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Concealed Carry, Milwaukee Barbershop Robbery

A attempted robbery was stopped when one of the customers used his own gun to stop any more tragedy from happening.

Part of the story from Bearing Arms. Continue reading Concealed Carry, Milwaukee Barbershop Robbery

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Kenosha Casino A Step Closer

We see this from the Shawano Leader concerning the possible casino expansion in Wisconsin.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected a deal that called for Wisconsin to reimburse the Forest County Potawatomi for any losses the tribe suffers at its casino in Milwaukee if the Menominee Nation opens a casino less than 50 miles away in Kenosha, state and tribal officials announced Friday.

Read more via Agency rejects casino reimbursement plan | The Shawano Leader.

Will Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker now O K the Kenosha Casino?

Will Gov. Scott Walker make the decision of a governor or possible President of The United States and authorize a casino in Kenosha Wisconsin?

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AWSC, Join a Snowmobile Club

The snow is falling and the temps are dropping which makes every person with a snowmobile jumping for joy. Trails in the north are getting better and the south and central part of the state is waiting for their time for more snow to fall .

If you have a sled and don’t belong to a snow club, it’s time you join and help the thousands of people and clubs that keep the trails groomed and ready for your every trip. Go join a snowmobile club.

The following information and link is from the Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs. Continue reading AWSC, Join a Snowmobile Club