It's A Mystery

Volume One's 2008 Fiction Contest Winner

Thu. Jul. 17th, 2008  |  Jason Long, illustrated by Mike Jacobsen

When the transvestite reached the building, she-he leapt ballerina-like to a pipe on the wall.

For The Birds

Kemper's Woods preserves land for public study, enjoyment of nature

Thu. Jul. 17th, 2008  |  Megan Ault, photos by Hanna Agar

When Dr. Charles Kemper was first approached with the idea of selling his land ...

Just Like Home

Living Room Coffee House hosts young musicians, locally named sandwiches

Thu. Jul. 17th, 2008  |  Hannah Vick, photos by Drew Kaiser

Ron Lovelien wants you to feel at home.

Steven Braker

photographer's work includes the '60s, top commercial jobs, studio in the woods

Thu. Jul. 17th, 2008  |  Thadeus Logan

You have to compose the picture by searching, by watching. Sometimes I come out for days ...

Down By The River

local musicians, Portland singer make up Durand`s Blues on the Chippewa

Thu. Jul. 17th, 2008  |  Claire Jeffries

Blues music is kind of like country only without the ex-wife

Creative Healing

Wellness Shack helps consumers help themselves with creativity as therapy

Thu. Jul. 17th, 2008  |  Abi Zimmer, photos by Drew Kaiser

éArt is a way of expressing oneself," says office coordinator Nora Bates.

This Deer's Life

animal and motorist lives collide in northwestern WI

Thu. Jun. 19th, 2008  |  Mike Paulus

On one side, people will vehemently defend the deer, motivated by what I assume is a love of furry animals and Bambi-themed bed sheets. On the other side, helpless-feeling drivers don’t want to be blamed for the incident.

New Wars

Cathy Sultan focuses on Lebanon once again

Thu. Jun. 19th, 2008  |  Abi Zimmer

"Tragedy has given me a chance to talk about a region of the country long neglected and ignored, one that has borne the burden of repeated aggression and devastation." -Cathy Sultan

Walk Ways

city, citizens try to improve pedestrian culture in EC

Thu. Jun. 19th, 2008  |  Claire Jeffries

At my old college, there was a myth that if you were hit by a car while walking in a campus crosswalk, the college would pay for all four years of your tuition. At $30,000 dollars a year, we gullible freshmen were flinging ourselves into the road.

And I Won't Forget to Put Roses on Your Grave

watering cemetery flowers has meant a lot to us for a long time

Thu. Jun. 19th, 2008  |  Frank Smoot

Among homo sapiens, ceremonial burial dates back at least 130,000 years. ... Of course almost all ancient things are buried – hence archaeology – but at least after that point, the bodies we find weren’t buried by time, but by friends and family.

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