With the demise of forestry, shipping and agriculture along the southern shore of Lake Superior over the past century, a once booming region is in decline. As the people have moved out, the biggest carnivore west of the Rockies, the American black bear, has moved back in.
There are lots of lovely landscapes in the Prairie State but this part of the Midwest isn't exactly the Rockies. So, for those who love clinging to a rockface by their finger-tips or scaling a new peak – it may seem best to venture elsewhere.
This weekend's Chicago Tribune travel section contained a piece about a trip to Spring Green, Wis.--and if the married reporters' capabilities are truly reflected in this piece, it's no wonder the paper is circling the drain.
If you have any doubts whatsoever about the bottom line on the Wisconsin recall elections, check out the headlines in the state:Capital Times: “Republicans hold off Dems”; "GOP holds onto Senate but Walker recall hopes still strong"Chippewa Herald: “Darling wins; GOP retains contro
Polls are open in six, high-stakes recall elections in Wisconsin.Democrats are hoping to recapture control of the state Senate in a political fight that's attracted millions of dollars in spending by national unions and other outside groups.The recall elections target incumbent Republicans and stem
Almost any Chicago street name tells a story. Take Peshtigo Court. It's the last street you cross on the way to Navy Pier, before you duck under the Lake Shore Drive viaduct.Peshtigo Court is one block long.