Last year, the Wisconsin DNR closed the forest around the Mazo nudie beach in hopes of curtailing sex and drugs (at least rock n' roll wasn't a problem). But that didn't do the trick, so now the DNR has gone with the nuclear option -- closing the beach during the week.SEE ALSO: DNR finds man tied to ... More >>
Gimme Noise's fondest memories from college aren't set in $100 million athletic centers or on perfectly manicured lawns, but rather in dingy basements and coffee shop stages. The student music scene has always made big contributions to the Twin Cities as a whole -- local immortals like the U of M's ... More >>
Yesterday, Michael T. Philbin, son of Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin, was reported missing after last being heard from about 2 a.m. Sunday morning.Minutes ago, the worst-case scenario was confirmed -- Philbin died, presumably when he fell into the icy waters of the Fox River in Oshkosh ... More >>
Seckar tells "Inside Edition" he was bored.Here's the kind of thing Mason Seckar does to alleviate boredom from his home in Oshkosh: Without giving his name, he calls St. Augustine, Fla., cops to say that he's in a green Chevy on I-95 with Minnesota plates, and his "little girl is puking." ... More >>
Screen grab via WISN"Big Boy" had to be euthanized.The animal abuse stories out of Wisconsin just keep getting worse. First we had Bryan Hutcherson of Oshkosh, who starved his pit pull to death because feeding it was just too stressful. Now we have an unnamed 13-year-old in Milwaukee being inve ... More >>
Bryan Hutcherson, animal lover.Nineteen-year-old Bryan Hutcherson told the cops it was just "too stressful and costing too much money" to feed his pit bull pup, so he left the poor, starving animal on an Oshkosh street to die. Now he faces the prospect of up to three and half years behind ba ... More >>
The FBI traced Mason Seckar through Skype.According to the FBI affidavit on Mason Seckar of Oshkosh, he apparently loves nothing better than to taunt cops in Florida and Minnesota with bullshit crank calls. He leaves a reader with the impression that he may have an unhealthy obsession with ... More >>
Photo: atomicjeepNow fortified with crunchy goodness.We all know the rap against school lunches. But in Wisconsin, they've added something new to trays filled with greasy cold pizza and sugar-saturated soft drinks: Bug-infested soup. Seems that about 50 students in the D.C. Everest Area scho ... More >>
Photo: SeabamirumWhat part of "Yield" don't drivers in Oshkosh understand?Roundabouts are not that hard, people. Vehicles in the roundabout have right of way; vehicles approaching the roundabout have to wait. Sounds simple enough. But hoo boy are the good folks in Oshkosh having a hard time w ... More >>
Photo: Andrew CiscelNot your regular excuse for a cigarette after an energetic go 'round with your hubby in bed, but there you are: Terry L. Poll beat Steven Poll in skull over and over with a pry bar until he woke up and wrestled the tool from her hand. And then she went to the basement of ... More >>
Best Mountain Lion QB everThere's a weird Vikings reunion going on west of the Sierra Nevada: Quarterback Daunte Culpepper has just signed a deal to play football under the eye of coach Dennis Green -- for the Sacramento Mountain Lions, a UFL franchise. The first time time those two paired u ... More >>
Photo by BLW PhotographyThere's something really unnerving about the neighbor who lets his dog prance right onto your perfectly mowed green lawn and take a giant dump. Wisconsin solution? Attack the dog owner with a baseball bat. That'll teach 'em. A 43-year-old Oshkosh man was apparently rea ... More >>
A lawyer representing the company readily admits the President Barack Obama has done nothing impeachable.
A rogue Wienermobile slams into a Wisconsin home. Oscar Mayer apologizes.
An Oshkosh, Wis. woman believes her husband went sleepwalking after taking a prescription sleeping pill and drowned in the Fox River.
Do we even need to specify that this happened in Wisconsin?
It only happens in Wisconsin.
Local electro bands Estate and Nobot join forces to present an evening of multimedia mayhem
Keillor's 'Prairie' makes a fine pasture for Altman
A crime study released yesterday by Morgan Quitno Press reveals that Minneapolis is the nation's 34th most-dangerous city, landing just below Philadelphia on the publisher's danger list.
Wisconsin Democrats are calling for the impeachment of President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. State party convention participants in Oshkosh passed a resolution calling for Congress to initiate impeachment proceedings against the three officia ... More >>
A home for books by carpenters, teachers, and upcoming writers, Minnesota's New Rivers Press looks for a future beyond its founder
Eight years for burglary. Eighteen for rape. Life for murder. Five women talk about doing time with their men behind bars.
Why sports teams get away with blackmailing cities.