Your guide to family events, stories and news in Western Wisconsin.

Perspectives

Families of the Chippewa Valley – who they are and what they think

Acting like kids again

Last spring, my wife Jayne and I were hiking on the Ice Age Trail near New Auburn. The temperatures were slowly warming up and the snow was…

My Mom's Growing Years

I own hundreds of books and the most valuable title is one not found in any bookstore or library. It is a self-published autobiography by my…

Our Broke Kids

Our children come to us broken. They have crooked teeth and insatiable appetites for sugar and screen time. They arrive with no knowledge or…