If coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) stay-at-home restrictions are easing in your community, you might wonder how to visit public places and…

Time for another ghoulishly good time as the approach of Halloween brings out goblins and gore galore. Haunted houses aren’t the only option f…

Henry Ford didn’t invent the automobile, but he gets credit for putting the world on wheels and Detroit on the map as a leader in car manufacturing.

As weather cools and beaches close, there is little reason to stay home and be bored. Check out these enticements for close-to-home travel.

Have you ever hunted for just the right pieces of furniture on a limited budget? That is the situation I was in recently, but it turned out to…

In a modest residential area—near farmland, railroad tracks and tall grain-storage silos—is an almost-full parking lot at 5:30 p.m. on an aver…

Q: Over a decade, my salary has tripled (I’m quite well-paid now), my work hours and responsibilities have increased, and—because I’m so frequ…

We are high above ground and just below the signature “G” that looms 40 feet tall and 60 feet wide. No point in Green Bay is loftier, and what…

Q: My husband of 15 years has two sisters who live two and four hours away. Sadly, both parents died five years ago. We try to keep the family…

The school year is right around the corner. Be sure to include vaccines on your back-to-school checklist.

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While many Rock County residents take advantage of the warm weather and enjoy the outdoors, the Rock County Public Health Department encourage…

On my desk is a growing stack of recently released books, and I crave time to delve into them. The arrival of summer should make that easier. …

One of the prettiest waterfront walks in Wisconsin is the 21 miles around Geneva Lake, and now a new, free phone app helps explain what to exp…

A few months ago while traveling out of state, our family took part in a fossil hunt.

Summer is an easy season for fun and fantasy, but Minnesota’s Mall of America in Bloomington knows how to trump it up all year.

The U.S. suicide rate is increasing in almost every state, according a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Suic…

A better life: That is what Old World immigrants sought when leaving European homelands and taking a treacherous ocean voyage 100 years ago. T…

About 65 scenic miles separate two Wisconsin restaurants that serve pasta, brick-oven pizza and wine from around the world. The classy Italian…

The panorama is rarely less than stunning at Riverview Terrace Cafe, inside the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center near Spring Green. Diners ar…

In a time in history with claims of fake news, leaders who reflect mankind’s lowest nature, a list of ecological issues, governments that set …

Culver’s, kingpin in the frozen custard world, introduces six new flavors this year. That hasn’t happened since 2012, and all of the Prairie d…

Weekly “Roads Traveled” columns began in 2002. These syndicated articles, archived at roadstraveled.com, are the result of anonymous travel, i…

Two Wisconsin cities—Lake Geneva and Wisconsin Dells— made a TripAdvisor list of the 20 best vacation destinations for parents and their teena…

Horse lovers know May brings the grace and thrill of high-stakes thoroughbred racing. It all began with the Kentucky Derby in Louisville—which…

East of the river: That’s where most of downtown Milwaukee’s modern-day growth and revitalization have occurred, but one massive exception is …

More than 400 people report being bitten by an animal in Rock County each year, requiring follow-up by law enforcement, health care providers,…

Standing outside Craig High School on March 14 marked a clear shift in my understanding of the importance of faith and activism for our teens.…