Author Archives: Eric Stone

14-Year-Old Girl Drowns In Canoe Accident On Yahara River

14-Year-Old Girl Drowns In Canoe Accident On Yahara River

The Wisconsin State Patrol reports a 14-year-old girl drowned Saturday afternoon when canoes carrying eight people capsized on the Yahara River.  A trooper pulled the victim out from under the canoe and a submerged log where she had been pinned.  She was rushed to a hospital where she died.  The girl and the others who…Read more »

Factory Fire Closes Down Streets In Lake Geneva

Factory Fire Closes Down Streets In Lake Geneva

Firefighters in southeastern Wisconsin had to deal with a major fire at a factory early Sunday morning.  No workers were on the job at the time and the only reported injury was a firefighter who suffered heat exhaustion.  His name wasn’t released.  Several streets in Lake Geneva around the Wisconsin Precision Casting plant were closed…Read more »

It’s A Time Of Turmoil At Wisconsin State Capitol

It’s A Time Of Turmoil At Wisconsin State Capitol

(Madison, WI) —  Wisconsin’s governor and Republican lawmakers don’t agree on much these days.  Lawsuits have been filed and Republicans have been accused of sexism.  Democratic Governor Tony Evers has been called “out of touch” and there really isn’t much discussion going on.  The lawsuits are centered on the lame-duck legislative session that majority Republicans…Read more »

Inside Sources– Badgers Lose Out On Hauser Brothers

Inside Sources– Badgers Lose Out On Hauser Brothers

Though it hasn’t been confirmed, multiple sources are reporting the Hauser brothers won’t be playing basketball for the Wisconsin Badgers.  When Sam and Joey Hauser announced they were leaving Marquette, one logical destination for the Wisconsin natives was coach Greg Gard’s team.  Inside sources say Sam Hauser will play at Virginia and Joey Hauser is…Read more »

Legendary Packers QB Bart Starr Dies At 85

Legendary Packers QB Bart Starr Dies At 85

(Birmingham, AL)  —  Nearly five years after suffering a debilitating stroke, legendary Packers quarterback Bart Starr has died.  Starr was 85 years old.  The team released a statement saying Starr might be best remembers for his success as the quarterback of several championship teams, but “his true legacy will always be the respectful manner in…Read more »

Man Who Kidnapped Jayme Closs Could Get Life In Prison

Man Who Kidnapped Jayme Closs Could Get Life In Prison

A Wisconsin man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mystified authorities until the girl made a daring escape from the remote cabin where she was held for 88 days. Jake Patterson, 21, was scheduled to be sentenced Friday after…Read more »

Madison Bike Rider Says Teen Attacked, Knocked Him Out

Madison Bike Rider Says Teen Attacked, Knocked Him Out

A man riding his bicycle through Madison’s Warner Park Wednesday night says he was attacked and knocked out by a teenager.  The victim’s name hasn’t been released.  He says a group of teens laughed at him when he fell off his bike at about 8:45 P-M.  He told them they were being disrespectful, then started…Read more »

New Coke Is Back For A Limited Time, One Man’s Tale

New Coke Is Back For A Limited Time, One Man’s Tale

Why are people saying “no thanks” to the possibility of having the 1985 coke formula back for a limited time!?! Unless this is a major success, I believe this is only going to be an extremely limited thing. The tie in with the new season with “Stranger Things” is brilliant. The new season starts July…Read more »

Why 35 Percent Of Americans Feel Pressure To Overspend

Why 35 Percent Of Americans Feel Pressure To Overspend

The saying “Keeping up with the Joneses” used to mean that you felt the need to keep up with the neat stuff your neighbors seemed to be acquiring at steady pace. These days with social media, it’s the need to keep up with, not just you neighbors, but even your closest friends and family. That…Read more »

How Much Coffee Is Too Much?

How Much Coffee Is Too Much?

I don’t love coffee, I just like coffee. I like to drink coffee in the morning to wake me up. It’s true, it works, and after 2 full mugs I usually stop there. I may make more coffee later in the afternoon, but not always. After seeing this article I think it’s time to back…Read more »