Author Archives: Gary Douglas

Your Favorite Flip Phone is Making a Comeback

Your Favorite Flip Phone is Making a Comeback

The Motorola Razr flip phone is coming back. A new version of the phone is expected to hit the market as soon as next month. Motorola is currently performing tests on the $1,500 model, which will be released in an exclusive partnership with Verizon. The company will release a limited run of 200,000 devices.Read more »

Watertown Business Wins Main Street Makeover Contest

Watertown Business Wins Main Street Makeover Contest

Anthony’s 511 barbershop in downtown Watertown has been named the winner in the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC’s) annual Main Street Makeover Contest. The barbershop, opened in 2004 by owner and Milwaukee native Anthony Chentis, was selected as the winner of the makeover contest based on the business’s successful track record, clear vision for the…Read more »

UW-Whitewater Online Programs Ranked Among the Top in the U.S., Wisconsin

UW-Whitewater Online Programs Ranked Among the Top in the U.S., Wisconsin

Engagement, excellence and affordability make the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s online programs among the best in the state and the nation, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report. For 2019, UW-Whitewater’s online MBA ranks No. 1 in Wisconsin among single-institution programs, and No. 21 in the nation. The online bachelor’s degree ranks tops…Read more »

Jury Convicts Marshall Man for January 2018 Killing

Jury Convicts Marshall Man for January 2018 Killing

A Dane County jury has convicted a Marshall man of killing another man and hiding the body in a storage unit.  60-year-old Daniel Lieske has been found guilty of first degree intentional homicide in the death of 21-year-old Jesse Faber in January 2018. Lieske pleaded guilty earlier to hiding the body, but claimed the shooting was…Read more »

Evers Supports Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

Evers Supports Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, who campaigned in support of legalizing medical marijuana, went a step further this week and said he now supports full legalization, giving hope to Democrats and other advocates who have pushed the issue unsuccessfully for years. Attorney General Josh Kaul also said on Wednesday that he would make the case across…Read more »

Operations Manager NRG Media Fort Atkinson, WI

Job Title: Operations Manager Job Category: Programming Open Date: 1/15/2019 Closing Date: 2/15/2019 Job Type: Full Time Job Details: NRG Media – Fort Atkinson seeks an experienced and dedicated Operations Manager to lead heritage AC WSJY, full-service news/talk/sports WFAW and classic hits WKCH stations, on-air and in digital space, as well as an on-air shift,…Read more »

Fort Council Looks At New Fire Station

Fort Council Looks At New Fire Station

The Fort Atkinson Fire Station was on the agenda at the Council meeting last night. City Manager Matt Trebatoski… The Council also approved SCADA equipment installation contracts, and mobile data computers for squad cars, both as budgeted, a fare increase to $8.50 for the shared ride taxi program, and moved to a second reading a…Read more »

Alicia Keys will Host the Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys will Host the Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys has been confirmed as the host of the 2019 Grammy Awards on February 10th. The Grammys is returning to Los Angeles this year. Alicia made the big announcement on the Grammys’ official Twitter account yesterday afternoon and uploaded a short film to YouTube that shows her getting the call from the Grammys.Read more »

Chocolate Better For Coughs Than Cough Syrup

Chocolate Better For Coughs Than Cough Syrup

Chocolate is better for coughs than cough syrup. Researchers prescribed more than 160 patients either regular cough medicine or a chocolate-based medicine. They found those who took the chocolate medicine showed significant improvements within two-days.  They believe that’s because chocolate is sticky, it can help relieve irritation and inflammation, and suppress the urge to cough.Read more »