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Phil Ross loved boats, snowmobiles and the outdoors.  But most of all, Phil loved people. His Washburn, Wisconsin repair and retail shop, Ross Marine, was as much a social center as it was a retail operation.  On any given day, you'd encounter a handful of locals chatting with Phil while his wife...
If you haven't seen one, check out a copy of the "Door County Almanak" (yes, that's the correct spelling of this publication).  The "Almanak" series was actually published in the early to mid-1980s, by Dragonsbreath Press in Sister Bay, Wisconsin.  The series is out of print now, to my knowledge,...
ActiveRain is getting attention and praise from the real estate industry, including the leadership of the Wisconsin Realtors' Association.  In the Friday, December 14 issue of the WRA (Wisconsin Realtors' Association) Newswire quotes Bill Shue, President of RealtyU, as suggesting that in the curr...
The Wisconsin Realtors' Association (WRA) has recently reported that home values for July through September of 2007 remained steady, even though sales slowed.  And home sales in Wisconsin were off 9.8 per cent for the same period, while sales dropped 13.7 per cent nationwide. A few other encourag...
Alfred Shaddick Burt was born in 1920 on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, in Marquette.  His father was an Episcopal pastor who encouraged his son's musical talents, buying him a cornet, presumably as a "bribe" to get the boy to undergo an appendectomy.  The boy began studying his instrument whil...
EcoWood has become much more than the "Island sawmill".  It is a company dedicated to producing finished wood products, such as flooring, cabinetry, trim and decorative panels, in a sustainable manner.   The company adheres to an eco-friendly mode of operation that is unique in the Apostle Island...
Life doesn't come to a halt on Madeline Island, even in December.  Here's a list of events for the month: From December 13 through 15, there will be "The Art of Celebration Boutique" at the Boutin-Mahan Ferry Terminal in Bayfield.  The Boutique is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. On Decem...
2008 Wisconsin State Park vehicle stickers may now be purchased on Madeline Island.  The 2008 sticker is now available at Big Bay State Park, at any Wisconsin DNR service center or online at The cost for Wisconsin residents is $25 and for non-residents it's $35.  Owners of a ...
Here's a fabulous gift idea for someone who enjoys berry picking and making preserves..The Great Lakes Berry Book (by Bob Krumm) is a complete guide to finding and enjoying wild berries found in the Great Lakes region. This book is a must for berry-pickers!  It includes identifying photos to assi...
"Miss Pronouncer" has come to the rescue! The Miss Pronouncer website is described as a "resource for audio pronunciations of cities, parks, lawmakers, Indian tribes, towns, counties, villages, forests and sports figures specific to Wisconsin".  The site provides audio guides to pronunciation of ...

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