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Catching Wheel Fever at Old World Wisconsin

One of the new exhibits for 2014 at Old World Wisconsin in Eagle, WI takes us back to the 1890’s- the golden age of the bicycle. At the end of the 19th century, bikes were all the rage. The automobile was still a curiosity and bicycles offered a personal transportation option different from the horse […]

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Playing a little Extreme Croquet

Croquet: the game of Queens and lighthouse keepers, or at least the game for people with large, smooth lawns. But croquet in its pure form can get a little mundane. But what happens when you add some large obstacles, physical challenges, and copious amounts of alcohol? The International Federation of Drunken Croquet & Trivia Champions […]

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Oil filters no longer allowed in WI Landfills

Starting January 1, 2011, do it yourselfers will no longer be able to dispose of used oil filters and oil absorbant materials in their regular garbage. More than a year ago, Governor Doyle signed into law legislation banning the filters and other oily materials from entering the landfills in the state. Wisconsin has  been recycling […]

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