Bracketing Madness

Because I can laugh at myself, I present my two brackets for the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament, which started Tuesday but gets going for real later this morning. Which I guess makes me, according to the New York Times … You combine favorites with underdogs that you carefully selected based upon their strength […]

Before the school district votes …

On April 3, Ripon Area School District voters will decide the fate of a proposal to buy land for a future site for a middle or high school. The land is farmland on South Douglas Street south of East Fond du Lac Street. The school district proposes to swap that land (with money attached) for land the school […]

Presty the DJ for March 15

Today being the Ides (Ide?) of March, let’s begin with the Ides of March: Today in 1955, Elvis Presley signed a management contract with Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk, an illegal immigrant from the Netherlands who named himself Colonel Tom Parker. The number two single that day: The number one British album today in 1969 was Cream’s […]