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Milwaukee Krampusnacht returns to creep out your Christmas

Published Nov. 15, 2019

He sees you when you're sleeping. He knows when you're awake. He's knows if you've been bad or good, so be good for goodness sake. Think that I'm talking about Santa Claus? Think again. I'm talking about Krampus.

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Pickle ornaments: got one?

Published Nov. 14, 2019

Hanging a pickle-shaped ornament on the Christmas tree is a tradition for many Milwaukee families. Like St. Nick, it is rooted in a German tradition and because we have such a large German population in Milwaukee, it has been absorbed as a Brew City tradition, as well.

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Thank You, Anonymous Good Samaritan

My family celebrated Christmas together yesterday afternoon, and I just wanted to tell everyone about an amazingly kind, giving stranger who not only saved the day for us, but also reminded us what the holidays really mean. My 83 year old aunt gave up driving a few months ago.  She caus...

April Smarts

Tuesday April 1st, 2008 - Lake Villa, IL I never liked April Fool’s Day. It’s probably the little brother in me. I’m not for a day of ‘fun’ where it’s ok for every idiot who has seen a Three Stooges movie to go hog wild for a day and try to wreak havoc...

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