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The Dinky lives on in Fennimore

Published Aug. 31, 2005

The Fennimore Railroad Museum closes daily operations for the season on Labor Day, but you can see The Dinky outside its doors any day of the year and tour the museum on weekends only in September and October.

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Old Inn puts the "boo!" in Baraboo

Published Aug. 1, 2005

A historic inn in Baraboo is drawing attention for some ghostly mysteries within its walls. Read about it in Beyond Milwaukee.

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Peshtigo remembers deadly blaze of 1871

Published Nov. 23, 2004

On Oct. 8, 1871, the world, or at least the Midwest, seemed ablaze. Of course, the Chicago Fire is the best-known blaze of that day, but in Peshtigo another deadly fire on the same day will never be forgotten.

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Beyond Milwaukee: Sauk City's August Derleth

Published May 17, 2004

It's always August in Sauk City. You can't go very far in this town on the Wisconsin River without running across some evidence of August Derleth, one of the most prolific authors of his time.