Father's day

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Become a first-time dad on Father's Day & get free Central Standard bourbon!

Published June 15, 2020

It's Father's Day week and regardless of what he says, trust me, Dad wants bourbon. With that in mind, Central Standard Craft Distillery owners Evan Hughes and Pat McQuillan - themselves dads - are educating news dads about this by offering a little surprise this Father's Day.

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Col. Morrison describes his heart-melting surprise family reunion at Miller Park

Published June 15, 2018

Before Wednesday's Brewers-Cubs game at Miller Park, Colonel Jay Morrison reunited with his family by surprising his son on his 12th birthday. We spoke with Morrison about all that led to the reunion, becoming a viral-video sensation and what the moment felt like and meant for him, his family, other service members and fans of baseball and happiness.

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Fatherly encouragement from a fast asleep daughter

Published June 21, 2015

My Dad's finally out of the hospital after nearly 10 weeks and he's on a solid road to full recovery. But, needless to say this Father's Day means a bit more. It always should, though. For all of us. A simple reaction from my daughter truly helped me see this.

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8 spirited gift ideas for dads who imbibe

Published June 10, 2015

You've got just over a week until Father's Day. But, if you haven't yet purchased a gift for dad, you needn't fret. If you've got a dad who enjoys the occasional tipple, we've got the perfect list of options to please his palate. Just search for your dad's personality among those listed below to find the perfect recommendation. Or just point and shoot. Every option on this list is guaranteed to make you a Father's Day gifting hero.

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In praise of great fathers

Published June 16, 2013

In honor of Father's Day, it seems right to sing the praises of the men who step up and step in for their children. Great fathers aren't just men who get the bills paid and remember to lock the doors every night. They aren't just men who show up to basketball games and band performances.

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Here's to you, dad: Five great father/son movies

Published June 12, 2012

As much as I normally like to feign objectivity in my reviews, there's simply no way I can pretend that I'm intrigued by "That's My Boy." If it's to be congratulated for one thing, however, it's that the film's paternal plot caused me to take a look back at five great movies with father-son relationships.

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Once again, dad was right

Published June 21, 2010

About 20 years ago, my father and I sat down to have a talk. Once again, the old man knew what he was talking about.

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Easy Ed and Me

Published June 20, 2010

In thinking about Father's Day this year, Mike Morgan considered how his father and his upbringing on Milwaukee's East Side have influenced his life and impacted others.

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Who are Milwaukee's top father figures?

Published June 18, 2009

Father's Day is Sunday and while I, of course, think that my Dad is tops the day's got me thinking of who best represents Milwaukee as its top father figure.