BURLINGTON — ChocolateFest 2013 will be both gooey and groovy.
“Peace, Love and Chocolate” is the theme for the 27th annual festival, Friday through Monday. The four-day event in Chocolate City USA, home to Nestle Foods, has generated roughly $2 million for local nonprofit groups since its inception.
The Carthage track and field program qualified five individuals in six events and a relay team for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships, which get under way on Thursday at UW-La Crosse’s Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex.
Junior Trevor James, the defending champion in the high jump, is ranked second in the event at 6 feet, 111/2 inches.
Conservation groups in Wisconsin are up in arms about the decision last week by the Legislature’s budget committee to cut funding for a popular program for buying land for outdoor activities.
The Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee votes along party lines to cut the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program by $18 million over the next two years. It also voted to order the Department of Natural Resources to put 10,000 acres of state land up for sale by 2017.
Healthy financial habits, while hard to establish, are the bread and butter of managing your money.
April, the month income taxes are due, is the time of year when many organizations focus on financial literacy.
A magnificent exhibit of watercolor paintings by the nation’s top artists in that medium is on display at the Kenosha Public Museum through Aug. 4.
The Transparent Watercolor Society of America is holding its annual national exhibit for the fifth straight year at the museum, which its leaders “discovered” on a visit here several years ago.