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Reagan High School students gear up for Galapagos Islands adventure

Published Feb. 3, 2017

At the beginning of the school year, Reagan High School science teacher Molly Schuld dreamed of taking students on a trip to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador. Now it appears that her dream will come true, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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More travelers chose MKE airport in 2016

Published Jan. 31, 2017

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has announced that passenger traffic rose more than 3 percent at Milwaukee County's General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in 2016.

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When cheap doesn't equal good

Published Dec. 20, 2016

Last week, I was bragging about the airfare deal of a century: a $66 round-trip ticket from Milwaukee to Ft. Myers. Yesterday, I was eating my words, since my flight home was delayed from Saturday to Monday, then cancelled completely on Monday, with no reasonable option on how to get home.

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December in Chicago serves up festive holiday cheer

Published Dec. 13, 2016

The holiday spirit, like the poinsettias, is in full bloom in the Windy City - a mere 90 minutes away by train or car - and it's not too late to drink in some of it, along with a warm beverage in a Christkindl Market mug.

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Finding home and history at The Astor Hotel

Published Nov. 20, 2016

Despite being surrounded by the unfamiliar, I felt like I was cozily at home during my stay at The Astor Hotel - and that's a pretty impressive achievement for a hotel, especially when a guest's guts are actively staging a violent coup against him.

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Featured server: Transfer Pizza's Mischa Nygaard

Published Oct. 17, 2016

Mischa Nygaard has served at Transfer Pizzeria Cafe for seven years - almost as long as the eatery has been open. OnMilwaukee recently caught up with Nygaard on the job and chatted about family, world travel and food, food, food.

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Island Resort is an Upper Peninsula oasis of fun

Published Oct. 14, 2016

It's hard to believe there's a full-service resort, hotel and casino out amid the wooded roads of the Upper Peninsula, but then the Island Resort & Casino, in Harris, Michigan, appears and it looks like an oasis of fun in a quiet rural area.

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My culinary travel bucket list

Published Oct. 6, 2016

I love to travel. Recently I was thinking about places I'd especially like to visit for the food and these four places - each on a different continent - came to mind for a variety of reasons.

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5 reasons Billings is a good jumping-off point to Yellowstone

Published Oct. 4, 2016

There are a number of ways to get from Milwaukee to Yellowstone National Park by air - and if you haven't been there, you definitely should get to Yellowstone National Park somehow. Here are five reasons that you should fly to Billings when you visit Yellowstone.

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From Milwaukee, Wis. to Milwaukie, Ore.

Published Aug. 3, 2016

During a recent first visit to Portland, Ore., OnMilwaukee's Molly Snyder, naturally, felt compelled to visit nearby city Milwaukie and compare and contrast it with "our" Milwaukee. Check out 14 photos of Milwaukie, Ore.

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Kohler Co. announces hotel expansion for Inn on Woodlake

Published July 27, 2016

Kohler Co. today announced expansion plans for Destination Kohler's boutique hotel, Inn on Woodlake. The three-diamond property will undergo an expansion and renovation through late 2016 and 2017, adding multi-bedroom units and common spaces.