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Adventures in Living – Fulfilling Intentions in the New Year

Adventures in Living – Fulfilling Intentions in the New Year

December offers us a month of gratitude, hope, renewal, and review. Yes, it is a part of my life to review the intentions I made for 2017. I happily am thankful for those intentions I met and in some cases, those taking me on a […]

The Cable Cafe – Friends, Family, & Fun!

The Cable Cafe – Friends, Family, & Fun!

It’s a quaint little place, The Cable Café. Nestled right on Highway 63 as you drive through Cable Wisconsin, the quintessential small-town cafe welcomes locals and visitors alike, with its purple exterior, window flower boxes, and landmark white coffee cup on the side.  If you […]

Main Street Tacos – A Place for Everyone

Main Street Tacos – A Place for Everyone

It was grand opening day – Monday, October 16th, 2017. After months of planning, preparation, and hard work, it was time! The atmosphere in Main Street Tacos was alive with excitement. This was the day a dream would be realized for Rachel Aranda, Sandra Alfaro, […]

January 2018

Hello Dear Reader! The new year is upon us and a year of fresh and new adventure abounds! I mentioned to my husband, Leo, that I was a little nervous about taking the helm of Forest & Lakes, and in true Leo fashion, he said, […]

Adventures in Living – Someone Else

It has been my personal experience in this life I live, while quite unconventional at this stage of living, has provided me with the opportunity of gaining understanding and insight. While probably not all that profound, it has helped me grasp and share this understanding […]

Ronald Peter Gronski

Ronald Peter Gronski

Ronald Gronski is currently the co-owner of Dockside in Lake Nebagamon with his daughter Patti Coughlin.Gronski’s military service began when he entered the USAF in 1959, Lawrey AFB, Vanderberg CA. Subsequently stationed in Fairbanks, AK 1960-61. Assigned to Sumpter South Carolina Shaw AFB to Duluth […]

Arick and Bryan Levandoski

Arick and Bryan Levandoski

Arick is a Technical Sargent E6 rank, stationed at the 148th Air Force Base in Duluth MN and finishing up college for a chemical engineering degree. Bryan, is a Senior Airman, and Crew Chief on A10 Warthog Aircraft, and is stationed atn Incirlik, Turkey now, […]

Carl Rautio – WWII Veteran, and Recipient of the Century Farm Award

Carl Rautio – WWII Veteran, and Recipient of the Century Farm Award

Located on a rural farmstead, lives 91-year-old Carl Rautio with his wife Marge. This beautiful quiet location is surrounded with vast fields and forest and a finely manicured landscape where their home sits with well-kept out buildings once bustling with farm life.   Imagine, how […]

Merton Warner, WWII Veteran, and Toy Maker

Merton Warner, WWII Veteran, and Toy Maker

Meeting Merton Warner is like getting a fresh breath of air. At age 94, Mert (as he is called by most) is the one person that can put joy in life even if having a bad day. What is remarkable, is Mert had seen combat […]

November 2017 Editor’s Note

November 2017 Editor’s Note

As I sit here writing this column, there is thunder, lightning, wind and rain swiping the leaves from the trees. Having a bunch of oaks, you can imagine the lawn appears like a carpet of colored leaves and pine cones from the pine trees. Yes, […]