The National Native American Veterans Memorial was unveiled on Veterans Day at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.

By Mary K. Talbot  |  Special to The Journal Harvey Pratt had won a national competition for a coveted artistic commission. He arrived in Washington, D.C., and was touring the grounds to identify the exact location where his vision would be executed when “a hawk showed up,” he remembers. It “flew […]

Is Lauren Conrad Returning to ‘The Hills’?

Getty Lauren Conrad attends Nonprofit The Little Market Hosts Second Annual International Women’s Day Event at The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows on March 06, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. Fans of the MTV series The Hills know that Lauren Conrad was the main focus on the show for its […]

10 Best Auto-Part Stocks To Buy For 2021

In this article we will talk about the 10 best auto-parts stocks to buy for 2021. The automotive aftermarket industry is going through interesting times. People are fixing up their old cars to avoid public transport amid the coronavirus crisis, resulting in an increased demand for car parts. Even though […]

Varda Space Is Taking Factories Off Planet

Manufacturing changes slowly, but the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated adoption of technologies like A.I.-enabled software and robotics that could keep factories humming—and workers safe. Companies offering new materials got venture funding, and the number of startups using synthetic biology for industrial purposes multiplied. But the pandemic also showed the weak links […]

‘iBuyers’ aim to be Amazon of home sales

When Opendoor, Zillow Offers and other “iBuyers” popped up around the country a few years ago, they hoped to upend the traditional homebuying process by doing for real estate what Amazon did for online shopping by using technology to eliminate all the hassles and uncertainties of buying and selling a […]

2020 Year in Review, part four | Local News

EAU CLAIRE – The fall saw Wisconsin face the biggest outbreak of the COVID pandemic thus far, with numbers far exceeding anything that had come before. But the news wasn’t all bad. Plans began for life after the pandemic and some measures actually showed surprising returns. It all played out […]

Signature sweaters evoke some warm memories

This winter, I’m traveling via my sweater collection. I buy few souvenirs when I travel. But there are some parts of the world that require me to leave ample room in my suitcase: good sweater places. I’m drawn to cold climates and northerly latitudes — and wherever harsh weather exists, […]