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Mom In Nightgown Mode

APPLETON, WI—Noting that the changeover occurred “right on schedule” after she had finished the dishes and watched TV for an hour or two, family sources confirmed Monday night that local mom Linda Rampling had officially transitioned into nightgown mode.

Car Rolls Up To Stoplight Blasting Google Maps Directions

HOUSTON—Attracting the attention of adjacent motorists and nearby pedestrians who turned their heads to see where the booming noise was coming from, a 2006 Ford Focus is said to have rolled up to a local stoplight Friday blaring Google Maps directions.

34-Year-Old Asks For Big Piece

MADISON, WI—Directing the server to the large square in the corner, local 34-year-old Matthew Hinke asked for a big piece of cake during a workplace birthday party, sources confirmed Tuesday.
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2011's Biggest Names In Local News

Melanie Farrell: Suburban Virginia homemaker who concernedly said “Oh dear” a record 238 times in the wake of the Japanese tsunami and nuclear catastrophe.
Darian Parker: Bravely faced down the Occupy Wall Street protestors for nearly two months on his way to and from work, heroically standing up against the masses to continue trading derivatives and currency exchange swaps at a mid-level private equity fund in a selfless effort to provide his children with sailing lessons.
Paul Bombard: Uninsured 30-year-old Colorado resident who suffered severe injuries in a car crash and who gained fame when five GOP candidates personally cited him in a debate, proudly acknowledging they would gladly see him die.
Natalia Ralph: Was one of the 11 college graduates who got a job this year.
Dustin Martell: Did his part for the nation by stealing three people’s identities and going on a frenzied electronics and high-end sneaker shopping spree that injected some $14,200 into the ailing U.S. economy.

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