Cole Mroczkowski is so good at calling in turkeys that he has a list to help this spring. He has already called in one for Rich Rudolf.
Mroczkowski, of Mokena, is a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, studying in natural resources with a major in forestry with a double minor in wildlife and soil.
Prepping for calling in turkeys for others has had a bonus: He found a big half white tom.
“That is my dream bird,” he said. “I am going for him. I might miss a class or two for him.”
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Employees of the online retailer walked out to protest a policy requiring corporate employees to return to the office three days a week and want its carbon footprint reduced.
The deal passed by a bipartisan coalition, despite pushback from conservatives and progressives, restricts spending for two years, suspends the debt ceiling until 2025 and imposes work rules for older people receiving food aid.
The off-duty cop, whose age wasn’t released, was shot in the arm, then returned gunfire but it wasn’t clear if anyone else was shot.
Filipino American chefs — including team at Chicago’s Kasama — come into their own with multiple James Beard award nods
These chefs are part of a younger generation giving voice to the Filipino American experience through the language of food.