Category Archives: Hubbard, Wisconsin

Episode 22 From Hubbard, Wisconsin- “Susan Johnson Faces The Music”

Shock and disbelief were the initial emotions that ran through Craig Johnson as he walked back to his car from the golf course. He had caught his wife cheating with golf pro Bill Haley. (Episode 19, “The Gossip” ) There … Continue reading

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Episode 21 From Hubbard, Wisconsin- “Bill Harnack Remembers”

As fall lingers in Hubbard and the leaves are nearing their peak colors, it’s time to do the annual “winterizing” chores before it freezes for good. Such tasks include; putting the paint in the basement, removing the boat battery and … Continue reading

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Episode 20 From Hubbard, Wisconsin – “Dave’s College Memories”

This weekend Dave is traveling back to a small Iowa farm town to attend his 35th college reunion. While he corresponds with a handful of classmates mainly around Christmas time, he’s only been back to the college once since he … Continue reading

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Episode 19 From Hubbard, Wisconsin – “The Gossip”

Since Sachin Patel and his wife Smita arrived in Hubbard (Episode 13, “Sachin’s Early Days” they demonstrated a bit of Gujarati entrepreneurship by purchasing the Diplomat Motel on the west side of Hubbard. The Diplomat, built back in 1964, isn’t … Continue reading

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Episode 18 From Hubbard, Wisconsin- “The Freshmen ”

Classes start on Monday at Hubbard State University. Hubbard, which has been a quiet, peaceful town during the summer, is now teaming with activity as 7,000 students return for the fall semester. The football team has been back for two … Continue reading

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Episode 17 From Hubbard, Wisconsin- “Dave’s Camping Trip ”

Dave, Hubbard’s resident renaissance man (See Episode 5), usually stays pretty much to himself, except for Tuesday evenings when folks gather in his garage to discuss politics, business, religion, or UFO’s. Last weekend was an exception and a surprise. On … Continue reading

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Episode 16 From Hubbard, Wisconsin- “Susan Johnson’s Summer”

Summer is Susan Johnson’s favorite season. In spite of the fact that she’s carting the kids all over town for soccer, baseball, and piano lessons, she finds plenty of time to play golf. This summer she is playing nearly every … Continue reading

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Episode 15 From Hubbard, Wisconsin- “The Gonzales’ Dilemma”

The summer has been a busy one for Jose Gonzales. Total employment at Gonzales Construction has surged from 38 to 55 people, largely due to a contract to build a new apartment complex west of Hubbard. Jose came up the … Continue reading

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Episode 14 from Hubbard, Wisconsin- “Marcus the Master”

The spring semester at Hubbard State University is almost complete, with final exams being administered this week. Marcus Harnack isn’t even required to take the final Chemistry exam due to the fact that he already has enough points to get … Continue reading

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Episode 13 from Hubbard, Wisconsin- “Sachin’s Early Days”

Sachin Patel grew up in Ankleshwar, a medium-sized city in the state of Gujarat. As a teenager, Sachin admired his Uncle, who was the managing director at a large chemical plant. Sometimes Uncle Kamlesh would introduce Sachin to Americans who … Continue reading

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