Travis Fischer

07/28/2015 - 4:05pm
Gawking at Gawker      If you look up “Gawker” on Google, the first thing you’ll see is a link to the website followed by the tagline “Today’s gossip is tomorrow’s news.” That short introduction should tell you all you really need know about the website’s philosophy regarding journalism ethics.      Embodying...
06/16/2015 - 4:01pm
Playing With Power         It could have been me.      This Sunday, to kick off this year's E3, Nintendo brought back the Nintendo World Championship for the first time in 25 years.      Sure, if you want to be cynical, the championship is little more than a long...
06/09/2015 - 4:29pm
Tuesday on the Town contributor Mike Betten received a surprise during the Hampton City Council’s workshop on Monday night.      The meeting began with the introduction of the Sarah Dunn Band. Just arriving to town before the meeting, Mayor Brook Boehmler invited the band to meet with the city council.    ...
06/09/2015 - 4:23pm
The Show Won't Go On      It’s official. Constantine is dead.      Not the Roman Emperor, he’s been dead for 1,600 years. “Constantine” the television series.      One of the several new TV shows of last season based on a comic book, “Constantine’s...
06/02/2015 - 2:35pm
Hopes that the bird flu outbreak in Wright County was nearing its end were dashed last week when two additional probable cases were announced by the Iowa Department of Agriculture.      On May 27 the department announced that a commercial laying operation with an estimated 1 million birds had tested positive for the H5 avian...
06/02/2015 - 1:20pm
"Hatred" isn't even worth hating        Two shooting games were recently released.      One is Nintendo’s “Splatoon,” a game where you play a humanoid squid child in a series of perpetual paintball battles against other humanoid squid children. It’s a lot of fun....
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