Archive for ‘July, 2013’

And Baby Makes Three …

Dear Kate & Wills, Yeah, I think we’re on a first-name basis by now. We’ve been through a lot together, the college years, the big wedding,…

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Summer Nights On The Hill

  Up until a few years ago, Dodgeville was a pretty quiet little town during the summer months.  People were busy hiking, biking, gardening and any…

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Our Golden Oprah-tunity

For one shining moment back in 1997, we scaled the highest heights of celebrity, the very pinnacle of publicity, with an unlikely item called The Snuggle…

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Driftless, Not Painless

Survey. Mill Creek. Dyerson. Just three roads that strike terror in the hearts of cyclists familiar with Southwestern Wisconsin’s “driftless” terrain.  The glaciers missed this area,…

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Meet The Top Secret Testing Team

Somewhere, buried hundreds of feet beneath a Wisconsin cornfield, lies a top-secret laboratory where our ace secret agents put every Lands’ End Backpack through some of…

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Let’s Put Down These Cards And Go Fish

Card games were a popular pastime of the 19th and 20th centuries. Game language remains part of the vernacular today: Don’t get lost in the shuffle…

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Haltered States: In Swimsuit Season, No Body’s Perfect.

Today we bring you four humor writers’ perspectives on that infamous summer malady, swimsuit anxiety.    “I am free to worry in a more random, free-association…

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My Three Barbers

(An Itinerary of Sorts) (The late Karl Vollmer played a prominent role in the early days of Lands’ End, as a mentor to Gary Comer and…

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The Annual Warehouse Clearance Event At Harris Park

“We’re going to need a bigger van…” If you saw the crowds pouring into the Ley Pavilion at Harris Park, you might reasonably conclude there was…

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“It’s Gone?! How Can It Be Gone When I Just Got The Catalog?”

In May, some of our knit dresses sold out just days after launch. You weren’t the only ones startled and confused by their sudden disappearance –…

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