Another cold day. Dawn started at minus-5 with 7 mph winds. Image: Steve Lunde

HOLMEN, Wis. – A brisk wind, very brisk, whips the American flag over Holmen. Look carefully and upwind you’ll see a framework for a star that’s illuminated for the December holidays but now is dark. The decorations are at the end of a long climb from McHugh Street up Duffs Avenue, then Wade Drive, then Curt Road. A great view, but you’ll see your breath for sure. Huff. Huff.