The ‘$750,000 Hole’ in Phillips, Wisconsin

[imgbelt img=wisconsin-apple-pie.jpeg]The good people of Phillips, Wisconsin, will spend more local money on their schools next year, but will have much less money overall because of cuts in federal and state spending. The only thing that made the local story bearable was a visit to Bonnie’s Diner.


seconded by this food blogger.) The place oozed friendly. You could spend the morning there talking to folks — and it appeared that a good number of people do just that.

We even saw an entire family reading a newspaper! One of those black-ink-on-paper newspapers you all have probably heard about.

Mom and Dad had their sections. And their son didn’t have his nose in an iPhone. He was reading the comics.

We had the breakfast usual (eggs, bacon and, since it’s Wisconsin, real butter). We’re told that Bonnie’s is known for its pies, apple especially. See the photo below.