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Archives: March 2014

Happy Birthday, Harry!

Today, Harry Houdini would have turned 140 years old. Because of his legendary escapes, one might half-expect him to crawl out of his grave, proving to be immortal. Alas, until then, he remains immortalized through accounts and pictures of his amazing performances. As many Appletonians know, after his family emigrated from Budapest, Hungary in 1878, the READ MORE

The Sounds of Success

The Appleton Boychoir will celebrate more than three decades of success when they perform their 35th Spring Concert on May 3. Monday afternoon, the group’s Ambassador Choir gave a short preview of the event during a short performance at the Trout Museum of Art. The choir worked through a shortened program featuring several songs that READ MORE

Intern Intro: Mary

Name: Mary Safranski Age: 22 Hometown: Neenah, WI University: UW-Oshkosh Favorite thing about the Fox Cities: I will always have a soft spot for Kimberly Point in Neenah, its gorgeous year-round and still one of my favorite places to run. The Dirt… Favorite Quote? I have many, but there is something about Dr. Suess quotes READ MORE