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Archives: March 2015

Living a healthy lifestyle starts small, extends far

SLUG-mist

It may not be surprising that the idea of sustainable living has extended to the Fox Valley, but what might be surprising is that it’s an idea being carried out on a college campus. Sustainable Lawrence University Gardens, or SLUG, is a nonprofit organization entirely run by students whose mission is to promote sustainable agriculture READ MORE

‘Hello, my name is …’

Posted on Mar. 25, 2015 by Maggie Ward
Maggie-blog

My name is Maggie Ward, and I am currently working as one of the editorial interns at FOX CITIES Magazine. I am a senior at Lawrence University, with majors in English and theater and minors in Spanish and creative writing. I was born in Wausau and lived there my whole life before moving to Appleton. READ MORE

Sweeten up your March madness

Posted on Mar. 20, 2015 by Maggie Ward
1000 Islands Environmental Center

As winter drags on, cabin fever sets in. It’s easy to burrow further into the couch and hit “next” on your Netflix queue, but that certainly won’t beat the winter blues and, let’s be honest, there aren’t enough episodes of even “Friends” to last a Wisconsin winter. Lucky for Northeastern Wisconsin, many nature preserves in READ MORE

Appleton North theater is ‘practically perfect in every way’

Appleton North High School's run of "Mary Poppins" open tonight.

The Appleton North High School theater program is no stranger to excellence, and with this year’s musical “Mary Poppins” opening tonight, North can add another outstanding production to its excellent repertoire. The show, complete with tongue-twisting musical numbers, remarkable dancing and elaborate sets, illustrates what North does best — wowing audiences and the theater community. READ MORE