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Archives: March 2016

Sneaky servings

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Q. My kids don’t eat enough vegetables. Are there any kid-approved dishes that are easy to sneak in an extra serving — Ashley, Greenville A. Ashley, this question has been around since I was a kid (which has suddenly become a long time ago). I can remember seeing advertisements on television (although my mother never bought READ MORE

Forever learning

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My father, Frank Murphy, began first grade in 1917. In that year he entered County Line School near Isaar in Outagamie County. Across the road in Brown County at the time existed one of Wisconsin’s hundreds of local cheese factories where a couple of older boys were sent each morning for a pail of drinking READ MORE

Kinetic art balances physics, fantasy

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Balance. Motion. Energy. Wonder. These are the captivating elements of Dean Flaig’s dynamic mobiles and their stationary counterparts, stabiles. Flaig’s pieces range from abstract forms that utilize color and shape to figures that reference nature, wildlife and objects like sailboats. What most people don’t realize is the physics and engineering that go into creating a READ MORE