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Archives: December 2016

The Best Local Brews

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Photography by Dave Compton Wolff Wisconsin has long been hailed as the Land of Beer, and the Fox Cities craft beer scene supports that reputation – just take a look at these locally brewed beauties if you need proof. Grab a designated driver (not it) and make a day of checking out the breweries in READ MORE

Invented in the 920: Patent Edition

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The Fox Cities have a long history of innovation. From medical advancements to manhole covers, here are a few groundbreaking inventions from locals who made the bold move to patent their big ideas. Telephone Technology In 1884, Neenah resident Charles W. Howard, the grandfather of Hollywood legend Howard Hawks, patented a telephone call annunciator — READ MORE

The Big Idea

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Illustrations by Katherine Meulemans Ideas make the world go round. Here, five visionaries share their big ideas for improving the Fox Cities.   The Big Idea: Establish a community vision statement that all Fox Cities public governing councils and boards, along with community-wide private service agencies, would embrace and abide by. Why: To preserve the READ MORE