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Native American Celebration


The Menominee and Oneida Nations invite you to the historic Charles A. Grignon Mansion in Kaukauna for a day of Native American dancing, crafts and food on June 24. Grab your lawn chairs and make your way down to the Mansion to see the Menominee Woodland Boys & Girls Club perform dances featuring traditional stories READ MORE

A Breath of Fresh Air: Introduction

Posted on Jun. 20, 2017 by Kate Morton

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” ― John Muir From when I was born until I left home for Lawrence University, I lived in a rural area outside of Madison, Wisconsin. It was a big transition to go from living across from READ MORE

What does the Fox say?

What does the Fox say-

Today marks one week since I’ve been back in my hometown. It’s been seven days now since my mom and I packed up my car tetris-style, boxes and drawers wedged all the way up to the ceiling. It’s no small wonder that we had to build the Leaning Pile of Luggage; that was nine months’ READ MORE

Wonderland: Photographs by Kirsty Mitchell opens at The Paine

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The fantastical world of lush England woodlands will be making its way to the Paine Art Center and Gardens in Oshkosh. “Wonderland: Photographs by Kirsty Mitchell” will showcase large-scale photographs of theatrical characters set against elaborate scenes bursting with colors of the passing English seasons. Mitchell is an award-winning photographer and fashion designer from Surrey, READ MORE

Intern Intro: Grace


Meet Grace, our jig-dancing, dog-loving editorial intern with a green thumb and a healthy appreciation of waffles.  Name: Grace Reif Age: 20 Hometown: Madison, WI School attending/graduated from and year: Lawrence University, 2019 Tell us about your background: I am a retired professional Irish dancer who is now an English major and Creative Writing minor READ MORE

Intern Intro: Laura


Meet Laura, one of our new summer interns who swears by the three P’s – puns, pugs and rice pudding.  Name: Laura Zornosa Age: 19 Hometown: Oshkosh School attending: sophomore at Northwestern University   Tell us about your background: Born in Aurora, Illinois, I really should probably cheer for the Bears, but I grew up READ MORE

Intern Intro: Kate


Meet Kate, our nature-loving editorial intern with a hidden talent for hat making. Name: Kate Morton Age: 21 Hometown: Verona, WI School attending: Lawrence University (2018) Tell us about your background: I grew up with my family in a rural area outside of my hometown. I have two younger brothers, Will and David. I have always loved READ MORE

2017 Butterfly Festival

Posted on Jun. 13, 2017 by Dan Meyer

There are rarely opportunities to see hundreds of butterflies in one location, but Appleton’s City Park will provide that opportunity in one of the most visually striking events of the season. On June 17, Parent Connection will be holding their ninth annual Butterfly Festival which kicks off at 9 a.m. With fun activities such as READ MORE