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Intern Intro: Michaela

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Name: Michaela Branagan Age: 25    Hometown: Appleton Tell us about your background: I’ve lived in Appleton since birth and graduated from Appleton West High School. After high school, I attended the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley for a few years and am just short of receiving my associate degree. While I was at UW-Fox, I reported for READ MORE

Three Not-to-Miss Musical Happenings

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Mark your calendar for these three not-to-miss shows. Check our events calendar for more events throughout the season.  Mile of Music Rocks The Plaza September 23 This free concert series brings some of the top bands from previous Mile of Music Festivals back to the heart of Appleton. All ages. 6–10pm. Houdini Plaza, Appleton. 750-5020. READ MORE

Intern Intro: Cody

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Meet Cody, our newest editorial intern with an appreciation for bagels, saxophones and the ozone layer.  Name: Cody Wiesner Age: 20 Hometown: Black River Falls, WI School Attending/Graduated from and year: UW Oshkosh, 2020 Tell us about your background: This fall marks my first semester of studying English and journalism at UW-Oshkosh, and I also READ MORE

New Fest Alert: Homeland Experience

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Homeland Experience presented by Fox Communities Credit Union is a free, two-day music and visual arts festival and the newest addition to Cory Chisel’s festival series. The festival will take place in Green Bay on September 15 and 16 and will center on music and visual art pairings of nearly 40 national artists. Chisel, a READ MORE

What does the Fox say? An apple a day

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Sharon Haen’s grandmother recommends a Wealthy apple – more sweet than tart – to bake the best pie. Sharon and her husband Darrell purchased Star Orchard in 2013; today it merges the intersection of rural and urban life. “A lot of people like to show their children where apples come from, instead of the grocery READ MORE

September Artist Spotlight (cont.)

Posted on Sep. 1, 2017 by Dan Meyer
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This is a continuation of September’s Artist Spotlight on Kathy Boettcher. The first section of the spotlight can be found in our printed issue.   When some artists set out to create their next masterpiece, they stick to one idea with unshakeable determination, chiseling away at each aspect of the piece like the old masters READ MORE

A Breath of Fresh Air: Conclusion

Posted on Aug. 28, 2017 by Kate Morton
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“I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.” — Aldo Leopold Throughout the summer and the course of this blog series, I have spent my time in some of the most beautiful and wild places that the Fox Cities has to offer. From the Butterfly Gardens of Wisconsin to High READ MORE