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Hurricane Heroes 

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The Fox Valley responds to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria By Cody Wiesner and Amelia Compton Wolff When natural disasters as dangerous as Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria strike, the Red Cross relies on fast and diligent responses from thousands of volunteers down to the local level. Fox Cities residents like Red Cross volunteer Jenna READ MORE

Splash City

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Whether dry or drenched, these Fox Citians are fierce. Some run restaurants, others organize art shows, but all of them make our community a more interesting place to live. Let’s raise a glass to their contributions and lack of inhibitions. Photography by David Jackson. Hair styling by April Reno and Amy Seefeldt. Lisa Cruz President, READ MORE

100 Years Strong

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72-year Oshkosh Corporation veteran helps company celebrate centennial   Clarence Jungwirth recalls sitting in a foxhole beneath a radiant New Guinea moon, updating the daily log of killed and wounded infantrymen on his portable typewriter set atop a discarded box. “The army needed that record every day, so during lulls in combat I would do READ MORE

Fox Cities At Work

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Five professionals show us that work in the Fox Cities is anything but boring. Photos by David Jackson, Jackson & Co.   Eric Marcoe, 41 Dream Coach Miron Construction “Most of my day is spent in conversation with people and most of those conversations are me listening. I try to max out my day at READ MORE

Real Wedding: Nate and Laura

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Photography by Melissa Alderton Photography   Laura Robitschek met her future husband, Nate, when they were introduced by mutual friends who had recently begun dating. Soon a romance of their own began to blossom and in 2014, the couple got engaged while hiking in Door County’s Peninsula State Park. They spent the next two years 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

Water Power

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For this year’s swimsuit photo shoot we ditched the beach in favor of the Hearthstone Historic House Museum, the world’s first home lit by hydroelectricity. This local icon proves that water is power and our community is blessed with the best. Six Fox Citians paid homage to our strong waterways by baring it all in READ MORE

Movers and Shakers: A developing future

Posted on Mar. 1, 2016 by Amy Hanson
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What’s old is new again. So seems the case with many of the developments happening in the Fox Cities. Whether it’s new buildings receiving a second life or the vision to create a new building to replace outgrown facilities, the area’s cities and villages are taking a closer look at real estate and how to READ MORE

Behind the badge

Posted on Mar. 1, 2015 by Amy Hanson
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From the days of “The Andy Griffith Show” to today’s “CSI” spin-offs, the world has changed since the times of Mayberry. Law enforcement makes its way to TV screens nightly through the news or popular programming, but what do men and women who carry the badge really encounter? “It’s not like TV, not everything is READ MORE

The Building for Kids enters 2015 with new leadership

As we begin a new year, The Building for Kids Children’s Museum is making changes to the employees representing their organization. Jarrad Bittner and Michael Wartgow now support the team at The Building for Kids as the executive director and chief operating officer. “I decided to go into nonprofit administration because I wanted a job READ MORE