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Author: Cody Wiesner

A Local Alternative: Lyons Fine Books vs. Amazon

Via the Lyons Fine Books Facebook page

Pages & Pipes, an Appleton bookseller that has been in business since 1942, announced on November 3 that it will be closing its doors. The closure, due to the company no longer being able to compete with e-commerce giants like Amazon, reflects a larger competition problem that brick-and-mortar booksellers have faced in the past decade. READ MORE

WWI and The Fox Valley 

Posted on Nov. 9, 2017 by Cody Wiesner
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World War I remains a “Forgotten War” in comparison with other major U.S. conflicts, but on its centennial anniversary, the Elisha D. Smith Public Library in Menasha hopes to change that by chronicling the history and significance of the Great War through five thought-provoking presentations and a memorable exhibit. The event will partially depict local READ MORE

Emily Meder

Posted on Nov. 1, 2017 by Cody Wiesner
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Name: Emily Meder Residence: Appleton Medium: Mixed-media painting Self-starting abstract artist Emily Meder a proves that art education doesn’t have to come from universities. Instead, she learns from the internet and constantly creating new art, which has found her audience in both the Fox Cities and online. The kaleidoscopic designs she paints are vivid, enigmatic READ MORE