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Intern Intro: Kacie

Name: Kacie Mischer BassAge: 31Hometown: KaukaunaSchool graduated: UW-Madison 2010 Tell us about your background:  I’ve always been interested in the creative arts; as a kid, I loved watching behind-the-scenes special features on all my DVDs. I started photographing my life in 2007 and have hardly put down a camera since. I am in the process READ MORE

Business Not As Usual: Coffee Shops

Despite businesses taking serious measures to protect their customers and employees, COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin are continuing to rise.  As of August 22, the totality of Wisconsin cases has surpassed 70,000. This is likely to increase even more in the coming weeks as Wisconsin’s universities open. Several notable universities, such as The University of North READ MORE

Upcoming Diversity Events

Whether in person or virtual, diversity can be celebrated in a variety of ways. Consider attending these upcoming events taking place in the Fox Cities. Appleton’s Black History: A Walking Tour Wednesday, August 19. 6-7:30pm Hosted by History Museum at the Castle. Originally planned in June to celebrate Juneteenth, this tour visits historic sites associated with READ MORE

Your Guide to Fox Cities Fireworks

Posted on Jul. 1, 2020 by Alexa Jones

While many of this year’s Independence Day festivities have been canceled, there are still plenty of chances to celebrate! Here you’ll find a list of fireworks shows taking place in the Fox Cities and surrounding communities. Please note: Everyone is encouraged to follow safe practices during these events, including social distancing (maintaining six feet from READ MORE

Business Not As Usual: Farmers Markets

As we enter into the summer season, many of us are looking forward to spending more time outside with our family and friends. Similarly, it is this time of year that farmers markets begin to operate every Saturday for the coming months. However, given the global pandemic that has obstructed our lifestyles, will they be READ MORE

Business Not As Usual

Throughout the first half of 2020, people have focused their attention on the global pandemic that has seemingly taken control of society. COVID-19 has become the main topic of most people’s daily conversations, the subject that news outlets are focusing on, and unfortunately, a major source of anxiety for many. Although there are many business READ MORE

Fox Cities Museum Coalition Announces Phased Reopening Plans

Museums in the Fox Cities are working together to develop their phased reopening strategies in line with guidance from state and local health officials.  This multi-disciplinary group of museums includes the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass, the Building for Kids Children’s Museum, the History Museum at the Castle, Hearthstone Historic House Museum, the Paper Discovery Center READ MORE

2020 Photo Contest: Five Basic Photography Tips

Posted on May. 28, 2020 by Alexa Jones

Interested in entering the 2020 Photo Contest, but need a little direction first? If you’re new to photography, you may find these five basic photography tips helpful. – The best camera is the one you have – whether that’s your cell phone or a DSLR camera. You can take quality photos on most phones these READ MORE