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Educating Through a Pandemic: Virtual Tutoring

Posted on Apr. 23, 2020 by Alisa Lewis

One of the most important questions families are asking through this pandemic is how they can enhance and maintain their child’s education. With Governor Evers extension of the stay at home order through May 26, schools have closed for the remainder of the year. As schools close, primarily moving to virtual learning, the task of READ MORE

Oshkosh man recovers from COVID-19

An Oshkosh man who tested positive for COVID-19 last month has recently made a remarkable recovery.  The 59-year-old patient, who wishes to remain anonymous, was admitted to Ascension Mercy in Oshkosh on March 25 where he tested positive for COVID-19. He was one of the first individuals to test positive for the virus in Winnebago READ MORE

Grilling Roundup

It might not feel like it, but grilling season is right around the corner. We all know it. When the temperature tips 50, it’s not uncommon for the aroma of charcoal and barbecue to waft through your neighborhood. Freshen up your grill skills with our roundup featuring the top tips from our resident culinary expert, READ MORE

Downtown Appleton Virtual Shop Hop

Appleton Downtown Inc. will be hosting its first Downtown Virtual Shop Hop event tomorrow Thursday, April 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. A total of 13 local boutiques and shops are offering specials, giveaways and more virtually via a Facebook event.  Event participants should log on to Facebook during the event time and visit the event page on Appleton Downtown’s Facebook page. They READ MORE

Studio Talk with Cristian Andersson

The practices of local artists have been undoubtedly impacted by COVID-19. In this video, Appleton visual artist Cristian Andersson discusses his most recent series that he has been working on the past month while social distancing. Andersson, who was one of FCM’s 2019 Artists to Watch, also gives some insight on how the public health READ MORE

Fox Cities: A history in the making

As generations continue, putting aside more trivial matters, one difference starkly contrasts the two newest generations – Millennials and Generation Z – with past populations: living through a world-wide crisis. However, in the past few weeks, this difference disappeared with the outbreak of COVID-19. Though this experience was not one we desperately wanted to share, READ MORE