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Intern Intro: Alisa

Posted on Mar. 31, 2020 by Alisa Lewis

Hometown: Verona, WI School attending: St. Norbert College 2022 Tell us about your background: I am finishing up my sophomore year at St. Norbert College, where I am majoring in English and Psychology while also pursuing a minor in German Language. Originally from Madison, I was a dancer for most of my life, but chose READ MORE

Fox Cities COVID-19 Resources

Posted on Mar. 27, 2020 by Alexa Jones

A Quick Overview: What’s allowed with the Safer at Home order? – Stay at your home or place of residence, practice social distancing and work from home unless engaging in an essential activity– Essential activities are allowed; including grocery shopping, laundry, seeking health care, outdoor activities (no playgrounds, maintain a distance of 6ft from others), READ MORE

Kwik Trip to hire 2,000 employees

Some days I dream of living in the country, a far cry from my current residence one block north of Appleton’s bustling Wisconsin Avenue. During these daydreams, I envision be awoken by only chirping birds, not traffic, and being lulled to sleep by singing crickets, not the revelers congregated in the beer garden at the READ MORE

#SelfCare Activites to Cure Cabin Fever

Posted on Mar. 24, 2020 by Alexa Jones

Staying in when you choose to? Self care goals. Staying in because you have to? Not so much. Here are a few fantastic ways to practice self-care and ease anxiety, while continuing to support your local favorites, even from afar. – Move your body with virtual yoga classes from a local studio like Empower Yoga READ MORE

Friday Fish Fry: Quarantine Edition

Posted on Mar. 20, 2020 by Alexa Jones

We might not be able to dine-in, but we can still get our fish fry fix! These Fox Cities restaurants are serving up your Friday favorites for takeout or delivery. Feel free to add a comment if we missed any. – Bachelor’s Bar, Kaukauna– Beehive Barn & Grill, Neenah– Camelot Bar and Grill, Appleton– Home Run Pizza, Appleton– Dairyland READ MORE

Milestone Season: Attic Chamber Theatre

Posted on Feb. 1, 2020 by cmdiamond

Attic Chamber Theatre will be celebrating its 70th anniversary season in 2020. In 1950, the Cloak family opened the doors to their Appleton home on North Union Street. Since then Attic Theatre has been helping develop and nurture the community’s passion for theater the past 70 years.  Although it’s grown extensively, selling an average of READ MORE

New Role: Stacy Coon, Oneida Nation Museum

Posted on Jan. 28, 2020 by cmdiamond

Stacy Coon steps into her new role as the director for the Oneida Nation Museum after working as the assistant director for the past four years. Coon has over a decade of experience in museums, having worked at a tribal museum in Oklahoma prior to the Oneida Nation Museum.  “What has prepared me for this READ MORE

Familiar Face, New Role

Posted on Jan. 24, 2020 by cmdiamond

In November 2019, Oliver Zornow was named executive director for The Building for Kids Children’s Museum in Appleton. Zornow replaces the museum’s previous director of four years, Jarrad Bittner, who took a position with The Boldt Company. Bittner transitioned out of his role through the month of December.  Zornow, a Lawrence University graduate, had been READ MORE