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On Tap!

Posted on Aug. 30, 2023 by Grace Olson

Seasonal Brews to Usher in Autumn As Wisconsinites, we’re lucky to experience all four seasons. “Lucky,” that is, if you enjoy the shift in temperature and outdoor activities. Weather brings a change in scenery and flavors, with autumn often focusing on warm, winter spices and pumpkin. This goes for food and cocktails, but don’t forget READ MORE

Winter is Coming!

What to Know to Keep your Home Safe While I’m writing this story in August it’s currently 88 degrees, but I—and any other lifelong Wisconites—don’t ever really forget that winter is coming. To experience four seasons is a part of the charm of living in the Midwest, but that means preparing for them too. Freezing READ MORE

Hometown Charms

Posted on Aug. 30, 2023 by Grace Olson

Local Souvenirs Make the Best Gifts Have you ever “played tourist” for the day? If not, I suggest it. Whether it’s exploring local parks, monuments or nature, it’s worth it to see your city—in our case the Fox Cities—through a different, perhaps more appreciative, lens. When visiting a new place, there’s almost nothing better than READ MORE

Fall Arts Guide

Posted on Aug. 30, 2023 by Grace Olson

Please check in with individual galleries and museums before you visit to ensure you have the most updated information and hours. Allen Priebe and Annex Art Galleries, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Jason Yi, Allen Priebe Gallery September 14 – October 19. Jason S. Wi is an interdisciplinary artist working in photography, video, sculpture, drawing, and READ MORE

Historical Society Highlight

Posted on Jul. 31, 2023 by Grace Olson

Area Stories Brought to Life “If you want to understand today you have to search yesterday.” —Pearl S. Buck Whether it’s worldly, national or local history, stories of the past provide innumerable benefits for our future. It’s a source of life lessons, lost lives and conflict, but also innovation, creativity and times of great triumph. READ MORE

Rest Easy!

Posted on Jul. 31, 2023 by Grace Olson

What to Know About Healthy Sleep + Sleep Apnea “You can sleep when you’re dead.”  We understand it as a “you only live once” adage regarding being constantly on the go, but ironically, not getting enough sleep could affect your health to the point of risk factors for life-altering accidents and disease. While you have READ MORE

People, Places & Things

Posted on Jul. 31, 2023 by Grace Olson

Our 17th Annual Photo Contest Panel of Judges Pam Seidl, Executive Director, Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau Kevin Rau, Marketing and Public Relations Manager, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass Luke Schiller, Executive Director, Heckrodt Wetland Reserve TJ Minnehan, President, Bank of Kaukauna Kimberly Finnell, Owner, Osorio’s Latin Fusion Moderator: Sarah Elliott, Owner, Sarah Celine Photography READ MORE

Veggie Delight(s)

Posted on Jul. 31, 2023 by Grace Olson

Cauliflower, Carrots and More Take Center Stage Remember when you dined at a restaurant and got your nutrients from the salad starter? Or a vegetable’s purpose was to simply fill the plate alongside meat? It’s simply no longer the case. Restaurants are making vegetables the star in their own right. From cauliflower and carrots to READ MORE

Say Cheese!

Posted on Jun. 30, 2023 by Grace Olson

Wisconsin’s Worth-the-Drive Dairy We’re not known as “America’s Dairyland” for nothing, and we have the history to prove it. The slogan became a fixture on license plates beginning in 1940, but Wisconsin has been an industry leader in dairy production since the 1870s. The state remained in top place throughout the 1900s. In the 21st READ MORE

Two Rivers

Surrounded by the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan, the city of Two Rivers is home to a richly celebrated history, a thriving fishing industry, and an abundance of sunken treasures. Before it was known as Two Rivers, the city was called Neshotah or “twin rivers,” a moniker derived from the harbor where Mishicot and the READ MORE