Monthly Archives: April 2014

In Support of Writers


Writing can be a solitary pursuit, but local efforts to provide networking, coaching and support to authors is providing a surprising esprit de corps for area writers. This surge in support, led by the Oshkosh Area Writer’s Club, the Oshkosh Public Library and the Friends of the Library, has taken shape via the Lakefly Literary Conference and the Local Author ... Read More »

An Interview with Stan Mack


BY JUSTIN MITCHELL We had the opportunity to ask Oshkosh Area School District Superintendent Stan Mack a few questions about issues the district is facing, and where our schools are headed. By the time this paper is out, the referendum will have concluded, with the district left facing challenges in both cases. Scene: Oshkosh, like surrounding districts, is having problems ... Read More »

A Lovely Box: A Poetry Review


BY ERIN HEILING & SHERRY MISENER Christina Kubasta’s book of poetry, “A Lovely Box,” is an intriguing and complex word puzzle about life’s most challenging and common rites of passage – a coming of age mix of observations about life, love, sexuality, family, addiction, illness and death, topics that touch each one of us – as well as a study ... Read More »

Oshkosh Bird Fest


BY ASHLEY GRUENSTERN Oshkosh Bird Fest is an event for the community to recognize International Migratory Bird day,on May 3rd, put on by volunteers from the Winnebago Audubon Society and Oshkosh Bird Club. Janet Wissink, President of the Winnebago Audubon Society, said that because Oshkosh is now a Bird City, one of the requirements is to celebrate International Migratory Bird ... Read More »

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