Monthly Archives: September 2014

DMV Nightmare

DMV Line

By Rohn W. Bishop On a Friday in late July, I knew I’d be heading to Sheboygan to help a friend and since  I was due to renew my drivers license, and the Department of Motor Vehicles was on the way,  I figured I’d stop in. New Wisconsin drivers license are also Real ID, a federally mandated identification card to ... Read More »

Major label artist performs in…an Oshkosh backyard?


BY Paul Van Auken A few days before he was to make his network television debut on “The Late Show with David Letterman”, Jeremy Messersmith played in Oshkosh. Not at Waterfest, the Grand Opera House, or even The Reptile Palace. No, the Minneapolis-based Messersmith—whose latest album Heart Murmurs is on Glassnote Records, home of mega-selling Mumford & Sons—played in the ... Read More »

Movies an Afterthought


by Josh Hadley Do movies matter anymore? When I was growing up, movies mattered not just to me, but to culture as well. Movies had a significant impact on that very same culture ... now it seems that movies are simply there and have no real impact. Mainstream or underground, low budget to mega budget, realistic to insane ... I ... Read More »

What’s the Good Word


By Scherryl Antoniadis IMPROVISE: verb, to make or create something by using whatever is available; to figure out something as you go; brainstorm; invent, contrive or dream up. Have you ever thought about how we humans naturally improvise from the day we are born? For example . . . if Mom or Dad are not quick enough with a bottle, ... Read More »

Blacking Out the Sky: Remembering the Passenger Pigeon


By Bridgette Weber Imagine a bird that was once so abundant it blacked out the sky for weeks; the flock of billions migrated to the Northwest band to nest. Imagine a bird that never went unnoticed, and a bird that will never be seen again. The passenger pigeon was once one of the most abundant birds in the world; 2014 ... Read More »

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