Monthly Archives: September 2015

Teamwork Pride Life Lessons Coach Hyland instills all…


BY Michael Mentzer Someone unfamiliar with Coach Bob Hyland would be hard pressed to believe that the head guy of the Fond du Lac St. Mary’s Springs football program has mellowed in any way. Hyland insists he has mellowed “quite a bit.” His wife Carol and his son Rob — two people who know him best — concur. Longtime assistants ... Read More »

Latino Fest Celebration Debuts

Here is our line up Front Row left to Right Vicky Daniel ,Julio Reyes, Carlos Mendez, Mark Te Tai,Marisol Encarnacion , Jose Encarnacion Back Row Left to Right John Daniel , Andy Mertens, Andy Plank Noah Harmon, Tom Vanden Avond Matt Granatella

BY George Halas The first ever Latino Fest Celebration in Appleton will be held on Sunday, September 13th, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Pierce Park, 1035 West Prospect. Admission is free and the event will go on rain or shine. The event helps kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) and is designed to ... Read More »

Back-To-School Lunch


BY Dobie Maxwell September is back to school month, and that makes memories come flooding back annually for those of us who did indeed attend an actual school. I am of a generation that did not yet know of the now all too frighteningly common concept of home schooling, so forgive me if I frown upon that idea without having ... Read More »

Trump NO!


BY ROHN W. BISHOP What the hell are we doing? The Republican Party currently has the best slate of candidates to seek it’s nomination since 1980! We have conservative governors, conservative senators, a business woman, a neurosurgeon, immigrant kids, small town kids, all of whom are true believers to the conservative cause. Yet it’s Donald Trump who’s leading the Republican ... Read More »

The 10th Annual Oshkosh Community Dragonboat Race & Festival


BY Jane Spietz WHAT: 10th Annual Oshkosh Community Dragonboat Race & Festival WHERE: Leach Amphitheater & Riverside Park, Oshkosh WI WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2015  8 AM – 4 PM INFO: “Ready, ready,” “let it ride,” “take it away,” “paddles up.”  For those of you unfamiliar with these terms, they are some of the common commands associated with the sport of Dragonboat Racing. This ... Read More »

Los Lonely Boys


BY Jane Spietz WHAT: Los Lonely Boys WHERE: Thrasher Opera House, Green Lake WI WHEN: Thurs., October 1, 2015 7:30pm COST: $44 INFO: Dynamic rock/brown-eyed soul/blues band Los Lonely Boys is made up of the brothers Garza: Henry (guitar/vocals), Jojo (bass/vocals), and Ringo (drums/vocals). The band describes their sound as “Texican Rock ‘n’ Roll.” They are best known ... Read More »

Harvest of Grapes to Glass


BY Kimberly Fisher Fall is upon us and it is this season that starts the harvest of grapes to glass. Have you ever thought about the lifecycle of a vine or how long it takes to get grapes to make that wonderful transition from vineyard to glass? The physical structure of the vine as cultivated. It consists of a single ... Read More »

Kat Reinhert “Sparks” a New Album


BY George Halas In addition to all the great original music being generated locally, Wisconsin is also in the business of exporting extraordinary talent to other parts of the country and the world. A splendid example is singer-songwriter-composer Kat Reinert, whose new album, “Spark” was released on August 21st. Growing up in Milton, Wisconsin, Reinhert – then Kat Berentsen – ... Read More »

Celebration of the Senses


Von Stiehl Winery and the Community Improvement of Algoma are presenting the fourteenth annual Wet Whistle Wine Fest on September 11 and 12 as a chance to get silly and get grape juice soaked in the annual harvest grape stomp. Any individual over 21 can enter for a chance to get messy by stomping grapes to compete for pride and ... Read More »

New Focus on N.E.W. Music


BY George Halas From its humble beginnings, The Inquisition strives to discover and reveal the hidden gems in the music and art of The Fox Cities. One of the most important revelations was simply the enormous quantity and quality of original music of all types emanating from artists and bands based from Fond du Lac to Green Bay. The Inquisition ... Read More »

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