Monthly Archives: September 2015

Autumn All-Stars


BY Rob Zimmer Add some new life to your yard, garden and landscape this fall by incorporating dramatic color, texture and more for an amazing autumn season. Look beyond the standard fall staples like mums and kale and include a variety of different and unusual plants to add spice to your landscape. Be sure to bring new life to fading ... Read More »

Foxy Finds


By Jean Detjen, Artful Living Give your decorating scheme a big boom of resonating fun with this vintage “Harmony Rollickers” bass drum. 26.5” diameter, 15” height. $299 from Milo Milo in Appleton, where you can always find “a little bit of this, and a little bit of that.” Milo Milo features retail and resale treasures, with upscale furniture and home ... Read More »

Fox’s Frankenstein & the Sandman


BY Tony Palmeri I’ve been following presidential elections closely since 1976 when I was a high school sophomore. As the first post-Watergate national election, the 1976 contest sparked our still intense infatuation with outsider candidates ready to clean up Washington. Affable peanut farmer and former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter cultivated the outsider persona perfectly against incumbent President Gerald Ford. Ford ... Read More »

Jon Kanis is equal parts inspired and inspiring


BY Blaine Schultz His resume includes Encyclopedia Walking – Pop Culture & the Alchemy of Rock ‘n’ Roll, a book that collects his writings from the weekly San Diego Reader, Ugly Things magazine, The San Diego Troubadour, and his own blog site. Kanis is or has been a recording artist (All American Mongrel Boy – a collection that veers from ... Read More »

Right Wing Nut


BY Bob Meyer As more support for educational vouchers gains ascendancy, the talking points against them become increasingly desperate. The epitome of this trend might well have been expressed by a writer in his recent column in the Appleton Post-Crescent. His assertion is excerpted below. “Voucher schools, also known as taxpayer-supported religious schools, aren’t about improving public education, they are ... Read More »

Farm Girl Saison


Lift Bridge Brewing Company, 1900 Tower Drive West, Stillwater, Minnesota BY Steve Lonsway As the Mile of Music 3 slowly fades, all who participated are left with many fond memories of another successful year.  The Stone Arch Brew crew is also left with the deepest of gratitude for all the support our brand received during this epic event.  And thanks ... Read More »

Riders in the Sky & “The Cowboy Way”


BY Jamie Lee Rake “It’s just doing the right thing...not taking the easy way.” That’s a succinct description of The Cowboy Way delivered by Doug Green, better known as Ranger Doug, “the idol of American youth” whose serene baritone and acoustic guitar lead family-friendly, comedic Western music band Riders In The Sky, who are set to play Waupun’s historic City ... Read More »

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