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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Amy Eliason: Artist, Analyst and Teacher

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BY Patrick Mares Amy Eliason is the first artist I’ve met with the mien of a motivational speaker, or C level executive. The way she organizes her work habits, analyzes her process and engages others as if it’s the most natural thing in the world highlight the rather disorganized state of the artist stereotype. She’s also a constant presence at ... Read More »

FLOCKING TOGETHER Raising Chickens in the Backyard

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BY Rob Zimmer Part one of a two part series Whether you’re interested in growing your own backyard chickens for eggs, meat, or both, there is no better time than now to get started. Kylea Dowland of Forest Junction began this year after learning more about the topic at NWTC where she is currently enrolled studying sustainable agriculture and horticulture. ... Read More »

Trewyn Colors: Leslie Trewyn paints what she feels

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BY Michael Casper Leslie Trewyn knew what she was destined to be from the very start. An artist. Born Leslie Christenson in Wausau, Wisconsin it was her aunt Louise Mayhall who was an early inspiration. Aunt Louise was an art teacher and artist. And Leslie made up her mind upon graduating high school and heading off to college at the ... Read More »

Villains of Vaudeville

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The Weyauwega Arts Organization (Wega Arts) will present Villains of Vaudeville at The Gerold Opera House in Weyauwega (about twenty-five minutes from the valley) on October 29, 30, & 31. This is the third musical dinner theater event for Wega Arts at the Gerold. 2013 saw the Gerold transformed into Tommy G’s speakeasy, complete with gangsters, teetotalers and tommy guns. ... Read More »

Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra Presents “Grand Opening”

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In a stunning program showcasing the new Yamaha concert grand piano, the CWSO welcomes the 67th season on October 10th and 11th. Celebrated pianist and Mozart scholar Sara Davis Buechner performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23. “Buechner’s performance…with its soft contours and liquid, legato phrasing…had a beauty that might have taken even Mozart’s breath away” (Washington Post). Under the direction ... Read More »

Trisha’s Table: Pumpkin!!

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October is the month of fall harvest and I want to share Cousin Earl’s Great Pumpkin Pancake recipe, and Grandma’s Pumpkin Muffin recipe with you! Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup Whole Wheat Flour 1 large Egg 2 tablespoons Butter 2 teaspoons Baking Powder 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon 1 cup Milk 3/4 of one 15oz. can of Pumpkin Pie Mix In a large ... Read More »

Remembering 9/11 & Frustration with the Republican Senate

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BY ROHN W. BISHOP Every year on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks, we pause to remember what happened to us on that day. It was no different this year, as people felt good about themselves posting photos to Facebook and Twitter of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, while attaching a cute catch phrase like “Never forget” or ... Read More »

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