Monthly Archives: June 2016

As a Proud Republican; I will not be voting for Donald Trump


By Rohn Bishop I’ve always supported the Republican nominee for President, even when the candidate was far from my favorite. Bob Dole and John McCain come to mind; but at least Dole and McCain were decent people from within the mainstream of Republicanism, although they were way more moderate than I would’ve preferred. However, when it comes to Donald Trump, ... Read More »

Gun Debate Free Zone


By Tony Palmeri How much gun violence needs to occur in northeast Wisconsin before the mainstream media forces meaningful debate about the issue? Public officials openly sweep the matter under the rug, as in this statement from Governor Scott Walker after 18-year-old Jakob Wagner opened fire at Antigo High School and was then himself shot and killed by police: "It's ... Read More »

Streetball Celebrates 25 Years, Neenah Music and…


BY George Halas Inquisitors want to know…and need to know….summer is happening in Neenah. Neenah StreetBall 3 on 3 turns 25 this year and Future Neenah, the non-profit that organizes the annual event, has planned some special activities to celebrate the occasion. The 25th Annual StreetBall 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will be held on June 11th in the streets ... Read More »

Waterfest 31 in Oshkosh!


BY Jane Spietz WHAT: Waterfest WHERE: Leach Amphitheater, Oshkosh WI WHEN: Thursday nights 6/16/16 – 9/1/16 INFO, SCHEDULE, & COST: Email: Phone: 920-303-2265, x22 Follow Waterfest on Facebook & Twitter Summer is almost here and so is Waterfest! Recently I connected with Waterfest president Mike Dempsey to get the scoop on the 31st season of the popular Oshkosh ... Read More »

Jimmy Webb


BY Jane Spietz WHAT: Jimmy Webb WHERE: Thrasher Opera House, Green Lake WI WHEN: 7:30 PM Saturday, June 11, 2016 COST: $29 INFO: Acclaimed songwriter, composer, and singer Jimmy Webb’s successful career has spanned over four decades. His best known works include platinum-selling classics like “Up, Up and Away,” “Galveston,” “Wichita Lineman,” “By the Time I Get to ... Read More »

Energy Fair Returns to Custer


BY Michael Casper Dates and hours of the Energy Fair Friday, June 17 9 am - 10 pm Saturday, June 18 9 am - 10 pm Sunday, June 19 9 am - 4 pm Location: Midwest Renewable Energy Association 7558 Deer Road Custer, WI 54423 Visit Each year, The Energy Fair brings over 15,000 attendees together to learn about clean ... Read More »

Appleton Celebrates Summer with Two Free Music Series


BY George Halas Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Appleton Downtown Inc. (ADI) is inviting everyone to enjoy the summer with the return of two free summer music series. The 11th annual Heid Music Summer Concert series, and the 5th annual Lunchtime Live! series. “Every year, we try to make each series the best we can,” said ADI Marketing Director ... Read More »

Irishfest Returns to the Leach


BY George Halas It is often said that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. On Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th, there is an opportunity to make it a two-fer as The 8th Annual Oshkosh Irish Fest returns to The Leach Amphitheater. The festival has grown in popularity and has been voted “Best Local Festival” five times in ... Read More »

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