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Point Bock Run – March 1st 2014


The mission of the race is to promote an affordable, well-managed race. The race directors have run many races over the years, and adopted the philosophy of “a run for runners, managed by runners”. From their experiences they took the positive and established the Bock Run. The objective was never profit generation, and any profits are returned to the sport ... Read More »

First “Super Bowl” was big in GB, NFL


No, our Packers weren’t in the “Big Dance” this year. Still, there’s a hint of green and gold to every Super Bowl; “the Pack” won the first two — setting the stage for the rest. That may not do much to salve this year’s disappointment, but it’s a big part of this team’s storied legacy — something fans of most ... Read More »

Les Miserables Hits the Grand


By Kurt Stein When I first heard that Oshkosh’s historic Grand Opera House was going to be featuring performances of Victor Hugo’s LES MISERABLES in March 2014, I really didn’t believe it. From the original book, to the Broadway play, to the 2012 movie version, LES MIS has always been big, big, BIG! The Grand on the other hand, is ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave


By Kimberly Fisher February is a month filled with thoughts by many of one thing…..LOVE. For others, it is a month filled with tradition, passion and dreams. The Antinori family has been involved in the production of wine for over six centuries, since 1385. 26 generations later, the winery is run by Marquis Piero Antinori with the support of his ... Read More »

Hell Is Where the Heart Is


By Richard Ostrum  Stowed away atop the mighty House of Heroes comic book hot spot in the thick of Oshkosh is a grand laboratory adorned with majestic posters (mostly of the original Evil Dead) and copious objects truly fitting a film-savvy scholar. It houses one mad soul, hard at labor on a challenging collection of projects and ideas meant to ... Read More »

Taste of Fond du Lac 2014


Taste of Fond du Lac is right around the corner on Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 11a.m. – 5p.m. at the Fond du Lac Fairgrounds Expo Building. There will be numerous restaurants offering their delectable menu items, a silent auction, and onstage entertainment. Entrance tickets are available for only $1.50 at Festival Foods, Wagner Office Supply, and the Fond du ... Read More »

When syndication ruled the waves


By Josh Hadley The initial boom of First Run Syndication was so strong that the network pushback inevitably broke it’s back ... but only for a short while as the independent stations still needed that programming (even the ones that became FOX stations, remember kids, FOX only had original programming for two hours a night six days a week, that ... Read More »

What’s the Good Word?


By Scherryl Antoniadis Okay, you’re on a road trip with your best pals, enjoying the scenery and blissfully (and maybe a bit too loudly?) singing along to your favorite tune when – suddenly – your friends burst into gales of laughter. Seeing your confusion, they explain that you have just mercilessly mangled the lyrics of the song. Happens to everyone, ... Read More »

Meeting “Mr. Baseball” Bob Uecker


By Dobie Maxwell Anyone who knows me well knows how much I have always admired Bob Uecker. I think he’s one of the absolute funniest humans of our time or any other time, and his multi faceted career of long lasting duration is about as impressive as it gets. He has long surpassed entertainment and is now part of American ... Read More »

Champagne, Sparkling Wine and Gougere’s


By Davis Wakefield One of the things that I like about Wisconsin winters is that the Christmas and New Year’s season lasts well after the New Year has started. Maybe it is because it is too cold to take the outdoor decorations down, or it might be that there are so many other winter activities going on like ice fishing, ... Read More »

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