By Dennis Riley Coca Cola is not normally thought of as a company that sets people’s teeth on edge with bold or provocative commercials. But Coke’s February 2 Super Bowl ad seemed to have teeth on edge, noses out of joint, and knickers in a twist, all at once. It is hard to know if frenetic activity on Twitter and ... Read More »
Category Archives: Central Wisconsin
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (October 19, 2016) – The Osthoff Resort, on the pristine shores of Elkhart Lake, ...
BY George Halas As the Beatles sang, “It was 25 years ago today Bob and Nate got the band to play.” ...
BY Blaine Schultz Mark Hillstrom has worn many hats over the years. You may recognize him behind the...
BY George Halas On Saturday, October 29th, at 7:30 p.m. at The Lawrence University Chapel, Peridot a...
BY Ben Rodgers Green Bay Fear is back this year at 1050 Bond St. in Green Bay scaring those brave en...
By Laura Rowe What motivates people to want to take positive action toward saving the environment? Is it out of individual guilt or fear, watching an inspirational film, hope for future generations, or could it be something else? That’s one question Mark Ferguson, PhD, is trying to answer. A common method for motivating people to improve the natural environment is ... Read More »
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 »
By Michael Casper Growing up, I remember the tales of this incredible basketball player named Mickey Crowe. I was in junior high and had only caught glimpses of him through brief local TV sports highlights, but I knew I liked him because he had everything I wanted. The ball handling skills of a Harlem Globetrotter, a jump shot that he’d ... Read More »
By Danna Scheider Bikram yoga is a specific style of yoga founded by Bikram Choudhury. Otherwise known as “hot yoga”, Bikram yoga, named after it’s founder, is fairly advanced yoga moves done in a one hundred and five degree room with humidity at fifty percent, so you will most definitely be sopping wet when leaving. The origin of this type ... Read More »
By Gwen Fabbiano The CWSO is now into their 65th season, and the focus is health. Your health, the health of the orchestrea and the health of the community is the focus this year. CWSO is proud to bring powerhouse programming, incredible soloists and choral groups to its audience this year, and when this is added to the advantages that ... Read More »
Valentine’s Day weekend has just one more option for the celebration of love with the Monteverdi Chorale performance at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center in Stevens Point. The annual pops dinner concert will feature pop, jazz, Broadway and more performed by the Chorale. Happy hour and silent auction are included, and the entrée choices for dinner are a ... Read More »
By Dennis Riley Trying to succeed – perhaps even to survive – in the American economy is often compared to performing a high wire act in a circus. Unfortunately, a great many Americans trying to do that act fall – or are pushed – from the wire. That has always been true, of course, but a little over a century ... Read More »
Robert K Greenleaf, in 1970, developed a theory that defined the motivation of a leader as being of service to others. Now, Thomas A. Thibodeau, Director of Viterbo University’s Master’s Degree in Servant Leadership will give a lecture at the Howard Johnson Inn & Conference Center. As much as the term “Servant Leader” appears hypocritical, Greenleaf purposefully named his theory ... Read More »
By Glenda Sparling Fast food! Too much food! The type of food! Food sensitivities! Eating too late! They all have one thing in common – eating the wrong food (and beverage), too much food or too late at night can wreak havoc with your sleep. Did you have any idea that just changing your diet could really improve your sleep? ... Read More »