Category Archives: Fond du Lac

Wisconsin Brewing Company

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By Jaclyn Brandt Craft beer is all the craze these days, and everyone seems to think they can make their own. Those that stand the test of time are the ones who have it in their blood. Carl Nolen, Mark Nolen and Kirby Nelson, the owners of Wisconsin Brewing Company, decided to start their own brewery after spending a combined ... Read More »

Otto & The Elevators celebrates 40 years


By Michael Casper If you remember Otto & the Elevators, you were hip to the Milwaukee music scene in the mid-70’s, but odds are you never saw the “band” perform. Gary Tanin “is” Otto & the Elevators. The band is his inspiration. His music points to him being an incurable romantic while simultaneously being a rockin’ blues musician. Think Elvis ... Read More »

Wisconsin outdoor outlook


By Ryan Koenigs It’s that time of the year again, a time when the majority of Wisconsin sportsmen and sportswomen have buck fever and have a hard time concentrating on anything that doesn’t have four legs and horns. Yet, there is another demographic out there that welcomes this time of the year for the diverse, and tremendous fishing opportunities that ... Read More »

Winnebago angler Ray Groff hooks a musket


By Michael Mentzer The story of Ray Groff of Fond du Lac and his new-found flintlock musket — from the depths of Lake Winnebago, no less — gets a person’s attention faster than “Fish on!” in a Wisconsin walleye fishing tourney. Groff is feeling the impact of widespread recognition even though he has no interest whatsoever in fame. “At first ... Read More »

A South Shore Christmas


A South Shore Christmas will be presented on Saturday, December 7 at 7:30 pm in the Fond du Lac High School Performing Arts Center. The first half of the concert will feature Wolfgang A. Mozart¹s Coronation Mass with orchestra and soloists. Soloists for the Coronation Mass include Fond du Lac native and soprano Naiza Delica, mezzo-soprano Sandi Lash, tenor Cameron ... Read More »

Down with Santa


By Nick Olig At the age of seven, I became a Santa-atheist. It wasn’t by choice. As the youngest in a family of Catholics, I was, by consequence, the last of the true believers in Santa. Months before Christmas, my older brothers got struck by a mischievous whim; they joined forces and exposed the truth about the fat man in ... Read More »

Night of silence


The Fond du Lac High School Music Department will present the popular holiday concert Night of Silence on Friday, December 13 at 7:30 pm; Saturday, December 14 at 7:30 pm; and Sunday, December 15 at 2:00 pm in the Fond du Lac High School Performing Arts Center. This holiday concert will feature the Symphonic Winds and Percussion, Symphonic Orchestra, Concert ... Read More »

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