By Ruth Dufrane You’ve heard about the Mouse that roared; let me tell you about the Mouse that restores. With a mission to preserve St. Paul’s Cathedral and its campus, the yearly campaign to raise funds through selling church mice started in 1961 by Dorothy & Russ Duket. Although mouse orders are taken throughout the year, it’s December when the ... Read More »
Category Archives: Fond du Lac
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 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 »
By Dorothy Bliskey The 30-foot tall Civil War monument located in Fond du Lac’s Veterans Park is the iconic image showcased on this year’s collectible Christmas ornament, for sale at the City-County Building and at various Fond du Lac banks and businesses, now through Christmas. It is the 24th ornament in a limited edition series created by the Fond du ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 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 »
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 »
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 »
West Bend’s “Enchantment in the Park” provides holiday entertainment and support for local food pantries
Enchantment in the Park is once again hosting its annual light show that encourages patrons to drive, walk or take a carriage ride through Regner Park in West Bend to support local food pantries. This year, guests will be able to enjoy the lights of the decades. The light show will run every Thursday through Sunday in December from 5-9 ... Read More »