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An Ending to Vending

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BY Dobie Maxwell As painful and disappointing as it may be to accept, I have finally forced myself to live with the harsh reality that at this point in my life the only way I will ever appear on SportsCenter is if I take a foul ball to the face at a baseball game. And even then, they won’t mention ... Read More »

Game of Thrones Stimulus Package

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BY NICK OLIG The new year brought with it subzero temperatures and a temptation to binge-watch popular shows I’d never seen. A friend’s recommendation guided me to Game of Thrones. By the end of the first episode, with so much potential for episodic drama rife with good, evil, sex, and violence, I gazed out the window, saw two polar bears ... Read More »

Mortal Phases

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BY Richard Ostrom This month I am going to devote some quality time toward a surprisingly good modern day take on one of the oldest school fractions of the monster movie sub-genre. Said film, calling itself ‘Late Phases’ (with the subtitle, ‘Night of the Lone Wolf’ on the cover art but nowhere in the film) and hailing from the good ... Read More »

Artful Living

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By Jean Detjen Fox Cities/Central Wisconsin independent business owners: A side-feature of my new ‘Artful Living’ column in Scene Newspaper will be all about fashion and objects d’art. My personally selected ‘Foxy Finds’ will be featured monthly, starting with the April issue. I’m on the hunt for unique, artful creations for body and work/living spaces that excite the senses. Clothing, ... Read More »

Bats in the Spotlight

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BY Will Stahl Bats and I go back a ways. The first one I ever saw washed up dead on the shore of the lake I lived on. No more than ten, I saw at once what it must be with its matted, furry body and translucent wings. It was creepy and fascinating all at once. In later years I ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave

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BY KIMBERLY FISHER Ahh, finally we are starting to see signs of spring. The snow has melted, the grass is starting to green, and the warmer weather brings out the best in us. Shake that cabin fever and get ready for your next leg of wine exploration. Let’s talk about the three basic white grapes, but this time with a ... Read More »

Giving Baby Chicks for Easter – Please Don’t

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BY Tricia Derge Has a relative of yours ever had the bright idea of giving live baby chicks as an Easter gift? Spring is the season when some Bozo’s purchase “baby chicks” for their backyard poultry flocks or to give as Easter gifts, but one Oregon public health expert advises caution around these cute, fuzzy birds. The problem: Baby poultry ... Read More »

Decorative Arch will Accent Ground of Oshkosh Public Museum

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When Edgar Sawyer donated his magnificent home on Algoma Boulevard to the people of Oshkosh in 1922, he stated that he was giving it “for the benefit of the public.” Mr. Sawyer’s generosity was the foundation for the creation of the Oshkosh Public Museum, which until that time had been housed in a cramped second floor space in the Library. ... Read More »

Finally! The Cadbury Creme Burger!

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You’ll have to travel some to find it, but at long last a bistro has created an edible “Heaven on Earth.” A west London restaurant has dreamed up an Easter-inspired burger topped with a melted down Creme Egg. The Creme egg burgers, being served at the K West Hotel & Spa, in Shepherds Bush, are made with a sweet brioche ... Read More »

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