By Justin Mitchell Last December, the Oshkosh Scene partnered with twelve community partners to assemble a collection of views on what Oshkosh would look like in 2022. We considered it an alternative take on the traditional year in review that often happens around this time of the year. The response we received from the community was tremendous, no doubt due ... Read More »
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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 Tracey Robertson It was obviously an experiment gone wrong. My church had paired me—a 39-year-old Black woman—with Trudy. Trudy was a mild-mannered, fragile looking lady who was 75 years old if she was a day. Trudy had been born and raised in Sweden. In addition to our obvious differences, I had separated from my husband of 16 years only ... Read More »
By Candy Pearson APPLE BLOSSOM BOOKS LLC By age group or genre, I have selected what I think are sure to be some of the most requested books this holiday season by the readers on your shopping list. Children’s picture books: 1. Snowflakes Fall by Patricia MacLachlan - Newbery Medalist MacLachlan and acclaimed illustrator Steven Kellogg pay tribute to the ... Read More »
Marie Sawall runs Willow Tree Pottery, where she specializes in wheel-thrown stoneware and one-of-a-kind coffee mugs. Her interest lies in surface imprint and design, referencing her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Studio Arts with a major in printmaking and a minor in ceramics. Marie’s art is exhibited during Oshkosh Gallery Walks and at Avenue Art in Appleton. Marie is ... Read More »
By Justin Mitchell, Photos by Jennifer Newlin The family pizza affair that is Cranky Pat’s is now in their eighth year of service to the Oshkosh community, an achievement made possible by the significant dedication by owner Jason Baer, the tremendous staff who make you feel like a good friend, and the reliably great food. Continuing a tradition that started ... Read More »
By Anthony L. Montalvo I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with four of the six members from Bon Sage, a local band rooted in Oshkosh, with members from four cities. All donning leather jackets, sipping beers and old-fashioneds, in the growing light of Oblios, I conversed with Jason Bank (guitar, slide guitar, mandolin), Kyle Merckx (guitar, keys, theremin), ... Read More »
By Janine Wright Friends are an important part of all of our lives. They help us learn important social skills like sharing and compromise. Friends also can help us expand our horizons by sharing differing customs, heritages, or language. Take a moment to think about your friendships. How many of your friends are of a different culture than you? How ... Read More »
By Ron La Point …Continued from Nov 2013 Sandy Padive in his book “Basketball’s Hall of Fame,” writes about George Mikan, whom he called the first of the great big men. “In 1946, George Mikan signed with the Chicago Gears of the NBL. The Gears were playing the team from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin team had a center named ... Read More »
By Jeff Potts Our “Event City” reputation typically conjures images of a hot summer day spent listening to music or exploring aviation but the holiday season also has Oshkosh busy with activity. We’re quickly approaching North Pole status for the amount of yuletide cheer a family can experience in Oshkosh. All of our major attractions are hanging their stockings, double ... Read More »