TODAY – MLB is Back – August 2020

TODAY – MLB is Back – August 2020

Summer Gets a Boost with MLB by Tim Froberg Play ball! Those two simple words were delivered three months late by the men in blue, but Major League Baseball has finally returned to big-league venues. Millions of sports-starved fans are welcoming baseball back like an...
SCENE – Farmers Markets – August 2020

SCENE – Farmers Markets – August 2020

Return of Farmers Markets by Tim Froberg Downtown Appleton Farm Market Downtown Kaukauna Farmers Market Future Neenah Farmers Market Farmers markets are a summertime staple in Wisconsin. In the past, they have been part food fest, part festival. This summer’s farmers...
920 – Sharon Hulce – August 2020

920 – Sharon Hulce – August 2020

A Well Done Professional Midlife Crisis by Kelley Malott It’s not often someone tells you to embrace your midlife crisis, but that’s exactly what Sharon Hulce does daily. As president and CEO of Employment Resource Group (ERG), she has helped thousands of...

One More Thing – May 2021

Bless This Nest: Part Two by Tyler Sjostrom Longtime readers of this column (Hey, Mom!) might remember a piece from last year called “Bless This Nest.” For those who were busy with other things and missed it entirely (Hey, Dad!) below is an elevator synopsis, which my...

In the Garden – May 2021

Love of a Bleeding Heart by Holly Boettcher This is the perfect time of year to consider adding a beautiful perennial to your garden with heart-shaped flowers that bloom in the spring and look like a pillow. The pendulous drops would be beautiful as a pair of...

Pet Care – May 2021

Food Allergies in Our Pets by Dr. Peter Gasper Food allergies are becoming more common in people worldwide. Food allergies seem to be increasing in dogs and cats too. However, we do not have solid data to confirm this hunch. Food allergies are a specific thing....

Nostalgia – May 2021 (Reprint)

Manufacturing Fun: Toys in Appleton by Gwen Hinz Sargeant Appleton is known for the paper industry but did you know Appleton had a thriving toy manufacturing business starting in 1882?  Daniel Walters and Michael Bauer formed the first toy company in Appleton in 1882...

This is Home – May 2021

To Rugs, with Love by Carrie Meier My husband and I love to design together. Even before our business, we spent years working side-by-side renovating our home top to bottom. He’s an incredible design partner, boasting great vision with every talent of a master...