UpFront – November 2021

Jocelyn Kleiber, Lawrence University Hockey Coach by Tim Froberg Jocelyn “Jocey” Kleiber grew up in hockey country, so it’s no surprise she quickly developed a fascination with the game. Her love of hockey led to a playing and coaching career on the ice. The Edina,...

UpFront – October 2021

Dave Vatland, Sound World by Tim Froberg Televisions were small and square when Dave Vatland was a kid. The days of the old box TV are gone. Television screens have grown massive and home theaters — once a luxury that only the wealthy could afford — have become the...

Upfront – September 2021

Rachel Haffley, Cleo’s Brown Beam Tavern by Tim Froberg As general manager of Cleo’s Brown Beam Tavern, Rachel Haffley doesn’t have too many bad days at work. “No one really comes into here — the Christmas bar — in bad spirits,” said Haffley with a laugh. “We...

UpFront – August 2021

Saving a Life by Tim Froberg Saving a life is more than just the noblest of acts. It’s an actual skill and an important one that Ann Marie Koleske teaches. Koleske owns Hands to Heart LLC., a private business in which a four-person staff of professional instructors...

UpFront – July 2021

Looking Out for Our Seniors: Carrie Peters by Tim Froberg Elderly residents in the Fox Cities don’t have a better friend than Carrie Peters. Peters, a senior sergeant with the Appleton Police Department, works diligently to assist those dealing with dementia and other...

UpFront – June 2021

Meet the Piano Man by Tim Froberg Bill Steinert chuckles whenever people call him the Piano Man. “Hey, that’s not a bad reference,” joked Steinert, referring to pop superstar Billy Joel who is best known for that nickname. “I’m his age and now I’ve got his hairline.”...