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The 920 – May 2021

The 920 – May 2021

A Good Neighbor WHBY’S Keene Retiring after 40 Years by Tim Froberg Kathy Keene’s story of a receptionist turned talk show host is something right out of Hollywood. In fact, Dolly Parton followed a similar script in the 1992 big-screen comedy “Straight Talk.” Keene’s improbable tale, though, is no movie. It’s a remarkable real-life journey....

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The 920 – April 2021

The 920 – April 2021

Hometown hit Erickson Achieves One-in-a-Million Dream by Tim Froberg Many dream of a life in professional sports, but few achieve it. Matt Erickson is one of a tiny number who have turned a far-fetched fantasy into a professional career. As an added perk, the Appleton native gets to do it in his hometown. Erickson is preparing to start his 11th...

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The 920 – March 2021

The 920 – March 2021

Building a Better Community by Tim Froberg As a child growing up in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Dean Gazza wanted to be a pilot. Gazza didn’t pursue a career in aviation but has used his organizational and construction skills to launch several important community projects in the Fox Cities. Gazza has spent 25 years in public service, including...

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The 920 – Jan/Feb 2021

The 920 – Jan/Feb 2021

A Passion for Pilates by Tim Froberg Courtney Holcomb chose her profession because she wanted to make the impossible possible for people struggling to make simple movements. She feels a sense of accomplishment whenever she sees clients once hampered by mobility issues moving effortlessly and pain-free. Holcomb is the owner and primary instructor...

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The 920 – Amy Moorefield – December 2020

The 920 – Amy Moorefield – December 2020

A Future Clear as Glass by Tim Froberg Finding the right career can be incredibly difficult for a young person. For Amy Moorefield, though, the decision came easy. She knew all along she wanted to pursue a career in art – a field she was drawn to as a child. She loved to draw and put together elaborate art projects. Museums fascinated her....

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