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Blues in His Soul

Guitarist Billy Flynn headlines Blues on the Bay
By Jim Lundstrom
When Billy Flynn was a teen growing up in Green Bay and his friends were listening to Cream and Hendrix and the Allman Brothers, he was digging Bessie Smith and Elmore James and, especially, the Chicago

Antiques in Action

Valmy Thresheree kicks off Aug. 15
Head to the Valmy Thresheree this weekend, Aug. 15 — 17, to see and take part in all kinds of activities that celebrate our past and present farming community.

To Bead, or Not To Bead

By Kathleen Maci
I had no idea there are so many choices, so many ways of artistic expression using beads. Tara Rossman, owner of Bead Bucket in Ephraim, had that same thought in 1997 when she opened her shop thinking

Benefit Concert

On Aug. 24 at 3 pm, Maryellen Pung, a pianist from Oshkosh, and Beth Chafey-Hon, a violinist, will be performing a fun, heartfelt classical benefit concert at St Luke's Episcopol Church in Sister Bay.

Joyce Morehouse, Creating Community Through Theater

By Howard Scott
Island Players was formed on Washington Island in 1984, but predecessors had existed on the island long before that. An island before the era of satellite TV was fertile ground for community drama of

My Week in Louisville

By Sean Zak
There was a lot of beautiful golf played last week at the PGA Championship in Louisville. Rory McIlroy won the event at 16 under par, outpacing some of golf’s thoroughbreds in the process.
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Weekend Recap

Madeline Harrison
1. My parents, Mary & Timm Johnson, were in town for a long weekend, so my husband Chris and I decided to play tourist with them on Saturday. Dad’s idea was a great one: we headed up to Washington ...more»


Last Week’s Question: In what year did Palmer Johnson build its first sailing yacht? Answer: 1926 This week’s Question: Look closely....where is this located? Answer: Hmm.......more»

Congratulations to Sue Leroy

Nicolet Beach Camp Store, Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek
Ashley Lusk
There’s a quaint, little shop tucked away along the Beach of Nicolet Bay. Step inside and you’ll be pleased to find a woman that’s helpful and always kind....more»

Overheard and Shout Outs

Are there tid-bits of conversations you’ve heard while standing in line at the grocery store, serving a table, or walking down the sidewalk that make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud?...more»

Manners Matter

Mary Pat
Hi Mary Pat, I don’t really have an etiquette question for you, but I'm hoping you can help me answer a question. My friend says that swimming in Lake Michigan is way safer than swimming in the ...more»


Six-year-old Isaac Nelson of Liberty Grove proudly shows off the seven salmon he, his father, Dale Nelson, and his uncle, Kevin Strege, caught recently....more»

The Cheese Insider

Meet the cheesemaker: Sid Cook of Carr Valley Cheese
Michael C. Thomas
In Wisconsin, many of our cheesemakers have roots that run deep. Sid Cook, of Carr Valley Cheese, is a fourth generation Master cheesemaker, and has won more national and international awards than any ...more»

Black Gold

Jim Lundstrom
Back in the very early ’90s I was toiling in the inky fields for a daily newspaper in Oshkosh, b’gosh. The craft beer industry was just starting to arrive in northeastern Wisconsin....more»
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