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A Who’s Who (and who’s no longer) of upcoming nostalgia acts

There’s little better than feeling younger for a few hours. And there’s no shortage of bands out there willing...

Column: As Father’s Day approaches, the Dad joke endures

Fathers pass down plenty to their children, whether it’s genetics, surnames or bits of wisdom earned through experience.

Appleton Boychoir departs today for performances in Greece

A group of 40 young men will extend their voices in friendship to the people of Greece as ambassadors of Appleton and...

Soon-to-close banquet hall was a one-time Fox Valley concert hub

The Post-Crescent’s Maureen Wallenfang wrote today about the forthcoming closure of Monarch Gardens, an icon among Fox Valley banquet facilities.

Drive-worthy: Booker T. Jones headlines Manitowoc’s Metro Jam

A legendary performer and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will take the stage on Saturday night at a...

PorchaPalooza to bring the music home in Menasha

A couple of upcoming Menasha concert nights carry a theme unlike any of their Fox Valley counterparts. For PorchaPalooza,...

Juneteenth Festival celebrates freedom, community in Appleton

It would’ve taken more than a few raindrops to dampen one of the Fox Valley’s great celebrations of community, unity, diversity and...

Exploring the most famous (fictional) people from Wisconsin communities

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel this week took a glance at the Wisconsin side of a web project that links locations to their most...

Four reasons to ignore the idiocy of Powerball

Today’s big feel-good news story brings us Charles W. Jackson Jr, a North Carolina man who won the $344 million Powerball jackpot...

Community festival season kicks off in cheesy fashion

Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival brings rides, music and community fun to Little Chute.