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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.

From the publisher: welcome to Valley Review

Welcome to Valley Review. We’re still in our infancy stages, but I'd suggest the website already has a lot...

Fox Valley still carries the ghosts of its fast food history

Fast food comes. Fast food goes. The Fox Valley landscape proves that fast food facilities last forever.

Food trucks gear up for a tasty summer season

There’s little better than some warm sun and a cool breeze during an afternoon at the park. The limited...

Bazaar After Dark draws revelers to Downtown Brillion

The second Saturday in May marked Downtown Brillion’s time to welcome in the crowds, turn up the music and get a little weird.