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Fall is here, it must be Oktoberfest time

The turning of the leaves not only signal the arrival of fall, but also the coming of the Oktoberfest celebrations. Oktoberfest, the traditional German fall festival often consists of German brass bands, seasonal beers, and traditional German food. I also consider Oktoberfest to be a family event and many of the bigger Oktoberfest celebrations cater […]

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Sterling Hall Memories

It has been 40 years (August 24, 1970) since the bombing of Sterling Hall at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. In recognition Oral History Project at UW Madison and Wisconsin Story Project are taking up the task of collecting memories from those who remember that day. A booth has been set up at Memorial Library […]

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Sub culture celebrated in Manitowoc

The 40th anniversary of the the arrival of the WWII submarine the Cobia was celebrated at the Manitowoc Maritime Museum on Saturday. The event also raised money for the submarine’s much anticipated dry-docking next year for maintenance and repair. The highlight of the fundraiser was a giant submarine sandwich donated by Subway and laid out […]

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