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Green Fund saves rare, dying tree species

Chancellor Andrew Leavitt shovels dirt into the Ratzburg apple tree sapling hole while Lisa Mick supports the sapling.

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief

October 28, 2020

The UW Oshkosh Green Fund implemented one of its student sustainability projects behind the Arts & Communications Center by planting several rare heirloom apple trees. There were about 200 varieties of heirloom apple trees locally, but now there are only 18 left. “These heirloom trees are...

What’s on the ballot in Oshkosh

Courtesy of Mohammed Hassan from Pixabay

Sophia Voight, Asst. News Editor

October 28, 2020

Election Day is only five days out, and while media attention swirls around Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Oshkosh residents will also see state and local races on their ballot Nov. 3. On the state level, you will get to decide between incumbent Glenn Grothman and challenger Democrat Jessica King for...

Thrift store provides community support

Doug (Left) and Lonie (Right) in the Second Chance Thrift Store.

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief

October 14, 2020

Located at 753 N. Main St. is a thrift store that may not be known to many. Run by just one manager and one full-time employee, this duo has brought happiness and deals to those in need. “All of the items in our operation at this time are donated,” Doug Reitz, general manager of Second Chance...

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