Weekend Roundup: Appleton North student creates club for poetry as activism

Mya Koffie is a junior at Appleton North High School, where she founded and leads the school’s poetry club. She says poetry is how she’s able to feel brave while so much in today’s world weighs on students like her. “In writing, I find a way to exist in a way the present moment does … Read more

Weekend Roundup: Wisconsin veterans home among the most troubled in the nation

Repeated violations at the Union Grove veterans home over the past five years have made the facility one of the most troubled state-run homes in the nation, an analysis by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has found. In the past five years, Union Grove was cited for 62 violations and received fines totaling $250,000, and the … Read more

Weekend Roundup: A ‘super flower blood moon’ lunar eclipse visible across Wisconsin Sunday night

A total lunar eclipse will be visible on Sunday night across much of the globe, including Wisconsin. Brian Welsch, an associate professor of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, told the Appleton Post-Crescent that total lunar eclipses happen fairly often, but the added factors of a “super flower blood moon” makes this instance all … Read more