Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

In my never-ending quest to give you more of me more of the time, I wrote an op-ed piece for the MacIver Institute regarding the budget situation for the City of Appleton. Despite a huge hit in shared revenue and an increase in tipping fees and garbage collection costs, Appleton’s proposed budget does not raise […]

Jo Egelhof asks an important question about the Appleton school district: But here’s the question. If the federal government is having to borrow everything it spends, spending your children’s money and your grandchildren’s money; if the state is in deep budget trouble, still struggling with billions in deficits and revenues that continue to fall short; […]

From the Library of Congress, Today in History: On September 30, 1882, the world’s first hydroelectric power plant began operation on the Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin. The plant, later named the Appleton Edison Light Company, was initiated by Appleton paper manufacturer H.F. Rogers, who had been inspired by Thomas Edison’s plans for an electricity-producing […]