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Obituary for Laurie Strebe class of 81

August 12, 2018 by Suzi Quall (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

Laurie Strebe, Class of 81, past away Aug 5. Obit in Oshkosh Northwestern.

Michael Jensen deceased

July 21, 2011 by Cynthia Dambruch Jensen (Register to contact)

Mike died suddenly in Dec. '03. We think it was from an aneurysm.

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High school: Friday's sports results  Appleton Post Crescent

APPLETON EAST 8, FOX VALLEY LUTHERAN 0. APPLETON - Carson Cook pitched a no-hitter and struck out 12 batters to lead the Patriots to the ...

Appleton East, Xavier pick up victories in Big Apple Classic boys basketball tournament  Appleton Post Crescent

High school boys basketball: Appleton East, Xavier pick up victories on opening night of Big Apple Classic tournament.

Longtime Appleton East cross country coach Joe Perez dies  Appleton Post Crescent

Joe Perez began coaching cross country at Appleton East in 1967. He was still coaching until recently.

Appleton Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration starts new tradition of service  Appleton Post Crescent

This marks the first year Appleton Area School District celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a recognized day of *service*.

Appleton East High School teacher put on leave, accused of pushing student

APPLETON, Wis. (WLUK) -- An Appleton East High School teacher has been placed on leave after allegedly pushing a student during an argument.Appleton ...

Willem Dafoe talks Appleton East High School on 'Colbert': 'They kicked me out!'  Appleton Post Crescent

Appleton native actor and, as of this week, three-time Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe stopped by "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Wednesday to ...

Two face charges after suspicious incident at Appleton East High School  WBAY

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - Appleton Police are holding two men from the Wausau area after a suspicious incident at Appleton East High School led to the ...

Appleton school initiates food sharing table  WSAW

If students don't want a food or drink item from their school lunch, they can place it on the share table for others who may want it.

In the wake of ICE raids across Wisconsin, schools work to support wary, scared families  Appleton Post Crescent

The undocumented population is invisible and anonymous. How are schools supporting families and student in need?

High school: Thursday's girls results  Appleton Post Crescent

Neenah, Little Chute among girls volleyball winners Thursday.

Appleton East teacher resigns after altercation with student  Appleton Post Crescent

APPLETON - A teacher at Appleton East High School has resigned after being accused last month of grabbing and pushing a student in the weight room.

Appleton will host 50-team Gridiron Kickoff Challenge  Appleton Post Crescent

Wisconsin Gridiron Kickoff Challenge will be held Aug. 18 at various Appleton venues, featuring 50 youth football teams.

Two charged in Appleton East High School gun incident

APPLETON, Wis. (WLUK) -- Two of the three suspects were charged in adult court Monday after authorities say they had weapons on Appleton East High School ...

Public concerns about truancy court reach board meeting as review continues  Appleton Post Crescent

Family members and concerned citizens addressed the Appleton Area School District board on truancy court and Judge Mark McGinnis.

Northeast Wisconsin natives up for Oscars this Sunday  WBAY

(WBAY) - Northeast Wisconsin natives are up for the most prestigious award in entertainment--the Oscar. Appleton native Willem Dafoe is nominated for Best ...

Appleton educators remember Sharon Fenlon: Lifelong learner, champion of holistic education  Appleton Post Crescent

Sharon Fenlon, who served on the AASD Board of Education for 30 years before her retirement, died last weekend. She was 79.

Neenah mother receives inspirational message from daughter days after girl's tragic death  WBAY

NEENAH, Wis. (WBAY) - Just days after a tragic car crash took the life a Neenah teenager, her mother received a message she never expected and it's now a ...

Assistant says Appleton East's Mielke lost passion amid parent criticism  WBAY

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - Appleton East boys basketball coach John Mielke has resigned after nearly two decades with the Patriots. Appleton East High ...

2018 Post-Crescent Academic All-Star nominees shine in, out of classroom  Appleton Post Crescent

The students were nominated based on academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, community *service*, leadership & character.

Fox Cities natives Willem Dafoe, Phil Johnston among Academy Awards nominees  Appleton Post Crescent

Dafoe attended Appleton East High School and Johnston is a Neenah grad.

John Mielke resigns as Appleton East boys basketball coach  Appleton Post Crescent

John Mielke has resigned as the head coach of the Appleton East boys basketball team according to sources close to the team.

Appleton East High School DoReMigos

The Appleton East High School DoReMigos joined Good Day Wisconsin for Sounds of the Season.They performed That's Christmas to Me and We Three Kings.

Appleton police officer leads football cheer  WBAY

A police officer in Appleton surprised the crowd during a high school football game by leading a cheer. Surprisingly the officer says it's not something he ...

The Buzz: Doughlicious cookie dough shop to open Friday in Appleton  Appleton Post Crescent

Raw cookie dough is safe when made without eggs and with heat-treated flour.

The story behind Wisconsin’s first arrest from a massive rape kits backlog  Appleton Post Crescent

Aaron Heiden ascended from college grad to branch manager in four years. Then a DNA sample put him on the state's radar.

Trial set for man arrested at Appleton East High School  WBAY

A school resource officer through Blong Vang, 21, didn't belong in the school. An investigation led to two guns and ammunition in the parking lot.

Coaching still fun for East’s Perez after 50 years  Appleton Post Crescent

The 82-year-old Joe Perez has coached the Appleton East cross-country teams for 50 years.

Gridiron Challenge organizers stress safety in football  Appleton Post Crescent

Wisconsin Gridiron Kickoff Challenge will feature 50 youth football teams from throughout the state, with safety the main focus of the event.

Monday's prep track results  Appleton Post Crescent


Valley Transit Offers Special Fares During Appleton's Octoberfest

Appleton's Octoberfest draws more than 200000 people to downtown each year. To avoid the parking pandemonium Valley Transit is offering a great deal to ...

J.D.'s Drive-In: Burger and fry from a local guy on Appleton's east side  Appleton Post Crescent

J.D.'s Drive-In hits the half-century mark, surviving in a world of big, fast food competitors.

Tuesday's girls prep sports results  Appleton Post Crescent

Girl preps results on Tuesday in the Appleton area.

Valders stuns Xavier to win Division 3 sectional basketball championship  Appleton Post Crescent

APPLETON - When the final horn sounded ending the Xavier-Valders boys basketball game, there was about one second of disbelief as the players and fans ...

Neenah edges Oshkosh West for Fox Valley Association tennis title  Appleton Post Crescent

Neenah Rockets edge Oshkosh West Wildcats for Fox Valley Association boys tennis title.

Meet the 2017 Post-Crescent Academic All-Star nominees  Appleton Post Crescent

Meet the nominees for The Post-Crescent's 30th class of Academic All-Stars.

Area students earn AP Scholar honors  Appleton Post Crescent

Hundreds of Fox Cities high school students were named AP Scholars by the College Board.

Appleton marks 20 years of diversity efforts, eyes new campaign  Appleton Post Crescent

Four former Appleton diversity coordinators came together Monday to mark the 20th year since the city created the position.

Appleton student charged in bomb scare

An Appleton East High School student was arrested after authorities say he admitted to posting a bomb threat anonymously on a phone app.Forrest Grade, 18, is ...

Willem Dafoe talks Appleton upbringing on 'WTF' podcast  Appleton Post Crescent

The Appleton-raised actor is the guest on the latest episode of Marc Maron's podcast.

First charges from Wisconsin rape kits testing involve Fox Valley case  Appleton Post Crescent

The charges involve a Fox Valley woman who reported being sexually assaulted nearly a decade ago.

5 things to watch at this week's WIAA state baseball tournament  Appleton Post Crescent

WIAA state baseball: Defending champions, famous coaches, major league draft picks highlight tournament field at Fox Cities Stadium.

School clothes closets help Fox Cities students in need  Appleton Post Crescent

Nearly every Fox Cities high school has a closet where students can find warm clothes, toiletries and food.

Appleton native and concussion expert Dr. Ann McKee: 'Put your head down and work hard'  Appleton Post Crescent

Dr. Ann McKee, whose research on head trauma in athletes and veterans put her in the spotlight, advised young women to keep working hard.

Fox Cities schools welcome new principals  Appleton Post Crescent

Get to know the 17 new principals who will greet Fox Cities students this week.

Trial Ordered in Appleton School-Gun Case  WSAU

APPLETON, WI (WTAQ) - A 21-year-old Wausau man is headed to trial on charges that he brought a gun onto the Appleton East High School campus.

Red Smith banquet honors athletes, volunteers  Appleton Post Crescent

Standout prep athletes from the Fox Valley and adult volunteers were honored Tuesday during the 51st annual Red Smith Sports Award Banquet at the ...

Five teachers join St. Anne Catholic School faculty  Richmond-News

St. Anne Catholic School welcomed five new teachers for the 2018-19 school year. Patsy Bishop — middle school language arts: Bishop has been teaching in ...

Last day of school ushers in new era at Roosevelt  Appleton Post Crescent

A chapter in the 91-year history of Roosevelt Middle School ends Friday.

Appleton's Octoberfest: What you need to know  Appleton Post Crescent

The annual two-day Appleton block party with upwards of 200000 people goes down Friday and Saturday.

Quiz: Do you know Appleton's brushes with celebrity?  Appleton Post Crescent

Welcome to Fame, Fortune and the Fox Cities, a handy quiz to test your knowledge of our notable ties to the world of celebrity.

Emotions run high as volunteers help Eagle Scout finish Harbor House playground  Appleton Post Crescent

APPLETON - With pop music thumping and the morning chill still hanging in the air Saturday, volunteers put the finishing touches on a playground that will ...

Former MLB Pitcher Jack Taschner Named New Head Coach at Neenah

Former MLB pitcher Jack Taschner will lead the Neenah High School varsity baseball team next spring.

Introducing the 2018 Future 15 young professionals  Appleton Post Crescent

Meet the 2018 Future 15 and hear their visions for the Fox Cities.

Sports Hall of Fame: Horlick's Jack Taschner grew into a real Giant  Journal Times

No one could have seen this coming from Jack Taschner.

Police release video of Capital Credit Union robbery; search continues for suspects  Appleton Post Crescent

Suspects in Wednesday's armed robbery of Capital Credit Union on Calumet Street in Appleton remain on the run.

Seymour Community High School Women's Glee Choir

(WLUK) -- The Seymour Community High School Women's Glee Choir took part in Sounds of the Season.They are directed by Amy Bucheger.They sang What ...

5 things to know: A guide to Appleton's Octoberfest  Appleton Post Crescent

APPLETON - Downtown Appleton's annual Octoberfest celebration returns this weekend, the last hurrah to a glorious summer of 2016 in the Fox Cities.

15 Wisconsinites who hit it big in Hollywood  Appleton Post Crescent

In honor of Mark Ruffalo's bid for an Oscar, we've compiled a list of 15 Wisconsinites making mark in Hollywood.

Volunteer opportunities in Fox Valley  Appleton Post Crescent

Many volunteer opportunities are available in the Fox Valley area.

New library director 'thrilled' to serve community  River Falls Journal

Tanya Misselt is jumping into preparations to start her new role as River Falls Public Library Director next month. "On both a professional and personal level," ...

Mistrial: Judge, lawyer and CEO rock Fox Cities bars during off-hours  Appleton Post Crescent

APPLETON – There's a funny thing that sometimes happens when Mistrial takes the stage. The Fox Cities band will be ripping through a hit song from the '80s ...

Fox Cities students named AP Scholars  Appleton Post Crescent

Students who took AP tests during the 2013-14 have been recognized for their achievement.

8 Wisconsin high school basketball stars aiming for Division I colleges  Green Bay Press Gazette

Some area prep basketball players already have committed to NCAA Division I programs. It's just a matter of time before others join them.

Behind the scenes look at new local movie

Lights, camera action!A local filmmaker is shooting a new movie in the Fox Valley.FOX 11's Lauren Kalil was live this morning taking a behind the scenes look at ...

Operation Cinderella gives girls royal prom treatment  Appleton Post Crescent

Due to financial hardships, the girls likely would miss prom without help of the program.

Wisconsin schools will get more therapists, social workers, aid for kids in crisis  Appleton Post Crescent

The state budget gives boosts to Wisconsin kids on Badgercare waiting list, adds school counselors and helps bolster mental health services.

'This can happen to any family'  Appleton Post Crescent

Wendy Steward of Appleton talked of the need to overcome the stigma attached to addiction.

Yo, Green Bay! Remember these '90s good times?  Green Bay Press Gazette

With I Love the '90s Tour coming to Resch Oct. 13, a look back at our favorite Green Bay moments of the decade, from Marky Mark to Robbie Knievel.

Army Veteran shares inspirational story with students in Appleton  WBAY

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - Adam Alexander has overcome a lot since being shot in the head by a sniper while serving in Afghanistan in 2011. We were there for ...

Thriller shot mostly in Neenah ready for premiere  Appleton Post Crescent

'Wraith,' the film shot in the Fox Cities last year, will premiere locally on Friday.

Your guide to the Appleton Christmas Parade  Appleton Post Crescent

From when to camp out to where to park, we've got you covered.

Radcliffe: The seven sports stories I loved to tell in 2017 and six amazing performances you may have missed  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

There's no getting around the fact that 2017 brought massive change to the Now News Group sports desk. Our staff was cut from six writers to two, forcing us to ...

$4M sports facility coming to Fox Cities  Appleton Post Crescent

HARRISON — Private investors from Appleton and Green Bay will break ground this week on a 32,000-square-foot, hard-court athletic facility catering to ...

WIAA basketball: Valders ready for 1st state trip in 34 years  Herald Times Reporter

Valders is making its first trip to the WIAA state boys basketball tournament in 34 years and looking to take down Kettle Moraine Lutheran on Thursday.

Indie film sets up haunt in Neenah  Appleton Post Crescent

Ever think the historic mansions of Neenah would make for a good haunting?

Jung leaving Wausau East | News  WSAU

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) - There's going to be a new coach for The Wausau East Lumberjacks. WSAU has learned that Varsity Football Coach Steve Jung has ...

Veterans home, village eyed in Grand Chute  Appleton Post Crescent

Veterans advocates used a day of thanks for those who served to unveil an ambitious plan for creating a Veterans Village in the Fox Cities. Shortly before ...

Signe Fronek sets the tone as Newman Catholic nears state berth  Marshfield News-Herald

Signe Fronek had 24 and Jadelyn Ganski added 18 as Newman held off Amber Baehman and Tri-County in a WIAA Division 5 sectional semifinal.

Helein to retire as Appleton police chief  Appleton Post Crescent

Citing medical reasons, Appleton Police Chief Pete Helein will retire Sept. 5, city officials announced Friday. Helein, 54, who has served as chief since 2012, ...

Appleton Resident Receives Scholarship to Mount Mary University  ReadMedia

(MILWAUKEE ) Rachel Reichardt, daughter of Kevin and Jane Reichardt, Appleton, has been awarded the Caroline Scholarship by Mount Mary University for ...

Who was your favorite teacher, and why?  Appleton Post Crescent

I was blessed and had great teachers all the way. I will cite one, but before I get to that, honorable mention goes to Mr. LaBar (Badger Elementary) and Mr.

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

Fundraisers: Will poor schools get left behind?  Green Bay Press Gazette

Suburban leaders are proud of millions they've raised; critics worry it threatens equal education.

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