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Thu
27
Oct

Fear factor

As Halloween draws closer, young and old alike are getting ready for costume parties, trick or treating, and spooky fun.

The Pella Eagles 4-H Club's annual Haunted Park, which takes place 6-9 p.m. today and Saturday at Old Mill Park in Pella, is expected to be one of the main family attractions.

"We just want families to do things together and have a little fun," said Lynn Tober-Steinke, co-general leader. "Nearly all 48 kids in the club take part in it and help develop ideas for the park with guidance from adults."

Thu
27
Oct

Fear factor

As Halloween draws closer, young and old alike are getting ready for costume parties, trick or treating, and spooky fun.

The Pella Eagles 4-H Club's annual Haunted Park, which takes place 6-9 p.m. today and Saturday at Old Mill Park in Pella, is expected to be one of the main family attractions.

"We just want families to do things together and have a little fun," said Lynn Tober-Steinke, co-general leader. "Nearly all 48 kids in the club take part in it and help develop ideas for the park with guidance from adults."

Thu
27
Oct

Health Spotlight

Health professional: Carrie Beth Chapman, Appleton<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Job title: Cardiologist<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Professional specialty: Cardiology<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Months at ThedaCare: 2 months<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 --><br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Q How did you become interested in this type of work?<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->A As an undergraduate in college, I w

Thu
27
Oct

Health Spotlight

Health professional: Carrie Beth Chapman, Appleton

Job title: Cardiologist

Professional specialty: Cardiology

Months at ThedaCare: 2 months

Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Q How did you become interested in this type of work?

Fri
21
Oct

Shawano native helps vets adjust to college life

The bumps and jolts of piloting war machines eventually wore on Mark Braatz. Arthritic from riding in solid-metal tanks with poor suspension systems, and mentally prepared for the next stage in his life, Braatz retired from the Army after 27 years.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Well into his retirement, the 51-year-old Viterbo University student has figured out a way to knit together his vast experience on the battlefield with what he calls the civilian world.

Fri
21
Oct

Shawano native helps vets adjust to college life

The bumps and jolts of piloting war machines eventually wore on Mark Braatz. Arthritic from riding in solid-metal tanks with poor suspension systems, and mentally prepared for the next stage in his life, Braatz retired from the Army after 27 years.

Well into his retirement, the 51-year-old Viterbo University student has figured out a way to knit together his vast experience on the battlefield with what he calls the civilian world. Now, he helps others do the same as Viterbo's first student point-of-contact for veterans.

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