Winnebago County Republicans will hold watch party for Rep. Paul Ryan’s speech

Why sit at home watching the Republican National Convention by yourself when you can join your fellow political junkies and enjoy it on a big-screen TV? For those of you who would rather watch U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s speech in … Continue reading

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Walker says Fox Valley will be key in presidential election

The Fox Valley can expect a lot of attention from Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan as the campaign season wages on. Gov. Scott Walker said the Fox Valley and upstate Wisconsin will be key areas for the Romney-Ryan campaign, just … Continue reading

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Kurtwood Smith (aka Red Forman) will campaign for Obama in Oshkosh

The name “Kurtwood Smith” might not ring as many bells as some of the roles the actor has played. Famous for playing Red Forman on “That ’70s Show,” Clarence Boddicker in “RoboCop” and a handful of other roles (“Star Trek,” … Continue reading

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NPR: Health care, recall on minds of Winnebago County voters

NPR’s Morning Edition sought to find out what’s on the minds of voters on Main Street, so they went straight to the source for their new series “First and Main.” Producers visited Main Streets in battleground counties in battleground states … Continue reading

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Baldwin to visit Winnebago Dems this weekend

Democratic Congresswoman and US Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin will visit the Winnebago County Democrats headquarters, 480 N. Main St., at 3 p.m. Saturday, according to an e-mail from Winnebago County Dems President Jef Hall. The event, like so many visits from … Continue reading

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The Cheesehead Effect, Part Two: What it means for Oshkosh

Welcome to Oshkosh, Wis. As you can see, we’re smack dab in the middle of this great state. Oshkosh is not quite part of the Green Bay area, it’s just outside of Milwaukee’s realm and it’s even farther (physically and … Continue reading

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The Cheesehead Effect, Part One: Welcome home, Paul Ryan

Yesterday, Rep. Paul Ryan made his triumphant (and tearful) return to Wisconsin, speaking in his home state for the first time as Mitt Romney’s running mate. Although the Homecoming Rally was about an hour away from Ryan’s hometown of Janesville, … Continue reading

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