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Oshkosh broker to help ring NYSE’s closing bell Wednesday

Carl M. Hennig Investments owner Tom Harenburg will briefly appear on CNBC when he joins a company that will ring the New York Stock Exchange’s closing bell at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Harenburg has been a broker and investment manager in … Continue reading

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Walleyes Pub license renewed, but owner faces back taxes, short deadline

The owner of Walleyes Pub has 20 days to pay back taxes, get the Sixth Avenue building inspected and resume operations if he wants to claim the liquor license the Oshkosh Common Council renewed for him on Tuesday. Walleyes, 522 … Continue reading

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Noodles and Co. is coming to Oshkosh

Rejoice, Oshkosh Noodles and Co. lovers! Your dreams are about to come true. Oshkosh Inspection Services Director John Zarate confirmed Monday that building plans have been reviewed and approved for an out-lot development that will house Noodles and Co. in … Continue reading

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Marcus Corp. takes over Heidel House

If you thought Marcus Corp. only ran movie theaters, think again. The corporation’s hotels and resorts division assumed management responsibilities for Green Lake’s Heidel House on Wednesday and announced the news via press release Thursday. The 190-room resort won some … Continue reading

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Rift in Hmong center’s leadership puts Memorial Day festival in jeopardy

A rift in the Oshkosh Hmong community over who is in charge of the Hmong Service Center has cost the center its ability to hold its lucrative Memorial Day weekend soccer tournament and cultural festival. The Oshkosh Common Council voted … Continue reading

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Kenny Loggins + AirVenture = Danger Zone!

Every line of “Top Gun” dialogue has returned to our brain today since the Experimental Aircraft Association announced today that Mr. Danger Zone himself Kenny Loggins will keep the fire of Monday evening AirVenture kickoff concerts alive this year. Loggins’ … Continue reading

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Council moves economic development changes forward

The Oshkosh Common Council approved budget adjustments to add three employees necessary for the city to launch its own economic development activities. They did so at the expense of two longtime partners: The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce and Chamco, the … Continue reading

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Council candidates confront limitations and options for reviving Pioneer

The Pioneer Resort and its slow decay has become the symbol of economic development in Oshkosh. The six candidates for three Oshkosh Common Council seats touched on many facets of economic development during the League of Women Voters candidates forum … Continue reading

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Council unanimously adopts residential design standards

The Oshkosh Common Council unanimously adopted the city’s first residential design standards ordinances Tuesday night. Councilors said the standards will bring an end to the types of home modifications that destroy the traditional character of the city’s older homes, preserve … Continue reading

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Message, mobilization and money early focus for school referendum supporters

Oshkosh schools teach “The Three Rs,” but supporters of the Oshkosh Area School District’s latest referendum focused on The Three Ms as they campaign for voters’ support. The Three Ms in question–Message, Mobilizing and Money–took center stage among a group … Continue reading

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