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Through a collaboration with TimeSlips’ Tele-Stories and the Brown County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC), 12 college students were partnered with elders to learn from one another and celebrate with an art presentation. Pictured are Aubrey Laux, second from right, and her collaborator “Jacki,” center, presenting their Tele-Stories partner “Nancy,” second from left, with an apron. Dr. Rebecca Mekham photo

Connecting generations through art

Jun 20, 20243 min read
Art has always been a uniting force that brings people of different backgrounds together, and the English students at UW-Green Bay are utilizing this ability.
Six steps for using your property as a short-term rental

Six steps for using your property as a short-term rental

May 23, 20245 min read
As Detroit passes the baton to Green Bay in advance of the 2025 NFL Draft, Brown County residents may be considering renting out their homes for the April 24-26, 2025, event.
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The most misunderstood addiction

May 14, 20243 min read
With bright, flashing lights and the rush of excitement with winning, it’s no surprise that gambling leads to a shocking, drugless high.
Nathan St. John receives his Mentah Health Alternative Court certificate from Brown County Chief Circuit Court Judge Donald Zuidmulder

Brown County Mental Health Alternative court helps participants find and maintain stability

May 1, 20244 min read
Brown County administers six alternative treatment courts where convicted defendants undergo rigorous screening and concentrated programming as a condition of parole — drug court, heroin/opioid court, DUI court, veterans court, young adult court and mental health court.
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Pushing the buttons on recycling in Brown County

Apr 6, 20242 min read
Tri-County Recycling will soon increase their usage of robotics in their Material Recovery Facility to aid in the sorting of recyclables and prevent materials from entering landfills.
Big Draft works to create massive ripple effect

Big Draft works to create massive ripple effect

Apr 5, 20243 min read
Big Brother Big Sisters (BBBS) of Northeast Wisconsin has begun their recruiting process for 2024, with a campaign entitled “The Big Draft” — a play on words as the mentors are referred to as “Bigs.”
Kassandra Nooyen receives a hug from Brown County Circuit Judge Tammy Jo Hock during her graduation from Young Adult Treatment Court

Young Adult Court celebrates first graduate

Apr 4, 20243 min read
The Young Adult Court is the newest of the treatment courts in Brown County and is unique in the country according to Brown County Circuit Judge Tammy Jo Hock who oversees the court.
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A little dirt never hurt, but there are a few rules

Mar 28, 20246 min read
For many Wisconsinites, spring weather means riding the ATV/UTV trails and routes in northeastern counties.
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WisDOT released northeast Wisconsin highway construction listing

Mar 24, 20244 min read
In addition to a major I-41 expansion project, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region released a listing of state highway construction projects scheduled for 2024.
Trina Meyers, left, receives her diploma from Brown County Circuit Court Judge Walsh after successfully completing heroin court in the Brown County Alternative Court.

Court program focuses on opioid epidemic

Mar 21, 20244 min read
The Brown County Heroin Court program was the first program of its kind in Wisconsin to focus solely on the opioid epidemic.
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