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Gene Anderson was recognized for 50 years of continuous membership of the American Legion Russell Johnson Post 72 of Appleton. Full Article


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Coronary calcium score: a heart test that can help guide treatment

by Leslie Ehrenberg

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Every year, about 805,000 people in the United States have a heart attack. Of these, 605,000 are a first heart attack.

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Local, fresh, and in season – the Appleton Farmer’s Market is open!

This past Wednesday vendors had vegetables such as lettuce, asparagus, beets, kohlrabi, rhubarb, and fresh mint. Also available were fresh floral arrangements, honey, eggs, and homemade soaps, shampoo bars, salves, and balms.

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Borgund Lutheran celebrates its 150th anniversary of serving the Lord

Borgund Lutheran of rural Madison celebrated it’s 150th anniversary on June 12. Nearly 150 people filled the little church for the special worship service, meal, remembrance celebration, and historical recount.

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Area sports and school Highlights

Madison Legion gets bats going in pair of wins

Madison Legion swept a pair of games last week, beating Granite Falls and Kerkhoven Monday and Thursday. The wins improve Madison’s record to 4-1.

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Appleton Men’s Golf League results

League results for the Men’s League at the Appleton Golf Course are as follows (first half, through week five of eight): Eddie Massee and Jim Massee – 24 points

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Yesteryears

from the archives of The Appleton Press

125 YEARS AGO – 1897

W. J. Jennison & Co. have drawn all the water from the mill pond for the purpose of strengthening the dam, which will be done by filling in the north side with gravel.

For sale: A good Kimball organ. Will sell cheap for cash or will trade for cows. Inquire at The Press office.

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Opinion

To the editor: Beta: Sometimes referred to as a trial program implemented on a limited basis as part of research to find flaws so they can be fixed before being fully implemented.

On April 26th, I submitted a data request to the city requesting information on the shade tree program costs incurred in calendar year 2021. Response to this is, by statute, required in 10 working days. Two and a half weeks later I visited the city office to enquirer about the status of my request. I was told I would receive the information by the end of the week. This did not happen.

At the May city council meeting the topic of data requests was on the agenda. Prior to a vote to update the existing statute, I requested they consider being compliant on the current one. I was invited to come to the city office and share my thoughts with city staff. I was not allowed to tell them I had already done that. Full Letter on Page 3


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