from the front page

Charles Lindquist was honored as a deceased member of the local AMVETS Post 151 of Appleton during Memorial Day 2023 services in Appleton. His family was presented two certificates. The first certificate honored Lindquist for his service to our country, and acknowledged his enrollment in the AMVETS National Memorial Roster. On his birthday, at 12:00 p.m. the bell at the National Memorial Carillon in Lanham, Maryland, will be rung in his memory. The second certificate honored Lindquist for his service and commitment to the AMVETS organization. Pictured left to right is: AMVETS Commander Dennis Kohlman, and Charles’ siblings Derald Lindquist, Myrna (Lindquist) Adams, and Gordon Lindquist. Additional Memorial Day photos can be found on page 3 of this week’s edition. Read More


Asking for nothing, DNR points out its impact on Swift County

by Reed Anfinson

Golfing season is underway at the Appleton Golf Course!

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Join the fun at the Summer Kick-off Block Party this Thursday

Let the summer fun begin! A community Summer Kick-Off Block Party will be held at the Appleton Aquatic Center park this Thursday, June 8.

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Rock’n’roll revue at next Summer Concert

The Summer Concert series moves on to week two as the ever popular White Sidewalls Rock'n'Roll Revue returns to the Riverview Park bandstand on Tuesday, June 13, at 7:00 p.m.

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Memorial Day Tribute - Appleton

Memorial Day Tribute - Milan


from the archives

125 YEARS AGO – 1897
– Appleton Pop: 400

The Appleton baseball team is strong, well disciplined, and we have good reason to expect it to put up a good game at Benson on Saturday.

The receipt of a nice string of bass and pickerel forwarded to us from Big Stone Lake by H. A. Michael is taken as evidence that “Hank” is having good luck.

100 Years Ago – 1923
– Appleton Pop: 1,579

Arthur E. Olsten, formerly of Montevideo, has bought the August Hanson Jewelry store here and the new proprietor is now in charge.

Miss Cora Hendrickson returned to Appleton Saturday from Plummer where she taught school the past year.

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