Termed the Teacher Who Remembers, Freak and Geek kudos go out to Jim Harris, father of F&G member Anwen Mullen. Jim, the subject of this Wisconsin Public Television mini documentary is lauded for his work in cleaning up unexploded ordinance, or bombs dropped by American planes during the Vietnam war, in Laos. Great job Jim! Thank you for aiding in this important cleanup effort.
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Joanna Dane knows parents whose children live only three to four blocks from Hillcrest Elementary on Chippewa Falls’ West Hill.
It should be an easy walk for the children. But Dane said the parents wind up driving their children to school, even when the children get into the third, fourth and fifth grades.
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The national trend and desire to eat locally sourced food is growing, and Wisconsin Chef Nathan Berg of Native Bay Restaurant, official meeting spot of the Freaks & Geeks, is bringing this trend home.
It is hard to see a band you appreciate so much, breaking up. To know the troubles they go through together and see them looking to go their own ways. The Ross William Perry band has been entertaining Chippewa Falls longer than the four years we have lived here. But, now they are at a real crossroads.