Katy Macek, Oshkosh Northwestern

Katy Macek

Oshkosh Northwestern

Oshkosh, WI, United States

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Past articles by Katy:

Here's what Oshkosh area colleges, and a business, are doing to mark Black History Month

UW-Oshkosh plans a slate of monthlong programming, while Caramel Crisp will host an author reading. Plus, an art exhibit and FVTC events. → Read More

Student brings gun to Vel Phillips Middle School; more officers will be at school Tuesday as a precaution

Oshkosh police said a school resource officer was advised of the incident Monday after the student and firearm had already left. → Read More

Oshkosh's Jackson/Oregon Street bridge will close again next week — but only temporarily

The Jackson/Oregon Street bridge will briefly close again to vehicles and pedestrians starting at 8 a.m. Monday. → Read More

Pizza, Panda Express and homeless shelters: Here are the top Oshkosh business stories of 2022

Oshkosh Northwestern readers were most interested in business news about a pizza place and pharmacy closing as well as projects to help the homeless and chains coming to the area. → Read More

7 deceased cats in crates found outside Oshkosh business; police investigating

Oshkosh police are working with the Oshkosh Area Humane Society after an animal complaint led to the discovery of seven deceased cats in animal crates. → Read More

Cheer on Team USA in the World Cup at these Oshkosh bars, restaurants

Several bars and restaurants in Oshkosh are offering specials and a place to watch the World Cup. → Read More

City approves $28.9 million TIF for Sawdust District area that includes future Mill on Main development

T. Wall Enterprises plans to break ground this fall on the first of three Mill on Main buildings in Oshkosh's Sawdust District. → Read More

Oshkosh's new thrift store specializes in one-of-a-kind clothing, collectibles

Vintage 01 will sell a variety of vintage T-shirts, clothing and various collectibles at its new storefront on North Main Street. → Read More

Spirit Halloween's new, bigger Oshkosh location will have more movie- and TV-inspired costume and decor

Spirit Halloween returned to Oshkosh Aug. 4 at a new location that allows for larger decorations and more costume options. → Read More

A new immersive exhibit at The Paine features 42 sculptures, 1,000 light fixtures and can only be seen after dark

"I don't think people will have ever seen anything like this," executive director Aaron Sherer said. "They're going to be really blown away." → Read More

Plans move forward for a proposed Panda Express restaurant in Oshkosh

The Oshkosh Plan Commission approved a specific site plan for Panda Express to move forward along an Interstate 41 frontage road. → Read More

At 14, she got a summer job selling T-shirts at EAA AirVenture. Now, this Oshkosh woman supports women in aviation

According to the FAA's 2021 U.S. Civil Airmen Statistics study, only 6% of fully-licensed pilots are women, which is up from 5.7% in 2020. → Read More

Hoping to catch a glimpse of EAA AirVenture's daily air shows? Here are 6 restaurants that also serve a view

Locals and EAA regulars mix at these Oshkosh-area restaurants known for having a view of the AirVenture air shows. → Read More

Mill on Main building in Oshkosh's Sawdust District to highlight city's history and landmarks

T. Wall Enterprises unveiled plans for the Sawdust District's three Mill on Main buildings, each of which reflects a different aspect unique to Oshkosh. → Read More

Dreaming of hosting a backyard burlap sack race? Borrow it and other lawn games from the Oshkosh Public Library.

The Oshkosh Public Library is offering lawn game rentals this summer, adding to its collection of hands-on experiences available to the community. → Read More

Downtown venue The Howard aims to offer outdoor space for private events

With city's approval, The Howard would add a half-acre of outdoor space for wedding ceremonies and other private events up to 250 people. → Read More

Here's what local businesses think about the Jackson/Oregon Street bridge closure in Oshkosh

The Jackson/Oregon Street bridge is expected to be closed through mid-August while repairs replace worn gears. Here's how businesses are responding. → Read More

Lifest returns to Oshkosh this weekend. Here are 6 things to know before you go

Lifest runs July 7-10 at Sunnyview Expo Center in Oshkosh. Here's a rundown on the lineup, meet and greets, updated cleaning practices and more. → Read More

Oshkosh schools' Brewing Futures mobile cafe helps students gain employment skills

Brewing Futures Mobile CAFE is a new mobile food truck and classroom that helps students with Individualized Education Programs gain employment skills. → Read More

As federal programs lay groundwork for electric vehicles, WisDOT is determining state's role

As electric vehicles gain popularity, Wisconsin officials are figuring out their role in advancing the groundwork needed to make them commonplace. → Read More