August 3, 2021

Do Finasteride Tablets Treat Baldness in Men?

March 18, 2021

All Of The Basic Things That You Should Know About Politics

Michigan Developer
March 16, 2021

Historic Northwestern Building Sold To Michigan Developer

Chief Oshkosh
March 15, 2021

City Upgrading Chief Oshkosh ‘Burial Site’ 3

Gaming Convention
August 8, 2020

Gaming Convention Khaos-Kon Comes To Oshkosh 0

Mother Emanuel
February 22, 2020

“Mother Emanuel” in Charleston, SCCape Fear: Sharks in the Ocean and the Pew 6

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Do Finasteride Tablets Treat Baldness in Men?


Finasteride is mostly preferred by men to treat pattern baldness. However, it’s also suitable for women as well, but the results are more appreciated in men. It can help you reverse the hair damage, treat pattern baldness, and also enlarge hair follicles. In this way, it will promote hair health, and promote thick hair. It allows unrestricted oxygenation to the hair follicles and decreases the secretion of DHT. In addition to that, you will need to ascertain the causes of your hair loss to go through treatment. Hair loss can be a complicated issue, and the treatment will depend on the underlying causes of the problem. In this regard, you will have to go through a proper medical evaluation to get started.

What dose is effective?

The medication varies from person to person. Usually, the dosage will depend on your condition as well as the current medication that you might be taking. In addition to that, your doctor will be able to ascertain the nature of your treatment as well as the intensity of the dose. However, for a start, Finasteride 5m is effective and will help you in treating and repairing the pattern of baldness as well as hair loss. It’s equally important to mention that in no way should you increase the dosage on your own.

Finasteride Tablets

Medical History:

This is imperative to understand your allergies as well as the reactions that your medications might be having. In some cases, you will be required to go for a low dose. However, most finasteride tablets  are medically safe for all. So, before you start the treatment, you need to reveal your medical history, the information about the problem, as well as allergies that you might be having. The clinicians will be able to offer you a treatment that fits your requirements. In addition to that, this allows them an insight into your medical condition as well. You will need to abstain from alcohol, or grape juice while taking the medication as it can react with the medication. Whether you take it with food or without, never exceed the dosage. Besides that, it will take at least three months to show the results. Don’t stop the medication without consultation with your doctor as it can reverse the developments.

What if it doesn’t work?

Finasteride works on pattern baldness, and a majority of people can substantiate that. However, the application and success of the medication also depend on the condition of the hair, and its underlying causes. A proper medical evaluation will determine the reasons for your hair loss. In some cases, hair loss also happens due to stress or anxiety. So, in that case, you will need to go through counseling sessions as well as medication to reverse it.


Finasteride will take some months to show the results, however, that will also depend on consistency and discipline. Just in case, you believe that the medication isn’t helping, it may call for a higher dose.

All Of The Basic Things That You Should Know About Politics


We care about the presidential elections every four years, and, most of us tend to forget about it in the middle. And, I would also like to add that it would be the only time we even bother to care about what is going on in the world of politics. In other times, people do not exactly seem to care about what exactly is happening, and I feel that it is not so good when we are not updated as to what is happening in the political system of the world and who is governing our cities. The government runs, because of all the major decisions that are taken by the powerful political parties and politicians and, it has been this way for hundreds of years, especially in the United States of America.

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  • Well, I am sure that you have seen people posting about the fact that they voted, especially on social media. It has become a trend to put in your effort and show that you care about the election. You need to make sure that your voice is heard. You need to contribute when it comes to choosing the political figures who will be running your government and your country. You should do everything you can to make sure that the decision is from the millions that are caring about the elections.
  • When we are talking about the American system, the President does not do the majority of what every single candidate says they will. The powers of the President is described in the article 2 of the US Constitution. You will also see that the American presidents do not have too many powers that most presidents claim to have. For example, the President does not set the tax rates, and the President does not spend the money. They do not pass the laws, and they do not have the powers to declare wars. But, the President of the United States of America is one of the most influential people in the world.
  • Congress is where everything actually happens. The United States Congress is actually made up of the house of representatives and all if it is determined by the population and the Senate as well. The powers are innumerate it in the article 1 of the US Constitution. The Supreme Court has also been known to play a role that is like a cleanup role in the legislative process. The court is required to make all kinds of difficult decisions that the legislative branch cannot exactly do.
  • The President nominates the members of the Supreme Court, and they are all confirmed by the Senate. The Constitution does most of the things that need to be done.

Historic Northwestern Building Sold To Michigan Developer

Michigan Developer

This article has been updated with comments from Gannett Vice President James Fitzhenry denying that the paper has plans to scale back its daily publication schedule. Fitzhenry’s name was previously misspelled with a capital “h.”

The nearly 90-year-old Oshkosh Northwestern building has been sold to an out-of-state developer amid cutbacks in coverage and expectations that the newspaper will reduce its printing schedule to two days a week later this year.

A Michigan company paid $550,213 for the newspaper’s historic headquarters building at 224 State Street and three nearby parcels on April 26, according to the city assessor’s website.

When it opened in 1930, the Northwestern building was the envy of newspaper publishers around the country.

The registered agent for the new owner, Oshkosh Business Center III LLC, is Murray D. Wikol, a real estate investor who is working to buy the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s headquarters as well.

According to a report in that newspaper, Wikol’s company plans to invest $60 million to erect an 18-story office building and renovate the Journal Sentinel’s headquarters into a mix of offices and retail space.

Plans for the Oshkosh site are not publicly known, although the Oshkosh Business Center name suggests a renovation for office use. The city is prepared to discuss financial incentives, but it has not received a specific proposal, said Allen Davis, director of community development.

In early May the owner of the Northwestern, Virginia-based Gannett Corp., engaged in a round of layoffs, which, according to unconfirmed accounts, affected about 40 of its more than 100 newspapers. The company issued no official statement and left it to local editors to decide whether to report on cutbacks or not.

There was no such coverage in Wisconsin. “Gannett newspapers are hiding an important local story,” the Columbia Journalism Review said in an online article summarizing the situation.

“Gannett’s stated ‘purpose,”according to its website, is to ‘serve communities’ and ‘get the right information, tools and guidance to people at the right time,’” the article stated. ”Many local readers, however, remain in the dark about how this umpteenth round of belt-tightening might affect the diminished newspapers they read.”

The layoffs, which claimed the Northwestern’s sports reporter, came shortly after the company announced a $2.1 million loss for the first quarter and a steep decline in print advertising.

“Woke up this morning not a journalist for the first time in 25 years,” Steve Clark, the paper’s former sports content manager, posted in a May 4 tweet. “My heartfelt thanks to all coaches, athletes I’ve had the privilege to work with over the years. I loved covering prep sports and will miss the games, matches and interviews.”

The paper no longer contains bylined accounts of Oshkosh sports teams and appears to be relying on material supplied by local schools.

In the case of UW Oshkosh, at least, articles that are published on the Northwestern’s website as coming from “USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin” appear to be cut and paste versions of articles that appear on the university’s website. (Follow links to make your own comparison.)

Earlier this year Gannett reduced the print frequency of three newspapers in Louisiana and Mississippi, a strategy that other publishers have implemented in recent years.

Former employees of the Northwestern say they were told to expect that the Northwestern will shift from daily print publication to a twice-a-week schedule by the end of 2017. Breaking stories will continue to appear on the paper’s website.

City Upgrading Chief Oshkosh ‘Burial Site’ 3

Chief Oshkosh

The city has started working on a $35,000 project to upgrade the Chief Oshkosh memorial in Menominee Park by installing a walkway that will allow easier access, especially for disabled people.

But officials are still struggling with the question of how to describe what visitors will see when they arrive at the memorial, which includes a marked grave that was once believed to contain the remains of Chief Oshkosh.

The Oshkosh burial site on Pratt Trail in Menominee Park (usually referred to as the Oshkosh “burial site” in city documents to acknowledge that it probably isn’t) consists of a 10-foot bronze statue of a strapping, bare-chested young man atop a 9½-foot rose granite pedestal. At its foot is a black granite slab, roped off with black metal chain, that serves as a tombstone and carries this inscription:

Chief Oshkosh

A man of peace,

beloved by all.

Presented by

A.C. McComb

A bronze plaque on the pedestal reads:


A chief of the

Menominee Tribe of Indians

whose greatest achievement

in this life was in giving

to this city the name which

will make it famous while

one stone remains upon another.

For anyone who cares about history or facts, just about everything about the memorial is wrong.

To begin with, many people who have studied the matter have come to the conclusion that Chief Oshkosh’s remains are still on the Menominee reservation near Keshena.

The city held an elaborate ceremony in 1926 to mark the transfer of the chief’s body from a family cemetery on the banks of the Wolf River to the foot of the statute overlooking Lake Winnebago, but doubts began to emerge soon thereafter about whether the Menominee would really have allowed the bones of a revered chief to be moved off the reservation.

“I don’t know who is there—it could be a bunch of rocks,” said Mayor Steve Cummings, who is spearheading the effort to raise awareness about the burial site and to try to set the historical record a little straighter.

Another problem with the memorial is the bronze statue, which was designed by the ltalian sculptor Gaetano Trentanove and cost $12,500 in 1911, or roughly $300,000 in contemporary currency.

“The statue doesn’t look anything like him,” said Jeffrey Behm, an anthropology professor at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh who studies the archeology of historic Native Americans. “I mean he was a short muscular man; he wasn’t this tall Nordic-looking Indian.”

Then there is the problem of describing Oshkosh as peaceful and universally admired. Although he was instrumental in settling disputes between whites and natives that avoided bloodshed, he was also a veteran of the War of 1812 (on the side of the British), the Winnebago War of 1827 and the Black Hawk War; stood trial for murder; and died in a drunken brawl at the hands of his two sons.

Even among the Menominee, Oshkosh was not “beloved by all.” Some in the tribe believed that he had been too accommodating to white settlers and even disputed his status as chief.

In fact Oshkosh did not become head chief by birth or through acclamation of the Menominee people. Instead he was picked to serve in that role at a treaty signing in 1827 after federal officials determined that it was too hard to negotiate with the tribe because it did not have someone who was clearly in charge.

“You appear like a flock of geese, without a leader, some fly one way and some another,” said Lewis Cass, the Michigan territorial governor. “Tomorrow, at the opening of the council, we shall appoint a principal chief of the Menominee.” After talking among the Indians, the government officials decided on Oshkosh to be chief and gave him this warning: “You will take care and act like a man and not like a dog.”

Despite the controversies about his fitness to be chief and his actions as chief, it is a gross underestimation to say that Oshkosh’s biggest achievement in life was leaving his name behind.

Gaming Convention Khaos-Kon Comes To Oshkosh 0

Gaming Convention

On March 4, 2017, the first annual Khaos-Kon will happen at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center in Oshkosh. Khaos-Kon, a board game and miniatures convention, is being organized by Oshkosh’s Adventure Games & Hobby.

Khaos-Kon is a gaming convention that will feature board games, collectible card games, tabletop miniatures, demos of new and exciting releases and workshops to learn about games you never even knew existed.

The event will provide a fun, family friendly space for people to come and play games, regardless of their skill level. Competitive tournaments will be running throughout the day for the hard-core players, with many of opportunities for casual players to get in a day of fun!

According to Adventure Games & Hobby owners Teddy and Charlene Alecos, Board games are becoming an increasingly popular form of entertainment.

“Over the past 5 years global sales of games have drastically increased and have even prompted the pop-up of board game themed bars and cafes around the world,” said Charlene. “Even right here in Oshkosh, we have seen a significant increase in attendance at our weekly events. After only 2 years in our previous location, we knew we had to increase our gaming space. We just couldn’t comfortably fit all the players who wanted to join us each week, and we haven’t stopped growing since. That’s when we decided Oshkosh was ready for a larger scale gaming convention, and we’ve received overwhelming support from the community.”

For Khaos-Kon, Teddy and Charlene have brought in miniatures gaming expert Nick Livingstone, expanding the scope of the event. Nick will serve as Tournament Manager. He previously was the organizer and rules judge for the Gladiator Tournament at Adepticon.

Khaos-Kon will have a “Play to Win” section where attendees can try out different board games and enter a raffle to win them. During the day, there will be LARPing (Live Action Roleplaying) demonstrations with a boffering arena. For those new to the term, “boffering” refers to the ancient and noble art of hitting your friend with a large foam stick

In the evening, there will be a “Bizarre Bazar” where people are welcome to buy, sell, and trade their games and other collectible items.

“Mother Emanuel” in Charleston, SCCape Fear: Sharks in the Ocean and the Pew 6

Mother Emanuel

I’m writing from Highway 24 in Northeastern North Carolina, heading from a couple family and friend visits to the coast for a few days at the beach. We left Oshkosh about a week ago and the trip started with texts from my wife’s mom, who was worrying about the multiple shark attacks that had occurred in the general area to which we’re now heading. Little did I know that we would soon be experiencing fear related to a much more lethal predator in a very direct way before we even made it to the Atlantic.

We’d come to the Raleigh-Durham area from Charleston, South Carolina, where I attended an academic conference held at the College of Charleston, in the heart of this old city. My presentation, on research I’ve been doing about Hmong people and the Fox River, was on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 17, a day that will be remembered by no one for my talk but by many for the horror that took place nearby later that evening.

After I walked the roughly 1.5 miles back to our hotel to hit the pool with my wife and two daughters for a bit, we all caught a hotel shuttle to return to the conference for an outdoor dinner party with local food and microbrews, live music, and a festive atmosphere, despite the unseasonal heat. It was great to catch up with some old friends from grad school at UW-Madison and to walk around the very old and picturesque campus as we awaited our return shuttle a little after 8pm, about the same time an unfamiliar face entered the Emanuel A.M.E. Church a couple blocks away.

“Mother Emanuel” in Charleston, SC
“Mother Emanuel” in Charleston, SC

We were now officially on vacation and let the kids stay up later than normal, all enjoying a cold drink on the patio of the hotel when we heard the sirens wail at about 9pm. The kids asked about them, of course, and we said maybe there was a fire. After we got back to our room, I responded to an email from a fellow conference goer about trying to meet up in the morning to discuss our research, since she’d studied Hmong people’s travel habits in Minnesota. I then put my laptop away for the night.

I learned the reason for those sirens the next morning when I went back for a confirmation about our meeting, which I found in a message from 9:48pm the previous night that contained the following statement: “I hope you are safe? Active shooter in the area with possibly 8 fatalities!!!”

This was without a doubt the most bizarre and disturbing email I’ve ever received. I quickly figured out what she was referring to: nine people murdered in a historical black church downtown, near the College of Charleston, by a white kid with a bowl cut who was at the bible study for an hour before methodically massacring these people because of their brown skin. And this hateful murderer had not yet been caught.

I looked over at my beautiful brown-skinned children and shuddered.

I figured the last day of the conference would be canceled, but it didn’t seem to be, which I thought was strange (and in hindsight I think it should have been, at least until the shooter was found, and particularly to protect the black people in attendance).

I had intended to go a friend’s presentation at 8:30 but now wasn’t sure what to do. After thinking it through I decided to go anyway, but first woke my wife to tell her what had happened. She was stunned, but said if I was going to go, I couldn’t walk, so I finagled another shuttle ride. The nice young driver expressed his surprise that this had happened in such a nice area, to which I responded that he shouldn’t be surprised, as American mass shootings generally don’t follow the stereotypes related to gun violence and tend to be perpetrated by white males in “nice” areas and that I’m a sociologist so we should probably just leave those worms in the can and agree on the notion that they better catch that #*%#^*# soon.

It was quiet around the campus but the 8:30 talk was underway, with my friend expressing during her presentation that it was really weird to be discussing the demographics of the decline in deer hunters, trends in gun sales and the like in the wake of this tragedy. People at the conference were understandably on edge, as the cowardly shooter had succeeded in terrorizing an entire region.

Menominee Park Shoreland Restoration To Be Cut At Advisory Parks Board Request 3

Menominee Park

A favorite destination for gardeners, bird lovers and nature photographers will be cut down today (Sunday) as a result of the requests of three Advisory Parks Board members.

At issue for Advisory Parks Board members Megan Schuessler, Bill Gogolewski and chair Terry Wohler is the height and appearance of the native restoration site near the base of Ames Point. Their complaints were voiced at the August 14, 2017 Advisory Parks Board meeting, where parks volunteer Michelle Bogden presented an update on the restoration site and expanded programming.

“It (the restoration site) looks the most unkempt I’ve seen,” said board member Schuessler. “It needs to be trimmed to be honest.”

Board member Bill Gogolewski added, “If that stuff was in my neighbor’s yard, I’d be calling the city.”

Board chair Wohler said the site looked like it was growing trees, referring to the tallest native flowers. “The way it is now, that looks terrible.“


The site will remain in place for the time being, though Parks Director Ray Maurer said without change he believes the board will likely request removal of the site.

The cutting request and suggestion of removal comes less than a week after Winnebago County issued a water quality warning for blue-green algae, which is caused by high levels of nutrients in the lake. According to the Wisconsin DNR, natural shorelands is one of the key actions to take to improve water quality. Water quality was not discussed by the board at the meeting.

Removal of natural shorelands is also identified by the Wisconsin DNR as the leading cause of species endangerment. According to the DNR, 80% of endangered species in Wisconsin are endangered of becoming extinct because we have removed their shoreland habitat. These species use this important habitat for the majority of their life. The Menominee Park restoration site is host to two known Wisconsin endangered species, Purple Milkweed and the Marsh Phlox.

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students conducted a study in 2016 of the site, surveying park users on their opinion of the restoration. 82% percent of respondents reported favoring the site. This support is consistent with prior feedback received by the city.

According to parks volunteer Michelle Bogden, “The problem with doing that (cutting the plants) at this time in the season is that the pollinators, the bees and butterflies, use and need the flowers that we would be removing.”

The League of Women Voters, Winnebago Audubon, and Wild Ones joined several residents at the meeting in voicing their support for the site. No residents spoke out against the site at the meeting.