After two decades of teaching, Miles Maguire left the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in 2020 to return full-time to reporting and editing. His previous professional career was spent in a variety of cities, including Baltimore, Milwaukee, New York and Washington, where he worked on newspapers, magazines and newsletters. Maguire is the author of a textbook, Advanced Reporting: Essential Skills for 21st Century Journalism and a murder mystery, A Special Detail: The Untold Story of a Reporter’s Suspicious Death. He holds a master’s of business administration from Loyola University Maryland and a bachelor’s of arts (cum laude) in English from the University of Maryland College Park. He currently edits the Oshkosh Examiner, an independent news website not affiliated with the Wisconsin Examiner.
Decades after repatriation law, Oshkosh institutions hold remains of more than 200 Native Americans
By: Miles Maguire - April 21, 2023
Sometime around 1870 (the historical accounts vary), the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad cut into a raised land formation in what is now Fritse Park in the Fox Valley village of Fox Crossing. The company was in search of gravel to use as ballast to support its tracks. As workers dug down some 20 feet, they […]
Rally targets Johnson, Oshkosh Corp. as company moves ahead with South Carolina plans
By: Miles Maguire - February 28, 2022
With the global headquarters of Oshkosh Corp. as a backdrop, more than 100 union members and supporters gathered Saturday afternoon to push their campaign for the company to build new post office trucks in Wisconsin. The rally drew five Democratic candidates for Senate, who urged the corporation’s Oshkosh Defense unit to reconsider its decision to […]