Katrin Brunner
Katrin Brunner is a chronicler of Niederweningen and Oberweningen and a freelance journalist.

15. May 2020

Technology | 20th / 21st century | Economy | Article | Featured

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A treasure trove in a quarry

It’s one of nine quarry sites in the Canton of Zurich, and certainly the most eccentric. The silica sand quarry at Buchs in Zurich was created by chance in 1898, and hit the headlines in April 1910.

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15. January 2020

War/battle | 20th / 21st century | Politics | Culture | Article | Featured

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Banged up in the schoolhouse basement

In Niederweningen, Zurich, the basement of the schoolhouse was once used as a prison. Not everyone was happy about it.

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