There are few things that Green Bay fans like better than to show their Packer Pride at road games. Whether we’re invading Soldier Field or mixing it up with Saints fans under the freeway near the Superdome, we Packer fans travel well.
Visit a farm animal sanctuary, a renovated concert hall in Comstock, a lavender farm on Washington Island, a retirement home with a passion for ping pong and a Steampunk community in a small Wisconsin town.
You might not think teaching kids to box would help reduce urban violence, but that's the premise behind Ace Boxing Club. Its founder Del Porter came up with the motto,"It's better to sweat in the gym than bleed in the streets." Today, Del's son Frank runs the gym and keeps that spirit alive.
Meet a man who leads an after-school boxing program for at-risk youth, an artist who paints extremely realistic landscapes, a volunteer firefighter, a DNR wildlife program associate who leads crane-watching events, and a “The Andy Griffith Show” fan who drives a replica Mayberry squad car.
Some might see wheelchair basketball and call it inspirational. For this UW-Whitewater female wheelchair basketball player, that's the last thing she wants. For her, it’s just another day on the court.
Meet a determined University of Wisconsin-Whitewater athlete, a collector who restores classic arcade games, a wooden mask carver, a honey bee breeder who has found sweet success on her farm, and a Two Rivers resident who’s crafted a song about the fading manufacturing era.
We all hope to be remembered for our successes rather than our mistakes. Watertown’s Fred Merkle played on six World Series teams but was remembered not for his admirable career but for one early mistake. Dean Robbins tells us Merkle’s story.