Yard games are always popular a chance to be outside and have fun with friends. You may have tossed horseshoes and bean bags but have you played kubb? Chris Malina tells us about his favorite game.

Franklin Van Valkenburgh’s Pearl Harbor

The Pearl Harbor attack caught America by surprise and led to our entry into the Second World War. Meg Jones tells us about the Milwaukee-born captain of the USS Arizona. Franklin Van Valkenburgh spent his entire adult life training for war.

Hmong Blacksmith

In the back of the Hmoob Cultural and Community Agency in La Crosse, there’s a blacksmith shop where people can learn an historic craft. It’s here that master blacksmith Tong Khai Vang teaches apprentice Kong Mong Yang how to melt metal, pound it out into hot, glowing orange strips, and create traditional knives.

North Trail Store

A small town general store can be the lifeblood of a rural community especially in some of the more isolated pockets of Northern Wisconsin. The recession has been hard on Main Street businesses, and a lot of them have closed in the past year.

Young Conductor Keeps Oldest German Men’s Choir Singing

At the end of the day inside Jefferson Middle School in Madison the hallways are filled with the acapella version of Zedd and Allesia Cara’s smash hit “Stay.” Choir director Garrett Debbink started the choir called “Loud and Clear” six years ago when he arrived for his first teaching job.

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