Wisconsin Life host Angela Fitzgerald is in Milwaukee County where rescue pups of the Door County Sled Dogs show her what dog-powered sports are all about. Each winter, the active group of Huskies travels from their training facility in Door County to the Milwaukee area, to provide educational events around southeastern Wisconsin.
Sawing, nailing, laughing are the sounds you hear in Eric Adjetey Anang’s carpentry shop. Listen closer and you will hear his family’s legacy. Anang is a third generation craftsman in the art of design coffins.
In the mid 1970s, Cheu and Chia Vang of Laos moved to the United States from a refugee camp in Thailand—part of the first wave of Hmong refugees to resettle in the U.S.
This story is part of Wisconsin Life’s Food Traditions series. Lutefisk is a Scandinavian delicacy. It’s cod or whitefish that’s been dehydrated and preserved in lye. To prepare it, cooks rehydrate the fish and wash all the lye out.
Earlier this year, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection implemented a state-wide Emerald Ash Borer quarantine. For April Stone, a black ash weaver, the quarantine comes with great consequences.
About seven years ago, Adriel Denae’s brother challenged her to write out a list of life goals. Since then, the Appleton-based musician has been creating partnerships and channeling her independence to accomplish those goals.
When Ferguson, a 10-year-old miniature donkey, came into Angela Landowski’s care, his front left hoof was in terrible condition. A later-discovered genetic deformity and a lack of hoof trimming had caused a large abscess to form, forcing the donkey to walk on the side of his foot.