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Living The Wisconsin Life

“Living the Wisconsin Life” is an online series exploring the little things that make living in Wisconsin fun, interesting and meaningful.

UW Madison Student Flies With Badger Aviators 

Remington Viney, a junior at UW-Madison, has been a pilot for four years.  She's also a member of the Badger ...

Gourds Grown On A Dane County Farm Become Works Of Art

For the past twenty years, farmer Larry Haas has been tilling the soil in rural Dane County and harvesting one ...

Spoken Word Artist Describes Brother’s Struggle

While enrolled in the UW Madison's First Wave Hip Hop arts program, Steven Rodriguez created a poem inspired by his ...

Zamboni Driver Explains The Art Of Making Ice

Known as the “Ice Man,” Art Schultz has been producing the “slickest slate in the state” as the Kohl Center ...

Ballerinas Share The Thrills And Challenges Of Their Art Form

On a summer afternoon, in a mirror-walled Madison dance studio, Rachelle Butler and Annika Reikersdorfer sit on the floor stretching ...

Madison Women Brew A Traditional Fermented Tea

In a nondescript building on Madison’s south side, a casually-clad crew of workers rolls shining metal tanks across the floor ...

Spoken Word Artist Performs Her Poem “We Be”

Althea René Miller moved to Wisconsin from Southern Los Angeles on a whim as an 18-year-old. The University of Wisconsin—Madison ...

Madison Story Project, A Community-Wide Digital Storytelling Project, Gives Kids A Voice

If you ask Ellie from Madison to talk about her life, she’s going to tell you a story about her ...

Two Men Brave The Cold Looking For That Lucky Spot To Catch Some Fish

Bob and Alan have been ice fishing for as long as they can remember. It’s what you do in winter ...

Alma Man Collects And Displays Armor And Old Weaponry In His Museum

When Gary Schlosstein was ten years old, he bought a Civil War musket on a family trip to Winona, Minn. ...

Christmas Tree Farmers Stay Busy Year-Round

For many of us, Christmas trees come to mind for only a short part of the winter holiday season. For ...

After Five Generations, Wisconsin Family Cranberry Farm Going Strong

More than 60% of the country's cranberry crop is harvested in Wisconsin. That's a lot of cranberries. Good thing Nodji ...

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