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Wisconsin At Work

Whatever work means for us – whether it’s a paying job or unpaid vocation — work is a defining feature of our lives. “Wisconsin at Work” looks at the jobs we do and the work that connects us.

Antigo Woman Helps Injured Birds Recuperate In A Safe Haven

When you arrive at the Raptor Education Group Inc. (REGI) in Antigo, you might hear the cry of an eagle, ...

Dina Nina Martinez: Ready or Not, Here She Comes

Comedy can be a risky business and Dina Nina Martinez knows that all too well. Originally from Texas, Martinez along ...

Steven Salmon: The Tapping Author

Every author has their own way of writing — they get in the zone, channel their creativity, and then (hopefully!) ...

Edgar Dairy Farmers Reinvent Their Third-Generation Family Farm Into A Garden Oasis

For three generations, the Bauman family roots have run deep on this land. Dave and Debbie Bauman are not about ...

Valders Couple Raise Coopworth Long Wool Sheep, Run 1920s Woolen Mill

Nestled in a valley by Valders is the Hidden Valley Farm & Woolen Mill. Five hundred and fifty head of ...

Madison Arborist Utilizes Surprising Techniques

Evan Slocum is a one-of-a-kind arborist. “I think the way that I do things is pretty different,” Slocum says, referring ...

Stitching A Niche With Stoles

White, green, purple, red. Melinda Halom knows her church colors and the corresponding seasons. Halom is a part-time pastor at ...

Actor Mark Proksch Is A Master Of The Mundane

If you’re a fan of “The Office,” “Better Call Saul,” or the comedy horror series, “What We Do in the ...

Arbor Vitae Bookbinder Keeping Centuries Old Tradition Alive

Ask Florian Bieschke if he reads books and he laughs, "You betcha! That's my form of entertainment. I'm not fond ...

New Berlin Artist Turns Text Into Art

Nina Ghanbarzadeh understands the power of words. "You can elevate someone with your words. You can crush someone with your ...

Vernon County Goes To the Goats

Visit a Vernon County park in the summer, and it’s likely Ben Robel’s team will be hard at work. His ...

Sauk County Conservationist’s Calling is Improving The Earth

The health of our waters is important. Maintaining high quality water requires getting wet. That's why Sauk County conservationist Serge ...

Puppet Maker Holds the Strings on Hobby Turned Livelihood

When Ken Vogel started making puppets in the 1970s, he didn’t actually believe he would still be making them to ...

Sawmill Workers Use Unique Sign Language To “Talk” On Noisy Mill Floor

Sawmills are loud places. Menominee Tribal Enterprises in Neopit is no exception. Talking across the mill floor is nearly impossible ...

WPR’s Glen Moberg Supported Young Journalists Throughout His Career. I Was One Of Them.

Wisconsin Public Radio lost a dear colleague and friend to cancer over the weekend. Glen Moberg covered central Wisconsin for ...

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