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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.

A Force To Be Reckoned With: Octopi’s Erica DeAnda On How Women Are Transforming Beer Culture

The world of craft beer opened up for Erica DeAnda four years ago during a tasting class at a high-end brew pub in Oakland, ...

Slingin’ Drinks: Bartending At La Crosse’s Iconic Del’s Bar

In a city with never-ending bar options, Del’s Bar in La Crosse sticks out. It’s been open since 1933 in ...

Tapped In Random Lake: Company Brings Art To Tap Handles

Floor-to-ceiling cabinets run along the walls of a conference room at AJS Tap Handles in Random Lake, and packed behind ...

Rare Wisconsin Tobacco Farmers Hang On To Tradition

Tobacco used to be a major cash crop in Wisconsin, but today very few farms remain. Those that do are ...

From Australia to Milwaukee, Kane Pitman Covers The Bucks

Imagine leaving your family and job and moving overseas to Milwaukee to fulfill a dream. That’s exactly what Kane Pitman ...

Menominee Tribal Member Started Propane Business To Help Himself, His Neighbors

Arnold Chevalier grew up mainly on the Menominee Reservation in Neopit, WI, about 50 miles northwest of Green Bay. His ...

QWERTY: Milwaukee’s Typing Legacy

If you’re near a computer keyboard, take a look at the first six letters on the upper row and you’ll ...

The Lands We Share: Drew Dettmann

In the 1950s, there were over 100,000 dairy farms in Wisconsin. Today, fewer than 10,000 remain. The Dettmann family, descendants ...

Businesswoman Takes Weed-Whacking Goats On The Road To Chew Up Invasive Species

What’s cute, furry and can take care of pesky weeds and invasive species? Goats. While the idea of using goats ...

Up in the Trees

Climbing trees is a childhood pastime. But for arborists, scaling trees to keep them healthy is a serious pursuit. Seth ...

Running Wisconsin’s Tallest Building

13,000 volts of electricity flow into Wisconsin’s tallest building every day, and for the last 22 years, one man has ...

ER Nurse

Amid the hustle of the state's busiest emergency room, nurses have to keep a cool head. Rebecca Ramizini takes us ...

Trapper

Fur trapping drove Wisconsin’s economy for more than 200 years. Trapping remains a way of life for some Wisconsinites, including ...

Migrant Worker

Wisconsin’s reputation as the dairy state relies on labor from countries like Mexico. In today’s Wisconsin Life, we meet one ...

Car Restoration

On a dead end street in the tiny village of Brooklyn, a former windmill factory now houses some of the ...

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