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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 ...

Eau Claire’s Sneaky Artist Finds Beauty In The Ordinary

Two men sat in a Chicago Starbucks with a chessboard between them, quickly moving the pawns to and fro. Unbeknownst ...

Rainbow Family Brings Annual Gathering, Message Of Peace To Northern Wisconsin

Iron River is a small city of about 1,100 people in northern Wisconsin. But, at least five times that many ...

The Power Of The Healing Circle Run

The Anishinaabe Solidarity Relay began in 1989. It was a response to racism and hatred directed towards Ojibwe people at ...

A City Got Together And Built A Place To Play

When you picture a playground the image of swings and slides and monkey bars comes to mind. But a playground ...

The Lands We Share: Danell Cross & Metcalfe Park Legacy Garden

Metcalfe Park Legacy Garden in Milwaukee has transformed several vacant lots into a vibrant place for community gatherings and education. ...

Hip-Hop Week MKE Celebrates Genre, Invites Conversations About Civic Engagement, Health

Milwaukee hosted its first ever week-long celebration of hip-hop last week. Organizers of Hip-Hop Week MKE showcased local artists and ...

Taking Stock

I was thinking about traditional foods of Wisconsin the other day.  Envisioning the immigrants who crossed choppy seas and rock ...

Past Meets the Future with Wisconsin Steampunk

You may have seen someone wearing goggles, a corset, and a bustle in a local parade. Mixing the Victorian age ...

Wisconsin Life #405: “From the Heart”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of Dana Barre and Heartland Farms, the ...

Two Rivers Man Writes Music Inspired By His Working Days

Bill Walkner has spent the last five decades of his life living in the city of Two Rivers.  He's retired ...

Idle Empress Finds Community In Music

Singer Lauren Anderson began performing as a solo act in house shows around the Chippewa Valley. She then teamed up Josh ...

Eau Claire Choir Uses Power Of Song To Provide Comfort For Terminally Ill Patients

On a weekday, Luther-Mayo Hospital’s atrium garden is almost silent, save the occasional rustling of a gowned patient walking the ...

Offerings Of Food Makes New Place Feel Like Home

I’m a Midwesterner. I should’ve known when I saw the tureen of soup on the porch of my new house ...

The Wiccans Of Barneveld

Wicca is a pagan religion that taps into the magic of nature. At a church outside Barneveld, wiccans have formed ...