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Complex Grief: ‘I Am A Little Damaged, But I Am Oh So Good’

We all grieve in different ways. It’s painful. It lingers. It's complicated. In working through her own grief, Nikotris Perkins ...

Boring Death: A Theory Of Midwestern Cemeteries

Can a cemetery reveal something about the culture of a place? Matt Geiger thinks so. His travels around the country ...

Carl Zeidler’s Ultimate Sacrifice

Carl Zeidler didn’t have to go to war. When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor he was the mayor of Milwaukee, ...

Memory And Voicemails

I listened to the voice recording wishing I had been more persuasive. “You know, Mom,” I crooned over the phone ...

Mildred Harnack: Remembering The Wisconsin Woman Who Resisted Hitler

Mildred Fish Harnack was the only American woman executed by Hitler during World War II. Writer Meg Jones tell us ...

A Death In The Family Leads Man To A New Career

Death is something we all experience. But what we don't experience much anymore is the actual dead body of our ...

Family Letters Reveal Story Of Farm Life In Wisconsin Over 20th Century

In the mid-1990s, Sara DeLuca received gift of letters from her aunt Margaret. The letters, written by the women in ...

Fine Music

Alzheimer’s Disease takes a physical and emotional toll on patients and their caregivers. In honor of Mother’s Day this weekend, ...

Just a Chicken

Chickens have become common backyard animals in areas urban and rural. Chicken-sitting for neighbors, writer Heidi Hodges considered the relationship ...

How Otis Redding Touched One Madison Man’s Life

Forty-six years ago, Otis Redding lost his life in Madison. Few events loom as large in city lore. Writer Dean Robbins ...