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Why Do People Wear Cheeseheads?

Many Wisconsinites have personal reasons for plopping giant triangles of yellow foam on their heads or wearing wedge earrings to ...

Janesville Man Introduces People To Ice Age Trail Through Love Of Running

Wisconsin’s Ice Age National Scenic Trail is a thousand mile footpath tracing Ice Age formations across the state. People are ...

Small Talk About The Weather: A Competitive Sport In Wisconsin

Now that we've hopefully moved on from winter, Madison comedian Esteban Touma is taking time to reflect on cold weather in ...

Wisconsin’s Trapper Schoepp Shares Songwriting Credit With Bob Dylan

There aren’t many Midwestern musicians who share a songwriting credit with Bob Dylan. But Milwaukee artist Trapper Schoepp is now ...

Volunteers Make Lake Michigan Trail Bloom

Mariners Trail is a public recreational path that runs between Manitowoc and Two Rivers. The five and a half miles ...

Oxford Woman Used To Catch Criminals, Now Catches Fish

Barb Carey spent nearly two decades catching criminals as a police officer. Now she spends most of her time patrolling ...

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is when we honor our mothers and our roots. Commentator Dao Chang never knew her mother. Born in ...

Former Ho-Chunk President Shares His Story Of Struggle And His Search For A Positive Life

Jon Greendeer is a self-taught man. After struggling with addiction and an unhealthy lifestyle, Greendeer looked to his Ho-Chunk roots to ...

Wisconsin Life #404: “Local Legacies”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of John Greendeer, a renaissance man who ...

Glass Blowers Use Ancient Technique To Create Their Glass Art

Oulu is a small town sandwiched between Highway 13 and Highway 2 in northern Wisconsin, just north of Brule. Originally it was ...

Wisconsin Life #403: Adventure Awaits

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of Steve Brown, a world champion curler ...

DNR Educator Highlights Crane Migration At Sandhill Wildlife Area

In the backwoods of central Wisconsin, Britt Searles is in her environment and has an eagle eye for spotting wildlife ...

Wisconsin Life #402: “Guiding Lights & Gurus”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of Deneen Carmichael, a very busy small ...