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Remembering The Sheboygan Armory: A Hub For Concerts, Basketball & Community

For nearly 80 years, the Sheboygan Armory has overlooked Lake Michigan. Completed in 1942, it was a project of the ...

The 100 Year-Old Birdman Of Chippewa Falls

Saving lives is something a doctor does. Writer Patti See shares this story of a western Wisconsin physician whose life-saving ...

Essential Transit: Buses Adapt During Coronavirus Pandemic

The phrase essential worker has been used a lot during the COVID-19 pandemic. It typically describes people who leave their ...

Woodpile Envy And The Never-Ending Task Of Staying Warm

For those of you who use a wood burning stove to heat your home during the winter, you understand the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Americans At Work: Discovering What It Means To Be An American

After nearly a century, Oscar Mayer closed its doors in Madison. Nick Butler worked there for a time after college. ...

The Hottest Job In Milwaukee History

Few jobs were as miserable and hot as work in a 19th century iron mill – especially in the summer. ...

Apprentice Learns The Art Of Tattooing

Writing on the body is as old as time. Artists learn how to do it in multiple ways, including apprenticeships. ...

Literacy In Wisconsin: Welder And Artist Augie Learning To Read Blueprints With Tutor

Augie has been a welder for forty years. A problem at work exposed his reading disability and led him to ...

Lessons Learned From A Summer Job In A Pickle Factory

There are summer jobs specific to Wisconsin--washing Friday night fish fry dishes and brandy old-fashioned tumblers at a Supper Club ...