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April 28, 2017
A beautiful spring day can feel like the last day of school when you’re a kid – an unbelievable release into the world we didn’t even realize how much we longed for. Milwaukee historian John Gurda takes us on a walk through one of his favorite places to reconnect with nature.
April 12, 2017
The calendar might say spring but our climate begs to differ. Katie Venit has learned to appreciate even the little hints of spring.
March 18, 2016
This weekend marks the first day of spring – at least astronomically. Writer Catherine Jagoe tells us why this time of the year– caught between winter and spring –  is the hardest in Wisconsin.  
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May 8, 2015
In a flash of orange and red, the first red-winged blackbird of our drive north glides along a fence line parallel to I-35 just shy of Missouri.
July 28, 2014
Margaret Ingraham went from a career as a stage actress to having a second act in life.
May 21, 2014
Every spring, Wisconsin beekeepers swarm to Watertown to buy bees for their hives. Producer Nancy Camden went to experience the really big bee buy after the exceptionally long, cold winter.
May 2, 2014
Opening day for Wisconsin’s fishing season is this weekend. Ron Davis has taken part in this annual angling ritual for decades. Today he tells us how his weekend usually begins.
April 9, 2014
Trilliums are the jewels of the forest floor. For Gail Folkins, spotting trilliums in Wisconsin reminded her of growing up in Washington State. The flower’s distinctive three petals made her feel right at home.
May 17, 2013
Each spring, ramps inspire the breathless praise and devotion of foodies and foragers. Writer Brett Laidlaw explains the appeal of this wild edible.
May 15, 2013
May is prime bird-watching season in Wisconsin as many migratory birds return to nest or stop to refuel on the way north. Commentator Eddee Daniels tells us how he learned to hear the birds of spring.

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