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Milwaukee DJ Gives Back to Her Community, Inspires Young Women

Since she was a teenager, hip-hop has been a huge part of Nelly Vigil’s life. “So in high school, I ...

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 ...

Eau Claire Violinist’s Musical Journey

Music is considered by some to be the universal language. A language Rose Vincent has been in tune with for ...

Linneman’s Riverwest Inn Celebrates 25 Years At The Heart Of Milwaukee’s Music Scene

Jim Linneman has a list of over 100 Milwaukee music venues that have come and gone in the 25 years ...

Dancing On A Hillside: The Grateful Dead At Alpine Valley

The Grateful Dead played at Alpine Valley Music Theatre 20 times from 1980 to 1989. Fans trucked to the southeastern ...

Oostburg Man Keeps the Dutch Art of Wooden Shoe Carving Alive

As a kid, Luke Traver whittled wood. Little did he know that wood carving was his future. Traver explains, in ...

For The Love Of Military History

When you walk into a classroom at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, there’s one desk that stands out. It’s ...

Why Do We Need Charter Schools?

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School junior Dante Murray really wants to talk about school. Before he came to MG21 ...

A Political Awakening: Jasnen Valencia On Immigration

The following story is about a high school student experiencing a political awakening. Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School senior ...

My Brother, Thomas: By Cierra Riederer

Earlier this year, “Wisconsin Life” started working with students at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21. The goal ...

Lou The Rabbit: The Best Classmate I’ve Ever Had

There’s a very special pair of classmates at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21. It’s junior Tierra Byrd ...

What’s Your Favorite Holiday?

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Ashton Botts loves a good holiday. He wanted to know if others felt ...

My Sister, Rosie: By Sam McNurlan

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Sam McNurlan interviews his mom about his sister, Rosie. The family were foster ...

Milwaukee Meets The Beatles

On September 4, 1964, the Beatles played their only show in Wisconsin. Writer Dean Robbins tells us about the madness ...