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Dollmaker Sews Kindness and Awareness Through Dolls

Amy Jandrisevits believes everyone has something in life that they're good at and it's our obligation as people to use ...

Wisconsin 101: Paramount Records, Wisconsin’s Home For The Blues

To sell phonographic cabinets, a furniture business in Port Washington decided to start a record label. It became one of ...

Ice Harvesters Keep A 19th-Century Tradition Alive, One Block At A Time

In 1911, the Milwaukee-area manufacturer Alonzo Pauling gathered $75,000 in capital and founded the Pewaukee Lake Ice Company with his ...

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 ...

Fola And Haley: A Friendship Story

There’s a national fellowship program that brings young, African leaders to college campuses across the U.S. UW-Madison is one of ...

Winter Hitchhiker Tests Balance Of Safety And Compassion

Driving home on a snowy night, author Crystal Chan and her mother encountered a hitchhiker in the blowing snow. The ...

Connecting Art, Culture and Two-Spirit Identity

Ryan Young grew up in the Ojibwe community on the Lac Du Flambeau Reservation in northern Wisconsin. Despite this tranquil ...

Peddling A Paper City: How Madison Became Wisconsin’s Capital

If you've spent any time at the Wisconsin state Capitol building, you know it's majestic, both inside and out. It's ...

Remembering When The Fendermen Took Stoughton To The Top Of The Charts

So What are some of your early rock ‘n’ roll  memories?  For Stoughton’s Bill Amundson, there’s one that happened REALLY ...

Yiddish Music Traditions With Lil Rev

Music is a cornerstone of Jewish culture, especially during holidays and festivals. Musician Lil Rev grew up in a musical ...

Drumming Up Empowerment

Drumming is much more than just music to Yorel Lashley.  It’s the vehicle to teaching children the importance of discipline, ...

Beloit College Archivist Arrives as a Student and Never Leaves

Beloit College is known as the ‘Harvard of the Midwest.’ It’s a place students come to learn and for Fred ...

Who Are Tom And Jerry And Why Are They A Cocktail?

It seems that every season has its cocktails. When the temperature drops and the snow piles up, people want a ...

Meet Bruce The Spruce: Green Bay’s Talking Christmas Tree

For some people, Christmas in Green Bay is not complete without a visit to “Bruce the Spruce.” It’s a fake ...

Randolph Woman’s Passion Propelled Her To Restore Hot Rods

Drive down Cemetery Road in Columbia County near Randolph and you’ll see some old hot rod muscle cars. Judging by ...