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Greek Fest Plus Celebrates Food, Community & Heritage

On Madison’s near east side, the final weekend in July is rung in with bouzouki music and baklava-fueled joy. Assumption ...

A Young Organist Plays A Madison Gem

The two-story-tall pipes of the concert organ in Madison’s Overture Center for the Arts were designed especially for the space, ...

Geology Professor Believes Every Rock Tells A Story

Marcia Bjornerud loves rocks. As a Geology Professor at Lawrence University in Appleton she tries to instill that passion for ...

“Wave Parties” Bid Goodbye To Summer, Tourists

As summer comes to an end, tourists begin to leave Wisconsin’s northwoods. Every year on Labor Day, people line Highway ...

Hmong Parents Help Bridge The Culture Gap for Hmong Kids

For many years, academic achievement for Hmong students in the Madison area seemed fine. But many parents were doubtful about ...

Retired Architect Creates Models Of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Structures

In his retirement, architectural draftsman Ron Olsen was looking for something to keep him busy. At least his wife Judy ...

Art Is Eye-opening Life Journey For Milwaukee Woman

Enter Milwaukee’s Lindsay Heights Neighborhood on the near north side and you’ll find abandoned houses, vacant lots and sometimes the ...

Flintknappers Use Ancient Methods To Make Tools From Rocks

In farm fields across Wisconsin, spring is the time to pick rocks. But Bob Keiper and Gary Eldred aren't farmers. ...

Darlington Man Preserves Historic Downtown, Collects History

Along historic Main Street is where you can find life-long Darlington resident Ted Thuli driving his 1927 Franklin Limousine. It’s ...

Rhinelander Musician Learns It’s Never Too Late To Chase His Dreams

Rhinelander musician Paco Fralick knows it’s never too late to follow your dreams. “I think I'm a late comer, you ...

Crop Duster Follows Grandfather’s Path

The distinctive growl of a turbine-powered airplane can be heard over a crop field in Waupun. Suddenly a shiny yellow ...

The Shawano Folk Festival Celebrates 40 Years

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the Shawano Folk Festival. Wisconsin Life spent a day at the festival to find ...

Mexican Couple Grow Corn, Make Authentic Tortillas

Angel Flores grew up on a farm in Mexico with the familiar smell of home cooked tortillas wafting through the ...

August Heat And The Mouse In The AC

We’d made it most the summer without the air, but at last we break.  It’s August, and rather than another ...

How We Tamed Nature

Summer sleepaway camp. For some kids, it’s the highlight of their year…where the innocence of childhood meets a magical, sometimes ...