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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 ...

A Father And Son’s Chilly Trout Fishing Expedition

Trout fishing conjures an image of sparkling sunlight reflecting on a rushing stream and a fisherman in hip boots confidently ...

Waadookodaading: The Ojibwe Language Immersion School

The Ojibwe language was nearly lost due to forced assimilation through federally-run boarding schools and policies. Today, communities around the ...

A Winter Night Poker Game Played In The Backyard

Winter can take its toll on your mind. The walls close in. The sky is grey and the snow piles ...

Remembering UW’s Black Student Strike Of 1969

When Geraldine Hines arrived on the UW-Madison campus as a law student 50 years ago, she had to adapt to ...

Is That Really Madison Up On The Big Screen?

The 91st Academy Awards ceremony is happening this Sunday, which got Dean Robbins thinking about movies set in and around ...

How The Badger Burrowed Into Wisconsin’s Identity

Wisconsin is THE badger state. It's on the flag. It's the mascot of the state's biggest university. And back in ...

The Legacy of Dr. James Cameron: Founder of America’s Black Holocaust Museum

In Milwaukee’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood, a museum is resurrecting. America’s Black Holocaust Museum was founded in 1988, closed in 2008, ...

Pinball Sees Resurgence As Children Of The 80s, 90s Come Of Age

On the third Thursday of each month, pinball enthusiasts from across Madison converge at I/O Arcade Bar to get lost ...

What is THE Wisconsin Song?

We recently received a question from a listener, Antoinette, who asked: "Why doesn't Wisconsin have a song? There isn't a ...

Irish Road Bowlers Compete on Backroads of La Crosse County

The sound of a two-pound cannonball skipping across the pavement is unique and unmistakable. The cadence grows louder as the ...

Joni Mitchell Skates On Lake Mendota—And Into Music History

This story brings together a mid-winter ice storm, the southeast shore of Lake Mendota in Madison, ice skating, and a ...

The Lands We Share: Drew Dettmann

In the 1950s, there were over 100,000 dairy farms in Wisconsin. Today, fewer than 10,000 remain. The Dettmann family, descendants ...

The Magical FFA Jacket

Moving away from Wisconsin can be an exciting adventure for some people. For others, it can be a tough and ...

The Badger Within: Comedian Charlie Berens On Loving, Lampooning Wisconsin

Geez Louise, comedian Charlie Berens has had a big year. As host of the Manitowoc Minute, he’s performing sold out ...