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Wisconsin In WWI: The End Of It

Wounded at the Battle of Chateau-Thierry, John J. Haddock of Milwaukee spent two months in the hospital before he was ...

My Neighbor, The Mayor

In many college neighborhoods, it’s pretty common to find a beautiful, historic home surrounded by massive apartment complexes and dilapidated ...

Wheelchair Ballet Gives Verona Girl Hope

There is a picture of Mari Koopman as a little girl, smiling and wearing a tutu. “When I first did ...

Wood Tick Races: A Smashing Time

When most people hear the words “wood tick”, they usually run in the other direction.  But there’s a place in ...

Oneida Man And His Mobile Farmers Market Grows, Sells Native American-Produced Goods

For Dan Cornelius, food has always been an important influence in his life. As a member of the Oneida Nation, ...

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 ...

On Becoming A Father

Father's Day is coming up this weekend, and that has commentator Reverend Dr. Alex Gee thinking back to the very ...

The Guide For White Women Who Teach Black Boys

White women make up 70% of the teachers in Wisconsin. In Fond du Lac, the percentage is even higher in ...

Milwaukee’s Long History of Cultural Festivals

Festival season unofficially kicks off in Milwaukee this weekend. Thousands of people will flock to the Henry Maier Festival Park ...

Whip Cracker

The crack of a whip is an unmistakable sound, evoking thoughts of cattle drives and the American west.  But if ...

Franklin Van Valkenburgh’s Pearl Harbor

The Pearl Harbor attack caught America by surprise and led to our entry into the Second World War. Meg Jones ...

Hmong Blacksmith

In the back of the Hmoob Cultural and Community Agency in La Crosse, there’s a blacksmith shop where people can ...

North Trail Store

A small town general store can be the lifeblood of a rural community especially in some of the more isolated ...

Young Conductor Keeps Oldest German Men’s Choir Singing

At the end of the day inside Jefferson Middle School in Madison the hallways are filled with the acapella version ...

Play Ball! Milwaukee’s Love Affair With Baseball

Baseball season begins once again this week. It’s a sport with a long history in Milwaukee. Historian John Gurda brings ...