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A Wolf Named Kristi

It’s peak summer vacation season for many people across Wisconsin. Some families are creatures of habit, returning to the same ...

What I Mow Around

Mowing the lawn, a simple task that’s got to be done every so often during the summer. That is unless ...

Wisconsin River Camping

I start to feel the calm as soon as I hop out of the car and see the moving water ...

Volunteers Make Lake Michigan Trail Bloom

Mariner's Trail is a public recreational path that runs between Manitowoc and Two Rivers. The five and a half miles ...

Cave Crawling

For some, the thought of descending into the depths of a dark, tight cave is the stuff of nightmares. For ...

Waupaca Veterans Repurpose Mobility Devices For Fellow Veterans

There are a lot of different kinds of freedoms, but one most of us take for granted is freedom of ...

A Walk With A Wisconsin Rabologist

If you have ever gone for a walk in the woods, it’s likely you found a nice long slender branch ...

Kayaking The Mississippi Backwaters

As Maureen McCollum begins her new journey as the producer of Wisconsin Life, we thought it'd be fun to revisit ...

Deep Net Smelting

Along the northern Wisconsin shores of Lake Superior, smelting is still a strong tradition. WPR’s Rich Kremer went to Superior ...

Appleton Man Works To Preserve, Restore The Fox River Locks For Boaters

Not everyone finds their life's passion as a child. But Bob Stark did. There's even a photo of it happening. ...

Wildest Dreams

Sometimes just taking a few steps away from the buildings and cars of urban sprawl can reveal a break from ...

Wisconsin’s First Mountain Lion

161 years ago Wisconsin’s first mountain lion met its end, and that’s where our story begins. B.J. Hollars reveals the ...

Rethinking Ownership

Twenty-five years ago, we moved onto our 1 1/2 acres just outside Manitowoc city limits and took Ownership of the land. ...

The Case Of The Two-Headed Calf

The Billboard had promised gasoline, sandwiches, and the opportunity to see a two-headed calf named "Heady". Standing in The Pit ...

It’s Us or Them

When my wife and I moved out into the sticks in central Wisconsin from about 30 years ago, we looked ...