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La Crosse Crochet Prodigy Has An International Following Of Craft Enthusiasts

It started with five-year-old Jonah Larson catching the glint of something shiny in a bag of leftover crafts—a crochet hook. ...

Medford Man Displays His Collection Of Chainsaws In Unique Way

"In northern Wisconsin, either you sheared Christmas trees or you peeled 'popple' for a summer job," say Gordy Lekies, remembering ...

Chippewa Falls Teen Performs In New York City Musical About Hemophilia

Colin Orth dreams of being a traveling musician. The teenager plays trumpet in the Chippewa Falls High School jazz band. ...

Cumberland Painter Learns To Control Alcohol Ink

Jan Killian has always loved nature. “I was the kid that somebody would find a bug in our house, ‘Oh, ...

Flash Fiction: The Rusted Bell

With Halloween this week, we thought it’d be the perfect time to revisit one of our favorite ghost stories on ...

Actor Mark Proksch Is A Master Of The Mundane

If you’re a fan of “The Office,” “Better Call Saul,” or the comedy horror series, “What We Do in the ...

A Day In The Life Of The UW Marching Band

On a cloudy, balmy weekday afternoon, the University of Wisconsin-Madison marching band was preparing for something a quarter of them ...

New Berlin Artist Turns Text Into Art

Nina Ghanbarzadeh understands the power of words. "You can elevate someone with your words. You can crush someone with your ...

Puppet Maker Holds the Strings on Hobby Turned Livelihood

When Ken Vogel started making puppets in the 1970s, he didn’t actually believe he would still be making them to ...

Middleton Teen Using Indian Classical Dance To Help Others

Shruti Parthasarathy is a dancer from Middleton, Wisconsin. She practices Bharatanatyam, an Indian classical dance form that originated in southern ...

Fashion Designer Brings Historic Hotel’s Paintings To Life

Stephanie Schultz is a fashion designer and the tenth artist-in-residence at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee. "I'm working on high ...

Sandblasting Mugs With GinGee Girls

People attending comic cons can expect to meet their favorite comic book creators, hear talks from famous actors in popular ...

Eau Claire’s Sneaky Artist Finds Beauty In The Ordinary

Two men sat in a Chicago Starbucks with a chessboard between them, quickly moving the pawns to and fro. Unbeknownst ...

Milwaukee DJ Gives Back to Her Community, Inspires Young Women

Since she was a teenager, hip-hop has been a huge part of Nelly Vigil’s life. “So in high school, I ...