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Talented Water Skier Bringing Increased Accessibility To The Sport

Grace Petzold’s passion for water skiing started when her parents took her to a ski show in northern Wisconsin when ...

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 ...

Saw Mill Workers Use Unique Sign Language To “Talk” On Noisy Mill Floor

Saw mills are loud places. Menominee Tribal Enterprises in Neopit is no exception. Talking across the mill floor is nearly ...

WPR’s Glen Moberg Supported Young Journalists Throughout His Career. I Was One Of Them.

Wisconsin Public Radio lost a dear colleague and friend to cancer over the weekend. Glen Moberg covered central Wisconsin for ...

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 ...

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 ...

Collecting At Dave’s Guitar Shop

When Dave Rogers opened his first guitar store in the early 1980s in downtown La Crosse, it was in a ...

Classroom Frequency: Student Voices From Wisconsin

When I took on the role as host and producer of "Wisconsin Life" on Wisconsin Public Radio, I wanted to ...

Living With Childhood Grief

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Abbie Pochel reflects on her journey of finding out her father had pancreatic ...

‘No Matter What, We’ll Always Be Friends’

Best friends and Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School classmates Luke Hennings and Noah Ebert talk about the beginning of ...

This I Believe: Simon Schlosser

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Simon Schlosser has a lot of opinions. He also really enjoyed learning about ...

Rejection, Gratitude, And Forgiveness: Dealing With Divorce

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Sarah Hubler reflects on the pain she feels from her parents’ divorce. She ...

‘Like It Or Not, This Is Me’

Want to get to know Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Asias Johnson better? She’s prepared this elevator speech ...

That One Time With The Stink Bomb…

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School junior Preston Ivey talks about a stinky prank he pulled in seventh grade. Turns ...