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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 ...

Tapped In Random Lake: Company Brings Art To Tap Handles

Floor-to-ceiling cabinets run along the walls of a conference room at AJS Tap Handles in Random Lake, and packed behind ...

Maritime Archeologist Dives Into History, Exploring Great Lake Shipwrecks

Tamara Thomsen is a maritime archeologist with the Wisconsin Historical Society. She and her team are interested in history sunken ...

Seamstress Uses Her Skill to Mend Broken Hearts

Sewing has always been an important part of Kelly Kowaleski’s life. “I love sewing. I've loved it since I first ...

La Crosse Man’s Collection of Vintage Guitars is a Museum of Electric Guitar History

For guitar players, visiting Dave’s Guitar Shop is an awe-inspiring experience. Upstairs, owner Dave Rogers’ personal collection of vintage guitars ...

Dogsledding In Northern Wisconsin

Dogsledding has been a family affair for writer Julie Buckles. She and her husband, Charly Ray, caught the bug when ...

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 ...