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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oxford Woman Used To Catch Criminals, Now Catches Fish

Barb Carey spent nearly two decades catching criminals as a police officer. Now she spends most of her time patrolling ...

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 ...

Retired Architect Creates Models Of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Structures

In his retirement, architectural draftsman Ron Olsen was looking for something to keep him busy. At least his wife Judy ...

Venezuelan Artist Now Lives in Door County, Paints Scenes

A tromp l'oeil is a painting that creates an illusion of a three dimensional object, bringing life and depth to ...

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. ...

Rats

Critters invading a home is always annoying. But rats, well that’s something else altogether. Jill Quinn shares her experience.

Madison Woman Makes, Plays Unique Musical Instruments Called Handpans

The sound is unique and captivates the ear. Shaped like a UFO the handpan is a relative newcomer to the ...

What Does A Vegetarian Do With Roadkill?

When I first moved to northern Wisconsin, people would ask me, “Do you hunt?” “Do you ice fish?” “Do you ...

Plymouth Woman Moonlights As A Cheese Competition Judge

Sandy Toney is the Vice President of Corporate Quality and Development at Masters Gallery Foods in Plymouth. She began her ...

Deke Slayton, Wisconsin Native and Space Pioneer

Deke Slayton had the heart of a warrior. The native of Sparta was just 19 when he earned his pilot’s ...

How About A Holiday For The Land?

The premise here is that the land has holidays, not just its nations and peoples but the land itself has ...