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Love Finds a Way with Zoom Wedding

Even in a global pandemic, love finds away. With the help of his parents, Kiran Vedula planned a romantic proposal ...

Photographer Captures Family Portraits as Food Pantry Fundraiser

Reedsburg photographer, Lauren Almeida, was looking for a way to give back to her community during the COVID-19 pandemic. After ...

Rapper Gets Creative with Dr. Seuss

Milwaukee rapper and filmmaker Wes Tank came up with a creative way to combine his talents and entertain families during ...

Driveway Dancing

Madison resident Dave Fujara drew an “X” on his driveway asking people walking by to dance while standing on it. ...

Honk for Air Hugs!

Best friends Patricia Jacobson and Melisa Arndt from Wyocena wanted to find a way to help spread some positive vibes ...

Cellist Performs at the Top of Historical Granary

Unable to perform live due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cello player Hans Christian engineered a different way to perform. He ...

Viking Karaoke Challenge Connects Students and Faculty

Beth Waldron, a music teacher at Viking Elementary School in Holmen, came up with a fun way to connect with ...

“Jump Around” Social Distance Style

It's hard to be social with your friends and neighbors while staying home, but one Wisconsin neighborhood came together to ...

Duckmobile Gives You a Good Reason to Quack Up

A hailstorm in 2006 left Jen Mulder with a problem. What was she going to do with her severely dented ...

Dollmaker Sews Kindness and Awareness Through Dolls

Amy Jandrisevits believes everyone has something in life that they're good at and it's our obligation as people to use ...

An “Awesome Mailman” Making A Difference For Janesville’s Homeless Population

A frosty February morning doesn’t faze the mailman. Every morning Tom Hathaway loves delivering the mail to his Janesville neighbors ...

Practice Makes Perfect for the Fond du Lac Blades on the World Stage

Sixteen ice skaters, one goal, and three minutes to prove it. Synchronized ice skating is moving in unison while gliding ...

Who’s Behind The Handmade Ornaments Adorning The Wisconsin Capitol Holiday Tree?

With the holidays right around the corner, WPR's Andrea Anderson was talking about all things festive­ — Christmas trees, twinkling ...

Randolph Woman’s Passion Propelled Her To Restore Hot Rods

Drive down Cemetery Road in Columbia County near Randolph and you’ll see some old hot rod muscle cars. Judging by ...

Woodworker Uses Frank Lloyd Wright’s 100-Year-Old Designs To Build Furniture

Nicole Atkinson was already building shelves and furniture when she was just a teenager. She went on to study mechanical ...