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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 ...

De Pere Church And Bar Make For Unlikely Neighbors

The neighborhood pub is one of Wisconsin’s favorite places to get together for friends and fellowship. On Dickinson Road in ...

A Little Slice of New England

If you’re driving in a hurry on Highway 14 or I-39, it’ll be no more than another sign that flashes ...

Dogsledding In Northern Wisconsin

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

SAAF #21: The New Year

On this New Year's Greg is feeling down, but with the help of Tina and Rose he is reminded of ...

Wisconsin Native Plays With The Rock Music Group Badfinger

As a content producer for “Wisconsin Life, I am often asked how I find stories in all corners of Wisconsin. ...