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Meet Angela Fitzgerald - New Host Of Wisconsin Life
July 20, 2017
The new season of Wisconsin Life on Wisconsin Public Television offers plenty to get excited about! New adventures await, bringing us closer to the people and places that make our state such a great place to live and explore.
Luis and Lupita Montoto in audio booth at Spanish-language radio station
July 12, 2017
Scan the AM dial in the Madison area and if you hear Spanish being spoken it's likely to either Luis or Lupita Montoto, the husband and wife behind La Movida, the state's first Spanish-language station.      
Ice fishing off Sister Bay
July 12, 2017
Commercial ice fishing can be an unpredictable winter venture. Will Henriksen and his life-long ice fishing buddy John Koessl apply their trade off the shores of Sister Bay in the dead of winter. They commute to work more than two miles out onto the ice shelf by snowmobile and can haul in 300-400 pounds of fish a day for Door County restaurants.
Maa Vue singing in Hmong on stage
July 12, 2017
Wausau's Maa Vue tours the country with fellow Hmong musicians performing rock, rap and pop in their native language to appreciative crowds.  With a strong voice and powerful stage presence, Maa has been called the "Hmong Adele."   
sprinkler
July 12, 2017
Weather extremes are nothing new in Wisconsin. We tend to call them winter and summer. Helene Phelps tell us about the heat and how she deals with it in her part of Wisconsin.
Gymnast on a German Wheel
July 11, 2017
Just over a decade ago a niche sport rolled into Madison. In Europe and specifically Germany it has become a national phenomenon.  Here in the United States, not so much. However, two Wisconsin athletes are changing that perception. The German Wheel can best be described as a giant hamster wheel. Discover how Jeremy Perkins and Carly Schuna are helping to make Madison a mecca for German Wheel.
People at blues concert
July 11, 2017
Jimmy Voegeli seems to have lived the classic Wisconsin farm story.  “Like most kids, we were in a tractor by 10.”  It turns out, Jimmy had the classic musician's childhood too, with parents that played and encouraged him to reach for his dreams and stay connected to the farm.
June 23, 2017
Spring Green has a lot going for it. It’s one of the reasons Marnie Dresser loves living there, though sometimes, dealing with the tourists leaves a bit to be desired.
June 21, 2017
Linda Pils grew up in the center of the universe – New York City – or so she thought until she made her home in Wisconsin.

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