White women make up 70% of the teachers in Wisconsin. In Fond du Lac, the percentage is even higher in a city where there are more and more students of color.
Festival season unofficially kicks off in Milwaukee this weekend. Thousands of people will flock to the Henry Maier Festival Park along the lakefront to celebrate Pridefest. Later this summer, they’ll come for Polish Fest, Black Arts Fest, and Indian Summer Festival.
The crack of a whip is an unmistakable sound, evoking thoughts of cattle drives and the American west. But if you listen with a bent ear near the village of Fall Creek you can hear those same spine tingling cracks echoing from the rolling hills.
Yard games are always popular a chance to be outside and have fun with friends. You may have tossed horseshoes and bean bags but have you played kubb? Chris Malina tells us about his favorite game.
The Pearl Harbor attack caught America by surprise and led to our entry into the Second World War. Meg Jones tells us about the Milwaukee-born captain of the USS Arizona. Franklin Van Valkenburgh spent his entire adult life training for war.
In the back of the Hmoob Cultural and Community Agency in La Crosse, there’s a blacksmith shop where people can learn an historic craft. It’s here that master blacksmith Tong Khai Vang teaches apprentice Kong Mong Yang how to melt metal, pound it out into hot, glowing orange strips, and create traditional knives.