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‘My portrait is priceless’: The view from the Wisconsin cabin

Many of us have that special spot in our homes where we feel at peace. Maybe it’s when you park ...

‘No matter where you are, you can find them’: The joys of bird watching

There's a certain point each spring in Wisconsin when it seems like winter is finally gone for good. We put ...

Madison artist brings painted, wooden flock to east side neighborhood

There’s a street on Madison’s east side that's dotted with large-than-life birds. A sandhill crane, a red-winged black bird, a ...

Watching The Chimney Swifts At Dusk

We all have a lot to cross off our to-do lists. Have you taken the trash out? Are the bills ...

The 100 Year-Old Birdman Of Chippewa Falls

Saving lives is something a doctor does. Writer Patti See shares this story of a western Wisconsin physician whose life-saving ...

Power On, Dr. Evermor: Wisconsin’s Forevertron Sculptor

Editor’s note: Dr. Evermor turned bits of metal and other salvaged parts into fantastic sculptures. People can find his truly ...

Aldo Leopold’s Lost Radio Talks: Winter Bird Feeding

Conservationist Aldo Leopold gave a series of talks in the 1930s on WHA. Unfortunately, we don’t have the recordings but ...

Enumeration: A Cycling Itinerary For Southwest Wisconsin

There are many ways to bike Wisconsin. Kitt Healy enumerates an itinerary for biking the southwestern part of our state. ...

A Walk In The Milwaukee Woods

A beautiful spring day can feel like the last day of school when you’re a kid – an unbelievable release ...

Random Lake Man Has Raised Purple Martins For Over 60 Years

Ike Kumrow is a Purple Martin landlord.  He has 42 apartments on his front lawn near Random Lake, and all ...

Wisconsin Life #406: “Ardent Artists”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of Ike Kumrow, a Random Lake man ...

The Pleasures Of Simple Fishing

There are many high-tech ways to fish these days. But Ron Weber prefers to fish the simple way his grandfather ...

Mud Season, The Unloveliest Of Wisconsin Months

This weekend marks the first day of spring – at least astronomically. Writer Catherine Jagoe tells us why this time ...

The Dips And Swings Of Wisconsin Winter Weather

Winter is full of its ups and downs, both in our moods and in the temperatures. Helene Phelps reminds us ...

Humans Teach Cranes To Be Cranes In Baraboo

The International Crane Foundation, based in Baraboo, works around the world to save cranes. Producer Breann Schossow spent a day ...