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Polish pride on display at southside Milwaukee market

For more than 150 years Milwaukee has been a beacon of hope for Polish immigrants. Adam and Wioletta Bartoszek want ...

Wisconsin farmer reflects on a life in agriculture in book of poems

The poetry in Daniel Smith’s book “Ancestral” reflects on life and farming in the Driftless area of southwestern Wisconsin. WPR’s ...

Food Traditions: Salt Fish Cakes

Anne Marie Herman of Madison will spend an entire afternoon cooking food and frying fish cakes — but as soon ...

Madison musician connects with his heritage and father by archiving Ho-Chunk recordings

Clint Greendeer is a Madison-based musician and member of the Ho-Chunk Nation. A few years ago, his family member found ...

In Central Wisconsin, A Metalworker And His Sons Make Art At The Forge

Boleslaw Kochanowski spends hours at his drafting table in his office above the blacksmith shop, creating designs for his metal ...

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is when we honor our mothers and our roots. Commentator Dao Chang never knew her mother. Born in ...

See Me

Most days, I wake up and I’m just me, Jan…  a wife with a loving husband, a mom with three ...

Abelskiver and Community on Washington Island

“You came all the way to Washington Island for Abelskiver pancakes?” the Islanders asked, incredulous. “In the middle of winter?” ...

Catching Up With Miss Hmong Wisconsin

This weekend, Milwaukee’s Hmong community will host a New Year Celebration. Pang Xiong came to Wausau from Thailand with her ...

Crazy for Kolaches

Food is a huge part of life in Wisconsin.  In Northeastern Wisconsin, a dedicated group of volunteers churns out thousands ...

UW-Madison Basketball Player Takes Pride In His Native American Heritage

Bronson Koenig is a standout basketball player with the UW-Madison Men’s Basketball team.  He is also a proud member of ...

Opera Singer Celebrates Her Oneida Cultural Heritage Through The Arts

Jennifer Stevens is a member of the Oneida Nation who celebrates her cultural heritage through the arts. As a renowned ...

Menominee Nation Member Teaches Native Language, Sparks Interest In Cultural Heritage

“It’s not for you. It’s for everybody.” That’s the lesson Menominee Nation member David Turney hopes to convey to young ...

Hornpipes, Reels And Slip Jigs: Irish Dancing In Milwaukee

Irish dance is booming in Milwaukee, where there are seven dance schools and counting. Irish dancers typically keep their arms ...

Aquavit: Ancient Scandinavian Spirit Comes To Wisconsin

In Wisconsin were known for our love of beer and brandy. But a micro- distillery in the small city of ...