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Wisconsin 101: Manitowoc Breakwater Lighthouse

On the western coast of Lake Michigan sits the city of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, a place known for its deep connection ...

‘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 ...

Lake Geneva tradition leaps along with mailboat jumpers

Most U.S. Postal Service mail carriers wear uniforms with collared shirts and over-the-shoulder satchels.  But if you want a mail ...

Lake love: Embracing both new and old experiences

Writer Jill Sisson Quinn and her son had a summer routine. They would go to their local lake for a ...

Joni Mitchell Skates On Lake Mendota—And Into Music History

This story brings together a mid-winter ice storm, the southeast shore of Lake Mendota in Madison, ice skating, and a ...

Wild Rice Harvest Tradition Passed Down To Youth

Wild rice, or manoomin, is a staple food among Ojibwe tribes that lies at the center of their time on ...

The News From Lake Hallie

The lake in Lake Hallie is narrow and shallow but not without its excitement… especially when the ice freezes. Patti ...

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 ...

Keep Your Shirt On

Swimming is one of the joys of summer. But for some kids, swimming is no day at the beach. Mike ...

Man with Dog

Many of us see the same people on the bus, in our coffee shop, at the gym, or walking to ...

Retired Rhinelander Man Helps Conservationists Track Loons

Alan Schwoegler is a retired Rhinelander man who has joined the ranks of the “Loon Rangers,” a group of citizens ...

Sheboygan Surfer Rides Lake Michigan’s Winter Waves

Ordinarily, you’d find hardcore surfers in California or Hawaii. But Alex Marks and his friends live to catch waves – ...

Flash Fiction: Jennie Webber Lake

Today, we bring you an extra Flash Fiction Ghost Story — we received so many good ones, we had to ...