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My Brother, Thomas: By Cierra Riederer

Earlier this year, “Wisconsin Life” started working with students at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21. The goal ...

Remembering Gene Purcell: My Brother’s Brief Stint As A Rock Star Manager

Gene Purcell dedicated almost his entire professional life to public media. His passion began in La Crosse, where he started ...

In The Midst Of A Pandemic, A New Life Brings Hope

Bringing a new life into this world is a blessing, and being able to share a newborn with family and ...

‘Every Single One Of Them Changed Lives’: 6 Nuns At Greenfield Convent Die Of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 4000 in Wisconsin. This week, WPR is profiling some of ...

‘I Would Do Anything For Them’: Siblings Reflect On Separation

Family separation can be extremely traumatic, especially for children. At Camp To Belong-Wisconsin in Plymouth, brothers and sisters who have ...

Summer Camp Reunites Siblings Separated By Foster Care System

As groups of siblings sit around a large campfire, they begin to share stories while eating a few snacks. They’re ...

How Writing Letters Made One Woman a Writer

When was the last time you wrote a letter? Patti See’s mother made her write letters to her older sisters ...

Family Letters Reveal Story Of Farm Life In Wisconsin Over 20th Century

In the mid-1990s, Sara DeLuca received gift of letters from her aunt Margaret. The letters, written by the women in ...

Benedictine Sisters Weave Faith With Environmental Care

For a community of Benedictine nuns in Dane County, “going green” isn’t just a fad. It has roots dating back ...