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The shot heard ‘round the farm: Dad’s baseball is a goner

Remember the classic scene in “The Sandlot?” When Smalls hits a homer into the neighbor’s yard...and it turns out the ...

A semi-pro football team that always drew a crowd: The Little Chute Flying Dutchmen

Little Chute is known for its Dutch heritage. A lesser known fact about the northeastern village is that it was ...

‘Fear the Deer’: Midwest rapper Romey uses Bucks championship as inspiration for hit song

Last year, when the Milwaukee Bucks won their first NBA title in 50 years, Jerome Hunt, a Madison/Milwaukee hip-hop artist ...

Pulaski native Deedra Irwin makes Olympic debut in biathlon

If you’re competing in the biathlon at the Olympics, you have to be really good at not just one, but ...

The Humble Superstar: New Giannis Antetokounmpo Biography Explores Champion’s Family Life, Legacy

The Milwaukee Bucks are NBA Champions for the first time in 50 years. A huge part of their success is ...

Wisconsin’s Libby Riddles: The First Woman To Win The Iditarod

Since 1973, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has brought together humans and dogs. They work together traversing nearly 1000 ...

What Role Did Camp Randall Play In The Civil War?

We recently received a question from a listener. John Hanson from Madison wrote to us saying: “Camp Randall has more ...

Remembering The Sheboygan Armory: A Hub For Concerts, Basketball & Community

For nearly 80 years, the Sheboygan Armory has overlooked Lake Michigan. Completed in 1942, it was a project of the ...

‘Tomboyland:’ A Love Letter To Midwestern Strength, Complexities

Even though 2020 has been *A YEAR*, Melissa Faliveno has had some bright spots this summer. The New York City writer ...

Why Isn’t The UP Part Of Wisconsin?

Geographically, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan is only connected to the Lower Peninsula by a bridge. With Wisconsin, it shares ...

Door County Pond Hockey Tournament Brings Together Friends, Volunteers

It’s been a warm and wet winter in northeast Wisconsin. Bill and Kay Nelson live on Kangaroo Lake in Baileys ...

Book Across The Bay: Lake Superior’s Starry, Nighttime Race

For 24 years, the annual tradition called Book Across The Bay has brought hundreds of skiers and snowshoers to Chequamegon ...

Brew City Legends Play Fast-Paced Indoor Version of the World’s Game

Soccer, or more globally, football, has long been the world’s most popular sport. In recent years, the game has been ...

Why Do People Wear Cheeseheads?

Many Wisconsinites have personal reasons for plopping giant triangles of yellow foam on their heads or wearing wedge earrings to ...

For Hundreds Of Paddlers, PaddleQuest Is Fantasy ‘Magic’ On Wisconsin River Backwaters

At Stevens Point, the Wisconsin River fans out into a flowage, with branches and channels and swirls and broad, still ...