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Hmong New Year Celebrations Return To Wisconsin

Like many festivities, Hmong New Year celebrations were put on hold in the first year of the pandemic. Some gatherings ...

Amarrass Records Is Preserving India’s Music Culture On Vinyl

At a young age in 1985, Ankur Malhotra says he was "hooked on vinyl records" and the music his father ...

Iceboat Afficionado Brings Passion and Organization to the Racing Sport

Deb Whitehorse is almost positive that she and her brother never saw an entire episode of TV's Star Trek growing ...

Dear Abby, Ask Ann Landers And Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Legendary advice columnists Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren dished out wise and witty advice to millions of readers for ...

Winter Hitchhiker Tests Balance Of Safety And Compassion

Driving home on a snowy night, author Crystal Chan and her mother encountered a hitchhiker in the blowing snow. The ...

The Taste Of Shanxi Noodles Helps A Restaurant Owner Connect Her Hometown To Her Community

There is a saying that if you want to try Chinese noodles you need to go to Shanxi province. That ...

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 ...

Conjuring The Ghost Of Christmas Past

Just in time for the holidays author BJ Hollars brings us a Christmas story about an Eau Claire newspaper’s determination ...

Kitchen Dance: A Parent’s Legacy

Have you ever been at a wedding and caught a glimpse of your parents slow dancing? Maybe you marveled…or maybe ...

Mama Ferne: The Mother of Wisconsin African Dance

She is known as “Mama Ferne” and for more than 50 years, she has been the driving force of African ...

Who Are Tom And Jerry And Why Are They A Cocktail?

It seems that every season has its cocktails. When the temperature drops and the snow piles up, people want a ...

From The World’s Largest Six-Pack To The Hodag: A Tour Of Wisconsin’s Roadside Attractions

Author Eric Dregni has been a keen observer of roadside attractions for years. He recently wrote the book “The Impossible ...

Birch Bark Canoes Take Time, As Does Learning We’re Stronger Together

Mackenzie Martin of WXPR in Rhinelander, Wisconsin brings us the following story as part of their "We Live Up Here" ...

The Magical FFA Jacket

Moving away from Wisconsin can be an exciting adventure for some people. For others, it can be a tough and ...

Finding A Shoe In The Wall: Treasures Hiding In Our Homes

Anyone who’s done serious renovation on an older home, ripping down lath and plaster, wrestling with stubborn two by fours ...