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Snow Makers Keeping Wintertime Fun

When the temperatures drop and the snow flies in Kewaskum, most people hunker down. For Jason Wood and Danny Dorn, ...

Dogsledding In Northern Wisconsin

Dogsledding has been a family affair for writer Julie Buckles. She and her husband, Charly Ray, caught the bug when ...

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 ...

Wisconsin Native Conquers the Seven Summits After MS Diagnosis

Lori Schneider has climbed each of the Seven Summits, the highest mountains of each of the seven continents, an incredible ...

It’s Not “All Work and No Play” for Campground Hosts

Camping is usually an opportunity to relax, enjoy nature, and leave the world behind. For the volunteer campground hosts at ...

Mechanic Shop Femme Drives Message Of Education And Empowerment

Growing up, Chaya Milchtein was never driven to learn about cars. “I did not know anything about cars. In fact, ...

Tilia The Conservation Dog: Sniffing Out Invasives In Wisconsin

Every spring, when the wild parsnip sprouts and the elusive salamanders begin to breed, the team at Mequon Nature Preserve ...

Father Tony Devoted to his Flock of Prize Chickens

On a rural road in flat, fertile farmland not far from Sturgeon Bay, you may find a large sculpture of ...

Army Veteran Turns To Forestry And Writing To Cope With PTSD

Bryan Box served two tours with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. Now, he works in forestry in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. In ...

Paddling Through The Pandemic

In times of stress and uncertainty, we look for sources of comfort and connection. During the pandemic, that came in ...

Waukesha County Man Takes Hands On Approach To Building Theremins

Charles Collins has always enjoyed tinkering with electronics. He spent time three decades ago fixing instruments in a music store. ...

Farm Brightens People Day During Tough Times

Like many businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, Thompson Strawberry Farm was forced to adapt to a changing social climate across ...

Old World Monkeys Retire In Rural Wisconsin

There’s a small animal sanctuary tucked away in a quiet rural area in Marquette County. Here, you’ll find nine monkeys ...

Watching The Chimney Swifts At Dusk

On August 31st, I hear that the chimney swifts are roosting in the brick chimney at Our Lady Queen of ...

The Beast Of The East Hill: An Urban Wildlife Tracking Expedition

Was it a badger? Was it a bobcat? Or was it just an abnormally large, trash-eating house cat? Author BJ ...