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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 ...

Carriage Classic Evokes Era of Elegant Horse-Drawn Transport

Mark and Julie Dahlberg met through carriage driving and when they started a family, it became a shared passion. “I’m ...

The Pen Project Gives Voice to Incarcerated Authors and Artists

A La Crosse County government building is an unexpected gallery space, but in a way, the works by current and ...

Artist Honors Healthcare Works with Milwaukee Mural

Milwaukee and Chicago artist Mauricio Ramirez first started painting large murals as a teenager. In April, he was inspired by ...

One Final Jump for “Jump Around Wisconsin”

After weeks of helping distract and entertain people during the COVID-19 pandemic, the “Jump Around Wisconsin” movement held its last ...

Love Finds a Way with Zoom Wedding

Even in a global pandemic, love finds away. With the help of his parents, Kiran Vedula planned a romantic proposal ...

Photographer Captures Family Portraits as Food Pantry Fundraiser

Reedsburg photographer, Lauren Almeida, was looking for a way to give back to her community during the COVID-19 pandemic. After ...

Rapper Gets Creative with Dr. Seuss

Milwaukee rapper and filmmaker Wes Tank came up with a creative way to combine his talents and entertain families during ...

Driveway Dancing

Madison resident Dave Fujara drew an “X” on his driveway asking people walking by to dance while standing on it. ...

Honk for Air Hugs!

Best friends Patricia Jacobson and Melisa Arndt from Wyocena wanted to find a way to help spread some positive vibes ...

Cellist Performs at the Top of Historical Granary

Unable to perform live due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cello player Hans Christian engineered a different way to perform. He ...

Viking Karaoke Challenge Connects Students and Faculty

Beth Waldron, a music teacher at Viking Elementary School in Holmen, came up with a fun way to connect with ...

“Jump Around” Social Distance Style

It's hard to be social with your friends and neighbors while staying home, but one Wisconsin neighborhood came together to ...

Duckmobile Gives You a Good Reason to Quack Up

A hailstorm in 2006 left Jen Mulder with a problem. What was she going to do with her severely dented ...

Dollmaker Sews Kindness and Awareness Through Dolls

Amy Jandrisevits believes everyone has something in life that they're good at and it's our obligation as people to use ...