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Wisconsin Life celebrates what makes Wisconsin unique through the diverse stories of its people. Our award winning producers travel Wisconsin to introduce you to the people who uniquely contribute to and shape what it means to live in or be from Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin Life celebrates what makes Wisconsin unique through the diverse stories of its people. Our award winning producers travel Wisconsin to introduce you to the people who uniquely contribute to and shape what it means to live in or be from Wisconsin.

    Fola And Haley: A Friendship Story

    Fola And Haley: A Friendship Story

    There’s a national fellowship program that brings young, African leaders to college campuses across the U.S. UW-Madison is one of the schools that partners with the Mandela Washington Fellowship. The most recent group included Folajogun Akinlami of Nigeria. For more than a decade, she’s worked in media and advocates for people with disabilities. She wanted

    No Rubber-Roni Here: Holmen’s Student-Grown Cafeteria Food Defies School Lunch Stereotypes

    No Rubber-Roni Here: Holmen’s Student-Grown Cafeteria Food Defies School Lunch Stereotypes

    The only time Holmen High School junior Gracie Kromke is exposed to the stereotypical bad lunch — rubber-roni, slapping food on plates — is when she hears stories about them. "That’s nothing close to what I experience on a daily basis," she said. The Holmen School District nutrition program staff make sure of that. Through a

    Winter Hitchhiker Tests Balance Of Safety And Compassion

    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 question of whether to pick him up or not led her to explore the meaning and limits of compassion. == It was a bad snowstorm, the kind that wipes out your vision, erases the world,

    Peddling A Paper City: How Madison Became Wisconsin’s Capital

    Peddling A Paper City: How Madison Became Wisconsin’s Capital

    If you've spent any time at the Wisconsin state Capitol building, you know it's majestic, both inside and out. It's the center of state government and the center of Madison, with streets and avenues converging from every direction at the Capitol Square. But how did that particular spot become one of the most important places in the state? 

    Remembering When The Fendermen Took Stoughton To The Top Of The Charts

    Remembering When The Fendermen Took Stoughton To The Top Of The Charts

    So What are some of your early rock ‘n’ roll  memories?  For Stoughton’s Bill Amundson, there’s one that happened REALLY close to home.  == It was a normal Saturday spring morning at the Amundson household on Nora Street in Stoughton, Wisconsin.  The year was 1960, and I was a seven year old boy watching Huckleberry

    Yiddish Music Traditions With Lil Rev

    Yiddish Music Traditions With Lil Rev

    Music is a cornerstone of Jewish culture, especially during holidays and festivals. Musician Lil Rev grew up in a musical family in Milwaukee, steeped in his family's Yiddish folk music tradition. He travels Wisconsin and the country sharing his love of music, history, and his Yiddish heritage. (This story originally aired on December 4, 2013)

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Awesome

Great production and informative

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Wonderful to listen to

Since moving away from Wisconsin, I look forward to these short episodes from home. I learn a lot and enjoy that the production is very well done.

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