Imagine you’re nineteen years old again. It’s a crisp fall afternoon, and you’re looking out the window of a cramped college fleet van. You’re watching the mini malls of Wisconsin’s Fox Valley evaporate into farm fields.
High on a rise outside of Washburn, with Lake Superior sparkling in the distance, sits the workshop where Wisconsin native Josh Swan builds and restores wooden boats.
The news of Gulig’s prestigious appointment came as no surprise to me, rather as a well-timed confirmation of a life dedicated to poetry and language.
One morning in 1978, the novelist David Rhodes rolled his wheelchair to the door of his farmhouse in rural Wisconsin to find his neighbor, Dick Woolever, waiting to make him an offer.
The relationship between science and society is an important one and arguably a measure of the intellectual and aspirational health of our civilization.
Living and working on a fourth-generation farm in the Driftless area, Doug Duren's passion for the land has made him one of the most influential conservationists in Wisconsin, and beyond.
Poet. Teacher. Mentor. Maker. It has taken Dasha Kelly Hamilton decades to find a fitting title for her role.
EDITOR'S NOTE: A Facebook message from Robert Albee, one of the early founders and organizers of WOJB–FM, brought to our attention a few errors and some elements of the radio station’s history that were missing from this article.
While her writing is grounded in the life of her Bay View community, it often reaches out and touches our collective memory.
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