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Former Politician Surprises Wisconsin Teachers by Funding All Classroom Requests for Entire State

Yesterday, as thousands of Wisconsin classrooms kick off the school year, Herb Kohl Philanthropies announced they are fully funding the requests of every Wisconsin...

Wisconsin Man Plants 4-Mile Stretch of Sunflowers in Tribute to Late Wife

Love is blooming along a Wisconsin country road. A stretch of farmland usually reserved for corn and soybeans is now home to over four miles...

Teacher Surprises Wisconsin Town By Leaving $1 Million Estate to Students

This teacher left her students with more than just a love of learning. Before her recent passing, Violet Laack of Chilton, Wisconsin, allocated all of...

In Wisconsin, A Decade-Old Police Shooting Leads To New Law

"Race is at the forefront of the current debate over the police use of deadly force. But one shooting in Wisconsin highlights another factor...
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Wisconsin Man Builds His Dream, a Planetarium in His Backyard

Disappointed when he took some boy scouts to gaze at the stars but clouds quickly obscured them, a Wisconsin man decided to open his...
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Young Immigrant in Wisconsin Changes Kids’ Fates in Nepal

Born in Nepal, but moved to Wisconsin in 2000 to attend the University in Whitewater, Ojash Shrestha found his true calling when he returned...
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Bald Eagle Population Surges in Wisconsin

In 1973, the state's natural resources department was able to find just 108 breeding pairs in the state. Today, Wisconsin's population of bald eagles is...
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Wisconsin Man’s Little Free Library Copied Worldwide

It started as a simple tribute to his mother, a teacher and bibliophile. Todd Bol put up a miniature version of a one-room schoolhouse...
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For Wisconsin Lawmakers, a Hero’s Homecoming

They are the unlikeliest of folk heroes. But these once-obscure lawmakers — a dairy farmer, a former truck driver and a woman who is...
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Wisconsin Workers Get Support from Poland’s Solidarity Trade Union

In a full page ad purchased in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the iconic Polish trade union, Solidarity, expressed heartfelt support for Wisconsin workers who are...
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Supporters Worldwide Buy Pizza for Wisconsin Protesters

The owner of Ian's Pizza in Madison said he's received hundreds of telephone calls from people as far away as Egypt who want to...
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Supporters Worldwide Buy Pizza for Wisconsin Protesters

The owner of Ian's Pizza in Madison said he's received hundreds of telephone calls from people as far away as Egypt who want to...
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Amazing Photo: Egyptians Send Support to Wisconsin Protestors

A photo uploaded to his Twitter account by Zack Farley shows a demonstrator in Egypt holding a sign that reads, "Egypt Supports Wisconsin Workers". Standing...
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Amazing Photo: Egyptians Send Support to Wisconsin Protestors

A photo uploaded to his Twitter account by Zack Farley shows a demonstrator in Egypt holding a sign that reads, "Egypt Supports Wisconsin Workers"....
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Wisconsin Family Inspires the President, Gets a Note Back

Three Weeks ago I suggested to my husband that he write a personal letter to the President of the United States. He (Mike) looked...

A Sure Sign of Spring: Wild Whooping Cranes Return to Wisconsin

Among the signs of springtime these days in central Wisconsin is the arrival of wild whooping cranes on Necedah National Wildlife Refuge and along...

Good News in History, May 16

100 years ago today, Liberace was born in West Allis, Wisconsin. A child prodigy of Italian and Polish parents, the classical pianist and singer...

First-of-its-Kind National Theater Festival for Veterans Who Are Using Drama to Find Emotional Resilience

A nonprofit theater organization that pairs the works of Shakespeare with military veterans struggling to find relief, is proud to announce the first-ever National...

First Fully-Electric, Emission-Free Passenger Boats Constructed in US Are Setting Sail at Niagara Falls

Every year, more than 1.6 million tourists from around the world will get to experience the magic of Niagara Falls from a record-breaking boat.

Good News in History, May 6

25 years ago today, the Channel Tunnel was opened—the first land link between Britain and Europe since the Ice Age 40 million years ago. Nicknamed...