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Feb 4, 2019

Old World Wisconsin depicts Wisconsin’s immigrant past by recreating the sights, sounds and spirit of those who came to the state to build their futures. Anna Altschwager, the site’s assistant director of guest experience, explains the museum’s origins and what she hopes guests take away from their visits.


Jan 22, 2019

Former Wisconsin Badgers fullback Matt Bernstein discusses his collegiate football career, Wisconsin fandom, Madison-appreciation, and his famous Yom Kippur game in 2004. Bernstein, not normally a ball carrier, was pressed into heavy service after completing a 24-hour fast and helped lead the Badgers to a win over Penn...


Jan 1, 2019

Writer Erin Clune discusses her humorous version of a self-help book “How to Leave: Quitting the City and Coping with a New Reality.” The book tracks Clune and her family’s decision to leave life in New York City and move to her hometown of Madison, Wis., as well as the struggles of others who have made similar...


Dec 17, 2018

Beer columnist for the Wisconsin State Journal Chris Drosner discusses the craft of beer review and commentary, the state of craft beer in Wisconsin, and his broader journalism career. Drosner started his career working for the Green Bay Press-Gazette before heading to the Wisconsin State Journal. He’s currently the...


Dec 10, 2018

Mark Walters is a syndicated outdoor adventure columnist who lives in Necedah. He began writing his column, An Outdoorsman’s Journal, in 1989. You can read about his adventures, which include hunting, fishing, canoeing and backpacking, in 60 different newspapers on a weekly basis. Walters is also committed to getting...