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Kewaunee Native Approaching Six Months of Isolation in China

Coach James Malechek Continues Quarantine with the Chinese Olympic Swimming Team

July 9, 2020

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Peter Pryde
Peter Pryde

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Pandemic Keeps Madison Physician Busy in Semi-Retirement

Dr. Peter Pryde oversees hopeful plasma treatments for COVID-19 patients.

July 7, 2020

Tony Roca
Tony Roca

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Northwoods League Baseball Underway with Full Rosters and One-Third Fan Capacity

July 2, 2020

People in a garden
People in a garden

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Our Food Matters

Community Gardening: An Eternal Return to Wisconsin’s Roots

June 30, 2020

Woman standing in a vegetable garden.
Woman standing in a vegetable garden.

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Benedictine Sister Describes Staying at Home in a Monastery

Sister Mary David Walgenbach knows a little bit about staying home. She’s done it for 60 years.

June 25, 2020

Sign that reads Chicken Chapel, Father Tony Birdsall
Sign that reads Chicken Chapel, Father Tony Birdsall

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Father Birdsall Reflects

Door County’s “Chicken Priest” Adjusts To Being Cooped Up During The Pandemic

June 23, 2020

Man sitting on a couch
Man sitting on a couch

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Green Bay Meat Packing Worker Recovers from COVID-19 and Returns to Work

Guadalupe Paez Says His Life Will Never Be the Same

June 18, 2020

Woman sitting in front of colorful blanket
Woman sitting in front of colorful blanket

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Oneida Nation Got Ahead of the State on Nursing Home Regulations for Coronavirus

Health Director Debbie Danforth Believes that Helped Save Lives

June 16, 2020

Woman sitting at a desk and in front of a computer
Woman sitting at a desk and in front of a computer

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Wausau Hmong Community Stays Strong in the Face of COVID-19

Mang Xiong Helps Find Relief for Hmong Small Businesses

June 11, 2020

Woman reading a book in a library
Woman reading a book in a library

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Librarian Continues to Provide Resources

Although the Brown County Library is closed to the public, Mary Jane Herber is working to answer questions and provide books.

June 9, 2020

Two fighters training in a basement
Two fighters training in a basement

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Small Town Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Eager to Spar Again

Waiting to get back in the ring while training at home

June 4, 2020

Truck driver standing next to Walmart truck
Truck driver standing next to Walmart truck

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When The Rubber Hits the Road

Working at home while driving 3,000 miles-per-week

June 2, 2020

Two hands with wedding rings
Two hands with wedding rings

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The Pandemic’s Impact on People Experiencing Homelessness in Wisconsin

PBS Wisconsin talks with a married couple who are living without housing — for the first time in their lives — during the pandemic. We also talk with Elizabeth Duffie, manager of Porchlight’s Safe Haven, one of Madison's only day shelters serving people experiencing mental illness.

May 28, 2020

Image of Daniel Croake in Graduation Cap and Gown with mother Shelia Petitjean
Image of Daniel Croake in Graduation Cap and Gown with mother Shelia Petitjean

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The Pandemic’s Impact on LGBTQ Youth

PBS Wisconsin checks in with a Green Bay Preble High School LGBTQ leader, senior Daniel Croake, who talks about earning a college scholarship and how things have gone with the virtual close to his high school career. We also talk with Brian Juchems, co-director of the statewide LGBTQ youth support network, GSAFE, who will offer an overview into the pandemic’s impact on LGBTQ students.

May 26, 2020

Woman with camera standing in the woods
Woman with camera standing in the woods

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Photographer Captures Nature in Hushed Urban Landscape

With Less City Hustle and Bustle, Mary Lee Agnew Finds Her Animal Subjects and Herself Calmed

May 21, 2020

Man standing next to pile of split wood
Man standing next to pile of split wood

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Home Movies: A Visit with PBS Wisconsin Director’s Cut Host Pete Schwaba

Thoughts on the movie industry during the pandemic

May 19, 2020

Woman standing in front of glacier
Woman standing in front of glacier

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Pandemic Extends Wisconsin Scientist’s Stay in Antarctica

That’s the bad news. But, what if your home was in the safest spot in the world?

May 14, 2020

Andrew, Taylor, Z & Rae (Eric Schwierske 2020)
Andrew, Taylor, Z & Rae (Eric Schwierske 2020)

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Safer at Home on the Front Porch: A Photo Essay

Eric Schwierske is a PBS Wisconsin Media Production Engineer. Photography is his hobby. Here’s what Schwierske had to say about this photo essay for the No Place Like Home project:

May 11, 2020

Man standing outside with 3 dogs
Man standing outside with 3 dogs

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The Press Must Go On

Southwest Wisconsin newspaper is now an at-home affair.

May 7, 2020

A man and two women sitting around a picnic table
A man and two women sitting around a picnic table

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Global Pandemic Has Serious Impact on Those with Developmental Disabilities

PBS Wisconsin spoke with two people with developmental disabilities in Rhinelander to see how life during the pandemic was going for them. Our interview with John and Carol Anne was arranged with help from Jenny Felty, Director of Headwaters, Inc., a Rhinelander-based human services agency whose partners include the Ashland and Bayfield Counties Departments of Health and Human Services. Part 1 is a visit with John and Carol Anne. Jenny Felty provides a larger context about people with special needs during the pandemic in Part 2 which is a Q&A.

May 5, 2020

Artist Leif Larson of Oshkosh at home in his kitchen artist’s studio with his painting “Family Life During A Pandemic.”
Artist Leif Larson of Oshkosh at home in his kitchen artist’s studio with his painting “Family Life During A Pandemic.”

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Oshkosh Artist Paints Pandemic Portraits of Home

Leif Larson creates family portraits even as his household copes with 'Safer at Home.'

April 30, 2020

John Gurda holding his granddaughter
John Gurda holding his granddaughter

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Around the Corner and Safe at Home with Milwaukee Historian John Gurda

John Gurda, the bike-riding historian from public television’s “Around the Corner with John McGivern” and author of multiple books on Milwaukee history, spoke with PBS Wisconsin about life today in the city and historical perspective on these times.

April 28, 2020

WPR: Wisconsin Projects to Document Life During the Coronavirus Pandemic
WPR: Wisconsin Projects to Document Life During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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WPR: Wisconsin Projects to Document Life During the Coronavirus Pandemic

We are living through an historic time, and it's important to document life today for posterity. We learn about two projects meant to record the experience of living through the coronavirus outbreak here in Wisconsin.

April 22, 2020

Man playing guitar and woman playing upright base on front porch
Man playing guitar and woman playing upright base on front porch

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Madison Couple Stays Safe and Sing to Their Neighbors – from a Distance

In the age of musicians live streaming, a Madison couple go live every night on their front porch.

April 21, 2020

Reflection of man in car's side mirror holding cell phone
Reflection of man in car's side mirror holding cell phone

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Iowa County Man Drives to Work to Work at Home

What happens when an information technologist can't get enough bandwidth?

April 16, 2020

Man standing next to cut logs
Man standing next to cut logs

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Baraboo Logger Has Had to Saw His Business to the Bone

Mike Wilm is cutting wood even as he cuts payroll. How long can he keep it up?

April 14, 2020

Male high school student
Male high school student

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Milwaukee Washington High School Senior Copes with Learning and Living at Home

Milwaukee Washington High School Senior Devonta Hymes stays on schedule to graduate this spring. He's reaching out to his classmates to help them do the same.

April 9, 2020

Farmer kissing a dairy cow
Farmer kissing a dairy cow

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At Home with a Fifth Generation Monticello Dairy Farmer

Jimmy Voegeli is a fifth generation Wisconsin dairy farmer with acreage in Monticello. He tells what stay-at-home means for his operation and his 220 Brown Swiss cows.

April 7, 2020

Greendale Seamstress Sewing Facemasks Full Time
Greendale Seamstress Sewing Facemasks Full Time

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Greendale Seamstress Sewing Facemasks Full Time

The debate over the widespread public use of facemasks is coming to a head this week. Infected people without symptoms can spread the virus. This fact is at the center of new CDC recommendations calling on the White House to consider encouraging people to routinely wear face coverings in public.

April 2, 2020

Population 4: Michael Perry and Family Hunker Down in Eau Claire County
Population 4: Michael Perry and Family Hunker Down in Eau Claire County

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Population 4: Michael Perry and Family Hunker Down in Eau Claire County

Wisconsin author Michael Perry creates a daily, online visit with his fans.

March 31, 2020

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