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Vietnam vet continues mission to perform kindness for bretheren from the past

On this weekend to honor working Americans everywhere, we'd like to share one man's labor of love. A task Dale Reich undertook freely several years ago to honor the sacrifices of gone but not forgotten veterans. 

Fair housing advocate in Milwaukee sets off to find "Dora" in decades old photo

On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day we highlight the search for the owner of an old photograph rich in symbolism. The picture was found in a Milwaukee neighborhood, perhaps fittingly by a fair housing advocate who's working to eliminate racial disparities in a city recently identified by the Brookings Institution as having the highest black-white segregation in the country.

Treasured items transformed into functional works of art

So often when things break or become old our first thought it to get rid of it, or throw it out. But what if you could make something old new again?

 

Only a Matter of Time: A behind the scenes look at Omro's 122-year-old hand-wound clock tower

Daylight saving time ended overnight and it will be 126 more days before it returns. While many of our clocks can be reset with the touch of a button or reset automatically, we found a clock in a small town west of Oshkosh where turning back the hands of time takes more than a little effort.

 

Free little library of advice found on Milwaukee Riverwalk

Even with Google at our fingertips we often seem to have more questions than answers. That’s why one woman is offering free words of wisdom in an unlikely yet rather perfect place in Milwaukee.