Stories tagged: "people"


The 114-year-old barn at Ela Orchard was a familiar sight every autumn for apple lovers across southeast Wisconisn.
Historic Barn Lost to Fire at a Landmark Racine Co. Orchard

Novelist Jane Hamilton and husband Bob Willard are weighing rebuilding options for Ela Orchard.

This 7-year-old's Virtual Lemonade Stand Raised Enough Money to Feed 600 Families for a Week
WI Girl’s Virtual Lemonade Stand Will Be Highlighted in Inauguration Special About Giving

Her goal was $90, but donors and a non-profit restaurant have helped her raise $53,000.

Melvette Scott, of West Milwaukee, hands out bandanas Tuesday at Marshall High School in Milwaukee. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Why I Handed Out Bandanas to Unprotected Voters

West Milwaukee resident Melvette Scott tells UpNorthNews why she spent Tuesday helping Milwaukee’s black community

Wisconsin nurse Elizabeth “Buffy” Riley, center, sits with fellow nurses Dee Wells, left, and Benita Conleh, right, in New York in early April. Riley, who lives in Hayward and works in Cumberland, is spending three weeks in New York treating people hospitalized with COVID-19. (Contributed photo)
‘How Are We Going to Keep Them Alive?’

Wisconsin nurse describes first day treating COVID-19 patients in New York

Elizabeth “Buffy” Riley works at Cumberland Memorial Hospital in northwest Wisconsin, teaching clinical skills to college nursing students. (Contributed photo)
Wisconsin Nurse Heads to New York to Help

Trading the calm of Cumberland for the chaos of pandemic’s epicenter

Virus Outbreak Spain
In Pictures: Fighting Coronavirus Around the World

Politicians wear protective gear in Belgium. Canadians leave notes at their windows. Volunteers in Spain sew masks for nurses and doctors. Citizens disinfect streets and cars in India and Afghanistan. Pope Francis prays solo to an empty Piazza San Pietro.

Eau Claire native Megan La Barbera and her fiancé César Gutiérrez Fernández are living in Madrid, Spain, where residents are on virtual lockdown. (Contributed photo)
‘You Don’t Dare Go Out’: Wisconsin Woman Describes Being in Lockdown in Spain

Now living in Madrid, coronavirus may delay her wedding