Organizations that provide crisis support to LGBTQ youth in Wisconsin have seen an uptick in need as kids are cut off from many support systems they've cultivated outside of their homes, which may or not be safe spaces for them.
Onalaska native Carolyn Lipke has been conducting research at Antarctica's Palmer Research Station since last October. She and 19 other researchers were slated to come home in April, but the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed their return.
Madison bluegrass guitarist Bobby Batyko and his partner Lorie Docken have been making music together since they met at a bluegrass jam in 1997. Now they play on their Madison porch every night for their neighbors.
Four mornings a week, right after breakfast, Nate Royko Maurer leaves the house, gets in his car and drives to work at home. It's the price the rural Iowa County man pays for spotty broadband in his part of the state.