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  • Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Do you know the difference between a sweet potato and a yam? Here’s something to bring up at your Thanksgiving celebration! In our Wisconsin grocery stores, we are often misled by the signs in the produce department. The dark orange “potatoes” are often...

    A Yam Is Probably Not a Yam

    Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Do you know the difference between a sweet potato and a yam? Here’s something to bring up at your Thanksgiving celebration! In our Wisconsin grocery stores, we are often misled by the signs in the produce department. The dark orange “potatoes” are often...

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  • Did you know that October 15 is National Cheese Curd day?  If you live in Wisconsin, you should know what a cheese curd is, but in case you don’t they are the curds from the cheese making process before they are formed into a solid cheese and aged like...

    National Cheese Curd Day – October 15

    Did you know that October 15 is National Cheese Curd day?  If you live in Wisconsin, you should know what a cheese curd is, but in case you don’t they are the curds from the cheese making process before they are formed into a solid cheese and aged like...

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  • The Wisconsin State Park System includes many miles of trails and varied terrain that make Wisconsin great for bicycling. The League of American Bicyclists recently ranked Wisconsin No. 3 in the nation for bicycling! There are over one thousand miles of great off-road bicycling opportunities on public lands throughout...

    Wisconsin Biking Trails and Passes

    The Wisconsin State Park System includes many miles of trails and varied terrain that make Wisconsin great for bicycling. The League of American Bicyclists recently ranked Wisconsin No. 3 in the nation for bicycling! There are over one thousand miles of great off-road bicycling opportunities on public lands throughout...

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  • Arbor Day was founded in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton in Nebraska. By the 1920s, each state in the United States had passed public laws where a certain day would be designated Arbor Day or Arbor and Bird Day observance. The national holiday is celebrated every year on the last...

    Arbor Day

    Arbor Day was founded in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton in Nebraska. By the 1920s, each state in the United States had passed public laws where a certain day would be designated Arbor Day or Arbor and Bird Day observance. The national holiday is celebrated every year on the last...

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  • Whether you’re an avid fisherman, woman, child, or newbie, Wisconsin has streams, rivers, and lakes of all sizes for your fishing enjoyment. Wisconsin has over 15,000 inland lakes and 42,000 miles of streams and rivers in addition to the Great Lakes, providing Wisconsin with more species of fish than...

    Fishing & Hatcheries in Wisconsin

    Whether you’re an avid fisherman, woman, child, or newbie, Wisconsin has streams, rivers, and lakes of all sizes for your fishing enjoyment. Wisconsin has over 15,000 inland lakes and 42,000 miles of streams and rivers in addition to the Great Lakes, providing Wisconsin with more species of fish than...

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  • Now that the holidays are over and Wisconsin has snow again, it’s time to revisit all the wonderful winter sporting opportunities throughout the state. Whether at a ski resort for downhill skiing, tubing, or snowboarding or at a park or reforestation area for cross country skiing or snowshoeing, Wisconsin...

    Wisconsin Skiing, Snowmobiling & More

    Now that the holidays are over and Wisconsin has snow again, it’s time to revisit all the wonderful winter sporting opportunities throughout the state. Whether at a ski resort for downhill skiing, tubing, or snowboarding or at a park or reforestation area for cross country skiing or snowshoeing, Wisconsin...

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  • Now available is the 2014 Wisconsin State Capitol ornament. Do you collect ornaments or want a keepsake gift to remind someone of Wisconsin? If so, check out the 2014 State Capitol Ornament which is now available online! The inspiration for the 2014 Wisconsin State Capitol Ornament is a breathtaking...

    2014 Wisconsin State Capitol Ornament

    Now available is the 2014 Wisconsin State Capitol ornament. Do you collect ornaments or want a keepsake gift to remind someone of Wisconsin? If so, check out the 2014 State Capitol Ornament which is now available online! The inspiration for the 2014 Wisconsin State Capitol Ornament is a breathtaking...

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  • Enjoy this holiday season with a heart-warming holiday performance at your local school, community center or concert hall. Take the family or plan a special couple’s night out to enjoy holiday classics like “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “Let It Snow,” “Silent Night,” and many others....

    Holiday Concerts, Light Shows & Winter Activities

    Enjoy this holiday season with a heart-warming holiday performance at your local school, community center or concert hall. Take the family or plan a special couple’s night out to enjoy holiday classics like “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “Let It Snow,” “Silent Night,” and many others....

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  • The snow is starting to fall and holiday decorations are appearing in stores and neighborhoods. As you are planning your holiday shopping and gift buying, keep in mind all the local businesses and Wisconsin products that offer specials in their stores and/or online shopping. Many of the online shopping...

    Black Friday, Small Business Saturday & Cyber Monday

    The snow is starting to fall and holiday decorations are appearing in stores and neighborhoods. As you are planning your holiday shopping and gift buying, keep in mind all the local businesses and Wisconsin products that offer specials in their stores and/or online shopping. Many of the online shopping...

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  • The signs of Fall are all around Wisconsin with cooler days and nights, beautiful fall colors and plenty to do in Wisconsin. Green leaves are turning beautiful shades of red and yellow. You can see big orange pumpkins in patches along the roadways. Deer and wild turkey are roaming...

    Fall Things to do in Wisconsin

    The signs of Fall are all around Wisconsin with cooler days and nights, beautiful fall colors and plenty to do in Wisconsin. Green leaves are turning beautiful shades of red and yellow. You can see big orange pumpkins in patches along the roadways. Deer and wild turkey are roaming...

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