10 Things to Do at the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival

The cultivation of ginseng in Marathon County began in the late 1800s, but has been used by eastern cultures for healing purposes for thousands of years. Marathon County is the nation’s ginseng capital and exports 95% of the ginseng nationwide,…

15 Things to Do in Kenosha

Midway between Milwaukee and Chicago, Kenosha is a vibrant city that is full of history, charm, and more than a few unexpected surprises. From vintage streetcars and Civil War history, to jousting knights and Wisconsin’s only velodrome –…
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Q&A: Behind-the-scenes at Roelli Cheese Haus

I caught up with fourth-generation cheesemaker, Chris Roelli. He owns and operates Roelli Cheese Haus in Shullsburg, Wis. So how did this whole cheese-making thing happen? I grew up in the business, worked in the cheese factory with my dad…
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Recap: Discover Wisconsin Day, August 2

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A big, huge, giant THANK YOU to all of our fans who came out to the State Fair to celebrate Discover Wisconsin Day with us. The day sure was one to remember! For starters, it marked the first time the Discover Team filmed together. (Collin, Mariah, Libby and I are filming a new episode about Milwaukee.) We got to cheer on a few of our fans who competed in the brat-eating and Sprecher root beer float-drinking contests. (The winner of the brat-eating contest took down 7 brats!) And each of the co-hosts even got a caricature done. Can you tell who is who?!
Wade House

Q&A: Behind-the-scenes at Wade House

We’re returning to the time of stagecoach travel in a community where Yankee refinement met the Wisconsin wilderness. Here’s David Simmons, Site Director for Wade House in Greenbush, Wis.: Tell us about Wade House. Why is this historic site special?

"DISC"over Wisconsin: A Growing Sport

In 2007 the world of disc golf converged on Wisconsin as the small town of Highbridge hosted the Disc Golf World Championships at the Highbridge Hills Sports Complex. Well, since then it’s safe to say the sport has been flying high in Wisconsin.…

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