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Hidden Gem Golf Courses in Wisconsin

It’s no secret that Wisconsinites love the great outdoors and all of the amazing activities it has to offer and to get some fresh air into our lungs. And while we often talk about the hiking trails, bike paths, and kayaking spots, you’ll be pleased to know that Wisconsin is also a go-to for some of America’s most underrated golf courses! 

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Summer Safety Tips for Travelers

Why head to Florida when the beaches will be packed and the sun feels like a sauna? Instead, look for hidden gems and places that are off the beaten path. If you’re RVing or traveling by car, check out Wisconsin’s Great River Road or head up to Lake Superior. And above all, stay safe. If you haven’t been on the road in a while (or even if you have) here are some things to keep in mind.

Enjoy the Beloit International Film Festival Virtually!

Grab the popcorn, the Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) is going virtual this year – which means you’ll be able to enjoy the festival from the comfort of your living room anywhere in the world. BIFF is a ten-day tribute to the power of film and the excitement of independent films from around the world. […]

3 Family-Friendly Towns Along the Wisconsin River

This summer and fall, we have been taking advantage of all the beautiful outdoor areas and activities that Wisconsin has to offer with our four kids in tow. Discover Wisconsin’s website and blog, The Bobber, cover all the great destinations that Wisconsin has to offer – from the very popular and well-known to the more […]

Fueling Wisconsin

Energy! What does it mean to people and how does it help us throughout our day? Enbridge’s energy infrastructure has helped fuel quality of life in Wisconsin for 70 years. The pipelines deliver the products that heat homes and businesses, fuel vehicles and power industry across the state. What does energy mean to Wisconsinites? Life […]

Teens Talk: What Works to Stop Cyberbullying

Many people like to ask me what works to stop cyberbullying when it happens. While I have some ideas on this question (over 15 years of studying the problem will lead to more than a few thoughts!), Sameer and I also like to hear directly from students about what they think will work, and—maybe more […]

Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness in Wisconsin

Overall, it is socially acceptable to see a medical professional when you are having a health problem. If you are having chest pains, you see a cardiologist. If you have a broken bone, you get an x-ray. If you need a mole removed, you see a dermatologist. But if you think you might have a […]

Keeping Wisconsin Families Safe Online

Technology allows us to be constantly connected, and no age group knows this better than our children and teenagers. In fact, a recent Pew Research study showed that 95% of U.S. teens have access to smartphones and 45% are online almost constantly! It can seem overwhelming to think about how to manage the devices, the […]