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7 Ways to Beat the "Winter Blues"

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) also known as the “winter blues” (or “winter blahs”) affects millions of people every year. As few of us can afford to take a few months off work so we can crawl under blankets and eat pie, we can take a few steps to alleviate these cold weather blues so they don’t interfere with our daily lives quite as much...

9 Signs You're Never Too Far From Wisconsin...

One of my closest friends and a lifelong Wisconsinite, was recently exiled from his homeland. While enjoying a new latitude, he was constantly reminded of Wisconsin. Wherever he went he would find contributions from the people and exports…
Chain of Lakes by AJ Marz

10 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Wisconsin

1. Wisconsin is modest about its lakes. Minnesota's official motto may be the "Land of 10,000 Lakes", but Wisconsin is not one to brag. The lake count comes in somewhere over 15,000, but the Wisconsin DNR modestly publishes a listing of 16,692…
2014 Owl of Athena at Treinen Farm

Fall Fun: The Best of Wisconsin's Corn Mazes

Greeted by a brisk morning, a few snowflakes still fell from the sky and slowly melted as they hit our car's windshield. My girlfriend and I voyaged northward to a destination about 30 minutes from Madison, just west of the sleepy little town…
Oktoberfest

20 Oktoberfest Celebrations in Wisconsin

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A German History of Wisconsin Compelled to leave their homeland due to crop failures and periodic epidemics, German immigrants settled the rich prairies and wooded lands of Wisconsin. The abundance of cheap farmland and a similar climate…
Guys Getaway

7 Ideas for an Epic Guys Getaway in Wisconsin

Gentlemen, our time is coming. As summer winds down, we say goodbye to lawn mowing and yard work, weddings and the summer soirees our wives and girlfriends adore. Before we know it, the holidays will be upon us, filled with lots and lots of family time and travel. Don’t get me wrong, family time is great, but sometimes we need a weekend to unwind—just the guys. Here’s a lineup of our favorite guys’ getaways in Wisconsin during fall and winter.
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Curd is the Word in Wisconsin!

Wisconsinites are downright passionate about their cheese curds. Some prefer fresh while others prefer fried. However, even within those two camps there are subtle taste preferences. When it comes to fried curds, some like lightly battered…

Wisconsin Weather in 18 Incredible Photos

When it comes to weather, Wisconsin loves to show off. After all, it's often said: If you don't like the weather here, just wait a minute. The state's weather patterns are dynamic and compelling - and we have the photos to prove it.
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Wisconsin's Music Scene: 5 Acts to Check Out

Music lovers across the country know Wisconsin to be an incubator for amazing and unique musical projects. Eau Claire is the creative home to a number of well-known indie bands like Grammy Winner Bon Iver and also S. Carey, both of whom have…
Best Grilled Cheese in Wisconsin

Best Grilled Cheese in Wisconsin

In honor of National Grilled Cheese Month, I’m highlighting a few places that serve up some of the best I’ve tasted as well as a few websites that offer some great recipes for that iconic sandwich – The Grilled Cheese. Both cheese and…