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4 Wisconsin Libraries to ‘Check Out’ This Fall

October is National Book Month--the perfect time to celebrate the state's best libraries! We compiled a list of four Wisconsin libraries, known for their books, their backstories, and their beauty.

The Life of a Road ‘Dog’: Hop Aboard the Wienermobile with a Wisconsin Hotdogger

You have a better chance of getting into Harvard than becoming a Hotdogger. While the Ivy League University accepts 4% of applicants, Oscar Mayer accepts just 1%. Let that sink in. Every year, the meat company scouts 12 new “Hotdoggers” to drive its iconic Wienermobile cross-country as part of the brand’s most well-known marketing strategy....

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‘Inclusive Playgrounds’ are Spreading Across Wisconsin

There's only one path to enter to Kayla's Playground in Milwaukee and it passes under this sign: “This play area is designed for ALL kids ages 5-12, and up!”

5 Wisconsin Podcasts to Add to Your Playlist

There are roughly 3 million active podcasts you can listen to right now, most for free, through iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, YouTube, and more. The options can feel overwhelming, so we wanted to share a few of our favorite local podcasts.

10 Wisconsin Small Towns and the Random Reason They’re World-Famous

Wisconsin is America’s Dairyland–the top cheese-producing state in the country. But many of our smallest towns hold special titles of their own, like Bear Creek, home of the World’s Largest Sauerkraut Plant, or Waunakee, “The Only Waunakee in the World.” Here are 10 Wisconsin towns and the random reason they’re world-famous: Bear Creek Home of...

How Close is Close? The Most Nail-Biting Elections in US (& Wisconsin) History

Americans have often waited days, weeks, or even months to find out who their next president will be. It’s important to remember there is nothing in the Constitution or federal law that says the winner must be determined on Election Night. And for much of American history, that would have been entirely impossible. Wisconsin has...

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Wisconsin Named the #1 Program That Hasn’t Made the College Football Playoffs (Yet)

Since the College Football Playoff started in 2014, only three Big Ten schools (Michigan, Michigan State, and Ohio State) and 14 teams overall have made the cut.