Our Wisconsin

An Unabashedly Wisconsin celebration of our state’s people, places and stories


Roche-A-Cris State Park. (Photo via Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
These 6 Wisconsin State Parks Are Hidden Gems

These off-the-beaten path state parks offer unique, eye-catching nature views and even a historic lead-shot tower.

Devil's Lake State Park. (Photo via Wisconsin DNR)
Devil’s Lake is Expanding. Here’s What to Expect.

Wisconsin’s most popular state park is getting a sizable addition to join its existing 9,000-plus acre footprint.

A worker is dwarfed by the Olympics Rings on a barge Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in the Odaiba district of Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Watch These 9 Wisconsinites in the Tokyo Olympics

There are plenty of local Wisconsin faces to watch for as they compete for gold in Tokyo.

Johnsonville Marketplace opened near the Johnsonville sausage factory in late 2020. Visitors can buy T-shirts, all sorts of cookout materials from condiments to grills, and exclusive Potosi Brewing Co. beer. (Photo by Mary Bergin)
A Traveler’s Guide to Johnsonville (The Town, Not the Brats)

The famed bratwursts come from a tiny community that might have a smaller population than your last family reunion.

Rock the Dock is scheduled for Aug. 21 in Green Bay. (Photo courtesy of Rock the Dock)
Live Music Is Back. See It at These 8 Wisconsin Festivals.

We all love Summerfest, but there are smaller festivals all over the state. Take a look to find one near you.

3 Sheeps Brewing is selling a summer "Explorer Pack" with four different summer beers. (Photo courtesy of 3 Sheeps Brewing)
No Matter Where You Live in Wisconsin, These 9 Breweries Will Keep You Cool This Summer

From classics like Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy to newcomers like 608 Brewing Co.’s Mexican Chocolate Cake stout, there’s no shortage of brews to beat the summer heat.

Cinnamon roll bacon cheese curds, available at Lakefront Brewery at this year's Wisconsin State Fair. (Photo courtesy of Wisconsin State Fair)
Cinnamon Roll Bacon Cheese Curds? Fish Fry Roll? Wisconsin State Fair’s Newest Foods Go Wild.

The fair returns after a year off due to COVID-19 with food that’s as deliciously Wisconsin as ever.