Our Wisconsin

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

Oscar Winners with Wisconsin Ties

Only 24 Oscars are awarded each year, but a surprising number of Badgers have earned prestigious bronze statues! From actresses and composers to the man behind the greatest movie of all time– Wisconsin is well-represented, both on-screen and behind-the-scenes. 

5 Tips to Scoring the Best Deals at the Dells 

Searching for an affordable staycation? We asked local travel agents to help us plan a winter trip to the Waterpark Capital of the World.

Chocolate Creations by Kylie
Small Business Spotlight: Chocolate Creations by Kylie

After outgrowing her home kitchen thanks to an abundance of orders, this entrepreneur wasn’t afraid to take a risk and open her own storefront– and she’s only 19!

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Wisconsin’s Biggest Sledding Hills

Whether you want your ride to be long and gentle or steep and fast, our state is full of inclines that let you get the best out of your toboggan.

Wisconsin’s 5 Biggest Indoor Waterparks, Ranked by Slide Count 

When you don’t have the time or money for a tropical getaway, escape the winter cold at one of Wisconsin’s indoor waterparks. Set to a balmy 84 degrees year-round, these parks make the perfect staycation for families, couples, or anyone looking for a little warmth! 

Milwaukee, Madison, & Minneapolis By Train: What We Know, What We Don’t, & What’s Next

Could an old form of transportation be the key to new growth? Answers to all your questions about what it will take to expand Amtrak in Wisconsin.

Small Business Spotlight: URSA

In this Bay View neighborhood shop, “U” stands for unique. Whether you're buying something for someone else, your house, or yourself, this one-stop shop has it all!