Our Wisconsin

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


Al Capone, left, Baby Face Nelson, and John Dillinger were among the gangsters who came to Wisconsin in the 1920s for "work" and play. (Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
From Bank Heists to Hideaways, Wisconsin Has a Rich Gangster History

Proximity to Chicago made Wisconsin a favorite place to “work” and play among society's less-savory individuals.

A view of St. Lawrence Seminary in Mount Calvary from County Trunk W. (Photo by Tobyhark/CC BY 3.0)
There’s a Lot More Than Old Churches in Wisconsin’s Holy Land

Come for the historic churches, stay for the fish fry and auto races in this scenic region between Lake Winnebago and Lake Michigan.

Saz's sample platter, with cheese curds, sour cream and chive fries, and mozzarella marinara. (Photo courtesy of Summerfest)
Summerfest Returns, and, Yes, There Will Be Sour Cream and Chive Fries

All your favorites, from pasta-stuffed pizza to Reuben rolls, are returning for this year's Summerfest.

Green Bay Packers fans celebrate Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at the Stadium View Bar near Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. after the Packers won Super Bowl XLV. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
Any Town Is Titletown at These Packers Bars in Wisconsin and Beyond

Sure, you can watch the Green Bay Packers at home, but everyone knows the game is best enjoyed at a Packer bar—unless you're at Lambeau Field, that is.

Nate Hinze of Cedar Grove during the Men Wheelchair Basketball match between Brazil and the United States at the Olympic Arena on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on September 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lucas Uebel/Getty Images)
Watch These 7 Wisconsinites in the Tokyo Paralympics

Wisconsin communities from Milwaukee to Prairie du Chien are represented in this year's crop of Paralympic athletes.

Mawikwe Bay sea caves along the coast of Lake Superior. (Photo courtesy of Lost Creek Adventures)
Looking for Things to Do Along Lake Superior in Wisconsin? We Have 9 Ideas.

Look no further for your next trip up north to Wisconsin's coast along Lake Superior.

Superior Falls in Iron County. (Photo via Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
‘Water’ You Waiting For? Go See These Wisconsin Waterfalls.

Wisconsin has no shortage of waterfalls for your sightseeing and swimming pleasure!