Our Wisconsin

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

Dells of Eau Claire
A Beginners Guide to the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

No time for a one thousand mile hike? Here are a few stops along the trail that will allow you to experience its beauty in your spare time.

(Linda Freshwaters Arndt/Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
The Lore, Legends, and Traditions of Wisconsin Deer Hunting

Thousands take off from work and school to hunt for their buck, a time-honored tradition that has seen its share of legends, tragedies, and new curveballs.

Indigenous Food
Indigenous Chefs Are Ready to Share Their Native Cuisine With Wisconsin and the World

From the Menominee to the Ho-Chunk, Wisconsin tribes are finding new ways to celebrate and preserve their history through traditional food and agricultural practices.

Waukesha Parade Vigil
Hundreds Attend Vigil to Pray for Families Impacted by Waukesha’s Christmas Parade Tragedy

Six people are now confirmed to have been killed by a reckless driver who mowed down parade goers, including an 8-year-old boy who succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday afternoon.

Build in 1890, the New Diggings General Store and Inn attracts bikers and other fans from across the region for its food, fun and hospitality. (Photo by Susan Lampert-Smith)
Miss the Ol’ General Store? In Wisconsin, You Don’t Need a Time Machine to Visit One.

From Door County to the former lead-mining towns of southwestern Wisconsin, general stores still tie communities together.

Nicolet National Forest
Love Quirky Geography? We’ve Got a Trip All Mapped Out for You.

Picnic in the center of the Western Hemisphere, align yourself to the Poles, and cruise the Subcontinental Divide, all without leaving Wisconsin.

Margie Siggelkow owns Adorn Janesville, a boutique that sells ethically sourced products. (Photo by JT Cestkowski)
Janesville Store ‘Adorns’ Community with Ethical Products

Margie Siggelkow returned to her hometown after living around the country and abroad with a mission to bring an ethically sourced store to Janesville.