Our Wisconsin

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


Tempest Oyster Bar in Madison  (Photo by Clove Zanoya-Harris)
Fish Fry Friday: Our Official State Meal

Lent and beyond, as many varieties as Wisconsin has lakes

Rows of raspberry-glazed paczki made at National Bakery and Deli in Milwaukee. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Up Early For Sinful Delights On Paczki Day

Fat Tuesday Is a Time to Indulge in Those Perfect Polish Pastries

There are many challenges to living in Wisconsin. Let's take some time to celebrate what makes it all worth it. (Photo and tow truck call by Jonathon Sadowski)
We ❤️ Wisconsin

Some UpNorthNews Valentines to Wisconsin

Overlooking Lake Wissota (Photo by Pat Kreitlow)
Wisconsin Is My Favorite Playlist

Sounds abound, especially the quietest ones that do the most healing

The sun rises over a wooded property in west-central Wisconsin the author called home during his childhood after relocating from Minneapolis with his family. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Swapping City Living for a Plot in the Woods

A Wisconsin story of warm welcomes and new beginnings

(Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
More Cheese Please!

Who needs chocolates or chalky candy hearts when Wisconsin has such great cheese?

(Image by Shutterstock)
The Supper Club Is Wisconsin’s Valentine to the World

Increasingly imitated, never duplicated