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Things You’ll Only Find at the Wisconsin State Fair

From the incredible to the inedible– The food and fun that set the Badger State’s fair apart from the rest. It’s marketed as the “Best 11 Days of Summer” for a reason: The Wisconsin State Fair has a rich history of bringing together people, animals, music, carnival rides, show booths, and some of the weirdest...

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How ‘Midwestern’ is Your Vocabulary? Oddly Enough–Airbnb Listings Might Hold the Answer

The Washington Post scoured hundreds of thousands of listings to pinpoint the most-used words in America’s heartland.

The Most Common Mistakes That Get Wisconsin Voters Turned Away on Election Day

Don’t miss out on having your voice heard. Wisconsin’s Primary is Aug. 9, 2022.

The Best of the Best: Wisconsin’s Highest-Rated Cities for Health Care, Housing, and Having a Good Time

The website Livability ranked America’s top 100 cities and six from the Badger State made the list.

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Six Wisconsin Cities Earn a Spot in Livability’s “Top 100 Best Places to Live”

Livability.com ranks the most livable small and mid-sized cities in the United States.

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With Music, Arts, Recreation, and Food, Viroqua Earns a Spot on Any Good List of Wisconsin Day Trips

Trout streams, kayaking, distilleries, and historic accommodations are among the reasons to stay longer than a day.

‘Do Good Wisconsin’ Is Collecting Donations for Its Annual Teacher School Supply Drive–and You Can Help

The non-profit plans to support a record 107 teachers across the state this year.