Stories tagged: "005 LOCAL CULTURE and IDENTITY"

It's a weekend full of traditions, memory-making, and fun, for Rhonda Taylor's group, who come from all over to attend the Warrens Cranberry Festival each year. Photo courtesy Rhonda Taylor
Cranberry Crazies Pack Warrens for the Tiny Town’s Giant Fest

The annual Cranberry Fest isn’t only about the 1,200 vendor booths, three days of shopping, and hundreds of cran-filled foods. It’s the 140,000 visitors that make the event what it is. “I’ve told my family that no one can get married, give birth, or die that weekend because I will put them on ice and...

VIDEO: Wild Rivers Conservancy’s Annual Namekagon River Clean-Up

Wild Rivers Conservancy's Annual Namekagon River Clean-Up features a full day of environmentally-friendly fun. Make a positive impact on the environment while enjoying a day of community, nature, and conservation.

The Life of a Road ‘Dog’: Hop Aboard the Wienermobile with a Wisconsin Hotdogger

You have a better chance of getting into Harvard than becoming a Hotdogger. While the Ivy League University accepts 4% of applicants, Oscar Mayer accepts just 1%. Let that sink in. Every year, the meat company scouts 12 new “Hotdoggers” to drive its iconic Wienermobile cross-country as part of the brand’s most well-known marketing strategy....

5 Wisconsin Podcasts to Add to Your Playlist

There are roughly 3 million active podcasts you can listen to right now, most for free, through iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, YouTube, and more. The options can feel overwhelming, so we wanted to share a few of our favorite local podcasts.

10 Wisconsin Small Towns and the Random Reason They’re World-Famous

Wisconsin is America’s Dairyland–the top cheese-producing state in the country. But many of our smallest towns hold special titles of their own, like Bear Creek, home of the World’s Largest Sauerkraut Plant, or Waunakee, “The Only Waunakee in the World.” Here are 10 Wisconsin towns and the random reason they’re world-famous: Bear Creek Home of...

VIDEO: Do You Know These Fun Facts About Wisconsin?

Discover fascinating fun facts about Wisconsin, from its dairy-rich heritage to hidden gems. Explore the Badger State's unique history and culture.

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Wisconsin Named the #1 Program That Hasn’t Made the College Football Playoffs (Yet)

Since the College Football Playoff started in 2014, only three Big Ten schools (Michigan, Michigan State, and Ohio State) and 14 teams overall have made the cut.