Kickapoo Country Fair

In the heart of Wisconsin’s driftless area lies the nooks and crannies of the Kickapoo Valley.  Just east of the valley is the small community of La Farge. Home of Organic Valley Coop, the community is also the location for the 7th Annual Kickapoo Country Fair. From the website: (www.organicvalley.coop/kickapoo/) Now in its seventh year, […]

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Getting on the bus for Virginia

Three buses loaded with 121 Scouts and adult leaders left the Samoset Council Service Center this morning on their 16 day adventure at the National Scout Jamboree. The Jamboree, held at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia is a quadrennial gathering of Scouts from around the Nation. Approximately 35,000 Scouts are expected to attend this year’s […]

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Filling in the Gaps

Wisconsin Public Radio is in the process of adding a new transmitter site to their stable of Ideas Network stations. WUWS in Ashland will replace the current low power 26 watt Ideas Network station broadcasting at 102.9 FM. The new station will have a 23,000 watt transmitter that will broadcast at 90.9 FM. According to […]

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UFO Day in Elmwood!

Elmwood must be in a bit of a vortex, or maybe a wormhole. Their UFO Day lasts for a full weekend. The list of events includes a greased pig contest, bed race, street dances, Tractorcade, community thrift sales, car and truck show, medallion hunt, coronation of Miss Elmwood, and, of course, the UFO Grande Parade. […]

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Folk Art Journey

Even in the age of cars with voices that tell you when to turn left, I find a glove compartment full of maps to be very comforting. A Wisconsin map is always there, and the ever helpful Cheese Of Wisconsin Map. Now I am adding this great map of quirky art sites around the state.  It […]

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