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Autumn Harvest Trail

Harvest time is a great time to get out and explore Wisconsin! There are a cornucopia of activities, festivals and orchards/farms to visit. You can order an official Autumn Harvest Trail here: http://dld.bz/HarvestTrailMaps The Wisconsin Apple Growers Association has a handy chart explaining apple types, how they are best used, and when they generally are […]

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Door County Travel Guide

Chicagoans sure love Door County. If you ever traveled to that area on a weekend you would think you were mysteriously transported to the State of Illinois. ChicagoMag.com published a Door County Travel Guide for the new generation of Chicagoans to experience the charm of the Peninsula. To vanish into nowhere (“Not Found” in the […]

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Civil War Sesquicentennial

2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Many events are being planned across the US in the next four years to commemorate the war. Although no major battles were fought here, Wisconsin still played a large part in the war. More than 91,000 men from Wisconsin fought and more than 12,000 died. Regiments from […]

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SAGBRAW Day 3: Dang Glaciers

Tuesday’s ride started out from the Riverview Middle School in Plymouth. Plymouth is a sleepy little German community about 15 miles due west of Sheboygan. The town welcomed the  bikers with open arms and even put on a show Monday evening. The Junge Kamaradan, the only high school German band performed at the Plymouth City […]

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Locomotive #2713

The first train came to Stevens Point in 1871- and Locomotive #2713  (built in 1911), is a testament to the important role that railroad has played in the city since that date. Stevens Point’s Southside Railroad Complex was once the hub of railroad activity in Central Wisconsin. Locomotive #2713, on display since 1955, is open for exploration and includes stairs […]

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County Fairs In Full Swing

Have you seen them? They’re back…”Back To School” ads on TV and in the newspaper. It may seem that Summer vacation is almost gone… but there is a whole line up of County Fairs to attend between now and mid-September! Grab the whole family because the 4-H exhibits, Midway rides and cream puffs are calling! […]

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