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A Cheese House With Cows Outside

Happened to stop in, per my usual whenever I spot a cheese shop while traveling Wisconsin, and found the quant Colonial Cheese House in Wautoma.  Hard to miss what with the beautiful ceramic cows out front.  Of course what I really dug about the place, besides the cheese, was the Cheesehead memorabilia for sale, including … Continue reading

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Benvenuto’s At The Holiday Inn Fon Du Lac

Todd Winkler, CEO of the Wisco Hotel Group, discusses how they got involved with opening new Benvenuto’s Restaurants (a Wisconsin based chain of Italian restaurants) at their Madison Holiday Inn location, and now at the Fon Du Lac Holiday Inn location. (Note: Music (C) Kevin MacLeod – http://www.incompetech.com – a fellow Wisconsinite and hell of … Continue reading

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Packers playoff games mean big business for some

Originally posted on FOX6Now.com:
[ooyala code="Q2aHFjajq3upcd5H0cceicQDt6WIux3X" player_id="f7575286f810429a979346d9a69caaef"] MILWAUKEE (WITI) — When the Green Bay Packers go to the playoffs, the players win, the fans win, and certain businesses definitely win. For Michael Paris, chef at Saz’s State House, there was excitement because of the Packers’ victory over the Bears. “It was very much…

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Wisconsin Weather Gone Wild

While I am off in Southern California editing on a breezy 73 degree day, my family was stuck in the minus 27 degree weather in the Rice Lake area (see top photo below).  That’s where I would be if there right now, and that’s also a one hundred degree difference.  Futher, it was a change … Continue reading

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Fan Humor For The NFC North Champions 2013

Oh the Cheesehead sense of humor, especially when it’s true.  NFC North Champs for the Forth straight year.  And the badass King Of The North comic book cover below (I wish we could find out who the artist is), well enough said… * * * * * * NOTE:  Used for promotional purposes only.  I … Continue reading

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Wildlife On The Fox River

These lovely birds didn’t even mind that I came up to them and started taking their photos.  Fact is, I was the intruder and they were cool with that.  FYI, this was on the Fox River in Appleton, down near the hydro-electric plant and railroad track  on the far side of Riverside drive. * * … Continue reading

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Bobby Nelson Cheese Shop – The Little Shop That Could

Kenosha has more than its share of cheese shops, and while the more well known is the Mar’s Cheese Castle, a lesser known but just as unique cheese shop is right up the street, the Bobby Nelson Cheese Shop.  What’s coolest about his place, besides the awesome meats and cheeses, are the paintings the run … Continue reading

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Volunteer group sends Christmas trees to troops overseas

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[ooyala code="NpNXY0Zzr-GemRmHkM5xydyz2EABCBvl" player_id="f7575286f810429a979346d9a69caaef"] WHITEFISH BAY (WITI) — Trees From Home is celebrating five years of sending care packages to military personnel who can not be home over the holidays. The nonprofit group began this year’s project in August and is wrapping things up Sunday, October 20th. “We send Christmas trees…

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Some Fun Shots Of Sheboygan

Who knew Old Wisconsin, Piggly Wiggly, Sargento, Kohler, & about a zillion other great companies are headquartered in Sheyboygan.  Well anyone who lives there, I suppose, but there’s a lot of great manufacturing out of the sleepy coastal town (a couple of examples below).  We also had the great pleasure of interviewing the troup putting … Continue reading

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The World Loves Wisconsin Ginseng – via Wisconsinology

Here’s a neat little article about how Wisconsin is the largest grower of Ginseng in the United States, and heralded as the best in China and other countries who prize it for its quality.  My brother goes to China all the time on business and can attest to this first hand, as he gets asked … Continue reading

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Seven Reasons You Should Date A Wisconsin Woman (Re Post)

This one is a whole lot of fun, and rather accurte so far as my experience goes.  Thanks to Grace Savides at whoonew.com for this cleaver write up about Wisconsin Women.  We agree, and we love Wisconsin women too. 7 Reasons You Should Date a Wisconsin Woman. via 7 Reasons You Should Date a Wisconsin … Continue reading

20 Years Of Racing Sausages & They Show No Signs Of Aging…

I don’t have much to say on the topic other than AWESOME, and here’s a link to their FIRST RACE twenty years ago. 20 years of racing — sausages, that is. Photos (C) JS ONLINE via 20 Years Of Racing — Sausages, That Is….

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Wisconsin Supper Clubs: An Old-Fashioned Experience

Here’s a cool book I cam across on Amazon (via someone else sending it to me)… “Wisconsin Supper Clubs is a resource for and about supper clubs throughout Wisconsin that includes beautiful photographs of the unique supper club interiors, proprietors, and customers, as well as fascinating archival materials. Also recorded in this book are the regional … Continue reading

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Badgers Football: Student Tickets Sell Out In Less Than 2 Hours

See, we love Bucky and the Badgers no matter what… via Badgers Football: Student Tickets Sell Out In Less Than 2 Hours.

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Colby From Colby Is The Best Colby

It was a dreary day when I went to Colby, but it is the birthplace of Colby cheese, so it deserves some props.  Colby is always best when it is Longhorn style (in my opinion).  The town, a quant little village in the middle of the state, was cozy and pleasant, with reminders here and … Continue reading

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Mayor to Unveil New Street Sign in Honor of Donald Driver

Here’s the press release from the City of Green Bay regarding a street named after Donald Driver… * * * http://greenbaywi.gov/donalddriverway \ The public is invited to join Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading receiver and “Dancing with the Stars” champion Donald Driver and Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt at the unveiling of the new Donald … Continue reading

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4,000+ Take Part In 26th Annual Vince Lombardi Cancer Walk

We never have a shortage of participation when it comes to doing some good for others in need.  That’s the Cheesehead Way… via Over 4,000 take part in 26th annual Vince Lombardi Cancer Walk | FOX6Now.com.

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