Wisconsin

JJ Watt's Donation Drive in Pewaukee to Help Harvey Victims

Looking for a way to help? The news of former Wisconsin Badger, JJ Watt, increasing his goal to $5 million to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey is sweeping the internet! Officials have also announced a donation drive where people can drop off specific items to the Pewaukee High School through...
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Wisconsinites On Bus Trip to Solar Eclipse!

A group of Wisconsinites had a neat idea for viewing the solar eclipse - taking a bus down to the path of totality! A couple dozen riders will be making a trip on a Badger Bus down to Clarksville, Tennessee, which is in the path of totality. On the way down, the bus made several stops to help make...
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Wisconsin Teen Wins Blue Ribbon at State Fair!

Sure, we all love the Wisconsin State Fair for the fun rides and amazing food, but the biggest part of the Fair has to be the animals! And Becca DeMuth of Pulaski, Wisconsin is no exception. Becca took first place in two horse-jumping competitions at State Fair this year. She and her horse, Danny,...
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Man Set On Fire With Stun Gun?

Yeah... you read that right. This guy did not have a pleasant Sunday evening. Police officers in Manitowoc found a naked man in the street on the evening of July 16th. The man was yelling that he was going to cause harm to people living nearby. After attempting unsuccessfully to get the suspect...
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Where Does "Up North" Start For You?

Us Wisconsinites love going up north, don't we? Fishing, boating, day-drinking... up north is basically paradise. But where exactly is "up north"? Of course, everyone has a different idea of where "up north" is. The Journal Sentinel recently put out a poll on Facebook, asking people where they...
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Mequon Goes For a World Record?!

Some Mequon residents had a little fun with their Fourth of July parade this year. A group of about 30 neighbors in Mequon have held their own neighborhood parade each Fourth of July. This year, they decided to go for a Guinness World Record... for shortest Fourth of July parade in the United...
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Where You Can And Can't Use Fireworks in Wisconsin

The Fourth of July approaches - and what's more patriotic than setting off fireworks? Sure, they're fun, but if you want to set them off yourself, their legality differs in different places around the state. In the City of Milwaukee, all fireworks are illegal, including sparklers and ground...
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Attention Milwaukee: Cheese Curd Festival!!!

Are you free on June 17th? If you are, we've got a little something cheesy you can do. The Drink Wisconsinbly pub will host the first annual CurdFest and 5CurdK run on Saturday, June 17. The 5K run kicks off at 8AM, and cheesy activities will take place throughout the day afterwards. A live polka...
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New Ikea Store to Break Ground This Month

Good news! Pretty soon, Wisconsinites won't have to drive into Illinois for all their Swedish furniture needs. Oak Creek officials plan to break ground on the construction of Wisconsin's first Ikea store later this month. The store will be located near the intersection of I-94 and Drexel. Check out...
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10 Things Wisconsinites LOVE To Complain About

We can always find something to complain about here in Wisconsin, can't we? If you can't find anything to talk about with someone... just complain about some quintessentially Wisconsin problem and you're all set! Whether it's something as disruptive as road construction, or something trivial like...
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