Wisconsin State Journal reporter Barry Adams brings to life stories about the unique culture and people of Wisconsin through his recurring "On Wisconsin" feature. Here's a sampling.
The annual convention and fly-in of the Experimental Aircraft Association has been a boon to the city, region and state.
With financial yields that can be 10 to 20 times that of even the best corn crop, more farmers are planting industrial hemp.
Long-held lore about Nicolet's 1600s journey, wardrobe and purpose for coming to Wisconsin are getting a major update thanks to the research by a history professor at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
The 100 Mile Garage Sale features scores of sales along the Mississippi River and around Lake Pepin in Wisconsin and Minnesota through Sunday.
For nearly 30 years, the Friends of MacKenzie have been collecting sap and making syrup, and Saturday's event drew over 3,000 people.
Volunteers in Little Chute prepare 2,555 entries for this week's U.S. Championship Cheese Contest at Lambeau Field — working alongside 100 million pounds of cheddar, some it 17 years old.
A former cheese warehouse is now home to Brix Cider, which makes cider from dozens of apple varieties and serves up farm-to-table fare.
Several other small towns have lost their hardware stores as national chains continue to flex their collective muscle.
An ice castle being constructed on the shore of Geneva Lake should open this week, but a lack of snow and cold temperatures throughout much of the state has made for a tough winter season.
Four eagles nurtured back to health by the Raptor Education Group in Antigo took flight Saturday but one is injured after flying into a wooded area.
More than four months after floods damaged the small libraries, La Valle's has been remodeled while more normal hours will return for Rock Springs' library located temporarily in a church basement.
23 updates to this series since
- Oconomowoc ups its 'Wizard of Oz' hype
- A Wisconsin state-of-mind in New York City
- History preserved, along with Walter Kohler's bathtubs, in Madison's Mansion Hill District
- Owner vows to rebuild, but a popular northern Wisconsin destination in Boulder Junction won't be the same
- After 3 years, devastation repaired and Saxon Harbor reopens on Lake Superior
- A different level of art for Paoli
- At 87, no reason not to hike the 320-mile Rock River Trail
- Theaters in Richland Center again face uncertain future
- Exhibit touts Houdini's Wisconsin roots and spectacular escape in downtown Madison