Barry Adams covers regional news for the State Journal in the weekly On Wisconsin column.
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The city, home to three state prisons, is working to rebrand the community for economic development and growth.
Lamers Dairy in Appleton will be one of the favorites at this weeks World Dairy Expo Dairy Products Competition in Madison.
The Kids From Wisconsin have been playing the Wisconsin State Fair and touring the state for nearly 50 years.
The old-school shoe store owned by Waldmann since 1977 is closing after a 66-year run.
Teens from Asbury United Methodist Church spend a week work in Milwaukee's impoverished neighborhoods helping and connecting with residents.
Historical displays bring out nearly five decades of stories and memories from what is now the world's largest music festival
Rustic Road 66 was scheduled to be removed from the state program but signs are returning to the Lafayette County destination
The president has proposed ending federal subsidies for commercial air traffic, a move that could end service in Eau Claire and Rhinelander.
The 17,500-seat arena is scheduled to open in fall 2018 but officials say there is more pressure to succeed because of a controversial public subsidy.
St. Peter's Catholic Church in Ashton and many other churches use the Wisconsin tradition to fundraise but scores of volunteers are a requisite.
Since late 2005, Roelli has been making award-winning artisan cheese in a plant that for the previous three generations was used for bulk cheddar.
Mike Summers of Portland, Oregon, is trying to become the first person to thru-hike the Ice Age National Scenic Trail in the winter.
Lovell, 88, who grew up in Milwaukee, made four trips into space and will speak at today's UW-Madison commencement ceremony.
The two-day cookie, craft and soup sale, billed as the largest in Wisconsin, wraps up today at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in this Dodge County farming community of 1,645.
While the county’s unemployment rate of 5.2 percent is one of the highest in the state, this community has slowly rebounded with redevelopment in downtown Florence and expansion at the county’s largest private employer, Florence Hardwoods.
The clock tower, built in 1888 when it was part of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, is being restored by the Waterloo Historical Society.
Republicans who have been bristling as Democrats pressure their candidates to disavow Donald Trump have jumped on the announcement.
Spotting a 700-pound elk in a 320-square-mile area isn’t a guarantee, but the animal is building excitement along the Interstate 94 corridor of Jackson County.
Old City Cemetery, established in 1838, had its last burial in 1908 and is Mineral Point's oldest cemetery.
St. Peter's Catholic School in Ashton celebrates 150 years with a reunion that celebrates its rural roots.
A celebration this week will mark 50 years since Sauk County farmland was flooded to create a more than 600-acre lake rimmed with homes.
A traveling exhibit making its way around the state celebrates John Muir's accomplishments in the year of the 100th anniversary of the National Parks System.
Sound Haven Learning Center in Lake Mills schools students in live sound engineering with its founder having traveled the world with some of the biggest names in music.
A $34 million renovation and expansion at the Milwaukee Art Museum is completed with new space for photography and video installations.
UW-Platteville and the southwestern corner of the state have an interesting history, and James Hibbard can tell it or show it to you.
Matt Stoltz of Wisconsin Rapids bikes 11,750 miles to visit all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums.
The 50th anniversary of the first Rails to Trails project will be celebrated Saturday with a ride and ceremony sponsored by the Friends of the Elroy-Sparta State Trail.
Fifty years ago, St. Feriole Island was a place where families lived and businesses operated. Over the years, the Mississippi River repeatedly flooded the island and drove nearly all of them away.