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For 30 Years, Her Ice Cream Truck Was The Sound Of Wausau’s Summer

The days are shorter in September and the nights are cooler. Not as many people feel like buying ice cream. ...

Fine Print: Lessons From A Family Company

Running a family business can instill pride and a valuable work ethic that circulates through the household. Wisconsin writer Nancy ...

Meet The Nine-Year-Old Entrepreneur Behind Kyric’s Lemonade

One of the quintessential summer activities for kids is setting up a lemonade stand. You can find them all over ...

Live Music Returns To The Stage At The Jazz Estate In Milwaukee

Music stages across Wisconsin (and around the world) have been silent since March as the COVID-19 pandemic forced venues to ...

Ice Harvesters Keep A 19th-Century Tradition Alive, One Block At A Time

In 1911, the Milwaukee-area manufacturer Alonzo Pauling gathered $75,000 in capital and founded the Pewaukee Lake Ice Company with his ...

Meet Bruce The Spruce: Green Bay’s Talking Christmas Tree

For some people, Christmas in Green Bay is not complete without a visit to “Bruce the Spruce.” It’s a fake ...

From Trophy Bucks To Black Bears: Taxidermist Preserves Wisconsin’s Animals

Wisconsin’s deer hunting season is underway. After the meat has been packed in the freezer, taxidermists are there to preserve ...

An Industry On The Line: Commercial Fishing The Mighty Mississippi

Mike Valley is perched in his fishing boat, taking in the scene around him. It’s idyllic -- birds are chirping ...

Collecting At Dave’s Guitar Shop

When Dave Rogers opened his first guitar store in the early 1980s in downtown La Crosse, it was in a ...

A Force To Be Reckoned With: Octopi’s Erica DeAnda On How Women Are Transforming Beer Culture

The world of craft beer opened up for Erica DeAnda four years ago during a tasting class at a high-end brew pub in Oakland, ...

Tapped In Random Lake: Company Brings Art To Tap Handles

Floor-to-ceiling cabinets run along the walls of a conference room at AJS Tap Handles in Random Lake, and packed behind ...

Menominee Tribal Member Started Propane Business To Help Himself, His Neighbors

Arnold Chevalier grew up mainly on the Menominee Reservation in Neopit, WI, about 50 miles northwest of Green Bay. His ...

Businesswoman Takes Weed-Whacking Goats On The Road To Chew Up Invasive Species

What’s cute, furry and can take care of pesky weeds and invasive species? Goats. While the idea of using goats ...