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“Wave Parties” Bid Goodbye To Summer, Tourists

As summer comes to an end, tourists begin to leave Wisconsin’s northwoods. Every year on Labor Day, people line Highway ...

Oxford Woman Used To Catch Criminals, Now Catches Fish

Barb Carey spent nearly two decades catching criminals as a police officer. Now she spends most of her time patrolling ...

Photographer Captures Beauty Of North Woods Landscape

Jeff Rennicke traveled the globe as a nature writer for magazines like Backpacker, Sierra and National Geographic.  But it was ...

One Man’s Passion For Petroleum

The gas station. It’s a familiar place, but when you’re filling your tank, how often do you stop and think ...

Northern Wisconsin Man Embraces Tradition Of Logging With Horses

Taylor Johnson’s family has been harvesting lumber in Springbrook and other parts of Northern Wisconsin for generations.  While other loggers ...

Monico Man Builds His Own Planetarium In Northern Wisconsin

Frank Kovac loved to take groups outdoors to lead astronomy tours of the northwoods skies– but hated to have those ...

Big Star Lake

For a lot of midwesterners, summer is the time to head “Up North” to a lakefront cabin or camp on ...

Finnish Saunas

What could possibly make hundreds, maybe thousands, of Wisconsin residents jump naked into freezing lakes? It’s called a Finnish sauna. ...