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The Packers' roots run deep in Milwaukee

Published Oct. 2, 2014

Most remember that the Green Bay Packers used to play some of their home games in Milwaukee, but did you know that this tradition went on for over 60 years and was played at four different locations? In fact, the threat of moving the team to Milwaukee permanently was the impetus for the construction of Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Its one of the reasons why tonight's game against the Minnesota Vikings is a "gold game" for Milwaukee season ticket holders.

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The 2014 Wisconsin State Fair by the numbers

Published Aug. 12, 2014

Less than 24 hours after closing its gates for 2014, the Wisconsin State Fair tallied up and released its final numbers for this year's edition. The results equal out to yet another year of big numbers and broken records.

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Competitive cream puff eating loser

Published Aug. 6, 2014

For the past three years, I participated in the cheesy baked potato contest at the Wisconsin State Fair. This year, I decided to switch it up, and try the cream puff eating contest instead.

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5 State Fair photos of animal faces and butts

Published July 31, 2014

Maybe it's because I spend a lot of time around 11-year-olds or maybe I'm an 11-year-old at heart, but I found myself snapping photos today of animal butts. And faces.

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Reader blogs:

Think Bacon

 Wisconsin is known for dairy and beer. It is also a well known fact that at the Wisconsin State Fair has creative uses for bacon. Our fair has had chocolate covered bacon on a Crispy Creme doughnut sandwich.  I've never been a lover of fatty cured strips of meat. None the less peopl...

The 'D' Word

Wednesday August 8th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL    I’m tiptoeing through treacherous tulips these days. Each and every choice I make is crucial to the big picture, and there are no clear cut answers.  Part of being a one man band is keeping it all together and moving forwa...


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