Author: Kaitlyn Riley

We may be a little biased in the Midwest, but National Cheese Lover’s Day is a pretty big deal for our dairy farmers, processors, and of course, people who LOVE cheese. Wisconsin produces more than 600 varieties, types, and styles of cheese, so I knew a specialty cheese tray would be a classic way to […]

The battle is back on. The Wisconsin Badgers will face the Minnesota Gophers for Paul Bunyan’s Axe Saturday at 3 p.m. on the Big Ten Network. It will be the 130th meeting between the two teams, continuing the longest-running, uninterrupted series in Football Bowl Subdivision history. A win from the Gophers would tie the series, […]

Sharing holiday cheer and spreading the value of a dollar across communities, Something Special from Wisconsin offers gift and recipe ideas. “You’re supporting local businesses from around the state when you’re shopping from the Something Special from Wisconsin program,” 73rd Alice in Dairyland Julia Nunes said. “There’s such a wide variety from handmade cutting boards […]

The Northside Business Association is asking residents to choose community over convenience when shopping this holiday season through a new “Get On Living Safely” campaign. The countywide effort puts forth actions everyday people can take to help battle the current health and economic crisis. “We’re here to help restore hope, jobs, families, and dreams because […]

In the season of giving, the Iowa State 4-H Council asks community members to help with a statewide food drive to help the hungry during the holidays. Among the 40 State 4-H Council members leading the effort is Holly Schmitt of Winneshiek County. She said their goal is to collect 10,000 items for Iowa 4-H […]

Mark your calendars festival fans! Country Jam USA is getting ready to be back in action for 2021. Country Jam USA announced Morgan Wallen, Chris Young, and Jon Pardi as headliners for the 2021 event. The festival returns to Eau Claire, Wis. the weekend of July 15-17 for the 31st annual Country Jam USA. “We […]

It is no trick. A collaboration of community leaders and volunteers will be handing out 1,188 free 30-pound boxes of food and gallons of milk for families Saturday in Winona. The event will run simultaneously with Winona Main Street Streets & Treats starting at 2:00 p.m. To accommodate a drive-thru format, vehicles are asked to […]

Whether you sip, drink, or chug it, it’s hard to beat a big glass of chocolate milk. Throughout this Halloween season, 73rd Alice in Dairyland Julia Nunes will be sharing ways to celebrate with chocolate milk recipes and container craft ideas. “Chocolate milk is a great snack idea, but it is also a great idea […]

As if we needed an excuse to indulge, #NationalCheeseCurdDay gives us the perfect reason to cave into cravings for that signature squeak. Our friends at Wisconsin Cheese helped us bite into the celebration with a curd tasting featuring Ellsworth Creamery October 15th, but it does not end there! Everyone is invited to participate in a […]

The City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department partnered with the Onalaska Jaycees to offer the Pettibone Haunted Mile in Pettibone Park Oct. 24. Organizers said it was created out of an abundance of caution and a desire to provide a unique opportunity for the community. “It is a way that we’ve made […]

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