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A Museum Dedicated to the Circus

It all began with Albert, Otto, Alfred, Charles, and John. Without their last names, those first names might not mean anything to you. Put together…

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Dancing With a Spring In Your Step

Most people like to work in buildings that have a solid floor underneath them.  The fact that this place has a floor with springs is what has…

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An Important Product to Keep the Economy Afloat

This city had one important product that kept its economy afloat.  That’s because the product, actually floated.  Sound confusing?  We’ll unravel the story… SharePrintEmail

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Sly As A Fox

The Fromm Brothers might be said to have been as “sly as a fox.”  That’s because their business plan led them to develop the silver fox, an…

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The Center of the Hemisphere

Head west on highway 29 from Wausau, Wisconsin, then turned north, back west, then back north…and then, find yourself next to a sign on the edge…

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A Recognizable Last Name

It all began with Albert, Otto, Alfred, Charles, and John. Without their last names, those first names might not mean anything to you. Put together…

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A Recognizable Railroad Depot

There’s a good chance you’ve never been to this railroad depot.  However, if you’re over forty years old, there’s a high likelihood you’ve seen pictures…

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Graffiti on a Ship

Most people consider graffiti a visual nuisance, something to be removed and forgotten.  The type of graffiti on this ship was different though.  It actually…

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Inside the General Nelson M Walker

In the 1960s, ships like the General Nelson M Walker took thousands of men across the Pacific to the war in Vietnam.  Many of those…

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Seven Great FREE Places to Visit with the Family this Summer

Here are seven places my family and I have discovered in the American Countryside listening area that are not only fun to visit, but also…

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Trying to Hold Harry Houdini

They threw him in jail cells, put him in straight jackets, handcuffed him underwater, suspended him in the air from cranes, all in an effort…

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Harry Houdini

When you mention the name Harry Houdini, you, of course, recall him for his famous card tricks. Probably not. However, if he had not been…

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Lindberger Cheese

It’s a story that radio can not do justice. Not because you need to see it, but because you need to smell it. SharePrintEmail

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Taliesin

Ask an American who is the most famous architect in their country’s history and this man’s name is probably at the top of the list….

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An Architect’s Inspiration

Most people know him as a famous architect. They don’t realize his early years and perhaps the inspiration for his own home, grew from his…

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A Museum with an Outhouse

This is an intriguing hands-on museum–especially when you consider it has an outhouse standing in the middle of it….. SharePrintEmail

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The Paper Discovery Center

Green Bay may be known for the Packers, but the area is also known for its paper mills. You may be surprised to learn why…

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The Hearthstone Mansion

Reports say the lights in this home made it seem like night had turned to day.  In fact, the lights were so bright, people from…

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70 Truckloads of Butter a Day

We all know Santa’s elves must work year round to meet toy demand at year’s end, but who knew this family dairy operation would need…

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Butter from Wisconsin

Folks in the heart of dairy country know that this fourth generation business touches the diets of almost every American….. SharePrintEmail

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