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Wisconsin culture and traditions

The main building of the Modine-Benstead Observatory houses a 16-inch telescope, observation deck, library, and meeting room. Photo by Justin Kern.

Eight times a year the Racine Astronomical Society invites the public to view the skies through two intricate telescopes housed at the Modine-Benstead Observatory.

Frank Anderson knows a lot about Wisconsin.

It seems these days that discussions of metrics and measuring success are humming around me like the mosquitoes in my garden.

A grain-to-glass philosophy infuses the spirits created at 45th Parallel Distillery in New Richmond, Wisconsin.

My wife once asked me why we print photo essays in the magazine. “Photos are everywhere online and everyone has a camera these days,” she said. “So, why bother?” 

That feeling you get when the taste of something brings back memories of a more carefree time in your life.

Perspectives on the American experience and our shared identity.

The Meals on Wheels program supplies both physical and emotional sustenance for volunteers and recipients alike.

In Janesville: An American Story, Washington Post reporter Amy Goldstein explores the complex and unpredictable economic, political, and social forces that lie beyond our control.

Photo by Kara Vincent/karavincentart.com

A husband-and-wife team in Spooner create world-class chocolate. 

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