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Ho-Chunk History  

In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, Discover Wisconsin is releasing a series of four original shorts created in partnership with the Ho-Chunk Nation. Throughout this series, we will meet members of the Ho-Chunk Nation and learn about their efforts to be upstanding tribal members and good neighbors in their communities at large.  

In this segment we meet Annita RedCloud, the daughter of Ho-Chunk Veteran Mitchell RedCloud Jr. We look to the past and learn of Mitchell RedCloud’s accomplishments in the US Marine Corps during World War II as well as his service and sacrifice in the US Army during the Korean War. His service awarded him two Purple Heart Medals as well as a Medal of Honor and many others. Annita believes that no one is truly dead unless they are forgotten. Join us in learning about this hero from the past and help keep his memory alive today. 

This segment features excerpts from the Medal of Honor Comic Book Series with permission from AUSA:
Medal of Honor: Mitchell Red Cloud Jr., © 2021 by Association of the United States Army
www.ausa.org/moh 

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Ho-Chunk History

In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, Discover Wisconsin is releasing a series of four original shorts created in partnership with the Ho-Chunk Nation. Throughout this series, we will meet members of the Ho-Chunk Nation and learn about their efforts to be upstanding tribal members and good neighbors in their communities at large.

In this segment we meet Annita RedCloud, the daughter of Ho-Chunk Veteran Mitchell RedCloud Jr. We look to the past and learn of Mitchell RedCloud’s accomplishments in the US Marine Corps during World War II as well as his service and sacrifice in the US Army during the Korean War. His service awarded him two Purple Heart Medals as well as a Medal of Honor and many others. Annita believes that no one is truly dead unless they are forgotten. Join us in learning about this hero from the past and help keep his memory alive today.

This segment features excerpts from the Medal of Honor Comic Book Series with permission from AUSA:
Medal of Honor: Mitchell Red Cloud Jr., © 2021 by Association of the United States Army
www.ausa.org/moh

If you’re feeling inspired, learn more at: www.ho-chunknation.com

#discoverwisconsin #hochunknation #wisconsin #mitchellredcloud #annitaredcloud #usmarinecorps #usarmy #medalofhonor #purpleheart #warrior #hochunkpride

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Ho-Chunk History

Ho-Chunk Today  

In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, Discover Wisconsin is releasing a series of four original shorts created in partnership with the Ho-Chunk Nation. Throughout this series, we will meet members of the Ho-Chunk Nation and learn about their efforts to be upstanding tribal members and good neighbors in their communities at large.  

In this segment we meet Ryan J Crain, a Ho-Chunk tribal member and administrator of the Ho-Chunk Department of Education’s Demonstration Grant. Ryan draws from his personal background to help Ho-Chunk Nation’s youth find their own pathways in life. Whether it is through higher education, military service, trade schools, or other careers, Ryan knows that it is important for everyone to discover their own interests and potential for themselves and set goals to achieve the futures they envision. 

This segment features traditional singing and dancing from Ho-Chunk Tribal Members:
Dancers: Autumn White, Jayden Collins and Brody Funmaker
Little Thunder Singers: William Collins, Quentin Winneshiek, Andrew Lopez, and Jeriah Rave Sr.

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#discoverwisconsin #hochunknation #wisconsin #uwl #hochunkgov #giveback #education #military #trade #hochunkyouth #positiveexample 

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Ho-Chunk Today

In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, Discover Wisconsin is releasing a series of four original shorts created in partnership with the Ho-Chunk Nation. Throughout this series, we will meet members of the Ho-Chunk Nation and learn about their efforts to be upstanding tribal members and good neighbors in their communities at large.

In this segment we meet Ryan J Crain, a Ho-Chunk tribal member and administrator of the Ho-Chunk Department of Education’s Demonstration Grant. Ryan draws from his personal background to help Ho-Chunk Nation’s youth find their own pathways in life. Whether it is through higher education, military service, trade schools, or other careers, Ryan knows that it is important for everyone to discover their own interests and potential for themselves and set goals to achieve the futures they envision.

This segment features traditional singing and dancing from Ho-Chunk Tribal Members:
Dancers: Autumn White, Jayden Collins and Brody Funmaker
Little Thunder Singers: William Collins, Quentin Winneshiek, Andrew Lopez, and Jeriah Rave Sr.

If you’re feeling inspired, learn more at: ho-chunknation.com

#discoverwisconsin #hochunknation #wisconsin #uwl #hochunkgov #giveback #education #military #trade #hochunkyouth #positiveexample

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Ho-Chunk Today

Ho-Chunk: A Game Changing Career  

In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, Discover Wisconsin is releasing a series of four original shorts created in partnership with the Ho-Chunk Nation. Throughout this series, we will meet members of the Ho-Chunk Nation and learn about their efforts to be upstanding tribal members and good neighbors in their communities at large.  

This segment features Becky Albert-Breed, a Ho-Chunk tribal member who currently owns and operates her own business, Integrity Audit & Tax, while also being the Executive Director of First Nations Community Financial. Becky began her career working in the Ho-Chunk Nation Government and has continued to build on her skillset with an interest in helping everyone better understand finances and reach their goals. Join us to learn more about Becky and her own game changing career! 

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#discoverwisconsin #hochunknation #wisconsin #integrityauditandtax #firstnationscommunityfinancial #hochunkgov #career #education #goodneighbor #community #financialwellness #finance 

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Ho-Chunk: A Game Changing Career

In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, Discover Wisconsin is releasing a series of four original shorts created in partnership with the Ho-Chunk Nation. Throughout this series, we will meet members of the Ho-Chunk Nation and learn about their efforts to be upstanding tribal members and good neighbors in their communities at large.

This segment features Becky Albert-Breed, a Ho-Chunk tribal member who currently owns and operates her own business, Integrity Audit & Tax, while also being the Executive Director of First Nations Community Financial. Becky began her career working in the Ho-Chunk Nation Government and has continued to build on her skillset with an interest in helping everyone better understand finances and reach their goals. Join us to learn more about Becky and her own game changing career!

If you’re feeling inspired, learn more at: ho-chunknation.com

#discoverwisconsin #hochunknation #wisconsin #integrityauditandtax #firstnationscommunityfinancial #hochunkgov #career #education #goodneighbor #community #financialwellness #finance

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Ho-Chunk: A Game Changing Career

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Welcome to the world of Randall Blackdeer II, a talented woodworker and lacrosse stick maker from the Ho-Chunk Nation. Randall is on a mission to revitalize the traditional Native American sport of lacrosse, using his skills as a woodworker to create lacrosse sticks in the traditional Ho-Chunk manner.

As a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, Randall is deeply connected to his cultural heritage and is passionate about preserving the traditional way of playing lacrosse. He believes that by reviving the sport, he can help connect the youth and fellow Ho-Chunk natives to their past, and promote a sense of community and pride.

But lacrosse isn't just a sport for Randall, it's a way of life. He has dedicated himself to mastering the art of woodworking, and the process of creating a lacrosse stick is a true labor of love. From selecting the right wood, to shaping, sanding and finishing the stick, each step is done with precision and care. And the end result is a beautiful and functional lacrosse stick, unlike anything else on the market.

Randall's lacrosse sticks are not only visually stunning, but they also perform exceptionally well on the field. And he's not just making them for himself, he is also sharing his skills and knowledge with others, regularly hosting lacrosse games and clinics to encourage youth and fellow Ho-Chunk natives to continue playing the sport. He wants to help grow the popularity of lacrosse and make it accessible to everyone.

In this video, you'll get an inside look at Randall's process of creating lacrosse sticks, and see how he is working to revitalize the sport of lacrosse within his community. You'll also get a glimpse of the lacrosse games he hosts and how they bring people together and create a sense of community.

But more than just showcasing his woodworking skills and love for lacrosse, this video is a tribute to the rich cultural heritage of the Ho-Chunk Nation and the importance of preserving it. It's a story of tradition, passion, and community, and it's one that you won't want to miss.
So, if you're a fan of native American, lacrosse, woodworking or the Ho-Chunk nation, this video is definitely for you. Click now to watch and discover the world of Randall Blackdeer II, a true master of his craft and a true ambassador of the traditional Ho-Chunk lacrosse. By watching this video, you'll not only learn about lacrosse sticks making and the traditional Native American sport, but also get to see the importance of preserving cultural heritage, and how sports can bring people together and create a sense of community. This video is perfect for anyone who is interested in learning about traditional lacrosse, woodworking, Native American culture and, the Ho-Chunk nation. So, don't miss this chance to learn from the best and be inspired by the passion and dedication of Randall Blackdeer II.

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Welcome to the world of Randall Blackdeer II, a talented woodworker and lacrosse stick maker from the Ho-Chunk Nation. Randall is on a mission to revitalize the traditional Native American sport of lacrosse, using his skills as a woodworker to create lacrosse sticks in the traditional Ho-Chunk manner.

As a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, Randall is deeply connected to his cultural heritage and is passionate about preserving the traditional way of playing lacrosse. He believes that by reviving the sport, he can help connect the youth and fellow Ho-Chunk natives to their past, and promote a sense of community and pride.

But lacrosse isn't just a sport for Randall, it's a way of life. He has dedicated himself to mastering the art of woodworking, and the process of creating a lacrosse stick is a true labor of love. From selecting the right wood, to shaping, sanding and finishing the stick, each step is done with precision and care. And the end result is a beautiful and functional lacrosse stick, unlike anything else on the market.

Randall's lacrosse sticks are not only visually stunning, but they also perform exceptionally well on the field. And he's not just making them for himself, he is also sharing his skills and knowledge with others, regularly hosting lacrosse games and clinics to encourage youth and fellow Ho-Chunk natives to continue playing the sport. He wants to help grow the popularity of lacrosse and make it accessible to everyone.

In this video, you'll get an inside look at Randall's process of creating lacrosse sticks, and see how he is working to revitalize the sport of lacrosse within his community. You'll also get a glimpse of the lacrosse games he hosts and how they bring people together and create a sense of community.

But more than just showcasing his woodworking skills and love for lacrosse, this video is a tribute to the rich cultural heritage of the Ho-Chunk Nation and the importance of preserving it. It's a story of tradition, passion, and community, and it's one that you won't want to miss.
So, if you're a fan of native American, lacrosse, woodworking or the Ho-Chunk nation, this video is definitely for you. Click now to watch and discover the world of Randall Blackdeer II, a true master of his craft and a true ambassador of the traditional Ho-Chunk lacrosse. By watching this video, you'll not only learn about lacrosse sticks making and the traditional Native American sport, but also get to see the importance of preserving cultural heritage, and how sports can bring people together and create a sense of community. This video is perfect for anyone who is interested in learning about traditional lacrosse, woodworking, Native American culture and, the Ho-Chunk nation. So, don't miss this chance to learn from the best and be inspired by the passion and dedication of Randall Blackdeer II.

#nativeamerican
#lacrosse
#woodworking
#hochunk
#tradition
#handmade
#heritage
#revitalize
#community
#preservation
#lacrossestickmaking
#lacrossehistory
#nativeamericanlacrosse
#traditionallacrosse
#culturalheritagelacrosse
#indigenouslacrosse
#discoverwisconsin
#wisconsinlacrosse
#hochunklacrosse
#traditionalstickmaking

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Ho-Chunk Lacrosse: Discovering the Ancient Native American Sport

Tomahawk is often considered the gateway to the Northwoods, and it has everything you’re looking for in a Wisconsin winter adventure! Join Discover Wisconsin host Apurba, as she returns to Tomahawk for her first snowmobile tour and a jump in the lake!

The natural beauty of Tomahawk is absolutely stunning in the winter.  Snow-dusted forests are contoured by multiple frozen waterways: Lake Mohawksin, Lake Nokomis, Lake Alice, the Spirit River Flowage and the Wisconsin River. The seasonal transformation provides new opportunities to get outside and have fun. There are hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile trails through the Tomahawk area, with resorts, restaurants and service stations right along the trail. Apurba rides the Hiawatha Trail with her fiancé and some local snowmobilers. They cross over Lake Nokomis to find a popular fishing tournament. Tip Up! Later in the afternoon, Apurba goes for an icy plunge at the Star Splash on Lake Mohawksin. The fun day continues as they warm up with a delicious meal and an Old Fashioned at one of Tomahawk’s popular eateries, the Tilted Loon.

Tag along with Discover Wisconsin, as we spend time Together in Tomahawk!

Additional video provided by Northwoods Community Realty. 
Thanks to Tomahawk Sports Center for providing snowmobiles.

#discoverwisconsin #tomahawk #upnorth #northwoods #wisconsinwinter #winterrecreation #snowmobile #icefishing #tipup #polarplunge #oldfashioned #tiltedloon

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Tomahawk is often considered the gateway to the Northwoods, and it has everything you’re looking for in a Wisconsin winter adventure! Join Discover Wisconsin host Apurba, as she returns to Tomahawk for her first snowmobile tour and a jump in the lake!

The natural beauty of Tomahawk is absolutely stunning in the winter. Snow-dusted forests are contoured by multiple frozen waterways: Lake Mohawksin, Lake Nokomis, Lake Alice, the Spirit River Flowage and the Wisconsin River. The seasonal transformation provides new opportunities to get outside and have fun. There are hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile trails through the Tomahawk area, with resorts, restaurants and service stations right along the trail. Apurba rides the Hiawatha Trail with her fiancé and some local snowmobilers. They cross over Lake Nokomis to find a popular fishing tournament. Tip Up! Later in the afternoon, Apurba goes for an icy plunge at the Star Splash on Lake Mohawksin. The fun day continues as they warm up with a delicious meal and an Old Fashioned at one of Tomahawk’s popular eateries, the Tilted Loon.

Tag along with Discover Wisconsin, as we spend time Together in Tomahawk!

Additional video provided by Northwoods Community Realty.
Thanks to Tomahawk Sports Center for providing snowmobiles.

#discoverwisconsin #tomahawk #upnorth #northwoods #wisconsinwinter #winterrecreation #snowmobile #icefishing #tipup #polarplunge #oldfashioned #tiltedloon

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Together in Tomahawk: Winter Fun

Grandfather, Larry Erickson, and his grandson, Brodie Erickson started their history with snowmobiling together when Brodie was just a baby in Hurley, Wisconsin. Larry has been in The White Thunder snowmobile club for decades now while Brodie spearheaded his own group, a youth snowmobile club called The Little Rippers. With a value on community and exploration of those sacred untouched views just after a snowfall, we hear about why this family’s life is set on snowmobiling. Let’s explore the snow capitol in Iron County!

Flying over the vast trail systems of Hurley we see riders spraying down snowy trails with their sleds. Learning about the work that goes into grooming this system shows all of the care that goes into this sport, which takes teams of volunteers to keep running. The giant groomer machines glide deep into the night into morning. The family is proud of the work they put into them.

At Weber Lake, Trail Coordinator, Tara, tells us about all of the other winter sports and activities found in Iron County from cross country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, ice skating, ice fishing. We learn how much has gone into preserving these sporting opportunities while maintaining and improving safety for participants both locals and visitors. Before we end our journal we pop our heads into the Iron Nugget and Sharon’s Coffee Company after a big day of adventure in the great north.

#discoverwisconsin #snowmobile #hurley 

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Grandfather, Larry Erickson, and his grandson, Brodie Erickson started their history with snowmobiling together when Brodie was just a baby in Hurley, Wisconsin. Larry has been in The White Thunder snowmobile club for decades now while Brodie spearheaded his own group, a youth snowmobile club called The Little Rippers. With a value on community and exploration of those sacred untouched views just after a snowfall, we hear about why this family’s life is set on snowmobiling. Let’s explore the snow capitol in Iron County!

Flying over the vast trail systems of Hurley we see riders spraying down snowy trails with their sleds. Learning about the work that goes into grooming this system shows all of the care that goes into this sport, which takes teams of volunteers to keep running. The giant groomer machines glide deep into the night into morning. The family is proud of the work they put into them.

At Weber Lake, Trail Coordinator, Tara, tells us about all of the other winter sports and activities found in Iron County from cross country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, ice skating, ice fishing. We learn how much has gone into preserving these sporting opportunities while maintaining and improving safety for participants both locals and visitors. Before we end our journal we pop our heads into the Iron Nugget and Sharon’s Coffee Company after a big day of adventure in the great north.

#discoverwisconsin #snowmobile #hurley

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Snowy Grandfather and Grandson Duo of Hurley

A wedding may only be one day, but the memories last a lifetime. The wedding dress, the flowers, the cake – all very important elements of your special day. But the venue… The venue is the stage on which all other theatrics come together. It is the site where love is proclaimed, where vows are pledged and the union is blessed. Looking for someplace familiar or someplace exotic? A beautiful structure? Or nature’s sacred space? If you’re looking for a wedding destination with Wisconsin charm, then you’ve got to consider Calumet County.

There are several venues in Calumet County that provide something totally unique, totally unforgettable. Brindlewood Barn in Hilbert, WI, provides a beautiful, rustic barn structure with original exposed beams, lit by the twinkle of string lights. It’s an ideal outdoor venue, with decks, a bonfire pit, and plenty of space for guests to mingle. They provide a bridal suite and groom’s bar. Just outside of Brillion, WI, you’ll find Round Lake Farms, which offers 12,000 square feet of rich wood interiors, floor to ceiling windows, and a stone fireplace. There is a bridal suite, wine cellar, built-in bar and tasting room. It all sits on a hillside next to a private lake.  Stone Prairie was built on the foundation of a 19th century homestead and is surrounded by a natural conservation preserve. It is a gorgeous outdoor facility with two fully-heated and covered pavilions. There is a greenhouse imported from England and a patio that can be used as reception or ceremony spaces. Carstens Mill is in the heart of Brillion, WI, and has long been a part of the community’s history. The rustic charm of the mill has been preserved and provides 2 beautiful spaces for all wedding activities. There are original wood floors, shiplap ceilings and exposed cream-city brick walls. Twinkle lights, chandeliers and antique furnishings enhance this elegant space. Dedicated event planners at each venue help make your wedding dreams come true.

Calumet County is one of Wisconsin’s most beautiful landscapes. It is the perfect destination to share and celebrate life’s important moments.

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A wedding may only be one day, but the memories last a lifetime. The wedding dress, the flowers, the cake – all very important elements of your special day. But the venue… The venue is the stage on which all other theatrics come together. It is the site where love is proclaimed, where vows are pledged and the union is blessed. Looking for someplace familiar or someplace exotic? A beautiful structure? Or nature’s sacred space? If you’re looking for a wedding destination with Wisconsin charm, then you’ve got to consider Calumet County.

There are several venues in Calumet County that provide something totally unique, totally unforgettable. Brindlewood Barn in Hilbert, WI, provides a beautiful, rustic barn structure with original exposed beams, lit by the twinkle of string lights. It’s an ideal outdoor venue, with decks, a bonfire pit, and plenty of space for guests to mingle. They provide a bridal suite and groom’s bar. Just outside of Brillion, WI, you’ll find Round Lake Farms, which offers 12,000 square feet of rich wood interiors, floor to ceiling windows, and a stone fireplace. There is a bridal suite, wine cellar, built-in bar and tasting room. It all sits on a hillside next to a private lake. Stone Prairie was built on the foundation of a 19th century homestead and is surrounded by a natural conservation preserve. It is a gorgeous outdoor facility with two fully-heated and covered pavilions. There is a greenhouse imported from England and a patio that can be used as reception or ceremony spaces. Carstens Mill is in the heart of Brillion, WI, and has long been a part of the community’s history. The rustic charm of the mill has been preserved and provides 2 beautiful spaces for all wedding activities. There are original wood floors, shiplap ceilings and exposed cream-city brick walls. Twinkle lights, chandeliers and antique furnishings enhance this elegant space. Dedicated event planners at each venue help make your wedding dreams come true.

Calumet County is one of Wisconsin’s most beautiful landscapes. It is the perfect destination to share and celebrate life’s important moments.

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Discover Wisconsin 2022 | Season 35

Did you know that the largest gathering of artists in Wisconsin takes place every June in Cedarburg? Are you familiar with Cambridge being home to a long tradition of pottery and ceramics arts? How about the working waterfront of Sturgeon Bay's rich maritime history? Or that Madison is home to an immense collection of artwork that is completely free to visit?

We’re visiting local artists, museums and events, exploring the impact art has on four communities across Wisconsin, and highlighting the history and culture that surround it.

01:03  Chazen Museum of Art on the UW-Madison campus. Join us on a personalized tour with the museum’s director Amy Gilman, who refers to the gallery as the largest art room on campus that’s not just for students. The museum strives to create a space that provides every visitor with a “Chazen moment”, where one can be free and engage with the artwork, understanding more of who we are as humans and how we live in this ever-changing world. Come as you are, sweatpants and all, and enjoy the museum that sometimes is a quiet and reflective space, and other times incredibly dynamic. Explore more for yourself: https://www.facebook.com/ChazenArtUW/

05:43  Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay. This museum puts the rich history of one of Door County’s biggest industries right on display. We hear from the museum’s director Kevin Osgood, who starts out with some of the “unknown” facts surrounding the 102-year-old John Purves tugboat stationed outside, note: the guided tour is actually conducted by the same people who have been working on the restoration over the years! We then venture through the brand-new 10-story tower, which tells the maritime history of Door County from its geological formation all the way up to the working port of today. There are more than 275 shipwrecks just off the coast of Door County, with a large concentration up in Death’s Door. Before weather systems were in place, lighthouses were life or death during the severe storms every fall across the Great Lakes. In fact, Door County has 11 lighthouses! You can’t find that many lighthouses within this short a shoreline anywhere else in the United States. Learn more about how water defines this community and plan your visit today: https://www.facebook.com/dcmaritime

10:03  Cambridge Wood-Fired Pottery & Rowe Pottery Works. We join Mark Skudlarek to discuss the evolution of Rowe Pottery, an artisan studio and hand-crafted manufacturing facility first opened in the mid ‘70s, that is still in operation today. Many people thought potters were drawn to Cambridge because of the clay, but really it was because of the market and the growing community of individual studios rooted in the tradition of clay and wood-fired pots. Mark notes it’s almost like continuing to speak a language that’s being lost. Electric kilns or gas-fired kilns let you walk away from the process, whereas a wood-fired kiln is more visceral and requires constant maintenance. The temperament of these kilns is almost like an animal, so it’s no surprise the Chinese call theirs “Dragon kilns”, you’re feeding this beast - as the temperature gets hotter, its appetite becomes more veracious. Each year, there’s seasonal events that feature local pottery, including the Clay Collective Spring Tour and Fire Fest with its big dramatic sculpture reveal while at top temperature with flames a-blazing. Be sure to check these out on your next trip: 
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cambridge-Wood-Fired-Pottery/311872212185272 
https://www.facebook.com/rowepottery

14:13  Cedarburg Artists Guild & Cedarburg Art Museum. Every June, painters flock to the Paint Cedarburg event from around the world to capture the historic beauty preserved there. Founder, Sandra McCutcheon-Pape, shares her role and efforts to preserve and restore the town’s historic charm. Cedarburg is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as many of main street buildings have been around since the mid-1800s. The community has been able to buy and restore some of the local hidden gems, including the Woolen Mill in 1972 and the Washington House Inn which was built in 1884, now is now restored as an inn again. With its historical architecture, creek and several dams, no wonder Cedarburg is sometimes referred to as the most charming town in Wisconsin. Want to test your artistic abilities? Find out how here: https://www.facebook.com/cedarburg.guild 

#discoverwisconsin #cedarburg #cambridge #madison #sturgeonbay #arts #culture #doorcountymaritimemuseum #chazenartmuseum #cedarburgartistsguild #cambridgewoodfiredpottery

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Did you know that the largest gathering of artists in Wisconsin takes place every June in Cedarburg? Are you familiar with Cambridge being home to a long tradition of pottery and ceramics arts? How about the working waterfront of Sturgeon Bay's rich maritime history? Or that Madison is home to an immense collection of artwork that is completely free to visit?

We’re visiting local artists, museums and events, exploring the impact art has on four communities across Wisconsin, and highlighting the history and culture that surround it.

01:03 Chazen Museum of Art on the UW-Madison campus. Join us on a personalized tour with the museum’s director Amy Gilman, who refers to the gallery as the largest art room on campus that’s not just for students. The museum strives to create a space that provides every visitor with a “Chazen moment”, where one can be free and engage with the artwork, understanding more of who we are as humans and how we live in this ever-changing world. Come as you are, sweatpants and all, and enjoy the museum that sometimes is a quiet and reflective space, and other times incredibly dynamic. Explore more for yourself: https://www.facebook.com/ChazenArtUW/

05:43 Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay. This museum puts the rich history of one of Door County’s biggest industries right on display. We hear from the museum’s director Kevin Osgood, who starts out with some of the “unknown” facts surrounding the 102-year-old John Purves tugboat stationed outside, note: the guided tour is actually conducted by the same people who have been working on the restoration over the years! We then venture through the brand-new 10-story tower, which tells the maritime history of Door County from its geological formation all the way up to the working port of today. There are more than 275 shipwrecks just off the coast of Door County, with a large concentration up in Death’s Door. Before weather systems were in place, lighthouses were life or death during the severe storms every fall across the Great Lakes. In fact, Door County has 11 lighthouses! You can’t find that many lighthouses within this short a shoreline anywhere else in the United States. Learn more about how water defines this community and plan your visit today: https://www.facebook.com/dcmaritime

10:03 Cambridge Wood-Fired Pottery & Rowe Pottery Works. We join Mark Skudlarek to discuss the evolution of Rowe Pottery, an artisan studio and hand-crafted manufacturing facility first opened in the mid ‘70s, that is still in operation today. Many people thought potters were drawn to Cambridge because of the clay, but really it was because of the market and the growing community of individual studios rooted in the tradition of clay and wood-fired pots. Mark notes it’s almost like continuing to speak a language that’s being lost. Electric kilns or gas-fired kilns let you walk away from the process, whereas a wood-fired kiln is more visceral and requires constant maintenance. The temperament of these kilns is almost like an animal, so it’s no surprise the Chinese call theirs “Dragon kilns”, you’re feeding this beast - as the temperature gets hotter, its appetite becomes more veracious. Each year, there’s seasonal events that feature local pottery, including the Clay Collective Spring Tour and Fire Fest with its big dramatic sculpture reveal while at top temperature with flames a-blazing. Be sure to check these out on your next trip:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cambridge-Wood-Fired-Pottery/311872212185272
https://www.facebook.com/rowepottery

14:13 Cedarburg Artists Guild & Cedarburg Art Museum. Every June, painters flock to the Paint Cedarburg event from around the world to capture the historic beauty preserved there. Founder, Sandra McCutcheon-Pape, shares her role and efforts to preserve and restore the town’s historic charm. Cedarburg is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as many of main street buildings have been around since the mid-1800s. The community has been able to buy and restore some of the local hidden gems, including the Woolen Mill in 1972 and the Washington House Inn which was built in 1884, now is now restored as an inn again. With its historical architecture, creek and several dams, no wonder Cedarburg is sometimes referred to as the most charming town in Wisconsin. Want to test your artistic abilities? Find out how here: https://www.facebook.com/cedarburg.guild

#discoverwisconsin #cedarburg #cambridge #madison #sturgeonbay #arts #culture #doorcountymaritimemuseum #chazenartmuseum #cedarburgartistsguild #cambridgewoodfiredpottery

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Wisconsin Arts & Culture | S35 Ep. 1

Do you know Waupaca? Well, you should! It’s a city with rich history, surrounded by natural beauty, and brimming with four seasons of fun. Waupaca is small-town pride with big opportunities. Not too far, but far enough! Join DW host Alex Wehrley as she discovers Waupaca, Wisconsin.

Surrounded by the Chain O’Lakes - a natural series of crystal-clear lakes, formed by ancient glaciers - the Waupaca area’s geological landscape provides a beautiful backdrop to all kinds of recreation, like kayaking, boating, swimming, and in the winter skiing, snow-shoeing and fat-tire biking.  Take a tour on the Chief Waupaca, experience Arts on the Square, try curling with one of America’s oldest curling clubs. Wander down renovated Main Street to explore some of the unique shops and hear from local business owners about what makes Waupaca a thriving, vibrant community.

Waupaca is truly a Wisconsin wonder, one you should explore for yourself. But beware…you may want to stay. visitwaupacachainolakes.com 


#discoverwisconsin #waupaca #mainstreet #smalltown #chaintomain #chainolakes #curling #snowshoeing #kayaking #artsonthesquare


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Do you know Waupaca? Well, you should! It’s a city with rich history, surrounded by natural beauty, and brimming with four seasons of fun. Waupaca is small-town pride with big opportunities. Not too far, but far enough! Join DW host Alex Wehrley as she discovers Waupaca, Wisconsin.

Surrounded by the Chain O’Lakes - a natural series of crystal-clear lakes, formed by ancient glaciers - the Waupaca area’s geological landscape provides a beautiful backdrop to all kinds of recreation, like kayaking, boating, swimming, and in the winter skiing, snow-shoeing and fat-tire biking. Take a tour on the Chief Waupaca, experience Arts on the Square, try curling with one of America’s oldest curling clubs. Wander down renovated Main Street to explore some of the unique shops and hear from local business owners about what makes Waupaca a thriving, vibrant community.

Waupaca is truly a Wisconsin wonder, one you should explore for yourself. But beware…you may want to stay. visitwaupacachainolakes.com


#discoverwisconsin #waupaca #mainstreet #smalltown #chaintomain #chainolakes #curling #snowshoeing #kayaking #artsonthesquare


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Waupaca: From the Chain to Main | S35 Ep. 2

Join us for an exploration of Wauwatosa’s history as we meander the city’s most stunning parks and landscapes. To get a real taste of Tosa’s past, Eric chats it up with local historian Jeff Roznowski at The Landing at Hoyt Park (https://friendsofhoytpark.org). Eric walks the Menomonee foot bridge at Hoyt Park, where the Menomonee Native Americans used to fish, and uncovers ancient treasure at Hartung Park, a landscape sprinkled with prehistoric fossils (www.wauwatosa.net/discover-tosa/parks/hartung-park). Then, he discovers the mysteries of County Grounds Park, still home to many remnants of an 1800s insane asylum (https://tosahistory13.wixsite.com/tosa). 

Now that Eric’s legs are all warmed up, the next item on the agenda calls for some shopping. One of Wauwatosa’s main attractions, our choices range from large retail stores in the Mayfair Mall and Mayfair Collection to local shopping in and near The Village of Tosa. Exhibiting a Northwoods feel and a cozy ambiance, The Flannel Fox is a Midwestern gem and a great place to shop for locally-made goods and eco-friendly products (www.flannelfoxtosa.com). The coziness doesn’t stop there. Nestled in the basement of a stone-walled home, just outside of The Village, the Cream City Soap Co. is quite a fun secret to stumble upon (www.creamcitysoapcompany.com). Eric learns from one of the co-owners, Alex Hero, that all soaps are made in-house and all products exhibit plastic-free packaging. We head back to The Village for a product Wisconsinites can’t say no to - cheese. Another small business that supports local farmers, The Village Cheese Shop emphasizes the importance of community (https://villagecheesetosa.com). 

After all that walking, Eric’s stomach is ready to get in on the action. His first stop for food resides in what was once The Village’s first bank, now Le Reve Patisserie and Cafe (https://lerevecafe.com). A full menu of French baked goods and dishes made with local ingredients, this restaurant is not one to miss. We explore more baked goods and more local flavors at Rocket Baby Bakery (www.rocketbabybakery.com). At Ca’Lucchenzo, we explore an elegant yet homelike dining experience that serves up some unique spins on Italian cuisine (www.calucchenzo.com). Then we hop on board for a culinary tour of Italy at Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993 where we join Founder Paul Bartolotta and Executive Chef Juan Urbieta who share their story and love for Italian cooking (www.bartolottas.com/ristorante-bartolotta).

[Learn more about Executive Chef Juan Urbieta in this Know Your Wisconsin feature: https://youtu.be/mHBIiDEb1UI]

Eric’s food exploration turns adolescent as he crushes some donuts at Cranky Al’s (www.crankyals.com), then heads to Ruckus and Glee (https://ruckusandglee.com) to play with some toys and partake in a foam sword fight with Jackson. Later, he meets up with his god kids at First and Bowl (https://firstandbowl.com), where he challenges them in basketball Connect 4, football bowling and a game of giant bags. They tucker him out a bit more at Hart Park in some curling and racing around the track. 

Finally, we meet up with Jeff again for some final notes about Wauwatosa’s history. A community that mirrors the essence of a firefly’s guiding light, it’s a great place for so many to call home. 

#discoverwisconsin #tosa #wauwatosa #restaurants #food #thevillage #shopping #flannelfox #creamcitysoap #thevillagecheeseshop #rocketbabybakery #calucchenzo #lereve #ristorantebartolotta #crankyals #hoytpark #hartpark #hartungpark #countygroundspark #wauwatosacurlingclub #firstandbowl #ruckusandglee

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Join us for an exploration of Wauwatosa’s history as we meander the city’s most stunning parks and landscapes. To get a real taste of Tosa’s past, Eric chats it up with local historian Jeff Roznowski at The Landing at Hoyt Park (https://friendsofhoytpark.org). Eric walks the Menomonee foot bridge at Hoyt Park, where the Menomonee Native Americans used to fish, and uncovers ancient treasure at Hartung Park, a landscape sprinkled with prehistoric fossils (www.wauwatosa.net/discover-tosa/parks/hartung-park). Then, he discovers the mysteries of County Grounds Park, still home to many remnants of an 1800s insane asylum (https://tosahistory13.wixsite.com/tosa).

Now that Eric’s legs are all warmed up, the next item on the agenda calls for some shopping. One of Wauwatosa’s main attractions, our choices range from large retail stores in the Mayfair Mall and Mayfair Collection to local shopping in and near The Village of Tosa. Exhibiting a Northwoods feel and a cozy ambiance, The Flannel Fox is a Midwestern gem and a great place to shop for locally-made goods and eco-friendly products (www.flannelfoxtosa.com). The coziness doesn’t stop there. Nestled in the basement of a stone-walled home, just outside of The Village, the Cream City Soap Co. is quite a fun secret to stumble upon (www.creamcitysoapcompany.com). Eric learns from one of the co-owners, Alex Hero, that all soaps are made in-house and all products exhibit plastic-free packaging. We head back to The Village for a product Wisconsinites can’t say no to - cheese. Another small business that supports local farmers, The Village Cheese Shop emphasizes the importance of community (https://villagecheesetosa.com).

After all that walking, Eric’s stomach is ready to get in on the action. His first stop for food resides in what was once The Village’s first bank, now Le Reve Patisserie and Cafe (https://lerevecafe.com). A full menu of French baked goods and dishes made with local ingredients, this restaurant is not one to miss. We explore more baked goods and more local flavors at Rocket Baby Bakery (www.rocketbabybakery.com). At Ca’Lucchenzo, we explore an elegant yet homelike dining experience that serves up some unique spins on Italian cuisine (www.calucchenzo.com). Then we hop on board for a culinary tour of Italy at Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993 where we join Founder Paul Bartolotta and Executive Chef Juan Urbieta who share their story and love for Italian cooking (www.bartolottas.com/ristorante-bartolotta).

[Learn more about Executive Chef Juan Urbieta in this Know Your Wisconsin feature: https://youtu.be/mHBIiDEb1UI]

Eric’s food exploration turns adolescent as he crushes some donuts at Cranky Al’s (www.crankyals.com), then heads to Ruckus and Glee (https://ruckusandglee.com) to play with some toys and partake in a foam sword fight with Jackson. Later, he meets up with his god kids at First and Bowl (https://firstandbowl.com), where he challenges them in basketball Connect 4, football bowling and a game of giant bags. They tucker him out a bit more at Hart Park in some curling and racing around the track.

Finally, we meet up with Jeff again for some final notes about Wauwatosa’s history. A community that mirrors the essence of a firefly’s guiding light, it’s a great place for so many to call home.

#discoverwisconsin #tosa #wauwatosa #restaurants #food #thevillage #shopping #flannelfox #creamcitysoap #thevillagecheeseshop #rocketbabybakery #calucchenzo #lereve #ristorantebartolotta #crankyals #hoytpark #hartpark #hartungpark #countygroundspark #wauwatosacurlingclub #firstandbowl #ruckusandglee

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Touring Tosa | S35 Ep. 3

Wisconsin is home to a growing community that's embracing and producing local hand-crafted spirits, several of which are made directly from grains grown right here in America's Dairyland. Newly-thriving Wisconsin-born Bourbon is providing spirit enthusiasts with distinct flavors and bucket-list destinations across the state.

In this episode of Discover Wisconsin, host Andrea Boehlke visits four Wisconsin Bourbon producers to discuss how they started, their specialty in the distilling and blending process, and their vision for the future of spirits in Wisconsin. Andrea's tour of the Wisconsin Bourbon Trail starts in downtown Milwaukee as Central Standard Craft Distillery opens their doors to discuss how they started in the industry and provide our viewers with an education in mixology of a Wisconsin staple, the Old Fashioned. Andrea heads north to Fond du Lac to meet with the Retzer family on their family farm, home to Ledgerock Distillery. Jay and Heidi Retzer invite us to share in their history of taking a chance to turn the grains grown on the family farm into spirits shared across the region. 

Discover Wisconsin's introduction into Wisconsin Bourbon would not be complete without a visit to J. Henry & Sons in Dane, Wisconsin. Andrea tours the Henry family farm and takes on the challenge to blend her own Bourbon with Joe Jr. She is then introduced to owners Joe and Liz Henry, and discusses what makes their tasting room and Bourbon tours so special for Bourbon enthusiasts. Closing our episode is a visit to Cambridge, Wisconsin the home to Dancing Goat Distillery. Nick Maas visits with Andrea to talk about the rich history in spirits, and Bourbon, in the Maas family and the creation of Dancing Goat Distillery. Nick explores the senses with Andrea while they taste Bourbon. Discover Wisconsin was also granted private access to visit the inside of Dancing Goat Distillery's rickhouse. 

Catch these four amazing distilleries and explore every stop along The Wisconsin Bourbon Trail at https://discoverwisconsin.com/bourbon-trail. 

Featured moments in this episode:
00:58 Central Standard in Milwaukee https://thecentralstandard.com 
01:45 Evan Hughes & Pat McQuillan share their perspective on the evolution of their bourbon
02:57 Touring the production facility, and chatting on newest innovations with Jim Kanter
04:03 Making a good ‘ole Wisconsin Old Fashioned with Jake Helling

05:19 Ledgerock Distillery in Fond du Lac https://ledgerockdistillery.com 
05:45 Jay & Heidi Retzer share the emotional family impact the distillery has had on their journey
08:22 The science behind the scenes of the bourbon process

09:38 J. Henry & Sons in Dane https://jhenryandsons.com
09:49 Joe Z Henry shares the history behind the bourbon derived from the 3rd-generation seed farm
10:58 Blending bourbon in the rickhouse
11:43 Joe & Liz Henry reminisce on being the first bourbon-specific tours and the unique collaborations they’ve been a part of
12:32 Exclusive tasting of their award-winning favorites 

14:09 Dancing Goat in Cambridge https://www.dancinggoat.com
14:21 Nick-Brady Maas shares his passion for consumer education and how that’s an integral part of their mission
15:29 Inside tips on how to taste bourbons like a pro
17:07 Key aspects of rickhouse designs that help to age bourbon and turn it into the gold that it is

#discoverwisconsin #bourbontrail #bourbon #travel #summer #roadtrip #vacation #weekend

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Wisconsin is home to a growing community that's embracing and producing local hand-crafted spirits, several of which are made directly from grains grown right here in America's Dairyland. Newly-thriving Wisconsin-born Bourbon is providing spirit enthusiasts with distinct flavors and bucket-list destinations across the state.

In this episode of Discover Wisconsin, host Andrea Boehlke visits four Wisconsin Bourbon producers to discuss how they started, their specialty in the distilling and blending process, and their vision for the future of spirits in Wisconsin. Andrea's tour of the Wisconsin Bourbon Trail starts in downtown Milwaukee as Central Standard Craft Distillery opens their doors to discuss how they started in the industry and provide our viewers with an education in mixology of a Wisconsin staple, the Old Fashioned. Andrea heads north to Fond du Lac to meet with the Retzer family on their family farm, home to Ledgerock Distillery. Jay and Heidi Retzer invite us to share in their history of taking a chance to turn the grains grown on the family farm into spirits shared across the region.

Discover Wisconsin's introduction into Wisconsin Bourbon would not be complete without a visit to J. Henry & Sons in Dane, Wisconsin. Andrea tours the Henry family farm and takes on the challenge to blend her own Bourbon with Joe Jr. She is then introduced to owners Joe and Liz Henry, and discusses what makes their tasting room and Bourbon tours so special for Bourbon enthusiasts. Closing our episode is a visit to Cambridge, Wisconsin the home to Dancing Goat Distillery. Nick Maas visits with Andrea to talk about the rich history in spirits, and Bourbon, in the Maas family and the creation of Dancing Goat Distillery. Nick explores the senses with Andrea while they taste Bourbon. Discover Wisconsin was also granted private access to visit the inside of Dancing Goat Distillery's rickhouse.

Catch these four amazing distilleries and explore every stop along The Wisconsin Bourbon Trail at https://discoverwisconsin.com/bourbon-trail.

Featured moments in this episode:
00:58 Central Standard in Milwaukee https://thecentralstandard.com
01:45 Evan Hughes & Pat McQuillan share their perspective on the evolution of their bourbon
02:57 Touring the production facility, and chatting on newest innovations with Jim Kanter
04:03 Making a good ‘ole Wisconsin Old Fashioned with Jake Helling

05:19 Ledgerock Distillery in Fond du Lac https://ledgerockdistillery.com
05:45 Jay & Heidi Retzer share the emotional family impact the distillery has had on their journey
08:22 The science behind the scenes of the bourbon process

09:38 J. Henry & Sons in Dane https://jhenryandsons.com
09:49 Joe Z Henry shares the history behind the bourbon derived from the 3rd-generation seed farm
10:58 Blending bourbon in the rickhouse
11:43 Joe & Liz Henry reminisce on being the first bourbon-specific tours and the unique collaborations they’ve been a part of
12:32 Exclusive tasting of their award-winning favorites

14:09 Dancing Goat in Cambridge https://www.dancinggoat.com
14:21 Nick-Brady Maas shares his passion for consumer education and how that’s an integral part of their mission
15:29 Inside tips on how to taste bourbons like a pro
17:07 Key aspects of rickhouse designs that help to age bourbon and turn it into the gold that it is

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