10 mouthwatering cheeseburgers inspired by 10 American cities

The Cheese and Burger Society is a a webpage created by the Wisconsin milk marketing board to promote the cheese from Wisconsin. But who cares, the important thing here is that it shows the pictures and recipes of 40 different gorgeous burgers. Prepare for drooling like Pavlov's dogs. » 12/09/14 12:28am 12/09/14 12:28am

Wastewater from Cheese is Generating Electricity in Wisconsin

As the country's largest producer of cheese, Wisconsin is also the country's largest producer of cheese waste. But why think of that as a bad thing? In the hands of some enterprising Wisconsinites, what was once wastewater is now electricity. This is, after all, the same state that's using salty cheese brine to de-ice… » 1/30/14 10:00am 1/30/14 10:00am

Great news, everyone! It's so cold in Wisconsin right now that large portions of Lake Superior have completely iced over. This means that visitors to the National Lakeshore can walk right out and explore the otherwise inaccessible Mainland Sea Caves at Apostle Island. Image: Mary Dougherty–Nikon D700–The Cookery Maven » 1/28/14 5:40pm 1/28/14 5:40pm

Deer Stand and Deliver: The Hunting Blinds of the Midwest

If you've ever spent time in the far reaches of the U.S., you're probably familiar with the deer stand—a uniquely improvised, homemade shelter that gives hunters refuge, warmth, and a clear view. Though they're designed to be inconspicuous, photographer Jason Vaughn seeks them out, finding and photographing dozens of… » 11/26/13 9:01am 11/26/13 9:01am

Screw Salt, Wisconsin Is De-Icing Its Roads With Cheese Brine

Life handed Wisconsin lemons, and Wisconsin has come right back with the cheesiest lemonade you ever did see. Instead of spending thousands of dollars to dispose of cheese brine every year, Wisconsin will be putting that liquid provolone gold right back to use by pouring it onto the roads—which, in turn, is making… » 11/20/13 6:00pm 11/20/13 6:00pm

Craigslist Tricksters Offer Stranger's Boat and Car for Free

Waking up to a crowd of people outside your house attempting to make off with your vehicles is a bad way to wake up. Ask Debbie Brown, a Wisconsin woman whose property was falsely listed as free on Craigslist. » 6/17/11 6:40pm 6/17/11 6:40pm

A Drunk Woman Landed on a Roof After She Was Ejected in a Car Crash

This is insane driving: A woman hit the median of a freeway, went airborne with her car, had the car roll over four times until she was was ejected from her seat and thrown onto the roof. Somehow, she's alive. » 5/17/11 6:40pm 5/17/11 6:40pm

Buy a Vacuum Cleaner, Get a Giant Bag of Meth for FREE (a $280,000…

A woman in Green Bay, Wisconsin was opening her new Christmas present from her kids—a vacuum cleaner!—when she discovered more than four pounds of cocaine and crystal meth inside. Now that's what I call a bargain! » 1/20/11 12:20am 1/20/11 12:20am

Wisconsin Police Can Track You With GPS Without Warrant or Probable…

Late last week, a Wisconsin court ruled that its state police can track whoever they wish, suspect or not, without a warrant or even probable cause, using GPS. Eep. » 5/11/09 11:35pm 5/11/09 11:35pm

30 Year Old Brothers Get Stabby, Chokey Over PS2 Controller

Winter weather and cabin fever can lead to some strange behavior. Take this tale of two thirtysomething Wisconsin brothers for instance. Apparently, a fight over a PS2 controller lead to punching, choking and stabbing. » 12/23/08 3:30pm 12/23/08 3:30pm

Wisconsin Senator Wants to Tax Consoles and Games to Pay for Juvenile…

Wisconsin State Senator Jon Erpenbach wants to pay to keep non-violent youth offenders out of adult court by funding rehab programs for juveniles declared delinquent by taxing another class of (usually) non-violent delinquents: gamers. His proposed one-percent tax on game consoles and games actually doesn't tack an… » 12/21/07 5:05pm 12/21/07 5:05pm