Fourth of July Celebrations in Wisconsin Rapids

Wisconsin Rapids - The Fourth of July holiday celebrating our independence is fast approaching and plans are in the works to make this a safe, enjoyable and memorable national holiday for Wisconsin Rapids and its residents and visitors. On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, bring your family to the shores of the beautiful Wisconsin River in downtown Wisconsin Rapids for one...

Wisconsin Dairy State Cheese Company Offers Dessert and a Show

It’s dessert and a show at Wisconsin Dairy State Cheese Company, a cheese manufacturer and retailer in the tiny village of Rudolph. Downstairs, a sophisticated retail center boasts many different flavors of cheese, from the classic cheese curds to the adventurous goat cheese, to party spreads ready for crackers. Cheeses and other products, like maple syrup, sausages, or even whey...

Colby Pullers Club Hosts NTPA/WTPA Event

Event Features Seven Classes of Pullers The Colby Pullers Club will be hosting its first NTPA/WTPA event with seven classes of pullers from around the Midwest, called “Pulling for Youth Hunger & Health” on Saturday, July 21 at 6 p.m. The event will support two causes, including United Way’s “Fill a Backpack, Fill a Need” program to bring back-to-school supplies to...

High Water at North Wood County Park

Main Entrance to North Park Closed High water has closed the main entrance to North Wood County Park. Officials have posted directions to get into the park via an alternate route. Follow the instructions below: High Water Entrance to Campground Look for the sign directing you how to exit the road, located on the ground by the entrance. Go back out of the...

Dexter Drive-In a Worthy Stop

An area staple, Dexter Drive-In in Pittsville is a worthy stop for those in the mood for a classic American meal or ice cream cone served in novelty carhop-style. The restaurant is just a short drive from Lake Dexter County Park. Simply park near the building and a server will walk up to the window and take your order....

Auburndale Music Fest Event Line-Up

The Auburndale Music Fest is June 22-24 at Auburndale Village Park. Tournaments, fireworks, parade chicken dinner, pie & ice cream social, dairy breakfast, car show, and of course, music, this festival has something to please everyone. Best of all admission is free, and free camping is available at the park for those who’d like to stay close to the...

Upcoming Dairy Breakfasts in Central Wisconsin

Dairy breakfasts are underway in Central Wisconsin! For newcomers, it’s just how it sounds - a delicious large-scale meal hosted by area farms and FFAs that also gives an up-close look at the everyday operations. Enjoy cheese curds, real maple syrup, and cheese curds. Kids activities like petting zoos are all part of the fun. Don't see yours? Please email...

State Park Open House June 2-3

Wisconsin’s state parks and recreation areas are spectacular any time of the year, but especially when admission is free. Choose June 2-3 as the time to hit the road and enjoy free entry to Wisconsin’s state parks and forests, free fishing on state lakes, free passage on DNR trails, and free ATV/UTV riding on public trails. No pass or sticker...

Military Working Dog Tribute Dedication at The Highground

Exhibit to Be Dedicated June 2 On Saturday, June 2nd, the public is invited to attend the dedication of the Military Working Dog Tribute at The Highground Veterans Memorial Park near Neillsville. Dogs have fought alongside American forces in every conflict since the Revolutionary War, but only officially since WWII. They have been trained and deployed as sentry, scout, messenger, mine, casualty, tunnel, and explosive-detecting...

Pools and Aquatic Centers in Central Wisconsin

Summer is the time for Wisconsinites to take advantage of the warm weather and get outside to swim! Each facility has something different to offer, so why not try them all this season? Hefko Pool Address: 1805 S Roddis Ave, Marshfield, Opening & Closing Dates: Open: Saturday, June 2, 2018 Close: August, weather dependent. Features: One diving board, toddler pool area with fountain, sun deck,...