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Fun Features in Our Current Issue…

Fox Locks Still Rock. Built in the 1850s, America’s only restored hand-operated system of navigational locks serves boaters yet today.


She Gave Milk Out of Love. A prized Guernsey helped this dairyman’s business, but often, business can be tough.

Everyone Loves a Sonny Day. Kindness comes full circle in Lancaster, where a local legend remains beloved by his community.


David Horst photo

Summer Sweet. Picking berries, then making jelly is a way to enjoy this season year-round. Try it yourself!

Luckiest Boy in the World. A Wauwatosa teen’s second family steered him toward a future he’d never have known without them.

“Annnd...They’re Off!” Who knew that northern Wisconsin was once a horse-racing hotbed for Thoroughbreds?

“Young Boys Grow Up to Be Men.” Approaching Father’s Day, this grateful adult reflects on a hard but valuable lesson from his dad.

Jerry Davis photo


Sweating and Swatting. Movie-going mosquitoes bugged viewers at this drive-in theater. Why’d they have to build it in a marsh?

Help Judge Our Reader Photo Contest. The first category in our 2022 competition: Vacationing in Wisconsin.

Ride ’Em, Cowboys. Bayfield County is far from the Old West, but these young buckaroos went on a roundup anyway.

Falling for Waterfalls. Wisconsin has at least 100 that are major in size. These readers suggest some you might like to see.

Gerry Hart photo

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Inside Every Issue…

On the Wild Side—by Tom Davis

My Favorite Ma & Pa Restaurant

Wisconsin-themed Crossword

What's Cookin' in Wisconsin

Window on Wisconsin—reader submissions

Wiscon-Scenes—professional photography

The Big Picture—fold-out panorama

Reader Photo Contest 2021

Treasure Hunt 2021

Where's the W? Contest

Short Memories

Vintage Views

ABOUT OUR COVER: “The Crevasse” is the local paddlers’ name for a narrow opening in the Apostle Islands sea caves. One kayak can venture in at a time. Surrounded by cool, tan sandstone, you can look up to blue summer skies. Photo by Susanne von Schroeder of Bruce.