Fun Features in Our Current Issue…

These Kids Are Talkin’ Turkey. Before you make your Thanksgiving meal, hear these creative cooks out!

Meet Antigo’s Feathered Foster Father. For 26 years, Papa the Owl has proven wise in the ways of parenting

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Photo courtesy of REGI

Full Steam Ahead. This man keeps the engines running on the SS Badger, the last coal-fired passenger steamship operating in America.

A Merry Band of Bridge Builders. The Five Shovelmen are creating beautiful spans to the future in Sparta.

Full Steam Ahead. This man keeps the engines running on the SS Badger, the last coal-fired passenger steamship operating in America.

Pat Mulvaney photo

Still Pointing the Way. Native American trail marker trees were navigation aids and the original signs of the times.

Tomah’s Comics King. Over 100 years after its founding by Wisconsin’s Frank King, “Gasoline Alley” keeps chugging along.
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Lesson in Responsibility. Looking to earn some money during the Depression, this eighth grader was officially hired as the school janitor.

Blazing The Yellowstone Trail. This coast-to-coast highway tracked more than 400 miles through Wisconsin. Many towns still celebrate it.

Wings Over New Holstein. The airport once planned for Chilton didn’t land there. Here’s the story behind it.

Help Judge Our Reader Photo Contest. Befitting fall, Wisconsin Scenery is our fourth category. Cast your vote!
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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: This view of Mabel Lake is along Highway B in Presque Isle, one of the most scenic stretches to drive in northern Vilas County. Photographer Mike Crowley of Boulder Junction says, “The bonus was being able to put my canoe in and paddle into that riot of color!”