Fun Features in Our Current Issue…
Making Tracks. A model railroader’s layout grew to the point he had to buy a second home to set it all up!
She Likes Them Apples. Each fall, this reader is heartened when a little red roadside cart offers fruit on the honor system.
A Lodge to Love. This tiny log cabin built by father and son means more to these men than a hideaway.
Jim Leuenberger photo
Born for the Big Top. This reader couldn’t have run away to join the circus if she’d wanted to. She grew up in one!
Tree-mendous Find. Discovering a state-record aspen was an adventure for these readers. You can nominate a champion too!
Of Paramount Importance. Some of the most significant recordings in the history of American blues music were made in Grafton.
Hooping It Up. Viroqua’s Driftless Dribblers play a game for the ages in the Granny Basketball League.
Photo courtesy of Sonja Lindemann Barta
A Gift Sew Special. One thoughtful grandmother’s handmade quilt blankets a couple in warmth and security.
Hoist a Chocolate Malt and Toast Horlick’s. First made in Racine, malted milk treats became popular from pole to pole.
A House Apiece. Farm help and housing could be hard to find in World War II, so two families devised a plan.
Scaling Toward Her Goal. The good old layaway plan helped a little girl learn about finance—and provided an experience she never forgot.
Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce photo
Photo courtesy of Gerald Karwowski
Inside Every Issue…
On the Wild Side—by Tom Davis
My Favorite Ma & Pa Restaurant
What's Cookin' in Wisconsin
Window on Wisconsin—reader submissions
The Big Picture—fold-out panorama
Reader Photo Contest 2021
Treasure Hunt 2021
Where's the W? Contest
ABOUT OUR COVER: Traveling along the Peshtigo River, Rob Resnick of Osh- kosh was awed by the autumn color. “I launched my drone-held camera to capture it from above,” he says, “and was glad I did.”