Fun Features in Our Current Issue…

Wacky and Whimsy in Wind Point. Meet Bill “Bee” Reid, a pun-loving artist who welds wordplay into sculptures.

A Flight for the Ages. It was a memorable summer day in Waukesha when these teens met two aviation pioneers. 

Handy Dandy Dad. Grade-schooler’s popularity rose in his West Allis neighborhood, thanks to the tree house his father built. 

All Work, Some Play. Teenage girls who staffed the kitchen at Marinette’s Camp We-Ha-Kee had fun too. 

At the Forefront of Forecasting. UW-Madison professors helped found meteorology, and they’re still keeping an eye on the sky. 

A Lifesaver of a Deal. Dad got a bargain when buying an unusual vehicle for family camping, and it came through in the clutch. 

From Apples to Zinnias. Visit Pineapple Hill Orchard in Green Lake to see a profusion of fruit trees and beautiful flowers.
Sheboygan’s Sweethearts of Song. The Chordettes experienced one of the more unlikely rises in show business history. 

Hay There! His first job—working on a farm near Phillips starting at age 7—taught skills to last a lifetime.

Welcome to Fort Dells. “Boothill Bob” shares fond recollections of entertaining little buckaroos on vacation.
Cherishing Cherry Camp. Generations of kids worked at Door County’s orchards and harvested memories as well as the fruit.
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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

Treasure Hunt—You'll Treasure This Trailer

Where's the W? Contest

Short Memories

Vintage Views

About the Cover: The La Crosse Queen is an authentic replica of the grand riverboats that once plied the Mississippi River. The split sternwheel paddleboat offers sightseeing cruises between the beautiful bluffs of Wisconsin and Minnesota. For information, visit Photo by RJ & Linda Miller.

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