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The Daily Shakedown

Tue. May. 17th, 2016

Where Do Wisconsin Vegetarians Eat Out?

Brian Sheridan, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Timothy Mather

With deep farmland roots and dairy running through the blood of every Wisconsinite, it’s not the easiest place to be a vegetarian or a vegan ...

The Daily Shakedown

Fri. May. 13th, 2016

7 Cheesy Wisconsin Cheese Stats

Brian Sheridan, Mike Paulus

If you haven’t been on the edge of all your Wisconsin agricultural news, then you’re missing out some cheesy new numbers published by Wisconsin AgConnection. In short we're shredding it ...

The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Mar. 30th, 2016

UW-Stout's Game Design Program Levels Up

Brian Sheridan

UW-Stout’s game design and development program has been recognized on a national scale for the fourth year in a row, and it's been named by Princeton Review to be one of the best in North America ...

Wed. Mar. 9th, 2016

Skatepark Seeks Kickstarter Help

Brian Sheridan

After officially opening doors and ramps on Feb. 5, Urban Roots Skatepark has been doing its best to provide a place for skaters to gather and perform radical tricks among their fellow brethren. Now that owner Christian Peterson has filled the region’s need for an indoor skatepark, he’s looking to return all profits ...

The Daily Shakedown

Thu. Mar. 3rd, 2016

Someone Ranked Wisconsin's 'Most Boring Cities'

Brian Sheridan

Every Wisconsin road trip usually involves going through that one middle-of-nowhere town that appears devoid of all hope and happiness. It makes folks wonder what caused people to settle in such a dreary, sullen location ...

The Daily Shakedown

Tue. Mar. 1st, 2016

Are These the Best Burgers in Wisconsin?

Brian Sheridan

In 1885, the rest of the country may not have known it yet, but Wisconsin did America the biggest solid you can give a nation: As legend has it, we brought delicious hamburgers to the world ...

The Daily Shakedown

Fri. Feb. 12th, 2016

Wisconsin’s Most Popular Valentine's Day Gift by Google Search

Brian Sheridan

Check out this map – it uses Google Trends to show “what presents Americans are considering for their special someone by running hundreds of possible gift-related searches.” Not the most accurate assessment of each state’s romantic gift giving preferences, but it kind of shows ...

The Daily Shakedown

Fri. Feb. 5th, 2016

Wisconsin's Most Distinctive Slang Word

Brian Sheridan

If you have a craving for a refreshing strawberry cabinet, you’re either psychotic, or from Rhode Island. To an outsider, a state’s slang words can cause a lot of confusion, like when you say you’re drinking a cabinet but mean a milkshake ...