Cheesy & Sudsy Reads

topical books from The Local Store shelves

Wisconsin is the dairyland of the nation, and so food writer and connoisseur Jeanette Hurt explores the most innovative and traditional artisans who embrace our statewide ...

Farm-to-Ear Production

cheesemaker, farmer, and TV host Inga Witscher's latest venture is an 'Around the Table' podcast

Embrace the seasons and embrace nature. That’s the biggest lesson Inga Witscher – the host of the PBS series "Around the Farm Table" – has learned as a dairy farmer near Osseo, where she has been making raw milk ...

Raising a Glass to Wisconsin

‘Discover Wisconsin’ explores Wisconsin's craft beverages in new episode

It’s time to raise a glass to all those Wisconsin brewers – not to mention the vintners and distillers – who have helped make 2020 more tolerable.

The Great Chippewa Valley Beer Tour

one woman, two days, three cities, and eight local breweries

I can be one of those meme-worthy, wine-loving moms, but what I really enjoy after a long day is a nice cold beer. I am a Wisconsin girl, after all. It wasn’t until I met my husband that I was introduced to ...

Hops4Hockey Offers Local Beer to Support Local Hockey

If you’re on the lookout for a chance to get out, taste some good beer, and support local hockey teams, hop right on over to the Hops4Hockey annual beer festival on Sept. 21 at the Hobbs Municipal Ice Center ...

Full Speed Ahead

UW-Stout senior balances Leinenkugel’s internship, cross country training

The summer of 2019 has been anything but a time to relax for Mike Friedman, who will be a senior this fall at UW-Stout. Quite the opposite: He’s taken things up a notch or two. On weekday afternoons ...

Follow the Cheddar Brick Road

spots to visit on the great Southwestern Wisconsin Cheese Tour

Whether you’ve never visited a factory or your scrapbooks are weighed down with pictures of yourself in front of vats of curd, this unofficial trail of southwestern Wisconsin’s best factories and ...