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Five cheesy ways to melt your winter appetite

Posted on November 26, 2019

Seeking winter joy? As the drifts build up and the sidewalks ice over, you'll find the perfect antidote in southern Wisconsin's Green County. Instead of layers of fleece, the odds are stacked [..]

Get rhythm

Posted on May 13, 2019

Get rhythm when you get the blues. That’s what Johnny Cash recommended. Here in Green County you can enjoy live music at various venues and events. And if you want the blues, we’ve [..]

Dancing on the Ceiling

Posted on August 22, 2017

If you’ve got the urge to go dancing on the ceiling, don’t try it at Baumgartner’s Cheese Store and Tavern because there isn’t much room up there. In a tradition dating [..]

al fresco

Posted on August 16, 2017

Patios, porches and sidewalk cafés. Wisconsin summers may be short, but here in New Glarus we make the most of it with a dozen spots to enjoy food and refreshments outside. Puempel’s [..]

Pitch Black - Pitch Perfect

Posted on August 8, 2017

Wisconsin's darkest trail tunnel makes the Badger State Trail a favorite destination in Green County. Approaching the tunnel on a hot day is like standing in front of the refrigerator with the [..]

All Fired Up

Posted on August 1, 2017

The history of firefighting dates back to ancient Rome. Other than the occasional bucket brigade, many local communities - New Glarus included - didn’t have an organized firefighting system [..]

Pop Culture

Posted on July 25, 2017

Surviving fires, multiple changes in ownership, and even Prohibition, a historic location in downtown Monroe lays claim to the distinction of being the second-oldest, continuously operating brewery [..]

Tree of Life

Posted on July 17, 2017

Long before white settlers arrived in the Brodhead area, Native Americans lived off the land near the banks of the Sugar River – hunting, fishing and growing crops. Local legend has it [..]

Pooches on the Patio

Posted on June 15, 2017

Steve Longo, owner of Tofflers Pub and Grill in New Glarus, willingly jumped through all the hoops required to transform his outdoor patio from the exclusionary “no dogs allowed” [..]

Tick tock, and you're all guilty.

Posted on May 1, 2017

Tick tock. The clock in the soaring tower of the Historic Green County Courthouse has been steadily marking the passing time in Monroe for more than 125 years. Despite a lack of publicity through [..]

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