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Wisconsin County Fairs are Back!

  Fair season begins this week in southern Wisconsin. Find out when your local fair is happening. Please note that this is only a partial listing of some of the local fairs in the areas we serve. For a complete …
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National Cookie Day – Miss Molly’s Funfetti Cookies

Happy #NationalCookieDay! Baking cookies is a favorite holiday tradition. Celebrate the season with this delicious recipe from Miss Molly’s Cafe & Pastry Shop. Funfetti Cookies 2 cups unsalted butter, softened 2 ½ cups granulated sugar ½ cup brown sugar, packed …
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Fall Fun Ideas

  Do you feel that? There’s a crisp breeze in the air, and the leaves are starting to change colors. It’s officially fall! With this change of season comes new fun. Here are a few ways you can enjoy all …
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Shorewest Spreads Good Cheer During Pandemic

  Our Shorewest Family is ingrained in our local communities. This spring when the pandemic struck and many were struggling, many of our Shorewest associates, employees and their families jumped in to help others who needed a hand up. From baking …
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Ways to Support Local Businesses During Temporary Shutdowns

The combination of businesses being shut down and people staying at home has caused many local businesses to suffer. The government is doing what it can in terms of financial relief and other initiatives, but that can only go so …
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National Pizza Pie Day

National Pizza Pie Day It’s hard to imagine a world without pizza. Pizza’s journey in the United States began with Italian immigrants in New York. In what is now known as Little Italy, Gennaro Lombardi opened the first pizzeria in …
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Winter Weather Fun in Wisconsin

It’s that time of year, when the cold winds blow, when the flakes start falling from the sky and the snow starts accumulating. Once you’ve dug out your sidewalks and plowed out your driveways, here’s where you can take the …
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National Taco Day

Last year Americans consumed over 4.5 billion tacos! Needless to say, we love tacos. Even though tacos are so wildly popular, the history of the taco is relatively unknown. Some anthropologists say there is evidence the taco predates the arrival …
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A Great Time to Be in Milwaukee

Milwaukee has a reputation for being more affordable than other big cities in the country,  and a recent cost of living analysis reflects that. Move.org recently analyzed data from the 75 largest cities in the United States to see which …
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How to Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

Nothing goes better together than ice cream (or custard) and a warm summer night in Wisconsin. Today is National Ice Cream Day and it is not just another corporate ploy to sell ice cream. Rather, President Ronald Reagan actually declared …
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