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Growing Wisconsin – Digital Magazine

Did you know? Wisconsin leads the nation in dairy goats, it’s home to 52,000 bee colonies, and cows outnumber people in some counties. We probably all know that Wisconsin is number one in the U.S. for cranberry and cheese production. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 26, 2016

Visiting Tom: A Man, A Highway, and the Road to Roughneck Grace by Michael Perry CT275 .H388 P47 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Michael Perry is one of Wisconsin’s favorite contemporary writers as well as a radio host and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 5, 2016

The Bingo Queens of Oneida How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin By Mike Hoeft E99.O45 H78 2014 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Ever wonder how Native American communities and casinos came together in Wisconsin? This book shares the story … Continue reading

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State of the State – Jan 19

Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker will deliver his 2016 State of the State address on Tues., Jan. 19, at 7pm. You can watch on TV (see the Library’s 2nd-floor big screen tv) or watch the livestream on the Internet. What might … Continue reading

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Area Research Center Open House Oct 25

October is Archives and Family History Month! Every year the Wisconsin State Historical Records Advisory Board chooses a theme highlighting the work of Wisconsin’s museums and archives. For 2015, the theme is Local History. To celebrate, the Area Research Center … Continue reading

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May 29: Wisconsin enters the Union

Celebrate May 29th! On this day in 1848, Wisconsin became the 30th state. Did you know that the people voted against statehood four times? And then it took a while to agree on a constitution. Read more about “The State … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: WTMJ-TV News Search

The UW-Milwaukee Libraries’ Archives, with support from WTMJ-TV and the Wisconsin Historical Society, recently launched WTMJ-TV News Search, “a catalog of nearly 50,000 news stories broadcast from 1950 to 1980 by WTMJ-TV, an NBC-affiliated station located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stories … Continue reading

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Watch WI agency budget briefings Mar 3-4

WisconsinEye provides you with the opportunity to livestream state agency budget briefings to the Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance. These are briefings by representatives of the agencies, not public testimony. Here’s the schedule: Tuesday, March 3 (9:00 a.m.) Department … Continue reading

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UW-W History alumna’s article in Wisconsin Magazine of History

The Wisconsin Magazine of History‘s Winter 2014-2015 issue features the article “The farm at Ten Chimneys: A closer look at the home of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne” (pp.38-49), written by Erika Laabs, who received her bachelor’s degree in history … Continue reading

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2015/2017 Wisconsin Legislature

Wonder how the State Legislature works? Have an interest in something the State Legislature is doing? The Wisconsin Library Association’s Government Information Round Table has posted a blog entry that provides basic information about the new biennial session of the … Continue reading

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