• You are looking at a group of exploding fireworks, in gold and red on the Fourth of July.
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    Independence Day: Fourth of July

    Independence Day also known as the Fourth of July, is an American national holiday. That honors the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Americans traditionally celebrate the holiday with family outings that conclude with colorful displays of fireworks. For a list of events and fireworks show in the Wisconsin area, go here. This is also the time that we celebrate the birthday of the United States of America.  The founders of the new nation considered Independence Day an important occasion for rejoicing. John Adams said, ” I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought…

  • Looking out at a couple of ice fishermen making a hole through the ice.
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    Walking on water-Wisconsin Style

    Walking on water Wisconsin style, do as a Wisconsinite would do. When you live in the land of lakes and very cold weather what do you get, a lot of fun! We do a little bit of everything here when things freeze over. The big one of course is Ice Fishing. There are Ice shakes all over the ice as far as the eye could see. Ice fishing is a favorite pastime here, not just for the fishing. It’s a time for family and friend to get together and have a great time. Some of the ice shakes are quit fancy inside, they are just like tiny homes. With built-in…

  • Golden fireworks exploding in the night sky at the Granite Peak Ski Hill.
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    Granite Peak Ski Hill

    Granite Peak Ski Hill located at Rib Mountain State Park in the Town of Rib Mountain, Marathon County, Wisconsin. If your into skiing, snow boarding or just want to sit and drink hot chocolate, then this is the place for you! Granite Peak Ski Resort is open for skiing mid-November through April. With 700 ft vertical, 8 lifts, 78 trails, 275 ski-able acres for beginners to the experts. Granite Peak ski slopes opened up at Rib Mountain in 1937, it was the first ski area in North America. Since then they have grown significantly and in popularity. If you aren’t able to take a trip out west, then give our…