Wisconsin Cheesemakers Still The Finest in 2017

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (03/27/2017) – Wisconsin cheesemakers continued their historic winning streak at the 2017 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest, sweeping the top awards and 31 competition classes. With the title of Grand Champion Cheese going to Sartori’s Reserve Black Pepper BellaVitano, Wisconsin has won top honors at the country’s three major cheese competitions over the past year. Pictured (left to right): Marieke Penterman of Marieke Gouda in Thorp, Wisconsin, with her USCCC Second Runner-Up Marieke Gouda Belegen; Mike Matucheski of Sartori Cheese in Antigo, Wisconsin with his Grand Champion Sartori Reserve Black Pepper BellaVitano, and Terry Lensmire of Agropur in Weyauwega, Wisconsin […]

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Thirteen 50,000 Dollar Powerball Winners In Wisconsin

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (January 14, 2016) – The huge money frenzy the 1.5 Billion Dollar Powerball Jackpot created in the United States is over, but Wisconsin does have 13, $50,000 wins from January 13th. Winning jackpot tickets were sold in California, Florida and Tennessee. The winning numbers for the January 13, 2016 were 4, 8, 19, 27 and 34. The Powerball was 10 and the Power Play number was 2. Even though none of the big winners bought tickets in Wisconsin this time around, there were thirteen $50,000 winners in the Badger state. WISCONSIN WINNINGS UPDATE: There were a combined total of 21, […]

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Fewer Wisconsin Teens Smoke Now; E-Cigs and Others Rise

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (11/20/2014) [HEALTH] – On the 39th anniversary of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, new data has been released showing a record low percentage of Wisconsin teens are smoking. That celebratory data, however, was tempered by new figures showing a surge in use of other tobacco products and electronic cigarettes. According to the Wisconsin Youth Tobacco Survey, 10.7 percent of Wisconsin high school students smoke cigarettes, down from 13.1 percent in 2012 and below the current national average of 12.7 percent. Yet, the rate of Wisconsin high school students using smokeless tobacco products like snuff and snus jumped […]

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Shopko Going After Turkey Day Morning Shopper Bucks

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (11/11/2014) [SHOPPING] Shopko announces that its stores will be open for extended hours beginning Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27 through Friday, November 28.  Special store hours and pricing will be available at the retailer’s Shopko and Shopko Hometown stores and on Shopko.com. Shopko stores will be open from 7 am to 1 pm on Thanksgiving Day for shoppers wanting to beat the rush or pick up their last minute needs for their Thanksgiving feast. The stores will re-open for Black Friday at 6 pm on Thanksgiving night and remain open until 11 pm Friday, November 28. Over 850 items […]

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