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Jacob Bielanski

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Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.

"Our customers are, on average, about 76 years old," says Myron Olson, "but they will swim a river and climb a mountain to get Limburger cheese." Olson is the manager of Monroe's Chalet Cheese Co-Op, the only cheesemaker in the United States currently producing the foil-wrapped, aromatic bricks known as Limburger. He was kind enough to lead me through a tour of the place, where approximately 450,000 pounds of Limburger is produced annually. more

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Jacob Bielanski

Tuesday's session wasn't meant to be a discussion of the Milwaukee to Madison high-speed rail line, but a presentation of studies analyzing routes for high-speed rail between the Twin Cities and Milwaukee. Most "reasonable, feasible" routes presented Tuesday by a Wisconsin Department of Transportation official run through Madison and would link up with the rail line that is currently in doubt. more

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Jacob Bielanski

Long after the blaze orange clothing has been shelved, taxidermists are hard at work immortalizing the thrill of the hunt. Whether it's the iconic bust of a proud whitetail deer or the menacing pose of a black bear, taxidermists throughout the area quietly blend artistic vision with Wisconsin's rich hunting tradition. more

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