The Cabin

The Islands of Wisconsin

Episode Summary

Many people don't realize that Wisconsin actually has islands! During this week's Campfire Conversation we talk all about the islands of Wisconsin. We also jump into a new episode of Discover Wisconsin that takes a deep dive into New Richmond. Videographer, Andy O'Connell joins us to talk about some of the featured destinations and interesting obstacles they had to overcome. We recognize that this episode is premiering during the COVID-19 outbreak and events featured in Wisconsin in 72 are likely canceled.

Episode Notes

The Cabin is presented by the Wisconsin Counties Association and this week we're featuring St. Croix County.

Campfire Conversation:  We're talking about the Islands of Wisconsin. Wisconsin is surrounded by over 800 miles of coastline! We dive into the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Potawotomi Islands, Minocqua - The Island City, French Island and more. 

Behind-the-Scenes: This week we're joined by Discover Wisconsin videographer Andy O'Connell and we're talking all about New Richmond.  Willow River Kayaking, Mary Park Art Fair, 45th Parallel, the blizzard, helicopter ride, Green Bay Packers, and all of the challenges of filming. 

Wisconsin in 72: Luxemburg Roar off the Shore Brewfest (3/28), La Crosse Area Home Builders Show (3/27), Maple Fest at Glenna Farms in Amery (3/28), 9th Annual Milwaukee Blues Festival (3/27).

Know Your Wisconsin:  Curd Crawl