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Autumn

Autumn 2018-02-11T05:42:24+00:00

AUTUMN IN WISCONSIN®

When Wisconsin weather turns from warm to crisp, it brings with it a changing landscape that’s nothing less than magical to those who live here. As the different shades of red, brown and orange descend upon our state, many Wisconsin natives fall in love all over again with their favorite season.

What makes it a resident favorite? More apple orchards than one can count, cozy supper clubs with Old Fashioneds practically by the barrel, and the genuine comfort of a warm sweater and crackling bonfire after a brisk hike through the forest. From pumpkin patches and corn mazes to scenic drives and the first signs of light snowfall, fall in Wisconsin is a favorite for many reasons that are waiting to be discovered.

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AUTUMN FACTS

2,730+ MILES

OF HIKING TRAILS
Wisconsin is a hiker's paradise, including the 1,200-mile long Ice Age trail.

Wisconsin DNR, 2017

120+

APPLE ORCHARDS
Every year, Wisconsinites look forward to picking their own fresh fruit for pies, canning and more.

Wisconsin Orchards Directory, 2017

50+

OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATIONS
Prost! Oktoberfest celebrations take place throughout the state celebrating beer, fall and our German heritage.

Funtober.com, 2017

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AUTUMN EVENTS

ART ON KINNI

September 2018

River Falls

GREEN COUNTY CHEESE DAYS

September 2018

Monroe

This bi-annual event celebrates cheese and the dairy industry, including local food, music and carnival rides.

STONE LAKE CRANBERRY FESTIVAL

October 2018

Stone Lake

Foxconn to expand Wisconn Valley Innovation Network with new Foxconn Place Chippewa Valley in downtown Eau Claire

Foxconn Technology Group has announced the company is purchasing two properties in downtown Eau Claire for its Foxconn Place Chippewa Valley, a technology hub that will serve west-central Wisconsin, and that will also house its Wisconn Valley Innovation Center. Read More

WISCONSIN NEWS

From the latest announcements and economic developments to behind-the-scenes insight into the best state in the Midwest, find complete coverage of all things Wisconsin here.

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Application deadline for Milwaukee gener8tor program nears

July 12, 2018|0 Comments

The application deadline for gener8tor’s fall round in Milwaukee is approaching, with all necessary forms required to be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on July 15, 2018. Read More

City of Madison receives $500,000 state grant to support redevelopment of former Oscar Mayer plant

July 11, 2018|0 Comments

Laying the groundwork for the redevelopment of the former Oscar Mayer plant, Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch announced the City of Madison is receiving a $500,000 state grant to help finance infrastructure work on the site. Read More

Menomonee Falls receives state grant to support redevelopment of historic downtown fire station

July 10, 2018|0 Comments

WEDC has awarded the Village of Menomonee Falls a $79,300 grant to support the redevelopment of the city’s old fire station into a new casual dining restaurant and banquet hall. Read More

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HAVE A LOOK IN WISCONSIN®

Charming small-town living with close proximity to major metro areas

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Education, culture-rich communities and $1 billion in yearly research

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Lake Michigan, old world charm and craft beer and Wisconsin’s largest city

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Scenic landscape, high qualify of life and an abundance of recreational activities

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Extraordinary quality of life, outdoor recreation and business-friendly communities

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Impactful careers, family living and recreational opportunities galore​

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Recreational playgrounds, safe neighborhoods and a small-town feel

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Recreational playgrounds, safe neighborhoods and a small-town feel

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HAVE A LOOK IN WISCONSIN®

One thing Wisconsin’s regions all have in common is how unique they are. Every community in Wisconsin holds its own individual charm and characteristics, making our state one of the best options for fulfilling your personal and career goals.

From the natural playground of our forests and lakes to the vibrant communities hosting world-renowned festivals and farmers markets, Wisconsin balances enriching experiences with the essentials of a superior education and high-quality healthcare. Regardless of what you’re looking for, one of our safe, diverse neighborhoods is a good place to start being more you.

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WISCONSIN STORIES

Our residents are some of the happiest and most ambitious people in the nation—but don’t just take our word for it. Take theirs.

“If this (game development with his current company) is going to happen – it needs to happen in Wisconsin. The state has a strong engineering background and strong education background, but also a strong artistic background. Wisconsin brings the best of these unique backgrounds together.”

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TIM GERRITSEN • BUSINESS OWNER

“Wisconsin is the best state for us. The balance of network support, the economics and the opportunity for social and culture. Wisconsin is ideal for anyone’s success.”

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WESLEY ESCONDO • BUSINESS OWNER

“Living in Austin (Texas) was getting to be too expensive. There are a lot of opportunities in Wausau with major companies. We took promotions when we moved here. And the commute times are shorter so I get more time with my family.”

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TINA & PATRICK REVELL • HOMEOWNERS

“Wisconsin is great for it. The cost of living is amazing, the people are amazing, you have access to so many things. You don’t need to live in a Chicago, San Francisco, New York … they are great cities, but if you can get  all those amenities here, at a much lower cost, why wouldn’t you?”

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DAVE HEALY • MADMARKER STUDIOS • MOUNT HOREB

“There is a sense of belonging that I feel in Eau Claire that I don’t think I would feel if I was living in a different city.”

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AARON BRICE • AMBIENT INKS • EAU CLAIRE

“Choosing Wisconsin was a perfect fit for our company and part of it was the people that live in the great state of Wisconsin.”

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LARRY KLENC • MCPHERSON GUITARS • SPARTA