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Although we are not the Green Bay Packers, we can attract the crowds, and we do make the news. The media is buzzing about our award winning attractions and restaurants, as well as our unique natural features, like the State's largest inland lake, Lake Winnebago.

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Jan. 26, 2017 - Winter Fun at Ledge View Nature Center - Justin Steinbrinck with Good Day Wisconsin stops by Ledge View Nature Center in Chilton to hang out with some Lake Sturgeon and go snowshoeing and skiing.
Apr. 20, 2016 - The Rites of Spring "Fiber Frolic" - WTMJ's The Morning Blend interviews Cindy Ellenbecker about the Rites of Spring Fiber Frolic happening April 29-May 1.
Apr. 6, 2015 - Meuer Farm Gets Business of the Year Award - Meuer Farm, located in Chilton, was named the Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association's Business of the Year.
Mar. 20, 2015 - Made in Wisconsin: Meuer Farm - WRFV's Brittany Falkers visit Meuer Farm as part of the station's "Made in Wisconsin" report.
Oct. 6, 2014 - Rural Road Trip Puts Artists on the Map - An article by Cheryl Anderson with Post-Crescent Media about the upcoming Rural Arts Roadtrip being held in Calumet County Oct. 10-12.
Oct. 6, 2014 - Yard MD Blog: More Fall Color Hotspots - An article by Rob Zimmer with Post-Crescent Media about fall color destinations. At the end of the article, he highlights several Calumet County destinations.
Aug. 18, 2014 - Get Lost in a Simpsons Themed Corn Maze - WLUK Fox 11 reported on the Simpsons themed corn maze at Meuer Farm in Chilton.
July 14, 2014 - New Holstein Airport Hosts First RC Fly-In - A news report from WLUK Fox 11 on the recent RC Fly-In at the New Holstein Airport.
June 24, 2014 - Tourism Department Offers Free Business Counseling - The WI Department of Tourism will be at the Calumet County Courthouse on Thursday, July 10 from 9am-4pm offering free business counseling to tourim-related businesses.
June 24, 2014 - Testing the Waters for a Tri-County Boat Launch Permit - Alex Ronallo reports on the new tri- county (Calumet, Fond du Lac and Winnebago) boat launch permit available for Lake Winnebago.
June 19, 2014 - Families Invited to Attend Sundae on the Farm in Brillion - A write up from the Appleton Post Crescent about Calumet County's Sundae on the Farm happening Sunday, June 29th in Brillion.
Apr. 2, 2014 - Bill Limits Liability at Ag-Related Tourism Events - An article from the Green Press Gazette about an Ag-Tourism Bill that was spearheaded by Dave Meuer of Meuer Farms, Chilton.
Apr. 1, 2014 - Main Street Art Works Reopens April 4 - Main Street Art Works reopens for the 2014 season with Tina Siebers' show "Collaboriginal."
Apr. 1, 2014 - Baby Goats from Mulberry Lane Farm - Mulberry Lane Farm stopped by NBC26 with 3-day-old kid goats. It's a sure sign of Spring!
Mar. 27, 2014 - Two Wisconsin "Natural Wonders" in Our Backyard - WLUK Fox 11 did a story on how High Cliff State Park, located in Calumet County, is one of Wisconsin's 7 Natural Wonders.
Mar. 17, 2014 - Maple Syrup Delayed But On The Way - An article from The Country Today about the delay in the maple syrup production caused by the weather and how it's impacting Meuer Farm.
Mar. 4, 2014 - Heritage Orchard Takes Ninth Consecutive First Place in Cider Contest - An article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about the award winning cider from Heritage Orchard.
Mar. 4, 2014 - Weather Could Put Chill on Maple Syrup-Making Clinics - An article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about the challenges the cold weather is having on maple syrup production at Meuer Farm. The article also mentions other activities/attractions at Meuer Farm.
Jan. 24, 2014 - Cold Making for Good Spearing Conditions - A new story from WLUK Fox 11 about the great ice conditions for the 2014 Sturgeon Spearing Season.
Jan. 23, 2014 - Uniquely Wisconsin: The Supper Club - Gene Mueller of 620 WTMJ Radio interviewed Julie Schmelzer, Calumet County Resource Management Department Director, about the county's recent designation as the "Supper Club Capital of the Midwest."
Jan. 23, 2014 - Wis. County Relishes Its Classic Supper Clubs - Ed Berthiaume's Appleton Post-Crescent story about Calumet County becoming the "Supper Club Capital of the Midwest" was also featured in the Washington Times.
Jan. 21, 2014 - Nature Calling: Dramatic landscapes highlight four seasons at Ledge View - An article and video by Rob Zimmer, Yard MD, of the Appleton Post-Crescent about Ledge View Nature Center in Calumet County.
Jan. 20, 2014 - "Supper Club Capital of the Midwest" Calumet County registers for federal service mark - A story that aired on WLUK Fox 11 about Calumet County trademarking itself "The Supper Club Capital of the Midwest."
Jan. 20, 2014 - Calumet County Park Offers Winter Fun - Tubing hill big attraction for visitors - A story that aired on WLUK Fox 11 about the tubing hill at Calumet County Park and Frozen Harbor Fest in Stockbridge.
Jan. 20, 2014 - Ed Berthiaume column: Calumet County Relishes its Classic Supper Clubs, part 2: Map your journey - Part 2 of Ed Berthiaume's article from the Appleton Post Crescent about Calumet County's "Supper Club Capital of the Midwest" status.
Jan. 20, 2014 - Calumet County Relishes its Classic Supper Clubs - An article that appeared in the Business section of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel about Calumet County trademarking itself the "Supper Club Capital of the Midwest." This is the same article that appeared in the Appleton Post-Crescent.
Jan. 13, 2014 - Calumet County Relishes its Classic Supper Clubs - An article from the Appleton Post Crescent about Calumet County "Supper Club Capital of the Midwest."
Dec. 11, 2013 - Keeping Outdoor Animals Warm This Winter - A video of Mulberry Lane Farm's appearance on NBC26 where they discussed how outdoor animals, like Dixie the sheep, stays warm in winter.
Dec. 10, 2013 - Talking Turkeys - A video from NBC26 of when Mulberry Lane Farm brought Tom the Turkey to the set.
Oct. 29, 2013 - Get Acquainted with the Many Faces of Calumet County Outdoors - An article, along with some videos, from the Appleton Post Crescent about the natural beauty of various outdoor places in Calumet County.
Oct. 22, 2013 - Day of the Dead at Main Street Art Works - A press release from Main Street Art Works in Hilbert about their Black and White Show and Day of the Dead Party/Reception.
Oct. 18, 2013 - Deadline is Oct. 31 for Sturgeon Spearing - An article from the Fond du Lac Reporter about the Oct. 31 deadline to get a sturgeon spearing license.
Oct. 9, 2013 - Pumpkins are Ready for Picking at Mulberry Lane Farm - A video from the Appleton Post Crescent about Mulberry Lane Farm's fall activities and their 10 acres of pumpkins.
Sept. 30, 2013 - Fishing Championship Coming to Lake Winnebago in September 2014 - An article from FOX 11 online about the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour coming to Lake Winnebago next September.
Sept. 5, 2013 - Meuer Farm Maze Opens September 13 - An article from the Post Crescent about the Meuer Farm corn maze.
Aug. 26, 2013 - Race the Lake Bike Race Around Lake Winnebago (video) - A short video from the Fond du Lac Reporter about the Race the Lake bike race.
Aug. 8, 2013 - Meuer Farm Corn Maze Reveal - David Meuer of Meuer Farms, Chilton, reveals their 2013 Corn Maze on WFRV and discusses all of the activities available at the farm throughout the year.
Aug. 8, 2013 - Antique Engine Show Set for Calumet - An article from the Fond du Lac Reporter about the 61st Annual Calumet County Steam Engine Show scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-11, at the Calumet County Fairgrounds.
Aug. 6, 2013 - Wisconsin Angler Catches Rare Blue Walleye on Lake Winnebago - An article that appeared on Outdoorhub.com about a rare blue walleye that was caught on Lake Winnebago.
July 30, 2013 - Youth Sailors Compete ILYA-OYC X Champs - A collection of photographs that appeared on Wisconsin Outdoor Fun from the three-day ILYA-OYC X Champ event that occurred on Lake Winnebago.
July 25, 2013 - Weather Reprieve Greets Family's Antique Show - An article from the Wisconsin State Farmer about an antique tractor show the Meyer Family hosts on their Calumet County farm.
July 25, 2013 - Alfalfa Dinner at the Village Hearthstone in Hilbert - Wisconsin Public Radio's "Central Time" spoke with Tracy Darling, Head Chef/General Manager, of the Village Hearthstone in Hilbert about her unique alfalfa dinners held at the restaurant.
July 9, 2013 - New Lake Winnebago Forecast Models from NWS - NBC 26.com reported that the National Weather Service in Green Bay is offering a special new forecast. It will specifically cover Lake Winnebago and is designed to let boaters and swimmers know about current wind and wave conditions.
June 13, 2013 - Discover Wisconsin Presents Special "Accessible Wisconsin" Episode June 22-23 - Calumet County is proud to be a part of an upcoming special "Accessible Wisconsin" episode of Discover Wisconsin.
June 5, 2013 - Hidden in Plain Sight - Nature Centers in Northeast Wisconsin - An article from The Country Today about nature centers in Northeast Wisconsin. The article mentions Ledge View Nature Center in Chilton, however, Calumet County has another nature center, Brillion Nature Center. High Cliff State Park in Sherwood also offers nature programming.
June 3, 2013 - Top Smallmouth Bass Angling in Wisconsin's Lake Winnebago - As reported in Outdoor News, Lake Winnebago is a top smallmouth bass angling destination.
May 15, 2013 - Breaking Bread in the Holyland - Fox 11 did a story on a new tourism promotional guide created by Calumet County called 'Breaking Bread in the Holyland.'
May 13, 2013 - 66th Alice in Dairyland Selection Video - Calumet County hosted the 66th Alice in Dairyland Selection. The Alice in Dairyland program is part of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. The Department put together a video showcasing the finale.
May 13, 2013 - 66th Alice in Dairyland Crowned - Fox 6 News, Milwaukee, wrote an article about the newly crowned 66th Alice in Dairyland. The Alice in Dairyland finale was held in Calumet County.
Mar. 26, 2013 - Maple Syrup Sunday at Ledge View Nature Center - The Appleton Post-Cresent did a video about Maple Syrup Sunday held on March 24 at Ledge View Nature Center in Chilton.
Jan. 31, 2013 - Meuer Farm Named Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association's 2013 Business of the Year - Meuer Farm, Chilton, was named the Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association's 2013 Business of the Year. Here is an article from the Chilton Times Journal about the business.