Wisconsin uses briny water from cheese production to de-ice their roads in winter.
Wisconsin has the same number of bars as California despite a population that’s 85% smaller. 1 bar for every 1,862 residents compared to California’s 1 for every 11,962 residents.
When the band plays “Jump Around” at University of Wisconsin football games the fans jumping registers on the Geology Department’s seismograph 2 miles away.
Wisconsin Police busted a teen kegger in which the keg was filled with root beer. The party organizer was trying to show that they didn’t need to drink alcohol for a party.
All restaurants in Wisconsin were required by law to serve cheese and butter with every meal from 1935 to 1937.
In 1880, a new town was founded in Wisconsin and its initial name was New Chicago. However, since, it got cold before workmen could finish painting rest of the letters on the elevator, the grain elevator by the railway track had ELEVA written on it. So, people assumed that this was the name of the town. Ultimately, the name grew on locals and in 1885 ELEVA post office was opened.
Residents in Mosinee, Wisconsin held a mock Communist invasion which had concentration camps, a purged library, and inflated prices. The mayor, seemingly unaware of the plan, died due to the excitement.
California (population 37,000,000) has only 58 more bars than Wisconsin (population 5,600,000).
The town of Ixonia, Wisconsin, is so named because when a name for the town couldn’t be agreed upon, six letters were drawn randomly out of a hat and arranged to name the town.