In 2009 the Wisconsin Tourism Federation changed their name to the Tourism Federation of Wisconsin because, in the 30 years since its founding, WTF took on new meaning.
In 2019 a ranking of the 20 drunkest cities in the United States listed the top four as all being from Wisconsin, which had 12 cities listed overall.
WIXX-FM, a radio station in Green Bay, Wisconsin, edits out “Minnesota Vikings” from the song “Truth Hurts” by Lizzo as if it were a swear word.
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.