Maybe We Were Wrong – A Closer Look at Why We Call it a Bubbler in Wisconsin

Almost exactly two years ago – we were launching WhooNEW – a website about all the things that make Wisconsin unique. The very first story that caught on with readers was an article examining the origins of the word “bubbler.” Why did Wisconsinites use the term for drinking fountains? Are there other people in the […]

Relive the Legend – Stories from the 1967 Ice Bowl

Some football games we forget – even the big ones. Do you remember who won Super Bowl XLIV five years ago? But then there are football games that people still talk about decades later. The Ice Bowl is one of those legendary games. Every time there’s a somewhat cold football game, people bring up the […]

7 Strange Stories of Wisconsin Monsters – Plus One from Upper Michigan

What lurks deep in the dark woods of Wisconsin? What kind of creatures are swimming in the state’s many lakes? Who are the lost souls that have been haunting residents decade after decade? Here at WhooNEW, we did a little research to find out about the legendary monsters who’ve made Wisconsin home. Our state certainly […]