America's Dairyland

Home of dairy farming, cheesemaking, ethnic festivals, polka and the badger. Residents are kindly referred to as Wisconsinites and Cheeseheads. Welcome to Wisconsin.

Governor Walker introduces the newly redesigned Wisconsin.Gov

The site features improved search functionality, online services and applications that help users conduct business in Wisconsin, and social media links to real-time news and updates by state agencies and legislators. There’s even a page for kids featuring state symbols and links to information about our great state. This redesigned site works to meet the unique needs of each of its one million average yearly users.

Montello5/4/2018 12:00 AM5/6/2018 11:59 PMYes
Three fun-filled days and nights of carnival rides, music, softball, crafters and much more! Check our website or follow our Facebook page for a full schedule of events! Don't like fishing, well this is not just an event for fishing. Visit all the awesome shops located throughout Montello. Buy a button to sign up for door prizes, get daily specials & win some really cool prizes!
Montello Fish-N-Fun Fest
Sarona5/12/2018 10:00 AM5/12/2018 4:00 PM
Prairie Fling is Hunt Hill’s largest event, bringing over 500 people to the nature sanctuary. The one day extravaganza features musical entertainment, nature programs, horse-drawn wagon and tractor rides, artist vendors, community group displays, and tasty foods and treats available for purchase.
Prairie Fling Festival
Oconomowoc5/18/2018 12:00 AM5/20/2018 11:59 PMYes
Eleven big bands featuring Dutchmen, Polish, Czech, Slovenian, and German style polka music. Two huge wooden dance floors, dance lessons Saturday morning, great food, great prizes, Wisconsin State Polka Queen. Friday Fish Fry. Sunday Polka Service.
Wisconsin State Polka Festival


Featured Metrics from Agency Performance Dashboards

Agency performance dashboards include cabinet agencies and are updated quarterly during the state fiscal year (July 1-June 30)

Businesses started through One Stop Business Portal

Through marketing and outreach efforts, increase the number of businesses completing the necessary steps to start a business through the OSBP.

(Department of Administration metric)

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Million Visitors to Wisconsin State Parks

The Wisconsin Parks System generates annual estimates of the number of individuals visiting State Parks. These statistics fluctuate with the season and are reported at the end of the state fiscal year. State Parks stickers can be purchased at the entrance to State Parks, self-registration stations, DNR service centers, or over the phone by calling the DNR at 888-936-7463.

(Department of Natural Resources metric)

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Average days to resolve Consumer Complaints

The target of 28 business days was set by the Bureau of Consumer Affairs as a reasonable goal for resolution of consumer complaints, such as complaints against collection agencies, loan companies and auto dealers. Resolving a complaint generally involves fact-finding efforts and multiple interactions with the complainant and the respondent before a case is closed.

(Department of Financial Institutions metric)

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State Symbols

Wisconsin State Badger


State Animal

Wisconsin State Robin


State Bird

Wisconsin State Dairy Product


State Dairy Product

Wisconsin State Wood Violet

Wood Violet

State Flower

Wisconsin State Mineral Galena


State Mineral

Wisconsin State Cow

Dairy Cow

State Domesticated Animal

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