Wisconsin’s Historic Rollercoasters, Wisconsin’s Barbeque Scene

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The Zippin Pippin is located at Bay Beach Amusement Park in Green Bay and is said to be one of the oldest wooden rollercoasters in the country. It was also, reportedly, Elvis Presley’s favorite.
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Most of us are familiar with the temporary midway scene at a county fair, but did you know that Wisconsin is home to 10 permanently-installed rollercoasters? We talk to a reporter about the rich history of the coasters and where you can find them. We also hear about what makes Wisconsin barbeque special and sample some tasty barbeque in studio.

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Episode Credits

  • Carrie Kaufman Host
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Michael Dieringer Technical Director
  • Lori Nickel Guest