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Odd Wisconsin Archive

Winter Break


As 2009 comes to its close, Odd Wisconsin's staff are hunkering down far from the office on the annual mid-winter break. It's time for reruns. Because we know there are loyal readers who can't do without a weekly dose of historical distraction, we offer this selection of strange stories from the previous 12 months:

So Cold Their Noses Fell Off

The Deep Freeze of 1838

Psychic Dogs and Naked Chickens (by the way, a large selection of photographs taken just after this tornado destroyed New Richmond has just gone up at Wisconsin Historical Images)

Wyocena: It Came To Him in a Dream

St. Damien's Wisconsin Assistant

Nation's First Quints Born in Wisconsin

Disposable Fashion


:: Posted in on December 28, 2009

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