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Could this horned headwear be the new cheesehead?

Published Feb. 15, 2019

Wisconsin is no stranger to bizarre headwear at sporting events. But thanks to Milwaukee-made Buck Head hats, sporting a pair of horns at a Bucks game is no longer just for Bango.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: A visit to the Original Cheesehead Factory

Published Feb. 9, 2019

It is necessary as a Wisconsin resident to own a cheesehead; why not go to the Original Cheesehead Factory for a tour? That's also the place, completely open to the public, where the silliest hats and lots of other gear and knickknacks are sold. After a trip here, you can call yourself an official cheesehead.

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Made in Milwaukee: Foamation

Published June 23, 2017

Anyone who has watched a Green Bay Packers game, in person or on television, has surely seen a Cheesehead hat. And while the yellow foam wedge has become synonymous with football, Foamation started with a different sport. Learn about the origin story and development of this unique Milwaukee company.

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#WeWant: Packers playoff edition

Published Jan. 15, 2017

Our beloved Green Bay Packers are making a run in the playoffs. Here are some things you need to have to cheer them on this and every week.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson praises beer commercial science

Published May 12, 2016

For more than two hours Wednesday night, Neil deGrasse Tyson systematically went through 11 scientific categories and gave examples of movies - and the occasional beer commercial - that did those concepts well, and ones that did them disastrously wrong.

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11 questions surrounding the Packers

Published Sept. 2, 2014

Are you ready for some football? Of course we are, even though we will keep one eye on the Brewers. This is Wisconsin, after all. And in every season there are questions that must be answered as the year wears on. Here are the top 11 for the 2014-15 season.

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Social Circle: "Have you worn a foam cheesehad hat?"

Published May 5, 2011

Who knew that the foam cheesehead hat was so controversial? It turns out, this week's Social Circle question - "Have you ever worn a cheesehead hat?" - sparked some pretty hefty commentary. Milwaukeeans see them as either a squishy yellow embodiment of team spirit or a complete embarrassment.

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Milwaukee company banks on cheesy products

Published April 9, 2003

Foamation Incorporated, nestled on the cusp of Milwaukee and St. Francis, produces Cheeseheads, the hats you've seen during NFL games on television, as well as on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." It also makes products for John Deere, Microsoft and Universal Studios. Can your cheese do that?