Awards

2013 Award of Merit, Association for State and Local History

2011 Finalist USA Books for Best Book History: United States

2011 Best Wisconsin History Book, Wisconsin Historical Society

2011 Finalist Indie Excellence Award for regional history

2011 Finalist ForeWard Magazine for regional history

2009 North American Travel Journalists Association Award for historical travel writing

2007 William B. Hesseltine Award, best article in the Wisconsin Magazine of History

2007 Award of Merit, Association for State and Local History

Interviews

Tidbits of Wisconsin’s Past on Larry Meiller Show, Wisconsin Public Radio (October 2013)

Apple: A Global History on Talk of Iowa, Iowa Public Radio (October 2013)

History of the Apple on This Way Up, Radio Zealand (November 2013)

Apple: A Global History on Larry Meiller Show, Wisconsin Public Radio (November 2011)

Medical Quackery on Larry Meiller Show, Wisconsin Public Radio (August 2011)

Wisconsin’s Civil War history on University of the Air (August 2011)

A Short History of Wisconsin on Milwaukee Public TV’s “I Remember” (January 2011)

A Short History of Wisconsin on Larry Meiller Show, Wisconsin Public Radio (July 2010)

Odd Wisconsin on University of the Air (January 2008)

Odd Wisconsin on Larry Meiller Show, Wisconsin Public Radio (October 2007)