Wisconsin is a state of morning people. Not the peppy kind, but the hard-working, passionate variety that wake up each day on a mission. The industries that call the state home use mornings to get a head start on the day, connect with people they serve and prepare to succeed.
Dairy farmers, hospital workers and manufacturers spoke with The Wisconsin 100 about their rituals before 8 a.m. From climate-specific jobs like snowplow-driving, to television professionals, this issue explores the early morning processes that make Wisconsin prosperous. Grab your coffee and read about daybreak around the state.