Wisconsin Name and Place Pronunciation Guide

How do you pronounce “Oconomowoc”?  If you say it wrong, you’ll be laughed at!  “Shawano” is often mispronounced. Is “Rio” pronounced “rye-oh” or “ree-oh”?  Veteran Wisconsin broadcast journalist Jackie Johnson has put together a site that features correct pronunciation for every Wisconsin county, city, town, and village.  You’ll never have to guess at a pronunciation by visiting her site.