A dean from the University of Wisconsin Madison will visit the Northwoods Wednesday, to find out how her college can build more partnerships in the Northwoods.
Kate VandenBosch is Dean of the College of Life and Agricultural Sciences at UW Madison. She’s the speaker at this month’s informal discussion series Science on Tap.
VandenBosch says it’s part of the university’s mission to reach all parts of the state. And she says there are several initiatives already at work in rural communities in the Northwoods that focus on natural resources.
The Samoset Council of the Boy Scouts of America based in the Wausau area got some great news Tuesday: a longtime friend of scouting and a man who spent time at Camp Tesomas in Rhinelander has donated a large sum to keep scouting growing.
Chicago resident Al Hanna contributed $3 million dollars to bring new scouts into the program.
WXPR's Ken Krall spoke with Samoset Council Executive Director Jeff Ottosen about the gift...
The watercolor artist Bjorn Bernstrom is well-known in his native Sweden for his landscape paintings. Yet his style is somewhat different from traditional watercolor methods.
It’s October when the trees outside are bursting with color, and Bjorn Bernstrom is painting an early autumn scene of a road curving into bright trees. A circle of students watches with rapt attention as he creates the trees with short stabbing motions of his brush.
“What’s the difference between the way you paint and traditional watercolor technique?" I ask him.
Next we hear from Richard Ackley, a Forest County UW-Extension agent. Richard and several community members will be meeting next week as the next step in a process to have the WOLF RIVER-NICOLET SCENIC BYWAY Hwy 55/32 though Langlade and Forest Counties named as a Wisconsin Scenic Byway....
Richard Ackley discussing the proposed Scenic Byway in Langlade and Forest counties....