Nicolet College is coming to you very soon via a new trailer.
The 26-foot trailer features two computer workstations, kiosks for video presentations, seating for students, and an outdoor awning area. It’s also wired to access the college’s computer systems for registering for classes, email, and other college computer services.
Vice-President Kenneth Urban says the Nicolet service area is wide and the trailer is an effective outreach...
Tune in to WXPR's Northwoods Cafe Thursday, August 22, at 7 pm for a live broadcast performance with Kelly Jackson.
Craig Harrison will be your host showcasing this celebrated Northwoods artist. Now residing in Madison, Kelly hails from Wausau originally, and is a member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
A Nicolet College fundraiser has raised almost $2500 for local food pantries. Empty Bowls is based around a soup dinner served in bowls donated by local potters and Nicolet College students. Patrons make a donation for the soup and take home the bowl. Laura Wind Norton is an instructor at Nicolet, and she helped coordinate this year’s event. Wind Norton says hunger is an issue that touches many in the community.
You may have been spotting an unusual number of shooting stars in the night sky. And you might already know they’re part of an annual meteor shower that’s been lighting up the Northwoods.
Astronomers predict the Perseid meteor shower should peak Monday night, with possibly hundreds of meteors passing through the night sky in just a few hours.
Frank Kovac owns Kovac Planetarium and has been stargazing for 25 years. He explains that what we see as shooting stars are actually bits of dust…in this case coming from a large comet called Swift Tuttle.
A community dance in Land-o-Lakes is hoping to have an impact on the other side of the planet. Organizers Steve and Rita Kickert had the idea to raise money for an AIDS clinic in Swaziland. But they weren’t sure how to go about it. Rita says her husband Steve decided to try something he already knew how to do: calling square dances.