A Rhinelander man offers insight into what it’s like to compete in the Olympic games. Chris Cook was on the United States ski team at the 2006 Torino Olympics.
Cook describes being on the start-line as a moment of clarity.
“Everything else about the Olympics is a huge distraction, and pulling you in all sorts of directions. But at the end of the day when you get to that starting line that’s where you’re comfortable, that’s where you’ve had all the training, all the preparation.”
Mike and Ruthy are a folk duo and married couple, former members of the band the Mammals.
They're headed to the Northwoods this week, appearing on the WXPR stage at Nicolet College. To find out a little more about their background, WXPR’s Natalie spoke to the two from their kitchen in upstate New York.
Nicolet College offers the public a chance to experience what students in certain courses are learning.
College President Libby Burmaster says several Nicolet academic programs offer services to the public ranging from basic auto repair and dental care to haircuts, perms and dining in the Top of the Hill Restaurant...
Rhinelander School District Community Education Program is sponsoring a talk by a Rhinelander native who is hoping to show young people what a positive attitude can do for them.
Tom Montgomery has a long background in private business, but he also taught at Wausau West high school for many years before retiring. He talked with Ken Krall to preview an upcoming talk at Rhinelander High School.
Tom's father was Duke Montgomery, who is honored at the Logging Museum at Pioneer Park with the Duke Montgomery Antique Outboard and Fishing Museum.
An event that began with a few teams has grown to one of the larger events in Eagle River each winter.
For the ninth consecutive year, the LaBatt Blue USAdult Hockey Pond National Championships will be held this weekend on Dollar Lake.
Revisiting hockey games of old, the lake ice is cleared to form rinks. The first event was held in 2006 and included 40 teams and 240 players. This year 33 teams with more than 2300 participants are set to appear. 30 different states will be represented.