WXPR recently made stop at the Old School Arts and Learning Center in Rhinelander to record a Christmas Sing Along with local performer David Dall.
Dall is a professional performer and early childhood educator. He has produced several CD's including Music is a Friend of Mine, Box Under the Bed, and Still Playin'. His most recent is a Christmas CD entitled Hometown Holiday.
If you love to sing with others, where do you go? Church choir perhaps? What if you want to sing more challenging music, or nonreligious music? For some people living throughout the Northwoods of Wisconsin and the U.P., the answer is the Northwoods Singers.
It’s a snowy evening, and about 40 choir members ranging in age from their 40s to 80s are waming up in the Congregational church in Eagle River for their last regular rehearsal of the season. Northwoods Singers co-founder Norma Yaeger said it’s quite a commitment for some of the members to make the drive.
Last weekend a raid by U.S. forces in Yemen tried to free American hostage Luke Somers who had been held hostage by Al-Qaeda since September of 2013. Somers and a South African were killed by their captors. Somers was in Yemen to capture the aftermath of the uprising in Yemen.
A Three Lakes man has vivid memories of Luke Somers. Six years ago, Somers spent six months at Teaching Drum School in Three Lakes. Director Tamarack Song talked to WXPR's Ken Krall about Somers' time in the Northwoods.
Thomas Siebold went missing in Alaska last year. He has not been found.
Starting Monday, December 1 listeners will hear a local 6:00 p.m. newscast on WXPR. If you have a busy afternoon and can't tune in during All Things Considered, you can now catch up on local news at 6:00 p.m. Plus, our central Wisconsin listeners can now hear WXPR news.
Parents and children gathered in Three Lakes Tuesday…to mark fifty years of reading stories out loud at the library.
Demmer Library in Three Lakes celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Story Hour yesterday.
In 1964, there was no kindergarten program in the public schools. Barbara Holtz and Virginia Javenkoski started Story Hour help teach young children the social skills they’d need for school. Mrs. Holtz recalls the Three Lakes’ town board’s response to starting a Story Hour:
November is National Novel Writing Month—or NaNoWriMo—the time when people of all ages and walks of life commit themselves to writing a 50,000-word novel in just 30 days. WXPR’s Emily Bright sat down with Beckie Jokie, municipal liaison of the Northern Wisconsin chapter.
Beckie Joki is a competitive bass fisherman and a freelance writer living in Woodboro, and the month of November--
The annual WXPR Concert Series continues to be a favorite event and with good reason - stacked with amazing talent, every concert is a must-see! Hot up-and-comers, current stars, absolute legends - the artists that take the Nicolet College LRC Theatre stage are some of the finest in the world and deliver performances packed with diverse musical styles and sounds!