Bill Wilkinson http://wxpr.org en Transforming Northern Wisconsin: Bill Jamerson on the CCC "Dollar-a-Day Boys" http://wxpr.org/post/transforming-northern-wisconsin-bill-jamerson-ccc-dollar-day-boys <p>A conversation with writer and storyteller Bill Jamerson, who will be performing in the Northwoods this weekend with a show about the Civillian Conservation Corps.&nbsp;</p><p>WXPR Contributor Bill Wilkinson gave him a call to find out more about the colorful history of the CCC in northern Wisconsin.</p><p></p><p>Hear more of our conversation with Bill Jamerson:</p><p>Jamerson will perform his show “Dollar a Day Boys” at the <a href="http://www.phelpsmuseum.com/" target="_blank">Phelps Historical Museum</a> Open House: Sunday September 1<sup>st</sup> in downtown Phelps.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bill Wilkinson & Natalie Jablonski 7072 at http://wxpr.org Transforming Northern Wisconsin: Bill Jamerson on the CCC "Dollar-a-Day Boys" Seeking and Finding - In The Woods http://wxpr.org/post/seeking-and-finding-woods <p>Geocaching is a growing phenomenon in the Northwoods and the rest of the world. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The hobby uses GPS technology to track down small treasures, often hidden in remote locations.&nbsp; </span>Geocachers<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> take pride in finding hundreds, even thousands of so-called “caches”…but what exactly motivates these searchers?&nbsp; Contributor Bill Wilkinson decided to find out more.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bill Wilkinson 4625 at http://wxpr.org Seeking and Finding - In The Woods Phelps "Phestival" Earns JEM Grant http://wxpr.org/post/phelps-phestival-earns-jem-grant <p>The state Department of Tourism is lending a hand to a local event this summer. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Joint Effort Marketing program has awarded more than two thousand dollars to the Phelps </span>Phly<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in and </span>Pholk<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Music </span>Phestival<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:01:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski & Bill Wilkinson 4470 at http://wxpr.org Phelps "Phestival" Earns JEM Grant