WXPR Community http://wxpr.org en Love the Music? http://wxpr.org/post/love-music-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Love the music you hear on </span>WXPR<span style="line-height: 1.5;">? Classical, jazz, blues, adult alternative, polka, bluegrass, folk, country – it’s all here.</span></p><div>And you can become an integral part of it. Volunteer on-<a href="http://wxpr.org/people/capacity/hosts" target="_blank">air hosts</a> are essential in creating and delivering 70 hours of vibrant and unique musical programming each week.<p></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 20:13:29 +0000 Peg Arnold 13005 at http://wxpr.org Love the Music? Paul Kage Scores The Kayak http://wxpr.org/post/paul-kage-scores-kayak <p>Paul Kage, avid kayaker and cyclist of Wausau, is the winner of the Dagger Zydeco Kayak offered in WXPR’s Fall Drawing. Our thanks to Mitch Mode of &nbsp;<a href="http://www.melstradingpost.net/" target="_blank">Mel’s Trading Post</a> for donating this enticing grand prize.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 18:41:48 +0000 Peg Arnold 9806 at http://wxpr.org Paul Kage Scores The Kayak Live from the White Pine - Mike Mangione & The Union http://wxpr.org/post/live-white-pine-mike-mangione-union <p></p><p>Relive&nbsp;the magic&nbsp;of Mike and Tom Mangione's <a href="http://www.wxpr.org/topic/live-white-pine" target="_blank">Live from the White Pine</a> August 7th performance. <a href="http://wxpr.org/people/colleen-finn" target="_blank">Colleen Finn</a> hosted the live broadcast event with the key members of Mike Mangione &amp; The Union on WXPR's <a href="http://www.wxpr.org/programs/northwoods-cafe-wxpr" target="_blank">Northwoods Cafe.</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 20:06:45 +0000 Peg Arnold 6204 at http://wxpr.org Live from the White Pine - Mike Mangione & The Union Live from the White Pine - Laura Erickson http://wxpr.org/post/live-white-pine-laura-erickson <p>Laura Erickson, creator and host of <a href="http://wxpr.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/programs/laura-ericksons-birds" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">For the Birds</font></u></a>, stopped by the WXPR studios Friday July 26th&nbsp;sharing her <a href="http://www.conservationbigyear.com/" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">Conservation Big Year</font></u></a> presentation with bird-loving WXPR members.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:05:59 +0000 Peg Arnold 5884 at http://wxpr.org Live from the White Pine - Laura Erickson Couch Potato Race http://wxpr.org/post/couch-potato-race <p>Seeing a&nbsp;couch in a parking lot is hardly a fortuitous event, until&nbsp;you're&nbsp;driving around town contemplating entry in the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ymcaofthenorthwoods.org/couch_potato_race.html" target="_blank">YMCA of the Northwoods'&nbsp;Couch Potato Race</a>. The race will be held&nbsp;August 31 in conjunction with&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Potatofest" target="_blank">PotatoFest Rhinelander</a>.</p> Sun, 04 Aug 2013 12:41:23 +0000 Peg Arnold 6017 at http://wxpr.org Couch Potato Race Splendor in the Spring Grass http://wxpr.org/post/splendor-spring-grass <p>Today's takes on <a href="http://wxpr.org/topic/northwoods-splendor-wxpr-photo-series">Northwoods Splendor</a> in the spring grass come from Mitch Mode.</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:22:55 +0000 Peg Arnold 3473 at http://wxpr.org Splendor in the Spring Grass Chestnut-Sided Warbler http://wxpr.org/post/chestnut-sided-warbler <p>Chestnut-Sided Warbler image&nbsp;taken by John Rasmussen June 4, 2013&nbsp;in Oneida County submitted as part of WXPR's <a href="http://wxpr.org/topic/northwoods-splendor-wxpr-photo-series" target="_blank">Northwoods Splendor</a> photo series.</p><p></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:58:08 +0000 Peg Arnold 3227 at http://wxpr.org Chestnut-Sided Warbler Fawns' First Days http://wxpr.org/post/fawns-first-days <p>Tuckey Requa had the pleasure of encountering newborn fawns near Phelps, WI on Sunday, June 2, 2013. She shares these photos as part of our <a href="http://wxpr.org/topic/northwoods-splendor-wxpr-photo-series">Northwoods Splendor</a> series.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 22:14:45 +0000 Peg Arnold 3113 at http://wxpr.org Fawns' First Days A Loon in Morning http://wxpr.org/post/loon-morning <p>A loon takes a break from nesting responsibilities to catch breakfast. Mitch Mode captured this perspective while kayaking.&nbsp;If you have spectacular&nbsp;Northwoods photos that the&nbsp;WXPR online audience would enjoy, please send them along to General Manager, <a href="mailto:peg@wxpr.org?subject=Northwoods%20Splendor">Peg Arnold</a>. And help create WXPR's&nbsp;online photo gallery depicting Northwoods Splendor.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 22:03:35 +0000 Mitch Mode & Peg Arnold 3015 at http://wxpr.org A Loon in Morning Become a WXPR News Contributor http://wxpr.org/post/become-wxpr-news-contributor <p></p><p>WXPR is expanding our news coverage. If you have a passion for local news, arts, and interesting stories about people and happenings in your area, consider becoming a contributor on WXPR.</p><p>We're recruiting volunteer citizen journalists to cover local news and events from Ironwood to Wausau-Merrill and Park Falls to Iron Mountain. Modern technology makes it possible for you to contribute from anywhere in the WXPR listening area.</p> Sat, 25 May 2013 17:57:23 +0000 Peg Arnold 2709 at http://wxpr.org Become a WXPR News Contributor