Langlade County http://wxpr.org en Langlade County Drowning Under Investigation http://wxpr.org/post/langlade-county-drowning-under-investigation <p>A man has drowned in Langlade County. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:45:53 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 19578 at http://wxpr.org Langlade County Supplies Fine Firs for State Capitol http://wxpr.org/post/langlade-county-supplies-fine-firs-state-capitol <p>A grower in Langlade County is sending a fleet of Christmas trees to Madison Tuesday morning to decorate the state capitol. Jim Draeger says his trees were selected for their shape, color and height.</p><blockquote><p>“I was kind of proud that they picked my trees .&nbsp; I mean you never tell a mother her baby’s homely, you always say they look good.&nbsp; If someone tells you they look really good, you’re even happier.”</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 21:30:09 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10870 at http://wxpr.org Langlade County Supplies Fine Firs for State Capitol Late Blight Arrives in Northern Wisconsin http://wxpr.org/post/late-blight-arrives-northern-wisconsin <p>A destructive plant fungus has been found in Langlade&nbsp;and Portage Counties, and could spread to other parts of Northern Wisconsin. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Late blight affects tomato and potato plants. Steph Plaster is an Agriculture Agent for </span><a href="http://langlade.uwex.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">UW Extension Langlade County</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; Plaster says check often for signs of late blight on almost any part of the plant.</span></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 6540 at http://wxpr.org Late Blight Arrives in Northern Wisconsin Grants Set to Boost Local Housing Initiatives http://wxpr.org/post/grants-set-boost-local-housing-initiatives <p>More than $2 million has been awarded to this area to improve housing conditions.</p><p>The state Division of Housing spokesperson Stephanie Marquis says the money in this area is part of $15 million administered through the state for the federal Community Development Block Grant program. The program is designed to provide money to address affordable housing and community development.</p> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Ken Krall 3690 at http://wxpr.org