Economy http://wxpr.org en Rhinelander Event Celebrates Logging Heritage http://wxpr.org/post/rhinelander-event-celebrates-logging-heritage <p>A new event promoting northern Wisconsin's logging heritage is coming to Rhinelander next summer.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ken </span>Krall<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talked with Chamber of Commerce Director Lara Reed about the Boom Lake Log Jam.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Reed says there will be things to do for the whole family.</span></p><p></p> Sun, 08 Dec 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Ken Krall 11643 at http://wxpr.org Rhinelander Event Celebrates Logging Heritage 250,000: A Magic Number For Jobs? http://wxpr.org/post/250000-magic-number-jobs <p>One side stands by the story, the other says it wasn't accurate. &nbsp;Did Governor Walker say the state won't actually create 250,000 jobs? &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ken </span>Krall<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has the details. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Earlier this week, </span>WJFW<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> TV in </span>Rhinelander<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talked to Governor Scott Walker in Merrill.</span></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:03:39 +0000 Ken Krall 7237 at http://wxpr.org 250,000: A Magic Number For Jobs? Crandon Likely to Net $2.1M in State Loans http://wxpr.org/post/crandon-likely-net-21m-state-loans <p>A state lending agency has given the green light to loan more than two million dollars to the city of Crandon and its schools. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 23:37:47 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 6274 at http://wxpr.org Crandon Likely to Net $2.1M in State Loans Redikulus Dae Draws Crowd http://wxpr.org/post/redikulus-dae-draws-crowd <p>Businesses in downtown Rhinelander put on their best show for an annual street fair Wednesday. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 22:49:36 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 6211 at http://wxpr.org Redikulus Dae Draws Crowd Unemployment Rates Fall In Northwoods http://wxpr.org/post/unemployment-rates-fall-northwoods <p><font face="Times New Roman">The unemployment rate for most Northwoods counties has slipped below double-digits.</font></p><p><font face="Times New Roman">The Department of Workforce Development monthly unemployment numbers for May show the lowest rate in the region in Price county at 6.8 percent, Oneida at 8.3, Langlade 8.6, Lincoln 8.8, Forest 9.1, Vilas 9.3 and Iron county the second-highest in the state at 11.5.</font></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:34:45 +0000 Ken Krall 4241 at http://wxpr.org Unemployment Rates Fall In Northwoods