Minocqua Chamber of Commerce http://wxpr.org en Survey Shows Support For Silent Sports http://wxpr.org/post/survey-shows-support-silent-sports <p>A different approach to marketing Northwoods winter recreation has come out of a state-funded survey.</p><p>The five county, three-year study was funded by the Department of Tourism for Vilas, Oneida, Forest, Lincoln and Langlade counties. Milwaukee area residents showed not only a liking for snowmobiling and ice fishing, but silent sports showed strong favor, says Kim Baltus of the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:06:52 +0000 Ken Krall 14330 at http://wxpr.org Survey Shows Support For Silent Sports 10,000 Attend Beef-A-Rama http://wxpr.org/post/10000-attend-beef-rama <p><font size="2">&nbsp;</font></p><p>There were plenty of beef roasts, one Weinermobile and lots of visitors.</p><p>It&#39;s the last description that makes the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce folks happy. The 49th annual Beef-A-Rama celebration found large crowds and generally good weather with a bit of rain.</p><p>Director Kim Baltus...</p><p> </p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 21:01:15 +0000 Ken Krall 8733 at http://wxpr.org 10,000 Attend Beef-A-Rama Beef-A-Rama Comes To Minocqua For 49th Year http://wxpr.org/post/beef-rama-comes-minocqua-49th-year <P>More than 15 thousand people will gather in Minocqua next weekend to pay tribute to.... the beef roast.</P> <P>For the 49th time, Minocqua merchants say thank you to customers and travelers with "Beef-A-Rama". Initially held in the spring to lure those going fishing, the event moved to the fall and features beef, a parade, crafts, music and demonstrations.</P> <P>Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kim Baltus says the event is a favorite...</P> <P><I><U> </U></I></P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"...we do have about 120, 20 lb. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Ken Krall 8274 at http://wxpr.org Beef-A-Rama Comes To Minocqua For 49th Year Summer Tourism Rebounds After Slow Start http://wxpr.org/post/summer-tourism-rebounds-after-slow-start <p>The season started slow, but has really come on. That's the assessment of an area tourism spokesperson.</p><p>Kim Baltus leads the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce and is also president of the Oneida County Tourism Council.</p><p>She says the early warm season activities were frozen out...literally...by an unusually long winter and cold spring. Once the ice left the lakes, things changed...<i><u> </u></i></p> Sun, 01 Sep 2013 09:02:00 +0000 Ken Krall 7305 at http://wxpr.org Summer Tourism Rebounds After Slow Start Minocqua's Farmer's Market Growing http://wxpr.org/post/minocquas-farmers-market-growing <P>U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack has named August 4-10 as National Farmers Market Week.</P> <P>In Minocqua, promoters are hoping the public stops by to see their "growing" event.</P> <P>During August, the Minocqua Farmers Market will also have special activities along with what you expect at a Farmer's Market says Mincoqua Chamber of Commerce Director Kim Baltus...</P> <P><I><U> </U></I></P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"....this is our second year. We average about 17 to 20 vendors each Friday. There's a wide variety of things there. Sat, 27 Jul 2013 12:52:59 +0000 Ken Krall 5690 at http://wxpr.org Minocqua's Farmer's Market Growing