An event that began with a few teams has grown to one of the larger events in Eagle River each winter.
For the ninth consecutive year, the LaBatt Blue USAdult Hockey Pond National Championships will be held this weekend on Dollar Lake.
Revisiting hockey games of old, the lake ice is cleared to form rinks. The first event was held in 2006 and included 40 teams and 240 players. This year 33 teams with more than 2300 participants are set to appear. 30 different states will be represented.
Artisan coffee is a trend that’s has pretty much swept the nation's cities. It’s no surprise to find local roasters in Milwaukee or Madison. But where you might not expect to find one…is in a garage in the tiny town of Hiles, Wisconsin.
Dave Roberts is working on an espresso blend for his company Rio Lobo coffee. But he hasn’t always been a roaster. At the age of 55, he made an unusual career change.
“My family had a logging business, and a sawmill business," Roberts explained. "We were about to sell that – that’s when I kind of gravitated toward coffee roasting."
You might not have heard of Joshua Kane…but chances are you’ve heard his voice.
“Probably been driving your local population crazy with ‘Eight crispy crunchy carmelized corners so crispy that a team of astrophysicists could shrink themselves down to study it.’”
Kane is a New York-based actor who has done voiceover work for many commercials, including a recent Little Caesar’s ad. Radiolab listeners may also recognize Kane as the voice of Robert Louis Stevenson from a first season episode called “Who Am I.”
The Lac du Flambeau tribe has been given $130,000 for a drug court designed to keep offenders from jail.
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's office announced the award this week from the Treatment Alternative and Diversion Program. The program addresses non-violent offenders at higher risk of re-offending.
Tribal spokesperson Brandon Thoms says the tribe applied for the grant last November...
The Nokomis ATV Club is asking for an ATV/UTV trail to be allowed across the southeast portion of the Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area off Highway "K" west of Rhinelander. The DNR is holding an open house to get public input on the proposed trail.
DNR Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area manager Jeremy Holtz...
"....so we're asking folks to get more information, learn about the request, attend the meeting and share their opinions..."