Imagine being able to interact with students in classrooms far away from where you are, yet still have the feeling you are in the room with them.
That's what a new program through Nicolet College will do when it begins next month.
It's a new type of distance learning technology called "telepresence". Dean of Business and Instructional Effectiveness, Chuck Komp, says the experience is 'amazing', but the real benefit is cutting down on travel time and costs for students. Here's how it works...
The public is expected to provide input on a new DNR wolf management plan.
DNR carnivore specialist David MacFarland outlines what the agency will be doing...
"....the Department is in the process of developing a new wolf management plan that will serve as a guide to future management. We're at a point where we're going to be releasing a public draft. That will be done in early January...."
MacFarland says after that will be a public input period which will include written comments on the plan.
WXPR recently made stop at the Old School Arts and Learning Center in Rhinelander to record a Christmas Sing Along with local performer David Dall.
Dall is a professional performer and early childhood educator. He has produced several CD's including Music is a Friend of Mine, Box Under the Bed, and Still Playin'. His most recent is a Christmas CD entitled Hometown Holiday.
A Prentice based manufacturer is looking to expand it's operations into a vacant building in Tomahawk.
Multitek North America got approval from a Tomahawk city committee this week that would facilitate a plan to have Multitek expand into a former 15,000 square-foot Harley-Davidson plant on Oneida Drive. Multitek North America President Doug Kamps says the company is growing and needs more space...