Jessie Dick

Marketing Manager and Volunteer Coordinator

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Jessie joined WXPR in 2003. She grew up in southern Wisconsin, but her Grandparents have always called the Northwoods home.

She feels thrilled to work with such a talented and dedicated group of volunteers and staff, and enjoys meeting and getting to know the supporters that make WXPR possible.

When she’s not at WXPR, she’s reading, biking, skiing, or spending time with her husband and son.  

WXPR listeners hear Jessie during fun-drives, weekly on All Things Considered, and occasionally on Morning Edition

Jessie holds a BS in Design from Colorado State University.

Season's Greetings

Nov 27, 2015

 On behalf of all of us here at WXPR, thank you for your support this year.  You make WXPR possible!  We look forward to serving you with NPR News, WXPR News, and an extensive lineup of locally hosted great music programs in 2016.

2015 has been a productive, innovative year, thanks to your support. And because most philanthropic giving occurs at year’s end, your support now will make our community service possible in 2016.  


Singer and songwriter Scott Kirby spoke with WXPR's Pete Rondello in a special Live from the White Pine performance Monday, November 16th. 

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 Tune in to WXPR's Northwoods Café Monday, November 16th, at 7 pm for a live broadcast performance with Northwoods singer/songwriter Scott Kirby.

Scott Kirby is from Rhinelander and has been playing music and writing since he was 12. Over the last few years he has released two albums, his latest Good Morning Jo, is a cutting edge bit of “blue-country-folk-grass”. Kirby won second place at the songwriters competition at Big top Chautauqua. He was selected from hundreds of entries from across the nation and his unique sound made him truly standout among the other songwriters.

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  Singer and songwriter Clara Baker spoke with WXPR's Colleen Finn in a special Live from the White Pine performance Monday, October 19th. 

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JEFFREY FOUCAULT with Guest CAITLIN CANTY - Friday, October 16, 7:30PM - Nicolet College Theater, Rhinelander.

Join WXPR and Nicolet College for an evening of great music with singer and songwriter Jeffrey Foucault Friday, October 16th at 7:30PM at the Nicolet College Theater in Rhinelander.

Tune in to WXPR's Northwoods Café Monday, October 19th, at 7 pm for a live broadcast performance with singer/songwriter Clara Baker.

Salem Oregon’s Clara Baker will be performing songs of love, loss, connection, self-discovery and reflection from her new CD Temporary Things.

Don't miss this unique Live from the White Pine performance, in the convenience of your own home! We also have a limited number of seats for this performance. Contact WXPR for information on reserving tickets. 715-362-6000

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Special Coverage From NPR: Pope Francis to Address Congress

Thursday, Oct. 24 at 9 a.m. 

On Thursday, September 24 WXPR will pre-empt WXPR Midday Classics with Molly Rose to bring listeners NPR’s special coverage of Pope Francis’ address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress. The address is scheduled to last 45 minutes. 

Let's Grow Garlic

Sep 22, 2015
Pete Rondello

Let's Grow Garlic! A photo synopsis of a year's passage in the garlic growing process. Accompanies today's on-air message on WXPR. Thank-you!

Click here to see the Let's Grow Garlic Photo Album

Our apologies, but due to car troubles, this performance has been canceled. They will still be playing tonight at Nicolet College. Thank you for understanding. 

  Tune in to WXPR Thursday, September 24th, at 1pm for a live broadcast performance with Telluride Bluegrass Winners Trout Steak Revival. WXPR will also air a rebroadcast of this performance on Saturday Bluegrass September 26th. 

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In a letter to his Board of Directors, Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dana DeMet has announced his resignation from his current position effective October 2.

WXPR Potato Polka Fest was a success! Thanks to Downtown Rhinelander, Inc, Rhinelander Cafe and Pub, the Jim Pekol band, and all our WXPR volunteers! Thanks too for attending - we had almost 200 people!

WXPR’s Annual Fall Concert and Auction will be held Sunday, November 1st at Holiday Acres Resort in Rhinelander.

Items from area merchants and galleries will be on display starting at 2:00 pm. At 3:00 pm the live auction and music with Brett and Frisk begins.

WXPR Concert Series at Nicolet College

The annual WXPR Concert Series continues to be a favorite event and with good reason - stacked with amazing talent, every concert is a must-see! Hot up-and-comers, current stars, absolute legends - the artists that take the Nicolet College Theatre stage are some of the finest in the world and deliver performances packed with diverse musical styles and sounds! 

Singer Sharon Iltis spoke with WXPR's Pete Rondello in a special Live from the White Pine performance Tuesday, August 4th. 

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Tune in to WXPR's Northwoods Café Tuesday, August 4th, at 7 pm for a live broadcast performance with recording artist Sharon Iltis. Celebrating the release of her third CD, tune into to hear original compositions and popular selections in a warm soulful style. Sharon Iltis is from Bozeman Montana, but has lived many years in Northern Wisconsin.