Bill Wilkinson

Performance Inspired By History
4:00 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Transforming Northern Wisconsin: Bill Jamerson on the CCC "Dollar-a-Day Boys"

A group of University of Wisconsin students assemblesfor a photo at a camp in Germfask, MI.
Credit Seney Natural History Association

A conversation with writer and storyteller Bill Jamerson, who will be performing in the Northwoods this weekend with a show about the Civillian Conservation Corps. 

WXPR Contributor Bill Wilkinson gave him a call to find out more about the colorful history of the CCC in northern Wisconsin.

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Jamerson will perform his show “Dollar a Day Boys” at the Phelps Historical Museum Open House: Sunday September 1st in downtown Phelps.

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Modern Day Treasure Hunt
4:00 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Seeking and Finding - In The Woods

Geocaching is a popular way to spend time outdoors.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Geocaching is a growing phenomenon in the Northwoods and the rest of the world.  

The hobby uses GPS technology to track down small treasures, often hidden in remote locations.  Geocachers take pride in finding hundreds, even thousands of so-called “caches”…but what exactly motivates these searchers?  Contributor Bill Wilkinson decided to find out more. 

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