Jessie Garcia is a veteran Wisconsin sports reporter, known to many from her years as a sideline reporter for the Green Bay packers. WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski caught up with Garcia when she stopped in Three Lakes this week to talk about her new book, called “My Life with the Green and Gold.”
With the Final Four coming up this weekend, many people's eyes will be glued to the basketball courts. But have you ever thought about where those court floors come from? Most of the country’s wooden gym floors are made here in northern Wisconsin and upper Michigan.
Here in the small town of Mercer, Wisconsin, a gym floor starts with unloading a pallet of maple planks delivered from a sawmill.