About Us

NorthwoodsNews.com, a division of Kim Swisher Communications, LLC., is a digital collaboration committed to aggregating, sharing and crafting accurate news and information about the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

We are focused on informing our readers, sharing information about our region, and becoming a reliable source of all of the good things in the Northwoods.

In addition to being a source of news and information about the Northwoods, you'll find unique stories, the Northwoods Foodie, a keen focus on culture and the arts, and information for residents about our local governments.

We are seeking opportunities to collaborate with writers, photojournalists, videographers and anyone who has a passion for sharing their work with our readers.

If you're interested, contact us at news@northwoodsnews.com.

Our Team

Kelly Rhode
Contributor

Kelly was born and raised in the Eagle River area.

She is married to her wonderful husband, and Mom to her amazing son.

Kelly enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being outdoors and traveling.

She is excited to be working in the community that she has called home for most of her life.

Dan Dumas
Contributing Videographer and Photographer

Dan has a diverse background in technology and customer service. He is an award-winning photographer and professionally trained videographer with an eye for innovation and framing the perfect shot. He is also an experienced graphic designer and digital art director who seeks pixel perfection.

While Dan's skill set is vast, he has a passion for aerial photography and the challenges of aerial video. "My wish is to combine my experience and passion to deliver the best creative content to our clients and their audiences. I also love caffeine."

Dan is married to Erica, and they have four children and four cats.

Kim Swisher
Publisher

Kim is the owner of Kim Swisher Communications, LLC., and publisher of the Northwoods News. This website has been a long-time dream for Kim, and she’s grateful for the talented and dedicated team of colleagues she’s privileged to work with.

She has been married to her best friend Mike since 1994.  Together with their rat/fox terrier Bobbie, they enjoy camping and driving the backroads of Northern Wisconsin and the UP. They can be frequently seen riding their electric bikes in Downtown Eagle River and on the Three Eagle Trail.