Northwoods Nerds: Providing Technical Support with Heart

By K. Woodzick, Editor If you’re having trouble with your tablet or computer, it might be time to call the nerds. Daniel Lundquist and Neil Borden are lifelong friends. The pair met in elementary school and went on to work together in the IT department at Lakeland Union High School. Neil is currently a student…

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The Shooting Ranch: Hollywood of the Northwoods

By  K. Woodzick, Editor Northern Wisconsin is not only a hub of outdoor recreation but it also holds the distinction of being the backdrop for films featuring alien invasions, ghosts, haunted pianos and monster trucks equipped with artificial intelligence. Yes, you read that correctly! Bill Rebane is the master of Northwoods cinema, having filmed 10…

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Embrace the Original – The 2021 Summer Northwoods Art Tour

By the Northwoods News Staff Thirty-eight of the Northwood’s finest artists and galleries are welcoming visitors for a behind-the-scenes view of how their work is created during the 2021 Summer Northwoods Art Tour on July 23rd through July 25th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.   Awaken your sense of wonder and explore the…

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Copper Box: Celebrating Music All Over Wisconsin

By K. Woodzick, Editor Copper Box describes themselves as a Roots/Americana quartet loaded with energy and a mountain of instruments, influenced by blues and jazz. Their fans, lovingly called “Boxers” are enjoying their summer shows throughout Wisconsin. Northwoods audiences can soon enjoy the magic of Copper Box overlooking the Wisconsin River. Music on the River…

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Paco Fralick Bringing Eclectic Sounds to The Warehouse

Compiled by the Northwoods News Staff Paco Fralick will be performing his original music at The Warehouse in Eagle River on Friday, July 23rd at 7:00 pm. Paco’s performance is part of the Ancestral Women Exhibit Performance. Hailing from the Northwoods of Wisconsin his Ojibwe ancestors have called home for millennia, singer and songwriter Paco…

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Name That Musky!

By Northwoods News Staff There’s a new man, well a new fish, in town. Boulder Junction has welcomed a new 18-foot statue of a musky and needs the community’s help to name the new resident. Placed outside of the Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce, this statue was originally introduced to the community during the 4th…

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Celebrate the 4th Up North

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff July is just around the corner, and that means the Northwoods is gearing up to celebrate Independence Day! Our staff has compiled a list of all the festivities taking place in the Northwoods this Independence Day weekend.  We wish you a fun and safe holiday. Send us your best red,…

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The Man, The Myth, The Musician of the Northwoods: Scott Kirby

By Casey Reeves, Northwoods News Digital Journalism Intern Recently, I had the chance to speak with the Northwoods’ very own Scott Kirby. Exploring his love of music since the age of 12, Kirby is now one of the most beloved musicians in the area. Playing around 200 shows a year, Kirby is quite the busy…

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The Northwoods Tourist Guide: Dog Edition

By Casey Reeves, Northwoods News Digital Journalism Intern Whether you are a local resident or a visitor of the Northwoods, it’s common to have your furry best friend in the car with you. Car rides can be fun for your dog, but sometimes they just need a little extra stimulation in their lives. After all,…

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Guide to Father’s Day

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff We love dads! How do you celebrate the man who has everything? Here at Northwoods News, we have put together a wide range of activities to inspire you. Whether you plan on giving Dad a relaxing day at home or taking him out into the world, we hope you and…

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