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Local Papers and the Stories That Shape Us

Rural Communities Grapple with News Deserts

2020欧洲杯积分The stories we tell about who we are—and who others are—inform our most foundational understandings of the world and our place in it. When we turn on the morning news, scroll through our Facebook newsfeed, or pick up our local newspaper, what stories are being told about the places we live? Nationwide, one-fifth of all

WritersRead readers 2019

WPR to Air WritersRead

First Segment Airs Friday

2020欧洲杯积分Wisconsin Public Radio will begin broadcasting the 9th Annual Writers Read: Encounters. Two one-hour programs will begin airing on Friday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on WPR stations. The program features original works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry from writers living in northern Wisconsin and the Twin Ports. Visit WPR to listen now.

Journal Entries Singing Wilderness

2020欧洲杯积分Sigurd F. Olson Journal Entries The Singing Wilderness. The Singing Wilderness, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1956, was Sigurd Olson’s first book, and it was immensely successful, becoming a classic of American nature writing. For Sigurd himself, it was the culmination of a long and hard-fought dream. The journal entries and letters below, along with

Paulette Moore with her camera

Free Speech TV Premieres Moore’s Doc

Free Speech TV (FSTV), a nonprofit, national, independent news network, announces the premiere of Paulette Moore’s, The Spirit of Standing Rock, Wednesday, February 15 at 7 p.m. CST. Free Speech TV will host a Facebook Live interview event with the filmmaker immediately following the broadcast at 7:30 pm CST. The public can join the Facebook…  Read More

Stockton Island

Will Waukesha Get a Rewrite?

PETER ANNIN, Journal Sentinel In 1998, an Ontario consulting firm known as the Nova Group announced a controversial plan to ship 158 million gallons of azure Lake Superior water to Asia. The idea: create a global market for pristine Great Lakes water. To regional governors and premiers — who had spent years fighting to keep…  Read More

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WritersRead to Air on WPR Feb. 29 & Mar 7

Wisconsin Public Radio will broadcast selections of people’s stories on the theme of transformation. The sixth annual “Writers Read” event was coordinated by writer Julie Buckles at Northland College in partnership with WPR and Aqueous Magazine. Writers from the Chequamegon Bay area and Twin Ports read fiction, non-fiction and poetry. The event was held Saturday, Jan. 30,…  Read More

Adrian Wydeven

Wolf Biologist Adrian Wydeven to Head Timber Wolf Alliance

The Northland College Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute announced today that it has hired wolf biologist Adrian Wydeven to head its Timber Wolf Alliance program. “When it comes to understanding wolves, there is no one better qualified than Adrian,” said Mark Peterson, SOEI executive director. Wydeven retired from the Department of Natural Resources as a wildlife…  Read More

Northland College annual fall Everybody Party, celebrating the Northland community.

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