LATEST ARTICLES

World Famous Stunt Dogs Coming to Lucille Tack Center

Dogs Will Perform Stunts and Interact with Audience EXPLORE - From Dollywood and Branson, to NFL halftime fields and television talk show sets, the stars of Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience will have you cheering, and leave you charmed, with their “doggone” antics and athletic feats. With more than a dozen canine daredevils rescued from pet shelters across the country, these playful pooches and their trainers will treat you to...

Turn Pike Greenhouse Celebrates Grand Opening of Garden Center

Upcoming Festivities and Succulent Workshops On April 19, Turn Pike Greenhouse will have their biggest opening yet. The construction of a 4,000 square foot garden facility means that the greenhouse has more than doubled its retail space. With more room, the business was able to both expand its inventory and introduce new products like shrubs and trees. Fans and a handy irrigation...

Wood County Camping Season Begins April 27

Wood County Campgrounds It may be hard to believe, but camping season is nearly here! In Wood County, camping is available at Dexter Park, North Wood County Park and South Wood County Park. There are also primitive camping spots at Richfield 360 recreational area. Camping for the first three opens April 27. During the shoulder seasons of April 27-May 23 and...

Art Centers in Central Wisconsin

Art centers are some of the best places to view art exhibits by community artists, attend world-class performances, and further art education. Mark these four art centers in Central Wisconsin to keep track of upcoming concerts, vendor shows, exhibits, and classes! Here is a quick guide to what each offers. Chestnut Center for the Arts Located on Chestnut Avenue in Marshfield,...

LuCille Tack Center Missoula Children’s Theatre Residency Returns

Theatre Production Makes Learning Fun Fairy tales do come true. Back in 1998, the LuCille Tack Center for the Arts began a project that would repeat itself annually to the present: a week-long residency of the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT). In late February that year, over 100 kids from Spencer, Colby, Unity and Loyal auditioned for nearly 60 roles in...

View the Spring Thaw at Dells of the Eau Claire

As winter thaws, a good place to view the action is at Dells of the Eau Claire River in Aniwa. Part of the county park of the same name, the dells feature a narrow rocky gorge with rushing water and nature trails that wind along the river. The gorge is best explored in summer since snow covers its striking geological...

Farm Tech Days: Traditions Run Deep in Farming Families

Long Hours and Hard Work Crucial to Farming Local residents, Daryl and Brenda Sternweis, Ken and Joellen Heiman, Kelvin and Marilyn Heiman and their families will host the largest agricultural show in Wisconsin in 2018 as Wisconsin Farm Technology Days comes to Wood County. By Michelle Tesmer - Traditions run deep when it comes to family farms. Ken Heiman entered the...

Mystery Novels Explore Wisconsin’s Rich History

Latest Novel Delves into Cornish Lead Mining by Kaylin Speth - Anywhere there’s a hole in the ground, you’ll find a Cornishman at the bottom. This was the saying back when the men from Cornwall, England had built a reputation as great miners. In the 1830s, before Wisconsin had even become a state, they took that legacy with them to the...

Last Weekend for Powers Bluff Snow Activities

EXPLORE - The Wood County Parks and Forestry Department would like to give public notice that Powers Bluff Recreation Area will open for the last weekend of the season this Saturday, March 10th and Sunday, March 11th. Go and have fun tubing, skiing or snowboarding! 1st session is 10:00 AM—12:00 PM and the cost is $8.00 2nd session is 12:00 PM—2:00...

Big Brass Concert at Lucille Tack Center

A BLAST OF BIG BRASS at the TACK EXPLORE - In a program that highlights great music from a wide variety of genres, the Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass (RMPBB) will offer a concert with something for nearly every musical taste on Saturday, March 17 at Spencer’s LuCille Tack Center for the Arts beginning at 7:30 p.m. During the performance, which effortlessly combines classical, swing, New Orleans and straight ahead jazz, the ten musicians will enable the audience to make...