Evan Verploegh

Licia Kuckkahn Johnson

Licia Kuckkahn Johnson - Naturalist and Education Director at the North Lakeland Discovery Center - was recently awarded Non-Formal Educator of the Year by the Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education (WAEE).

The WAEE is a statewide organization for professional environmental educators. The award is presented to an educator who displays innovative and exemplary efforts in providing education opportunities for audiences of all ages.

Pert Near Sandstone

This weekend, WXPR is happy to sponsor Minneapolis based bluegrass band Pert Near Sandstone at the Nicolet College theater in Rhinelander.

Evan Verploegh got a chance to talk to Nate Sipe from Pert Near Sandstone ahead of their Saturday night debut.

Evan Verploegh writes about arts and culture for the Lakeland Times.


Pert Near Sandstone will be performing at Nicolet college this Saturday night at 7:30pm. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at WXPR.org.