In addition to being a historian and educator, Gary R. Entz serves on WXPR's Board of Directors and writes WXPR's A Northwoods Moment in History which is heard Wednesdays on WXPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
After serving six years in the US Navy, he returned to college and earned a B.A. in history from Bethel College, Kansas. He earned an M.A. in history from James Madison University, Virginia, and a Ph.D. ftom the University of Utah. He is the author of "Llewellyn Castle: A Worker's Cooperative on the Great Plains," University of Nebraska Press, 2013. He and his wife Ocie Kilgus have made the Rhinelander area their home since 2009.