Category Archives: Duff’s Blogs

Thanks Eddie

Thanks Eddie

By now I’m sure everybody is aware of the passing of Eddie Money.  I had Eddie Money do a Star Party in Wausau years ago.  Da Yoopers opened up for him.  Yes, Da Yoopers!  Then Mitch Malloy got the small, by invite only crowd going and ready for Eddie.  It was in a party room…Read more »

Kansas Returns To Wisconsin!

Kansas Returns To Wisconsin!

Friday October 11th…one of my favorite bands will light up the stage at The Grand Theatre in Wausau.  Being a prog rock fan I’ve loved this band from the start.  From “Lonely Wind” to “Dust In The Wind” I’ve been there since 1974 when I discovered this talented band.  One of the few bands that…Read more »

Country ROCKS Autism

Country ROCKS Autism

What a great event that is in it’s Freshman year this coming weekend.  (September 13 and 14).  It’s Country ROCKS Autism at the Bonnie & Clyde gangster park on Highway 51 in Harshaw.  It’s Fall Ride weekend and there will be BIKES galore in our Northwoods so riders be careful and stay safe and drivers…Read more »

Go Pack!!!

Go Pack!!!

Well…I gotta admit.  Do I like the Packers?  YES, of course.  Am I a fanatic?  No.  I DO love the folks that eat, sleep, breathe and everything else the Green and Gold during the season.  Chalk one win for them against the Bears and they are now 1 and 0 so far this season.  Will…Read more »

To Vape OR Not To Vape

To Vape OR Not To Vape

Of course I say NO!  I’m always a “Do what you want” kinda guy BUT I gotta say with what they are now finding out about Vaping I think it’s time someone step in and halt the sales until they come up with an answer as to what it actually does.  Now, I’m not an…Read more »

Bye Bye …and Thank You!

Bye Bye …and Thank You!

It’s no secret that tourism thrives in Wisconsin’s Northwoods.  What I think is a cool tradition is an event every Labor Day in Minocqua.  Each year there are a couple establishments right along Highway 51 that gather a bunch of folks and they make a day of it.  The folks sit out on lawn chairs…Read more »

Kid Rock?  Really??

Kid Rock? Really??

I’m sure most of you have been hearing “Did you hear that Kid Rock is coming to Crandon”?  Well as you’ve surely heard by now it’s not a rumor.  KID ROCK is coming to CRANDON!!!!!  It’s been the talk of Northern Wisconsin since the spring races at Crandon.  The show is Friday August 30th.  Not…Read more »

How Did I Miss It??

How Did I Miss It??

Wait a rock pickin minute!!!!!  I just looked on the calendar and it’s late August?!?!?!  How did I miss summer?  AGAIN!  Why is all the cookouts, boating, lawn mowing, etc. so short lived but yet the minus 20, snowstorms and crap weather so dominant?!?!  Although I LOVE the autumn months (my favorite) I still would…Read more »

What’s a Dragon Boat?

What’s a Dragon Boat?

Honored to once again be co-emceeing the 2019 Howard Young Foundation Dragon Boat races in Minocqua this weekend.  The event is at Torpy Park and the racing starts at 9am.  My broadcast partner once again is Mike Michalak (Double M) and we both are looking forward to the festivities.  Last year the weather was PERFECT…Read more »

EVENTS?  ALWAYS something to do!

EVENTS? ALWAYS something to do!

I overheard someone recently complaining “I’ve got the weekend off and there’s nothing to do”.  REALLY????  We have events in the Northwoods going on EVERY weekend!  Antigo had the fair last weekend.  THIS weekend it’s PIG IN THE PINES in St. Germain, Arbor Vitae Fireman’s Picnic, Sayner Street Fair, Wisconsin Valley Fair in Wausau….HOLY SMOKES…Nothing…Read more »