Category Archives: Duff’s Blogs

So Long Summer (were you even here?)

So Long Summer (were you even here?)

I’ll keep this short and sweet. MOST of the great events we have in the Northwoods were cancelled this year. The days are getting shorter for sure. School is back in session (by 2020 standards). Yes it finally happened. I spotted my first tree turning red on Highway 47! The Deer in my back yard…Read more »

Road Construction

Road Construction

I’m sure many of you in the Northwoods have noticed the repaving of Highway 47 from Rhinelander to the North. I’m amazed at how far they have gotten in just a few weeks. LOTS of trucks and lots of machinery and of course lots of delays. They are already up to Newbold in the northbound…Read more »

Zoo Boo 2020…Cancelled

Zoo Boo 2020…Cancelled

You may have already heard the news but Covid19 has caused another cancellation. The annual Zoo Boo in Minocqua has been cancelled for this year. What would have been Zoo Boo 2020 in October as always the folks at Wildwood Wildlife Park decided that it would be better to just reschedule to 2021. It takes…Read more »

The INCREDIBLE Bob Zany!  Check this out.

The INCREDIBLE Bob Zany! Check this out.

Bob Zany has the Zany Report every Tuesday at 4:35 on ROCK 105.3 WRLO. There is a FREE app called DRY BAR COMEDY. BOB is featured on it and it is BOB ZANY FUNNY! Bob is not only a great guy, he has been and always will be one of my favorite comedians! LOVE his…Read more »

You can still Walk…

You can still Walk…

The Walk To End Alzheimer’s is happening again on September 12th in Antigo and in Rhinelander on the 17th. A great event each year that brings LOTS of people that walk. This year, like in all events they have modified things a bit. Get all the details by clicking on the banner at the top…Read more »

Might As Well Get Smoked Up!

Might As Well Get Smoked Up!

OK..I REFUSE to mention the obvious of what we’re all going thru. SO..let’s talk something different…something positive…smoking. NO…not that!!!! I’m talking smoking meats on my brand new Green Mountain Grill Davey Crocket smoker!!! My wonderful Daughters got it for me as a Fathers Day / Birthday gift in July and WOW! It doesn’t happen often…Read more »

August?  What happened to June and July?

August? What happened to June and July?

I woke up Saturday morning, got out of bed and headed for the kitchen. On the fridge is a calendar. I looked up as always and noticed that it wasn’t July anymore!!? I turned the page to reflect August 1st and thought, “where on earth has summer gone”? Is it just going by real fast?…Read more »

Missing Sports?

Missing Sports?

I gotta admit I’m not a big sports fan but I do know a few people in the broadcast center here that are really in to it. I couldn’t tell you one player from another or who won the Super Bowl last year. I do like watching the occasional baseball game on TV on a…Read more »

Summer…what happened?

Summer…what happened?

Wait a minute! It’s mid July already?!?! In just a couple weeks we will start the countdown as to summer winding down. NO! Has summer even begun? It seems like the snow just melted a couple weeks ago. Thank goodness for hot, humid weekends! I think part of this summer seeming so odd is of…Read more »

Birthdays

Birthdays

Another birthday gone by and this one was special. I usually don’t go nuts over birthdays at this point. Over the last 18 years or so I’ve spent my birthday at the Hodag Country Festival working for the radio stations. Now don’t get me wrong…it’s pretty cool to spend your birthday with 30,000 people for…Read more »