20 episodes

WXPR's We Live Up Here series is a home for stories that focus on the people, history, and culture that make the Northwoods of Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan such a unique place to live.

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    • Society & Culture

WXPR's We Live Up Here series is a home for stories that focus on the people, history, and culture that make the Northwoods of Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan such a unique place to live.

    The Chain Skimmers bring home state title while wowing the crowds with their water ski tricks each summer

    The Chain Skimmers bring home state title while wowing the crowds with their water ski tricks each summer

    Waterskiing is one of the top summertime sports for residents and visitors alike in the Northwoods.But for some the love gliding across the water goes beyond laps around the lake.

    • 4 min
    Northwoods women spread positivity while they share the uniqueness the area has to offer

    Northwoods women spread positivity while they share the uniqueness the area has to offer

    The Northwoods is full of unique places visits and fun things to do.And it never hurts to do them with a little positivity.That’s the message two Northwoods women are trying to share on social media are they travel around the area.

    • 4 min
    Modern homesteading: A Rhinelander man's journey to sustainable, self-sufficient living

    Modern homesteading: A Rhinelander man's journey to sustainable, self-sufficient living

    Homesteading can bring to mind images of pioneers trying to survive on the American frontier. But it’s a lifestyle that hasn’t disappeared from the Northwoods.

    • 4 min
    Lac du Flambeau Tribal Member performs with Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra for world premiere composition

    Lac du Flambeau Tribal Member performs with Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra for world premiere composition

    Darren Thompson's talent has made him sought after, including by the music director from the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra.

    • 5 min
    Wabeno Area Players celebrate 40 years of performing arts

    Wabeno Area Players celebrate 40 years of performing arts

    Wabeno is a small town in Forest County with a big focus on the arts.For more than 40 years now, the Wabeno Area Players have entertained crowds with their performances.

    • 4 min
    Skijoring to success: Northwoods woman looks to defend national title in the sport she loves

    Skijoring to success: Northwoods woman looks to defend national title in the sport she loves

    Skijoring is a growing sport in the Northwoods.If you’re not familiar with the it, picture cross-country skiing where the skier is led by one or two dogs with a long rope connecting them.A local woman is making her name nationally known in the sport.

    • 4 min

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