“F” as in Fat

This year I made a fairly tasteless joke while watching the Packers win the Super Bowl: What do you call a 300 lb Packer fan? Anorexic. I then followed it up with the comment that really, Wisconsin Cheeseheads are all linebackers in training; a demonstration that our whole state is prepared to step up in […]

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Census in the News

The Northwoods River News carried a story about the census numbers last week. Click the following link to read the full article online: Census shows population in decline

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Hot of the Presses – 2010 Census Data

Remember just a year ago how the headlines were full of stories about the 2010 US Census? Well, the Census data collected all last year is now being released – slowly, as it is organized – and we’ve received the first pieces of it. By Federal law, the US Census Bureau is required to release […]

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Demographic and Economic data forum RESCHEDULED!

On Wednesday, March 16 at 6 PM, tune your radio to 91.7 FM, WXPR for a forum to discuss Census and other demographic changes that influence the counties in the Northwoods. Did you realize that currently 20% of residents of Oneida County and 25% of Vilas County residents are over the age of 65? And […]

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SCORP – A useful report for Oneida and Vilas Counties

The DNR has released their 2011-2016 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP). Even if you don’t work  in natural resources or outdoor recreation, this is a very useful report as it contains some elegantly composed, comprehensive demographic information for the 10 recreation regions around the state. Region 2 in this report is specific to Oneida […]

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Future Trends

UPDATE: Due to illness, we’ve had to postpone our radio program, but it will be resecheduled. We’ll let you know when the new date and time will be!! On Thursday, February 24 from 6 to 7 PM, Dan Kuzlik, UW-Extension’s Community, Natural Resource, and Economic Development agent and me, Family Living agent for Oneida County, […]

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