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Hodag Country Festival

Hodag Country Festival

It’s back for 2020! The 43rd annual event will take place July 4 through 12 at the Hodag Country Festival grounds in Rhinelander. Country music stars scheduled to perform include Travis Tritt, Brett Eldridge, Eli Young Band, Darius Rucker, Trace Adkins, Neal McCoy and many more!more info »

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Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOne half of an award-winning, legendary country superstar duo is celebrating his 67th birthday today. Can you name this Texas-born Country Music Hall of Famer, who started his music career in Tulsa, OK? ANSWER: Ronnie Dunn of Brooks & Dunn. By Carena LiptakCopyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

Tanya Tucker opening 2020 Concert for Love and Acceptance

Tanya Tucker opening 2020 Concert for Love and Acceptance

ABC/Image Group LATanya Tucker is lending her support to the LGBTQ community.  The “Bring My Flowers Now” singer is set to open the 2020 Concert for Love and Acceptance on June 30. Typically hosted during CMA Fest in downtown Nashville, the annual event will take place online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Co-founded by…

Thomas Rhett and wife speak out on racial injustice for their black daughter

Thomas Rhett and wife speak out on racial injustice for their black daughter

DisneyThomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins each shared moving Instagram posts following the death of George Floyd, the 46-year-old Minneapolis man who died last Monday after a police officer held him down by the neck with his knee for more than seven minutes.  Rhett and Akins share four-year-old daughter Willa Gray, whom they adopted from Uganda in 2017. As…

Is Kip Moore opening up about his love life on ‘Wild World?’

Is Kip Moore opening up about his love life on ‘Wild World?’

MCA NashvilleWould you like to know a little more about Kip Moore’s love life? If that’s the case, his new record, Wild World, just may contain some of the answers you’re looking for.  The Georgia native’s fourth album opens with the track “Janie Blu,” introducing a character that re-occurs in its final track, “Payin’ Hard.” So is Wild World partially Kip’s effort to…

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockIn case you missed it, Carly Pearce was featured on Saturday’s installment of Opry’s Circle Sessions. You can now watch her appearance on the Circle Network’s YouTube and Facebook channels. Parmalee dropped their new project, The Piano Sessions, on Friday. The nine-track collection includes a selection of cover songs and their own hits, such as the chart-topping 2013 tune “Carolina.” Lucas Hoge pays tribute…

Hodag Country Critter

Meet Moana – Hodag Country Critter for 5-26-2020

Meet Moana – Hodag Country Critter for 5-26-2020

This week we’re featuring a cute kitty named Moana as our Country Critter from the Oneida County Humane Society!  This sweet as pie lady is about nine years old and could do well with other pets with slow introductions. Moana has also lived with kids but would prefer a laid back home environment. Click here for…more

Meet Milton – Hodag Country Critter for 5-19-2020

Meet Milton – Hodag Country Critter for 5-19-2020

Today’s Country Critter is Milton! He’s a two to three-year-old neutered Dometic Shorthair mix. Milton would do well in a home with other pets and kids. Click here for more information. Call the Oneida County Humane Society at (715)362-5992 to set up an appointment to meet Milton!  more