Wausau prof is a Harry Potter scholar

One University of Wisconsin professor’s decades-long appreciation for J.K. Rowling is helping keep the magic of Harry Potter alive in Wausau. Holly Hassel is a professor of English and women’s studies at the UW Marathon County. She is also the co-author of “The Critical Companion … Continue reading Wausau prof is a Harry Potter scholar

Team Whyachi makes ‘BattleBots,’ and Thor’s hammer too

Someone passing by would never guess that Westar Manufacturing’s 10,000-square-foot facility, situated deep in the fields of central Wisconsin, is home to one of the robot battling community’s most influential families. Wrapped in gray corrugated metal and speckled with a handful of dirt-dusted double windows, the building stands … Continue reading Team Whyachi makes ‘BattleBots,’ and Thor’s hammer too