RHINELANDER - Some gardeners may have gotten a jump start on their planting with last week's warm temperatures, but the return to snow and cooler temperatures the last few days could cause some concern.
Experts suggest covering plants to prevent them from freezing. However, that might not save tropical plants like Coleus.
Some annual plants like pansies, however, should be able to bounce back. Trees and shrubs should also be okay in the cooler temperatures.
NORTHWOODS - 24% of people living in the Northwoods say they don't do any physical activity.
One organization is teaching employers why they should have wellness programs in the workplace.
Northwoods LEAN hosted a Wellness Seminar Tuesday to teach employees how to start or add to wellness programs at their business. Organizers say people here in the Northwoods need wellness programs to promote healthier lifestyles.
"Healthcare costs are rising," said Northwoods LEAN Worksite Wellness Committee member Dr. Wendy Henrichs. "People are getting sicker within the United States and that's translating into lost dollars in terms of productivity. So we want to give employers in the area resources to be able to incorporate wellness into their businesses."
Whether its exercise or nutrition programs, organizers see the long-term benefit of wellness programs in business.
GREEN BAY - The Green Bay Packers will start the 2015 regular season off playing the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Packers will also play the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles and New Orleans Saints during the preseason.
RHINELANDER - A new survey shows 28 percent of Americans haven't really saved anything for retirement. The data also shows Americans shouldn't count on working longer into their lives to fix the issue.
Disclaimer: All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified. Rockfleet Broadcasting / Northland Television, Inc. and By Request Web Designs shall not be held responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, or misprints.