Loading
Search
NEWS STORIES

Biker uses Johnny Cash song as travel guideSubmitted: 09/14/2018
Angela Kim
Angela Kim
Reporter/Anchor
akim@wjfw.com

Biker uses Johnny Cash song as travel guide
TOMAHAWK - A Tomahawk man's passion will bring him to 92 places across the country. 

Wayne Bostwick, also known as "Boz," uses a new saying, which is: 'I've been everywhere man.'

Bostwick has made his next goal to ride along to Johnny Cash. 

"I've been across the desert… it's in the song," said Bostwick. "Breathed the mountain air." 

He's been traveling for years and has a lot of stories to tell. 

Bostwick has been to every single state in the United States, plus Canada. 

"I did 50 states in a three week span and I was basically just riding to get to the state signs," said Bostwick. "Now, I'm going to take my time." 

Bostwick will continue his journey next year. 
 
His ultimate goal is to travel to the Arctic Circle in Alaska.

"Should I achieve all these locations, I'll have to find another song I guess," said Bostwick.

He's taking a quick break before his big adventure at the Tomahawk Fall Ride this weekend. 


Text Size: + Increase | Decrease -
| Print Story | Email Story
Sponsored in part by HodagSports.com





 IN OTHER NEWS

Play Video

RHINELANDER - During these extremely cold conditions, some people choose to warm up their cars before they leave for their destination.

+ Read More

Play Video

RHINELANDER - Many people have been busy shoveling snow this winter. Many public works departments have also been busy keeping roads safe.

With another snow storm on the way, the Rhinelander Public Works Department says they're ready to go.

The department was busy on Friday removing snow from the side of roads. It's jobs like this that keep the department busy.

"We actually put in overtime to keep up during the winter when we have this much snow," said Rhinelander Public Works street foreman Dan Hekrdle. "Because of, due to the fact, that after a snow event, the next day we'll have to go out to parking lots, clear them."

+ Read More

MINCOQUA -
Residents in the Lakeland Union school district will be asked to vote on a $3.45 million funding request Feb. 18.

The funds will exceed the districts revenue limit to cover operating costs, improve student educational needs and facility maintenance per a media release.

The release goes on to say the district is considering the referendum because state imposed funding formulas "have not kept pace with the actual cost of education."

The Lakeland Union school district is the home of Lakeland Union High School and Lakeland Star Academy.

More information on the referendum is available on the district website.

Questions and comments about the referendum can be directed to District Administrator Robert Way.

There will be six community meetings to answer questions and share information about the referendum:

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:30 p.m., LUHS, Auditorium
Monday, February 3, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Lac du Flambeau Elementary School, Auditorium
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 2:00 p.m., Minocqua Public Library, Program Room
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 6:30 p.m., North Lakeland School, Community Room
Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 6:30 p.m., AV-W Elementary School, EL Center
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 6:30 p.m., MHLT School, Library

+ Read More

EAGLE RIVER - UPDATE 12:45 p.m

Three people were arrested Friday morning in Eagle River for their involvement in the manufacture of methamphetamine per a media release. 

+ Read More

Play Video

CRANDON - Since 2007, Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) has awarded more than $200,000 to Northwoods area schools through its innovator educator grant.

This year, WPS is awarding more than $24,000 to 27 teachers throughout Northcentral and Northeast Wisconsin who can improve student learning and knowledge in the STEM fields.

Crandon High School (CHS) life science teacher Kay Coates said the grant will expose students to new things.

"It's opening their eyes to other tools that are out there and that we don't see normally in the Northwoods," said Coates.



+ Read More

CENTRAL WISCONSIN - With heavy snowfall expected Friday night, Wausau, Stevens Point, Schofield and the Village of Weston have all announced snow emergencies. Each community will enforce special parking regulations until the weekend.

+ Read More

Play Video

EAGLE RIVER - The 57th annual World Championship Snowmobile Derby kicked off Friday night in Eagle River.

The event is often referred to as the 'Indianapolis 500 of snowmobile racing.' Athletes from around the world traveled to the Northwoods in hopes of claiming the 2020 snowmobile world champion title. 

Hundreds of snowmobile enthusiasts will cheer those athletes on throughout the weekend. Wisconsin native Scott Rataczak has been coming to the derby since the early 80's.

Rataczak said his favorite part of the event is the strong sense of camaraderie.

"Just the thrill of everybody that loves snowmobiling and ice oval racing," said Rataczak. "It's a great weekend."

+ Read More
+ More General News
Search: