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Wisconsin Show Going Dark After 53 Years


This Saturday, "Arcadia on the Air," will air it's final show from the Arcadia Area Historical Museum. According to the LaCrosse Tribune, Polka band leader Ernie Reck started the show in 1958. When he died in 1996, his assistant, Ruth Grappa kept the show going to keep Reck's legacy going. She says being in her 70's, she's feeling the strain of getting older, including the drive into town so she's retiring. The show included news, weather, interviews and polka music.

Read more here from the LaCrosse Tribune.