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Dinner theater show to raise funds for Norsk Museum

(PHOTO COURTESY OF NORSK MUSEUM) There’s a night of dinner theater at the Norway Community Building on Wednesday, April 11 to raise funds for the Norsk Museum. Organizer Rob Borchsenius says the show features the happenings of the Norway Temperance Association, formed in the late 1870’s to combat the perceived evils of alcohol. The dinner…read more »

Reddick Mansion

Reddick Mansion Association needs volunteer docents

If you think you’d like to give tours at Reddick Mansion, you may want to learn about the volunteer docent jobs this Saturday at 10am. A docent training session will be held there. Reddick Mansion Association board member Donna Nordstrom says the most important qualification is being able to go up and down the stairs…read more »

Rick Koshko

Rick Koshko

Rick Koshko lived the first half of his life in southern Illinois, then moved to Ottawa early in his broadcasting career. His first thoughts of broadcasting as a career occurred to him at age five–when it was bed time and he realized the guy on the radio didn’t have to go to bed yet. Some irony: for most of the time he’s worked in radio, Rick has had to get up very early in the morning to be on the air, sometimes in addition to being up late at night like he wanted.

Rick is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s broadcasting program. He speaks Esperanto, likes astronomy (SkyCaramba), and makes a hobby of photography.

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