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‘Route 51’ gets personal with one of its own

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WAUSAU  ─ Following his retirement announcement, “Route 51″ host Glen Moberg joins Rick Reyer at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 to share his experiences covering news for nearly a half-century, favorite moments on “Route 51,” and his journey battling terminal cancer. Listeners can join the conversation at 800-780-9742.

Moberg joined WPR in 2003 after two decades as a television journalist in Chicago and Wausau, according to WPR. He and Reyer created “Route 51” as a regional opportunity to discuss the issues and culture unique to central Wisconsin. Over the past 15 years, Moberg’s writing, reporting and hosting earned awards from The Associated Press Wisconsin, the Midwest Broadcast Journalism Association, the Radio Television Digital News Association, the Milwaukee Press Club and the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Moberg earned the title of Distinguished Broadcaster in 2016, an honor conferred by the chancellor of UW-Extension.

“Route 51” airs at 10 a.m. Thursdays on The Ideas Network stations 101.3 & 91.9/Wausau, AM 930/Auburndale-Stevens Point, 99.1/Stevens Point, 100.9/Marshfield, 90.3/Park Falls, 89.1/Adams-Wisconsin Rapids, and 89.9/Rhinelander-Eagle River.

Photo courtesy WPR.

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