Trina holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Luther College. After working for the United States Senate and a national nonprofit, she returned to her hometown of Viroqua as WVRQ radio station’s News Director. Trina later became the Library Director at McIntosh Memorial Library, working to make Viroqua the best it can be. Trina has served on the Board of Directors of multiple local organizations, and currently serves on the boards of the Viroqua Chamber, Vernon Economic Development Association, and the Wisconsin Association of Public Libraries, and is the President of the Board of Directors for Ridges & Rivers, Inc. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities, antique shopping, and cheering for the Green Bay Packers.
Mike is a writer and editor covering environmental and energy issues for Westlaw Today. He is the author of “The Opposite of Cold: The Northwoods Finnish Sauna Tradition,” published by the University of Minnesota Press (2011 Minnesota Book Award Winner for General Nonfiction). Mike received his bachelors degree in geography and English from the University of Minnesota. He attended graduate school at Stockholm University and received his law degree from the New York Law School. He currently calls Haugrud Hollow his home along with his wife, three kids and a growing herd of domesticated animals.
Tim is a journalist that has been covering Vernon County and the Driftless Region since 1998. He has covered news and events for newspaper, radio and magazines. Tim graduated from UW-La Crosse with a degrees in Public Administration and Political Science. He spent the last several years as a district representative for Congressman Ron Kind working on housing, watershed and conservation issues, economic development, COVID recovery and constituent services. Tim has served on the board for several area non-profits and been a youth sports coach. He lives in Viroqua with his wife and two dogs. Together they have four kids and two grand kids.