As the premier country music station in the Northwoods, WHDG has been serving up the best in current country music programming and on-air talent for over 20 years.  With a diverse selection of weekday features and weekend specialty programming, WHDG is the market leader within the Northwoods region. No other station in the Northwoods matches the quality of programming, promotions, or listener engagement like WHDG does. Live, local air shifts make up the majority of the weekday schedule, and include multiple opportunities for sponsorship and custom messaging to help you get your information out to our regional audience.


Weekends focus on a wide variety of specialty show programming which draws in a  regular, dedicated listening audience, in addition to live on-location broadcast opportunities.


WHDG is also active in many major promotions within the region including events at Crandon Offroad Raceway, Eagle River Derby Track, and we are the Official Radio Station of the Hodag Country Music Festival in Rhinelander Wisconsin.


Contact us today at NRG Media Northwoods to discuss the many affordable  advertising and promotional opportunities we have available.

Transmitter Power: 100,000 watts

City of License: Rhinelander Wisconsin

Transmitter Location: Spirit Lake Wisconsin

Call Letters: WHDG

Frequency: 97.3 FM

Trade Name/Slogan: "Hodag Country"



Scheduled programming includes:


  • The Morning Hodag with Mike Michalak
  • Afternoons with Al Higgins
  • The Big Time with Whitney Allen
  • Country Gold with Rowdy Yates
  • Country Top 40 with Bob Kingsley
  • Weekday afternoon "Drive at Five"

NRG Media - Northwoods

3616 Hwy. 47 N.

Rhinelander WI 54501


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