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Winter fun
Five-year-old Luke Norship, with the assistance of his mother, Jill, and dogs Cutie and Bolder, recently took advantage of a snow bank near the parking lot of the Oneida Village Inn in Three Lakes.  —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:03 PM
Three Lakes High publishes honor roll

Three Lakes High School has announced the students named to its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-’14 school year.

High honors
Ninth grade: Chloe Boers, Emma Fath, McKenna George, Tabatha Justice, Anna Kroll, Jordan Lindquist, Adler Orr, Tianna Rolain, Hope Sanderfoot and Kerri Seyfert.
10th grade: Rachel Hicks, Rachel Kane,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:02 PM
Junior high announces its honor roll students

Three Lakes Junior High School has announced the students named to its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-’14 school year.

High honors
Seventh grade: Charley Devereaux, Michael Doely, Ayla Fairchild, Kathryn Fath, Kendyl Garcia, Grace Howard, Brylee Lehmann, Hadley Miles, Chloe Tatro,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:02 PM
Bird City Wisconsin honors Three Lakes for second year

The Bird City Wisconsin Steering Committee recently recognized Three Lakes as a Bird City for the second straight year at the Sustained Flight Level.
To achieve this recognition, the Nicolet Bird Club of Three Lakes, Al Votis and students from Three Lakes High School met nine required criteria.
“This accomplishment keeps Three Lakes in the forefront of a statewide

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:01 PM
Faith Lutheran Church announces Ken Ranos to serve as new pastor
The Rev. Ken Ranos recently moved to Three Lakes and will serve as the new pastor at Faith Lutheran Church. Although he’s used to bigger cities, Ranos said he’s already taken by the North Woods and its abundance of outdoor opportunities.                                                                         —Photo By Jan Hintz
By Jan Hintz
Three Lakes Correspondent

Faith Lutheran Church ELCA?has announced that the Rev. Ken Ranos has become its new pastor.

Born and raised in Chicago, Ranos’ father is a firefighter and his mother was a pet groomer.

After receiving bachelors’ degrees in music and religion, Ranos joined Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio, in the fall of 2009 and recently was or­dained at Lebanon Lutheran Church, his home church in Chicago.

Ranos was always into music. He said he wanted to be a band director, and was a member of his award-winning high school band.

While in college studying music, he realized that he didn’t want to be a music teacher,

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:01 PM
Genealogical society sets meeting Feb. 24

The Three Lakes Genea­logical Society will meet Monday, Feb. 24, at 1 p.m. in the lower level of Edward U. Demmer Library.

“Take advantage of this long winter and get in some quality family-history re­search by coming to the Genealogical Society meeting and sharing your research successes and brick walls,” said an event spokesperson.

People new to family research are welcome to

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:01 PM
Weenie roast
The Northern Light Snowmobile Club held its 10th annual trailside Weenie Roast Sunday. The event was held on Three Lakes Trail No. 8 near Sheltered Valley. Wieners and marshmallows were roasted over a fire in the snow.           —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:00 PM
Three Lakes School, chamber partner for new marquee project

The Three Lakes School District and the Three Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce have entered into a partnership to bring a state-of-the-art electronic marquee message center to the town and community of Three Lakes.

“This new marquee will provide the entire Three Lakes community and North Woods visitors with up-to-date information on school activities and area events 24 hours a day,” said District Administrator George Karling.

“Individuals will also now be able to gain advance knowledge of various future activities and events that will allow them to plan ahead on their next visits to the area,” said chamber Director Skip Brunswick.

The new marquee will be erected at the current static marquee

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:59 PM
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Three Lakes School eighth-grader Grace Klesczewski (right) recently took first place in the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee and will now have the chance to win a $25,000 college scholarship. Eighth-grader Lucy Kaufman (left) was named runner-up.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 1:36 PM
Relay For Life kickoff slated at Bucketheads

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Oneida County will hold a kickoff event Saturday, Feb. 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Bucketheads, located at 46 North Brown St. in Rhinelander.
Volunteers will launch their fundraising efforts for the year at the event, which will feature speakers from the community who have benefitted from the funds raised at Relay For Life.
Honorary cancer survivors will be present along with caregivers, and this will be the first opportunity to register a team and select a campsite for an overnight event to be held June 13-14 at Mike Webster Stadium in Rhine­lander.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 1:35 PM

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