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Snowshoe challenge
The Klondike Snowshoe Challenge Saturday included 50 participants in the 5-kilometer race. The event included two other activities, the kids races and a 1- or 3-mile tromp.                            —Staff Photo By RYAN BURGY
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:16 PM
Conserve School in Land O’ Lakes nominated for Green Ribbon program
By News-Review Staff

MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers recently nominated Conserve School in Land O’ Lakes for recognition in the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools program.

Nominated along with Conserve School were Park Elementary School in the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District, Hurley School, Tomorrow River Community Charter School in Amherst and Tomorrow River School District.

In addition, Greendale School District was nominated for a District Sustainability Award.

Stefan Anderson, head of Conserve School,

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:16 PM
Northwoods Women’s Business Conference scheduled March 21 at Nicolet College

Nicolet College will host the first annual Northwoods Women’s Business Conference (NWBC), Friday, March 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Northwoods Center at Nicolet College.

The goal of the conference will be to create mutually beneficial relationships with peers, support one another with knowledge, skills, tools and friendship, and to become exposed to a larger pool of resources.

The event will feature two keynote speakers, Chris Clarke-Epstein and Kathryn Jeffers. Clarke-Epstein, through her consulting business Change 101, helps individuals and organizations face and embrace change more easily.

Jeffers is a speaker, facilitator and consultant in the areas of leadership,

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:15 PM
Annie Schultz joins Mulleady Realtors
Annie Schultz joins Mulleady Realtors

Coldwell Banker Mulleady Realtors recently announced that Annie Schultz has joined the team.

Schultz hails from Gillett, where she’s worked for years in the health care field.

She has three grown children and four grandsons. In her spare time, she enjoys fishing and spending time with family and friends.

Shultz is the founder of Annie’s Angels,

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:14 PM
Carr wins Century 21 award

Century 21 Burkett & Associates announced that Sue Carr has won the Ruby Award for 2012 and 2013 from Century 21. The Ruby Award recognizes at least $110,000 in gross commission, or 30 sales.

“We actively sought Carr to become a real estate agent for five straight years,” said broker and owner Jerry Burkett. “She lives each transaction with her clients and customers, and is the very best at customer service.”

“She puts in long hours and never quits until the transaction is complete. Carr is truly an asset to Century 21,” added Burkett.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:14 PM
Reil earns insurance certificate

Bob Reil of Anderson Insurance Agency Inc. in Eagle River was among those awarded a certificate for successfully completing a Pekin Insurance™ Introduction to Commercial Lines class.

Reil attended the educational conference Feb. 19 at Pekin Insurance’s home office in Pekin, Ill.

Pekin offers a yearly series of educational conferences

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:13 PM
St. Germain Lioness Club to offer scholarships

The St. Germain Lioness Club announced that it has opened up their scholarships to both male and females living in the Northland Pines School District.

The Lioness Club will be giving out three $1,000 scholarships. Applicants must be a graduating senior from high school this year, already in a higher education facility or a person that has decided to return to school to further their education.

Previous applicants or winners are welcome to reapply.

Applications can be picked up at St. Germain Chamber of Commerce or Northland Pines High School, or one can be sent by mail by calling Marlys Scharf at (715)?479-6045. Applications will be due by Tuesday, April 15.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:13 PM
Klondike Days arrives!
The River Country Red’s Rendezvous will return to Klondike Days this Saturday and Sunday. —STAFF PHOTO


Historical fest set this weekend in Eagle River


By News-Review Staff

Klondike Days will celebrate its 24th year in Eagle River this Saturday and Sunday, March 1-2, with outdoor competitions and turn-of-the-century exhibits.
The two-day event is billed as the state’s most multifaceted winter festival, according to Klondike Days Executive Director Amy Young.
The festival, which has attracted anywhere from 6,000 to 12,000 people each of the first 23 years,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:59 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, March 04, 2014 4:01 PM )
Winter of 2014 keeps tight grip on North Woods
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

If the cold weather wasn’t enough, another winter storm moved through the North Woods last Thursday night and Friday morning dumping 6 inches of snow on the landscape.
With about 35 inches of snow on the ground and two months of frigid weather, the winter of 2013-’14 is being billed as one of the worst since the winter of 1996-’97.
In addition to battling deep snow and frigid cold,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:58 PM
Helmet mandate revised for ATVs

Three Lakes reviews
first-year incidents

By Briana Jones
News Correspondent

A one-year review of the all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and equestrian ordinance, along with proposed changes from the Three Lakes Nicolet ATV Club, topped discussion at last week’s meeting of the Three Lakes Town Board.
After much discussion,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:57 PM