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Many helped raise funds to battle breast cancer

Letter to the Editor:

The Ladies Night Out Bowling League hosted its 10th annual fundraiser Strike Out Cancer at Eagle Lanes Saturday, Feb. 15,  in Eagle River to raise money for Marshfield Clinic for  breast cancer research.

There were 111 bowlers who bowled and enjoyed knocking down pink pins, participating in raffles and a silent auction, including a Green Bay Packers football silent auction, and buying pink ribbon cookies.

All the participants  helped us realize our goal of $10,000, with money still coming in to support this cause.

There is a tremendous amount of work involved

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:27 PM
 
Musical was amazing

Letter to the Editor:

Northland Pines High School did it again and it is simply amazing. The “Sound of Music” the weekend of Feb. 7-9 was absolutely great. The talent of our young people in the Eagle River area is astounding.

The school musical last year, “Footloose,” was the best play/musical I have ever seen and the “Sound of Music” stands shoulder to shoulder with last year’s musical.

The auditorium was nearly full Saturday

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:27 PM
 
Gift bags were appreciated

Dear Editor:

We would like to recognize  Mrs. Garbowicz’s first grade class at Three Lakes Elementary School for the Valentine’s Day gift bags they made for the senior citizens who receive meals from the Oneida County Department On Aging in the Three Lakes area.

We deliver meals once a week on Thursdays and

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:26 PM
 
It’s not easy to pull yourself out of poverty

Letter to the Editor:

Robert Reich, in his recent column “Conservatives point to poverty,” criticizes conservatives because they place more emphasis on the problem of poverty than they do on inequality. Why not?

We should care more about the poor than we do about the gap between the super rich and the impoverished. What difference does it make whether there are 10 or 1,000 billionaires in the country? The important measure is the number of people in poverty and

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:18 PM
 
Our View

Pond hockey event adds
to Eagle River’s legacy

It was another chapter of history in the making last weekend for the Eagle River hockey tradition, as more than 2,000 hockey players from 30 states converged on Dollar Lake for the Labatt Club USA Hockey Pond Hockey Championships.
In its ninth year, the country’s largest pond hockey event drew 336 teams and chronicled 588 games over three days. They played on 30 rinks that were carved from the snow-covered ice of historic Dollar Lake, the site of many events including the first running of the now-famous snowmobile derby.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2:21 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2:23 PM )
 
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