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Student performing arts concert scheduled April 30 in Eagle River

Northland Pines High School forensic, instrumental and vocal students will be featured in a performing arts concert Wednesday,?April 30, at 6:15 p.m. at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Eagle River, following a church supper.

Participating students are some of the Class A or Starred First students from both State Forensics and the Regional Solo/Ensemble festivals.

The concert follows a supper sponsored by the Flock,

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:43 PM
Angel On My Shoulder acquires Camp Hozhoni
A camper at Camp Hozhoni in Rosholt, which was acquired by Angel On My Shoulder from the American Cancer Society, tries her hand at a rope obstacle.         —Contributed Photo

Angel On My Shoulder (AOMS), a St. Germain-based nonprofit cancer support foundation, has acquired Camp Hozhoni from the American Cancer Society.

Camp Hozhoni is a weekend camp for children younger than age 18 living with cancer and their families. The camp will be held the weekend of Sept. 5-7

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:42 PM
Harmonious Wail, Bergara Quartet to perform May 2

The Three Lakes Center for the Arts’ 2014 season will open with performances from Harmonious Wail and the Gonzalo Bergara Quartet, featuring a blend of gypsy jazz and swing, Friday, May 2, at 8 p.m. at the center, located at 1760 Superior St. in Three Lakes.

Harmonious Wail features Sims Delaney-Pottoff of Madison on mandolin and vocals, Maggie Delaney-Pottoff as the band’s  songstress and percussionist, and Jeff Weiss, winner of the 2012 MAMA Best Bass Award, on bass.

Continuing the Django Reinhart-inspired sound,

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:41 PM
Danceworks recital set in Eagle River

Danceworks Unlimited will present its 22th annual recital, “Wild About Dance,” Saturday, May 3, at 1:30 and 6 p.m. at the Northland Pines High School auditorium in Eagle River. The show will be approximately two hours in length.

Students will present choreographed routines in tap, jazz and ballet, and perform to a variety of music including “Welcome to the Jungle,” “Animal Crackers in My Soup,” “Roar,” “Young Wild Girls,” “Demons,” “Dancin’ Crazy,” “Teddy Bears Picnic” and “Can’t Hold Us.”

This year marks the 22nd year of Danceworks Unlimited,

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:40 PM
Meat raffle scheduled

The American Legion Riders Association of Wisconsin District 11 will hold a meat raffle fundraiser in Eagle River Sunday, April 27, at 1 p.m. at Thunderbird Bar and Grill in St. Germain.

The meat will be provided by Prime Choice Meat Market in Eagle River. Raffle packages include beef, pork, bacon, chicken, turkey, sausage and other assorted meats.

Tickets are 50 cents each  and must be purchased at the event.

The raffle funds will benefit veterans and their families, and local community organizations.

For more information, call Doug Breit at (715) 477-2163 or Eric Brunner at 477-2831.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:40 PM
Club donation
 The Eagle River Rotary Club recently presented Eagle River Elementary School’s Mission Possibles Running Club with a $500 donation to help defray the costs related to operating a successful club. The running club, in its third year, helps promote healthy living choices, confidence, strength, character building, conflict resolution and team building among third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students at the school. More than 100 registered student runners and more than 20 volunteer staff trainers are currently working together to train for the Journeys Marathon 5K race in Eagle River. On hand for the check presentation were, front row from left, Mission Possibles runners Sydney Whetstine, Lucy Lurvey, Meg Hayes and Gus Phillipich; back row, club lead trainer Leah Lechleitner; Rotary Club representatives Craig Whetstine, Val Drager and Bill Weber; club lead trainer Patrick Gauthier; and Rotary Club President Jed Lechleitner. For more information, to become a team sponsor or make a donation, email Team Manager Sara Adamovich at 
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:39 PM
Biblical Hebrew study class set at The Rock

The Rock Community Center in Eagle River will be the site of a four-hour biblical Hebrew word-study class set  Friday, April 25, from 3:30 to 8 p.m.

The class will be taught by Hebraic scholar Chaim Bentorah, who developed a method of study that prepares any Christian, regardless of age or academic background, to study the Bible using biblical Hebrew.

Bentorah received his bachelor of arts degree in Jewish studies from Moody Bible Institute, and his master of arts degree in the Old Testament and Hebrew from Denver Seminary.

He taught classical Hebrew at World Harvest

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:39 PM
Library donation
The Eagle River Lions Club recently donated $500 to the Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River. Taking part in the check presentation were club member Jim O’Toole and library Director Diana Anderson.  	     —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:38 PM
Lac Vieux Desert Lake Association sets Opening Day Breakfast Saturday, May 3

Sunrise Lodge, located on the west shore of Lac Vieux Desert in Land O’ Lakes, will host the Lac Vieux Desert Lake Association’s annual Opening Day Breakfast Saturday, May 3, from 7:30 to 11 a.m.

Diners may choose from a variety of menu items, including juices, fruit, pancakes, eggs, waffles, ham, bacon, sausage and more.

Tickets for the all-you-can-eat breakfast will be $10 for adults and $4 for children ages 10 and younger.

Raffle tickets, to be drawn at the association’s annual

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:37 PM
Ladies to host bridge banquet

The Eagle River Ladies Bridge Marathon banquet will be held Thursday, May 22, at Chanticleer Inn. Social hour will be at 11 a.m. with luncheon at 11:30 a.m.

Reservations are required by Thursday, May 15, by calling Sharon Sanborn at (715) 479-4550 or Marge Baerenwald at (715) 479-3147.

Scores need to be sent to Baerenwald by Saturday, May 17. A cash bar will be available.

Any women interested in participating in the 2014-’15 season are invited to attend the luncheon.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:37 PM