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Pines teacher to speak on money’s role in politics

“Money and the Divisive Nature of Politics,” a presentation by Northland Pines High School Teacher Alan Tulppo, is set Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. at Many Ways of Peace in downtown Eagle River.

Tulppo currently teaches political science, economics, sociology, criminology and history at the high school.

According to Tulppo, the political climate in the United States reinforces the statement that elections have consequences.

“As another political season heats up,

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:28 PM
 
Comedy show scheduled at Wild Eagle

“The Hobbit Trail: A Misguided Comedy Tour” will bring its nationally recognized stand-up comedy show to Wild Eagle Resort’s Blue Heron Restaurant in Eagle River Saturday, Aug. 2, at 9:30 p.m.

The event will feature comedians Nate Ford, a Wisconsin native, and Brendan O’ Day of Boise, Idaho. They have a 20 years of stand-up comedy experience.

Ford has appeared on NPR’s “A Prairie Home Companion”

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:27 PM
 
Faerie Fest
The sixth annual Woodland Enchantment Faerie Festival recently was held in Three Lakes. Festively attired fairies of all ages attended the event and participated in a variety of activities including dancing, crafts, face painting, Maypole ribbon dancing, a tea party and a parade.  —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:26 PM
 
Chorus concert set Aug. 5

The 15th annual Festival Aurora Borealis Chorus will present its concert, “Wicked and Wonderful: The Musicals of Stephen Sondheim and Stephen Schwartz,” Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Campanile Center for the Arts in Minocqua.

This year’s show will feature music from the plays “God­spell,” “Wicked,” “Sween­ey Todd” and “Into the Woods.”

“This is a fun and unique chorus that

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:26 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:12 PM )
 
Food pantry donation
 Proceeds totaling $540 from the seventh annual Doc Gremban & Tom Vondrack Memorial Golf Outing recently were donated to the Vilas Food Pantry. Sixty golfers participated in the event, with Al Moustakis and Doc DeSutter winning with a low net score of 59. Taking part in the check presentation were, from left, Nora Gremban, Jerry Wyckoff of the pantry, Sam Gremban and Jack Gremban. 	    —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:24 PM
 
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church announces Fluegel as new pastor
THE REV. ANDREA FLUEGEL

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Eagle River announced that Rev. Andrea Fluegel is its new pastor. She will join the congregation and begin pastoral ministry Friday,  Aug. 1.

“I was drawn to Prince of Peace’s genuine sense of welcome and hospitality,” said Fluegel. “The congregation is truly passionate about its ministry to be a place and a people that make a difference in the lives of the larger Eagle River community and the world.

“The Eagle River community

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:23 PM
 
‘Talley’s Folly’ set Aug. 1-3 in Three Lakes

The Three Lakes Center for the Arts will present “Talley’s Folly,” an award-winning Broadway play performed by Wausau’s River District Theater Co., Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1 and 2, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 3, at 3 p.m.

The play stars Ellen Barker and Gary Anderson. Anderson has previously appeared in “It Had to be You” and “Lovers and Patriots.” The plot focuses on the unlikely romance of characters Matt Friedman and Sally Talley.

Admission is $12 in advance or $15 at the door.

To reserve tickets, call (715)?546-2299 or visit the Arts at 1760 Superior St.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:22 PM
 
Gospel revival slated Aug. 6-10

“He’s Alive-Simply Supernatural,” a five-day gospel revival, is set Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 6-10 at 7 p.m. for The Rock Mission Center in Eagle River.

Evangelist Ikem Grigsby of Pearl River, La., will be the guest speaker at the event.

Grigsby is an traveling evangelist and missionary whose preaching, teaching and healing crusades have taken him to Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Belize and Costa Rica.

“Ikem and his wife, Robin,

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:22 PM
 
Bingo jackpot
Senior Eagle River Volunteer Enterprise Inc. gave away a progressive jackpot at its Kalmar Monday Night Bingo July 21. Winner Rochelle Oganovich (left) of Conover completed a coverall bingo game in less than 59 numbers to win $3,375. Above, Oganovich receives the check from Bingo Chairman Don Anderson. Kalmar Bingo is held every Monday night at 6 and 7 p.m. Sandwiches, snacks and beverages are available. For more information, call (715)?479-2633 or 479-4877.		                    —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:21 PM
 
Artarama inspires shoppers, artists
The 42nd annual Artarama Riverwalk Art Show and Sale was held Saturday at Riverside Park in Eagle River. Thousands of spectators visited Artarama to view and purchase the works of more than 100 fine artists and crafters. Jerry Varrelmann (above left) of Hartland and Diana Sell (above right) of Eagle River particularly liked the hats made by Pamela Siehr (above center) of Madison. Judges Wendy Powalisz and Marilyn Annin, both of Land O’ Lakes, presented four Artarama Awards of Excellence. Two silent auctions during the day raised funds for scholarships for students pursuing art programs.                           —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:23 PM
 
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