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Students of the month
The Northland Pines Middle School students of the month for February are, from left, Ryan Peterson, sixth grade; Mikaela Calix, seventh grade; and Sam Smith, eighth grade.                                —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:24 PM
 
Family fun day
The Northland Pines School District physical education department held its final Family Fun Day of the winter season in the Northland Pines High School field house Sunday afternoon. Some of the scenes included, above, teachers Brad Dodge, Shelley Peterson and Tammy Schroeder assisting participants at the climbing wall.                            —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:20 PM
 
Seed planting class planned March 25

Vilas County UW-Extension announced its upcoming classes as part of Gardening Brown Bag?Lunch series held at the Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River, from noon to 1 p.m.

Tuesday, March 25,  “Gardening Edibles, Seed to Seed” with Debbie Jircik, Vilas County UW-Extension master gardener volunteer.

Participants will learn the basics of starting plants from seed with emphasis on vegetables and herbs, as well as how to select and where to purchase seeds, the basics of varieties and how to plan a garden to save seeds in the fall for next year’s planting.

There will be hands-on activities including

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:19 PM
 
Walker named Eagle River’s welcome representative

Nicolet Welcome Service announced that Jean Walker will welcome new families to the Eagle River area as Eagle River’s welcome representative.

Meeting new individuals and families, and  personally presenting a welcome packet with gift certificates, literature and  information on education, health care, local retailers, restaurants, churches and recreation are some of the many services Walker will offer.

According to Nicolet Welcome Service,

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:18 PM
 
Marshfield Clinic donates to Tri-County Council

Marshfield Clinic recently contributed $500 to the Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

“The funds we receive from area businesses, like Marshfield Clinic, help us with critical prevention and support programming, as well as ongoing operational costs of the shelter,” said Shellie Holmes, executive director of Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence.

The Tri-County Council provides advocacy assistance to more than

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:17 PM
 
Youth artwork
The Walter E. Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River will host an exhibition of student artwork from March 1 to April 10 in celebration of Youth Art Month. Northland Pines Middle School students displaying artwork are, front row from left, Dani Jo Anderson, Liam Oas, Cheyanne Felton, Paige Hickson, Nathan Krause and Danielle Halverson; middle row, Alex Gengler, Langdon Lang­hoff, Hannah Retzlaff, David Sauvola, Jacqueline Smith and Bjorn Luebke; back row, Matt McGill, Jared Griffin, Trevor Williams, Megan Scholl, Hadley Kruse and Kali Kolehouse. Missing from the photo is Tyler Hunt. Student artwork from grade levels 4K through high school will be displayed. An awards ceremony and reception will be held at the library Thursday, April 10, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 	—Contributed Photo
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:17 PM
 
Papermaking, sheet-forming class scheduled April 12 in Eagle River

The Mill Paper and Book Arts in Rhinelander will offer two classes during the spring season at Circle of Life Studio, located at 3720 Gaffney Drive in Eagle River.

Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., “Introduction to Papermaking and Sheet Forming” will be taught by Debbie Jircik. The class will be $55, plus a $10 supply fee.

Participants will learn the basic processes of hand papermaking using Western techniques, as well as some of the history, vocabulary, basic equipment, characteristics of various fibers, beating, sheet forming, pressing and drying.

Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., “Advanced Papermaking”

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:16 PM
 
Babysitting class planned April 5

A Red Cross babysitting course, sponsored by the Auxiliary of Howard Young Medical Center, for ages 11 to 15 will take place Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Minocqua-Hazelhurst-Lake Tomahawk (MHLT) Elementary School in the school library.

The course will focus on care for children and infants, being a good leader, making good decisions, handling emergencies and health topics such as hand washing techniques.

Students are asked to take a

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:16 PM
 
Area women volunteer in Peru
Six women, including three from Eagle River, recently volunteered at the Gamaliel Church in Pachacutec, Peru. Volunteers seated in front of the church altar are, front row from left, Karen Buth of First Lutheran in Rice Lake; back row, Ann Hinkfuss of Celebration Lutheran in Appleton, Shelly Karolus of Peace Lutheran in Antigo, and Carol Litchfield, Debbie Vought and Donna Liedtke, all of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Eagle River.	           —Contributed Photos

Donna Liedtke, Carol Litchfield and Debbie Vought  of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Eagle River recently volunteered at the Gamaliel Church in Pachacutec, Peru.

Joining the women from Eagle River were Karen Buth of First Lutheran in Rice Lake, Ann Hinkfuss of Celebration Lutheran in Appleton and Shelly Karolus of Peace Lutheran in Antigo.

The four-day trip was organized through

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:15 PM
 
Spring Bazaar set March 29

Senior Eagle River Volunteer Enterprise Inc. will sponsor the Spring Bazaar Saturday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kalmar Senior Center in Eagle River.

The event will feature crafters and artisans selling wares and excess supplies. Lunch will be available.

Admission is free, but food pantry items will be collected. For more information, call (715)?479-5850.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:14 PM
 
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