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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

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
Blues Fest set this Saturday

Joe Bucher’s Blues Fest is set Saturday, July 26, from 3 to 10 p.m. at the St. Germain Community Center Pavilion.

The event will feature  blues/rock music, Southern-style barbecue, raffle prizes and a silent auction featuring sports memorabilia and custom-made crafts.

Three bands will be featured in

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:22 PM
Vactionland Voices schedules concerts

Vacationland Voices, an ecumenical choir of more than 75 voices, will present concerts Wednesday, July 23, and Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church on Highway G in Eagle River.

The program titled, “I Love to Tell the Story” will feature musical selections of varied genre with a journey through Biblical events.

The concerts are organized by Barb Gauger, Lori Hunter, Becky Jefferson and Karen Stanton.

There will be a free-will offering benefiting

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:21 PM
Sixth annual Faerie Fest set Saturday in Three Lakes

The sixth annual Woodland Enchantment Faerie Festival will be held this Saturday, July 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 7434 Halverson Road in Three Lakes.

This event features a fusion of whimsy and art, as it combines costume, live music, dance and artistic crafts.

“Join faeries, sprites and other woodland fantasy creatures by joining in on the hooping and Zumba,

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:20 PM
Anderson to retire from Olson Library; director led many advances over 23 years
After a 23-year career, Diana Anderson is retiring as director of Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River.     —Contributed Photo
By Bernie Hupperts
Special to the News-Review

Saying farewell to Diana Anderson, Walter E. Olson Memorial Library director, will not be easy for library patrons and staffers after her more than 23 years of leadership.

Nonetheless, the Friends of the Library are masterminding a public farewell for Anderson that will take place Monday, July 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the library.

Jan Kristofferson, president of the Friends, said the library is the perfect

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:15 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:20 PM )