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Middle-school students partake in state duck-stamp competition
Northland Pines Middle School duck stamp designers included, front row from left, Lily Martin, Josie Gardner, Lacey Gilomen, Rachael Krupka, Cheyanne Felten, Langdon Langhoff, Kevin John and Joe Misina; second row, Morgan Phillipich, Hadley Kruse, Ashlin Messner, Lauren Ritzer, Ethan Graper, David Sau­vola, Jillian Gleason and Paige Hickson; back row, Michael Sullivan, Trevor Williams, Nathan Rouse, Hailey Rose, Gabby Herfin­dahl, Aaron Krause, Ryan Peterson, Tanner Kiesow, Silas Savage and Allison Pearce. Missing from the photo were Dani Jo Anderson and Sydney Geiger.                              —Contributed Photo

Students at Northland Pines Middle School in Eagle River recently participated in the Junior Duck Stamp state competition.

The competition is a nationwide event that helps students learn the importance of conservation of natural resources.

Students use a variety of references as they select a species of waterfowl to draw, including actual taxidermy mounts of ducks and geese, duck decoys,

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:16 PM
Hospital volunteers
Partners-Auxiliary of Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital members were presented years of service pins at a recent luncheon at Chanticleer Inn. They included, from left, Pat Van Acker, Joe Keena, Peggie Lambert, Jean Holdmann, Diana Sell, Diane Schoessow and Pat Kohler. Missing from the photo were Gilbert Wank, Rita Coe, Don Second, Joyce Wied, Bernice Gilbert and Dorothy Ivaska. The volunteers totalled 50,405 hours.                                                 —STAFF PHOTO
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:15 PM
Lake of the Torches lists summer events

Lake of the Torches Resort Casino, located in Lac du Flambeau, announced its summer entertainment events.

“The Man in Black Show,” a tribute to Johnny Cash, is set Saturday, June 21, at 8 p.m. Tribute artist and accomplished musician Shawn Barker will aim to recreate Cash’s resemblance and stage presence in this performance.  Tickets are $15 and are on sale now.

The rock group Kansas will perform Saturday, June 28, at 8 p.m.

The band has earned eight gold albums,

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:15 PM
President installed
Peggie Lambert (center) of Phelps was recently installed as president of the North Central District of Partners -Wisconsin Hospital Association. Congratulating Lambert were, from left, Pat Van Acker, Peggy Kalt, Marie Maciag and Pam Berdal, all from Eagle River Memorial Hospital. Lambert is also a former president of the Auxiliary at Eagle River Memorial Hospital and serves on the gift shop committee. 	            —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:14 PM
VA health-care problems forum slated Saturday in Eagle River

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8637, American Legion Post 114 and the DAV Chapter 56 will sponsor a Forum on Veterans Administration (VA) Problems Saturday, June 7, at 10 a.m at the Eagle River VFW Hall.

All veterans are welcome to attend and voice any problems with their VA health care. The problems will be recorded with any statements and presented to the congressman’s veterans representative for use during the upcoming VA hearings in congress.

Jim Lynn, the American Legion’s vice commander for the 11th district,

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:13 PM | Updated ( Thursday, June 05, 2014 9:38 AM )
Eighth-grade class makes journey to Washington, D.C.
The eighth-grade class at Three Lakes School recently took a trip to Washington, D.C. The 37 students who went on the trip raised approximately $40,000 through fundraisers to make the journey possible.  —Contributed Photo
By Donna Welhoefer
Special to the News-Review

A short time ago, the Three Lakes eighth-grade class returned from a long-anticipated trip to our nation’s capital, Washington D.C.

The motto, “Started from the Bottom and Now We’re Here,” was an apt description of the effort that went into fundraising for the trip, and the reward of the visit.

The 37 students that went on the trip participated in

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:08 PM
Pomp and Circumstance
Three Lakes High School held its graduation ceremony last Friday in the gymnasium. Here, Valedictorian Natalie Miller is walking up to get her diploma.                          —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:27 PM
Class of 2014
Three Lakes High School held its graduation ceremony last Friday in the gymnasium. Here, Valedictorian Natalie Miller is walking up to get her diploma.                          —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:26 PM
Beer Festival slated June 14

Eagle River’s Great Northern Beer Festival (GNBF) has received confirmations from 30 breweries that will be pouring their products for festivalgoers at the 10th annual event Saturday, June 14, from 2 to 6 p.m. on the festival grounds of Hi-Pines Campground.

GNBF President Bill Summers says the event has grown steadily over the past 10 years as the craft beer industry has grown.

“Festivals like ours allow people to sample so many different beers

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:22 PM
Warehouse presents summer art lineup

The Warehouse Four Seasons Center for the Arts in Eagle River announced the upcoming summer programming for its series, “Keeping Your Summer Inspired.”

“The How-To’s of Writing Your Play” with Benn Gober is slated Thursday, June 12 and 19, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Trig’s mezzanine in Eagle River.

A plein-air drawing class with instructor Bradley Davis is set Saturday, July 12,

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:22 PM