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Elementary winter olympics
Eagle River Elementary School held a Winter Olympics event at the school last Thursday. Behind the elementary school building, winter-themed games were set up for the students (above). Meanwhile, a zone inside the high school field house was set up with scooter board hockeyand other games. Also taking place at the event was an opening ceremony and hot cocoa for the students.                                —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:18 PM
Public dinner slated March 4 at Lincoln hall

Goal of Share program
is to unite community

Our Savior Lutheran Church in Eagle River will co-sponsor the Northwoods Share community dinner with River Valley Bank of Eagle River Tuesday, March 4, at the Lincoln Town Hall.
Doors will open at 4 p.m. for coffee, snacks, prayer and activities. Prior to the dinner,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:17 PM
Nicolet announces summer courses

Nicolet College announced that enrollment is now open for the more than 80 credit classes in the upcoming summer semester, starting Monday, June 9.
“Taking college classes in summer has many advantages,” said Kenneth Urban, Nicolet vice president of Teaching, Learning and Student Success. “Students can shorten their time to graduation,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:17 PM
Northwoods Children’s Museum sets second annual Casino Night
Craps will return to the children’s museum’s Casino Night event at Holiday Acres March 1.   —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW

The Northwoods Children’s Museum (NCM) will hold its second annual Casino Night fundraiser at Holiday Acres Resort in Rhinelander Saturday, March 1, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Registration for the event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tickets will cost $25 for basic and $50 or $100 for high rollers.
“This event gives all  attendees  the opportunity to enjoy an evening filled with the lights and excitement of Las Vegas,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:16 PM
Students of the month
The Northland Pines High School students of the month for January are, front row from left, Matt Lovas, senior; Alex Alfaro, junior; Jocie Monge, sophomore; and Amanda Sergent, freshman. Sponsor representatives on hand to award plagues were, back row, Rob Dixon of Ripco Credit Union, Karen Martin of River Valley Bank, and Theresa Sullivan of First National Bank.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:15 PM
Pines plans registration dates for 4-year-old kindergarten

Northland Pines School District announced upcoming 4-year-old kindergarten registration dates at Eagle River, St. Germain and Land O’ Lakes Elementary Schools.
Eagle River Elementary School will host 4-year-old kindergarten (4K) registration Thursday, March 13, from 4-7 p.m. and Friday, March 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
St. Germain Elementary will host 4-year-old kindergarten registration Thursday,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:15 PM
Spelling bee
 Students from Northland Pines, Christ Lutheran, Three Lakes, Phelps and Elcho schools participated in the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee Feb. 12. Three students represented each school. Sam Holzbauer (left) from Christ Lutheran School won the spelling bee and will advance to the State Spelling Bee in Madison Saturday, March 29. The second-place winner and the alternate to the state bee is Grace Klesczewski (right) of Three Lakes.         —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:14 PM
Pines high school releases second-quarter honor roll

Northland Pines High School has announced the students named to its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-’14 school year.

Highest honors
Ninth grade: Benjamin Dorn, Shelby Foster, Anna Hayes, Audrey Lindemann, Sara McCormack, John Misina, Austin Patterson, Alexandra Smith, Laine Vanden Boom and Noah Weber.
10th grade: Kevin Gauthier, Makayla Hayes, Jennah Ludwig,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:13 PM
Pines seeking prom dresses

Northland Pines High School (NPHS) is currently collecting prom dresses for its  second annual prom dress exchange through Wednesday, March 12. Dresses may be dropped off at the main office.
The prom dress exchange will be held Fridays, March 14 and March 21,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:13 PM
Conservation camp set at Trees For Tomorrow

The Wisconsin Land & Water Conservation Association Youth Conservation Camp will be held June 23-27  at Trees for Tomorrow, a natural resources specialty school located in Eagle River.
The camp will provide an in-depth look at natural resources management and careers and will feature daily field trips, habitat restoration and other in-the-field projects.
The registration fee will be $225 and covers all programs,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:13 PM