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Father Daughter Dance scheduled March 29

YMCA of the Northwoods will host its annual Father Daughter Dance Saturday, March 29, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m at Holiday Acres Resort in Rhinelander.

The dance will feature a dinner at Holiday Acres Resort, dancing, games, and photos.

“This year’s theme will be the “Enchanted Forest” and we expect many princesses in attendance,” said Chris?Cook, a YMCA representative.

Corsages will be provided for all

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:36 PM
 
First responders
 Dr. Holly Frost (left) of Marshfield Clinic Lakeland Center spoke on illnesses and accidents that affect children at the St. Germain’s firefighters and first responders refresher course recently, with Ellen Mathien (center) Nicolet Area Technical College adjunct instructor and Glenn Svetnicka (right) of the St. Germain Volunteer Fire Department in attendance.  —Photo By Wally Geist.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:35 PM
 
Cranberry Country Quilters make quilt donation to Trees
Jan Brownell (left) and Michele Vinovich (right) display “Anniversary Trees,” a quilt created by the Cranberry Country Quilters and donated to Trees For Tomorrow for use in the school’s annual scholarship raffle.  Vinovich designed the pattern for the quilt. Brownell is president of the quilting group. This year marks the 70th anniversary of Trees For Tomorrow.  —Contributed Photo

The Cranberry Country Quilters (CCQ) of Eagle River designed, crafted and donated a queen-sized quilt to Trees For Tomorrow in Eagle River to be used as a Forest Fest raffle prize.

The quilt, named “An­niversary Trees” in honor of Trees For Tomorrow’s 70th anniversary this year, took an estimated 200 hours to complete and involved all of the group’s nearly 25 members, said Michele Vinovich, CCQ member.

Vinovich created both the design and

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:34 PM
 
Riverstone Restaurant to hold Irish dinner

Riverstone Restaurant in Eagle River will present a Chef’s Four Course Irish Dinner with beer and wine pairings Monday, March 17.

The dinner is by reservation only with gathering time and cash bar in the Stone Tavern at 5:30 p.m. Irish cheese will be served during this period.

Seating in the main dining room will begin at 6 p.m., and dinner will follow. Ron Meinholz will provide commentary on the wine and beer pairings.

The soup course is potato and leek soup with Irish soda bread and butter,

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:34 PM
 
History lives at Klondike
Wisconsin’s No. 1 family fun festival — Klondike Days — lived up to its Department of Tourism billing Saturday and Sunday with a variety of historical exhibits, activities and competitions at Rocking W Stables and the Northland Pines High School grounds in Eagle River. Above, Klondike spectators viewed fur trader-era items on display near the historic cabin.  —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH                  and RYAN BURGY
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:46 PM
 
History lives at Klondike
Wisconsin’s No. 1 family fun festival — Klondike Days — lived up to its Department of Tourism billing Saturday and Sunday with a variety of historical exhibits, activities and competitions at Rocking W Stables and the Northland Pines High School grounds in Eagle River. Here, six-year-old Jeremiah Kuehlman of Hayward grabbed some snowshoes at the rendezvous.  —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:45 PM
 
Sled dog rides
Wisconsin’s No. 1 family fun festival — Klondike Days — lived up to its Department of Tourism billing Saturday and Sunday with a variety of historical exhibits, activities and competitions at Rocking W Stables and the Northland Pines High School grounds in Eagle River. A?little cold didn’t bother these children who enjoyed a sled dog ride.                   —Staff Photos By           GARY RIDDERBUSCH                  and RYAN BURGY
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:44 PM
 
Poster contest
Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River recently held an awards ceremony for student winners of the Vilas County Land & Water Association’s annual poster contest. Winners included, from left, Steven Rieck, Kaylynn Haapala, Talia Doppke and Sara Szuta. Rieck and Haapala also won first place in the Regional event.             —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:39 PM
 
Bowl For Kids’ Sake kickoff event arranged March 7 in Rhinelander

Northwoods Branch of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin will begin its 2014 Bowl For Kids’ Sake season with a kickoff event Friday, March 7, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at The Days Inn, formerly Claridge Motor Inn, in Rhinelander.

The program will include remarks by former Big Sister Michelle Miller and a few rounds of “Family Feud” style information about Big Brothers Big Sisters’ fundraiser to be held April 4 at 6 p.m. at Hodag Lanes in Rhinelander.

Every year a new theme is chosen for the Bowl For Kids’ Sake event. This year it’s “A Bowl Through TV Land,” encouraging teams to dress up as characters from their favorite TV shows.

Bowl For Kids’ Sake will feature bowling,

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:38 PM
 
Pines lists new hours at field house

The Northland Pines High School has announced that it has changed the hours that its field house is open for public use.

New hours are from 5:30 to 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., when school is in session, and from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. during the evening when there are no events scheduled in the field house.

Summer hours will remain the same, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The change in field house hours

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:38 PM
 
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