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Tischauser creates stories on canvas, glass or thru lens
Lance Tischauser is Artist of the Month at The Three Lakes Center for the Arts. There will be an artist reception for him Friday, July 11, at 5 p.m. at the center’s gallery.        —Contributed Photo
By Gay Scheffen
Special to the News-Review

Lance Tischauser comes across as a gentle man with a calm demeanor but his paintings reveal a complex depth and passion beneath the surface.

Tischauser struggled with attention deficit disorder (ADD) until after his 40th birthday when he decided to try medication.

“I had feared losing my creative edge,”

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:13 PM
Antique show set July 5-6

C & J Promotions 2014 Antiques Show will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 5-6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua.

Admission is $5 for adults. Children younger than 14 are admitted free of charge. Proceeds partially benefit the Special Education Scholarship.

For more information, call (715)?588-3665 or visit

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:12 PM
Presentation on Iraq slated at Many Ways

The presentation “The Crisis in Iraq and the Chance for Peace” will take place Monday, July 7, at 7 p.m. at Many Ways of Peace (MWP) in downtown Eagle River.

Dr. David Carlson, professor of religious studies at Franklin College in Indianapolis, Ind. will lead the program.

“Where did the ISIS group come from? What are their goals?

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:12 PM
Lake group schedules food drive

Residents of Muskellunge Lake in the town of Cloverland will celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with their second annual food drive to support the Vilas Food Pantry.

“With a goal in mind to increase the quantity of our donations and the number of participants from last year, we will be collecting food at various sites around the lake and also during our third annual Fourth of July boat parade,” said Ruth Cerull.

The Muskellunge Lake Association will hold its boat parade Friday, July 4,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:12 PM
Locks of Love
Sisters Debbie Elliott and Maggie Geis (both in front row) donated their hair to the Locks of Love program at the Northwoods Relay For Life June 20. Assisting them were Mason Birchbauer (middle front), and the ladies from Synergy Salon & Spa, back row from left, Tiphanie Joslin, Bridgette Darton and Kathryn Daffara.                     —STAFF PHOTO
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:11 PM
Artarama to feature two silent auctions

Two silent auctions will be offered at the 42nd annual Artarama Saturday, July 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Eagle River. The event is held rain or shine.

“Artarama exhibitors generously donate their artwork to be auctioned with minimum bids starting at just one-half of the normal retail cost,” said Karen Kubacki, silent auction chairwoman.

Artarama visitors can peruse the items on the silent auction, make a bid, take in the rest of the show and return to check or increase their bid.

All proceeds from the silent auctions will be put towards two

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:10 PM
Two Eagle River businesses featured in diner directory

The “Directory of Ma & Pa Restaurants”?recently ranked Leif’s Café and Friendship House Family Restaurant, both in Eagle?River, as two of the best small diners in the entire state.

The directory was published by Our Wisconsin magazine as a result of its “My Favorite Ma &?Pa Restaurant” series.

“After these small town restaurants were featured in the magazine,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:10 PM
Pancake breakfast slated July 5

There will be a free pancake breakfast Saturday, July 5, from 8 to 11 a.m. at The Rock Mission Center, located at 1019 Wall St. in Eagle River, next to Trig’s grocery store.

The menu will feature  homemade pancake batter, fresh fruit, sausage, ham,  coffee and juice. Donations will be welcomed, and all proceeds will go to the center and its community outreach programs.

For more information, contact Kim Simac at (715) 891-3207 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:08 PM
Feith awarded scholarship from multiple sclerosis society

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Wisconsin Chapter has announced that Coty Feith, a senior at Northland Pines High School in Eagle River, has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship.

Feith will use the scholarship at UW-Eau Claire where she plans to study business administration.

The society’s annual scholarship program helps students affected by multiple sclerosis pursue a college or technical school education.

It is open to high school seniors who live with multiple sclerosis (MS) or

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:06 PM
Meagan Neis receives competitive internship

The Wisconsin Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) System has selected Meagan Neis, a graduate of Northland Pines High School in 2010, to receive a competitive summer internship in community health.

Neis has studied Global Health and African Languages at UW-Madison, and is originally from Eagle River.

The Community Health Internship Program (CHIP) is a program of the Wisconsin AHEC System,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:05 PM