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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
Lions scholarship
St. Germain Lions Club scholarship chairman Fred Radtke presented $1,000 scholarships to five Northland Pines High School seniors. Taking part in the presentation were, from left, Vaun Prigge, Aidan Olkowski, Radtke, Ashley Grimm, Morgan Munnik and Lauren Lenz.                                                                      —STAFF PHOTO
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:21 PM
Transferable-credit classes offered this summer at Nicolet College

Students working on a bachelor’s degree can earn credits that will transfer to their university by taking classes at Nicolet College this summer.

“Summer semester classes are a great way to shorten the time to graduation or lighten course loads in coming semesters,” said Rose Prunty, dean of the University Transfer Liberal Arts Program at Nicolet.

Summer semester will start Monday, June 9. Classes will be held in the traditional lecture and lab setting, in the hybrid format, which combines face-to-face and online learning, and entirely online.

“This gives students a great deal of flexibility to earn college credit,”

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:20 PM
Students of the month
The students of the month at Northland Pines Middle School in Eagle River for April are, from left, Sydney Geiger, eighth grade; Emma Brewer, sixth grade; and Zoey Karpinski, seventh grade.          —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:19 PM
Cabaret set May 30 at Northland Pines

Northland Pines Music Boosters announced that its sixth annual Cabaret starring high school jazz band and choir music students will be held Friday, May 30, at Northland Pines High School in Eagle River.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served starting at 6 p.m. in the Northland Pines High School commons.

This event will include a full meal, desserts, refreshments, dancing, raffle baskets and an evening of music.

The jazz ensemble, choir, jazz combo and vocal jazz

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:19 PM