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Sled Roundup set this Sunday

The Snowmobile Hall of Fame and Museum will host its 11th annual Classic Sled Roundup, sponsored by Arctic Cat, Sunday, May 25, in St. Germain.

The vintage show and swap will be located at the Community Park on highways 70 and 155.

There will be food and music throughout the day and many snowmobiles.

The snowmobile swap will be open

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:38 AM
Ruby’s Pantry offers food in Eagle River

Ruby’s Pantry will hold a food distribution at The Rock Community Center, located at 1019 E. Wall St. in Eagle River, Saturday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or until the food runs out.

Ruby’s Pantry is a nonprofit organization that supplies surplus food to individuals and families regardless of income. Ruby’s Pantry holds food distributions in a number of locations primarily across the northern tier of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Participants are asked to take two large boxes or laundry baskets. A $20 cash contribution is requested to simplify bookkeeping and to help with operational costs.

Once registered, participants wait for their number to be called,

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:38 AM
Strawberry Fest planned at fairgrounds May 24-25

The Strawberry Craft and Gift Fest will be this Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Vilas County Fairgrounds in Eagle River.

The event will feature more than 100 craft and gift artisans displaying, demonstrating and selling the newest in this year’s arts and crafts, as well as musical entertainment and food such as strawberry shortcakes and other strawberry delicacies.

The crafts available will include inside and outside home and cabin decor.

Parking will be $4 with proceeds benefiting Eagle River Veterans of Foreign Wars. Admission will be free.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:37 AM
Boy, 5, battling lymphoma cancer
Cameron Dahm, 5, of Eagle River is undergoing treatments for lymphoma cancer.                                   —Contributed Photo

Teacher to shave head as part of fundraiser

By News-Review Staff

A fundraiser has been established for 5-year-old Cameron Dahm of Eagle River, who was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer on March 28, 2014.

Cameron, the son of  Karissa and Montanan Dahm, is in Charlie DePuydt’s 4-year-old kindergarten class at Eagle River Elementary School. He was also a student of Katie Hauser

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:32 AM
Social problems fair
The eighth-grade class at Northland Pines Middle School recently held its annual social problems   awareness fair. Students created informative displays designed to inspire thought on various topics related to social problems. —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:30 AM
Pines sixth Cabaret planned for May 30

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

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:30 AM
Warehouse Four Seasons art center announces its summer programs

The Warehouse Four Seasons Center for the Arts in Eagle River recently announced its summer education programs with the theme, “Keep Your Summer Inspired.”

A number of classes for all ages will be offered throughout the summer months. Programs include acting, playwriting, painting, drawing, photo editing, embroidery and nail art.

Classes will be held at a variety of locations throughout the North Woods community.

The Warehouse board President Julie Paez commented,

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:29 AM
Pietila serves as student marshal

Lynette Pietila of Eagle River served as one of two student marshals who lead graduates into and out of  UW-Superior’s 118th spring commencement held May 17 at the Marcovich Wellness Center.

Student marshals are chosen from among the junior class based on highest scholastic standing.

Chancellor Renée Wachter presided over the ceremony and

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:29 AM
Award winner
 Paul Hennes presented the Eagle River Chain of Lakes Association $1,000 scholarship to Northland Pines senior Lindsey Tienhaara.                —STAFF PHOTOS
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:28 AM
Pines scholarship
Jeff Forbes presented the Eagle River Light and Water and WPPI Energy $1,000 scholarship to Northland Pines senior Staci Daniszewski.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:27 AM