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Marshfield Clinic Eagle River slates mammography, bone density screenings

Marshfield Clinic Eagle River Center will offer mobile mammography and bone density screenings Friday, March 7; Tuesday, March 18; and Tuesday, March 25, all from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the clinic located at 500 Commerce Loop in Eagle River.
Mammo­­­graphy screenings will feature one-on-one sessions with licensed and certified

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:07 PM
Flu shots for veterans available at VA Medical Clinics

The Oscar G. Johnson Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center in Iron Mountain, Mich., announced that flu shots are still available for veterans at the medical center or any of its VA Community Outpatient Clinics across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and northern Wisconsin. Walk-in appointments are welcome.
“It’s not too late to get your flu shot,” said Darlene Johnson,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:06 PM
Food safety class set March 4

The Vilas UW-Extension Office announced its upcoming food safety and preservation classes as part of its Lunch & Learn Series at the Vilas County Courthouse in Conference Rooms 2 and 3, in Eagle River.
“Springtime is Food Safety Time,” will examine what is new in food safety, Tuesday, March 4, from noon to 1 p.m.
“Planning for a Successful Gardening Year,”

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:06 PM
Blizzard Blast
An estimated attendance of 400 to 500 people gathered at the Conover Community Park Sunday for the Northwoods Blizzard Blast. Pictured are participants in the curling competition. The event ended at dusk with a fireworks show.                  —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:16 PM
Frozen Tozen Winter Fest slated Feb. 22

The sixth annual Boulder Junction Frozen Tozen Winter Fest, sponsored by Stormy Kromer and the Boulder Junction Chamber, will be this Saturday, Feb. 22.

The event will feature an ice fishing tournament on Boulder Lake, a 1-mile snowshoe race, turkey bowling, shuffle board, warm food and drinks, sledding, a bonfire and ice skating at Boulder Junction’s Winter Park.

All ice fishing tournament proceeds support the Boulder Junction Boat Landing Improvement Fund and Winter Park activities will benefit, in part, the Community Food Pantry.

Tournament registration begins at 10 a.m. at the Boulder Lake landing,

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:14 PM
Financial aid event scheduled at Nicolet

Anyone planning to attend college next fall that would like help filling out financial aid forms is welcome to attend a College Goal Wisconsin event Sunday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Nicolet College Theatre located in the Learning Resources Center.

The session will offer tips on filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and give attendees the opportunity to fill out the application at the event.

“Earning a college degree is a great way to get ahead in life and, for many, receiving financial aid is the only way they are able to make college a reality,” said Jill Price, director of financial aid at Nicolet College.

Price added that about 80% of the students attending Nicolet

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:14 PM
Northland Pines High School to host a cappella vocal quintet
Northland Pines High School in Eagle River will host a performance from reVoiced, a cappella vocal quintet, Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. as part of the 2014 Music In Schools Tour.   —Contributed Photo

An a cappella vocal quintet without instruments or background tracks will perform at Northland Pines High School in Eagle River Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. as part of the 2014 Music In Schools Tour.

Preconcert vocal jazz music by select members of the high school choir groups will be performed beginning at 6:45 p.m.

The members of reVoiced have performed throughout the world,

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:13 PM
Math Week concludes at Pines
Math Week sponsors, teachers and big prize winners included, front row from left, Steve Miller, math teacher; John Hayes, math teacher; Marcus Clure, big prize winner; Dillan Schneider, big prize winner; Ann Perry, science teacher; and Don Czarapata, math teacher; back row, Mitch Cable, science teacher; Jacob Husing, math teacher; Katie Hayes, Arrow Gift Shop; Ryan Lamon, Watercraft Sales; Lori Collins, SonicNet; Larry Snedden, Nicolet National Bank; Rick Lovdal, Sayner Mobil; Jim Wittinghill, Eagle Waste and Recycling; Bill Weber, Parsons of Eagle River; Darren Rubo, CornerStone Custom Builders; Rob Dixon, Ripco Credit Union; and Jennifer Nickel, science teacher.

The sixth annual Math Week took place at Northland Pines Middle and High Schools from Feb. 3-7.

The event was organized by the Northland Pines Mathematics Department which includes Don Czarapata, John Hayes, Katie Carey, Jacob Husing, Steve Miller, Tara Petreikis and Sandy Reynolds.

This year’s theme, “Growing with Math and Science,” had the math department teaming up with the science department which features Jennifer Nickel, Robin Indermuehle, Amy Justice, Mitch Cable, Ann Perry,

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:12 PM
Pines middle school reports honor roll

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


Highest honors

Sixth grade: Danielle Anderson, Emma Brewer, Jamie Burton, Amy Deditz, Jillian Gleason, Dane Gleason, Kevin John, Marie Milanowski, Joseph Misina, Liam Oas, Morgan Phillipich, Anna Reese, Brady Snedden and Jack Van Wormer.

Seventh grade: Gillian Bellman, Terrell Birchbauer, Mikaela Calix,

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:11 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:13 PM )
Library to host book sale

The Friends of Walter Olson Memorial Library will host a book sale Thursday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 1, at the library, located at 203 N. Main St. in Eagle River.

Hours are Thursday and Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hardcover books and tapes cost $1,

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:10 PM