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Hearing screenings set Feb. 19 PDF Print E-mail

Hearing Advantage will hold two free hearing screenings Wednesday, Feb. 19, from noon to 4 p.m.
They will be at the St. Germain Community Center, located at 545 Highway 155, and at the Edward U. Demmer Library, located at 6961 W. School St., in Three?Lakes.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 1:42 PM
 
Frost instructs at first responders class
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  Feb. 3 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

Dr. Holly Frost, pediatrician at Marshfield Clinic Lakeland Center in Wood­ruff, visited the St. Germain’s firefighters and first responders refresher course Feb. 3 to teach a unit on pediatric rescue and resuscitation.
Frost is originally from Rhinelander and attended Nicolet Area Technical College before going on to obtain a pediatrics degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and completing residency at University of Colorado-Children’s Hospital of Denver.
Frost explained that children are not just little people. A child’s physiology and way of dealing with illness is completely different from that of an adult and the place this is most evident is in the airway.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 1:40 PM
 
Mayo to turn 100 Feb. 15
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Ann Mayo, lifelong resident of Eagle River, will turn 100 Saturday, Feb. 15.
Mayo was born in Chicago, Ill., and her parents moved to Eagle River when she was 2.
She lived on her family’s farm on Deerskin Road in the town of Washington until she was 98. At that time, she moved to Rennes Health and Rehab Center in Rhine­lander.

 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 1:39 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 11, 2014 4:38 PM )
 
Community dinner canceled PDF Print E-mail

The Northwoods Share Community Dinner scheduled Tuesday, Feb. 18, has been canceled due to the primary elections to be held at the Lincoln Town Hall.
The next community dinner will be held at the Lincoln Town Hall Tuesday, March 4.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 1:39 PM
 
Doll club plans meeting

The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will hold a meeting Saturday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m. at Walter E. Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River.
After a short business meeting, Judy Wainwright of Eagle River will present a program on the Cindy Doll by Horsman Doll Co.
Cindy, a name used for at least four dolls made by the Horsman Doll Co., was a popular doll of the 1950s and 1960s.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 1:38 PM
 
Snowshoe celebration PDF Print E-mail
The third annual Tara Lila Snowshoe Celebration was held at the Three Eagle Trail trailhead Saturday, featuring guided snowshoe excursions on five miles of trails south of Eagle River off Sundstein Road. Organizers of the event included, from left, property caretaker Mike Robillard, property owner Richard Aylward and Rouleen Gartner of the Northwoods Children’s Museum.    —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:15 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:17 PM )
 
Snowshoe celebration PDF Print E-mail
The third annual Tara Lila Snowshoe Celebration was held at the Three Eagle Trail trailhead Saturday, featuring guided snowshoe excursions on five miles of trails south of Eagle River off Sundstein Road. —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:13 PM
 
Nicolet gifting scholarships

Nicolet College Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for anyone looking to potentially receive funding for the 2014-’15 academic year at Nicolet.
Last year the Foundation awarded more than 250 scholarships ranging in value from $400 to $3,000, said Heather Schallock, foundation executive director.
“We strongly encourage anyone planning on attending Nicolet next fall to apply for a scholarship,” said Schallock. “We know that paying for college is often a challenge for students and scholarships can go a long way in helping students meet that challenge.”

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:12 PM
 
Pines to provide technology training

Northland Pines School District’s technology committee announced it will offer free iPad, iPhone, Chromebook and Google training sessions.
Sessions will be held Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. at Land O’ Lakes Elementary School; Wednesday, Feb. 19 and March 5, at 6 p.m. at Northland Pines High School; and Wednesday, March 19, at 6 p.m. at St. Germain Elementary School.
Attendees will meet in the commons and then move into classrooms depending on the number of participants.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:12 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:18 PM )
 
Annual Winter Frolic set Feb. 9 in Conover PDF Print E-mail

The Conover Lions Club will hold its 55th annual Winter Frolic Sunday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Conover Town Park, located at 4665 Highway K East. 
The event will include downhill sledding,  and toboggan,  saucer and snowboard races with prizes in each age category. Participants need to take their own sledding equipment.
The Sno-Buddies Snowmobile Club will use their groomer to provide uphill towing for all participants throughout the event.
The event will also include food and beverages served in the indoor shelter and a variety of raffles. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the day.
For more information, call (715) 479-6673.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:11 PM
 
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