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Papermaking class set in Eagle River June 24-27

The Mill Paper and Book Arts will present the workshop “Paper and Place: Indigenous Fiber Paper,” Tuesday through Friday, June 24-27, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Circle of Life Studio, located at 3720 Gaffney Drive in Eagle River.

The workshop, open to all skill levels, will engage beginning or advanced papermakers in hands on, process-orientated?paper making.

The instructor will be Wisconsin artist and papermaker, Robert Possehl.

“Paper has perceptive origins of place. Its fibers grow from the earth and through watchful,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:16 PM
Happy grads
Northland Pines High School held its graduation ceremony for 119 seniors Sunday afternoon in the field house. Above, Seniors Gabby Galbreath, Angele Gehrke and Benn Gober moving their cap tassels from right to left. —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:08 PM
Joyful grads
Northland Pines High School held its graduation ceremony for 119 seniors Sunday afternoon in the field house. Donning big smiles were classmates and speakers, from left, Elizabeth Collins, Mariah Lax and Samantha Johnston. —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:06 PM
Gleeful grads
Northland Pines High School held its graduation ceremony for 119 seniors Sunday afternoon in the field house. Senior boys hamming it up outside the school after the ceremony included, from left, Vaun Prigge, Chris Paez, Mitch Moline, Casey Pepper and Tanner Beaman. —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:05 PM
Beer Fest set this Saturday

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 this 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 without having to buy a six-pack,” said Summers. “What better opportunity to find a few new favorite beers to enjoy this summer.”

Summers says that many of the breweries

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:01 PM
HCPA announces 2014-’15 lineup

The Headwaters Council for the Performing Arts (HCPA) recently unveiled its scheduled 2014-’15 season, titled “Shine, Shine, Shine.”

The season will offer a wide variety of performing artists including a 14-piece jazz orchestra, a female vocalist, an award-wining young opera tenor and a holiday ballet favorite.

A family variety show, an a cappella all-male vocal band and Irish step-dancers backed by Celtic singing and fiddling will top off the season.

Although the new season offers an extra seventh show,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:59 PM
Pines middle school students join in worldwide art project
Northland Pines Middle School art students participating in the 2014 “The Memory Project — A Portrait of Kindness” are, front row from left, Lauren Ritzer and Samantha Hytry; back row, Kali Kolehouse, Megan Scholl, Laura Garling, Sophie Spiess and Hadley Kruse. Missing from the photo is Sydney Geiger.  —Contributed Photo

Art students at Northland Pines Middle School (NPMS) in Eagle River are taking part again in “The Memory Project — A Portrait of Kindness,” a worldwide service learning project.

The project idea was conceived by former St. Germain resident and UW-Wisconsin graduate Ben Schumacher in 2004, to encourage art students to create portraits

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:57 PM
Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans sets dance, musical theatre classes

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) announced its upcoming arts programming.

Instructors Kelly Kachelski of Milwaukee and Jamie Hollenberger of Racine will return to Land O’ Lakes to teach classes. Both instructors were initially brought to the center by UW-Whitewater and Associate Professor of Dance Barbara Grubel.

The summer dance program, taught by Kachelski

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:57 PM
Scholarships awarded
The St. Germain Women’s Service Club recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to seven Northland Pines High School seniors including, from left, Ashley Mai, Rachel Hall, Ashley Grimm, Lauren Czarapata and Lauren Lenz. Club President Barb Steinhilber (far right) was on hand to congratulate the recipients.          —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:56 PM
Rose of Eagle River to appear on episode of ‘Into the Outdoors’
Hailey Rose (center) recently hosted an episode of “Into the Wild” with Ariana Allen (right). The episode will air Sunday, June 15, on WAOW TV-9 and WYOW TV-34 at 4:30 p.m. Above, Larry Wawronowicz (left), director of natural resources, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, talks with the girls about fish hatcheries.         —Contributed Photo

Following in the footsteps of her grandfather Dick Rose and her uncle Rick Rose who both hosted Discover Wisconsin TV, third generation Hailey Rose of Eagle River recently hosted her first television show on the Emmy-winning series, “Into the Outdoors.”

The episode,  “Extreme Survival Strategies,” will broadcast Sunday, June 15, on WAOW and WYOW at 4:30 p.m.

Hailey, a 12-year-old sixth-grader at Northland Pines Middle School,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:52 PM