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‘The Sound of Music’ set Feb. 7-9 at Northland Pines High School
Senior Katie Piper will play Maria in the musical “The Sound of Music” this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Northland Pines High School auditorium.                            —STAFF PHOTO

Approximately sixty students from Northland Pines High School (NPHS) will present the classic musical “The Sound of Music” in performances scheduled Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. in the NPHS auditorium. Doors will open half an hour before each performance.
This is the fifth annual musical production at NPHS in recent years. Students will comprise the entire cast and crew, including technical crew, lights and sound.
A live pit orchestra, including student musicians, will also be used. The NPHS musical will be directed by Kate Janssen, Northland Pines choir director, and Ann Perry, Northland Pines High School science teacher.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:10 PM
 
Farm to School Program receives $4,000 donation

Northland Pines Farm to School Program of Eagle River has received a $4,000 grant from Security Health Plan of Wisconsin Inc.
Farm to School’s goals include:
— Promoting children’s health by providing fresh and minimally-processed foods in schools and supporting the development of lifelong healthy eating habits;

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:09 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:19 PM )
 
Oneida County UW-Extension changes master gardener dates

Oneida County UW-Extension announced that the 2014 Level 1 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program dates have changed due to low enrollment and possible weather issues.
The new 14-week class will now meet Monday evenings, April 7 through approximately July 7, from 5 to 7 p.m.
An orientation class will be held Monday, March 24. The cost is $90, which includes all 14 sessions, learning materials, Master Gardener Volunteer manual and administrative costs.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:09 PM
 
Army Recruiting Center moves to new location

The U.S. Army Recruiting Center in Rhinelander has moved to a new location two miles east of its old address. The new location is 2114 Lincoln St. and is open for business.
“We look forward to better serving those who are searching for career opportunities in the Army,” said Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Lawrey, center commander. “Our new location is just off Highway 17. We expect this will increase Army visibility and bring more visitors to our office.”
The new site accommodates a team of two soldiers who cover army recruiting operations in Rhinelander and the surrounding area.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:08 PM
 
With the Colors PDF Print E-mail

Army National Guard Warrant Officer Ryan Calkins has graduated from the Warrant Officer Candidate School at Fort Rucker, Ala.
The course is designed to certify warrant officers as technically and tactically competent to serve in designated career specialties.
The officer must successfully complete the course prior to being appointed to the rank of warrant officer.
The primary focus of the school is military occupational specialty specific, augmented with common-core subjects as designated by a task site selection board and monitored by the Warrant Officer Career Center.
Calkins is the son of Michelle Larson of Burlington and Steven Calkins of Phelps. He is a 2005 graduate of Burlington High School.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:08 PM
 
On Campus PDF Print E-mail

EAU CLAIRE — Courtney Bolte, Allison Hartwig, Winter Nielsen and Samantha Pusateri of Eagle River, Benjamin Wales of Sugar Camp, and Angela Krupnow of Three Lakes were named to the dean’s list at UW-Eau Claire for the 2013 fall semester.
MEQUON — Sarah Ludwig of Eagle River has been named to the dean’s list at Concordia University Wisconsin for the 2013 fall semester.
STEVENS POINT — Michael Doerr, Robert Doerr, Pamela Hartwig, Autumn Nielsen and Thomas Reynolds, all of Eagle River, received highest honors on the UW-Stevens Point fall honors list. Bridgette Grzesik of Eagle River and Megan Gwyn of Land O’ Lakes received high honors and Hannah Peterson of Eagle River and Megan Ebert of St. Germain received honors.
RIPON — Melissa Velpel of Eagle River was named to the dean’s list at Ripon College for the 2013 fall semester.
RIVER FALLS — Alicia Gaszak of Eagle River was named to the dean’s list at UW-River Falls for the 2013 fall semester.
DUBUQUE, IOWA — Nicole Mai of St. Germain was named to the University of Dubuque dean’s list for the 2013 fall semester.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:07 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:20 PM )
 
Halftime show PDF Print E-mail
The Northland Pines High School dance team performed during the halftime of the boys basketball game between the Northland Pines Eagles and Phillips Loggers last Friday night. Entertaining the crowd was Rebekah Puffer. --Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:05 PM
 
Halftime show PDF Print E-mail
The Northland Pines High School dance team performed during the halftime of the boys basketball game between the Northland Pines Eagles and Phillips Loggers last Friday night. Donning a big smile for the spectators was Autumn Pittmann.                                                 —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 1:57 PM
 
WXPR seeking directors PDF Print E-mail

WXPR Public Radio, an independent, community supported public radio station located in Rhinelander, is seeking applications from candidates for its board of directors.
Directors are elected for three-year terms. Interested persons may obtain an application by contacting WXPR at (715) 362-6000 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Applications are due by Friday, Feb. 14.
The election will be held at WXPR’s annual membership meeting Tuesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. WXPR is located at 28 N Stevens St. in Rhinelander.
Following the annual membership meeting, a short meeting of the board of directors will be held. The public is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 1:52 PM
 
LOLA to host information session on Denim & Dessert Readers Theatre

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) announced its upcoming public offerings.
An information session on the Denim & Dessert Readers Theatre in Presque Isle will be held Thursday, Feb. 13, at 10 a.m., at the LOLA Center for the Arts. The event will be free and open to all. No registration is required.
“If you like community theater, like to act or work on costumes, props or sets, come to this event to learn about forming a readers theater,” said Robert Ivancevich, president of LOLA.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 1:52 PM
 
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