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Vegetable canning series to start July 14 in Vilas

Vilas County UW-Extension will present the Food Safety & Preservation Series at the Vilas County Courthouse in Conference Room 3 in Eagle River Mondays, from noon to 1 p.m. on the following days:

—?July 14, “Canning Vegetables Safely,” turn up the heat and pressure to safely can garden vegetables;

— July 21, “Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products,” featuring tips on canning tomatoes;

—?Aug. 11, “Canning Fruits Safely,” will include  tips on canning fruits safely;

—?Aug. 18, “Time to Make Pickles,”

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:57 PM
 
Blues band to perform

The Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys will once again bring their passionate, Chicago-style blues to the Three Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCA), Friday, July 11, at 8 p.m. located on Superior Street in Three Lakes.

“The Reverend Raven has played with many greats including B.B. King,” said TLCA representative, Gay Scheffen. “Last summer the band brought the audience to their feet, cheering again and again.”

Reverend Raven will be accompanied by P.T. Pedersen on bass;

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:57 PM
 
Choral concert set July 10
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Eagle River will present “Peaceful Waters,” a POPSAlive choral concert, Thursday, July 10, at 7 p.m. at the church, located at 5030 Highway 70 W.
The choir is an ecumenical group of singers drawn from several congregations and communities. Pamalyn Lee will direct the group. Linda Brainard will provide accompaniment.
A free-will offering will be taken to benefit Frederick Place in Rhinelander. A reception with refreshments will follow the concert. 
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:57 PM
 
St. Germain parade
The town of St. Germain kicked off the area’s Independence Day festivities with a parade downtown. Crowds gathered as community floats threw candy (above) and bracelets. Also included at St. Germain’s celebration were a five-kilometer fun run, concessions by the town’s Lions Club, children’s activities and the fourth annual Unique Raffle sponsored by the St. Germain Fire Department.                          —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:20 PM
 
Tischauser creates stories on canvas, glass or thru lens
Lance Tischauser is Artist of the Month at The Three Lakes Center for the Arts. There will be an artist reception for him Friday, July 11, at 5 p.m. at the center’s gallery.        —Contributed Photo
By Gay Scheffen
Special to the News-Review

Lance Tischauser comes across as a gentle man with a calm demeanor but his paintings reveal a complex depth and passion beneath the surface.

Tischauser struggled with attention deficit disorder (ADD) until after his 40th birthday when he decided to try medication.

“I had feared losing my creative edge,”

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:13 PM
 
Antique show set July 5-6

C & J Promotions 2014 Antiques Show will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 5-6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua.

Admission is $5 for adults. Children younger than 14 are admitted free of charge. Proceeds partially benefit the Special Education Scholarship.

For more information, call (715)?588-3665 or visit northwoodsantiqueshows.com.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:12 PM
 
Presentation on Iraq slated at Many Ways

The presentation “The Crisis in Iraq and the Chance for Peace” will take place Monday, July 7, at 7 p.m. at Many Ways of Peace (MWP) in downtown Eagle River.

Dr. David Carlson, professor of religious studies at Franklin College in Indianapolis, Ind. will lead the program.

“Where did the ISIS group come from? What are their goals?

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:12 PM
 
Lake group schedules food drive

Residents of Muskellunge Lake in the town of Cloverland will celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with their second annual food drive to support the Vilas Food Pantry.

“With a goal in mind to increase the quantity of our donations and the number of participants from last year, we will be collecting food at various sites around the lake and also during our third annual Fourth of July boat parade,” said Ruth Cerull.

The Muskellunge Lake Association will hold its boat parade Friday, July 4,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:12 PM
 
Locks of Love
Sisters Debbie Elliott and Maggie Geis (both in front row) donated their hair to the Locks of Love program at the Northwoods Relay For Life June 20. Assisting them were Mason Birchbauer (middle front), and the ladies from Synergy Salon & Spa, back row from left, Tiphanie Joslin, Bridgette Darton and Kathryn Daffara.                     —STAFF PHOTO
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:11 PM
 
Artarama to feature two silent auctions

Two silent auctions will be offered at the 42nd annual Artarama Saturday, July 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Eagle River. The event is held rain or shine.

“Artarama exhibitors generously donate their artwork to be auctioned with minimum bids starting at just one-half of the normal retail cost,” said Karen Kubacki, silent auction chairwoman.

Artarama visitors can peruse the items on the silent auction, make a bid, take in the rest of the show and return to check or increase their bid.

All proceeds from the silent auctions will be put towards two

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:10 PM
 
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