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Students of the month
The Northland Pines Middle School students of the month for February are, from left, Ryan Peterson, sixth grade; Mikaela Calix, seventh grade; and Sam Smith, eighth grade.                                —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:24 PM
Family fun day
The Northland Pines School District physical education department held its final Family Fun Day of the winter season in the Northland Pines High School field house Sunday afternoon. Some of the scenes included, above, teachers Brad Dodge, Shelley Peterson and Tammy Schroeder assisting participants at the climbing wall.                            —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:20 PM
Seed planting class planned March 25

Vilas County UW-Extension announced its upcoming classes as part of Gardening Brown Bag?Lunch series held at the Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River, from noon to 1 p.m.

Tuesday, March 25,  “Gardening Edibles, Seed to Seed” with Debbie Jircik, Vilas County UW-Extension master gardener volunteer.

Participants will learn the basics of starting plants from seed with emphasis on vegetables and herbs, as well as how to select and where to purchase seeds, the basics of varieties and how to plan a garden to save seeds in the fall for next year’s planting.

There will be hands-on activities including

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:19 PM
Walker named Eagle River’s welcome representative

Nicolet Welcome Service announced that Jean Walker will welcome new families to the Eagle River area as Eagle River’s welcome representative.

Meeting new individuals and families, and  personally presenting a welcome packet with gift certificates, literature and  information on education, health care, local retailers, restaurants, churches and recreation are some of the many services Walker will offer.

According to Nicolet Welcome Service,

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:18 PM
Marshfield Clinic donates to Tri-County Council

Marshfield Clinic recently contributed $500 to the Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

“The funds we receive from area businesses, like Marshfield Clinic, help us with critical prevention and support programming, as well as ongoing operational costs of the shelter,” said Shellie Holmes, executive director of Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence.

The Tri-County Council provides advocacy assistance to more than

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:17 PM