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Nicolet plans summer series for children

Nicolet college announced the upcoming classes for youths entering fourth through seventh grades in its  Summer Discovery series which runs through Aug. 1.

Classes are held on Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Nicolet College campus, located one mile south of Rhinelander just off of Highway G. Cost is $45 for each class.

Upcoming classes include: July 18, “The World Through the Eye of a Photographer,” and “The World is Your Canvas”;July 25, “Make and Take the Cake,” and “Comic Book Creations”; and Aug. 1, “SewFabulous Fashion-It’s a Wrap,” “Your Life in Pictures-Scrapbook Archiving,” and “Fun with Fossils—Can You ‘Dig It?’”

“This is great hands-on experience for the kids,”

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:20 PM
‘Drawing for Children’ class to begin Friday, July 18, in Land O’ Lakes
Artist Debbie Jircik of Eagle River will teach the class, “Fiber Connections: Paper and Place,” Thursday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Center for the Arts in Land O’Lakes. Above, Jircik creates fiber art.  —Contributed Photo

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) will host a “Drawing for Children” class lead by Land O’ Lakes Artistree Gallery professional artist Tim Black July 18, 24, 26 and 31, Aug. 2 and 8, from 10 a.m.-noon at the LOLA Center for the Arts.

Saturday, July 19, “Carver with a Heart” will feature a carving demonstration by chain-saw artist Cheryl Campbell the LOLA parking lot from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Campbell is also an artist co-op member at the

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:19 PM
Howard Young hip, knee programs earn national gold seal of approval
Members of the Howard Young Medical Center’s (HYMC) hip and knee programs include, front row from left, Cecilia Bloedorn, HYMC registered nurse; Lori Kessenich, HYMC physical therapist; and Kelly Hamerla, HYMC rehabilitation manager; back row, Hugh Bogumill, M.D., Marshfield Clinic orthopedic surgeon; John Spiglanin, hip replacement patient; and John Kozisek, M.D., Marshfield Clinic orthopedic surgeon. 		            —Contributed Photo

Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC) in Woodruff has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its hip and knee replacement programs by demonstrating compliance with the commission’s national standards for health-care quality and safety in disease-specific care.

The certification award recognizes HYMC’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.

Howard Young Medical Center

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:17 PM
Northwoods Art Tour set July 25-27

The selected artists of the Northwoods Art Tour will open their private studios and galleries to visitors Friday through Sunday, July 25- 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily for the 15th annual Northwoods Art Tour (NAT).

The free, self-guided tour will feature 32 studios in Vilas, Oneida, Iron, Lincoln and Langlade counties.

The tour will feature six new members this year and returning members have created new work.

Artists will demonstrate their techniques

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:17 PM
Museum opening
Members and guests sipped refreshments and viewed stories, photos and artifacts of area hunting guides at the opening party of the Land O’ Lakes NorthernWaters Museum June 25. The hunting guides exhibit is the 2014 addition to the Historic Guides Exhibit curated by Dr. Barbara Wilkinson. The NorthernWaters Museum is free and open to the public. Hours are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Labor Day. Fall hours will be announced at a later date. Above, Jim Reiels (left) and Sudy Ferry Wattson (right) view an exhibit at the opening party. 	       —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:15 PM