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Book sculpture class set July 10-11

The Mill Paper and Book Arts will present the workshop “Book and Place: Sculptural Book Forms Investigating Place,” Thursday and Friday, July 10 and 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, at Circle of Life Studio in Eagle River. The instructor is Wisconsin artist Dara Larson.

Participants in the workshop will explore the process of using found objects with personal meaning and mixed media techniques to create a book sculpture commemorating a place of importance.

“Students will incorporate objects, text,

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:06 PM
New members
The Nokomis Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, a nonprofit women’s organization for the descendants of individuals who aided in achieving American independence, met at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Eagle River June 5. Betty Henry (far left), vice regent, and Mary Bybee (far right), regent, welcomed new members, from left, Kathleen Alleman of  Eagle River, Nancy Anderson of Minocqua, Diane Bradley of Watersmeet, Mich., Mary Schroeder of Town­send, and Mary Ann Fields of Boulder Junction. Missing from the photo were Amy Swerdlin and Kelsey Reigel.                     —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:05 PM
Pines Farm to School program announces summer activities

Northland Pines Farm to School recently announced  its upcoming weekly garden activities in St. Germain and Eagle River as part of its summer garden program.

Summer hands-on learning activities at the school gardens are provided by AmeriCorps members Amanda Acklam and Jasmyn Schmidt, with support from School Garden Resource Coordinator Mary Stys of Vilas County UW-Extension.

Children and community members throughout the district are welcome to attend.  No preregistration is required.

St. Germain Elementary School garden

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:04 PM
Saydee Terzinski returns to UW-Extension office

Saydee Terzinski will return to her position as UW-Extension horticulture assistant for Oneida County this summer, and will be available to answer gardening, plant and bug questions.

Terzinski began her horticulture duties working for the UW-Extension office last June.

Her role at UW-Extension will find her helping out at the community garden Wednesday mornings, the Minocqua Farmers Market Friday mornings and the Hodag Farmers Market Saturday mornings.

Summer office hours may vary, but regularly Terzinski will be in the office Mondays,

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:04 PM
Browsing breweries
More than 900 attendees were all smiles at the start of the 10th annual Great Northern Beer Festival in Eagle River Saturday afternoon . Using guide books to learn about 30 microbreweries, festivalgoers were treated to samples of any brew they liked the sound of (above). Eagle River’s own Tribute Brewing Co. was on hand, along with Minocqua Brewing Co. of Oneida County. Proceeds from the event will benefit Vilas Food Pantry, the Humane Society of Vilas County, the Olson Memorial Library Expansion Project, Great Headwaters Trail and the Eagle River Historical Museum.       —Staff Photos By ANTHONY?DREW?and RYAN?BURGY
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:33 PM