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Water anyone?
ozens of volunteers helped at water stations along the Journeys Marathon route Saturday. A young boy (above) carrying a walking stick watched a runner.              —Staff Photo By RYAN BURGY
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:22 PM
Water anyone?
Dozens of volunteers helped at water stations along the Journeys Marathon route Saturday. An Elvis impersonator (above) offered a drink.              —Staff Photo By                   RYAN BURGY
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:21 PM
Nicolet graduation scheduled May 17

Nicolet College will hold graduation ceremonies Saturday, May 17, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., marking the end of an academic year where 521 students earned an associate degree, diploma or certificate from the college.

The ceremonies will be held in the Nicolet College Theatre, located in the Learning Resources Center on the Rhinelander campus, one mile south of the city off of Highway G.

This year Nicolet added a third ceremony for the first time in order to accommodate all of the graduates, friends and family members expected to attend the events in the Nicolet College.

“It’s exciting to see so much hard work pay off

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:20 PM
Elvis, Patsy Cline tribute planned this Saturday

An Elvis and Patsy Cline tribute artists dinner and show to benefit the Northwoods Alliance for Temporary Housing (NATH) Frederick Place in Rhinelander, will take place Saturday, May 17, at Whitetail Inn, located at 9038 Highway 70 W. in St. Germain.

Social will be at 5 p.m., dinner of stuffed pork, parsley potatoes, vegetable, rolls, and dessert will be served at 6 p.m. and the show will start at 7:30 p.m.

Garry Wesley, portraying Elvis, has performed through­out the United States, Canada, Australia, Mexico and South America.

Wesley was recently awarded the 2013

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:19 PM
Giving of themselves
Lorry and Jim Skelton of Three Lakes are retiring after working at and managing St. Peter’s Thrift Shop in Eagle River for the past 14 years.  —Photo By Sonia Dionne

Skeltons to retire from St. Peter’s Thrift Shop

By Sonia Dionne
Feature Writer

An area couple will be celebrating retirement with mixed emotions after 14 years of managing the St. Peter’s Thrift Shop in Eagle River.

Jim and Lorry Skelton, from Three Lakes, have transitioned right along with the shop . . . from those early years of volunteering, then taking responsibility for managing the store in 2000, until now turning the reins over to a new parishioner.

Both Jim and Lorry started working at the Thrift Shop

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:17 PM