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Pines high school releases honor roll

Northland Pines High School has announced the students named to its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2013-’14 school year.


Highest honors

Ninth grade: Benjamin Dorn, Shelby Foster, Anna Hayes, Abel Lifschutz, Audrey Lindemann, Sara McCormack, David Mendham, Mariah Miller, John Misina, Austin Patterson, Alexandra Smith, Jonathan Tomasoski, Laine Vanden Boom and Noah Weber.

10th grade: Connor Cox, Makayla Hayes,

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:13 PM
Hom elected county executive at annual Badger Boys State

Ryan Hom of Northland Pines High School was elected county executive of Badger Boys State Dodge County.

At the start of the program, Badger Boys State citizens are grouped into nine fictional counties.

Badger Boys State county elections were completed June 17 following campaigning at the 2014 session, which ran from June 14-21 in Ripon.

“Badger Boys State has been an unbelievable experience,”

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:13 PM
Skibinski looks to Kickstarter to get boost in music industry
Northland Pines graduate Autumn Skibinski, right, has formed the band Only on Tuesdays with Martin Valencia, center, and Tracy Lambertucci, left.                  —Contributed Photo
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

Autumn Skibinski, a 2011 Northland Pines High School graduate, is attempt­ing to make it big in the music industry.

Skibinski has spent the last two and one-half years living in Los Angeles in an effort to progress within the music industry and is now looking for financial assistance to take the next step.

Employed at Azoff Music,

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:11 PM
Author Benson sets reading, signing July 1

Author Brian Benson, Northland Pines High School alumnus, is currently on a bicycle book tour to promote his recently published book,  “Going Somewhere: A Bicycle Journey Across America.” As part of the tour, Benson will make a stop at the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall Tuesday, July 1, at 6 p.m. for a reading and book signing.

The book, published by Plume, is Benson’s account of his bicycle trip from Northern Wisconsin to Portland, Ore.

For his promotional tour, he will start in Land O’ Lakes and bike to Chicago, Ill., making stops along the way at bookstores and libraries for readings and signings.

New York Times bestselling author of

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:09 PM
The Bear Trap Inn has new owner
Tom Baertschy, second from left, has purchased The Bear Trap Inn in Land O’ Lakes. He and his staff reopened the business May 1 and it’s open seven days a week.              —STAFF PHOTO

The Bear Trap Inn, located at 4703 Highway B in Land O’ Lakes, has a new owner, Tom Baertschy. The grand opening was held May 1.

“The restaurant serves the finest steaks and seafood, and features a new patio and new landscaping. My goal is to provide the North Woods with quality food and be the longest

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:07 PM