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Wine-tasting benefit arranged in Conover

Lanny’s Fireside in Conover will host the eighth annual Wine Tasting Benefit Sunday, April 27, from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

The event will feature hors d’ouevres and a silent auction.

Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Vilas County, which operates a 501(c)(3) animal shelter in Vilas County.

Advance tickets are $25 and are available until Sunday,

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:33 PM
Churches list Easter services

Easter church services are planned for Holy Week and Easter Sunday at churches throughout the North Woods. Holy Week dates include Maundy Thursday, April 17; Good Friday, April 18; Holy Saturday, April 19; and Easter Sunday, April 20.

The following churches have reported worship ser­vice times to the newspaper:



Conover Evangelical Free Church,

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:32 PM
Wildlife biologist gives presentation at Pines

Peter David with the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) of Odanah gave a presentation on wild rice April 8 at Northland Pines Middle School in Eagle River as part of the district’s Farm to School Program.

Students in kindergarten through eighth grade at Northland Pines School District attended the presentations which featured a presentation on the growth, traditions and harvest of wild rice in our northern waters.

The students then had the opportunity to ask questions and sample Wisconsin harvested wild rice.

David is a wildlife biologist with GLIFWC

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:32 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 08, 2014 1:36 PM )
Hudson Shad performance set April 11 in Eagle River
Hudson Shad, male vocal quintet, will perform Friday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Northland Pines High School auditorium in Eagle River.  —Contributed Photo

The Headwaters Council for the Performing Arts (HCPA) announced that the male vocal quintet, Hudson Shad, has been engaged to replace the previously scheduled Voca People Friday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Northland Pines High School auditorium.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and seating will begin at 7 p.m. All Voca People tickets will be honored for this concert.

“Hudson Shad has entertained audiences throughout North America

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:30 PM
Mary Bonack named Miss Fox River Valley

Mary Ei­leen Bonack, 24, of Three?Lakes was named the 15th Miss Fox River Valley March 29,  during a double-pageant competition at Thomp­son Community Center in Appleton.

As a result, she has earned a spot in the 2014 Miss Wisconsin Scholarship Pageant to be held June 21 in Oshkosh.

The state winner advances to the 2014 Miss America Pageant Sept. 14 in Atlantic City, N.J.

For the talent portion of the competition,

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:29 PM