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Literacy training slated July 22-25 in Rhinelander

The Literacy Task Force of Northern Wisconsin will sponsor its annual literacy training workshop Tuesday-Friday, July 22-25, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nicolet College Northwoods Center Room 207 in Rhinelander.

This year, Marsha Geller, M.Ed, will teach the Structured Language Training (SLANT) System®, a research-­based, multisensory professional development program.

The program is designed to improve teachers’ or tutors’ skills in teaching reading, spelling and writing to individuals of any age who have been unsuccessful using traditional approaches or who are considered at risk.

The training aims to enhance the skills of teachers

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:58 PM
 
Warehouse donations
 Body By Nature Fitness Studio in Eagle River recently hosted a yoga festival at Riverview Park in Eagle River for people of all ages. The event featured art, yoga and fitness activities for children. All proceeds from a raffle were donated to The Warehouse Four Seasons Center for the Arts in Eagle River, which provided art activities at the event. Above, Shayne Wilfer (right), board member of The Warehouse, accepted a $600 check from Mandy Rottier (left), owner of Body By Nature Fitness Studio.	—Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:57 PM
 
Plein-air drawing class slated Saturday, July 12

The Warehouse Four Seasons Center for the Arts will offer a plein-air drawing class with instructor Bradley Davis Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at Chanticleer Inn’s Dollar Lake beach in Eagle River.

The class is part of the Warehouse’s summer programming series “Keeping Your Summer Inspired.”

“Davis will lead beginners and veterans alike in an enjoyable adventure in exploring mark making, innovative technique and the joy of looking closely at all the beautiful wonders of the outside world here in the North Woods,” said a Warehouse representative.

Attendees can expect to learn how to depict

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:57 PM
 
Finish the Fight
The Northwoods Relay For Life was held at the Northland Pines High School track Friday evening, with participants raising more than $43,000 in the battle againt cancer. Pictured above is a cancer survivor receiving a flower at the start of the Survivors Walk.                         —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:19 PM
 
General credits will now transfer with new pact

The University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross and Wisconsin Technical College System President Morna Foy recently signed the Universal Transfer Agreement, which allows students to transfer certain core general-education credits between the two institutions.

The agreement will go into effect July 1. Gov. Scott Walker introduced the proposal in the biennial budget last summer.

“This historic, common-sense agreement offers students greater

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:18 PM
 
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