Subscriber Login

Forgot Your Username?
Forgot Your Password?

Children’s museum plans Easter event

The Northwoods Children’s Museum (NCM) in Eagle River will host the Easter Bunny Sunday event Sunday, April 13, from noon to 4 p.m.

The Easter Bunny will be on hand to visit with guests and available for photo opportunities. There will be  exhibits that feature Easter-themed games for children with prizes.

Other childrens’ activities include cookie decorating and face painting. Child attendees will also have the opportunity to take home a cake in the cake walk. There will also be both child- and adult-themed door prizes for winners.

“So many families look forward to this very popular and well-attended event,”

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:34 PM
Nicolet’s information tech program offers new hands-on collaboration
Nicolet College information technology (IT) student Ilija Lukic, standing left, works at a new collaboration station with other students and IT instructor Scott Biscobing. The program helps students learn how to work as a team.             —Contributed Photo

Nicolet College’s information technology (IT) program is piloting a new technology on campus that emphasizes greater collaboration between students to master any number of IT skills.

The new learning stations are centered around high-tech tabletop projectors that beam course content onto a big white table. Students then gather around the table to collectively solve any given IT issue.

“It’s a great tool to teach students how to work together,”

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:33 PM
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 )