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Heritage Fest
The Three Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its third annual Northwoods Heritage Fest Friday and Saturday, with entertainment, food and other activities. Above, chamber volunteers carried a variety of flags in the opening ceremony. —Photos By Jan Hintz and GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:40 PM
Phelps museum starts fundraiser

The Phelps Historical Museum is kicking off a campaign to raise funds for a new building.

The museum is in its fifth year of operation, and has quickly outgrown its current location, according to a museum spokesperson.

The Frankenthal Family of Chicago and Phelps is donating a building from their property.

The museum hopes to raise $478,900

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:38 PM
Rotary Club to host Wine & Cheese Tasting

The 21st annual Wine & Cheese Tasting, sponsored by Eagle River Rotary Club, will be held Monday, July 21, from 6 to 9 p.m.

This year’s gala event will take place at Eagle Waters Resort, located just off Rangeline Road east of Eagle River.

Approximately 100 do­mes­tic and imported wines will be available and ex­perts will be on hand to describe their characteristics.

To compliment the wine tasting, a large variety of domestic

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:37 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:38 PM )
Zombie laser tag
Trees For Tomorrow and Eagle Falls Adventure Golf and Laser Tag recently teamed up for an evening of Zombie Laser Tag. The participating teams raised $562 for Trees For Tomorrow in Eagle River. Taking part in the check presentation were (above) from left, Eagle Falls owners Mark and  Karen Cropsey, and Kimberly Trinkle, Heather Ohde and LIze Pierson of Trees For Tomorrow. A total of 15 teams came out to play on Friday the 13th last month. Fornear Photo of Eagle River contributed the photos.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:35 PM
Northern National Art Competition slates opening reception July 22

Artists from the across the country will display their work at the Northern National Art Competition in the Nicolet College Art Gallery in Rhinelander. The opening reception will be Tuesday, July 22, at 5 p.m.

Several North Woods artists and others in the state had works selected for the show. These include Marilyn Annin of Land O’ Lakes, Christine Alfery of Lac du Flambeau, and Tim Johnson, Janice Kanyusik,  Sheila Stilin and Gale Willcox, all of Rhinelander.

Judge Linda Benedict-Jones, curator of photography at the

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:35 PM