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The power of music
Contributed photographsSamite performs using the Kenyan instrument, the litungu.
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Samite performs using the Kenyan instrument, the litungu.
By the time this hits newsstands, Samite will have performed in Minocqua and will be well on his way to the next town. At the time of the interview, though, the Ugandan-born musician was in a calm, peaceful time at his home - a horse farm in Tully, N.Y. (subscriber access)
Friday, March 17, 2017


Campanile offers clogging classes beginning April 3
The Campanile Center for the Arts in Minocqua is offering two opportunities to offer clogging beginning Monday, April 3. This growing style of dance (and it's a great workout too) is a type of folk dance in which the dancer's footwear is used percussively by striking the heel, the toe, or both against a floor or each other to create audible rhythms, usually to the downbeat with the heel keeping the rhythm.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Register for the Fools Run in April
Join nearly a thousand costumed fools as they run through the streets and trails of Minocqua at 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Don't be a fool - finish before the clock strikes midnight. This is the 11th annual Only Fools Run at Midnight 5K Run/Walk. Runners and walkers of all ages and levels are welcome to participate in the 5K Walk/Run as well as all of the pre- and post-race activities.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

At the Library
The Book Club will meet on Wednesday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m. at the library. The selection is "As Good As Gone" by Larry Watson. New members are always welcome. You may reserve copies of the book by using the Merlin catalogue system or by calling the library.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Chicken Dinner Fundraiser
The St. Germain Women's Service Club is busy preparing for its annual Chicken Dinner Fundraiser, to be held on Saturday, April 29 at the St. Germain Community Center. The event will include a delicious chicken dinner, a bake sale and pie raffles. Money raised by this event will go towards the Club's scholarships for local college students and financial assistance to several local charities.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Plastics in the Great Lakes
Monday, March 27, at noon at the Frank B. Koller Memorial Library. Join Anne K. Moser, senior special librarian at UW-Madison, Aquatic Sciences Center, Wisconsin Water Library, as she talks about this topic.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Upcoming blood drives
Tuesday, March 28, the Faith Evangelical Free Church, at Blumenstein Rd, Woodruff, will hold a blood drive from 1 to 4 p.m. To schedule your life-saving appointment call the church office at 715-356-4311.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tree tappers
Naturalist Licia Johnson holds a tree tap in place while fifteen-year-old Natty Schellinger hammers it into a sugar maple during the "Maple Syruping 101" program on Saturday, March 18, at the North Lakeland Discovery Center.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

St. Patrick's at St. Anthony
Jim Strasburg, Al Strasburg and Deacon John Bardos assist Father Ron Serrao serve the inaugural St. Anthony Catholic Church Corned Beef and Cabbage Feast in an early celebration of St. Patrick's Day on Saturday, March 11, in Lac du Flambeau.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Nicolet, 15 other technical colleges gather at State Capitol for Student Showcase
The job skills taught at Wisconsin's 16 technical colleges took center stage in the Wisconsin Capitol Rotunda recently as students and staff from each campus highlighted select academic programs for the annual statewide Student Showcase.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Equine facilitated transformation workshop on March 24-26
Join Epala's Juli Lynch, PhD, and the Plum Lake Dressage on a journey into the heart of who you are when you "Find the Courage to Express the Authentic You," an equine facilitated transformation workshop on Friday, March 24 through Sunday, March 26. Interact with the Plum Lake herd to receive insight, direction, healing and awareness of what needs to be let go of or released to be fully expressive and alive, to be the authentic you.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

John Morris was recently presented with a plaque for allowing the NMRailroad Club the use of his facility for the 2016 annual Christmas Show. Presenting the award is Rich Kurszewski.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Minocqua Dances "Transitions"
Minocqua Dance's Performance with a Purpose Company performed "Transitions: An Evolution of Ballet and Performance Dance" on Wednesday, March 8 at North Lakeland and Lac du Flambeau Schools. The show educated students on how ballet and dance styles have evolved over the years in its technique, costuming, and choreography.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Mercer Candidate Forum to be held March 21
The Mercer Public Library and the Iron County Citizens Forum (ICCF) will host a candidates' forum at the Mercer Community Center at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21. Candidates running for Mercer Town Board will answer questions from the audience during the forum.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Candidate Forum in Boulder Junction on March 23
The League of Women Voters of the Northwoods and the Boulder Junction Public Library will be co-hosting a Candidate Forum to be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 23 at the Boulder Junction Community Center. All candidates for the offices of town chairman, town supervisor, and town clerk/treasurer have agreed to attend and participate in the forum.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Enchanted Doll Club meets March 23
The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday March 23 at the Eagle River airport conference room. After a brief business meeting, Sally Young of Arbor Vitae will present a program on German Gotz Dolls and Steiff Teddy Bears. Young's presentation will feature her collection of limited edition Gotz artist dolls from Germany that were produced in collaboration with Steiff, the famous German Teddy Bear manufacturer. Each doll has her own specially designed miniature Steiff Teddy Bear, or wears apparel featuring the famous Steiff button-in-the-ear logo.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Rock and mineral identification class on April 1
The Lakeland Gem Club will present a class on how to identify rocks and minerals from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 1. The class is limited to a maximum of 30 attendees. Fee is $10 for adults, $5 for children with a minimum age 12 years old. Class will be held at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Cranberry Inn hosts Mercer girls' basketball team
John and Toni Sendra of the Cranberry Inn in Mercer held a special pizza party for the Mercer girls' regional basketball champions and sectional final runner-ups on Thursday evening, March 9. Mercer is extremely proud as this was the first girls' basketball team in Mercer School's history to achieve those accomplishments. Pictured, front from left, are Mya Towne, team manager Richie Allen, and host John Sendra; center row are Ella Torkelson, Haley Hill, and Bailey Thompson; back row are coach Shannon Hiller, host Toni Sendra, Caitlyn Hiller, Hayle Woolf, Aubrey Schoeneman, coach Thomas Tollackson, Zoe Botes, Rebecca "Rebi" Spagnuolo, Sydney Thompson, Billie Botes, Jessica Klopatek, and coach Nicole Koenig.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Freezing fun
Ryan Jacobi and Steve Berling look on as their teammate Suzie Meyer drives the ball towards the first hole of the 15th annual Ice Golf Tournament on Lake Minocqua Saturday, March 4, in Minocqua. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Lakeland Pantry, Howard Young Foundation, Wounded Warrior Project and the Daniel Gorectke Scholarship fund.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ice Cold Beer Fest makes donation to Dr. Kate Hospice
The 2017 Ice Cold Beer Festival was held in Minocqua Jan. 28. Organizers of the event donated proceeds totalling $7,182 to Dr. Kate Hospice. The event this year hosted more than 600 guests and another 200 vendors and staff. Taking part in the donation was, from left, event coordinator Doug Etten of Minocqua Brewing Company, Kirk Bangstad of Minocqua Brewing Company, Randi Danner of Dr. Kate Hospice, event coordinator Ryan White of Minocqua Brewing Company and Matthew Daily of DISCAB of Minocqua. Daily offers guests of the festival free or reduced fare to and from the festival and donates proceeds to Hospice. In total the festival has raised over $74,000 for the Hospice foundation in the Northwoods.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Howard Young introduces Project SEARCH
Beginning in fall, Howard Young Medical Center and Lakeland Union High School will join forces to facilitate the implementation of "Project SEARCH".

Project SEARCH (Special Education as Requirements in Charter Schools) is a unique, one year business-led, school-to-work program involving total workplace immersion by combining classroom instruction, career exploration and hands-on training for students with disabilities. (subscriber access)

Friday, March 17, 2017

Three albums that simply rock
Throughout the months of me writing these albums reviews, I have led you on psychedelic journeys through windings paths of spacey surreality. I give you a well deserved break from those self-indulgent recommendations and give you three albums that stay true to the roots of rock and roll.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Minocqua Aglow meets March 18
Pastor Sue Timm, founder of Winds of the Spirit Ministry, will be guest speaker at the Minocqua Aglow Program held on Saturday, March 18, at the Woodruff Community Center on Hwy 47.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Nicolet College Art Gallery receptions March 18, 25
The Nicolet College Art Gallery will hold two receptions in coming weeks, one to close an exhibit of the finest art by area high school students and the second to open an exhibit by artist Stephen Wysocki.

The reception for the high school students' Varsity exhibit will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 18, in the Nicolet College Art Gallery.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Corned beef luncheon at Cranberry Inn in Mercer on March 19
St. Isaac Jogues Parish will be hosting a corned beef sandwich luncheon fundraiser from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19 at the Cranberry Inn of Mercer. Cranberry Inn is located at US Highway 51 and County Road FF.
Friday, March 17, 2017

USDI Bureau of Indian Affairs sponsors Wildland Fire Fighting course in Lac du Flambeau
The United States Department of the Interior Indian Affairs-Great Lakes Agency Fire Management Program will be sponsoring a Wildland Fire Fighting course at the Lac du Flambeau Education Office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. daily the week of March 20 through 24.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Aspirus welcomes Katy Ellingson, PA-C, to Woodruff
Katy Ellingson, PA-C, a physician assistant specializing in family medicine, recently joined the Aspirus Woodruff Clinic located at 611 Veterans Parkway. She is devoted to providing exceptional health care to people of all ages, from newborns to the elderly.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Spring Artist Gathering at The Warehouse on March 21
The Warehouse Art Center in Eagle River invites area artists to join from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, for a Spring Artist Gathering. Celebrate spring at The Warehouse and join fellow artists from throughout the Northwoods community for conversation and to share ideas about how to support a thriving artist community.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Sound science
Professor Gizmo, AKA Gary Krueger, gets student volunteer fourth-grader Evan Carlson and fifth-grader Elsa Shockley to wear "safety glasses" during a fun science presentation on sound and vibrations on Wednesday, March 8, at Arbor Vitae-Woodruff School in Arbor Vitae. See page 7 of this edition to learn about Professor Gizmo's visit to MHLT during their STEAM week activities.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Lake hockey
Mike Fisher, center, and his sons Ollie, left, and Michael, take advantage of smooth ice to practice their hockey skills on Saturday, March 11, on Lake Minocqua.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Happenings at The Warehouse in Eagle River
From 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 17, young people in grades 8 through high school are invited to Art Pandemonium. Once a month, it's a chance to take over The Warehouse. Create collaborative murals, do karaoke, sing, do your own art projects or just hang out with friends and create some pandemonium. There are free snacks and soft drinks are available for purchase.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Wish for Wisconsin
Pictured, from left, Melinda Childs of ArtStart in Rhinelander, Collette Sorgel of Three Lakes Center for the Arts, Brittany Beyer of The Warehouse Arts Center in Eagle River, Dave Sorgel of TLCFA and Gay Scheffen of TLCFA represented the Northwoods Arts Corridor at the Arts Wisconsin Arts Day Meeting in Madison where they shared their "Wish for Wisconsin."
Friday, March 17, 2017

Fe University offers Spanish II
Fe University is pleased to offer a second Spanish class, Basic Conversational Spanish II, Tuesdays and Thursdays March 28 through April 20 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Hurley School. High school Spanish teacher Natalie Patritto will again be the instructor.
Friday, March 17, 2017

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Ye Olde Shillelagh on March 17
Come to Ye Olde Shillelagh in Manitowish Waters on Friday, March 17 to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Holy Family corned beef and cabbage dinner on March 17
Holy Family Catholic Parish will hold a community-wide St Patrick's Day Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 17 at Holy Family Catholic Church.
Friday, March 17, 2017

St. Germain Women's Club meets March 21
The St. Germain Women's Service Club will hold its March meeting on Tuesday, March 21, in the St. Germain Town Hall, at the intersection of Hwys. 70 and 155 in St. Germain. Social Hour will be at 11 a.m., with luncheon served at noon, followed by the business meeting and a special presentation.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Laona HS visits Campanile
Members of the Laona High School band visited the Campanile Center for the Arts in Minocqua on March 3 to receive instruction from local instructors Brenda Bant, Laurie Timm and Joe Chopp as they prepare for Solo and Ensemble competition.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Samite concert at Campanile cancelled
Snowstorm impacts travel; reschedule date pending



Due to the recent snowstorm impacting travel nationwide, the concert at Campanile Center scheduled for Thursday, March 16 featuring Samite is cancelled. A reschedule date is pending. The story on Samite in today's Living North section was sent to press before the concert was cancelled. The Lakeland Times will publish new information once a new date for the concert is made available.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

USDI Bureau of Indian Affairs sponsors Wildland Fire Fighting course in Lac du Flambeau
The United States Department of the Interior Indian Affairs-Great Lakes Agency Fire Management Program will be sponsoring a Wildland Fire Fighting course at the Lac du Flambeau Education Office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. daily the week of March 20 through 24.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Holy Family corned beef and cabbage dinner on March 17
Holy Family Catholic Parish will hold a community-wide St Patrick's Day Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 17 at Holy Family Catholic Church. This delicious, traditional Irish meal is sponsored and prepared by the Father Dodge Council 7827 Knights of Columbus.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

St. Germain Women's Club meets March 21
The St. Germain Women's Service Club will hold its March meeting on Tuesday, March 21, in the St. Germain Town Hall, at the intersection of Hwys. 70 and 155 in St. Germain. Social Hour will be at 11 a.m., with luncheon served at noon, followed by the business meeting and a special presentation.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017


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