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Anne Pertile is the new community events coordinator
Anne Pertile is the newly-hired community events coordinator at the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce.
Raymond T. Rivard photograph
Anne Pertile is the newly-hired community events coordinator at the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce.

Raymond T. Rivard photograph
If Anne Pertile, the newly-hired community events coordinator for the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce, had her way, she would work for free.
Friday, January 23, 2015


Beth Wetzler moves on to new adventures
Beth WetzlerBeth Wetzler
Just short of four years ago, Beth Wetzler was hired as the community events coordinator at the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce — a position she didn’t know much about.
Friday, January 23, 2015

Lakeland Comes Alive!
If you’re looking for some night life entertainment this weekend in the area, check out these offerings ...
Friday, January 23, 2015

St. Matthias Thrift Shop donates to area organizations
St. Matthias Thrift Shop has donated a total of $97,000 to 13 area community organizations from proceeds of their sales.
Friday, January 23, 2015

Tunesmith Academy offers chance to be in rock and roll band
Jeff Santy from Tunesmith AcademyJeff Santy from Tunesmith Academy

Have you ever thought about joining a rock and roll band? 


Friday, January 23, 2015

Tobacco continues its toll on state
Costs associated with cigarette smoking continue to rise in Wisconsin, according to a study conducted by the UW-Milwaukee.
Friday, January 23, 2015

'The Way We Worked' planning meeting Thursday

The Lakeland Times and Northwoods River News are partnering with organizers  of “The Way We Worked,” a Smithsonian Institution exhibit that is to be centered at the Downtown Art Place in Ironwood, Mich. (Public access)


Thursday, January 22, 2015

'American Sniper' recommended by this veteran

In his book “American Sniper,” Chris Kyle, the former U.S. Navy SEAL, writes about, among other things, stealing people’s cars in New Orleans between his Iraq deployments “to stay sharp.” 


Thursday, January 22, 2015

NWC photo contest extended to Feb. 17
There is still time to get those great photos entered into the Northwoods Wildlife Center photo contest.
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Tunesmith Academy offers chance to be in rock and roll band
Jeff Santy from Tunesmith AcademyJeff Santy from Tunesmith Academy

Have you ever thought about joining a rock and roll band? 


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Eric Scott earns Youth Apprenticeship Certification

Lakeland Union High School senior Eric Scott recently received his Youth Apprenticeship Certification in the area of information technology. 


Thursday, January 22, 2015

UW-Madison and Wisconsin public libraries form partnership to discuss climate change

In 2015, UW-Madison, WiLS (Wisconsin Library Services) and 21 public libraries around the state have joined forces to deliver a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on the topic of “Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region.”


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Classic silent movie in Ironwood this weekend

There’s something different at the Ironwood Theatre this weekend.  


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Next 'Warm for Winter' set for Jan. 31

With weeks of cold weather still ahead, area residents who need warm clothing and bedding are urged to come to the next Warm for Winter give-away on Saturday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m.-noon, at Friendly Village, 900 Boyce Drive, Rhinelander.


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Inga Lami women's day at Minocqua Winter Park

Minocqua Winter Park will be hosting an event on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. to celebrate women, outdoor winter fun, delicious Norwegian food and entertainment at Minocqua Winter Park, 7543 Squirrel Hill Road, Minocqua in the spirit of Inga Lami, a traditional Norwegian festival for women.


Monday, January 19, 2015

Jesse Roman Memorial Vintage Snowmobile Show on Jan. 24

The third annual Jesse Roman Memorial Vintage Snowmobile Show and Ride will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Sayner Pub in Sayner.  


Monday, January 19, 2015

St. Germain Women's Club to meet Jan. 20
The St. Germain Women’s Service Club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 20, 11 a.m., at the community center for social, lunch at noon and a guest speaker, Brad Kosbab, superintendent of McNaughton Correctional Center and a representative from the Oneida County Humane Society.
Monday, January 19, 2015

LOLA to host mid-winter ball

The Twilight Supper Club & Sandman Lounge will host a Mid-Winter Ball –  “Romance the Night Away,” a fundraiser for Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans, Inc. (LOLA).  


Monday, January 19, 2015

Minocqua PD to hold eight-week Citizens Academy
The Minocqua Police Department will be hosting its inaugural Citizens Academy where citizens, employees and business owners of the Minocqua area will have the opportunity to participate in an eight-week course led by officers from the Minocqua Police Department.
Friday, January 16, 2015

Memories of the Ice Bowl ...
If everyone who said that they were at Lambeau Field Dec. 31, 1967, for the famed Ice Bowl between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys, there would have been an attendance of hundreds of thousands.
Friday, January 16, 2015

Forever Young: Adult dance will bring back memories of prom
You may have missed your high school prom, didn’t have a date or went and had such a great time that you might want to relive those memories.
Friday, January 16, 2015

LOTC donates $2,000 toward economic development efforts
Lake of the Torches Resort Casino recently presented the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation (VCEDC) with a $2,000 donation to help in the organization’s efforts in promoting economic development across the county.
Friday, January 16, 2015

'The Sledders Bible' is Bourgeois' newest book
The experienced and well-versed author, John Bourgeois, has touched many hearts and souls through his books based on the audiences he targets. 
Friday, January 16, 2015

Local author publishes book
Local author, Richard Fields, recently published a book, “My Family Quest – A Search for my Ancestors.”  
Friday, January 16, 2015

Boulder Junction Community Foundation reaches landmark goal
The Boulder Junction Community Foundation (BJCF) has announced that it has reached a milestone in 2014.  
Friday, January 16, 2015

Kempinger find Aaron Rodgers' wallet
Local resident Tim Kempinger recently found Aaron Rodgers’ missing wallet at the Associated Bank branch in Minocqua. 
Friday, January 16, 2015

Ojibwe Winter Lodge opening ceremony Jan. 14

The Ojibwe Winter Lodge Project – an intergenerational, traditional arts project – will be celebrated with a public dedication ceremony Wednesday, Jan. 14, noon, at YMCA Camp Nawakwa, on the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation. 


Monday, January 12, 2015

Ministry Health contributes to Tri-County Council

Howard Young Medical Center and Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital associates made a donation to the Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and Lily’s House in honor of Ministry Health Care’s Mission and Values Week.



Monday, January 12, 2015

Grant Nelson awarded Teacher of the Year

The regular monthly board meeting of the Mercer VFW Post 9536 was held Monday, Dec. 15, at the Mercer School media center, which included the citizens, delegations, and written communication segment, and two special recognition and acknowledgements.  


Monday, January 12, 2015

LdF's Bodensteiner, Paulson earn National Board certification

Sixty-two teachers from 39 school districts across the state, including two employed by the Lac du Flambeau Public School, have achieved certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, joining 4,158 nationwide who earned the National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) credential in 2014.


Monday, January 12, 2015

Judy Goldsmith is guest speaker at MLK Jr. programs

The nation celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday, Jan. 19. 


Monday, January 12, 2015

Lakeland goes live
In this day and age of high technology and the ever-expanding world of video production, students at Lakeland Union High School now have the option to study the topic in-depth, thanks to the efforts of Ethan Janke, the school’s library media specialist.

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Friday, January 9, 2015

Striving for Creative Freedom
LUHS grads now working in L.A.LUHS grads now working in L.A.
Jory Federighi, Erik Fashingbauer and Brian Legoo know something about leaving home in search of dreams, because they’ve done it.

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Friday, January 9, 2015

Lakeland area events calendar
Woody WoodruffWoody Woodruff
Lakeland area events are highlighted in this week's list ...
Friday, January 9, 2015

Todd Oliver and Friends perform Jan. 20
The Lakeland Performing Arts Association, which has been bringing musical entertainment to Minocqua for 33 years, is now bringing a comedy show, featuring the ventriloquist Todd Oliver and his talking dogs to the Lakeland Union High School auditorium Tuesday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m.  
Friday, January 9, 2015

WoodyStock set for Jan. 10 in Minocqua

In honor of the late great Joseph “Woody” Woodruff, one of Minocqua’s most well-known businessmen and entrepreneurs, the Minocqua Brewing Company, the Campanile Center for the Arts and Lakeland Rotary are teaming up to present the inaugural “WoodyStock,” a one-of-a-kind music festival that will be held under a single heated tent in downtown Minocqua this coming Saturday, Jan. 10, starting at 6:30 p.m.


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

First baby of 2015 delivered at HYMC

Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC) announce that the first baby of the New Year was born at 3:29 a.m. Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, to Amanda Roquemore and Shawn Martin of Park Falls.


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Monday, January 5, 2015

Toastmasters Club to meet Jan. 8

Northwinds Toastmasters Club #5960 welcomes prospective new members to its next meeting, Thursday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m., at Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River.


Monday, January 5, 2015

Inaugural Pink Carpet Gala in St. Germain Jan. 10

Join the local community for an amazing night of fun, food, and friends, all to support charity Saturday, Jan. 10. 


Monday, January 5, 2015

2014 Ashe Scholarship recipients announced

The Auxiliary of Howard Young Medical Center awarded Dr. Henry Ashe continuing education scholarships to seven students who are pursuing a career in a health care field at the undergraduate level. 



Monday, January 5, 2015

Area Events Calendar
The events for the next week are included in this area events calendar
Friday, January 2, 2015


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