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home : community : features May 24, 2017

Camp American Legion welcomes new director
Some people seem to simply exude a passion for their careers that seems unbridled. The newly introduced Camp American Legion director Don Grundy is one of those people. A clear focus and vision for the camp is present, but there is also a reassurance the widely heralded location for veteran rehabilitation will continue to uphold the reputation it has created over the years. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 19, 2017


Dancing with the Stars
Minocqua Dance held their annual spring dance recital Saturday at Lakeland Union High School. The theme this year was "red carpet" and mimicked the Academy Awards Show from the movie industry. Dancers of all ages performed several routines throughout the show.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Host an exchange student next school year
The Lakeland Rotary Clubs are seeking families interested in hosting high school-age exchange students during the 2017-18 school year. The clubs will be welcoming a girl from Turkey and a boy from Germany, arriving in late August.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

LdF Youth Center grand opening
Lac du Flambeau's new youth center had its grand opening Friday from 12 to 6 p.m. The majority of the attendees, young and old, could be found playing sports in the attached gym.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

BJ Lions donate to Camp American Legion
The Boulder Junction Lions Club presented a check for $1,000 to Camp American Legion last Thursday. Pictured, from left, are outgoing camp director Kevin Moshea, Lions Club treasurer Otis Voeltz, Lions Club president Jeff Lucas and incoming camp director Don Grundy.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

LUHS Forensics: Practice makes nearly perfect
High school forensics might not be exactly what you think. It's not rummaging around for clues in attempt to solve a mock-murder or pin down a bank robber. In reality, forensics offers an opportunity for students to gain a series of soft-skills in a fun, laid-back yet competitive environment. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 19, 2017

Sticking it out
Despite the presence of biting black flies, a common loon remains on its nest on Wednesday, May 10, at the Powell Marsh State Wildlife Area in Manitowish Waters.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Meet Apollo
Vern Gentele from Trees for Tomorrow introduces red-tailed hawk Apollo during the birds of prey presentation on Saturday, May 13, at the North Lakeland Discovery Center Birding Festival in Manitowish Waters. Blind in its left eye due to a collision with a car, Apollo is unrealeasable to the wild and has been a permanent member of the Trees for Tomorrow education staff since 2009.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

WI Andrus Award for Community Service accepting nominations
AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2017 Wisconsin Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Wisconsinites age 50-plus who share their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of fellow community members.

"AARP Wisconsin is excited to shine a light on 50-plus Wisconsinites who are using what they've learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them," director of AARP Wisconsin Sam Wilson said.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Lions Club International celebrates 100 years of humanitarian service at Boulder Junction Lions Club Convention
The Boulder Junction Lions Club was proud and honored to host the 28th District 27-C2 Convention at Lake of the Torches Casino Conference Center in Lac du Flambeau on April 21 to 22. This year's District Convention was even more momentous because Lions Club International is celebrating 100 years of humanitarian service.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Boulder Junction sweepstakes runs through mid-June
The Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce knows it takes a lot to create a successful, thriving Northwoods community that's welcoming to residents and visitors alike.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Amateur artists wanted to participate in WRAP art show
The Headwaters Art League, headquartered in Land O' Lakes, is calling all area amateur artists to participate in an all-inclusive WRAP art show to be held at the Land O' Center, 4258 Cty Road B, in Land O' Lakes.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

zoning committee tours marshfield clinic campus
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Scouts Spring Can Collection
June 3: Woodruff, Aspirus Clinic parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon. Across Veterans Parkway from the Woodruff Post Office. This is a new location for this collection time.

We will accept aluminum cans, (crushed or un-crushed), scrap copper, scrap aluminum, vehicle, marine or lawn equipment batteries. 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Faith Evangelical Free Church, 9035 Blumenstein Road, Woodruff 715-356-4311 
Children's Ministry Kids ALIVE! - Kindergarten through fifth grade, Wednesdays throughout school year. Kids ALIVE! Program at 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. meal (Fusion Café) Must be accompanied by parent.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Girls on the Run Northwoods
Saturday, May 20 at Torpy Park. Minocqua. 8 a.m. - Race Village opens. 9:30 a.m. - run begins. Mark your calendar for the 5K Fun Run/Walk for the Girls on the Run. Help celebrate the accomplishments of the girls in the program and raise money for future programming.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Music in the Park
Join us every Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Koller Park in downtown Manitowish Waters. Come by boat, bike, car or just walk on over. This event is free and open to the public. Sunday, May 21, Scott Kirby will be playing.


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Lake Tomahawk Lioness luncheon & card party
Thursday, June 15 will be the Lake Tomahawk annual Lioness luncheon and card party held at the Sloan Community Center in Lake Tomahawk from noon to 3 p.m.

Tickets are available by calling Lioness Deb Folwarski at 715-277-3445 or from any Lioness member and the cost is $10 per ticket.


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Teens Active in Government taking applications
Teens Active in Government (TAG), operated through Oneida County UW-Extension, is currently taking applications for the 2017-2018 school year. As members of Teens Active in Government, students serve either on the Oneida County Board or Rhinelander City Council committees.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Walking for water
Dozens of walkers and a pair of paddlers participated in the third annual "Waterways Walk" on Saturday, May 13, in Lac du Flambeau. After a sunrise ceremony at the Bear River Pow Wow grounds the group walked a 10-mile route around Flambeau Lake returning to the Bear River Pow Wow Grounds for a closing ceremony and feast. Participants walked "to respect, honor and pray for Grandmother Earth's life-blood, the water, which brings healing."
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

New iPad from Kiwanis
Kiwanis president Bob Bertch, left, and "Get Your K's On" race director/Kiwanis Club secretary Dan Brunette presents Rhinelander eighth-grader Jennifer Dornfeld, pictured with her mother Maria, with a new iPad during the Lakeland Kiwanis Club board meeting on May 2.


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WTA meeting
Carol Nawrocki, assistant director of the Wisconsin Towns Association, talks to a group of newly elected town board members, clerks and treasurers about the power and duty of town officials Thursday at the Reuland Convention Center. The WTA conducts these meetings annually throughout the state. Another session was held in the next room for more seasoned town officials. Other topics discussed during the course of the day included the state open meetings law and conducting effective meetings, budget and finance basics and ethics and conflicts of interest.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Third Thursday Theatre on May 18 in Boulder Junction
The Boulder Junction Public Library is again hosting "Third Thursday Theatre" this summer. All movies are free to the public and will be shown on the big screen in the Boulder Junction Community Center Boulder Lake meeting room. Complimentary popcorn and refreshments will be served.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May Minocqua Aglow speakers tackle the topic of sex trafficking May 20
The May Minocqua Aglow Program will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20 at the Woodruff Community Center on Hwy 47. Guest speakers will be Jean and Butch Fitzpatrick of Shared Hope International. The Fitzpatricks are trained volunteers of SHI, which is a faith-based organization out of the state of Washington dedicated to ending the conditions which foster domestic sex trafficking of minors.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Mercer Community Prom on May 19
Mercer School Student Council will be hosting a Community Prom for all senior citizens and community members from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 19 in the Mercer High School cafeteria. There will be drinks, snacks, and music. RSVP to Mercer School at 715-476-2154.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Become a hospital volunteer
Do you want to find more meaning in your life? Want to do something that is satisfying and provides an important service to your community? Become a volunteer at Howard Young Medical Center. Volunteers are needed to provide support to the hospital, so think of it as similar to helping a neighbor in need.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Applications accepted for Festival Ironwood Craft/Trade Show
Applications are now being accepted for the craft/trade show held in connection with Festival Ironwood. This four-day festival and the craft/trade show takes place Saturday, June 22, rain or shine.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Taste of the Northwoods in Mercer to be held May 21
The Mercer Education Foundation presents its fourth annual Taste of the Northwoods from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, at the Mercer Community Center.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Grand opening of the LdF Youth Center on Friday
The Grand Opening of the new Lac du Flambeau Abinoojiiyag (Youth) Center will take place from 12 to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 19.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Mercer forensics goes to Madison
The Mercer Fire Department led the parade through the town with the State Forensics Team contestants on board on Friday, April 21 before the students left for the State Forensics Competition in Madison. This year's contestants are six ninth grade students, from left, Zayne Earl, Joe Laudolff, Carson West, Baylie Huybrecht, Kobe Hiller, and Davin Peterson. Their hilarious playacting skit entitled "Da Bulls" earned them this trip to compete at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Congratulations Mercer Forensics.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Minocqua Farmers Market begins May 19
The Minocqua Farmers Market will open for its sixth season at 8 a.m on Friday, May 19. The market, held at the Minocqua Park Complex, will be open every Friday until Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Range Art Association Art Show runs July 21 to 23
The Range Art Association (RAA) invites both RAA members and non-member artists, to submit an application to display up to six pieces of artwork in any medium to its 62nd annual art show. Submissions will be received from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, and from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 20. Public viewing of the art will be held at the Ironwood Memorial Building Auditorium, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 21, and Saturday, July 22.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Minocqua music weekend May 27 and 28
Jerry and Tara Woolpy of Minocqua will host Old Town School of Folk Music instructor and artist-in-residence Mark Dvorak for a concert and two guitar workshops on May 27 and 28. The events will take place at 8395 Woolpy Drive, and are sponsored by Bats In the Boathouse Press.


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

AV-W 5th grade fills bowls, raises money
The Arbor Vitae-Woodruff fifth grade crew hosted an Empty Bowls Community Night earlier this year to raise money and donations for the Lakeland Pantry. Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger. Students first decorated bowls at Earth Goods of Minocqua to serve soup in on the night of our event. The students received donations of pottery created by local potters to be raffled off the night of the event. Many families and businesses donated soup and bread. Over 200 people attended the event and helped the fifth grade students raise $782.43 and collect 107 pounds of food for the Lakeland Pantry.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May is Tavern Month
May is Tavern Month and the members of the Tavern League of Wisconsin want to remind Wisconsinites of a tradition distinctive to our state - the local tavern. For decades, the local tavern has served as a gathering place for friends and family to celebrate a special occasion, support a local sports team or raise money for a worthy cause. This tradition proudly continues to this day.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Wabeno Area Players to Honor veterans and area veteran groups
"The Letter" dates from World War II when a letter is discovered in the tank near the Wabeno Legion Hall. It was written by one of the Andrews sisters to the driver, who was wounded and whom they visited at a field hospital in Italy.
Friday, May 12, 2017

Customer relations presentation on May 15
Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center and the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce presents "Customer Relations - Preparing for the Summer Crowds" with John McHugh, director of corporate communications, leadership development, and training for Kwik Trip, Inc., based in La Crosse. The presentation will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 15, at the Pointe Hotel and Suites.
Friday, May 12, 2017

Book talk and signing at Koller Library on May 16
Frank B. Koller Library in Manitowish Waters will host local author Jay Woolf for a book talk and signing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, for his book "It Is a Laughing Matter."
Friday, May 12, 2017

Jane Zillmer: an unexpected artist
Jane Zillmer is not your average artist, but make no mistake, she absolutely is one. Though she did not set out to become engrained in the world of fine art, her detailed, intricate quilts tell a different story. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 12, 2017

Business counseling in Rhinelander on May 20
A counselor from the Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will be in Rhinelander, by appointment only, on Tuesday, May 20.
Friday, May 12, 2017

Help Northwoods charities with the 2017 Carry the Torch 5K Run/Walk
Sign up the whole family and participate in an extraordinary day of sport and goodwill with the Carry the Torch 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 26, to help support four charities that brighten the lives of Northwoods residents.
Friday, May 12, 2017


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