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January 17, 2018

Glamour is the theme of 2018 Magical Moments Bridal Expo
Kayla Breese/River News

Glamour is the theme of the 2018 Lund & Taylor Bridal Gallerie Magical Moments Bridal Expo set for Jan. 20. Brides-to-be can expect to see a number of dresses in silver, gold and champagne.
Kayla Breese/River News

Glamour is the theme of the 2018 Lund & Taylor Bridal Gallerie Magical Moments Bridal Expo set for Jan. 20. Brides-to-be can expect to see a number of dresses in silver, gold and champagne.
Glamour is the theme of this year's Lund and Taylor Bridal Gallerie Magical Moments Bridal Expo, to be held Jan. 20 at Lund & Taylor Bridal Gallerie. (Subscriber Access)
Tuesday, January 16, 2018


Win-Man Trail Snowshoe Adventure
On Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. there will be a fantastic opportunity to snowshoe the Win-Man Trails right in our own backyard, and learn about our fascinating winter ecology.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Mercer Memories Lab
The Mercer Library is setting up the "Mercer Memories Lab" to allow you to capture family photos, videos, sound recordings, and other treasures and transfer them to digital copies to preserve for the future.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

2018 Lake Tomahawk Fisheree
The 2018 Lake Tomahawk fisheree will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the town bay with registration beginning at 7:15 a.m.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Calling all dancers
Shake off those winter blues and put on your dancing shoes! Mark your calendars for the PrimeTimer's annual Snowflake Dance scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20 at the St. Germain Community Center.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Library programs
It's never too early to introduce your children to the library! The Minocqua Public Library welcomes babies, toddlers and preschoolers with several weekly programs beginning this month:
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

St. Anthony Scholarships
The Women's Club has scholarships available for the $1,000 Adel Francis/Kay Hintz and the $1,000 Jeanne Sharp scholarships. These are for a 2018 graduating LUHS senior.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Lil' Cruisers
Eight-year-old Tyler Wied of Neenah leads six-year-old Cohen Casanova of Rhinelander out of a turn during the Wisconsin Kids Snowmobile Racing Association sponsored races at the Cross Country Cruiser Open House on Saturday, Jan. 13 in Arbor Vitae.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Snowy cyclist
Eager to try out her new fat tire bike, Darcy Rich rides through a snow storm on Thursday, Jan. 11, along the U.S. Highway 51 causeway in Minocqua.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Nicolet's winter/spring Learning in Retirement classes keep retirees active, engaged
Nicolet College's Learning in Retirement (LIR) program will continue its long tradition of presenting a broad range of offerings during the upcoming winter/spring session.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Lakeland Area Photographic Club meets Jan. 17
The Lakeland Area Photographic Club will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at the Minocqua Public Library.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Fast and frosty
Nine-year-old Zach Wickersham skates at top speed during Local Appreciation Day on Sunday, Jan. 7, at the Minocqua Winter Park.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

MJ1 students research genres
The Minocqua J1 fourth graders in Ms. Konopacky's language arts classes worked with a partner to research a reading genre, then designed a poster to share with visitors at the Minocqua Public Library. The students are hoping after seeing what each genre has to offer, readers will give the different genres a try.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Chicago Dance Crash at Campanile on Jan. 17
Chicago Dance Crash will take the stage at the Lakeland Union High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Preparing to pamper
Workshop participants, clockwise from left, Adriene Bestul, Nancy Burns, Callie Bates, Licia Johnson and Erin Faella make scented candles out of soy wax and other natural materials during the Naturally Made: Pamper Yourself event on Saturday, Jan. 6, at the North Lakeland Discovery Center in Manitowish Waters.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Wedding costs: What to expect
Newly engaged couples may experience an array of emotions when they sit down to plan their weddings.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Serious wedding style for short-haired brides
On a day when all eyes and cameras will be trained on them, it's natural for brides and grooms tying the knot to want to look their best.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

2017 Dr. Ashe Scholarship recipients announced
The Volunteers of Howard Young Medical Center, part of Ascension, awarded Dr. Henry Ashe Continuing Education Scholarships to 10 students who are pursuing a career in a health care field at the undergraduate level.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Mare therapy
Lenelle Scholl has always been interested in horses, but it was when she saw the impact horses had on children with intellectual and developmental challenges that she strove to create a program which would make a difference in those children's lives. (subscriber access)
Friday, January 12, 2018

LdF Public School 'kicks hunger'
Lac du Flambeau Public School students and staff banded together in donating non-perishable food items through the Kick Hunger Challenge. (subscriber access)
Friday, January 12, 2018

The impact of gum disease: More at stake than a lost tooth?
A visit to the dentist is generally not on the top of our "to-do" lists. Some of us avoid it altogether which, according to emerging research, might be not only detrimental to your oral health but to your general health as well. The threat of tooth loss alone should be enough inspiration for diligent oral care but for those who need a better reason, research has it.
Friday, January 12, 2018

First baby delivery of 2018 at HYMC
Amy Bock of Lake Tomahawk is the proud mother of the first baby delivery of the year at Howard Young Medical Center, part of Ascension.
Friday, January 12, 2018

Public information meeting scheduled to discuss US 45 in Eagle River
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is conducting a public information meeting to discuss proposed improvements to US 45, between WIS 70 east and US 45 north, in Eagle River.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Bricks available in Winchester
In our Memorial Garden, we have a brick walkway made up of bricks with names on them to commemorate our loved ones or as a tribute to our community.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Moose mania
Snowshoers, some wearing kilts or just in shorts, begin the 5th annual 5K and 10K Moose Tracks Snowshoe Race on Sunday, Jan. 7, at the Minocqua Winter Park.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Taking aim
Brianna Carlin shows 12-year-old Peyton Towne her shooting technique during the archery contest at the 14th annual Northwoods Youth Deer Hunting Challenge Awards Banquet on Monday, Jan. 1, at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Chill Out-Polar Plunge held indoors due to wind chill
For the first time in 11 years, dangerous wind chills outside made this year's organizers of the Chill Out-Polar Plunge have to think outside the box. Still having fun, they put a bit of a twist on the event by bringing the cold water inside.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Parenting presentation at St. Germain Elementary starting Jan. 10
Northland Pines is hosting a parenting presentation called Parenting the Love and Logic Way®. Northland Pines pupil services director Emily Rhode, and Northland Pines School social worker Courtney Weber will be the instructors.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Mercer students collect food
Members of the Mercer School Honor Society recently collected food for the food pantry. Pictured, from left, are Billie Botes, Zoey Botes, Ava Barton, and Mark Benson. They collected 254 pounds for the Mercer Food Pantry.


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Nordic Wolves and Pups teaches skills, gets kids outside
Winter in Wisconsin can feel never-ending, with consistent sub-zero temperatures and snowstorms well into the "spring" season. (subscriber access)
Friday, January 5, 2018

Pink Carpet Gala on Jan. 20
On Saturday, Jan. 20, join the local community for an amazing night of fun, food, and friends, all to support charity. The 4th annual Pink Carpet Gala will take place from 6 to 10:30 p.m. at the Whitetail Inn in St. Germain.
Friday, January 5, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service forum at Nicolet on Jan. 14
The Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (NUUF) will host its annual speaker forum in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14, at the Nicolet College Theater in Rhinelander.
Friday, January 5, 2018

Fishy figuring
Ten-year-olds Gage Bowe and Jeremy Henson work together to make an educated guess of the number of minnows in an aquarium during the 14th annual Northwoods Youth Deer Hunting Challenge banquet on Monday, Jan. 1, at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua.
Friday, January 5, 2018

Ice Cold Beer
While wearing bikinis, Emma Sand and Eileen Skowronski have a sip of ice cold beer before completely immersing themselves in a tub of ice water during the 2017 Chill Out to benefit the Children's Miracle Network on Saturday, Dec. 30, at the Thirsty Whale in Minocqua. Due to unusually cold weather, the event was held indoors and not on the lake.
Friday, January 5, 2018

New Year celebration
Fireworks light up th sky during the Red Hot Fun New Year Celebration on

Saturday, Dec. 31, near the community center and fire station in Woodruff.

Friday, January 5, 2018

DECA shares
Lakeland Union High School DECA recently donated $400 to the Lakeland Sharing Foundation. DECA donated 10 percent of its profit from the Tis the Season Craft Show on Nov. 3. Pictured, from left, are Pat Cirese, DECA secretary Kelsee Blaska, Lisa Ottoson, and DECA sales project manager Mallory Ellis.
Friday, January 5, 2018

Christmas Program brings joy to area children
Christmas can be a stressful time of year, especially for families who cannot afford non-essential spending. The Lakeland Sharing Foundation seeks to ease stress around Christmas shopping with its annual Christmas Program. (subscriber access)
Friday, January 5, 2018

An update on Responders Retreat Inc.
Last October, The Lakeland Times reported on a husband and wife duo who, along with various friends and acquaintances, were in the process of forming a charitable retreat for first responders at the site of Driftwood Lodge in Minocqua.
Friday, January 5, 2018

Family ski fun
Pat Moriarty follows closely behind his 14-year-old son Michael as they head out on a North Lakeland Discovery Center's cross country ski trail during "Family Fun Day" on Thursday, Dec. 18, in Manitowish Waters.
Friday, January 5, 2018

Cannabis oil: Snake oil or miracle cure?
Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is a hot topic, "burning" up the news feeds and mainstream media with controversy that is as old as the origins of the plant itself. Cannabis is mostly noted for producing a mind altering high and is illegal to use, sell, grow and transport by federal law in the U.S., but also contains compounds (known as cannabinoids) that show great promise as treatment for many disorders.
Friday, January 5, 2018

LAGS to discuss ship passenger lists Jan. 9
The Lakeland Area Genealogical Society will meet at the Minocqua Library at 1 p.m. (note the time change) on Tuesday, Jan. 9.
Friday, January 5, 2018


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