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One Heart cardiology center set to open in October at HYMC

Thirty-one people die every hour from heart disease in the U.S. 

And, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least one-third of those deaths are preventable.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

An Evening with Kirk Bangstad: Singing for a cure

For Kirk Bangstad, the road to his performance Tuesday night at The Campanile Center for the Arts has been a long, convoluted, complicated and joyous journey. (Public access)

Monday, August 25, 2014

Learn about the global water crisis

The Frank B. Koller Memorial Library in Manitowish Waters will host “Water is Life,” a presentation with Vic Hamer, on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. in the library.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Community to celebrate 75-year milestone for Plum Lake Library Sunday, Aug. 24
The Plum Lake LibraryThe Plum Lake Library
The Plum Lake Public Library in Sayner will be celebrating 75 years of service to the Sayner-Star Lake and surrounding areas with a special celebration Sunday, Aug. 24, 2 p.m.
Friday, August 22, 2014

Ecumenical Peace Vigil at Holy Family Catholic Church
On Aug. 20, the day after U.S. reporter James Foley was beheaded, members from various area churches gathered at Holy Family to pray for peace in Iraq. 
Friday, August 22, 2014

Lakeland area events, Aug. 22-28
The following are the area events for Friday, Aug. 22 through Thursday, Aug. 28
Friday, August 22, 2014

Sunflower Boat Works Launch, at 101 years old, is star of the show
101-year-old Sunflower Launch owned by John Flannery and restored by Mike Lynch and Tom Jordan101-year-old Sunflower Launch owned by John Flannery and restored by Mike Lynch and Tom Jordan
The Historical Society of Lake Tomahawk hosted a Boat and Collectibles Show Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Sloan Community Center in Lake Tomahawk.  
Friday, August 22, 2014

Did you know ...?
The Bonhomie Club of the Howard Young Foundation is a great way to get involved and show your loyalty and support for the hospitals served by the Foundation – Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC) in Woodruff and Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital (MERMH) in Eagle River.
Friday, August 22, 2014

'Build it and they will come' - A dream becomes a church
Gathered at the Northwoods Unitarian Universalist FellowshipGathered at the Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
When members of the Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (NUUF) gather on Saturday, Aug. 23, to mark the silver anniversary of its founding, there will be much to celebrate.
Friday, August 22, 2014

Autism presentation Aug. 27 at The Waters of Minocqua
Scholl Community Impact Group & Blazing a New Trail Autism Support Group (501c3 non-profit organization) is hosting a presentation Wednesday, Aug. 27, on a different approach to communicating with persons with autism, with Char Brandl, author of the “See Us SMART.”
Friday, August 22, 2014

LdF Tribe hires Ernst as new director for human services division
Dr. Anthony “A.J.” ErnstDr. Anthony “A.J.” Ernst
The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has announced the hiring of Dr. Anthony “AJ” Ernst as director of the tribe’s Human Services Division.  
Friday, August 22, 2014

Clawing toward recovery

It’s not typical for Northwoods Animal Hospital to provide inpatient treatment. 

But on June 11, 2013, the owners decided an exception needed to be made.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Chandler to the rescue
It was a typical August Friday “dog day” afternoon for Sandy and Dennis Stern, longtime residents of Yawkey Lake in Hazelhurst, as they enjoyed a warm day on their deck.
Friday, August 22, 2014

WW2 era B-25 Mitchell medium bomber to stop at Eagle River

The 74th anniversary of the first flight of the North American B-25 “Mitchell” medium bomber was Aug. 19. (Public access)

Friday, August 22, 2014

Coontail Market grand opening festivities next week

Grand opening festivities at Boulder Junction’s Coontail Market will be held the week starting Monday, Aug. 25.

Friday, August 22, 2014

'Paddle the Pearls' ed-venture program on the Namekagon River to be held Aug. 29

“Paddle the Pearls” will feature an on-the-water guided ed-venture program on the Namekagon River near Seeley Friday, Aug. 29, noon-4 p.m.  


Friday, August 22, 2014

Local event for veterans and their families Sept. 6

Indian Shores Campground will be open to the public Saturday, Sept. 6 for a fundraiser named “Honor Your Military Fun Day.” (Public access)

Monday, August 18, 2014

Play mahjong for pets

Mahjong players of all experience levels are invited to participate in a game day to benefit The Fix Is In, a nonprofit mobile pet clinic offering affordable spay/neuter services throughout northern Wisconsin.

Monday, August 18, 2014

New paddle event for charity

All paddlers are invited to the Woods & Water Paddle Races on Big St. Germain Lake. This new event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. It includes both kayak and stand up paddleboard (SUP) divisions.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Lakeland car shows go into late September

As the summer season draws to a close, there are still a few area car shows to check out. 

Monday, August 18, 2014

Towanda association to host special meeting

The Towanda Lakeshore Property Owners Association will host a special meeting, Saturday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m., at the Arbor Vitae town hall.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Enchanted Doll Club to meet Aug. 21

The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will hold its next meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Olson Memorial Library, Eagle River.  


Monday, August 18, 2014

Are you ready to rock with the Red Hot Chilli Pipers?

It’s Bagpipes. It’s Rock. It’s Bagrock. AC/DC meets the poet Robert Burns. 

Monday, August 18, 2014

Mammoth rummage sale to benefit homeless shelter
NATH/Frederick Place will hold their Mammoth Rummage Sale on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Aug. 21-23 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the former Hancock Fabric Store located in the Trig’s Riverwalk Center.
Monday, August 18, 2014

Lake George Association to hold annual meeting
The Lake George Lake Association will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Aug. 21 at the Pelican town hall, located at 4093 County Highway P.
Monday, August 18, 2014

James Beck Cancer Center hosting 7th annual Celebration of Life

The James Beck Cancer Center will be hosting the seventh annual Celebration of Life on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the James Beck Cancer Center on the grounds of Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital located at 2251 North Shore Drive in Rhinelander.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Discovery Center appreciation potluck dinner

The North Lakeland Discovery Center will host an potluck dinner in honor of their volunteers, interns and sponsors on Thursday, Aug. 21, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Writing workshop with author Amy Laundrie

The Frank B. Koller Memorial Library of Manitowish Waters will host  a writing workshop at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20. This hands-on workshop is for writers of any age and experience.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Bromann is new studio director, instructor at MQD
Sarah BromannSarah Bromann
Minocqua Dance (MQD) Studio owner Dana Bostrom and staff are thrilled to offer a 16th dance season to students interested in learning the art of dance. 
Friday, August 15, 2014

Hazelhurst Lions Club to host annual flea market and craft show Saturday and Sunday
The Hazelhurst Lions Club will be holding its annual flea market and craft show, in addition to a classic car show this weekend at the Hazelhurst Ball Park, Highway 51.
Friday, August 15, 2014

Recreational trail experts share economic and planning facts
More than 70 people attended the Iron County Citizen’s Forum program on economic impacts of recreation trails Monday, Aug. 11, at the Mercer Community Center. 
Friday, August 15, 2014

Nicolet students: This scholarship is for you
Five area Nicolet College students were recently awarded $1,000 scholarships, thanks to the efforts of Woody and Tracey Ahlborn, owners and partners of Ahlborn Equipment in Sayner.
Friday, August 15, 2014

Manito Art League announces winners from recent show
Scholarship winners at the Manito Art League’s recent show.Scholarship winners at the Manito Art League’s recent show.
The Manito Art League Scholarship committee announced the 2014 Scholarship Awards and workshop recipients during the opening reception and patrons’ night. 
Friday, August 15, 2014

Anyone at any age can contract shingles
Barbara MrozBarbara Mroz

Anyone, at any age, who had chickenpox may develop shingles. 

Friday, August 15, 2014

Did You Know ...?
Trig SolbergTrig Solberg
Health care philanthropy keeps hospital-based programs and services growing and will help our hospitals thrive as we move into the future. 
Friday, August 15, 2014

Ashe Scholarship applications available
Applications for the Dr. Henry Ashe Continuing Education Scholarships will be available Friday, Aug. 1, for Lakeland area college students who are pursuing a career in a health care field at the undergraduate level.
Friday, August 15, 2014

Sparks celebrate 70 years together
Avanti residents Betty (sitting left) and Bill Sparks (sitting right) celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a celebration that included Bob Smith on the clarinet and a visit from their son Scott Sparks ...
Friday, August 15, 2014

Wendlandts participate in state 4-H program
In this centennial year of Wisconsin 4-H, “100 Years of Growing Wisconsin Leaders,” the delegates explored and celebrated throughout the event. 
Friday, August 15, 2014

Class of '94 supports Sharing Foundation
The Lakeland Union High School Class of 1994 is raising money for the Lakeland Sharing Foundation in honor of their 20 year class reunion.
Friday, August 15, 2014

NLDC receives $1,500 grant for education programming
The North Lakeland Discovery Center has announced that the center is the recipient of a $1,500 grant from Xcel Energy to fund environmental education programming for area schools. 
Friday, August 15, 2014

Butch Welch: 'From bathing suits to bulldozers'
Butch WelchButch Welch
From his third floor office of the Minocqua Center overlooking Lake Minocqua, Robert “Butch” Welch, the town’s director of public works, has one of the best views in all the Northwoods.
Friday, August 15, 2014

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