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Making memories with Keaton
Contributed photographTodd (left), Keaton (center) and Diana Scoles (right).
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Todd (left), Keaton (center) and Diana Scoles (right).
Congratulations, you are expecting.

After many years of trying to get pregnant, Diana and Todd Scoles of Arbor Vitae longed to hear those words. Finally, in 2009, their dream came true. (Subscriber access)

Friday, August 21, 2015


Strong Bones program coming to Minocqua Public Library
The University of Wisconsin-Extension in Oneida County is offering a 10-week Strong Bones exercise program starting Sept. 15 at the Minocqua Public Library.


Monday, August 24, 2015

Children learn the importance of healthy habits at Let's Go 5-2-1-0 event
The importance of a balanced diet and plenty of exercise was the message last Tuesday at Ministry Health Care's Let's Go 5-2-1-0 event. (Subscriber access)
Monday, August 24, 2015

Classes and programs coming this Fall at LOLA
Classes and programs offered by LOLA are set for the upcoming early fall months. "Hot Glass! Glass Bead Making Demo" will be held on Sept. 5. This is a flameworked glass demo by Julie Lukosaitis of Madison. The demonstration is free and all are welcome. Mark your calendars for Lukosaitis's class at LOLA on Oct. 10.


Monday, August 24, 2015

Donating a little bit of confidence
Pencils. Check.

Paper. Check.

Ruler. Check.

Confidence and self-esteem. Check. (Subscriber access)

Friday, August 21, 2015

Vaping: An alternative to smoking?
A popular trend in today's culture is vaping - the use of electronic cigarettes. (Subscriber access)
Friday, August 21, 2015

Poetry in the Northwoods in August and September
Former Wisconsin poet laureate Bruce Dethlefsen, along with nine Minocqua area poets, will share their work at the Minocqua Public Library in August and September. (Subscriber access)
Friday, August 21, 2015

Soaring to greater heights
To date, Heck said the airport has brought in more than $400 million in economic development and resulted in tens of millions of dollars in secured federal grants. Remarkably, the airport is completely debt free. But, the whole thing almost didn't happen. (Subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

James Beck Cancer Center to host annual Celebration of Life
Join cancer survivors and members of the community for the eighth annual Celebration of Life on Thursday, Aug. 20, from 5:30 to 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.


Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Cruisin' through Boulder Junction Bike giveaway
Cruising through Boulder Junction doesn't just mean taking a pontoon boat on one of the nearly 200 lakes within nine miles of town.


Monday, August 17, 2015

Out in the Boonducks
After a career of working for the federal government and living in Minnesota, Nevada and Washington, Wisconsin native Dan Sullivan migrated back to his home state to retire. (Subscriber access)
Friday, August 14, 2015

Grandparents raising grandchildren
Nearly 60 percent of grandparents in Lac du Flambeau are raising their grandchildren - a serious commitment for seniors who originally planned to enjoy life at a slower pace during their golden years. (Subscriber access)
Friday, August 14, 2015

Holy Family Circle of Women to host rummage sale
August is a busy month for the Circle of Women at Holy Family Catholic Church as preparation for the group's annual fall rummage sale is in full effect. The sale has been held semi-annually for over 50 years and is known as one of the largest rummage sales in the Northwoods. (Subscriber access)
Friday, August 14, 2015

Park City Credit Union keeping it local with Buzz Points program
For local business owners, competing with the big box stores can seem like an uphill battle. Helping independent businesses compete against big box stores is a common goal not only for local businesses but for consumers as well. (Subscriber access)
Thursday, August 13, 2015

What's in a name?
Apple, Zuma, Blue Ivy, Coco, Royal and Kingston are just some of the unique names celebrities have bestowed on their children in recent years. When a couple is expecting a baby they go through a baby naming journey. Baby names are influenced by family heritage, spirituality and pop culture, among many other things. (Subscriber access)
Thursday, August 13, 2015

Tamburitzans in Three Lakes Aug. 16
The Three Lakes School/Community Arts Association is happy to bring Duquesne University's Tamburitzans back to the Northwoods.
Monday, August 10, 2015

Wisconsin River Headwaters Chambers collaborate in networking series
Land O' Lakes, Phelps and Conover Chambers of Commerce continue working together by offering the second networking event for its members in 2015.
Monday, August 10, 2015

AV-W Registration Day Aug. 19
AV-W School's annual Registration Day will be held Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.


Monday, August 10, 2015

Republican Women's Club to meet Aug. 19
The next luncheon meeting for the Lakeland Area Republican Women's Club will be Wednesday, Aug. 19 at the Minocqua Country Club.


Monday, August 10, 2015

Knitters and Purlers to meet Aug. 24
The August meeting of the Northwoods Knitters and Purlers will be held on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at 12:30 p.m. at the Woodruff Town Hall.


Monday, August 10, 2015

Marywood Fine Arts Show and Sale
Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, Arbor Vitae, is hosting its third annual Fine Arts Show and Sale at Holy Family Church, Hwy. J, Woodruff, the weekend of Aug. 15-16, 2015.


Monday, August 10, 2015

'Stop the Pension Theft!' meeting Aug. 15
The Wisconsin-Minocqua Committee to Protect Pensions will host "Stop The Pension Theft!" Saturday, Aug. 15, at The Waters of Minocqua, beginning at 10 a.m.


Monday, August 10, 2015

Writers Series to hold weekly events at area libraries
The Northwoods Writers' Series will hold weekly events for aspiring writers and for anyone interested in books and publishing beginning through mid-September. These events are part of a series of programs taking place at Iron and Vilas County libraries this summer.


Monday, August 10, 2015

Lakeland Aglow Lighthouse to feature speaker Maria Schaefer Aug. 15
Maria Schaefer will be the featured speaker at Lakeland Aglow Lighthouse on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Woodruff Community Building in Woodruff.


Monday, August 10, 2015

Summer Days of Art series continues in Lando
The following events will continue the Summer Days of Art series in Land O' Lakes.


Monday, August 10, 2015

Music of the Woods
Born and raised in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, Darren Thompson is a recognized name in the Lac du Flambeau community. Known as a Native American flute player, Thompson wears many hats: educator, film producer, consultant, and Native American flute performer and maker. (Subscriber access)
Friday, August 7, 2015

Holocaust survivor shares harrowing chapter in history
Growing up in 1930s Germany, George Mueller had the carefree childhood most 8-year-old boys enjoy - focused on soccer, school and friends - until 1938 when the swirling hate of Adolf Hitler's Nazi onslaught touched his door and changed his life forever. (Subscriber access)
Friday, August 7, 2015

Minocqua High School reunion celebrates historic past
From the back of a butcher shop to a tech-savvy modern complex with a field house, Minocqua schools have gone through some changes in the past 120 years.
Friday, August 7, 2015

'Stop the Pension Theft!' meeting Aug. 15
The Wisconsin-Minocqua Committee to Protect Pensions will host "Stop The Pension Theft!" Saturday, Aug. 15, at The Waters of Minocqua, beginning at 10 a.m.


Monday, August 3, 2015

'Third Thursday Theatre' Aug. 13
The Boulder Junction Public Library invites the public to attend "Third Thursday Theatre," a movie every third Thursday this summer. All movies are free to the public and will be shown on the big screen in the Boulder Lake meeting room in the Boulder Junction Community Center. Complimentary popcorn and refreshments will be served.


Monday, August 3, 2015

Fall 2015 Regional Genealogy Conference Sept. 19
The Northern Waters Genealogical Society and Lakeland Area Genealogical Society are co-sponsoring a Fall Regional Genealogy Conference on Saturday, September 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Boulder Junction Community Center, 5392 Park Street. Pre-registration is required by Sept. 5 and there is a $30 fee which includes lunch.


Monday, August 3, 2015

Dr. Kate ProAm Golf Tournament Aug. 31
The Dr. Kate Hospice Pro-Am Golf Tournament is celebrating 30 years. This event is an amazing opportunity to join some of the best competition in golf on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 at the Minocqua Country Club.


Monday, August 3, 2015

Lions and Fire Department plan big weekend in Hazelhurst
This year the Hazelhurst Lions and the Hazelhurst Fire Department decided to hold each organization's annual August fundraising event on the same weekend, according to Lions President Barbara Logan.


Monday, August 3, 2015

14th annual Festival Aurora Borealis Concert
The Festival Aurora Borealis Chorus will present their annual concert on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Campanile Center for the Arts.


Monday, August 3, 2015

Plum Lake Volunteer Fire Department 27th annual Spaghetti Dinner
The Plum Lake Volunteer Fire Department will present their 28th annual Spaghetti Dinner on Monday, Aug. 10, at the Sayner Community Building, serving from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door.


Monday, August 3, 2015

Krazy book sale at Minocqua Public Library
The Minocqua Public Library Foundation is having a Krazy Days Book Sale on Tuesday, Aug. 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Wednesday, August 12, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will be held in the library's community room. Besides books, you can purchase videos, CDs, puzzles and games. Shoppers will be able to fill a bag of books for only $2 while the other items are individually priced.


Monday, August 3, 2015

Manito Art League announces 50th anniversary show award winners
Award Judge Thomas Flemming, Professor of Art at the University of Wisconsin Marathon County, took on the daunting task of choosing winners of 10 awards and eight honorable mention awards at the recent Manito Art League 50th Annual Art Show.


Monday, August 3, 2015

HomeServices of America, Inc. announces acquisition of First Weber Realtors
HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, recently announced the acquisition of First Weber Realtors, Wisconsin's leading residential real estate brokerage firm, and its subsidiary Priority Title Corporation together with ownership interests in eight regional title operations in Wisconsin. Terms were not disclosed.


Monday, August 3, 2015

Kiwanis Club announces art show winners
The Lakeland Area Kiwanis Club wants to thank everyone involved in making the Island Art Walk, Saturday, July 11 a successful event.


Monday, August 3, 2015

Applications being accepted for 2015-16 Leadership Oneida County program
The University of Wisconsin-Extension and the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce are now accepting applications for the 2015-16 class of the Leadership Oneida County.


Monday, August 3, 2015

Coloring Minocqua
Murals, unlike a great many things, have been around for several millenia.

(Subscriber access)

Friday, July 31, 2015


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