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Headwaters Christian Youth to hold benefit auction
Headwaters Christian Youth will host its annual auction on Tuesday, June 9 at James Williams Middle School (915 Acacia Lane) in Rhinelander.
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Centershot archery offered to students
Calvary Baptist Church in Rhinelander will sponsor an eight-week archery program beginning Thursday, June 4 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Rhinelander Woman's Club opens applications for donations
GFWC Rhinelander Woman's Club has been actively supporting community causes since 1898. Each year approximately 30 community organizations receive donations from the club.
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Drs. Foster and Smith thriving after Petco sale
Three months have passed since the acquisition of Drs. Foster and Smith by Petco, and things are looking good, according to Gordon Magee, the company's Internet Marketing and Media manager. (subscriber access)
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

'Tails on the Trail' set for May 30
The YMCA of the Northwoods will host the second annual "Tails on the Trail" dog walk/run event, at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, May 30, 2015.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

New restaurant opens on Kemp Street
Steve Radtke opened the Riverview Restaurant and Bar on April 30. The restaurant is located at 720 W. Kemp Street, right along the Wisconsin River. (subscriber access)
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Rappley added to Coldwell Banker Mulleady Realtors team
Coldwell Banker Mulleady Realtors has announced the addition of Tarah Rappley to their team.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

DeMet: Paddle events a fun way to kick off summer season
Memorial Day weekend has quickly come upon us and this weekend will officially mark the kickoff to summer here in the Northwoods. For anyone looking to get out on the water, the Rhinelander area has two great opportunities this weekend to experience the quieter side of life out on our area's beautiful lakes.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Members of Minocqua Dance preparing for spring show
Dancers are rehearsing for their upcoming performance of Minocqua Dance's "Our Favorite Things" on Saturday, May 30.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Papermaking talk to be held in Three Lakes
Mary Hark, professor of Design Studies at UW-Madison, artist, and hand papermaker, will give a free public talk at the Center for the Arts in Three Lakes Thursday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Pioneer Park Historical Complex ready for 2015 season
Volunteers spent time last week doing some spring cleaning at the Pioneer Park Historical Complex to prepare it for visitors.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Some gave all
The Oneida County Veterans Council invites all citizens to join them Monday, May 25, 2015, as they pause to remember and honor fallen military heroes who fought to create, preserve and defend the freedom of the United States of America.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Photo: Oompa loompa extravaganza
Oompa loompas shame Violet Beauregarde, played by Sage Flory, for popping bubbles and she is one herself during the Northwood School of Dance production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Friday at the Rhinelander High School auditorium.
Monday, May 18, 2015

Petco Foundation 'invests' $100,000 in OCHS
Those in attendance at the Oneida County Humane Society's second annual FurBall Saturday at Reulands in Minocqua were treated to a huge surprise when the Petco Foundation presented a $100,000 lifesaving grant to the animal welfare organization.
Monday, May 18, 2015

Postcard ... from the past
It was not all fun and games at Camp Bryn Afon, located in the town of Starks.


Monday, May 18, 2015

Pinewood Country Club to host Alzheimer's benefit
Monday, May 18, 2015

Rhinelander chamber receives $20,000 JEM grant for Boom Lake Log Jam
The Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce received a $20,000 Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism Wednesday to promote the second annual Boom Lake Log Jam, which will be held June 19-21 at Hodag Park.
Friday, May 15, 2015

Nicolet College dental hygiene students post 100 percent pass rate on licensing exams
The first class of dental hygiene students at Nicolet College set the bar high for future classes by posting a 100 percent pass rate on two licensing exams.
Friday, May 15, 2015

Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center announces Memorial
Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center Urgent Care and Lab will be open on Memorial Day weekend - Saturday, Sunday and Monday - from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The clinic's pharmacy will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday, May 15, 2015

Photo: 'Annie Play' on stage
Ian Bishop and Bethany Stelbrink are shown performing a scene in "Annie Play Will Do," the RHS/NCSS Drama Club's spring production.
Friday, May 15, 2015

Healthcare Week puts spotlight on Ministry Health Care Facilities
Each year in May, Ministry Health Care recognizes Healthcare Week, a celebration of the dedicated physicians, associates and volunteers that make its facilities "beacons of confidence and care."
Friday, May 15, 2015

Car seat take-back at Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center a successful event
More than 60 car seats were collected in April at a take-back event in Minocqua to recognize Injury Prevention Month in April.
Friday, May 15, 2015

New physical therapist joins Marshfield Clinic Woodruff Center
The Marshfield Clinic Woodruff Center Physical Therapy Department this spring welcomed physical therapist Timothy Kakuschke.


Friday, May 15, 2015

Rhinelander man finishes 18th out of 5,600 in Hawaiian half-marathon
When Larry Lapachin isn't busy whipping up Rhinelander's favorite pasties at Joe's Pasty Shop, chances are he's running. That's how, in the middle of April, Lapachin found himself crossing the finish line of a half-marathon thousands of miles away and in front of thousands of other runners. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 15, 2015

Doll club to hold first summer meeting
The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will begin its summer meeting schedule this month.
Thursday, May 14, 2015

DeMet: Annual fundraisers bring more entertainment to the Northwoods
We all know that everyone likes a good party, and the people of the Northwoods are lucky to have three upcoming opportunities for great parties that will help support some of the best assets in our community.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Demmer Library to host Spring Fling dinner May 28
The Three Lakes Public Library Foundation and Friends of the Demmer Library are sponsoring the 14th annual Spring Fling dinner to benefit the Demmer Memorial Library on Thursday, May 28 at the Reiter Center in Three Lakes. (public access)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Photo: Diaper donations
Faith Explorer students from Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rhinelander kicked off the church's Diapers & Wipes Initiative on Sunday.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

DRI to hold open house for available properties May 16
Downtown Rhinelander Inc.'s open house for available properties event is an opportunity for property owners and prospective business owners to meet and view available downtown locations. (public access)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Someone you should know: Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown, culinary instructor at Nicolet Area Technical College, teaches students how to handle the heat of the kitchen. (subscriber access)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Applications being accepted for Rhinelander Fourth of July Parade
Rhinelander area organizations and individuals who wish to participate in the annual Rhinelander Fourth of July Parade can now pick up and submit parade applications at the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce. (public access)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Professional Police Association announces return of 'Foot Chase 5K'
The Rhinelander Professional Police Association (RPPA) Local #38 has announced the return of their "Foot Chase 5K" race on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Hodag Park.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Laughter and learning at Alive to Life
Older adults from across the Northwoods gathered at Rouman Cinema in Rhinelander late last week for the 11th annual Alive to Life event.
Monday, May 11, 2015

Rhinelander ArtStart preparing for Bling! dinner and fashion show
Rhinelander ArtStart returns with a bang hosting its third annual Bling! dinner and fashion show Thursday, May 28, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rhinelander Quality Inn.
Monday, May 11, 2015

Library to to host evening of poetry with poet laureate
The Rhinelander District Library will host Wisconsin Poet Laureate Dr. Kimberly Blaeser on Monday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. for a special evening of poetry.
Monday, May 11, 2015

Postcard ... from the past
Spring is in the air in this 1942 photo of North Brown Street.
Sunday, May 10, 2015

That's Life (& Death) Café to be held May 21
People in the Northwoods have a chance to have an open conversation with their "neighbors" about embracing mortality and reaping the benefits such acknowledgement may have on their lives.
Friday, May 8, 2015

Ministry Health Care Northern Region supporters attend largest WHA Advocacy Day event ever
Close to 1,100 hospital leaders, employees, trustees and volunteers descended on Madison on April 28 to participate in the Wisconsin Hospital Association's (WHA) Advocacy Day event.
Friday, May 8, 2015

Kids for Kindness group supports Special Olympics athletes
Elementary and middle school members of the Hodag Kids for Kindness group spent some quality time Tuesday cheering on Special Olympic athletes.
Friday, May 8, 2015

Over 550 free screenings provided during Community Health & Wellness Fair
Did you get your free screening on Saturday, April 18, during the ninth annual Community Health and Wellness Fair at Ministry Saint Mary's Hospital?
Friday, May 8, 2015


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