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August 22, 2019

ArtStart celebrates fall exhibition featuring the works of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
ArtStart art gallery's fall exhibition, "Diego and Frida: A Smile in the Middle of the Way' opens Thursday and will run through Nov. 2.
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Rhinelander VFW Post 3143 to hold Sept. 11 ceremony, flag retirement
Rhinelander VFW Post 3143 will hold a ceremony on Sept. 11 to honor police, fire, first responders and military as well as properly retire U.S. flags that have been collected.
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Purple potatoes, and other unique tubers, available at the Hodag Farmers Market
A couple weeks ago many customers ventured down to the Hodag Farmers Market in search of small new potatoes. They are quite a treat boiled with fresh peas and mixed into a lovely white sauce.
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Paranormal researcher to speak at Rhinelander library Aug. 26
Audiences should prepare themselves for a strange evening Monday, Aug. 26 when paranormal researcher Chad Lewis speaks at the Rhinelander District Library.
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Park City Credit Union CEO named Leader of the Year
Invited to be a speaker at the CU Leadership Convention, Park City Credit Union CEO Val Mindak was taken aback when she was named 2019 Leader of the Year.
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Nominations open for Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Johnson Financial Group are accepting nominations for the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest from now through Aug. 30.
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Eleven consecutive years on Inc. 5000 list for Americollect
Americollect has been named to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list, marking the 11th year in a row it has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in America, the company announced in a press release.
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Fire department urges residents to sign up for free smoke detectors
Between 2012 and 2016 the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reported that only 74 percent of American homes had smoke detectors present. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Annual 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign underway
To enhance public safety and deter impaired driving, hundreds of Wisconsin law enforcement agencies are patrolling in greater numbers for longer hours during the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Walk to End Alzheimer's Sept. 21 in Rhinelander
The Alzheimer's Association® is inviting Northwoods residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer's by participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Parkinson's movement and music class to start Sept. 9 in Minocqua
An eight-week movement and music class for those with Parkinson's disease will be held at the Minocqua Public Library starting Monday, Sept. 9. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

U.P. Parkinson's Disease Symposium set for Sept. 27
The fourth annual U.P. Parkinson's Disease Symposium will be hosted by the Parkinson's Society of Dickson County Area, in conjunction with the Michigan Parkinson Foundation, on Friday, Sept. 27, on the campus of Bay College West in Iron Mountain, Mich. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

School district announces new programs to ease stress on first day of school
With the new school year right around the corner, the School District of Rhinelander has announced plans to ease the transition for students beginning middle school and high school. (subscriber access)
Saturday, August 17, 2019

10 things families can do to ensure smooth adjustment to school schedules
With the new school year starting, sleep may quickly become the first casualty of a busy, demanding schedule. (subscriber access)
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Presentation on climate activism Aug. 19 in Minocqua
Our Wisconsin Revolution (Northwoods Chapter) and Northwoods Climate Action Network will hold a public presentation and discussion on Monday, Aug. 19 concerning the recent surge of activism in response to the climate crisis. (subscriber access)
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Cheesehead tailgate
Tuesday evening, local Green Bay Packers enthusiasts had a chance to take in a screen of the documentary film "Cheeseheads" and meet the filmmaker John Mitchell
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Car wash for wild instincts
Students from Hodag Adventure Care, the School District of Rhinelander's child care program, are ready to wash cars and sell lemonade to help Wild Instincts.
Thursday, August 15, 2019

ArtStart announces monarch butterfly event
ArtStart will host a "Monarch Butterfly Migration to Mexico" event starting at 2 p.m., Sunday Aug. 25 at ArtStart in Rhinelander.
Thursday, August 15, 2019

'Cop on a Rooftop' event Friday
Special Olympics Wisconsin will host a "Cop on a Rooftop" event at Dunkin' Donuts, 1415 Lincoln Street in Rhinelander, from 6 to 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16.
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Wisconsin author to hold meet-and-greet session at local wine bar
Wisconsin author Joy Ann Ribar will discuss her new mystery novel, "Deep Dark Secrets," at Catalyst Wine Lounge in Rhinelander at 4 p.m. Aug. 17.
Thursday, August 15, 2019

'American Pickers' scheduled to return to Wisconsin in October
Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are returning to Wisconsin in October to film episodes of the hit series "American Pickers".
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Three Lakes Genealogical Society to host open house at Demmer Aug. 24
The Three Lakes Genealogical Society will host an open house Saturday, Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the upper level of the Edward U. Demmer Memorial Library in Three Lakes featuring "Grow Your Family Tree - We Can Help You."
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Hodag Farmers Market report: Stock up on veggies now for easy winter dinners
I know I mentioned last week about the many varieties of vegetables showing up at market. As I walked through the midway last Saturday I was pleasantly surprised to see even more than I had mentioned.
Thursday, August 15, 2019

A Cure for Clure fundraiser Aug. 31
The Clure family will host a fundraiser at the Sugar Camp Town Hall from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 31. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Munninghoff Marsh wild ricing demonstration set for Sept. 8
Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) Conservation Easement donors Scott and Ann Eshelman will host a demonstration on wild ricing from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Reason to Hope presentation Aug. 15
The public is invited to join the Alzheimer's Association for a Reason To Hope, a hope-filled and inspiring presentation for caregivers, from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 15 at Peace Lutheran Church in Arbor Vitae. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Improv troupe to present 'A Night for NATH' Oct. 11
Rhinelander's own On the Spot improv troupe will present "A Night for NATH" at 7 p.m. Oct. 11, at the Masonic Lodge. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Supporters gather to raise awareness of tick-borne illness center to be built in Woodruff
Last Sunday evening, community members gathered to support the Tick Borne Center of Excellence - the first of its kind in the Midwest. (subscriber access)
Saturday, August 10, 2019

A&E 'Intervention' counselor to deliver keynote address at addiction workshop
Best known for his work on A&E's Emmy-winning show "Intervention", author and professional counselor Jeff VanVonderen will be the keynote speaker at the Overcoming Addiction Together workshop to be held Friday, Aug. 16, at Nicolet College in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)
Saturday, August 10, 2019

Library to celebrate Packers with tailgate event Aug. 13
The Rhinelander District Library is teaming up with the Rhinelander Masonic Lodge to host a documentary screening and tailgate party celebrating the Green Bay Packers 100th anniversary. (subscriber access)
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Inaugural Northwoods Film Festival lineup announced
Organizers of the Northwoods Film Festival have announced the lineup for the festival's inaugural edition to be held at the Lakeland Cinema 6 in Woodruff. (subscriber access)
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Hodag Farmers Market report: The bounty of August has arrived
The fair is gone for another year. It's always fun and interesting to see how Pioneer Park is transformed during fair week. The fair has so much to see and do.

The Hodag Farmers Market will be back at its regular spot for the rest of the summer. (subscriber access)

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Three Lakes Historical Museum to hold author event
The Three Lakes Historical Museum will host a free author event at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13 at the Reiter Center. (subscriber access)
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Library to host genealogy session
The Rhinelander District Library will host the last Genealogy Q&A session of the year from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 13 at the library. (subscriber access)
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Organist performing at St. Matthias' Episcopal Church
Organist Kartika Putri will give a recital at St Matthias' Episcopal Church in Minocqua at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23. (subscriber access)
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Northwoods Children's Museum raises over $43,000 at annual event
The Northwoods Children's Museum reports it saw great success at its annual benefit held June 24. The event, held at the Whitetail Inn in St. Germain, was the museum's most successful fundraising event to date, grossing over $43,000, according to a press release. (subscriber access)
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Hodags take downtown: All-class reunion set for Aug. 10
Downtown Rhinelander will come alive with music and Hodag alumni, friends, family and community members from noon to 11 p.m. Aug. 10 as graduates spanning nine decades, and living in at least 19 states, return home for the sixth annual Hodag All-Class Reunion. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Rhinelander Area Community Band to hold audience appreciation concert
Fireworks will fill the sky following the Wednesday, Aug. 7, RiverWalk concert presented by the Rhinelander Area Community Band. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Annual Redikulus Dae street sale set for Aug. 7
Rhinelander's annual summer shopping extravaganza - Redikulus Dae - will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7. (subscriber access)
Saturday, August 3, 2019

Summertime favorite Bret & Frisk to close Three Lakes concert season
The final concert of the Three Lakes Concerts in the Park season will start 30 minutes earlier at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, as the popular Northwoods duo of Bret & Frisk return to close out summer, organizers said in a press release. (subscriber access)
Saturday, August 3, 2019

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