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Treat day
Dairy Queen of Eagle River recently held its third annual Charity Treat Day in which $2 from every Blizzard Treat sold will be donated to the Northwoods Children’s Museum. Representatives from the children’s museum were on hand offering glitter tattoos throughout the day, and the Dairy Queen staff (pictured) got in on the action.          —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:15 PM
Laura Schindelholz to practice dentistry in Land O’ Lakes

Laura Schindelholz, DDS will join the dental practice of her father, Peter “Painless” Schindelholz, in Land O’ Lakes Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Born and raised in Land O’ Lakes and a 2005 graduate of Northland Pines, Schindelholz is excited about returning to the area.

“I could never see myself anywhere else,” she said. “The people and the pace are what I love about this area. I am the most comfortable here.”

Schindelholz said she enjoys the rural

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:13 PM
Nail art class slated Aug. 28

The Warehouse Four Seasons Center for the Arts in Eagle River will offer a nail art class at the Beauty Resort Thursday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m.

The class fee will be $25. Basic supplies and light refreshments are included in the cost. More supplies will be available for purchase.

To register for this class, or for more information about The Warehouse, go to or call (715) 479-4060.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:13 PM
Many Ways of Peace to host Women’s Equality Day speaker

“Is Women’s Equality a Prerequisite for Human Survival?” is the topic of a Women’s Equality Day conversation with Mary Sanderson Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. at Many Ways of Peace in downtown Eagle River.

Sanderson will discuss how women’s work and common sense can create positive futures within the context of a broader discussion about how women may participate in healing the world from war and destruction.

A member of the Women’s International League for Peace and

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:12 PM
Site review scheduled Sept. 17 for Nicolet’s nursing program

Nicolet Area Technical College announced it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate of Applied Science-Nursing Degree program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 11:30 a.m. at Nicolet Area Technical College, Art Tech Building Room 206.

The public is welcome to attend to  meet the site visit team and share comments about the program.

Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted to Dr. Sharon Tanner,

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:12 PM
Humanity work
Sunshine for Humanity of Eagle River held its grand opening and first fundraiser Aug. 16 featuring food, games, car dunk tank, bake sale, crafts and a flea market. Sunshine is a nonprofit organization that offers advocate services and finds resources to assist people in the community. Pictured, holding the ribbon in the cutting ceremony were, from left, volunteer April Kugler, CEO and Founder Debbie Johnson, Eagle River Mayor Jeff Hyslop and Public Relations Director Genie Ramage. Free items for the public are displayed outside the facility, located at 227 S. Seventh St.               —Staff Photo By                  RYAN BURGY
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:10 PM
LOLA’s ARTventure tour set Sept. 5-7 in Spring Green

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) will offer its first ARTventure motorcoach tour, an opportunity to travel with a group to art venues outside of the central North Woods area, Sept. 5-7 in Spring Green.

“The ARTventure tour requires advanced registration because the tour activities fill fast for the summer.  This is also why we have arranged for the tour to be booked through Progressive Travel,”  explained Karen Lenhart, a LOLA board member who is spearheading this tour.

The tour will begin with an evening offering of Chek­ov’s “The Seagull” at the American Players Theatre, an outdoor amphitheatre. Pic­nic dinner will be included.

“The play is a lyrical, unrequited love story set in Russia,

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:10 PM
Dr. Meilahn joins Marshfield Clinic

Dr. Jill Meilahn has joined the?Marshfield?Clinic Woodruff Center, according to health-care officials.

Meilahn is a pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation physician whose specialty is treating young people who have conditions such as spina bifida, cerebral palsy, brain injury, sports injuries and neuromuscular diseases.

She also performs electromyography and nerve

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:09 PM
Local bank donates
 Peoples State Bank (PSB) of Eagle River recently donated $1,500 in fundraiser proceeds to Northern Access Special Olympics. Taking part in the check presentation were, front row from left, Amy Young of PSB, Nick Satterfield, Andy Mulleady, Linda Brainard, Amanda Farrow and Tom Maney; back row, Terri St. Catherine, Val Dreger of PSB, Denise Jantzen of PSB, Jonah Parsons and Emily Rhode.  —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:08 PM
Strong Women Program slated Sept. 16-Nov. 20

Vilas County Public Health?Department (VCPHD) and the Lakeland Senior Center will be offer the Strong Women Program, an exercise program for middle-aged and older women, at Lakeland Senior Center in Woodruff Sept. 16 through Nov. 20. Classes are held twice weekly from 10-11 a.m.

Each class includes progressive weight training, flexibility and balance activities. The instructors have been trained in the Strong Women Program and have had personal successes participating and leading strength training, according to a VCPHD official.

The Strong Women Program was developed by Miriam Nelson, Ph.D.,

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:07 PM