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Caring for Cameron
Students at Little Acorn’s Child Development Center, including Brady Dumovich (left) and Hailey Szott (right) plan their posters around the theme “Caring for Cameron” for a rummage sale to benefit Cameron Dahm, a 5-year-old diagnosed with lymphoma, set Saturday, June 28, from noon to 2 p.m. at Little Acorn’s Lodge Child Development Center.     —Photo By Wally Geist

Day care to host benefit rummage sale June 28

Little Acorn’s Lodge Child Development Center in St. Germain will be the site of a rummage sale Saturday, June 28, from noon to 2 p.m. to benefit Cameron Dahm — a 5-year-old from St. Germain who was diagnosed in March with lymphoma.

Heather Koziatek, director of Little Acorn’s Lodge, which Dahm attended until he became ill, said, “There are fundraising activities on behalf of Cameron around St. Germain,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:31 PM
Health fair
HEALTH FAIR — The 30th annual Community Health Fair was held June 14 at Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital in Eagle River. Above, Dr. Heidi Grosskopf, audiologist, does a hearing screening on a health fair attendee. At left, attendees are given health information at one of the booths. —Staff Photos By  RYAN BURGY
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:30 PM
Scale model contest planned this Saturday

Northwoods Scale Model Phanatics will host the Spring in the Pines Model Contest and Swap Meet Saturday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Eagle River Derby Track Expo Hall, located at 1311 N. Railroad St. in Eagle River.

Entry fees are $10 for adults for the first 12 models and $1 for any additional models. For juniors and intermediates, the fee is $5 for any number of entries. Each entrant receives a free raffle ticket.

There will be a raffle, a making session where children will get to take home a model and a swap meet.

Categories include: autos — street stock, racing, custom and out of the box;

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:28 PM
Pines Wellness Center still has class openings

The Pines Community Wellness Center, located at Northland Pines High School, still has class openings for Summer Session 1. Classes began May 26 and run through July 6.

Classes include Boot Camp Mondays and Saturdays, from 6 to 7 a.m.; Chair Based Yoga Saturdays, from  9:15 to 10 a.m.; Total Body Senior 1 Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8 to 9 a.m.; Total Body Senior 2 Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.; and Yoga Saturdays, from 8 to 9 a.m.

One six-week session class held one time per week will be $10 for members and $20

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:28 PM
Earth Base Recycling Club accepting markers, glue sticks
Students at Eagle River Elementary School are now collecting all brands of used-up markers and Elmer’s glue sticks in addition  to its normal list of items. The club aims to keep the plastic waste out of landfills and help repurpose the items.  —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
By News-Review Staff

The Earth Base Recycling Club of Eagle River Elementary School has announced it is expanding its recycling efforts to include collection of all brands of plastic markers and Elmer’s glue sticks and bottles.

This effort includes cooperation from schools in the Northland Pines School District.

The club has extended an invitation to the public to contribute

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:24 PM
Middle school announces honor roll

Northland Pines Middle School has announced the students named to its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2013-’14 school year.


Highest honors

Sixth grade: Danielle An­derson, Emma Brewer, Jamie Burton, Amy Deditz, Mary Discipio, Jillian Gleason, Dane Gleason, Nicklaus Green­berg, Kevin John, Rach­ael Krupka, Marie Milan­owski, Joseph Misina, Liam Oas, Morgan Phillipich, Nicole Ravanelli, Madalyn Roma­toski, Hailey Rose, Wyatt Smet, Jacqueline Smith, Brady Snedden, Brad­ley Stephens and Jack Van Wormer.

Seventh grade: Gillian Bellman, Terrell Birchbauer, Ryan Brown,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:23 PM
Youth art classes begin June 19

The Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) an­nounced its upcoming public offerings.

Summer youth art classes, designed by intern Olivia Heitz and under the guidance of Wendy Powalisz, LOLA program director, will begin Thursday, June 19, and run through Thursday, Aug. 21. There is no limit on the number of classes children can attend.

Heitz is a junior studying fine arts at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.

All classes are offered two times a day, from 10 a.m. to noon

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:22 PM
YMCA plans bus trip July 15

YMCA of the Northwoods will host a bus excursion to the Clauson Family Music Show in Coloma Tuesday, July 15. The coach bus will depart from the YMCA at 8 a.m. and return around 6 p.m.

Participants will see a live show, “1950s and ’60s Rock ’n’ Roll Show,” at the air conditioned Historic Barn Theatre in Coloma, have a buffet lunch, browse gift shops and pick up a treat from Coffee Shoppe.

In addition, the bus will make a stop at Rudolph Grotto Gardens in Rudolph. This garden is set in a area of trees and flowers, surrounded with man-made rock.

The cost for the trip, including lunch, show and grotto walk will be $85. Space is limited. Register by July 1.

To register, call the YMCA at (715) 362-9622. 

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:22 PM
Rummage sale planned June 21

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church ELCA in Eagle River will host its second annual rummage and bake sale Saturday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. Proceeds will benefit Relay For Life.

Items include furniture, sporting goods, children’s items, books, tools and many other items.

Homemade bakery goods will also be available to purchase. Paintings by Betty Gussick will be on display and available for purchase as well.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church is located at 5030 Highway 70 West.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:22 PM
Three Lakes Film Fest scheduled June 19-21

Three Lakes Center for the Arts will present the second annual Three Lakes Film Festival Thursday through Saturday, June 19 through 21. at 6:30 p.m. at the center. All films start at 7 p.m., with receptions for filmmaker at 6:30 p.m.

The festival  includes three  Wisconsin documentarians with an array of films covering wildlife and conservation, education, poetry and the spiritual journey of writers C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien.

Milwaukee-based filmmaker Chip Duncan returns for a second year with two one-hour documentaries, each featuring the British writer, C.S. Lewis.

Narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Ben Kingsley,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:21 PM