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Veterans benefits forum slated Saturday, Sept. 13

A veterans benefits forum, hosted by American Legion Reino Post 21, will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Windsor Center in Iron River, Mich. The forum aims to help veterans better utilize services available to them.

Presentations will cover various topics that affect veterans and their families including health care, educational assistance, Agent Orange benefits, women’s health, housing, long-term care, burial benefits and a variety of other important issues.

Assistance will be available at the forum to help veterans apply

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:36 PM
Little Lambs to hold open house Aug. 28

St. Mary of the Snows Anglican Church will host an open house for the new Little Lambs Children’s Ministry Thursday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Rock Mission Community Center in Eagle River.

Little Lambs is a teaching program that will provide children with a faith-based curriculum supportive of Christian values.

The class is open to toilet-trained children of all Christian practices ages 3 to 5. Families can tour the facility and learn about the weekly program, which begins Tuesday, Sept. 9, and runs every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon.

The cost will be $50

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:35 PM
Symphony to perform in Rhinelander

The Northwoods Concert Association will present the Milwaukee?Symphony Orchestra in concert at the Rhinelander High School auditorium Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m.

Advance ticket sales for the concert will be available after Sept. 1 until the night of the concert.

Tickets for adults will be $25 in advance

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:33 PM
Historical museum plans open house this Sunday

Phelps Historical Museum will hold an open house Sunday, Aug. 31, from 1 to 4 p.m. Wine, cheese and beverages will be available at the museum.

A 50/50 raffle will be offered and donations to the building fund will be accepted. At the downtown park area at 2 p.m., author Bill Jamerson will perform a reenactment of the logging days.

Sampling of ethnic foods under the tent will be available

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:26 PM
Blood drive set Sept. 4

The Northwoods Community Blood Center will hold a Community Blood Drive Thursday, Sept. 4, from 2 to 6 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Phelps.

To schedule a donation appointment, call Lola at (920) 227-5561 or go to

Walk-in donors are welcome. St. Mary’s church is located at 4494 Town Hall Road.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:25 PM