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Nicolet Foundation gives 308 scholarships

The Nicolet College Foundation has awarded a record 308 scholarships for the 2014-’15 academic year, nearly double the number awarded 10 years ago.

“Scholarships make it possible for many students to attend college who may otherwise not get the education they need to improve their lives,” said Heather Schallock, executive director of the Nicolet College Foundation.

“The foundation’s growth over the years has been due to the generous support of a growing number of donors and to each and every one of them we extend a huge thank you,” added Schallock.

In all, the foundation has awarded $361,000 in scholarships

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:09 PM
Moonlight Run
Deerpath Stables in Conover recently donated $1,000 to the Pines Community Wellness Center’s Moonlight Run, a 5K run that will take place Saturday, July 12, at 10 p.m. in downtown Eagle River. All proceeds from the event will be used to cover the costs of maintaining and staffing the Wellness Center located at Northland Pines High School in Eagle River. Above, owner of Deerpath Stables, Heather Hickson (right), presents the check to Moonlight Run committee member, Josh Rhode. For more information, to register or  to become a sponsor, visit   —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:09 PM
Presentation on GMO food slated at Many Ways of Peace

Many Ways of Peace (MWP) in downtown Eagle River will hold its monthly Peace Cafe  featuring this month’s topic, “GMOs: The Truth is Hard to Swallow,” presented by Tina Koller of Eagle River Thursday, July 17, from noon to 1 p.m.

Koller and her husband, Dave, own Grass Roots Health Foods, located east of Eagle River on Highway 70.

With 17 years of experience in the business,

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:08 PM
Hodag Country Festival scheduled July 10-13
Kellie Pickler, who performed at the Hodag Country Festival in 2011, will return to the stage this Friday.        —STAFF PHOTO

The 37th annual Hodag Country Festival will take place in Rhinelander this Thursday through Sunday, July 10-13.

The 2014 country music lineup will include headliners Kenny Rogers, Josh Turner, Darius Rucker and Neal McCoy, along with 12 solo performers and groups who will take the main stage over four days.

In addition to the main stage,

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:06 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:08 PM )
Northwoods Hearing Center to offer hearing aids, accessories in this area

Area residents will now have access to high-quality hearing aids at lower prices, thanks to Northwoods Hearing Center and Lab.

They currently have two locations to serve the public, located at 2990 Oak Ridge Lane in Phelps and Kalmar Community Center in Eagle River.

The new business will be open at its Phelps location Mondays through Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. by appointment.  The Kalmar location is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday of the month by appointment.

Co-owner and business manager Ann Pickart

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:05 PM