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Stained glass
Al Geiger of Eagle River crafted this stained-glass Wisconsin Badger and plans to donate it to UW-Madison in honor of his wife, Jane, who received her bachelor of science in nursing, master of science and ph.D degrees from the university. The work of art will be placed in a new nursing building on the campus called Signe Cooper Hall.                    —STAFF PHOTO
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:14 PM
Hunter Jumper horse shows set in Conover, Eagle River

The Northwoods Hunter Jumper Circuit kicked off its 2014 Summer Series July 12-13 with the Northwoods Hunter Jumper Show in Norway, Mich., and two more shows in the series are planned in Conover and Eagle River.

Many local equestrians from Deerpath Stables in Conover, and Great Northern Riding Club and Pine Ridge Equestrian Center, both in Eagle River, were in attendance in Norway, showcasing their skills along with the talents of their horses.

The next horse show in this series will be hosted at Deerpath Stables,

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:13 PM
Youth garden activities offered

Northland Pines Farm to School offers weekly garden activities in St. Germain and Eagle River as part of its summer garden program.

St. Germain Elementary School will have activity days Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon.

The Eagle River activities through July will be held at the following locations and dates:

—?Thursday, July 24, “Harvesting”

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:13 PM
Mohair creations
Cassandra Nass displays some the mohair she has produced from her herd of 29 goats in Land O’ Lakes where her creations are for sale at the Artistree Gallery.  —Photo By Sonia Dionne

Cassandra Nass raises goats in Land O’ Lakes

By Sonia Dionne
Feature Writer

Do you remember the mohair sweaters that girls wore years ago — those oh-so-soft sweaters that were their favorites? Well, mohair is back!

Cassandra Nass raises nearly 30 angora goats which produce mohair of colors ranging from cream to brown to black at her family farm, The Goat Garden in Land O’ Lakes.

Nass has a creative back-to-Earth talent as she not only cares for the animals, 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:11 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:13 PM )
Technology training classes scheduled

Northland Pines School District’s (NPSD) technology committee announced it will offer four free iPad, iPhone, Chromebook and Google training sessions Monday, July 28, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., and Wednesday, July 30, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Northland Pines High School in Eagle River.

Attendees will meet in the commons and then move into classrooms depending on the number of participants.

There will be approximately one

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:10 PM