TEDx Returns to Nicolet College

By Kathy Cutforth, Correspondent Nicolet College in Rhinelander will host its second TEDxNicoletCollege event on Friday, September 30th from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Lakeside Center. Ten speakers from a variety of backgrounds will give short presentations on the theme Origin Stories: Reflections from Our Northwoods Community.   TEDx is an independent, licensed,…

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Sorgel Fine Arts Gallery Open in Three Lakes

Submitted by Collette and David Sorgel Collette and David Sorgel recently were excited to bring their passion for art to the area and share it with others by opening the art gallery. Collette Sorgel, who has been President of Three Lakes Center for the Arts for the last few years, understands the retail art trends…

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Businesses and Non-Profits – Don’t Miss Out: Grant Deadlines Loom for Venues, Sports Teams, Summer Camps and More

Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, the $1.9 trillion stimulus package signed last March, continue to funnel outward, making additional assistance available for Wisconsin communities and businesses struggling to recover from the pandemic. The following programs are accepting grant applications: Event Venue Assistance Grants:  Eligibility  This program is focused on event venues struggling due…

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Northwoods Nerds: Providing Technical Support with Heart

By K. Woodzick, Editor If you’re having trouble with your tablet or computer, it might be time to call the nerds. Daniel Lundquist and Neil Borden are lifelong friends. The pair met in elementary school and went on to work together in the IT department at Lakeland Union High School. Neil is currently a student…

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Knick Knack Pattywhack, Give Thrifty Drifter a Call

By Casey Reeves, Northwoods News Digital Journalism Intern While on a recent trip to Eagle River, I decided to kill some time by going shopping at a couple of local stores. I was with my boyfriend and we decided to drive around town until we saw a place that caught our eye. As soon as…

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Nominations for the 2020 Governor’s Financial Literacy Awards are Open

From The State of Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions MADISON, Wis. – The Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy and Capability today announced the Council is accepting nominations for the 2020 Governor’s Financial Literacy Awards through March 15, 2021. The awards recognize individuals and organizations for increasing the financial literacy, capability, and financial inclusion of Wisconsin’s…

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Aspirus Health Signs Agreement to Acquire Ascension Care Sites in North/Central Wisconsin

Joint Media Release by Aspirus Health and Ascension Wisconsin WAUSAU, Wisconsin – Aspirus Health and Ascension have signed an agreement to transfer from Ascension to Aspirus ownership of seven hospitals, 21 physician clinics, and air and ground medical transport services located in north and central Wisconsin. “Aspirus is committed to creating thriving, healthy rural communities,”…

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