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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Take a Hike in the Northwoods

Tips and Guides By Kathy Cutforth, Correspondent The Northwoods offers a variety of hiking trails to suit every taste, from easy walking paths to backwoods hiking requiring a map and compass. Fall can be an especially beautiful time to take a hike. Track the changing colors at the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s Fall Color Report.…

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2022 Summer Northwoods Art Tour

The Summer Northwoods Art Tour is happening July 22nd through July 24th.  This year, 38 of Northern Wisconsin’s finest artists will participate in the Summer and Fall tours, opening the doors of their studios and galleries to the public. From the Northwoods Art Tour website: Awaken Your sense of Wonder and explore some of the…

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Celebrate the 4th Up North

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff July 4th is just around the corner, and that means the Northwoods is gearing up to celebrate Independence Day! Our staff has compiled a list of all the festivities taking place in the Northwoods this Independence Day weekend. We wish you a fun and safe holiday. Send us your best…

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Hodag Heritage Days Kicks Off May 16th

It’s time for the area’s favorite new event: The 2nd Annual Hodag Heritage Days! The event will run from Monday, May 16th through Saturday, May 21st. The week will feature art contests, scavenger hunts, hodag decorations and swag of all kinds, hodag heritage videos, promoted citywide hodag retail items/foods/beverages, ending with a HUGE day at…

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the 2022 Eagle River Ice Castle

The Eagle River Ice Castle returned this January for the first time since 2018.   Dan Dumas, our very own photographer and videographer, captured the building process and created this behind-the-scenes video showcasing the extraordinary effort that goes into building this masterpiece.   Are you wondering how the Ice Castle came to be?  The Eagle…

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Holiday Food Resources

The Northwoods News team has compiled this list of area food pantries and Ruby’s Pantry distributions to ensure everyone has access to food resources. If you have any additions, please email us.  

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Lunar Eclipse on November 18, 2021

Tomorrow night, we will welcome a full moon. If it’s clear, be sure to look up to see a Blood Moon lunar eclipse. The full moon will slip into the Earth’s shadow over the course of three and a half hours.   While we will not be experiencing a full lunar eclipse, the event is…

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Local Chambers Participate in Big Bundle Up

Many area chambers of commerce are participating in Travel Wisconsin’s Big Bundle Up. If you wish to donate new or gently used winter clothing (coats, sweaters, hats, mittens, etc.), contact your chamber for information. Antigo/Langlade County Chamber – https://www.antigochamber.com/ Florence County Chamber – https://www.florencecountychamber.org/ Forest County Chamber – https://www.visitforestcounty.com Mercer Chamber – https://mercercc.com/ Merrill Chamber…

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