E-Editions | Subscriptions | Contact Us | About Us | Classifieds | FREE Classified - Items Under $50 | Photos | FREE E-Editions
Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin
Joey Jurries recently returned home after competing in the 5th Open European DSISO Swimming Championships in Sardinia, Italy. He broke five American Region Senior Records at the championships. Contributed photograph.
Joey Jurries recently returned home after competing in the 5th Open European DSISO Swimming Championships in Sardinia, Italy. He broke five American Region Senior Records at the championships. Contributed photograph.
Friday, October 11, 2019 7:29 AM
Lakeland Union High School swimmer Joey Jurries recently traveled overseas as a member of the United States Down Syndrome National Team to compete in the 5th Open European DSISO Swimming Championships. The competition was held Sept. 17-22 in Sardinia, Italy. (subscriber access)
  • And the award goes to ...
    Several students from Lac du Flambeau were awarded a national award for their musical commitment and talent on Nov. 2.

    The youth making up the Niijii Singers and Ogiichidaa Singers were among the elite finalists for a 2019 Native American Music Award (NAMA) with their 12-song album, “Hear Our Songs.” The album was written, performed, recorded and released last spring by the elementary and middle schoolers. (subscriber access)
  • ‘My first taste of war’
    It’s been 50 years since Bill Calvaresi of Hazelhurst was drafted into U.S. military service. (subscriber)
  • Lakeland Sharing’s Christmas Program returns
    From 2001 to 2017, the Lakeland Sharing Foundation brought joy in the form of Christmas gifts to children in need across the Lakeland Area School District. In 2018, due to lack of volunteers, the organization canceled its annual Christmas Program.

    Now, one year later, the Christmas Program has returned with a brand new board, a more efficient process and a mission to serve additional families. (subscriber access)
  • It takes a village
    The idea for a community garden in Manitowish Waters began as a small seed several years ago. Without the proper nutrients its growth was stifled — until the summer of 2018 when a few residents came along and gave the seed a little food and water. Its roots took hold. (subscriber access)
  • Gutjahr: ‘It took a lot more away than a building’
    Two months after a fire destroyed Gooch’s A-One Bar & Grill in Boulder Junction, owner Kevin “Gooch” Gutjahr has started the design process for the intended rebuild of the popular bar and restaurant. (subscriber access)
  • Music: the universal language
    When Todd Green steps on stage, he never quite knows what to expect. He seats himself in the center of an assortment of instruments, which at first glance look like guitars or drums or flutes, but are alien upon closer inspection. Once the auditorium dims and the stage lights go up, his one-man band begins. (subscriber access)
  • ‘A good community organizer’
    On May 20 of this year, Woodruff town supervisor, Dr. Kate Museum president and 20 year U.S. Army veteran Mike Doud discovered he had cancer. (subscriber access)
  • A guide to fishing and happiness
    Bob “Mepp’s” Bertch comes from a long line of fishermen: his father fished, as did his father’s father. Bertch’s father and grandfather taught him to fish at a young age. (subscriber access)
  • ‘I did this’
    The word retirement brings thoughts of relaxation to mind, enjoying days with no particular schedule, cups of coffee while watching the sun come up, reading books for leisure, and in some cases exploring new places. Retired elementary school counselor Joanne FitzPatrick, 56, of Minocqua, has done all of that and more, all just during her time on the Appalachian Trail (AT).  (subscriber access)
  • Breaking barriers and records
    Lakeland Union High School swimmer Joey Jurries recently traveled overseas as a member of the United States Down Syndrome National Team to compete in the 5th Open European DSISO Swimming Championships. The competition was held Sept. 17-22 in Sardinia, Italy. (subscriber access)
  • It’s cranberry season in the Northwoods
    As foliage turn to colors of crimson and gold, the bright red of the cranberry marshes being to shine through. 

    It’s cranberry season across the Northwoods. (subscriber access)
  • ‘How do we live with the earth?’
    An authentic recreation of a tribal village has been brought to life by two local master artists in Lac du Flambeau, soon to be display for all to experience at the 2019 Wild Rice Festival — The Ojibwe Giikendaasowin Village. (subscriber access)
  • Mama’s last call
    In the world of restaurant work there is a magical moment at the end of the night, when all of the guests have been fed, watered and thanked, and the staff, counting the tips which will soon pad their pockets, reclaim the space where the patrons just sat, resting sore legs, feet, hands and shoulders, and order up that most prized of off-menu items: The Shift Drink. (subscriber access)
  • A STAR is born
    After overcoming many obstacles, Lakeland STAR School/Academy was set to open less than a year from the creation of its governance council. A fledgling board began the process to plan and build an “airplane” designed to take a population of students with special needs to new heights. It became apparent several committees would have to be formed to divide and conquer the multitude of tasks involved in this endeavor. We needed seven committees — curriculum, budget, hiring, student recruitment, building, fundraising and public relations — and each was just as critical as the next. (subscriber access)
  • A STAR is born
    When a child is born, parents have a vision of who that child will be as an adult. They imagine grand scenarios of watching their offspring compete as a professional athlete, or perhaps even running the country. As time passes, reality sets in and the grandiose hopes and dreams are replaced with more achievable goals. They hope their child gets good grades, goes on to college and becomes a professional of a different kind, finds love and lives a happy, independent life. (subscriber access)
  • A love of teaching
    In a few short weeks, Cathy and Bruce Oxley might find themselves singing along with Alice Cooper’s song, “School’s Out,” since, come June, the couple is retiring after a combined 60-plus years of teaching.  (subscriber access)
  • Three local artists to light up Howard Young Medical Center
    Vivid, twitching birds; flowers bursting with life and insightful sculptures are beginning to color and transform the white gallery walls of Howard Young Medical Center. (subscriber access)
  • Interpreting Life
    Lia Chapman doesn’t want you to pray for her to hear. (subscriber access)
  • The Oscar G. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Iron Mountain is inviting veterans, their families and friends and the general public to a veteran town hall meeting in Eagle River on Thursday, Sept. 13. (subscriber access)
  • Come to Northwoods Harley-Davidson the weekend of Sept. 14 an 15 to benefit the Cross Country Cruisers. (subscriber access)
E-Editions | Subscriptions | Contact Us | About Us | Classifieds | FREE Classified - Items Under $50 | Photos | FREE E-Editions
Software © 1998-2019
1up! Software, All Rights Reserved.