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Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin
Members of the Happy Hatters, from left, are Barbara Steinhilber, Kathy Schmitz, Bonnie Kegley, Cookie Lough and Sandy Sommers. (Abigail Bostwick/Lakeland Times)
Members of the Happy Hatters, from left, are Barbara Steinhilber, Kathy Schmitz, Bonnie Kegley, Cookie Lough and Sandy Sommers. (Abigail Bostwick/Lakeland Times)
Friday, March 13, 2020 7:27 AM
With each stitch and moment that clicks by, the Happy Hatters of St. Germain are creating not just knit and crocheted hats and blankets for cancer and newborn patients at local hospitals, but friendships and solid bonds that hold the community together. (subscriber access)
  • Project job search
    When Desi Knitt graduated from Project SEARCH last spring, she was excited to put her new skills to the test in a full-time job. But in the nine months that have passed since graduation, Desi has yet to find one. (subscriber access)
  • Growing gardens, tending bees, learning animals, making crafts
    Outside, the winter snow is glistening in afternoon sunlight, covering the renovated main building of Chick-A-Dee Acres Farm, Inc. where, inside, people with physical and developmental disabilities learn, make friends, obtain life skills, hone daily living skills as well as enjoy recreation and friendship. (subscriber access)
  • Bear eagle
    An American bald eagle perches on a branch overlooking an open area of the Bear River on Saturday, Feb. 28, in Lac du Flambeau.
  • Watching sparks fly
    Two-year-old Leo Fashingbauer watches the sparks fly from the Spring Fling Candlelight Snowshoe bonfire with, from left, his grandfather Steve Fashingbauer, Joe Sanfilippo and his father Zeke Fashingbauer on Saturday, March 7, at the Winter Park’s Chip Wulff Memorial Pond in Minocqua.
  • Happy Hatters stitch community love, support into every hat
    With each stitch and moment that clicks by, the Happy Hatters of St. Germain are creating not just knit and crocheted hats and blankets for cancer and newborn patients at local hospitals, but friendships and solid bonds that hold the community together. (subscriber access)
  • March is MS Awareness Month
    Jeannie Sykora was young, pregnant and living her best life when a frightening unknown struck: Her body went entirely paralyzed. The only part she could move were here eyes. 

    Sykora was quickly hospitalized. It would take weeks of intensive treatment before Sykora was released, many days of which she didn’t know when — or if — she would ever recover. The culprit? Multiple sclerosis. (subscriber access)
  • Cold play
    Six-year-old Graham Abbott slices the ball towards the first hole while playing ice golf with members of his family, from left, four-year-old sister Harper, eight-year-old brother Finn and his parents Emily and Dan, during the annual Best Ball Ice Golf Tournament on Saturday, March 3, on Lake Minocqua. Proceeds from the annual fundraiser benefit local charities.
  • Groovy
    Brayden Kelly leads a group of skiers at the start of the Beat the Bunny Race on Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Minocqua Winter Park.
  • Not only did many people at home not thank Vietnam veterans for what they did, they weren’t interested in knowing about it, and Tom Maloney of Rhinelander experienced this firsthand.

    “They didn’t want to know anything about it,” he recently said of his time serving during the Vietnam War. “It’s like a little kid getting to do something special and the parents don’t want to hear about it.” (subscriber access)
  • Dramatic act
    Roman Matusiewicz as “Belle’s” unwanted suitor “Gaston” threatens Zander Amershek portraying his servant “Lefou” during the LUHS Drama Club’s presentation of “Beauty and the Beast” on Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Lakeland Union High School Theater in Minocqua.
  • Telling it like it is
    George Maloney of Rhinelander was, like many members of the U.S. military who participated in World War II, referred to as “the greatest generation,” one of those who seemed to skip ahead to adulthood rather quickly. 

    Unlike so many veterans, he was able — and more importantly, willing — to share much of his story before passing away at the age of 93 on Nov. 23, 2019. (subscriber access)
  • On fire on ice
    Kirsten Wotruba performs a fired up routine she plans on using in competitions this year during the Lakeland Figure Skating Club’s “An American Road Trip” Ice Show on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Lakeland Hawks Ice Arena in Minocqua.
  • Dam nice weather
    Ashley Peterson and Kate Melms set up their hammock with a view of the Minocqua Dam while enjoying the sunshine and temperatures in the high 40s on Saturday, Feb. 22, in Minocqua.
  • Skiing through the eyes of another
    Lining up for the skate pursuit race at the Wisconsin High School Nordic Ski Championships in Cable, Cody Schneider was not nervous about his finishing time and place — he had graduated high school last year. (subscriber access)
  • Medieval medical
    Sixth graders, from left, Kelly Lobermeier, Sloane Timmerman, Molly Jorgensen and Cayden Wallace, share various medical practices from the Middle Ages during the Medieval Faire on thursday, Feb. 13, at Arbor Vitae-Woodruff School in Arbor Vitae.
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