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|Start Date||End Date||Event Description|
Singers are invited to participate in the annual Spring Concert Series performed by the Community Ecumenical Choir. Rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 25 at the Ogema Baptist Church, State Road 86. Concerts are scheduled Sundays, April 27 and May 4. For more information, contact this spring’s director, Rebecca Lovejoy, at 715-340-2324.
Nicolet Community Education will hold An Introduction to Martial Arts Self-Defense class will be held at Terry Bucaro Dance Studio Saturdays, March 1 through April 12 (except March 29) from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $22.60 or $15.76 if age 62 or older.
A “Beginning Your Genealogical Adventure” class will be offered Monday evenings from 5:30 to 8 p.m. beginning March 3 and running through April 21 at T. B. Scott Library, Merrill. Maximum class size is 12 and the class will be taught by Sharon Karow. There is a small fee for the eight-week session. A booklet is included. For more information contact Sharon at 715-536-6903 or at SLKarow9@aol.com.
Monday, March 10 – Town of Bradley Public Hearing, 5:15 p.m., town hall, to hear Sean DeBels request to rezone approximately 10 acres from Rural Lands 4 to Recreation zoning district to allow golf driving range, access off Echo Valley Road, town of Bradley.
Monday, March 10 – Town of Bradley Town Board, 5:30 p.m., town hall. Agenda includes: billing for elections; road report.
Monday, March 10 – Town of Harrison Town Board, 6:30 p.m., town hall.
Monday, March 10 – Town of Skanawan Town Board, 7 p.m., town hall. No agenda provided.
Tuesday, March 11 – Oneida County Land Records Committee, 9:30 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: service award, Art Hilgendorf GIS analyst; closed session (111 E. Davenport St.); open session; sale of 111 E. Davenport St.; LiDAR elevation project update; ordinance amendments, county real estate transactions.
Tuesday, March 11 – North Central Health Care Community Services Program Executive Committee, 10:30 a.m., NCHC, Wausau. Agenda includes: board retreat, board member replacement.
Tuesday, March 11 – Oneida County Labor Relations and Employee Services Committee, 1 p.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: resolutions (solid waste technician; sheriff wages 2015-2018; clerk of court wages 2015-2018); closed session (retirement health insurance; discrimination complaint and Carlson-Dettmann
contract); open session; performance management proposal; compensation plan (concerns from employees; implementation clarification; appeals process).
Tuesday, March 11 – City of Tomahawk Parks and Recreation Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: special parks events (a. Washington Square Park, Tomahawk Farmers Market, Saturdays, June 7-Oct. 25; b. SARA Park, Antique Outboard Motor Club Inc., July 30-Aug. 2); camping registration (for special events); special events coordinator; campground funding; park fees.
Tuesday, March 11 – Nicolet Area Technical College District Board, 5 p.m., Nicolet College, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: University Transfer Liberal Arts program, student profile; proposed carpentry, electrical, HVAC work, Northwoods Center and Lakeland Outreach Center; proposed state performance-based funding; contract training rates; contracts at less than full cost recovery; closed session (final notice of non-renewal of specific contracts); open session.
Tuesday, March 11 – School District of Tomahawk, 6:30 p.m., Tomahawk Schools Elementary Room 133, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: employment/contract adjustments; youth options program; gifts/donations to District; reports; budget/referendum update; approve 2014-15 school calendar; parent transportation contract; pre-expulsion process; curriculum and assessments (PBIS, RtI implementation status; graduation requirements, class of 2015; High School course offering changes); Taher Food Service catering; project list; closed session (expulsion students update); open session. Preceded by Finance Committee meeting.
Tuesday, March 11 – Town of Wilson Board, 7 p.m., town hall. Agenda includes: contract for building inspector.
Tuesday, March 11 – City of Merrill Common Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: proposed schedule, 2015 budget process, including Common Council education; fund Park Improvement list; approve bid, Peterson Brothers Sand & Gravel, Taylor Street reconstruction project; auction/sale, excess fire department equipment, including excess equipment from other city departments; ordinance (garbage collection agreement provisions; four-hour parking on S. Park Street, minor revisions); resolution approve certified survey map, Hillside Drive and Lake Pesobic Road, town of Merrill, by Finnegan Construction Inc.
Wednesday, March 12 – Lincoln County Law Enforcement Committee, 7:30 a.m., Safety Building, Merrill. Agenda includes: budget modifications; 2014 vehicle replacement.
Wednesday, March 12 – Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services and Judicial Committee, 8:30 a.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: non-billable runs; victim witness, clerk of courts, district attorney 2013 budget modifications.
Wednesday, March 12 – Oneida County Forestry, Land and Recreation, 9 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: oak wilt presentation; easements for county forest land, legal opinion; Willow Road weight limit ordinance update; timber stumpage revenue/sales/contract; Oneida County five-year outdoor rec plan; ATV/UTV trails (Little Rice ATV Club, new trail proposal; Nokomis ATV Club, sponsorship, new trail proposal); dam safety inspection report proposals; motorized (snowmobile, ATV/UTV) grant applications; sustainable forestry grants for Discover Wisconsin episode, surveillance equipment.
Wednesday, March 12 – Oneida County Public Safety Committee, 9:30 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: 2013 budget closeouts; medical examiner charges for services, materials used; sheriff’s office/emergency management, duty weapon upon retirement; continuing appropriations account for HazMat; telecommunicator vacancy review; 2014 computer/HazMat grant; updated civil rules, regulations, resolution.
Wednesday, March 12 – Lincoln County Housing Authority, 10 a.m., Housing Authority Office, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: reports; resolution 2014-2 operating budget FY 2015.
Wednesday, March 12 – Oneida County Administration Committee, 1 p.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: BMO investment, technology committee updates; county risk manager’s recommendations concerning insurance requirements in various contracts (Aging Transit RFP; tobacco subcontracts; CHAMPS software-remove auto insurance; APHIS beaver control contract); voice over IP project; County Board electronic voting; resolution to hire County Administrator; ordinance amendment reduce size, County Board; capital improvement, program management; administration committee secretarial support.
Wednesday, March 12 – City of Merrill Housing Authority, 4 p.m., Jenny Towers, Merrill. Agenda includes: February move-ins/outs; Park Place/Jenny Tower investments; pending inspections, GPNA process; Westgate door replacement project; 2012 capital funds appropriations; Charter Cable rates; 2014 capital improvement projects; closed session (judicial bargaining, personnel matters).
Thursday, March 13 – Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin Finance Committee, 8:30 a.m., Lakeview Drive, Wausau. Agenda includes: disbursements, fiscal report; 2013 budget adjustments; reserves policy.
Thursday, March 13 – Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin Board, 9 a.m., Lakeview Drive, Wausau. Agenda includes: executive director’s performance evaluation followup; budget adjustments; grant application, Nutrition Revitalization Pilot project; implementing pay for performance; Wausau facilities; Wisconsin dementia care system redesign; strategic planning issue.
Thursday, March 13 – Lincoln County Planning and Zoning Committee, 2:30 p.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: Public Hearing, to amend Comprehensive Plan Map from Rural Lands to Private Recreation to allow golf driving range, off Echo Valley Road, town of Bradley; and petition for rezoning request by Sean DeBels to rezone approximately 10 acres from Rural Lands 4 to Recreation zoning district to allow golf driving range, off Echo Valley Road, town of Bradley; 2013 budget modifications; 2014 budget carryover request.
Thursday, March 13 – Merrill Area Public Schools Facilities Committee, 3:30 p.m., Kate Goodrich Elementary School, Merrill. Agenda includes: Kate Goodrich Elementary School reports; building condition; Somerville Facility Analysis recommendations; actual annual costs; walk through (current space utilization; areas in need of repairs, upgrading; completed maintenance projects).
Friday, March 14 – North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board Executive Committee, 9:30 a.m., Northcentral Technical College, Wausau. Agenda includes: staff performance bonus fund PY13; revision to financial procedures manual; non-competitive RFP process PY14; state/federal grant opportunities.
Friday, March 14 – Nicolet Area Technical College Criminal Justice Advisory Committee, 10 a.m., Nicolet College, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: 700 hour law enforcement curriculum transition; recent DOJ audit results; tactical skill building project; 520 LE academy and cert. track interviews.
Friday, March 14 – ADRC of Northwoods Executive Committee, 11:30 a.m., Satellite Office, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: employee handbook; policies, procedures; DBS new hire pay rate, probationary period. Finance Committee, noon. Agenda includes: 2014 fiscal agent contract; Vilas County 2014 budget increase request; group health underwriting update; regional IT support proposal; Board of Directors, 1 p.m. Agenda includes: items listed above, plus marketing plan; board of directors evaluation; customer un-met needs.
Monday, March 17 – Lincoln County Pine Crest Nursing Home Board of Trustees, 8 a.m., Pine Crest Nursing Home. Agenda includes: closed session (Pine Crest administrator’s evaluation); open session; census report; overview of care delivery system.
Monday, March 17 – North Central Community Services Program, 8:45 a.m., North Central Health Care, Wausau. Agenda includes: Early Years planning committee dialogue, community stakeholders, early intervention for children with behavior issues.
|3-11-2014||3-11-2014||Free discussion on anxiety|
Ministry Medical Group in Tomahawk is hosting an educational session on anxiety Tuesday, March 11, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in the Spruce Room at Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital, 401 W. Mohawk Dr. During this free event, the symptoms of anxiety, treatments and how to support someone with anxiety will be discussed. Ministry Health Care behavioral health specialists, Lori Decker and Julie Jensen, will facilitate the discussion. The event is open to the public, and light snacks and refreshments will be available. Call 715-453-7840 or 715-453-7203 to register.
|3-11-2014||3-11-2014||Hatchet hockey awards|
The Tomahawk High School boys’ hockey awards program will be held at 6 p.m. next Tuesday at SARA Park.
|3-12-2014||3-12-2014||How Healthy is your Heart|
Alaine Sonnenberg, Colfax, will speak about “How Healthy is your Heart” at the Women Connecting luncheon at the Eagles Club, Merrill, Wednesday, March 12 at 11:30 p.m. The meal of corned beef and cabbage, and program are $12. Reservations are essential by March 5 with Marcia at 715-536-1612 or Jan at 715-536-9816.
|3-12-2014||3-12-2014||VFW, Auxiliary meetings|
Wurl-Feind Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2687 and Auxiliary will hold their monthly meetings Wednesday, March 12 at the VFW Hall, 203 S. 4th St., corner of South Fourth Street and Rice Avenue. The post meeting begins at 4 p.m., with the ladies meeting at 5 p.m. New members are welcome. The post is conducting an “indoor yard sale” Saturday, March 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds will go to support activities. Members are encouraged to bring items and all other donations are appreciated. Call 715-612-7118 or 715-688-9395 for more information.
|3-12-2014||3-12-2014||Wheels in Motion Volunteers|
Volunteers willing to help with this year’s “Wheels in Motion” Tomahawk Main Street Memories Car Show events slated Saturday, May 24, are urged to attend a planning session Wednesday, March 12 at noon at the Rodeo Saloon. This committee will be planning the skateboard and BMX Bike event and motorcycle show, music and raffles that are held as part of the big Main Street Memories Car Show in downtown Tomahawk Memorial Day weekend. (Look for a flyer about the show posted at www.tomahawkleader.com.)
|3-12-2014||3-12-2014||Wired for Words|
A Writers’ Group in Tomahawk meets the second Wednesday (March 12) at 6 p.m. at the Tomahawk Public Library. The goal is to support and encourage one another in writing endeavors. Direct questions to Christina Metzger at 715-453-0999.
|3-12-2014||3-14-2014||Girl Scout Cookies|
Tomahawk Girl Scouts will host cookie booths now through March 23 for people who missed placing an order or who now realize they’d like additional cookies. Upcoming booths will be at Shopko Hometown March 12 and 14, from 4 to 7 p.m., and March 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A booth also is planned March 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nelson’s County Market. Orders may be placed with Linda Neumeyer at 715-453-4439.
|3-14-2014||3-14-2014||Enrollment Assistance Center|
Health Insurance Marketplace will hold an Enrollment Assistance Center at the Tomahawk Public Library Wednesday, March 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, March 14 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. In-person assisters will be present to answer questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace and help with enrollment. The event is presented by SRA International Certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
|3-14-2014||3-14-2014||Kohl's Cares Scholarships|
Nominations for kids ages 6 to 18 will be accepted through March 14 at kohlskids.com for the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program, part of Kohl’s Cares, Kohl’s philanthropic program focused on improving the lives of children. Nominators must be 21 years or older. Through the program, Kohl’s will award more than 2,300 young volunteers nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to reward kids who have made a positive impact on their communities.
|3-15-2014||3-15-2014||Free Medical clinic|
Northwoods Vineyard Church, Tomahawk, and Touched Twice United, will host a Free Medical Clinic Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tomahawk Elementary School, Entrance #8. Services will include medical, vision, chiropractic, haircuts, family portraits, a warm meal, St. Mary’s Thrift Cellar vouchers, Food Pantry, County Veterans Services and Salvation Army. Medical care and screenings will be provided by local licensed doctors and nurses in private offices. Those uninsured, underinsured and with high deductibles are urged to attend; everyone is welcome. For more information, contact: Northwoods Vineyard Church at 715-453-6700.
|3-15-2014||3-15-2014||Northwoods Passage Winter Celebration|
Inshalla Country Club, N11060 Clear Lake Rd., Tomahawk. For information, call 715-453-3130.
|3-15-2014||3-15-2014||Northwoods Passage Winter Celebration|
Northwoods Passage Winter Celebration, Inshalla Country Club, N11060 Clear Lake Rd., Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-3130.
|3-15-2014||3-15-2014||St. Patty’s Party|
There’ll be a St. Patty’s Party Saturday, March 15 at the American Legion Hall, 327 W. Wisconsin Ave. A corned beef and cabbage dinner will be served at 5 p.m., with music by David Fox at 7 p.m., along with a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Cost is a $10 donation; $5 for children ages 8-13 and free for children under age 7.
|3-15-2014||3-15-2014||St. Urho/St. Pat Celebration|
A St. Urho/St. Patrick’s Day Celebration will take place Saturday, March 15 at the Brantwood Community Center, corners of Hwys. 8 and D, Brantwood. St. Urho is a Finnish-American holiday based on the legend of St. Urho casting the frogs and grasshoppers out of Finland. The celebration includes a traditional meal of corned beef & cabbage plus ham and all the trimmings served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. with music and a program to follow. Homemade multi-grain bread and cardamom braids will be available for purchase. The event is sponsored by the Knox Creek Heritage Center. For additional information, call 715-564-2520 or 715-564-2525 or e-mail email@example.com.
|3-18-2014||3-18-2014||Developmental screening for kids|
Child Find, a free developmental screening for children from birth to age 5, is being offered Tuesday, March 18 at Tomahawk Elementary School. Ages birth to 30 months will be seen between 8:30 and 11:30 a.m., and ages 31 months to 5 years from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointments are recommended but walk-ins are welcome. Staff trained in early childhood development will observe each child while at play. All parents of children age 5 and under are encouraged to take part. Children who were previously screened or who currently are attending St. Mary’s School or Tomahawk Elementary School’s 4-year-old kindergarten programs do not need to attend unless a parent has concerns about a child’s development. To schedule an appointment, call 715-453-2126, ext. 184.
|3-19-2014||3-19-2014||Prentice kindergarten screening|
Kindergarten screening and registration for children in the Prentice School District who will be age 4 and 5 on or before Sept. 1 will be held Wednesday, March 19 in the West Prentice School gymnasium. If a child was screened for and attended 4-yearold kindergarten, it is not necessary for him/her to be screened again for 5-year-old kindergarten. Call the Prentice Middle School office at 715-428-2812, ext. 2004 between 7:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. school days by Wednesday, March 12.
|3-20-2014||3-20-2014||Relay For Life kickoff event|
An American Cancer Society 2014 Relay For Life of Tomahawk kickoff event “Cancer Is A Beach!” takes place Thursday, March 20 at 5:30 p.m. at The HappySnapper, 1315 S. Tomahawk Ave. Bring the whole team to hear about what’s new for 2014, get fundraising ideas, register for this year’s relay, meet fellow participants, share ideas and see the new 2014 relay t-shirts. There will be special appreciation for past sponsors in attendance, survivor and caregiver recognition and games for all. Bring a friend, new to the relay, and register, and both will be entered for a special drawing. To receive a committee or team captain shirt at the kickoff, register now with Val Nelson, event chair, at 715-453-3099 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org. Tomahawk’s 2014 Relay For Life will take place Saturday, June 28 from noon to midnight at Veterans Memorial Park.
Tomahawk Main Street (TMS) announces the return of a dinner/theatre later this month for those wanting to brush off the cabin fever while enjoying a fun night out on the town. the Pine Tree Supper Club will once again host a dinner/theatre (including a new Sunday matinee showing) featuring the music and performance of the Coloma-based Clauson Family Music Show. As part of the second dinner/theatre hosted by TMS, the upcoming event will feature a Saturday evening performance March 29 at the Pine Tree and a Sunday matinee March 30. Both events will feature a meal followed by the show. Tickets will go on sale in the coming weeks and will be available at the Tomahawk Leader, among other locations.
The Tomahawk Book Club’s April 14 reading will be a local author instead of the previously mentioned “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.” Abigail Bostwick will be the group’s guest as they discuss her first book, “The Great Cat Nap Adventure.” The visit will coincide with National Book Week, with the club meeting Monday, April 14 at 7 p.m. the Tomahawk Public Library. Bostwick’s book can be purchased ahead of time at the Tomahawk Leader or that night at the library. New readers are always welcome. For more information, contact Becky Flatau at 715-536-3195.
|5-17-2014||5-17-2014||Chocolate for the Soul|
The Women on the Wings of Faith will sponsor Sheri Rose Shepherd, beauty queen/author/speaker, at a Chocolate for the Soul event Saturday, May 17. Cost is $15 for girls 12-18 years and $20 for anyone older, and includes a lunch. The fee goes up after Feb. 28. Young girls/women are encouraged to wear a pretty dress, as she may be picked to be Shepherd’s assistant for the day. Check http://www.womenonthewingsoffaith.net/, or contact Teri at 715-218-7776, or Helen at 715-612-0445.
Spring Fling, a Northwoods Passage event at Schaefer’s Wharf, On Lake Nokomis, 1969 County Road L, Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-2768
|5-25-2014||5-25-2014||Aurora Poker Run Drawing|
Aurora Poker Run Drawing held by Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club at Twin Bay Resort, 2173 County Road L, on Lake Nokomis, Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-2679. Northwoods Passage is sponsoring a season long poker run called the Aurora Run. Starting with RR Gators' Slush Run on Dec. 28, you can purchase a $15 ticket and accumulate points by attending different Northwoods Passage events. Talk to a Northwoods Passage member for more information.
|7-19-2014||7-19-2014||Pontoon Poker Run|
Pontoon Poker Run, a Northwoods Riders event on Lake Nokomis. Hands turned in at The Landing, 10440 Camp Rice Point Rd, on Lake Nokomis,Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-8381
Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club Golf Outing at Inshalla Country Club, N11060 Clear Lake Rd., Tomahawk, 715-453-3130, and Schaefer’s Wharf, 1969 County Road L, Tomahawk, 715-453-2768.
Noodle-Rama held by Northwoods Riders Snowmobile Club at Schaefer’s Wharf, 1969 County Road L, Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-2768.
Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club Gun Raffle at Schaefer’s Wharf, 1969 County Road L, Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-2768.
The environmental education and conference center is located off County Road A in Tomahawk. Forestry GIS – Feb. 24, March 10, March 31, April 14, April 28. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point GIS Center, in partnership with Treehaven, is offering a five-day GIS and GPS Applications in Forestry course. These classes are designed specifically for individuals seeking to become or who already are professional foresters.
Certified Interpretive Guide Training – Feb. 28-March 1, March 7-8, March 21-22. The National Association for Interpretation, in collaboration with Treehaven, is offering a professional certification course for individuals who will be delivering interpretive programs or having public contact at interpretive sites.
|Girl Scout Cookies|
The cookies have arrived! Tomahawk Girl Scouts will host cookie booths now through March 23 for people who missed placing an order or who now realize they’d like additional cookies. Upcoming booths will be March 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Great Lakes Foods and Shopko Hometown. Orders also may be placed with Linda Neumeyer at 715-453-4439.
|Beginning Your Genealogical Adventure|
Discover your roots! Have you always wanted to learn more about how to research your family history? An experienced member of the North Pines Genealogy Group is offering a beginners class, “Beginning Your Genealogical Adventure,” Monday evenings, March 3 through April 21 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at T.B. Scott Library in Merrill. Class size is limited. To register, contact Sharon Karow at 715-536-6903 or SLKarow9@aol.com.
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