Northwoods news briefs
Karling to retire; TL school board schedules input sessions
Three Lakes District Administrator Dr. George Karling has announced his retirement at the end of the current school year. Before seeking a replacement, the Three Lakes School District School Board will take input from district residents during two public meetings. The meetings will be facilitated by an executive search firm and will be held Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at Sugar Camp Elementary School and Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Three Lakes School Board room. According to a district press release, information gathered from residents, school board and staff will be used to develop specific interview questions for the candidates. Written comments may be submitted via U.S. mail to the school district or emailed to email@example.com. Karling has been with the district 30 years.
Heart for Music Festival Sept. 29
A group of local musicians hosting a family-friendly music festival fundraiser for a fellow Tomahawk musician and music teacher Saturday Sept. 29 from 3-11 p.m. at Prairie Rapids Tavern in Tomahawk. Mike Habeck, lead singer of the band Storm, is a co-organizer of the fest that will benefit heart attack survivor John Ramsey, who will undergo bypass surgery next month. “(Ramsey) has been an influence on players across the Northwoods so it was easy to tap into that shared passion and get this music festival lined up with some great bands,” Habeck said. A variety of music will be played and there will be chances to win guitars, lesson packages, cash and more. For more information, visit heartformusicfestival.com.
Tribute Brewing Company wins gold
Tribute Brewing Company of Eagle River received a gold medal at the 2018 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition in Denver, Colo. Tribute Brewing was recognized in the chili beer-style category for its White Legs Jalapeno Wheat Ale, a “clean, refreshing wheat ale with jalapenos added post fermentation.” The independent craft brewery began brewing in 2012 and offers a selection of ales and lagers year round plus a number of seasonal beers.
The 2018 GABF competition winners were selected by an international panel of 293 expert judges from 8,496 entries, received from 2,404 U.S. breweries, plus 101 Pro-Am and 49 Collaboration entries.
Free help for learners available at Nicolet College
Nicolet College’s Academic Success Center on the Rhinelander Campus is open for fall semester.
Free instruction is available for individuals preparing to attend college, build academic skills for the workplace, earn a GED or HSED, learn basic computer skills, or learn to speak English.
The center is located on the second floor of the Lakeside Center in room 207. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Dec. 21. No classes will be held Oct. 2 and Nov. 21 to 23. For more information, contact the Nicolet College Academic Success Center at 715-365-4455 or 800-544-3039, ext. 4455.