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Fri
23
Sep

Trail ride back for 23rd year

The 23rd annual Caroline Lions Colorama Fall Trail Ride, Wisconsin's largest trail ride, will take place on Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1-2. More than 1,300 horses are expected to be in Caroline for the weekend.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->The festivities begin with a karaoke contest from 7-11 p.m. Sept. 29 by Terryoke's Mountain Top Entertainment. A dance will be held from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 30 with the Big Backyard Band. Another dance will take place on Oct.

Fri
23
Sep

Trail ride back for 23rd year

The 23rd annual Caroline Lions Colorama Fall Trail Ride, Wisconsin's largest trail ride, will take place on Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1-2. More than 1,300 horses are expected to be in Caroline for the weekend.

The festivities begin with a karaoke contest from 7-11 p.m. Sept. 29 by Terryoke's Mountain Top Entertainment. A dance will be held from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 30 with the Big Backyard Band. Another dance will take place on Oct. 1, featuring the band Grand Union.

Tue
20
Sep

Meet April Tainter

<p><strong>Health professional:</strong> April Tainter, 55, Shawano</p><p><strong>Job title:</strong> Registered Nurse</p><p><strong>Professional specialty:</strong> Occupational Health</p><p><strong>Years at SMC:</strong> Over 25 years.

Tue
20
Sep

Shawano couple's plant growing more than potatoes

<p>It has potatoes underground, but on the bush part of the plant there is something else.</p><p>Roger and Barb Erickson noticed the small, round, green, tomato-like fruit on their plant when they got back from vacation recently. Since then they have been trying to figure out exactly what is growing in their backyard.</p><p>"It made him doubt what he planted," Barb said.</p><p>Joanne Edwards, the mother of one of Barb's piano students, found the answer on the Internet. Most potato flowers dry up and fall off without getting fruit.

Tue
20
Sep

Church celebrates 135th anniversary

<p>St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in the town of Herman will celebrate its 135th anniversary Sunday.</p><p>"Our theme is Remember, Rejoice and Renew," said Rev. Roland Golz, who has been with the congregation for 17 years. "We want to remember God's rich grace and help in not only establishing the church, but (also) blessing it for 135 years, and hopefully, another 135 years."</p><p>St. John's will hold its weekly worship service at 10:30 a.m.

Tue
20
Sep

Meet April Tainter

Health professional: April Tainter, 55, Shawano

Job title: Registered Nurse

Professional specialty: Occupational Health

Years at SMC: Over 25 years. Started there as an aide when she was 16 and came back after school and marriage.

Education: Graduated from Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College-Green Bay in 1981 (it was Northeast Wisconsin Technical Institute then and hers was the second class to graduate) with a nursing degree.

Tue
20
Sep

Shawano couple's plant growing more than potatoes

It has potatoes underground, but on the bush part of the plant there is something else.

Roger and Barb Erickson noticed the small, round, green, tomato-like fruit on their plant when they got back from vacation recently. Since then they have been trying to figure out exactly what is growing in their backyard.

"It made him doubt what he planted," Barb said.

Tue
20
Sep

Church celebrates 135th anniversary

St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in the town of Herman will celebrate its 135th anniversary Sunday.

"Our theme is Remember, Rejoice and Renew," said Rev. Roland Golz, who has been with the congregation for 17 years. "We want to remember God's rich grace and help in not only establishing the church, but (also) blessing it for 135 years, and hopefully, another 135 years."

St. John's will hold its weekly worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with the collection benefiting the local Safe Haven Shelter and Shawano Area Food Pantry and Resource Center.

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