EAGLE RIVER - Registration for next year's Pond Hockey championships in Eagle River opens up soon.
Monday July 29th... folks can go online and register their team.
NEW THIS YEAR, BEFORE registration opens, each Team captain must sign up for a Sport Ngin account. NOTE: All teams are required to have a Sport Ngin account in order to register for this Tournament. No team will have access to the "Registration Session" without a Sport Ngin account.
All registrations, including "Sport Ngin" and "Team Registration" MUST be processed at the www.usahockey.com website.
Entries into the Tournament will be on a first come, first served basis and fills up quickly. It is suggested you make the necessary arrangements to register your Team when registration opens. You will not be required to submit Team rosters during registration; however payment in full of $500.00 is required. All players must be at least 21 years of age and a member of USA Hockey.
The host location for the 2014 Pond Hockey Tournament will again be the Chanticleer Inn, located at 1458 E. Dollar Lake Rd. Eagle River, WI.
Much more information will be available as we get closer to the actual event dates.
WABENO - Wabeno prides itself on drawing more and more people to its small community. It's doing things like building new trails and coming up with new events.
This weekend, the town will host the first ever "Wabeno Art and Music Fest". People in Wabeno say they have a unique passion for the arts.
"The Wabeno Art and Music Fest, or WAM Fest, as we call it, is an outgrowth of the various art activities that have been burgeoning here in Wabeno over the last number of years," said Tim Friesen, a coordinator of the event.
WAUSAU - The name sounds scarier than most of the symptoms would suggest, but doctors take West Nile virus seriously.
This week, a dead crow in Marathon County tested positive for West Nile. The Marathon County Health Department reported the discovery Monday. Counties look mainly at crows, blue jays, and ravens to find the virus. It is spread mostly through mosquito bites.
PARK FALLS - Filling a downtown with businesses doesn't just happen overnight. Leaders in Park Falls found that out over the past six years, but slowly they're making progress. This year, the Park Falls Downtown Beautification Committee finished a plan to improve downtown.
"It's a very dedicated group, small group of people that just kept at it and at it and at it over the last six years until we came to the finished product," says committee chair Laurie Wagner.
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