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Eighth-grade students continue raising money for trip to D.C.
Eighth-grade students at Three Lakes School have been working hard to raise the requisite funds for their upcoming trip to Washington, D.C. The class sold cranberries at Cranberry Fest in Eagle River and Pumpkin Fest in Three Lakes, and they plan to hold a cake auction Nov. 8.  —Contributed Photo

The typical October weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the Three Lakes eighth-grade students, as they recently sold cranberries and apples during Eagle River’s Cranberry Fest to raise money for a class trip to Washington, D.C.

As a matter of fact, it motivated them to work harder. This group of students is working overtime to earn the funds to make it to Washington in the spring, and they were offered

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 4:41 PM
 
Borek gets award for lake stewardship
Bob Borek of Thee Lakes (left) was congratulated by Three Lakes Waterfront Association President Ed Jacobsen for receiving recognition by Oneida County for service in lake stewardship. 	—Photo By Jan Hintz

Bob Borek of Three Lakes recently received a Certificate of Recognition from Oneida County for his outstanding service in lake stewardship for 2013.

A member of the Three Lakes Waterfront Association, Borek has actively volunteered in keeping aquatic invasive species out of the Three Lakes Chain.

He has worked with the Clean Boats, Clean Waters and the Adopt-a-Shoreline

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 4:40 PM
 
Used book sale slated at library

The Friends of Demmer Library will hold a used book sale Saturday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to noon in the lower level of the library, located on W. School Street in Three Lakes.

Both hardcover and paperback books will be available for purchase.

Club president Sarah Ewing also announced there will be holiday book sales Nov. 23 and Dec. 28.

There will not be a general meeting of the Friends of Demmer Library in November.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 4:40 PM
 
Genealogy group sets meeting at Demmer

The Three Lakes Genealogical Society will meet Monday, Oct. 28, at 1 p.m. in the lower level of the Edward Demmer Memorial Library.

This month’s program will be about researching at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and will be presented by Nancy Brewster.

The Three Lakes Genealogical Society will meet the fourth Monday

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 4:40 PM
 
Center for Arts to feature works created by correctional inmates

Original play also
set to start Nov. 1

 

The Three Lakes Center for the Arts in the Northwoods has announced its November Artists of the Month and plans to host an original play in early November.

The gallery will feature a unique show throughout November, as artwork created by correctional inmates with severe mental and behavior needs will be on display.

The inmates are from the Wisconsin Resource Center in Winnebago,

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 4:38 PM
 
Huge turnout
Officials with the Three Lakes Fire Department Auxiliary say a beautiful fall day last Saturday helped draw thousands of people to Pumpkin Fest, one of the largest crowds in the event’s history. Here, the commons area of the school was filled most of the day. —Staff Photo By?KURT?KRUEGER
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 5:12 PM
 
Pines to host comedy Oct. 17

Northland Pines School in Eagle River announced it will host “ths phne 2.0: the next generation,” a one act comedy by Lindsay Price and published by Theatrefolk, Thursday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. at the school auditorium.

Admission is $3 for adults,

$2 for seniors and non-Northland Pines School District students, and free for Northland Pines School District staff and students.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 5:07 PM
 
Renovation donation
 Due to a donation by Three Lakes resident Larry Schirmer, Demmer Library in Three Lakes was able to color in another book on its sign representing the progress made in its efforts to raise the $2.6 million needed for a renovation project. Taking part in the presentation were, from left, Youth Services Librarian Charlotte Horant, Adult Services Librarian Stacey Orr, Library Director Janet Dixon, Schirmer and Assistant Director Nancy Brewster. Missing from the photo was Outreach Services Librarian Carolyn Eaglesham.  				          —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 4:57 PM
 
American Legion sets steak dinner

The Three Lakes American Legion will host a Swiss steak dinner Saturday, Oct. 19, serving from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

The dinner will include Swiss steak with all the trimmings, coffee and dessert for a cost of $8.

The Bill Hassey Orchestra will perform music starting at 7 p.m.

For reservations,

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 4:56 PM
 
Haunted walk events slated

The Three Lakes Drama Club will hold two haunted walks Saturday, Oct. 26, in an effort to raise funds.

The first walk, dubbed “A Haunting We Will Go,” will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Three Lakes High School Frisbee Golf Course and is open to all ages.

The event will not be scary, and children will have the chance to meet family-friendly ghouls and goblins, according to the club.

Each child will receive a candy bag and the cost is $3 per person,

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 4:56 PM
 
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