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Class trip donation
Pitlik’s Sand Beach Resort recently donated $1,200, which was raised with a 50/50 drawing at the Polish Regatta, to the Three Lakes eighth-grade class for an upcoming trip to Washington, D.C.  Pitlik’s matched half of the pot in the drawing. Participating in the check presentation were, from left, Eli Ribbe, Kelvin Pitlik, event coordinator Gary Pitlik and Grace Stefonik. Missing from the photo was event volunteer and eighth-grader Maggie Servent.                                         —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 5:13 PM
New diner opens on Superior St.
The 3 Lakes Diner will be open seven days per week serving breakfast and lunch. Dinner also  will be served Fridays and Saturdays, according to owner Wayne Yankala.                                       —Photo By Jan Hintz

The 3 Lakes Diner, owned by attorney and part-time Three Lakes resident Wayne Yankala, recently opened at 1802 Superior St.

The new diner will be open seven days per week.  With a variety of items from omelets and skillets to pancakes and French toast, breakfast is served from 6 to 11 a.m.

Lunch, featuring sandwiches, hamburgers and soup,

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 5:11 PM
Isle Royale documentary screening slated Sept. 6

Three Lakes Center for the Arts in the Northwoods will show the documentary “Fifty Lakes, One Island” Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m.

Testing his physical and mental limits, Chicago-born George Desort spent 80 nights on Isle Royale alone with his camera, food and a kayak to film the documentary.

The famed Lake Superior island features a

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 5:11 PM
Building donation
The Friends of the Demmer Library recently gathered to support the Demmer Library’s building and renovation plans by donating $5,000. The Friends is a volunteer organization which strives to promote knowledge and use of the library, to increase relationships between the library and the community, and to serve as spokespersons to create goodwill, interest and enthusiasm for the Demmer Library.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:23 PM
Center for Arts sets annual auction, dance

Tickets are now on sale for the Three Lakes Center for the Arts in the Northwoods’ annual dinner, dance and auction slated for Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Reiter Center in Three Lakes.

The ball has had a theme in recent years, according to event organizers, which allows for creativity in food choices, decorations and music.

This year’s will be the Italian theme of “La Dolce Vita.” Catered by Jillian Catering, a northern Italian feast will be served, following appetizers and cocktail hour music by Dick Stoll.

After the meal, music by the John Greiner Little Big Band

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:23 PM
Five-day theater camp will lead to performance

The Three Lakes Center for the Arts will hold a five-day theater camp followed by two performances of the play, “The Magic Microphone,” beginning with auditions Monday, Sept. 23, at 4 p.m.

The camp will be open to all youths ages 6 to 18. The play, written by area youths, will be assisted and directed by Rory Behrens of Tommy O’s Playhouse in Hazelhurst, formerly Northern Lights Playhouse.

Behrens, an actor, writer, musician and director, has done extensive work with children as an educator and is founder and coordinator of Star Crossed Players Outreach in Hazelhurst.

Everyone who auditions will get a part in the play

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:22 PM
Annual meeting slated tonight

The Three Lakes School Board will hold its annual meeting tonight, Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the Three Lakes Board Room.

Electors will hear reports from the clerk and treasurer before approving the budget and adopting a tax levy for the school year.

The regular monthly meeting will follow, taking placing at approximately 7 p.m.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:22 PM
Information session
Volunteers from the Three Lakes Waterfront Association recently were instructed in the method of determining water clarity by using the Secchi Disk. Aquatic invasives also were reviewed at the session, which took place at the Burnt Rollways Dam. Approximately 80% of the Three Lakes Chain is currently being monitored by volunteers, according to the association.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:20 PM
Draeger’s book featured at Reiter Center event
Jim Draeger, co-author of “Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin’s Historic Bars & Breweries,” autographed copies of his book at the Reiter Center’s event. The book was published by the Wisconsin Historical Society.  —Photo By Jan Hintz

The Three Lakes Historical Society recently featured author Jim Draeger at its annual summer event at the Reiter Center.

Draeger is co-author of “Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin’s Historic Bars & Breweries,” published by the Wisconsin Historical Society.

He discussed the planning and research that went into the book, and he spoke of the history of taverns and breweries in Wisconsin.

Draeger presented

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 5:12 PM
Genealogical society plans meeting Aug. 26

The Three Lakes Genealogical Society will meet Monday, Aug. 26, at 1 p.m. in the lower level of the Edward Demmer Memorial Library.

The program will be “Guild for One Name Studies” presented by Society member Marie Byatt. She will explain the purpose of this charitable organization and its goal of promoting the preservation and accessibility of one-name studies.

Those interested in genealogy and family history research are welcome to attend the meeting and program.

The Three Lakes Genealogical Society meets the fourth Monday of the month at the Demmer Library, except for holidays or special events. New members are always welcome.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 5:11 PM

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