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Program on shipwrecks to feature Lake Superior

Edward U. Demmer Memorial Library and the Three Lakes Center for the Arts in the Northwoods will host a program “Shipwrecks of the Apostle Islands,” Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Three Lakes Center for the Arts in the Northwoods, located at 1760 Superior St. in Three Lakes.

This Free Spirit Great Lakes Media presentation will focus on the history and geology of Lake Superior, including images of shipwrecks that occurred near the Apostle Islands.

Free Spirit Great Lakes Media is an independent video production company

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:36 PM
Mangione band schedules show

The Three Lakes Center for the Arts in the Northwoods will host Mike Mangione & The Union, a touring music group combining folk-rock sound with orchestrated strings Thursday, Aug. 8, at 8 p.m.

Tickets are available online at or by calling (715) 546-2299.  The cost is $12.50 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12. Beer, wine and concessions will be available.

The band’s debut album “Tenebrae” received favorable press from all corners of the country,

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:36 PM
Building donation
ISU Insurance Services-The Machon Agency recently presented the Demmer Library with a $500 donation to support its building expansion campaign. Taking part in the check presentation were, from left, library Director Janet Dixon; ISU Insurance Services owners Melissa Machon Werner and Bob Werner; and new ISU agent Gary Baumetz. Machon Werner said the Three Lakes business is proud to support the next chapter in the library’s legacy.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:30 PM
Hand-Picked Bluegrass Band to close summer concert series

The 2013 summer Concerts in the Park series will close on a high note with the acoustic sounds of the Hand-Picked Bluegrass Band Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Cy Williams Park in Three Lakes at 7 p.m.

Th high-energy acoustic band plays everything from the traditional sound of Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys to the sound of today’s progressive bluegrass groups. They also perform original songs.

The band consists of Joe Cronick on banjo, mandolin, guitar and vocals; Brian Cate on upright bass and vocals; Susan Cronick on guitar, fiddle and vocals; and Nate Cover on banjo.

Hand-Picked Bluegrass Band has performed at numerous festival

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:30 PM
Demmer Library to host musician, storyteller Pease
Tom Pease travels through the Midwest entertaining audiences through storytelling and song. He will be featured at the Demmer Library Aug. 8. 	—Contributed Photo

The Edward U. Demmer Library will host musician Tom Pease Thursday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. as the final performer of the Dig into Reading summer reading program.

The public is welcome to come and enjoy this free family program made possible by the Three Lakes Public Library Foundation.

Pease is a musician, storyteller

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:29 PM
Demo Day set July 31

The Three Lakes Historical Museum will hold its annual Demonstration Day Wednesday, July 31, from 1 to 3 p.m.

This is a family event and will feature woodcarving and spinning demonstrations, churning and eating ice cream, horse rides and other events.

The Teaching Drum School also will instruct attendees on wilderness skills.

The museum is located at 1798 Huron St. behind the Edward Demmer Memorial Library. For more information, call Joan at (715) 546-2295.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:28 PM
Senior bus plans Rhinelander trip

Seniors 55 and older and adults with disabilities can reserve a seat on the Forest County bus traveling to Rhinelander via Three Lakes and Sugar Camp Wednesday, Aug. 14.

The lift-equipped bus will originate in Crandon and make stops in Argonne and Hiles before stopping in Three Lakes at approximately 8:15 a.m.

The bus will stop in Sugar Camp at approximately 8:45 a.m. on its way to Rhine­lander for the day.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:28 PM
Friends of Demmer set meeting at library PDF Print E-mail

The Friends of Demmer Library will hold a meeting at the library Monday, Aug. 5, at 12:30 p.m.

“This is an important meeting and all members are encouraged to attend,” said a Friends of Demmer spokesperson.

Vicki Reuling will present the plans for the renovation of the library.  The election of new officers will take place and the members will review amendments to the bylaws.

Those interested in the Friends of the Library are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:28 PM
Art on Main, concert both scheduled Aug. 10

The ninth annual Art on Main event will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, at Cy Williams Park in Three Lakes and will be followed by an evening jazz concert at the Three Lakes Center for the Arts in the Northwoods.

The juried art fair will be held at the park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with judging by Three Lakes artist Betty Lutzka.

There will be approximately 40 exhibitors of paintings, pottery, jewelry, fiber art, wood carving and more.

The gazebo will feature live music all day,

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:27 PM
Sampling appetizers
Dottie Reeder (right) presented the Three Lakes Women’s Club with ideas for summer appetizers at the club’s recent meeting. Members were able to sample appetizers that were made by Reeder and several club members. The meeting hostess was Patty Hayes (left). Tickets for the Women’s Club annual Scholarship Luncheon & Fashion Show set for Sept. 13 are on sale via Marcia Ward at (715) 546-3574. 	—Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 4:55 PM

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