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Fish boil slated July 5 in town

The Three Lakes Historical Society will hold its fourth annual fish boil fundraiser Saturday, July 5, from 4 to 8 p.m. on the museum grounds, located at 1798 Huron St. in Three Lakes.

The event will feature an all-you-can-eat Door County-style fish boil and live music from the band Wing Span.

Funds raised from the fish boil will be used for general operating costs of the museum. Tickets are available in advance at BMO Harris Bank-Three Lakes branch, First National Bank of Three Lakes or at the museum.

For more information and ticket prices, call (715) 546-2295.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:09 PM
Aqua Devils plan waterskiing shows

The Aqua Devils Ski team in Three Lakes will hold shows throughout the summer Wednesday and Saturday evenings starting at 6:30 p.m. on Big Stone Lake at the Phyllis B. Felland Memorial Ski Park on Golf Course Look Road.

The shows are free and open to the public. Hallie Gross and Allie Hayes, show co-directors, have written the script for the shows with the theme, “Water-skiers of the Wild Midwest.” There are still openings for additional skiers.

For more information, email brittanywondrash­@­aol.­com.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:09 PM
Legion elects officers
The Three Lakes American Legion Post 431 recently elected officers for the coming year. Officers include, from left, Chaplain Michael Berndt, First Vice Commander Jim Nelson, Service Officer J.P. Holtz, Sgt. At Arms Dennis Hoffman, Adjutant Elmer Goetsch, Club Manager and Assistant Finance Officer George Kveck, Judge Advocate Les Parrish, Commander Mike Silber and Finance Officer Gary Stebbeds. Missing from the photo were Second Vice Commander Jim Martin, Color Bearer Lee Passehl, Firing Squad Commander Charlie Traska and Historian Bob Steeves.              —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:43 PM
Historical Society, Museum set various summer events

The Three Lakes Historical Society and Museum have been working to bring a variety of activities to Three Lakes this summer.

The museum will open for regular summer hours starting June 17 and will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Three Lakes Museum will host several activities to highlight its newly renovated and new exhibits, along with local and Wisconsin history. Activities include the following:

June 19, July 4, July 17, Aug. 6 and Aug. 20 — An old-fashioned

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:42 PM
Lions Club accepting donations for auction

The Three Lakes Lions Club will hold its annual auction Saturday, July 19, at Three Lakes High School. This year, there will be a rummage sale prior to the auction at 9 a.m., and the auction will begin at noon.

The Lions Club is still accepting donations, according to Club Secretary Ken Moak.

“Anyone who has clean, usable and serviceable items they are willing to donate, please contact the club as soon as possible,” he said. “As long as it can be reused by another, we’ll take the donated goods and put them on the auction block.”

This year, the club is accepting

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:42 PM
Women’s club to hold Past Presidents Lunch

The Three Lakes Women’s Club will hold its annual Past Presidents Luncheon Wednesday, June 18, at the Eagle River Inn, located at 5260 Highway 70 W. in Eagle River.

A social will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a lunch at noon. Following the lunch, the club’s past presidents will be honored and the officers for the upcoming year will be installed.

The menu choices include lemon-peppered tilapia, broccoli-and-cheese-stuffed chicken breast,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:42 PM
Coates scholarship
 Carol Coates Memorial Scholarship, presented by Kay Coates (left) and Toni Swendson (right), was awarded to Karenna Jolin.                 —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:41 PM
Lions Club announces plans for Fourth of July festivities

The Three Lakes Lions Club will hold its 62nd annual Fourth of July Parade and pancake breakfast in downtown Three Lakes Friday, July 4, with the breakfast slated from 7 to 11 a.m. and the parade at 9 a.m.

According to Lions Club President Don Sidlowski, who also serves as parade chairman, this year’s parade theme will be “Having an Old-Fashioned Fourth in a New-Fangled World.”

In keeping with tradition, the name of the parade grand marshal will not be revealed until the week before the parade. In the meantime, Sidlowski is calling for all area businesses, organizations, families and individuals to enter a float in the parade and be a part of the town’s celebration.

“Of course, we expect to have all of the

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:40 PM
Community gardeners
Three Lakes students from kindergarten through fifth grade recently worked at the Three Lakes Community Garden. This is the fifth year that students have helped out with the food pantry plots, and the students will return to the garden in fall to help harvest the food for the pantry. Of the 31 plots in the garden, 10 are dedicated to grow produce for the Three Lakes Christian Food Pantry. In the past, the garden has provided an average of 1,000 pounds of fresh produce to the pantry.                    —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:39 PM
Demmer Library to host musician storyteller Kastle

Edward U. Demmer Memorial Library will host Tom Kastle — who will perform a musical medley to entertain children and their families — Monday, June 16, at 1 p.m. in the lower level of the library.

Kastle has spent more than two decades on the road and on the water as a singer, tall-ship sailor and captain, songwriter and teller of tales.

As half of the maritime folk duo Tom & Chris Kastle, he toured throughout the United States as well as Ireland, Scotland, Poland, the Netherlands and New Zealand. He has produced 11 recordings and a soundtrack for PBS.

His original songs run from the romantic to the nautical. His ballad, “Cold Winds,”

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:39 PM

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