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Pig roast at Sportsmen’s benefits two snomo clubs
Keeping a watchful eye on the roasting pig for the 18th annual Bo-Boen Pig Roast dinner were, from left, Garry Hutsell, Gary Frank and Tom Zimmerman. According to Zimmerman, the internal temperature of all parts of the pig must reach and be maintained at 190 degrees. He indicated that this is the 104th pig he has roasted on the grill above.      —Photo By Wally Geist

The 18th annual pig roast to benefit the St. Germain Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club and Lake Tomahawk New-Tom Snow Fleas Snowmobile Club was held Aug. 23 at Sportsmen’s Chalet in Eagle River.

There were five prize tables displaying items donated by individuals and businesses for raffles during the dinner. Prizes included tools, a bicycle, a chain saw and outdoor sports-related items.

Bo-Boen Club President Tom Christensen

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:24 PM
Fashion show
Members of the St. Germain Women’s Service Club recently gathered to plan the 36th annual benefit fashion show titled, “Fashions with Hat-itude,” set Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Whitetail Inn in St. Germain. Tickets are $25 and are available through club members or by calling Sharon Trudeau at (715) 477-2308. Above, on hand at the planning session were, from left, Bonnie Eliason, Marge Berg, Sharon Cutler, Carol Seegers, Sandy Summers, Barb Steinhiber and Anita Wilde.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:22 PM
Honorary mayor’s race set Aug. 31

Stillwaters Bar and Restaurant and the Star Lakers Club will host the 12th annual Honorary Star Lake Mayor’s Race Sunday, Aug. 31, at Stillwaters located at 7914 Highway K in Star Lake.

The festivities will begin at 3 p.m. with music and raffles, along with food, beer and soda available for purchase. The event will culminate at 7 p.m. with the naming of this year’s mayor. Karaoke will follow in the bar at 8 p.m.

Known as a Chicago-style election, the mayoral candidate who raises the most money will be elected the honorary mayor of Star Lake.

In the past, proceeds from the event

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:21 PM
Library celebrates 75th anniversary
Author Jacquelyn Mitchard presented a program about her life and writing at the Plum Lake Public Library’s 75th anniversary celebration held Aug. 24 at the library. Mitchard used to live and work in the Madison area.                   —Photo By Wally Geist

New York Times best-selling?author?Jacquelyn Mitchard was the featured speaker at Plum Lake Library’s 75th anniversary celebration on the lawn behind the library in Sayner.

The library was founded in 1939 with one book and has grown to over 20,000 volumes with online access to many more.

The event began with an introduction by Library Board Chairman Chuck Figer,

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:20 PM
Practice burn held for squads

St. Germain Fire and Rescue hosted Plum Lake Volunteer Fire Department and St. Germain Emergency Medical Responders (EMR) for a training session Aug. 18 in which the departments engaged in a practice house-burn near Lost Lake in St. Germain.

Eighteen St. Germain volunteers and six Plum Lake volunteers participated in the training which began at 6 p.m. and concluded with equipment clean up and preparation at the station after 10 p.m.

Practice burns give property owners an opportunity

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:19 PM

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