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Lake group plans meeting

The Found Lake Association announced its annual meeting will be conducted Saturday, July 6, at 11 a.m. at the Vandervort Park on the north shore of Lost Lake in St. Germain.

Agenda items to be discussed include the financial status of the association, updates on the Department of Natural Resources-supported lake monitoring activities, the health of the fish population and future stocking issues.

Other items to be discussed include

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 2:50 PM
Plum Lake Library sets events

Plum Lake Library recently announced the upcoming summer events.

Dig Into Reading summer reading events continue with the preschool story hour every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. with the exception of July 10.

Movin’ and Groovin’, a new story time featuring an hour of musical stories, movement and song with Lisa Jo and Dan Borchers will be held Fridays, July 5, July 12, and July 26, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Tom Pease will return July 10, at 1:30 p.m. with his stories and activities.

Visit China with Suzi Stephenson is scheduled for Thursday, July 11, at 7 p.m.

Stephenson spent the past

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 2:49 PM
Grand marshal
Denny Weber of St. Germain was selected as Grand Marshal for the town’s 2013 Independence Day parade. Weber received a Purple Heart and Oak Leaf Cluster serving during the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1952. Weber has been a resident of St. Germain for more than 41 years and had owned Anchor Resort on Little St. Germain Lake prior to becoming an area builder.                                       —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
Tuesday, July 02, 2013 2:48 PM
Library slates driving program

The Plum Lake Library announced it will host an AARP Driver Safety Program Friday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the library located at 8789 Peterson St. in Sayner.

The program will review how the senior driver changes with time, advances in highway design and improvements in modern automobiles.

The program is open to all drivers. There is a

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 2:48 PM
Chamber sets Christmas in July

The St. Germain Chamber of Commerce an­nounced it will host a Christmas in July craft show Thursday, July 11, from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. at the St. Germain Community Park.

“As St. Germain’s largest craft fair, visitors will enjoy a wide variety of handmade crafts, perfect for doing a little early Christmas shopping,” said a chamber spokesperson.

Santa will make an appearance and visit with children from noon to 1 p.m.

This event will also feature a pet parade

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 2:48 PM
Independence Day celebration scheduled Sunday, June 30
There will be a memorial U.S. flag at the midpoint of St. Germain’s Independence Day parade under which all parade units will pass.                                               —Photo By Wally Geist

St. Germain will hold its annual Independence Day celebration Sunday, June 30.

The day will start out with the Freedom 5K run from the Community Park at the corner of Highway 70 and 155 at 8:30 a.m., with registration at 7:30 a.m.

A craft show to benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters Northwoods will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the park.

The parade will form on the south end of town, near Thunderbird Pass Bar and Grill, at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 30, and pass through downtown.

The parade’s theme will be “Salute America.” Registration is not required to enter a float.

The St. Germain Lions Club will have food and drinks from 1 p.m. to dusk at St. Germain Community Park, and present its 4th Annual UNIQUE Raffle at the Community Shelter with cash prizes beginning at 8 p.m.

There will be 12 cash prizes totaling $10,000 with first prize being $4,000. Other prizes include a golf package, TV/electronics, power tools,  and a rod and reel.

A limited number of tickets will be sold and winners need not be present to win.

For more information on the raffles, contact Stan at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

After the parade in Community Park

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:37 PM
Church sets park event

The St. Germain Evangelical Free Church will host its annual free community outreach A Day at the Park at the St. Germain Community Park pavilion behind the fire department Sunday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event starts with a praise and worship service centered around the theme of New Life at the park shelter followed by a picnic lunch of burgers, brats, hot dogs, drinks and ice cream from 11:15 a.m. to noon.

From noon onward there will be numerous activities for the families such as inflatable bounce houses, a petting zoo, pony rides and face painting.

“This is an opportunity for us

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:36 PM
Church sets Bible school

The St. Germain Evangelical Free Church will host Kingdom Chronicles Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, July 8-12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church located at 6065 Highway 70 E.

“Knights and maidens will be equipped to put on the full armor of God so they can stand strong in the battle for truth,” said a church representative.

Children attending will experience cool music, Bible stories and crafts.

“They’ll love the fun songs, the daily

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:36 PM
Blood drive held in St. Germain
Gathering at the blood drive were phlebotomists Tami Haase (left) and Tara Zwaard (third from left) who drew blood at the drive with participant Gerry Sykora of St. Germain and blood drive registrar Theresa St. Catherine.   —Photo By Wally Geist

The Community Blood Center Inc. held a blood drive at the fire station in St. Germain June 19.

The Community Blood Center Inc. team included phlebotomists Tami Haase of Rhinelander and Tara Zwaard of McNaughton, and volunteer registrar Theresa St. Catherine of Sugar Camp.

“For those who wish to donate blood, St. Germain is the ideal place. While walk-ins are always welcome, having an appointment usually means

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:34 PM
Town board moves forward with Awassa negotiations
The St. Germain Town Board voted at its June 10 meeting to go on record supporting the town’s negotiation for purchasing property, which includes the Awassa Trail, from Integris Corp. A plaque from the trail is pictured here. 	—Photo By Wally Geist

The St. Germain Town Board voted at its June 10 meeting to go on record supporting the town’s negotiation for purchasing property from Integris Corp.

The vote clears the way for more substantive negotiations with the corporation, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and electors of the town at a later date.

Integris Corp., owners of Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), have contacted the town about the Awassa Lodge property which is located in the town of St. Germain and has been used for hiking trails and snowmobile trails.

Town Chairman Walter Camp reported, “The corporation is ceasing operation of the lodge which has been open since the 1920s. Integris would like the town to have the first right of refusal on purchasing

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 3:10 PM

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