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Elementary school participates in Fire Prevention Week events
As part of Fire Prevention Week, Glenn Svetnika, (standing far left) a member of the St. Germain Volunteer Fire Department, reminded students at St. Germain Elementary School that when fire strikes, they should crawl beneath the heat and smoke to get out of a building, and not go back into a burning building for anything. Principal Gayle Daniel (center), and Phil and Judy Kohout, St. Germain volunteer firefighters, are shown helping out.    —Photo By Wally Geist

St. Germain Elementary School commemorated Fire Prevention Week with special programs Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 9 and 10.

Two fire drills were held Wednesday to remind students and staff what to do in the event of a fire.

Glenn Svetnika, Phil and Judy Kohout, members of St. Germain’s Volunteer Fire Department, ran the drills and reduced exit time from 5 minutes to 3½ minutes.

Svetnika congratulated the

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 4:48 PM
 
Chamber seeking new executive

The board of directors for the St. Germain Chamber of Commerce announced the formation of a selection committee in its search for a new executive director for the chamber.

Chamber Board President Ted DeRuiter appointed the committee that will be headed by Jim Anderson.

The board of directors has also retained Sharon Benda as the interim office manager until the executive director position is filled. Benda was the chamber office manager for Eagle River and St. Germain chamber offices for many years.

A job description for

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 4:48 PM
 
Library to host scarecrow fest this Saturday

The Plum Lake Library will host a scarecrow festival with stories, activities and a scarecrow-making contest Saturday, Oct. 19, beginning at 11 a.m. at the library.

Materials will be provided, but attendees may also bring clothes to dress scarecrows.

Preregistration?is required to ensure there will be enough materials for everyone.

For more information or to register,

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 4:48 PM
 
Students of the month
Three Lakes School recently announced its students of the month for September. Taking part in the award presentation were, from left, Savannah Edwards, Alex Gensler, Jane Connelly, Riley Weisenberger, Kerri Seyfert, Principal Bill Greb and Sam Welhoefer.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 4:22 PM
 
Sportsmen’s Chalet holds meat raffle
Rick Pickles (left) and Jim Braycon examined one of the kill-zone arrows sent down the field by Pickles. The event raised $2,250 for the St. Germain Lions Club.       —Photo By Wally Geist

Sportsmen’s Chalet in  Cloverland sponsored a meat raffle complete with 50/50 drawings, chicken game and archery contest Sunday, Oct. 6.

Proceeds benefited the St. Germain Lions Club. The event raised $2,550 for the club.

Meat raffled off included bacon, beef roasts, shrimp, whole turkeys, pork chops and ribs, meatballs and more.

During the meat raffle archers

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 4:13 PM
 
Slam-A-Rama raises funds for breast cancer patients
Eric “Leibo” Liebenstein (center), owner of Sayner Pub, gives encouragement and support to Dave (left) and Chris (right) Glodowski before the Slam-A-Rama bicyclists depart from Sayner. The event raised funds for breast cancer patients and was held Sept. 28.                              —Photo By Wally Geist

The third annual Slam-A-Rama bike ride for breast cancer was held Saturday, Sept. 28, in the St. Germain-Sayner area.

The event raises funds for women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Eighty-one participants rode bikes and nine served as crossing guards and support staff for the ride.

The ride began in 2011 with 50 riders and grew to 86 participants last year.

Chris Glodowski, event organizer and Green Bay resident,

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:24 PM
 
Star Lakers donate
Members of the Star Lakers Community Club donated $500 to each of three organizations serving the area. Representatives of Plum Lake Ambulance, Plum Lake Volunteer Fire Department and Sayner-Star Lake Barnstormers Snowmobile Club each received a check on behalf of their organization. The Star Lakers hold two fundraisers during the year, the Honorary Mayoral Race sponsored by the club and Stillwaters, and the community picnic in the park. This year Star Lakers members also provided a new sign for the Old Mill Site Centennial Park which will celebrate its 120th anniversary in 2014. Star Lakers members and organization representatives shown are, front row from left, Barb Rasmussen, Plum Lake Ambulance; Dennis and Anita Horant, Barnstormers Snowmobile Club; Karen Altamore, Stillwaters; Vicki and Jim Haberle, Star Lakers club; and Chuck Altamore, Stillwaters; back row, Kevin Rasmussen, Plum Lake Volunteer Fire Department; and Bob Munson, Star Lakers  club.                        —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:24 PM
 
Lions Club meat raffle scheduled Oct. 6

The St. Germain Lions Club  will host a meat, seafood and cash raffle at Sportsmen’s Chalet in Eagle River Sunday, Oct. 6, from 2 to 5:30 p.m.

The event will feature a  paddle wheel, a 50-50 drawing, Lions gun drawing and an archery shooting contest.

Participants in the contest should take their own bow and target arrows. The top prize is one-half dozen custom arrows.

Food and beverages including one-third

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:23 PM
 
Plum Lake Ambulance holds fundraising dinner
Plum Lake Ambulance Chief Kevin Rasmussen (left) shares excitement over the turnout for the roast pork fundraising dinner with hostess Joy Sievert. The dinner was held at Whitetail Inn in St. Germain with the proceeds going toward underwriting the cost of training new EMTs and saving for a new ambulance.  —Photo By Wally Geist

The Plum Lake Ambulance sponsored its 19th annual roast pork fund­raising dinner at the Whitetail Inn in St. Germain Sept. 23.

Volunteers served almost 450 dinners, hosted donation drawings and cleared tables.

Local merchants contributed items for the donation drawings.

“We are thankful for the great turnout

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:22 PM
 
Women’s club slates luncheon

The St. Germain Women’s Service Club announced it will hold a luncheon Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the community building.

Social hour will be at 11 a.m. Lunch will be at noon and feature a program by Marilyn Jennings from Minocqua Antiques on collectible buttons.

“Take along those odd-shaped buttons you’ve had hidden away and see how special they are,” said a St. Germain Women’s Service Club spokesperson.

To make a reservation, call Mimi at (715) 479-5961.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:22 PM
 
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