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Talent contest
Jack Misina of St. Germain was one of 12 finalists in the Northwoods Idol Has Talent competition at Eagle Waters Resort in Eagle River June 12. He came in fourth place. Misina  is shown here performing a medley of four songs that he chose with the help   of his piano teacher. The songs in the medley were “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star,” “Sonatina,” “Fireworks” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” Other performers in the competition were from Conover, Eagle River, Arbor Vitae, Land O’ Lakes, Woodruff and Hartland.  	—Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 3:09 PM
 
School holds kindergarten graduation
Twenty students recently graduated from the Northland Pines Elementary School-St. Germain kindergarten class Thursday, June 6. Students are seen here performing the song, “Moving on to First Grade,” under the direction of Laura Plank.     —Photo by Wally Geist

Twenty students recently graduated from Northland Pines Elementary-St. Germain kindergarten Thursday, June 6. Principal Gayle Daniel greeted guests and students gathered for the event.

Kindergarten graduation is a celebration and reinforcement of the theme Moving On.

“This kindergarten class is a very musical group of children,” said teacher Carrie Olson. “They have prepared two songs under the direction of Laura Plank which emphasize intellectual and academic growth.”

The first song, to the melody of “New York, New York”,

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 5:42 PM
 
St. Germain Chamber of Commerce hosts sixth annual art fair at park

The sixth annual Walk in the Woods art fair, sponsored by the St. Germain Chamber of Commerce, was held in the park behind the chamber building last Saturday.

The fair brought together artists from around the midwest. Artists representing pottery, painting, photography, handmade jewelry, wood carving and furniture were supported by Taco Joe’s concession as well as Brigadoon Winery’s wine tasting station.

Bret and Frisk, a musical duo, entertained in the heart of the park. They have been performing together since 1992 with hits of the 1950s up to present day.

Several artists in attendance from the St. Germain

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 5:42 PM
 
Freedom 5K Fun Run slated Sunday, June 30

St. Germain will begin its Independence Day celebration Sunday, June 30, with the ninth annual Freedom 5K Fun Run.

The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. with race-day registration and check-in from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m.

As in the past, proceeds from the race will be used for maintenance and development of the St. Germain Bike and Hike Trail. Over the past eight years, the event has raised more than $20,000 to aid in the construction of the trail.

The 3.1-mile run begins across

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 5:41 PM
 
Hot Reads program concludes
Northland Pines Elementary School-St. Germain teacher Mark Deditz helps buckle up students, from left, Drezden Jantzen, Trenton Olson and Logan Marquardt, for their ride in a fire truck as a reward for reading the greatest number of minutes in the school’s Hot Reads program. 	  —Photo by Wally Geist

The Northland Pines Elementary School-St. Germain Hot Reads program recently concluded its 2012-’13 season.

The program designed by Fire Chief Tim Clark and his wife, Lou, brings volunteer firefighters and sheriff’s deputies into the elementary school as positive role models who encourage growing and knowing though reading. The program was initiated in 2011.

Students who read the greatest number of minutes on

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 5:40 PM
 
St. Germain Flea Market now open for the season
Wesley Bushor of Tomahawk presented items from his Lost Tree House furniture company at the St. Germain Flea Market Monday, May 27.  He demonstrated how he produces home furnishings, lighting and accents from natural forest products with the use of hand tools. —Photo By Wally Geist

The St. Germain Flea Market held its first market of the season Monday, May 27, with over 500 spaces occupied with vendors selling everything from flowers to furniture.
Food vendors were also present. The St. Germain Lioness Club served hot barbecue sandwiches in the pavilion.
Members of the St. Germain Volunteer Fire Department Association were on hand to check-in and service the needs of vendors. Other organizations helping out included the PrimeTimers.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:18 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:22 PM )
 
Plum Lake Library sets classes, programs

The Plum Lake Library recently announced it will offer basic computer classes beginning June 11, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Kathy Jones, retired math and science teacher, will teach the course.
Participants may bring laptops, or use one of the library’s computers. Additional courses will be offered based on need and requests.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:17 PM
 
Elementary school sets end-of-year events
Northland Pines Elementary School-St. Germain held its Color Day celebration Wednesday, May 29. The Positive Behavior Intervention System recognized student Alex Olson with a bicycle, presented by David Weber and Camp’s SuperValu Foods in St. Germain, for doing something positive or respectful during the school year. 	—Photo By Wally Geist

Northland Pines Elementary School-St. Germain is finishing the school year with end-of-the-year events, such as Color Day celebrated Wednesday, May 29.
Color Day recognized the success of students in many areas of school-related activities.
Mrs. Brewer awarded first-grade student Eliana Waltz with a certificate for excellence in math, and Vera Hrdlicka was presented the 4th Grade Citizenship Award by the previous recipient, Tyler Olson.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:16 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:21 PM )
 
Chamber slates rummage sale

The St. Germain Chamber of Commerce welcomes local residents to participate in the community rummage sale Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
“This is a great opportunity to get rid of any unused items that are lying around your home,” said a chamber representative.
According to the representative there are several advantages in signing up for the community rummage sale.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:15 PM
 
Memorial Day observance takes place in St. Germain
Marvin Anderson and daughter, Carly Hasse of Madison, placed a memorial wreath in front of the memorial block wall during St. Germain’s Memorial Day observance ceremony Monday, May 27. 	—Photo By Wally Geist

Newly installed Veterans Service Officer for Vilas County, Col. Michael Biszak, USMC, was keynote speaker at a Memorial Day observance in St. Germain.
Biszak said, “When you are enjoying the scenery, having a barbecue or are engaged in some other leisure time activity; remember the men and women of our armed services who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.”
Biszak was joined at the podium by Bruce Weber, St. Germain Lions Club president, for an introduction to the raising of new U.S., Wisconsin and Armed Services flags.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:14 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:21 PM )
 
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