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Planetarium talk PDF Print E-mail
St. Germain Women’s Service Club President Barb Steinhilber introduced Frank Kovac of Monico who recently spoke about the Kovac Planetarium, the world's largest mechanical globe planetarium, at a club meeting.                           —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:42 PM
Plum Lake Library to host local authors

Plum Lake Public Library will host local authors Tom Stecker and Leon “Buckshot” Anderson Wednesday, April 24.

First-time author Stecker will discuss his book, “The Pincherry Group,” which includes stories from the Pincherry hunting group on Pincherry Lake in Vilas County.

Anderson will introduce  his latest book,

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:42 PM
Club to host chicken dinner PDF Print E-mail

St. Germain Women’s Service Club and a member of Team Twilight will host the sixth annual chicken dinner Saturday, April 27, from 4 to 7 p.m.

The service club uses the funds raised to help various groups in the  area.

The event will include games, door prizes and raffles. 

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:42 PM
Plum Lake Library sets community events

The Plum Lake Library will celebrate National Library Week with the theme Communities Matter throughout the week of April 14-20. People can visit the library to play library trivia for a chance to win prizes awarded  April 20.

Children are invited to participate in the Culvers National Library Week Coloring Contest. The contest will run through the month of April, and entry forms can be picked up at the library.

Participants are asked to draw characters from books that they would like to meet in the library.

Every child that completes a drawing

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 4:53 PM
State DNR seeking volunteer to teach boating safety class PDF Print E-mail

The DNR is seeking a volunteer to help teach a boating safety class in St. Germain for three mornings from 8 a.m. until noon during the third week of June.

This volunteer must be available to attend a special boating class meeting at the Arbor Vitae Town Hall Thursday, May 23.

Anyone who is interested may contact Don Hiller at (715) 477-2118. 

Tuesday, April 09, 2013 4:10 PM
Egg hunt
Despite the heavy snow Saturday, the St. Germain Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt held at the Community Center was well attended, according to club president Bruce Weber. The Lions provided the eggs, candy and baskets which served as prizes for youths finding the lucky eggs. The scenes included Russell Klein of Sugar Camp finding an egg to add to his basket. —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 3:01 PM
Club sets luncheon PDF Print E-mail

The St. Germain Women’s Club will meet Tuesday, April 16, at the St. Germain Community Center for a luncheon and program called Discover the Night Sky, presented by Frank Kovac, builder of the Kovac Memorial Planetarium.

Lunch will be served at noon by Mary Weckerle, Betty Kalley, Fran Sabick, Mary Conrad, JoAnn Connery and Judie Napierala. The public is welcome to attend.

To make a reservation or for more information, call Pat Nolte at (715) 542-2454.

Tuesday, April 02, 2013 3:00 PM
Students donate soup mix
Tyler Olson and Carlie Homman were in charge of the cut and paste project that went into putting a hopeful message on each bag of dry hearty soup ingredients.	—Photo By Wally Geist

Students of St. Germain Elementary School’s third, fourth and fifth grades took time out from class for a community service project. Soup ingredients donated by the students were packaged and donated to the Vilas County Food Pantry.

According to teacher Holly

Tuesday, April 02, 2013 2:59 PM
School holds Color Day

Northland Pines-St. Germain Elementary celebrated third quarter Color Day recently,  recognizing students who are good citizens, healthy students, accomplished and avid readers.

Five-year-old kindergartener, Nastadia Durski, was presented to the assembly as the third-place state-level fire poster winner. St. Germain has regularly had students in winning categories of the annual contest, but this is a high placed award.

Tyler Olson was elected by his classmates to receive the fourth-grade citizenship award. Peer election by secret ballot increases the honor of receiving the award.

First-grader Gage Testini  was recognized

Tuesday, April 02, 2013 2:58 PM
School practices new fire routes

St. Germain firefighter  and emergency coordinator John Vojta reviewed, posted and practiced evacuation routes at Northland Pines-St. Germain Elementary School.

Vojta explained the new routes and reasoning to the staff at a March meeting.

“The old plan required everyone to exit the building through one door, meaning the increased chance of having too many students in one hallway at once. Should there be a fire, the students would exit past areas

Tuesday, April 02, 2013 2:58 PM

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