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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
 
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
 
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