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Plum Lake Library holds robot program

Ten children gathered at Plum Lake Library in Sayner July 3 to learn about and build their own robots as part of the library’s summer reading program.

Librarian Ida Nemec read from the book, “Robots, robots are everywhere. Robots milk cows. Robots vacuum carpets.”

Nemec appealed to the children’s imagination by telling them, “Think about how you would like to design your robot. Think about what you would like your robot to do.”

Assistant Librarian Joan McKay read the book,

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:45 PM
 
Fire department hosts Fourth of July Picnic

Each year the Plum Lake Volunteer Fire Department puts on a Fourth of July Barbecue Chicken Picnic at the Plum Lake Community Center along with the trout pond. Both activities are designed to attract young and old alike.

“The crowds seem to be getting bigger each year and without good participation from our volunteers and the supporters, this would not be possible.” said Ed Johnston of the fire department. “Our thanks to all who support our efforts.”

The event featured dinner of barbecued chicken,

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:45 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:45 PM )
 
Thrift shop donates to veterans group
Ray Von Bober (center), commander of the Rhinelander Branch of Disabled American Veterans-Rhinelander Chapter 62, receives a  check for $525 from Community United Church of Christ Thrift shop representatives Audrey Schmolze (left) and Diane Nielsen.  —Photo By Wally Geist

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV)-Rhinelander Chapter 62 was the featured charity at the Community United Church of Christ Thrift Shop in St. Germain for the month of June. A donation of $525 was made to the organization.

The DAV offers assistance with veteran disability claims, as well as transportation to Veterans Administration (VA) Clinics and Hospitals.

Ray Von Bober, commander of the Rhinelander chapter,

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:43 PM
 
Christensen memorial golf outing held at St. Germain Golf Course
Hazel Christensen presented memorial donations in the name of her late husband, Lee Christensen, at the St. Germain Golf Course June 27. Above, members of the Christensen family and donation recipients, including, from left, Hazel Christensen, Margo Rogers-Anderson of St Germain Golf Course, Dan Emerson of Plum Lake Ski-ters, Debbie Christensen-Roberts, Mark Hiller of St. Germain Bike and Hike Trail, and Doug Christensen display the golf course’s new memorial bench. 	—Photo By Wally Geist

The family of the late H. Lee Christensen sponsored a memorial golf outing at St. Germain Golf Course June 27.

A memorial bench was presented to the course, and monetary donations were given to St. Germain’s Bike and Hike Trail and the Plum Ski-ters Water Ski Show Team in Sayner.

Hazel Christensen, Lee’s wife of 62 years,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:44 PM
 
Architect meets with library board to discuss elevator project details
Architect Jeff Visner (left) explored possibilities for installation of an elevator and remodeling associated with use of the basement of the Plum Lake Library building with Ida Nemec (center) and Chuck Figer (right) June 27.  —Photo By Wally Geist

Jeff Visner, architect at Design/Build by Visner in Eagle River, met with members of the Plum Lake Library Board June 27 to discuss the next step in the library’s elevator project.

The location of the elevator, remodeling the basement area, access and egress, as well as plumbing considerations were discussed.

“I see a potential capacity of 50 to 60 people using this space

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:42 PM
 
Church to host Day at the Park event

St. Germain Evangelical Free Church will host its annual Day at the Park Sunday, July 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the St Germain Community Park, located at 8139 Highway 70.

“We are inviting the community to taste and see that the Lord is good,” stated the Rev. Josh Reese, senior pastor at the church. “The event will be filled with fun for the whole family.”

An outdoor worship service with music provided by the Christian rock band Five Thirteen Free from Eau Claire will kick off the proceedings.

At noon following the service,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:42 PM
 
Lioness Club donates to elevator fund
Sayner-Star Lake Lioness Club member Kathi McCaughn (left) presents Plum Lake Library Board President Chuck Figer a check in the amount of $2,000 toward the Plum Lake Library’s elevator fund June 27.  —Photo By Wally Geist

The Sayner-Star Lake Lioness Club donated $2,000 toward the Plum Lake Library’s elevator fund June 27. The donation brings the total fund to $32,000.

Lioness Kathi McCaughn said, “Our Lioness club has donated $4,500 toward the elevator fund. Funds are raised with the Stampede in May and the chicken dinner at Mar-Li’s restaurant.”

“Sayner-Star?Lake Lioness members have a

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:40 PM
 
Church plans ice cream social

There will be a Straw­berry Shortcake and Ice Cream Social fundraiser Saturday, July 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Community United Church of Christ in St.?Germain.

Homemade-pie auctions will take place at noon and 2 p.m.

The event will feature sundaes, strawberry shortcake, hot dogs or pulled-pork sandwich plates with chips and a beverage.

For more information, contact the Community United Church of Christ at (715) 542-3114 or stgucc@frontier.­com.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:40 PM
 
Women's golf
 The 18th Hole Puttettes, a St. Germain women’s golf league, met for a round of league play June 17 at the 19th Hole par 3 course, located on Highway 70 west in St. Germain. The maintained course offers a mini-golf experience in which most players never use a wood driver. The women play the course Tuesdays during the summer at 2 p.m. Loretta DeCampi of St. Germain explained, “We had a larger group playing last year and would like to see more women come out for fun and fellowship with us.” League members play the course twice for an 18-hole experience, weather permitting. League members present at the June 17 outing were, from left, Bonnie Jozwowski of Eagle River, Karen Anderson, DeCampi and Lilian Swanson, all of St. Germain, and Helen Welch  of Eagle River. For more information, call DeCampi at (715) 542-3510.  —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:50 PM
 
Relay quilt
Sherry Stecker (left) of St. Germain displayed the quilt she helped construct out of Relay For Life T-shirts from previous years at the St. Germain Flea Market June 16. The quilt was raffled off at Relay For Life of The Northwoods June 20 in Eagle River. Above, Stecker displays the quilt with her husband, Tom Stecker.                        —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:49 PM
 
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