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Elementary school holds annual DARE graduation
Laura Plank led students in a song about the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program at St. Germain Elementary School’s DARE graduation celebration. The song culminated with the raising of posters spelling out DARE. The back of each poster had checkmarks to indicate success in each of the DARE goals. —Photo By Wally Geist

St. Germain Elementary School held its annual Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) graduation celebration May 9.

While DARE is a popular program in U.S. schools, it is also an international education program that seeks to prevent children in the fifth grade from using drugs, engaging in violent behavior and joining a gang.

The dangers of smoking and drinking

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:05 PM
 
Sisters Saloon, Fibber’s win Martinis in May contest
Buffy Jackson, known for her desserts, represented Spang’s Restaurant of St. Germain at the Martinis in May event at Whitetail Inn in St. Germain May 3. Above, Jackson prepares spumoni martinis at the event.             —Photo By Wally Geist

Sisters Saloon and Fibber’s Restaurant, both in St. Germain, won the first-ever Martinis in May event, presented by the St. Germain Chamber of Commerce May 3 at Whitetail Inn in St. Germain.

The event brought more than 10 North Woods bartenders together to make martinis for 125 guests.

Guests were asked to vote for the Most Creative Martini and the Best Original Martini. Sisters Saloon won the most creative martini with its signature Pineapple

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:04 PM
 
Castle Tea Party planned May 17

Plum Lake Public Library will hold its Castle Tea Party for children and families Saturday, May 17, at 11 a.m. The event will feature tea and snacks.

Girls are asked to come dressed as princesses, fairies or witches. Boys are asked to come as princes, knights or wizards.

For more information, call the library at (715) 542-2020.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:04 PM
 
Garage sale slated May 24

The Community Garage and Bake Sale will be held Saturday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Sayner Community Building.

All proceeds from this event will benefit the Community Food Pantry in Boulder Junction.

For more information about the garage sale or to reserve a table, call Dianne Briggs at (715) 891-6334 or (715) 542-5334.

For bake sale questions, call Anna at 542-3777.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:04 PM
 
Chicken picnic
The St. Germain Women’s Service Club held its annual barbecue chicken picnic April 26 at the community center. The event featured games for children of all ages, several raffle items including gardening and pet-item baskets, and a bake sale with proceeds benefiting club projects. Above, Twilight Bar and Grill cooking crew, including from left, Jason Bartholemew, Rich Polaski, John Schell, Mel Mrozak, Butch Rost and Phil Monday, roast chickens for the picnic. —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:55 PM
 
Thrift store holds grand opening
Shopper Mary Beth Neubauer (left) and volunteer Jo Bock talk over cake and coffee at the grand opening of the St. Germain Community United Church of Christ Thrift Shop May 3. The shop is located in the strip mall just south of Camp’s Sentry Foods.   —Photo By Wally Geist

The Community United Church of Christ (CUCC) Thrift Shop in St. Germain had its grand opening May 3.

The shop moved to a larger area storefront to the south of its previous location on Highway 70. Members of St. Germain’s CUCC operate the shop.

Ellyn Dahnke, a volunteer from the church said, “We have a box by the door where people can donate food items to the Vilas Food Pantry. Each week a volunteer comes to the store to pick up the donated items.”

Diane Nielsen, co-director of the shop, added,

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:53 PM
 
Lioness Club hosts Spring Stampede
Mitzi Pockat holds the winning card created by Cheryll Steinke. Steinke’s card was “Spread Your Wings.” Steinke’s prize was $25.                                                               —Photo By Wally Geist

The Sayner-Star Lake Lioness Club hosted its 17th  annual Spring Stampede in Sayner May 3. The event focused on rubber stamps, stamping accessories and art.

“Growth is good, but we want to control the chaos,” said Lioness President, Mitzi Pockat. “The event is so popular that people are just about breaking down the doors to get in.”

“The Spring Stampede offers a great way to learn

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:51 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:53 PM )
 
Hall, Prigge receive Lions Club scholarships

The Sayner/Star Lake Lions Club (SLLC) selected Rachael Hall and Vaun Prigge, both of the Sayner-Star Lake area, as the recipients of $1,000 scholarships.

The SLLC offers four $1,000 scholarships. Two are awarded to high school seniors planning to continue their education. The other two are awarded to individuals who are already attending college or tech school.

Hall and Prigge were both selected based on their impressive

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:50 PM
 
Fundraiser
The 36th annual St. Germain Firefighters Association Fish Fry was held at Golden Pines restaurant in St. Germain April 27. Members of the association, in conjunction with the owners of the restaurant, served 320 dinners. Above, first responder Judy Kohout (left) and Sandy Bacon, wife of firefighter Chad Bacon, distributed tickets to dinner attendees.         —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:49 PM
 
Garage, bake sale set May 24 PDF Print E-mail

The Community Garage and Bake Sale will be held Saturday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Sayner Community Building.

All proceeds from this event will benefit one or more of the beneficiaries on Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church’s list of supported ministries.

For more information about the garage sale or to reserve a table, call Dianne Briggs at (715) 891-6334.

For bake sale questions, call Anna at (715) 542-3777 or Melody at 542-2634.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:48 PM
 
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