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Scholarship recipients
 Members of the St. Germain Lioness Club gave away three $1,000 scholarships at a meeting held at the Sayner Pub May 14.  Scholarship recipients are Madeline Consoer (left), McKenna Harsla (center) and Lauren Czarapata (missing from photo), all of   St. Germain. Consoer plans to specialize in the area of health promotions, Harsla is heading to Florida to become a radiologist and Czarapata will focus on elementary education. The club’s Scholarship Committee Chairwoman Marlys Scharf was on hand to present the checks.  —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:05 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:12 AM )
Course opens after harsh winter

The long winter left the greens at St. Germain and Plum Lake Golf Courses unscathed and in the best spring condition in recent years.

Golfers Dave Brown of St. Germain and Russ Kuthe of Arbor Vitae started their golf season by playing at courses with conditions that allowed them to open earlier in the spring.

“We finally got to play at St. Germain once it opened,” said Brown. “The greens are way better than they were last year. I would say they are in excellent condition and the ball was rollin’ pretty well.”

Matt Goska of Eagle River was putting

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:04 AM
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

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