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Dianne Briggs, a representative of the Sayner-Star Lake Lioness Club, distributed 10 checks totaling $2,100 to 10 local charities at Plum Lake Library in Sayner Jan. 29. “The organizations represented here are made up of the worker bees in our community and county and are a force for good,” said Briggs. “Our Lioness Club wants to support their efforts and their spirits with these gifts.” Organization representatives on hand to receive checks included, front row from left, Pam Ragan of the Humane Society of Vilas County, Nancy Minx of the Vilas County Historical Museum, Margie Rychlock of the Northwoods Children’s Museum, Lolly Rose of Angel On My Shoulder, Roger Tesch of the Vilas Food Pantry and Carol Briggs of the Sayner-Star Lake Lioness Club; back row, Jeremy Arnold of the Plum Lake Ambulance and Volunteer Fire Department, Dianne Briggs of the Sayner-Star Lake Lioness Club, Dan Sukow of Plum Lake Library, Terry Gloss of the Sayner-Star Lake Lions Club and Kathy Holtorp of The Salvation Army.  —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 1:29 PM
 
Community volunteers gather for Mid-Winter Family Night
The St. Germain Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department held its Mid-Winter Family Night Jan. 19 at the fire station. Firefighters, first responders and members of the town board gather to show support, have dinner and give gifts to children of the volunteers. Above, from left, Cody Vojta, Emma Bacon, Brandon Bacon, Tyler Vojta and Brett Schalinske enjoy a game in the fire station.  —Photo By Wally Geist

Jan. 19 marked the annual Mid-Winter Family Night gathering of the St. Germain Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department at the fire station.

The event provides a time for firefighters, first responders and members of the town board to visit, have dinner, share gifts with children of the volunteers, and provide encouragement and support for those that serve the community.

“Volunteer firefighters spend many hours in class to

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:03 PM
 
Take Your Child to the Library Day scheduled Saturday, Feb. 1

The Plum Lake Public Library in Sayner announced its upcoming events.

The library will participate in Take Your Child to the Library Day Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be free books and giveaways for any child accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

“Way Up North,” a preschool story hour, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 10 a.m. at Plum Lake Library. The event will include stories, activities and crafts geared toward 3-5 year olds.

Saturday, Feb. 8, will feature a Superhero Training Academy at 11 a.m. Children will be given an opportunity to test their powers and earn a superhero ID badge.

The event will feature stories,

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:02 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:04 PM )
 
Judy Wainwright of Enchanted Doll Club speaks at Women’s Service Club meeting
Judy Wainwright, above, of the Enchanted Doll Club of the North Woods spoke to the St. Germain Women’s Service Club at its monthly meeting Jan. 21. She discussed types and aspects of dolls, and brought dolls representing different body material, as well as different articulations of hands, arms, feet, legs, makeup and hair. The next club meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 18, 	—Photo By Wally Geist

Members of St. Germain’s Women’s Service Club invited Judy Wainwright of Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods to speak on the subject of dolls at the monthly meeting Jan. 21, at the?St. Germain Community Center.

Wainwright spoke to 30 members of the club about things relating to dolls such as plastic and vinyl bodies, movable arms, wigs, hair, makeup and packaging.

According to Wainwright, while dolls have been around for a long time, dolls in the 1950’s began to reflect the popular fashion and hair styles of the period.

“These fashion dolls which are collected today and

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:02 PM
 
St. Germain reminds citizens plowing onto roads is illegal

The town of St. Germain recently issued a notice to area residents that is it unlawful to plow or blow snow from driveways onto or across town, county or state roads.

“It’s dangerous to passing motorists,” read the notice. “Also, town snow removal equipment may be damaged by impact with compacted snow or ice ridges left behind.

“It is actually illegal by Wisconsin state statute, and we ask that you please keep safety in mind when clearing your driveways and refrain from plowing on roads.”

Those who use a service for plowing should contact the provider and share this information, said town board officials.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:01 PM
 
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