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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
Retro Ridge Runner race held Jan. 18 in Sayner
Twelve adults lined up to start the 15-kilometer race for the Retro Ridge Runner held Jan. 18 at Razorback Ridges Ski and Mountain Bike Trails.        —Photo By Wally Geist

Members of the Sayner-Star Lake Lions Club sponsored the Retro Ridge Runner race Jan. 18 at Razorback Ridges Ski and Mountain Bike Trails in Sayner.

Adult racers had their choice of 15-kilometer or 7.5-kilometer trails while high school skiers were assigned to the 7.5-kilometer trail.

Children ages 8-13 had a 3.2-kilometer course laid out for them and a 0.75-kilometer track was set for children seven and younger.

“We wanted a retro feel for the race,” said Will Maines,

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 1:53 PM
Library offers sponsorship calendar

The Plum Lake Library in Sayner announced its current public offerings.

This year, the Plum Lake Library will celebrate its 75th year of service to the Sayner, Star Lake and St. Germain communities. The library board hopes to reach its monetary goal for its elevator/lift fund in this anniversary year.

The library is in the process of preparing an 18-month Get Caught Reading calendar that will feature photos of library patrons and reading activities collected throughout the year.

Sponsors, both businesses and individuals, are needed to help offset the cost of printing.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 1:52 PM
Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club holds breakfast fundraiser
One of the Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club groomers marked the spot for snowmobilers to park in front of Knocker’s Pizza Company in St. Germain for the Bo-Boen benefit breakfast held Jan. 19. The groomer is a Tucker Terra, and pulls a SnoBoss drag. Funds from the benefit will be used by the club for equipment purchases and trail maintenance.           —Photo By Wally Geist

Knocker’s Pizza Company in St. Germain hosted the annual Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club’s benefit breakfast Jan. 19.

Snowmobile?riders stopped at the restaurant for a breakfast of eggs, hash browns, sausage and toast, all for a donation of $10.

The funds raised will be used to defray the costs of grooming and other trail maintenance. The annual operating budget for club is between $90,000 and $100,000.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 1:51 PM

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