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Parent-teacher organization donates die-cutter to school
Librarian Sherry Schmidt (left) and first-grade teacher and St. Germain Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) President Stephanie Brewer (right) display a thank-you sign which used artwork from the the new rotary die-cutter donated by the St. Germain Elementary School PTO. The sign was also signed by members of the school staff.     —Photo By Wally Geist

The St. Germain Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) recently donated a new rotary die-cutter to the school. The unit and three die sets cost $1,000.

The machine allows teachers to cleanly cut out well formed letters and symbols for use on bulletin boards, posters, greeting cards, and in other

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 12:44 PM
Fire department completes training session with DNR
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources forester and ranger Jamie Remme presents a drip-fire canister used to burn unburned brush, leaves or dry grass between the active fire zone and the fire line to prevent the fire from spreading at a St. Germain Fire and Rescue training session April 21.  —Photos By Wally Geist

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) ranger Jamie Remme, and fire technician Ryan Brown brought equipment from the Eagle River DNR station to St. Germain Fire and Rescue’s station to give a presentation on the importance of training local fire departments April 21.

“Very often the local department is first on the scene and needs to be aware of how a wildfire moves and develops so they can protect structures,

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 12:43 PM
Committees propose restoration ideas to town board for old school building
Committee members of the Red Brick Restoration and Friends of the Old School, including, from left, Lu Sherren, Ellyn Dahnke, Mia Heike   and Jenny Bolte, met April 23 at the Community Center in St. Germain to discuss plans to present restoration ideas to the town board.  —Photo By Wally Geist

Four members of the Red Brick Restoration and Friends of the Old School committees met at the St. Germain Community Center April 23 to discuss how to present a proposal to the town board to turn the old school building, located at the northwest corner of the intersection of highways 70 and 155 in St. Germain, into community rooms.

Mia Heike presented three drawings of

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 12:41 PM
Easter festivities
Members of St. Germain Lions Club greeted parents and children at the St. Germain Community Center April 19 for the Community Easter Egg Hunt. Eggs were hidden on the premises for children to find. The Lions Club also arranged a photo shoot with the Easter Bunny. Above, Chandler (left) and Maya (right) Savel introduce their niece, Tayden Hodgkinson (center), to the Easter Bunny.  —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:34 PM
Town negotiates with Integrys for purchase of Awassa property

Chairman Walt Camp reported on negotiations with Integrys Energy Group, for which Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) is a subsidiary, for the purchase of 286 undeveloped acres known as the Awassa property at the annual St. Germain Town Board meeting held April 15.

Nineteen electors, four St. Germain Town Board members, the clerk, the treasurer and one guest attended the meeting.

WPS and the Town of St. Germain have maintained a hiking trail system and part of a snowmobile trail on the property.

Integrys decided to close and sell

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:33 PM | Updated ( Wednesday, April 23, 2014 8:46 AM )

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