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Community Blood Drive scheduled Dec. 31

A Community Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, Dec. 31, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the fire house, located at 533 Highway 155 in St. Germain. The St. Germain Lions Club will host the drive.

Donations of all blood types are needed but people with O negative, A negative, B negative and O positive blood are especially needed.

This is a pay it forward blood drive, where blood donors can enter a drawing to win two $50 gift cards.

Winners will be encouraged to use one gift card and give the other gift card to someone in need,

Monday, December 23, 2013 1:50 PM
Elementary school receives $500 grant from Exxon Mobil
David Weber (left) representing The Little Saint Fuel Express, St. Germain’s Exxon Mobil fuel provider, presented Principal Gayle Daniel (right) a check for $500 from Exxon Mobil’s Educational Alliance Program Dec. 18. The grant program requires the school to use the money for math and science programs.  —Photo By Wally Geist

A $500 Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Program Grant was presented to Northland Pines Elementary School-St. Germain Dec. 18. Exxon Mobil provides the grants to schools within a service station’s community for science and math education.

“The Grant’s subtitle is ‘Filling up youthful minds.’ It provides funds for the school to add equipment or books to help round out its science and math curriculum,”

Monday, December 23, 2013 1:48 PM
Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club grooms trails before opening
Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club groomed St. Germain’s trails before the opening of the snowmobile season Dec. 13. Brian Scheid, above, backs the New Holland tractor with drag into its parking space in the Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club groomer barn while Mike Osborn directs.  —Photo by Wally Geist

Bo-Boen Trail groomers completed their run over St. Germain’s snowmobile trails in advance of the official opening of the season Dec. 13.

Mike Osborn indicated that this is his twelfth year grooming Bo-Boen trails, “This is the earliest I’ve personally been out grooming the trails. They are in excellent shape and,

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 2:04 PM
St. Germain Chamber hires new events coordinator

The board of directors of the St. Germain Chamber of Commerce recently an­nounced that Josie Nolte has been hired as the new events coordinator.

“For many years I have enjoyed visiting and living in the beautiful North Woods,” said Nolte. “I’m very excited to be working for the chamber, sharing my interests with visitors and promoting what this area has to offer.  I look forward to the opportunities and challenges ahead.”

Nolte has served as the purchasing director at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Ill.,

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 2:03 PM
Chamber names Wiesmann new executive director

The Board of Directors of the St. Germain Chamber of Commerce has appointed Penny Wiesmann as its new executive director, effective Jan. 2.

Wiesmann comes from Fort Atkinson, bringing with her more than 12 years of marketing and business experience, most recently working for Cygnus Business Media as the marketing manager for numerous publications and associations.

Wiesmann’s previous experience includes sales and marketing for a national manufacturer of

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 2:02 PM

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