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Lake group sets picnic

The North and South Twin Lake Association (NSTLRA)?will hold a family picnic for members and guests at Camp Birch Knoll on South Twin Lake Saturday, Aug. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Food will be provided for a donation to NSTLRA and participants are asked to bring their own beverages.  Gary Baier, camp owner, will give a tour and history.

For more information or to sign up, call (715) 479-9245.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:08 PM
Fire department pig roast raises money for fire house
Youth games were a big hit at the Phelps Fire Department’s annual pig roast. There also were numerous raffles throughout the day, with event proceeds to help fund equipment for the volunteer department.                  —Photo By Sharon Gifford

Approximately 400 adults and children attended the 58th annual Phelps Firemen’s Picnic and pig roast at Wavering Park Saturday.

Volunteer firefighters Dan Kintz, Tony Campion, Mike Gill, Lucas Gill and Colin Crawford began roasting the pigs — four hogs weighing in at 783 pounds — at midnight the night before the event.

The department’s auxiliary members, Shelly Ray,

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 1:55 PM
Grmick recognized for 20 years in EMS
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The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) recently recognized Dawn Grmick for 20 years of national Emergency Medical Services (EMS) certification.

Grmick has served the community of Phelps by providing care to fellow citizens in their moment of need.

To maintain her nationally registered status,  Grmick  biennially completes a comprehensive recertification program and must attend a minimum of two hours per month of additional continuing-education courses.

She is a volunteer firefighter and currently holds

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 1:54 PM
Phelps School District publishes student supply lists for 2014-’15

The School District of Phelps has released its student supply lists for kindergarten through eighth grade for the 2014-’15 school year as follows:

Prekindergarten and kindergarten: one backpack, gym shoes (gym use only, preferably hook-and-loop fastener or slip-on), box of tissues (prekindergarten only), two folders, box of snack-size plastic zippered bags (kindergarten only), box of quart-size plastic zippered bags (all kindergarten and only pre-kindergarten only last names beginning with N-Z), box of gallon-size plastic zippered bags (prekindergarten only, last names beginning with A-M), one spiral notebook for communication (prekindergarten only),

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:14 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:14 PM )
Steak fry
The Phelps Lions Club tickets to its steak fry sold out for the second straight year, as 450 guests participated in the meal at the 18th annual event at Wavering Park. Live entertainment was provided by the Bill Hassey Orchestra and 50/50 drawings were held throughout the dinner. Club Treasurer Brian Blank said the success of the event was due to the support from the Phelps community, surrounding communities and donations from the Mendham family at Sunrise Lodge, Barry Mohr at the Phelps Convenience Center and other individual donations. The event was coordinated by club members Dennis Konieczka and Mike McAdams. Event proceeds fund local scholarships for area students, the Headwaters Food Pantry, various local charities and Lions Club projects.  —Photo By  Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:27 PM
Picnic in Park serves 475
A total of 438 adults and 37 children were served at the 17th annual Picnic in the Park. The event is sponsored by Northwoods Living Care Foundation and raises money for the Phelps ambulance fund. 	—Photo By Sharon Gifford

The 17th annual Picnic in the Park fundraiser for the Phelps ambulance fund netted $7,500 and served 438 adults and 37 children a chicken and ribs barbecue.

The event was sponsored by the Northwoods Living Care Foundation.

“In spite of the wind, we had no rain and we still had a good turnout,” said foundation President Cathy Grady. “I heard many good  compliments

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:58 PM
Duct tape contest
 The Phelps Public Library recently held a duct tape art contest, coordinated by librarian Teresa Franzen. The winners included, from left, Cody Kangas and Madison Nyman. Jonah Schwenk took second place and Mia Turscany, Javon Turscany and Austin Buell all took third.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:58 PM
Poker run set Saturday

The North and South Twin Lake Riparian Association will sponsor its fundraiser poker run by boat Saturday, July 19, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Participants will pay $5 each and meet at Fruth’s dock at 4050 Twin Lake Road in Conover at 1 p.m. for a map and instructions.

The winners will be announced at Dublin’s Sports Bar at 5 p.m. where food and beverages may be purchased.

For more information, call Jim and Jackie Fruth at (715) 479-6869.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:57 PM
Women’s club plans meeting

The Phelps Women’s Club will meet at Big Sand Lake Club Monday, July 21, at 1 p.m.

Hostesses will be Big Sand Lake Club members. Items on the agenda include the results of the chicken dinner and Scarecrow Fest.

For more information, call Lola Sobieck at (920) 227-5561.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:57 PM
Celebrating Independence
The Phelps community held its Fourth of July festivities last Friday. During a parade downtown, Phelps High School band (above) played while riding on a float. There were many other attractions at the celebration, including a pie-eating contest, chicken drop, minnow racing and a waterski show on North Twin Lake.            —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:55 PM

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