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Phelps group seeks donations

Phelps Community Development is seeking monetary donations to help fill Christmas goodie bags for children of the community.

Checks may be made out to Phelps Community Development and mailed to 2695 St. Louis Road, Phelps, WI 54554.

Donations also may be dropped off at First National Bank in Phelps.

For more information, call Shelly at (715) 545 2723.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 1:40 PM
Computer classes
 Patrons at Phelps Public Library recently participated in a computer class series taught by Rollie Alger and library Director Kaye Petts. Classes are free and offered every Friday during November at 9 a.m. Upcoming classes include Learning Email and Introduction to Microsoft Word.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 1:39 PM
Lions donation
The Phelps Lions Club recently donated $2,000 to the Phelps public library. The funds were raised during the club’s annual steak fry and will be used for collection development. Taking part in the check presentation were, from left, Jerry Gifford, Dick Martin, Larry Bickelhaupt, Jim Schweizer, Ed Rahn, Rollie Alger, library Director Kaye Petts, Mike McAdams, Wally Beversdorf, Bud Petrick and George Hockers.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 11:22 AM
Hometown Reunion Committee donates to music department
The Hometown Reunion Committee recently donated $1,750 to the Phelps School music department. Taking part in the check presenta-  tion were, from left, Betty Hansen, music director Kim Johnson, Sandy Mutter, Joyce Spurgeon, Kathleen Schofield and Donna Lepisto.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford

The Phelps Hometown Reunion Committee recently presented a $1,750 check to Phelps School music director Kim Johnson for new instruments in the classroom.

The donation was made possible through profits from the recent Hometown Reunion at the school.

Committee members said they chose the school’s music department

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 11:21 AM
Church plans hunter’s dinner

Members of the Phelps Congregational United Church of Christ will host a hunter’s dinner on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. The church is located on Highway 17.

“For generations, the hunters and the community have enjoyed the family-style meal to celebrate the opening of deer season,” said a church spokesperson.

There will be a suggested donation of $10, although youths 5 and younger will eat free of charge.

The public is welcome to attend and carry-outs will be available. The meal will include  meatballs, potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, pickles, and assorted pies.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 11:21 AM
Holiday event slated Dec. 1

Holiday Lodge in Phelps will host the Christmas Booyah Bazaar, Sunday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Vendors, crafters, baked goods, homemade booyah, and Santa will be featured. Donations such as bleach, blankets or pet food for the Humane Society of Vilas County and nonperishable food items for the food pantry will be welcome. Monetary donations also will be accepted.

For information, contact event coordinator Sarah Wirtz at (920) 819-0811 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 11:20 AM
LaBine of Ojibwe tribe holds rice program for 2nd-graders
Roger LaBine of the Ojibwe Tribe recently put on a presentation for second-grade students at Phelps School, showing them the ins and outs of harvesting wild rice.    —Photo By Sharon Gifford

Pam Klessig’s second-grade class at Phelps School recently got the chance to see a presentation on harvesting wild rice.

Roger LaBine of the Ojibwe tribe was invited to talk about the practice and its importance to Native Americans.

“It is a spirit food, a gift from the creator,” said LaBine.

He began his presentation in the small gym,

Tuesday, November 05, 2013 1:57 PM
Fire safety program
Landen Leslie, owner of Forever Fire Safety, recently presented a program at Phelps School on fire safety. The presentation included the latest statistics, preparation and evacuation techniques during a fire. The free program was sponsored by the Phelps Chamber of Commerce.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 1:56 PM
Phelps Halloween
The Phelps Parents Association sponsored a halloween party Saturday at Phelps School after trick-or-treating in town. The Lions Club and student council helped with games. Those showing off costumes included, above from left, Taylor Kolling, Kayla Whitehead and Alexis Sieg. Winners of the guessing games included a four-way tie in the gum contest between Fiona Quiett, Austin Buell, Zoe Buski and Alexis Sieg. Cody Kangas won the sucker contest.  			        —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 1:38 PM
Heavy metal tour
Phelps eighth-grade students under the direction of Andrew Richards were among the participants at the Heavy Metal Tour. They learned about expectations in the manufacturing field during the segment at Hypro Inc. 		    —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 4:32 PM

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