Subscriber Login

Forgot Your Username?
Forgot Your Password?
Hildegard plans maintenance PDF Print E-mail

A spokesperson from Hildegard Cemetery recently announced that spring cemetery maintenance work will begin Thursday, May 16.

Removal of all temporary grave markers, decorations and memorials is required no later than Wednesday, May 15, so cemetery maintenance work can begin.

New items may be placed on the graves after 4 p.m. Friday, May 24.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:07 PM
Diva Day
Sue Hansen (left) and Carol Gehrke, both of Phelps, recently admired jewelry at the paparazzi booth during the third annual Diva Day at Holiday Lodge. The event was coordinated by Tastefully Simple consultant Sarah Wirtz of Phelps and 22 vendors participated. Donations were collected at the event for the Vilas County Animal Shelter and numerous raffle prizes were awarded.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:28 PM
Science fair
Phelps School student T.J. Galek showed off his “Lemon Power” display at the school’s science fair, which was held under the direction of Todd Riha for grades four through eight. A total of 56 entries were submitted. Projects included deer food, age of an egg, oil spills, Jupiter, flower coloring, hand sensitivity, the effects of chewing gum on a human brain, corrosiveness of soda, and tie-dyed milk.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 4:56 PM
Students to perform ‘Aladdin’


Phelps School will perform the musical “Aladdin” Saturday, May 11, at 7 p.m. in the small gymnasium.

The musical’s cast will consist of choir students under the direction of Kim Johnson.

The story of Aladdin originated in tales from Asia, Arabia and Persia, and has evolved into a plot about a teenager seeking self-respect instead of the approval of others.

Prior to the show, the students will serve a dinner of beef

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 4:55 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 30, 2013 4:58 PM )
Forensics competition
Two Phelps High School juniors recently earned medals at the State forensics competition in Madison for poetry after qualifying in a district event in Tomahawk. Taking part in the awards presentation were, from left, gold medalist Molly Korinek, instructor Dorothy Kimmerling and bronze medalist Jackie Samuelson. —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 4:54 PM
Prom court
The Phelps High School Prom Court included, front row from left, Prince James Uttech, King Sirron Nitka, Queen Kendra Pietenpol and Princess Isabella Long; back row, Sawyer Rosner, Jason Boettcher, Robert Rosner, Kyle Bretz, Ryan Cirese, Ashley Volkmann, Molly Korinek, Angela Grmick, Jackie Samuelson, Destiny Schreiber, Amanda Volkmann and Amanda Grmick.                                                  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 3:01 PM
Solo and ensemble
 Phelps School band students recently competed in a solo and ensemble contest in Kingsford, Mich., under the direction of Kim Johnson. Students competing at the event included, front row from left, Michael Franzen, vocal solo; and Andrew Gill, trumpet solo; back row, Katlynn Rosendahl, clarinet solo; Taylor Huza, saxophone solo; Jacob Johnson, French horn solo; and Molly Korinek, violin solo. Korinek received a star first to advance her to the State competition at UW-Stevens Point in May.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:50 PM
Two students earn gold at SkillsUSA?State event
Phelps High School freshman Jason Boettcher, left, and sixth-grader Taylor Olivotti recently won gold medals at the SkillsUSA State competition in Wisconsin Dells. This was the fourth year Phelps School participated in the event.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford


Fifteen high school students and 10 middle school students from Phelps recently attended the SkillsUSA?State competition in Wisconsin Dells under the direction of advisor Andrew Richard.

Of those, freshman Jason Boettcher and sixth-grader Taylor Olivotti brought home gold medals. Boettcher had a woodworking

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:49 PM
Lake association plans opening day breakfast

The Lac Vieux Desert Lake Association will sponsor its annual Opening Day Breakfast Saturday, May 4, at Sunrise Lodge on the west shore of the lake.

Serving from 7:30 to 11 a.m., the cost of the all-you-can-eat items ordered from the menu is $10 for adults and $4 for children ages 10 and younger. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

Raffle tickets, to be drawn at the association’s annual August Fest scheduled Aug. 11, will be sold at $5 each or five for $20.

Prizes include a muskie rod and reel combination,

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:48 PM
Amerigas offers donation proposal to Phelps School

Amerigas Propane recently announced it would offer an opportunity for Phelps School to earn up to $2,000 per school year by collecting Amerigas propane receipts from parents, community members and businesses.

For every gallon shown on each receipt, the school will earn .02 cents. There is no minimum gallon requirement.

The receipts can be sent in with students

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:48 PM

Page 17 of 55