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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
 
Ritter to offer library program PDF Print E-mail

The Phelps Public Library will hold a land invasive species program hosted by Ted Ritter on Saturday, April 27, at 10:30 a.m.

Participants can learn about terrestrial invasive species throughout the area, including Eurasian bush honeysuckle, garlic mustard and Japanese knotweed.

For more information, call (715) 545-2887 or visit phelps.wislib.org.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:48 PM
 
Students to perform ‘Aladdin’ for spring musical May 11

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

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:48 PM
 
Grand prize
Cheryl Olejniczak of St. Germain won the backyard syrup-making kit at the Phelps Maple Syrup Tour raffle. The kit was donated by Smoky Lake Maple Products. Showing off the prize were Olejniczak’s son and husband, from left, Dean and Al Olejniczak.     —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 4:15 PM
 
Diva Day set at lodge PDF Print E-mail

The third annual Diva Day event at Holiday Lodge in Phelps will be held this Sat­urday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Vendors based throughout northern Wisconsin will at­tend the event to showcase specials and discounted items, according to event organizers.

Diva Day also will feature cash-and-carry items, along with food, drinks and entertainment. Organizers also are planning various raffles and a door prize to be drawn at 3:45 p.m.

Donations will be accepted at Diva Day for the Vilas Animal Shelter. For more information, call Sarah Wirtz at (920) 819-0811.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 4:14 PM
 
Contests
Judges for the Phelps Maple Syrup Tour syrup contest included, from left, Lorin Johnson, Emmy Fink of Discover Wisconsin, Bob Paquet and Rouleen Gartner. Thirteen samples were entered into the contest, which was coordinated by Gartner, the executive director of the Northwoods Children’s Museum. Judging categories included taste, color, sugar content and clarity. First place went to John Novak of Laona, second place to Chris Petts of Phelps and third to John Jackl of Phelps.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 4:08 PM
 
Third Diva Day slated April 20

The third annual Diva Day event at Holiday Lodge in Phelps is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Vendors based throughout northern Wisconsin will attend the event to showcase specials and discounted items, according to event organizers.

Diva Day also will feature cash-and-carry items, along with food, drinks and

Tuesday, April 09, 2013 4:07 PM
 
Women’s club to meet at school PDF Print E-mail

The Phelps Women’s Club  meet Monday, April 15, at 1 p.m. at Phelps School in Room 111.

Attendees can enter through the upper parking lot doors.

The school will provide a treat, guest speaker and a tour of the school. Guests are welcome to attend.

The event was coordinated by club members Jan Petrick, Lola Sobieck and Carol Hockers. For more information, call Sharon Gifford at (715) 545-4008.

Tuesday, April 09, 2013 4:07 PM
 
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