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Historical?museum plans home tour

The Phelps Historical Museum has announced it will hold its third annual Tour of Historical Phelps Homes Saturday, June 28, at 9 a.m.

The event will be limited to 18 years and older and up to 92 tickets will be sold. The museum has requested that guests take clean socks to wear in each home.

Tickets are $35 each, which includes coffee and donuts

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:34 PM
Garage sale set June 21

Land O’ Lakes Bible Church will hold a garage sale Saturday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child.

In the event of rain, the sale will be held Saturday, June 28.

The church is located one mile south of the intersection of highways 45 and B. 

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:22 PM
Spurgeon, Albrecht-Drager inducted into Fighting Knights Hall of Fame
The Rev. Gary Spurgeon (left) and Maxine Albrecht Drager recently were inducted into the Phelps School District Fighting Knights Hall of Fame.            —Photo By Sharon Gifford

Phelps School District Administrator Delnice Hill recently introduced two inductees to the Fighting Knights Hall of Fame, as Gary Spurgeon and Maxine Albrecht-Drager were honored with the distinction.

Spurgeon was born in the old Phelps Hospital. His dad was from the township of Vilas in Langlade County and his mother was from Conover.

During World War II, his family moved to Milwaukee,

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:12 PM
Nominations open for parade marshal

The Phelps Chamber of?Commerce is seeking nominations for the Fouth of July parade marshal for 2014.

The only requirement is that the person (or couple) is a resident of Phelps. Nominations may be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday, June 13. They also may be dropped off at the chamber office.

For more information, call (715) 545-3800.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:11 PM
Women’s club plans dinner, reschedules dues luncheon

The Phelps Women’s Club will sponsor a chicken dinner at Hillside Resort in Phelps Wednesday, June 18, from 4 to 8:30 p.m.

Tickets for adults will cost $10 and tickets for children 8 and younger will cost $6.

The meal includes chicken, potatoes, stuffing, cole slaw, roll, homemade dessert and milk or coffee.

Tickets may be purchased from women’s club members or

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:11 PM
Awards banquet
Phelps High School recently held its awards banquet at Gateway Lodge. The Phelps Booster Club sponsored the dinner for students and staff. Booster Club Scholarship recipients along with club members included, from left, Bob Rosner, Linda Gutierrez, Jackie Samuelson, Kendra Pietenpol, Lynn Kolling and Josh Olivotti.    —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:10 PM
Phelps graduates receive $14,000 in local scholarships

Phelps High School graduates recently received $14,000 in local scholarships at the 2014 awards ceremony.

Principal Jason Pertile presented academic awards and scholarships on behalf of numerous local organizations and businesses.  Scholarships and awardees include:

Ashley Volkmann, UW-Stevens Point, nursing, Phelps School Scholarship, Friends of Phelps, Ken and Peto Buell Memorial, and Vilas County Tavern League;

Kendra Pietenpol, co-salutatorian, UW-Stevens Point,

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:10 PM
Kindergartners graduate
The Phelps kindergarten class of 2026 recently graduated to first grade. Teacher Laura Weinand presented diplomas. The class included, from left,  Weinand, Jodie Grasse, Bradyn Meistad, Sophia Mesun, Ryyn Darr, Haylee Schwaiger, Logan Doppke, Kaiden Smith, Mason Anderson, Macie Kriske, Skylar Larchick and Alivia Jones.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:09 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:12 PM )
Band award
Band teacher Kim Johnson, right, presented Phelps High School senior Jackie Samuelson with the John Philip Sousa Band Award and trophy at the recent Phelps Knights awards ceremony. 		             —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:06 PM
Honoring a hero
A service in Rhinelander renamed the road in front of the armory to Adams Way in memory of Sgt. Ryan Adams, who died on Oct. 2, 2009, defending the United States in Afghanistan. Sgt. First Class Lyle Spurgeon of Phelps (above) unveiled the street sign. Spurgeon, the patron sergeant, was injured at the same battle.                   —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 10:59 AM

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