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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
 
Golf proceeds
Michele (left) and Mike Vinovich (right) of Eagle River, coordinators of the Wounded Warriors Golf Outing, recently donated $2,000 in event proceeds to the Wounded Warriors in Action organization. Accepting the check for the group was Scott Spurgeon of Phelps.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 4:54 PM
 
Trick-or-treat set by parents

The Phelps Parents Association is organizing a trick or treat map for the town of Phelps, and will hold a Halloween party at Phelps School Saturday, Oct. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m.

The map will feature the addresses of homes open for trick-or-treaters, who will be traveling from house to house prior to the party from 2 to 5 p.m. Maps will be available at local businesses that day.

A free meal of hot dogs and chips will be served at the party, followed by games in the small gym.

Donations of bars or

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 4:54 PM
 
Women’s club plans meeting

The Phelps Women’s Club will meet Monday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Phelps Fire Hall.

Maxine Bickelhaupt and Sharon Gifford will serve as the event hostesses.

Andrea Oestman and Jan Petrick will demonstrate jewelry making and all attendees will be given the opportunity to make their own pendant from selected sea glass. There will be no charge for the products.

Club members and guests are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Gifford at (715) 545-4008.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 4:53 PM
 
Fire safety night planned Oct. 17

The Phelps Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a fire safety awareness night Thursday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. at the Phelps School commons area.

The educational program will be presented by Landen Leslie, owner of Forever Fire Safety. The presentation will include the latest statistics, preparation and evacuation during a fire.

The program is free to the public and

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 4:53 PM
 
New teacher
The Phelps School Board hired Kevin Hill as the cross-categorical special education teacher at Phelps School. Hill attended UW-Stevens Point and earned a bachelor of science degree in special education. He previously worked for D.C. Everest Junior High as a teacher, job coach and support worker for adults with cognitive disabilities. He and his wife, Melissa, have one son, Orion. Hill’s hobbies include fishing, hunting, bike riding and spending time with his family.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 4:11 PM
 
Women’s club to hold meeting

The Phelps Women’s Club will meet Monday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Phelps Fire Hall.

Maxine Bickelhaupt and Sharon Gifford will be the meeting hostesses. Jan Petrick will be the speaker.

Guests are welcome to attend. For information, call Gifford at (715) 545-4008.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 4:10 PM
 
Trick-or-treating planned in Phelps

The Phelps Parents Association is organizing a trick-or-treat map for the town of Phelps and is looking to hear from anyone who would like their home added to the map.

The map will have addresses of homes that will have treats for trick-or-treaters. Following the map, parents can drive their children from house to house Saturday, Oct. 26, from 2 to 5 p.m.

A party with dinner also will be held at the school from 5 to 7 p.m.

To volunteer supervising a game or serving dinner, or to add a home to the map, call Jill Mesun at (715) 545-4017 by Oct. 21.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 4:10 PM
 
Phelps Fire Department sets prime rib fundraiser
Phelps volunteer firefighters will serve as waitstaff and kitchen staff at the 18th annual prime rib dinner fundraiser. Showing off the emergency-themed aprons were firefighters, from left, Jeff Kinner, Chris Whitehead, Mike Gill and Mike Myzska. 	—Photo By Jeanne Brown
Firefighters looking to build new station

The Phelps Volunteer Fire Department will  shed  their turnout gear and don aprons for the 18th annual prime rib dinner fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 12, at Hillside Resort on Lac Vieux Desert.

Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. For a cost of $20, guests will be served soup, salad, baked potato, prime rib and dessert.

Tickets are available at  Sand Lake Pub, Northern Exposure,

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:19 PM
 
Alumni return for Hometown Reunion
Mary Elverson-Kismore (left), a 1959 graduate, talked to guests at the reunion about her career as a professional women’s basketball player for the Texas Cowgirls. 	—Photo By Sharon Gifford

The Phelps Hometown Reunion for those involved with Phelps School saw alumni return from California, Florida, Texas, Georgia, South Dakota, New York, Illinois, and Minnesota, according to ‘55 graduate and event organizer Kathy Schofield.

The day started at school with tours, photographs, fellowship and refreshments. The event wrapped up with a buffet and a program at Holiday Lodge.

“At the evening meal at Holiday Lodge, there was electricity in the air — the coming together of the school family from several generations was creating atmospheric conditions,” said Schofield. “It truly was a time of recharging.”

Kim Johnson, Phelps School band teacher, led the whole group in the school song, which was written in the

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:18 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, October 15, 2013 3:59 PM )
 
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