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Broadband issue nixed by voters

Phelps residents voted Tuesday night against a referendum asking to purchase or lease property for broadband expansion in the town.

The referendum was voted down 230 to 164.

The question posed on the ballot read: “Would you support using taxpayers’ dollars to purchase or lease property and equipment for the expansion of broadband throughout the town of Phelps?”

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:16 PM
Women’s club plans meeting

The Phelps Women’s Club will meet Monday, April 14, at 1 p.m. at the Phelps Fire Hall.

Event hostesses will be Lola Sobiek, Jan Petrick and Carol Hockers. The women will share a visual presentation on the ice caves in Bayfield.

The meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Sobiek at (920) 227-5561.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:15 PM
Solo and Ensemble
Due to inclement weather, Phelps High School students were unable to travel to Solo and Ensemble competition in White Lake in early March. A competition judge instead visited the school to adjudicate the students. Jackie Samuelson will go to State for trumpet and placed in Class A for vocals; Michael Franzen earned Class B for vocals and hand-chime choir; and Taylor Huza earned Class B for saxophone. Class C students included Austin Buell, saxophone; Alexis Sieg, clarinet; Teresa Kopanski, alto clarinet; Alexandria Myzska, trombone; Colyn Drenth, trombone; Brady Bierman, tuba; Richard Wilson, snare drum; and Jacob Johnson, French horn.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:25 PM
Women’s club seeking scholarship applications

Along with accepting applications from Phelps High School seniors, the Phelps Women’s Club recently extended its academic scholarship applications to include adult residents of Phelps interested in continuing education.

Applicants are required to have been Phelps residents for the last three years, or since 2010. Applications are available at the Eleanor Ellis Public Library during library hours.

For information, call librarian Kaye Petts at (715) 545-2887.

Applications may be mailed to Geraldine Arlt, P.O. Box 233, Phelps, WI 54554 and postmarked by May 1.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:24 PM
Elections slated April 1 for Phelps Town Board

Voters in the town of Phelps will see an election for two supervisor seats on the Phelps Town Board next Tuesday, April 1.

Incumbent supervisors Dorothy Kimmerling and Lorin Johnson will run against challengers Mike Duquaine and Cindy Regozzi. The top two vote-earners will win a seat.

Meanwhile, Chairman Colin Snook, Supervisor Steve Waier and Supervisor Wally Beversdorf are not up for elections this term.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 1:27 PM

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