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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
Phelps voters get chance to meet the candidates

Phelps Community Development recently hosted its Meet the Candidate forum at Phelps School, giving voters the opportunity to submit questions to candidates.

Candidates who attended the forum included for Phelps Town Board candidates incumbent Dorothy Kimmerling, Lorin Johnson and Michael Duquaine; Phelps School Board candidates incumbent Mark Grmick, Kathy Mesun and Colleen Pietenpol; and Vilas County Board candidates Ward 1 Steve Doyen and Jim Schweizer; and Ward 2 Wally Beversdorf.

June Franzen was the moderator and Steve Waier

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 1:27 PM
Donations being sought for Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Phelps Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 19, at 11 a.m. at Phelps School, and donations to support the event are being sought.

Organizers Rob Andersen III of Hillside Resort and Colin Crawford of Colin Crawford’s Guide Service said the event will be held for children through sixth grade or 12 years old.

Andersen and Crawford are asking for monetary donations to purchase hot dogs and chips; items to fill the plastic eggs; the guessing jar; stuffed animals; and candy for the children.

Sponsors’ names will be posted

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:04 PM
Entry deadline April 5 for maple syrup contest

The Phelps Maple Syrup Fest is seeking maple syrup producers to participate in the second annual Northwoods Maple Syrup Contest.

A?tasting event is slated at Phelps School during the festival, Saturday, April 5. Entries will be due by 9 a.m. and awards will be presented at 3:30 p.m.

All applicants must provide one pint of syrup per entry. Maple syrup producers of all sizes are welcome to enter.

Each entry will be rated according to the Wisconsin Maple Syrup

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:04 PM

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