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First customer
Wendy Mohr, owner of Sweet Treats & More, served her first customer, Dave Franzen, during a ribbon-cutting event held at the location in downtown Phelps.    —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 10:56 AM
Donation to chamber
Phelps Maple Syrup Tour team members Lorin Johnson (left) and Eugene McCaslin (right) presented a $2,000 check to Phelps Chamber of Commerce Director Sheila Schmidt for marketing and promotion of future events. The funds were raised at this year’s Phelps Maple Tour.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 12:58 PM
Golden Years Café to open at Northern Exposure May 19

Northern Exposure Bar & Restaurant in Phelps is now the new home of Golden Years Café, the Phelps senior dining site for people 60 and older.

The Vilas County Commission on Aging has announced it is partnering with Northern Exposure and its owner Doug Horstman to host the new meal site.

The site will serve meals  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and is slated to open Monday, May 19.

The funding for the program comes from Title III Older

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 12:57 PM
Silver medal
 Phelps High School senior Jackie Samuelson (right) and her forensics advisor, Dorothy Kimmerling, recently attended the State forensics competition in Madison. Samuelson received 23 out of 25 points to earn a silver medal. —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 12:57 PM
Kindle Fire HD raffle to raise flower money

The Phelps Community Development Committee is sponsoring a fundraiser raffle for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch model, and proceeds from the raffle will fund flowering plants in downtown Phelps.

Tickets cost $2 apiece or three for $5 and may be purchased at The Great Escape, Northern Exposure and Sand Lake Pub. Tickets also are available by calling Shelly Ray at (715) 545-2723 or Pauleyn Nystrom 545-3012.

The drawing will be held at The Great Escape Saturday, May 17, at 6 p.m.

The Kindle was donated by Frank and Joanie Barrett of Phelps.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 12:56 PM

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