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Northern Footnotes Book Club members Lois Bates (right) and Chris Ebert (left) re-enacted the roles of British post-World War I investigator Maisie Dobbs and her wealthy sponsor, Lady Compton, from the book “Maisie Dobbs” by Jacqueline Winespear at a gathering of the club at the Land O’ Lakes Public Library April 8. Bates led a discussion on the expanding role of women at the beginning of the 20th century, and the historical and personal devastation wrought by World War I. The meeting also included discussion and high tea featuring homemade scones and a variety of teas served in china cups brought for the occasion by group member Cora Claypool. The next meeting of the book group will be Tuesday, May 13, at 11 a.m. at the Forest Lake Country Store in Land O’ Lakes. The book “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn will be discussed.                                                                            —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:38 PM
Rug hooking workshop arranged Monday, May 5

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) will offer a rug hooking workshop Monday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at LOLA Center for the Arts.

Artists from the Black Oak Lake Rug Hookers will teach students basic beginning techniques to create their own designs in wool.

Cost for adults will be $75 and includes all materials

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:37 PM
Blood drive planned April 29

Land O’ Lakes VFW Auxiliary will hold a Community Blood Drive Tuesday, April 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Fire Barn, located at 4773 Highway B in Land O’ Lakes.

“It is wonderful to see a local organization hosting a community blood drive,” said Jan Hadsell of the Community Blood Center.

“By encouraging blood donation in this way, the VFW Auxiliary is making a conscious choice to give back to our community. We certainly appreciate their support in ensuring an ample blood supply for local hospitals,” added Hadsell.

Blood donors must be at least 17 years old

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:37 PM
Community meal slated April 22

The Land O’ Lakes Community Meal will be held at Land O’ Lakes Elementary School Tuesday, April 22. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. There is no cost but a free-will offering will be taken.

“The purpose of the Land O’ Lakes Community Meal is simple — to share the love of Jesus by providing members of our community with a generous meal served with the same respect we would give any honored guest in our own homes,” said a community meal organizer.

Land O’ Lakes Elementary School is located at 6485 Town Hall Road.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:36 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:37 PM )
Dr. Holinej joins NorthStar

The NorthStar Health System in Crystal Falls, Mich., announced the hiring of Dr. Sharisse Holinej.

Holinej provides care to children and adults, emphasizing disease prevention and health promotion. She also has a special interest in sports medicine and women’s health.

Holinej earned her medical degree from Saint James School of Medicine in Bo­naire, Netherland Antilles, and completed her residency training at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Neb.

She is a member

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:36 PM

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