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Scholarship fundraiser slated Saturday, Jan. 18

The Jim Scott Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mapleview Resort in Conover.

The event will feature drinks, food and big ticket raffle items including a 32-inch flat-screen TV, a Keurig Platinum Coffee Maker, a $200 gas card and more.

Proceeds will benefit continued education for a graduating high school senior.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 1:55 PM
 
Club donation
The Conover Lions Club recently presented the Conover Sno-Buddies Snowmobile Club with a $1,000 donation.  Representatives at the check presentation were, from left,  Maynard Bedish, Conover Lions Club treasurer; Jim Pipp, vice president of the Conover Sno-Buddies and Lions Club director; and Bob Payseur, Conover Sno-Buddies president. Upcoming events for the Sno-Buddies include the Jim Scott Scholarship Trail Lunch Saturday, Jan. 18, at Mapleview Resort in Conover from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the Chili Cook-Off at Club 45 in Conover Saturday, Feb. 1. For more information on the Sno-Buddies Snowmobile Club or their events, call (715) 479-8968.                        —Photo By Janet Garling
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 1:54 PM
 
Beast Feast set Jan. 25

All men are welcome to attend the Beast Feast at Conover Evangelical Free Church Saturday, Jan. 25, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. for a night of food and fellowship.

“Bring one of your best meat dishes for a chance to win a Beast Feast award, and to share with the rest of the men,” said a church representative.

The event will also feature tables set up to play euchre and cribbage.

For more information, call the church at (715) 479-4327, visit conoverchurch.com or contact Dan Grosskopf at (715) 891-0526 or dan.gross­ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 2:42 PM
 
Winter Frolic planned Feb. 9

The Conover Lions Club will hold its 55th annual Winter Frolic Sunday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Conover Town Park, located at 4665 Highway K East.

The event will include downhill sledding,  and toboggan,  saucer and snowboard races with prizes in each age category. Participants need to take their own sledding equipment.

The Sno-Buddies Snowmobile Club will

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 2:41 PM
 
Clothing donation
The 10th-grade confirmation class at St. Albert’s Church in Land O’ Lakes partnered with Frederick Place in Rhinelander and collected 103 pairs of socks for men, women and children in need. Above, organizers of the collection promoted the event. 	      —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 2:40 PM
 
Santa visit
Students at Land O’ Lakes Elementary School had a visit from Santa the week before their holiday break. As Santa visited with each classroom, he handed out a gift bag to each student provided by the Conover/Land O’ Lakes Elementary Parent Teacher Association (PTA), Conover Lions Club and The Tackle Box in Land O’ Lakes. The PTA also provided the students with a movie and popcorn afternoon on the last day before break. The fourth- and fifth- grade students pictured with Santa are, front row from left, Gabe Hickson; second row, Patrick Roth, Molly Payne, Billy Garrison, Charlie Capelle and Drew Christenson; third row, Connor Feckett and Seth Breager; fourth row, Melise Boksa, Kate Thoma, Natalie McGeshick, Maleea Eggleston and Dalton Keuffer; and back row, Walker Hook, Alex Heck and Sammi Mukenschnabl.  —Photo By Janet Garling
Monday, December 23, 2013 1:55 PM
 
Fire department collecting discarded Christmas trees

The Land O’ Lakes Fire Department will collect discarded Christmas trees through Friday, Jan. 31.

The trees may be dropped off behind the Land O’ Lakes Fire Department building located at 4337 Highway B.

The trees will be used for blocking purposes during the Three Bear Sled Dog Race scheduled Feb. 8-9.

Monday, December 23, 2013 1:55 PM | Updated ( Monday, December 23, 2013 2:18 PM )
 
Postmaster retirement
Conover Postmaster Debra Martin announced that she will retire as postmaster Dec. 31. Martin has worked for the postal service for 28 years starting in Land O’ Lakes in 1985. She also spent time working in the post offices in Phelps, Land O’ Lakes, Eagle River and Woodruff before being promoted to postmaster of Fish Creek in 1992. In 2003, she returned to Conover. “It has been a pleasure serving all of the communities that I have worked in,” said Martin.  	—Photo By Janet Garling
Monday, December 23, 2013 1:51 PM
 
Pantry donation
 Kim Eggleston (left) of Eggleston Custom Cabinets & Home Furnishings in Land O’ Lakes recently presented a check for $260 to Kathy Hamann of the Headwaters Food Pantry in Land O’ Lakes. Egglestons ran a promotion for the month of November in which it donated a portion of its sales to the food pantry. 	—Contributed Photo
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 2:16 PM
 
Santa Weekend featured numerous holiday events

Santa Weekend in Land O’ Lakes was held the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving.

While waiting for Santa to arrive, the library was busy with a Christmas ornament workshop. Winter weather greeted Santa when he arrived at the Land O’ Lakes airport where a crowd was on hand to welcome him and go on the horse-drawn wagon ride to the downtown Christmas celebration across from the library.

Santa’s new house, built and donated by Benson Builders,

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 2:15 PM
 
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