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Northwoods Singers, youth choir to hold concerts Dec. 12, 15

The Northwoods Singers and the Northwoods Youth Choir will present “A Night for All the World” in two holiday concerts.

The first concert will be Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at Grace Covenant Church located at 316 Jasper St. in Iron River, Mich.

The second will be Sunday, Dec. 15, at 4 pm. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ located at 101 N. First St. in Eagle River.

Both concerts will be free, and will feature refreshments following the concert.  A free-will offering will be taken.

Various members of the group will provide  percussion.

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 1:58 PM
Military donations
 For the second year, VFW Post 8400 in Land O’ Lakes hosted Girl Scout Brownie Troop 7056. The troop baked a variety of cookies to be sent overseas to servicemen and -women. Pictured at the VFW are, front row from left, Sabrina Carlson and Alyssa Imse; back row, Mary Kate Kusick, Kiona Pallin and troop leader Julie Imse.     —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 2:27 PM
Christmas ornament workshop scheduled Nov. 29 at library

The Land O’ Lakes Public Library announced its upcoming events.

A family ornament workshop will be held Friday, Nov. 29, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Attendees will make North Woods Christmas tree decorations. All ages are welcome. There is no charge for this event.

“You’ll have plenty of time to see Santa arrive at 1 p.m.,” said a library representative.

A movie afternoon will be held at the library Friday, Dec. 13,

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 2:26 PM
Grand Event
 Land O’ Lakes Elementary School recently held its annual Grand Event in conjunction with the Scholastic Book Fair. Students had an opportunity to spend recess and lunch time with their grandparents or anyone  else they think is grand. Students and guests also spent time together shopping for books. Maggie Geis, above, is with her grandchildren, from left, Zoe Anderson, Liam Jackl, Logan Jackl and Aidan Moore at the event.  —Photo By Janet Garling
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 1:49 PM
Santa Weekend slated Nov. 29-30

The Land O’ Lakes Chamber of Commerce announced that Santa?Weekend will be held Friday, Nov. 29 through Saturday Nov. 30, throughout Land O’?Lakes.

Friday, Nov. 29, Santa will  visit the library between      11 a.m. and noon for some Christmas family activities.

A Santa meet and greet and horse-drawn wagon rides with Santa are scheduled at  the Land O’ Lakes Airport at 1 p.m. The wagon rides destination is the Santa Village, located on Highway B across from the library.

The Santa Village will feature caroling, cookies,

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 1:49 PM
Planning, beautification panel holds season wrap-up meeting

The Land O’ Lakes Planning and Beautification Committee held its season wrap-up meeting Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 10 a.m. at the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall.

The committee is responsible for planning and implementing visual enhancements for town-owned properties.

The committee also advocates the improvement of appearances of private properties in the “hamlet” area, and is a vocal supporter for local environmental health and safety.

Members of the planning and beautification committee include Lois Bates,

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 1:48 PM
Tailgate party to benefit Relay

T & M Lanes of Land O’ Lakes will host a tailgate party to benefit Relay For Life Sunday, Nov. 24, during the Packers versus the Minnesota Vikings football game.

The event will begin at 11 a.m. and will include food, beverages, door prizes and raffles.

Grand prizes include a 2012 Packers team autographed football, two nights stay at Lac Vieux Desert Resort Casino with a gaming package, a Relay For Life handcrafted bird feeder and a Smoky Joe tailgate package.

T & M Lanes is located at 4191 Highway B, Land O’ Lakes.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 1:43 PM
Cookie exchange set at Club 45 Dec. 7

There will be a Conover Cookie Exchange at Club 45 Sports Bar and Grill, Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1 p.m.

The event will feature  a public bake sale and a Conover Cookie of the Year judging contest.

Proceeds will benefit community events via the Conover Chamber of Commerce.

Posters and sign-up sheets are located at many of the downtown Conover businesses. Deadline for sign-up is Nov. 21.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 11:30 AM
Blood drive set Nov. 19

The Land O’ Lakes Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will sponsor a Northwoods Community Blood Center Fill The Pantry blood drive Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the fire barn located at 4773 Highway B in Land O’ Lakes.

Donors who take an item of food for the food pantry can enter a drawing to win a $100 grocery gift card. Food items should be nonperishable, unopened and not in glass containers. Official rules can be found at

Blood donors must be at least 17 years old,

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 11:20 AM
Boo Bash
The Land O’ Lakes Library held its annual Boo Bash on Halloween night. The event was sponsored and staffed by Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library. More than 100 children attended the event which included an outdoor blow-up haunted house, games, crafts, snacks, the Haunted Hallway and spooky stories read by Mother Goose. Local Land O’ Lakes and Conover student-volunteers representing Northland Pines High School, Northland Pines Middle School and SOAR charter school also helped with the games and the new Haunted Hallway. The student volunteers were, front row from left, Davey Mendham, Lindsey Otterpohl, Mariah Miller, Sara McCormack and Alexa Gutierrez; middle row, Shannon Clark, Derrick Fuchs, Laura Garling, Maria Wait, Kate Mendham, Joe Mendham, Maegan Mansfield and Nick Parrins; and back row, Joey Salat.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 2:09 PM

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