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LOLA to display Quilts of Valor

The Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) will display 10 Quilts of Valor that were made by Northwoods Quilters at the LOLA Center for the Arts as part of the One Hundred Days of Art event series Friday, June 14.
Members of the Northwoods Quilters will be on site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to talk about the quilts.
Bob Wuytak and representatives from the Land O’ Lakes Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion have also been invited to participate.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:10 PM
VFW Post sets Friday fish fries PDF Print E-mail

The Stateline Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8400 in Land O’ Lakes will host walleye fish fries Fridays, June 7, July 12 and Aug. 9, starting at 4 p.m. Beverages will be available.
“Come join us. The proceeds will help us to help others,” said Post Cmdr. Robert Wuytack.
The VFW Post is located on Highway B, west of Land O’ Lakes.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:09 PM
Library announces events

The Land O’ Lakes Library recently announced the events scheduled for June.
A presentation on folk art fishing lures by Scott Ghinazzi of Wisconsin Rapids will take place Tuesday, June 11, from 1 to 4 p.m.
The Dig into Reading summer programs are:

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:09 PM
Volunteer clean-up
he Land O’ Lakes Planning and Beautification Committee partnered with volunteers and Conserve School students to rejuvenate several town landscape areas  May 15.  Work was done at the Land O’ Lakes chamber building, Land O’ Lakes Public Library, and the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall and fire barn.  Committee members then fed the students and volunteers with sloppy joes and all the trimmings. The volunteers pictured at the library are, from left, Maxim Lowe of Sarasota, Fla; Erin Zehr of  Fort Wayne, Ind.; AshleyMarie Dail of Racine; Robert Beedie, Land O’ Lakes volunteer coordinator for the library grounds; Erin Baumann of Madison; Miranda Bailey-Russomano of New Haven, Conn.; Julia Dodd of Greenville, Mich.; Robert Somers of Wind Lake; and  Miguel Botran of Miami, Fla.         —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:18 PM
Summer Launch to start this weekend

Land O’ Lakes Chamber of Commerce recently announced its Land O’ Lakes Summer Launch during the Memorial Day weekend Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26.

The launch plans for Saturday include a bake sale at St. Albert’s Church and a classic boat show downtown next to Brew’s Pub which is part of the Land O’ Lakes Area Artisan Inc.’s 100 days of Art in Land O’ Lakes.

All of the downtown businesses will be open to welcome summer and its visitors. Later in the afternoon,  there will be a street dance on Airport Road alongside Brew’s Pub and in the evening there will be a free old-time outdoor movie in the Snowflake building behind the town hall. Take lawn chairs or a blanket for

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:18 PM
Club 45 donates
Jennifer Payne, left, owner of Club 45, makes a donation to Joseph Justice, 2nd vice commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)  in Land O’ Lakes. Club 45 has donated the use of its property for the annual VFW turkey shoot. 	                                              —Photo By Jill James
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:17 PM
Fiorucci to be LOLA intern
Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. welcomed Nina Fiorucci as the 2013 summer intern. Fiorucci will teach a variety of art classes at the LOLA Center for the Arts in Land O’ Lakes. 				                   —Contributed Photo

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) recently welcomed Nina Fiorucci as the 2013 summer intern.

Fiorucci is an art education major with an emphasis in photography at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Mich. Originally from Watersmeet, Mich., she attended a high school for the arts with a darkroom and has been interested in  alternative photographic processes ever since.

“She believes one does not have to be a skilled

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:15 PM
Flea market begins May 30; event to run every Thursday


Land O’ Lakes Town Hall grounds will host a flea market and rummage sale  Thursdays this summer.

There will be spaces available with Highway B frontage, as well as rain- and sun-sheltered spaces under the snowflake enclosure.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:15 PM
Club donation
The Conover Lions Club recently donated a check for $730 for a Trekker handheld talking GPS for the blind to Jeff Hedberg (middle), seen here with Lion Richard Hedberg (left) and Lions President Roger Flaherty (right). Jeff Hedberg is the son of Richard Hedberg of Conover, longtime member of the Conover Lions Club.  Jeff Hedberg plans to graduate from Nicolet Area Technical College this spring and continue studying for his master’s degree at UW-Stout.                —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:14 PM
Clubs to host fishing event

The Conover Lions Club and Muskies Inc. announced it will host Take A Kid Fishing Day, Fathers Day, Sunday, June 16, at Lake Itsey Bitsey at the Conover Town Park, located on Highway K.

Every child catches a fish and if Walter, the biggest fish, is caught, it will be mounted and donated by Lax Reproductions.  Admission is free.

Poles and bait will be furnished

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:13 PM

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