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Flea market set for summer
Kirsti Hehn, left, and Barb Renk, right, display the sign for a flea market and rummage sale to be held every Thursday this summer beginning May 30 at the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall grounds.	—Photo By Jill James

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.

“Gather your crafts or clean out your garage, basement and attic and rent a 10-foot by 10-foot space for $5.00.  Rain or shine every Thursday, beginning May 30 thru Aug. 29, except 4th of July, from 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:07 PM
Ladies luncheon
Conover Chamber of Commerce held its first Ladies Luncheon recently at Lanny’s Fireside. There were 70 tickets sold for the luncheon which included displays by six vendors with items available for purchase.  A portion of the proceeds from this event will go toward the John Mark Price Scholarship Fund. Enjoying the afternoon are, from left, sisters Heather Hickson and Lindsey Nagy.  —Photo By Janet Garling
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:17 PM
LOLA announces rug hooking classes

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans (LOLA) Center for the Arts announced it will host Camp Land O’ Rugs, a rug-hooking workshop taught by accredited McGown rug hooking teacher Pat Schmelzle of Wautoma June 3 through June 5.

There will be open workshop with students and a mini-class in dyeing. During the open workshop, participants are requested to bring their current work, new designs or an old project that needs help. The topics discussed will included techniques, color planning and design.

The mini-class in dyeing will focus on food color dyeing, an easy, inexpensive and non-toxic way to dye wool and achieve the perfect color desired.

Participants will learn to dye white wool, marbleize

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:16 PM
Violin maker to visit LOLA
Tess Stephens, pictured here with her handmade instruments, will discuss and present her violins at the Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Center for the Arts Wednesday, May 29.  —Contributed Photo

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans (LOLA) Center for the Arts recently announced an event featuring violin maker Tess Stephens Wednesday, May 29, from 2 to 3 p.m.

Stephens will show her handmade instruments and discuss her interest in making stringed instruments, as well as demonstrate the instruments, pointing out the qualities of each.

Stephens grew up in Pleasant Hill, Mo., and started playing the fiddle when she was 8 years old.

By the age of 13, she won

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:15 PM
Club sets meeting

The Nokomis Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its first meeting of the year Thursday, May 9, at 10:30 a.m at Sunrise Lodge, 5894 W. Shore Rd. in Land O’ Lakes.

All members, associates and prospective members are invited to attend.

The meeting will feature

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:15 PM
School to host Spring Fling PDF Print E-mail

Land O’ Lakes Elementary School will host the 2013 Spring Fling “Give My Regards to Broadway” Friday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium in Land O’ Lakes.

The event will feature students in kindergarten through fifth grade performing American musical theater songs from popular Broadway  shows including “The Music Man,” “Oliver,” “The Sound of Music” and “The Wizard of Oz.”

The songs will also feature student soloists, recorders and bells and more.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:15 PM
Club slates meeting and events schedule

The Land O’ Lakes Fish & Game Club, which holds its meetings the second Tuesday of the month from May through October, will hold its first meeting at Ely Memorial Church May 14 at 7 p.m. Refreshments and socializing will start at 6:30 p.m. The programs slated through September are as follows:

— May 14, Tony Campion from Eagle River Search and Rescue, Getting From Lost to Found;

— June 11, Maria Janowiak from the Northern Institute for Applied Climate Science, Woods and Wildlife in a Changing Climate;

— July 9, James Murray Gillis

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:14 PM
Chamber plans outdoor sale

Land O’ Lakes Chamber of Commerce will host a This and That Sale Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26. The sale will start at 10 a.m. each day and last until 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

The 10-foot by 10-foot spaces located outside along the sidewalk area of Highway B may be reserved free of charge.

“Do you have a lot of stuff, or this and

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:13 PM
Sunrise Lodge to host opening day breakfast

Sunrise Lodge, located on the west shore of Lac Vieux Desert, will host the Lac Vieux Desert Lake Association’s opening day breakfast, this Saturday, May 4, from 7:30 to 11 a.m.

Diners may choose a variety of items from the menu which includes juices, fruit, pancakes, eggs, waffles, ham, bacon, sausage and numerous other specialty items.

Tickets for the all-you-can-eat breakfast cost $10 for adults and $4 for children ages 10 and younger.

Raffle tickets, to be drawn at the association’s

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 4:53 PM
Youth soccer association schedules fall registration

The Conover-Land O’ Lakes Headwaters Youth Soccer Association will hold registration Tuesday, May 7, from 3:15 to 6 p.m. at Land O’ Lakes Elementary School.

Registration is for students interested in participating in the fall league.

The recreational soccer league is open to children entering kindergarten through eighth grade. Home-schooled children are welcome to participate.

The cost to register will be $35 per

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 4:53 PM

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