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NorthernWaters Museum now open
Exhibit chairwoman and researcher Dr. Barbara Wilkinson of Land O’ Lakes explained the new features of the expanded Guide’s Exhibit at the Land O’ Lakes NorthernWaters Museum to volunteer docents at the docent training program held June 25. 	           —Contributed Photo

The Land O’ Lakes Historical Society’s NorthernWaters Museum opened  Wednesday, June 26, as a gala reception for Land O’ Lakes Historical Society members, guests and museum supporters was held at the museum, located in the Land O’ Lakes Town Park.

Chairwoman of the party was Lisa Stemen, aided by Chris Boone.

The opening party celebrated the

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 2:34 PM
 
Library schedules magic show, singer

Land O’ Lakes Library recently announced its upcoming events.

Wednesday, July 3, at 10 a.m., presents The Magic of Jim Mitchell. Mitchell will performs feats of magic and comedy. This program will be held at the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall.

Monday, July 8, Movie Monday, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days,” will last approximately 94 minutes.

Wednesday, July 10, at 10 a.m.,

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 2:33 PM
 
VFW Auxiliary to host community blood drive July 16

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will host a community blood drive Tuesday, July 16, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the fire barn, located at 4773 Highway B in Land O’ Lakes.

“Blood donors are dedicated people who give of themselves, often without knowing who they help,” said Jan Hadsell of the Community Blood Center. “Volunteer blood donors help make it possible for patients in area hospitals to receive lifesaving blood transfusions. They are truly everyday heroes.”

Walk-in donors are welcome, but scheduling

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 2:33 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 02, 2013 2:34 PM )
 
Rug exhibit
The Black Oak Lake Rug Hookers and the Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. presented an exhibit of original wool-hooked rugs at the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall June 7 and 8.  The floor show featured a variety of artworks and allowed attendees an opportunity to meet the artists.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:40 PM
 
LOLA slates singing event

The Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans (LOLA) announced it will host musician and composer Jeanne Julseth-Heinrich from Hazelhurst as she leads an hour of interactive singing to “Your Voice, Your Soul,” Sunday, July 14, at 1 p.m at  Hope Luthern Church of Land O’ Lakes.

Julseth-Heinrich was artistic director of the Northwoods Hymn Fest in northern Wisconsin for 12 years.

“Come, bring your family, friends and neighbors.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:39 PM
 
Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans announce upcoming events

The Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) recently announced its upcoming events during its series 100 Days of Art.

• Sunday, July 7, Quilts of the Civil War and Underground Railroad, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the LOLA Center for the Arts. Quilt historian and artist Sandra Hodgman will discuss the role the art of quilts played in the abolition movement, the underground railroad and the Civil War.

About one dozen quilts will be shown from the period of 1860 through 1880 in this presentation.

• Tuesday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to noon

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:39 PM
 
Land O’ Lakes July 4th parade scheduled to begin at noon

The theme of the Land O’ Lakes Independence Day parade this year is “Honoring the Forefathers of America.”

“Decorate your bike, trike, big wheel, lawn tractor, car, truck, boat, RV, dog, cat or whatever you’d like to show off in the parade and join the fun,” said Susan Keintz of Frosty Snowmobile Club Inc.

The parade will begin July 4, at noon at Oak Street and Highway B by Bel-Air Motel.

Marchers, bikes, cars and small floats

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:39 PM
 
Lions Club to host July 4th celebration
The Conover Lions Club held the annual Take A Kid Fishing event Father's Day at Lake Itsey Bitsey. Seen here is 6-year-old Conover resident Aidan Moore who caught the biggest fish with Conover Lions Club member Louie Rectenwald. Ninety boys and girls attended the event.            —Contributed Photo

The Conover Lions Club will host its Independence Day celebration Thursday, July 4. The theme for the parade this year is “Home Town Pride Found Only In America.”

Preregistration is not required. The day’s festivities begin at 1 p.m. with the parade traveling through downtown Conover and continuing to the town park on Highway K East. The park will open at noon.

Games and prizes, raffle

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:27 PM
 
Northwoods quilters
The Northwoods Quilters, shown here on Flag Day June 14 at the Land O’ Lakes area Artistree Gallery with a Quilt of Valor, make quilts for service members and veterans on a yearly basis.  Over the last 16 years, they have sent 40 quilts to service members and veterans.                                     —Photo By Jill James
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 3:08 PM
 
NorthernWaters Museum scheduled to open June 27

The Land O’ Lakes NorthernWaters Museum recently announced that the exhibit, “Guides: Past and Present” will expand for the 2013 season with tales, photos and adventures from the guides who introduced many of today’s residents to the North Woods.

The Land O’ Lakes Historical Society will open the 2013 season with a gala party at the museum Wednesday, June 26, from 4 to 6 p.m.  The event will feature wine and hors d’oeuvres, and will be chaired by Lisa Stemen.

Docent training for the new exhibit will be held Tuesday, June 25, at 10 a.m and, if necessary, at 1 p.m.

To sign up for a time, call (715) 547-3333.

Docents will be asked to

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 3:07 PM
 
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