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Cisco riparians set picnic

The 51st annual Cisco Chain Riparian Owners Association (CCROA) Picnic is scheduled Sunday, July 21, at a new venue, Vacationland Resort located on Hebert Road in Watersmeet, Mich.

The resort, which has lake frontage on Thousand Island Lake, offers a central location on the Cisco Chain.

According to the CCROA, the site features ample parking, a sand beach, a wading area for children and grassy areas for fun and games.

Welcoming activities, which begin at 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 4:33 PM
 
Celebrating Independence
The Phelps community gathered last Thursday to watch the Fourth of July Parade. The Northwoods Shrine Club had a float in the parade.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 3:32 PM
 
Conover parade
The theme for this year’s Fourth of July parade in Conover was Hometown Pride Found Only in America. Following the parade, the Conover Lions Club hosted a picnic in the town park which included food, games and prizes for children, raffle drawings and music. Here, Northern Waters Angling & Archery handing out popcorn along the parade route. —Photo By Janet Garling
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 3:26 PM
 
Blood drive set July 23 PDF Print E-mail

The Conover Lions Club will host a community blood drive Tuesday, July 23, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the community center located on Highway K in Conover.

To schedule an appointment, call Rita or Al at (715) 479-4959, the Community Blood Center at 1-(800) 280-4102 or visit save3lives.org. Walk-in donors will be welcome.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 3:25 PM
 
Taste of Conover
The Conover Chamber of Commerce recently held the seventh annual Taste of Conover in the Conover Town Park. A crowd of 650 people sampled a variety of food served by area businesses. “It was another great event. By the end of the day, everyone was sold out of food,” said Sharon Olander, Conover Chamber of Commerce member.  Bill Ellis from the Log Cabin restaurant is seen here cooking barbecued ribs at the event.                             —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 3:24 PM
 
Lively parade
The Land O’?Lakes community put on a colorful parade for Independence Day last Thursday, as representatives of the Sunrise Lodge doused the crowd.      —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 3:21 PM
 
Art Impressions scheduled July 27

The Land O’ Lakes Chamber of Commerce announced that Art Impressions 2013 will be held under the pine trees on the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall grounds Saturday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine.

There will be no admission charge, and free parking will be available.

More than 80 fine arts exhibitors and original crafters from northern Midwest states will feature a variety of work on display and for sale.

Categories include original painting, jewelry, pottery, basketry, stained glass, textiles, woodworking, carving and others.

There will be a classification for junior

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 3:20 PM
 
LOLA slates folk dance

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans (LOLA) recently announced that there will be a Community Folk Dance Saturday, Aug. 10, from 8-10 p.m. at the Land O’ Lakes Park Pavilion.

The event called “Dancing for Swaziland” is part of the 100 Days of Art series.

The dance is free and open to the public.

There will be a free-will collection taken to benefit Cabrini Ministries which operates an HIV clinic and orphanage in the Lubombo region of Swaziland.

According to Steve Kickert, who

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 3:20 PM
 
Outdoor painting
Land O’ Lakes Area Arisants (LOLA) held a pleine air painting demonstration at the LOLA center in downtown Land O’ Lakes June 26. Marsha Newkirk, Headwaters Art League (HAL) newsletter chairwoman is seen here demonstrating techniques used in direct painting outdoors. This event was a part of LOLA's 100 Days of Art program. HAL meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at the LOLA center with the next meeting slated July 24, at 1:30 p.m. HAL is open to artists of all levels.  For more information, contact Barbara Nehring at (715) 547-3333.              —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 3:19 PM
 
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
 
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