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Sno-Buddies fundraiser
The Conover Sno-Buddies Snowmobile Club held their last fundraising event of the season on St. Patricks Day. The Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner was held at Club 45 Sports Bar and Grill. Participating in the fundraiser are from left Bev Uecker, John Uecker, Bob Payseur, Diane Hallis and George Hallis.                    — Photo By Janet Garling
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 3:51 PM
Kids Ice Fishing Jamboree draws 117 participants to Lac Vieux Desert
The Conover Lions Club recently held its annual Kid’s Fisheree on Lake Denton hosted by Club 45 Sports Bar and Grill. Pictured is Tyler Miller, who caught the largest fish. His 9-inch crappie will be mounted courtesy of Lax Taxidermy and will be presented to him at next year’s event. —Photo By Janet Garling

The 17th annual Land O’ Lakes Kids Ice Fishing Jamboree was held recently off the west shore of Lac Vieux Desert with 117 children, 18 years old and younger, participating.

Due to generous donations, each child received at least two prizes. Donors’ names were listed and displayed on posters at the jamboree and at

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 6:08 PM
Kindergarten donation
Mrs. Ben­ecke’s kindergarten class brought a sled full of groceries to the Headwaters Food Pantry recently. Bundled up against chilling winds, they made their donation with warm smiles. —Photo By Jill James
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 6:07 PM
Bent’s sets party for St. Paddy’s PDF Print E-mail

Bent’s Camp will host its second annual St. Paddy’s Mustache Bash Saturday, March 16.

Everyone is welcome to celebrate by wearing green. The event will feature live Celtic music by the McGees and specials include 50% off beer and food while it lasts.

In addition, Bent’s Camp will close Sunday, March 17, and reopen Tuesday, March 26. 

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 6:07 PM
Spay-neuter clinic set March 28 at town hall

The Fix Is In’s spay and neuter clinic will be held at the Conover Town Hall Thursday, March 28. Fees for cats start at $40, dogs at $85.

There are no income requirements and pets do not stay overnight. Included with the spay or neuter surgery for cats and dogs is a free rabies vaccination, nail trim and ear cleaning (all as needed). The clinic staff  includes a state-licensed veterinarian and a state-certified veterinary technician.

Appointments are required

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 6:03 PM
Fundraiser set to benefit trails PDF Print E-mail

Club 45 in Conover will host its annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner to benefit the Conover Sno-Buddies trail system Sunday, March 17 at 4 p.m.

The event will feature  corned beef, cabbage, roasted vegetables and dessert, followed by raffles. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children, with all the proceeds going to maintain the Conover trail system.

For more information, call Club 45 at (715) 547-3571 or visit

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 6:03 PM
Outstanding service
The Land O’ Lakes VFW Post 8400 recently honored several of its members for outstanding service to the VFW Post and to the community in past years. Post members receiving certificates included, from left, Joe Justice, Jim Whyte, Lee Forassiepi, Mike Keintz and Dave Johnson.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 7:49 PM
Elementary school celebrates Color Day
Color Day was celebrated at Land O’ Lakes Elementary School recently where Saide Boksa was named fifth-grade student of the month. 	—Contributed Photo


Land O’ Lakes Elementary School recently held its monthly Color Day celebration. The event included classroom awards for good behavior, reading rewards and math accomplishments.

Teacher Cathy Benecke awarded the Box Top trophy to the fourth-grade class for the highest classroom contribution of 200 box tops for the month. Each box top collected is worth 10 cents through the Box Tops for Education program.

In addition, Principal Scott Foster awarded 10

Tuesday, March 05, 2013 7:48 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, March 05, 2013 7:49 PM )
Land O’ Lakes Chamber seeks more volunteers

The Land O’ Lakes Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to help at the Information Center on a volunteer basis.

A qualified volunteer would enjoy visiting with people and is familiar with Land O’ Lakes and the surrounding area. Volunteers would  spend a few hours in the afternoon several days a week throughout the year at the Chamber building to meet and greet visitors.

Interested individuals, who would like more information,

Tuesday, March 05, 2013 7:47 PM
Conover sets weight limits

Conover Town Clerk Jim Hedberg reminds property owners that weight restrictions will soon be placed on the roads.

Weight limits have previously been put in force between March 5 and March 22. Heating fuel levels also should be checked

Tuesday, March 05, 2013 7:47 PM

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