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August Fest slated at Hillside Resort

The Lac Vieux Desert Lake Association will sponsor its annual August Fest Sunday, Aug. 10, from noon to 4 p.m. at Hillside Resort off South Shore Road in Phelps.

The event will feature an all-you-care-to-eat?feast including hamburgers, brats, hot dogs, fried fish, crayfish, gumbo, fries and coleslaw. The cost for the meal is $10 for adults and $5 for youth ages 10 and younger.

Disc jockey Dennis James will entertain with karaoke music. There will be a bake sale featuring cream puffs, breads, cookies and other homemade items.

Fundraising raffle tickets cost $5 each

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:15 PM
Big show
More than 80 fine artists and crafters had their work on display last Saturday at Art Impressions in Land O’ Lakes, including jewelry, paintings, pottery, photography, stained glass, woodworking and textiles. Paul Imholte performed contemporary and classic folk tunes using various instruments. Pictured, shoppers looked for unique pieces of handmade jewelry that included necklaces and bracelets. —Staff Photo By KURT?KRUEGER
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:12 PM
LOLA gives out camp scholarships

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans (LOLA) recently gave Northland Pines High School students Luke Simons and Eddie Stevens, both of Land O’ Lakes, scholarships to attend music camp at UW-Stevens Point College of Fine Arts & Communication (COFAC) during the week of June 23.

“I thought one of the most interesting things was learning how everything in the world is connected to music somehow and how the processes used to compose music are similar to art and writing.  It was a really educational week,” said Simons.

Stevens plays multiple instruments,

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:11 PM
Blood drive set Aug. 5

Land O’ Lakes Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will host a Northwoods Community Blood Center Blood Drive Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the fire barn, located at 4773 Highway B in Land O’ Lakes

To schedule a donation appointment, call Donna at (906) 358-4449 or the Northwoods Community Blood Center toll free at 1-(800) 280-4102, or go to save3­ Walk-in donors are welcome.

The Northwoods Community Blood Center provides 100% of the blood products used by Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:11 PM
Treasures in the Yard Sale set this Friday, Saturday

Simple Life Antiques and Uniques, in business for 18 years in downtown Land O’ Lakes, will host its annual Treasures in the Yard Sale Friday, Aug. 1, at noon, with no early sales and runs until 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 2, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event will include vendors selling a variety of collectibles including vintage linens, kitchenware and designer items, pictures, baskets, blankets, rugs, jewelry, home décor, designer women’s apparel including vintage furs and accessories, and more.

“There will be a bargain tent filled with one-of-a-kind

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:11 PM

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