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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 save3­lives.org. 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
 
Car show
 The 13th annual Conover Fire and Rescue Benefit Car Show and Flea Market was held July 27 at the Conover Town Park. The proceeds from this year’s event will be used to purchase new self-contained breathing apparatuses. Above, attendees admire one of the cars at the show. The fire department is currently selling raffle tickets for the 12 Days of Guns raffle. Tickets cost $20, and are available at Conover businesses or from any member of the Conover Fire Department. Each ticket has 12 chances to win. Winning tickets will also be re-entered for the chance to win again. Drawings will be held at the Conover Fire Department Station Dec. 1-12, at 7 p.m. Winners need not be present. For more information on the raffle, call Kevin Hartman at (715) 891-1571.  —Photo By Janet Garling
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:10 PM
 
Poker run
The North and South Twin Lake Riparian Association recently held their annual poker run on North and South Twin lakes. Eighty-seven people and 22 boats participated in the event. Winners were announced at Dublin Sports Bar and Grill in Conover. First place went to Judye Heimerl, Sara Mijal took second place and  third place belonged to Greg Darton. Money raised during the poker run will be used to fight Eurasian milfoil. Above participants, from left,  Denise Pederson, Kay Ottoson, Sharon Donar­ski, Dick Donarski, Ron Ottoson and Cap Pedersen receive instructions from Jim Furth, whose dock was the starting point. 	 —Photo By Janet Garling
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:52 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:53 PM )
 
Oktoberfest set Aug. 9

The Conover Chamber of Commerce will sponsor Oktoberfest Saturday, Aug. 9, in the Conover Town Park Pavilion on Highway K East. Doors open and keg-tapping begins at 5 p.m.

The Jim Pekol Orchestra will play German music. The cost is $5 per person. There will also be paddle-wheel 50-50 raffles along with traditional German food for purchase.

“Come enjoy a summer evening

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:52 PM
 
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