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Blood drive set Feb. 18

A community blood drive, hosted by the VFW Auxiliary, will be held in Land O’ Lakes Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Fire Barn, located at 4773 Highway B.
According to Jan Hadsell of the Community Blood Center, actual blood donation will take less than 15 minutes, and the entire process takes under an hour.
“Most of us would give an hour of time to help our spouse or child heal, and we are asking people to donate so that another family can benefit from the gift of a blood transfusion,” said  Hadsell.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 1:21 PM
Trash, recycling facility relocates in Conover

The new Conover Trash and Recycling Facility, located  behind the fire station at 4661 Highway K East, is now open. Hours of operation for the winter months are Wednesdays and Sundays, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Blue punch cards will no longer be accepted. The new yellow card is available at the town clerk’s office. Any punches that are still on the old card will be credited to the new card. At this time, the clerk’s office will also be open Wednesdays and Sundays, from 1:15 to 4 p.m. to convert to the new card.

Eagle Waste in Eagle River has announced that it will honor

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:05 PM
Chili Cook-Off planned Feb. 1

The Conover Sno-Buddies Snowmobile Club will hold its annual Chili Cook-Off at Club 45 in Conover Saturday, Feb. 1, from 3 to 6 p.m.

Anyone who would like to enter their chili into the contest should have it at Club 45 no later than 3 p.m. that day.

Those attending the event will be asked for a $5 donation to taste all of the chili and vote for their favorite.

The Sno-Buddies will hold the next monthly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 11,

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:05 PM
Chamber contributes to ‘Big Bundle Up’ campaign

The Land O’?Lakes Chamber of Commerce acted as one of the drop-off and pick-up sites for lightly used winter clothing for the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s “Big Bundle Up” campaign.

All items donated at the Land O’ Lakes Chamber were passed along to Land O’ Lakes area residents.

More than 11,000 winter clothing items, including hats, scarves, snow pants, coats and mittens, were donated by the program to more than 75 different charities throughout Wisconsin.

“Each year, we are extremely proud of the generosity

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:01 PM
Chamber elects officers, directors

Land O’ Lakes Chamber of Commerce directors and officers were elected at a chamber dinner meeting held Jan. 16, at Red Man Supper Club in Land O’ Lakes.

Officers elected for 2014 include President Andrea Haviar, Vice President Sandy Garbarek, Secretary Jane Pachmayer and Treasurer Stefan Anderson.

All current directors were re-elected to the board which includes Dawn Whitney, Linda Youngquist and Kristin Sarama.

For more information, call the Land O’?Lakes Chamber of Commerce at (715) 547-3432. 

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:00 PM

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