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Independence Day celebration to include parade, fireworks

The Land O’ Lakes Chamber of Commerce announced plans for its Independence Day celebration.

The Land O’ Lakes fireworks are set Thursday, July 3, at about 10:15 p.m. at  King’s Land O’ Lakes Airport, where there will be parking spots, food and refreshments.

Friday, July 4, will feature a parade. There is not a theme for the parade this year. The grand marshals are Diane and Pete Schindelholz.

Line-up will be along Oak Street to Highway B,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:38 PM
Dawson’s Pier in Land O’ Lakes ready to open on limited basis

Dawson’s Pier, a restaurant and event center in Land O’ Lakes, will be informally launched Thursday, July 3.

Dawson’s will be open on an informal and limited basis over the July Fourth weekend and on Saturday nights until Aug. 16.

Plans for the Fourth of July weekend will include a traditional cookout Thursday, July 3, and Friday, July 4, with live music both nights.

A local group, Still Kickin’, will perform Thursday at 10 p.m., and a Merrill country group, Broken Arrow, will play Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 5, at 7:30 p.m. the pace changes with Bill Hassey’s Orchestra,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:38 PM
Summer Days of Art series kicks off with balloon event

The Land O’ Lakes Chamber of Commerce announced The Summer Days of Art series is now in full swing.

Thursday, July 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. there will be a balloon animal-making event at the Gateway Lodge in Land O’ Lakes.

Mama Little Hippies will play music that night from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Gateway Lodge.

The Art in the Sky firework display is set Thursday,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:37 PM
Taste of Conover
The Conover Chamber of Commerce recently held its eighth annual Taste of Conover event. A record number of people attended the event, which features food   from local restaurants. All of the proceeds benefit the businesses involved in the event. Above, Dave Payne from Club 45 in Conover serves customers food at the gathering.                             —Photo By Janet Garling
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:35 PM
Lake association sets meeting

The North and South Twin Lake Association will have its annual potluck-picnic meeting on Saturday, July 12, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Conover Community Center.

The event will feature information on the membership association’s summer activities and the Great Headwaters Bike Trails. 

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:35 PM

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