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Science show
Magic-Al science magician, also known as Al Stawicki, an award-winning Wisconsin Science Teacher of the Year, visited the Land O’ Lakes Public Library as part of the library’s Fizz Boom Read! science summer-reading theme. The event was sponsored by Conserve School of Land O’ Lakes and the library. Stawicki involved the audience in problem-solving situations, educational lessons and science magic. Above, Stawicki uses a leaf blower and a roll of toilet paper during a lesson on lift. One-hundred people attended the show. As part of the library’s summer science theme, The Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will visit the library to perform a short play about Ben Franklin Wednesday, July 16, at 10 a.m. as part of the library’s summer science theme.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:03 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:05 PM )
LOLA holds Art of Cheese fundraiser
Jack and Judy Rusch were donors at the Land O’ Lakes Area Artisan’s Art of Cheese fundraiser held at Forest Lake Country Store in Land O’ Lakes June 18.              —Contributed Photo

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) held its annual fundraiser, the Art of Cheese, at Forest Lake Country Store June 18.

More than 75 supporters attended the event, which included tasting dishes with featured cheese created by personal chef and caterer Lynn Richie.

Between the silent and

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:02 PM
Grand marshal award
St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Land O’ Lakes won the Grand Marshal award at the Land O’ Lakes Fourth of July parade. The float, Heavens To Betsy Ross, featured Betsy Ross on a rocking chair, a rocket, a priest and nun motif and children throwing candy to spectators.  —Photo By Jill James
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:01 PM
Blood drive set July 22

A community blood drive, hosted by the Conover Lions Club, has been planned in Conover Tuesday, July 22, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Community Center on Highway K.

Blood donors must be at least 17 years old, or 16 with parental permission, weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health and have a photo ID. Donors are encouraged to eat a regular meal and drink plenty of fluids prior to donating.

Advance donation appointments are recommended, and may be made by calling Rita or Al at (715) 479-4959 or the Community Blood Center toll-free at 1-(800) 280-4102, or by visiting

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:01 PM
Conover celebrates
CONOVER CELEBRATES — Conover-area residents created floats for the Fourth of July parade that traveled down Townline Road to the park on E. Highway K, where the Lions Club’s Party in the Park followed. Above, campers from Camp Ramah in Conover join in the festivities. Left, a float was made to promote the Northwoods Blizzard Blast event set in February of 2015. Below, Parade Marshal Lanny Stoddard of Lanny’s Fireside Restaurant in Conover waves to spectators.                         —Photos By Janet Garling                            and GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:49 PM

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