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Living history
The Three Lakes Historical Society recently held a Living History Encounter Day. In addition to touring the museum, attendees learned about life in the past by attending interpretive sessions where the museum staff and docents, in period dress, portrayed historical figures. Museum Assistant Lorraine Krajewski (above) portrayed Mabel Patt Campbell Grove conducting a class in the one-room schoolhouse. 	—Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:20 PM
Open house planned at Demmer as Director Janet Dixon departs

Edward U. Demmer Memorial Library in Three Lakes will welcome the public to express appreciation for current Library Director Janet Dixon and to meet the newly appointed library director,  Erica Brewster, Wednesday, Aug. 6.

“Dixon has done an exemplary job over the last five and one-half years, providing superior library services to the Three Lakes community,” said Vicki Reuling, president of the Demmer board of trustees. “In addition, she has been instrumental in developing the plan which will provide the facilities and services to patrons for decades to come.”

She led the planning process to determine space needs for

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:20 PM
Car, boat show slated at Petroleum Museum

The Three Lakes Car and Boat Show will be held this Saturday, Aug. 2, starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Petroleum Museum on Highway 45 just north of Three Lakes.

Event organizer Ed Jacobsen said he expects this year’s show to be the biggest one yet.

“After seven years of continued growth, this year’s show will have the added attraction of classic boats as well as a greatly expanded category lineup for cars and trucks,” he said. “The show has been attracting entrants from Minocqua, Rhinelander, Wausau and Iron River,

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:20 PM
Concert, potluck set at Cy Williams Park Aug. 5

The final performance in the 2014 Three Lakes Historical Society’s Concert in the Park series featuring Bret & Frisk will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. at Cy Williams Park.

Prior to the concert, there will be a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Those attending the concert are welcome to participate and no reservations are required. Attendees should take along a dish to pass.

Attendees also may take picnic supplies such as lawn chairs, plates, eating and serving utensils, tablecloths and drinks.

The summer concert season will close on

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:19 PM
Fab lab visit
Cindy Polzin, who is Gov. Walker’s senior director of Legislative and Local Affairs, recently toured Oneida County and stopped at the new Fab Lab at Three Lakes High School. She was given a demonstration of several manufacturing processes available in the lab, including three-dimensional printing and laser engraving. Polzin also was shown how this new technology could be used in other classes. Taking part in the visit were, from left, Fab Lab Director Steve Yahr, Polzin and science teacher Al Votis.                                                                 —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:01 PM
Arts association to hold four-concert music series

Now in its 20th year, the Three Lakes School-Community Arts Association has announced the dates for its four-concert music series.

“For two decades now, the Three Lakes School-Community Arts Association has brought wonderful talent to the North Woods, and that tradition continues with the performances scheduled for the 2014-’15 series year,” said an event spokesperson.

The organization is committed to arts education in the Three Lakes School District,

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:00 PM
Ice cream social
The Three Lakes Women’s Club recently held its annual ice cream social at the Reiter Center in Three Lakes. Club members heard a presentation given by Lety Seibel of Teaching Drum School. Taking part in the program were, from left, hostess Randi Baltz, Seibel and hostess Lenore Rothwell.                         —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:58 PM
Lions auction
 The Three Lakes Lions Club held its annual auction Saturday using items donated by members of the community. Guest auctioneer Robert St. Louis (left) and auction coordinator Bob Borek (right) auctioned the items, which raised proceeds for the Lions Club’s many projects, including helping the sight and hearing impaired, providing scholarships and sponsoring community events.                                          —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:56 PM
Legion to hold chicken dinner

The Three Lakes American Legion will hold a broasted chicken dinner Saturday, July 26, serving from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

The dinner will include broasted chicken with all the trimmings, coffee and dessert for a cost of $10. The Jim Pekol Trio will perform music starting at 7 p.m.

For reservations, call (715) 546-3431 after noon. Tickets also may be picked up at the American Legion.

There will be no business meetings of American Legion Post 431 and Auxiliary in the months of July or August. They will reconvene Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:56 PM
Genealogical society to meet at Demmer

The Three Lakes Gene­alogical Society will meet Monday, July 28, at 1 p.m. in the lower level of the Demmer Library.

The program for this meeting will be “Preparing My Family History for My Descendants.”

Members of the society will talk about their experiences of compiling and writing a family history book for their families. They also will share what steps worked for them and what they would do differently.

New members,

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:56 PM

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