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Historical museum opens new snowmobile exhibit
Present at the grand opening of the new snowmobile exhibit at the Three Lakes Historical Museum were, from left, Assistant Museum Curator Kyle McMahon, mural artist Samamtha Hytry and Northern Lights Snowmobile Club President Jim Nykolayko. —Photo By Jan Hintz

The Three Lakes Historical Museum opened a new exhibit in the Goldsworthy Exhibit Hall Saturday. The exhibit highlights the importance snowmobiling has had in Three Lakes.

Planning and development of the exhibit took more than three years. Members of the Northern Lights Snowmobile Club of Three Lakes worked along with the museum staff and

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:51 PM
Progress continues on message board, personalized plaques, bricks available
An artist’s rendering shows what the new electronic message center in Three Lakes will look like when it is completed. 	—Contributed Graphic

The Three Lakes School District and Three Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center Inc. will continue work on its new electronic message center at Cy Williams Park by offering personalized plaques and bricks in exchange for donations.

The two entities have entered into a partnership to construct the state-of-the-art sign, which provides an opportunity to view most area events on a continuous basis.

“This sign will attract more potential visitors

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:54 PM
Concert set Tuesday at gazebo

The Three Lakes Historical Society will welcome 50’s Fair Play — a ‘50s and ‘60s classic rock band — to its Concerts in the Park series  Tuesday evening, July 8, at 7 p.m. at the Cy Williams Park gazebo.

Members of this five-piece band include North Woods performers Joe Brusoe, Theresa Seabloom, Dianne Mueller, Denny Froelich and Bea Kerner.

50’s Fair Play celebrates the best of classic 1950s rock-and-roll

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:54 PM
Chapel in the Pines sets summer schedule

The Chapel in the Pines is set to begin its 91st summer serving Three Lakes, offering worship services Sunday mornings at 10 a.m.

The chapel is located on Preachers Point Road about five miles outside of Three Lakes. To get to the chapel, take Highway X to Reed Road, then take a right on Preachers Point Road.

Officially, the chapel is owned by the Ladysmith Point and Vinden Beach Campers Association, according to the chapel co-chair Jim Morley.

A number of preachers bought land

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:53 PM
Grandma Goes to Antarctica program set at Center for Arts

Jeanne Roppolo will present a program detailing her journey to Antarctica Wed­nesday, July 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the Three Lakes Center for the Arts in the Northwoods.

Roppolo will talk about the sights and people she encountered working for the National Science Foundation in the program, which is titled “Grandma Goes to Antarctica.”

Roppolo is an author, story-teller and

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:53 PM
Women’s club plans social at Reiter Center

The Three Lakes Women’s Club will hold its July meeting and ice cream social at the Reiter Center Wednesday, July 16, at 1 p.m.

This month, Lety Seibel of the Teaching Drum School will give a presentation titled “Balance is Wild.”

For reservations, call hostess Randi Baltz at (715) 546-8109 by Friday, July 11.

The Three Lakes Women’s Club’s annual Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show will be held on Sept. 17. Tickets can be purchased for $25 at the meeting or by calling Marcia Ward at 546-3574.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:50 PM
Friends of Demmer plan Fourth of July book sale
Friends of Demmer Library book sale Chairwoman Deidre Mueller is busy organizing books for the group’s annual Fourth of July sale. 	—Photo By Jan Hintz

The Friends of Demmer Library will hold its annual Fourth of July used-book sale Friday, July 4, from 9 a.m. to noon in the lower level of the library located on West School Street in Three Lakes.

Both hardcover and paperback books will be available for purchase.

This year, there will be a large number of children’s books that

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:49 PM
Whiskey Northern Railroad Brass Band set to perform early 1900s period music
Fully dressed in turn-of-the-century attire, the Whiskey Northern Railroad Brass Band will perform period music from the early 1900s at the Cy Williams Park gazebo Tuesday, July 1, at 7 p.m. as part of the historical society’s Concerts in the Park music series.    —Contributed Photo

As a part of its Concerts in the Park Series, the Three Lakes Historical Society will welcome the Whiskey Northern Railroad Brass Band to the Cy Williams Park gazebo Tuesday, July 1, at 7 p.m.

The concert will be a historical reenactment and Americana-themed performance.

“At the turn of the 20th century and before the advent of Top 40 Radio, live music was where most people went to hear the newest, greatest and latest,”

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:53 PM
Women of Year
At its annual Past Presidents lunch, the Three Lakes Women’s Club recognized three members with the Woman of the Year award. The ladies, from left, Grace Spehr, Kathy Gruhn and Marcia Ward, were honored for all of the work and dedication they have given to the club over the past several years.                               —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:53 PM
Adirondack chair raffle to benefit Aqua Devils
Aqua Devils ski team members, from left, Hollis Anderson, Max Harendza and Lauren Williams introduce the 2014 Adirondack chair raffle.           —Contributed Photo

The Three Lakes Aqua Devils Waterski Club will raffle an Adirondack chair crafted by Anthony Regole of Chair Built Custom Woodworking, who built the chair using vintage wooden skis.

The chair will be on display in the Fourth of July parade in Three Lakes, at that evening’s waterski show and at each show Wednesdays and Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Phyllis B. Felland

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:52 PM

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