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Historical society to kick off Concerts in the Park series

The Three Lakes Historical Society has announced the start of its 2014 Concerts in the Park series will be a doubleheader concert featuring two groups from the Lakeland area Tuesday, June 24, at 7 p.m. at Cy Williams Park.

Trillium is a trio of women who perform classic hits of the Andrews Sisters and other period artists. They have performed together for several years and are regular performers at ceremonies honoring the Never Forgotten Honor Flights.

Lakeland Barbershop Chorus is a male barbershop chorus with local

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:12 PM
Friend of Education
The Education Association of Three Lakes Schools recently presented its 2014 Friend of Education award to John Sweeney (right), who has displayed actions that go above and beyond in support of education through helping the Sugar Camp Elementary School garden project from its onset. He has tilled and plowed the garden each year. In addition, he and his wife, Scarlet, have helped make the playground safer caretaking the playground area. Presenting the award to Sweeney was association Secretary Marci Spears.       —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:11 PM
Legion plans dinner June 21

The Three Lakes American Legion will hold a beef pot roast dinner Saturday, June 21, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

The dinner will include beef pot roast with all the trimmings, coffee and dessert for a cost of $8.

The Bill Hassey Orchestra

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:10 PM
Church plans annual bazaar

The Women’s Fellowship of Union Congregational Church will hold its annual Bazaar, Lunch and Bake Sale Wednesday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will take place at the church located on the corner of Forest and Superior streets in Three Lakes.

The bazaar will feature a bake sale, open grab bags with household items and other unique items on display. The women also will sell brooms and cutlery.

A plate lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call Vi Kveck at (715) 546-3511.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:10 PM
Fish boil slated July 5 in town

The Three Lakes Historical Society will hold its fourth annual fish boil fundraiser Saturday, July 5, from 4 to 8 p.m. on the museum grounds, located at 1798 Huron St. in Three Lakes.

The event will feature an all-you-can-eat Door County-style fish boil and live music from the band Wing Span.

Funds raised from the fish boil will be used for general operating costs of the museum. Tickets are available in advance at BMO Harris Bank-Three Lakes branch, First National Bank of Three Lakes or at the museum.

For more information and ticket prices, call (715) 546-2295.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:09 PM
Aqua Devils plan waterskiing shows

The Aqua Devils Ski team in Three Lakes will hold shows throughout the summer Wednesday and Saturday evenings starting at 6:30 p.m. on Big Stone Lake at the Phyllis B. Felland Memorial Ski Park on Golf Course Look Road.

The shows are free and open to the public. Hallie Gross and Allie Hayes, show co-directors, have written the script for the shows with the theme, “Water-skiers of the Wild Midwest.” There are still openings for additional skiers.

For more information, email brittanywondrash­@­aol.­com.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:09 PM
Legion elects officers
The Three Lakes American Legion Post 431 recently elected officers for the coming year. Officers include, from left, Chaplain Michael Berndt, First Vice Commander Jim Nelson, Service Officer J.P. Holtz, Sgt. At Arms Dennis Hoffman, Adjutant Elmer Goetsch, Club Manager and Assistant Finance Officer George Kveck, Judge Advocate Les Parrish, Commander Mike Silber and Finance Officer Gary Stebbeds. Missing from the photo were Second Vice Commander Jim Martin, Color Bearer Lee Passehl, Firing Squad Commander Charlie Traska and Historian Bob Steeves.              —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:43 PM
Historical Society, Museum set various summer events

The Three Lakes Historical Society and Museum have been working to bring a variety of activities to Three Lakes this summer.

The museum will open for regular summer hours starting June 17 and will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Three Lakes Museum will host several activities to highlight its newly renovated and new exhibits, along with local and Wisconsin history. Activities include the following:

June 19, July 4, July 17, Aug. 6 and Aug. 20 — An old-fashioned

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:42 PM
Lions Club accepting donations for auction

The Three Lakes Lions Club will hold its annual auction Saturday, July 19, at Three Lakes High School. This year, there will be a rummage sale prior to the auction at 9 a.m., and the auction will begin at noon.

The Lions Club is still accepting donations, according to Club Secretary Ken Moak.

“Anyone who has clean, usable and serviceable items they are willing to donate, please contact the club as soon as possible,” he said. “As long as it can be reused by another, we’ll take the donated goods and put them on the auction block.”

This year, the club is accepting

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:42 PM
Women’s club to hold Past Presidents Lunch

The Three Lakes Women’s Club will hold its annual Past Presidents Luncheon Wednesday, June 18, at the Eagle River Inn, located at 5260 Highway 70 W. in Eagle River.

A social will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a lunch at noon. Following the lunch, the club’s past presidents will be honored and the officers for the upcoming year will be installed.

The menu choices include lemon-peppered tilapia, broccoli-and-cheese-stuffed chicken breast,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:42 PM

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