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Annual Cathy’s Ice Cream Social benefits Angel On My Shoulder
Many people volunteered at the Ice Cream Social fundraiser for Angel On My Shoulder held June 7 in St. Germain including, from left, Heidi Olson of Woodruff, Erin Jacobi of Woodruff, Shay Quinn of St. Germain, Kurt Krause of Oconomowoc and Tommy Geraty of Ocono­mo­woc; back row, Amberleigh Pederson, Carlie Homan, Leslie Hiller and Lolly Rose, all from St. Germain.  —Photo By Wally Geist

Cathy’s Ice Cream, located on Highway 70 in St. Germain, held its Ice Cream Social fundraiser for Angel On My Shoulder (AOMS) June 7.

The property shared by Red Canoe Coffee and Cathy’s Ice Cream was the site of a dunk tank, a bounce house and scoops of ice cream to benefit AOMS.

“This is a fun event,” said Lolly Rose,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:31 PM
PrimeTimers donate
PrimeTimers club President Judy Berard (left) presented a $500 donation to Vilas Food Pantry volunteers Rene Verfuerth (center) of St. Germain and Janlee Goska (right) of Conover at the St. Germain’s PrimeTimers June meeting. The volunteers also picked up 147 pounds of groceries donated by members of the group. —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:30 PM
Student dinner
Sayner-Star Lake Lions Club members hosted a pizza supper at the Sayner Pub for students from Sayner and Star Lake who made the honor roll in the Northland Pines School District.  Lions club members present at the dinner were, from left in vests, Tom Tameling, Tom Reed, Ron Capacio, Doug Mc­Kay and Jim Krieck. Student diners were, front row, Dawson Penn, Brenden Erdle, Megan Erdle, Brianna Ozelie, Megan Biedermann and Asher Winquist; and back row, Nathan Lofy, Jacob Stearns, Nicole Ravanelli, Ila Rux and Alyssa Ravanelli.  —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:06 PM
Scholarship recipients
 Members of the St. Germain Lioness Club gave away three $1,000 scholarships at a meeting held at the Sayner Pub May 14.  Scholarship recipients are Madeline Consoer (left), McKenna Harsla (center) and Lauren Czarapata (missing from photo), all of   St. Germain. Consoer plans to specialize in the area of health promotions, Harsla is heading to Florida to become a radiologist and Czarapata will focus on elementary education. The club’s Scholarship Committee Chairwoman Marlys Scharf was on hand to present the checks.  —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:05 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:12 AM )
Course opens after harsh winter

The long winter left the greens at St. Germain and Plum Lake Golf Courses unscathed and in the best spring condition in recent years.

Golfers Dave Brown of St. Germain and Russ Kuthe of Arbor Vitae started their golf season by playing at courses with conditions that allowed them to open earlier in the spring.

“We finally got to play at St. Germain once it opened,” said Brown. “The greens are way better than they were last year. I would say they are in excellent condition and the ball was rollin’ pretty well.”

Matt Goska of Eagle River was putting

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:04 AM
Elementary school holds annual DARE graduation
Laura Plank led students in a song about the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program at St. Germain Elementary School’s DARE graduation celebration. The song culminated with the raising of posters spelling out DARE. The back of each poster had checkmarks to indicate success in each of the DARE goals. —Photo By Wally Geist

St. Germain Elementary School held its annual Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) graduation celebration May 9.

While DARE is a popular program in U.S. schools, it is also an international education program that seeks to prevent children in the fifth grade from using drugs, engaging in violent behavior and joining a gang.

The dangers of smoking and drinking

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:05 PM
Sisters Saloon, Fibber’s win Martinis in May contest
Buffy Jackson, known for her desserts, represented Spang’s Restaurant of St. Germain at the Martinis in May event at Whitetail Inn in St. Germain May 3. Above, Jackson prepares spumoni martinis at the event.             —Photo By Wally Geist

Sisters Saloon and Fibber’s Restaurant, both in St. Germain, won the first-ever Martinis in May event, presented by the St. Germain Chamber of Commerce May 3 at Whitetail Inn in St. Germain.

The event brought more than 10 North Woods bartenders together to make martinis for 125 guests.

Guests were asked to vote for the Most Creative Martini and the Best Original Martini. Sisters Saloon won the most creative martini with its signature Pineapple

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:04 PM
Castle Tea Party planned May 17

Plum Lake Public Library will hold its Castle Tea Party for children and families Saturday, May 17, at 11 a.m. The event will feature tea and snacks.

Girls are asked to come dressed as princesses, fairies or witches. Boys are asked to come as princes, knights or wizards.

For more information, call the library at (715) 542-2020.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:04 PM
Garage sale slated May 24

The Community Garage and Bake Sale will be held Saturday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Sayner Community Building.

All proceeds from this event will benefit the Community Food Pantry in Boulder Junction.

For more information about the garage sale or to reserve a table, call Dianne Briggs at (715) 891-6334 or (715) 542-5334.

For bake sale questions, call Anna at 542-3777.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:04 PM
Chicken picnic
The St. Germain Women’s Service Club held its annual barbecue chicken picnic April 26 at the community center. The event featured games for children of all ages, several raffle items including gardening and pet-item baskets, and a bake sale with proceeds benefiting club projects. Above, Twilight Bar and Grill cooking crew, including from left, Jason Bartholemew, Rich Polaski, John Schell, Mel Mrozak, Butch Rost and Phil Monday, roast chickens for the picnic. —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:55 PM

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