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Senior bus trips slated

The Phelps Senior Citizens Club offers a ride on its bus for seniors 60 and older to the Land O’ Lakes Food Pantry every first and third Wednesday of each month and shopping in Eagle River every second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

To be picked up for either trip, call Jerry Gifford at (715) 891-1577.

On the second Monday of each month, a trip to shops in Rhinelander is available for those 60 and older.

Those interested in the Rhine­lander trip should call Jennie Johnson at (715) 891-1221.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:00 PM
Peterson retires
Dick Peterson recently retired from driving the bus for the Phelps Senior Club. He has been driving the bus since 2002. 	—Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:59 PM
Museum plans open house

Phelps Historical Museum will hold an open house Sunday, Aug. 31, from 1 to 4 p.m. Wine, cheese and beverages will be available at the museum.

A 50/50 raffle will be offered and donations to the building fund will be accepted.  At the downtown park area at 2 p.m., author Bill Jamerson will perform a reenactment of the logging days.

Sampling of ethnic foods

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:59 PM
Lake group holds annual August Fest
Nearly 300 people were served food at this year’s August Fest, sponsored by the Lac Vieux Desert Lake Assocation. Association President Robbie Anderson said it was the best August Fest on record. 	—Photo By Sharon Gifford

The Lac Vieux Desert Lake Association recently sponsored its annual August Fest at Hillside Resort in Phelps, serving 298 people.

“All  club members jumped in to help from organizing, ordering, cooking, deep frying, serving and cleanup to make this August Fest the best on record,” said association President Robbie Anderson.

The crowd enjoyed an all-you-can-eat

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:58 PM
Snomo club sets brat fry

Phelps Snowmobile Club will sponsor a brat fry and bake sale at Trig’s in Eagle River Friday, Aug. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The club will have homemade pies on hand. All proceeds go toward grooming trails.

Club members will be available to answer questions about the trails. For more information, call (715) 479-6869.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:58 PM
Zentangle contest
The Phelps Public Library, under the direction of Teresa Franzen, recently held a Zentangle contest. Taylor Olivotti (above) of Phelps took first place, receiving a DVD as her prize. Second place went to Mia Turcsany and taking third place was J.J. Turcsany. —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:08 PM
Lake group sets picnic

The North and South Twin Lake Association (NSTLRA)?will hold a family picnic for members and guests at Camp Birch Knoll on South Twin Lake Saturday, Aug. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Food will be provided for a donation to NSTLRA and participants are asked to bring their own beverages.  Gary Baier, camp owner, will give a tour and history.

For more information or to sign up, call (715) 479-9245.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:08 PM
Fire department pig roast raises money for fire house
Youth games were a big hit at the Phelps Fire Department’s annual pig roast. There also were numerous raffles throughout the day, with event proceeds to help fund equipment for the volunteer department.                  —Photo By Sharon Gifford

Approximately 400 adults and children attended the 58th annual Phelps Firemen’s Picnic and pig roast at Wavering Park Saturday.

Volunteer firefighters Dan Kintz, Tony Campion, Mike Gill, Lucas Gill and Colin Crawford began roasting the pigs — four hogs weighing in at 783 pounds — at midnight the night before the event.

The department’s auxiliary members, Shelly Ray,

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 1:55 PM
Grmick recognized for 20 years in EMS
DAWN grmick

The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) recently recognized Dawn Grmick for 20 years of national Emergency Medical Services (EMS) certification.

Grmick has served the community of Phelps by providing care to fellow citizens in their moment of need.

To maintain her nationally registered status,  Grmick  biennially completes a comprehensive recertification program and must attend a minimum of two hours per month of additional continuing-education courses.

She is a volunteer firefighter and currently holds

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 1:54 PM
Phelps School District publishes student supply lists for 2014-’15

The School District of Phelps has released its student supply lists for kindergarten through eighth grade for the 2014-’15 school year as follows:

Prekindergarten and kindergarten: one backpack, gym shoes (gym use only, preferably hook-and-loop fastener or slip-on), box of tissues (prekindergarten only), two folders, box of snack-size plastic zippered bags (kindergarten only), box of quart-size plastic zippered bags (all kindergarten and only pre-kindergarten only last names beginning with N-Z), box of gallon-size plastic zippered bags (prekindergarten only, last names beginning with A-M), one spiral notebook for communication (prekindergarten only),

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:14 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:14 PM )

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