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Poker run
The North and South Twin Lake Riparian Association recently held their annual poker run on North and South Twin lakes. Eighty-seven people and 22 boats participated in the event. Winners were announced at Dublin Sports Bar and Grill in Conover. First place went to Judye Heimerl, Sara Mijal took second place and  third place belonged to Greg Darton. Money raised during the poker run will be used to fight Eurasian milfoil. Above participants, from left,  Denise Pederson, Kay Ottoson, Sharon Donar­ski, Dick Donarski, Ron Ottoson and Cap Pedersen receive instructions from Jim Furth, whose dock was the starting point. 	 —Photo By Janet Garling
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:52 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:53 PM )
Oktoberfest set Aug. 9

The Conover Chamber of Commerce will sponsor Oktoberfest Saturday, Aug. 9, in the Conover Town Park Pavilion on Highway K East. Doors open and keg-tapping begins at 5 p.m.

The Jim Pekol Orchestra will play German music. The cost is $5 per person. There will also be paddle-wheel 50-50 raffles along with traditional German food for purchase.

“Come enjoy a summer evening

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:52 PM
Car show, flea market scheduled July 27

The 13th annual Conover Fire and Rescue Benefit Car Show and Flea Market is planned Sunday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Conover Town Park.

The event will include raffles, door prizes and some of the areas finest cars, trucks and motorcycles.

“We would like to thank everyone of you,

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:51 PM
Freund to exhibit art at T.J. Grizzlies
International artist Joey Freund, who spent her summers in the Land O’ Lakes area as a child, will continue displaying her mixed-media art for the remainder of the summer on the restaurant walls of T.J. Grizzlies, located on Highway B in Land O’ Lakes.                  —Contributed Photo

The Summer Days of Art series, a Land O’ Lakes Chamber of Commerce program in partnership with Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA), announced that international artist Joey Freund will continue exhibiting her art at T.J. Grizzlies in Land O’ Lakes on the restaurant walls for the remainder of the summer.

“Joey Freund is our next-door neighbor in Minneapolis, and she grew up living in the Land O’ Lakes area each summer. This exhibit is a way to give back to her mother, Dorothy Freund,

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:37 PM
Museum training
Training of the docents recently took place at the NorthernWaters Museum in Land O’ Lakes to prepare for the summer patrons. Above, Barb Wilkinson (left) and Leslie Pearson view a new bobcat mount from taxidermist Ron Lax of Land O’ Lakes.                           —Photo By Jill James
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:35 PM

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