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  • Society displays refurbished photos
    The Land O’ Lakes Historical Society currently has restored photographs on display at the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall as part of its Museum Without Walls.

    The fading photographs in the exhibit have been archivally refurbished by Dianne Parling of Grass Lake Images using modern, lightfast methods and
  • Volunteers create winter village for Blizzard Blast
    To put together a winter wonderland of activities for Conover’s Blizzard Blast event, it takes not only a lot of sponsors, but a lot of volunteers, as well.

    This year’s event which drew more than 50 participating sponsors also brought in more than 100 volunteers from Conover, Land O’ Lakes and Phelps. 

    According to Celeste Hendrickson, executive director of the Phelps Chamber of Commerce, in addition to residents, there also were members of
  • Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) will kick off National Youth Art Month with an opening reception Saturday, March 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Artistree Gallery. 
    The exhibit includes more than 100 works of 2D and 3D art created by Land O’ Lakes Elementary, SOAR, and home-schooled students. This exhibit is free and open to the public and
  • Bent’s Camp hosts 16th Radar Run, raises $3,500
    The weather cooperated nicely last Saturday for the the 16th running of Bent’s Camp Snowmobile Radar Run in Land O’ Lakes.
    The event drew hundreds of snowmobile enthusiasts coming from far and wide to attend this popular annual event. It raised $3,500 to support the
  • The Conover Town Board Parks and Recreation Committee has been working for a year and will unveil plans for a new indoor/outdoor park pavilion Thursday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. at the Conover Community Center, located on Highway K. The public is invited to this open forum.
    A preliminary concept for the proposed pavilion would replace the current enclosed structure by the sled hill in Conover Park at an approximate cost of
  • Friends donation
    The Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library recently donated $5,000 to be used to purchase books, audiobooks, large-print books and magazines. Taking part in the check presentation are Friends President Clare Okraszewski (left) and Library Director Julie Zelten. The next Friends meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 21, at 10:30 am. “We are very grateful for the Friends’ continued dedication and support,” said Zelten. —Contributed Photo
  • Flapjack Blast draws over 200
    More than 200 guests came out to Gateway Lodge in Land O’ Lakes last Saturday to support the Conover, Land O’ Lakes and Phelps emergency medical services (EMS) and fire departments in the Flapjack Blast fundraising event. 
    Guests enjoyed
  • Lions hold 60th Winter Frolic
    The Conover Lions Club sponsored its 60th annual Winter Frolic event at Conover Community Park Feb. 10, with help from the nonprofit SnoBuddies Snowmobile Club.
    The event, which offered
  • The 25th annual Great Northern Jerk Off slated for Saturday, Feb. 16 in Conover invites jerky makers across the North Woods to battle for the title of “best jerky.” 
    The public is welcome to attend and take part in prize and 50-50 raffles as well as
  • School fundraiser
    Students from the Northland Pines SOAR Middle School were busy during the Three Bear Sled Dog Races, selling hot pasties to racers and fans. —STAFF PHOTO
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