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  • Busy beaches
    The beach at Black Oak Lake was a busy spot for people to beat the heat on July Fourth. As temperatures soared near 90 degrees people packed into area waters to cool down. Most parades, park picnics and other yearly festivities were canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. —Photo By Bob Hughes
  • Land O’ Lakes Public Library is now open to the public, with limited access, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
    Curbside-only service continues Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library is closed Saturdays and Sundays. 
    Available services include
  • Vets fundraiser
    Pine Cone Café in downtown Land O’ Lakes hosted its second annual Veterans Fundraiser July 4. Veterans were on hand to serve customers and offer tickets for the 50-50 raffle. All tips they collected along with donations and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Veterans Center in Land O’ Lakes. Here, a veteran sells raffle tickets to diners. —Photo By Bob Hughes
  • Students can explore the vibrant and saturated color of Derwent Inktense Pencils in Toni Bergeon’s class, Playing with Color, Tuesday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to noon at Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA). 

    Students will
  • Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) will offer an Introduction to Journaling class with writer Adrienne Jaeger on Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
    Participants will learn about the benefits of journaling for self-reflection, stress relief, personal processing and creativity. Students will engage in writing exercises, prompts, and
  • Community music
    The Land O’ Lakes community presented its Make Music Day celebration June 21 at various locations around town for people to stop and listen to. Here, violinist Beth Hassler performs in front of Charlie’s Market. Other musicians who took part in the celebration included Jonathan Franke, Valerie Laabs, Steve Kickert, Katlyn Koester, Cindy Pesek, John Oliver, Greg Clark, Bob Allen, Carol Mason, Decade XS and
  • Land O’ Lakes Public Library’s summer programming is going forward but wit
    The Wisconsin Division for Libraries and Technology is supporting libraries and library users with a grant to launch a new statewide online reading challenge platform and mobile app called
  • The Pine Cone Café in downtown Land O’ Lakes is hosting its second annual Veterans Fundraiser Saturday, July 4.  
    Tips, donations and a portion of the restaurant’s proceeds will be donated to the Land O’ Lakes Veterans Center. Veterans will also be holding a
  • Jonah Schwenk graduates with awards, scholarship
    Jonah Andrew Schwenk of Conover graduated virtually from his online high school, Alpha Omega Academy, on May 15. 
    A member of the National Honor Society, Schwenk achieved the Director’s List Award for
  • Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) has released the lineup for its free summer Car Park Concerts music series. 
    Previously known as Porch Songs, this summer LOLA will provide live music at a new location at the Snowflake building located behind the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall. The new location allows
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