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  • Kate Houle joins Lando Center staff
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 12:00 PM
    The Lando Center in Land O’ Lakes has added Kate Houle to the staff as a yoga instructor.

    Houle will be offering yoga classes at 10 a.m. on Mondays, 9:30 a.m. on Fridays and 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in March.

    Houle is a certified, registered yoga teacher 200 instructor, having completed a 200-hour training program offered by Yoga Alliance. 

    She teaches a combination of hatha, vinyasa and restorative yoga with an emphasis on
  • Snow sculptures
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 11:58 AM
    Land O’ Lakes Arts and the Land O’ Lakes Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a day of snow sculpting throughout downtown Land O’ Lakes. Dan Benson of Conover, standing above, and Dr. Pete Schindelholz of Land O’ Lakes pose in front of a grizzly bear snow sculpture displayed outside TJ Grizzlies. Donelle Scaffidi, right, assistant director of student life at Conserve School in Land O’ Lakes, poses in front of a set of bowling pins and bowling balls that stands outside The Alley in Land O’ Lakes. —Photos By Robert Hughes                                                     

  • Winter fun
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 11:53 AM
    The Northwoods Blizzard Blast was held in the Conover Community Park Saturday. Children’s games, above, were expanded to include carnival games, including a ring toss game. In addition to outside activities, an Artisan Bazaar, right, was held inside the Community Center. Vendors were on hand during the day providing an opportunity to come inside and do some shopping. The owner of Hillbilly Hollow offered serving suggestions and samples. A game of snowshoe softball, below, was one of the many outdoor activities enjoyed at Blizzard Blast. —Photos By Janet Garling
  • Bent's Camp donates
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 11:52 AM
    Amy Kusick, left, of Bent’s Camp in Land O’ Lakes, gives a check for $370 and $30 in door prizes to Jessica Parling, member of the Parent Teachers Association. The donation will be used to purchase new playground equipment at the Land O’ Lakes Elementary School. Students joined in thanking Bent’s Camp for the donation.  —Photo By Robert Hughes 
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:48 PM
    Artist Sue Brucks-Schurch from Land O’ Lakes will be teaching a class on acrylic painting for the beginner  Saturday, Feb. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $45; all materials will be supplied. 
    “Brucks-Schurch will make painting easy and
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:47 PM
    The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is sponsoring a monthly School Night Out, with door prizes and food, to help raise money for new playground equipment at Land O’ Lakes Elementary School. 
    The public can eat at participating restaurants during
  • Sled dog races
    Tuesday, February 7, 2017 3:34 PM
    The 37th annual Three Bear Sled Dog Races and games were held in the Land O’ Lakes area. In addition to the races, spectators could take a tour on a horse-drawn sleigh ride. The Fire Hall offered food and beverages for spectators and mushers. Competitors agreed the conditions were ideal for the races. Veterinarians were on hand to make sure the dogs were fit for the event. —Photo By Robert Hughes
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017 3:33 PM
    Land O’ Lakes Arts  (LOLA) is hosting a Cajun cooking event Friday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon.  
    Chef Arlene Coco of Ironwood, formerly of Louisiana, will be the featured guest. Coco has
  • Ugly socks
    Tuesday, February 7, 2017 3:32 PM
    Jenny Gibson from the Looney Bin Gift Shop in Hazelhurst demonstrated how to make “ugly socks” on a circular sock machine while at the craft show during the Three Bear Sled Dog Races. She also exhibited a circular sock machine from 1904. —Photo By Jill James
  • Spaghetti dinner
    Tuesday, February 7, 2017 3:31 PM
    Conover Fire and Rescue held its second annual Rich Martinson Spaghetti Dinner at the Conover Center. Martinson was captain of the fire department and the Conover town highway foreman. Proceeds from the dinner fund a scholarship for a student who will continue their studies in the automotive field, and also for town park improvements. Serving the spaghetti dinner are, from left, Rob Martinson, Steve Vold, Pat Indermuehle and Kevin Hartman.

                                        –Photo By Janet Garling
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