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  • Fond farewell
    Patrons and friends of Land O’ Lakes Public Library said farewell to library Director Julie Zelten last Friday, who retired after 15 years. She was given gifts, flowers and a signed book of comments for her to keep as a reminder of the community. Cindy Pekrul, vice president of the library’s board of trustees, left, presented Zelten with gifts before her departure. She is moving to Florence. —Photo By Bob Hughes
  • Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) was recently awarded a Creation and Presentation grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board (WAB). 
    Funds received from the WAB grant will help support the LOLA summer teaching internship program. 
    “This grant will allow us to offer dance, theatre and visual art youth programs combined with a mentored summer teaching internship experience,” said Jennifer Anderson, LOLA executive director. “We are grateful
  • Students unwind with exercise during state test week at SOAR
    Yoga, boot camp, and a dance party were welcome activities during test week for fifth- through eighth-grade students at Land O’ Lakes SOAR School. 
    Last Wednesday, Erin Luoto, certified trainer at Lando Center, and Alicia Petty, massage therapist, provided the students with an afternoon of yoga, rigorous exercise, and
  • Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) will host a one-day alcohol ink flower painting class with artist Lisa Krueger Friday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
    This class will cover various techniques using alcohol ink and demonstrations on how to move and manipulate the ink to create abstract paintings of
  • Library director retires after 15 years of service
    After 15 years of loyal and dedicated service as Land O’ Lakes Public Library director, Julie Zelten is about to retire. 
    At close of business this Friday, April 23, Zelten will put away her bookmark and bid a final farewell to
  • Mural planned to honor town athletes
    The Land O’ Lakes Public Art Committee will unveil a new community mural Memorial Day weekend in 2022 to honor the athletic achievements of James Hartman, Laurie Lansbach Lehner, Wendy Lansbach Boglioli and Austin Ramesh from Land O’ Lakes. 
    The new 51-foot wide by 12-foot high mural will be located in downtown Land O’ Lakes on the outer wall of
  • Historical society introduces new archivist
    There’s a new face helping out in the Land O’ Lakes Historical Society archives and working with longtime volunteer archivist Lois Bates.
    Lexy Garrison — who has many family connections with the pioneers of the town including the Dickmans, Sparks, Pitts, Gottmanns, Turnquists and Otterpohls — is
  • Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) recently welcomed its newest board member, Aron Houdini.

    Houdini is an accomplished magician, escape artist and a distant nephew of Harry Houdini. Performing since he was a child, he has achieved 12 Escape Artist World Championships and
    Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) hosted its Youth Art Month exhibits at the...
  • Benefit breakfast
    Sunrise Lodge Resort hosted its annual breakfast to benefit the Frosty Snowmobile Club last weekend. The Mendham family, staff and other volunteers served 157 adults and youths, raising $2,300 for the club, plus $400 in apparel sales and donations. —Photo By Bob Hughes
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