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  • Phelps School District voters will go to the polls next Tuesday, April 7, to select four school board members, as incumbents Kim Johnson, Colleen Pietenpol and Sigurd Hjemvick Jr. are being challenged by Christopher Lisko and Russell David Szuta Jr.
    In this election, according to
    The Phelps emergency medical services (EMS) department recently received a new Ford F-450 LifeLine Superliner ambulance to replace the 2010 LifeLine vehicle.
    “The ambulance was paid through
  • Due to concerns and social distancing regarding the Coronavirus, the Phelps Easter Egg Hunt that was scheduled to be held on April 11 at the Phelps School has been cancelled.
    “We thank everyone who has already made donations for this event,” said
  • Donations are still needed for the annual Phelps Easter Egg Hunt, which has been organized by Rob Andersen and Colin Crawford since 2008.

    The hunt will be held Saturday, April 11, at 11 a.m. in the Phelps School small gym and commons area. 

    Organizers are
  • Volunteers trim along snowshoe trails
    Phelps Chamber Director Amy Thomason along with Phelps residents Rollie Alger and Tom Hill recently planned a trail clean-up day of the Deerskin Snowshoe trails, located on the Chequa­megon-Nicolet National Forest.  
    Sixteen volunteers from
  • Students honored
    Seventh-grader Kaylie Grasse, left, and junior Hunter Meistad have been chosen as Phelps School Students of the Month for March. “Kaylie is polite, kind to others and has a positive attitude,” said David Justice. “She truly cares about her grades and excels in projects and assignments.” Dorothy Kimmerling said, “Hunter has shown real
  • The Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive Thursday, March 19, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, located at 4494 Town Hall Road in Phelps.

    Blood donors must be
  • Little inventors
    The Phelps third grade just completed their social studies unit on "A Growing Nation" and how life has changed throughout history under the direction of Pam Klessig. Learning about Thomas Edison and many other inventors, the students became inventors themselves. They were given a list of criteria and worked with
  • Grit Awards
    The Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) team at Phelps School recently created the Grit Award for middle and high school students. The award is given to one middle school and one high school student per quarter who demonstrates passion and perseverance to achieve a long-term goal. Students are nominated by their classmates and
  • The Phelps Chamber of Commerce will host a Leap of Kindness Trail Clean Up Day Saturday, Feb. 29, at 10 a.m. 
    Community members are invited to meet at the Deerskin snowshoe trailhead and will work to clear any brush or debris along the trails. The Deerskin trails are located on
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