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  • 7th annual Phelps Twin Triathlon scheduled for Aug. 21 on North Twin
    The Phelps Chamber of Commerce has announced registration is now open for the seventh annual Twin Triathlon.
    The family-friendly event will take place Saturday, Aug. 21, with the race starting at 9 a.m. 
    Competitors will
  • Club luncheon
    The Phelps Women’s Club held their July meeting recently at Big Sand Lake Club in Phelps. Thirty-eight members attended and two guests became members. Among the items on the agenda was the 12th annual Scarecrow Fest, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Phelps. Club officers are
  • 100th anniversary celebration planned at Phelps High School
    The Phelps community is invited to a 100th anniversary celebration of Phelps High School Thursday, Aug. 26, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school.  
    There will be a cake and ice cream social from 9 to 10 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m. A  light lunch will be offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bret & Frisk will perform from
  • The Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive Thursday, July 29, from noon to 4 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, located at 4494 Town Hall Road in Phelps.

    Blood donors must be
  • ‘Together Again’ Fourth of July celebration draws crowds at Phelps
    The Phelps Chamber of Commerce drew big crowds at the return of its Fourth of July celebration, which embodied the “Together Again” theme. 
    Festivities kicked off with the grand parade, led by parade marshals Dick and Marge Hiller, and live music by local Nashville recording artist Forrest Pike. 
    Phelps residents, visitors and vacationers enjoyed
  • Phelps Congregational United Church of Christ in Phelps is offering a Vacation Bible School program to children entering kindergarten through sixth grade. 

    Sessions will run Aug. 2-6 from
  • 100 years of history

    Schott reflects on Phelps School

    Phelps High School’s 100th year was one marked with much uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but to help honor the school’s centennial, longtime Phelps resident and 1951 graduate of the school Dee Gener Schott took a moment to

  • Phelps chamber announces new executive director
    After an extensive search, the Phelps Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced its selection of Phelps resident Laura Boll as the organization’s next executive director. 
    “Boll brings with her eight years of experience in municipal government administration, where she served
  • The North and South Twin Lakes Riparian Association (NSTLRA) will be hosting its annual poker run by boat Saturday, July 10, starting at 1 p.m. 
    There is an entry fee of $10 per person. 
    Participants should arrive at
  • The annual Phelps Independence Day celebration will take place this Sunday, July 4 with the theme “Together Again.”
    The festivities will kick off at 3 p.m. with a parade led by parade marshals Marge and Dick Hiller.
    “The Hillers have been an integral part of the Phelps community and
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