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  • Firemen's picnic
    The 40th Milwaukee Firemen’s Retirees Picnic was held at St. Germain Firemen’s Park recently, with 98 attending the event. Linda and Mike Ballmann of Sugar Camp and Tina and Pete Aiello of Eagle River were coordinators of the event. Thomas McKale, a member of the Greater Milwaukee Fire and Police Pipes and Drums group and a retired Milwaukee policeman, played
  • On Wednesday, July 14, volunteers from St. Germain’s Community United Church Of Christ Thrift Shop donated $700 to the Vilas County Historical Museum, located in Sayner. 
    Nancy Minx, director of
  • The Sayner-Star Lake Lions have announced float contest winners at the July 4 “Generations of Freedom” parade in downtown Sayner. 
    The Plum Lake Women’s Club was awarded first place for their float celebrating women and the work they have done through the generations. 
    Second place went to
  • It’s not too early to throw a hat in the ring  and start collecting “votes” to become the next honorary mayor of Star Lake.  
    The “election” will take place Sunday, Sept. 5, during the annual fundraising event at Stillwaters Restaurant, 7914 Highway K in Star Lake. 
    The candidate that raises the most money becomes
  • A new weekly craft event, Leapin’ Ladders: Makers Market, is being held this summer in Sayner. 

    The event features 16 different artists with fabric crafts, jewelry, woodwork, yard art, holiday décor, yarn crafts, photography and more.  

  • Author John Bates will chat on the topic “Birds of Northern Lakes: From Eagles and Loons to Wrens and Warbles” at the Winchester Public Library Thursday, July 29, at 4 p.m.
    A host of birds regale the northern lakes with their songs and fly-bys, with
  • The YMCA of the Northwoods will be holding Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, Aug. 14, from 9 a.m. to noon.

    “Following a year of social distancing, virtual school, mask wearing and endless hours of screen time, the Y’s Healthy Kids Day is needed more than ever to help celebrate
  • Sayner celebrates
    The Sayner area celebrated Independence Day with a parade and other activities Sunday, including the annual chicken barbecue in the town park and fireworks at dusk. —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
  • The St. Germain Independence Day Committee — Cookie Lough, Julaine Nampel, Ted Ritter, Jeff Sauer, Jim Swenson and June Vogel — thanks all those who participated in “America’s Small Town Celebration Parade” on June 27, noting “it was a great day and enjoyed by all.”  

    Posthumously named parade grand marshal was
  • Youth tennis lessons will be offered in St. Germain on select days in July.  
    The dates are Tuesday, July 13; Thursday, July 15; Tuesday, July 20; and Thursday, July 22.
    From 1-2 p.m. will be lessons for
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