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  • Candlelight Ski, Snowshoe event set Saturday at Awassa Trail
    Tuesday, February 6, 2018 11:27 AM
    The Non-Motorized Trail Committee will host its second annual Candlelight Ski and Snowshoe event Saturday, Feb. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.

    This free event will begin at the trailhead behind the St. Germain Elementary School. A bonfire, hot tea from Green Rich Tea, hot chocolate and s’mores will be available.

    Freewill donations will be accepted for maintenance of the trail system. More information is available on the committee’s Facebook page.

    In the fall of 2014, the town of St. Germain purchased 236 acres of land from Integrys Energy Group, formally known as Wisconsin Public Service. Since that date, the operations and development of this land has been in the hands of the
  • Lions, Lionesses raise funds for Support For Sight Inc.
    Tuesday, January 30, 2018 11:56 AM
    Area Lion and Lioness clubs held a meat raffle benefit and fundraiser Jan. 28 at Sportsmen’s Chalet in Eagle River to provide financial assistance for Support For Sight Inc. (SFS), a group started in Boulder Junction to help defray expenses for those with serious eye problems.

    SFS President Hope Dougherty helped out by spinning the meat raffle prize wheel. “The fund will be a living legacy for those with serious vision problems in future generations,” said Dougherty.

    “Financial benevolence is gathered and passed to the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin. The SFS screens applications for assistance with doctor, medical facility and
  • New members
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11:42 AM
    The Sayner Star Lake Lioness Club recently installed four new members. Pictured front row, from left, are new members Dianne Geworsky, Cydney Welter, Pat Andersen and Joyce Sealander. Back row, current members who will mentor new members for the first year, are Chris Jackson, Margi Pintar and Karen Anderson. —Contributed Photo
  • Bo-Boen benefit
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018 11:35 AM
    The 2018 Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club Benefit Breakfast, held Jan. 13, boasted a full dining room all morning at Knocker’s Pizza Company in St. Germain. The breakfast raised funds for the club’s grooming and equipment needs. Donation raffles also were held during the morning for donated prizes. Nearly 80 breakfasts were served on the brutally cold January morning when wind chills were reported to be between 20 and 30 degrees below zero. —Photos By Wally Geist
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018 11:34 AM
    The Community Blood Center and Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Sayner will hold a blood drive Friday, Jan. 26, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the church. 

    Blood donors must be at least 17 years old (or 16 years old with parental permission), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health and have a photo ID.

    Donors are encouraged to eat a regular meal and drink plenty of fluids.

    To schedule an appointment, call
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018 11:33 AM
    The 21st annual Snowflake Dance, sponsored by the St. Germain PrimeTimers, will be held Saturday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. in the St. Germain Community Center.
    The event will feature live music by The Music Connection who will play a variety of songs to dance to. Sandwiches and beverages will also be available. In addition, there will be silent auction door prizes and a 50/50 raffle.
    There is no cover charge to attend the dance, and everyone is welcome.
  • Tuesday, January 9, 2018 11:54 AM
    The St. Germain Women’s Service Club will hold its January meeting Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the St. Germain Town Hall, located at the intersection of highways 70 and 155 in St. Germain. 

    Social hour will start at 11 a.m., with luncheon served at noon, followed by a business meeting and a presentation. 

    The guest speaker in January will be Jim Altenberg from Northwoods Transit. Altenberg will discuss the services offered, costs and benefits of this public transportation option in the North Woods. 

    Interested parties are
  • Reading incentive
    Tuesday, January 2, 2018 12:24 PM
    Deputies with the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department and Plum Lake Fire and Ambulance Service representatives took five St. Germain Elementary School students to lunch at Knocker’s Pizza Co. in St. Germain recently as part of the “Lunch With Heroes” reading incentive program. The program brings children together with area heroes who serve the community. Participants get to ride in one of Plum Lake’s emergency vehicles and sit at the table with sheriff’s deputies for lunch. Pictured are, front row from left, Amber Arnold, John Hyrczyk, Avery Renkes, Alexis Gumhold and Hunter Posielenzny; and back row, Kevin Rasmussen from Plum Lake Fire and Ambulance Service, Barb Rasmussen, Amber Breit, Tim Clark, and chaperone and St. Germain Elementary School reading and math specialist Jessica Adamovich. —Photo By Wally Geist
  • Winter Fest
    Tuesday, January 2, 2018 12:22 PM
    The students at St. Germain Elementary and Montessori schools took part in a fun-filled afternoon before winter break that included cookie decorating, a craft project, gym activity and a horse-drawn wagon ride from Rocking W Stable in Eagle River that featured a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Winter Fest is sponsored by the St. Germain PTO, Montessori Parents Group and the school. —Photos By Wally Geist
  • Club officers
    Tuesday, December 26, 2017 11:37 AM
    The St. Germain Women’s Service Club held its annual Christmas party Dec. 19, where they installed the club’s 2018 officers. Pictured are, from left, Cookie Lough, co-president; Barbara Steinhilber, secretary; Janean Hemauer, vice president; and Sandy Summers, co-president. Not pictured is Deb Karpinski, treasurer. New members are always welcome. Meetings are held monthly on the third Tuesday at the St. Germain Community Center. For more information, contact Lough at (715) 222-2758 or Summers at (715) 542-4538. —Contributed Photo
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