North Lakes Academy sixth-grader Cade Sigfrinius helped bag food donations for the Family Pathways Forest Lake Food Shelf. Each week students brought in items for a traditional Thanksgiving meal—everything except the turkey—and put them in reusable bags donated by local businesses. The students donated 670 pounds of food plus $350.
The American Legion Auxiliary held their annual “Shop ’Til You Drop” craft show and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 at Legion Post 225, 355 W. Broadway. Many resourceful Santas had been busy in their workshops, creating imaginative gifts that the recipients will treasure. The clean, bright room with [...]
The Children’s Holiday Boutique drew shoppers on Saturday, Dec. 1 at Crossroads Evangelical Covenant Church in Columbus. Gifts for all ages, including crafts and baked goods, were for sale in the activity center. The event was hosted by Home Educators Resource Organization (HERO), a support group to help home school families educate their children. Classes [...]
After his niece died of cancer at age 41, leaving behind a husband and two young children, Mike Savage honored her with a writing competition. Savage Press, located in Superior, Wisc., publishes books of regional north country interest. Savage is also a commentator on Wisconsin Public Radio and columnist for The Daily Telegram in Superior. [...]
John Koester Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau The holiday season is often viewed as a time of joy and sharing. For many, however, the season is also associated with stress, exhaustion, and expense in terms of time and money. Here is a collection of tips to help manage holiday stress: Create a master “to-do” list. [...]