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Movie Review

K.F. Bailey, Publisher Melanie Bailey, Assistant Editor P O Box 207 Lakewood, WI 54138 Phone; 715-276-6087 Email: March 27th
Jason Lee, Matthew Gray Gubler, Amy Poehler, Jesse McCartney, Andy Buckley, Lauren Gottlieb, Tucker Albrizzi; The vacationing Chipmunks and Chipettes are turning a luxury cruise liner into their personal playground, until they become 'chipwrecked' on a remote island. As the 'Munks and Chipettes scheme to find their way home, they accidentally discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems. Rated G

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Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Josh Holloway, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov ; This is not just another mission. The IMF is shut down when its implicated in a global terrorist bombing plot. Ghost Protocol is initiated and Ethan Hunt and his rogue new team must go undercover to clear their organizations name. No help, no contact, off the grid. You have never seen a mission grittier and more intense than this. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence

In September 2011, a group of committed parents and teachers convened to form a new and dynamic group: the Wabeno Home and School Association. The association is an organization of parents, guardians, and faculty members who are working together to make our school a better, richer environment. The association members recognize that with active cooperation between our families and faculties, we can make our great school even better, while building community. The organization continues to grow in membership and has already sponsored several great events. In November, Home and School sponsored a bake sale in conjunction with musical storyteller, Randy Petersons presentation. The association netted $252. In January, Home and School sponsored a family movie night and raffle fundraiser. Over 200 people attended and had a great time. Also, as a result $532 was raised. In January, Home and School hosted a special appreciation luncheon for the teachers, staff, and school board members at Wabeno Elementary. In February, a second bake sale was held during the parent-teachers conferences and netted $260. Friday, March 2nd, we will be having a cake walk preceding a presentation by singer/storyteller, Stuart Stotts. This event will be held in the Wabeno Elementary gym at 5:15 PM. Thus far, through generous donations, fun fundraising events, and a lot of effort on the part of the members, the Wabeno Home and School Association has raised $1,044. All the funds raised by the Association will be supporting the needs of the students, teachers and school. So far, Home and School donated $200 for the yearly Holiday Book Exchange. This is just the beginning. Future ideas for Home and School funds include partial funding for the June end of the school year carnival, family nights, and teacher appreciation luncheon. The Home and School Association needs your help. The more community involvement we have, the stronger and more vibrant our school will be. Parents, guardians, and community members are welcome and encouraged to get involved. We meet the first Monday of each month in the Wabeno Elementary library. Our next meeting is Monday, March 5 at 6 PM. For more information, contact Principal Allison Space at (715) 473-3633.

Like to golf? Enjoy helping out the community while having fun? Then mark your calendar! The Holt and Balcom Logging Camp Museum will host its second annual Logging Camp Restoration Golf Outing at McCauslin Brook Golf and Country Club in Lakewood on June 10, 2012. The event will begin with a shotgun start at 11:00 a.m. The $65 entry fee ($45 for McCauslin members) includes golf, gifts, prizes, drinks, and supper. Cash prizes will be awarded in two divisions and the day will feature raffles and a free tour of the Museum restoration project. All proceeds will go to the restoration of the Holt & Balcom Logging Camp Museum. Registrations may be sent to Holt & Balcom Golf Outing; 16965 Nicolet Rd; Townsend, WI 54175. Call 715-276-6515 for more details.

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From the Editor-news and notes

Well the great snowstorm of the season is on its way. We are ready. We made sure we picked up new batteries for our flashlights in case the power goes out and a few extra food items. The National Weather Service has predicted up to and possibly more than 13 inches of snow is due to fall here within a 24 hour period. Stay safe and drive carefully if you must go out. Bruce Wm. Mommaerts, CDFP, who has served as the Executive Director of the Oconto County Economic Development Corporation, Inc. (OCEDC) for the past 27 years, has announced his retirement effective May 31, 2012. Some of the key accomplishments of OCEDC during Bruce's tenure as the Executive Director include, but are not limited to is a long list of achievements. Toiletries are needed for men, women, children and infants who find shelter at the Rainbow House Shelter. Please drop your donation at Tantalizing Tanning, Pour Haus or at Timberline Breakfast Restaurant. This is one way we can help them to feel better. Thought and Prayers to the families of: Chris (Orley) Edmonds, Mrs. Licht (Ashley Schwartzs mother), Terry Bodoh and to all those who have lost a loved one. Get Well Wishes to all of our friends and neighbors. UPCOMING EVENTS; See page 19 for all of the monthly events scheduled. The weather It is now WINTER in the northwoods but someone better tell Mother Nature. Lately our weather has been colder at night and a tad warmer during the day. The temperature outside, however, has been in the plus temps at night and in the mid 20-30s during the day. Birthday Wishes to all of our friends and neighbors; Happy Birthday to my sister Trish on St. Pats Day, Helen Finnegan Connolly's, Rebecca Radish-Birkholz, and to all the many who share their special day in March. Gas prices have gone up actually but not as much as they were a year ago. Theyve gone from $4 plus down to $3.72 and a penny or two of more or less. To find out where the best price for gas is locally and regionally, go to Go to our website and just click to read at in newspapers and publications for updated news and photos. And, be sure to stop by our page on Facebook. The Timber News. Join in or start a new discussion.
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Saturday, March 03, 2012- Annual Panfish Derby on Waubee Lake 8:00AM, $5 Entry Fee with 100% payout. Register Friday night or Saturday 8 a.m. at THE BEACH CLUB. You must register prior to going out on the Lake. Fishing ends at 3 p.m. Food, Beverages, Prizes and Fun for the whole family!Contact Walt or Sandy Larson, 18524 Powers Lane,Lakewood, WI. Please check website for any changes or cancellations. or 1-715-276-CLUB(2582). Sat/Sun, March 3-4, 2012 -Rummage Sale - Oconto Booster Club/Oconto Fire & Rescue Dept 8:00AM Blazin Boosters (Oconto Fire & Rescue Department) is having a rummage sale Saturday March 3rd from 8 am-4 pm and Sunday March 4th from 8am-Noon at the Oconto City Hall. It is to raise money for the booster club and purpose is to encourage and support the members of the Oconto Fire & Rescue Department as well as the members of the community. The Booster Club will be working alongside the firefighters to assist in community outreach, fundraising and public events. Contact Elizabeth at 920-640-0272 or Mandy at 920-604-0967 Candlelight Ski - Stiles 6:30PM Sponsored by the Machickanee Cross County Ski Club. Join us from 6:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. at Blackberry Ramble. Event is held with or without snow (hike the trails). Contact Chique at (920) 846-2965. Suring Firemens Dance 8:00PM - At Black Bear Trail Golf Club. 8:00 P.M. Come celebrate the anniversary of the fire department. Carol Heise (920) 842-2333. Sunday, March 11, 2012 -Girl Scout Sunday - Gillett 10:00AM at Hillside Assembly of God Call (920) 855-2962. Saturday, March 24, 2012 -5thAnnual Business Expo-Oconto 8:00AM sponsored by the Oconto Area Chamber of Commerce and held at the Bond Community Center. Stop in and see the products and services offered by area businesses. Exhibitors welcomed. Public is invited and encouraged to attend. Door prizes. Contact Kathy or Ron Hayes at (920) 835-5606. Spring Spaghetti Dinner - Crooked Lake 4:00PM -Celebrate Spring Spaghetti Dinner - Hwy W in Crooked Lake 4:00 P.M. 7:00 P.M. Sponsored by Crooked Lake/Mountain Lions Club. Contact (715) 276-6196.

The first UNAC (Up North Authors Circle) meeting of 2012 was held at the Lakewood Library on February 8. Facilitator Kathleen Marsh welcomed members back to begin the groups seventh year of sharing their writings. Nancy Jo Garner began by reading her newest poem, Familiar Stranger. Nancy Jo said she intends to make the poem into a song, which met with nods of enthusiastic approval from the group. Her poem is written in autobiographical quatrains with a pay it forward theme. In explaining why she wrote it, Nancy Jo elicited big smiles: Kathleen Marsh and UNAC changed my life. She deserves so much credit for getting me started on a musical career that has evolved over the past year, far beyond anything I could have imagined. At the first meeting I attended, she and other UNAC members convinced me to perform at the Townsend Variety Show, and now I am entertaining on weekends at the Big Easel Restaurant in Wabeno. Townsend writer George Arentz was next. He blew away the group with a short story he entitles: In the Marvel of Miracles. This lengthy piece is yet another of those richly composed mosaic narratives that George is noted for. This time the setting is the Fox Valley, where the protagonist experiences unspeakable tragedy while finding true love. Georges story is a tale of human beings battling the worst of themselves, only to be saved by the power of love that they so desperately need. The meeting ended with Shari Posselt reading a thought-provoking poem, Bursting. Sharis rhymed verse is a wonderfully emotional piece in which the narrator stuffs his feelings and puts on a happy face. He does it for so long that he loses sight on his true self and then bursts, losing it and himself in a tragic meltdown. Everyone agreed that Shari has a way of packing her work with colorful language that really communicates an important message. UNAC will meet again on March 13 at 5:00 at the Lakewood Library. New members are always welcome.

Monday, March 26, 2012 -Chicken, Tips and Toys at Romy's Holiday Inn in Kelly Lake 5:30PM Chicken, Tips and Toys at Romys Holiday Inn. Starts at 5:30 P.M. Fundraiser sponsored by the Kelly Lake Sportsmens Club. Contact Janet at (920) 8265340. Friday, March 30, 2012 - Spring Fling - Kelly Lake 7:00PM Spring Fling Community Healthcare Foundation Spring Fling Wine, Cheese, & Beer Tasting. Friday, 7:00 P.M at Romy's Holiday Inn, Kelly Lake. Tickets available at the door or in advance; call (920) 846-3444 ext. 1270 or visit Saturday, March 31, 2012 - Maple Syrup Fest - Chute Pond 10:00AM-Noon located at Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya. Free tours of Camp, demonstrations of maple syruping, pancakes. Contact Kathleen at (715) 276-7116. YMCA membership not required.

Several Special Programs to be held at NARA: Highlight National Archives Records in Washington, DC. For details go to **Lakewood Area Chamber of Commerce: See (see Events above) **Forest County: **Langlade County:

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Each year as we begin to put together our annual Valentines Day drawing, we get excited with each new drawing prize that is donated. As in years past our Grand Prize winner is surprised and extremely happy when they learn what theyve won. Each winner whether if they are local or from out of town always seem to have a huge smile on their faces when they have won something. Some have exclaimed that theyve never won anything to all of oh my gosh I won is heard over the phone when they are called. It seems one of our winners this year is an avid health person and is looking forward to coming north to spend some time at the Tri-Fitness center. Graciously the winner of the $50 gas card accepted her prize and passed it onto a local friend. All in all, eachand every winner was surprised and happy tolearn that they had won a prize in the 2012 Timber News Valentines Day drawing. And the winners are: The Grand Prize from Potawatomi Carter Casino * HotelOvernight stay & Casino Package - Stephanie Erlanger, Wabeno, WI Crivitz Best Western An overnight stayAndy Woelfel, Green Bay, WI; Crandon Best WesternAn overnight stayPaul Reichel, Menasha, WI; Lakewood Super Valu-1 bottle of wineJack Bosser, Mountain, WI; NU-ROC Community Health Care-$50 Shell Gas Card- Judy Thompson, Green Bay, WI; Pour Haus Bar and Grill$10 Gift CertificateAnn Malitzke, Mountain, WI; The Timberline Breakfast Restaurant-Gift Certificate-Tanner Exford, Townsend, WI; Townsend Shell -$10 Gift Certificate Dale Gregorius, Shawano, WI; Laona State BankGrill Tool Set Spanky Clark, Mountain, WI; Pintschs True Value Hardware-Gift Certificate-Dan Gottschalk, Townsend, WI; TJ Padgens Photo-1 setting session and a 5 x 7-Arlene Tucker, Wabeno, WI; Kaster Construction-Gift Certificate Randalls Resort-Pizza-Sara Wachtendonk, Lakewood, WI; Otter Run Books-A copy of The History of Townsend II-Joann Markham, Manitowoc, WI; Lakewood Ski and Sport-$30 Gift Certificate-Lance Tahwa, Wabeno, WI; Nobles Chiropractic-New Patient Exam Gift Certificate $50 Heather Gluth, Lakewood, WI; Gruetzmacher Funeral Home Gift Certificate to GGs Cheese Shop-Ron Tragggardh, Townsend, WI; Tri-FitnessA 5 day pass Randy Gehrt, Neenah, WI; Weber-Hill Funeral Home-2 $20 Gift Certificates to Northern Perks Coffee -Dave Duchring, Townsend, WI and Melinda Obey, Lakewood, WI.

Wabeno Library is pleased to participate in The PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest: The KIDS GO! web site is linked to the contest where winning A local-national contest designed to promote the advancement stories, the submission forms, and guidelines can be found: of childrens reading and writing skills. Children in grades k-3 Many helpful are invited to create their own stories and illustrations and sub- resources and fun projects for literacy are there as well. mit them. Wisconsin children can submit stories individually or as a class to Wisconsin PBS Kids for the local contest. All children will receive a certificate of achievement, and winners are personally contacted and honored at an awards presentation in May at the Sun Prairie Public Library. First place winners continue on to the national level, and the national winner will be announced in June. In 2009, a Wisconsin student won the national contest! Join the fun by encouraging your little ones to participate. Children do not have to be in a public school program to be eligible. Children in church or other private schools, tribal schools, private schools, and home schooled children are especially encouraged to apply. Children and parents may consult with a local librarian in support of your application, and to get tips for how to engage the youngest readers as writers. Children do not have to apply and submit through their local library, but all libraries are encouraging families to participate. For support and resource information, contact your local library. Wabeno Public Library can be reached at 715-473-4131.

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The AARP Spring Valentines Party was held at Mulligans Sports Bar & Grill on February 13, 2012. Members filled the dining room and enjoyed ordering off the menu. Emi Litke was called upon to entertain the group with a few jokes. A good time was had by all with their favorite Valentine and friends. At the next meeting on February 28 at 1:30 PM the speaker will be Scott Anderson from the US Forestry Service. Scott Anderson will talk about bears which is always a favorite topic of the local AARP group. All persons 50 and over are invited to join the local AARP Chapter. AARP meetings are social, entertaining, and informative. Contact Joyce West, Membership Chairman, at 715-2769409. Picture: AARP Valentines: Lois Wolfe, Mary Campion, Bob Owaski, Joyce West, Karen Owaski, and Marilyn Dumbroski.

National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of February 21, 2012

This week the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps announced a decrease in activated reservists while the Coast Guard announced no change. The net collective result is 423 fewer reservists activated than last week. At any given time, services may activate some units and individuals while deactivating others, making it possible for these figures to either increase or decrease. The total number currently on active duty from the Army National Guard and Army Reserve is 54,366; Navy Reserve, 4,497; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 8,913; Marine Corps Reserve, 4,991, and the Coast Guard Reserve, 761. This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 73,528, including both units and individual augmentees.

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Jay Merline, Vice Pres. officially opened the meeting with Patty Swenty giving the treasurers report. Our President Kitty Werner was absent. Jay then shared conferences and correspondence about Al Bartz. Introductions were given as we had a few newcomers join us. Old Business: We couldnt think of any?

Shawano has some tombstone photos on our site as well. Jake Jacobs then demonstrated for us a cemetery search, using the new laptop and projector. Sharie Merline, SecreJay, our Vice Pres. Read an article on books that are written, and tary. also shared her early sketches on pillowcasthey are incorrect. People years ago, did not always do their rees of her genealogy, besearch. Jake & Connie Jacobs shared a video, A Genealogy Timeline. In this presentation we learned what records are availa- ing sometimes, you just need to sketch it out with ble to us: Military, photographs, drafts, local libraries, local a Sharpie marker and newspapers, tax records, insurance records, court documents, material. This is helpful heritage centers, books, immigration, ship records. especially in Finnish genealogy with all the Steve Morse has a website of information on ship records and surnames she just couldports. To learn more about his website go to: nt understand. Merline also shared a Family History scrapbook she made for her mother and father for Christmas. It was passed around and enjoyed. Jake shared the OCGS website and cemetery search. ( Please consider sharing any genealogy project with us, we would love to see it! We have now joined with Shawano on our cemetery search site.

Nine years later the girls, that is the Flamingo Girls, headed south to Disney World for some fun in the sun. They left the northwoods latest snow storm to those who only wished they could tag along for the fun. Over the years, the girls have gone to some very exotic lands including fun cruises but it all started with their first trip to Ski Bruel in Michigan.. The largest group on one years trip had 49 women leaving their husbands and children to manage the homefront.. Their trips have included, Las Vegas, NV, Regal Cruise Cozumel, MX, Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Playa Car, MX, Honolulu, HI,RCCL Baha Cruise, Jungle Tour Costa Rica, the Kentucky Derby, Cancun, MX, and this year, the Mardi Gras Disney Orlando, FL. Prior to each trip the girls gather in themed costumes from togas to each of their latest as Mardi Gras Disney characters. Thank you to Chris and Dave of Club 32 for preparing another great dinner and fun. If you are 21 years and older and would be interested in their next trip in 2014, which is to Belize, stop in at The Timberline Restaurant and talk to Jill Marshall. Shes already started her list of those who would like to go.

Ashland County, WI The sixth annual Chequamegon Bay Birding & Nature Festival, May 17-19, 2012 will draw casual and avid birders as well as nature lovers to the south shore of Lake Superior to enjoy some of the best birding hot spots and the most breathtaking scenery the Midwest has to offer. The Chequamegon Bay Area is among the best birding destinations in the Midwest, with a wide variety of habitats hosting nearly 300 bird species. Abundant public lands and extraordinary natural beauty provide visitors with unparalleled nature watching opportunities in this exceptional area of northern Wisconsin. With over 100 activities to choose from, birders and nature lovers of all skills and ages will find numerous choices at this year's festival including "xciting e new activities" scheduled for 2012! Exceptional destinations such as the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Whittlesey Creek, Copper Falls State Park and Chequamegon- Nicolet National Forest will showcase spectacular sights for both birders and nature lovers. Participants in guided field trips will take in the birds, wildlife, and natural beauty of the area through hiking, walking along the beach and kayaking. Other activities include exhibits, educational programs, self-guided field trip opportunities, and numerous expert speakers including this year's keynote speaker, John Bates, renowned northwoods naturalist and author. Late May is the peak of spring migration and therefore the ideal time to visit the Chequamegon Bay Area. The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and County Highway G in Ashland, WI, will serve as

Lakewood Zoo is Proud to announce that we have reorganized and created EXOTIC ANIMAL CARE CENTER INC, a Non-Profit 501c(3) Organization. This reorganization will allow us to continue to care for all of our wonderful rescued and abandoned animals that need our help. In re-organizing, all of your donations, admissions, and purchases will now be Tax Deductible. Our first order of business with our new Board of Directors will be conducting the first Annual Spring Family Fun Event on March 24th. 9am6pm. There will be LOADS of fun for all, raffles, prizes, food, Silent Auction, Live Auction, Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides and more! All monies raised will be used for the continued comfort of our animals. Please join us in our efforts to continue the exceptional care and love we have given our animals.

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My Journey By Bonnie Vrchota

Part of your good hygiene regime is good dental care. Poor dental care leads to tooth decay, gum disease, and gives you bad breath. Gum disease and tooth decay leads to ill health via infection. Tooth decay happens when an infectionlike disease causes the tooth to deteriorate and rot. Plaque sticks to your teeth and is the biggest source of gum disease and tooth decay. Eating healthy, flossing & brushing your teeth after meals and before bed helps prevent tooth decay. Avoiding sugary foods and drinks helps keep tooth decay at bay. Flossing reaches deeper into the crevices to remove tartar and keeps your teeth healthy and strong (and cheaper dental bills in the long run). If you don't floss, you let plaque build cavities to form in between your teeth. Flossing also makes your teeth have nice, finished edges. See your dentist at least once a year (twice is better) for a check-up. Get a good teeth cleaning to remove plaque, stains & food debris. explains the dental flossing technique pretty good.

Ellie Donaldson and Laney Peters were the February winners of the Lakewood Super Valu I got caught going green t-shirts. The students where caught doing a "green" deed during the month of January.

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A Word or Two From Dr. Adam How to Select Athletic Shoes

Because footwear plays such an important role in the function of bones and joints especially for runners and other athleteschoosing the right shoe can help prevent pain in your back, hips, knees, and feet. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as the very best athletic shoeevery pair of feet is different, every shoe has different features, and overall comfort is a very personal decision. For this reason, it is recommended that you first determine your foot type: normal, flat, or high-arched.

The Normal Foot

Normal feet have a normal-sized arch and will leave a wet footprint that has a flare, but shows the forefoot and heel connected by a broad band. A normal foot lands on the outside of the heel and rolls slightly inward to absorb shock. Best shoes: Stability shoes with a slightly curved shape.

The Flat Foot

This type of foot has a low arch and leaves a print that looks like the whole sole of the foot. It usually indicates an over-pronated footone that strikes on the outside of the heel and rolls excessively inward (pronates). Over time, this can cause overuse injuries. Best shoes: Motion-control shoes or high-stability shoes with firm midsoles. These shoes should be fairly resistant to twisting or bending. Stay away from highly cushioned, highly curved shoes, which lack stability features.

The High-Arched Foot

The high-arched foot leaves a print showing a very narrow bandor no band at allbetween the forefoot and the heel. A curved, highly arched foot is generally supinated or under-pronated. Because the foot doesnt pronate enough, usually its not an effective shock absorber. Best shoes: Cushioned shoes with plenty of flexibility to encourage foot motion. Stay away from motion-control or stability shoes, which reduce foot mobility.

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New at the Lakes Country Public Library

The Pine Needle Quilters met Feb.19th, with 32 members present and 1 guest. Thinking About Getting an E-Reader? The Lakes Country Public Library, Lakewood WI, will be hosting a program on Thursday, March 22 at 2 p.m., to provide ereader information. This program will give basic information regarding what you need to know before you purchase your ereader. While the library offers a selection of e-books, some ereaders are more user-friendly when working within the library system. Join us on February 9th, bring your questions, learn what to look for, and how to get started with an e-reader. Beat the Winter Blahs at the Library!!! Adults-- Play Book Bingo during February, March and April and earn a prize. More information is available at the library. Book Discussion Group The book club meets the first Thursday of the month at 11:00 at the library. The group is always looking for new members. March 1- "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand" by Helen Simonson April 5- "Bloodroot" by Amy Greene New Books The Dressmaker - Kate Alcott Lucky Penny - Catherine Anderson Death of a Kingfisher - M.C. Beaton The Shadow Patrol - Alex Berenson Guns in the Gallery - Simon Brett Sonoma Rose - Jennifer Chiaverini A Catered St. Patrick's Day - Isis Crawford No Mark Upon Her - Deborah Crombie The House I Loved - Tatiana de Rosnay The Last Storyteller - Frank Delaney Pineapple Grenade - Tim Dorsey Catch Me - Lisa Gardner The Janson Command - Paul Garrison A Good American - Alex George Home Front - Kristin Hannah Deader Homes and Gardens - Joan Hess File M for Murder - Miranda James Left for Dead - J.A. Jance A Lady Never Surrenders - Sabrina Jefries Victims - Jonathan Kellerman I've Got Your Number - Sophie Kinsella Grounds for Appeal - Bernard Knight Raylan - Elmore Leonard Trail of the Spellmans - Lisa Lutz The Retribution - Val McDermid Helpless - Daniel Palmer Oath of Office - Michael Palmer $10,000 in Small, Unmarked Puzzles - Parnell Hall Lone Wolf - Jodi Picoult The Orchid House - Lucinda Riley Celebrity in Death - J.D. Robb Before the Poison - Peter Robinson The Story of a Beautiful Girl - Rachel Simon The House at Tyneford - Natasha Solomons Restless in the Grave - Dana Stabenow Salvage the Bones - Jesmyn Ward Girl Reading - Kate Ward Anne of Hollywood - Carol Wolper The Summer Garden - Sherryl Woods New Nonfiction Books Aran Knits: 28 Contemporary Designs - Martin Storey Clark Howard's Living Large in Lean Times Howard Clark While America Sleeps - Russ Feingold Cupcakes, Cookies and Pie, Oh My! Karen Tack Hey, America, Your Roots are Showing - Megan Smolenyak T-Shirt Quilts Made Easy - Martha DeLeonardis New DVDs Bad Teacher Buck Cake Boss Cars 2 Change Up Courageous Fast Five Fright Night The Grand Green Lantern Hoodwinked Too! Limitless Meeks Cutoff Monte Carlo Page Eight Vera National Quilting Day is March 18th. Some members are donating baby quilts to the hospitals in the area for the baby born closest to that date. April meetings. For the March meeting Tips, Hints, and Tricks are to be brought in with samples. The information will be compiled and copies gotten to members.

The scheduled retreat is the 8,9,10,11th of March at Nan Show and Tell was A bo Sho at Waubee Lake. held with many nice quilts, as usuWe're also looking for marchers for the Memorial Day al. Shirley Bubolz Parade in Mountain Sun., May 27th. We need to know gave a demo on a how many quilts there will be, and how many 4x6 picture frame marchers will be available. Please sign up soon. that is a magnet for the refrigerator. The quilt show committee has tickets for the raffle quilt, posters, and fliers available for members to sell and dis- We meet at 7P.M. tribute. They also want to know the third Monday basket ideas, and how many members will do. of the month, at Breed Town Hall At the August meeting early entries will be collected, and Community and there will be a drawing for those that enter. Center. Sewing sessions, are the first Monday of the month in the afternoon. Dues of $15 for the year will be due at the March and

Mrs. Palubick's 2nd grade students at Wabeno Elementary really stepped up their hallway expectations this week and won the traveling trophy. Keep up the good work 2nd Grade!!

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Members of the Forest Larger Parish Presbyterian Church (with locations in Lakewood, Laona, and Wabeno) Mission/Evangelism Committee went shopping at the early February sales for children's coats. Twenty-one coats in various sizes were purchased for distribution through NewCap of Forest County this coming fall. Thank you to Kohl's East of Green Bay for their help in making this happen within our budget. Pictured: left to right: Joanne Gipp, Jim from Kohl's, Joyce Lentz, Suzanne Bell and Karen Preuter.

Fourth Grade Student Wins Wabeno Spelling Bee Jaliya Warrack, a fourth grade student at Wabeno Area School District, topped her competitors in the district-wide spelling bee on Feb. 2, 2012. Winners from each class in grades three through eight faced off trying to spell a variety of words from the 2012 National Spelling Bee List. Jaliya will travel to Goodman-Armstrong Creek School District on Monday, Feb. 13, to compete against other district winners. From there, the winner will travel to Madison to compete at the state level. Good luck, Jaliya, and congratulations to all of the competitors. (Pictured from left to right: Ellie Donaldson, 6th grade winner; Tim Helnore, 7th grade winner; Aidan Lowery, 5th grade winner; Alissa Gill, 8th grade winner, and Jaliyah Warrack, 4th grade and district winner.

Mudslingers' Pub and Grill at the intersection of Hwy's 8 and 139 in Cavour has their patrons "slinging bucks" to raise money for the Forest County Humane Society. This strange activity has folks tossing dollar bills at the ceiling until they stick! Owners Karen and Jay De Jarden say that for their newly opened establishment, they wanted to do a little something different from the traditional "good luck" signing of dollar bills tacked on the wall. Stop in, meet the owners, have a bite to eat, see this strange new craze and "sling a buck" for our Shelter! From now until Mudslingers Pub and Grills Grand Opening to be held in June, customers will be slinging bucks. To have a little fun and to help raise needed funding for the Forest County Humane Society, stop in Mudslingers to see how many dollars you can help stick to the ceiling.

The Mission & Evangelism Committee of Forest Larger Parish Presbyterian Church went on a shopping trip February 7 to Schaefer's in Crandon to help re-stock the food pantry at NewCap. Pictured with some of the food (from left to right) are Joanne Gipp, Suzanne Bell, Audrey Peterson and Linda Mentz

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Our Friends at Church

St. John Lutheran Church, Townsend Services are held: Service times Sat. 5:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m.. The Christian Food Pantry is always in need of food and/or cash donations. Right now we are short on canned meats like stew or lunch meat, canned spaghetti, varieties of soups, canned fruit like fruit cocktail and pineapple, peas, carrots, potato flakes, pasta noodles, macaroni, and rice. Please bring these offerings and place them in the shopping cart in the church entryway. Thank you. First Presbyterian Church, Lakewood, Wabeno & Laona Forest Larger Parish office-715-473-3603 St. Marys of the Lake Catholic Church Students who wish to participate in the Youth Group, call for details. 276-7364. Upper Room Family Church, Service Time: 6:00PM Sunday, 715-276-3255; Pastor: Wm. Shane Wheeler Temporarily meeting at the Lakewood Presbyterian Church Hwy 32 in Lakewood; Childrens Sunday School and Adult Bible Studies The Wabeno Elementary Students have been stepping it up this year. Mrs. Cheney's 3rd grade students won the traveling trophy for working on keeping the hallway clean and orderly this past week. Keep up the good work 3rd Grade!! Wabeno Elementary School-wide PBIS Celebration On January 27th Wabeno Elementary students got to enjoy a morning of fun. They worked hard at being Respectful, Responsible, and Safe throughout the school year and earned a day of rewards. Students got to enjoy building snow sculptures and slides in the snow, playing relay races in the gym, and taking time to bust a move with their favorite dance video game. Congratulations to the students! You are really STEPPING IT UP!!

Saturday Masses-Silver Cliff 5:30 p.m.; Lakewood 4 p.m. Sunday Masses-Lakewood 9:00; Crooked Lake 7:30 a.m. Weekday Masses-Tuesday thru Friday Lakewood 8:30 a.m. Parish Picnic August 2012 Rev. Jason Blahnik, Pastor

Laona---Sun.56:00 p.m. Lakewood ---Sunday 8:00 a.m. Wabeno---Sunday 10:00 a.m. Church School During Service Lakewood & Wabeno & Laona Parish Office-4347 N. Branch St., Wabeno 715-473-3603 Lakewood 1552 Hwy 32 Pastors Dennis & Wendy Mannering

Service Times

St. Ambrose Catholic Church-Wabeno Saturday4 p.m. Sunday10:30 a.m. St. Marys of the Lake 15232 Cty. Rd F Lakewood, WI 54138

SECOND QUARTER HONOR ROLL 2011 Mattern, Lauren McKenna, Connor Monnot, Jesse Pakulski, Sydney Rabe, Logan Riebe, Jade Schmidt, and -2012 rd
Stephen Mueller, Pastor Scott P. Wycherley, D.C.E.

Service Times Saturday 5:30; Sunday 9 am

Bible Classes: Wed. Breakfast 7am, Thur. 10 am, Men's Class Thur. 7 pm Call for details: 715-276-7214

The Wabeno Area Elementary School Honor Roll is now determined by the same standards that the high school follows, separating highest honors, high honors and honors. Also students who have Fs on their report cards are not included in the honor roll. Please extend congratulations to our students who are recognized on the honor roll for the second quarter of the year.

Jaliyah Warrack. 3 Grade-Raelee Anderson, Emily Christianson, Thomas Gryboski, Emma Harris, Kylie Higgins, Clayton Janesch, Conor Lowery, Grace Novak, Penelope Peters, Jacob Schmidt, Jackson Smith, Michael Stamper, Evan Thomas, Trista Weiss and Michael Wynkoop.


HIGHEST HONORS - (4.0 Grade Point Average); 6th Grade-Emma Barfknecht.

HONORS - (3.00 through 3.49 Grade Point Average); 6th Grade-Courtney Brooks, Brenden

Dorner, Tanner Dorner, Hannah Eernisse, Evan Eggert, Dylan Houts, Michael Kerscher, Jerry LaFond, Dallas 5th Grade-Robert Brauer, Jacob Christianson Jr. and Micoley, McKenzy Mischo, William Rabe and Trevor Rhiannon Hooper. 3rd Grade-Matthew Seeber. Tallier. 5th Grade-Elizabeth Bath, Connor Brunette, Kalynn Fernandez, Gabrielle Fuentes, Olivia Pemma, HIGH HONORS (3.50 through 3.99 th Grade Point Average); 6 Grade-Kassidy Ash- Dylan Porter-Thompson, Joshua Stefanski, Alexis Stofth beck, Caitlin Cassidy, Hannah Christianson, Ellena Don- fregen and Ahbram Ventura-Bishop. 4 Grade-Brianna Balfantz, Dalilha Bulmer, Shanna Flannery, Ethan Higaldson, Tyler Harris, Hailee Powers and Max Skenangins, Johnny Hill, Cody Kortbein, Tanner Kortbein, Star th dore. 5 Grade-Michael Austin, Logan Carter, Hunter LaBarge, Logan Porter-Thompson, Madison Soman and Exferd, Adam Gill, Ava Holdener, Madelyn Korbas, Cassidy Tucker-Webb. 3rd Grade-Brylee Joachim, Trina Leonard, Aidan Lowery, Benjamin Richling, Alexzandra Kaster, Vada Manthey, Kiara Moravec, Lindsey Schuhart, Dominic Smith and Grace Warrner. Monique Shepard and Autumn Stoffregen. th 4 Grade-Skylar Anwash, Kelly Boor, Forest Burki, Jordyn Calhoun, Alexis Childress, Waleli Frank, Riley Godin, Brandon Hansen, Brandon Jameson, Morgan