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Turtle Lake Scouts Honored For Earning Eagle Scout Rank

Turtle Lake Boy Scout Troop 59 held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Sunday, October 16, 2022 at the outdoor chapel at Scoutland, north of Cumberland. Earning the rank of Eagle Scout were Jake Hermann, left, son of Mike and Heidi Hermann, and Matthew Muench, right, son of William and Andrea Muench. A reception…

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Snowmen In The Field

What a difference 24 hours can make. This pair of snowmen, located in the Thill field on Swede Avenue on the south side of Turtle Lake, looked a bit barren on Monday afternoon. The season’s first major snowstorm changed all that by Tuesday afternoon when upwards of 6 inches of snow fell on the area.

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SANDRA M. LEISZ

Sandra Mary Leisz, 74, of Clayton died peacefully at home, November 26, 2022. She was born April 8, 1948, in Amery, WI to George and Harriet (Pabst) Sollman. She was married in St. Ann Church in Turtle Lake on October 22, 1966, to Dennis Leisz who preceded her in death on August 2, 2018. Sandy…

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RENEE E. WELCH

Renee Eva (Grosskreutz) Welch, 60, passed away Saturday November 19 in Cape Coral, Florida from sudden illness. Renee was born March 16, 1962 in Cumberland, WI to Paul and Iva (Anton) Grosskreutz. She attended school in Clayton, WI, graduating from Clayton High School in 1980. Renee worked at a variety of jobs in her adult…

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A Look Back At The Times

10 YEARS AGO NOVEMBER 29, 2012 The Turtle Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 8th Annual Chamber Christmas this Saturday, December 1st, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Parkview United Methodist Church, located at the junction of Hwy. 8 and Hwy. 63 North.  This community event offers warm dishes of chili…

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Board Takes No Action On Stop Lights; Approves One New Position

The Turtle Lake village board elected to take no action regarding the installation of signal lights at the intersection of Hwy. 8/63 and Western Boulevard on the west side of the village due to projected traffic issues with the construction of the new Kwik Trip. The board also considered a request from the Public Works…

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GARY A. HOISINGTON

                 Gary Allan Hoisington, 61, of Turtle Lake died on November 10, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, MN. He was born April 19, 1961, in Cumberland, WI to Gordon and Judy (Bowers) Hoisington. Shortly after high school, Gary joined the United States Army Reserves. He was married on November 23, 1983, to Kathleen…

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Hay River Quilters Present Quilt

Karen Kahl, left, representing the Hay River Quilters, presented veteran Gary Solum, the annual Honor Quilt at the Veteran’s Day Program held Friday morning, November 11, at the Turtle Lake School. The Hay River Quilters began a tradition of giving quilts to veterans in 2015 when they were asked to help make quilts to welcome…

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Garden Club Changes Out Planters

The Turtle Lake Garden Club recently completed their annual change out of all the downtown planters, from summer to winter interest. The planters are packed with natural plant material such as birch tree sticks, dried hydrangea blooms, evergreen boughs, sumac seed heads and other interesting dried flowers. These displays will create interest and beauty throughout…

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