Skip to content

Area News

Two-Vehicle Crash Claims Life Of Clear Lake Woman

A two-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Clear Lake woman Friday, October 15. The Polk County Sheriff’s Department received a call at 7:00 a.m. regarding a two-vehicle crash on Cty. F near 50th Avenue in the Town of Black Brook, between Clear Lake and Amery. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE…

Read More

Class of 1970 Reunion

The Turtle Lake High School Class of 1970 gathered for a class reunion at Spare Time Bowl, Bar and Grill Saturday, October 9. Pictured in top photo are, left to right: Warren Carter, Jerry Henning, Cindy Peterson Moe, Gary Nottom, Bev Donaker Lodermeier, Karen Merth and Jim Kuntz. Bottom: Al Kasper, Gary Nottom, Gary Thill,…

Read More

A Look Back

10 YEARS AGO OCTOBER 20, 2011 The Village of Turtle Lake’s new well, located at the Hartzell Memorial Softball Field, has been shut down while the public works department investigates a rise in the arsenic level in the water from that well. Public Works Director Cory Davis explained to the village board tests for arsenic…

Read More

Turtle Lake Area Chamber of Commerce To Hold Scarecrow Contest

The Turtle Lake Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes the Turtle Lake Community to join in this annual fall decorating contest. Scarecrow displays will need to portray Movie Characters, which will be this year’s theme. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION.

Read More

Scouts Assist In Highway Cleanup

Members of the Turtle Lake Boy Scout Troop assisted the Knights of Columbus with highway cleanup Saturday, October 9. The group picked up trash along Hwy. 8 from Cty. KK to Upper Turtle Lake, east of the Village of Turtle Lake. Group members included, front row, left to right: Colten Wallberg, Connie Hiemstra, Cordell Hiemstra,…

Read More

Youth Hunt

Johnathan Muench, age 12, Turtle Lake, harvested this 7 point buck on Saturday, October 9 during the Wisconsin Youth Deer Hunt.

Read More

Youth Hunt

Alex Schradle, Clayton, was able to harvest this beautiful double-brow timed 11-point on Sunday, October 10 during the Wisconsin Youth Deer Hunt.

Read More

A Look Back

OCTOBER 13, 2011 Grace Bergstrom, Cushing, received $25 in Chamber Bucks for having the largest pumpkin in the Wisconsin Colorfest giant pumpkin contest held at the Turtle Lake Village Park on Saturday, October 1. The pumpkin weighed in at 470 pounds. The Giant Pumpkin Contest was held by the Turtle Lake Garden Club. On Thursday,…

Read More

Garden Club Decorates For Halloween Season

Maybe you have already noticed the spook-tacular fall display on Hwy 8, next to the Turtle Lake sign in the Village Park. The Turtle Lake Garden Club has assembled this fun fall presentation including pumpkins, mums, ghosts and a scarecrow cute enough to be up all year round. The TLGC will be watering the flowers…

Read More

67 Year Class Reunion

The Clayton Class of 1954 met Wednesday, August 25 at 7 Brothers in Clayton for their 67-year Class Reunion. Shelby (Ludwig) Obershaw came the furthest distance, all the way from California. Those attending were, left to right: Marie (Ketz) Smead, Nancy (Brackee) Cain, Gerry Gilbertson (Doug’s wife), Rose (Walberg) Vodhaine, JoAnn (Prusak) Schramski, Shelby (Ludwig)…

Read More