Fashion: Festive Frocks

Summer is over, fall is in the air and the holiday season is upon us! This festive season gives us a break in our daily routines to allow us to focus on friends, family and getting together with special people. Part of what makes any occasion distinct is how we dress for it. Sit down to Thanksgiving dinner […]

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Recipe: A Colorful Discovery

Grandma Richard’s Gingersnaps

1 cup butter 

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup light molasses

1 egg beaten

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

Cream together butter and sugar. Add molasses and egg, beat well. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves; whisk or sift together. Add to creamed mixture. Chill […]

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Behind the Desk: Toast and Terrific Times

The holidays are very special times for gathering friends and family. Beyond the holidays are many more opportunities to enjoy being with special people. Gail Griswold and her husband Barrett Elwyn enjoy offering their gatherings places, Shawnee Bluff Winery and Shawnee Bluff Vineyard, to the Lake’s enthusiasts year-round.
“We strive to give our clients a memorable time. It’s also very […]

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The Festers of Goodwill!

What’s the Idiots Club?” Cofounders Danna and Denny Hiner enjoy the questioners’ intrigue, and energetically answer how this club serves the needs of Lake-area youth living in poverty rather than just being a jovial group with a unique name.
The Idiots Club came about as the couple wintered in Texas. They had previously become members of the International Idiots Club in South Padre […]

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Diamond in the Ruff

BY LEXI CHURCHILL CONTRIBUTING WRITER
PHOTOS BY LIZ SPARLING AND PROVIDED BY THE SCHELL AND KAMPETER FAMILIES

Weaving between the old wooden structures of the factory, a group of boys, BB guns in hand, tracked down rats. Among the hunters was Michael Kampeter, who would grow into the man who took the reins of the company […]

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Charitable Glamour

By Maggie Brenizer, managing editor     Photos by Liz Sparling

The seasons are quickly changing, and Lake locals are moving from the hustle of the summer season to planning and attending events where they can have fun while helping others. This time of year brings us together, supporting important charities and causes while getting the chance […]

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