November 2018

November 2018

We could put out an entire Newsletter with details of the Halloween Party and the thank you of outpouring support and help to make the night a huge success. From the donations to the volunteers to all the families that came to enjoy the evening. We are still a work in progress, but this is getting more and more organized each year and have so many people supporting these events. Thank you Thank you Thank you!!

This unique annual event takes place Saturday, November 17, 2018. Forty (40) vendors will be set up at the Lake Nebagamon Auditorium from 9am to 3pm, so there is ample time to shop the varieties offered by artisans. Breakfast downstairs and lunch upstairs will be prepared by Northwestern Choir, they will be using proceeds from these meals to help fund their Choir Trip.
Raffle ticket fees for the beautiful handmade quilt will go to the KIN Charity. A lucky person will win this lovely creation!

Rental fees from the vendor tables fund KIN (Kids in Nebagamon) to purchase Christmas gifts for those in need and to buy the fixings for a family Christmas dinner. Have fun shopping, eating, visiting, and help your community at the same time. It’s a Win/Win for all.

Please mark the calendar and join us for the Lake Nebagamon Annual Christmas Tree Lighting December 2, at 4pm. We have a celebration with all the trimmings, including festive decorations, hot chocolate, cookies (sooo many cookies), live Christmas music, a sing a long, Santa and Ms Claus, candy canes and of course, lighting of our tree.

Join us during this time of Peace and Joy…. Christmas!
(bring a plate of cookies to share if you wish)

Best of luck to a successful and safe hunting season.

Interesting online hunting information.
Artifacts found in Germany as old as 350,000 years and cave paintings found in France as old as 30,000 years indicate deer hunting has been around since well before the dawn of modern civilization. Back then deer weren’t only a source of food, either. Deer hide provided ancient people clothing and carpeting while deer bone provided clubs and fish hooks, along with knives and spearheads. Deer were a necessity for humankind as a source of sustenance, warmth, weaponry, adventure and sharpening instincts. Today values and instincts mean something totally different. The evolution of hunting over the past 4 million years or so is present in all of us as mankind. As times have changed and hunting has evolved, so too have our means for hunting. Not only have we had a diminished need for deer hunting in our modernized, rationalized society, we also have many more advances for efficient and effective hunting. This combination has devolved our instincts as a race when it comes to tracing deer. These intrinsic adjustments dramatically changed what is needed and how we hunt. With advances in shooting technology and guns that can even shoot and aim themselves, along with such tools afforded us as tree stands and backwoods mules, the deer hunter from over 1 million or even 1 hundred years ago would not recognize the way hunters operate today. The way we hunt today has made leaps and bounds over the past 4 million years. Gone are the handmade spears fashioned from deer bone, bound using deer hide leather, replaced with high caliber rifles accurate enough to allow a novice shooter pick off pencil tip from 300 yards. Also gone is the instinctual need to hunt deer, replaced with the convenience of meat markets on every street corner. But one thing remains; the tradition of the deer hunt is as strong today as it was when mankind first started tracing deer.

Recipe Corner
Cheater Baked Beans
2 TBSP Olive Oil
1 med size Onion finely chopped
3 cloves Garlic, minced
1 (15oz) can Tomato Sauce
½ cup Molasses (not blackstrap)
2 TSP Mustard Powder
1 TSP Salt
½ TSP Ground Allspice
1 Bay Leaf
2 (15oz) Cans Navy Beans
(drained and rinsed) (4 cups)

Preheat oven to 350 Using an oven proof container, sauté onions to caramelize (10 min) add garlic, sauté for 1 min add Tomato Sauce, Molasses, Mustard Powder, Salt, Allspice and Bay
Leaf. Cook for 5 min

Add the Beans, cover and transfer to oven. Bake for ½ hour, stir, cook another 1/2 hour in oven. Sauce will thicken and sweeten, Serve Warm, Enjoy

Sunday services in Lake Nebagamon are as follows:
St Anthony Catholic Church.Worship, 11am
Trinity Lutheran Church.Worship, 9am
Lake Nebagamon First Presbyterian.Worship, 11am
(coffee fellowship at 10:15am)
House of Hope Church.Worship, 10:30am

“The Emigrants” by W.G, Sebald is a compilation of stories about the people who fled their homeland during WWII. As they age, memories of their families, land, homes and former lives become more important than their current lives. Homesick, they recall the sights and even the smells of the earth and sky where their hearts and souls were born. Detailed descriptions are so vivid you can almost visualize the changing landscape, the angst, the subtle loss of freedom…. the grip of fear as people become transformed. Artfully written, it’s an observation about the human psyche.
As with all book reviews, this book came for our own Lake Nebagamon Library, The Imogene McGrath Memorial Library. Aside from an adult and children’s’ lending section, free use of computers and a printer (for a small fee), you can check out audio books, movies and books on many subjects using your library card. We are so fortunate to have our own library right here in our village, please stop in and visit.

Monday 9am-7pm Tuesday 9am-7pm Wednesday 9:30am-7pm Thursday & Friday 9am-5pm

Orb Weaver Spiders are showing themselves lately and perhaps frightening people because this species grows to its full size this time of year, Autumn. They are rather imposing. Having a fused head and throat, eight legs, a fang like a mouth, a huge abdomen, and hairy legs, they look fearsome. However, they are neat and tidy! Nocturnal, they eat their web in the morning to absorb the accumulated dew, leaving no mess. They spin their web all over again to catch pests such as wasps and other insects in that Halloween like web. U.S. Orb Weavers are not poisonous and are afraid of humans! If you have arachnophobia, a simple organic homemade spray will keep them at bay. Mix 1 cup water, ¼ cup hydrogen peroxide, 10 drops lavender and spray around doors etc. in the evening. If you spray a spider it will quickly run away, no need to kill it. Try to adopt the motto “Live and let Live” (a truce between man and nature) if possible.

Did you know, our Northwestern High School in Maple Wisconsin has 422 students in grades 9-12, and is the 207thlargest public school in Wisconsin? There are 29 full time teachers with a ratio of 16 students to 1 teacher. Superior has a ratio of 15 to 1. The OCTAGON, a weekly newspaper produced by the students, lists activities and topics of interests. (The word Octagon represents the 8 communities who came together to form the Maple School District.) From the Academic Quiz Bowl, to the Art Club, Sports, Drama, Music, and much more, they cover it all. Coming up, the KBJR Christmas City of the North Parade, November 8, at 7pm, will include our own Northwestern high School Band. GO TIGERS!! Check things out on the NWHS site for more information.

NCA (Nebagamon Community Association):
We meet the second Tuesday of each month at 6pm in the lower level of the Lake Nebagamon Auditorium.
Our November 13 meeting will be again held at Dockside due to the auditorium schedule. We will be discussing the annual Christmas Tree Lighting party to take place December 2, 2018.
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