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Keep on the look out! We need your Help!

I was just settling in for some nice reading on Virginia landscaping ideas, dreaming winsomely about my spring garden activities, when I saw it- Great, yet another bug we have to worry about in our beautiful region.  And this time it is a dangerous one.  Hits me where I breathe.  It could affect Virginias wine [...]

2018-02-08T17:25:11+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Community, Main|

My Sports Card Collection – Is It Really Worth Anything?

My Sports Card Collection IS IT REALLY WORTH ANYTHING? By: Lee Defibaugh | February 6, 2018. Do you own a shoebox or cardboard box full of random sports cards? Has it been tucked away in your closet for years? Or perhaps you recently inherited a card collection as a family treasure passed down? Do you [...]

2018-02-07T02:44:52+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Community, Main|

“Virginia snake ID “hotline” helps spare harmless snakes!”

Yep!  That is what the headline on the www.wildlife.org website reads. Now, for those of you who know me - you know, snakes totally give me the Heebie-Jeepies!  Upon moving to LOW just 3 years ago I killed my garden hose 4 times!  (Why did I ever buy a black hose with a gold stripe [...]

2017-11-10T14:48:26+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Community, Main|

Are You Polluting Our Lake?

Most of us are contributing to the pollution of our own lakes in LOW and don't even realize it.  All types of human activities – cutting our lawns and blowing clippings into the ditches, excessive or improperly fertilizing our lawns, improper watering techniques, not picking up after our pets or not properly disposing of the [...]

2017-11-10T14:50:03+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Community, Main|

What Dog Park?? Part 1 By Sharon Forest

What Dog Park? – Part 1 by Sharon Forest, Happy Tails Dog Club THE FACTS: 1. Life Estates (behind the mailboxes near Fairfax) has been designated by the LOWA Board as the future site of a LOW proposed dog park. 2. Happy Tails Dog Club is forming NOW! Please keep reading! Q. What size will [...]

2017-11-10T14:50:59+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Community, Main, Pets|

What Dog Park Part 2 by Sharon Forest

Hello Dog Lovers, If you’ve read Part 1 of this article which appeared in last On Lake Time Newsletter questions probably come to mind. CAUTION: The answers in these two articles are subject to change since the dog park/club rules, charter and bylaws are being drafted at this time. *************************************** Q. Who will be able to use the dog park? [...]

2017-11-10T14:51:41+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Community, Main, Pets|

SCHÜTZENFEST 2017 (check this out)

I didn't know if I should say Gesundheit when someone spoke of Shütezfest, respond with an "in kind" greeting or be excited and listen so I looked the word "Schüzenfest" up and what I found was so interesting! "Schüzenfest is a traditional festival or fair featuring a target shooting competition in the cultures of both [...]

2017-10-17T13:02:09+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Community, Main|

Collecting Food For Food Pantry

On Saturday, Oct. 21st the AARP in Lake of the Woods will hold their annual collection of food to benefit Wilderness Food Pantry. You will be able to donate food between the hours of 9 am and 1 pm in two locations.  The first being the parking lot across from the LOW Gaurd House and the [...]

2017-10-17T13:00:23+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Community, Main|

Trick or Treat in LOW is a Real Treat!

I would like to think we all do it for the kids but I am inclined to believe that the adult in Lake of the Woods enjoy Halloween and Trick or Treat every bit as much if not more than the kids.  For those of you who are new to For those of you who [...]

2017-10-10T00:18:55+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Community, Fun for kids, Main|

. . . And Bears, Oh My!!

(stock photo - not actual LOW bear) As many of you may or may not know Lake of the Woods has been having their annual Bear sightings in our quiet little neighborhoods although it does seem earlier than the occurrences last year.  Perhaps this snap of milder weather has made our big fuzzy buddies contemplate an [...]

2017-08-14T14:21:30+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Community, Main|

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.