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Bernie Gatzke

The Oyama Fire Department was the first organized fire department in what is now Lake Country. A fire at Appleton’s General store, located next to the Oyama Post Office and Thomson’s Garage demonstrated the need for fire suppression in the... [Continue Reading]

September 1, 1952. Sixty years ago today the Gallacher Gangsters played a baseball game against the Oyama Juniors team. The Gangsters line-up included Oyama players in their late twenties and thirties – many returned veterans: Yamamoto, Gallacher, Trewhitt, Stephens, Eyles,... [Continue Reading]