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Sandra Thomson

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]

The first May Day celebrated in Oyama was on May 24, 1945 and Mary Petereder was crowned as the first May Queen. The last queen, Connie Haber, was crowned in 1961.* Nowadays, very few communities celebrate May Day with May... [Continue Reading]