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Fab Lab Three Lakes represented at technology educators conference

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:34pm
Four faculty and four students recently represented Fab Lab Three Lakes at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) conference in Milwaukee.

Town meeting slated April 21

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:25pm
St. Germain will hold its annual town meeting  Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. at the community center. 

Doyen upsets Snook in chairman contest

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:16pm
The town of Phelps will have a new chairman, as challenger Steve Doyen defeated incumbent Colin Snook 287 votes to 280 in the spring election, according to preliminary results.

Three-walleye daily bag limit approved for North Woods lakes

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 1:33pm
The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board has approved an emergency rule that maintains a three-walleye daily bag limit on most lakes and rivers in the Wisconsin ceded territory.

Our view

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:48am
Phelps’ education legacy locked into continuation

Champeny holds down Conover chair position

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:48am
In the town of Conover, incumbent George Champeny will keep his position as chairman after defeating challenger Gary Lagueux, Jr., according to preliminary spring election results.

McDonald upsets Nordstrom for town of Lincoln supervisor

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:44am
In a town of Lincoln election contest for supervisor, Robert “Mac” McDonald upset incumbent Scott Nordstrom in Tuesday’s election 205-185.

Doyen new chair in town of Phelps

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:26am
The town of Phelps will have a new chairman, as challenger Steve Doyen defeated incumbent Colin Snook 287 votes to 280 in the spring election, according to preliminary results.

Bradley keeps seat on State Supreme Court; justices to pick leader

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:16am
State Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley secured a third, 10-year term on the court in Tuesday’s election, beating Rock County Circuit Judge James Daley.

Kwaterski, Rulseh keep school board positions

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:10am
Incumbents Mike Kwaterski and Tom Rulseh will retain their seats on the Three Lakes School Board, according to preliminary elections results.

Maines is new chairman in town of Plum Lake

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:09am
The town of Plum Lake will have a new chairman, as challenger Will Maines defeated incumbent Dianne Briggs in the spring election Tuesday according to preliminary election results.

Cloverland rejects ATVs on town roads

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:00am
Town of Cloverland residents voted 128 to 98 against allowing all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on town roads in an advisory vote in Tuesday’s election.

Phelps easily passes school referendum

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 8:50am
Voters in the Phelps School District easily approved a referendum to allow the school board to exceed the revenue limit  by $1,182,000 each of the next six years.

Incumbent Spring wins Washington chair race

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 8:40am
Town of Washington incumbent Chairman Jim Spring defeated challenger Ken Anderson 270 to 163 in Tuesday’s election.

Library head, Visner sign design contracts

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:02pm
The proposed $2.3 million renovation and expansion project at Walter E.

Easter egg hunt

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:00pm

Vilas, Oneida rank in middle for health factors

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:59pm
Vilas and Oneida counties rank near the middle of the pack for health in the state, according to the annual County Health Rankings released by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Instit

Phelps Maple Fest slated this Saturday

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:58pm
PHELPS — In celebration of the North Woods’ heritage of maple syrup production, the Phelps community will hold its fourth annual Maple Syrup Fest this Saturday, April 11, from 8 a.m.

Silver Blades to shine this weekend

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:57pm
The Eagle River Figure Skating Club announced that the 2015 Silver Blades Ice Show, “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” will take place at the Eagle River Ice Arena Saturday, April 11, at 6 p.m.

Bid opening, $41,000 state grant moves Conover-Phelps trail forward

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:55pm
The certainty brought by a recent bid opening and the surprise of $41,000 of additional Stewardship Grant funds are the latest marks of progress in building the Conover-Phelps biking and hiking t