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Tiffany seeks public input on wage laws

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:53pm
The conversation surrounding Wisconsin’s prevailing wage laws began to heat up around the state after the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance recently released a study estimating that the state of Wisco

Rare mistrial declared in Vilas

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:47pm
A rare mistrial was declared in a Vilas County Circuit Court trial of Eagle River innkeeper Mark Slusarczyk, 44, charged with re

Lady Jays returning 13 in soccer

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:36pm
The Three Lakes Lady Jays varsity soccer team will return 13 players to the field this spring for competition.

Gorney, Votis get Kohl merit

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:27pm
The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship and Fellowship Program  announced that Three Lakes High School student Kylie Gorney received an Excellence Scholarship

Deer baiting on agenda

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:43pm
A proposal for new panfish regulations on 100 lakes — including 20 lakes in this area — is among the proposed changes to Wiscons

Our view

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:09pm
Design, advisor contracts big step in library project

Tourism leaders, fishing community hail three-walleye bag limit proposal

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:25pm
The announcement that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will seek a three-walleye daily bag limit on most lake

Phelps residents to vote April 7 for school funds

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:22pm
PHELPS — Voters in the Phelps School District will go to the polls next Tuesday, April 7, for a referendum asking residents to allow  the school board to exceed the revenue limit by $1,182,000 ea

Spring faces Anderson in Washington contest

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:22pm
Town of Washington voters will go to the polls next Tuesday, April 7, as Town Chairman Jim Spring will be challenged by Ken Ande

Kwaterski, Rulseh, Liebscher seeking seats on school board

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:20pm
There will be an election next Tuesday, April 7, for two positions on the Three Lakes School District Board of Education.

Vilas is runner-up for best cabin region

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:17pm
Vilas County was the runner-up in “Cabin Life” magazine’s bracket-style contest to determine the best cabin region in the United States.

Elk arrive in Jackson County

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:02pm
Elk from Kentucky have reached their new home near Black River Falls in the first year of elk reintroduction efforts in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and a number

Eagle girls get second place hosting eight-team track meet

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:52pm
The Northland Pines High School girls track team took second place out of eight teams at its home track meet last Thursday.

Churches slate Easter services

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:43pm
Easter church services are planned for Holy Week and Easter Sunday at churches throughout the North Woods.

Elections slated in Plum Lake for chairman and clerk seats

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:23pm
The town of Plum Lake will see an election contest Tuesday, April 7, for the chairman position, as incumbent Dianne Briggs will

Three Lakes music students perform at NLC Solo & Ensemble Festival

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:19pm
Music students from Three Lakes School District recently performed at the Northern Lakes Conference Solo and Ensemble Festival in White Lake.

Chairman, two supervisor seats up for grabs in Phelps races

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:17pm
Voters in the town of Phelps will see elections for the Phelps Town Board chairman position along with two supervisor seats next

Our view

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 11:39am
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is proposing to do something for northern Wisconsin’s tourism industry that it has never before accomplished — maintain a three-walleye daily bag limit o

DNR proposes 3-walleye daily bag for lakes, rivers in ceded territory

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 9:58am
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will seek to maintain a three-walleye daily bag limit on most lakes and rivers in the Wisconsin ceded territory through a proposed emergency ru

State needs more lake funding: Ritter

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:47pm
While Wisconsin has provided well for the management of its state forests, that is not necessarily the case for its highly value