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Resignation as Lake Tomahawk town supervisor effective Aug. 31


Football season draws...



Growing together

Tyler-Lawrence family loves the generational ties gardening provides


After a lengthy discussion Tuesday, the Minocqua Town Board voted to deny The Cove's liquor license application. (subscriber access)


Times sues DOJ over redacted records
The Lakeland Times has filed an open-records complaint against the Wisconsin Department of Justice after the law-enforcement agency redacted the names of employees and law-enforcement officers disciplined for various infractions. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 21, 2017
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News
Oneida County | Vilas County | Business
Man suspected of setting vehicle on fire apprehended
The Oneida County Sheriff's Office has in custody a man suspected of setting a vehicle on fire.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Minocqua Public Library board discusses LdF funding
The Minocqua Public Library Board of Trustees met Monday to discuss the funding request to the Lac du Flambeau Town Board. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 21, 2017
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LUHS School Board votes against using governance program
The Lakeland Union High School Board of Education voted Monday against taking part in what's referred to as a "coherent governance model." (subscriber access)

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Decision still on hold for a Plum Lake lake district
Following the June 15 public hearing, which saw area residents of Plum Lake share opinions on the formation of a lake district, the town board reacted to the comments received when they met Tuesday. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Senior day care center opens in Rhinelander
Home Away From Home Loving Care, LLC, a senior day care center at 1836 N. Stevens St., welcomed its first clients July 17. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Sex offender to be released in Vilas County
A convicted sex offender will be released to Vilas County in August.

According to a press release issued by Vilas County sheriff Joe Fath, Steven Burgess, 41, will be residing on Chickaree Lake Road in Eagle River, Vilas County after Aug. 1.


Friday, July 21, 2017
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Opinions
Unanswered questions of 2017
In the nervous Washington summer of 2017, with Republicans reeling from embarrassing disclosure after embarrassing disclosure, opposition Democrats, even before President Trump recently announced in Paris: "France is America's first and oldest ally. A lot of people don't know that," have already been following the strategy first recommended by a great Gallic leader, Napoleon Bonaparte: "Never interfere with an opponent while he's in the process of destroying himself."

Friday, July 21, 2017
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The time to act on health care is now
There is apparently only one thing worse than having Democrats in complete control of the federal government, and that is having Republicans in control of it.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Stupid hostile media
President Donald Trump drives people crazy.

Especially those in the media.


Friday, July 21, 2017
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California and the President
Donald Trump has new words for an old song: "California, here I don't come."

The president has made it to Eastern Europe, but he hasn't made it to Hollywood.

Something tells me he'd rather sit down with Vladimir Putin than with California's extremely popular governor, Jerry Brown.


Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Why the greens hate nuclear power
Let's stretch our imaginations for a moment and assume the left is right that global warming will bring apocalyptic warming by the end of the century and the only way to save the planet from extinction is to stop using fossil fuels right now.
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Time to deep-six misinformation about Carlin Club
There's always two sides to every issue, at least, and a contested attempt by Carlin Club LLC to pump water out of its well adjacent to Carlin Lake is no different, with a lawsuit set to be heard in November.
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Friday, July 14, 2017
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Outdoors
Features | Hunting | Fishing
Anglers take on Lake Tomahawk for Northern Lakes Bassmasters Open
Saturday marked the 13th annual Northern Lakes Bassmasters Lake Tomahawk Open. While the sun was shining, making it a warm day on the water, the wind was also blowing, making certain places, especially on Lake Tomahawk itself, difficult to fish. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 21, 2017
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National Championship Musky Open Tournament in Eagle River, Aug. 18-20
The Eagle River Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, along with the Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin, will be hosting the 32nd annual National Championship Musky Open Tournament on Aug. 18, 19 and 20. Tournament headquarters are at the Vilas County Fairgrounds on Hwy 70 West, just blocks from downtown Eagle River.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Trout Unlimited and Forest Service team up for stream work
In the coming weeks, Trout Unlimited, in partnership with the United States Forest Service and local townships, will be removing 10 barriers to fish passage to reconnect more than 30 miles of trout habitat in the headwaters of the Peshtigo River watershed.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Fish like a girl
Last week there was this little get-together down in Florida called ICAST. ICAST stands for the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Traveling trails less traveled
If we could revisit northern Wisconsin, let's say about 1880 when the first trickle of tourism began, we'd see very few females out on the water trying to secure the main course for a shore lunch. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 21, 2017
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the lake where you live
Just across the road from Birch Lake where I live lies Sand Lake, less than 1/4 the size of Birch at 40 acres, much clearer and, unlike Birch, free of autumn algae blooms. On the other hand, Sand Lake contains mainly largemouth bass and bluegills, while Birch Lake hosts bluegills, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, walleyes, northern pike and muskies. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 21, 2017
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LT Sports
Sports | Lakeland Union High School | Mercer High School
Lakeland 14U crowned Smalltown Baseball champs
The Lakeland 14U baseball team was crowned 2017 Smalltown Baseball World Series champions Sunday following a 10-5 championship game win over Rockridge, Ill.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Slumping Snowhawks drop third straight game
LAKE TOMAHAWK - The Lake Tomahawk Snowhawks have a reputation in the Northwoods. The town is the home of Snowshoe Baseball. The Snowhawks don't lose often. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Zdroik wins again; Koga gets first win at Eagle River Speedway
While Eagle River's Austin Zdroik celebrated his second career win last Friday night at Eagle River Speedway, James Koga notched his first feature win as did Tom Lannet.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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LUHS fall sports meeting on July 26
The fall sports season is nearly here for Lakeland Union High School, and in accordance, all school athletes and their parents are asked to attend the fall parent/athlete preseason meeting on Wednesday, July 26.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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T-Birds fall short
Lakeland entered Thursday's Northwoods Babe Ruth Prep League first round playoff game against Merrill Gray as an underdog in the brackets, but perhaps not on the field. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Minocqua finishes legion regular season, district playoffs ahead
Major League Baseball may have just hit the halfway point in its season this past week, but the American Legion season is winding to a close. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Letters
Biggest issue is safety!
To the Editor:

I am responding to your Lakeland Times/Our View article Time to deep-six misinformation about Carlin Club.


Friday, July 21, 2017
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Thank you
To the Editor:

Thank you for the wonderful people who came to donate the gift of life at the Mercer Community Blood Drive, sponsored by the Mercer Lioness Club, held (earlier this month).


Friday, July 21, 2017
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Democrats and Republicans unite
To the Editor:

Democrats are united in their belief that health care is a basic human right. Americans should not die because they can't afford insurance.


Friday, July 21, 2017
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Barnhill, you remain wrong
To the Editor:

David Barnhill, climate alarmist and propagandist, is back (The Lakeland Times, June 30, 2017).
(1 comments)


Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Reader responds to Gullan letter
To the Editor:

A recent letter by Mr. Gullan listed a litany of points he apparently believes show that the Democrats are having a bad month. In checking just a few of his claims you find, as usual, they don't paint a complete picture:


Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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'What a hypocrite'
To the Editor:

Wisconsin's gem, the wild and scenic St. Croix River, is under attack by Sen. Sheila Harsdorf and Rep. Adam Jarchow. They have introduced legislation that erodes river protections that have stood us in good stead for 50 years. Why?
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Friday, July 14, 2017
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Community
Features | Area events calendar | Events/concerts
'Spotlight on Fashion' on Aug. 7 in St. Germain
The auxiliaries of Eagle River Memorial Hospital (ERMH) and Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC), Woodruff have joined forces to produce their second annual fashion show, "Spotlight on Fashion." This fun event will be held Monday, Aug. 7, at The Whitetail Inn, St. Germain, and is open to the public.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Lakeland Sharing drop boxes now accepting donations
The Lakeland Sharing Foundation is well into the summer 2017 Backpack Program. Lakeland Sharing collects and purchase school supplies, stuffing backpacks for children to be gifted before the school year starts in the fall.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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LOLA to host free children's Shakespeare workshop July 23
Land O' Lakes Arts is excited to welcome The Summit Players back to Land O' Lakes, this time leading a special free children's theater workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 23, on the LOLA Porch.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Summer salad luncheon at Boulder Junction Trinity Lutheran Church on July 25
Summer salad luncheons are popular this time of the year. One tasty luncheon is hosted from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. by Trinity Lutheran Ladies Guild in the Fellowship Hall at Trinity Lutheran Church, 5434 Church Street in Boulder Junction, on Tuesday, July 25.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Women's Warrior Weekend in Ogema, Aug. 25-27
A Women's Warrior Weekend will be held at High Point Village, W3075 County Road R, in Ogema, from 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25 to noon on Sunday, Aug. 27.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Northwoods Summer Art Tour on July 28 through 30
Artists, vacationers and residents of the Northwoods have a common bond: to seek places of great natural beauty to inspire and recharge.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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