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Monday, December 5, 2016
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Minocqua library to cut...

Town's decision to reduce its contribution in 2017 a factor


Lakeland/Tomahawk skates...



The final bell

At 95, Marilyn Miller retires from bell ringing for The Salvation Army


Plan commission OKs CUP...

Property was owned by late town supervisor Bryan Jennings and his wife


The decision by the Arbor Vitae Town Board to reduce its contribution to the Minocqua Public Library in 2017 to $20,000 has resulted in what library director Mary Taylor called "service adjustments." (subscriber access)


Oneida County Committee appears to violate open meetings law
On the heels of a report by Richard Moore in the Nov. 25 edition of The Lakeland Times that stated Oneida County agreed to pay the paper more than $50,000 in legal fees for an open records trial, it has been discovered that the county may be in further trouble. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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News
Oneida County | Vilas County | Business
LUHS school board discusses school report card
After a busy month, board members had much to deliberate on during their Nov. 28 meeting. The Lakeland Union High School Board discussed a multitude of topics including the recently presented school report card, progress on funding for the upcoming outdoor renovation project, and installation of new rooftop solar panels.(subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Mercer School District scores 88 on DPI report card
Erik Torkelson, district administrator of the Mercer school district, was excited to announce that Mercer received an 88 on their report card from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for the 2015-16 school year. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Nicolet suspends graphic design program
Nicolet Area Technical College will be suspending their graphic design program for three years as soon as the current students in the program have completed their courses. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Elections commission approves presidential recount timeline
Green Party candidate Jill Stein wants a recount of the presidential vote in Wisconsin, and she's going to get one - though not the one she wanted - after paying almost $3.5 million to the state. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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A star for Minocqua's Christmas tree
When Minocqua's Christmas tree was lit Saturday, it was topped off with a new star, a star made by a man who wanted to do something for the community. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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DNR begins implementation of major effort to better align resources with stakeholder priorities
Following a yearlong effort to analyze staff resources and prioritize core work, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wednesday announced implementation plans for a strategic effort to better align its functions and organizational structure with the changing needs of customers and stakeholders. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Opinions
How can they sleep at night?
Let's be clear from the get-go: No one seriously believes the Russians stole the U.S. presidential election for Donald Trump, not even the political activists pursuing recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Welcome to the party of Trump
I stirred up some controversy last week when I told a conference of several dozen House Republicans that the GOP is now officially a Trump-working-class party. For better or worse, I said at the gathering inside the Capitol dome, the baton has now officially been passed from the Reagan era to the Trump era.

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Obama works overtime for rules
Barack Obama's days in the White House are numbered, and so he is putting his administration into overdrive to impose rules burdensome to American businesses, all in the guise of helping American workers.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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As Neo-Nazis hail him, Trump shrugs
In recent days, events have reignited the most disturbing speculation about the nature of the incoming Trump regime, its ideological orientation, and the political character of the president-elect himself.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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Giving thanks for the white noise
Yesterday, hopefully, our readers had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day and are in the midst of an equally enjoyable weekend.

Thursday, November 24, 2016
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In defense of the Electoral College
The election is over, and the diapered Left has wigged out, literally crying in the streets over its horrifying loss in the Electoral College.

It's not fair! Abolish the Electoral College! Trump is not a legitimate president!



Thursday, November 24, 2016
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Outdoors
Features | Hunting | Fishing
Lillian Treder has great first hunting season
Lillian Treder is no stranger to hunting, although this was her first attempt at harvesting her own animals. Treder is 10-years old and has been going out into the woods with her dad, Nic, for years now. She said she started sitting in a deer stand with him about five years ago and her mom, Kristi, said she has been out scouting for turkey for even longer. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Walleye survey results for Minocqua chain show some promise, work still to be done
As part of the Wisconsin Walleye Initiative, walleyes have been stocked into the Minocqua Chain for the past few years. Lake Tomahawk was stocked in 2012 with large fingerlings, with Minocqua and Kawaguesaga being stocked in 2013 with large fingerling walleyes through the initiative for the first time. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Minocqua Forest Riders receive new Pisten Bully
Last week the Minocqua Forest Riders took delivery on their new Pisten Bully. According to president Curt Christensen, the club has worked the past few years to raise money for the new piece of equipment. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Fish like a GIRL
There is nothing that bothers me more than adults who belittle and berate youth hunters and anglers. I have seen it again this deer season, and I think it is ridiculous. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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traveling trails less traveled
In my weekly column for Nov. 18, entitled "The End of a Tradition," I penned a brief summary of my personal deer hunting memories in Vilas County spanning 1948 through 2015. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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the lake where you live
With the cold weather and falling water temperatures, the green is mostly gone from our lakes. Much of that green consists of algae, a word that carries, to some extent, a negative connotation. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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LT Sports
Sports | Lakeland Union High School | Mercer High School
T-Birds put four in double figures in season opening win
In the Lakeland Union High School boys' basketball season preview in The Lakeland Times, head coach Rich Fortier said the team was going to get scoring from a variety of sources this season. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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T-Bird boys down Ashland 3-1 in hockey opener
Stepping onto the ice for its first game of the season, the Lakeland boys' hockey squad had a tougher match against Ashland than it would have liked, but pulled ahead in the third period to defeat the Oredockers 3-1 Tuesday at the Lakeland Ice Arena. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Inexperience shows in Mercer's opener
The Mercer high school boys' basketball team opened its season Tuesday night with a young team looking to find its way on the high school varsity basketball landscape. (subscriber access)

Friday, December 2, 2016
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T-Bird swim streams through opener
The Lakeland Union High School boys' swim dominated Tuesday in its season opener, winning all 11 events in a 122-41 victory at Medford.

Head coach Chris Garcia said it was a good start to for the T-Birds. (subscriber access)


Friday, December 2, 2016
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T-Birds eye GNC wrestling crown
Optimism usually surrounds the start of every sports season. No games or meets have occurred and everybody has a shot. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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T-Bird gymnasts set to rebuild with new coach
Youth could be the word most associated with the Lakeland gymnastics team this season, as the majority of their team graduated last season, leaving many spots to fill for underclassmen. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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Letters
Assuming
To the Editor:

In a letter to the editor, Mr. Kocovsky assumes again when he states that I opposed County Materials from being allowed to expand. He most likely assumes that because their property adjoins ours and because my husband and I attended the town meeting about the development they were proposing.


Friday, December 2, 2016
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Corruption and disruption, welcome to the Clinton "machine"...
To the Editor:

Well, here we go again. Hillary who conceded the election victory to Donald J. Trump, following the state results, now wants a recount in the state of Wisconsin and, possibly, other states. Why? Because the Russians may have rigged the election.


Friday, December 2, 2016
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Letter to Colin Kaepernick
To the Editor:

My turn for free speech! I feel it is necessary to vent. My words and comments are directed toward Colin Kaepernick! Who do you think you are?


Friday, December 2, 2016
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"Christmas, 1998"
To the Editor:

I wrote this letter in 1998 as a Marine Corps veteran to a Marine Corps veteran. It is dated "Christmas, 1998." I share it in hope that it will encourage people to remember our active duty military personnel this Christmas, whether they are stationed in the United States or overseas.


Friday, December 2, 2016
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'Tis the season to be grateful
To the Editor:

On behalf of LUHS DECA members, we want to say thank you to a great community for your assistance in helping us become college and career ready.


Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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Goodbye Jr. Salsa
To the Editor:

Nestled in the corner of a group of businesses in our area at 51 and 70E is a little taste of heaven call Jr. Salsa's. It is a place where you can go and see friends and neighbors and of course, Jeff and Barb, who are your hosts - and incidently where you find the best Mexican food in the state. Everyone who goes loves the place and wants to go back again and again.


Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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Community
Features | Area events calendar | Events/concerts
Upcoming programs at Minocqua Public Library
The Minocqua Public Library welcomes winter and the holiday season with a variety of special events. Mark your calendar for these upcoming programs.

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Local Compassionate Friends to host annual ceremony Dec. 11
The Northern Lights Chapter of The Compassionate Friends of Woodruff is holding its annual ceremony at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, at Holy Family Church on Hwy. J in Woodruff, followed by refreshments.

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Salvation Army to offer training in Eagle River
Ms. Terri Leece, Disaster Services director for the Wisconsin and Upper Michigan Division of the Salvation Army, has announced that she will offer "Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations" in Eagle River on Dec. 3 for Salvation Army volunteers.

Friday, December 2, 2016
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LUHS students host 'Carols in the Commons' on Dec. 5
On Dec. 5, the 3rd annual "Carols in the Commons" will be hosted by the family and consumer education and music departments at Lakeland Union High School.

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Northern Waters Genealogical Society meets Dec. 6
The Northern Waters Genealogical Society invites you to their next meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Manitowish Waters Community Center, 5733 Highway 51.

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Woodruff Tree of Love Ceremony on Dec. 6
For more than two decades, Dr. Kate Hospice has joined with the community to welcome the holidays with an evening of warm memories, fellowship and sharing at the beautiful Tree of Love ceremony.

Friday, December 2, 2016
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