On Monday, Aug. 21, a solar eclipse will be traveling across the entire United States and everyone will be able to view it, weather permitting. According to NASA, the total eclipse will traverse through sections of 14 states...
For the first time in three years, antlerless deer tags went on sale in Oneida County this week. Reminiscent of the Black Friday sales that take place during the deer hunting season, hunters came out in large numbers to stand in...
The next day you find yourself out enjoying a lovely day on one of the Northwoods' many lakes, go ahead and get a headcount of the number people you see on a stand up paddleboard. (subscriber access)
Football is finally back and Lakeland Union High School is set to usher in the 2017 season against Hayward tonight at River Valley Bank Field. It's a new year, the Thunderbirds have a new field and there is a different feeling to...
After consulting with the newspaper's open-records attorney, The Lakeland Times has filed another open-meetings complaint against the Boulder Junction Town Board, this time for using a variation of a walking quorum in which town board members - facilitated by the town clerk - used email communications to conduct town business. (subscriber access)
One of the largest items the Minocqua Town Board discussed at its meeting Tuesday was the increasingly prominent personal buoys lake front owners are placing in front of their properties. (subscriber access)
Gordon Moore of Minocqua is one of those "matter of fact" type people.
When contacted by The Lakeland Times about this story and told his name came up as someone who might know a little something about Minocqua's Antique & Classic Wooden Boat Show in the latter part of July, he didn't miss a beat. (subscriber access)
The Oneida County Board of Supervisors followed in Vilas County's footsteps and pulled a trigger Tuesday, authorizing the Oneida County Department on Aging to give the state notice that it intends to submit an application to operate an integrated Aging and Disability Resource Center. (subscriber access)
The danger of a Republican bailout of Obamacare is mounting with every passing day. Moderate Republicans calling themselves the Problem Solvers Caucus are quietly negotiating with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to throw a multibillion-dollar lifeline to the Obamacare insurance exchanges.
Last Wednesday, members of the Sugarbush Lakes Association visited the Lac du Flambeau Tribal Hatchery and received a tour of the ponds at the facility. Tribal natural resources director Larry Wawronowicz gave the tour, offered a history of the hatchery and answered questions of lake association members. (subscriber access)
Trout Lake Research Station recently held its seventh annual open house, during which the public is invited to come and look at the different types of research taking place and to meet the staff and graduate students who are conducting the research. (subscriber access)
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is joining a national foundation in marking August as National Shooting Sports Month to promote the activity and its dedication to safety and skill-building as fun and appropriate for youth to adult and open to persons with varying physical abilities.
As an avid bass angler, I do not often pay terribly close attention to other species of fish - other than how bass relate to them, or they to bass. But, when I heard about the "Learn to Fish Musky" class being held in Boulder Junction in conjunction with Musky Daze, I thought it would be interesting to attend and fun to learn more about musky fishing. I was not disappointed. (subscriber access)
Oberlin Lake is one of numerous small, remote, uninhabited treasured jewels scattered across Northern Wisconsin. It is in Arbor Vitae township, in south central Vilas County and its surface area is listed as 46 acres. (subscriber access)
Lakeland Union High School placed second in the Great Northern Conference boys' soccer standings last season, but head coach Rhonda Maulson decided to step away from the team, leaving the job vacant. (subscriber access)
Prep football is back and there is nothing like it.
The smell of grills and popcorn at the concession stands blends in with homemade noise makers, the glow of lights hovering overhead and the sound that crazy parent accusing the referee of fixing the game. (subscriber access)
Eagle River's Tad Schoonover and Rice Lake's Jim Randall qualified for the WISSOTA'S AFCO Race of Champions by winning the features in the Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks, respectively, last Friday night at Eagle River Speedway.
During the summer months area musicians perform concerts every Thursday evening at Torpy Park in Minocqua. We are always looking at ways to get the word out to the general public about who, what, where, and when these concerts are happening.
Why does Marshfield clinic so desperately want to build a second hospital only minutes from an already existing one, to be a fifth hospital in an area that already has four hospitals within 30 to 90 min distance of each other?
I was recently told by a Plum Lake Town Board member that the formation of a Plum Lake District would be "the most democratic and fair form of government" to all of the property owners involved. He also advised me to "just let the district happen," and that the majority can always vote it out at the first annual meeting.
This overdue letter was prompted by the insane decision made recently by a panel of judges in Washington D.C. to keep the gray wolf protected in northern Wisconsin. These judges, who have obviously been corrupted by money from the Humane Society of the U.S., PETA, and Friends of Animals, etc., probably wouldn't know the difference between a parakeet and a pair of shoes. (1 comments)
The author of the letter to the editor titled "Response to Meinert" has hit a new low for tasteless comments regarding Gary Meinert's work along the Arizona border where he observes, photographs, and reports his findings to the border patrol. (4 comments)
The Pines Community Wellness Center will be offering the Strong Women Program, a 10-week exercise program for middle-aged and older women on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. in the exercise room of the Northland Pines High School Wellness Center.
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is now accepting grant applications from registered 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) non-profit organizations that provide entrepreneurship training, or technical, business or other assistance to veteran entrepreneurs to improve employment outcomes.
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Campanile Center for the Arts in Minocqua is pleased to announce the schedule of shows for the 2017-18 season. Once again an eclectic mix of shows has been put together. From pop to country, bluegrass to jazz, there is sure to be something for everyone.
Save the date of Saturday, Sept. 23 for the Boulder Junction Community Foundation's Colorama Dinner. This historic event takes place at the traditional Nash Lodge at Camp Manito-wish YMCA, west of Boulder Junction on Highway K.
Has someone you love taken their own life? Are you troubled with questions like, "why?", "what brought this on?", "why my family?" Do you find yourself with no one to talk to about your frustrations and confusion regarding the suicide of your loved one? Then you are a Survivor of Suicide (SOS) and have a safe place to go to discuss your issues.