Members of the Vilas-Oneida Transit Commission (VOTC), which oversees Northwoods Transit Connections (NTC), met Monday with the Oneida County board's administration and labor relations committees. (subscriber access)
With the bill's co-authors in attendance, Gov. Scott Walker signed the "Mining for America" bill into law Monday at the Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport.The bill, co-authored by Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) and...
Several anglers have been out testing the ice conditions as well as their own skill against the fish already this winter. Anglers should keep in mind that ice conditions change quickly and can vary a great deal from one area of...
Good teams know how to weather a storm even when it appears the sun won't come out again. Championship teams are never out of it, regardless of the score.On Tuesday night, the defending Great Northern Conference girls' basketball...
The economy has been picking up steam, and more zoning regulations have come down the pike in recent years, and in Oneida County those intersecting trends mean two things are almost as certain as death and taxes. (subscriber access)
The Wisconsin Towns Association will be consulted about some questions members of the Woodruff and Arbor Vitae town boards have with regard to membership on the Brandy Park Commission. (subscriber access)
Approximately 20 people met with the Manitowish Waters Town Board on Tuesday evening in the Manitowish Waters Community Center for the first meeting of what Manitowish Waters town chairman John Hanson said he hopes "will be the first of series of these types of meetings we'll have through the winter." (subscriber access) (1 comments)
A Northwoods physician who pled guilty in January 2016 to three felonies related to illegally obtaining prescription drugs had his felony convictions modified to misdemeanors Dec. 6 in Oneida County Circuit Court. (subscriber access)
Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce welcomes newest member, George's Pub. Located in the middle of Main Street, new owners Mike and Sandi DeBauche will be holding a grand opening on Saturday, Dec. 16 beginning 11 a.m.
Laura Pekarik bakes cupcakes and sells them from a food truck. Her truck provided a great opportunity, letting her open a business without having to spend big to hire a staff and rent space in a building.
To understand the discouraging plight for Republicans heading into the 2018 midterm elections, it might help to recall a joke popular in Spain in 1975, when Generalissimo Francisco Franco, that nation's long-ruling and ruthless dictator, lingered for endless weeks on his deathbed.
Long before Donald Trump Jr. claimed "attorney-client privilege" last week to avoid answering Congressional inquiries, that same claim was tested and wisely rejected by Congress. Junior isn't even the first real estate executive asked to testify about suspected connections to a foreign dictator who tried that gambit to avoid questions in a Capitol Hill hot seat.
We know Wisconsin is already a great place to live, work, and raise a family. And now, thanks to principled leadership from Gov. Scott Walker and lawmakers in Madison, the future for the Badger State looks even brighter.
Whenever I'm asked if the Trump tax cut is for the rich, I say yes. It is a tax cut for the rich. It is a tax cut for the middle class. It is a tax cut for small businesses. It is a tax cut for the Fortune 100. If you pay federal income taxes, you will, in almost all cases, be getting more take-home pay come Jan. 1.
The Wisconsin Interscholastic Fishing Association (WIFA) Championship Tournament is set for Feb. 16-17, 2018. WIFA, according to its website's mission statement is "committed to the education, conservation, and management of our natural resources while building an understanding of our aquatic ecosystems and sciences. (subscriber access)
Once the lakes freeze over and anglers hit the ice, most give little thought to aquatic invasive species. In the summer, it is top of mind, with volunteers manning the launch ramps and reminding boaters to remove weeds from trailers and boats. But in the winter, anglers seldom think about plants, thinking they are all dead through the winter months. (subscriber access)
There is still time for eligible sponsors to start planning a Healthy Lakes project before snow begins to cover the lakeshores and to submit grant applications to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to fund projects that encourage private sector innovation in caring for Wisconsin's lakes.
Last year I downsized a bit and decided to chase some trout in smaller streams and rivers from time to time rather than always searching for four-plus-pound bass. I thought that was going small. Turns out I set my sights too high. (Subscriber access)
TOMAHAWK - One of the uncertainties surrounding the Lakeland Union High School boys' hockey team this season was whether or not it would be able to find a spark for an offense that finished last in the Great Northern Conference in scoring last season. (subscriber access)
TOMAHAWK - There haven't been many close calls in Great Northern Conference dual meets for Lakeland Union High School, but on Tuesday, the Thunderbirds got some competition against Tomahawk. (subscriber access)
Lakeland Union High School competed in its first gymnastics invitational on Saturday, and on Tuesday, the Thunderbirds made a trip to Wisconsin Rapids for their first dual meet of the season. (subscriber access)
I would like to thank, from the bottom of my heart, Pastor Steve, Ray and Pat Kirchmeyer, Caritas, and the entire Eagle Brook Church family for the kindness, understanding and generosity they have shown me and my family.
"A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government." George Washington, President of the United States. (1 comments)
How beautiful and festive is our little town of Minocqua! From all of the local businesses with their Christmas lights, the decorations on the street and bridge, and the Christmas tree, all adding to making a Christmas-card lovely scene.
It is undeniable - we would have better luck finding a unicorn in a four-leaf clover patch than to come across a cure for aging. There seems to be no "magic potion" that will stop the passage of time and its effect on the body. Clues that reveal physical decline are not hard to miss.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., ArtStart (68 S. Stevens St.). Photographs of iconic Packer moments taken by the three Biever family members, Vernon and son Jim, official photographers for the Green Bay Packers and son John a photographer for Sports Illustrated. Photographs in the exhibition will be sold via silent auction. Info: 715-362-4328, www.artstartrhinelander.org.