Users of the extensive system of pathways for all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, bicycles and other methods of recreational transportation came together with the Vilas County Forestry, Recreation and Land Committee on Thursday...
Last year, the Minocqua Fire Department was the recipient of a new piece of equipment and, this year, on Jan. 19, the same thing happened for law enforcement in Woodruff. (subscriber access)
Entering the final non-conference girls' basketball game of the regular season Thursday night against Marshfield, Lakeland Union High School was 5-5 in its daunting slate outside of the Great Northern Conference. (subscriber...
Lakeland Union High School is set to induct another batch of former Thunderbird greats into its athletic Wall of Fame on Friday, Jan. 26.The ceremony is scheduled to take place at approximately 7:30 p.m. or between the girls' and...
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From left, Vilas County Social Services Committee chairman Alden Bauman, member Bob Hanson and member Holly Tomlanovich discuss whether to revisit the area’s proposed legal action against pharmaceutical companies which manufacture opioids and opiates.
The Vilas County board's social services committee took action last week essentially asking for reconsideration of the county's involvement in a class action lawsuit against big pharmaceutical companies that produce opioids, such as Oxycodone. (subscriber access)
The Oneida County Planning and Development Committee voted this past week to have the county's zoning department work with the Oneida County Lakes and Rivers Association (OCLRA) to develop educational brochures for shoreland property owners. (subscriber access)
At some point in the first half of 2018, 55 jobs at Doctors Foster & Smith in Rhinelander will be transferred to the San Diego headquarters of the pet supply company's corporate parent Petco, according to an internal memo obtained by The Times' sister paper the Northwoods River News on Jan. 16. (subscriber access)
Firefighters responded late Thursday afternoon to a report of a beer delivery truck belonging to Dean Distributing on fire on State Highway 47 in Lake Tomahawk. The fire was put out relatively quickly and damage was minimal.
An excavator with the Rynders Companies was used to demolish the former Bay View Inn on the north end of the causeway in Minocqua on Thursday. Plans for the property where the motel sat on are unknown at this time.
Steven Spielberg's new movie "The Post" depicts a newspaper's decision to defy the government, risk its financial health and imprisonment of its editors in order to report a hard truth and defend the press' First Amendment rights by publishing the Pentagon Papers.
With the recent announcement of Walmart's increasing starting wages and Fiat Chrysler's opening a new plant (with 2,500 jobs) in Michigan, there are now more than 100 companies that have offered bonuses and benefit hikes to their workers due to the tax cut. An estimated 1 million workers have benefited. This after less than one month.
Sen. J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, who created the international scholarship program that bears his name and that has produced 59 Nobel Prize winners among its estimated 360,000 alumni, was not, for entirely legitimate reasons, a humble man.
GREEN BAY - Lakeland Union High School received a wake-up call in its first two games of 2018. The Thunderbirds dropped both games, leaving head coach Rich Fortier with much to be desired. (subscriber access)
Sometimes a few bad bounces can make a close game look like a blowout.
On Thursday evening, Lakeland/Tomahawk hosted Wisconsin Valley Union in non-conference girls' hockey action. It was a close game through three periods, but the Thunderbirds caught a few tough breaks. (subscriber access)
The 2017 hunting season marked the 24th year of the Lions' Deer Hides Project for the Lions' Camp. The monies collected from the sale of the deer hides are needed to offset the cost of sending children with special needs to the Lions' Camp at Rosholt.
Snowmobilers will see more Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources conservation wardens on the northern Wisconsin trails this month promoting safe, sober and smart driving following a rash of serious injury and fatal snowmobile accidents.