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Thursday, July 19, 2018
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St. Germain ambulance up...

Town's ambulance service the latest in the area to go online


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How is health measured?

Analyzing the pieces of the health ranking puzzle


Seeing red

Badgers developing a reputation for linebackers


At the July 9 meeting of the St. Germain Town Board, town chairman Tom Christensen announced the town's ambulance service had commenced operations two days before. (subscriber access)


DPI report raises Mercer school funding questions
The Mercer School Board on July 23 is expected to discuss a report from the Wisconsin Department of Instruction that raises questions about how the school district has been handling the part of the school budget for its community programs and services. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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News
Oneida County | Vilas County | Business
Irish Fest returns to Manitowish Waters July 19-21
What has become a special tradition in Manitowish Waters will continue on July 19, 20 and 21 as Irish Fest returns to the Ye Olde Shillelagh. In its third year, the event will prove to be bigger than ever, and Craig VanArk couldn't be more excited. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Oneida planning & development discusses two potential mine sites
On Wednesday, the Oneida County Planning and Development Committee not only discussed two potential mine sites within the county, one in Hazelhurst and one in Lynne. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Oneida County on track to separate highway and solid waste departments
The Oneida County public works committee voted Thursday to begin the process of splitting the highway and solid waste departments into two separate entities. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Restrictions on memorials in Vilas County moves forward
A new policy working towards limiting memorials such as benches on county lands continues to move forward, the Vilas County Forestry, Recreation and Land Committee decided last Wednesday. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Newbold touches on bike trail, new ATV openings
Two main topics of discussion were presented at the July 12 Newbold Town Board meeting, however both were related directly to all-terrain and utility vehicle usage in the town. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Evers doubles down on education theme
Tony Evers, the state superintendent of education and the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for governor, has many advantages, including name recognition, but some observers say his position as the state's education chief poses the danger of making him look like a one-issue candidate. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Opinions
Dads needed
Warren Farrell was once considered a feminist leader. He hung around with Gloria Steinem and wrote about why men and women should break out of rigid old gender roles. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Yet another bad decision on the Fourth Amendment
The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is not as well known as its First and Second Amendment counterparts, but the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government is vital to liberty. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 13, 2018
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State's merit pay system needs reform
It's a little bit of sticker shock - actually, a lot of sticker shock - to find out that state government has just handed out $11.6 million in bonuses - close to $2,500 for each of about 4,700 state workers. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 6, 2018
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Can we survive this divide?
Never in our lifetime has our elected government been so blatantly attacked from within by legislators of the opposition party. For the sake of our republic and progeny it must end before it escalates beyond our control. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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Court strikes a blow for open records
As we report in today's edition, a state court of appeals has bolstered the state's open records law in a major way, ruling in favor of the release of closed investigatory records that a UW-Oshkosh professor, Willis Hagen, had tried to stop. (subscriber access)

Friday, June 29, 2018
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The Racism Isn't Surprising Anymore
Can we stop pretending to be shocked when a member of the Trump administration - or one of its prominent supporters - emits a squib of stinking racism? (subscriber access)
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Friday, June 29, 2018
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Outdoors
Features | Hunting | Fishing
RUN FREE
The Northwoods Wildlife Center recently released a coyote back into the wild after rehabilitating it. The Wildlife Center cares for and rehabilitates various types of animals, including coyotes. They also keep certain animals, who are not able to be rehabilitated, and use them for educational purposes for both children and adults. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 13, 2018
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Gardening gone wild: Finding edible treasures in the Northwoods
Going from "farm to table" is a phrase that has been thrown around in social circles and news media to decoratively describe the age-old tradition of growing food in your backyard. What is also age-old, and increasingly popular, is the lost art of bringing food from "woods to table," or foraging in the wilderness for edible treasures. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 13, 2018
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Vilas County boat decontamination unit ready to hit the launch ramps
Lake health is important to most Northwoods residents and visitor alike. Stopping the spread of invasive species is important to lake health. Through a partnership with UW-Oshkosh, Vilas County has been able to procure use of a pressure washer as a boat decontamination unit to help with this fight. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 13, 2018
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Fish like a girl
Every week, we are treated to laughs and life lessons in the column of Leon "Buckshot" Anderson. His "Traveling Trails Less Traveled" is found every week in the Outdoors section and, I have to admit, is always one of my favorite reads of the week. While all of our columnists in the Outdoors section are very informative and a treat to read, Buckshot's storytelling style is often unparalleled. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 13, 2018
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traveling trails less traveled
A recent discussion with a visiting angler concerning the Five Lakes Project in Vilas County prompted me to produce this column to inform others about this unique, pristine and highly interesting project concerning this group of five lakes, the beginnings of which began way back in 1946. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 13, 2018
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the lake where you live
Birch Lake, where I live, just grazes the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest. I can get to the site off the end of a town road and have visited it several times to enjoy the shade of enormous hemlock trees on a hilltop. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 13, 2018
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LT Sports
Sports | Lakeland Union High School | Mercer High School
Local men's golf league results
Timber Ridge Golf Course

The Timber Ridge Men's League played its fifth week of the season with a closest shot to the pin competition on nine holes of golf. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Wewasson set to represent Mercer/Butternut in WFCA All-Star Game
The top 220 seniors in Wisconsin are set to converge at UW-Oshkosh's Titan Stadium on July 21 to compete in the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-Star Charity Football games. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Local seniors replicate Wimbeldon with Woods and Whites day
The Wimbledon finals took place over the weekend in southwest London, but nearly 4,000 miles away, a group of Northwoods seniors celebrated the occasion by playing a traditional 'Woods and Whites' game, followed by strawberries and ice cream. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Clutch hitting late propels Snowhawks to first win in 2018
LAKE TOMAHAWK - The Lake Tomahawk Snowhawks have gotten off to a slow start to the 2018 season. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 13, 2018
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Clutch hitting late propels Snowhawks to first win in 2018
LAKE TOMAHAWK - The Lake Tomahawk Snowhawks have gotten off to a slow start to the 2018 season. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 13, 2018
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Nomm brothers stand out at PGA Junior Tour event
A pair of Minocqua teenagers competed in the Wisconsin PGA Junior Tour at Bull's Eye Country Club in Wisconsin Rapids last Saturday. (subscriber access)

Friday, July 13, 2018
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Letters
Moss Lake, revisited
To the Editor:

Exactly one year has now passed since the residents of Moss Lake (Lac du Flambeau) learned the terrible truth about their lake water.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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'The meltdown will come'
To the Editor:

As I write this, Trump plans to make his announcement tonight for his nomination of Supreme Court Justice. That leaves the liberals in a quandary, since they do not know who the nominee will be.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Support for Griffin Jones
To the Editor:

A while back, I was asked who I thought I would endorse for the U.S. Senate and I really didn't know what to say. I, along with a lot of American citizens, were feeling pretty disappointed in our governmental process. (subscriber access)


Friday, July 13, 2018
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Trump and Harley-Davidson
To the Editor:

You know, with Trump's recent rantings about Harley-Davidson moving some production overseas to avoid tariffs that he is responsible for, and telling them that such a move "will be the beginning of the end" for Harley, and also threatening them with retaliatory taxes. I have three simple questions for Trump: (subscriber access)


Friday, July 13, 2018
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'Will you be ready?'
To the Editor:

The next Wisconsin election is the 2018 partisan primary on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Will you be ready and able to vote? Some preparation now could save you time and trouble at the polls and will help ensure that your vote counts. (subscriber access)


Friday, July 13, 2018
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Respect Al Gedicks
To the Editor:

We would like to respond to the editorial by Gregg Walker and Richard Moore of June 26, which disparages our friend of 42 years, Al Gedicks.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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Community
Features | Area events calendar | Events/concerts
Garden Walk and plant sale July 21
Garden enthusiasts or those who simply want to enjoy a peaceful walk during the day should spend the day browsing the beautiful gardens of the Northwoods. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Festival Ironwood: July 18 through 22
Come to Ironwood for five days of fun and celebration Wednesday, July 18 to Sunday, July 22. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Wabeno Area Players present 'The Dastardly Doctor Devereaux'
Come see "The Dastardly Doctor Devereaux" by the Wabeno Area Players with shows starting at 7 p.m. for all evening performances July 19-22 and 1 p.m. for the matinee performance on Sunday, July 22 at the Nancy Volk Auditorium in Wabeno High School, 4325 Branch St., Wabeno. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Upcoming LOLA classes
Come to the Land O' Lakes Arts Center for the Arts for one of more of these upcoming classes. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Campanile summer season and live performance lineup
The Campanile Center for the Arts has put together an assortment of entertainment options for the community this summer. There is something for everyone. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Author Heather Swan at Minocqua Library on July 19
Heather Swan, author of "Where Honeybees Thrive," will speak at Minocqua Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 19. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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