E-Editions | Subscriptions | Contact Us | About Us | Classifieds | FREE Classified – Items Under $50 | Photos
The Lakeland Times | Minocqua, Wisc.

Mulleady Realtors

home : news
August 19, 2018

Guilty: Defendants sentenced to life without parole in Valliere murder
abigail bostwick/lakeland times

Richard Allen addresses the victim’s family in a sentencing statement Monday.
abigail bostwick/lakeland times

Richard Allen addresses the victim’s family in a sentencing statement Monday.
Two men accused of shooting a Lac du Flambeau man and leaving him to die in the snow on remote Iron County roads have been found guilty by jury trial and sentenced to life in prison without parole. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018


Hartman wins GOP primary for sheriff
Oneida County sheriff Grady Hartman won the Republican nomination for sheriff Tuesday, handily defeating two opponents and effectively winning re-election. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

Homicide victim's father: 'He had a lot of heart'
Prior to the sentencing of two men found guilty of homicide of a Lac du Flambeau tribal man, families and friends of both the victim and defendants were given the opportunity to address the court. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

Iron County homicide charges span to Vilas County
One of the five men accused of taking part in the murder of a Lac du Flambeau man has a charge of obstruction filed against him in Vilas County Court for allegedly lying to police during their investigation. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

Man threatens to blow up Mercer clinic
An 81-year-old Hurley man was seen in Iron County Court early Monday morning on charges of felony terrorist threats and misdemeanor disorderly conduct after allegedly telling the Marshfield Clinic in Mercer, "I could blow up this place and get away with it ..." (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

Lakeland STAR budget nearer to completion
The new Lakeland STAR Academy/School is set to open this fall with an operating budget that now stands at slightly more than $1.1 million, and, after a robust discussion at a special meeting to discuss the charter school's budget this week, the obligations of the participating schools are becoming clearer. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

Oneida County board to vote on Hazelhurst rezoning
The Oneida County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday whether or not to re-zone part of Hazelhurst to accommodate industrial use. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

Oneida County officials, various parties cleared of wrongdoing
A Marinette County circuit court judge has dismissed with prejudice a lawsuit against current and former officials of the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, as well as county corporation counsel Brian Desmond and various private parties, that included allegations of racketeering, official misconduct, fugitive flight, forgery, harassment, civil-rights violations, and even religious persecution. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

The Dragons come this weekend
On Saturday, Aug. 18, the Dragon Boat Festival will take to the water in Torpy Park in Minocqua for the third year. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

North Lakeland school board OKs agreement with MHLT
The school board for the North Lakeland school district Monday approved a one year agreement with the Minocqua-Hazelhurst-Lake Tomahawk school district to provide $50,000 for the Lakeland Star School and Lakeland Star Academy. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

Northwoods Transit Connections gets new manager
The Oneida Vilas Transit Commission has hired a replacement for Jim Altenberg as transit manager of Northwoods Transit Connections. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

St. Germain ambulance service up and running
The St. Germain Fire Department implemented an ambulance service in early July, and according to chief Tim Gebhardt, "We're off to a good start with things running very smoothly." (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

St. Germain ambulance service up and running
The St. Germain Fire Department implemented an ambulance service in early July, and according to chief Tim Gebhardt, "We're off to a good start with things running very smoothly." (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

Mendez granted waiver of jury trial in homicide case
Marathon County Circuit Judge Jill Falstad will decide the fate of a 69-year-old Minocqua man accused of killing his wife back in April of 1982. Facing a single count of first-degree murder, Robin "Bob" Mendez was in Oneida County Circuit Court on Monday to officially waive his right to a jury trial. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

hwy 47 paving
Employees of American Asphalt in Wausau on Tuesday morning began paving a portion of State Highway 47 in Woodruff as part of a multi-million dollar reconstruction of a stretch of U.S. Highway 51 through Woodruff and Arbor Vitae. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

tuesday morning crash
A 2015 Ram pickup truck lays upside down and a 1993 Jeep Cherokee ended up in a ditch early Tuesday morning following a crash on U.S. Highway 51 just north of Snyder Road in Arbor Vitae. (subscribed access)
Friday, August 17, 2018

Homicide defendants: 'It's not what they know, it's what they can prove'
Defendants accused of murder in Iron County talked and smiled with each other before opening testimony last Wednesday morning. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Boulder ATV survey committee makes progress
The committee the Boulder Junction Town Board put together to come up with a survey question regarding limited access for all-terrain vehicles and utility vehicles to the town Thursday did just that. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Bursting bubbles
Paul Durst kneels close to dozens of soap bubbles floating near the Bubble Connection stand so his 18-month-old son Max can pop a few on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Musky Jamboree on Main Street in Boulder Junction. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Airport director relieved TSA not pulling security
When CNN reported Aug. 1 the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was considering a proposal to eliminate passenger screenings at 150 small airports handling airline flights of 60 seats or fewer, new Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport manager Matthew Leitner was understandably concerned. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Minocqua proceeds with Thoroughfare Road parking restrictions
The Minocqua Town Board last week conducted a first reading of an ordinance amendment that would prohibit parking on both sides of Thoroughfare Road between Clark Road, the town line with Woodruff and Mid Lake Road. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Homicide defense calls one witness, case turned over to jury
A family member of a defendant on trial for murder feared for his safety and that of his family if he relayed incriminating information, it was revealed in testimony Friday. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Hwy. Y crash
Emergency personnel and Oneida County Sheriff's deputies gather around a 2008 Toyota Corolla on County Highway Y Aug. 7 following a one vehicle crash. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Downtown Minocqua's Krazy Day on Aug. 14
This year's Krazy Day street sale is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Loduha told sheriff of response offer; then blasted Times anyway
Oneida County Republican Party chairman Andy Loduha scorched The Lakeland Times and the Northwoods River News last Sunday in an email to GOP members and friends, accusing the newspaper of giving sheriff Grady Hartman no platform or time to respond to a critical editorial, but, on the day before that email, Loduha had relayed to Hartman an invitation from publisher Gregg Walker to write a response. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Witness: 'He said that he did it, that he killed Wayne Valliere Jr.'
Prosecutors have begun to make their case against Richard Allen, 28, and Joseph Lussier, 27, both of Lac du Flambeau, who are standing trial in Iron County Circuit Court in connection with the death of a 25-year-old Lac du Flambeau man last December. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Minocqua updates ATV/UTV ordinance
In recent years, when there have been all-terrain vehicle and utility vehicle related items discussed at Minocqua Town Board meetings, the discussion has been, for the most part brief. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Two vehicle crash in Arbor Vitae injures one
One person was injured in a two vehicle collision Monday night in Arbor Vitae.

According to a press release from the Vilas County Sheriff's Office, the department's dispatch center received a 911 call just before 10 p.m. reporting the collision on State Highway 70. (subscriber access)

Friday, August 10, 2018

Habitat for Humanity Northwoods to open new ReStore
Habitat for Humanity Northwoods Wisconsin will be opening a second ReStore in Land O' Lakes on State Highway 45. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Sorensen files election complaint against Mathein
Oneida County supervisor Jack Sorensen has filed an elections and employee conduct complaint against Oneida County sheriff's candidate Larry Mathein, accusing the Republican challenger of campaigning in the county courthouse on county time and at taxpayers' expense. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Winchester Town Board approves bike trail feasibility study
The Winchester Town Board gave the OK Monday to a feasibility study of a possible 10-mile bike trail between Winchester and the town of Presque Isle.

The board was assured there will be no cost to the town to do the study. (subscriber access)

Friday, August 10, 2018

Forestry committee, DNR, corp counsel spar over forest administrator's request
Oneida County forest administrator John Bilogan made a request of the forestry, land, and recreation committee which caused a sometimes-heated debate at last Wednesday's meeting. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Oneida County upgrades jail facilities, sets priorities for projects
The 19-year-old Oneida County Law Enforcement Center has required a spate of repairs and improvements in the recent past. The county's buildings and grounds committee approved another outlay of cash for the structure on Monday. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Vinehout seeks to disrupt the narrative
If you listen to incumbent Gov. Scott Walker, the state is much improved over when he took office, with record low unemployment, record tax cuts, and a solid welfare reform package in place, among other things. (Subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Nicholson banks on service record, outside supporters
Kevin Nicholson points out he is many things in life - a husband, father of three, and businessman - but it's his role as a highly decorated combat veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps he is counting on to propel him to victory in the August Republican primary for the U.S. Senate. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Vukmir gains steam in final weeks of primary
State Sen. Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa) has gained a slight edge in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in the latest Marquette Law School poll, as she stresses what she calls her proven record of conservative reform and her life as a nurse and military mom. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Hartman says experience is key in sheriff's race
Sheriff Grady Hartman is seeking a second full term after six years on the job as sheriff of Oneida County, and he says his experience in managing the department is a key factor in the race. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Minocqua chamber accepting self-nominations for board of directors
The Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting self-nominations to the board of directors for this, and subsequent years. Those who are a member in good standing and have the drive to help guide the direction of the chamber, contact the director at krystal@minocqua.org or by calling 715-356-5266 to speak with executive director Krystal Westfahl. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Lussier takes plea deal in Iron County homicide
One of five men accused of taking part in the homicide of a Lac du Flambeau man last December has pled guilty and accepted a plea deal and will be sentenced at a later date. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Mendez files petition for waiver of jury trial
A 69-year-old Minocqua man accused of killing his wife back in 1982 filed a petition last week seeking to waive his right to a jury trial. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Firefighters water fight
Kendra Kuehl brings her two-year-old son Devin Tietz up close to the firefighters water fights during the 42nd annual Fireman's Picnic and Summerfest Festival on Sunday, Aug. 5, at Firemen's Park in Arbor Vitae.(subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 7, 2018


Advanced Search
search sponsored by



Subscription Login
LOGIN | SUBSCRIBE












American Investigator





Life
Life | Snow/Trail Conditions | Road Conditions | Wisconsin Lottery | Facebook

Lakeland Printing, Inc. • P.O. Box 790 • Minocqua, WI 54548

The Lakeland Times • The Northwoods Super Shopper
Phone: (715) 356-5236 • Fax: (715) 358-2121

Members of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Community Papers, Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce

Software © 1998-2018
1up! Software
, All Rights Reserved