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May 25, 2018

Probable cause moves case forward in 'Iron County Five' murder
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The “Iron County Five” was seen in Iron County Circuit Court on Wednesday for preliminary hearings in connection to the death of Wayne Valliere Jr., on Dec. 22. Pictured is Joseph Lussier, one of the five men who could face life in prison if convicted, with attorney Craig Haukaas.
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The “Iron County Five” was seen in Iron County Circuit Court on Wednesday for preliminary hearings in connection to the death of Wayne Valliere Jr., on Dec. 22. Pictured is Joseph Lussier, one of the five men who could face life in prison if convicted, with attorney Craig Haukaas.
Five northern Wisconsin men charged with the murder of a Lac du Flambeau man were seen in Iron County Circuit Court on Wednesday for preliminary hearings. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018


Woodruff revokes Auntie Bones liquor license
Over the course of three months, Woodruff bar Auntie Bones, 1021 1st Ave., has been at the center of multiple citations issued by the Woodruff Police Department. On Tuesday, the Woodruff Town Board moved to revoke the liquor license issued to Auntie Bones, LLC. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

MHLT School Board approves new security features
The Minocqua-Hazelhurst-Lake Tomahawk (MHLT) School Board took action to increase security at the school during its meeting Monday. Like many school officials around the country, the MHLT board has been exploring how to protect staff and students more (MHLT already has several security features in place, including cameras) in the aftermath of local incidents and shootings across the United States. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

Boulder Junction Town Board hears road project update
After many months of planning, the two year project to upgrade more than 50 miles of Boulder Junction's 93 miles of road is going well. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

LUHS school board approves hires, assesses security
The Lakeland Union High School Board met Monday and approved four new hires for the upcoming academic year. Security was also a major topic of discussion following yet another mass shooting in Texas. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

Body found in Lake Pokegama last week identified
The identity of a 24-year-old Lac du Flambeau man who's body was found in Lac du Flambeau's Pokegama Lake last week has been confirmed by Bob Brandenburg, tribal police chief for the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

Oneida social services asks for a ride
The Oneida County Social Services Department made a case before its governing committee Tuesday that the department should have its own vehicle. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

Northwoods Veterans Center breaks ground in Lincoln County
The future home of Northwoods Veterans Post broke ground in Merrill last weekend, its purpose aimed at continuing assistance and support for military personnel after service. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

Vilas County Board adjusts payments for attendance of meetings
The Vilas County Board of Supervisors adjusted in the county's standing rules how much each person on the board is paid for attending meetings during a meeting on Tuesday. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

Walker directs agencies to ask for no new spending
Gov. Scott Walker kicked off the next state budget cycle this week, sending instructions to state agencies to submit budget proposals with no requests for increased funding, with certain exceptions. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

Restoring the roof
In 2017, time ran out for a 118-year-old building in Ironwood, Mich. At the Wesley United Methodist Church on McLeod Avenue, a truss in the ceiling collapsed, sending the congregation from the building and leaving them with an uncertain future. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

C-SPAN bus stops at LUHS
In the April 6 edition of The Lakeland Times, it was reported four Lakeland Union High School students - Skyler Miller, Anthony Holmes, Zachary Kane and Aidan Graf - had two winning videos in the latest C-SPAN StudentCam competition. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

MHLT fourth graders explore their inner poet
One is never too young to express feelings and emotion through the spoken word. On Tuesday, May 14, Minocqua-Hazelhurst-Lake Tomahawk School fourth graders were given the opportunity to present the artform of poetry in front of their friends and family at the Minocqua Public Library. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

Arbor Vitae OKs ATV/UTV ordinance amendment
The Arbor Vitae Town Board amended the town's ordinance for all terrain vehicles and utility vehicles at its May 16 meeting. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

New report: Opioid prescriptions down 10 percent
Wisconsin and the U.S. are both locked in a deadly battle with opioid addiction, but there was some good news in the state this past week as a new report showed opioid prescriptions dispensed over the last year were down 10 percent in Wisconsin. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

Gas leak in woodruff
Woodruff Police chief Lenny Drewson, left, joined with other police, firefighters, and Wisconsin Public Service personnel closed the alley behind the Lakeland Cinema on Wednesday morning following a gas leak. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

Rollover
Personnel with the Plum Lake Fire Department, St. Germain Fire Department, Oneida County Emergency Medical Services and the Vilas County Sheriff's Office responded Monday to the call of a two vehicle accident on State Highway 155 and Pine Acres Boulevard in the town of St. Germain. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 25, 2018

Governor embraces Lionsgate Academy, Lakeland STAR
Gov. Scott Walker toured Lionsgate Academy in Minnesota recently, saying the visit to the pioneering charter school for children with autism was an eye-opening experience for him, and the governor also predicted great things for Lakeland STAR Academy/School in Minocqua, the new charter school being modeled after Lionsgate. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Road construction may impact local businesses in Woodruff/Arbor Vitae
As the Lakeland area moves into the bustling summer season, shoppers, tourists and business owners will likely be impacted by State Highway 51 road construction in Woodruff. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Weyerhaeuser man charged with arson in Woodruff
A Weyerhaeuser man has been charged with arson following an investigation of a March 22 structure fire in Woodruff. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Schuman sentencing on the docket
The sentencing for a Lac du Flambeau man acquitted on several felony domestic abuse charges and guilty of a few misdemeanor battery charges after a week-long jury trial has been slated. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Boulder Junction paves first, asks questions later
As the town of Boulder Junction carries out its ambitious $5 million road improvement plan, it appears the town and its contractor may have been a bit over-ambitious in performing the work. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Lakeland businesses struggle to find summer help
Every year as people flock to the Lakeland area for recreation, holidays and family, area businesses struggle with finding enough employees. (subscriber access) (web exclusive)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Innovation Zone at North Lakeland sparks creativity, STEM in students
Students in 4K through eighth grade are all experiencing digital fabrication with computer-controlled tools, engineering, mechanics, weather station and other cutting edge technology inventions at the North Lakeland Elementary School Innovation Zone. (subscriber access) (web exclusive)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Lakeland Airport Commission may eliminate airport courtesy phone in the future
The Lakeland Airport Commission discussed removing the courtesy phone at the Lakeland Noble F. Lee Memorial Airport during its meeting last week. (subscriber access) (web exclusive)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

LdF approves $16,000 walleye hatchery contract
On May 16 the Lac du Flambeau town supervisors unanimously approved a $16,000 purchase agreement, contracting with the Lac du Flambeau Tribal Fish Hatchery to stock 1.6 million walleye fry. (subscriber access) (web exclusive)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Governor addresses Grow North annual meeting
Gov. Scott Walker was in Rhinelander on May 14 to address the membership of the Grow North Regional Economic Development Corporation at the group's annual meeting held at Nicolet Area Technical College. (subscriber access) (web exclusive)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Friday's missing person search ends with relief
Authorities, search and rescue personnel from area fire departments, along with volunteers in the effort, are relieved a woman who walked away from The Beacons in Minocqua on Friday afternoon was found to be safe several hours later. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

LdF tribe opposed to Oneida County mining
The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has gone on record as opposing any metallic sulfide mining in Oneida County, and this week tribal leaders took the Oneida County Board of Supervisors to task for not responding to overtures to sit down and discuss the issue. (Subscriber Access)
Friday, May 18, 2018

Oneida County employees train for active shooter situation
In an effort to better prepare for emergency situations, the Oneida County Board in March voted to require employees and elected officials participate in active shooter training, the first of which took place last weekend. (Subscriber Access)
Friday, May 18, 2018

Options narrowed for courthouse plans
The Oneida County Buildings and Grounds Committee met Monday and planned for the physical future of the courthouse. (Subscriber Access)
Friday, May 18, 2018

State stats: Oneida, Vilas counties see rise in tourist spending
Tourist spending continues to increase in Oneida and Vilas counties, recent state statistics reflect. (Subscriber Access)
Friday, May 18, 2018

Minocqua supervisors approve CUPs
At a meeting of the Minocqua Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, members approved conditional use permits (CUPs) already discussed by the town plan commission. (Subscriber Access)
Friday, May 18, 2018

Vilas hits trifecta of state money
At the Vilas County Board Highway Committee meeting Tuesday, commissioner Nick Scholtes was happy to announce three area recipients of state road grants. (Subscriber Access)
Friday, May 18, 2018

Gas prices march to a three-year high
The national average gas price charged to $2.87 cents per gallon this week, six cents higher than the week before, with 36 states, including Wisconsin, seeing increases of a nickel or more during that week. (Subscriber Access)
Friday, May 18, 2018

Fire in Newbold
A structure fire in Newbold Tuesday destroyed a house and shed on Barbara Drive. (Subscriber Access)
Friday, May 18, 2018

St. Germain approves agreement with Cloverland for new trail development project
The St. Germain Town Board approved entering into a deal with the town of Cloverland to develop a new trail during their meeting Monday. (Subscriber Access)
Friday, May 18, 2018

Northwoods Association of Realtors spring housing outlook is on the rise
For the past decade, real estate in the Northwoods and most of the nation has been on a steady upward trend. (Subscriber Access)
Friday, May 18, 2018

Vilas County Local Emergency Planning Committee moves to purchase new hazmat shower
The emergency planning committee in Vilas County approved a request from Vilas County emergency management director James Galloway to spend money on items for hazardous material emergency responses during a meeting last week. (Subscriber Access) (Web Exclusive)
Friday, May 18, 2018

North Lakeland School Board prepares for year's end
The North Lakeland School Board met Monday to address several routine priorities as the 2017-'18 school year draws to a close. (Subscriber Access) (Web Exclusive)
Friday, May 18, 2018

FCC: Net neutrality repeal takes effect June 11
The Federal Communications Commission's Restoring Internet Freedom Order - otherwise known as the repeal of net neutrality - will take effect on June 11, the agency said last week, returning the regulation of Internet service providers to the light-touch approach that existed before the Obama-era regulatory framework was established. (Subscriber Access) (Web Exclusive)
Friday, May 18, 2018


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