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Subsidized school meal income guidelines released

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services updates income eligibility guidelines for meals served at schools and day-care programs, based on federal poverty levels.

The income guidelines began July 1 and will remain in effect until June 30, 2015.

The guidelines apply to student eligibility for free and reduced-price school meals offered through the National School Lunch or School Breakfast programs, milk offered through the special milk program, as well as to reimbursement for meals served in day-care centers

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:45 PM
 
Cornerstone Advisors welcomes Mansavage
JESSICA MANSAVAGE

Jessica Mansavage has joined Cornerstone Advisors — a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. — as a financial advisor.

She will work with financial advisor and Cornerstone Advisors’ franchise owner Ted Fox, a certified financial planner. Mansavage’s office is located in the Rhinelander area.

As a financial advisor, Mansavage will aim to work

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:44 PM
 
Car show, cookout set at historical museum

The Eagle River Historical Society and the Up North Model A Club will present a car show and cook out Thursday, Aug. 14, on the grounds of the Historical Museum at 1181 Highway 45 S. in Eagle River.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and there is no charge to attend.

Hamburgers, brats and beverages will be served free of charge, although donations are welcome, according to Craig Moore, Historical Society president.

“The Model A Club was a star attraction last summer

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:43 PM
 
Vilas Board amends plan for ATVs

County roads, forests
could get trail system

By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Vilas County Board voted 15-4 last Tuesday night in favor of an amendment to the 15-year Vilas County Forest Comprehensive Land Use Plan to allow all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on some public roadways and designated trails in the county forest.

Board supervisors discussed the matter for more than two hours in front of nearly 400 concerned citizens at the Arbor Vitae Town Hall.

Four separate amendments to the language of the original amendment

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:58 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, August 05, 2014 3:05 PM )
 
Three Lakes, Phelps set firemen’s picnics

The 56th annual Three Lakes Firemen’s Picnic will be at Cy Williams Park and the grounds of the Information Bureau on Maple Lake this Sunday, Aug. 3, from noon to 5 p.m.

The fundraiser for the department will feature youth games, prizes, music, food and refreshments, according to Fire Chief Dave Kirby.

Food will include brat­wurst and roasted corn. Beer and soda will be available and entertainment will be pro­­vided.

There will be a number of raffles

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:57 PM
 
Mudding
As part of a joint snowmobile grass drags and all-terrain vehicle (ATV) rendezvous event last Saturday in Three Lakes, the Nicolet ATV?Club set up a mud pit that drew hours of participation and spectator interest.                   —STAFF?PHOTO
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:57 PM
 
New bike trail
Wisconsin DNR Secretary Kathy Stepp (with scissors) along with major donors Liz and Richard Uihlein, and a host of other dignitaries officially opened Phase IV of the Manitowish Waters-Boulder Junction bike trail Saturday. The $1.2 million 8.3-mile segment of trail runs from North Lakeland Elementary School to Boulder Junction.                 —Photo By Ken Anderson
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:54 PM
 
Eagle River Chain group seeking input via survey

The Eagle River Chain of Lakes Association (ERCLA) is seeking input on the Chain’s management plan, and has sent out a survey to property owners.

The association began a comprehensive lake management plan for the entire lower Eagle River Chain of Lakes last year.

The plan is phased, spanning four years from 2013 through 2017.

The first phase began on Cranberry and Catfish lakes in 2013,

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:51 PM
 
Pick-up available for donations to ERRA’s Youth Days Auction

The Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA) has announced its annual Youth Days Auction will be held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 15-16, at the Eagle River Sports Arena, and the group is now accepting item donations.

The association will perform pick-ups of donated items between 5 and 9 p.m. Monday through Friday until Aug. 14.

“We accept most items for donation,

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:51 PM
 
Local newsman dies in Green Bay at 84

Richard “Dick” Timmons — the longtime editor and publisher of The Rhinelander Daily News — died at 84 years of age Sunday, July 20, in Green Bay. Timmons was born June 9, 1930, in South Orange, N.J.

He attended Hillyer College/University of Hartford in Connecticut.

A veteran of the Korean War, Timmons served as a classified documents specialist in the Army Quartermaster’s Office at Seventh U.S. Army Headquarters near Stuttgart, Germany.

Timmons spent more than 46 years in a

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:51 PM
 
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