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New incubator
?A grand reopening of the Manitowish Waters Vilas County Business Incubator at 399 Highway 51 is set for this Saturday, Sept. 6, to show off the new construction completed over the last several months. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with brats, hot dogs, Leinie’s beer, soda and  drawings for signed Leinie’s canoe paddles. The event will be hosted by the Vilas County Economic Development Corp.                                                                 —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 1:39 PM
Forest Service seeking applicants for forest resource advisory panels

The U.S. Forest Service has announced it is seeking applicants to serve on Resource Advisory Committees in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties.

Resource Advisory Committees (RACs) solicit grants and recommend projects under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000.

Each committee is chartered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and consists of 15 members, representing a wide array of interests. Committee members review and make recommendations concerning project proposals relating to or benefiting the National Forest.

Since 2010, the Forest Service has approved more than $840,000

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 1:39 PM
Economic development
River Valley Bank recently donated $4,000 to the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation. Taking part in the check presentation were, from left, bank board member Dick Hansen, bank Vice President Chris Kuehling, and Bob Egan and Carl Ruedebusch of the corporation.                            —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 1:36 PM
Three Lakes School hires six new instructors for ’14
The new teachers at Three Lakes School District include, front row from left, Danielle Schnit­ker, Jen Meyer and Nicole Lewis; back row, Steve Gruszynski, Mark Pieplow and Steve Yahr.  —Photo By Jan Hintz
By Jan Hintz
Three Lakes Correspondent

The Three Lakes School District has hired six new teachers for the 2014-’15 school year.


Danielle Schnitker will join Three Lakes School as a fifth-grade teacher. She grew up in Brookfield and received her bachelor’s degree from the UW-La Crosse

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 1:32 PM
Vilas AIS Partnership sets review meeting in Boulder

Vilas County’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Partnership is nearing the end of its 10th year, and partners will gather Thursday, Sept. 25, from 12:45 to 4 p.m. at the Boulder Junction Community Center to discuss the future of the group.

Discussion will center around reviewing the partnerships efforts, successes, disappointments and expectations for the future.

The Vilas County AIS Partnership was initiated with

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 1:31 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, September 02, 2014 1:32 PM )