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Ministry seeks funding increase from municipalities for ambulance
By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

After 13 years of operating the Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital (MERMH) ambulance service without an increase in subsidies from participating municipalities, a meeting has been set for Thursday, April 17, to discuss funding hikes, according to Mark Dascalos, manager of Ministry patient care services.

Appearing before the Eagle River City Council last week,

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:53 PM
Chapter awards, prizes given out at 36th annual Muskies Inc. banquet
Larry Emerson (center), Jared Adamovich (right), Charles Schauer (not pictured) and Bruce Ludke (not pictured) won the largest released fish of 2013 in the men’s divisions with 52-inch muskies. The awards were presented by Dale Peterson (left). 	—Staff Photo By Ryan Burgy
By Ryan Burgy
Lifestyle Editor

The Headwaters Chapter of Muskies Inc. held its 36th annual banquet Saturday at Eagle River Inn with 131 muskie enthusiasts attending.

While chapter member fishing awards were presented at the banquet, Bill Jacobs of Eagle River, chapter president, said the purpose of the evening was to raise funds to improve the muskie fishery.

“With the proceeds from this year's banquet,

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:48 PM
Trolling plan back on ballot for vote at spring hearings

One-line trolling aimed for lakes in Vilas, Oneida

By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

A revised proposal to allow trolling on inland waters statewide — including one-line trolling on lakes in Vilas and Oneida counties — is up for a vote at the 2014 Spring Fish and Wildlife Hearings next Monday, April 14.

The trolling rule change is the only proposed specific rule change to be voted on at the 2014 hearings, which will be held in each Wisconsin county starting at 7 p.m. All other votes that evening will be advisory.

The meetings in this area will be at the St. Germain Elementary School

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 1:13 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:19 PM )
New message sign
Taking part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Three Lakes electronic message center at the chamber office last Tuesday were, front row from left, Pat Brainard, Dave Sorgel, School District Administrator George Karling, chamber Executive Director Skip Brunswick, Cyd Brunswick, Sue Harris and Mike Kwaterski; back row, Randy Ingram, Gary Brainard, Terry McCloskey, Tom Rulseh and Ed Starke.                      —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 1:12 PM
Tribes appeal judge’s decision on night hunt
By Dean Bortz
Special to the News-Review

A December decision by Federal Judge Barbara Crabb rejecting a night deer hunting plan by the state’s six Chippewa tribes will now go the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals for review.

Lawyers for the Bad River, Red Cliff, St. Croix, Mole Lake, Lac Courte Oreilles and Lac du Flambeau tribes filed a brief March 24 with the high court that argues the tribes should be allowed to shoot deer at night for at least four reasons:

• The state originally intended to allow

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 1:09 PM