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Hanson of Eagle River invents new hands-only CPR device
Jake Alward of Chanticleer Inn (left) recently purchased a CPR RsQ Assist device from inventor Joe Hanson, a part-time Eagle River resident. —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

Inventor Joe Hanson, a part-time resident of Eagle River, has come up with an FDA-approved hands-only?chest-compression device designed to eliminate the intimidation factor of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

The CPR RsQ Assist® is the first of its kind.?A recording on the device guides one through the steps of performing effective CPR, while its ergonomic design has been shown in independent clinical

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:03 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:09 PM )
Nicolet ATV club wants route from Three Lakes to Eagle River
By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

A packed council chamber last week by all-terrain vehicle (ATVs) supporters urged the Eagle River City Council to consider a basic plan for allowing ATV route connections with Three Lakes for access into and through Eagle River.

Mark Kirby, presenting the Three Lakes Nicolet ATV Club of 325 members, provided the council with an update of how they would gain an ATV route to Eagle River.

“There are close to 2,300 ATVs registered in Vilas County and about 5,000

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:02 PM
Oneida County seeks input on boathouse, pier rules

The Oneida County Planning and Development Committee is conducting a survey to assess public opinion on boathouses and piers, according to Oneida County Planning and Zoning Director Karl Jennrich.

The survey will be conducted from July 14 through Aug. 15. The survey is web-based and can be found at­NDTS6S or by going to the Oneida County website at and clicking on “Announcements.”

Oneida County and the

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:02 PM
Award winners
Century 21 Burkett & Associates in Eagle River and Three Lakes announced its multi-million dollar sales producers for 2013, including, from left, Bud Pride, Joyce and Jim Nykolayko, and Tom Kolinsky.                                         —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:01 PM
Local municipalities get state transportation aid

Gov. Scott Walker recently announced that payments totaling more than $127.8 million for general transportation aids, connecting highway aids and expressway policing aids have been delivered to local governments from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT).

Local payments in Vilas County totaled $420,580, including $20,101 for the town of Cloverland; $47,543 for Conover; $44,584  for Land O’ Lakes; $34,068 for the town of Lincoln; $54,089  for Phelps; $48,400 for Plum Lake; $45,214 for St. Germain; $38,482  for the town of Washington;

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:00 PM