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Spirit visit
The Spirit rescue helicopter was on display at the Three Lakes Airport Saturday during the seventh annual Shootout and Fly-in. Ministry Health Care’s air transport teams cover emergencies in northcentral Wisconsin.  —STAFF PHOTO
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:51 PM
Rhinelander man dies after fleeing from police

A 27-year-old Rhinelander man died last Monday after crashing his vehicle during a police chase on Davenport Street in Rhinelander. The subject was identified as Sean E. O’Corrain.

Rhinelander Police Officers attempted to perform a traffic stop on a vehicle on Davenport Street for speeding at approximately 8:26 p.m.

A pursuit ensued and continued to the intersection of Highway K and Forest Loop Road,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:50 PM
Stuckart named Grand Marshal for Three Lakes July 4 parade
By Jan Hintz
Three Lakes Correspondent

The Three Lakes Lions Club has named Herb Stuckart as the Grand Marshal for the 2014 Fourth of July.

Stuckart, the retired Three Lakes Fire Department Chief, says that he is honored to be this year’s Grand Marshal and will lead the parade through downtown Three Lakes this Friday, July 4, starting at 9 a.m.

He started out as a firefighter in 1976, when

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:48 PM
Third Heritage Fest set in Three Lakes; offers food, music

The third annual Northwoods Heritage Fest is slated for Friday and Saturday, July 11-12, at the high school athletic field in Three Lakes.

The two-day event will celebrate the cultures of Ireland, Italy, Poland, Germany and the United States.

Sponsored by Three Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center Inc. and several local, state and national sponsors, Heritage Fest has something for every member of the family.

The event will feature activities and games,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:48 PM
Three Lakes fire auxiliary purchases, supplies van
Three Lakes Fire Department Auxiliary members plan to dispatch their new rehabilitation van to fires and emergencies of all kinds throughout the area. The van is the first of its kind in the North Woods, according to the auxiliary.  —Contributed Photo

The Three Lakes Fire Department Auxiliary has purchased a van and equipment to support a rehab unit that will be dispatched to serve its volunteer firefighters on the scene of major fires in Three Lakes and neighboring areas.

It’s the first of its kind in the North Woods, according to an auxiliary founder and current board member Linda Remington.

Nearly two years ago, the auxiliary revisited

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:47 PM