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Concerned for children riding bikes to school

Letter to the Editor:

I am concerned for the safety of the children riding their bikes to the Northland Pines schools in Eagle River.

When nice weather came about, late this spring, children were anxious to ride their bikes to school, as well as we adults wanting to do outside activities.

The speed limit is 15 mph entering the school property,

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:59 PM
 
Against ATVs on town of Lincoln roads

Dear Editor,

On June 10, 2014, the Lincoln Town board abdicated their power to Mark Kirby, president of the Three Lakes Nicolet ATV Club, an Oneida County entity.

A year ago, the Three Lakes Nicolet ATV Club wanted the board to allow them to use Bloom Road and Loon Lake Road as an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) route to Eagle River.

Following empathetic support by the board regarding use of Lincoln

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:59 PM
 
Kudos to those placing turtle signs

Letter to the Editor:

Hats off to the Three Lakes area Girl Scouts, the town of Three Lakes and conservation warden Pat Novesky for the new turtle crossing signs and pavement painting on our town roads. Nice job, folks.

Drivers, please heed the signs and give the terrapins a helping hand crossing the roads — or at the very least, please don’t run them over.

Now if we could just get the raccoons to leave their nests alone;

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:58 PM
 
Our view

Cancer survivors deserve
the community’s support

The 15th annual Northwoods Relay For Life is scheduled this Friday, June 20, with a goal of raising $84,000 for the American Cancer Society and its research and education programs.

 

Raising that kind of money in the fight against cancer is extremely significant, but we would argue that the Relay For Life event serves an even greater purpose.

 

This year we are asking more people to attend the event not for the reason of raising additional funds,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:11 AM
 
Memorial Day programs in Vilas County top-notch

Letter to the Editor:

I want to take this opportunity to congratulate those who organized the ceremonies honoring veterans on Memorial Day in Eagle River and Phelps.

As a bagpipe player with the Greater Milwaukee Fire and Police Pipes and Drums, I have had the opportunity to participate in many ceremonies and will continue to participate in ceremonies honoring police, fire and military throughout Wisconsin; Colorado Springs, Colo.,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:10 AM
 
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